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Subject: A Very Easy Beginner Variant to Ease the Burden of Feeding rss

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Shane Larsen
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I actually played the game wrong the first few times I played it. Then I found the game much harder to feed once I was playing it correctly. So that's how I stumbled upon this simple idea to alleviate the pressure of feeding, but only by a little.

Here it is:

Feed your family last during the Harvest Phase.

That's it!

So the new order of the Harvest Phase is like this:

1. Harvest vegetables and grains.
2. Receive animal offspring.
3. Feed families.

This essentially allows you to use your newly-born babies farm animals as an extra source of food.

I encourage all to eventually use the correct rules. But this is a good way to teach new players if you don't want them to be totally turned off by how difficult it is to get food for your families.

Enjoy!
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Warren Wang
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I played it this way accidentally when I was first learning and it is definitely easier! Thematically, I don't see why this shouldn't be implemented. I assume the farmer's taking the father to the cooking hearth, right?
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thedacker wrote:
This essentially allows you to use your newly-born babies as an extra source of food.

I always hated not being able to feed my hungry cabin-mates after a deft use of the family expansion action!
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thedacker wrote:

This essentially allows you to use your newly-born babies as an extra source of food.

I'm not convinced I would be comfortable feeding newly-born babies to the other family members
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DJStudley wrote:
thedacker wrote:

This essentially allows you to use your newly-born babies as an extra source of food.

I'm not convinced I would be comfortable feeding newly-born babies to the other family members

Oops! Poor choice of words. Edited.
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