This game was a gathering of Age webfolk. There were members from MFO (www.mrfixitonline.com), AOK Battlefield (www.aokbattlefield.com), Through The Ages (www.throughtheages.com), and of course here at AOKH.
The game was meant to be a 2v2v2v2 affair, but Socrates drops right off the bat. The random civs and random map settings dealt me Britons (yuck) and Oasis (double yuck). Washizu got Teutons, blue_myriddn Spanish, rookkev Viking, Ogre Byzantines, _KickmyButt Goths, zx75 Turks.
I pretty much had half the map to myself due to Socrates dropping, and Ogre joined my team with Washizu againt blue + kick and rookkev + zx75.
Washizu and I clash with rookkev and zx75 in the early going, but they repell us prety easily. My fast castle is wasted dur to my lack of resources/economy, so I'm very happy to see Washizu wall up that side of the map.
There is very little action where I am, but the other two teams fight pretty hard in late castle and early imperial. Washizu drops, and the end doesn't come as too much of a surprise.