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My Attempt at Sid

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Stories & Tales' started by civverguy, May 11, 2007.

  1. metamike

    metamike Chieftain

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    Nope. Any attempt to be AI at tech advancement in Sid will end up in blood and tears.

    Trust me, you do NOT want to go down that road.
     
  2. Sashie VII

    Sashie VII Balance of Power

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    It might work, but it depends on who your rivals are. Getting the Great Library on Sid isn't as hard as it sounds IMO.
     
  3. Aabraxan

    Aabraxan Mid-level Micromanager

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    I presume you mean what you said: getting (as opposed to building) the GLib.
     
  4. Sashie VII

    Sashie VII Balance of Power

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    I meant building. :lol:

    But then my Sid experiences are limited to two AW attempts (Byzantines and England), both put on hold at the moment :lol: But I have built the Great Library in both instances.
     
  5. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Remember the Great Library Leap? If you're lucky that the GL holder is weakened, you could be catapulted into Industrial or even modern age. Aggie once had an Succession Game that he got 45 techs from GL, and then failed the game.
     
  6. civverguy

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    I might not need the Great Library after all.
    So I expanded and met other civs.

    Here are some of the trades.




    My empire in 1125 BC and 800 BC


    The techs. I am at tech parity with the most advanced civ that I know of.

    Should I still aim for the Great Library or build the Great Lighthouse?
     
  7. Aabraxan

    Aabraxan Mid-level Micromanager

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  8. Sashie VII

    Sashie VII Balance of Power

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    After such trades, it is my humble opinion that pursuing the Great Library would be a waste, since it would only give you several techs before it obsoletes.
     
  9. civverguy

    civverguy Chieftain

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    Should I go for republic or monarchy?
     
  10. mythmonster2

    mythmonster2 BEC NOIR! RUN!

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    Hey man, good luck.;) Take it from me, I was gettin my butt whooped before the stupid spyware came and messed up my computer.
     
  11. killercane

    killercane Chieftain

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    Nice trading. You know with the settler factories you have available you could have had twice the number of cities you have now. Irrigate the wheat! Adopt Republic btw.
     
  12. civverguy

    civverguy Chieftain

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    If I knew how the game was going to turn out I would've had a settler factory. I was maximizing production so I can build the GLib.
     
  13. metamike

    metamike Chieftain

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    Why would you build it?

    Almost everyone just told you not to, and with a good reason.

    =/ GL is only usefull when you're half an era or a full era behind everyone, which you're not as it turns out.

    Republic if you dislike war.

    Monarchy if you like it.

    Simple.
     
  14. civverguy

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    I was thinking about building the GLib in the beginning of the game. In my previous game, I was really behind in tech.
     
  15. metamike

    metamike Chieftain

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    Oooh, my bad, my bad, thought you were talking about this one.
     

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