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beetle's Recent Activity

  1. beetle replied to the thread CDG Series Discussion Thread.

    Wonder of wonders, I have posted a new CDG game, Arabia. Somewhere on my hard drive is that Dido game from 14 months ago. I still call...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 7:31 PM
  2. beetle replied to the thread [BNW] Community Deity Game #25 - Arabia.

    @raider980, I moved to the hill for the (1) extra early production and to (2) unlock observatory. Gems in 3rd ring (instead of 2nd) is...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 1:55 PM
  3. beetle replied to the thread I don't get what's fun about this game (Civ 3 player).

    Interesting. I think I played III less than either II or IV, but V is definitely my favorite. My recollection of III might be off. I...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 9:41 AM
  4. beetle replied to the thread Deity: What am I missing?.

    Okay, game is up. I put it in its own thread and mostly borrowed the formatting from the CDG series, except that I did not try to think...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:14 PM
  5. beetle posted a new thread.

    [BNW] Community Deity Game #25 - Arabia

    CDG 25 – Harun al-Rashid Please see the CDG Series Discussion Thread to express yourself if you have remarks and ideas. Some maps use...

    civ5ss-arabia-pp-t000.jpg

    Forum: Civ5 - Strategy & Tips

    Jan 15, 2018 at 3:02 PM
  6. beetle replied to the thread WHoward's Pick 'N' Mix Mods.

    EDIT: Never mind! I had loaded but not actually enable the mode. When it is active, there is a nice big “< Start Position >” in the...

    Jan 14, 2018 at 1:51 PM
  7. beetle replied to the thread Deity: What am I missing?.

    I am trying to win by domination using Harun (Arabia). Let me know if you would like me to share.

    Jan 14, 2018 at 11:53 AM
  8. beetle replied to the thread Smart City States in Civ V (Civ 6 as well?).

    Sorry @Titus Andronicus, but I am certain that you are mistaken about a CS razing Washington, as the game mechanics do not permit that....

    Jan 12, 2018 at 7:33 AM
  9. beetle replied to the thread Specific questions happiness, religion, threatening city states.

    Almost certainly that is an AI (or two) in a different ideology moving up a tier on you in terms of Tourism influence. You have to have...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 7:18 AM
  10. beetle replied to the thread Deity: What am I missing?.

    @carath63, do you have a ~T195 save? I would be happy to try different things, and share what worked for me, rather than make guesses...

    Jan 11, 2018 at 11:44 AM
  11. beetle replied to the thread Deity: What am I missing?.

    I would go back to the turn before you got the double-DOW from Shaka/Suleiman and see if you cannot bribe Shaka to DOW Suleiman. Then...

    Jan 11, 2018 at 6:26 AM