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Civ IV Demogame IV - Starting the Game

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Democracy and Team Games' started by Bowsling, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. NKVD

    NKVD Cossack

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    i dont remember much about how other demo games worked but how about one sub-forum titled : Cities

    in that one a list of all cities (major ones) with a mayor and citizen talking about what to construct and improvements. the list of all citizen on the first page of each cities...easier to follow no ?
     
  2. Lord Civius

    Lord Civius Chieftain

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    I love the idea and I have a few more ideas for forums but when I brought it up last Dgame the idea got little attention. I am still fairly new to Civfanatics, I played my prior Dgames (before Civ4 DG3) at 1BC, Civilized (COGC) and Noitazilivic, we had alot more forums and IMO it was less confusing especially to new citizens.
     
  3. NKVD

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    this is especially why i never joined an ongoing game! i never knew where to go and which city to go ''live in'' ...
     
  4. Lord Civius

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    Organization is one of the key components to a Dgame. It almost killed DG3 after the Triad fiasco. I say we put organization at the forefront as we approach the start of DG4. Perhaps we could add some sub-forums within the 4 main forums to help quell a little bit of the confusion. Like a Cities sub-forum within the parent Citizens forum for example.
     
  5. IamJohn

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    I think it's a good idea, just be careful though, if you go too nuts with organization you'll have a hard time getting people to understand how things work. :)
     
  6. Lord Civius

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    I agree too many forums can be even more confusing :confused: . Lets just go with the 4 original forums, possibly 5 (one for Cities) so we can get the Dgame started. If whoever puts them up wants to just add the "Cities" as a Sub-forum in "Citizens" that would work too.
    A detailed "Start here" thread (stickied) on the main forum will give new members somewhere to start and help quell any confusion.
     
  7. civver_764

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    What kind of start date are we looking at?
     
  8. ice2k4

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    I'd say if we started seriously discussing now, we would be electing by the end of the month and the game would start early October.
     
  9. Bowsling

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    That is of course assuming that we get the forums early enough.
     
  10. Vandal Warlord

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    And I'm proud to be part of that alomst death...... but, I agree completely with Civius on this one.
     
  11. civplayah

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    I think TCN and CivGeneral would be interested. Has anyone PMed them yet?
     
  12. Lord Civius

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    I PMed everyone that posted interest in this thread a week or two ago. They all showed back up. I told them it was about to start but we are still waiting on the forums. I didn't PM TCN or CG.
     
  13. Sommerswerd

    Sommerswerd I never yielded

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    Does anyone have any idea how long it will be before we are ready to start?

    No rush, I just don't want to miss it...
     
  14. Bowsling

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    Hopefully soon, but we can't really be sure.
     
  15. civplayah

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    We have a lot of settings to finalize! Map style, speed, civ, leader; maybe we should get more polls up.
     
  16. Bowsling

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    I encourage people to place links in their signature just as civplayah, Lord Civius and I have done. That way, we can get more people joining.
     
  17. Lord Civius

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    I like this idea, sorry Civ must have missed this post. So would the King/President choose the advisors or the Citizenry? I would also like to see the KingPresident with less power, the power should be with the council and their instructions should have teeth. If not it is more of a Dictator Game.
     
  18. civplayah

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    I think the leader should choose the Governers, and maybe a general or two, but the rest should be the citizenry's idea.
     
  19. civplayah

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    Come on, mods! You're ruining the game! Ruining it!
     
  20. NKVD

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    why do we needs mods anyway! we can do just like the other demo games and create threads without a specific forum!
     

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