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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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So I just got the message that my automatic purchase of Great Prophet is no longer valid!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 ...
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Is there a way to tell which spaceship parts the other civs have built?

Is there a way to tell which spaceship parts the other civs have built, where they are, and how close they are to a science victory?
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Can I Culture Bomb far away?

I have my eyes on a luxury resource on neutral territory, very far away from my cities, behind the territories of other civilizations. But I don't want to settle a city there because of the effects ...
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What is a good civ for playing defensively and making money?

I'd rather settle my immediate surroundings and grow my empire tall rather than trying to settle new lands, I usually play Rome if only because of the UA that helps me grow my cities tall, but I ...
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How does the terrain attack bonus promotions work?

For example, Barrage: +15% strength when attacking enemies in rough terrain like forest and hills. The question is, does it mean: 1) I'm initiating an attack when standing on a rough terrain or 2) ...
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Will my citizens stop loving the king if I only give them wine for a day?

In Civilization 5, cities will occasionally demand a luxury resource your empire does not have, such as Wine. If you connect this luxury resource to your empire, the city will enter into a We Love the ...
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Do i need to meet all city states to found World Congress?

In Brave New World, to found World Congress, do i need to be the first to discover Printing Press and: A. all other players? B. all other players and city states?
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What does 'You need DLC to use this item' mean when modding Civ 5?

I'm currently have this problem with the modding in Civilization 5 without anything only the basic game.In the steam workshop I find the mods that I want but it says "You need DLC to use this item." ...
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What happens if I buy a game without the DLC's the first time and then want to buy the game with all the DLC's

I first bought the normal version of Civ V without all the DLC's, but that was really boring, so I wanted the complete edition. That was $40, so I waited until the sale. I want to buy the complete ...
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Civilization 5 Start Location

In this answer, I had to put some restriction: IGE modification only. For some reason my friend did not use worldbuilder. My friend asked me on how to make settlers to not placed in a certain ...
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Is there a way to replace the intro screens?

I'm referring to the loading screens showing when the whole game is starting up. I much preferred the ones in the base game and G&K, but now that I have BNW, I can't see the old ones any more. Is ...
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“Civilization V has stopped working” crash on turn processing, on exit to main menu/desktop and on load game from ingame

Civilization V keeps crashing on me. I've now had several games that suddenly crash while processing a specific turn (same turn every time). The crash usually happens during the early parts of the ...
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Is it possible to make a custom difficulty setting?

I'm looking to crate my own custom difficulty setting where the computer would be as ruthless and dedicated as in Emperor, but not receive early game bonuses such as technologies or extra buildings. ...
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In newer Civ games, how do you truly make up for the overhead of expansion?

I know about things like building happiness improvements, choosing civ upgrades (traits or technologies or whatever), razing cities, puppeting cities, etc. The problem is that, as someone who has ...
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Use Multi-Player Save in Single-Player and vice versa

I am looking for a way to use my Civilization V multiplayer save in single player. Background is that I play a lot of games with friends but they quit once it is clear who is winning. However, I would ...