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A turn-based strategy game developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games. It was released for Windows PC on October 21, 2016.

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What do the different apostle skills (Evangelise belief, Launch inquisition, Spread religion) do in Civ 6, and how can I heal them?

I'm a little confused as to what the new apostle actions do. The ones I currently see are: Evangelise belief Launch inquisition Spread religion I'm also wondering how you heal an apostle?
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Are there any consequences of placing a city on a resource?

What are the effects of placing a city on a resource in Civilization VI? There are available: strategic resources (like iron), normal resources, like sheep and luxurious resources like wine. Do we ...
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What are the tradeoffs for tall vs. wide empires?

Background For clarification, tall empires are ones with a few very large and productive cities. Wide empires are ones with many smaller cities. In Civilization 5, global happiness prevented you from ...
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Why would you not accept a free great person?

I have seen players on Twitch choose to not accept a great person they have attracted. What might be a reason to do this?
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Do units heal faster in your own territory?

Do units heal faster in your own territory and more still in your cities? If yes - where did you get this information, and by how much outside territory, inside territory, and in city? "heal" and "...
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How to heal religious units?

My inquisitor survived an attack from another religious unit. How can I heal this unit? There is no healing option. Resting the unit within my borders did not work. Resting in a city did not work ...
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Who is Nancy Bonds?

In Civ VI when you discover Mount Kilimanjaro you get the following quote: "As it turns out, Mount Kilimanjaro is not wi-fi enabled, so I had to spend two weeks in Tanzania talking to the people ...
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Can I restore my wiped out Religion in Civ 6?

I was late to the religion party, so my neighbour snuck in and converted all my cities to his religion. Now I seem to be unable get my own religion back. In the previous edition, I could use a Great ...
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Is there any build queue, or some way to switch production without wasting hammers?

As an avid “stuff those few extra turns' production, until my next research is complete, into something I'll want to complete later” in Civ V; but I can find no ‘show queue’ button in Civ VI! Is my ...
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How are Visiting and Domestic tourists calculated?

I'm trying to attain a culture victory, so I know that tourism is important. In order to win, the number of Visiting Tourists must be greater than the Domestic Tourists of all other civilizations. ...
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Does building farms destroy strategic resources?

I am afraid to build farms or other improvements because I think I might accidentally replace a late game strategic resource like Uranium before it pops on the map. Is it a valid reason to be worried ...
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Why can't I discuss "Don't convert my cities"?

Teddy from USA is trying to convert my cities. He has used missionaries to spread religion. Why can't I see the Discuss option to ask him to stop?
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What are the requirements for national parks?

I'm trying to place a national park here: But the button to create one with the Naturalist is greyed out: I know the civopedia lists the requirements for building a national park, but they are ...
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Is there a way to rename cities in Civilization 6?

In prior versions of Civilization, it was possible to rename my civilization's cities (though it was, admittedly, difficult to find in Civ V). In Civilization VI, however, I've looked through every ...
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How far apart should I build my cities in Civilization 6?

I know in many (possibly all?) previous Civilization games, cities could only grow to a certain size, and usually you wanted to place your cities far enough apart that they'd all be able to grow ...
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How can I play Civilization 6 as Korea?

I'm trying to start a game as the Korea civ. According to this list of Civilizations in the game, Korea should exist, but it's nowhere to be found when I create a game. Why not? How do I play as Korea?...
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Dealing with barbarians early in the game

It feels like in Civ VI barbarians have been given a HUGE boost. They now spawn like rabbits very soon after the tile gets under fog of war; those camps spam units faster than my capital does. Any ...
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How do I turn off a repeating trade?

I put a trade on repeat, but then I changed policies and wanted to redo the trade. How can I turn it off?
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Inquisitors - When,where and what for should I use them?

I am confused on how to use inquisitors. I tried to use them to "remove heresy" from another civ. But the option was not enabled. I suspect I can only use them in my own territory because I could only ...
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Do "Bonus extending" building (Factory, Zoo, ...) stack?

In the mid-game of Civilization 6 you receive access to buildings like the factory or the zoo which have (in addition do some other bonuses) the attribute: Bonus is extended to all cities within 6 ...
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How does purchasing tiles affect cultural border expansion?

As far as I know, borders can grow when a certain amount of culture is accumulated in that city. But how does purchasing tiles affect this cultural accumulation? Do the accumulated culture become ...
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Is there any way to adjust edge scrolling?

Edge scrolling in this game seems a little off. The hotspot for top scrolling isn't near the top of the screen, and the right-down diagonal scroll doesn't seem to work at all. Is there any way to ...
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How do I tell another civilization to move its army away from my cities?

I've had several different civilizations get upset at me and tell me to move my army away from their cities, and since I didn't feel like going to war right then, I have generally complied. However, ...
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Does fortify give a defensive bonus?

Do my units get a defensive bonus when fortified? Like in Civ 5? How much is the bonus? The tooltip doesn't say and I could not find an entry in the civilopedia.
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What do these small buttons next to a unit's stats do?

