Turnset 77 (T310 to T311) T310 Continued - Since Bantu (Khmer's northeast city) is likely to be captured by Yue next turn, I need my Spy to perform a mission. Revolt the city to 0% defenses? I'm not sure it would last long enough for Yue to take advantage, but I want the AI killing each other as much as possible. I don't think I need to spend 253 to help an AI. I'll rob the treasury a bit. (If the city has 10 pop and the empire has 100 pop, I'd steal 10% of the treasury in a "Steal Treasury" mission) ... Stole 95 in Bantu with Spy. Spy captured and killed. Spoiler : Hinduism spread in Ergili + Susa with Missionary. Courthouse completed in Samarkand. Production overflow in Chinook was put into National Epic for fail gold. T311 - Barbarians: No deaths. The Yue Empire converted to Hinduism. Hah! Now he will stay Pleased with me no matter what I do. Yue asked me to join the war against the Khmer Empire. 6 of my best units are heading north to conquer barb cities and the rest are protecting the eastern border. I've got a lot of cities with 3 or 4 whip anger and I hate doing 1 pop whips to produce purely military units. Mmm, sorry Yue, I paid you and Japan well to fight Khmer. Maybe later. Told Yue NO. Got -2 diplo hit with Yue, but he is still Pleased with me. (Goujian is one of the few AI to give -2 for refusing to help during war) Spoiler : Rome completed Colossus. (+1 per turn for water tiles) He still won't trade Metal Casting. Rome isn't Friendly with me and says "We Fear You Have Become Too Advanced" because I've received too many techs in trades with various AI. Plus, I'm in the top half of the scoreboard. (Dead civs count too) Israel completed the Temple of Solomon (+1 per turn for every Hindu city on Earth) SWEET **Edit** NobleZarkon has pointed out that this is in fact the Jewish shrine. Freaking David >_< Hindu Shrine would have paid triple! Spoiler : Susa + Pataliputra popped borders. Khmer's northeast city Bantu was captured by the Yue Empire. Khmer Stack of Doom is now approaching Yue's Stack of Doom that I assume is still mostly in Bantu. Spoiler : Japan has 9 highly promoted units in Korea next to Khmer's lonely city of Tonggou. Khmer's 4 defenders will need some luck to hold the city! Spoiler : My Galley discovered a barb Galley and a Khmer island city named Viyamapura (1 pop). Will try to avoid the barb Galley and let Khmer kill it somehow. Spoiler : Khmer's newly conquered city Cherokee just came out of revolt and its borders are touching China in a few places. Khmer is now a Land Target for China. Time to bribe China to Cease Fire with Ragnar (again) and see if I can't bribe China into a war against Khmer now that the situation has changed. .. Traded Literature to China for peace with Scandinavia. China has made peace with Ragnar. ... Boo! China still says he'd have "nothing to gain" when I ask for war against Khmer. So frustrating. Spoiler : Khmer land tiles are touching 8 Chinese land tiles, so Khmer is a Land Target for China now. Curses! Nothing to gain still. The Zulu also, amazingly, have Compass somehow. Time for my tech embargo to end it seems! ... Traded Priesthood + Monotheism to Zulu to switch to Hinduism. The Zulu Empire converted to Hinduism. Now I'm at +9 relations (Pleased) and need to get to about +11 to get Friendly and be able to trade for Compass. Shared religion for 20 turns should do it. I'd like to have bribed Shaka into a shared war vs. Germany for extra +diplo, but he is already plotting war. Spoiler : Courthouse completed in Bactra + Gems City. Settler whipped (4-pop) in Khotan. (Will settle on the other side of the mountains 4N of Biskek) National Epic whipped (3-pop) in Biskek. (Should generate a lot of fail gold) Hindu Missionary whipped in Susa.