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Design your own Civ VI civ

Discussion in 'Civ - Ideas & Suggestions' started by Morningcalm, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. Amrunril

    Amrunril Warlord

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    Lakota

    Unique Ability: Followers of the Bison:
    City centers can be moved as a project, claiming adjacent tiles. When doing so, tiles no longer within the city’s workable radius are lost. Districts and buildings on these tiles are deconstructed but can be rebuilt at a reduced cost. Bison bonus resources will spawn in plains and grassland tiles on your starting continent, undergoing periodic migrations.
    The movement ability will seem familiar to Beyond Earth players: I thought that an adapted version of Rising Tide’s mechanics for floating cities would be a good fit for a nomadic civ. The alterations prevent excessive border drawing exploits in a context where no one else can move cities to claim tiles and account for the district mechanic. The bison mechanic (moving bonus resources) provides added incentive for city movement.

    Unique Infrastructure: Sun Dance Circle (Holy Site Replacement): Receives a minor adjacency bonus for each adjacent unimproved plains or grassland tile (including hills). On discovering Defensive Tactics, this increases to a standard adjacency bonus. All units trained in a city with a sun dance circle treat unimproved plains and grassland tiles as roads.
    The adjacency bonus and movement enhancement of this UI reference the setting of these ceremonies and the trials of endurance undergone as part of them. In times of war, its non combat experience gain should make it a more viable combatant than most civs’ recon units.

    Unique Unit: Hunting Party (Scout Replacement): This unit can construct camp improvements on bison resources and gains experience when doing so. Rather than upgrading, this unit gains combat bonuses as you progress through the tech tree.
    This unit allows the Lakota to make full use of bison resources without repeatedly expending builder charges (civs that lack this bonus will likely prefer harvesting them).

    Leader Ability: Defender of the Plains: Light cavalry units can be purchased with faith at half the usual cost for 10 turns after being targeted by a declaration of war and can move after attacking in friendly territory. Gain access to the Lakota Rider Unique unit.
    This ability synergizes with the sun dance circle to allow for a very strong faith/mobility based defense, with hit and run attacks from large cavalry forces. In allocating abilities between the different uniques, I made a point of including strong cavalry based abilities represent the Lakota horse culture, but attaching them all to the leader ability, so that a different leader could allow portrayal of the civ before the introduction of horses.
    Leader Unique Unit: Lakota Rider (Horseman Replacement): This light cavalry unit gains a combat bonus against units from later eras and has the “Counting Coup” ability, giving it the option of gaining extra experience instead of dealing damage when striking an enemy unit.
    I considered making this a courser or cavalry replacement, but I though it would be better to allow more time to accumulate experience with the Counting Coup ability.
     
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  2. King-of-Xanadu

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    Syrakousai (Syracuse)

    Hiero II of Syracuse

    Musical theme: Syracuse - by Harry Gregson-Williams (Maybe he would allow you to create era specific versions of the song).

    Leader ability: Archimedes Eureka - Upon Entering the Classical Age, automatically get the Eureka for Machinery, and Engineering (Assuming you haven't already). Upon discovering a Eureka, there is a 5% chance of discovering another Eureka from a different technology in the same era.

    Unique Unit: Gastraphetes - A Replacement for the Crossbow. Can be recruited with the discovery of Engineering. Just as strong as the Crossbow, but requires it to be fortified to attack. If defending a District +15% damage.

    Leader Unique Unit: The Syracusia - A Unique naval unit for Syracuse, it can travel to any port owned by another player and be expended for +10% Culture/Gold based upon the value of the trade route. However it can only be purchased. (Invented by, and constructed under the guidance of, Archimedes, the Syracusia was the worlds first official cruise ship. Seriously go look it up, it was impressive, even by today's standards.)

    Agenda:
    The Jewel of Sicily - As a kin to, and patron of, the greatest engineer of his day, Archimedes, Hiero II will focus on researching technology first, and achieving as many Eurekas as possible.

