Headed the Galley along with troops east. 3900: Founded Macosten on the tip of the coast by the Game and BG. Found the Virologists (Who will be known as the americans from here on in). Am shocked that they have 2 extra cities already. They must have popped 2 settlers from a hut. Galley heads North. Trade Bronze and Alphabet for Masonry, Pottery and 10 gold. Set reasearch to writing on minimum. I'm scared. 3700 BC: Warrior pops out. Head toward the east mountains. 3600 BC: Contact with linux AKA Vikings (will be known as Linux from here on in....I like Linux!) . They have 3 extra cities! Holy cow batman - Get Warrior code + 20 gold for Masonry - Trade Warrior code to America for Ceremonial and 25 gold. - Trade Ceremonial and 35 gold to Linux for a worker. 3550 BC: Contact with Programmers (Russia from now on.) - Trade Alphabet and Masonry for The Wheel and 25 gold. They have 6 cities (This is quite ridiculous indeed.) 3500 BC: Trade The Wheel to Linux for Mysticism and 35 gold. 3100 BC: Russia has 8 cities, we have 1..... 2950 BC: Contact with Windoz, aka Satan (Known as Germany from here on in.) They have 4 cities but are cmpletly backwards - Trade Pottery for 35 gold (I feel sorry for them ok.) 2850 BC: Despite being backwards: - I trade Alphabet+Masonry to Germany for Iron working. - Trade Iron+Mysticism+30 gold to Russia for Maths. (Who now have 9 cities...) - Horseback riding+25 gold off America for Maths Galley completes the Lap of the internal circuit. 2750 BC: Trade Horseback+28 gold to Russia for Writing. Research Philosophy as fast as possible (27 turns...ugh) 2670 BC: Buy worker off america for 106 gold. 2590 BC: Programmer (Russia) Completes Collosus. Damn that was quick 2510 BC: Spot an undefended german city with warrior scout. Moving for the kill... 2470 BC: Not undefended now. Bummer. 2430 BC: The Console have been destroyed. Wonder who or where they were... 2270 BC: Finally found my 2nd city. East on the river by the cow. This means I will have to wait till my culture expands to get the iron though unfortunately. No more cities now. The plan is to build around 15 archers and attack Satan. His land looks better than Americas. 1990 BC: Philosophy is reached first, Choose Currency as a monopoly tech. I'd considered Literature but I can't afford to build the GL. Research set to none, will buy techs to stop wars. - Currency to Russia for Construction+132 gold - Currency to Linux for Map making+35 gold. I still have a monopoly on currency. 1870 BC: Linux Demands Philosophy. Refused. Linux declares war. I form an embassy with america and bribe them into a war with Linux with philosophy and a tad of gold. Still keeping 2 techs above them. 1650 BC: Russia (with over 10 cities) demands philosophy. Refused, and war is declared. I can't even ally america against them because they don't even know each other.. 1625 BC: Start researching literature. will need a tech If I have to get peace in a hurry. 1450 BC: Culture expands but iron still not in boundary. ARrrrg. Satan Complete the Oracle. 1425 BC: 25 barbarian horsemen appear next to my second city. Linux and america sign peace. Russia finishes the Pyramids. 1400 BC: I have to pay 160 gold for peace with linux. Will now focus my attack on america and hope russia don't attack ee masse. All horsemen head toward america. YAY! Pillaging my land along the way though. - Polytheism+79 gold from america for currency. 1250 BC: Linux declared war on Russia. Dell completes the great wall. 1225 BC: Contact with Spain. 1100 BC: Culture of 2nd city expands. Can finally build swordsmen. 1050 BC: Take Netsky from the Americans. 1000 BC: - 3 Cities - All Techs except: Literature, code of laws, Monarchy and Republic. 950 BC: After taking Chernobyl. I sue for peace and take 2 more cities: Sobig and Codered. Will now build an army of swordsmen to finish america in 20 turns time. Researching Literature for a monopoly tech. 800 BC: Aquire Literature 1 turn too late. Everyone has it now. *@#! 750 BC: Peace ends with Russia and I redeclare. I do so because Linus is also at war with them and I am able to get an alliance against them. Linux gives me code of laws for just 5 gold per turn if I ally with them. Recieve Engineering as my free tech. - Germany gives me Monotheism, Monarchy 4 gold per turn and 14 gold for Engineering. - Spain gives me ivory, horses and 158 gold for monotheism. - Vikings give me 12 gold per turn and 37 gold for monotheism. - Research Feudalism and 100%. (25 turns, ugh.) Still waiting on Republic.