Be The Leader Of The Free(ish) World With Civilization VI

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Odds are that if you have electricity, you've heard of the Civilization series. It's the premier turn-based strategy game series, and Civilization VI, the latest installment, continued its dominance by winning over a dozen awards at E3. It's safe to say that it's our greatest achievement as a species.

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If you've never played Civilization VI, it's what you would get if Risk collided with a history book in a time tunnel and crashed into a college-level humanities course. It puts you in charge of one of history's great civilizations (your choice), and tasks you with recruiting antiquity's most famous minds (or in Teddy Roosevelt's case, most insane) to beat your opponents into rubble. The recently released expansion Civilization VI: Rise And Fall adds to the epicness of the core game by throwing in more leaders, maps, units, buildings, and Wonders of the World for you to construct. And that's all with the purpose of leading all the nations of Earth into enlightenment, whether they like it or not.

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If dragging your enemies kicking and screaming into the future sounds like your cup of tea, then you are in for a treat, and also presumably a trade war over tea. Normally, Civilization VI will run you $59.99, but right now you can get it at 50 percent off, just $29.99. You can also nab the expansion, Civilization VI: Rise And Fall, for $26.99, 10 percent off its regular price. And if you're feeling like Alexander the Great at Gaming, you can take a gander at this tasty Civilization VI Bundle, which includes both Civilization VI and Civilization VI: Rise And Fall for $56.99. That's a 36 percent shave off the retail price of $89.98, so whether you already own Civ VI and are looking to pick up the expansion or you're new to the game and want to get the whole package, we've got you covered. Use the coupon code SAVE15NOW to save an additional 15 percent off of whichever version you choose to buy. Tell Teddy Roosevelt that Cracked sent you. He'll hook you up.

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With great power comes great responsibility. Don't let it go to your head or you'll wind up dragging your civilization down Planet Of The Apes style. That will make Teddy Roosevelt sad.

And, hey. When you're finished with 'Civilization VI' don't forget 'Mafia' Is A Seriously Awesome Video Game.

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