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Rat 40 - Introduction to CCM

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Succession Games' started by ThERat, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. barbslinger

    barbslinger Gun blast'n shot drinker

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    Sorry guys, I wasn't able to play tonight. This CMSC conference in Reno is taking all my time. I thought the boss would let us go to our rooms after the show but conventions aren't like that. I think I will need a skip until I return Friday morning.
     
  2. vmxa

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    ThERat

    What do you want to do here ThERat? Take your turn, pass it back to me or what?
     
  3. ThERat

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    maybe wait for barbslinger to come back, a 2 man rotation is a bit thin
     
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    I am fine with waiting. Just wanted to know, if you wanted to get in a round of 5 or 10, before the weekend. We would be a 3 man rotation either way. Barbslinger is a west coast guy, so that is basically 3 full days.
     
  5. ThERat

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    Pretty busy during the week this time, I will see whether I can play maybe 5 turns before the weekend.
     
  6. ThERat

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    since barbslinger hasn't replied yet, I am going to play some turns this weekend, so this is a 'got it'
     
  7. barbslinger

    barbslinger Gun blast'n shot drinker

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    Just got home. Glad to be back. Hot in the wesr. I can follow Rat.
     
  8. ThERat

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    just an update into the 5th turn, will finish by tomorrow

     
  9. vmxa

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    Looks like a new plane in the arsenal.
     
  10. ThERat

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    Pre-Turn
    change Osaka to machinegunners, free units of such nature always welcome
    start Wall street as well

    IT rush an expensive airport at Pagan
    somebody upsets our citizens in Nampo

    1. 1827AD
    upgrade 40 heavy coastal batteries to flying boats, which are mobile and a real help in coastal defense

    add some airfields for the airlift next turn
    march towards Andala...

    IT Nubia and Maya sing MPP and later declares on Egypt

    2. 1828AD
    capture Andahua for the loss of 2 tanks, hilly terrain is tougher
    capture Ica, which is a bit further away and culture bomb it

    ship over some workers and hotches via airfields

    IT wow, good news as Hebrew destroy Italy :dance:
    we get mass production, start WW 2 ships

    3. 1829AD
    start Hoover in our capital, it will be a shield monster
    take Vitcos

    connect coal and iron on the third continent
    start to clear a huge rifle stack from Babylon (around 30-40 units)

    IT Babylon comes with more units towards us, will take effort to clear them
    we get the Ordenance factory and Wall Street

    4. 1830AD
    take Juli and Atico

    continue to take out Babylonian units, whereas Inca are gassed it seems
    manage to take out all units in our new takings

    IT Babylon is still on steroids and defeats a stack of 8 hotchkisses that I sent forward on hills

    5. 1831AD
    a lot of our cities are suddenly unhappy, fix that
    take Areqipa and prepare for an assault on Babylon
    get an artist and bomb Vitcos

    this enables us to attack Assur, which we take for the mere loss of 2 kisses.
    It has the Art of Islam
    need to clear quite a few units around the area before we can move forward

    our flying boats already busy sinking Babylon ships

    send our convoy with around 100 tanks back to the third continent

    IT Babylon brings in more units, I am amazed how many they have
    worst part is a huge Rifle stack in the south at Atico (around 60 of them)

    6. 1832AD
    choose the most backward civ, Mongols to renew the spices deal
    clearing Babylon units yet again, get an artist and bomb Assur
    manage to clear all units though it costs us.

    Reinforce Atico and hope we can survive the attack

    IT Babylon still brings in more units, it's quite annoying
    The big stack doesn't attack and tries to pass by Atico
    we get WW 2 ships, next is blitzkrieg

    7. 1833AD
    clear the stacks in the north, marines on hills are especially tough (lose 5 units on one of them)
    after this, we can attack Uruk with tanks. This time we only lose 1 tank taking the city

    with the lawyers that I have shipped over we gain another artist that bombs Uruk
    prepare for the assault on 2 hilly Babylon cities, heal tanks to attack Babylon itself

    IT Babylon now brings their units to Uruk and the flat land will be a welcome respite for us
    the big stack in the south keeps on running about as we block roads and cities with infantry
    Bien Hoa finishes the International Port

