Sunday, August 19, 2012

Too hard - too easy - Sid Meier's Civilization V

After being totally trashed at "normal" I decided to crank back the difficulty level on Sid Meier's Civilization V to easy. So, now I have trashed the AI of everyone else. There is some randomness in the game. For example I have learned never if at all possible to found my capital anywhere but on a coast. And I have gotten hammered by barbarians in the first ten turns. But I am clearly not ready for "normal." Perhaps that is because I am not normal?

Tomorrow I have to clean Reboot as my crew for the Atlantic crossing is starting to arrive on Tuesday. XO needs to put a clean paw forward and I need to do the same.

Fair winds and following seas.

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