We got the Taj Mahal, but were beaten to Liberalism by 1 turn . Currently researching Military Tradition. Probably Chemistry then Steel next to get the Cannons. On the Economic side we need to get more Jungle cleared and cottages going. Qin is top score and a nearby target, but also has the top military. Only played 10 because I need to get to bed. T0. Rushed Market in Munich, since citizen was working a 1 hammer tile. T1. Saladin offers Engineering for Nationalism and 40gp; I decline. Munich: Market>Theater. T2. Cologne: Barracks>Musketman. Kepler born in Delhi; St John BIFL. T3. Ho-hum T4. Elizabeth asks for open borders; I agree. T5. Hamburg: Musketman>Musketman. Elizabeth beats us to Liberalism by 1 turn; Aaargh. T6. Munich: Theater>Musketman. Trade Nationalism to Qin for 1390gp. Liberalism to Saladin for Engineering and 160gp. Liberalism to Gandhi for Banking, 110gp and world map. Revolted to Free Religion. Switched research to Economics. T7. Qin asks us to join war on Gandhi; I decline as our relations with Gandhi are a little better and Qin being nearby is a potential target. Reconsidered and switched research to Military Tradition. Trade Elizabeth Rice for 5gp/turn. T8. Berlin: Taj Mahal>University. Golden Age begins. Essen: Lighthouse>University. Ziang Quian born in Cuzco. T9. Ho-hum T10. Cologne: Musketman>Galley. Frankfurt: Musketman>Musketman. Satsuma: Lighthouse>Library. Elizabeth is willing to trade Economics, but we have nothing to give her.