    Leader Bonus: The Iron Hand of Innovation - Each engineering specialist in your cities increases cultural output by +2%

    Unique District: Archimedes Academy - Replaces the Campus District, and gives a base +2 to Science, including an additional +1 for every Mountain/Jungle tile it borders, with an added bonus of +2 should it border a Volcano tile (Assuming that is possible). Upon constructing a Library within this district it gives you +3 Great Engineer Points per turn.

    Historical Notes: Hiero II was a politically powerful Tyrant, and under his rule Syracuse achieved greater heights than it had previously in the field of Art, Culture, and Innovation. With his cousin Archimedes working on a number of inventions, including but not limited to a Steam Engine, Steam Powered Cannon, Mirror Tower defenses, a Claw that could destroy invading navies, as well as being considered the inventor of the first Computer (The Antikythera Mechanism), has given rise to the notion that Hiero II is considered one of the greatest Tyrants to ever rule Syracuse. Using both the inventions of Archimedes, and skillful diplomacy, he managed to secure Syracusian independence from both Rome and Carthage, while maintaining a military, and navy, that could challenge both nations should the need arise.

    In Civ VI, Hiero II should be a mixture of Diplomatic, Expansive, and Innovative, with an extreme focus on Innovation. He would be pleased with other nations getting Technology Eurekas he already has, but would frown upon them getting them before him. On the expansion front, he should try to secure the borders of Syracuse, likely by establishing a few cities, while maybe conquering a couple, but not push too much.

    I really hope this gets noticed, because the world overlooks the true impact Syracuse had on innovation, and the importance it played in the Punic Wars that occurred, how it managed to balance the powers of both Rome and Carthage by merely existing.
     
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  3. Sostratus

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    Looking back at this in light of GS' release and the recent patch:
    Retooling slightly in light of the expansion. Borrowing imagery from the inspiration for this, Civ5 & Empire of the Smoky Skies.
    Civilization: TBD. Primary color is slate grey, secondary a tinge of rusty brown/red (like the IZ's color.)

    Leader: Luther Hammerlock

    Leader Ability: Captain of Industry
    Builds Aqueducts, Canals, and Dams in half the time. Industrial Zones with a factory gain +50% adjacency, and cannot be sabotaged.

    Civilization Unique Ability: To Make a City of the World
    All districts receive a major adjacency bonus with the city center, and a standard adjacency with neighborhoods.

    Unique Unit: Dreadnought



    Unlocks at Steam Power.
    Class: Naval Melee
    60 :c5rangedstrength:,70 :c5strength:
    5 :c5moves: move, 1 range
    Costs 400:c5production: production and 1 coal to train.
    Requires 1 coal per turn upkeep.
    Maintenance: 5:c5gold:
    Can melee and ranged attack.

    Replaces Ironclad. Upgrades to Destroyer.

    Unique Infrastructure: Invention Guild

    Unlocks at Apprenticeship.
    Replaces Workshop.
    Cost 215 :c5production: production.
    Maintenance: 1:c5gold:
    +4 :c5production: production
    +2 :c5science: science to all City Centers within 6 tiles of this Invention Guild's Industrial Zone. Does not stack with other Invention Guilds.
    +1 :c5citizen: Citizen Slots
    +2 :c5greatperson: Great Engineering Points

    Commentary:
    My dream of having an engineering infrastructure focused builder civ that leveraged industrial zones was apparently incredibly prescient, in light of the changes in the June 2019 patch.
    The leader ability focuses around being able to get that infrastructure up quick to boost industrial zones, which also have a fun adjacency boosting synergy. Being unable to be sabotaged is a fun perk in light of AI spies favorite thing to do.

    The civ ability remains very similar - all districts gain +2 from being next to a city center. The harbor is unchanged because it already has this bonus. The intention is to encourage expansion such that the city center is fully surrounded by a ring of districts where possible. However, instead of grant more housing to neighborhoods, the neighborhoods themselves grant district adjacency (to act as mini city centers.) Additional housing would result in less neighborhoods per city, not more, counter to the heavy urbanization design goal. Because Aqueducts and canals almost always must touch the city center, the real impact of the major bonus is somewhat blunted.

