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Good luck Peter, I will be watching every post here, though I'm thinking they will mostly be agog board members.

It certainly looks good so far, especially with a CoT from your first war.

A question on your tech intentions though. Are you going for infra 5, tech ?5 and then full speed for land 41, or is there some other cunning plan?

Just to let you know though, my screen is on 1024x768, and the screenshots are still slightly too wide. You might like to take them down to 700xsomething.
 

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Poor England. :D

Poor France. :D

The colors are going out all over Europe; we shall see nothing but gray in our lifetimes...
 

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Originally posted by Peter Ebbesen
My images are 800x600. Given the added size of the left and right margins of a post, that means that my posts are wider than your screen if, and only if, you use a screen size smaller than 1024x768.
The only possible excuses for running a smaller resolution than 1024x768 are a) A 15" or smaller screen, b) A laptop (there is some overlap in the categories). I'm betting on b)

If this forum supports PNG images, it wouldnt matter :) I don't know if it does though because i haven't actually tried...
 

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This will be very intresting.
Good Luck Peter!!
 

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Wow!

Was both of them French (AI) peaces that netted you so much land?
Is this regular in your games?
Is it skill or luck? (Netting major warscores that the French feel they must use or something?)

And don't worry about speed, once the BB-wars start WC can become boring, neh?
 

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Incidently, what does the Superpower Scaled Random Events Mod do in a good way? I see the possibilities for making the game harder, but there must be nice events, right?
 

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Hm, this is pretty interesting. :)

Keep it up Petey. :)
 

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Originaly posted by Peter Ebbesen:

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  • As I am currently playing/writing the immensely fun (to me at any rate) Persian tales and am also participating in the MGC4 AAR, not to mention burdened by real life commitments, posting will be infrequent. Perhaps once a week, two at the utmost.
  • Begging me to post faster will not help
  • Neither will threatening me with havoc should I not post faster
  • Sacrificing a thousand virgins to my honour might help, but it is frowned upon in these latter days


And what if I blackmailed you with a picture of you from Copenhagen 2002? I finaly got the films developped... Would that make you go any faster? ;):D

A nice start. As usual, should I say!
 

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Thanks, Peter. If I get around to it, I'll download it and try it out.

Eochaid, remember who you're dealing with...

WORLD CONQUEROR OF DUMMIES!!! :)
 

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Fast question for you, Professor.:)

How do you handle tech? Do you set the sliders for Land, Trade, etc and leave tem alone? Maximize one thing at a time? I've played around with this but I'm still learning what's the best way to go.

Thanks.:)
 

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I seldom post in the AAR forum but I have to say: Really great!
 

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hehe

I knew you would take johan's challenge.

looking good I must say, and great writing as usual.:)