Unhappy faces and marathon Well my first game, I decided to play on Marathon and Huge with England. And after 10 hours of playing, I am the furthest tech wise in the game, (on king difficulty too) yet not even at gunpowder. Still in the medieval era. Marathon is reallllllllyyyyy slow . Also for the last 6 hours, my Civ has been very upset with me, after continuing to conquer I eventually got myself too -50 unhappy faces lol, the -33% combat penalty means nothing when my longbowmen (of which I had 3) never get attacked, 3 range ftw, the only thing saddening about the unhappy faces is that your cities never grow and production is severly lessend, so it becomes really hard to pull yourself out of the deficit, still my gold production and science production kept themselfs nice and high and I was able to build troops to use every now and again and keep ahead of the tech game even though my people were fuming. Anyway thats how my first game was going, -50 unhappy faces, not at gunpowder yet, I own half the cities on one of the huge maps two continents, and I could probably fully conquer the continent given lots of patients with gold buying an army to do it. Suffice to say, 10 hours of play to get there is too much lol, next game I play I will stick to lower map sizes and quicker speeds lol.