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RB18: Romanus eunt domus!

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Succession Games' started by pholkhero, Jun 3, 2006.

  1. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    - Monty Python's Life of Brian

    In honor of Epic4, i created this game.

    Leader: Reg of the People's Front of Judea
    Difficulty: Noble
    Map: Oasis
    Size: Standard
    Opponents: Caesar and the rest random
    Victory: since i'm not sure exactly HOW this game will turn out, given the variants, i'm leaving all enabled so as not to limit our options.

    Variants:
    * Teamed up with the Raging Barbs.
    * We are locked into war with the Romans.
    * We can never build settlers. All other PFJ cities must be captured.

    * We must found Judaism.
    * When Bureacracy is researched, we must revolt to it and stay in it all game.
    * We can never research the following techs:

    Refrigeration
    Medicine
    Education
    Monarchy
    Code of Laws

    * We must always haggle in our diplomacy dealings.
    * We must never give in to blackmail. NO BLACKMAIL!

    Rules of Engagement:
    We must keep any Jewish cities we capture and whipe them immediately to size 1 to get rid of the "splitter" sentiment. We must raze any Roman cities. Bloody Romans. Any other cities: discretionary.

    Final Roster:
    Rex Tyrannus
    Mostly_Harmless
    Ozbenno
    Talamane
    Dreylin
    Imhotep
    Pholkhero

    edit: I want to make this an SG with detailed turnlogs, either discussing strategy or telling a funny-ass story (or other similarly interesting idea). Auto-Log is not a report, and, barrig computer mishaps, all logs should include pics for reference. My new rule has been: write for an audience. Remember, Kylearan's lurking, let's make in interesting for him!! ;)
     
  2. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    I want to be a woman. I want to have babies. I want to be called Loretta. Question: will barbs as teammates lock us into war with everyone?
     
  3. Ozbenno

    Ozbenno Fly Fly Away Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    Checking in brothers (and sisters, thank you Judith).

    Our glorious leader Reg, should embody all that the People's Front of Judea stands for (not those splitters, the Judeans People's Front). Certainly not organised or agressive (I'd come with you but I've got a bad back). Philosophical yes and either Creative (Frederick) or Spiritual (Saladin).

    Frederick does seem more Pythonesque in appearance.

    No idea what effect the Raging Barbarians team-mates have.
     
  4. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    Freddie sounds like a good fit. Cyrus too. Both are just foppish enough for this circus.
     
  5. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    okay...i think we could go with Frederick and still get away w/netting Judaism ~ agreed?
     
  6. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    Regarding Freddie + Judaism, he starts with Mining and Hunting, Mining is a prereq for Masonry, so that's good. But the other prereq for Monotheism is Polytheism. We'll need Mysticism for that. Soooooo, to found Judaism in a nearby land, we need to research Myst, Poly, Masonry, Mono. Very doable on this difficulty.
     
  7. VoiceOfUnreason

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    I rather expected the Spanish Inquisition, actually.

    It looks like Education removes a rather significant chunk of the tree.

    For those of us following the action on BBC-2:
    How do you set up a game so that you are teamed with the barbarians?
    How do you prevent the barbarians from researching a tech that blows the variant?
     
  8. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    Too easy.:mischief:

    It's quite simple really: Haggling! Edit: We're not allowed to research any of those techs, but we can trade for them. Haggling not optional.

    According to the other OCC/barb thread:
    I think you can direct the barbs' research like you can in any other permanent aliance. Not sure, though.
     
  9. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    actually, when you are teamed up with the barbs, you don't start w/any techs i believe (see the earlier barb game)

    Voice ~ good point, re: Educ. if we can't research them, our plan was to trade. However, as teh barb's team-mates, i do indeed believe it to be a form of AW and so tech-trading will probably be limited. Perhaps we must research those techs last (i.e., wait until it's teh ONLY tech available to research) OR we could set tasks to 'unlock' those techs, e.g., each roman city destroyed, we unlock a tech? or each civ destroyed, we unlock a tech??
     
  10. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    rex....see my above post re: tech trading.

    Also, you can not speak to the barb leader to ask them to research or tell them which city to attack.
     
  11. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    I'm trying to set-up the game ~ i'm using Frederick...i've got us @ war w/Rome, but i can't change the team to 18 from Worldbuilder ~ any help??
     
  12. Xtream_Rockstar

    Xtream_Rockstar THE D IS BACK

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    Is their still room for 1 more cause ill join
     
  13. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    @XR: Right, if you want to join us, you've got to really hate the Romans.
     
  14. Xtream_Rockstar

    Xtream_Rockstar THE D IS BACK

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    i hate romans just as much as my friend (who stoped playing this game) Thedudewho
     
  15. Xtream_Rockstar

    Xtream_Rockstar THE D IS BACK

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    i dont hate my friend we hate the romans
     
  16. Talamane

    Talamane Chieftain

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    Count me in. Sounds like a relief from all the hard-core playing we've done. :)
     
  17. mostly-harmless

    mostly-harmless Chieftain

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    just to say I am still with you comrades.

    I am currently trying to do the following:

    <modifier>girlfriend needs attention</modifier>
    set value from 1 to 0


    Diana Galbadons Highland Saga, 6 volumes, 1000pages each does the job
     
  18. pholkhero

    pholkhero Deviant Mind

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    :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:
     
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  20. Rex Tyrannus

    Rex Tyrannus 280lbs of gross stupidity

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    Pholk, it sounds like you need to save the worldbuilder file, then open it up in a text editor and do your edit there. You want me to take a stab at it?
     

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