Skip to comments.Firaxis Revisits Alpha Centauri With Civilization: Beyond Earth
Posted on 04/14/2014 1:10:11 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
That spaceship that launches when you win a game of Sid Meiers Civilization 5 with the science victory isnt an ending - its the beginning of Sid Meiers Civilization: Beyond Earth. In Fall of 2014, itll pick up that story and put us in charge of the effort to colonize a new alien world full of life, and build a new, unwritten future for humanity.
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Sounds like a rehash of their earlier Alpha Centauri. It received good reviews but didn’t sell well. I only vaguely remember playing it a few times.
It’d be nice if the two games could be linked so that it’s one continuous play.
Yes, it’s kind of disappointing when you accumulate all those cities and technology and then the game is over. But isn’t that the point of every game, to win as quickly as possible so that so that the game ends? The irony.
I’ve been following this one. I guess you could claim it’s a re-hash, in the same way that Civ’s 2 through V are re-hashes of the original Civ. Then again, technically all war games are re-hashes of Chess, too.
It’s all in the details, and those details look intriguing so far. Sid Meier and his team have been keeping me happy since the mid-80s (and F-15E Strike Eagle for the Commodore 64. . .), that I’ll trust them to deliver an excellent game. . .
This was a good game, but driven but uber liberal eco-ideologies.
And chess itself is probably just a re-hash of “hit with stick and see who falls down first”. I’m just wondering why they would expect it to sell better this time than it did the last.
Does your wife hate "Civ" as much as mine? LOL!
I've been playing it for 20+ years, too. It's a great game, and I like the turn-based play.
I loved that game. So many wasted hours trying to go off mission and get ALL the targets.
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