Mac addict, php monkey
Hall of Fame Staff
- Jan 9, 2003
GOTM 35: England
Onwards and upwards, to Monarch level, on a Normal speed, Standard size world.
As it's my first attempt at creating a map, it had to be England, and Elizabeth. Be gentle with me
Civilization: England (Leader: Elizabeth; Traits: Philosophical, Financial)
Rivals: 6 AIs
Sea Level: High
Starting Era: Ancient
Victory Conditions: all enabled
Elizabeth is Philosophical and Financial; starting with fishing and mining. Your Great People birth rate is increased 100 percent, and you double the production speed of University. Financial adds 1 commerce on plots with at least 2 commerce.
Unique unit: Redcoat (replaces Rifleman)
+25% vs. Mounted Units
+25% vs. Gunpowder Units
This is the start of the game (click for a bigger image):
There were two near the start. I've popped them for you, so you start with 81 gold.
Adventurer Class bonuses:
- Worker. You have a worker, sharing a tile with the Warrior)
- Second Warrior On the same tile as the Settler.
Challenger Class Equalisers:
- No techs. All forgotten.
- No 81 gold. You gambled it away.
To Enter the Competition:
This competition will open on 1 October 2008. From that date, you'll be able to get your chosen starting save here.
Submit the save after your victory (or defeat) here, by 1 November 2008.
Windows: This game MUST be played in Civilization 4 (NOT Warlords or BTS), patched to version 1.74, and with the HOF mod version 1.74.003 installed. You can download the HOF mod here. Players using windows vista are encouraged to read the notes on Vista fixes here
Macintosh: This game MUST be played in Civilization 4 (NOT Warlords), patched to version 1.74, and with the Mac HOF mod version 1.74.002 installed. You can download the HOF mod here.
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.
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