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So, I'm afraid, no "marine" flag would be even remotely realistic until way after Musketeers. We can discuss playability, but then that would depend on what kind of game you want. This I disagree with from a gameplay perspective- units could still have the marine flag, they would simply n...
- Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:28 pm
- Forum: Wishlist
- Topic: Civ5 Ruleset (Willing to Pay $200 for)
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There is a problem with offering money for something like this, and that is putting Freeciv on the radar by the owners of the original commercial Civ. There could be legal problems that would by far outweigh any of the benefits.
River battle ships should actually be very weak because they are effective ONLY if defences are crappy. Put up any kind of missile defence (catapults, archers, musketeers, mortars) and the boat has no business being there. In other words, it's not justified for it to exist in Civ in the first place.
I think this clearly indicates that (some) 'bigland' units could be (and were) carried on triremes. I do not understand the point of denial. The key word in the above quote is "some". Catapults used in Civ are wall-breaking heavy units that create a big advantage in the field. Not the one...