Game Overview



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*** Advances Through History ***

This game includes 38 unit types and 14 terrain types, along with 3 material types, and it has 121 types of advances.
Number of sides to play may range from 4 to 15, defaulting to 2.

Side advantages may range from 1 to 5, defaulting to 1.

Terrain view is always accurate once seen.

Sides move simultaneously.

Unit Types:
    Colonizers (Settler Unit)
    Corvees (Forced Labour)
    Sappers (Construction Crew)
    Donkey Train (Caravan of Donkeys)
    Caravan (Camel Train)
    Warrior Band (Ancient Fighters)
    Spearmen (Spears with Shields)
    Swordmen (Men with Iron Swords)
    Slingers (Sling Throwers)
    Archers (Bowmen)
    Horsemen (Archers on Horseback)
    Cavalry (Horsemen with Lances)
    Elephants (Archer Platform)
    War Carts (Javelin Platform)
    Chariots (Archers on Wheels)
    Battering Ram (Gate Breaker)
    Siege Tower (Tower on Wheels)
    Ballista (Giant Crossbow)
    Onager (Big Catapult)
    Siege Ramp (Artificial Mountain)
    Reed Boat (Primitive Ship)
    Longship (Ship of Ulysses)
    Barge (Transport Ship)
    Bireme (Two Rows of Oars)
    Trireme (Three Rows of Oars)
    Phalanx (Heavy Infantry)
    Legion (Roman Legion)
    Tribe (Nomadic Community)
    Village (Minor Settlement)
    City (Major Settlement)
    Stockade
    City Walls
    Temple
    Workshops
    Granary
    Scribal School
    Ziggurat
    Palace

Terrain Types:
    sea (ocean and salt lakes)
    lake (fresh water lake)
    swamp (fresh water swamp)
    salt-marsh (salt marsh)
    desert (sand or rock desert)
    semi-desert (arid semi-desert)
    steppe (steppe)
    plain (flat or rolling grassland)
    forest (forest)
    mountain (mountains or rugged terrain)
    ice (permanent ice fields)
    road
    river
    ford

Material Types:
    Food
    Ores
    Ideas

Advances:
    Barley (Ancient Cereal)
    Carpentry (Woodcraft)
    Cattle
    Charcoal Burning
    Clay Tokens (Inscribed Clay Beads)
    Einkorn Wheat (Diplod Wheat)
    Elders Council
    Flax
    Handicraft
    Hemp
    Idolatry
    Leatherworking
    Mud Bricks
    Pottery
    The Shaman
    The Sheep
    Barter
    Beer
    Bellows
    Construction
    The Donkey
    Emmer Wheat (Tetraploid Wheat)
    Gardening
    The Harness
    The Kiln
    The Loom
    Pictograms
    Potash
    Potter's Wheel
    Priesthood
    Ropemaking
    The Spindle
    Tribal Law
    The Village
    The Yoke
    Artisanry
    The Assembly
    Boatbuilding
    Canvas
    Ceramics
    Cloth
    Festival
    The Furnace
    Herbal Lore
    The Horse
    Irrigation
    The Market
    Mining
    Numbers
    The Pulley
    The Shrine
    The Sledge
    Syllabary
    Trance
    Modern Wheat (Hexaploid Wheat)
    Wooden Plow
    Solid Wheel
    Astronomy
    The Camel
    Copper Melting
    Cylinder Seal
    Divination
    Dyeing
    Glassmaking
    Joinery
    Land Survey
    Lime
    The Merchant
    Metalworking
    River Transport
    The Saddle
    Sailing
    Stonecutting
    The Temple Estate
    Till-Farming
    Township
    The Wagon
    Writing
    Arithmetic
    Astrology
    Book Keeping
    The Border
    Bronze
    Calendar
    The Contract
    The Elephant
    The Ensi
    The Forge
    The Leasehold
    Map Making
    Masonry
    Medicine
    Navigation
    Omen Books
    The Scribe
    The Spoked Wheel
    Agriculture
    The City State
    Code of Laws
    Engineering
    The Foundry
    Iron
    The Letter
    Mathematics
    Military
    Trade
    Court of Law
    Diplomacy
    Geometry
    Kingship
    Literature
    Road Building
    Taxation
    The Bit (Advanced bridle for horses)
    Architecture
    Currency
    Government
    Philosophy
    Elected Council
    Judiciary
    The Republic


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