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Civilization 2 is the second game in Sid Meier's eponymous Civilization franchise, a series of turn-based strategy games based on a square tiled grid (until this was changed to a hex-grid in civ 5)

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Civil War - what triggers this?

I've played more games of Civ2 than I should have, but only once or twice have I seen a civilisation split in to two part - something like loyalists and rebels. In practise, civ2 just splits off some ...
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How to make rules.txt permanent in Civilization 2 Multiplayer Gold Edition?

I play Civilization 2 Multiplayer Gold Edition. I have 64 bit Windows 7. When I installed that game I also patched it with Civ2XP64Patcher.exe. I have modified rules.txt and when I start a game the ...
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How long after accepting tribute can I attack an enemy civ?

I entered diplomatic relations with the English and demanded they provide tribute. It was easy, I have a pretty tight grip on the world, I just happened to be a number of turns away from being near ...
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Is combat affected by difficulty?

I haven't experimented much with difficulty levels, but I vaguely get the sense that winning combat in lower levels like Chieftain is much easier than higher levels. Is this true - does the difficulty ...
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What is a continent?

In Civilization 2, two wonders of the world refer in their rules to "continents." Hoover Dam: Provides Hydro power to every city on every continent. And J. S. Bach's Cathedral: ...
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What do shields do?

What is the point of the shields in your cities in Civilization II? I know that they are related to the amount of soldiers you can have, but how do I find out those numbers? They don't seem to be on ...
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How do I deal with riots?

Lately I have been replaying Civ 2 and there seems to be a constant problem in my cities, namely riots. I know that too much trade and not enough entertainers can cause riots. However, when I convert ...
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Why does my temple only give one content citizen instead of two?

I have a size 4 city on Diety level. I'm early in my empire (obviously, my capital is only size 4) so I do not have very many cities. A city this size at this stage should have one content citizen, ...
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What are the long term consequences of building with your second settler?

Sometimes when playing Civilization II, you will be graced with a second settler. This settler can be quite advantageous, because the settler doesn't require any food support, nor taking your city ...
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Alter railroad production boost via rules.txt

I generally enjoy altering some of the variables in Civilization II's "rules.txt" to give a variety to gameplay. Of particular note is production: to speed up the game a little, I tend to tweak some ...
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Can Civilization 2 be modded/patched to always allow all research options?

In Civilization 2 (Specifically ''Civ2: Multiplayer Gold Edition'') is there some way you can edit the rules.txt or something to make it so that when you've given the options to select a tech it will ...
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Two cities sharing resource square in Civ2

I have two cities sharing a resource square in Civilization 2. It seems like it's a bug. Now, I don't want to unclick it because, well, it's on a wheat between the two cities, and you can't go wrong ...
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Little numbers on city screen on Civ 2

I see a little green 1 on the resource map on my city screen on Civ 2 - what does it represent? Pic with freehand circle very related. P.S. I love how I have corruption with communism. :) I even ...
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Foolproof Strategy to Beat Civilization 2 on Any Level?

I'm curious to know if there is a foolproof way of beating Civ 2 everytime I play. I can do this on the first level and usually the second, but what about Deity level? Assume we're talking about ...
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When was Civilization 2 released?

When was Civilization 2 released?
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