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Old March 22nd, 2007, 03:23 PM
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If you could play ANY nation in a huge era 1 game, who would you play? I mean a 1500 province map with all 3 eras being played (and the empty slots for the old grizzeled veterans).

To my count that would be 76 nations (you have to take out 23, 24, 25). So if you could pick one to play against all of the early, mid, and late era nations...

Think about it. It might happen.
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hmm, i'll vote lanka
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Default Re: playing ANYONE against everyone

i think mid tien chi --> not after edit
they might be not so good, so EA Tien Chi (if meglobob dont want it or LA Tien Chi would be prefered. Or else LA Marignon and EA Abysya would be nice too. If they would be all taken, i'd stick to MA Tien Chi.
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Default Re: playing ANYONE against everyone

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i think mid tien chi
Why???
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Default Re: playing ANYONE against everyone

Probably Patala. IMO it has the best late game potential in the game. Spring and Autumn and MA Ermor might also get votes from me.
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Default Re: playing ANYONE against everyone

Well thinking about it, 1500/76 is 19.73'ish provinces per player which means you are unlikely to get rushed early.

Also this game would go on a long time, all most certain to never be completed unless you had special victory conditions.

So...I reckon you want a strong magical nation...errm either EA T'ien C'hi or a strong astral nation probably EA Arco.

Choosing to play LA Ermor or LA R'lyeh would be a total nightmare, can you imagine trying to move all those hordes of chaff around...'shudders'

I suppose this would be the ultimate Dom3 game.
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I will play MA Pangaea, MA Arcosphale, or MA Ulm.

Email me if this gets going or you start a MA game with 3-4 human players and the rest AI. dh987@cox.net
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Default Re: playing ANYONE against everyone

Well consider making a new god for this (and please a password you would be willing to pass on). The game might go for years so a person might get bored, pass on their nation, take another, quit, come back a year later to sub back in on their first nation, etc etc.
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Some variant of Arcocephale would be hard to pass up. Healing is very tempting for your Pretenders. Although without Death...

I actually like LA Marignon alot for pure power. Astral Corruption ftw. Lanka is probably stronger, but i'm not completely familiar with Lanka yet (i can't remember which are capital only, ect).
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Hmmm, I'd have to go with MA Arcoscephale. With those parameters you're going to have to pick a good long term strategy so I'd go with good scales, strong research and expand early on the backs of elephants while castling up and cranking out the mystics. Strong communions & ability to heal afflictions on SC will carry you through the mid game, then strong astral magic (& good scales) will give you a good presence in the very long late game. You've got enough magic variety to handle anything, and great astral mages which will be brutal in the late game.
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