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                  C I V I L I Z A T I O N   B O N U S E S
    	                     version 1.0
                               December 27, 1999
                  c i v i l i z a t i o n   b o n u s e s
    
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    CONTENTS
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     i. Disclaimer   
     ii. Version Information  
     iii. Civilization Bonuses 
     iv. Credits
    
    
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    i. Disclaimer
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     ii. Version Information
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     1.0 - The first, and probably the last
    
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     iii. Civilization Bonuses
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     -Britons-
     Unique Unit: Longbowmen
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Cavalry Archers, Monks, Teutonic Knights, War Elephants
    Weak vs.: Skirmishers, Knights, Mangonels, Woad Raiders, Huskarls
     
     *Archery Ranges create units 20% faster
     *Town Centers cost 50% less
     *Foot Archers +1 range in Castle Age, +1 range in Imperial Age (+2 total)
     *Shepherds work 20% faster
    
     -Byzantines-
     Unique Unit: Cataphract
    
    Strong vs.: Swordsmen, Archers
    Weak vs.: Knights, Camels
    
     *Monks heal %300 faster
     *Buildings have:
       +10% Health in Dark Age
       +20% Health in Feudal Age
       +30% Health in Castle Age
       +40% Health in Imperial Age
     *Camels, skirmishers, and pikemen cost 25% less
     *Fire ships +20% attack
     *Advancing to Imperial Age costs 33% less
    
     -Celts-
     Unique Unit: Woad Raider
    
    Strong vs.: Skirmishers, Camels, Light Cavalry
    Weak vs.: Archers, Scorpions, Cavalry Archers, Mangonels, Cataphracts
    
     *Seige Workshops create units 20% faster
     *Infantry move 15% faster
     *Lumberjacks work 15% faster
     *Siege weapons fire 20% faster
     *Sheep are not converted if they are within one unit's Line of Sight
    
     -Chinese-
     Unique Unit: Cho Ko Nu
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Cavalry Archers, Monks, Teutonic Knights, War Elephants
    Weak vs.: Skirmishers, Knights, Mangonels, Woad Raiders, Huskarls
    
     *Farms have +45 more food
     *Start with +3 villagers, but 150 less food
     *Technologies cost:
       10% less in Feudal Age
       15% less in Castle Age
       20% less in Imperial Age
     *Town Centers support +5 population
     *Demolition Ships have +50% HP
    
     -Franks-
     Unique Unit: Throwing Axeman
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Skirmishers
    Weak vs.: Archers
    
     *Knights have +2 Line of Sight
     *Castles cost 25% less
     *Knights have +20% HP
     *Farm Upgrades are free (But you need a mill)
    
     -Goths-
     Unique Unit: Huskarl
    
    Strong vs.: archers
    Weak vs.: swordsmen
     
     *Barracks create units 20% faster
     *Infantry cost:
       10% less in Feudal Age
       15% less in Castle Age
       20% less in Imperial Age
     *Infantry have +1 attack versus buildings
     *Villagers have +5 attack versus Wild Boar
     *+10 population support in Imperial Age
    
     -Japanese-
     Unique Unit: Samurai
    
    Strong vs.: Infantry, unique units
    Weak vs.: archers
     
     *Galleys have +50% Line of Sight
     *Fishing ships have +100% HP, +2 armor and work rate:
       *+5% faster in Dark Age
       *+10% faster in Feudal Age
       *+15% faster in Castle Age
       *+20% faster in Imperial Age
     *Mill, Lumber Camp, and Mining Camp cost 50% less
     *Infantry attack:
       *10% faster in Feudal Age
       *15% faster in Castle Age
       *25% faster in Imperial Age
    
     -Mongols-
     Unique Unit: Mangudai
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Monks, Teutonic Knights
    Weak vs.: Archers, Mangonels
    
     *Scout Cavalry and Light Calvary have +2 Line of Sight
     *Calvary Archers fire 20% faster
     *Light Cavalry have +30% HP
     *Hunters work +50% faster
    
     -Persians-
     Unique Unit: War Elephants
    
    Strong vs.: Swordsmen, Archers
    Weak vs.: Pikemen, Camels, Monks, Mamelukes
     
     *Knights have +2 attack vs. archers
     *Start with +50 food and +50 wood
     *Town Centers and Docks have +100% HP and create units:
       *10% faster in Feudal Age
       *15% faster in Castle Age
       *20% faster in Imperial Age
    
     -Saracens-
     Unique Unit: Mameluke
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Monks, Teutonic Knights
    Weak vs.: Archers, Mangonels
    
     *Foot archers have +1 attack vs. buildings
     *Market trade costs only 5%
     *Transport ships have +100% HP and hold twice as many units
     *Galleys attack 20% faster
     *Cavalry archers +3 attack vs. buildings
    
     -Teutons-
     Unique Unit: Teutonic Knight
    
    Strong vs.: Swordsmen, Skirmishers, Stable units
    Weak vs.: Archers, Scorpions, Cavalry Archers, Mangonels, Monks
    
     *Units more resistant to conversion
     *Monks heal from +100% more distance
     *Towers garrison +100% more units, and fire +100% more arrows
     *Murder Holes technology is free
     *Farms cost 33% less
     *Town Centers have +2 attack and +5 range (When units are garrisoned)
    
     -Turks-
     Unique Unit: Janissary
    
    Strong vs.: Barracks units, Monks, Teutonic Knights
    Weak vs.: Archers, Mangonels
    
     *Gunpowder units train 20% faster
     *Gunpowder units have +50% HP
     *Researching Gunpowder technologies cost 50% less
     *Gold miners work +15% faster
     *Chemistry technology is free
     *Light Cavalry upgrade is free
    
     -Vikings-
     Unique Units: Berserk, Longboat
    
    Berserk:
    Strong vs.: Skirmishers, Camels, Light Cavalry
    Weak vs.: Archers, Scorpions, Cavalry Archers, Mangonels, Cataphracts
    
    Longboat:
    Strong vs.: Demolitian Ships Cannon Galleons
    Weak vs.: Fire Ships Bombard Cannons
    
     *Docks cost 33% less
     *Warships cost 20% less
     *Infantry have:
       *+10% HP Feudal Age
       *+15% HP Castle Age
       *+20% HP Imperial Age
    
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     iv. Credits
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     This FAQ was created solely by Blue Eye. The e-mail address may be 
     found at the Disclaimer section of this FAQ. I would just like to 
     thank Microsoft for creating Age of Empires 2.