View Full Version : GRAPHICS: Labels on resources

Nov 23, 2001, 10:50 PM
While I was checking some mods that were adding labels on resources, I came up with with something. I really liked the idea of putting shields on strategic resources, so I copied it. However, I felt something was missing on the luxuries. That is why I labeled it with smileys. Since bonus resources have to be inside your citie ratius, and they are not as important as the other ones, I prefered leaving them unlabeled, so we have a less cluttered screen. If you like a messy screen go to the fifth post and you'll find the version with bonus resources included.

To install the mod, you just need to replace the file resources.pcx, inside your Art folder, with the one attached in the end of this post. Make a backup of your original file just in case you're not so fond of this mod after you've tested it.

If you want more options, there are lots of them in this Apolyton thread ( You can go nuts there. All kinds of feedback are welcome. Now the file.

Edit: Included mention to new version and corrected some misspellings on first version ReadMe.

Nov 23, 2001, 10:51 PM
Here's an screen.

Nov 23, 2001, 11:05 PM
I was trying to post this for three days. Apparently, I was the only one really affected by the last crash of the forum/server. My ID was erased and I had to register again, but that is past, at least I hope so.

Now I'm back. :jump:

Nov 24, 2001, 08:49 PM
Very cool. It works great!!!!


Nov 26, 2001, 09:17 AM
Here's the version with bonus resources labeled. Any ideas on how to improve this is welcome. All the bonus receive food labels, except gold which receive coins.

Nov 26, 2001, 09:21 AM
Here's a sample.
Warning: this was taken from the editor. In real life (I mean games), you probably won't find that many resources together.

Nov 27, 2001, 01:49 AM
Hi there.
well, greetings for the things u added, i just wanted to ask if you could make the little symbols apear on the minimap so you can see if there is any resourse, luxury or bonus on that area without having the central screen on it...
well. thnx..

Nov 28, 2001, 07:19 AM
I thought your idea was great hombrePAC though I don't really thing is something easy to implement. So I went through Civ3 folders looking for the minimap, but I didn't fing anything. If somebody knows where the minimap files are, please tell me. Personally, I believe they didn't include them as editable stuff because the minimap must be more complex them the static pics we are dealing with. Anyway, maybe I'm just not very good at looking for things. ;)

Mar 03, 2002, 06:13 PM
I decided to bump my thread to get some feedback. In more than three months only 2 people said something. Does anybody has anything else to say? Maybe some suggestions. Thanks anyway.

Dec 10, 2003, 06:08 AM
is the mod already compatible to c3c, i understand they added more resources in the expansion. hope someone could update the mod, it's really good.:)

Dec 10, 2003, 02:19 PM
This mod is not compatile with C3C. Just check the date it was made. ;)

If Pggar wishes to update this, of course he is welcome to, and many will appreciate it. :)

Another option is to check out some of the other, similar mods here, that *have* been updated for C3C. For instance Tae Shala's C3C resources with labels & icons ( :D

Dec 10, 2003, 02:52 PM
I intend to update the mod.
I actually enhanced the smile a while ago, but didn't bother to uptade the mod.
I'll do that, including C3C resources when my vacations start in about a week. ;)

Dec 10, 2003, 04:13 PM
hello there :goodjob:

Dec 10, 2003, 06:31 PM
Very good to hear, Pggar! :D

Feb 13, 2004, 05:27 PM
Sorry for the delay, but here it is.
I made those a long time ago, and I used the smileys from another mod, IIRC.

I'm working on a new version.
That will be C3C compatible. :D

I hope to have it done soon, but I can't promisse anything. :crazyeye:

Feb 14, 2004, 02:45 PM
Very useful!Thanks very much!!!