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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 prompts enemies to pillage improvements?

Numerous times both barbarians and other civs just sit on my tiles without pillaging. I find the enemy pillaging to be a random thing. What prompts pillaging?
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Why does the research item have a blue bar?

There are 3 research items in my screen shot. One I am researching, two others which are boosted. One of the boosted has a blue bar (Wheel). Why is it blue? BOOSTED: Mine a resource I boosted ...
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How can I see where my amenities come from?

In the image below you can see that I have two amenities, one from a luxury resource, and one from entertainment source, where can I see what entertainment is giving this?
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What does the "Under siege" debuff do to cities?

I sometimes see it but the game fails to mention what it does.
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How to hurry a wonder as China with a builder

I'm playing as China and I'm supposed to be able to hurry up a wonder with a builder. I've positioned my brand new builder in the city as well as the tile where the wonder is being build and I can't ...
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civ6 patch not updating

I am running civ 6 build 1.0.0.26 (143190) on my Mac. Purchased it using Steam. How can I either confirm that I am running the latest build or force update?
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Civilization VI Resolution on Mac Retina Display

I recently bought Civ VI and am running it on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with an Intel Iris Graphics 6100 graphics card and a 2560x1600 display. However, my game seems to be stuck at ...
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How do you check your units current experience in Civ 6?

I want to know what units are just about to level up.
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How do you scroll the tech tree screen in Civ 6?

I have tried edge scrolling, mouse keys, drag and pull - nothing works when I want to view more advanced civics or techs on the far right. It really makes planning your tech hard. Is there a way to ...
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Can I see my active diplomatic deals in Civ 6?

When making deals with AI I'm having a hard time assessing if I'm already trading for the resource or not. Is there a way I can see my currently active deals or deal history? If not, is there a way I ...
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How can I boost production late in the game to get a Science victory?

I've found that leading in science at King level isn't too hard in Civ 6, but there's a huge amount of production required in order to complete the 5 Spaceport projects What can I do to boost my late-...
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Promotions above 7?

I have had a unit and been steadily upgrading it. It now has 7 promotions - and is due another - however when I click the icon on the side of the screen there is no way to do the promotion. I guess ...
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What is first impressions diplomacy?

What affects it? Sometimes it is positive and sometimes it is negative and I do not fully understand what affects it. Does the first dialogue choice you get have any impact on it?
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Breaking corps apart? Adding 2 corps?

I have 2 field canon corps next to each other. I just received notification I can now make a 3 unit corps. I can see no way to join them - or break one so I can try and add 1 to another corps. Are ...
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Why can't I upgrade my Saka Horse Archers & Horsemen?

I have Saka Horse Archers. I now have the Stirrups tech and have made a Knight. However I do not have the option to upgrade Saka Horse Archers or Horsemen to Knights. Why not? Am I missing something? ...
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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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can a trading destination city ever get any yields?

When trying to create trade routes, it looks like I can select a city which changes the yields that get added for the city the trader starts in. But no matter what I pick, the section that shows what ...
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How do I list available trade routes

Civilization V had a way to list all available trade routes: I haven't found anything similar in Civilization VI, and no help when googling. I found this very useful in Civilization V, is there ...
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Cannot swap tiles with units

I have an archer on Hill (Woods) and an archer on Hill (Rainforest). Both have full amount of moves available (the turn just started) but I cannot swap them. Neither is fortified. There is an enemy ...
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How to speed up building districts with Aztec

While playing as Montezuma, I should gain the ability to speed up building districts using builders by spending their charges (It's their 'Legend of the Five Suns' ability). However, until now I've ...
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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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Diplomatic visibility levels

In Civ 6 you can have a certain "Diplomatic Visibility" with another civilization. These give you notifications about certain events related with this civ. The levels are: None Limited Open Secret ...
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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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How does Anarchy work?

No mention of it in the game documentation that I can find. When do you get anarchy? How exactly does it work? Any additional thoughts on when it is worthwhile or just always avoid it? I have played a ...
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What is the algorithm for the cost of religious units?

In Civ 6, the cost of religious units seems to go up the more you build. For example my first inquisitor was 100 faith, and the next one will be 105 faith. The same happens for missionaries and ...
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Can you add housing by working tiles more than 3 tiles from your city center?

In Civ 6, cities require housing, and one source is from tile improvements (0.5 per improvement): Farms, Fishing Boats, Pastures, Plantations, Camps. As in Civ 5, citizens can only work tiles within ...
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Do you have to be at war with a civ to engage in theological combat?

