When are new civilizations supposed to appear and in what way does this allow them to make cities flip?
In this save, my newly settled city is asked to flip on the next turn, and either way, a stack of doom appears. I'm supposed to anticipate Persians appearing? Not settle my city? Not settle it -there-?
It's offputting if I was supposed to settle sooner, since no city would have been defensible. I was counting on that to punish India if they landed the spot.
Settle on the Wine. Promot axeman to City Raider II, build a road. Wait two turns.
Yes you are supposed to anticipate the Persians appearing. The areas and dates are on the atlas: