I've placed a hell-load of islands with all a small amount of recources, and gave ya all a few oxcarts.
Gods will grand you godpowers now and then.
A challenge for all kinds of players, and almost the ultimate challenge for rushers.
Always have some uses of transport ready because a surprise-attack can be created easily and avoided easily as well.
Norse will have profit of their ox-carts, Egypts will have profit of their shrine- and dock-making fishing boats, Greek will have profit of the strenght of their units