1250BC is where I entered the picture. My first round began. I spent the whole time building infrastructure, mostly granaries and temples. On the last turn, I grabbed a risque settling spot to the east: Sirian's Gap. Here's the map at the end of my first round: Several AIs are now at war with the Mongols. Don't blink. You may miss the action. Woops, too late. Hey, I told you not to blink. By 250BC, we're looking at the new normal. No trace of Mongolia remains.