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Two new leaders recognised beyond doubt: Suleyman and Willem van Oranje

Discussion in 'Civ4 - General Discussions' started by Martinus, May 24, 2007.

  1. Martinus

    Martinus Emperor

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    Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent of the Ottomans



    Prince Willem van Oranje of the Dutch
    :goodjob:
     
  2. The Lance

    The Lance Chieftain

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    nm, my bad
     
  3. Jan H

    Jan H Chieftain

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    Just to be clear, this picture is of Stadhouder Willem I (Stadtholder William I), also known as Willem de Zwijger (William the Silent). So it's not William III (who was stadtholder of the Netherlands as well as king of England) or King William I, who became king of the "United Netherlands" (Netherlands+Belgium+Luxemburg) in 1815 after the final defeat of Napoleon.

    (in C3C it was abit unclear, because the Dutch leader was referred to as "King William", but William I of Orange never held the title of King)
     
  4. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Challenge accepted

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    Firaxis did a good job with the graphics :goodjob:
     
  5. ripple01

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    Does anyone think that the Oranje leaderhead looks somewhat like a modern pic of Bob Dylan?

    Cheers,
    ripple01
     
  6. sneaky

    sneaky Chieftain

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    Now you mention it! :lol:
     
  7. Comrade Aart

    Comrade Aart Civ1 diplomat

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    It looks indeed more like Bob Dylan than Willem van Oranje. Probably because it doesn't look like Willem van Oranje at all. :)
     
  8. TobyWanKenobi

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    Why'd they change Willem's eyes from blue to brown?
     
  9. sneaky

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    Maybe because his eyes were brown?

    Better picture:



    EDIT: I do admit the mustache is a bit too long, his hair too dark and his face too skinny. William had a beard, not a mustache and brown, not black hair. Also he became slightly bloated when he aged not skinnier. That said it's just an artist's interpretation and overall it's pretty well done.
     
  10. mice

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    If it was Bob Dylan, what would his intro line be ?

    A hard rains gonna fall...

    You gotta serve somebody...


    Next lame joke ,

    If he's William the Silent we may have a new 'refuses to speak' time , like 30 turns
     
  11. Iuvavus

    Iuvavus Marcomanni Exile

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    :D :band: :lol:

    Hmm... What would his traits be? Creative/Charsimatic? UU: Folksinger (replaces Great Artist) UB: Newport Festival Stage (replaces theatre)?
     
  12. dutchking

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    It is a cartoon, so it won't look exactly like what the real people look like.
     
  13. Onagan

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