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Population represents the number of people living in your colony. The higher the population, the more workers you will have. When you start a new game, you will have some initial population.
- Adaption from villages for unity
- Natural growth based on health of your colony
- Population growth edict can increase your population growth by 0.40/0.20/?% for each tier, and costing 1 unity per month.
- Exploration of the world map. You can find people along side loot.