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Not sure if someone's already started a thread like this one, but ah well. I figured that it's been a few months since it came out, and I was wondering how good people have gotten their home cities. I've currently got 2: a Russian city at level 8 (original home city) and an Ottoman at level 10 (current city). Just got the robber baron card for my Ottoman deck to get an extra factory. My dad's been playing more than me, and he's got his Dutch city up to level 19! We've only had the game a month too... However, I've beaten acts 1 and 2 of the campaign. Pretty easy compared to AOE 1 and 2, heck easier than Age of Mythology even. However, I'm only playing on moderate. Probably crank it up to hard and see what happens. I might post screens eventually.
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I'm using the French and I have a Level 19 city. I've tried hard a few times and it is extremely difficult. Moderate is absolutely no problem, but hard is testing my patience. I can hang with them for like 20 or 30 minutes, then the assaults just never stop.

Anyway, how do you like those cities? I've only used the French, their settlers are awesome.
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lol i got Istanbul (ottomans) at level 50 once i played with one ally against 5 experts, and i made it after 1 1/2 hrs
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I've only had the game since Christmas. If you play with an ally against experts, is your ally also at the expert level? Can you beat the expert level just on your own, number against doesn't matter?
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