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Colonization Mod for Civ IV

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Creation & Customization' started by jhsveli, May 18, 2006.

  1. Arne

    Arne King

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    True, it's a shame, only a few people are writing here and sharing ideas. :(

    I agree, it will be hard, but may be this thread will help creating such units - if there a solution will be found. I always thought, the Civ3 privateer is an original rollover from Colonize, so I think, this kind of neutral unit would work here as well.
     
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  3. lostkiwi

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    Colonization was an awesome game for its time.

    What I loved about it was the economical aspects of the game and the fact it wasn't only about building the structure to support a huge army and destroying everybody else (though the endgame was exactly that)

    The resource and marketplace concepts were particularly neat:

    You could harvest and sell tobacco as is but you could also build a factory in one of your cities and transform the tobacco into cigars and sell it that way for more. It forced not only more city specialization but also a very active trading network as you needed to transport your raw materials to the production sites then on to the market where you could sell them.

    The marketplace where you could sell the resources was simple yet cool. Prices would go down significantly if you kept selling the same thing over and over again and rare items would be in high demand.

    I dont know how easily those concepts can be modded into civ4 but I have been starving for an economy based strategy game since I upgraded my computer and colonization stopped working!
     
  4. Greybriar

    Greybriar Prince

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    Reveilled started this thread about the Colonization pre-made map for Civ 4 he had made.

    I don't know if it is playable using the latest patch though.
     
  5. C~G

    C~G Untouchable

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    Unfortunately it seems people aren't too interested about the mod.

    The map doesn't help because I think the replayable value of this colonization mod would be high if it would contain random map rather than pre-made.

    If it happens that I have time during/after august I might start try to do this mod. I don't have experience of any civilization IV mod making but I could give it a try. I'll probably start new thread if as said I have time so much in my hands that I could learn to do it. Maybe others join then to make this mod happen.

    If the mod would contain simplified economy without real trade enviroment and units would remain the same from beginning to end I think the mod could become reality even without huge amount of experience of mod making.

    But we do need volunteers and I would like to start discussing even now in this thread what would be the european countries unique units, traits and leaders. I'm talking about the colonial leaders not kings and queens. So the countries would probably be Spain, England, France, Dutch and Portugal.

    I would like to know also what natives should be in the game? I think they shouldn't be playable at least in the first version since the tech tree would work as continental congress for the Europeans. Which leads to discussion of who of founding fathers should be added and what they would give to the colonial power.

    Also there's the question of civicks. They could describe the different elements of independency of colonies from the motherland.

    Like I said we could start discussing this and maybe we could this mod going after all.
    We have to start from somewhere if we ever want it ready...

    I really wish there's more answers to this than mere echo of my own voice.
     
  6. Padmewan

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    take a look at the new hype thread by TheLopez. It's exactly what you are looking for.
     
  7. C~G

    C~G Untouchable

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    Yes, that seems to be definately important addition to the mod components.

    It is just damned that I don't have more time in my hands. Otherwise I wouldn't hesitate to start.

    It's a pity there isn't easy editor to use for mod making of Civilization IV because now it takes more time to learn the elegant ropes of those editing features.
     
  8. C~G

    C~G Untouchable

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    *Bump*

    Just asking again whether anyone's interested about this mod or not?

    After few weeks I try to get my hands into Warlords-expansion and then try to see whether there's possibility I could start making this mod. It will take time for sure and I will start with very simple model at first, seeking ways to expand it later. I really would like to see this mod happen but currently not sure how it could happen.

    So I'm asking for help.
    My heart for sure would sing the joyful song if this mod could become true in the near future.
     
  9. t-force

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    I know absolutely nothing about mod creation, or anything related to it, but I sure would love to see a a Colonization mod, and I'd be happy to beta test it, if required.
     
  10. C~G

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    Unfortunately my time schedule currently don't offer such things as mod making. Especially since I don't have real experience about XML editing and python which would require great deal amount of time first to learn.

    I'm willing to contribute though if we get the team up and running.

    There's no dearer wish than see this mod come true some day but unfortunately it seems nobody is interested to make it reality currently.
     
  11. joelwest

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    When this thread was started I owned Col for Windows but had never played it.

    I did start playing Col for Windows recently but not surprisingly I find its DOS derived static isometric interface very clunky. (In fact recently going back from Civ 4 to Civ 3 the latter seems all too quaint since there was no reveal mode for tiles meaning each every one of them had to be inspected for possible city placement locations.)

    FreeCol as an attempt to reinvent the game cleaned up some of the clunkier interface problems, but in striving to clone the original Colonization inherited all of its gameplay problems.

    Hence I went to Civ 4 section to find out if someone had made a Col mod. Following this thread leads to a Col derived map with optional starting locations and civ derived starting units, but this is not the same as the original Col gameplay.

    My own desire for a Col mod for Civ 4 would to keep what worked in Col and jettison what did not.

