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[BTS] SGOTM 26 - Home Slices

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Succession GOTM' started by AlanH, Apr 23, 2020.

  1. LowtherCastle

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    Going from 6 to 5 eps might be because he has enough more than us and he changed his ep slider. Not convinced he met someone.

    We could run calcs on his total ep spending...using the percentages (ep spending?) in the ep screen.
     
  2. Mitchum

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    I don't think the AI runs the EP slider this early in the game. I assumed that the 6:espionage: were the passive EPs he generates per turn (4 from capital like us and +2 from some building given to him by NZ).

    Can you check the test game to see if the AI is putting more than 4:espionage:/turn on us?
     
  3. WastinTime

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    his castle is +25% eps
     
  4. Mitchum

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    Does that round down or up? He was putting 6:espionage:/turn on us and all of a sudden it dropped to 5:espionage:/turn. Does this mean he met someone? Or was he using the EP slider?
     
  5. Mitchum

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    I posted a screenshot of the NW in the latest turnset update if you want to see what we've got. I see no need to stop so I'll keep going. I plan to leave the settler there in case an AI wb cruises past although it's unlikely that an AI has an exploring wb this early.
     
  6. LowtherCastle

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    Test save: AI w/castle 5/4 ratio. Checked real save again. SB only has walls+castle.
     
  7. Mitchum

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    Should I have the settler unfog that last tile marked in the screenshot and then hurry back? He would be gone for 5 turns...
     
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    Thanks. That's unusual for the AI to run the EP slider so early, isn't it? Or is this normal SB behavior? I had never noticed running the EP slider early game before now.
     
  9. WastinTime

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    That's 5 pretty obvious city locations.

    No reason to unfog that tile unless you have nothing else to do.
     
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    SB should only ever have 5 espionage.
    4 from palace and 1 from castle bonus.
    How mysterious.
     
  11. Mitchum

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    The only other thing that settler has to do is watch across the channel for an AI wb. Since a scouting wb is unlikely to come this early, I'm going to unfog that tile just in case.

    EDIT: Playing on
     
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    technically it's a 2nd 4-food spot if you count whales. fyi, we can't net whales until after biology, (compass forbidden), optics.
    no other new resources :( no stone :(
     
  13. LowtherCastle

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    Took SB forever to tech Mining. I think he put his ep slider at 10%.
     
  14. LowtherCastle

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    Another trap. :cool: Dist: 24 :eek:

    Only fish and pigs extinct?
     
  15. WastinTime

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    fish could be south. Elephant still MIA
     
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    Is SH + BW beeline with rapid city expansion a possible best game scenario?
     
  17. LowtherCastle

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    Any AI city growth? SB’s building a settler.
     
  18. WastinTime

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    if you mean it's a mistake to settle this too early, then yeah, a trap, but we're more than likely going to take a 4 food city.
    Stonehenge : Not in cows. Then cows wouid have be Moai :thumbsdown:
    In Canal? I still doubt it, but we can think about it.
     
  19. Mitchum

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    I just finished Mysticism on T22 which is as far as my PPP goes so I'm stopping and uploading now.
     
  20. LowtherCastle

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    My question more is about using slavery to expand our cities fast. With or without Stonehenge. Just wondering if settling cities fast and expanding them as fast as possible it is a good solution.

    On 4-food city— unless we find the same closer.
     
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