How well do you play when severely intoxicated?

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  1. svett89

    svett89 Chieftain

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    Hi fellow Civfanatics!

    I'm currently in no state to be writing this (as can be told by the title of this thread), but how well do you play when in a position that is far from optimal? I find that when I am in a state of mind affected by substances which affect your central nervous system (or CNS, for short) I tend to play like poop (sh*t is censored D:)

    I finished the Liberty tree and accidentally picked a Great Merchant. Seriously, a damn Great Merchant! Totally uncool!!! I popped it for a goddamn customs house which was even more stupid. I couldn't even beat a damn game on settler level when I play like this. Whatever happened to me breezing through Emperor and sometimes beating Immortal? D:

    Nopw I r sad. Merchant is NOT, I repeat, NOT better than a Great Engineer or Great Scientist. Nor is it better than kicking some major barbarian ASS with the Honor tree. Seriously, the Honor tree is messed up. Play Aztec with honor and punch the Barbarians in the nuts! You get more culture than Oliver Twist on Christmas day. Speaking of Christmas, imagine if you could build a christmas tree tile improvement. With sparkly lights and all that stuff. Could probably acty somethingf like the Moai warrior, discouraging nearby troops due to it's calming effect on the mind of the enemy soldier. Imagine surrounding a city with christmas trees. Talk about awesome defense.

    Wow, sorry, I got really off-topic. How well do you play when you are intoxicated? That is the question. No more, no less.

    With regards from a guy who should be asleep due to the consumtion of great amount of alcohol.
     
  2. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    I go on autopilot mostly. Fall back on default strategies, no fancy thinking ahead.
    I do everything by rule of thumb, etc.
    To be honest, I actually don't really like to play when I'm inebriated as it's very automated. But sometimes I just can't help myself and want to play one more game/turn ;)
     
  3. svett89

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    Yeah, I agree to some extent. I mean, I usually play a quick game of civ when I come home after a night of drinking, usually gets me to fall asleep by the keyboard but then it usually is fine. However, I am usually not in this kind of mentality. the movement of my body and mind has been subdued by the chemicals which I have been imbibing. I have no goddamn clue what I'm writing.
     
  4. Junuxx

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    Looking forward to the Christmas Tree mod.
     
  5. BaxterRicketts

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    The only time I ever tried, I kept falling asleep waiting for the other civilizations to finish their turns, before waking up and acting like nothing had happened. This happened until I got to turn 50, when I finally crashed for several hours and decided to go to bed.
     
  6. cavilier210

    cavilier210 Warlord

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    Somehow I ended up at war with everyone and fended off 3 neighboring empires with a handful of units... So I'd say I perform better while drunk, lol.
     
  7. TheMeInTeam

    TheMeInTeam Top Logic

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    Slightly worse. I am severely intoxicated at this moment trololol, and I still remember what options are good and what aren't.

    I might be lying though. Maybe I'm good at typing while not 100% too, just like playing!
     
  8. Camikaze

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    I don't play whilst intoxicated.

    I post on internet forums instead. :mischief:
     
  9. Tabarnak

    Tabarnak Cut your lousy hairs!

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    I play faster. Less thinking i guess...but i'm worse for sure. :xmastree:
     
  10. Junuxx

    Junuxx Emperor

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    I never actually play while intoxicated, but I play like 2 difficulty/skill levels lower than normally when I'm very tired.
     
  11. uat2d

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    I don't play while intoxicated. I usually just go to sleep because I'm too tired.
     
  12. Louis XXIV

    Louis XXIV Le Roi Soleil

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    I usually play slightly worse. Those who describe it as auto-pilot give it a good description. I can do essentially administrative functions. I go through the turns and carry out pre-made plans, but I can't formulate new strategies or react to changing circumstances.
     
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  14. fmlizard2

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    I don't really drink and play the game but I find weed and Civ to be a winning combination. The slow pace of both tend to work in harmony...
     
  15. Tapewormlondon

    Tapewormlondon Warlord

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    Only the other day I thought to myself "I must crack on with that Korea game.....just have to kill the persians, then the continent is mine".

    Booted the game up and I had already killed the persians and was in the middle of a cross continent war. I recalled moving riflemen around......I had Mech inf!!" My cities were a mess after i clearly had not changed any of the specialists for ages.........but my conqoring abilities were obviously unscathed. LOL
     
  16. jtb1127

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    I don't get intoxicated. Am I ruining the party?
     
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    One of us! One of us! Gooble-goble, gooble-goble!
     
  20. TommyVern

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    Terrible, I can't even concentrate. Usually do some sort of awful unit rush and get my butt handed to me, then subsequently rage quit all the game as well as all over my floor.
     

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