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Get Rid of Those Useless Polar Caps

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Graphics Modpacks' started by Pounder, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. Pounder

    Pounder Phaethon was here

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    This is probably the easiest mod I've done. Those polar caps never connect to anything and you can't walk on them.

    This is for Snoopy's Standard terrain. (download post #1)
    Rhye's Version (download post #5)
    New Sept 9, 2005 No More Bonus Food and Shield Markers (download on Post #13)

    Goes in:

    C:\Program Files\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III\Art\Terrain

    Don't forget to backup original in case you want them back.
     

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  2. Zion_Withrow

    Zion_Withrow Standing Before a Giant

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    Good, I always hated those Polar Caps in Civ 3. I liked the ones in civ 2 where you could walk on them.
     
  3. TopGun

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    Thx. Great idea...
     
  4. Yoda Power

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    Hey nice, could you mkae some for Rhyes terrain too?
     
  5. Pounder

    Pounder Phaethon was here

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    Here is a Rhye Version.

    For those who use Rhye's Terrain as the default terrain set.

    Warning: Do not use this with Rhye's scenario's that uses Rhye's World Map because Rhye has tried to make them look connected to the regular terrain.

    So this is intended mostly for random maps that use Rhye's Terrain Set.

    If you do use Rhye's Terrain as the default, you would want to move a copy of Rhye's original Polar Caps into his scenario folder.
     

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  6. flaboy217

    flaboy217 Chieftain

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    great work! quick question though...does this mod allow one to add terrain where the polar ice caps used to be (like in civ 2), or does it just make the squares where the caps used to be invisible?

    again, great work!
     
  7. Pounder

    Pounder Phaethon was here

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    Thanks Pounder. Great and effective as always! :thumbsup:
     
  9. the100thballoon

    the100thballoon Emperor

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    i have seen someone color the ice caps like tundra so that it blends in with northern land masses.
     
  10. Rhye

    Rhye 's and Fall creator

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    it's me. Look Rhye's of Civilization
     
  11. the100thballoon

    the100thballoon Emperor

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    i thought it was you. i have had ur mod for a while and i had the origional a while before that. i tweak it a little bit but almost everything stays the same. i mainly tweak blitz attribute for some units (add mostly) and change some air/artillery stats. check out my mod (link in my sig).
     
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    Thank you for soulution;)
     
  13. Pounder

    Pounder Phaethon was here

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    I don't like having the markers that show the bonus shields and food.

    Even when you disable them in the preferences they still have a marker show up to mark the bonus grassland tiles, these markers are not always accurate, depending where you are in the game (government et al), plus they show up and disturb other graphics (what's that white glob on the side of that resource).

    This is a clean tnt file that will not display anything regardless of what you choose in the preferences.

    BTW, thought I would post it here rather than start a new thread, maybe make this the NO MORE thread.

    Goes in the art/terrain folder. Remember to backup your original file.
     

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  14. Abaddon

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    yea i did something like this but didnt bother to release, it makes maps much nicer to look at imo
     
  15. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    :confused: Polar Ice Caps? Care to point it out please?
     
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    On the top and bottom of your map there is an ice cap. It really pointless, as it add's nothing to the game. This graphic mod, removes it.
     
  17. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    O! I just noticed, the thing at the edge, pretty cool, I will proudly:salute: use it. ;)
     
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    In the PTW Editer, generate map/world setup screen, you can toggle the ice caps on or off. Great mod though.
     
  19. Joe Cool

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    Wow. This thread is almost 6 years old, and as you point out, rendered moot. Try to avoid bumping old threads without adding something meaningful to the discussion.
     
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