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The Early Game
by Kbot
This guide will teach you the basics and analyze the early game in a beginner-friendly manner....
Civilization Rankings and Suggested Victory Conditions
by pyroflare77
A brief look into the advantages each civilization brings, their suggested victory type, and then their placement against all of the other civilizations....
Learn 2 Play Civilization V: For Brand New Rulers
by Doone
This guide is intended for players who are new to the Civilization franchise, who enjoy strategy sparingly, and/or who just want to understand fundamental concepts of gameplay. I hope to translate game concepts into easy-speak and provide new players with...
Civilization V Guide for players new and old! [WIP]
by Assassin
This guide is a complete walkthrough of game mechanics and strategies starting with new player strategies and moving on to advanced strategies such as moving your settler and micromanaging your population, as well as much, much more!...
Happiness in Civilization V (G&K)
by thecrazyscotsman
Happiness is an essential element of Civ V gameplay, and understanding how to keep your empire happy will prevent you from losing growth potential, productivity loss, combat strength loss, and having armies of barbarians spawn within your borders....
Maximizing Income
by thecrazyscotsman
Gold is king - maximizing your civilization's income will enable you to ally with numerous city-states, conduct diplomacy, rush construction projects, and field an army in an emergency....
Civilization V: Nation/Leaders guide
by Godless and Gaming
A general guide to all available nations and leaders with an emphasis on pointing out the differences between each nation's unique abilities/units/buildings compared to vanilla ability/units/buildings. Last Update: 12/22/2013 - Fixed numerous inaccurac...
Changes in Brave New World
by Ryan
Describes what changes has happened, what is new, and what is still remaining of Civilization V....
Civilization 5 Achievement Guide (Base Game)
by agent86
Think Deity difficulty is just impossible? Tired of playing game after game to get 1,000 of ALL the things? No idea what units you're missing for Model of a Modern Major General? Look no further. In this guide, I go over the more complex achievements ...
How to get into the modern era super early
by Anoninson
This guide will show you how to get into the modern era as soon as possible and if you are lucky win a space victory by the 1600-1700's (like I did on a multiplayer match)...
A simple guide to fair deals in Trading and politics
by Njord
This is a guide on how to get an edge on trading in Civilization 5, and using politics to your advantage...
Basic Rush - Take out an enemy early on - Any Civ - Prince Difficulty
by Jachymor
A simple yet effective guide to take out an enemy civ early on in the game. This frees up space for you to expand and gives you a city with 2 guaranteed luxury resources. The rush is independend from strategic resources and your civ aswell....
Thinking Strategies to Instantly Improve your Gameplay
by Advantage
Thinking Strategies to Instantly Improve your Gameplay ...
How to win the Korea Scenario as Korea on Deity in 16 turns
by Judicium
Using a few simple deity techniques, you can win this scenario as Korea in 16 turns (the quickest time to win). This is a great way of getting two of the scenario specific achievements, Honoring the Ancestors (Win on Deity) and Fear the Turtle (Win as Kor...
Basics - Venice
by Ryan
This is a quick video guide of what to expect if you are to pick Venice as your Civilization....
What Civ's to wipe out early in the Game
by Squizznar
The most annoying/over powered Civilizations in the game that you should wipe out immediatly and why you should wipe them out immediatly....
How to beat Gandhi
by AtomicHashtag
This guide shows you how to beat the overlord Gandhi....
How to win a science victory on Deity
by Anoninson
This guide will show you how to win on deity as almost any civ, it won't be the most in depth but it should give you lots of tips to improve your gameplay...
Микроменеджмент и очевидные неочевидности
by khaletski
Подробный рассказ о микроменеджменте в Civilization V. Как управлять ростом, производством и экономикой городов. Почему не надо ставить рабочих н...
All 43 Civilizations Tier List & Uniques Breakdown
by novaft2
Not all civilizations are created equal. This guide includes a tier list of every civilization realeased for Civ V. This includes the originals, G/K, BNW, and expansions. Included with this tier list is my breakdown of each of every civs uniques...
Civilization 5 Achievement Guide (Scenarios/DLC)
by agent86
Here in part 2 of my guide to the trickiest achievements Civilization 5 has to offer, I'm going to cover the achievements in the 6 DLC/Scenario packs released thus far. We'll ride horseback with the Mongols, exploit the Americas, bring culture to the Pac...
How to Survive the Wrath of Mahatma Gandhi
by Sir Harvestful
Walkthrough on how to successfully defend yourself from the great and powerful Gandhi. This guide will help players of all ages and skillset progress much faster and easier when faced against the Indian nation. These five simple steps will make all the di...
Civ 5: BNW Early Game Guide
by jooooopman
A Civ 5: BNW Guild on early game tactics and grand strategy. For Beginners to Experts....
Basics - Polish
by Ryan
Hello, this is a quick video guide of what to expect if you are to pick Poland as your Civilization....
Instruction Manual of Duh
by GAAD
This is a conceptual review, NOT a detailed analysis. Plenty of people have already made those. This is designed to tell newbies exactly what everything does....
Top 10 Luxuries
by A kamikaze pilot with a helmet
There is a big difference in Luxury resources in Civ and some are MUCH better then others. So I made a list of which ones possess more abilities then others. This will help with comparing spawns and future city locations....
Civilisation 5: Brave New World Guide: Russia
by snowman1989
Russia likes to spread itself far and wide, is one of the most aggressive land-hoarders in the game and can build a colossal military far bigger than anyone else. All shall become one with Mother Russia with this strategy guide!...
Uhtred's Guide For Conservative, Non-Expansive Players (BNW)
by Committee of American Affairs
So, by conservative and non-expansive I mean people that play like me, if you incorporate some of the following characteristics into your playstyle this guide may be of interest to you: -Dislikes having more than two to three cities -Does not have an a...
Making Sense of DLC
by Espresso
With all the DLC available for Civilization V, there can be some confusion as to what each DLC does, or why the store lists them a certain way. This guide explains the different DLC options and common questions about DLC....
Civilization 5: Brave New World Guide: Japan
by snowman1989
For a keen Domination-minded player, Japan offers you armies that will keep on going no matter how bruised and bloodied they get. But it is not a one trick pony: it still has a few other tricks sheathed away......
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