What is the hardest civ to play in 1v1?

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What is the hardest civ to play in 1v1?

Poll runs till Fri Jun 22, 2046 10:15 am

Germans
1
5%
Ports
9
43%
Brits
5
24%
Japan
1
5%
India
2
10%
Aztec
3
14%
 
Total votes: 21

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Re: What is the hardest civ to play in 1v1?

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I think any new civ you play is difficult. It is only after playing them awhile do they seem easy. I used to have the hardest time with Spain always housing myself. Dutch may be easy to you guys, but I have never really played any real games with them and struggle to keep up. And the difficulty of a civ has nothing to do with their power but once an easy to perform strategy is powerful, then it gives that illusion (China disciple FF, etc.).

I also find the British easy to play but not so powerful because longbows in colonial blow and this game is mostly about light infantry. I may go back to them in the next patch since the RG hussar / longbow or hussar / musket combo will be very feasible and their army is very flexible.
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That's not true. I just played a game as port on water and I found it extremely difficult to manage docks making fishing boats and 3 tcs making vills while getting an army to stop the other guy's pushing. On land brit is harder imo but water port is apocalyptic.

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Post by KingKaramazov »

Well, to be fair, different things are more difficult for different types of players.

I find it a lot more difficult to pull off a successful FF with most civs than sea-booming.

But being able to boom and still have a strong army and be somewhat aggressive is really difficult.
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Post by Sporting_Lisbon »

I find it a lot more difficult to pull off a successful FF
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