Gods and Kings is an expansion pack to Sid Meier's Civilization V.

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How do you achieve “Intelligence Network”?

Intelligence Network Share intrigue with a player who previously shared intrigue with you. That is what the achievement says. But how exactly do you gain it? I think I missed a feature ...
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Will the AI go for an impossible victory?

When you set up a game, you can choose which victory types you want enabled. Will the AI ever attempt to achieve a victory type that is disabled? For instance, if the only victory type that is ...
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What are the requirements to unlock “We are family”?

We are Family Become the dominant Religion in every Capital city on a standard-size or larger map. I have set up a game on a huge map and my religion was spread over all cities, while 35 of ...
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Any way to play an “original” game of Civ 5

I have the G+K expansion, but I like the old Piety tree better for happiness. Also 2 out of 3 games I played I missed out on creating a religion. Is there anyway to play Civ 5 original without ...
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Civilization V: Gods and Kings naval combat

I hate the fact that embarked units can be destroyed in one hit in vanilla, and you can't even stack naval units on top of them. Is there a mod to fix it? Is it the same in Gods and Kings?
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Civilization V Gold

I loaded Civilization V onto my window 8 PC last December and everything worked fine. I purchased Civilization V GOLD from best buy. I used the uninstall option from the original disk and loaded ...
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Unconnected Territory Civ5

My civilization has acquired an unconnected tile(see picture below). How is this possible? Or simply a glitch? EDIT: zoomed out version I'm thinking it's because El Mirador is being squeezed on ...
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civilization 5 domination victory capturing capitals

So I was reading the in-game help on how to achieve a domination victory, and I got a little confused. It said something about the last civilization possessing their original capital is the winner. ...
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Why do I have no options when my inquisitor is beside a city with a different religion?

Is this a glitch? I'm right beside a city with a religion that isn't my own and no options show up. Also, unlike the other religious units, it's requiring that I have open borders with other civs ...
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What happens when you rescue an opposing civilization's settler from the barbarians?

In Civ 5 G&K do settlers captured by barbarians stay as settlers when you take one from them if the settler is NOT from your civilization? I remember capturing a settler that wasn't mine from a ...
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Can I construct a citadel next to the borders of a city state?

The description for "Constructing a Citadel" says that "If the new culture border claims hexes owned by another Civilization, you will incur a diplomatic penalty as a result." Does this apply to city ...
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Are expansion civs/natural wonders more likely?

I've played several games of Civ 5 with the Gods and Kings expansion, and it seems like every game has involved a similar cast of characters (Austria, Sweden, Byzantium) as well as many of the new ...
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What are some strong defensive formations that can be used in Civ 5?

Playing on deity difficulty is not easy. Often I am facing a numerically superior opponent whose reinforcements seem almost ceaseless and are technologically better armed than my armies. I therefore ...
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What are the biases of the new civilizations?

This question is related to an earlier question about the various civilization biases I asked here (Why does Ghandi want to nuke me?). The expansion added numerous new civilizations so I was looking ...
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Is it possible to give or receive false intrigues from the AI?

In Civilization 5: Gods & Kings, is it possible to give or receive false intrigue? If another Civ tells me that some other Civ is plotting against me, should I always believe that this is the ...
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Free buildings that I already have?

I've wondered this for a while and never found a satisfactory answer. Free buildings, of course, are free - no build time, no build cost, no maintenance. However, what happens if the city in question ...
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What is the significance of the red mark in Civilization 5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do some tiles have red “chips” on them in Civilization 5? After playing many games of Civ 5, I have noticed the occurrence of strange red marks which appear on ...
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What formula does religious pressure adhere to in Civ 5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the pressure value mean, and what is the scale? My religion of Atheism is exerting 8 "pressure" on a city's population, and a contending religion of ...
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How do prerequisites for promotions work?

I have trouble understanding how promotion prerequisites work. Civilopedia lists Accuracy I and Barrage I as being prerequisites for Volley, Cover and Siege. However, all my trebuchets only needed ...
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Change XML Start Bias Values for Dutch

I would like to modify the start bias values for the Dutch in Civilization 5 Gods and Kings however I cannot find the path to the XML file that determines the start bias. Usually the XML file for ...
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If I destroy a civ should I try to convert the cities to my religion?

I have been playing Civ 5 for a while but am new to religion. If I destroy a Civ and captured its holy city, should I try and convert it, even though the other civ's religion is spread further, or let ...
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Do cities only follow the dominant religion in Civilisation V?

What happens if my city has 3 religions, does it benefit from all of the follower beliefs, or does it just work for the current most dominant religion?
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How do I convert cities surrounded by sea to my religion?

One can build a city on a single tile of land surrounded by water on all sides. How can I convert such a city to my religion, if I can't have a missionary (on land) next to them ?
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Can I restore my wiped out religion in Civ 5 Gods and Kings?

I eliminated a computer player that had a strong religion (Buddhism). My religion was weak, whereas this other one was taking over the continent quickly. Now that I have him overrun, I want, well ...
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Eradicate A Religion

I'm playing a game in which there is a very annoying AI player whose religion continually spreads to my cities. It's beginning to annoy me, and I want to fix it. Is there any way for me to completely ...
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Strategy to win “into the renaissance” scenario?

