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News: TSG 184 Announcement

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Game Of The Month' started by Knowtalent, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Knowtalent

    Knowtalent Chieftain GOTM Staff

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    Civilization 5 - Game of the Month Training Series Game 184
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    Welcome to the 184th game in the GOTM V Training Series! This Series will allow new and old GOTM fans to try out these features from Civ5's expansions and DLCs 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. You can read more about the GOTM and Training Series concept in this thread.
    Must Read!
    Civ V BNW - TSG184 Details:
    Where you will start
    tsg184.jpg

    Greecian Unique Attributes:
    Spoiler :
    UA: Hellenic League - City-State Influence degrades at half and recovers at twice the normal rate.

    UU: Companion Cavalry - This Unit is faster, has a higher Combat Strength and helps produce Great Generals quicker than the Horseman which it replaces.

    UU: Hoplite - This Unit has a higher Combat Strength than the Spearman which it replaces.

    Information about threads associated with each individual TSG -- Must Read if you are new to our Game of the Month!
    Spoiler :
    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.
    TSG Announcement thread (this one): This thread is used to announce the game and clarify the settings and rules (don’t be afraid to ask questions). It’s also used to discuss the game before you start, and post problems with opening the save. Please don’t post any game-related info once you open and play the save. 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 (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.
    Results and Congratulations thread: We will create a separate thread with the results at the end of the one month submission period (sorted by date and score). We will issue medals to the top 3 winners (based on earliest date finished). There are no long-term records kept for these results, they are just given out to top finishers to reward their efforts.

    File Upload System
    We have a game file upload system you can find here. Please use it to upload your completed first attempt by saving the game on the turn after your victory or defeat. (by using the "lemme play one more turn" feature) Please note: you must submit your game on the turn following Victory. If you continue to play, the game overwrites the data and your submission could be rejected by the submission system.
    This game runs for a month and ends August15th, 2019
     

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  2. flairin

    flairin Chieftain

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    I didn't realize Morocco was Blue and White?
     
  3. Huston

    Huston Chieftain

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    It's supposed to say Greece, not Morocco. But, that would be a nice start for Morocco. Right now, that one gold and marble are brutal. I was thinking of moving to the deer... but OMG, the deer is only a 1f1p tile.
     
  4. zxcvbob

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    I'll probably settle in-place. But anywhere around there looks awfully exposed. Will have to beeline masonry and build walls (need it to improve the marble anyway).

    200 turns is gonna be tough! I'm not sure I could do that at prince-level.
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2019
  5. beetle

    beetle Chieftain

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    Highest score at only 200 turns standard pace? That is going to be rough!

    Edit to say I a giving this a shot. Liberty for two or three early cities, then spam the UU to try and kill a couple of neighbors. Warrior to the hill E, but SIP unless he spots a NW.
     
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