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[BTS] SGOTM26 interest

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Succession GOTM' started by Deckhand, Sep 10, 2019.

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Will you participate in a SGOTM26?

Poll closed Oct 1, 2019.
  1. Yes, I promise to play on a team.

    8 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. Maybe I will play if map interesting enough and I'm not too busy.

    9 vote(s)
    40.9%
  3. Nope, sorry no longer have interest and/or time.

    4 vote(s)
    18.2%
  4. None of the above.

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  1. Deckhand

    Deckhand Procrastination at its finest GOTM Staff

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    SGOTM26 never got started and appeared to die with neither whimper nor comment.

    If there is enough interest - I am willing to administer it. We could play either NZs map or perhaps another.

    Please note your interest in my very first poll. Poll runs to end of September.
     
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  2. Gumbolt

    Gumbolt Phoenix Rising

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    Perhaps link on S and T section too?
     
  3. Fippy

    Fippy Micro Junkie Queen

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    done (and yup i will play)
     
  4. RRRaskolnikov

    RRRaskolnikov Goldfish

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    I would gladly play too.
     
  5. Tobiyogi

    Tobiyogi Prince

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    Interested. But I have no idea how a team game would like look. Can someone explain?
     
  6. Deckhand

    Deckhand Procrastination at its finest GOTM Staff

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    Team members take turns playing their official save (posting it at results site as each player finishes). Turn sets are often ten turns but can be any number. There is lots of discussion in their team threads before the active player does anything.
    Reviewing some of the team threads from a previous sgotm will get you a good idea of how it works. I would suggest two different teams and maybe in the middle of the game.
    Games also usually have special conditions and/or rules.
     
  7. Cactus Pete

    Cactus Pete Deity GOTM Staff

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    Love to play another.

    Thanks for the effort Deckhand.

    CP
     
  8. Tobiyogi

    Tobiyogi Prince

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    Thanks. I have checked some old threads. I don't get the general idea yet.
    Is it like in the "Cookbook"? So players from one team finish a certain number of turns and then there is a vote about the best save from which the game will be continued?
     
  9. neilmeister

    neilmeister Lentils have feelings too GOTM Staff

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    Nope... its as simple as a group of players spending three months playing a single game.

    Of course its much, much better than it sounds. At its heart its teamwork and striving for the best play
     
  10. WLanky13

    WLanky13 Chieftain

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    I’m definitely interested but I have never played in any kind of GOTM or anything like it so I would need a little help especially with the technical stuff. I think it would be really fun to play the same game with other people and to strategize about what to do.
     
  11. RRRaskolnikov

    RRRaskolnikov Goldfish

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    Have a look at the Succession Games sub-forum for examples and the basics of this kind of game. The only difference here is that the staff provides us with a map and each team plays it (obviously without knowing what other teams do).
     
  12. Tobiyogi

    Tobiyogi Prince

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    Sounds like every single action is discussed amongst the team players before actually doing something. That's why it takes several months...?
     
  13. lymond

    lymond Rise Up! (Phoenix Style!) Hall of Fame Staff

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    For the most part..yes...especially early. Short term and long term planning and goals are often discussed as well, including - for some teams - the numbers. You can learn a lot of advanced stuff playing SGOTM.

    It's a Gentleman's ...um Lady's ..competition.
     
  14. babybluepants

    babybluepants Deity GOTM Staff

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    I can't. Haven't touched Civ in about a year, and I'm really busy IRL.
    Hopefully there is enough interest to keep SGOTM going.
    Hey, Ras! :wavey: Good to see you still around, buddy.
     
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  15. Fippy

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    My opinion here, first we should look at reviving sgotm (and accept that we will not get that many players).
    To interest more again, we will probably need a running game, and showing peoples this still can happen.

    There would still be many lurkers who enjoy good discussions (best in IV has always been sgotm), even in a smaller scale.
     
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  16. Biggs_Pliff

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    Never done one before but seems interesting
     
  17. Folket

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    I missed the pool but would join.
     
  18. Gumbolt

    Gumbolt Phoenix Rising

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    Have we given up on this?
     
  19. RRRaskolnikov

    RRRaskolnikov Goldfish

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    I am all for it, but 8 votes for the first option is kinda depressing. I agree with Fippy though, let's start a game, and maybe interest will build up!
     
  20. lymond

    lymond Rise Up! (Phoenix Style!) Hall of Fame Staff

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    Well I see 17 potential players, plus there maybe some newbies about that might be interested but don't even know about this yet. I chalk this up to a staff issue right now..no interest or desire there it seems.
     

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