Republic to Demo Disband many warriors. Lux at 40. 160 four cities celebrate. 180 Kaifeng (14) Status 200AD 14C, 2 Sett gov: Republic LH, HG, Colossus 1 Warr, 1 Phalanx, 2 Horse, 1 Chariot, 1 Legion, 1 Dip, 0 Explorer. 4 Trireme, 8 Van. 17 tech res Mono 3 Domestic trade routes. Progress: Cities: +1 Tech: +2 Wonders: +0 Probably need MPE faster than anything. I have 4 vans in place if the Zulus get close. But Mono/MC is crucial too. Since I won the Philosophy race, I don’t need to fear MC, but I need 4 more vans ASAP. Definitely need Jungle city. Use hills settler Plan for Big Continent: Many Cities. Very many cities. Ship Chain to South Long term tech goal is Demo. SSC goals: Harbor, Aqueduct, Library. Proximate Goals for 400AD MPE MC Forest City MP, Harbor, get to size 8. Library After Construction; Forest City size 12 Another trade route. Swamp City, 2 more in North Maybe 2 more on Forest. Meet an AI. 240 Forest City builds Harbor, now size 8 260 Mono=> Wheel. Zulu: give Republic, Phil, Seaf for peace, Maps. Turn Science down. Deliver vans for MPE. 280 MPE. Zulus switch to Oracle. English start GL. MC: have 5 of 8. Keep tax up. MPE: We are Supreme. Romans: Desp, 223g3C Const, IW, Mas, Math, WC res CoL Zulu: Mon, 419g, 5C WC, Wheel res Pots French Desp, 193g, 3C Mas res Mon Spanish Desp, 520g 3C WC res IW English Desp, 562g8C BB, Const, IW, Mas, Math res Republic Mongol Desp, 398g, 4C IW, Mas, WC res Math Sadly, Zulus won’t trade for Wheel. French and Spanish are not off their islands yet, so no need to help them. Romans have lots of things we want, but civs usually don’t like trading IW. English dittto Mongols have IW. There is a lot of money in the AI coffers. Contact Romans: trade for Const, IW, Math. So now I don’t ever need Mas I don’t need WC until Feudalism. I do need Wheel for Eng. Maybe I can capture a Zulu city or steal tech. Yes. Wait for BB until near Demo. 300* move past Zulu Legion. 320 Zulus and Mongols declare War. my horse is close to Isandhlwala 340. Zulus in anarchy. Ask for them to withdraw. Zulu: WAR. Clear defender in Isandhlwana. Bribe Isandhlwana for 37g. Wheel. Buy MP in Mountain, Forest City. Still need AQ in Forest City. 360 Zulu in Republc. We are researching Engineering. 380* Spanish and English declare war. Mountain Wine to Forest City. (d, 370) Tax to 10. Buy many white goods. 400 Forest City builds AQ. Status 400AD 15C, 2 Sett gov: Republic HG, Colossus, MPE 1 Warr, 2 Phalanx, 1 Horse, 1 Chariot, 1 Legion, 2 Crook, 0 Dip, 0 Explorer. 4 Trireme, 8 Van. 22 tech res Eng 4 Domestic trade routes. SSC size 9 Progress: Cities: +1 Tech: +5 Wonders: +1 Goal Meeting MPE √ MC in 2 turns Forest City MP, Harbor, get to size 8. √ Library in progress After Construction; Forest City size 12 - size 9 Another trade route. √ Swamp City, 2 more in North - Swamp in place. North waiting for MC Maybe 2 more on Forest. One getting close. Meet an AI. √ Very good turnset. MC vans are in place for delivery next turn. SSC can grow after MC. Needs Library Lux to 20 after MC? North needs to double cities. Find Orleans and capture Pyramids. Swamp and 2nd Forest settlers are in place. Tech: Eng, Bank, (Astro) (Medicine), Inv, Demo. Trade possibilities: Dye van from somewhere. Hides, Silk, or Salt vans to Forest City So after Library, spam vans in Forest City. Specific Goals for 600 AD: 8 more cities in north. +6 from Settlers +2 from conquest. English are 2 West of Zulus. Send 4 crooks and 2 dips. Keep spamming vans for Copes, Magellan. Maybe Shakes. Find the Pyramids and plan to capture them. French are East of Zulus. Send a settler on the river. Deliver 3 SSC vans for Science. 