I also received that mail. Finally it is comming my way. But I doubt if i keep the copy or if i sell it.
Most of the time I play a game with two players and I doubt if this game is good enough with two players.
I never expected this game to be a good 2-p game. That's what Uwe, Cathala, Lacerda and the like are for. This ought to scratch that civ itch rather nicely, though