Civilization 5 Strategy Guide - How to conquer Pangea!

So here’s the dilemma: you are a blood-thirsty and powermad leader, but you’re having trouble kicking ass? Well you’re in luck because I’m gonna tell you all about it – starting with swaying the foot backwards and ending with the foot touching the unfortunate owners bum.

Due to the patch on december the 16th some strategies and game facts mentioned in this article are no longer working or valid.

Mastering the fine art of offensive gameplay is like putting togheter a puzzle. Or like cooking. Analogies aside: you must master all aspects of the game to win the game. Playing like a war-seeking brute won’t win you nearly as many battles as playing smart. Ignoring your people (managing happiness) will lead to guaranteed halt in your progression. Basically, you must conquer with steel and heart, but also with your head.

"All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved."
Sun Tzu

In this series of articles I will explain to you how to beat at least emperor level in Civilization 5 by domination. I will include general pointers, your mindset – what to think about and consider throughout the game, how to successfully manage your resources, expand your empire and invade other civilizations and more.

What I won’t cover is city states and naval warfare. I’m usually playing Pangea and turn off the city states option.


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