Civilization IV is a game that has many players glued to the screen there playing on. They love the new features, additions and changes that make it even more appealing than the previous Civilization games. It is a game that will draw in anyone who loves games about history and who eats up strategic games.
In this game you can pick to be one of several nation leaders. And each leader has two special abilities that will transform how your game will play out. In the beginning the game starts out pretty simple. You can trade only through using roads and rives and as the game progresses you can eventually trade through ocean tiles.
Religion is a new aspect to this game. There are several different religions to choose from and the key is to get everyone in your colony to follow the same religion and beliefs as you. Having the same religion as your neighbor might mean that you become friends and that can promote several advantages to game play. The game will not ultimately be changed or affected by religion in any way, but it does add to the game and makes it interesting to play using it as a tool.
The way the military functions is another difference in this game. There are more factors for attack and defense that can be considered. It allows you to see what your chances of success are before you chosen to attack or defend yourself. The military also receive upgrades and bonuses as they gather experience points.
Many people had suggestions for this game that included adding game speed flexibility. And so due to user feedback, game speed was added. You can choose from a slow speed, to a fast regular speed to a quick speed. In quick speed mode the entire game can be finished in a few hours. Increasing the speed times allow a better challenge for players. That means that they can begin in slow mode and move into quick speed as their skills become more developed and defined.
You can upgrade the game buy spending more money. There are 32 resources that enable construction at double the speed, or can accelerate growth or add happiness or health to a colony. The new interface allows you to develop cities without having to constantly stop and open the menu. With all of the messages you will be receiving the less time you need for stopping the game will help you to advance in the game at a quicker rate.