    8. 1834AD
    capture Nineveh and Sippar
    defeat some units in the hills and next to Babylon
    defeat around 8 units of the southern stack. Wounded units have been healing and our bombers have wounded them before the attack
    smash 8 units and we take Babylon that is culture bombed straight away
    City comes with two wonders, that make Great Mosques even more valuable
    move forward and take Ellipi, this splits Babylon into 2, bomb that city as well
    manage to take Samarra, Akkad and Carchemish too

    send a smaller convoy of 4 freighters to the southern end of the continent as there are more Babylon cities

    IT Babylon is finally gassed, they only have that big stack left that is going back and forth
    Carrier Dicks that produces carrier is done via MGL in Carthage

    9. 1835AD
    renew furs deal with Egypt
    capture the Incan capital that has only 3 defenders inside, bomb it. proceed and take Hamasaki
    RR and we take Machu Picchu, Cori and Olla, then Vilca, Inca suffers big time
    find that we can take Nasca too, which we do

    send another freighter off, if we ship towards Tiwanaku, the voyage is only 4 turns long

    10. 1836AD
    manage to take Eridu and Babylon has no more core

    push to eliminate Ince as soon as possible the big convoy of tanks helps a lot)
    take Vilcas, bomb Machu Picchu then take Huamanga and Chuito, Inca down to 1 city

    in the north we take Lagash, culture bomb Nasca to gain access to that city
    bomb it, with that manage to take Ur


    - I have been building a few Great Mosques to rid those cities of any unhappy issues
    - we make 5 culture per turn in every new city, great for fast border expansions

    - Remember that I set Carthage as the continental rally point to make transport much easier
    - Airlifting is done via the many airfields we have lifting the units to Pagan
    I have lifted plenty of workers over already

    - We have a huge stack of tanks and some settlers, I leave this to barbslinger to decide what to do with it
    - Inca should be gone next turn

    Babylon will last a little longer due to the tundra towns
     

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    Our new route to cross to Tiwanaku from carthage, take only 4 turns




    the world map, we have now 47% of the landmass


    We can take Scandinavia and Nubia next before the big showdown with Israel for some fun. They got heaps of cash

    We get Blitzkrieg tactics next turn, I would chose mobile warfare next
     
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    just to add, those flying boats are mobile and their torpedoes are really good at sinking enemy boats. I have upgraded everything I could to them.
     
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    Yeah I liked those boats as well. I think I heard the fat lady warming up.
     
  14. barbslinger

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    Do we really want to go after Israel? That will take a lot of time and I'm anxious to upgrade to newest biq. We can probably get 67% just taking the southern weaker countries.

    Got it!
     
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    ok, sure. Just need to take note of our deal with Egypt...
     
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    I am pretty sure I know what my problem is with my computer - I need to install the game to get the registry settings. However, I still haven't found that elusive conquests disk to do so and I have looked for it more than once in the spots it should have been. Perhaps going through all the games might help, but I am not very hopeful.
     
  17. Civinator

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    Thank you all for your interesting reports about your game.:)


    Every civer who played CCM did like those flying boats. Despite beeing strong units in the game, these units done by Wyrmshadow are also real beauties - and the Catalina also has a very nice fidget animation: Searchlights. The units also use Wyrmshadow┬┤s torpedoe animation (reworked by Vuldacon) as bombard animation.

    For the lurkers, here are some screenshots about the civilopedia entries of these units:







     

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    the animation is truly cool :cool:
     
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    1836AD

    Well from122 cities last I stepped in to 214 cities! Crash on startup on 150 Howitzer. WWI Art needed to be replaced with Heavy Artillery. Also 152 Arty
    Quick look and it seems that we can take down Maya and Poland next which I thought would be good when I was reading posts but on reconsideration Vikings and Germany look better to get the small choke at Hannover. The southern countries look really weak and we can probably mop them up as an after thought. Move a load of tanks towards Nippur to help finish off Babs. They have some crap down in the S tundra.

    Couple of losses, no mid or major engagements. Tons of builds.

    1) 1837AD

    Inca are destroyed.

    I stopped here because this is just too much for me. I have been at it for over 2 hours, figuring stuff out seeing where we are, etc, and I don't think I am cut out for this size of map. I am truly apologetic but it is too :confused: unless I completely immerse myself. Trying to pick up with so many cities I am not enjoying myself. If it was a personal game I think I would love it right here down this stretch run to victory.

    Here is the save up to taking Inca out.

    Again I am sorry :(
     

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    I guess I am up. Greebley seems still with PC issues. NP on vacation. So this is an I got.
     

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