Yes. It's possible that there is an area just as good as the fp:s to the east, just much closer and contested by Mansa. It might be even possible to block Mansa off a bit. I have no complaints about scouting the east, but some turns were wasted imo scouting the north, as it is very unlikely that an AI is contesting the land between our cap in the softwood forest and the north pole. Do we know where the bearded guy came from btw? I think it's a good habit to Alt+S the spot and turn number (if we can't see his borders yet).