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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Stealth Bomber won't fire on cities [duplicate]

I upgraded my Bomber to a Stealth Bomber, and since then it was unable to attack any city. The bomber could attack cities. But the stealth bomber just can't. When I went into attack mode of the ...
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Why is my city not generating more happiness after purchasing happiness structures?

This question is not about game mechanics or tips, but rather a weird problem I am facing. Imagine I am in the game, many rounds in with happiness about +30. In one of my cities I decide to buy a ...
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How is embarked movement increased?

What are the ways that embarked movement is increased with Civilization V? I am playing with the Brave New World expansion. What I would expect based on the tech tree and Civpedia is that Optics ...
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Choose production bug happening on turn 0 [duplicate]

This bug is completely irritating, because on turn 0 when I play as Rome, I can move my units around perfectly fine, but when I try to choose production it just hovers over my city, and does nothing, ...
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Am I missing something with managing happiness?

I'm playing my first BNW game on a mid-level difficulty as Morocco. It's around turn 350, and I've fully completed the Piety and Patronage policy trees. I've been having a hard time managing ...
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I am on an island in CIV5 but it looks like my ships are stuck

I am on an island and have optics about 200 turns in. I have a lot of the navigation research and many different ships. But there are different color tiles in the ocean that I can't travel across. ...
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Is it worth building ampitheaters in Civ 5?

Is it worth building ampitheaters in Civ 5 (or getting them by building monuments and then adopting legalism)? Or rather, in what circumstances is it worth it? Is it just when going for a cultural ...
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How can I free City States and accomplish a Diplomatic Victory?

I'm Venice on one continent, making good money at around musketmen are available. The Ottomans went nuts and went on a rampage, taking England and Russia, and started to absorb the City States that ...
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Can you slow down pre-AD time progression in Civ V? [duplicate]

I find as I play the game that time passes too quickly early on. I did some research and haven't found anyway to modify this. Can it be done?
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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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Civilization 5 view - show resources on map [duplicate]

I see a view on the web where in Civilization 5 you can see the resources on the map by default. How do I enable that? For example, in my view, I just see the map and don't see the resources at all. ...
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Missing oil graphic

Alright, I am completely tired of having to remember which tiles have oil because for some reason they never show up if they are on water or if some sort of improvement has been made on an oil land ...
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If you conquer a holy city do you take “ownership” of that religion?

I've conquered a city that was the holy city for one of the religions. I didn't manage to found a religion myself. Does this mean I own that religion and can upgrade it and do whatever else the ...
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How do I get enough Great Works for Radio Free Europe?

I already won a Space Victory, but made a save game. I am very late into the game and have already digged out all hidden (I have the Explorer Social Policy) and all visible heritage sites with ...
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How can I get the computers to stop pestering me?

I enjoy playing domination matches on huge maps with 22 computers, the only part I don't like is being pestered every turn by a dozen requests. Whether its friendship requests, begging for gold or ...
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If I hurry a facility which is already half-built, do I get anything for the hammers I've accumulated?

I've noticed that the gold cost to hurry a building does not go down if the building is nearly complete, as it did in most previous versions of Civilization. If I've built 90% of a city wall (or ...
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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 ...
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Civilization V Steam workshop troubles

So I have two different questions. When I download maps from steam workshop and try to run them there are no options to select the map I had downloaded when browsing maps. What could cause this or ...
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A way to increase tile working range

All cities have a maximum tile working radius of 3. I sometimes want to try a game with just a few enormous cities. Is there any way, such as config file settings or mods out there that do this?
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Will losing a strategic resource disband units?

Does losing a strategic resource make a military unit any less effective, disband them, or else? Or is there no negative effect? I ask specifically thinking about strategic resources I gain via trade ...
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How do I change the shading on tiles in Civilization 5?

I've been playing Civ 5 for a week or so now, having grown up playing the entire Civ series. The one thing that is driving me absolutely nuts: I can't figure out how to get shading over the ...
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What changes does advancing to a new era have?

Judging from this question, advancing to a new era may have this effects: increased bonuses more from city-states unlocks policies makes your opponents think your are ahead in tech (at ...
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Is there any consequence to AI Working Antiquity Sites?

The AI seems to be eager to work antiquity sites within my civ's borders, and I can't stop them unless I don't renew open borders or declare war. Are there negative consequences from the AI working ...
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How do you install Civ 5 without using heaps of download?

I bought the CD of Civilization 5 and when I tried installing it, it says it has to download 2.8 GB from Steam. How do I avoid this and just download directly of the disc?
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What are the effects of sharing intrigue with rivals?

One immediately obvious effect of sharing intrigue with an AI player is the diplomatic bonus you receive, but I'm curious if there are others. Can anyone verify the existence of any of the following ...
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Disable the 2050 limit in Civ 5 once I've started the game

I've already started a game in Civ 5. I'm pretty far in and would like to disable the 2050 limit (I wasn't aware of this when I started the game). Is there a way to do it so that I don't reset my ...
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“Choose production” bug: game stops map scrolling and doesn't respond to orders, but shows tooltips and animations

There is an annoying bug in Civilization 5: Brave New World, when in certain conditions game stops responding to your orders: you cannot move units, switch between them or choose their actions. ...
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How should I use Merchants of Venice?