    The unique building is relatively tame, but offers a very early opportunity to make use of the aura-centric game play of IZ buildings. Because I expect the civ to have many overlapping Industrial Zones, I also upped the base production to +4:c5production: (from +3:c5production: as of the June 2019 patch) and the base engineer points to +2:c5greatperson: to ensure that players would still build many of them in the mid game, preparing their IZs for factories (and thus the leader bonus) once Industrialization hits.

    Because of the emphasis on canals, I felt a naval UU would be better placed than a land unit. The idea of an ironclad replacement felt particularly at home given the industrialist/steampunk vibe. The unit is conceptually similar to the Persian immortal, in that it can ranged and melee attack; this is to not deprive the civ of a naval melee class capability to take cities. The power level is intended to be less egregious than the Minas Geraes, but more useful than the U-boat. While 60 ranged strength is standard for an industrial unit, I felt giving it +10 melee strength would help it gain the decisive edge in clashes with other ironclads and in soaking ranged fire. (I also abhor the civ6 ironclad model and desperately miss the civ5 model. It was so beautiful.)

    My goal is to make this a simple mod soon, which should be doable since I haven't added anything exotic nor would I really need to change graphics (yeah, yeah, I'm lazy.) Leader screen would either be static or I'd borrow some civ's leader, not sure how that piece works.
     
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  4. Michaelf7777777

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    Austria

    Civilization Ability: AEIOU: Every city in your empire has an additional wildcard policy slot that applies only to that city (For policy cards that give flat bonus's such as +x great Person points that bonus is divided by the number of cities in your empire)

    Unique Unit: Landsknecht: Replaces Pikeman. Strength 41. Does not cost movement to pillage. Yields from pillaging are doubled. No maintenance while at peace.

    Unique Building: Coffee House: Unlocks at Urbanization. Built in Neighbourhood Districts. +1 Amenity per plantation in the city. +3 Culture. +3 Great Musician Points.

    Leader 1: Maximilian I

    Leader Ability: Lucky Austria: If you have successfully completed a city state mission in the last 5 turns. You may pay the amount that it would cost to levy that city state's troops to make the city state a part of your empire keeping the suzerain bonus for as long as that city is a part of your empire.

    Leader Agenda: Burgundian Inheritance: Likes Civs with female leaders. Dislikes civs that declare war on female leaders.

    Leader 2: Maria Theresa

    Leader Ability: But no oats: If you have not researched Civil Service you may build the unique units of civilizations you are a declared friend with. If you have researched the Civil Service civic you may build the unique units of civilizations that you have an alliance with. If you are the recipient of a declaration of war from another civ, receive a free light cavalry unit with no maintenance cost in every non capital city that you own with your governor in it.

    Leader Agenda: Likes Civs that have founded all the cities in their empires. Dislikes civs that have cities in their empire which were founded by other civilizations.
     
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  5. TahamiTsunami

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    Yakut Empire


    • Capital: Jokuskai (the original Yakut name for Yakutsk)
    • CUA: Diamond Heart of the North
    Mines over a luxury resource add an extra Amenity, +2 Gold and +2 Production. Units have +1 movement on Tundra and Snow tiles. They do not suffer Blizzard damage even when at war with Russia.
    • UU: Toyon
    A heavy cavalry unit that replaces the knight. They do not lose combat strength when they take damage while on Tundra and Snow tiles and they earn experience twice as quickly.
    • UI: Kolkhoz
    The Yakut word for farm so the Kolkhoz replaces the Farm. A max of 3 can be built per city. Each Kolkhoz counts as a source of Cattle and Horses. If built on Tundra, Tundra Hills, Snow, and Snow Hills tiles, its tile and the adjacent tiles add +3 Food and +2 Production.
    • Leader: Tygyn Darkhan
    Tygyn_Darkhan.jpg
    • LUA: Toyon-usa
    Cities that are founded on Tundra and Snow tiles exert extra loyalty pressure on the cities of other civs on Tundra and Snow tiles. Cavalry units can be bought at half the usual Gold or Faith cost.
    • Agenda: Siberian Homeland
    He wants to settle on Tundra and Snow tiles so he likes civs that leave the Tundra and Snow tiles to him.

