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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World for Mac [Online Game Code]

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  • ESRB Rating E10+ - Everyone 10+
  • Genre Strategy
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This new expansion provides enhanced depth and replayability through the introduction of international trade and a focus on culture and diplomacy. Your influence around the world will be impacted by creating Great Works, choosing an ideology for your people, and proposing global resolutions in the World Congress. As you move through the ages of history, you'll make critical decisions that will impact your relationship with other civilizations.

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World also introduces nine new civilizations, eight new wonders, two new scenarios, four new gameplay systems, and dozens of new units, buildings, and improvements. All of these offer an expanded variety of ways to build the most powerful empire in the world.

  • newegg New Culture Victory Spread your culture across the globe, dominating all other cultures. Create masterpieces with Great Artists, Writers, and Musicians that are placed in key buildings across your empire like Museums, Opera Houses, and even the Great Library. Use Archaeologists to investigate sites of ancient battles and city ruins for priceless cultural artifacts. Become the first civilization with a majority influence in all other civilizations to achieve a Culture Victory, becoming the envy of the world.
  • newegg New Policies and Ideologies Enter the Industrial Age and choose the ideology of your people: Freedom, Order, or Autocracy. Each ideology grants access to increasingly powerful abilities, and serves the different victory conditions in unique ways. The choices you make will impact your relationships with other civilizations for the rest of the game.
  • newegg World Congress The importance of diplomacy is intensified and city-state alliances are more important than ever. Change the diplomatic landscape through a new World Congress that votes on critical issues like implementing trade sanctions against rogue nations, limiting resource usage, designating host cities for the World Games, and the use of nuclear weapons. Game-changing resolutions, vote trading, intrigue and a new lead-in to the Diplomatic Victory ensures that the end of the game will be more dynamic than ever before.
  • newegg International Trade Routes Build your cities into hubs of international trade by land and sea, creating great wealth and prosperity for your people, while also spreading religion, cultural influence, and science. The number of trade routes increases through the advancement of economics and technologies, the creation of wonders, and the unique abilities of your civilization. Will you connect to a closer city for a lower payoff and a safer route, choose a longer route with more risk for the bigger payoff, or perhaps point your trade route inward, sending vitally important food and production to the far corners of your own empire?
  • newegg New Civilizations, Units and Buildings Nine new leaders and civilizations are introduced – including Poland, Brazil, Portugal, Zulu, and more – each with their own unique traits, units, and buildings.
  • newegg New Wonders This expansion set introduces eight new Wonders, including the Parthenon, Broadway, the Globe Theater, and the Uffizi.

Learn more about Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World for Mac [Online Game Code]

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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World for Mac [Online Game Code]

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Brand
Aspyr
Model
ASPYR053
Platform
Mac

Features

ESRB Rating
E10+ - Everyone 10+
Drug Reference
Mild Language
Mild Violence
Genre
Strategy
Feature
Can you conquer the new world?

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World is the second expansion pack for Civilization V - the critically acclaimed 2010 PC Game of the Year.

Features:

New Culture Victory: Spread your culture across the globe, dominating all other cultures.

New Policies and Ideologies: Enter the Industrial Age and choose the ideology of your people: Freedom, Order, or Autocracy.

World Congress: The importance of diplomacy is intensified and city-state alliances are more important than ever.

International Trade Routes: Build your cities into hubs of international trade by land and sea, creating great wealth and prosperity for your people, while also spreading religion, cultural influence, and science.

New Civilizations, Units and Buildings: Nine new leaders and civilizations are introduced, including Casimir of Poland, each with their unique traits, units and buildings.

New Wonders: This expansion set introduces eight new Wonders including the Parthenon, Broadway, the Globe Theater, and the Uffizi.

Two New Scenarios:
- American Civil War
- Scramble for Africa

How To Activate

Note: Requires Sid Meier's Civilization V to be installed

Buyers will receive a code which must be redeemed via the Steam client to download and play the Expansion.

To activate your expansion code, open your Steam client and select '+Add a game' from the bottom left of the screen. From the drop down list, select 'Activate a Product on Steam' and then enter your code exactly as it is printed. Ensure it is entered in upper case and that you include the dashes.

