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Discussion in 'Civ6 - Game Of The Month' started by leif erikson, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. leif erikson

    leif erikson Game of the Month Fanatic Administrator Supporter GOTM Staff

    Feb 2, 2003
    Plymouth, MA
    Civilization VI - Game of the Month 43

    Welcome to the 43rd game in the 6OTM Series! These games will allow new and old GOTM fans to try out the new features in Civ6 in a friendly environment. Participants are encouraged to post questions, stories, advice, tricks and failures in the dedicated game threads (described below). Each game will specify the Civ you will play and the Victory Condition to strive for. We will be working to refine the 6otM concept as we move ahead with the series.

    Must Read!
    Civ VI - 6otM 43 Details:
    Here is where you will start:

    John Curtin's Unique Attributes:

    Spoiler :
    John Curtin's Special Ability: Citadel of Civilization - +100% Production if either they have received a Declaration of War in the past 10 turns or if they have liberated a city in the past 20 turns.

    Unique Ability
    : Land Down Under: +3 Housing in coastal cities. Pastures trigger a Culture Bomb. Yields from Campuses, Commercial Hubs, Holy Sites and Theater Squares are +1 in tiles with Charming Appeal, +3 in Breathtaking.

    Unique Unit: Digger: Australian unique Modern Era unit that replaces Infantry. +10 Combat Strength when fighting on Coastal tiles. +5 Combat Strength when fighting on Neutral or Foreign Territory. Requires the knowledge of Replaceable Parts to build them.

    Unique Infrastructure: Outback Station: Unlocks the Builder ability to construct an Outback Station, unique to Australia. +1 Food and +1 Production, +1 Food if adjacent to a Pasture. Additional Food and Production as you advance through the Technology and Civic Trees for adjacent Outback Stations and Pastures. Can only be built in Desert, Desert Hills, Grassland and Plains tiles. Requires the Civic of Guilds to build them.

    Information about threads associated with each individual 6otM -- Must Read if you are new to our Game of the Month!
    Please note: If you wish to make a video of your game, please do not post any links to it until after the game submission date has passed. This is because of the potential spoilers that are created by posting before the end date. Thank you for your cooperation.

    Spoiler :
    Announcement thread (this one): This thread is used to announce the game and clarify the settings and rules (don’t be afraid to ask questions). It’s also used to discuss the game before you start, and post problems with opening the save. Once you have opened the save, DO NOT POST in the Announcement thread, even non game-related information. Instead use the next thread.

    Opening Actions thread: This thread is used to discuss the game's opening decisions and strategies through the first 100 or so turns. Here you can post questions related to the game and share your achievements/anger/frustration/victories while you play. We encourage players to use the spoiler tags for screenshot. During the time the game is active, please do not post any information concerning the game outside of the spoiler threads including screen shots, videos, or recorded/live-cast Let's Plays on other websites.

    After Actions thread: In this thread you can post the results of your game. Please state your victory/loss date and final score (preferably in the post title) and describe your path to glory in this post! Players are encouraged to provide feedback on the game. Some players like to replay the game, and although we will not record the results from a replay, you can still post your new experiences. The game will not be closed as such, but after one month, the results will be compiled, and will not necessarily be updated with reports coming in after the finish date.

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    In development.

    This game runs for a month and ends August 15th, 2018.


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  2. Monthar

    Monthar Deity

    Mar 28, 2004
    Elmendorf, Tx
    UGGG, immortal again!? Are the odd numbered only going to be immortal and deity now? The last one on Emperor was in March.
  3. arthur486

    arthur486 Warlord

    Oct 28, 2016
    Australia wow! This looks like a fantastic game, thank you @leif erikson !
  4. Chalcedon

    Chalcedon Chieftain

    Jan 15, 2018
    Nice, was hoping for a science game! Thanks a lot!
    Don´t really know where to settle/move tho, as it seems there is tundra south of Yosemite and two nice potential outback station tiles next to the cows... probably 1st city on the grassland coast eastwards, 2nd somewhere west close to Yosemite, but the extra science seems really nice...
  5. kb27787

    kb27787 Deity

    Aug 16, 2013
    Nice... +7 holy site possible... Jesuit education and we wont have to worry about chopping to get buildings.
  6. assegai

    assegai Chieftain

    Jan 18, 2017
    I don't think Yosemite counts as mountains.

    Settling next to it one gets free science, I think it can be significant to get the first few techs quickly

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