CIII News Archive
|June 21st Summer Solstice Anyone?|
begin today at 7:49 GMT, with the solstice. Now does that sounds like time for a (heathen)
party? Wasn't this one of the Celtic festivals the Romans tried to abolish.
Maybe I'll browse over to the Community forum and start another little celebration...
Design forum is happily busy with gathering information and designing more scenarios.
Give them all the help you can and they will make sure we won't be bored this summer.
the longest day of the year, if my memory still works....
|June 20th Rule Britannia and Kick Out All the Celts...|
|Our friend Bradius
put up some words of advice for those that are having troubles with that wonderful British
Isles map by Marcus Dominus. You can find it here.
A few people are looking for ideas on planning a campaign, among the James Blond and Duke Leto. Their questions can be found in the Scenario/Map Editing forum here and here.
Also, a bunch of answers has rolled in for Knight of Glory's question on Hard Military scenarios.
So there's no reason to be bored even during the holidays.
As Queen Livia remarks in the Community
forum, it is awfully quiet. This may have something to do with "summer"
approaching on beach slippers and a breath of fresh air.
Summer: The season
when the weather is warmest.
|June 19th Mac Attack?|
|Cherub ET Flavius tells us he's getting ready for the Macintosh version on the Technical forum. So any Mac players out there with technical questions...do post them on the forum.|
That was a stupid
move...now suffering from sunburn, a headache and still have lots to do in the
|June 18th The New Challenges|
|Just a quick
note on the scenarios that were uploaded yesterday, they include the recently reviewed
Massada: The Roman View, Gerainus, Jihad and Abergeveny.
So read the Reviews and Download the scenarios. Play as if your life depends on it and tell us about it in the aforementioned Reviews forum.
| No time for games,
just getting ready for another weekend of working on the house, or more precise, the
|June 17th The Tiny Screen|
|Far away, and
yet so close, on Pharaoh Heaven Angel Reckless Rodent tells us about a trio of Pharaoh teaser movies.
So I went, I downloaded and I watched, which, I'm told makes me one of the happy few as the movies are in QuickTime format, which seems to give a lot of people a lot of trouble. Do yourself and Reck a favour video and head over to have a look.
If it doesn't work, do say so on the video thread, thank you.
Is there anything happening in Rome, you
Angel Monty's Monkey has uploaded another couple of scenarios today. They can be found on the Download pages
The Scenario/Map Making forum is still alive with people looking for ideas. So if you're thinking, now this would be a great idea for a scenario, but have to left hands when it comes to the Map Editor, why not post it here and see if somebody takes you up on it?
If you ever visit Crete,
don't forget to go to Knossos and Kato Zakros, and...
|June 16th Lights. Camels. Action!|
another Heavengames spectacular. Brought to you by the guys from Tzar Heaven, it's the Tzar Movie.
And there is more, it seems that the game will actually record your gameplay, so you can sit back and relax and have some popcorn while your strategies unfold.
As for the home front the Technical forum is buzzing happily along and really seems to have filled a niche in our little Caesar 3 world.
For those of you that are really
bored, have a look at the Anagram
thread started by Angel
Apart from that the fiber optic that supplies my work browser with the net was torn out by an errant construction worker, so I'm suffering from AFWS (Acute Forum Withdrawal Symptoms). I think I now know what Incontinentia must have been going through...
| It's a small step from
Caesar to Tzar, just a few centuries....
|June 15th Mystery Buildings Unveiled|
Reckless Rodent, together
with the guys from Impressions, was holding a little Guess
the Building competition over on Pharaoh
Using one of the screenshots sent to him he asked the forum regulars to "Name the building." Impressions had a look at the answers and confirmed the correct ones.One of the answers told us Seth the Destroyer will be part of the Pharaoh pantheon.
Now, aren't you sad you weren't there when this happened?
| This is the house that
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