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Role Play Challenge: GREED THREE!!!

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Strategy & Tips' started by madscientist, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    Recap:

    RPC rules
    1) Continual profit, actually slowed us down alot more than I expected. However, I really abused the spiritual trait swapping in and out of slavery ALOT.
    2) CORPS! what is not to love, we founded everyone, claimed all resoruces except sugar which we got in a trade.

    Why we won
    1) Rivers, financial. Any questions?
    2) The Mali UU Skirmishers each the Aztec UU Jaguars for breakfast. I mean damn is Monty dense. Great UU the Mali have, and it lasted a very long time!
    3) Teching rifling while Peter tried to bring representation and democracy to the Russian people. :backstab:
    4) The final claiming of the continent by destroying a very overmatched Isabella who had most of her army off trying to kill heathens on the other land mass.
    5) Hammarabi and Ragnar hated each other's guts but neither could ever get and advantage over the other.

    Hope everyone enjoyed and appreciated the extent that we stayed true to the GREED concept. Like the Charlemagne game tedious spreading religions and coprs, but well worth it.

    Finally, I hope everyone see a good example of how corps can be used for a late game culture win here. Sure we upped the slider very late and ran some late artist specialists, but the key was those 3 culture corps of Sid's/Creative/Alimunim Inc. Like I frequently say, there are numerous ways to win culturally, here is yet another example!
     
  2. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    Thanks New Guy!!!!

    Mao and Bismark (The Master Builder) were definitely 2 of the top 5 games in my opinion!
     
  3. CivCorpse

    CivCorpse Supreme Overlord of All

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    Mao #1 by a long shot. And the map helped a lot as wel.. I played it and had an absolute blast. Did I mention I now hate you because your name is now #3 on my highscore list? I liked the dual victory. It demonstrates when you are in absolute control of a game. Usually I stop playing when the outcome is that well determined. For the RPC angle, instead of a late cultural victory, perhaps dropping culture and science to Zero and accumulating the 4000 perturn as gold. That would be greed.
     
  4. vicawoo

    vicawoo Chieftain

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    Now you can move up to warlord difficulty.
     
  5. bestje

    bestje Big Game Hunter

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    ouch, I hope you mean emporer!

    well played Mad, the dual victory is a nice touch, very greedy.
     
  6. NintendoTogepi

    NintendoTogepi Noble Pacifist

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    Well done, espesically the duel victory!

    Truly GREED!
     
  7. Killroyan

    Killroyan Deity

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    As a greedy bastard I would say I WANT MORE OF THESE GAMES!!! MORE! MORE I TELL YA!!!!

    P.s. great win.
     
  8. Glare Seethe

    Glare Seethe Prince

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    Nicely played, that corp screen is a beauty.
     
  9. jason77024

    jason77024 Warlord

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    MS, how about a screenshot of your Wall Street city? (Scroll down on the bldg list so we can see the corps.)

    Thanks!
     
  10. semirami

    semirami The Wolf

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    Wow, that was very impressive, nice job !!! 21k culture per turn, I have never seen this.
     
  11. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    Good point, I'll do this tonight once I get in front of the computer!
     
  12. Kev

    Kev Hired Goon

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    Great fun, Mad. Looks like third time was the charm!

    I'm curious if you took advantage of US very much once you got the Pyramids. Did not seem as though you had any huge drop in cash reserves, so you must have kept whatever US spending you did do to a fair minimum.

    Appreciate your taking the time to do these - and do them in such a timely way!
     
  13. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    Glad you liked it.

    US was used to rush but a market/grocer/bank and part of Wall Street in Barcelona for the corps. I may have rushed one catherdral last. Otherwise, Mansa just couldn't spend all that hard earned cash!

    Remember, spreading corps cost alot of money, otherwise we could have had double or triple the gold we ended with.
     
  14. D_almighty

    D_almighty Wanna-be Deity

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    What civics were you using in the end?
     
  15. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    US
    FS
    Caste
    FM
    OR

    Caste was a late change for the artist spamming and late culture run.
     
  16. r_rolo1

    r_rolo1 King of myself

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    Congrats, mad...

    Now you should give a look at NC XI ;) You'll get a small surprise :p
     
  17. madscientist

    madscientist RPC Supergenius

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    I have already been watching it, and I am honored!!!! Now since this is GREED, there is a small issue about my commission!
     
  18. r_rolo1

    r_rolo1 King of myself

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    All the money issues regarding NC should be adressed to Bleys :p I'm just a outside source of maps ;)
     
  19. cripp7

    cripp7 Playin' Bored

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    Once again you show you are you true master of BTS!! You make the game look easy, looking forward to the next one
     
  20. DesertRogues

    DesertRogues Between Here & There

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    As always, great fun and a great read.
    Sury huh? Should be interesting....
     

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