BOTM 159: Augustus Caesar of Rome. Augustus Caesar of Rome. Mare Nostrum. Inland Sea, Prince level, Small Map, Quick Speed. Map Maker: babybluepants Game settings: Playing as: Augustus Caesar of Rome Rivals: 5 AIs Difficulty: Prince Starting Era: Ancient Speed: Quick Options: No goody huts, no random events Victory Conditions: All enabled Map settings: Map: Inland Sea World Wrap: None Mapsize: Worldsize_small Climate: Climate_temperate Sea level: Sealevel_medium Augustus Caesar is Imperialistic and Industrious, and you start with Fishing and Mining. The Imperialistic trait gives +100% great general emergence and +50% production of settlers The Industrious trait gives +50% wonder production and double production speed of Forge Unique unit: Praetorian (replaces Swordsman) The Praetorian benefits from: base strength = 8, 0% city attack bonus, and 45 hammers to build (on normal speed). This compares with the Swordsman which has: base strength = 6, 10% city attack bonus, and 40 hammers to build (on normal speed). Unique Building: Forum (replaces Market) +25% great person birth rate +25% +1 for Fur, Ivory, Silk, Whale 2 Merchant specialist jobs available Starting screenshot This is the start of the game (click for a bigger image): Note that in this game, any espionage-culture victories will be counted as cultural victories. To Enter the Competition: This competition will open at 00:01 am on 1 Sep 2018, 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 1 Oct 2018. 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 3.19.005 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.