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Amazing idea for Amazing Modders: American Gangster

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Creation & Customization' started by mountedantman, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. mountedantman

    mountedantman Chieftain

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    I am looking for skilled modders someone who has time to make my dream a reality.

    If anyone has free time and is interested in making a revolutionary and unique mod like the ones u've been making, please reply!

    I will give you an outline of this proposed mod. It would be called the "American Gangster"



    Briefly, its much like other city background mods, except it would relate to more ppl. Using the manhattan map or other cities like chicago, you can have "civs" like Russian Mafia Italian Mafia, Yakuza(UU sushimen), NYPD(police). Mexican Gangster etc.




    you could have headquarters in buildings like in zombie isle and the citizens are thugs that collect duties from the land tiles(which would be buildings and shops) There would be streets where vehicles can travel only.

    The 3 resources would be
    -Goods (like drugs)*replace food
    -Supplies (ammo)*replace shield
    -Cash*replace commerce
    Also some units like pimps with 80% enslave rate could recruit roaming schoolboys(with like 1 defense) who would replace neutral barbarians.

    Also, you should be able to tech up to better units from thugs with clubs to hit-men and submachine-gunners.

    same goes for the police who try to get in the way with patrols (revolvers), riot police, back-up(w/ shotguns), choppers, armored cars, and SWAT teams.




    Late tech NYPD :D

    some cool HQ improvements would be Fridge, bar, karaoke, Pool table, brothel, Black Market

    Some resources: Cocaine supply, Crack supply, Booze imports, Hookers, Ammo Depot,


    In the beginning, there would be weak gangsters who start with no HQ and need to recruit schoolboys by enslaving them and some moderate gangsters with several HQ and power, but later, gangsters should be able to overpower the police civs and fight each other for control of the city.



    Get the idea?

    Now hows that for a change?
    You could have different versions like Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Chicago, Houston


    I have dreamed of this mod for years and Im sure hundreds of people(including me) would be delighted to see it!:D
     
  2. Plotinus

    Plotinus Philosopher Super Moderator

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    Not sure what British police walking through Leicester Square have to do with American gangsters, but otherwise it could be fun.

    But why ask other people to do it? Why not learn to mod and make it yourself? Anyone can do it - it takes a little patience to learn the basics (because the game is so eccentrically designed) but there's no arcane ability or software required.
     
  3. KingArthur

    KingArthur Searching for the Holy Grail

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    I did some resource graphics that you might like

     
  4. LMR

    LMR Back In Green!

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    I've slowly been making something along these lines for a while, just for my fun. Its probably gonna be called "Crime Boss" and features mafia families, street gangs, russians, yakuza, triads, militias and bikies based in a city like you say

    the only reason i wasn't going to release it is because its will contain things that mods would probably rather not have on the forum: meth labs, hydroponic setups and others that produce "drugs" that can be returned to your HQ for money; smuggling; prostitution etc
     
  5. mountedantman

    mountedantman Chieftain

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    Thats great! I was thinking about the profanity too, but thats what gangsters are all about. Like for some technologies, you should have Seduction(enables resources hookers, pimp units, and brothel improvements), and Smuggling technology will connect to Quality goods tech (that enables resource crack, heroin)

    I dont know why mods would care. It would be cool.

    BTW i cant make i t myself because

    1. I only have time to play them, not make them
    2. I cant figure out how to do a lot of things like making the map bigger, no matter how i try.
    3. Every new adventure like new technologies, adding new units, adding new terrain mod, seems like mountains of headaches.
    4. Im scared that i would have to make super long computer codes on notepad like in the scenarios I download.

    otherwise, im fine. So can someone please keep in touch with me on this project cuz i have lots of ideas but i cant do it!

    EDIT:: I drew an outline of what the tech would look like.....

     
  6. Supa

    Supa Out of Cheese Error

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    Well, I don't see much problems around here with wars, city destroying, fascism civ, etc. All serious topics that have been accepted as game components.

    A gangster scenario would be quite interesting.
     
  7. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    is this scenario set in 2011?
     
  8. Balthasar

    Balthasar Wise Man

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    Y'know my Manhattan Terrain has yet to be used in a mod...:mischief:

    For some gaming ideas that parallel what you're discussing here, check out the Super Scenario. That map is based on the map of Gotham city found in the Dark Knight graphic novel..
     
  9. timerover51

    timerover51 Deity

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    You could subtitle it: Chicago Politicians or Illinois Governors .
     
  10. darski

    darski Regent in Training

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    I do hope this mod can be created. I think it would bring an interesting facet to gaining control and power.

    However, If created I would like a 'not profane language' version.
     
  11. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    I think it should start around 1920, and you can build speakeasies, but you research repeal of prohibition, and they become obsolete.
     
  12. Balthasar

    Balthasar Wise Man

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    There's a map for that. >Look<
     
  13. mountedantman

    mountedantman Chieftain

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    Thats a lot of gangs without clubrooms....
    SO besides Lizardmenrule!, is anyone else interested in making this mod or parts of it? Im gonnna try to get Kingarthur to try this....
     
  14. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    I hope the mod is better than the movie. American Gangster is about the only Denzel Washington movie I don't like.
     
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  16. Tank_Guy#3

    Tank_Guy#3 Lion of Lehistan

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    I know there were several police units done, but as for gang members I had a helluva time finding more than a few that would fit.
     
  17. Goldflash

    Goldflash Grumpy Old Man

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    There is one Mafioso, a Stereotypical Gangbanger, And a handful of civilian types with guns, aaglo's Garage Owner, for example. A few cars also exist, and a nurse.
     
  18. Gojira54

    Gojira54 The folly of Man Supporter

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    I had a similar idea several years ago, but specifically a Los Angeles area, 1980's timeframe gangwar. Not quite Mafioso but with some of the same ideas. Dropped it because I have deeper interests elsewhere and the lack of proper units.

    Would love to see you make this a reality, you really should check out Balthasars city terrain :)
     
  19. Balthasar

    Balthasar Wise Man

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    There are a few units that might work.....

    Spoiler :


    ..and that's just what I could fit on the page; it doesn't include APC's, Helicopters, boats, submarines, Drone predators, Victorians (rich people), balloons and blimps, immobile units, rats, cats, dogs, or Elvis. We would still need a Limousine, a Taxicab, Neo, a Frogman, Indiana Jones, a Bishop, a Catholic Priest, Gogo Yabari and Snake Pliskin. Okay, that last sentence is really just my wishlist. But I might as well get it out there, while I've got the microphone..
     
  20. AnthonyBoscia

    AnthonyBoscia Emperor

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    Hell, if I wanted to see hustling, pimping and violent crime in the U.S., I don't need to play civ. All I gotta do is walk out the GD front door of my apartment.

    But I suppose it'd make a pleasant mod.

    It's going in my Hip Hop Nation epic mod. The four main civs are West Side, East Coast, Midwest and Dirty South. Eras are Underground, Gangsta Rap, Commercialized, and Modern Era. Your artists have to compose new beats and increase distribution or get cut out by the competition. Watch out for Label execs and thugs who can take your rappers down! Hidden Nationality assassins can stealth attack your Biggie Smalls king unit. All I need is someone to make Bone Thugs, Wu-Tang, and Andre & Big Boi multi-units.

    Roger that.
     

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