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Humankind: Civilizations and cultures guide — Ideal picks for each era

Choosing your culture.
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Humankind is a 4X strategy game that lets you combine multiple civilizations and cultures on your way to victory. Due to several options in each era or time period, you’re bound to encounter various intricacies as you progress. This also means looking at the possible bonuses you’ll earn and how these could affect your playthrough. Anyway, here’s our Humankind civilizations and cultures guide to help you with the best civilizations, cultures, emblematic traits, emblematic districts, and emblematic units in each era.

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Note: For more information, check out our Humankind guides and features hub. You may also take a look at our beginner’s guide to learn about the basic mechanics and early-game progression.


Humankind: Civilizations and cultures guide – Traits, emblematic districts, and emblematic units

Since we’re discussing several core concepts that are part of Humankind’s gameplay, I’ve divided this guide into several parts. You can click on the pages below for the concepts that you need help with:

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