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Part 2: Towards Greener Pastures

Narrated by Operafan0301

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    The Official /r/Civ 60+ Civ Battle Royale! | Part 2: Towards Greener Pastures Hey there guys, TPangolin here. Today is when the ba…

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    Thanks to SylonL for this lovely map showing the state of the world as it was left in the end of the previous installment. Be sur…

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    We begin in the southernmost portion of Oceania, where the Maori are trying to decide which island to send their settler to. Bon…

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    The Inuit have founded their fourth city, settling Kangiqtiniq on a tile with--shockingly--no adjacent snow or tundra. Meanwhile,…

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    The Sioux are on a land-grabbing spree, having settled Yankton on Turn 28 and Oglala on Turn 29. Not only that, they have two more…

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    Mexico to the south settles their third city, Guadalajara, in the remote mountains of the Mexican homeland. Texas, too, seems eage…

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    Last installment, Canada forward-settled the United States offscreen, with the city of Montreal pressing up against Washington. Ho…

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    Buccaneers look poised to settle the Panama Canal! This would be extremely advantageous for a naval-based civilization like the Bu…

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    The Phillipines have the new city of Cebu to the north, brushing the underside of the mainland. Vietnam and the Champa both have a…

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    Chaos. The Polish, Romans, Spartans, and Germans are all competing for land in central Europe, as the Byzantines focus on the west…

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    Meanwhile, in northern Europe, things are marginally more calm. Sweden is preparing to settle their third city to try and gain an…

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    Iceland continues to do their thing. If they can settle the entirety of Greenland, they could become a fairly solid turtle, or eve…

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    A glimpse of Northwest Africa: So far, all three major civs in this area are fairly solid. However, both Morocco and Mali are on t…

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    In the Middle East, the Ayyyyyyyyyyyyubids have founded Baalbek along the Nile. Their cities have some major growth potential late…

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    Sri Lanka continues in their quest to settle the mainland of the Indian subcontinent, sending one Settler north. If they can estab…

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    The Mughals did extremely well in the last installment, shooting up the power rankings due to their high population, advanced tech…

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    Yakutia, first place in the power rankings of the last installment, builds the Great Library.

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    LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE HAVE OUR FIRST WAR! France and Sparta have both declared war on Rome, creating the first of what will d…

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    Texas founds San Antonio to the north of Houston. this area as a whole is very fertile, and we're sure to see some gigantic cities…

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    Long have the ancients told of a mystical land known as "South America", where it is whispered that four civilizations thrive in s…

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    Leonidas and Attila both declare war on Russia! Considering he's already at war with Rome, has Leonidas bitten off more than he ca…

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    A look at the Hunnic-Russian front. Attila's army is decently-sized, featuring his unique Horse Archer; however, he may have diffi…

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    Timurids have a bunch of Settlers ready to go, now they just have to find a place to put them. Armenia has settled Artashat in an…

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    Mexico completes Stonehenge, and a Texan Settler goes east towards Florida.

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    The Buccaneers are doing quite well for themselves, having built the Panama Canal in Nassau, and settled all three islands of Jama…

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    The Argentine Settler keeps wandering, and Brazil sends out one of their own to claim more rainforest, and sweet Brazilwood, for t…

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    Germany declares war on Sweden, and seems ready to build a new city to the west. Norway intends to assert their dominance over the…

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    Our first real look at Central Africa so far this installment. By settling Bloemfontein and Pietersburg in the face of a very terr…

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    The Mughals move further south, towards Sri Lanka. They don’t appear to have much of a military, which may prove problematic for t…

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    Vietnam is choosing to expand northwards, towards Mao Zedong. If Mao goes to war with them, or vice versa, Hanoi may be left with…

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    Japan continues the gradual colonization of their home island, while an adventurous Korean settler heads north in search of glory…

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    Norway has declared war on Sweden to prove that lutefisk is superior to meatballs. Given that Germany and their bratwurst are also…

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    The Kimberley have settled a fourth city, and have continued to grow their empire satisfactorily. It’s all but inevitable that the…

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    Iceland sends a settler to Greenland, seeking dominion over the icy wastes of the north.