    In particular, having the choice of dragoon=soldier with horse, soldier=colonist with musket as the only two military units was a pain. Defeat in battle did not lead to lower health, but a stripping of first the horse and then the musket. In that both were expensive to either manufacture, breed, or import this led to the tendency to replay any failed battles hoping the next outcome would be better. Hardly a very strategic way of playing.


    recreating the trading with the home port would be a royal pain to mod.

    optional trading with the home port of the other European powers or with the Indians would be similar to the builtin Civ 4 trade mechanism, yet remember each Native settlement "preferred" some goods over others and only trained a colonist to become only one of the advanced nonmilitary unit types.

    each European power had a different starting advantage in Col, but many felt the advantages of the Dutch were far superior to the other three countries. if starting advantages are to be modeled after Col the other three European powers need more help to offset a free ship cargo space upgrade and stable commodity prices during trades of the Dutch.

    keep in mind not only would Natives not be playable but their special unit, the Indian convert, has no analog is any version of Civ I know of, and so would be a pain to code. It is a unit that appears either "spontaneously" or when a Native city is razed/captured (the same action in Col). It farms better but is worse in a factory. It also cannot found a city.

    Speaking of which, strictly speaking the settler of Civ 4 would have to jettisoned entirely. ALL units in Col can found cities and once all the population stops working in a city it is abandoned. There is a non-Civ distinction of which units work in a city and which units are outside its gates but in the city square tile. The latter do not contribute to the population.

    Speaking of which Col has no city maintenance or unit upkeep.

    purists will shrink but I do think there is room to improve the 25 founding fathers. some of them have ridiculously powere (Henry Hudson doubles fur output thus driving down the price), or unwanted powers (LaSalle gives each pop 3 city a stockade with the undesirable side effect of making it hard to abandon the city short of having the Natives sack it).

    This would be an easy way to try to simulate the endgame, but would not do the current endgame justice.

    There needs to be new code for this mod to trigger an entirely new power, the mother country, to come into being only after Independence is declared. Technically the mother country exists beforehand, but the number of its invasion units is set in stone (I believe), so all the taxes it collects from its colonies in the New World are meaningless to the endgame.

    The AI would have to rewritten so it knows to only attack port cities and not units or inland cities.

    Speaking of which the victory condition of Independence is unlike any current victory condition and so would also have to added. Liberty bells as contributors to Independence would presumably show up in the city screen. Perhaps Culture can be adapted to become Liberty Bells?

    at this point all I can offer is gameplay suggestions and beta testing due to weak coding skills in XML and python.
     
  12. Gaius Octavius

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    I always liked the Colonization game, and would love to see a Civ 4 mod of it. Too bad there doesn't seem to be that much interest. :confused:
     
  13. Elucidus

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    I am working on a colonization mod. My goal though is not to make it as purely colonization as possible, but to make it as close as we can without adopting bad gameplay elements, either from the way colonization worked, or the way we may have to work around some of the limitations we have here. I want it to have the feel of colonization, the overall gameplay, but some of the details changed. I will need help with this. I have made mods in the past (The Balancer for Civ3, TBX for PTW and I was more of a consultant on TBX-R for C3C), so I have experience, though civ4 is a lot more moddable.

    So if anyone wants to help, with testing, with script writing, whatever you can bring to the table, PM me.
     
  14. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Having played Colonization, diplomacy is nice, but not crucial.
    The real aim of Colonization is independence generated by a non-tile resource called "Liberty Bells".
    There's also no "Commerce" tile resource, but instead you generate various levels of raw material, and upgrade it through colony buildings and specialists, and then physically transport it for sale to Europe.

    Thru the liberty bells, you earn analogous Great People that give specific perks and bonuses, but are also analogous to the parts of the Space Race.
    Basically special buildings allow liberty bells at different rates, and specialists (Statesmen) improve the rate of liberty bells better.

    Probably the way to mod it is make a Statesman specialist (e.g. Sevo mod) generate the new tile resource, and allow new buildings to amplify it. The liberty bells would then amplify the GP rate, and popped GP could instantly produce buildings (like a GE), of which most would light up the Space Race victory screen. Secondly, have a turn counter, at which time the game is over (representing Europe invading you), or at least Barb attacks start (representing Europe invading you). Or just script the motherland to attack you for x turns after the space race is finished, and if you survive, victory!

    The best economic difference between Colonization and CIV is that resources have to be taken to market. So you need a tile resource equivalent to bonus resource (so instead of a spice plantation = 6 gold, it will equal 6 spices). Then take the tile equivalent to a factory to transform it into a more profitable resource, and/or take it to an international market for sale.

    The second difference is that supply and demand laws are in effect.
    Oversaturate the market, and the demand (gold coins paid) goes down for a while. This stat is kept for the global market, and not just for your civ. This could be made even more realistic by creating several international banks and market centers to represent a system of markets. So if Germany+Italy are separated from England+France, they make to separate global markets (1 and 2) you could sell some resources to #1 and some to #2, but because they weren't communicating, the supply and demand effect on #1 wouldn't be felt on #2 (so you could sell 50% to each and get less of a demand drop).

     
  15. Elucidus

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  16. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    oops, didn't realize this was a semi-zombie thread.

    The last post got me thinking of an Economics mod, which was my favorite part of Colonization. I might be interested in collaborating on that if you think it'd port over to your mod.

