I am in a private MP match with a friend, and he declared war on a friend of mine across the sea. I didn't want to get into a "hot" conflict at this time, so I am focused on funneling cash etc. into poor Rough Rider Teddy before he is wiped off the map. I have been sending loads of Gold - does anyone know what the AI does with gold when at war? Do they use it effectively? Does anyone know of any more effective ways to "pump up" my ally without sending units myself? Haven't really done this before - usually would just go fight myself, but I am going for a Aquitaine cultural victory.