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    Where is the agriculture?

    It seems that the historical research team has missed the most important part of society/villages from the time period this game claims to be set in. Was this accidently missed or deliberately ignored? There is no way a tribal village could survive without the cultivation of plants. Maybe the actual time period setting is closer to 100,000 to 150,000 years ago seeing how these cave men haven't figured out how to cultivate wheat or any type of grain yet.
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    Originally Posted by FlyingRooster322 Go to original post
    It seems that the historical research team has missed the most important part of society/villages from the time period this game claims to be set in. Was this accidently missed or deliberately ignored? There is no way a tribal village could survive without the cultivation of plants. Maybe the actual time period setting is closer to 100,000 to 150,000 years ago seeing how these cave men haven't figured out how to cultivate wheat or any type of grain yet.
    Looked into this a bit. Apparently, from about 12000 bc we had started to farm, due to the climate changing drastically, but it was a transitional time where many hunter-gatherer tribes still existed. I would think that, since the Wenja are not yet settled in this game, it is realistic to show them not farming. Wild crops were still readily available for Hunter-gatherer tribes in the time-period.

    Now that you brough it up, though, It would have been good to add a story section where you meet another small tribe who have learned to farm, and add the upgrade to the village
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    the izila in the game are doing plant cultivation, i forget the name at the moment but one of their outposts is a wheat farm basically, and there are multiple examples of agriculture in the izila held territories in the map. The wenja are a lesser developed tribe than the izila so maybe they're not quite as far along with doing it, but theres also a mission where you're sent to get seeds for growing crops... agriculture is there, it's just not addressed narratively or pushed in your face, you just have to notice it..
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    Originally Posted by HorTyS Go to original post
    the izila in the game are doing plant cultivation, i forget the name at the moment but one of their outposts is a wheat farm basically, and there are multiple examples of agriculture in the izila held territories in the map. The wenja are a lesser developed tribe than the izila so maybe they're not quite as far along with doing it, but theres also a mission where you're sent to get seeds for growing crops... agriculture is there, it's just not addressed narratively or pushed in your face, you just have to notice it..
    Ah well there you go. Personally I have not reached that point, but that shows exactly what I was getting at. Different types of tribe existed and survived in different ways. When these tribes began to mix, they became more successful with the blend of skills at their disposal.

    FARMVILLE: PRIMAL!

    You're welcome, Ubisoft. It's a sure-fire profit-monster!!
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    Agriculture

    Agriculture started in the Fertile Crescent (Iraq area) roughly 10000-12000 years ago, and didn't spread to Europe (where the game is set) for a few thousand years after that.

    There is evidence that some simple gardening was done, transplanting and cultivating wild plants, but most food could easily be hunted from megafauna that was around at the time.

    Most settlements in Europe at the time would have migrated between various seasonal sites, following their prey's migration.

    World population was something like 10 million at the time, most of these tribes probably never numbered more than a couple hundred at most. Organized hunting of large heards of animals, and megafauna could provide ample food for small migratory settlements.
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