"The plot is laid if all things fall out right"
Best Advice At the end of this thread there is a post by Percius Generalius that contains some of the best advice I 've ever seen.
Counting Beans How to use the numbers to get your city off to a good start.
Exports Some thoughts on getting exports going quickly.
Feeding Your Folks Some thoughts on farms, granaries, and, of course, cart pushers
Military Why you should NOT send six legions to Empire duty.
Native Trading How to get rich trading with the natives.
Palace Block A diagram for building a block of luxury palaces
Sarmizegetusa One way to play the level
Warehouse Special Orders Why those settings will change without your knowledge.