     
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  6. Knightfall

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    The Normans
    • UA: Norman Feudalism - Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Walls provide +1, +2, and +3 loyalty, respectively, in any city in which they have been built. Automatically receive the inspiration for Feudalism upon entering the Medieval era.
    • UU: Chevalier - Replaces Knight. Does not receive a combat penalty when attacking from the sea or across a river. Can build Keeps after Castles has been researched.
    • UI: Keep - Replaces Fort. Unlocks at Castles and can be built by Chevaliers. Cannot be built on forest, marsh, or jungle tiles. Cannot be built adjacent to another Keep.
    • L1: William the Conqueror
      • Ability: Doomsday Book - All tile improvements (farms, mines, plantations, etc.) adjacent to a Keep or a city with Ancient, Medieval, or Renaissance Walls gain +1 to all yields until Capitalism is researched.
    • L2: Roger II of Sicily
      • Ability: Multicultural Empire - All conquered cities generate +2 Culture and Gold as long as their Loyalty remains above 50.
     
  7. moors

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    Gokturk Khaganate

    Civilization Unique Ability, Nomads: +1 movement on land for all land units until the discovery of Steam Power
    Leader: Bumin Qaghan
    Leader Unique Ability, Familial Bonds: Can form a familial bond with a neighbouring country, adding a relationship modifier of +9
    Special Infrastructure, Nalbant Ebi: Replaces stable. Costs 25% less than a stable, light and heavy cavalry units built here cost 50% less horses and 50% less iron, and instead of being built on an Encampment, it is built on a City Center.
    Special Unit, Süvar: Replaces Horseman and gets one free promotion.

    Traditional music from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan may suit well but I'm impressed by the music of Altai Kai from Altai Republic, Russia, who are also Turkic people and use unique throat sounds and native instruments in their music and I think several of their songs, such as these, would suit well also:



    Note: "Nalbant", "ebi" and "süvar" comes from turkic languages and means "blacksmith, "house of" and "rider", respectively.
     
  8. TyrannusRex

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    Ostenaco
    Cherokee Empire
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostenaco
    http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2371

    Leader Ability: Trailblazer
    All Recon and Ranged units ignore Woods and Rainforest terrain. Camps generate +2 bonus Food and Gold, +4 upon researching Guilds. Culture bomb adjacent tiles when constructing Camps. Trade Routes between Cherokee cities raise both cities’ Loyalty every turn until complete.

    Civ Ability: Aniyunwiya
    All Cherokee cities gain a massive Loyalty boost when war is declared upon them. Any City-States that the Cherokee are Suzerain of at the beginning of a war cannot change their allegiance until 10 turns have passed. Upon ending a war, Cherokee war weariness is reimbursed as Culture.

    Unique Infrastructure: Stickball Field
    Cherokee replacement for the Arena. Generates Culture and Amenities. Generates Tourism once Professional Sports is researched. If its Entertainment Complex is adjacent to a Holy Site, the Stickball Field generates Faith as well. Low maintenance cost.

    Unique Unit: Mounted Rifles
    Cherokee replacement for the Cavalry. Light cavalry unit with a ranged attack of 2 and a unique promotion tree. Earns Great General points when killing units, with increased yields from killing Corps and Armies. Pillaging tiles and capturing civilian units yields bonus Gold.

    Leader Agenda: Judd’s Friend
    Likes civilizations who assist their friends targeted by emergencies or declare wars on their friend’s aggressors. Dislikes civilizations who neglect their friends in need or who side with their friend’s enemies.

