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Discussion in 'Civ3 - Creation & Customization' started by RedAlert, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. timerover51

    timerover51 Chieftain

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    Well, I have raised a son, am working on the book (actually books), but still need to do something about that tree.
     
  2. Steph

    Steph Multi Many Tasks man Retired Moderator

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    Ater replying to a post today, I realized that my avatar was a little too old... So I updated a new one with a more recent picture.

    Indeed, I've spent some time in the French Air Force. But it was only 10 months, during my military service (it was mandatory at the time). And I did one month boot camp, and later I was detached to the French Civil Aviation University to help them programming a software for aeronautical procedure design. So I wouldn't consider myself a veteran!

    It was a good experience for me, since I'm still working on the same software, 20 years later.

    By the way, I updated the "history of the Steph", 3rd post in this thread. It was 7 years old!
     
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  3. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias Civ3 Modding Archivist

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    This is wonderful, joyous news!

    Every Best Wish To You And Yours,
    Oz
     
  4. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man

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    Congrats Ares on the birth of your son. Parenthood is the most difficult yet satisfying journey you will ever take!

    I've been away for awhile. I've essentially dropped modding and for the most part even playing, dedicating my time this year to writing. My first story was already published, the next two have already been accepted and I have a ton more on the way.

    The main series I will publish eventually is Destiny Reborn. This will tell the tale the mod was intended to, only I'll be able to do so in much more detail.

    I hope everyone is doing well - have I missed anything?
     
  5. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    We are all old now :)

    As for me, i am a byzantine emperor.
     
  6. Thrust123

    Thrust123 Chieftain

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    Long time gamer. Started with board wargames back in the.....something starting with 7 and ending in ies :rolleyes:
    Eventually moved on to PC strategy/wargames. Warcraft I really impressed me back then. It was the beginning of all those types of games that came after like Age of Empires, Cossacks, etc.
    These last years been playing Napoleon/Empire Total War a lot. Hate how the saga progressed after that with RTW II where I find the maps wishy washy, and the options overly complicated.
    As for personal, well, have a few careers under my belt, including several years as a Cobol (sic) programmer....
    Now I have more free time and right now I am totally inmersed/overwhelmed with my scenario for CIV III; I got more than I bargained for with this but now I can really appreciate thankfully the merits of all the modders here, and the amount of work they've put into it better.
    Located in Madrid-Spain but am half Canadian.
     
  7. AnthonyBoscia

    AnthonyBoscia Chieftain

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    Steph's a black belt, Timerover's a father-in-law, and Ares is a dad. Congratulations to all of you!

    Welcome, Thrust, and look forward to seeing your Sudan game when it's ready.

    Did you miss the sandcrawler?
     
  8. Drift

    Drift It's a boy!

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    Hi everyone! During the decade(!) I've spent away from Civ 3, I've become a father of 4 children (3 boys and a little princess). I graduated in 2010 and since then I've been working as a teacher. Just started my fourth year as a history teacher, which was my major in university as well.

    Never got into Civilization after III. I did buy IV and V from Steam sales but never really played them. :D

    I had almost forgotten about Civ modding, but then the subject came up in a discussion and my kids started asking stuff like "did you make mods?!". They've played tons of Minecraft mods so the concept is familiar. I had to dig up the old Pelit-magazine where Master of Myrror was reviewed and it was fun seeing my oldest one's eyes' widening when he read my name there. Tried looking for MoM files, but looks like I haven't saved them. Luckily a friendly forum user promised to upload them for me. :)

    Nice to see that many people have stuck with the community or at least pop in to say hi.
     
  9. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Hey, i have a new book out, and am by now a respected author :o

    Surely counts more than just having a child? Hmm
     
  10. register

    register Chieftain

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    Is that so? Can you have a child?
     
  11. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    I was trying to make a joke :o
     
  12. WildWeazel

    WildWeazel -- Turns to Completion

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    Holy cats it's Drift \o
     
  13. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Yeah it's kinda weird when an old guy from days pasts pops up out of nowhere.
     
  14. WildWeazel

    WildWeazel -- Turns to Completion

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    Well played, now we just need a cameo from Kinboat and my nostalgia trip will be complete.

    Hey, are you still in Ohio? There are rumors of a possible meet-up. It might involve beer.
     
  15. timerover51

    timerover51 Chieftain

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    Greetings, Drift, and welcome back. Always nice to see a fellow teacher here, and especially one who teaches history. In the class I teach on World War 2, we made very sure that the students heard all about the Winter War in 1939-40.
     
  16. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Holy cats, I just rolled a renamed WeaselOp in my random encounters list!
     
  17. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    Yes, but I'm on the wrong end of Ohio.
     
  18. Quintillus

    Quintillus Archiving Civ3 Content Supporter

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    Congratulations on the new son, Ares!

    It's been just over a year since my last update here. Still living in the same place, and working at the same company, but working on a more interesting team with a more interesting project using more interesting technology now, so an all-around improvement. It's my favorite job since graduating college. I've also added one U.S. state and zero countries to my travel map in that time - not enough to warrant updating the map yet.

    Goldflash, which wrong side of Ohio are you on? If it's NW, Toledo-ish, maybe a NE Indiana (Fort Wayne? Terre Haute?) meetup from Chicago/Toledo/Columbus might work sometime. If it's NE, perhaps an eastern Ohio one might work from Cleveland/Columbus/Athens. There may be possibilities, there seem to be a lot of Ohioans in Civ3! IIRC there's also at least one Civ3/former Civ3 member from Delaware, OH - I want to say @Dumanios but could be wrong about that.
     
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  19. Steph

    Steph Multi Many Tasks man Retired Moderator

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    I've added a few countries to my travel. Some old ones visited again last year (Mexico, Senegal, the Philippines), and some new ones (Peru, Colombia, Argentina, El Salvador), and soon Honduras, with a stop in Atlanta
     
  20. timerover51

    timerover51 Chieftain

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    I understand only those modders in the US may understand that following statement, but for those not in the US, no one has been able to make the following statement for 108 years, since 1916.

    THE CHICAGO CUBS HAVE WON THE WORLD SERIES.

    I can now die content.:woohoo::woohoo::banana::banana:[party][party]
     

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