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 Civ 5 my workers won't build a plantation. Where and how do they do that?

And yes, I do have the Calendar technology. I tried doing it in a grassland with no hills, and it is my territory.
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How do you use workshop on Civilization V?

I'm trying to use some add-ons for Civ V from the workshop. I subscribed to some as described in this answer. When I start the game, nothing. I restarted Steam and then the game, nothing. I bet I'm ...
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How do you play multiplayer in Civilization V?

In the game there is a tab for multiplayer and after that, the "Internet" option. When I clicked it, only one game was there and it was only two people. So how do you connect and play multiplayer?
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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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How can I activate a game bought from the Mac App Store on Steam?

If Civilization 5 was bought from the Mac App Store, would I be able to activate it on Steam, and how could I do so? It says here that CD keys for Civ 5 are accepted on Steam. Would this still work ...
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Is the AI smarter on Immortal or Deity, or do they just get bonuses?

I know that higher levels AIs get bonuses. But do they actually play smarter? It seems a little unfair for the AIs to get bonuses. Is the idea just that to beat them, a player has to be so good that ...
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Trouble with Barbarians and Happiness on Immortal

I'm 450 turns into a game on Immortal on Civ 5. It's a scenario I set up where it's a giant continents map, with me versus one Immortal AI. The only victory allowed is domination. The whole time, ...
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Why am I unable to give a gift of gold to a city state?

I just started playing Civilization 5. I gave a gift a of gold to a city-state, it worked, and we became friends. When my influence started to go down, I attempted to give another gift of gold, but ...
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Do Raging Barbarians make it harder for the AI?

I want to make the game a little more competitive. One advanced option I will trial Raging Barbarians. While there is no doubt this setting will keep me on my toes. Does it suppress the AI even more ...
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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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Why do my units created pre-optics not get embarkment?

I've noticed a recurring problem whenever I play Civ V. I usually send out one or two Scouts to explore and upon researching Optics, I find that these Scouts don't receive the Embarkment promotion so ...
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What benefits do joining city tiles bring?

Cities naturally 'grow' tiles with culture points. The map tiles around your city become the colour of your civilisation, which means that your city can 'work' those tiles. A city also has the ability ...
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How do I manually reassign citizens to work on a different hexagon?

In Civ4, I can easily reassign citizens to benefit from a different tile. For example, from a forest tile to a mountain tile to increase production with the cost of decreasing food. I have not been ...
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Pink number when clearing barbarian encampments?

After clearing a barbarian encampment, a pink number appears above the tile where the encampment was. What does this number mean? Example:
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Is there any way to change game pace of a game already in progress?

Is there any way to change game pace of a game already in progress? I started playing on epic and then got tired of how much it takes to build something, research etc. I would like to change game pace ...
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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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Why am I not getting a railroad production bonus?

I connected all my cities, including the one in the screenshot, to my capital city (lower left in the screenshot). Shouldn't I be getting a railroad production bonus of 25%? I remember that I used to ...
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How to enable debug mode Civ 5 Mac OS X

I know on pc i just set DebugPanel to 1 in the config .ini file but where does the config file live on Mac OS X when installing through Steam?
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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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Can I propose a Declaration of Friendship?

Under Civ 5 Gods and Kings, you can't engage in a Research Agreement unless you have a Declaration of Friendship with the other nation. However, I can't find a way to propose a DoF. Is it possible to ...
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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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Is it possible to win as the early game underdog?

So I am playing as the Byzantine's and I have a 214 player score. I am next to Russia who are on 439 points. They declared war on me early game and I fended off their attack, but the score gap is just ...
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Is it possible to change current production/research and carry the resources?

What I mean is: let's say I've been researching a technology for 20 turns. Then I got one free tech. If I choose to get the one I've been working on for free, are these 20 turns lost, or is it ...
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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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If one player doesn't own a DLC-civilization, can the others still use it in multiplayer?

Some of the DLCs just give new civilizations. I realize there's a good chance the "DLC" is already downloaded for everyone, it just needs to be activated by throwing more money at them. So, if I buy ...
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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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In Civilization 5 the game wants me to adopt a policy but no policies are available?

What do I do? I've tried right clicking. I just don't know what to do, the game will not let me move on without adopting a policy. This is very agitating. Someone please help.
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What defines a 'quarry' in Civ 5?

I am founding my first Pantheon on Civ 5. I have a lot of salt within my borders and one of the bonuses is: Stone Circles: +2 Faith from Quarries What defines a quarry? Is it only when mining ...
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How many beakers does Great Scientist give in Civilization V Gods & Kings?

When you consume a Great Scientist on research how many beakers does it produce? Is there a cap to how many technology you can unlock by bulbing Great Scientists?
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How do I add mod support into Civilization 5 for Mac when I have MainMenu.xml instead of MainMenu.lua?

I'm trying to enable the mod button within the Steam version of Civilization 5 for Mac. When I navigate to: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/sid meier's civilization ...
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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 you dodge the “version mismatch” bug in Civilization V?

Recently, an upgrade has been made for Civilization 5, that makes it impossible for Macs and PCs to play together, due to "version mismatch" (the update was for Windows only) This have happened ...
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How can I get mods from the Steam workshop?

So I got Civilization V the other day and I am wondering how steam workshop works? How do I get mods for Civ V and what happens if it doesnt work?
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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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What can I do to deal with a major civil having a high score than me?

There are like 6 major civilizations in my game. Most of them have lower score than me, but one of them is higher than me, about 100. I am a bit upset. What can I do to deal with this? Attack the ...
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What causes a converted Holy City to regain its original religion?

Whenever I take over an enemy capital that was a Holy City for another religion, I always convert it to my religion and remove the other religion from it completely. Sometimes I've noticed that after ...
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Is it possible to establish trade routes in one city challenge?

Is it possible to establish trade routes in "one city challenge" since you only have one city?
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How to create a religion in Civilization V?

Just got the Gods and Kings expansion and was playing 3 player game with friends. They both made a religion and I was over 1000 in faith and still could not work out how to create a religion or get a ...
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How do I obtain more spies?

The latest expansion to Civilaztion V added spies to the game. These spies can help in a multitude of ways. The most important, in my opinion, being the ability to prevent enemy spies from stealing ...
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How to prevent computer teammate from making peace with your enemy

I have a computer teammate and whenever I am at war, my teammate keeps making peace with the other team. Can I do something to prevent this? It (of course) always happens just when I'm about to ...
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What does World Age do?

In advanced game setup, what does the "World Age" option do? The choices for the option are: 3 Billion Years 4 Billion Years 5 Billion Years Random
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How to get the Steam Workshop to work with “Civilization V” for a Mac?

I currently own Civilization V, (not the Gods & Kings expansion,) and have the latest version of it and have subscribed to several items on the Steam Workshop, but when I start-up the game, none ...
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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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Can I build anything on an Oasis in Civilization 5?

Can I build anything on an Oasis or do anything with it in Civilization 5?
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Can I politely stop an AI's Great Prophet from getting to my cities?

The strongest player in the game is a close ally of mine and we each founded and follow of one of the strongest two religions in the game, with little cross-over between religions within our ...
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Do Automated Workers build roads/railways?

When you automate a set of workers, they build improvements to land, but do they also build roads and or railroads?
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Is there a way in civ 5 to go past 2050

Is there a known way to essentially make it so the game never ends?