Sid Meier's Civilization V is a turn-based strategy game encompassing all of human history. Players attempt to take a fledgling civilization from 4000BC to modern times and lead their civilization to victory through domination, science, culture or diplomacy.

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In Civilization 5, can I burn a city state which has joined Austria by marriage?

In Civ 5, I know that I can't burn a capital or a city state. However, does this restriction apply to city states which have joined Austria through their unique ability, Diplomatic Marriage? I would ...
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Does jungle block line of sight?

Civilopedia says: A unit cannot see a target if a blocking terrain object is between the two - a mountain or hill, for example, or a forest tile. So does jungle count as "a blocking terrain ...
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Friendly AI Player Fighting My Allied City State

One of my allied city states is being attacked by a player with whom I am friendly. Specifically, Belgrade is my ally, Mongolia is friendly and has been for about 100 turns. Mongolia declares war on ...
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How to save information about selected mods?

It's a problem one runs into when using more than a few mods in multitude of situations. Let's say I play on two different computers regularly. The Steam Sync feature will take care of my saves, but ...
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Nvidia GPU freezes on black screen, runs fine with integrated GPU

I installed Civ5 on Windows 7 and was able to run it fine on maximum settings on my laptop's Geforce 740M. However, after running fine for two or three times, the game now hangs after the intro ...
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Crashes on multiplayer (Internet)

Ok, I'll get to the point: about a week ago, Civ stopped working on internet multiplayer (I have not tested lan connection). Singleplayer works fine. But when I get invited to a game to play with my ...
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How can I share Civ 5 DLCs with different user accounts on the same PC?

On one computer I have 3 different users of Steam: The first user bought Civilization 5 some time ago (basic no DLC), The second user bought Civ 5 and all DLCs. I've also selected the option to ...
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Does Accuracy work against naval units?

I guess it should. After all neither Coast nor Ocean is Hills, Forrest or Jungle. Right?
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Can't set video quality

In Civilization V, I want to raise the quality of the "Leader scenes" in the video options box. The "Minimum" setting is simply a still picture. Why are the "Low" and "Medium" settings grayed out, ...
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Getting a great prophet crashes CivV (with mods)?

Some friends and I have been playing multiplayer hot-seat games for several months now. Over several different games, with several different sets of mods(the culprit), we have had the same ...
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What happens when a city with Macchu Picchu loses the mountain Macchu Picchu is located on?

The below image is a screengrab from episode 16 of the Yogscast Civilization V: Donut Island season. As you can see, England (Pyrion Flax) has built Macchu Picchu in his city. Now, suppose Poland ...
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Get the button “Next turn” in Civ V instead of “Some action you can do”

In Civilisation V in the bottom right the button "Next turn" sometimes display the next available action instead of "Next turn" (like, choose what to build or go to the next unit without order) I ...
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Why can't I win a domination victory in Civilization 5?

I have explored the entire map with my caravel, but when I go to victory progress it still says that the Iroquois have their capital, even though they clearly don't. I should let you all know that I ...
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How can I send multiple caravans/cargo ships to feed a single city in Civ 5?

I can feed a city, A, by sending a caravan to A, from B. I can feed A even more by sending a cargo ship to A, from C. If I select a caravan or cargo ship from D, A is not on the list of destinations. ...
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How can I have my military advisor executed in Civ V?

My military advisor gives me such terrible advice that I have come to suspect him of deliberately sabotaging my war effort. Since he's a traitor, where is the button to have him put on trial and ...
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Prevent tech tree overview from closing when clicking a tech

I'm using Enhanced User Interface mod for Civilization 5 Brave New World and I really love it. There's one problem I have with it though; I like to click around on the tech tree when deciding what to ...
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In Civ 5 vanilla, If some city states enter permanent war, is diplomatic victory impossible?

I'm playing a Civ 5 game on a huge map. There are 24 city states and 8 other civs. I conquered 2 of them to obtain their luxuries, and 9 of the remaining city states have entered "permanent war". I'm ...
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Full effects of being in the same team in Civilization V

When two civilizations are in the same team in Civilization V, they share research and diplomacy apart from City State alliances, but have separate social policies, separate treasuries, separate ...
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How can I remove a building's great work slots? [closed]

I'm modding several aspects of Civilization V, including buildings, using just XML for now. Most of my changes are working just fine, however I've found that the game crashes when the Great Library ...
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Can't purchase Great Prophet

So I just got the message that my automatic purchase of Great Prophet is no longer valid! Checking the religion list of automatic purchases, the Prophet pick is gone, only buildings and missionaries ...
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What happens with research when there is a 2 vs 1 game in Civilization 5?

As I understand, when you are in a team with someone, you have a common research tree. Does the game balance the research for another player who is playing solo? Or the team of two will have ...
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Where can I find logs of diplomacy agreements?

I can't find a screen to see a log of diplomacy agreements, those like when we settle a city close to another empire and they complain about it, and we agree to not do so anymore. These agreements ...
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How is the percent-based gold production boost calculated?

