Quote Originally Posted by Horachte
This might be reasonable from players point of view - as otherwise you have to send gift after gift and pray it will be invested in infrastructure, with no guarantee that you will be able to trade the resource later on. But is it anyhow historical?
Yep, thats pretty much what I wanted
I'd think this would make establishing coastal colonies via sea more attractive than the cumbersome process of constructing extensive road networks to service colonies with no port access?
This does seem historical to me. AFAIK most towns were placed very near water because the water way was the best way to transport goods. hehe.... already looking forward to being the evil guy with the many warships