I love the Palmyrans. Sure they’re rough going in the early age, but man, their gather speed lets you carry team games hard. Also the scythe chariots make for fantastic trash to support the catapults. The Assyrians are nice too.
What about you? What civilisation do you like the most?
I love playing the Hittites. The feel a bit like the Byzantines in Age2. The have every important Unit, the also bring scythe chariots and for me most important Unit: Heavy Horse Archer!
I like the Palmyrans, too. Their Iron Age ECO is fantastic and the also have access to Heavy Horse Archers!
Nice to see so many different Civs. Back in the day I didn’t care so much as I much less bothered to read the bonusses but now, 20 years later, it’s a different story. Actually this makes me believe the game was more balanced than some might assume.