This is an updated and expanded version of The Road to Expert for the a21 balance.   Don't fall into any of these early game traps: Farms go adjacent to your CC or farmstead, as close as they will go.  I've seen many new players who put them a distance back.  Don't do that. Don't use women for mining. Don't use men for food gathering. Use women or men for woodcutting. Cavalry are for hunting chickens or other animals.  Only ca