I can't understand how a game released 10 years later has vastly inferior AI than its predecessor two generations ago.
Or use a spy to force civic change.
In rare circumstances you can sort of turn the GE hammers into units by rushing ironworks.
Allow civs to grow perhaps. The worst look of civ 5 was all the unclaimed land well into the game.
Why are you looking for horses anyway? You are roman, just get iron and run over the world.
Blocking Mongolia off will get a DOW from Kublai though.
How can early science be a problem? You have both gem and gold in cap!
I will take out Kublai first. He's a backstabber and Cyrus is pleased already, so you should be safe from him.
If you are in a position to take out invading stacks you might as well just declare now.
When you set up an espionage economy. Easily the most powerful economy when done correctly.
Destroy their copper mines.
You should try civ4 :)
The other thing about settling on banana is that a helper city (2nd, or 3rd if 2nd city needs to grab resource) can be settled on sugar.
Settle on banana?
Come on, is that really necessary? Poor barbs.:lol:
It should be pretty clear cut. If you civ has lots of towns developed you are obviously not running many specialists.
Obviously you go this route only if you have pigs/cows. But yes, building libs on forested hills is quite effective if you are creative.
Not as satisfying as crushing him though :)
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