Well, I try outpost, but it's kind of annyod me when monter or a.I destory outpost many time and I don't had time for that, I find it's far better had build city rather than outport, that just me. try to more time to get troop to guard those outpost while high level monther is not worth my time. I try to build best city
and not want waste time building for outpost to detoryed in mere turn..I try use city to build for outport, and it's not working but waste a turn, let alone more turn for troop to guard outport even that troop wasn't good guard, and not very strong againt other monster or army attack outpost when I want to force building city to be stronger in longer term and keep up with a.i.
Personal Outport is not that useful, maybe rare useful where it's not good to build city area but had a resource there but not good for area of city as long there is no monter roaming or no war with a.I or there is good city keep outport safe from a.i, funny I though outpost is should first line to keep city safe, but it's go other way.