Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
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Civilization Admission

I own Civ 4.

I think I played it for about 15 minutes before feeling like it was going to take days of feeling stupid before I reached anythign approaching "fun", as it looked like a board game designed by someone who had a fetish for producing infinite numbers of rules.

Did I get the wrong impression?  Is there an easy way to slide into the game without feeling like a complete idiot?

I'm so much of a casual gamer nowadays (playing for a few hours a week, if I'm lucky) that I need something that I can get to grips with fairly easily.  I don't mind playing long games in small bits, but I do need something I can enjoy without doing a course in it.  If this is possible with Civ 4 then I'll give it another go...
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