Instead of ice or beach, the terrain between the player lands are shallows. These shallows contain shore fish and huntables/lurables (50% chance huntables, 50% chance lurables). There will always an island in the middle containing extra mines or Forage Bushes. There is also a 50% chance that the player lands will be elevated Wade-style.
Regicide adds 3 Villagers and a King, while Empire Wars add another 3 Villagers. This map comes in 7 themes: Asian, Autumn, Desert, Grassy, Mediterranean, Tropical and Winter.