    Why did I choose Ostenaco?
    Well... I like him. Also, frankly, he's an overlooked figure in history, but I feel is still viable as a colonial/pre-colonial Cherokee leader. He was a skiagusta (warchief), orator, and a leading figure in diplomacy with Britain. He served in the French and Indian War alongside Oconostota (whom you may remember from Civ 4 Colonization), with whom he led a raid on Fort Duquesne. What really impressed me, though, is that he guided British soldiers through over 3,500 miles of wilderness on foot and in canoe in what is today my home state, and I thought that (along with a boost to Camps via Cherokee hunting/gathering) would adapt well into a leader ability.
     
  9. steveg700

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    American Alternate Leader: Abraham Lincoln

    Unique Ability: Shall It Be Peace or the Sword?
    At the beginning of an era with a normal age, may choose to enter a dark age instead. Unique dark age policy cards can be slotted, and each dark age policy slotted grants +2 combat strength to land and naval melee units. Culture and tourism from American artifacts created in a dark or heroic age is doubled. While any dark age policy is slotted, Museums gain a theming bonus when filled with American artifacts from the same era or age (dark, normal, golden, heroic). Gain the Monitor unique unit after researching Steam Power.

    Unique dark age policy cards:
    • March to the Sea: +4 combat strength attacking a besieged city, BUT capturing a city pillages all districts.
    • A House Divided: +20% production towards building encampments, harbors, and industrial zone districts and buildings, and the districts generate +1 great person point of their respective type, BUT after completing one of these districts a random city loses 2 loyalty for the rest of the era.
    • Bloody Lanes: Land or naval melee units that kill an enemy unit can move and attack an additional time if movement allows, BUT each kill generates double war weariness.

    Unique Unit: Monitor
    Strength:
    65, Movement: 6, Resource: Coal, Maintenance: 6, Tech: Steam Power
    American replacement for the ironclad that has higher combat strength. When destroying an enemy unit from an earlier era, gain culture equal to that unit's combat strength. Monitors are 25% cheaper during a dark or heroic age and have a high chance of leaving a shipwreck when killed during these eras.

    Agenda: Honest Abe
    Tries to keep promises, and respects those who keep theirs. Detests civ's that break promises to him. Dislikes civilizations that capture unescorted civilian units, and avoids doing so himself unless they block a path.

    Notes:
    • Granting a bonus to dark age policy cards synergizes with America's ability from R&F which turns diplomacy slots into wildcard slots.
    • Bonuses towards creating war museums synergizes with America's orientation towards cultural victory via the film studio.
    • Turns America into an aggressive military machine seeking wars that can in turn help fill museums with themed artifacts.
     
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    The Mayans
    UA: Izta Prophets- recive huge amout of random statistics (food, production, science, culture, faith or gold) in your capital every time natural disaster occurs in mayan sight witch increases with each era. Loyality in normal and dark ages is equal to golden age's.
    UU: Holkan spearmen (not a replacement) Anti cavalary unit unlocked with bronze working. 23 melee strenght, 17 ranged strenght, 1 tile range. Can both meelee and ranged atack. Recives aditional sight and provides faith from kills.
    UI: Calendar site. Provides +2 adjacency bonus to every sdjacent speciality district. Only player that built it can remove it. Can not be pillaged before gunpowder and provides no bonus from pillaging.+2 culture for every adjacent speciality district after archeology.

    Pacal II
    LA: Shield- Mayan units recive extra +3 combat strenght for every civic that Mayans have researched, but their enemy hasn't. Walls provide tourism even without conservation.
    Agenda: White skin house- likes civilizations weak on culture. Dislikes civilizations with many civics. (5% for Wonder obsessed)

    (Palenque gets replaced by Manila)
     
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  11. IgorS

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    LOL, what?! Kolkhoz is not the Yakut word for "farm", it is a Russian abbreviation meaning "collective ownership".
     
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    My bad then. I'm definitely not familiar with Russian or Yakut/Sakha so when I saw that kolkhoz means a collective farm in this Sakha to English dictionary I assumed it was correct unless I'm reading it wrong. Looks like I may need to keep looking for the Sakha word for farm.
     