When a unit is selected, its stats are shown in the lower right part of the screen: Recently I noticed that the small icons next to the combat strength and the movement points can be clicked and ...
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Can I stop another Civ's trader from crossing my land?

I have an enemy who is crossing my land to trade with another civ. Can I stop them from crossing without going to war?
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Civilization 6 saved game location?

Where are saved game files stored in the Mac version of Civilization 6?
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Do the ranged effects of districts or the Colosseum depend on the actual district location or on the city center?

Some districts (e.g. Factories, Zoos) and the Colosseum wonder have an effect that is stated to extend to cities within a range of 6 tiles. Will this distance be calculated from the district itself ...
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How do you skip a City Ranged Attack in Civilization 6?

In Civilization (edit: pre any patches) 6 I want to skip the opportunity to City Range Attack a unit because I want to do it next turn with a unit. Is this possible? In Civ 5 you could simply right ...
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How do I see a list of all my resources in Civ 6?

How do I see a list of all my resources in Civ 6 - and where they are going (I understand that each is spread automatically to up to 4 cities?). I need to prioritise which resource to get next, ...
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Is production completely lost when losing a wonder race?

A central theme in Civilization is the race to build wonders. World wonders can only be built by one civilization. In previous Civilization games and civ-like games there were various consolation ...
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What is the Warmonger penalty for a Joint War?

Normally when you are looking at declaring war you get a tip telling how severe your Warmonger penalty will be for this declaration. However, when an ally asks you to declare a Joint War, you get no ...
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How did I lose a city?

I am new to the whole civilization series. This is my first game, playing against AI. I had established a city, then, at some point late in the game, I found out it wasn't mine anymore. I don't ...
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Can I buy city districts?

Is there a way to buy city districts instead of building them the "normal" way? I can't seem to buy them with gold or faith.
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Why am I losing the game when I capture a city?

I was playing a single player game of civ 6 on Prince, and as soon as I captured my first city, the Defeat screen came up. As far as I could tell, nobody was anywhere close to any of the victory ...
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Why doesn't trading luxury resources seem to work?

I made a trade deal with another civilization to get a luxury resource (I traded a silver, which I have 2 of, for truffles, which I don't have any of). However that didn't seem to increase my ...
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Do I get the production back if I buy the building with gold?

I started building a stadium, because I was getting low on amenities. I chose the city where the stadium would have the most impact (4 cities within 6 tiles), rather than the city with the highest ...
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How should one interpret the religion lens?

See below image. This is the lens that is shown with missionaries, etc. One would think that the numbered overlay shows the number of citizens in the city adhering to each religion. Aachen thus has 0 ...
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Is it possible to play Civ 6 or BE on a Secondary Monitor?

I am running a dual monitor setup with the Primary Monitor on the right. In Windows, pressing + Shift + ← (or →) will attempt to move the current application to the appropriate monitor. When I do ...
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What are the specific rules impacting how much war weariness is applied to each city?

The Civopedia doesn't provide much information on how "war weariness" relates to location except to say that it is applied to every city you own, and that it is greater when fighting occurs in foreign ...
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how many tiles from city can be worked?

Is there a limit to the number of tiles a city can work? I've noticed that I can purchase and use tiles several spaces away from my city. How far can I go?
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What limits/blocks ranged attacks in Civ VI?

Do catapults have range blocked by units in front? How about archers? It's weird that in one screenshot, I can't attack 2 spots away, but in the other I can.
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Is there any benefit for having multiple copy of a same luxury resource?

I'm pretty new to civilization 6 and its amenities system One thing that is for sure is, one luxury resource yield 1 amenity point to the first 4 cities that need it the most. The question is about ...
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How do I send an envoy?

How do I send an envoy to a city state? The game tells me I have two but the options are grayed out?
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How can I prevent automatic unit cycling?

Military units cycle automatically once they've finished taking an action, but there's a notable delay and more often than not it just results in me clicking on the wrong tile on the map. It's really ...
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How can I see a city's border growth forecast?

In Civ V on city screen there was ability to see which tiles the city will acquire next and how soon. How can i see that in Civ VI?
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Why did my Inquisitor increase the foreign religion?

I had a religion, somewhat like taoism. A bunch of apostles came to my main city and converted more than half of my people. Afterwards, I went with an Inquisitor to repel them, but my Inquisitor only ...
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Is there any advantage to destroying another civilization?

Do I get anything from being the conqueror (aside from the cities)? For example, let's say another civilization loses their major cities, but sends out a settler. It makes a tiny city somewhere... ...
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Civ 6 "Play Now" change difficulty

The "Play Now" button starts a new game with Prince difficulty. Is there a way to change the difficulty setting on that button?
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Can the player that I stole art from see the stolen art in the trade screen?

I'm playing a multiplayer game and I've stolen a lot of art from one player. They don't know who's been stealing from them. Can the victim see the art & artifacts I've stolen in the trade screen?...

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