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In Civ 5 you can't build two cities near 4 tiles, is it possible to increase this limit to 8?

E.g. You can't build two cities within 8 or less tiles between.

I feel in late game the continent map is so crowded with sooooo many cities, I think making cities more sparse would be more fun for me. After city area expansion max out, there would still be a gap between cities where you can pass through to hit players you don't like.

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I don't think this is possible from within the game settings. Someone might come up with an answer for you that involves a mod, or digging around ini files. – shanodin Sep 22 '13 at 14:43
@shanodin That's what I tought. Any mods can do that? – est Sep 23 '13 at 1:59
I know that it is a single setting in some XML, I just completely forgot where and what though. You can definitely change it. – Arperum Sep 23 '13 at 6:58
Keep in mind that maximum city expansion range is 5 tiles, not 3. So technically you'll need a minimum range of 11. Though in practice it usually takes cities a long while before they get to 5 tiles. – Oak Sep 25 '13 at 4:58
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MIN_CITY_RANGE in GlobalDefines.xml

...\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization v\assets\Gameplay\XML\GlobalDefines.xml
...\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization v\assets\DLC\Expansion\Gameplay\XML\GlobalDefines.xml
...\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization v\assets\DLC\Expansion2\Gameplay\XML\GlobalDefines.xml
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