    Why not just continue hijacking this thread?:lol:

     
  17. Jeckel

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    I am working on a scenario that mainly revolves around units entering Native Villages and getting a popup with different actions they can take. When its done it should be pretty easy to adapt it to a Colonization mod. :)
     
  18. Jeckel

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    As for getting this mod off the ground, there are many simple (<== read time consumeing and/or repetative) things that need to be done and require little to no coding knowledge.

    1) We need a complete list of all the units in Colonization. This will make the next items alot easyer to accomplish. Of the top of my head, Colonist, Statesman, Distiller, Lumberjack, Pioneer.. and alot I know I'm forgetting.

    2) A new unit needs to be entered in the XML files for each unit in Col. As an example of what is need I have shown the entries for a Colonist unit below.

    2a) CIV4UnitClassInfos.xml
    Code:
    		<UnitClassInfo>
    			<Type>UNITCLASS_COLONIST</Type>
    			<Description>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST</Description>
    			<iMaxGlobalInstances>-1</iMaxGlobalInstances>
    			<iMaxTeamInstances>-1</iMaxTeamInstances>
    			<iMaxPlayerInstances>-1</iMaxPlayerInstances>
    			<DefaultUnit>UNIT_COLONIST</DefaultUnit>
    		</UnitClassInfo>
    2b) CIV4UnitInfos.xml
    Note that I am using the Settler artdefine and button, since we don't have graphics for the units yet just do the same for all the units. For the same reason I am not including any artdefine entries in this as those will be done individually as we get each unit graphic.
    Code:
    		<UnitInfo>
    			<Class>UNITCLASS_COLONIST</Class>
    			<Type>UNIT_COLONIST</Type>
    			<UniqueNames/>
    			<Special>NONE</Special>
    			<Capture>NONE</Capture>
    			<Combat>NONE</Combat>
    			<Domain>DOMAIN_LAND</Domain>
    			<DefaultUnitAI>NONE</DefaultUnitAI>
    			<Invisible>NONE</Invisible>
    			<SeeInvisible>NONE</SeeInvisible>
    			<Description>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST</Description>
    			<Civilopedia>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST_PEDIA</Civilopedia>
    			<Strategy>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST_STRATEGY</Strategy>
    			<Advisor>ADVISOR_MILITARY</Advisor>
    			<bAnimal>0</bAnimal>
    			<bFood>0</bFood>
    			<bNoBadGoodies>0</bNoBadGoodies>
    			<bOnlyDefensive>0</bOnlyDefensive>
    			<bNoCapture>0</bNoCapture>
    			<bRivalTerritory>0</bRivalTerritory>
    			<bMilitaryHappiness>0</bMilitaryHappiness>
    			<bMilitarySupport>0</bMilitarySupport>
    			<bMilitaryProduction>0</bMilitaryProduction>
    			<bPillage>0</bPillage>
    			<bSabotage>0</bSabotage>
    			<bDestroy>0</bDestroy>
    			<bStealPlans>0</bStealPlans>
    			<bInvestigate>0</bInvestigate>
    			<bCounterSpy>0</bCounterSpy>
    			<bFound>0</bFound>
    			<bGoldenAge>0</bGoldenAge>
    			<bInvisible>0</bInvisible>
    			<bFirstStrikeImmune>0</bFirstStrikeImmune>
    			<bNoDefensiveBonus>0</bNoDefensiveBonus>
    			<bIgnoreBuildingDefense>0</bIgnoreBuildingDefense>
    			<bCanMoveImpassable>0</bCanMoveImpassable>
    			<bFlatMovementCost>0</bFlatMovementCost>
    			<bIgnoreTerrainCost>0</bIgnoreTerrainCost>
    			<bNukeImmune>0</bNukeImmune>
    			<bPrereqBonuses>0</bPrereqBonuses>
    			<bPrereqReligion>0</bPrereqReligion>
    			<bMechanized>0</bMechanized>
    			<UnitClassUpgrades/>
    			<UnitClassTargets/>
    			<UnitCombatTargets/>
    			<UnitClassDefenders/>
    			<UnitCombatDefenders/>
    			<UnitAIs/>
