Civilization VI - Game of the Month 59 Welcome to the 59th game in the 6OTM Series, and the first game in the Gathering Storm expansion! 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. Gifting of cities is an exploit in a religious VC as the AI cant see that it will lose if it accepts the cities. Must Read! Civ VI - 6otM 59 Details: Here is where you will start: Mansa Musa's Unique Attributes: Spoiler : Mansa Musa's Special Ability: Sahel Merchants: International Trade Routes gain +1 Gold for every flat Desert tile in the original city. Receive +1 Trade Capacity every time you enter a Golden Age. Unique Ability: Songs of the Jeli: City Centers gain +1 Faith and +1 Food for every adjacent Desert and Desert Hill tiles. Mines receive -1 Production and +4 Gold. May purchase Commercial Hub district buildings with Faith. -30% Production towards constructing buildings or training units. Unique Unit: Mandekalu Cavalry: Mali unique Medieval Era unit that replaces the Knight. Trader units are immune to being plundered if they are within 4 tiles of a Mandekalu Cavalry and on a land tile. Combat victories provide Gold equal to 100% that unit's base Combat Strength. Requires the knowledge of Stirrups to build them and does not requiring a resource. Unique Infrastructure: Suguba: A district unique to the Mali specializing in finance and trade that replaces the Commercial Hub. Units, Buildings and Districts are 20% cheaper to purchase with Gold and Faith in this city. +2 Gold bonus for each adjacent Holy Site. +2 Gold bonus from a tile containing a River Edge. +1 Gold bonus for every two adjacent district tiles. Requires the Technology of Currency 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 (dont be afraid to ask questions). Its 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. File Upload System In development. This game runs for a month and ends April 15th, 2019.