Funnily, I've gotten back to play Civ IV continuously since V was announced. I've been trying some top mods out there. Anyone ever played the Age of Discoveries
Originally Posted by Sabretooth
'Cities now defend themselves with a set of 'Hitpoints' that need to be taken down to zero before a city can be captured. Units can still help defend cities but instead of just garrisoning inside the city as in previous games, they merge with the city and 'boost' the cities hitpoints.'
Hmm, so if I read right this means that if a unit merges with a city then it's lost for good? Like Civ IV's specialists, except they're turned into hit points in a bizarre morphing fest.