I can't access my old thread via that link.I wonder if random.dev read this?
The sooner you learn about it, the sooner you can learn to avoid it. If you never experience it, you'll always be new to it when you do. In the lowest ages, you are less likely to be subjected to ruthless plundering for being weak (new) and you can begin to take the necessary steps to mitigate it for the future. Sure, it will happen. But that's part of playing the game. It will certainly happen more when your inexperienced town lands in a higher age and is all of a sudden subjected to something never before faced. And no -- camping in Iron Age doesn't deserve a pass.hold back all plundering until after the Iron Age