BOTM 170: Roosevelt of America. Happy Valentines Day. Do you like to build Wonders? I hope so, this map has been designed to let you create an amazing Wonder Capital. Do you like to crush easy opponents? That is not the intent for this game. Game settings: Playing as: Roosevelt of America Rivals: 5 AIs Difficulty: Emperor Starting Era: Ancient Speed: Normal Options: Permanent alliances, no goody huts, random events enabled Victory Conditions: All enabled Map settings: Map: Fractal World Wrap: Cylindrical Mapsize: Worldsize_standard Climate: Climate_temperate Sea level: Sealevel_medium Roosevelt is Industrious and Organized, and you start with Mining and Archery. The Industrious trait gives +50% wonder production and double production speed of Forge The Organized trait gives -50% civic upkeep and double production speed of Courthouse, Factory and Lighthouse Unique unit: Navy SEAL (replaces Marine) The Navy SEAL benefits from: 1-2 first strikes, and free promotions: amphibious and march. This compares with the Marine which has: 0 first strikes, and free promotions: amphibious. Unique Building: Mall (replaces Supermarket) The Mall is awesome. You can buy flowers, candy, and Valentines Day cards there. Starting screenshot This is the start of the game (click for a bigger image): Note that in this game, any espionage-culture victories will not be counted as cultural victories. To Enter the Competition: This competition will open at 00:01 am on 17 Feb 2019, server local time (UTC-6:00). From that date and time, you'll be able to get your chosen starting save >>>here<<<. The Mac save may be delayed a few days. Submit the save after your victory (or defeat) here, by 20 Mar 2019. 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.