Rivered Straits Game of the Month 150: December 2013 Civilization: 1 Russian settler (for the third month in a row! This may be a record) Starting techs: None Difficulty: Emperor Total players: 7 Restarts: on Barbarians: Restless Tribes (-0) Special rules: First hut, regardless of when you pop it, must yield an archer. Save and reload as often as necessary to achieve this. Map: Custom designed known 40x250 round. The world consists of one land piece which is mostly glacier and mountains. In between the two there is a river running on a strip of fertile land that runs from the South pole to the North pole. Human player, playing Russians, starts near the South pole. AI rivals start near the North pole. The strip is 5 tiles thick near the South and North poles and 1 tile thick in between. Note: known map means you can open the starting save in the map editor at any point in the game. Deadline: Feb 3, 2014 Please be sure to follow the submission guidelines when submitting your game (please do not send your files in a .zip file. Attach them directly to your e-mail with your name in the save file). No extra save is needed. You can download the game here. Please send the savegames only to email@example.com. Have fun.