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    Britain - Alfred the Great - Alternative Leader
    Leader Ability - Burghal System

    - Forts built in your own territory have a ZOC and immediately start with a road. Forts have 2 loyalty pressure on cities within 5 tiles. This bonus stacks. With this leader, the player can levy the Fyrd Unique Unit.
    Unique Unit - Fyrd
    - Cheap Medieval unit that can only be purchased. Unlocks at Civil Services. Incredibly cheap but much weaker than swordsman. Maintenance cost is only half a gpt. Doesn't replace any unit and upgrades to Pike and Shot.
    Leader Agenda - Birth of the Royal Navy
    - Hates nations that plunder districts or improvements. Tries to take most fights out of his borders.
     
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    United States of America- Abraham Lincoln - Alternative Leader
    Leader Ability - Emancipation Proclamation

    - Each civic you research adds an additional government change opportunity that you can utilize whenever you want rather than only on the turn that you research a civic. These opportunities don't add up.(You can only have one. If you invent another civic without using your last opportunity, you still have only one.)
    Leader Agenda - A House Divided
    - Tries his best to maintain full loyalty in all of his cities. Doesn't respect nations that lose cities due to loyalty issues.
     
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    England - Oliver Cromwell - Alternate Leader
    • Leader Ability - New Model Army - Whenever a land unit is upgraded, a full-strength copy of said unit is spawned on a tile next to it. Can recruit the Ironside unique unit.
    • Unique Unit - Ironside - Heavy cavalry unit unlocked with the Reformed Church civic. Stronger and more expensive to produce than a Knight, but weaker and cheaper to produce than a Cuirassier. May be purchased with Faith, regardless of government type. Does not replace anything.
    • Agenda - Lord Protector - Likes other civs that share his state religion and have powerful armies. Dislikes co-religionists with weak armies.
     
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    Germany - Otto von Bismarck - Alternate Leader
    • Leader Ability - Three Hurrahs for Germany - Can annex city states using Diplomatic Favor once any civ researches Diplomatic Service. Cost of annexation goes up based on city state population but goes down based on the number of envoys Germany has in that city state. Diplomatic annexation can still trigger City State Emergencies, though it is less likely to do so. Can recruit the Krupp Gun unique unit
    • Unique Unit - Krupp Gun - Artillery unit that replaces Artillery. Unlocked by Military Science instead of Steel. Slightly more expensive to produce than Artillery, but gains an extra combat bonus against City Centers, Encampments, and fortified units.
    • Agenda - Iron Chancellor - Likes civs that have a lot of city state allies, or who have conquered city states. Dislikes civs who do not interact with city states.
     
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    I've been playing around the thought of more Ottoman Sultans other than Mehmed II or Suleiman the Magnificent...

    Selim I the Grim



    Leader ability: First Ottoman Caliph
    - Killing enemy units gains faith equal to enemy unit's combat strength. Ottoman Empire can buy land units with faith regardless of government. Unlocks the Janissary unique unit.
    Leader agenda: Conqueror of the Holy Cities
    - Likes leaders with high faith gain and who conquer enemy cities. Dislikes leaders who don't conquer enemy cities and who have a weak faith gain.

    A bit overlooked (the Sultan after him was Suleiman the Magnificent), but nevertheless impressive - Selim the Grim was known to be possibly the greatest Ottoman conqueror. In mere nine years of his reign, he managed to crush the Safavid Persia in a war, and defeat and annex entirety of Mamluk Sultante, one of the greatest rivals of the Ottomans. He managed to conquer Eastern Anatolia, Mecca and Medina, the holy cities of Islam, the entirety of Egypt, greatly expanded into Levant and annexed Algiers. He was the first Ottoman Sultan to proclaim himself a Caliph.

    Mahmud II



    Leader ability: Abolishment of the Janissaries
    - Upgrading obsolete Ottoman units is 75% cheaper. If a military unit gets disbanded in an Ottoman city, the city gains +10 loyalty and production equal to 25% of production cost of the unit.
    Leader agenda: Reorganisation of the Army
    - Likes armies that consist of modern units, and will attempt to upgrade his units whenever possible. Dislikes armies with many obsolete units.

