Revision History for Civ3 Opening Plays

Quick Start Challenge
How to play
Timelines
Scoring




Civ3 Opening Plays
- Improving Terrain
- Terrain basics
- Terrain types
- ID your power
- Rivers and position
- Forestry operations
- Workers and Settlers
- When to Axe
- Plant & Cut Crews
- Intense Profit

Opening Sequence Examples
- GOTM8 June 2002
- Mixed Terrain - Germany
- Flood Plain - Russia
How the AI plays
Balance food/shields
"Pop rushing"
Balance and rush
When to relocate
Playing "Catch up"
- Play the example scenario

- GOTM10 August 2002
- Grassland - Iroquois
- Mixed Hills - French
- Green Caldera - Aztecs
- Play the example scenario


Civ3 Example Games
- GOTM9 Japan Campaign
(ancient age warfare example)
- Index


List of updates to this article


Items below this point
are maintained seperately
from this strategy article
and may not always available.

Known Bugs and Glitches

- The Corona Bug
- The Scared2Death Bug


New starting position examples and any updates or revisions will be listed here in reverse chronological order with the newest changes shown at the top.

September 18, 2002
Actual release date for the Forestry operations subarticle
Incorporated printer-friendly and reference-friendly table images in all forestry pages.
Uploaded the Forestry Operations practice scenario to the example_saves folder.

September 3, 2002
Fixed some general typos and spelling glitches on all pages.
Fixed references to Forestry operations subarticle with a planned September 15th publication date.
Eliminated the terminology of "food units" in favor of "food bundles" to avoid confusion with units like workers and warriors, etc.
Updated and integrated the links to the Quick Start Challenge pages.

August 31, 2002
Original release date for all graphics and html pages for the Civ3 Opening Play Sequences and Start Positions article

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