Brave New World is the second expansion of Civilization V.

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Civ 5 BNW: why are city states far tougher than major civ cities on settler?

I started a game of Civ 5 BNW with the mod that makes the USA completely broken (every important unit is upgraded, start with all 4 base techs unlocked, start with 3 settlers, 3 workers and a super ...
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Can you end a permanent war by liberating the city-state that declared it?

In Civilization 5, there are City-States scattered around the world. You can bully them for lunch money, ally with them, and declare war on them. If you conquer enough City-States, you'll eventually ...
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Honor Aztec Strategy

Preamble: I love playing civ5 by getting the most out of my UAs/UUs. However, that being said I do like variety so I aim for different victory styles using similar mini-strategies if you will. By far ...
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How can I prevent a negative happiness rating when choosing an ideology?

One turn after choosing my Ideology, my happiness goes to -10. And it stays that way, even if I change my ideology. How can I prevent that?
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Building academy on oil tile - Auto acquire oil?

In civ 5 brave new world, if I build an academy, and then several turns later, I research oil, does the academy automatically grant me that oil if the oil is underneath it? In one game I was playing, ...
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What social policy reduces border growth via culture?

The city contains a monument that generates +2 culture. However, the net Culture says zero. The tooltip for Culture +0 says "-2 from policies". What policy causes the -2? http://imgur.com/v3Fbfk3 ...
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Civ V Multiplayer - Change turn mode while in a game

Me and my friends are enjoying a game of Civilization V, but when everyone got affected in a war - everything started to go so slow. That's because I selected hybrid turn mode by an accident when ...
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What real-life Destroyer is Civ 5's modeled after?

Unlike some units, the civlopedia doesn't mention what real-life ship class the Destroyer unit is based off of. My best (amateur) guess is that it's an American or British design, possibly the ...
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Is it possible to auto-renew a trade route?

In brave new world trade routes have been completely reworked and a caravan or cargo ship unit is now needed to maintain a trade route. Every few turns the trade route needs to be set up again, ...
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How can I stop the AI great prophet from running around my cities forever? (Civ5) [duplicate]

Let's say I have two cities with one inquisitor and one unit blocking the road between the cities. In theory, if the two cities are far apart enough, the AI great prophet shouldn't be able to convert ...
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Is Infinite City Spam a good strategy on Immortal/Deity in Brave New World?

Infinite City Spam (ICS) has been the go-to Win Button in the Civilization series for some time. In short, the idea is to build as many cities as humanly possible; even if some of those cities aren't ...
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Food/production for Domestic trade routes

In Civilization 5, how is the amount of food or production received from domestic trade routes calculated?
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What to do with excess Culture?

(BNW)Granted, I understand it's exceptionally difficult to adopt every social policy and ideological tenant before achieving any other victory condition... but I actually managed to do it by accident ...
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Should I ever move my first settler?

I was reading an article about the guys at Firaxis arguing about whether moving your first Settler is EVER a good idea, and it got me thinking. I have always been a "don't move the settler" kind of ...
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Why can't I use my great prophet to enhance my religion?

I have just bought a great Prophet in my Holy City but the 'enhance religion option' doesn't appear. Why not? What can I do to have this option? I need to enhance my religion!
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How to make peace after I have what I want

Background Another civ founded a city far away from their territory, in the middle of mine, and right where I wanted one. I declared war, quickly took the city, and razed it (mostly because I wanted ...
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Stealth Bomber won't fire on cities [duplicate]

I upgraded my Bomber to a Stealth Bomber, and since then it was unable to attack any city. The bomber could attack cities. But the stealth bomber just can't. When I went into attack mode of the ...
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How is embarked movement increased?

What are the ways that embarked movement is increased with Civilization V? I am playing with the Brave New World expansion. What I would expect based on the tech tree and Civpedia is that Optics ...
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Choose production bug happening on turn 0 [duplicate]

This bug is completely irritating, because on turn 0 when I play as Rome, I can move my units around perfectly fine, but when I try to choose production it just hovers over my city, and does nothing, ...
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Am I missing something with managing happiness?

I'm playing my first BNW game on a mid-level difficulty as Morocco. It's around turn 350, and I've fully completed the Piety and Patronage policy trees. I've been having a hard time managing ...
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Teammates and Tourism Victory [duplicate]

If I'm playing Brave New World multiplayer as part of a team it appears that, unlike science, our culture and tourism are not combined. That means the best way for the team to win a culture victory ...
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Will losing a strategic resource disband units?

Does losing a strategic resource make a military unit any less effective, disband them, or else? Or is there no negative effect? I ask specifically thinking about strategic resources I gain via trade ...
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How do I change the shading on tiles in Civilization 5?

I've been playing Civ 5 for a week or so now, having grown up playing the entire Civ series. The one thing that is driving me absolutely nuts: I can't figure out how to get shading over the ...
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What changes does advancing to a new era have?

Judging from this question, advancing to a new era may have this effects: increased bonuses more from city-states unlocks policies makes your opponents think your are ahead in tech (at ...
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Is there any consequence to AI Working Antiquity Sites?

