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Paladin Aladin Paladin Aladin 9 April 2020
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more memories :)

o.k., thinking of it (and editing my user page), there are at least 2 more things, I remember:

  1. back these days I wrote a QBasic program (one of many, since I programmed half of my daily work with such tools), only for a graphical sorting of that incredible invention tree ... like: "move Riding 1 row up and 2 columns to the left" or "switch Masonry and Writing" ... and the cool thing was, that I had implemented all requirements and possibilities and they were displayed by lines, that changed when moving an entry ... still a bit proud of it :)
  2. and I puzzled the "codes" for all units and how to position them on the map, and so (with a little bit of "fairness") I could place a settler with a guardian militia at all the perfect places all over th…
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Paladin Aladin Paladin Aladin 9 April 2020
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Memories

there are exactly three things, I remember from these days, when I got my first copy of Civ I:

  1. it was the first program I kinda "hacked", since I looked with a HEX-editor inside all game-files (I think it was that one from PC DOS respectively PC TOOLS), and figured, most interesting files were all text-files, and so I wrote completely new opening credits and many of the ingame texts, where I mentioned me, my best friends, the girl I had a crush on (unfortunately I kinda have still that crush on her :/ ) .... bitter-sweet memories ...
  2. since the idea of this game was so new to me (and the world), I often asked this best friend of these days, what to do now in this game ... then he mostly raised his eyebrow and said: do what you want, I don't k…
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