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    The Inuit continue their slow crawl eastward, and a cold wind begins to blow throughout the land. Crowfoot and Lester B. Pearson h…

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    The founding of Sisseton is establishing the Sioux hold over the American midwest. Additionally, their other settler is heading in…

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    Here’s a shocker! The Zulus were destroyed in the Power Rankings after it seemed inevitable that they would once again be nothing…

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    At last, Iceland has built a city in Greenland. Next stop: North America?

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    A view of war-torn (?) Europe. It seems to be a relatively bloodless stalemate so far, with Rome protected by her geography from t…

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    In the middle of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie make great strides and founds Oriental Orthodoxy in Addis Ababa.

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    Malachy taunts Elizabeth with his purty new Pyramids.

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    Jose Rizal continues to expand his island chain southwards, while Burma, Champa, and Vietnam still have a viable triangle of uncla…

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    Tibet makes an odd forward settle, leaving the comfort of their mountain home to occupy the coast of the Indian Ocean, away from e…

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    China has built a strong core for their empire, with two large cities, a number of surrounding colonies, and an imposing military.…

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    Once Japan can embark, Sejong will also have to watch his back, as the Japanese seem to be eyeing the Korean peninsula with barely…

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    Mongolia, initially expected to be a fierce warmonger, is turning out to be little more than a paper tiger so far, with only three…

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    Morocco, on the other hand, seems to be exceeding expectations. They’ve settled two more cities, and while their military is small…

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    Those Israeli soldiers seem awfully interested in Dvin...

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    A band of Kimberley settlers are heading off into the Red Waste to secure an outpost in the deserted region. Their bravery will be…

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    The Hawaiians continue to settle their own island chain.

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    Moais on Easter Island! Is this a prank by TPang, the trickster god?

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    Chile and Argentina continue to grow their empires to the south. There still lies between them an unclaimed bit of land.

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    The Inca and Brazil must now race to occupy the vacuum left by the departure of Gran Colombia, King of Bugs. The Buccaneers may al…

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    Speaking of the Buccaneers, it seems that the Mayans have taken a dislike to their nautical neighbours’ nonsensical navigation to…

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    Mexico has successfully created a large empire by sending its people to settle the southwestern US. #TRUMP4PREZ2016

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    By founding Toronto, Canada has effectively blocked any American attempts at northward expansion, and they currently have a settle…

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    The Inuit continue in expanding their snowy domain. It seems inevitable that war on this continent will break out soon; peace has…

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    “♫The Kandy man makes everything he makes/Satisfying and delicious...♫”

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    The Timurids settled two cities right in the Huns’ face--with one more seemingly on the way--just as Attila is constructing his Ho…

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    Sweden moves to settle some of the prime land in northern Finland which Urho left untouched. Meanwhile, the War of the Regional Cu…

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    England is prepared for a war with France, but who will strike first?

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    Given the ever-swelling ranks of Mao’s Red Army, perhaps Tibet chose the wrong time to settle in their direction.

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    At last, Iceland reaches the fabled land of North America, and is immediately greeted awkwardly by their snowy cousins, the Inuit.…

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    And now, the statistics for the end of this installment! The Mughals still lead in population, followed by Vietnam, Argentina, the…

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    Unsurprisingly, the Inca are in last place in population, as their food-heavy UI doesn’t come along until Construction. However, M…

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    China’s military is the largest, followed by that of the Huns. Surprisingly, third place is Ethiopia, a civ we’ve barely covered s…

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    Indonesia is dead last, but Korea’s placement in the final five is much more worrying, given their proximity to China and Japan.

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    The Inuit and Sioux are tied for the most cities, followed by NINE civs tied for second place! Clearly, the pressure is on.

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    Carthage is in last place with two cities, behind a pack of three-city nations as far as the eye can see. Unless they get their he…

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    Sibir, Yakutia, Argentina, and (surprisingly) Carthage are tied for first in tech! But the others are not far behind...

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    … As even the last place civs are only three techs behind! The technology race will be fascinating to follow. I haven’t seen this…

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    Judaism is the most popular religion, thanks to Israel’s UA (free Faith points for each social policy adopted) and their subsequen…

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    And to wrap it up, here’s a map of the dominant religions in each area of the globe. Tune in soon to receive more of your coveted…