BOTM 103: Charles of France. Charles de Gaulle of France. I wanted an Industrious leader for this deity game and Charles has only starred once. You start with Mysticism to build your charismatic monuments. The starting area has been buffed. There is an Emperor level Adventurer save but no Challenger save for this game. Game settings: Playing as: Charles of France Rivals: 5 AIs Difficulty: Deity Starting Era: Ancient Speed: Normal Options: No barbarians, no goody huts, no random events Victory Conditions: All enabled Map settings: Map: Fractal World Wrap: Cylindrical Mapsize: Worldsize_standard Climate: Climate_temperate Sea level: Sealevel_medium Charles is Industrious and Charismatic, and you start with Mysticism, The Wheel and Agriculture. The Industrious trait gives +50% wonder production and double production speed of Forge The Charismatic trait gives +1 happiness/city, and -25% experience required for unit promotions Unique unit: Musketeer (replaces Musketman) The Musketeer benefits from: 2 movement points. This compares with the Musketman which has: 1 movement point. Unique Building: Salon (replaces Observatory) Observatory that Provides a free Artist specialist. Starting screenshot This is the start of the game (click for a bigger image): Note - any espionage-culture victories will be counted as cultural victories. Adventurer Class bonuses: Emperor level To Enter the Competition: This competition will open at 00:01 am on 10 Mar 2016, server local time (UTC-6:00). From that date and time, you'll be able to get your chosen starting save >>>here<<<. Submit the save after your victory (or defeat) here, by 11 Apr 2016. Here is a link to a list of the differences between Vanilla, Warlords and BtS. Software Versions Windows: This game MUST be played in Beyond the Sword (NOT Civ4 Vanilla or Warlords), patched to version 3.19, and with the BUFFY mod version 3.19.003 installed. You can download the BUFFY mod here. Players using Windows Vista or Windows 7 are encouraged to read the notes on Vista fixes here. Macintosh: This game MUST be played in Beyond the Sword (NOT Civ4 Vanilla or Warlords), patched to version 3.19, and with the Mac BUFFY mod version 3.19.003 installed. You can download the Mac BUFFY mod here. While playing... Remember - for your entry to be accepted, it MUST be your first attempt to play this game, and you MUST NOT replay any turns. If you make a mistake while playing, you have to live with it, learn from it, and carry on the game without replaying. We will open 'spoiler' threads during the month for players to discuss what happens in their games. Do not discuss any details of your game outside those threads.