Civ games virgin: Where to start?

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Mr. Adventure, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. Kegek

    Kegek Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    It'd have Elvis in a toga. So it'd be more camp conscious, anyway. ;)
     
  2. dragunzng

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    Rev is also available on PS3 and DS, the DS one's supposed to be just as good as the console versions as well.

    EDIT: Wanted to add that I think Rev is also the most "Noob friendly", and has the most personality.
     
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  3. Jolly Old Krampus

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    I played Civilization back in 1999 or early 2000s (though I forget which version). I was BORED to tears. I kept waiting for something interesting to happen, like a cinematic scene or a mini-movie for every time I had a momentous achievement. Guess I set my expectations too high for this game, though I've read CIV: Revolution (XBOX 360 and PS3) is pretty good.
     
  4. Alidar Jarok

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    There's no big cinematic scenes for doing great things (although there are wonder movies depending on which game if you build one). The big thrill is accomplishing something you've planned out for a long time (conquering an enemy country, building a world wonder, etc). Those things take tons of planning so the addiction is that you keep wanting to play just one more turn to get it done.
     
  5. Colonel Midnight

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    ^ Exactly. That's the fun of it! :)

    Fired up Civ4 again just yesterday -- Gods, what a great game. :techman:

    Cheers,
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  6. Arrqh

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    I really wish I hadn't read this thread, because now I'm tempted to do the same :(
     
  7. Alidar Jarok

    Alidar Jarok Everything in moderation but moderation Moderator

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    DO IT. DO IT. DO IT.