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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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Why do civs request deals that they won't accept?

I've noticed a lot of AI civilizations requesting trades with me that they will not accept with a flavor text saying something like "I cannot accept this deal." Sometimes hitting the button for make ...
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Why haven't I achieved cultural victory yet?

I seem to meet the requirements for cultural victory, by having more tourists than everyone, but I still haven't won yet. Cultural victory is enabled, so that isn't the issue, but I have received a ...
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Why can't I place a Campus district on certain tiles

I have following tile setup: {city} / {hill A} {mountain} \ / {hill B} -- {hill C} / \ {mountain} {rainforest} I want to put Campus district on ...
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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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What building boosts Saka Horse Archers?

Are Saka Horse Archers boosted by a Barracks or a Stable?
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Do rivers "block" adjacency of districts and wonders?

In Civilization 6, do rivers "block" adjacency of districts? Put another way, are two tiles with a river running between them "adjacent" for the purposes of district bonuses and placement ...
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Civilization VI Papal Primacy

The in-game description says: Type bonuses from city-states following your religion are 50% more powerful. What does this mean? Exactly how does this work?
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Can a corps or army be upgraded

I have a bunch of crossbowmen and musketmen, but just reached the Modern Era. If I combine my obsolete units into corps, can I upgrade them later?
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District building limitations in Civ 6

During play I have noticed sometimes I can't build certain districts on certain types of land. For example, a campus can't be built on a resource (irritating if a resource is next to lots of ...
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How many civilians can I kill with a nuclear weapon?

Yesterday I was playing civilization 6 and wanted to try out the missile silo. I launched a thermonuclear missile to a city state at level 14 population, which got reduced to 1 immediately. That ...
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Why would I want tourism with cultural victory disabled?

When playing with cultural victory disabled in Civilization VI, do I have any use at all for tourism? Does it impact the game?
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Meaning of 'Gift from the Storm God' achievement in Civilization 6

In Civilization VI, you can receive an achievement called 'Gift from the Storm God' if you receive a strategic resource from the City-State of Hattusa. I've learned that Hattusa was the capital of the ...
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Are alliances with AI permanent?

As the title says, I'd like to know if alliances with AI in single-player Civilization VI are permanent. Edit: To clarify what I mean by permanent: can the AI (or the player) break the alliance at ...
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In Civ6, what can you demand from a weaker civ?

In Civ6, what can you demand from a weaker civilization? In my current game I captured all but one of an opponent's cities and made peace with him. Later I needed some gold, so I tried to just demand ...
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Where can I use Ovid?

I got Ovid as a great person. The game tells me that Ovid "must occupy a district or wonder with a free slot of the proper Great Work type". What are those?
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How to set up the map for my playing style?

I like to start on a large island of my own and not make contact until I am some way up the tech tree, preferably with an advantage. In previous CIVs, I would generate the map, take a peek and ...
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What are the full rules for aqueduct placement restrictions?

In Civ6, what are the full rules (including any undocumented ones) for where aqueducts can be placed? See the below screenshot. It seems like I should be able to place an aqueduct between the city ...
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do you lose an embassy/delegation if you go to war?

In Civ 6, do you lose your embassy/delegation with another nation if you go to war with it?
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which buildings are damaged when you capture a city?

I have noticed that when I capture a city in Civ6, sometimes the buildings in a district are damaged even if I didn't pillage them. Which makes me think, perhaps I should pillage everything first if ...
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Can a National Park consist of all mountains?

I've got the tiles shown below that seem to meet the definition of a National Park. They're all mountains with breathtaking appeal. They're all within the boundaries of my city of Cumae. They are ...
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Is there a way to hide the map?

I would like to take a quick peek at the map as soon as it is created to see where the AI players are (single player mode), then hide the map again. Can it be done?
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Who wins if I spread other players religion?

I started playing civilization vi. Spawned next to Gandhi... long story short there are no more prophets all my cities are Hindu and Gandhi is now gone by my hand. Now all sorts of other religions ...
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How to enable the console on Mac OS X?

I know that I just need to set DebugPanel to 1 in the config.ini but where does the config file live on Mac OS X?
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Can I bomb resources?

I seem to remember being able to bomb an enemy civilizations resources in Civ 4 (perhaps it is Civ 3). Yet in Civ 5 I am not able to do this. Is it available in Civ 6? It seems to be quite ...
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How to create a trade route?

