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Discussion in 'Civ5 - Game Of The Month' started by Hammer Rabbi, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. Hammer Rabbi

    Hammer Rabbi Chieftain GOTM Staff

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    Civilization 5 - Game of the Month Training Series Game 156
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    Welcome to the 156th 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 - TSG156 Details:
    Spain Unique Attributes:

    Spoiler :
    UA: Seven Cities of Gold - Gold bonus for discovering a Natural Wonder (bonus enhanced if first to discover it). Culture, Happiness, and tile yields from Natural Wonders doubled.

    UU: Tercio - This Unit has a higher Combat Strength than the Musketman which it replaces, as well as a Bonus vs Mounted promotion. However it is also more expensive to build.

    UU: Conquistador - Medieval Era unit that specializes in scouting and colonizing overseas (may found cities on other continents). Replaces the Knight.


    This is where you will start:




    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. Once you have opened the save, DO NOT POST in the Announcement thread, even non game-related information. Instead use the next thread.

    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 May 1st, 2017.


     
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  2. aafritz17

    aafritz17 Chieftain Hall of Fame Staff Supporter

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    Settle T0, Get Coast, river, 2 calendar luxes (no hill)

    Settle T1, Cannot improve T0 settlement

    Settle T2 (NW) Get Hill, river, mountain, 1 calendar lux (no coast)

    Settle T2 (SW) Get Hill, coast, mountain, 1 calendar lux, eventually cows (no river)


    (DECISIONS, DECISIONS, DECISIONS!)

    Choice: Move Warrior 2 tiles East (between rivers)

    Result: See 3 more tiles reachable by T1 or T2

    (DECISIONS, DECISIONS, DECISIONS!) * 2

    (What is HR hiding in the fog?)
     
  3. zxcvbob

    zxcvbob Chieftain

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    I'm considering settling on the dyes.

    I don't play Spain much. I wonder what natural wonder is hiding in the fog about 2 turns away if I go in the right direction? Probably a game-changer like Solomon's Mine, Mt Sinai, Lake Victoria, or Fountain of Youth.
     
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    I was actually playing a Spain game last weekend. Something I learned (that was VERY cool) was that you don't get 500G for El Dorado.

    You get a cool grand...

    Had already bought one settler from (Uluru?), so bought the second settler and (with another 120G that I had in the bank) two workers.

    So, HR, El Dorado? Right?
     
  5. Hammer Rabbi

    Hammer Rabbi Chieftain GOTM Staff

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    Hey everybody, just wanted to say this is my last GotM. I've had a great time making maps for the players and glad to see some are still at it oh so many years later. Anyway, thanks for all the participation and discussions we've had. I really enjoyed seeing all the different interpretations and outcomes of a single map being played.

    And yeah, aafritz17, since this is my last map I did indeed leave a nice Spanish 'gift' for the players to find first. And I'll give everyone the hint where it is: just head north to about 1 or 2 o'clock. You'll find it. You can even settle it if you want. Good luck and have fun!

    HR
     
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    aafritz17 Chieftain Hall of Fame Staff Supporter

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    Dude! Thanks for the gift, thanks for the heads-up, but MOST IMPORTANTLY, THANKS FOR THE GOOD TIMES.
     
  7. RuntyBassoon143

    RuntyBassoon143 Chieftain

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    On behalf of all those who silently enjoyed this series over the years, just wanted to thank you for your dedication to keeping the game alive.
    - The Lurkers
     
  8. Mighty Dwaarf

    Mighty Dwaarf Ginger Beast

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    Hi
    The game link seems to download the TSG152 save?
     
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    Thanks, beetle, was anxious to get going on this one.
     
  11. leif erikson

    leif erikson Game of the Month Fanatic Administrator Supporter GOTM Staff

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    HR - many thanks for all the work. I learned much through the games and the discussions.

    - z
     
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    HR - many thanks as well. I learned a lot from your GOTMs. I also appreciate the effort you put into setting up good starts, interesting maps, and opponent types and locations. I almost never get good games like these from my normal games.

    - KC
     
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    Thanks for doing this all this time man :)
     
  15. slaya

    slaya Settling in place.

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    Aaaagh should've read this thread much earlier.. well 100G is more than nothing

    Thanks for all the games Rabbi!
     

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