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LK161, Australia, CCM 2.5, 180K goal

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Succession Games' started by LKendter, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    1000 BC (0)
    I switch 180K to Slavery, and Melbourne to Siege Workshop.

    I give Spain mysticism, riding, $105 and $1/T for construction. 180K switches to aqueduct to be able to get above size 6.


    975 BC (1)
    I already need to decide on a spot for our next city.
    (IT) South Africa declares war on Greece. This is great news. We need our future enemies to burn off the initial troops.


    950 BC (2)
    (IT) I left the palace stuff on somehow. We add some pretty grass.


    925 BC (3)
    Luxury tax has to go to 20%.


    900 BC (4)
    :sleep:


    875 BC (5)
    :sleep:
     
  2. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    850 BC (6)
    I ship Nubia coffee for $219. I don't want to suffer a demand for it.


    825 BC (7)
    (IT) Completing the forge really helped 180K. It got past the awkward 9 good shields to 12.


    800 BC (8)
    Our enslaver finally hits the Korean warrior. It took ages to leave the hills. Sadly, we gain no worker.
    Japan has a crazy stack of 12 ships visible.


    775 BC (9)
    :sleep:


    750 BC (10)
    Our enslaver simply kills a Nubia scout.
    (IT) This isn't a good war. Korea declares on the backwards French. They may become stronger in the war.
     
  3. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    730 BC (11)
    I'm taking one turn of overtime to build the next city.
    Our enslaver simply kills 2 more Nubian scouts.

    Our 50 turn run to seafaring failed. :mad: Several AIs just got it.
    I give Israel construction to get philosophy.

    This is our brand new city. It gains gold, and incense that are strategic resources. It also gains, a second iron to trade.



    Summary:
    All of our enslavers are clustered together from hunting units near the hills. They need to spread out again.

    We need tech to let us build more culture in 180K.

    Our road crew by Melbourne is to head to the new city. We really need that trade bait.


    ROSTER:
    LKendter (swapped)
    Jersey Joe (on deck)
    Greebley
    Elephantium (up)

    Cultural win progress:
    730 BC: 180 / 180,000.
    1000 BC: 122 / 180,000.
    1300 BC: 62 / 180,000.
    1725 BC: 20 / 180,000.
     
  4. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    This would help...
     

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  5. Elephantium

    Elephantium Elephants think that people are cute, like puppies

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    I've got it.
     
  6. Greebley

    Greebley Chieftain Supporter

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    If Korea went to war, we might be able to grab a city or two if we build sufficient units while their military is out of position.

    We could build military in the capital and Melbourne (when it comes on line) and should be able to get their closest city at the very least.
     
  7. Elephantium

    Elephantium Elephants think that people are cute, like puppies

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    Pre-turn:

    2 turns to Slavery in 180k.
    Melbourne is growing slowly to get Siege Workshop done sooner.
    Things look good for the moment.

    IBT:
    Some Enslaver kills our explorer near Seoul.
    Egypt is working on Dome of the Rock
    We lost our supply of gems!

    T1:

    I dial up Israel and trade coffee for gems.

    IBT:

    180- Slavery > Admin ctr
    Greeks complete (Orthodox) Christianity
    Rome completes Limes

    T2:

    Our ship proves that this continent is a donut. :lol:

    IBT:

    Persia completes Palace of Darius

    T3:

    Several civs have Mounted Archery available to buy. We need trade bait even more!

    IBT:

    Royal Stables gives us a Horse

    T4:

    Zzz...

    IBT:

    Our exploring Warrior near Spain fights off an Enslaver
    A Scout witnesses a "Wololo" against one of Russia's cities :eek:
    Melbourne - Siege Workshop > Ballista Shop

    T5: I trade Trade and Naval Warfare to Persia to learn Mounted Archery.
    Then I trade it to Korea for a Worker (I could get Seafaring 5 turns early, but it would also cost 220 gold. Nuts to that.)

    IBT:

    Warrior near Spain dies to an Enslaver this time :(

    T6:

    Zzz...

    IBT:

    Canberra - Mkt > Koori Spear
    Melbourne - Ballista Shop > Forge
    Palace expansion

    T7:

    Zzz...

