CIII News Archive
|June 14th Masada Revisited|
scenarios have been reviewed: Masada
II and Sargentum.
Both are posted in the Review
forum where Private
Estate - Old Loyalties is still drawing comments.
The Community forum is a buzz with a Tribute organised by Octavion. If you want to find out who will be "tributed" go and have a look.
The Cleopatra program on Discovery was
rather nice. It showed a computer reconstruction of what Cleopatra looked like (definitely
not like Liz Taylor) and some interesting character profiles.
Walk like an Egyptian...
|June 13th Cleopatra on Discovery|
|For those of us
in Europe, Discovery Channel is showing a documentary on Cleopatra tonight at 22:00 CET.
Of course our friend Julius Caesar plays a role in this program as well.
The Game Help forum is still one of our busiest, again questions fly on topics such as worker shortages and trade problems.
As usual the Community forum is getting lots of visitors. The most active topics remain the stories and the birthday/party thread. So if you are momentarily tired of ruling an empire, browse over for some light hearted banter.
Now who came out of that
rolled up carpet..?
|June 12th Heaven News Update|
|A lot has been
happening in Heaven lately. Here are a few of the more noticeable items.
Heaven has it's own marketplace nowadays where you can get Heaven memorabilia. We still have a few T-Shirts left. They carry Angel Hamlet's HGS log on the front and the one on the left on the back, so if you want one, you'd better hurry on over to the Marketplace.
Age of Empires
Heaven is holding a Mongolian Campaign Contest. What do you need to do?
Apart from that Gamestats is running a contest based around some of the favourite Westwood games: Dune2000 and the soon to be released Tiberian Sun. Follow the link if you want to know more.
As for the forums, it seems another party has started in Creaticus Dania's Hippodrome. It was a bit slow to start, but it might get busy tonight
In Xanadu did Kublai Khan
a pleasure dome decree.
|June 11th Passage to Egypt|
Monty's Monkey has been busy
for those who've had enough of the career games. He uploaded 10 (!) scenarios and 2 cities
to the Download
Included in these scenarios is one by Gordon Farrell with the intriguing title: Marc Anthony in Egypt.
The Game Help forum is moving into the numbers behind it all, prosperity caps, industrial efficiency, worker's percentage and the ever popular, how do I get a palace..?
That's all for today folks, with team-spirit training and a huge dinner, I'm bushed. Way past midnight...time for the hawk to catch a few winks.
Where do the marketladies
|June 10th Conquest of Paradise|
|It seems a group
of people discovered the New World career Cherub Dragon2 created early this year. The Review
forum is receiving it's fair share of...reviews: Here's Iceland.
The Game Help forum has some interesting thread going on about, what else could it be but, housing. These thread concern themselves with the numbers behind them. The question is: How do I get rid of 1x1 housing?
Too good to be forgotten.
Our bedside story time has taken off for the faraway lands of AoE again in Quest for the Bowlsem Flower, the sequel to wacky Rescue on an Angel.
O frabjous day! Callooh!
Callay! He chortled in his joy
|June 9th Tyrant Commits Suicide While Praetorians Watch|
|On this day in
68BC Nero, last of the Augustine Dynasty commits suicide while the Praetorian Guards
proclaim Sulpicius Galba as Emperor.
Galba, who had promised the return of the Republic, was killed a short time later.
Angel Reckless Rodent at Pharaoh
Heaven has received another batch of screenshots. He put up the first four yesterday
an will put up the other four up today.
The Praetorian Guard
counted nine cohorts of a thousand men each and included both infantry and cavalry...
|June 8th Bath Girl Seen on Desktop...|
|The Lady Incontinentia,
Chair RSPCE, seems to have had some time left besides taking care of Tusky and his
She busied herself making a lovely set of little C3 characters to inhabit your desktop. Check out the Download pages and grab the zip-file file containing such favourites as the bath girl, the gladiator and...the dreaded market lady.
Are you going to