The new embarkation is my favorite feature of the game.
In civ4 it was a big hassle to arrange galleys, galleons, and transports. Most of the...
I finally got it.
The three musketeers need to partially surround the enemy unit.
I was putting them next to EACH OTHER.
That was wrong....
Yes. I'm using the French Musketeers.
I'm trying to get the "three musketeers" achievement.
I have three musketeers standing together.
I tried it in a small triangle.
I tried it in a...
I'm afraid to build railroads.
Is it worth connecting cities by railroad?
Is there any benefit to putting a railroad on a mine or lumbermill or...
One of the mistakes I make when trying to capture a city is to jump a little too soon. During these times I sacrifice all my catapults for...
Excellent thread so far!
Playing from slightly behind will sort of simulate playing at the next higher difficulty level ... at least for the...
1. find horses
2. build Keshiks
Thank you Sisiutil for the tech tree explanation.
Thanks also for building the University of Sankore in Timbuktu. These little details...
I recently moved up a skill level from Warlord to Noble, in large part from studying the ALC threads and other strategy discussions....
1. Beeline to Industrialism to discover and then claim aluminum.
2. Beeline to Robotics and then build The Space Elevator.
3. Win the Space Race....
It looks like Gao will be able to support FOUR artists . . . at least I think it works out that way with two fish each with fishing boats plus...
Just for easy reference, here are the wonders that benefit from stone:
The Hanging Gardens
So far this is a great thread and a great game. It is totally appropriate for Mansa Musa to be wallowing in commerce, which will most likely be...
Catherine of Russia to get my two favorite traits: financial and creative
I'm campaigning for the concept of playing toward a sort of pseudo realistic historical scenario, as expressed by this...
Here is my recommended tech build path:
C-IV Gotm XV: Inca
4000 BC: We explore a little and set tech path to bronze working followed by the wheel.
3940 BC: We...
Thanks for playing and carefully documenting the ALC games. I enjoy reading these threads even more than playing the game.
Just to illustrate...
The Caravel is fine.
It is working as intended.
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