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Ever have one of those starts...

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by sanddemon, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. sanddemon

    sanddemon Chieftain

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  2. Pythakoreas

    Pythakoreas Chef Tain

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    Cool. Would've been even better if that Mountain was just next to you.
     
  3. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    Needs a single mountain and salt.
     
  4. Ekmek

    Ekmek on steam: ekmek_e

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  5. Calouste

    Calouste Deity

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    Very tempting to settle 2 N or 2 NW from where the Settler currently is. It looks like you're on some kind of bay, which means sea trade routes might have to wind around a lot of land before they reach a different city, and not many cities might be in reach before Compass. And there are probably more flood plains to the north.

    Nice to have Religious idols as a backup if you're too late for Desert Folklore.
     
  6. Thorn

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    Guarantee you I'd find a way to lose. :p
     
  7. Lrd Dread

    Lrd Dread Prince

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    post the save file, I would like to play it as well.
     
  8. bpower

    bpower Chieftain

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    Its a nice start no doubt but I've started to dislike these uber desert starts. Your early strat is very formulaic. Prioritise early religion for DF then rush Petra. If you hit those its game over.
     
  9. Byzantine Bomb

    Byzantine Bomb Warlord

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    If only you were Morocco and the mountain tile was just one hex closer...
     
  10. Lrd Dread

    Lrd Dread Prince

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    how do you rush petra
     
  11. Highway_King

    Highway_King Chieftain

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    If there was a mountain tile directly to the left of your settler that would be perfect. As long as that body of water isn't actually a large lake you should be good to go.
     
  12. sanddemon

    sanddemon Chieftain

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    I've got the save, where can I upload it to?
     
  13. FeiLing

    FeiLing Deity

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    Why hasn't anyone asked for the difficulty?
    Miss DF and/or Petra. Where's your guaranteed win now?
     
  14. Ekmek

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    you should be able to attach it to your post in advanced view not quick reply and click manage attachments.

    It may require a zip file if it doesn't upload the civ5save format.


    What difficulty was this?
     
  15. sanddemon

    sanddemon Chieftain

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    Got it, added the save. Pangaea, Quick, Small, Emperor
     
  16. ense7en

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    Yeah get beaten to Desert Folklore and Petra and this start ain't so nice.

    Actually, it's not all that amazing regardless.

    edit: okay loaded up the game.
    Your save is from after you settled your city on the coast, which i most definitely would NOT have done. Post the autosave from the beginning, not after you moved your warrior the wrong way and settled the wrong spot :p

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    Found FoY a few turns in. Yeah GG, though i will not be playing this due to the city being in the wrong spot, and quick speed
     
  17. sanddemon

    sanddemon Chieftain

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    Sorry, just pulled the save I had done...think the auto might be gone. Also yeah FoY was right next to the spot, it's a pretty obscene start.
     
  18. ense7en

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    Use spoilers about map info so others can play it without knowing!
     
  19. jaldaen

    jaldaen Prince

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    Usually there is an "Autosave_0000 BC-4000" as long as you don't start a new map. And if you do start a new one, sometimes you'll still be able to use "OldAutosave_0000 BC-4000." So you might still have the original start before settling.
     
  20. InDubioProReo

    InDubioProReo Warlord

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    It wasn't exactly a start, but recently I rolled a map where it was a Hill surrounded by 4 Salt tiles, Cattle, Horses and Incense. That was crazy good location for a city.
     

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