The AI seems to be eager to work antiquity sites within my civ's borders, and I can't stop them unless I don't renew open borders or declare war. Are there negative consequences from the AI working ...
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“Choose production” bug: game stops map scrolling and doesn't respond to orders, but shows tooltips and animations

There is an annoying bug in Civilization 5: Brave New World, when in certain conditions game stops responding to your orders: you cannot move units, switch between them or choose their actions. ...
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How should I use Merchants of Venice?

When playing as Venice you can't build settlers, instead you can puppet city states for free using a Merchant of Venice. How can I most effectively use these merchants? Should I send them out to ...
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How to achieve a Domination Victory in Emperor Mode? [closed]

I've tried playing domination victory a few times now on emperor mode. In every single play, In addition to the unmanageable unhappiness, as soon as I kill off the first civ (around 1050AD or so), the ...
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Capturing Culture Specific Wonders

Civilization 5 BNW brings culture specific wonders. I'm wondering if those wonders maintain their effects after being captured if you haven't unlocked that social policy branch.
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What is the ratio of Tourism to Culture when influencing a civilization?

In Civilization 5, Culture is described as your defense, while Tourism is your offense in the game of influencing other civilizations. When you generate Tourism, you generate it 2 points at a time. ...
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Civilization 5: Does Arts funding and Science funding cancel each other out?

If both Arts funding and Science funding are active at the same time, is the result the same as if neither of them were active?
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What determines which religion the computer will found?

When I play Civ V, it seems as though some religions are more likely to be founded by the computer. For example, in Gods and Kings, it felt like Christianity was almost always the first religion ...
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Is there a chart showing all building and their prerequisites in Civilization 5?

While playing Civilization V on my PC, I noticed that some buildings are not shown or cannot be built unless you already have another building in that city. Example: A shrine is required to construct ...
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Do barbarian camps ever stop spawning?

I'm in a particularly long game, and I've been plagued by barbarians for the majority of it. I've since posted numerous units to remove a lot of the fog of war, but I haven't seen any camps for a long ...
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Using mods in multiplayer [duplicate]

I now see that there is a multiplayer option in the mods section. However, when I start a game, none of the mods actually load. Is it possible to get them working so that I can use the mods with my ...
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Connection to capitol without port

I have a capitol that doesn't have an exit to the sea but it is connected to another city with a harbor. My other cities are blocked by a non-friendly city state (connected via a road that passes ...
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Can't purchase with faith in converted cities

Once a city converts to my faith, I can't buy any Faith-based buildings, like Monasteries or Mosques... but I can purchase them fine in cities that don't follow my religion. Is this a bug, or intended ...
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Civ 5: Recommended Military Units Per City?

Im still very new to the game and I know it "depends". But lets say for Instance in an Archipelago Map (which is what im playing now). Im playing on easy still but shooting for a Scientific or ...
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Will other countries (all are AIs) act differently if you enter an era?

In Civilization V: Brave New World, will other countries (all are AIs) act different if you enter an era? For example if you were to enter the renaissance (or whatever) era, would other countries ...
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How do I win a diplomatic victory?

In Civilization V: Brave New World, what are the exact requirements you need to meet in order to win by a diplomatic victory?
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What does it mean when my influence level is “dominant”?

So my influence level has passed "influential" and is now "dominant". I know "influential" over enough civilizations is enough to secure the cultural victory, but what does "dominant" mean?
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How can I keep track of discovered antiquity sites?

It's easy to lose track of antiquities sites after discovering them. Is there an easy way of finding them? Maybe a UI mod to highlight them? The best bet I've found as part of the default UI is to ...
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Formula for City-State tribute values?

I'd like to know what the mathematics are of the numbers seen in this screenshot. For example, how is "Overall Military Power" and "Military Near City-State" calculated? Are there upper limits?
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Unhappiness Jumps

In the new Civilization 5 Brave New World expansion I had the unhappiness level jump from 2 to 32 in one turn, and then to 44 the next turn for no discernible reason. Roughly a third of my cities were ...
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How many turns does a Spy in Civilization 5 replaced by new recruit when killed?

Recently I installed Civilization 5 with DLC. I love playing the game with spies. But when I encounter that my spy got 'Killed in Action'. I have search the net for this but so far I read the wiki ...
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Resurrect A Lost Religion [duplicate]

I founded a religion in my capital (Buddhism). After another civilization converted my city to their religion, I used an Inquisitor, thinking it would remove the other civilization's religion. ...
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Advantages of using Venetian (Venice) Civilization?

I am having a difficult time understanding how to effectively use the Venetian Civilization . At first glance, the Venice Civilization seems significantly weaker than other civs: with the primary ...
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Do I need to be influential with my human teammate to win Tourism Victory?

I'm playing a game with a friend where I'm doing my best to stack tourism. I've noticed that I'm still "exotic" to him and he has a TON of culture. I also cannot generate many tourism bonuses for him ...
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Should I take into consideration the distance of trade routes?

With the Brave New World Expansion pack comes a new system of trading via Caravan and Cargo Ships. Each trade route only last a couple number of trips but the units don't seem to have a number of ...
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Is there a way to center on a event in Strategic View?

The title says it all but to clarify: When in normal view, the screen will recenter on a battle action which is nice but I like playing in strategic view and while you get the notification at the top ...