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Daily Deal: Sid Meier's Civilization VI

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Sid Meier's Civilization needs little introduction, but the newest entry to the saga offers entirely new ways to engage with your world. The turn-based strategy franchise has sold over 35 million units worldwide since its creation, creating an enormous community of players attempting to build an empire to stand the test of time. Advance your civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age by waging war, conducting diplomacy, advancing your culture, and going head to head with history's greatest leaders. There are five ways to achieve victory in Civilization VI. Which will you choose? Get started for $29.99.

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    Ninja (profile), 18 Dec 2017 @ 9:56am

    Between money shortage and lack of time I'm deeply sad to see this. Oh well. Another time.

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    Anonymous Coward, 18 Dec 2017 @ 11:19am

    Requires an online account to run?

    If so, no go for me.

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    Rekrul, 18 Dec 2017 @ 2:33pm

    Many years ago, my friend was a huge fan of the first Civilization on the Amiga. I didn't really like the turn-based nature of the game and the fact that you had to reach a certain level by a set date to win the game. You could keep playing after that, but somehow it felt kind of pointless then.

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    Anonymous Coward, 18 Dec 2017 @ 2:39pm

    Re: Requires an online account to run?

    Looks like it gives you a steam code, so you'll need to be online to install/download. From my experience in previous games of the series, it should not need online to actually play.

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    Mattheus (profile), 19 Dec 2017 @ 11:42am

    Bad reviews

    This game has terrible reviews on Steam. I am a huge Civ fan, I've played everything since III and up, but I have not gotten this because of the large amount of negative reviews. Apparently the AI is shit and they rushed the game.

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    Steve R. (profile), 19 Dec 2017 @ 3:59pm

    Despicable Attituded Towards the Customer

    Another opportunity to highlight how the customer has been screwed through this game. Well, at least in the past.

    1. Microsoft changed one of their DRM security programs which prevented me from playing Civilization IV. The makers of Civilization refused to issue an update to fix this problem.

    2. In a moment of weakness, I bought Civilization V. In reading the Terms of Service (TOS), I decided not to accept. Guess what, they didn't give you any option to return the game for a refund. I also complained to the seller, but they refused to take a return even with the TOS rejected. So if they are NOT willing to issue a refund if you reject their TOS, that would seem to promote piracy - the very things these companies claim to want to prevent. This is very deplorable behavior by the sellers.

    All companies selling products with a TOS should be required to issue the customer a refund if they decline to accept the TOS.

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