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Taizong LH / Qin Shi Huang Reskin

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Graphics Modpacks' started by ripple01, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. ripple01

    ripple01 Emperor

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    This zip includes an animated LH by Firaxis for the Chinese emperor, Taizong and a reskinned Qin Shi Huang LH by Firaxis that is a more faithful representation than the current one. These LH's were in the Chinese release of Civ 4 but to my knowledge have not been widely available to the English community until now. Enjoy!

    Screenshots & Download Link:
    http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=10792

    Cheers,
    ripple01
     
  2. Chuggi

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    Cool find! :D Although I prefer the original Qin because this one seems shoddily done (and the animations on the beads are incredibly annoying) but the Taizong one is awesome!
     
  3. myfamilyguy76

    myfamilyguy76 Chieftain

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    I wonder what other LH firaxis is keeping from us:mad:
     
  4. IgorS

    IgorS Your ad could be here!

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    Interesting! Looks like the Chinese got a little bonus. I doubt it that Firaxis has other LHs hidden from us though. I downloaded it and as soon as I finish my current game I'll check it out, I was planning to add another leader anyway (I downloaded the Adenauer LH).
     
  5. MadmanOfALeader

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    I guess this is a replacement for Mao like in Civ3...

    Really, what is with the Chinese aversion to using Mao in a game? Don't they like Mao? Is he like Prophet Whathisname in that it seems to be a grave sin depicting him?

    Nevertheless, Taizong looks pretty good. All the leaderhead makers should take a look at him. He could realy be useful.
     
  6. Chuggi

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    Yeah, I was wondering why we didn't get an Australian civ and a few leaders for the Australian release, but I guess we just have to wait until our population goes over a billion first. :p
     
  7. IgorS

    IgorS Your ad could be here!

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    I've installed Taizong and it is great, a new LH with NEW animations! Great! It is an amazing find, thanks for sharing it!
     
  8. TheLastOne36

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    Can Taizong animations work with any other leaderhead?

    Also can i install it and still play multiplayer or do i need to make a minimod?
     
  9. Antilogic

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    As for the reskin, you can install it as a custom asset and you won't need to do anything special to play multiplayer. If you are adding a new leaderhead, you definitely need to make a mod for it.
     
  10. Huayna Capac357

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    This is cool, thanks for giving this to us Westerners! I love Taizong. He's cool. Had him as my avvie for a while.
     
  11. Hive Watch

    Hive Watch Chieftain

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    Anyway to add taizong but leave qin shihuang alone?
     
  12. Antilogic

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    If you don't want the QSH reskin, just don't copy the Qin Shi Huang folder into your mod or custom assets. To add Taizong, you need to add XML entries to LeaderheadInfos, ArtDefines_Leaderhead, add his name under China in CivilizationInfos, and add text for his name in a file in the text folder. There are good guides that go into more detail here if you are still lost.
     
  13. Hive Watch

    Hive Watch Chieftain

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    yup I'm still lost, it's my first time dl ing from here
    can you tell me what exactly to do from the beginning?
     
  14. Huayna Capac357

    Huayna Capac357 Deity

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    1. Download the file.
    2. Extract its contents.
    3. Delete the folder titled "kublai_khan"
    4. Follow Wolfshanze's add a leader tutorial.

    If you have more questions, PM me.
     
  15. Hive Watch

    Hive Watch Chieftain

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    I tried to open the file with firefox, and now i can't revert it back to normal, how do I extract now??
     
  16. Antilogic

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    I downloaded this a little while ago, so bear with me if I have gotten this mixed up with a different file. However, I believe these are .7z files, not traditional zip files. That means you need to download a 7Zip extractor to open them.
     
  17. Barney's_Soul

    Barney's_Soul Warlord

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  18. EMT

    EMT Hated by the Spaniards(?)

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    I'm guessing it's impossible to add this file as a modular? :( Only way I know how to install a leaderhead...
     
  19. TheLastOne36

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    Check my guide on the Guide subforum, it explains nicely how to add leaders like Taizong.
     
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