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

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Duration of defensive pacts in late game

My English civilisation is close friends with the Dutch and we've had a succession of defensive pacts to hold off the Carthaginians, Japanese, Americans, and Portuguese. I have G&K and BNW ...
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What defines “Friendly territory?”

In order to fortify my units I have to be in friendly territory. I have had to go into territory for it to work, but sometimes I don't have to. Is there a set number of tiles away that allows for ...
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Do new units get the bonuses of previous unique units?

Does the new unit (one you can produce) have theses effects, or is it only upgraded ones? example: If I upgrade my Russian cossack (+25% damage against damaged units) to a GDR, it will keep this ...
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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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Will automated workers clear forest if I'm playing as Iroquois?

While playing a game of Civ 5 as the Iroquois, I noticed my automated workers were sometimes clearing a forest. Since the Iroquois get special benefits from forest squares (like the Longhouse), this ...
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Nothing in city production list, unable to select anything to build

In this instance, I have just finished constructing a settler, and I'm unable to select another unit/building for production. The supposedly completed settler is nowhere to be found. In the image ...
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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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Is there a way to play a game with some elements from “Empire of the Smoky Skies” scenario?

The "Empire of the Smoky Skies" scenario has a unique tech-tree (complete with unique units and buildings), unique social policies, unique leaders and unique victory conditions, as well as forced game ...
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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 ...
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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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Will events happen the same in identical saves?

Recently my graphics card crashed and I was unable to save my game before I restarted. If I started back from a previous save, would events be the same, or different? Would CS's give the same quests? ...
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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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Spreading religion with caravans

I'm a bit confused as to how I should interpret religious pressure from caravans. As I understand, establishing this trade route will net Venice 1 Gold and 4 Science while I recive 6 Gold. But what ...
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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 attrition work

I recently made a helicopter gunship and it said I could position it over mountains. So, I moved it onto one of my mountains. A few turns later, my gunship dies of attrition. How does this happen - ...
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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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Does Swedens UA work in team-games?

Lets say I setup a game 3v3, and I'm sweden, will I automatically get the 20% bonus from having 2 allies?
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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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How does city healing work?

When laying siege to a city is it possible to predict how much it is going to heal for on the enemies turn? Is it always a percentage of the city's maximum health or does it have some random element ...
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How do I increase my gold production?

I'm new to the civilization series, and noticed that my units disband when my gold drops to negative. How can I improve my gold production to prevent this from happening again?
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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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Why can't I build pagodas in Civilization 5?

I have the pagoda belief yet none of my cities let me purchase. All of them have my religion and I have plenty of faith but it won't even give me the option.
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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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Which ships can capture cities?

I was surprised when after ordering my Privateer to attack a weakened city, he conquered it for me! I was not aware that ships can capture cities in Civ 5. This makes me wonder: what ships are ...
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When Capturing City-States do bonuses remain?

What I mean is do the City-States type bonuses (Extra Food, Religion, Culture, Special Luxuries, etc) remain with the city when captured. So if I capture a Faith-based City-State with I gain the +2 ...
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Why am I unable to purchase a tile outside of my current cultural area?

Is there a way for me to select which tile my city expands to? In the example below, I would like to expand to the gold tile in the north east, but it looks like the city will take the highlighted ...
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What is the difference between global and local happiness?

In Civilization V some buildings or policies affect local happiness, while others global. What's the difference? I understand local means per city, but does it have any different effects towards the ...
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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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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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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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Do inquisitors affect city states?

An allied CS has a quest open to get my religion (Atheism). The CS is mostly Christian (the enemy civ) so when I try missionaries, it does not affect it very much. So I got an inquisitor to try and ...
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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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How much culture does killing barbarians reward and is any additional culture rewarded for taking over encampments?

I'm thinking barbarian culture farming might be a viable early game strategy but I can't seem to find exactly how much culture is rewarded for barbarian kills vs encampment takeover.
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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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When should I choose Ceremonial Burial and when Peace Loving?

I want to take a founder belief which will provide additional happiness. I'm unsure about the benefits of Ceremonial Burial vs. Peace Loving: Ceremonial Burial +1 Happiness for each city ...
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Where can I drop a nuke?

I was testing out the capabilities of an Atomic Bomb, and from the city it was created in, which happened to be equatorial, I appeared to get the full grid available as a target, but after a couple ...
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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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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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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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How to keep up on Science on Immortal?

Preamble: I don't care for direct science victory as a primary objective, however; I do realize the importance of science for the game. On Emperor I have no problem keeping up on science against the ...
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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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What is the best way to capture cities in Civ 5 endgame?

What unit/technique is the best way to capture cities in the final age of Civ 5? I have been pumping out Death Machines but they don't really do very well versus cities and bombs.
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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 ...
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How to stop a military victory

Is there anyway I can stop an AI from pursuing a military victory, or do I have to break out the spears to stop him? Should I rush a world congress and try to impose sanctions, or would that take too ...
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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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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 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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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 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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How do I re-enable Civ 5's opening movie?

I bought Civ 5 and clicked too quickly on the intro video the first time I loaded the game. Now it doesn't play anymore but I would like to see it again. I cannot seem to find where to reset it. I ...