For those who don't know, Dan Quayle was vice president during the George Bush administration and later failed in his bid to become the Republican candidate for 2000. He is most famous for his jumbled phrases and awkward comments made to the media. He has become such a cult figure that gaffes not actually made by him have been attributed to him. He is also famous for being the lowest leadership rank attainable in several incarnations of Civilization, usually reserved for players who suffer conquest losses at low difficulty levels. But truth be told, Dan Quayle had a pretty successful political career. Certainly he is not the worst political leader in the history of the world. To undo this injustice, we honor a SG to Mr.Quayle and his unforgettable verbal inacrobacy. We play as Dan Quayle of the Americans. Our goal: win the game with the lowest score possible and obtain the leadership abilities of Dan Quayle! Version: Beyond the Sword 3.02 Mods: NO Leader: Roosevelt (but really Dan Quayle) (Americans) Difficulty: Monarch (no, we're not going the easy way and playing Settler) Map: Pangaea Size: Standard Era: Ancient Speed: Normal Opposition: 6 random AIs Variant rules: Dan Quayle believes that negotiations are the key to diplomacy. We can never declare war on anyone. Must win game with rank of Dan Quayle (or lowest rank attainable). Playing as Dan Quayle entails we emulate our idol. That means reports and discussion should contain amusing Quayle-like verbal blunders. Bonus points for topical references to actual quotes by Dan Quayle. This is a humorous SG, so serious micromanagers might want to look elsewhere. There probably also won't be much warmongering, diplomacy will be essential. Turnsets are 20/15 turns in peacetime and 10 turns if, heaven forbid, someone should invade us. 24 hours got it, 48 hours to play. Roster: azaris tycoonist shyuhe NoChildren And remember: "People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history." --Dan Quayle He was talking about us!