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GOTM151 Germany Deity - Pre-Game Discussion

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Game of the Month' started by Più Freddo, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Perhaps I can find time in the next few days. Any wishes?
     
  2. Lanzelot

    Lanzelot Moderator Moderator

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    Well, the VC is open this time, so a game that allows various strategies and victory conditions would be nice. And as Deity is already hard enough in itself, I would like to see not too many "luck factors", like nearby huts, necessity of suicide galleys etc.
     
  3. hth

    hth Warlord

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    No greeks please.
     
  4. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Archipelago, seven rivals, 60% water, roaming Barbarians.

     

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  5. Kuningas

    Kuningas Deity

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    very juicy start. settle in place fast pottery.
     
  6. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    The game release page, with the start file download link, is here.

    I have set the closing date one week later than the scheduled date, at 17 August.
     
  7. Lanzelot

    Lanzelot Moderator Moderator

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    Hmm, the start picture ("Oktoberfest" in München) looks familiar to me. We used it for an earlier GOTM/Germany a while back, didn't we? (And if I remember correctly, I argued already back the, that Bavaria is only a small part of Germany - and not really "representative" of the rest of Germany... :mischief:

    As an alternative let me offer a picture from the most beautiful town in Germany:

    Spoiler :


    :D
     
  8. Lanzelot

    Lanzelot Moderator Moderator

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    Hmm, is there any attribute for the IMG tag that resizes the pic to the actual page size?! :confused:
     
  9. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    I had zero notice to set this game up and I'm busy for the rest of the day/weekend. I just grabbed the last Germany image we used. Please live with it until I can look again. Since the last PTW game only attracted two or three players, and this one is deity, I hardly think many people will even see it!
     
  10. Lanzelot

    Lanzelot Moderator Moderator

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    No problem, I was more or less jesting... ;)

    I appreciate it very much that you and Piú went through the trouble of setting this up on short notice! A Deity game, yummy! And with Germany! I had already been looking forward to this for quite a while (and made sure to finish COTM123 ahead of time so I can start this one... :))
     
  11. denyd

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    I've only been able to finish one Deity game, but I'll give this one a try. I'll probably settle in place, with the worker to the cow and research pottery. The Philosophy Bonus is probably a pipe-dream, so I'll go for IW after Pottery and hope for Iron nearby to allow me to kill off a local AI for more expansion. With luck they'll be the only one on my island. If I'm alone, I'll enjoy the period of quiet expansion while awaiting the inevitable AI invasion (probably with Cavalry against my Pikes).
     
  12. templar_x

    templar_x usually walks his talks

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    for sure it is, as this is PTW... :)
    t_x
     
  13. denyd

    denyd Emperor

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    Well. so much for getting Statue of Zeus to provide a strong early military :blush:
     
  14. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Deny D., I have taken the usual precautions to make this Deity game winnable for normal Civ Players. I guess you still will need some luck and perseverance, and a lot of time, but there you are. The start position is really juicy. There's a BG under that Wheat. There will be contacts, but I hope no early steamrolling.

    Get out there and have a look around! Survive until you get those Panzers!
     
  15. Megalou

    Megalou Thez worlds are not enuf

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    Hello, old friends!

    I shall try to compete with you once again. My family and work situation being totally different these days, I'm not sure how it will work out, though.

    I vow to submit even if I lose the game.
     
  16. templar_x

    templar_x usually walks his talks

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    Megalou!!!! great to see you around here, and even playing :)
    t_x
     
  17. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Megalou, we are honored. Perhaps this competition isn't dying quite yet.
     
  18. Megalou

    Megalou Thez worlds are not enuf

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    The honour is all mine. It's incredible to see you here.
     
  19. hth

    hth Warlord

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  20. Lanzelot

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    Can we get an extension for this game, e.g. till the weekend?
     

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