civ2civ3 Engineers Not Able to Irrigate Desert to Farmland?

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civ2civ3 Engineers Not Able to Irrigate Desert to Farmland?

Postby Voland0 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:24 pm

Build Farmland for Engineers on irrigated desert is greyed out, even though the help for Desert indicates Build as Irrigation Farmland 5 turns. Helps for Engineers and Terrain Alterations->Farmland give no indication of exclusion of desert as a farmland candidate.

Please, advise: is this a bug?

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Re: civ2civ3 Engineers Not Able to Irrigate Desert to Farmland?

Postby Ignatus » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:46 pm

It's intentional because it would not give more food and would prevent super highways trade bonus. You can get desert/farmland from global warming but can't make it yourself. The automatic documentation probably misses some complex cases, maybe one should document it manually.

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Re: civ2civ3 Engineers Not Able to Irrigate Desert to Farmland?

Postby JTN » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:43 pm