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Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by BYC, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Pikkis

    Pikkis Chieftain

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    Does this bonus go obsolete with Scientific Method like the other 2 free Scientists?

    Does this bonus go obsolete with Advanced Flight?

    I've noticed that one quest gives you free Great Prophet if you choose it, and one gives choice of free Great Engineer, so is there quests for other 4 Great People types?
     
  2. Bast

    Bast Protector of Cats

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    Really? I just completed this quest and the reward was +1 :) in all cities. Pretty powerful is you ask me. It's like getting Notre Dame for free.
     
  3. Bast

    Bast Protector of Cats

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    Yes, when stables go obsolete.
     
  4. Lurking Liu

    Lurking Liu Chieftain

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    I think you keep the food bonus, same as you keep the culture bonus on Monastaries. Or how you keep the defense bonus of Castles/Walls after they're obsolete. You just can't build new Stables, is all.
     
  5. Pikkis

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    It is mentioned in their page in Civilopedia that they remain def. bonus. I've understood that when Stables go obsolete, they lose their XP-bonus, because most of civs can now build Helicopter units which replace Mounted units. About Monasteries, I think that you can still build Missionaries with them, but you can't build new ones and don't get the research bonus after you've researched SM.

    No one has answered yet to my Great Library's additional free Scientist question, does someone know the answer?
     
  6. Lurking Liu

    Lurking Liu Chieftain

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    I haven't passed that Quest yet, but I assume you keep the Great Scientist after the Library is obsoleted. If it's anything like the Forge Quest, the specialist is added independent of the Wonder.
     
  7. dutchking

    dutchking Chieftain

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    Got that one, it sucks, some AI got it.
     
  8. Gibsie

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    I had this quest too, not all cities got the +2 commerce though. Dunno why though...
     
  9. vodobas

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    I got this same quest in my game with the first reward. However, I did have a state religion when I completed the quest and it added the option to 'drive your state religion forward' which allowed you to automatically spread your religion to 5 of your cities.
     
  10. BYC

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    The time I finished the quest I already decided to quit the game, and then almost immediately, I got the quest so I dragged it out a bit longer to finish the quest.

    I definitely believe the 3rd scientist goes away after Great Library becomes obsolete. Remember, when a building becomes obsolete, it loses all benefits except for culture bonus. Walls and Castles are the only exceptions to this I believe.
     
  11. axident

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    My memory is hazy, so I can't be sure, but I think the free scientist sticks, though the other 2 disappear when Gr Lib is obsolete. In any case it's WAY better than the alternatives. +2 beakers in ONE SINGLE LIBRARY in your empire is pathetic compared to getting the free scientist, even if that scientist leaves halfway through the game. You get +beakers AND +GP Sci points good for generating an Academy faster.
     
  12. Ecofarm

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    When I completed the forge quest, my engineer was added to the city as if I had settled a great engineer - no GPPs. Is this true of the scientist also (no GPP, no obsoletion)?

    IIRC, small size maps also require 7 buildings. Scale needs to be patched because, on a small map, the quest effectively includes "after conquering your neighbor" since you are not going to build 6 settlers before getting boxed in.
     
  13. Pikkis

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    I've thought that you can build Missionaries in Monastery cities w/o Org. Religion even after SM meaning you only lose their research bonus. Is it so?
     
  14. glosrob

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    I definitely think the AI competes with you to complete quests. I had one to settle x number of cities on y different land masses for some benefit (sorry I forget what :) ).

    Almost straight away after I noticed Ghandi had started building ridiculous cities that all happened to be on different islands. He was definitely competing.
     
  15. King of Town

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    I had the stable quest once, and like one turn into it it popped up with a message of HC has completed the stable quest, or whtever it is called. I guess he already had the 9 stables. Kind of cheating on the AI's part...
     
  16. Pikkis

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    Had this with Huge map, so it was 11 Harbors (or in this case: Cothons) and 6 Caravels, meaning that also unit amounts in quests are different in different map sizes. The name of the quest is "The Harbormaster".
     
  17. Bast

    Bast Protector of Cats

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    Does anyone know what the reward is for getting the colosseums and statue of Zeus?

    I got this quest in the mid game - researching Democracy right now. I already have the Statue of Zeus - it's the only wonder I built. LOL!

    I can switch to Universal Suffrage and just buy colosseums. I was thinking about building them anyway since I have my culture slider up and I'm always at war - going for domination victory here.
     
  18. SlipperyJim

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    @ axident: The free scientist from the Library quest sticks around for the whole game. Very worthwhile! :)

    @ Bast: If you have the Statue of Zeus when you complete the colosseum quest, you can choose a free Golden Age. When I finished that quest, I happened to be chasing a Cultural victory, so I choose the +4:culture: per colosseum instead.

    Also, the AI can get quests even if you haven't gotten them! I was playing one game and minding my own business (no war at the moment), when I suddenly got a pop-up message that the Vikings had completed training the largest force of swordsmen the world had ever seen.... I had not seen this quest yet, but the AI managed to win it.

    (Of course, those Swordsmen didn't stand up well against the horde of Elephants I sent against Ragnar shortly thereafter....)
     
  19. RasmCiv

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    Harbormaster (or something like that)

    Build 11 harbors and 6 caravels. i dont know the reward.

    I got the blessed sea too, i just had to build on 16 continents, i couldnt help reaching industrialism at last, at that point, i had cities on about 15 continents..:(
     
  20. mabraham

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    If you actually succeed in this quest, you get a choice of

    1) Some current-tech-level defenders (four Riflemen, when I achieved it on a standard Pangaea)
    2) Build the shrine of that religion (if not already built)
    3) Spread that religion to some new cities (up to 7, on my standard Pangaea)

    The requirements for success are that you do not change state religion, do not discontinue the war for any reason and do not allow anybody else to capture the holy city.
     

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