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Official Firaxis Civilization IV Modding Contest

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Creation & Customization' started by dshirk, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. dshirk

    dshirk Firaxian

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    The winners have been notified, including 2 from CivFanatics. Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to those who entered!
     
  2. woodelf

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    Very nice contest. I can't wait to see the winners!

    edit - does art include new LHs?
     
  3. Darque

    Darque Chaotic Lord of Dragonia

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    Too bad there is no category for a full out mod ;)
    Good luck to all the participants :goodjob:
     
  4. dshirk

    dshirk Firaxian

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    Yes it does. :)
     
  5. Dale

    Dale Deity

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    And why only US? You lock out 95% of the world / players! Bit unfair, and typical! :(
     
  6. NikNaks

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    *Sniff* I can't enter. :sad:
     
  7. Seven05

    Seven05 Warmonger

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    I'm in the US and can't enter, my crown achievment is with code and not in the list :(
     
  8. esnaz

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  9. Fabrysse

    Fabrysse Charming-snake learner

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    No full mod allowed, no python or SDK in-game mod.... and only US !!!

    Well, I'm several times excluded. :confused:
     
  10. Shqype

    Shqype Shqyptar

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    More than 5% of the player base of CIV4 is from the US, especially since this is a US-created game.
     
  11. woodelf

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    Wouldn't full historical mods be considered educational guys?

    And an in-game asset to me should include python or SDK work, but who knows.
     
  12. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    So that means a .WBS scenario with absolutely no scripting at all?

    Sounds kind of boring. I think the most interesting non-educational, no graphical contestant will be a random map script that maybe creates a new game type.
     
  13. Thorn

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    [reading into this] Firaxis always does something like this before releasing a new expansion pack! The winners work will be included in it. This is great news! [/reading into this]
    :mischief:
     
  14. snafusmith

    snafusmith Unit Maker

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    I donno- it's definitely not perfect, but there's a lot of room for some awesome stuff to come out of it. I know I'm going to work on something.
     
  15. 3141592

    3141592 Warlord

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    Sadly it kind of makes sense they don't have a best "overall" mod contest, FFH2 would win easily.

    Also it looks like they're just looking for small changes to the original game, such as better wonder graphics and map scrips, not actual mods.
     
  16. Seven05

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    You have to represnt an educational institution to submit educational mods, I thought about that angle for my environmental and global warming model (as in simulation, not a 3d thing that moves) but I don't qualify. And in-game asset seems to be focused entirely on art assets, it's a little more clear if you follow the link the the official page.
     
  17. Maniac

    Maniac Apolyton Sage

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    That link gives me a 404. Is that because I'm unamerican?
     
  18. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    No. That link in first post gives me 404 error too.

    I have to say this is a very nice contest. Best of luck to all the modders! :)
     
  19. Dale

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    America could have 95% of the player base, but it still would only make 5% of the talent. ;)

    My point still stands though, why not the rest of the world? To me it's another typical display of "we're better than the rest of the world" from a yank company. :rolleyes:
     
  20. asioasioasio

    asioasioasio Fallout Scrubber

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    I feel that i lost copetition without competiting :cry:

    Good luck modders. The plus of this competition is that i would see beautiful graphics, scenarios and maps soon :)
     

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