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[PTW] GOTM 176 Egypt, Deity -- Spoilers

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Game of the Month' started by Più Freddo, Sep 27, 2019.

  1. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    GOTM 176 Egypt Deity


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  2. CKS

    CKS Deity

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    In GOTM 176 you play Cleopatra of the Egyptians, who is religious and industrious. You start this Deity-level game with Ceremonial Burial and Masonry, and you build War Chariots instead of chariots. GOTM176start.png

    Scope of the Game

    Map size: standard
    Map topology: Archipelago
    Rivals: 7 pre-selected
    Barbarians: none
    Required victory condition: none

    The game is released on October 1, 2019.
    Submissions are due by December 31, 2019.
     
  3. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Pre-Game Discussion

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  4. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    An interesting start! We're tied up Civ-II-like between the Cattle and the Wheat. But with Industrial Workers, I guess we'll have the Four-Turner up and running soon enough. The extra Commerce and Happiness from Incense will come in handy.
     
  5. TheHaze

    TheHaze Chieftain

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    no barbs and archipelago -> it seems we can fully focus on growth and expansion at the beginning. I wonder how large our starting island is and if the AI can reach us with galleys. I don't know how good the chances are of getting the Great Lighthouse on Deity ...
     
  6. Captain_Jack

    Captain_Jack Chieftain Supporter

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    I will settle in place and build a temple immediately. My goal is a single city cultural victory, and on Deity I know my dreams will not last into the AD years.
     
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    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    It is indeed a very nice spot for 20k. I might just do the same!
     
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    I'm not confident at deity, but I'm giving it a go. With one more BG (maybe under one of those forests!?), I think this site would be a 1T worker pump outside of despotism.
    Republic isn't as good in PTW as in Conquests, right? Maybe I'll switch to monarchy and then to a democracy for a peaceful game. Research will be to map making and lit, might have to research monarchy myself because I'm not sure what I'll have as trade fodder at that point.
     
  9. CKS

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    PTW Republic isn't as good as Conquests Republic, but the GOTM doesn't use standard rules. One of the rule changes makes GOTM Republic play like Conquests Republic. Pick your government just as you would in Conquests.
     
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    Thanks, I can see that rule on the gotm webpage. (If only I would have read it ;).)
     
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    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    OCN or Size 12

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    I built a temple immediately in my capital thinking I would try for a 20K victory but I was soon stymied with nothing to build that would produce culture. It would have been far better to try for the 20K a bit NW where I could have prebuilt the palace, etc... I shifted to producing settlers and expanded rapidly. Too rapidly. I was soon overrun and raised the white flag.
    I deleted the game before submitting it, but this is quick and dirty loss for Captain Jack.

    For what it's worth I replayed the game with a sounder strategy and was able to build the Great Library when I made my second city the 20K project. I'm learning!
     
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    Uneventful start, 1425bc and I've built 8 towns. Currently researching writing still, on my way to map making to acquire some contacts.
     
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    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Middle Ages

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    Industrial Times or Game Submitted

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