    			<NotUnitAIs/>
    			<Builds/>
    			<ReligionSpreads/>
    			<GreatPeoples/>
    			<Buildings/>
    			<ForceBuildings/>
    			<HolyCity>NONE</HolyCity>
    			<ReligionType>NONE</ReligionType>
    			<StateReligion>NONE</StateReligion>
    			<PrereqReligion>NONE</PrereqReligion>
    			<PrereqBuilding>NONE</PrereqBuilding>
    			<PrereqTech>NONE</PrereqTech>
    			<TechTypes/>
    			<BonusType>NONE</BonusType>
    			<PrereqBonuses/>
    			<ProductionTraits/>
    			<Flavors/>
    			<iAIWeight>0</iAIWeight>
    			<iCost>-1</iCost>
    			<iHurryCostModifier>0</iHurryCostModifier>
    			<iMinAreaSize>-1</iMinAreaSize>
    			<iMoves>1</iMoves>
    			<iAirRange>0</iAirRange>
    			<iNukeRange>-1</iNukeRange>
    			<iWorkRate>0</iWorkRate>
    			<iBaseDiscover>0</iBaseDiscover>
    			<iDiscoverMultiplier>0</iDiscoverMultiplier>
    			<iBaseHurry>0</iBaseHurry>
    			<iHurryMultiplier>0</iHurryMultiplier>
    			<iBaseTrade>0</iBaseTrade>
    			<iTradeMultiplier>0</iTradeMultiplier>
    			<iGreatWorkCulture>0</iGreatWorkCulture>
    			<TerrainImpassables/>
    			<FeatureImpassables/>
    			<iCombat>0</iCombat>
    			<iAirCombat>0</iAirCombat>
    			<iAirCombatLimit>0</iAirCombatLimit>
    			<iXPValueAttack>0</iXPValueAttack>
    			<iXPValueDefense>0</iXPValueDefense>
    			<iFirstStrikes>0</iFirstStrikes>
    			<iChanceFirstStrikes>0</iChanceFirstStrikes>
    			<iInterceptionProbability>0</iInterceptionProbability>
    			<iEvasionProbability>0</iEvasionProbability>
    			<iWithdrawalProb>0</iWithdrawalProb>
    			<iCollateralDamage>0</iCollateralDamage>
    			<iCollateralDamageLimit>0</iCollateralDamageLimit>
    			<iCollateralDamageMaxUnits>0</iCollateralDamageMaxUnits>
    			<iCityAttack>0</iCityAttack>
    			<iCityDefense>0</iCityDefense>
    			<iAnimalCombat>0</iAnimalCombat>
    			<iHillsAttack>0</iHillsAttack>
    			<iHillsDefense>0</iHillsDefense>
    			<TerrainNatives/>
    			<FeatureNatives/>
    			<TerrainDefenses/>
    			<FeatureDefenses/>
    			<UnitClassAttackMods/>
    			<UnitClassDefenseMods/>
    			<UnitCombatMods/>
    			<UnitCombatCollateralImmunes/>
    			<DomainMods/>
    			<BonusProductionModifiers/>
    			<iBombRate>0</iBombRate>
    			<iBombardRate>0</iBombardRate>
    			<SpecialCargo>NONE</SpecialCargo>
    			<DomainCargo>NONE</DomainCargo>
    			<iCargo>0</iCargo>
    			<iConscription>0</iConscription>
    			<iCultureGarrison>0</iCultureGarrison>
    			<iExtraCost>0</iExtraCost>
    			<iAsset>0</iAsset>
    			<iPower>0</iPower>
    			<UnitMeshGroups>
    				<iGroupSize>1</iGroupSize>
    				<fMaxSpeed>1.75</fMaxSpeed>
    				<iMeleeWaveSize>1</iMeleeWaveSize>
    				<iRangedWaveSize>0</iRangedWaveSize>
    				<UnitMeshGroup>
    					<iRequired>1</iRequired>
    					<EarlyArtDefineTag>ART_DEF_UNIT_SETTLER</EarlyArtDefineTag>
    				</UnitMeshGroup>
    			</UnitMeshGroups>
    			<Button>Art/Interface/Buttons/Units/Settler.dds</Button>
    			<HotKey/>
    			<bAltDown>0</bAltDown>
    			<bShiftDown>0</bShiftDown>
    			<bCtrlDown>0</bCtrlDown>
    			<iHotKeyPriority>0</iHotKeyPriority>
    			<FreePromotions/>
    			<LeaderPromotion>NONE</LeaderPromotion>
    			<iLeaderExperience>0</iLeaderExperience>
    		</UnitInfo>
    2c) Text.xml
    I'm not real concerned with having acual pedia and strategy entries for each unit. Just that they each have the text xml entries. It will be easy enough to add the acual pedia entry text at some later point and same with stratefy entry text.
    Code:
    	<!--  -->
    	<TEXT>
    		<Tag>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST</Tag>
    		<English>Colonist</English>
    	</TEXT>
    
