"If you make the conquered city a puppet state, you gain the benefit of the city's research and its output of gold, while taking a much smaller hit to your citizen's happiness."
Few things in Civ V caught me as much off guard as that one line in the manual. I went through the entire industrial era, and part of the modern era, with my economy crippled due to my lack of understanding of puppet states.
I had conquered my Chinese neighbors as my civ entered the industrial
Updated September 22, 2010 at 18:45 by pdxsean
(I shouldn't post my first draft.)
I think I slept about three hours last night. I woke up at least five times between midnight and six... it really was a "Christmas Eve" feeling.
And what a wonderful gift Santa left for me under the tree.
It was a little frustrating to see 7:05 roll around before Steam started decrypting. Once that was over with, I loaded the game right up. I've been taking notes as I went along, so these are just the things I've written down. This isn't a review, and I imagine
Updated September 21, 2010 at 20:06 by pdxsean