Originally posted by OzzyKP
As for special units, I agree with Frank's concerns. We should be VERY careful, or just not bother.
How about we decrease the cost of early units for each civ, but no stats, and no later units. As Frank noted, since wars usually happen later, this may be of limited use. But it'll hopefully be less unbalancing too.
Romans - Legion for 30 shields.
Carts - Elephants for 30 shields.
Egyptians - Chariots for 20 shields.
Greeks - Phalanx for 10 sheilds.
Spanish - Horse for 10 shields.
French - Archers for 20 shields.
Babylonians - Tririeme for 30 shields.
Romans, carts, greeks and egyptians units all make sense, as they are units each civ used in history. I just assigned stuff randomly for the other 3. What do y'all think? We can have custom names and graphics and such. Stats won't change though.