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[BTS] Cultural Diversity Mod

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Chuggi, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Chuggi

    Chuggi Espada

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    “Enhancing the graphics of Beyond the Sword”

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    Cultural Diversity Mod

    This is the mod I've been working on lately. At the moment it is basically just Varietas Delectat v3.3 with a few extra unit graphics. ;) However in the future it will be taken in a different direction from VD in that it will be more realistic and less "what if".

    I should also mention that this mod does not modify the core game rules in any way, all it does is improve on the graphics and add more diversity to each civilisation.


    Installation Instructions


    First make sure that Beyond the Sword is patched to Version 3.13. Then delete any previous versions of Cultural Diversity that you may have on your computer. Then all you have to do is extract Cultural Diversity v1.0 from the archive (unpack with WinRAR or 7-zip: http://www.7-zip.org) and place the extracted folder "Cultural Diversity Mod" in your BTS "Mod" folder.


    I also recommend downloading and installing Blue Marble terrain graphics. This will be included by default in future releases of Cultural Diversity.


    Version Information: 1.1

    In version 1.1 of Cultural Diversity a couple of bugs have been fixed and more units have been added. :)

    See the changelog for details.


    Screenshots




    Spoiler V1.0 Cultural Diversity Screenshots :

    Also be sure to check out the Varietas Delectat thread for screenshots of the units from that mod.


    Credits

    This mod was based on Varietas Delectat, so thanks to avain for all his hard efforts. :)
    Spoiler Credits from Varietas Delectat :


    Changelog

    v1.1


    - Added Asian Explorer
    - Added Mexican SAM Infantry
    - Added Mexican Anti-tank Infantry (Credit to asioasioasio for creating the RPG weapon)
    - Added Mexican Marines
    - Added Mexican Infantry
    - Added Mexican Cavalry
    - Added Mexican Modern Great General
    - Added Aztec Musketman
    - Added Aztec Medieval Worker
    - Fixed missing texture bug for the European Explorer (thanks avain and mamba)
    - Fixed animation path for Greek Swordsman (thanks avain)
    - Fixed critical error with German Settlers (thanks avain)
    - Removed some art files that were unneccesary


    v1.0

    - Added Mesoamerican Great Prophet
    - Added Asian Great Prophet
    - Added African Great Artist [may change later]
    - Added Mesoamerican Great Artist [may change later]
    - Added French Modern Great General
    - Added German Modern Great General
    - Added English Medieval Great General
    - Added French Medieval Great General
    - Added German Medieval Great General
    - Added Italian Medieval Great General
    - Added African Great General
    - Added Roman Great General
    - Added Arabian Great General
    - Added Mayan Great General
    - Added Incan Great General
    - Added Aztec Great General
    - Added Incan Pikemen
    - Added Mayan Footmen
    - Added German Footmen
    - Added European Explorers
    - Added Greek Swordsmen
    - Added Mesoamerican Warriors
    - Added Native American Warriors
    - Added Arabian Warriors
    - Added Turkish Warriors
    - Added African Warriors
    - Added Celtic Warriors
    - Added Slavic Warriors
    - Added Hellenistic Warriors
    - Added Germanic Warriors
    - Added Incan Workers
    - Added Germanic Settlers
    - Renamed Phalanx to Hoplite
    - Renamed Praetorian to Legionnaire
    - Renamed Heavy Footman (Originally Maceman) to Footman
    - Based on Varietas Delectat v3.3

    Spoiler Changelog from Varietas Delectat :


    Hope you enjoy the mod. ;)

    Please report any bugs in this thread. :)
     
  2. Chuggi

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    < Germanic Warriors

    < Slavic Warriors

    < Celtic Warriors

    < Hellenistic Warriors

    < Turkish Warriors

    < African Warriors

    < Mesoamerican Warriors

    < Incan Quechuas

    < Barbarian Warriors
     
  3. Chuggi

    Chuggi Espada

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    Reserved. :)
     
  4. snipperrabbit!!

    snipperrabbit!! Chieftain

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    Thank you ! post will be updated later
     
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  6. Chuggi

    Chuggi Espada

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    Thanks! I based the German footman unit of a pretty good pic. :)
     
  7. RPG

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    Very cool! The great generals are fantastic!

    In your change log, you mention European explorers, how many have you added?
     
  8. Amra

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    Outstanding! All of your units are always high quality. I look forward to all future revisions. :goodjob:
     
  9. avain

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    Thanks! :) Unfortunately at this time there's only one new explorer:



    And I still need to add some team colour to him. :lol:
     
  11. RPG

    RPG Chieftain

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    Looks great!

    & one new explorer is better than none!:goodjob:
     
  12. snafusmith

    snafusmith Unit Maker

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    Great mod Chugginator! I promise at some point I'll get you some graphics for more late-era units... this mod looks awesome!
     
  13. NikNaks

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    :wow: Wow. I'm speechless.
     
  14. Mohatma

    Mohatma Chieftain

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    I love the Great Generals stuff! All these units are awesome!
     
  15. sakhr

    sakhr Chieftain

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    finally here excellent work Chugginator
    i think you should replace shinigami title by hollow now;)
     
  16. TheLastOne36

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    Well it looks good for a Greco-Roman explorer, but for French-English-German-Viking-Dutch explorers may i consider basing it of the Couriers de bois?

    They were English and French explorers who went inland to bring Fur and Beaver Pelts that the Native Americans captured back to there trading Posts.

    You could also use it for a Native American Explorer because sometimes the Couriers de bois were native American and the Couriers de bois also married Native American women.
     
  17. mamba

    mamba Chieftain

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    Finally it has been released, great job :D
     
  18. cybrxkhan

    cybrxkhan Asian Xwedodah

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    heh hehe. good job, Chuggi!
     
  19. Chuggi

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    Thanks, that sounds great! Let me know if I can return the favour some time. :)

    Done. ;)

    It's based of Magellan who I just found out is Portuguese. :)

    http://www.miniatureservicecenter.com/MSC-Red-FI-Jan06-0017.jpg

    The problem is that those ones are too modern for when you can first build explorers (a bit before gunpowder) ... I'm planning on making a few modern ones for the later eras though. :D

    But for now I'm just going to try and finish off the medieval/renaissance ones..
     
  20. mamba

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    Ok, first observations / questions ;)

    - the readme is empty (size 0)
    - the units in Assets/art/CD are your new units ?
    - what units are in Assets/art/units then, units by other unit makers ?
     

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