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TSG 167 AAR

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Game Of The Month' started by Knowtalent, Feb 4, 2018.

  1. Suliz

    Suliz Chieftain

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    Location:
    Vancouver
    Turn 224
    Game Date 1908
    Score 1042

    6 city tradition :)
    Second city was founded very early on my starting island, three more on other continents since there was no happiness hit and one late one for Coal.
    Lots of places for Barbs to spawn meant even late in the game I was still losing cargo ships.
    Peaceful all the way through, at the end almost everyone liked me, with the exception of Dido, who I am sure wanted to declare war, but didn't quite dare.

    - How useful was your UA?
    It was helpful to be able to expand quickly without worrying about happiness, though in truth the nature of the map meant their were still viable city locations late in the game.

    - Did you use spying to your advantage?
    Stole a couple of techs from Dido.

    - Did the map type help or hinder victory and how?
    Was able to outrace the AI's so I was able to get the city locations I wanted. On the down side, strategic resources were in limited supply.

    - How did the difficulty level affect your game decisions?

    - What Social Policies did you choose and in what order? Which Ideology did you choose?
    Tradition, Some exploration until rationalism opened up, rationalism, freedom, finished exploration

    - What techs did you prioritize ?
    Standard science (beelining Education, Public School, Research Lab) except that I started by getting my sea game underway.
     

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  2. glonnon

    glonnon Chieftain

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    turn 205

    Missed the "God of the Sea" Pantheon so chose the bonus for wonders, I would have settled two more cities for sure with the extra hammers and a hope of getting a good score. I haven't played recently and didn't remember the need to build sea structures after the light house. So I got harbors and ports very late in the game. I timed the finish well but could have bought the last few rocket parts and avoided the transit. I also fat fingered my second prophet making my religion not just bad but terrible. I went a four city tradition and didn't bother to build additional cities, I should've built two more. I didn't defend my religion because the celts kept declaring war with the carthages and her religion was better than mine with two buildings. But not spreading my religion to city states requesting it was a lazy choice, I made that did slow me down. I filled out the tradition tree with a well timed oracle pop. I then opened patronage and got two more on left side so science contribution. I bulbed all my writers and then led the world fair doing all the work and was able to finish off the rational tree with most of my writers, I forgot two of them and didn't use them until late. I turned almost all the city states with spies and luck because I didn't have a good uei and was lazy in the late game. A big mistake was letting the congress embargo city states, I got this corrected in time but good thing I didn't have to fight a war. Found it funny that so many ruins were left in late game, would have been fun to send around a late era unit and let it be upgraded to an elite unit. The map was too big and made the game drag a little but it was interesting to play King level which makes timing things much easier.
     

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  3. billybgame

    billybgame Chieftain

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    I just completed this.....I guess it's my first CIv 5 GOTM.....is there no page to submit like IV?.....do I just submit on the HoF page?....don't see a link anywhere to a submission page......

    Moderator Action: Once you open a save, please use the After Action Report thread. There is a submission page, the link is listed in the Announcement thread, just need to get it opened up, sorry about that. leif
     
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  4. billybgame

    billybgame Chieftain

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    I tried that link....this is all I see, beyond Civ 3 and Civ 4 GOTM links on each side...so where do you submit 167?:


    Civ5 GOTM 166 Entries are now CLOSED.

    This submissions page will reopen for business when a new game is released.

     
  5. leif erikson

    leif erikson Game of the Month Fanatic Administrator Supporter GOTM Staff

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    Yes, thank you, I am aware of it. I need to get some things to happen in the background. As I said in the blue text, we need to get it opened up. Patience please.
     

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