- Ambitions: Complete 10 ambitions.
- Victory Points: Get to (number) Victory Points.
- Conquest: Conquer all other nations.
- Time: Have the highest VP after 200 turns.
- Double Victory: (Probably the hardest to understand initially) Have twice as many points as the next nation, AND at least half the required VP points.
VP's can be obtained via :
- Cities and city level (each culture level gives +1 VP)
- Research the 3 reform techs (+1 VP each time)
- +2 for each Wonder
- +1 for each Religious Wonder
- +1 for surrounding city sites with your borders and absorbing them (called Minor City)