[DoaNE] Welcome! (Read First Please)


Mar 29, 2009

Welcome to the mod Dawn of the New Era !

Dawn of a New Era is mod of "Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization".

During years this mod has evolved and been upgraded.
Your game experience will be totally different from the Vanilla version.

You can download the game by clicking on the picture below:

You can see the C++ source code of DoaNE here.

See in video what DoaNE looks like:

How to install Dawn of a New Era (DoaNE) ?
- Normal version -
You just have to follow the instruction of the executable file you have downloaded.

- Steam version -
You have to replace the Destination folder during the installation
{ProgramFiles}\2K Games\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization IV Colonization\Mods
{ProgramFiles}\Steam\steamapps\common\Civilization IV Colonization\Mods
To start directly the mod
See spoiler for the location:
Spoiler :

How to directly start DoaNE on CIV IV Colonization ?
- Normal version -
Create a shortcut on your desktop.
Right click on your shorcut -> Click on Properties.
Add at the end of Target mod=/Dawn of a New Era v5.30
You should have something like "C:\Program Files (x86)\2K Games\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization IV Colonization\Colonization.exe" mod=/Dawn of a New Era v5.30
Click on OK.

Spoiler :

- Steam version -
In your Steam Library, right click on Sid Meirs Civ IV Colonization, and select property.
Then Click on "Set Launch Options",
Finally set the empty value with mod=/Dawn of a New Era v5.30

Spoiler :

First time playing DoaNE ?

Have a look to our tutorial, in order to not be lost. A lot of features have changed, so the game play will be really different. Trust me :).

Team members:
  • M07
  • Dazio

  • melcher kürzer: Isabella & Martim De sousa LHs.
  • Ekmek: Bolivar LH.
  • lionheart: Dutch LH
  • The Capo, IgorS: Charles V LH
  • Modfather: Modfather's Accurate Maps
  • cephalo: FaireWeather Map script.
  • Willowmound: Diplomacy text: ActualQuotes for Washington, Montezuma & Sitting Bull
  • Chuggi: Cursors.
  • RobinHat: Denmark-Norway & Sweden Unit sounds.
  • tywiggins: Python Save Map
  • ChihuahuaKing: Named Missionaries.
  • Sanotra: Colonial America v2.0, New England v1.0 & North America v1.5
  • Isabelxxx: development on DoaNE.
  • raystuttgart: structuration of the forum (Thx for inspiration)
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