No problem. I was late to getting involved so this is to be expected. Now I'm going to ask lots of questions (because I want to have the mindset to beat Sid level). What was wrong about my suggestion to go for pottery first? What's the benefit of researching Writing first? Are we hoping to trade it to the other AI for the other techs? I always go for writing first in C3C when I start with Alphabet to get to Philosophy but the rules are different here. Why did you choose the cut the forest down before you had a Granary in the build queue? Is the food gained through irrigating that square more important than the 2s it produces by default?