BTW, there isn't more complicated (as a game, not rules) and superior game than chess (IMHO, of course).
I don't give up, I think that I can learn about(?) lost game as much (or even more) than about won games.
Mostly I take once a week 3 (strong) beers and this amount doesn't affect my gaming. BUT sometimes I take good single malt and I have learned that...
It is definitely (?) a strategy game (you have to plan advanced what to do, when, where and how (and specially WHY) etc etc). Trading is only part...
If you like to play a good strategy game with logistical angle, try Patrician III, one of my all-time favorite.
I don't play just anything else than panagea/huge which means 10 opponents. I don't either like war games and I have quite often (but not allways)...
1) quick save (Shift F5) before doing anything else
2) capture city
3) examine city
4) if you like to keep it, go on to...
There are enermous mount of possibilities to define and test different kind of strategies for different kind of games (=lot of parameters/options...
If I'll stay on settler, then I absolutely know my level...
I use method where:
- if I win, I'll start next game one level higher
- if I lose, I'll start next game one lever lower
So I see my...
plus some else I haven't reached (yet) :lol:
Great game IMHO.
I never take 'slavery'.
I have been TBS - game lover for a long time and Civ serial since Civ II. Civ is one of best (after chess of course) TBS games ever with Patrician...
Hmmm, just in my last game (which I lost) Tokugawa was first and gave me a technic... OK, to be exact, that was not trade :lol:
You are right, I have noticed that mostly my 'normal' marathon games take time about 18 gaming hours (+- 1h).
Now I understand Why I haven't got culture winn (I allways play marathon/huge)...
Please, give me your definition of word "strategy".
Yes, I understand value of good defence, actually it is one of corner stones of my games. If I have good enough defencing forces, I don't...
As far as I can understand, "complaint" and "criticism" are not synonyms.
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