6otM157 Announcement


GOTM Staff
Nov 26, 2016
Welcome to game 157 in the 6OTM Series! These games will allow new and old GOTM fans to try out the new features in Civ6 in a friendly environment. Participants are encouraged to post questions, stories, advice, tricks and failures in the dedicated game threads (described below). Each game will specify the Civ you will play and the Victory Condition to strive for. We will be working to refine the 6otM concept as we move ahead with the series. Gifting of cities is an exploit in a religious VC as the AI cant see that it will lose if it accepts the cities.

Must Read!
We would like to ask you to abide by our most sacred rule: Don’t replay any turns! If you make a mistake, accept it and try to recover. To ensure fair play and prevent results exclusions, please set your Autosaves to 1 turn. In the event of a computer crash while playing, just reload to the previous save and play it as closely to how you played it the first time. Please let Leif know (via Conversation (Private Message)) if you experienced a crash and how many turns you replayed.

Civ VI - 6otM157 Details:
Player (You): Yongle – China
Victory Condition: Science but all other VCs are enabled. (Goal is fewest number of turns.)
Difficulty: Immortal

Civs/City-States (including player): 8 / 12
Map Type/Size:
East Asia / Standard Size

Game pace: Standard
Disaster Intensity: 2

Game Mode(s):
Barbarian Clans; Monopolies & Corporations

Game options:
Start - Ancient Era
Enabled - Barbarians; Tribal Villages
Game Version: This game was created in Civ6 Gathering Storm version
Game Requirements: vanilla version of Civilization VI with Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm expansions. All pre-NFP & NFP DLCs are required. New Leader Pass required.

Here is where you will start:
6otM157 start.png

Yongle – China Unique Attributes:
Spoiler Unique Attributes :

Yongle Leader Bonus: Lijia: All cities gain access to three unique Lijia projects, which can either convert 50% of their Production into Food or Faith, or 100% of their Production into Gold. Cities with 10 or more Citizen Population gain +2 Gold, +1 Science and +1 Culture for every Citizen Population.

Unique Ability: Dynastic Cycle: Eurekas and Inspirations provide an extra 10% of the Science and Culture cost for researching technologies and civics. Completing a Wonder grants a Eureka and Inspiration from that Wonder's era.

Unique Unit: Crouching Tiger - Replaces N/A, Unlocked by Machinery
Attributes: High Ranged Strength; Has a ranged attack with Range 1; -17 Ranged Strength against District defenses and naval units.

Unique Infrastructure: Great Wall - Built by builder; Unlocked by Masonry
Effects: Occupying unit receives +4 Defense Strength and automatically gains 2 turns of fortification (+6 Defense Strength); +2 Gold; +2 Gold for each adjacent Great Wall; +2 Culture for each adjacent Great Wall (with Castles); Provides Tourism equal to its Culture output (with Flight); Can only be pillaged but never removed by disasters.

Information about threads associated with each individual 6otM -- Must Read if you are new to our Game of the Month!
Please note: If you wish to make a video of your game, please do not post any links to it until after the game submission date has passed. This is because of the potential spoilers that are created by posting before the end date. Thank you for your cooperation.

Spoiler :
Announcement thread (this one): This thread is used to announce the game and clarify the settings and rules (don't be afraid to ask questions). It's also used to discuss the game before you start, and post problems with opening the save. Once you have opened the save, DO NOT POST in the Announcement thread, even non game-related information. Instead use the next thread.

Opening Actions thread: This thread is used to discuss the game's opening decisions and strategies through the first 100 or so turns. Here you can post questions related to the game and share your achievements/anger/frustration/victories while you play. We encourage players to use the spoiler tags for screenshot. During the time the game is active, please do not post any information concerning the game outside of the spoiler threads including screen shots, videos, or recorded/live-cast Let's Plays on other websites.

After Actions thread: In this thread you can post the results of your game. Please state your victory/loss date and final score (preferably in the post title) and describe your path to glory in this post! Players are encouraged to provide feedback on the game. Some players like to replay the game, and although we will not record the results from a replay, you can still post your new experiences. The game will not be closed as such, but after one month, the results will be compiled, and will not necessarily be updated with reports coming in after the finish date.

File Upload System
In development.

This game runs for a month and ends 15 May 2023.
@The_J @Blake00

The save is attached below.


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I hear the Lady calling to me... OMG first hut Relic, answer the Lady's call, every ancient wonder. Even Bath. LOL

P.S. This is a wishlist, not a spoiler. :mischief:
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