After discussion by the core team, here’s the public start of the design process for the “space race” victory. It’s going to be the invention of a time machine. The first posts are what I have discovered about the possibilities based on a comparison of the standard Firaxis screen & versions in a few different mods. I apologize in advance to anyone with a slow connection. I have reduced the images. But I chose not to take them down to thumbnails because I feel it is critical to the discussion to be able to readily compare the images. What We Know & What We Can Deduce Spoiler : Above is a comparison of the backgrounds from Firaxis, a blank, Lord of the Mods, Rise & Fall of the Roman Empire, The Ancient Mediterranean, and The East Asia mods. Shows that there’s a lot of freedom in the background that can be used. RFRE & LOTM, & EA have a screen in the art folder, but the victory is not enabled in the mod itself. Next I took screen shots in-game. Each shot was taken the same as the Firaxis - with the last component clicked & shown in-situ. Then I did an overlay with relevant elements boxed in identifying colors from each of the following mods: Red - Firaxis Yellow - Alexander’s Conquests Blue - The Ancient Mediterranean Lt. Blue - Warhammer Green - Lord of the Mods Spoiler : What I learned: The beige border need not be the boundary - both Firaxis & Alexander’s Conquests have elements that extend into the frame. The “view” button graphic varies The “launch” button graphic is not used by Warhammer - it is clicking on the text that initiates the action anyway Associated text can be changed - evidenced by Warhammer’s use of “Dominate” rather than “Launch” The location of the component varies - confirmed by looking at the component graphic itself. The component is isolated on a magenta graphic the same size as the screen background. LOTM has a list with variant wording on the background. This seems not to be functional because: The parts lists appear in identical locations on every implemented screen There is no variation from the blue color of the list text used by Firaxis I sum up what this means in terms of guidelines for our design at the beginning of the next post. If anyone has practical experience with something functioning differently than I understand it please jump in.