Line-Of-Battle (Civ5)

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Technology of the Industrial era

Cost 1470 20xScience5
Required techs Professional Soldiers
Leads to Scientific theory (Civ5) Scientific theory
Units enabled Ship of the line (Civ5) Ship of the line
Buildings enabled Stock exchange (Civ5) Stock exchange
  • Build Ship of the Line
  • Build Stock Exchange

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"No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of an enemy."
–Horatio Nelson

Line-Of-Battle is a special technology in the Conquest of the New World Deluxe scenario.

Game InfoEdit

Allows you to build the 20xGold5 Gold-boosting building the Stock Exchange, and to build the Ship of the Line, the strongest unit and the unit with the farthest range.

Historical InfoEdit

Although its first use in battle is a matter of debate (ranging from 1502 to 1652 AD), by 1675 the "line-of-battle" tactic was the most common formation being used by European navies. In contrast to the usual naval melees, in line-of-battle each warship could fire its broadside without hitting friendly vessels, allowing for both concentrated and continuous fire.

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