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As an off-the-wall answer, consider playing "San Juan" instead. It's basically the same game, themed like Puerto-Rico, but with a much more limited set of cards. It's a much easier learning curve than RftG. Some of us even think it's better! ;)
I'm not aware of any simplified rules. I suspect it'd be pretty difficult to remove significant things without throwing the game out of whack. But the base game does have suggested starting hands for your first game, which is easy to forget. From the setup section: [normal rules for dealing start worlds] Your first game: instead, for two players, ...
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