If you have not done so already, ensure that you activate and install Civilization V via the code on the back of your manual first. If you do not the expansion code will not work.
System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements

Operating System: 10.7.4 (Lion), 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion)
CPU Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB
Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD2600
Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 8800
Video Memory (VRam): 256 MB
Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard

Supported Video Cards:
NVIDIA GeForce 8800, 9600M, GT 120, 320M, 330M, 640M, 650M, 660M, 675MX, 680MX
ATI Radeon HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6490, HD 6750
Intel HD 4000

Other Requirements: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client.

Internet Connection and acceptance of Steam Subscriber Agreement required for activation. See www.steampowered.com/agreement for details

Software license terms available in game manual and at www.take2games.com/eula. Non-transferable access to special features such as exclusive, unlockable, downloadable or online content, services or functions may require single-use serial code, additional fee and/or online account registration (13+). Access to special features may require internet connection, may not be available to all users, and may, upon 30 days notice, be terminated, modified or offered under different terms.

Recommended System Requirements

CPU Processor: Intel Quad Core
CPU Speed: 2.6 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Video Memory (VRam): 512MB
Apple original CPU's only, CPU upgrades not supported.

NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)

Disclaimer

Disclaimer
Steam account required for game activation and installation.

1991-2013 Take-Two Interactive Software and its subsidiaries. Sid Meier's Civilization V, Civ, Civilization, 2K Games, Firaxis Games, Take-Two Interactive Software and their respective logos are all trademarks of Take-Two interactive Software, Inc. The ratings icon is a trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. All rights reserved.

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  • Thomas K.
  • 2/17/2014 10:16:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsmakes a bad game good

Pros: I don't know how it happened, but this expansion makes Civ V enjoyable

adds a lot of new features and complexity that Civ V was sorely missing.

completely revises culture including drastically changed requirements for a culture victory (its no longer insultingly easy) and tweaked social policy trees.

Diplomatic victory has also been changed drastically as well. Victory is no longer randomly determined by dopey AI controlled city states late in the game, instead you now must ally with city states in order to gain votes used in the world congress.

product is a steam code. the 'for mac' has no bearing on what platform the DLC is for.

Cons: if you're familiar with Civ V's criticism as the game being intentionally released unfinished and selling off what should have been core features later on as DLC, that's exactly what BNW is...

Other Thoughts: Bought Civ V on sale a long time ago. Like anyone else who is a fan of the Civ series, I hated it immensely. Vanilla Civ V is so dumbed down and emaciated content wise compared to previous entries in the series, that its like a bad joke.

Likewise, G&K was a feeble addition to an already embarrassing game. The addition of religion and espionage were so rudimentary, minor, and basic that it hardly felt like it truly added anything meaningful.

Brave New World somehow changes everything and makes Civ V a brand new game. Its left me with the feeling that this expansion includes everything that Civ V was originally supposed to have. Basic things like trade. A more common sense approach to culture with tourism and works of art. A diplomatic UN victory that isn't based on random AI anymore. Lots of things including the seemingly bugged AI behaviors. In BNW, the AI controlled civs tend to have personalities they stick with. Before its like they had schizophrenia.

BNW adds a serious level of depth that really wasn't there before. It actually requires some thinking ahead and strategizing now if you play normal difficulty. Prior, it was easy to just click on whatever and you'd still wind up on top quickly running out of buildings to build because there were so few of them to make. Now its easy to run out of turns without hitting all the scientific advances for a space victory.

Personally, with BNW I love Civ V now. Its definitely worth checking out. Having put in several hundred hours after getting BNW, I know for certain it fixes a lot of the problems Civ V started with. It might not top Civ IV as far as best in the series go, but at least BNW makes the game a lot more fun to play.

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  • Hunter G.
  • 11/4/2013 4:35:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSid Meier hates me having free time...

Pros: I did not think it was possible to make Civilization 5 more addictive and entertaining. This addition brings a whole new level of play and makes online play far more entertaining. I have been a fan of Sid Meier for the last 30 years, I played the original board game, then the first computer version, and every iteration since. If you are a Civ fan and want to basically destroy all of your free time, pick this up, it is a refreshing modification to the traditional play and adds several new political aspects to the game.

Cons: This game will turn you into a shut in and you will starve to death because you want one more turn before going and seeking sustenance...

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  • Mark B.
  • 10/11/2013 4:00:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsDont buy this game

Pros: If you want to have a social life. I start this game up in the morning and all the sudden i get up to get some food and its dark out again. What day is it?

Cons: none. Ignore the title and buy this game.

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