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List of compatible mods

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Creation & Customization' started by Khadras, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. Khadras

    Khadras Chieftain

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    Hi! Can anyoane specify a list of the most update and complexe mods that are compatible all each other? I search for as many as posssible mod to activate to have a game with as much complex as possible can be, like Caveman2Cosmos for Civ4. I observe when i activate more of 5 mods at once i can not play for 3 or more playe, it appears defeat on game start. Why is that possible? I try to activate and deactivate in all combinations but i can not see a cause or a link for this problem.
     
  2. ls612

    ls612 Deity Moderator

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    Moderator Action: The modpacks forum is for completed projects with a download available. The main subforum is for general questions.
     
  3. Gilgamesch

    Gilgamesch Ancient Alien

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    The problem with compatibility of mods is easy.
    When you are using mods that alter the same data or replace the same vanilla core files it creates a issue.

    For that it doesnt matter if you are running 5 or 50 mods, as long 2 of them are not compatible the game begomes buggy.

    The easiest way to check what is the problem, enable your logs.

    To the other part of your question, there is no list of the most updates mods here on fanatics.

    And the only mod, that comes near to caveman2cosmos is CCTP:mischief:.

    So thats said, but i need to say CCTP is still under work and the current version is just a work in progress.

    We are near the final release of CCTP with more then 600 technologies and so on, but we have only released the working version yet.
     
  4. LeeS

    LeeS Imperator

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    It's a pretty good rule of thumb that any total conversion mod will conflict with all other total conversion mods. Besdies CCTP I can only think (off the top of my head) of Civilzation Nights (Knights ?) but I think that one was specific to the Vanilla (original version) of the game and is not usable for Gods & Kings or Brave New World.

    Any mod that says it uses a modified DLL will automatically be in conflict with all other such mods because there can be only one modded DLL used at one time.

    Other rule of thumb is that (as Gilgamesch mentioned) mods whch are changing the same in-game mechanic (or writing to the same game "rule") will nearly always be in conflict with one another. So if two different mods make changes to the tech tree, they are likely to conflict with one another. If two different mods re-work the social policy system, again, conflict.

    Sometimes it is more subtle. At one time there were two different world wonder mods where the mod-authors had chosen to give thier world wonder an XML name of BUILDING_TEMPLE_SOLOMAN, or something very near to that. Point is both wonder mods were using the exact same name in the XML, so it was pot-luck which mod was in control of this "thing" the game saw as BUILDING_TEMPLE_SOLOMAN once all mods were loaded. And by pot-luck I mean some players would get Mod 1 loaded before Mod 2, and other players the other way around. Since the game really really hates repeats of code, it would tend to discard nearly everything from whichever mod loaded last. And to make it more funs for players, "nearly everything" is not the same as "everything".
     

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