Settings: 29 x 39, Deity, Raging Hordes, 7 civs selected but not necessarily guaranteed, small land mass, continents, 5 billion. Starting techs: Alphabet, Ceremonial Burial, Code of Laws. All are welcome to play and to log your games and/or post saves. Special rules: No huts until 2000 bc to keep comparisons reasonably skill based. Every post after this one will contain spoiler information.