It seems like the opening movie always starts up and won’t let me cancel it until it has played for about 10 seconds. Is that because it takes the game that long to load regardless? Is there a way to turn off the movie?
Since version 22.214.171.1244:
- Navigate to
My Documents/My Games/Sid Meier's Civilization V/on a PC or
~/Documents/Aspyr/Sid Meier's Civilization 5on a Mac.
- Look for the file
Usersettings.iniand open it in a text editor like Notepad
- Search for the variable
SkipIntroVideo = 0
- Change the
Enjoy your shiny, intro vid free Civ!