Originally Posted by wills370
Hmm nice idea but i beleive if you did that then it would be hard to ever become a large player once a large player is established around your area. Becouse he would be growing larger but you would have to keep starting over. Widening the gap between you to the point of no victory.
What if you could act as sort of resistance group. Raid their caravans or trade routes and strangle their economy. Use guerilla tactics and make keeping that area too costly for the conqueror.