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[BTS] BOTM 136 Final Spoiler, game submitted

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Game of the Month' started by Deckhand, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. Deckhand

    Deckhand Not so nice GOTM Staff

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    Tell us all about it.

    What worked?

    What didn't?
     
  2. petersc

    petersc Chieftain

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    Retired around turn 314.

    Was close to final culture push, then got surprise DOW from Khmer, and the french DOW very next turn I think. Khmer took one of my legendary cities, I retired.

    I thought I was keeping decent watch on Buffy Sit-Rep screen and never saw my face as a target. But I don't know how to read diplo I guess.
     
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2017
  3. BornInCantaloup

    BornInCantaloup A Shadow for the Warrior

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    Retired in 1230 AD.
    I liked a lot the starting position and the fact that the map was so large but
    I had troubles handling that very size (same with Pangaea's map that was provided a couple of months ago).

    Was looking into a Conquest win,
    Crushed the French (Macemen),
    Was in the process to crush the Khmer (Cannons),
    Intended to then go crush Sumeria,

    When Sury brought back a northern stack he used against America to defend one of his cities.
    He cleared a medium stack of mine, I didn't take cease-fire because I am stubborn, and then he cleared, on the same tile, about 3 other medium stacks I sent as reinforcements...
    So, I lost about 20 units to my own folly, 10 turns of production and the ability to swiftly switch from invading the Khmer to Sumeria.

    Had a beautfiful 4 prongs attack going on against the Khmer when this happened. Too bad. Crushed my spirits.

    4 prongs and some other screenshots :
    Spoiler :
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    France :
    Spoiler :


    Mainland :
    Spoiler :


    Fun :
    Spoiler :


    Gilgamesh never got involved into any war, has a massive army and is on his way to Rifling.


    Techs :
    Spoiler :


    Stats in 1150 AD and 8 turns after walking into the trap of death, 1230 AD :
    Spoiler :




    Bye-bye, cannons.
    Now, the out I could see involves making a Permanent alliance with Gilgamesh and I did not want to walk that line.

    GG, game !
     

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