Sorry, but I have to say: your knowledge about Catherine is very poor.
It's rare but still.
The best one is Russia imo but there are few civ that strong too:
Oh lol. Piety opener -> Organized religion. Two cities and beeline to Philosophy. Shrine+Temple as a first buildings. If u cant get your religion...
Babylon can easy go superwide without weakening of UA. In fact wide empires generates more GP and UA works even better then with boring tradition.
If you want to protect your religion without going into Piety you should consider Holy Order or Messiah. This enhancers works very well if your...
This tactic rely on maritime CS completely dunno how someone can call it "stronger". It's almost the same as said: "Spain has more hummers then...
Not rly. Venice still can buy everything in puppets. Also Venice shouldn't care about any buildings for national wonders since puppets doesn't count.
x2 allies > x1,5 resources
Greece > Siam
Someone stop you from doing the same ?
With Piety religion is stronger then without it no matter what. Missionaries and buildings are cheaper and...
Ashurbanipal - 22
Theodora - 15 One of my favorites screens in the game. HS is amazing.
Dido - 15 I'm just can't find something special about...
I'm not sure about right translation but here in my country people say in cases like yours: "When the arguments become weaker, the words become...
WTF ? Everyone have "possibly a reformation" and "two more beliefs".
If you still don't get:
Siam (for example) with religion:
UB = Ancestor...
All of your arguments are invalid. For sacred sites you have to go deep into Piety. And most of beliefs are weaker then UA and some of them just...
Harun al-Rashid -19
Ashurbanipal - 28
Maria Theresa - 13
Montezuma - 31
Theodora - 23
Dido - 16
Boudicca - 21
Harald Bluetooth - 19+1=20...
+ 1 production from Silk, Cotton and Sugar
As Babylon you have a UU that almost = comp. bow, you can get an early wonders and military units, even religion. GS works well with Scholasticism...
Harun al-Rashid - 23
Ashurbanipal - 28 Looks very cool
Maria Theresa - 12
Montezuma - 31
Theodora - 28
Dido - 19
Boudicca - 23
Harald Bluetooth -...
So free religion for Maya and Ethiopia (+ their usual UA) is ok but for Byzantium it's OP ?
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