Civ Hybrid Game Mk.VII Part Six: That's a Lot of Wives!

Published: 2018-02-25, edited: 2018-02-25
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WHAT IS THIS! WE SEE A LARGE ARMY SURROUND THE CAPITAL! What could this mean for the thriving empire? You shall see on the next part of… CIV HYBRID GAMES! (Or in the next few slides.)
Persian and Georgian’s begin their clash. The tiny border town of Bactra is in the black. Who will win this epic battle? You shall see on the next part of… CIV HYBRID GAMES! (Or in the next few slides.)
The Persian core is empty, with most of their empire off to fight in a war. Sad Baby :(
A massive omani army is surrounding Assyria. This very well may spell doom for the fledgeling empire.
A Byzantine resurgence, as plots are run, but with a painfully small army to support it.
The Omani core.
The chess board that is the central part of the Middle East. I expect this to be the place where some of the biggest clashes happen for the rest of the game.
A view of Georgian and Persian front. These initial fights could make or break each nations performance, especially with the large city of Dur-Kurigalzu not far from the front.
The barbarians performance near Constantinople is not doing great, but it is still something to be feared.
The Roman invasion is kicked off! Nubt and Nekhen are flipped, but Egyptian units are poised to capture. Abydos is ready to be taken but could easily be flipped after being taken by Romans.
Phoenicia makes advances on Assyria, taking Opis. This will be the camel that breaks the straws back.
The barbarians have been repulsed, and have spread into the countryside. Citizens of Hadrianopolis watch in horror as barbs crest the horizon.
Abydos is very low in hp.
RIP Assyria, the-year-they-started-i-forgot to 2260 bc. They put up a strong fight, against two civilizations at war with them, even taking a city, but were ultimately doomed to suffer the first death of civilizations.
All northern Egyptian cities are under the hand of Justinian! (Probably going to flip, though.)
Phoenicia has completed Colossus! This will greatly boost their gold, and grant them an extra trade slot.
Persian core.
Some Egyptian cities are being recaptured. This is not a good omen.
The first of… Persian colonies in Arabia?! Okay… moving on.
A strike on southern Egyptian cities by none other than… Kabul? This is a strange part indeed.
Nubt is recaptured by Egyptians.
Another view of the Persian-Georgian war. Dur-Kurigalzu is being assaulted by Persia, with a large army.
Cyprus and the Byzantine forward base of Theodosiopolis.
The Roman invasion has been repelled, but north Egypt is a husk.
Not much has changed on the Persian-Georgian front.
A second Persian colony! They really love their incense.
A mass migration of Missionaries, and a settler, into the untamed steppes.
The barbarians are wreaking havoc, while staying outside the cities of Rome. This is a sad day for the countryside.
Dur-Kurigalzu has been captured! This is a major victory for the upstart Persians. Remember at what situation they were at at the start of the game. This is good work.
Another view of Western Asia Minor. Two new cities have been founded in the Aegean.
The front is stabilizing. An Orthodox prophet may be captured by a Persian swordman. A true tale of martyrship.
The barbarians have been utterly destroyed, and the places have been filled by a very large roman army. Why couldn’t they have been serving in Egypt :(.
A nice photo of Persia’s core. We can see the newly founded city of Herat, and a few workers. To note, we also see Persian cities on the Caspian. Is this a sign of aggression?

The Romans continue their invasion! Nekhen is captured, but melee units could recapture it. Abydos seems soon to fall. As we saw last part, the Roman AI is able to use triremes masterfully, almost retaking Egyptian cities as the invasion was repelled. Nubt is relatively unharmed, though.
Georgia’s created the Chichen Itza! This, for people who don’t know, will boost happiness and the length of golden ages.
The Romans continue their invasion! Nekhen is captured, but melee units could recapture it. Abydos seems soon to fall. As we saw last part, the Roman AI is able to use triremes masterfully, almost retaking Egyptian cities as the invasion was repelled. Nubt is relatively unharmed, though.
Abydos falls, but is likely to be retaken by encroaching Egyptian armies.
Abydos is in the red, and we get a nice view of the roman navy, and some units, while they probably won’t be able to do much.
A full and comprehensive view of the Egyptian front. To the east we see Jerusalem’s large army, and some Phoenician cities, while to the east we see a Roman front that is not looking successful.

Another view of southern Egypt
Western Omani colonies, where Khasab, the mysterious city, lies. This is an area that has both large potential for growth and decent production.

Phoenicia holds rich lands, a very large city, but they are locked in a tight and precarious position, lying between the shoulders of giants.
The Omani core, one of the only civilizations that may be comparable to Rome in its expansion. Most cities here are small, though. Weirdly we also get a view from a new Persian city.
Georgian core is surprisingly low populated. Along with their lack of cities compared to Rome or Oman, this means that they are both not very wide nor tall.
The Persian gulf. Omani cities litter it, their grand navy moving up and down the tan coast. Two empires face each other across the waters.
:( Rip da golden age of baby. (While they are in a good defensive position, they most certainly are not getting to the point that they were at before.)
The empty expanse of the steppes, interrupted by the trading post of Telavi and the cities on the east coast of the caspian sea.
The rich and mountainous expanse of Georgia. A rugged land, it’s crown jewel is the mountain city of Kutaisi. Situated between a lake and a mountain, it is said that the gods themselves forged this land. They are gathering a large army to the east. What could this mean for the meaningless Georgian AI?
Western Asia Minor, a land where greeks and Turks mingle.
And finally, we come to the crown jewel of the CHG cylinder. In the noble land of Asia Minor, sits the grandest empire to touch this world, the continuation of Caesar’s himself: the Roman Empire. It has dense cities, with mostly high population, the largest army in the world, and complete control over an entire region of the map.
I’ll let stats speak for themselves.

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