Religious Buildings

The best way to keep the gods appeased is to make sure plenty of buildings are dedicated to them. There are several different buildings from which to choose, as you will see when you click on the Religious Structures button on the Control Panel. Shrines. Shrines are the simplest religious structures you can build. They do not require road access, but they do need to be within two spaces of the road to receive services from fire marshals and architects. A Shrine's sole purpose is to please the...

Raw Materials

Egypt is blessed with many resources that can be manufactured into goods. These resources, however, must be coaxed from the earth they do not just present themselves at manufacturers, ready to be used. To harvest raw materials, click on Industrial Structures Raw Materials, then choose a structure. You'll find these raw materials in Egypt Stone. Quarrymen chisel large blocks of rock at four different kinds of quarry Plain stone Quarry Limestone Quarry Granite Quarry Sandstone Quarry If there are...

The Nile the Inundation and the Work Year

Ancient Egyptian civilization would not have developed as it did had it not been for the Nile's yearly floods. Each year, the Nile would flood, or inundate, its banks. The Egyptians referred to this season as Ahket, and during Ahket farming was impossible. Near the end of Ahket, the Nile receded, leaving behind deposits of rich silt that nourished the soil along the banks. Following Ahket was Proyet, or the growing season. During Proyet, farmers would return to the land and plant crops. Reaping...