I always found the "religion race" to be a pretty wonky mechanic. I get that they want religion to be part of the competitive gameplay but how do you guys like it? I think I'd like it more if you could always found a religion but maybe make it so that the number of Great Prophet points needed to get one dramatically increases if you're not among the first. So you'd still get one, it'd just take a lot longer. Even though faith is a very useful currency, it's still a pretty sucky feeling if you do go for an early Holy Site with the intent to get a Religion but just miss out on it because you happen to get a Normal Age and some other Civs get Golden Ages and can get the thing where they get a lot of Prophet points.