440 Bapedi builds Oracle. Mid Hills buils Mike’s. Zulus: offer peace; Senate accepts. East Forest founded. 460* Canterbury builds GL. Hut: 50g. 480 Forest City builds Library. Eng=> Astro (Banking not offered) Yangchow. 500 Mongols: declare WAR. 520 Swamp tile irrigated. Swamp founded. Going to be hard to get +8 cities. Currently +2 6 Sett in prod. Need 1 turn of taxes. 540* Romans in Republic. Crook kills Zulu Warrior => vet. 560 Hut: Crook (Swamp). Disband into Swamp. 580 Hut: Issus. Cunaxa. 600 Forest City hides to Nunavut (d, 308) Status 600AD 21C, 3 Sett gov: Republic HG, Colossus, MPE, MC 1 Warr, 3 Phalanx, 1 Horse, 2 Legion, 2 Crook, 1 Dip, 0 Explorer. 4 Trireme, 6 Van. 23 tech res Astro (next) 9 Domestic trade routes. SSC size 12 Progress: Cities: +6 Tech: +1 Wonders: +1 A little slow turnset. I could use 2 more triremes for a Forest – Nunavut Shipchain. Astro next, 4 vans toward Cope’s. North: Sending a task force to Mongols (crook, legion, dip.) It will be a while. Next goal double cities in North (+ 10) Forest City just stopped Hides production. Tech: Astro (next), Bank, Inv, Demo. 620* Astro => Banking. Hut: 9 barbs. Hut: Nomads. Cremona. English: WAR. We will be able to bribe Liverpool 640 Cannae. Barbs take Issus. Sadly, I had rehomed a crook to that city. Wah. 660 Turin. 680 Bank => Inv. 700* Forest City Hides to Nunavut (d, 336). Newcastle emptied and Conquered (Bridges. ) Hut: Nomads on Swamp. 720 Hut: Nav.Time to spam for Magellans. English: Peace. 780* Forest City builds Cope’s. 800 Hut: Inv. Magellan will be in Hills, but Leos should be somewhere else. Status 800AD 26C, 6 Sett gov: Republic HG, Colossus, MPE, MC, Cope’s 0 Warr, 4 Phalanx, 4 Horse, 2 Legion, 1 Crook, 3 Dip, 2 Explorer. 4 Trireme, 8 Van. 28 tech res ? 10 Domestic trade routes. SSC size 12 Progress: Cities: +5 Tech: +5 Wonders: +1 Moderate turnset, luck with Tech. I need to make sure Demo is next on the slate. It is. Demo will come in 1 or 2 turns. Revolt in 8 The big growth doesn’t come until about 35 cities. I should really push for that. That would mean +7. And I have 4 coming in the north already. There are also 2 English cities ripe for plucking. Needs more Dips. Also need more money for defence in the North. Goals for 1000: Demo, gov: Demo Phys, Mag Then Univ, Medicine, (San) Guns, Expl. Then Steam, RR Magellan Work towards Leo SoL? 25-40 Cities Roll up more English Cities. We have a task force but need dips. Cannae Dip will take out Liverpool. 820 Res Demo. 840 Legion survives Horse attack. Crete, at elbow. Hut: 50g. Hut: Crook (Cremona) 860* Demo=> Physics. Revolt. Gov: Monarchy Zulus: peace. Get 600g tribute!! Everybody else: WAR. French: give Trade, Literacy for Peace, Maps. Gov: Demo Trireme unhappiness in Nunavut, Clacier2, East Hills, and Mountain. Tax set to 30 for Forest City Hut: Salamis. Hut: Legion (Salamis) Bribe Issus from Barbs for 42g. get a horse. Lisbon.