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Brave New World is the second expansion of Civilization V.

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Why does +xp shows when upgrading unit?

Every time I upgrade a unit +xp shows where is some number. What does this mean? It certainly does not get added to the units xp.
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How did Austria expand to 4 tiles away without a citadel?

No mods. Austria somehow has two tiles that are 4 away from a city, which seems to be against the rules. This is a team single player game (2 humans vs 3 prince vs 3 prince). Is it a bug? It seems to ...
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When you 'Prove the Earth is round", do you receive any in game benefit?

A message "You have proven that the earth is round" up when you are the first to travel around the whole world. Is this just for fun, or does it give any benefits?
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Why is movement limited within enemies' borders outside the Great Wall?

Look at this screenshot To the left you can see that the town Argos has the Great Wall, and quite far from it to the right I'm attacking Copenhagen. Both of these are controlled by Greece at the ...
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What do I do with stacked units when city is at war?

Great! I'm in the middle of a war and a town is surrounded by enemies. To get better defense I have a great general in that city, but suddenly a great engineer appears and I'm told to do something ...
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Why doesn't production focus always yield most production of the different focuses?

Sometimes I get higher production when I select default or food focus than I get when I select production focus. If I remember it correctly, I have seen the same thing but with food. Why is this? It ...
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Can AI utilize the mods?

There are some fun mods in Civilization. For instance, I do enjoy the mod that removes the xp cap for fights with barbarians. A mod I have not tried yet but probably will is the mod that increases the ...
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Is it worth it to use Great Person's improvement on tiles with ressources?

I've played Civ5 quite a lot, and I was wondering if there's a time where it's worth it to use a Great Person for tile improvements on Iron or Salt (for example) ? Usually I use Great Scientist for ...
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Is there any reason to use the early siege units?

I compared the early ranged units. I'll abbreviate melee strength with MS and ranged strength with RS. Unit MS RS Composite bowman 7 11 Catapult 7 8 Crossbowman 13 18 ...
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Prevent AI from using Venice

I think the way Venice plays disturbs the game. Is there any way to disable that civilization, apart from choosing all AI individually?
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What's the benefit of provoking war?

Is there any benefit of provoking a war, rather than just starting it?
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Can you build with a worker and a legion at the same time?

Legions can build roads, which is quite handy. Can you use a worker to improve a tile while a legion is constructing a road at the same tile?
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Does National visistor center affect all cities?

The description for National visitor center says: Must have built a Hotel in all Cities. The cost goes up the more cities there are in the empire. 100% of the Culture from World Wonders, Natural ...
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Which wonders can I not speed up with a Great Engineer in Civ 5 BNW?

In Civilization V BNW it is possible to speed up the production of a city with a Great Engineer. This is particularly convenient when building a wonder; it can be finished in one turn in most cases. ...
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Why is a city owned by an enemy but puppeted by another enemy immediately annexed after conquest?

I got a very odd behavior of a Civ5 game. I play Attila and at some point of time Poland and Shoshone declare war. Poland has conquered one Shoshone city some time ago. So I go and take the Poland-...
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Will the foreign legion disappear if I switch ideology in Civilization 5 Brave New World

Say I have chosen the Volunteer Army from Freedom ideology. Will the summoned troops disappear if I then switch the ideology?
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How to switch ideology in Civilization 5 Brave New World

Want to change my ideology to another due to great unhappiness caused by a civilization superior in culture and having another ideology. What are the steps for switching ideology manually?
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How to capture a city (take over another civilisation) and what is a warmonger penalty?