When playing as Venice you can't build settlers, instead you can puppet city states for free using a Merchant of Venice. How can I most effectively use these merchants? Should I send them out to ...
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How can I edit saved games in Civ V?

Are there any saved game editors for Civilization V I was initially interested in changing the difficulty mid game, but a save file editor could open up whole new avenues of fun :) EDIT: Changed ...
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Is it possible to change difficulty mid-game?

Ive been playing games on prince difficulty level, I don't like higher difficulty levels as the AI tend to cheat and has an unfair advantage early in the game. However later in the game, once I have ...
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Can you set up an all-CPU-player game with no humans? [duplicate]

When you set up a new game in Civ V, it appears that there must always be at least one human player. I was wondering if it was possible to set up a game with no human players - the 10-year Civ II ...
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How to achieve a Domination Victory in Emperor Mode? [closed]

I've tried playing domination victory a few times now on emperor mode. In every single play, In addition to the unmanageable unhappiness, as soon as I kill off the first civ (around 1050AD or so), the ...
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How do I know if I spawned so bad it's not even worth playing

I have started playing with friends online, and both of my spawns were horrible even with start bias turned on (hill tundra and plain desert). How do I know if my spawn spot is so bad it's not even ...
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Capturing Culture Specific Wonders

Civilization 5 BNW brings culture specific wonders. I'm wondering if those wonders maintain their effects after being captured if you haven't unlocked that social policy branch.
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Civilization 5 crashes often during play

Civilization 5 crashes repeatedly on my system. I can play for 10 minutes but then the system will crash. I am playing Civilization 5 gods and kings (from the Gold Edition / Steam install). Here is ...
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What is the ratio of Tourism to Culture when influencing a civilization?

In Civilization 5, Culture is described as your defense, while Tourism is your offense in the game of influencing other civilizations. When you generate Tourism, you generate it 2 points at a time. ...
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Can I use resources more than 3 tiles away from a city, but within 5? [duplicate]

I did a lot of searching and can't get a clear answer: If a resource is beyond 3 tiles but within the 5 tile border, do we still get the resource benefit? Do I have to improve it? I know it can't be ...
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Screen tearing when moving up and down quickly

I bought this game a few weeks ago and noticed I'm getting screen tearing in the middle of the screen. I've tried using in game v-sync and adaptive v-sync and neither seems to solve the problem. I ...
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Max number of spies [duplicate]

Say one civ hits renaissance when I am still medieval. I get an extra spy when I hit renaissance as well? So 6 from era + 1 from wonder + 1 if england for 8 total?
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Civilization 5: Does Arts funding and Science funding cancel each other out?

If both Arts funding and Science funding are active at the same time, is the result the same as if neither of them were active?
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Finding the map seed of a Civilization V game

I recently started a game on Civilization V and I really like the map I'm playing. I know it's possible to manually input a seed when creating a game but is there a way to display the seed of a game ...
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Is there an overall view of your cities?

I have many cities on Civ5 cause I annexed them and they start to demand Luxury Resources for We love the king day. Is there any City overview on which you can see the items they want or progress?. I ...
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Where to find oil in Civ5? [duplicate]

After I researched Biology I found 2 sources of oil and after that turn the oil signals dissappeared and i dont know where these sources are. How i can identify them ? I have a World like map and i ...
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Why does building something on a tile modifies the profit of it?

I have just started playing Civ 5 and I'm confused regarding the tiles. When you built a city you get an amount of tiles around it, and when your population increases you get to assign a citizen to ...
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Is there any way to win without relying on science?

In Civilization V I've noticed that pretty much whatever you do in game, the main way to win is always by having more science / technology than the AI. I'm really interested however in trying a game ...
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Do special buildings need citizens to produce benefits?

In Civ 5, do special buildings (ones that can generate Great People) need citizens to produce their benefits other than Great Person Points? For example: The Bank building gives +25% Gold and 1 ...
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What determines which religion the computer will found?

When I play Civ V, it seems as though some religions are more likely to be founded by the computer. For example, in Gods and Kings, it felt like Christianity was almost always the first religion ...
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Can you purchase Civilization V via retail and add to your Steam account? (Semi Duplicate)

I'm looking at purchasing Civilization V sometime either today or tomorrow but was wondering if it can be added to my Steam account if store bought. I have really slow internet so would rather use a ...
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What is the difference between Civilization V: Game of the Year Edition and Civilization V: Gold Edition

As the title states, what are the biggest differences between the two versions of the game? I'm really considering purchasing this game however I'm not sure which of the two versions of the game is ...
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Is it true that cities only use resources within 3 tiles from your city, no matter your city borders?

A friend claimed this and I can neither confirm nor refute it so far. Is this true?