    	<TEXT>
    		<Tag>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST_PEDIA</Tag>
    		<English>*****Unit Pedia text.</English>
    	</TEXT>
    
    	<TEXT>
    		<Tag>TXT_KEY_UNIT_COLONIST_STRATEGY</Tag>
    		<English>A quick suggestion on how to use the unit.</English>
    	</TEXT>
    And that is it, just copy each section above (including whitespace to the left of the text, it is import for code reasons) and change the word COLONIST to whatever the new unit is called (LUMBERJACK, STATESMAN, and DRAGOON would be some examples), being sure to use the same capitalization as the word you are replacing (most are all caps, but one is first letter of each word caped).

    If we can get all the unit xml entries together that would be a big step towards makeing the mod.

    3) We need a unit graphic for each Col unit. There are quite a few unit graphics in the download area and I'm sure we can find a few that will work (I know there is a Statesman graphic out there). And many others will only need a new skin which is alot easyer to come up with then a whole new unit model.

    Once these things get done it will be alot easyer to write up any code that is needed. :)
     
  19. Jeckel

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    For future referense here is some interesting data...

    Colonization files:
    MENU.TXT
    Spoiler :
    ;
    ; COLONIZATION Game Menu
    ; Copyright (c) 1994 by MicroProse Software
    ;
    ; Altering the contents of this file may cause the game to
    ; malfunction.
    ;

    @GAME
    ~GAME
    Game Options
    Colony Report Options
    Sound Options
    Pick Music
    Save Game
    Load Game
    DECLARE INDEPENDENCE
    Retire
    Exit to DOS

    @VIEW
    ~VIEW
    ~Move Pieces
    ~View Pieces
    ~European Status
    Find Colony
    Zoom In# ~Z
    Zoom Out ~X
    Zoom Level 120 x 96
    Zoom Level #60 x 48
    Zoom Level #30 x 24
    Zoom Level #15 x 12
    Show ~Hidden Terrain
    ~Center View

    @ORDERS
    ~ORDERS
    ~Activate unit
    ~Wait for next unit
    ~Fortify
    ~Fortify
    ~Sentry
    ~Build Colony
    Join Colony (~B)
    Clear Forest (~P)
    Plow Fields (~P)
    Build ~Road
    ~Load Cargo
    ~Unload Cargo
    ~Pillage
    ~Go to Port
    ~Go to Place
    Begin ~Trade Route
    ~Return to Europe
    No Orders (~s~p~a~c~e~ bar)
    Dump Cargo ~Overboard
    Disband Unit (~s~h~i~f~t~-~D)

    @REPORTS
    ~REPORTS
    ~F~1 Terrain Information
    ~F~2 Religious Adviser
    ~F~3 Continental Congress
    ~F~4 Labor Adviser
    ~F~5 Economic Adviser
    ~F~6 Colony Adviser
    ~F~7 Naval Adviser
    ~F~8 Foreign Affairs Advisor
    ~F~9 Indian Adviser
    ~F~1~0 Colonization Score


    @TRADE
    ~TRADE
    Edit Trade Route
    Create Trade Route
    Delete Trade Route

    @CUP
    ~CHEAT
    ~F~0~1 Create Unit
    ~F~0~2 Debug Info Flags
    ~F~0~4 Reveal Map
    ~F~0~5 Set Human Player
    ~F~0~6 Kill Indians
    ~F~0~7 Advance Revolution Status
    Sound Test
    Memory Check
    ~F~0~8 Show Strategy
    ~F~0~9 Show Colony Sites
    ~F~0~1~0 Test Routine

    @PEDIA
    ~COLONIZOPEDIA
    Cargo Types
    Unit Types
    Terrain Types
    Colonist Skills
    Colony Buildings
    Founding Fathers
    Miscellaneous
    Complete

    @END
     
  20. Jeckel

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    NAMES.TXT
    Spoiler :
    ;
    ; COLONIZATION Game Data
    ; Copyright (c) 1994 by MicroProse Software
    ;
    ; Altering the contents of this file may cause the game to
    ; malfunction.
    ;

    @SEASONS
    Spring
    Autumn

    ;
    ; Terrain Squares
    ;
    ; a) Name
    ; b) Movement, Defensive, Improvement, Value
    ; c) Yield (Farmer, Planter(s), Planter(t), Planter(c),
    ; Trapper, Lumberjack, Ore Miner, Silver Miner,
    ; Fisherman)
    ;
    @UNFORESTED
    Tundra, 1, 0, 4, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0
    Desert, 1, 0, 3, 2, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0
    Plains, 1, 0, 3, 4, 4, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0
    Prairie, 1, 0, 3, 4, 2, 0, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
    Grassland, 1, 0, 3, 4, 2, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
    Savannah, 1, 0, 3, 4, 3, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
    Marsh, 2, 1, 5, 2, 2, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0
    Swamp, 2, 1, 7, 2, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0

    @FORESTED
    Boreal, 2, 2, 4, 3, 1, 0, 0, 0, 3, 2, 1, 0, 0
    Scrub, 1, 2, 4, 1, 1, 0, 0, 1, 2, 1, 1, 0, 0
    Mixed, 2, 2, 4, 3, 2, 0, 0, 1, 3, 3, 0, 0, 0
    Broadleaf, 2, 2, 4, 3, 1, 0, 0, 1, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0
    Conifer, 2, 2, 4, 3, 1, 0, 1, 0, 2, 3, 0, 0, 0
    Tropical, 2, 2, 6, 3, 2, 1, 0, 0, 2, 2, 0, 0, 0
    Wetland, 3, 2, 6, 1, 1, 0, 1, 0, 2, 2, 1, 0, 0
    Rain, 3, 3, 7, 1, 1, 1, 0, 0, 1, 2, 1, 0, 0

    @OTHER
    Arctic, 2, 0, 4, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
    Ocean, 1, 0, 2, 3, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3
    Sea Lane, 1, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3
    Mountains, 3, 6, 7, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 4, 1, 0
    Hills, 2, 4, 4, 2, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 4, 0, 0

