Civilization IV is a turn-based strategy computer game and the fourth installment of the Civilization series. It was designed by Soren Johnson under the direction. INTRODUCTION. Welcome to Sid Meier’s Civilization IVĀ®, the game in which you match wits against the greatest leaders of all time in a bat- tle of warfare. Civilization V CIVILOPEDIA ONLINE. Civilopedia Home Page. “Such is the patriot’s boast, November 4, – Fixed missing Korean text. November 1.

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Steve Butts from Civvilopedia suggested that in-game announcements about enemy achievements should be displayed more prominently, and that the multiplayer feature could have included “an option to save my username and password. MysticismThe Wheel. In Civ2 one could modify anything using Cheat Mode. Retrieved 27 December Great Generals are generated when a player’s forces achieve a certain number of victories, and can be used either to give a small amount of extra experience to all units trained in a city, or a very high level of experience to one unit.

Many aspects of Civilization IV are new to the series though some appear in spinoffs civilpoedia Colonization. HuntingThe Wheel.

To discover modern technologies, it is first necessary to discover the technologies that lead up to it for example, democracy can only be discovered after the printing press. The game has a very useful tech tree, which can be accessed by pressing F6 on the keyboard. A player has the choice of playing the part of one of a number of historical figures such civiopedia Elizabeth I England to Mao Zedong China.

On September 20,Firaxis Games senior producer Barry Caudill stated that “[e]diting these files will allow players to tweak simple game rules and change or add content. Archived from the original civlopedia 18 June Archived from the original on February 21, Religion factors into a number of existing game mechanics. The scope of vivilopedia game ranges from around BC to AD. Any number of units can be stacked onto a single space and move as a group if so assigned, but the overall combat phase is resolved by one-on-one unit battles.



Rome Sid Meier’s Starships. Some resources are required for certain units, buildings, or wonders ironcopper ; some may double the production speed of a certain wonder marble ccivilopedia, stone ; and some act as luxuries like in Civ IIIproviding either happiness or health to all cities connected to civilopexia furdyeincense.

This feature can be utilized to turn a part of the civilopeia into one of several specialized occupations; at the cost of having one less space from the city, these specialists increase gathering and production of the resources of their targeted specializations.

In total, there are 41 different types of combat promotions. Finally, if the game’s clock runs out by default in the year ADthe nation with cigilopedia highest composite score is declared the winner. It is also now possible for players to examine “combat odds” before attacking, giving the player a good sense as to whether a given attack will succeed or not, factoring in all the various bonuses and penalties associated with terrain, unit capabilities, and so forth.

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Jaguar Warrior replaces Swordsman. Culture is increased through the creation of World Wonders which may have bonus effectsconstructing certain buildings in cities, and the spreading of a number civilopeeia religions see below. Barbarians must also be deactivated. The final tech or group of techs, as in previous versions, are called “Future Tech”, followed by a number.

As of the first official patch for the Macintosh version v1. Archived from the original on 29 November Each map space has a terrain type, such as plains, tundra, or desert, that affects the available resources players can extract from their environments and the movements of certain units through that terrain.

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Archived from the original on 28 October Civilization IV sold civilopdeia 3 million copies by and won multiple awards, including several Game of the Year awards. Eight of the eighteen civilizations have two leaders.

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The player can instead specialize the city towards gathering a particular resource instead of constructing additional units or buildings. If the specialists are assigned to be “idle”, they generate the “happiness” resource for a city; a city that is “unhappy” may fall into a brief period of rioting where no production can occur.

Religion plays a much more important role in Civilization IV than in the previous installments of the franchise. The kit allows players to view, modify, or even completely re-write the game’s DLL source codeenabling the modification of the game’s AI and other integral parts of the game that were previously not accessible. Barry Caudill, a senior producer civlopedia Firaxis Games, said [1] in September:.


In fact the Macintosh version lacks the separate library of game related code which the PC version uses, but instead includes the code compiled into the main executable. Archived from the original on 9 July All civilizations have some element of uniqueness and all leaders have certain traits based on their achievements in real life.

Archived from the original on 26 November Essays on Control in Video Gaming’ noted the spoof highlighted the series’ “hyper-addictive turn-based gameplay”. Sign In Don’t have an account?

Production also – as it was in Colonization – known as “Hammers,” the icon that represents it is sometimes used as a resource-term on Civilization. Though it lacks some of the customization features which were added to the PC version in v1.

Religions can then be spread actively through the production of missionary units or passively through means such as trade routes. Archived from the original PDF on March 26,