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by Anastasya
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

Re: new and I have never won a game except spaceship

I found out how to win. I start with a certain number of science improvements, and put it to around 5000 to improve any further. That makes it hard to gain science. Starting with equal islands, with one or two opponents. then i work toward getting boats to get to local islands so i can gain more cit...
by Anastasya
Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

Re: new and I have never won a game except spaceship

I did as suggested, went to view, made sure trade routes was checked, but nothing showed about trade routes after that, in the cities or elsewhere. i generally play it this way: i generally start with lots of money. probably get pyramids because that does not ever go obsolete. Then go for republic a...
by Anastasya
Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

Re: new and I have never won a game except spaceship

i just quit a game where half of my cities remain in disorder, without anything i know of to change that, the ai "novice" enemy has a point score about 4x mine. And when starting a new city, it starts out as in disorder. if this kind of problem continues, it gets discouraging, and unless I...
by Anastasya
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

Re: new and I have never won a game except spaceship

I started using trade trucks, and do one per city. the cities do not seem to go disordered any more. that is good. how many trucks can i do per city? And i started to mine the gold and coal instead of changing it to grass and farming it. when i look at the current score in a game, the ai enemy is al...
by Anastasya
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

Re: new and I have never won a game except spaceship

This is the free game i downloaded. it says ruleset default, which seems to be civ2civ3 or classic. i have never used any trading trucks. it never made any sense to me, and i usually am not in vicinity to trade with the enemy ai player. why trade with myself? if i did the trading trucks, what do the...
by Anastasya
Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Single player
Topic: new and I have never won a game except spaceship
Replies: 13
Views: 9064

new and I have never won a game except spaceship

I am very new to the game, and have never won any except once got to the space thing first. How is the game to be won? I usually try to get republic asap, and if lots of rivers, then bridge quickly. after that i aim for getting engineers and then railroad, so i can develop the land, and connect all ...