Reviews and Problems with Sid Meier's Civilization V
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Uncivilised 5 ... 5 being the FPS
Jamming Jim, Amazon
26 April 2011
Summary: There's a lot of die-hard fans all complaining about the lack of complexity in the recent releases. I've been playing since CIV2 in 1996 and actually welcome the simplicity introduced in revolutions (xbox360) and civ 5 (mac), its even got the wifey interested and with 3 screaming kids I don't need...
Summary: For those of you that have played Civilization IV please don't bother wasting your money on this very bad successor! The depth and complex engine of IV has been replaced by a basic and completey inferior phoney!
Summary: All I can possibly say is that I should have heeded the warnings. This game is atrocious and i have been a fan of Civ for years. I can not fathom as to why they would change almost every enjoyable aspect of the previous Civ's to create this monstrous, cumbersome game.
Summary: This is not so much about the game itself but rather the Steam thing one is forced to play within. I seldom write reviews but this time I feel compelled to do so, if only to spare you the frustration of, having sat yourself down to attempt to enjoy the game in spite of all previous warnings and...
Summary: WARNING: To use this game you'll need to install STEAM. It is a very poorly written piece of software. It downloaded itself 99% _5_ times and then gave up for no reason. That was 100+ MB of bandwidth wasted.
Summary: I've been running this on the latest Macbook Pro (with the top specification - i7 processor, 512mb graphics card, etc.) and it is incredibly slow - to the point of being almost unplayable. I've tried loading it having restarting my computer and without and other applications running.
Summary: I will just list things that are now gone or don't work on the game Lacking MP Support No SP Scenario No Tile Animation No Religions No Espionage No Civics No Hamlets No World Wonder Movies No End Game Cinematics No Commerce, Research and Culture Sliders No Random Events User Interface (vary bad on...
Summary: I am buying a game on a CD/DVD - why do I need to register an online account in order to play it? If I wanted any part of Steam, surely I wouldn't have bothered waiting around for physical media, and what happens if steam goes belly-up or I need to reinstall it without internet access?