I've been playing civilisation for just over 5 months and I really don't know how to capture a city. In the industrial era, I invaded one of Poland's cities and easily knocked it down to no health! ...
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Civ V and City State Allies

Ok, i am very far into my game of civ v atm, i have many allies. The problem is with the Byzantinum Empire. It seesms that any city state connected to their borders gains some sort of static influence ...
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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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Getting a great prophet crashes CivV (with mods)? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Civilization 5 - Science victory vs. conquering the capital [duplicate]

So, an AI civ was on the verge of a science victory when I managed to conquer its capital. My question is: what happens now? Have I prevented a science victory for that Civ unless it takes back its ...
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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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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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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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High ranking at global leaderboards of Civ5 BNW

High rankings at the global leaderboards have many mysteries. For example, current #1 is Russian tech victory at turn 11 of Diety. But tech victory needs building spaceship which needs quite latest ...
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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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Militaristic city-state allies gifting unique units

I had a game where I was gifted a Legion by a city state. Rome wasn't even in the game. Has this happened to anyone else?
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Playing Civ V with Steam on different PC

My friend and I want to play Civ V together using LAN. His laptop isn't te newest one and has some performance issues so we thought that he could play on mine using his Steam account since I have two ...
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Does Swedens UA work in team-games?

Lets say I setup a game 3v3, and I'm sweden, will I automatically get the 20% bonus from having 2 allies?
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How to see difference between national and world wonders

How can I distinguish world wonders from national wonders from the tech tree or production list? Do I have to go into the help?
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Warmongering though proxy in Civ 5

I'm trying something new and not using Montezuma for a cultural victory though sacrifices, though I always seem to get a conquest first, and went Venice with their good trade and MoV unit. So right ...
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Can I repick ideological tenets after forced to switch to different ideology

Lets assume I was forced to change my ideology with several applied tenets to another ideology. Will I have the same number to tenets to reapply or should I start from the scratch?
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Why don't AI players lose their army when having teared down economy

I usually play Civ 5 on Prince difficulty level with Raging Barbarians checkbox ticked. And I always ecnounter situation when AI players have zero gold and negative gold per turn however even with ...
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Why can I not find any Aluminium?

I've played a number of matches now on an Earth map in BNW, both with a modded and unmodded version, and for some reason, I never find any aluminium anywhere. I find plenty of Iron, Uranium, Coal and ...
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When Capturing City-States do bonuses remain?

What I mean is do the City-States type bonuses (Extra Food, Religion, Culture, Special Luxuries, etc) remain with the city when captured. So if I capture a Faith-based City-State with I gain the +2 ...
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If you convert an AI opponent's cities, will they decide not to found a religion?

I was looking over at this "what should I do with my prophets" question, and realized that I couldn't give good advice because I wasn't sure whether you could prevent another civilization from ...
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Effects of your response to Denoucing?

Does your response to being denounced have an effect? If so, what effect? You'll pay for this Very well Does this change between Vanilla, G&K, and BNW (in over-all effect or minor adjustments)?
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How to keep up on Science on Immortal?

Preamble: I don't care for direct science victory as a primary objective, however; I do realize the importance of science for the game. On Emperor I have no problem keeping up on science against the ...
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What causes increases in city tile bonuses?

I’ve seen lots of cities with huge tile bonuses, like in the screenshot. What exactly causes these bonuses to increase? Also, is there a way in-game to find what exactly is causing the bonuses on a ...
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Civ 5 BNW: why are city states far tougher than major civ cities on settler?

I started a game of Civ 5 BNW with the mod that makes the USA completely broken (every important unit is upgraded, start with all 4 base techs unlocked, start with 3 settlers, 3 workers and a super ...
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Can you end a permanent war by liberating the city-state that declared it?

In Civilization 5, there are City-States scattered around the world. You can bully them for lunch money, ally with them, and declare war on them. If you conquer enough City-States, you'll eventually ...
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Honor Aztec Strategy

Preamble: I love playing civ5 by getting the most out of my UAs/UUs. However, that being said I do like variety so I aim for different victory styles using similar mini-strategies if you will. By far ...
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How can I prevent a negative happiness rating when choosing an ideology?

One turn after choosing my Ideology, my happiness goes to -10. And it stays that way, even if I change my ideology. How can I prevent that?