    @OTHER_NAMES
    Forest
    River
    Major River
    Minor River
    Unexplored

    ;
    ; Special resource squares & values.
    ;
    @RESOURCE
    Depleted Mine, 6
    Oasis, 3
    Wheat, 4
    Prime Cotton, 6
    Prime Tobacco, 6
    Prime Sugar, 7
    Minerals, 4
    Fishery, 5
    Beaver, 6
    Game, 6
    Prime Timber, 6
    Prime Timber, 6
    Silver Deposit, 12
    Ore Deposit, 6


    ;
    ; Country names (color => must be 9-15)
    ;
    @COUNTRY
    England, 12
    France, 9
    Spain, 14
    Netherlands, 13

    @NATIONALITY
    English
    French
    Spanish
    Dutch

    @NATIONABBREV
    Eng.
    Fr.
    Span.
    Dutch

    @HOMEPORT
    London
    La Rochelle
    Seville
    Amsterdam

    @COLONYNAME
    New England
    New France
    New Spain
    New Netherlands

    @INDEPENDENT
    United States of America
    Republic of Quebec
    Republic of Mexico
    Republic of Surinam

    ;
    ; Leaders
    ;
    ; a) aggressive/friendly
    ; b) expansionist/perfectionist
    ; c) civilize/militaristic
    ;
    @LEADERNAME
    Walter Raleigh, 1, -1, 0
    Jacques Cartier, 0, 1, 0
    Christopher Columbus, 1, 0, -1
    Michiel De Ruyter, -1, 0, 1


    @MISSION
    Church of
    Sainte Marie de
    Santa Maria del
    Church of

    @DIFFICULTY
    Discoverer
    Explorer
    Conquistador
    Governor
    Viceroy

    ;
    ; European classes
    ;
    ; Name, transportation costs
    ;
    @CLASS
    Petty Criminals, 300
    Indentured Servants, 400
    Peasant Farmers, 600
    Skilled Craftsmen, 800
    Hardy Pioneers, 1450
    Town Merchants, 1500
    Trained Mercenaries, 1900
    Educated Elite, 2000


    ;
    ; Buildings in Colonies
    ;
    ; name, cost, tools(*10), size, min_colony, upkeep
    ;
    ; (Cost guidelines: If <= 52, should be divisible by 13. Otherwise,
    ; should be divisible by 8).
    ;
    @BUILDING
    Stockade, 64, 0, 3, 3, 0
    Fort, 120, 10, 3, 3, 10
    Fortress, 320, 20, 3, 8, 15
    Armory, 52, 0, 1, 1, 5
    Magazine, 120, 5, 1, 8, 10
    Arsenal, 240, 10, 1, 8, 15
    Docks, 52, 0, 4, 1, 5
    Drydock, 80, 5, 4, 4, 10
    Shipyard, 240, 10, 4, 8, 15
    Town Hall, 64, 0, 2, 1, 0
    Town Hall, 64, 5, 2, 4, 10
    Town Hall, 120, 10, 2, 8, 15
    Schoolhouse, 64, 0, 1, 4, 5
    College, 160, 5, 1, 8, 10
    University, 200, 10, 1,10, 15
    Warehouse, 80, 0, 1, 1, 5
    Warehouse Expansion, 80, 2, 1, 1, 5
    Stable, 64, 0, 0, 1, 5
    Custom House, 160, 5, 0, 1, 15
    Printing Press, 52, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Newspaper, 120, 5, 0, 4, 10
    Weaver's House, 64, 0, 0, 1, 0
    Weaver's Shop, 64, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Textile Mill, 160, 10, 0, 8, 15
    Tobacconist's House, 64, 0, 0, 1, 0
    Tobacconist's Shop, 64, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Cigar Factory, 160, 10, 0, 8, 15
    Rum Distiller's House, 64, 0, 0, 1, 0
    Rum Distillery, 64, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Rum Factory, 160, 10, 0, 8, 15
    Capitol, 400, 10, 2,16, 20
    Capitol Expansion, 400, 10, 2,16, 10
    Fur Trader's House, 56, 0, 0, 1, 0
    Fur Trading Post, 56, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Fur Factory, 160, 10, 0, 6, 15
    Carpenter's Shop, 39, 0, 1, 1, 0
    Lumber Mill, 52, 0, 1, 3, 10
    Church, 64, 0, 2, 3, 5
    Cathedral, 176, 10, 2, 8, 15
    Blacksmith's House, 64, 0, 0, 1, 0
    Blacksmith's Shop, 64, 2, 0, 1, 5
    Iron Works, 240, 10, 0, 8, 15

    ;
    ; Scenarios
    ; map file (do not change), start, end, x0, y0, x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3
    ;
    ;
    @SCENARIO
    AMER2, 34, 20, 39, 10, 47, 61, 50, 33
    AMERICA, 56, 27, 67, 12, 66, 42, 84, 65

