Start the process of plant and animal domestication.
Craft Sickles, Sledges and Plows to help with all agricultural activities.
Build Farms, Granaries, Animal Sheds and Thatched Houses in order to sustain larger populations.
Make Linen Tunics and Wool Sweaters using new materials at a Tailor.
Build Dirt Roads and Irrigation Canals to improve production.
Set up Palisades to protect your Livestock and Workers from hungry wild animals.
Agriculture was the spark of civilization. It quickly became the primary food source while people became sedentary. Wild plants were gradually domesticated to provide more yield as populations grew at an exponential rate.
A sickle can be used to harvest crops. Grain provides a significant amount of food and seeds for future years, while flax can be planted for linen clothing.
By weaving sticks through a pillar structure, thatching was an energy-efficient approach to building a sturdy a wall. To completely isolate the building, these walls were coated with mud and painted after they dried.
Isolated Houses, animal sheds and granaries are required to grow farming populations, as pest numbers and disease increase.
During this time, certain herd animals were domesticated. Mouflons, ibex, and aurochs were gradually bred into sheep, goats, and cows. These animals were able to provide humans with a wide range of food and other resources.
Domestic animals need to be cared for, protected, and housed. They can either be slaughtered for food and leather or preserved for wool or milk production.
With the invention of weaving, the diversity of clothes increased, as did the human need for seasonal clothing.
Wool can be extracted from mouflons and it's used to make wool cloth and sweaters, while flax may be farmed and transformed into linen cloth to make tunics.
Earthworks and Irrigation
Humans were driven to innovate their farming practices as a result of a severe drought. By transferring water from the river through a network of canals, the arid fields were brought back to life. Harvests tripled, and population explosions occurred.
Irrigation canals and roads improve efficiency significantly, yet they are time-consuming and exhausting to construct.
Animal pastures and resource scarcity brought dangers to human settlements. Villages needed security as wild animal attacks became more common.
Palisades offer protection from incoming attacks. Predators gather near animal husbandries.