Take the 2-minute tour ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

In Civilization 5, each city you build increases the cost of new social policies by some percentage, based on the current map size.

This question mentions +30% for duel sized maps. I'm assuming this is correct?

What are the percentages for other map sizes?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 6 down vote accepted

This is taken straight from the XML files included with Civ V: (Updated for the June 2011 patch, where all of them were reduced by 50%)

 <Type>WORLDSIZE_DUEL</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>15</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 


  <Type>WORLDSIZE_TINY</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>15</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 


  <Type>WORLDSIZE_SMALL</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>15</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 


  <Type>WORLDSIZE_STANDARD</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>15</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 


  <Type>WORLDSIZE_LARGE</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>10</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 


  <Type>WORLDSIZE_HUGE</Type> 
  <NumCitiesPolicyCostMod>7.5</NumCitiesPolicyCostMod> 

So it's 15% for all but the largest two map sizes.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.