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Discussion in 'Civ5 - Hall of Fame Discussion' started by Denniz, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Denniz

    Denniz Where's my breakfast? Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

    Nov 28, 2003
    While the general Hall of Fame is an ongoing competition, we like to run time-definite competitions between updates that we call Gauntlets. Standard Hall of Fame rules (*) still apply, but any games meeting the settings will be counted towards the Gauntlet.

    (*) Please read the >> HOF rules << BEFORE playing!

    • Expansion: Brave New World
    • Victory Condition: Science (though all victory conditions must be enabled)
    • Difficulty: King
    • Map Size: Standard
    • Map Type: Pangaea
    • Speed: Marathon
    • Leader: Babylon (Nebuchadnezzar II)
    • Opponents: Any
    • Version: SV8
    • Date: 4th August to 16th September 2017
    The earliest finish date wins, with score as a tiebreaker.
  2. vadalaz

    vadalaz Chieftain

    Sep 15, 2014
    Bulb calculations don't seem to work properly on Marathon. The overflow is capped at 5*bpt or the last tech cost on Standard, whichever is greater, so on Marathon when I bulbed an 18k tech with a 33k GS I expected to get the full 15k overflow. However, I only got ~8000 though which was roughly 5*bpt at the time. Why it didn't pick the tech cost as the greater value is beyond me, as well as the bpt overflow cap not scaling up to 15*bpt. This makes the endgame slower than it should be, bulbing cheap techs towards Rocketry becomes a mess.

    Another gripe with Marathon scaling is the World's Fair which is still 20 turns long, yet the production cost does increase. I had to put 6700+ hammers into mine.

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