I build a trader and click on it. The cities that I can trade with light up in green. But I can't figure out how to actually create the trade route. Right clicking on the destination green area doesn'...
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When another civ wins a single-player game of Civ 6, how do you tell who won and how?

When another civilization hits a victory condition (while your own civ is still around) in a single-player game of Civ 6, you get the blowing-dust video that tells you you lost, and can then review ...
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Can you declare war on a declared friend in Civ 6?

In Civilization 6, are you allowed to make a declaration of war against someone that you have a formal friendship relationship with?
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How can I keep Gandhi satisfied? (He's a Peacekeeper and Nuke Happy )

I just started playing Civ 6 and I'm trying to play the agendas of the other leaders smartly, but I'm having trouble with one. In my current Gandhi has the following two agendas: Peacekeeper: Never ...
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How do you find out what a civilization wants or needs in Civilization 6?

I would like to find out what my allies need, so I can gift it to them. Is there an easy way to find out what they might be longing for at this particular time?
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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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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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Build Nuclear Device in Civilization 6

This is a two part question. What are the prerequisites for Building a Nuclear Device ( a nuke ) How does one actually go about building a nuke? Once the prerequisites are met, what menus do I need ...
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Why is this Civic's boost bar pink?

Just as Valamas asked about Technologies, why is the boost bar below Mercenaries pink while Civil Service and Medieval Faires are gray? I have boosted all three Civics, and I haven't researched any of ...
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How to receive Apostle promotions in the very late game?

In the beginning of the game, after you have bought an Apostle, you typically get to choose between two different promotions for that Apostle the following turn. However, in the very late game, after ...
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Build forests with builders

I once was able to build forests with builders in game but forgot how. I suppose there's a certain tech that enabled me to do that or not. Any ideas?
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How does the range of districts work? [duplicate]

How does the 6 tile range zone looks like? Does that mean 6 hex "steps" away from the district, or any city center within the six "rings" of the district?
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What are the benefits from each additional point of population?

In Civ 6, what are the benefits from each additional point of population in a city? I know the two most obvious ones: The number of districts you can construct goes up at certain intervals, and each ...
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Will a newly recruited Aztec swordsman have the special ability of the Eagle warrior?

Will a newly recruited Aztec swordsman have the special ability of the Eagle warrior? Should I make a huge batch early on?
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What do "Player Score" & "Military Strength" mean under Domination Victory?

Under Domination Victory it shows "Player Score" and "Military Strength". How are these calculated? I assume "Military Strength" is some kind of total of all your military units & districts. I ...
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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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Can settlers/builders be captured at sea?

Is it possible to capture settlers, builders etc when they're embarked, or will they be killed?
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I have no religion, I'm beating a civ about to get a religious victory in combat - how am I able to hamper their religion?

I have no religion, in combat I'm beating a civ about to get a religious victory. I now have a bunch of cities with his religion - and the inertia may take him over the religious victory line. I may ...
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What is a "valid National Park tile" [duplicate]

I've just build a naturalist in my game, and I want to use it's ability to build a national park, but wherever I place it the button doesn't seem to light up. What determines if a tile is valid as a ...
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Which districts can be shared between multiple cities?

I have read - but can't find the link (and as usual Civipedia sucks) - that Entertainment districts can be shared between cities up to 6 tiles away. I found the districts 'cheat sheet' on a number of ...
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How can you sell great people?

In Why would you not accept a free great person? we have a comment, twice stating: You can also sell a great person for decent money too. I didn't know about that, where and how?
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When, if ever, do siege towers stop working - and how can we tell?

When, if ever, do siege towers stop working - and how can we tell? Nothing in Civipedia or that I can find on Google.
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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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How do I know how many hammers I will get from chopping down a forest?

Originating from this comment, I can always see how much a new builder will cost in the city production screen. How do I know if it is worth it- i.e., how many hammers will I get from the builder's "...
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How does stealing a tech boost work?

When a spy is sent on a "Steal Tech Boost" mission, what exactly does it mean to steal a tech boost? Requirements: Does the other civ need to have the boost for a technology, but have it not ...
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Clear forest / improvement before building?

Should I use a builder to clear forest before building on top of it? (When there's a red question mark icon saying "Building here will remove the forest")
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