What are the key concepts to grasp, or a winning strategy, for the "into the renaissance" (faith based) scenario?
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Do your opponents gain the benefit of a religion you found?

Most Religions benefits appear to apply to all followers. Example: Guruship: +2 Production if city has a Specialist My question is, do these only benefit the founding civilization, or all cities ...
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What are the effects of Civilization V responses to other leaders?

Some responses seem not to have any effect reflected in the relationship details. Some examples: When they admonish you about making friends with one of their enemies: Get over it. We're sorry this ...
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I can't use my great prophet to enhance my religion

I just got a great prophet from building the Hagia Sophia in one of my cities, but although my religion is not yet enhanced, I can't use my prophet to enhance it. What's going on?
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Is it possible to play the “Earth” map in mulitplayer?

I'm playing Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings in multiplayer mode over local network with my wife. It's all great, but I can't find a way to choose "Earth". Does anyone know how to do so, ...
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Is there any way to use “orphaned” city-state-specific luxury resources?

I've found a tile which seems to contain Porcelain: I'm not quite sure how it happened; it seems like a city-state used to be on that tile, but it was somehow removed (I thought cities which are ...
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Choose Production, Is there anyway to bypass it

Is there anyway to bypass the "Choose Production" button. Basically in my cities there are no more buildings or wonders left to build and I don't want to keep building units as it eats at my money. ...
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AI Civ having another civ's specialty unit

How is it possible for an AI civilization to gain/build another civilization's specialty unit? Twice now I have run into this issue. On my current game, the Dutch have a Cho-Ko-Nu (the chinese ...
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CIV V modding Lua API? [closed]

I want to create some simple mods for CIV V. I have already created one that tweaks some values through XML and SQL. What I would like is to make some calculations on each round and apply some ...
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Do traded cities produce unhappiness? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do cities received through a trade have any special properties? Do they create unhappiness like a puppeted/occupied city? Or do they act like a normal city?
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Ethiopian loyalists won't give me my land

While recently playing a game of Civilization 5 (with Gods & Kings) I seem to have run across a bug with the cultural borders. In the image below the city of Budapest is surrounded by the borders ...
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When do you get your first spy?

I am halfway through the medievil era. I am most of the way through researching Physics. I just recruited a spy. It was not via building a wonder. What triggers my first spy to be recruited?
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How much bonus ranged damage do Walls of Babylon give?

Walls of Babylon The walls of Babylon increase the damage output of all the city's ranged attacks and increase the city's defense. +6 Armour +100 HP It doesn't however state how much the bonus ...
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Does great person generation affect the cost of pre-industrial great prophets?

Assuming you have a religion, before the industrial era you have the option to use your faith to generate great prophets (as a chance after your faith exceeds a threshold value). I've noticed this ...
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What happens if you don't found a religion?

Suppose the other civilizations have founded all the religions that could be founded in that map (that never happened to me, but I'm curious, but not curious enough to spend a night doing an ...
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How does religious pressure work in Civilization V? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert a city to my religion? How is the religious pressure at a city calculated? I was fighting with another religion for religious control of a city state ...
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Dark terrain graphics in Civilization V: God and Kings

I downloaded Gods and Kings yesterday and everything runs fine, no glitches whatsoever. But there's one thing that's weird or odd about it. I see a lot of YouTube videos and screenshots and it's all ...
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Should I stop building a wonder if I find a rival is likely to beat me to it?

Let's say I'm currently building a world wonder, and through my spy I find out a rival civ is also building the same wonder, and are likely to complete it before me, even if I try to rush mine in a ...
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Gaining Faith/founding religions on King (or higher) difficulties

This wasn't really a problem on Prince, but the AI is founding pantheons ridiculously quickly on King. I'll start researching Pottery first and before I even complete that 3 other civilizations have ...
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What to do with excess Great Generals in G+K?

I'm playing for a Conquest victory in G+K. Before G+K, when Great Generals start popping up, I would use 2 or 3 for combat and rest for Golden Age. G+K altered the Great Person mechanics so much that ...
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Can you use mods in Civilization V multiplayer?

When I load mods in Civilization V it only has option to start single player game. So is there any workaround or method for loading mods in multiplayer games? I am mostly interested in using some ...
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Can the expansion play with the base game?

As an owner of Gods and Kings, can I play with someone that only owns the base game? The steam sale has left a lot of my friends with just Civilization 5 and I was hoping to play some multiplayer ...
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How does science in teams work in Civilization V?

Was playing team based game with my brother against the AI and noticed that the number of turns to research something dropped when we both selected to research the same technology. How does this work? ...
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What is the maximum spy level in CivV

What is the maximum spy level in CivV Gods & Kings? Maximum level my spies have reached was "special agent", never managed to get them above this grade.
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Can I found more than one religion?

My civilization has founded Christianity. Thinking I could corner the market on religion like I did in Civilization 4, I saved up faith to trigger another great prophet. However, when the second ...