In Civ 6, do you have to be at war with another civilization in order to engage w/ theological combat with their apostles/inquisitors using your own?
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How is the yield of a district calculated?

In Civilization 6 the rules for district yields sound clear from the manual, but in practice it seems like they are different. In the manual, yields seem to be based on 1) adjacency bonus, 2) ...
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Military report

Is there a military report like in Civ5 where you could list all your units, see their health status and experience? A fast and convenient way to locate all units of a certain type would be very ...
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How to setup AI only game, ala "Battle Royale"?

I wish to setup an AI only game like they have done recently when Firaxis streamed a live game. I have not tried and have uninstalled Civ5, but apparently it has this ability. Is there a way to do ...
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How many religions can a Civ VI game have?

How does Civilization VI determine how many religions may exist in a given game? I've heard two primary theories: first, that the number is calculated based on the number of major civs in the game, ...
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What are the effects of discovering a natural wonder?

In Civilization 5 discovering natural wonders had a powerful effect (+1 to global happiness). In Civilization 6, when I discovered a natural wonder, I also seemed to receive a religious relic. That ...
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Meeting new nations: What determines the first contact diplomacy?

When we meet another nation for the first time there appear to be three scenarios. We say "It is an honor to meet you" then they will invite us to reveal their nearest city. We can invite them to ...
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Does the warmonger penalty go down over time?

In Civ6, does the warmonger penalty go down over time? I am in a situation where I have to declare a war without Casus Belli to save my religion, and the penalty is -36 which will totally destroy my ...
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Why can't my scouts enter water, even when they've entered my territory?

In Civ 5, once you had the tech to enter water, all units that entered your own territory could do it. I have builders in Civ 6 that can enter water, but my scouts can't, even after entering my own ...
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Can you retaliate in any way when a civ breaks its promise?

In Civ6, can you retaliate in any way (or does the other civ suffer any other penalty, such as damaged reputation) when a civilization breaks a promise? For example I asked another civ several times ...
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Destroying city's walls stops their defensive bombard?

I am assaulting a city. The city bombarded my catapult almost to death. I had moved 3 in. The next turn or two later, I noticed the city is not bombarding me anymore. Does destroying city's walls ...
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How to find out what cities you already have a trading post in?

Is there a way to find out what trading posts you already have? I have lots of cities and want to make sure I have created a trading post in all of them. Also when is a trading post created in a ...
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Where do Great Musicians go?

I've gotten my great musicians to go to certain wonders, but not sure where else to put them. My theater districts accept artists, writers, and artifacts (depending on art gallery vs arch museum). ...
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Do you receive a government's Legacy Bonus before you change governments?

The name "Legacy Bonus" sort of sounds like a bonus you'd only receive after you've adopted a different government. If I had to guess, though, I would say that you also receive it immediately. I am ...
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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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Can you save envoys for later?

I saved an envoy to use later, but I feel like it disappeared. Maybe I accidentally used it, but I don't think I did. Is there any penalty to saving envoys for later, like eventually disappearing?
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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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Does Rejecting an offer of a peace treaty influence warmongering penalties?

An AI nation starts a surprise war against me, and later asks for a peace treaty. Does rejecting such an offer influence warmongering penalties or upset other AI players?
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How does tourism bonus work with international trades?

When shooting for a culture victory, I keep reading that you need to set up international trade routes to help improve tourism. However only some civs seem to show the +25% tourism bonus after I setup ...
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What are the benefits of planting woods with a builder?

What does planting woods with your worker give you? I understand old forests give you appeal but it doesn't tell me what planting new forests even does for me... when where why should I plant them?
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Any way to view currently active trades with other civilizations? [duplicate]

I don't mean trade routes, but civ to civ trades with things like luxuries and gold. The only thing I can find is that you can get a little bit of info by hovering over your gold and see what is ...
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Second city - a lot of turns for simple production

I am new to Civ games and started straight from 6. After establishing second city I've noticed that number of turns required to produce a building or unit is huge! E.g. 50 turns to produce a ...
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How does population requirement work in Civilization VI?

I've read that "Each 3 Population in a city allows it to support an additional District.", however I've seen requirements such as 3, 6, 15, and 19. So kinda goes off the rails with divisible by three. ...
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I was attacking a city, so was a 3rd Civ, I captured it - now they are trespassing

I was attacking a city, so was a 3rd Civ, I captured it - now they have been trespassing for several turns. Is this a bug? I am not at war with the 3rd civilization - though I have denounced them. ...
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