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MP6 - a Madman and his Ladies.

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Succession Games' started by MeteorPunch, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    Ragnar was a young man placed at the helm of a brutish seafaring people, the Vikings. Young and innocent, he smiled sheepishly at his female admirers. As he grew older and drunker, he began to believe they only loved him for his power and position...then, he went mad.

    Settings
    Emperor
    Standard
    70% Water
    Archipelago
    Nordic Cool
    4 Billion
    Sedentary

    The only land units we can have
    Settler
    Worker
    Archer
    Berserk
    Leader
    Army

    The Ladies
    Egypt
    Russia
    France
    England
    Spain
    Byzantines

    Relationships - this will be updated when the game progresses.
    1. Theodora - Byzantines. The first we meet becomes our first "crush" (yes, even if it's Catherine). We are too shy to trade with her...ever.
    2. Catherine - Russians. The second becomes our "girlfriend." We trade every tech as one for one deals as long as a trade is available until every civ is met.
    3. Isabella - Spain. The third becomes our "lover." Must be the first civ attacked and conquered. Doesn't make any sense? Neither does love.
    4. Joan - France. Fourth is Wife. Mutual partner, must attempt to ally in wars. Last to get the Axe.
    5. Elizabeth - English. Fifth is the "Ex." Must declare war with no trading on the first turn met.
    6. Cleopatra - Egypt. Lastly "mid-life crisis fling." Give every tech,luxury, and resource for 20 turns.

    Going Mad
    After a "relationship" ends, must do the following. Number corresponds to relation.
    1. Crush. Revolt to Anarchy.
    2. Girlfriend. Stop research for 10 turns...need gold for a new girlfriend.
    3. Lover. Disbands the capital.
    5. Ex. Give the "wife" all your gold. If amount is less than 200, must give 20 gpt.
    6. Fling. Raise luxury slider to 50% for 10 turns...it's a party!

    Variants
    Going for conquest victory.
    We are somewhat defiant. No giving into demands, but always give into demands by "crush" and "wife." (unless at war)
    A turnlog is not necessary, but report any important events.
    Pictures and storytelling encouraged...if you want.

    Roster
    1. MeteorPunch
    2. SesnOfWthr
    3. Grahamiam
    4. Bede
    5. Pentium
    6. Barbslinger

    The Start
     
  2. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    A second thought. I think it might be funner to try it without the "relationship" variant. A straight up Berserker only game. Probably emperor. Any sign ups tell which game you'd prefer.

    EDIT: Inspiration for the Berserker-only variant came from this very nice game grs2 - the roman legions
     
  3. CoolioVonHoolio

    CoolioVonHoolio Quit WoW, back to Civ.

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    lurkers comments: i dont quite understand the rules... and i cant win on emperor sooo ill be lurking this one!
     
  4. Own

    Own Grasshoppah

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    No, the relationship variant sounds cool. Let's hope Catherine isn't the crush or else we'll say "You are wise despite your appearances."
     
  5. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    Not a signup but I would suggest keep the relationship variant. Its very hilarious and would add to the 'roleplaying' of this game. Will definitely lurk this game.
     
  6. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    Relationship it is then. Whew...I didn't know what people would think about it. :lol: It is supposed to be a funny joke. :p
     
  7. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    OK, I think I could bite on this one. Seems like a lot to remember, but I'm willing to give it a go.

    Not real thrilled about the moving the capital requirement though. I understand the "moving out" type of analogy, but seems unnecessary. Should be interesting to see how well the "wife" handles all that money by the time we go to war with her.

    Incidentally, in my first hosted game, we were not allowed to connect any resources, ever. Since we used the Vikings, it essentially became a zerk only game. :)
     
  8. Own

    Own Grasshoppah

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    I should have said [lurk] [/lurk] when I said that, I'm not a sign up.
     
  9. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    Glad to have you (Go Sox!). Still need 2-3 more.

    Capital disbanding is the first act of madness. I placed this one intentionally first to get it over with. His lover is gone, what is he to do?
     
  10. grahamiam

    grahamiam In debt to Mr. Geisel

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    are you dumping the "Mad" aspects but keeping the "Relationships" part of the varient?\

    edit: sorry, misunderstood the varient. I read closer and now understand what's going on. I'll sign up if you have room :)
     
  11. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    Then I guess we need some clarification then.

    That quote implies it is done once, after the lover is eliminated. However, the first post says it happens when ANY relationship is over. :hmm:
     
  12. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    Yes sorry I'll explain any confusions. A bit of madness occurs when a woman is eliminated. Thus, when the lover bites the dust, he disbands the capital. When the ex is gone, he throws a party. These each will happen once.

    First post slightly updated.
     
  13. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    Ahhhhh, now I see.

    Yes, yes, that is much clearer, and much better now. :)
     
  14. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    This one I feel needs explaining. If "girlfriend" has any tech we don't have at the same time we have one she doesn't have, we must make a trade...even if it is Republic for The Wheel. Once all civs are met, this is no longer in effect.
     
  15. MeteorPunch

    MeteorPunch #WINNING Supporter

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    Welcome Grahamiam. I am shortening everyone's name. You are now "Gram" :D
     
  16. Tone

    Tone Deity Hall of Fame Staff

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    Excellent stuff, MP! :goodjob: I'm too busy to sign up for any SGs for another month or so but I'll be keeping an eye on this game.

    [lurk]
     
  17. Bede

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    Since I am probably one of the few on the board who have personally experienced all, and I do mean all, of the variant requirements, how could I miss this one? <goes looking for courtin' shoes, gets a rat for the tonsure>
     
  18. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    Hmmm, how can you shorten Bede's name? Just B, perhaps? :lol:

    Ever done a no military game, Bede?
     
  19. Bede

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    @Sesn, I couldn't afford the medication for a no military game.
     
  20. grahamiam

    grahamiam In debt to Mr. Geisel

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