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Europa Universalis 3 conversions

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Walter Hawkwood, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. Walter Hawkwood

    Walter Hawkwood RI Court Painter

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    And right after my Art of Supremacy pack, which, frankly, I didn't like much since the buildings there are mostly ill-suited for use in Civ 4, I am delighted to give you a lot of buildings converted from Europa Universalis 3.

    The good thing about EU3 is that it has a province cityscape, which displays all the buildings you've constructed in that province. The better thing about these buildings is that they are, in terms of model complexity and texture sizes, almost ideally suited for use in Civ 4. The excellent thing about them is that every major culture has its own set, so you can expect 8 packs of buildings for different cultures, each with the same 12 culture-flavored buildings, and another pack of miscellaneous buildings.

    All of those packs will be posted here in this thread. For the first one, I chose Western Europe, so you can get a feel for the structure of all the other packs - all packs will contain the same buildings.

    Most of the buildings are pretty self-descriptive and can be used right out of the pack. Walls though are not in ready-to-use-in Civ4 form, just a bit of walls with a tower. It wouldn't be too hard for someone with Blender to cut the model up and produce walls in Civ4 format, but I didn't do that. Shipyards are mostly sailless/unfinished boats without an actual building.

    So, without further ado, here's the Western European pack:

    Building Pack 1: Western Europe


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23032
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    Building Pack 2: Eastern Europe


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23037
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    Building Pack 3: Africa


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23044
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    Building Pack 4: Far East


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23073
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    Building Pack 5: India


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23088
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    Building Pack 6: Arabic


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23093
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    Building Pack 7: North American


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23100
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    Building Pack 8: Mesoamerican


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23101
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    Building Pack 9: Industry


    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=23102
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  2. el_hidalgo

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    These are awesome! I look forward to future releases. :goodjob:
     
  3. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    What a wonderful surprise Walter. Thankyou for doing these conversions!
     
  4. Walter Hawkwood

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    Glad you like them! I know I like them a lot myself, we used many of them in RI. Today's second pack is dedicated to Eastern Europe, which in EU3 terms means mostly Russia (though some buildings could also be used for other Eastern European nations like Poland). The temple is, of course, Russian Orthodox and isn't suited for Catholic/Protestant countries of Eastern Europe.
     
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    And another pack to follow, this one African. It fits best for countries of Western Africa, such as Mali, but in EU3 is used for all of Subsaharan Africa.
     
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    All of these conversions look absolutely amazing:goodjob:
     
  7. Walter Hawkwood

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    All right, here's the fourth pack, and we're not even halfway through. This one is intended for Far East. As far as I can say, it is mostly based on Chinese architecture, but it works reasonably well for other peoples in the region.
     
  8. Dumanios

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    Great work! :D
     
  9. Walter Hawkwood

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    And we're moving on to the fifth pack. This one is dedicated to Indian subcontinent; I think most of these buildings also wouldn't be very out-of-place in Southeast Asia. Anyway, these are among my favorite, especially since, compared to, say, European or Middle Eastern or Far Eastern, Indian architecture (especially non-religious) is relatively uncommon on CFC.
     
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    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    Those indian buildings are real nice...
     
  11. Ekmek

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    orlanth Storm God. Yarr!

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    These are a bonanza of great building nifs.. :cool: thank you Walter Hawkwood! :king::goodjob:
     
  13. Walter Hawkwood

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    Thanks for all the kind words! I'm very glad I could bring these buildings at the disposal of Civ modding community. Today's pack is for Muslim Arabic-influenced countries, spanning from North Africa to Middle East to Central Asia.
     
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    ...and the rest of the packs are also here, finishing the set!

    Among today's uploads are two sets for peoples of New World. I must say that I'm a bit dissatisfied with Paradox here, since, besides quite nice North American set, there is only one more for the Americas, and while it clearly fits Aztecs and Maya, it is also used for Incas, which is IMO an overgeneralization. But I guess you can't always get what you want.

    Also uploaded today are the major industrial buildings. These are not culture-specific, but are quite nice, and unlike mostly generic cultural buildings, these actually look very much like what they are supposed to do. These are among my favorite.

    That wraps up my EU3 conversions. Enjoy!
     
  15. Xyth

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    Thanks so much for these!
     
  16. Sword_Of_Geddon

    Sword_Of_Geddon Mysterious Jungle Warrior

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    I think a big thankyou is in order for you Walter, for taking the time to convert these wonderful graphics.

    Thankyou! :goodjob:
     
  17. Bullist

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    Hello, Juste a question about the city walls because there is only one nif file inside. No post01_xxx.nif, no wall01_xxx.nif / wall02_xxx.nif / wall04_xxx.nif ... How did you use these walls? Thanks
     
  18. Walter Hawkwood

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    To quote myself in the first post,

    Walls are essentially a modder's resource. One can cut wall sections and towers and make civ-ready wall sets.
     

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