Quite an interesting map that is. The visuals are very nicely done, with lots of detail. Well balanced and beautiful. The riverside roads are cute!
You have to get used to the gameplay, though. It's a completely different game starting in a well protected base with most important buildings already there. No chance to rush before imp. But you can get used to that, and then it's a lot of fun! Played it several times now with my flatmates (Computer players will probably suck because of the unusual setting) and we're still not tired of it.
(Oh, yeah - the scythian village - Unnecessary! Doesn't add anything to the gameplay. I edited an own version where I removed them!)