{"content":{"id":1571,"title":"Civilization IV (plus extras) (2005)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/4d9.jpg\" class=\"small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe peak of the series. Balanced enough that you can't find easy cheats (unlike Civ2), but not so balanced that every game ends up being identical (unlike Civ5). Leonard Nemoy. Great music. Great look without things being indistinct or blurry. Interesting tech tree, good timing. Easy to jump into and enjoy, but subtle and difficult to master. This is about as good as a board game can be.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-09-20T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-16T16:48:05.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-16T16:53:45.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e"}

Civilization IV (plus extras) (2005)

The peak of the series. Balanced enough that you can't find easy cheats (unlike Civ2), but not so balanced that every game ends up being identical (unlike Civ5). Leonard Nemoy. Great music. Great look without things being indistinct or blurry. Interesting tech tree, good timing. Easy to jump into and enjoy, but subtle and difficult to master. This is about as good as a board game can be.