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Victory conditions - 4/14/2013 12:12:45 AM   
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I have searched the manuals for this topic, and I found rather little. I played a random game and within a few minutes I got some music and a message that I lost (IE, AI was victorious). how did this happen so quickly. i know, hidden somewhere int he manuals and game well tell me this stuff. I did see under the strategic map that I had 4 VPs and AI had 19. Well, maybe it was bad luck. the random map started me out on a very small island and I didn't have much to work with. Perhaps a mirror map is better (or loop) because I started out at the edge of a map and at the extreme part of the screen. I most directions I couldn't move any further. in the stat screen the AI quickly out produced my by about 100 to 1, given my predicament. Is that why they got 19 VPs?

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RE: Victory conditions - 4/14/2013 12:19:13 AM   
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oh, and can someone tell me what the "use resource:check box is on map set up (new dawn). And also, is there a way to specify what nat'l for human and what Nat'l for AI? thank you

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RE: Victory conditions - 4/14/2013 12:20:13 AM   
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Victory points are usually awarded by the amount of cities that are controlled by each player. In a sense they are a measure of how much of the map you have conquered... there is a screen each time you open your turn, that will tell you how many victory points you have and how many are needed to win.

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RE: Victory conditions - 4/14/2013 1:59:13 AM   
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A capital is worth 4VP and a city 1VP. If you don't get a good starting location on your random map, don't play it. Just spin the wheel again until you get a map that looks like you have a good starting location.

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