Nice Try, Pharoah (520 BC – 380 AD)

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Choosing Meritocracy
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Choosing Meritocracy

Once again we made a choice to go with a new guiding principle in our governance. This time it was Meritocracy. By rewarding those who do the best work, our citizens become happier.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Trade Route
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Trade Route

A gloriously large empire such as ours takes time to link up all its cities. In 360 BC the main Chinese road finally reached Guangzhou, allowing for better trade between the cities.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - The Chinese Empire
Civ 5 – Against Dave – The Chinese Empire

Here I submit the extent of the Glorious Chinese Empire in 200 BC.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Attacked by the Egyptians
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Attacked by the Egyptians

In 1 AD, the Egyptians made the poorest decision their pitiful civilization has made in its short existence – it chose to attack the Mighty Chinese Empire without reason.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Egyptian Military Might
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Egyptian Military Might

Although the war has not yet ended, after 119 years at war, the Egyptians brought the majority of their forces to bear against the Mighty Chinese. However, our defenses proved too powerful and once they started losing their coveted chariot archers they retreated. They have made a huge mistake for the Chinese Empire never forgets those who mistreat it. The Egyptians will soon wish they had never attacked the Chinese, especially as we are working on our secret weapon.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Great Prophet
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Great Prophet

A great prophet appeared in 380 AD and founded the religion of Wushu, named after our Wonderful Empress.

Civ 5 - Against Dave - Founding Wushu
Civ 5 – Against Dave – Founding Wushu

I believe we shall soon see the fruits of this religion.

Author: Eric Mesa

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