    IBT:

    Adelaide - Aus flag > Christian Community

    T8: Enslaver captures enemy Archer near Cheju

    IBT:

    Canberra - Spear > Archer

    T9 (Turn 100 in-game, 550 BC):

    All I do is move units...

    Canberra can easily switch gears to build 2-turn Polynesian Swords at the cost of growth, or she can go back to buildings.

    I'm sending the ship back toward Antioch; there are lots of sea tiles...

     

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  8. Civinator

    Civinator Blue Lion Supporter

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    This is the attack sound of a prophet.

    :D
     
  9. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    ROSTER:
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    Jersey Joe (up)
    Greebley (on deck)
    Elephantium

    Cultural win progress:
    550 BC: 234 / 180,000.
    730 BC: 180 / 180,000.
    1000 BC: 122 / 180,000.
    1300 BC: 62 / 180,000.
    1725 BC: 20 / 180,000.
     
  10. Jersey Joe

    Jersey Joe Steadholder Supporter

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    I got it.

    I should bet a settler soon. Any ideas about where to build a city? I was thinking of on top of the coffee in the hills north of 180k to claim the horses. However it is a little far.

    Also, we learn Seafaring in 1 turn. So what tech to study, Religion? I think we should trade for Monarchy at what ever it costs us.
     
  11. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    Horse city IMO is way to far. We have no way to defend it in a war.

    Elephant / Iron city is still a bit of a stretch. A lot closer then horse city, however. Even more trade bait is good. The challenge is the road crew to get there. The one new worker could be a crew start from north of 180K. I don't want the worker crew by 180K leaving until the city is 100% complete.
     
  12. Jersey Joe

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    Continuing 550 BC: Culture Win Progress in 180K: 371
    Trades:
    Construction to Persia for 17 gold.
    Construction to France for 3 gold.
    Drop research rate to 0% hire a scientist for 1 turn in 180K.

    530 BC:
    We have learned Seafaring, but all the tech leaders already know it. Begin study Religion with research at 0% and no scientists.

    Trades:
    Seafaring to Israel for 42 gold.
    Seafaring to Persia for 7 gold.
    Seafaring to France for 4 gold.
    Hardwoods to Nubia for 49 gold,

    510 BC:
    Trades:
    Iron, Coffee, 833 gold, and 50 gold per turn to Russia for the Republic.
    The Republic to S, Africa for Literature, 28 gold and 17 gold per turn.
    The Republic, 41 gold, and 8 gold per turn to Korea for Monarchy.
    Literature to Israel for 13 gold and 5 gold per turn.
    Monarchy to Spain for 17 gold and 10 gold per turn.

    Our people start a revolution. They want us to be a Monarchy.

    490 BC: The revolt continues.

    470 BC: We are now a Monarchy.

    450 BC: France and Korea sign a peace treaty.

    430 BC: We trade Riding to France for 94 gold.

    410 BC: zzz

    390 BC: Enslaver captures Spainsh Spear.

    370 BC: Settler is at location where I would build. I leave the final decision to Greebley.





    Culture Win Progress in 180K: 278/180000
     

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  13. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    Why did we sell this so cheap? Seafaring to Persia for 7 gold. Seafaring to France for 4 gold.

    Please pull our enslavers back home. That enslaver by Argos is way too far away. We can't afford to waste our enslavers our exploring. We are way short of workers.

    My proposal for the next city.




    ROSTER:
    LKendter (on deck)
    Jersey Joe
    Greebley
    Elephantium (up)

    Cultural win progress:
    370 BC: 278 / 180,000.
    550 BC: 234 / 180,000.
    730 BC: 180 / 180,000.
    1000 BC: 122 / 180,000.
    1300 BC: 62 / 180,000.
    1725 BC: 20 / 180,000.
     
  14. Jersey Joe

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    They were the only Civs (besides Japan who only had 1 gold) that did not have Seafaring and I figured that they would buy it from another Civ before I could get more from them.

    Isn't Greebley up?
     
  15. LKendter

    LKendter Chieftain Supporter

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    Elephantium (on deck)
     
  16. Greebley

    Greebley Chieftain Supporter

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    Ok, I got it.

    Will go for yellow dot unless someone sees something better.
     

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