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#1 IMG News

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:32 AM

Inside Mac Games has posted a review of Aspyr Media's Civilization V: Civilization and Scenario Pack - Korea. The add-on content features a new scenario to conquer and the introduction of the Korean civilization.

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As with any Civilization in this game, each comes with a special ability. For Korea this special ability is called Scholars of the Jade Hall. The special aids development in Science and Technology. All Great Person tile improvements gain science at a much faster rate then other civilizations. Also, every science related building constructed will give your civilization a “tech-boost,” pushing you along the Research and Development tree quickly. While many will be satisfied by the normal rate of technologies being discovered, the rate at which the Koreans unlock new technologies will leave all the competition behind.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 09:21 AM

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You can play as Japan or China as the invading sides, or you can play as Korea defending your land. With two civilizations attacking Korea at once it may become very difficult to succeed, but with the right moves and strategy in place you can overcome your enemies and claim victory.
Actually in real history it was really Japan vs China & Korea. Japan at that time became aggressive and decided to invade the Asian mainland starting with Korea as it was the closest. Korea was a tribute state to China at that time so when Korea was invaded, China was obligated to assist. In the end the Chinese & Korean forces were able to expel the invading Japanese but not without much death and effort. This fact is also reflected in one of the introduction screenshots you included.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 11:35 AM

And the nickel and diming continues.  Call me when the entire game is finished and I can buy it for $30.  Until then, Civ IV beckons.
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Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:10 AM

View PostWeili, on 01 May 2012 - 09:21 AM, said:

Actually in real history it was really Japan vs China & Korea. Japan at that time became aggressive and decided to invade the Asian mainland starting with Korea as it was the closest. Korea was a tribute state to China at that time so when Korea was invaded, China was obligated to assist. In the end the Chinese & Korean forces were able to expel the invading Japanese but not without much death and effort. This fact is also reflected in one of the introduction screenshots you included.

Really? I wasn't sure of that... Its a shame that this didn't reflect as much in the game. But that being said the Chinese never attacked the Korean side until Japan attacked them.

Thanks for that :)
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Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:42 AM

View Postandrewlennox, on 02 May 2012 - 02:10 AM, said:

Really? I wasn't sure of that... Its a shame that this didn't reflect as much in the game. But that being said the Chinese never attacked the Korean side until Japan attacked them.

Thanks for that :)

Actually, in the scenario, China and Korea are a team against Japan attacking Korea.  In addition, there's Manchuria that can attack either side.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:47 PM

View Postandrewlennox, on 02 May 2012 - 02:10 AM, said:

Really? I wasn't sure of that... Its a shame that this didn't reflect as much in the game. But that being said the Chinese never attacked the Korean side until Japan attacked them.

Thanks for that :)
http://en.wikipedia....ea_(1592–1598)

The war had a few names, one of them being Imjin War