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Q3 Game Control: GOTM179 and COTM152

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Game of the Month' started by Più Freddo, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. Più Freddo

    Più Freddo From space, earth is blue

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    Welcome to the third quarter of the 2020 edition of the friendly Civilization III Game of the Month competition!

    Thread Structure

    The spoiler threads will be published at once, and all game discussion will take place there. This thread is only of discussion about the game as such, not about its content: technical problems, planning and other meta issues. I will publish a note in each thread as the game proceeds allowing ever more spoiler information to be published and discussed.

    Scope of the Games

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    Game GOTM179 COTM152
    Civilization Russia Celts
    Difficulty Emperor Demigod
    Map size Large Large
    Map topology Continents, 80% water, 3 billion years old Pangaea, 80% Water, 5 billion years old
    Climate Wet and cool Wet and warm
    Rivals 7 8
    Barbarians Raging Raging
    Designer Più Freddo Più Freddo


    Schedule

    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    Release GOTM179 COTM152 1 July 2020
    First Spoiler OCN or Metropolis 15 July 2020
    Second Spoiler Middle Ages 1 August 2020
    Final Spoiler Industrial Times or Game Submitted 15 August 2020
    Submission End PLEASE NOTE THE DATE! 30 September 2020


    Spoiler Status

    Progressing spoiler rules will be published here and in the first message of the spoiler threads at the appropriate time. We are currently soliciting

    Pre-Game Discussion

    No spoiler information from after opening the game save file is allowed!

    Forbidden Palace Available or Size 12

    Spoilers are allowed covering the game up until being allowed to build the Forbidden Palace or reaching the size 12, in one of your cities, whichever occurs earlier.

    No spoiler information from after fulfilling the spoiler requirement is allowed!

    Middle Ages

    Spoilers are allowed covering the game up until reaching the Middle Ages. The results of getting and trading bonus technologies at this stage are a permissible topic as well.

    No spoiler information from after fulfilling the spoiler requirement is allowed!


    Industrial Times or Game Submitted

    Spoilers are allowed covering the game up until reaching Industrial Time or having submitted the game. The results of getting and trading bonus technologies at this stage are a permissible topic as well.

    No spoiler information from after fulfilling the spoiler requirement is allowed!
     
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  2. Lanzelot

    Lanzelot Moderator Moderator

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    Can we get an additional weekend for GOTM179? Then I might be able to finish it.
     
  3. AlanH

    AlanH Mac addict, php monkey Moderator Hall of Fame Staff Supporter GOTM Staff

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    OK. End date postponed to October 5th. Two hours notice was a little short!
     
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