    Even though he was not a perfect ruler - under his reign, the Ottoman Empire lost Greece (which was something that cost the Ottomans their navy because of Mahmud's reluctance to end the conflict, bringing European powers to support the Greeks), its grip over Serbia was weakened and the Egyptians were quite rebellious, too, he aknowledged the fact that the Ottomans are greatly behind in comparison to the Europeans. He also knew that Sultan's position was week, with the Sultans often getting deposed, arrested and murdered, most often by the Janissaries, who had become a powerful and influential privileged class. He himself experienced an overthrowing of reformist Sultan Selim III by them and radical clergy (and later killed). After gaining power by getting rid of Mustafa IV, Mahmud managed to strenghten powers of the Sultan by patiently placing competent people loyal to him on his position, eventually strenghtening his power enough that he managed to strip the Janissaries of their support of the clergy, branding the rebellious Janissaries traitors, justifying their abolishment in the eyes of Ottoman society. Those who didn't surrender then lost to Mahmud's reorganised armies. Sipahi were abolished as well, but they remained loyal and joined the new armies. He also paved the way for Ottoman modernisation and westernisation.

    Abdülmecid I



    Leader ability: Tanzimat
    - For each specialised district in an Ottoman city, the city center generates +1 yield in addition to the respective district's yield. This is further increased with buildings (Ottoman city center gives +1 science for Campus, +2 from Campus with library, +3 from Campus with library and university, +4 with Campus with library, university and lab).
    Leader agenda: Dolmabahçe Palace
    - Will try to build an exquisite capital city with high population, districts, improvements and wonders. Respects others who build great capitals.

    Mahmud II's successor. He continued the Ottoman westernisation in many ways, by building the new imperial palace, giving equal rights and religious liberty to all Ottoman subjects, reformed finances of the Empire, improving the education system by building new schools and universities, and issuing many other things. He also managed to forge friendly relations with the West - British and French Empires. This brought him victory when Nicholas I of Russia attacked the Ottomans and started the Crimean War. His efforts led to the Ottoman Empire being recognised to belong among the European countries.
     
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  18. Rafalaf

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    Poland - Jan III Sobieski - Alternate Leader
    Leader Ability - The Great Crown Hetman

    - All units receive +5 combat strength when fighting in your own territory. Gain great general points whenever a winged hussar kills an enemy unit. Gain great general points whenever any unit with a great general in range kills an enemy unit.
    Leader Agenda - Relief of Vienna
    - Takes emergencies very seriously. Participates in as many emergencies as possible. Dislikes nations targeted by emergencies and those that don't participate.
     
  19. Rafalaf

    Rafalaf Chieftain

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    Gender:
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    Location:
    PA, USA(Originally from Szczecin, Poland)
    Poland - Stefan Batory - Alternate Leader
    Leader Ability - The Father of the Chosen Infantry

    - Unlocks the chosen infantry unit at gunpowder. +3 loyalty in conquered cities. +.5 loyalty to a city for each chosen infantry it built/purchased.
    Unique Unit - Chosen Infantry
    - Replaces musketmen. Slightly stronger. If you disband this unit in the territory of one of your cities, it receives +1 amenity.
    Leader Agenda - Jure Uxoris
    - Likes nations with extranational authority (allied to city-states or forced demands on other nation). Tries to demand tribute from other nations. Returns conquered cities for peace and tribute.
     
  20. Rafalaf

    Rafalaf Chieftain

    Joined:
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    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    PA, USA(Originally from Szczecin, Poland)
    Poland - Casimir III the Great - Alternate Leader
    Leader Ability - Jagiellonian University

    - Universities provide +2 more science. Immediately receives a university in the nation's first campus district upon the invention of education.
    Leader Agenda - Meeting of Kings
    - Likes nations that establish embassies. Tries to establish embassies in every nation.
     

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