So I started off as the Greek on an island by myself. I followed the steps below: (1) chop rush a second settler (2) First city chop rushed the stone henge, then oracle (for code of law), and second city chop rushed the third settler, as well as two workers (3) After both projects are done, built barrack in both, research iron working, and took out the barb city adjacent to me (4) Now I pumped out addition settlers until I have a total of 9 city (5) Chop rushed court houses, had to set research to 0% for like 10 turns just to bring the finance in order. Meanwhile, I pumped out 16 workers and cottaged the whole island. (6) Founded christianity and Islam with two of my great prophets, but fell somewhat behind in military tech (7) Qin (the next island) declared war on me when he gets longbowman, but I easily wiped out his tiny invasion force (1 longbowman and 2 swordsman) (8) For the next three hundreds I tried to built up my infrasture, while maintaining a constant cold-war with Qin (9) About the Grenadier age, Inca declared war on me and landed with 6 units near my capital and starting pillaging. I had to bring all my frontline force back just to stop the damage (10) Qin seeing the opening, landed a full stack of grenadiers and catapults on my northern front, now it looks like I will lose two cities, possibly more. Anyway, if you can look at my save file, any advice or tips on how to improve my game would be appreciated.