COTM119 Wang Kon of Korea - Regent You ask how many friends I have? Water and stone, bamboo and pine The moon rising over the eastern hill is a joyful comrade Besides these five companions, what other pleasure should I ask? In the 119th Conquests Game of the Month you will rule as Wang Kon over the Koreans, who are commercial and scientific. You start the game with the knowledge of Bronze Working and Alphabet. Your unique unit is the Hwach'a, a special version of Cannon with the ability of deadly bombardment on land and sea. In this game, Korea can build its unique unit already with the knowledge of Gunpowder. It is not necessary to know Metallurgy. For this Christmas game it may be of interest to know that South Korea is the East Asian country with the largest proportion of Christian inhabitants. Churches are decorated with neon crosses, and Christmas is popular also among non-Christians, who sometimes drop by in a church and take part in the celebrations. The normal changes to the Conquests rules apply to this game: Iron locations are fixed, and Workers insted of Settlers can be popped from Goody Huts. In addition to this, the following changes have been made to terrain causing Disease in order to limit the impact of chance on the competition: Flood Plains do not cause Disease Jungles and Wetland have their Disease level lowered from 50% to 25% Knowledge of Sanitation cancels Disease in Jungles and Wetlands Starting Location Scope of the Game Column 1 Column 2 Civilization Korea Difficulty Regent Map size Standard 100 X 100 Map topology Continents Rivals Seven pre-selected Barbarians Restless Required victory condition None Submissions are due by February 3rd, 2016. PLEASE NOTE THE DATE!