(December 20th, 1999)
You'll need to build a lot of armies in order to win this mission. Invasions will start within the first few years.
Set up Copper Mines as soon as possible, and make sure there are plenty of them. You need to be able to meet Pharaoh's demands and still be able to equip your military forces.
Don't be afraid to clear roads in order to reorganize the city layout. It's probably a good idea to leave the Walls where they are. Keep your city within their confines. There's a lot of military activity in this scenario, and the Walls will provide protection as well as limit the approaches enemies have to your city. But, they also limit your soldiers' movements. If you're not careful you could find your forces taking the scenic route to the battlefield while your enemies are sacking your city!
Pay attention to where enemies appear, and place Forts to put your soldiers in a position to intercept. The Bedouins and Canaanites are both seeking to destroy your city, so be prepared for one attacker to follow on the heels of another!
As with the Selima Oasis, be careful not to build over ostrich spawning grounds. Exporting jewelry and excess copper will bring in enough money to build up your military and supplement sparse food resources.
Invasions and requests for goods (like gems, weapons, and luxury goods) will grow in size with each passing year, so try to meet the win requirements as quickly as possible.
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