    ;
    ; Colonist professions
    ;
    ; name, student level (4 = unlearnable), cost in europe
    ;
    @JOB
    Farmer, Expert Farmers, 1, 1100
    Sugar Planter, Master Sugar Planters, 2, -1
    Tobacco Planter, Master Tobacco Planters, 2, -1
    Cotton Planter, Master Cotton Planters, 2, -1
    Fur Trapper, Expert Fur Trappers, 1, -1
    Lumberjack, Expert Lumberjacks, 1, 700
    Ore Miner, Expert Ore Miners, 1, 600
    Silver Miner, Expert Silver Miners, 1, 900
    Fisherman, Expert Fishermen, 1, 1000
    Distiller, Master Distiller, 2, 1100
    Tobacconist, Master Tobacconists, 2, 1200
    Weaver, Master Weavers, 2, 1300
    Fur Trader, Master Fur Traders, 2, 950
    Carpenter, Master Carpenters, 1, 1000
    Blacksmith, Master Blacksmiths, 2, 1050
    Gunsmith, Master Gunsmiths, 2, 850
    Preacher, Firebrand Preachers, 3, 1500
    Statesman, Elder Statesmen, 3, 1900
    Teacher, Expert Teachers, 4, -1
    Colonist, Free Colonists, 4, -1
    Pioneer, Hardy Pioneers, 1, 1200
    Soldier, Veteran Soldiers, 2, 2000
    Scout, Seasoned Scouts, 1, -1
    Dragoon, Veteran Dragoons, 2, -1
    Missionary, Jesuit Missionaries, 3, 1400
    Ind. Servant, Indentured Servants, 4, -1
    Criminal, Petty Criminals, 4, -1
    Convert, Indian Converts, 4, -1

    ;
    ; Cargo types & economic model
    ;
    ; Economy: start1, 2, low, high, burden, rise, fall, attrition, volatility
    ;
    ; Start 1, 2 = Starting cargo price (lowest/highest)
    ; Low = Lowest possible drift
    ; High = Highest possible drift
    ; Burden = Extra difference between ask & bid prices
    ; (0 means ask is 1 higher than bid)
    ; Rise = Price rises at this traffic indicator
    ; Fall = Price falls at this traffic indicator
    ; Attrition = Amount added to traffic volume each turn
    ; (represents ability of price to recover)
    ; Volatility = Shift value for traffic volume
    ;

    @CARGO
    Food, 1, 3, 1, 6, 7, 3, 2, -1, 0
    Sugar, 4, 7, 3, 7, 1, 4, 6, -8, 1
    Tobacco, 3, 5, 2, 5, 1, 4, 8,-10, 1
    Cotton, 2, 5, 2, 5, 1, 4, 6,-11, 1
    Furs, 4, 6, 2, 6, 1, 4, 20,-13, 1
    Lumber, 2, 2, 2, 2, 4, 3, 2, 0, 0
    Ore, 3, 6, 2, 6, 2, 2, 4, -7, 0
    Silver, 20, 20, 2, 20, 0, 8, 1, -8, 2
    Horses, 2, 3, 2, 11, 0, 3, 2, -3, 0
    Rum, 11, 13, 1, 20, 0, 4, 4,-12, 1
    Cigars, 11, 13, 1, 20, 0, 4, 4,-11, 1
    Cloth, 11, 13, 1, 20, 0, 4, 4,-13, 1
    Coats, 11, 13, 1, 20, 0, 4, 4,-11, 1
    Trade Goods, 2, 3, 2, 12, 0, 2, 3, 4, 0
    Tools, 2, 2, 2, 9, 0, 2, 2, 5, 0
    Muskets, 3, 3, 2, 20, 0, 2, 2, 6, 0
    Hammers
    Crosses
    Liberty Bells
    Flags

    ;
    ; Unit types
    ;
    ; icon, movement, attack, combat, cargo, size, cost, tools, guns, hull, role
    ;
    ; AI Role(binary) => Invade Settle Explore Attack Defend Escort Transp Naval
    ;
    @UNIT
    Colonists, 101, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 01000000
    Soldiers, 103, 1, 2, 2, 0, 1, 2, 0, 0, 0, 00011100
    Pioneers, 102, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1, 2, 0, 0, 0, 01000000
    Missionaries, 106, 2, 0, 1, 0, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 00100000
    Dragoons, 105, 4, 3, 3, 0, 1, 3, 0, 0, 0, 00111100
    Scouts, 104, 4, 1, 1, 0, 1, 2, 0, 0, 0, 01100100
    Regulars, 126, 1, 5, 5, 0, 1, 3, 0, 0, 0, 00011100
    Cont. Cav., 130, 4, 5, 5, 0, 1, 3, 0, 0, 0, 00011100
    Cavalry, 127, 4, 6, 6, 0, 1, 4, 0, 0, 0, 00011100
    Cont. Army, 129, 1, 4, 4, 0, 1, 3, 0, 0, 0, 00011100
    Treasure, 17, 1, 0, 0, 0, 6, 4, 0, 0, 0, 00000000
    Artillery, 10, 1, 7, 5, 0, 1, 6, 4, 0, 0, 00011000
    Wagon Train, 9, 2, 0, 1, 2,99, 1, 0, 0, 0, 00000000
    Caravel, 6, 4, 0, 2, 2,99, 4, 4, 0, 4, 10100010
    Merchantman, 7, 5, 0, 6, 4,99, 6, 8, 1, 8, 10000010
    Galleon, 8, 6, 0,10, 6,99, 10,10, 4,20, 10000010
    Privateer, 15, 8, 8, 8, 2,99, 8, 12, 4,12, 00000001
    Frigate, 16, 6,16,16, 4,99, 16,20,12,32, 10000001
    Man-O-War, 128, 5,24,24, 6,99, 32,90,32,64, 10000001
    Braves, 110, 1, 1, 1, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0, 00111000 ; Indian types
    Armed Braves, 111, 1, 2, 2, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 00111000
    Mtd. Braves, 112, 4, 2, 2, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 00111000
    Mtd. Warriors,113, 4, 3, 3, 0, 0, 3, 0, 0, 0, 00111000

