...1. Make sure you domesticate animals with high hp. They'll last longer when protecting your village while you're out on a raid and be a lot more useful if you have the beastmaster ability...I'm having trouble figuring out how to get through the tribal stage on Spore so I went searching for tips on message boards. It's a whole new world out there. Obviously, I have not spent enough time working on becoming a "beastmaster" so I'm gonna get right on that.
(I am so too old to be searching for video game tips on the internet.)