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While I'm open to recommendations, I first need to make sure I understand the game mechanics of founding new cities. I started in the bottom left of the pangea in Strard.

Strard

I've expanded my initial city five times. I had just learned about leveling up a district before the last expansion and was lucky to get two-for-one. But I just got a quest to found a new city and level up both it and one of its new districts.

Within your Empire, raise a new City Center and a new District to their Level 2.

However, all seven regions surrounding mine--first ring of Oyvinn, Horlaken, and Menavin and second ring of Ipedan, Dels, Lodera, and Garint--contain enemy cities. And the user's manual states that each region may host only one city.

Each region can host exactly one city, never more. It you want to conquer a region which is already claimed by another empire, you must first capture its city.

Since Kentamys has no city yet, to expand must I either take a settler there (or another region without a city) or conquer one of the regions listed above. Furthermore, will I be able to complete the quest by conquering an existing city?

  • I do know using a Settler will complete the quest. I don't know about conquering another city, though. – Frank Nov 8 '14 at 21:52
  • I have since conquered the three adjacent cities and leveled up the third City Center, achieving the quest. As I had already leveled up a few Districts, it appears the quest only requires one City Center and one District in any two cities (may be the same city)--founded or conquered. – David Harkness Nov 9 '14 at 5:05
  • If that hadn't worked you could have conquered one, then razed it creating a settler, then resettled. – Resonating Feb 2 '15 at 8:42
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I have since confirmed the rule in the user's manual: you cannot found a new city in a region that already contains a city.

Recommendation: Expand into nearby regions before they fill up.

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    You could also use "Salting the Earth" on a captured city, and start a new city in the province. Just make sure the AI doesn't outrace you to build a new city there. – Flater May 12 '15 at 14:44

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