    @ORDERS
    No Orders, -
    Sentry, S
    Trade Route, T
    Go To, G
    Live In Village, L
    Fortify, F
    Fortified, F
    Build Colony, B
    Clear/Plow, P
    Build Road, R
    No Orders, - ; Reserved for AI
    No Orders, -
    No Orders, -

    @ACTIONS
    Trade With Village
    Enter Hostile Village
    Establish Mission
    Denounce Heresy of &#37;Fs Mission
    Live Among The Natives
    Ask to Speak With Chief
    Incite Indians
    Demand Tribute
    Attack Village
    Cancel Action

    @VALUES
    low quality
    good
    fine
    excellent

    @ATTITUDE
    Content
    Uneasy
    Restless
    Angry
    War

    @ATTITUDINAL
    Extremely
    Very
    Rather
    Somewhat
    Slightly

    @LEVELS
    Semi-Nomadic, Camp, Camps
    Agrarian, Village, Villages
    Advanced, City, Cities
    Civilized, City, Cities
    <Any>, Capital, Capitals


    ;
    ; Indian tribe info
    ;
    ; tech-level, color
    ;
    @TRIBES
    Incas, Inca, Jewelled Relics, 3, 97
    Aztecs, Aztec, Gold Bars, 2, 149
    Arawaks, Arawak, Bone Jewelry, 1, 54
    Iroquois, Iroquois, Wood Carvings, 1, 87
    Cherokee, Cherokee, Turquoise, 1, 67
    Apache, Apache, Beads, 0, 111
    Sioux, Sioux, Beads, 0, 118
    Tupi, Tupi, Gems, 0, 71

    ; Extra tribe names
    Maya, Maya
    Toltecs, Toltec
    Kiowa, Kiowa
    Hurons, Huron
    Hopi, Hopi
    Navajo, Navajo
    Cheyenne, Cheyenne
    Cree, Cree

    Algonquin, Algonquin
    Powhatan, Powhatan
    Delaware, Delaware
    Shawnee, Shawnee
    Illinois, Illinois
    Chickasaw, Chickasaw
    Choctaw, Choctaw
    Seminole, Seminole
    Mohicans, Mohican
    Zapotec, Zapotec


    ;
    ; Founding father types.
    ;
    @FOUNDING
    Trade
    Exploration
    Military
    Political
    Religious
    Independence

    ;
    ; Founding Fathers
    ;
    ; type, weight 1500-1600, weight 1600-1700, weight 1700+
    ;
    ; Father of higher level will not appear until at least one
    ; father of next lower level (of same type) has joined the Congress.
    ;
    @FATHERS
    Adam Smith, 0, 2, 8, 6 ; Economic/Trade
    Jakob Fugger, 0, 0, 5, 8
    Peter Minuit, 0, 9, 1, 0
    Peter Stuyvesant, 0, 2, 4, 8
    Jan de Witt, 0, 2, 6,10
    Ferdinand Magellan, 1, 2,10,10 ; Exploration
    Francisco Coronado, 1, 3, 5, 7
    Hernando de Soto, 1, 5,10, 5
    Henry Hudson, 1, 10, 1, 0
    Sieur De La Salle, 1, 7, 5, 3
    Hernan Cortes, 2, 6, 5, 1 ; Military
    George Washington, 2, 0, 4,10
    Paul Revere, 2, 10, 2, 1
    Francis Drake, 2, 4, 8, 6
    John Paul Jones, 2, 0, 6, 7
    Thomas Jefferson, 3, 4, 5, 6 ; Political
    Pocahontas, 3, 7, 5, 3
    Thomas Paine, 3, 1, 2, 8
    Simon Bolivar, 3, 0, 4, 6
    Benjamin Franklin, 3, 5, 5, 5
    William Brewster, 4, 7, 4, 1 ; Religious
    William Penn, 4, 8, 5, 2
    Jean de Brebeuf, 4, 6, 6, 1
    Juan de Sepulveda, 4, 3, 8, 3
    Bartolome de las Casas, 4, 0, 5,10



    ;
    ; Text Colors
    ;
    ; basic, hilite, grey, enhance, shadow, select, border 0, 1, 2
    ;
    @COLORS
    68, 149, 8, 128, 47, 138, 134, 128, 138
     

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