A Good Start
If you are playing as USA/Britian/Spanish/or French, build your fort
then get 3 mills going. Then build 3 store
houses. Build some dwells up make sure you are getting
your resources while building. Also build 8 dwells
and have them ready to be put in the fortress
later. Next get a blacksmith going and upgrade
fusilars in it. After that, get as many mines as
you want. Then get 2 fortress up. Now you can get
some men in fortress to get fusilars mostly.
Build 2 town centers as well and get most of the
upgrades on fusilars. If doing this in time you
have a good start in multi-player mode.