Many buildings in Civ 5 provide a percent-based gold production boost (eg. Market, Bank - +25% gold output). The question: how is the bonus calculated? Possible options: Once, when the building ...
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Adding Steam & Civ 5 To My Lap Top While Maintaining It On My Desktop Machine?

I recently acquired a ASUS notebook (convertible) and would like to know if I can load Steam and play the game on it when not at home.
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Why am I being asked to rebuild buildings?

When I build a building, say a granary, a couple turns later I have the option to rebuild it. I am wondering whether this is because the building has used its effect and has been consumed? Or just why ...
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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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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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Can I win a culture victory after I win a science victory?

I won a science victory but was aiming for culture. Im one civ away from a culture victory. Is it possible to win more then one victory in an offline civ 5 game?
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What factors affect a unit's contribution to city defense?

From what I've read, a unit garrisoned in a city has precisely one effect: the city's combat score is increased by a fraction of the unit's Strength (I've seen "1/3" and "1/5"). Its hitpoints are not ...
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Is it possible to remove turn limits in multi-player games?

I've started a game with my friends. However, mid-way through the game, we noticed a turn limit (after saving the game for resuming later). The odd thing though, is I never opted to enforce one (in ...
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What should I do if I accidentally start a war?

I accidentally started a war with another civ that I was friends with. What can I do to make that civ friendly with me again besides signing a peace treaty?
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Music sounds all choppy

Whenever I start up Civilisation V the music and sound effects all sound choppy and horrible. I have tried restarting the game and my computer but to no avail. I am on a Ubuntu 14.04 computer running ...
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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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Why does my sound keep playing after I close the game?

I'm on a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer and I have installed Civilization 5 from Steam. Whenever I click the "close game" option from inside the game's menu, all the graphics and any icons on the task bar ...
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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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Can I switch religions to that of a conquered opponent?

I'm playing America/Hinduism, and just conquered Ethiopia/Christianity, but the strength of the Christianity has taken over all of my cities. All I can do with religion is build Pagodas and great ...
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Disable Civ 5 screen jumping to battles, without disabling all animations

Basically like the title, I want to make it where my screen doesn't jump to all the little AI or other player battles, but by choosing quick battles that completely disables all animations. Is there a ...
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Why can't I capture a city with ranged units? [duplicate]

I surrounded Belgrade with crossbowman and unleashed fire every turn. Its health was near nothing, but my attempts to damage the city's defenses froze or something. When it says '-1' or '-3' usually, ...
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Merchant of Venice can't buy a City State

I have a Merchant of Venice, I have moved next to a city state, but the only option I'm given is a trade mission. It has trade mission bonuses, but I'd really like a puppet. I've seen a video where ...
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If I buy Civilization 5: Brave New World, will I be able to play Vanilla?

If I buy Civilization 5: Brave New World, will I be able to play vanilla Civilization 5.
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Civ 5 Hot Seat + Internet Play, is it possible?

I have two friends that I enjoy playing Civ 5 with, however one doesn't have a computer so he plays Civ 5 with the other friend in a Hot Seat game. Is it possible to host a game over the internet ...
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What are the differences between Civilization 5: GOTY Edition and the Complete Edition?

Would someone please list the differences between Civilization 5: GOTY Edition and Civilization 5: Complete Edition. Also, please tell me which of the two has more content if possible. Much ...
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Accused of breaking a promise I didn't make

Playing as England and was asked by Dido to stop claiming land near her. I forget the exact wording of the response, but the intent was "I'll do what I want you whining cow, jog on." Then about ...
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Can Civ V support internet multiplayer with casual log-out/log-in?

I've been talking with a couple of long-distance friends of mine about setting up a turn-based strategy game that we can play casually over a period of several weeks, or even months. What we really ...
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Do the AIs know I'm not one of them?

Sometimes it feels that the Artificial Intelligence players of Civilization V are just picking on me. But after playing a bit more, I think it may be just observation bias, e.g. I know every time ...
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Influence an ally to build an oil well that destroys another improvement

There's a city-state allied to me that just found oil. At least, I can see oil in their lands since I developed the relevant technology. I'd like them to build a Well improvement over that tile, so ...
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Declaring war when enemy spy is killed. Which is the warmonger penalty?

In Civilization V, whenever you catch a spy trying to steal a technology and identify who his master is, you are presented with three options. 1. To forgive them for spying on you Which gives a ...
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How much unhappiness do puppet cities generate?

How much unhappiness do puppet cities generate, and how does that interact with India's bunus: Double the Unhappiness from the number of Cities, but Halve the Unhappiness from Population size. ...
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Computer Crashing in CIv V

So I was running Civ V perfectly fine for a while, but then it started to freeze. What happens, is it occasionally freezes, and there is nothing I can do. I can move my mouse, but that's it. I can't ...
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Steam CD Key already used

I bought a physical copy of Civilization V: Game of the Year Edition, and the game arrived, a day later. I installed the game, and entered the product code through Steam. It said the product code had ...