THE OPIUM WAR 1840-1895 The Opium War Movie Directed by: Jin Xie 1997 China See movie trailor at www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pkBICBMaZE notice: just copy this link and open a new page for watching (don't click) Scenario Creator: Stargate Map Creator : GeneralMeng map The History: The 19th century , China Manchu Qing Empire, tea exports were no longer offset by silver bullion but opium, balance of trade rapidly developed in favour of the English East India Company. China hard-earned silver began to flow out in quantities, causing severe deflation in the economy. The Manchu Qing, who did not want to see the resulting loss of tax revenue,responded by imposing a total ban on the opium trade. This triggered the invasion of British gunship in 1840 againts the Manchu Qing armed force proved to be no match. Then others country follow British to attack the weak and corrupted Manchu Qing Empire. First Opium War : British attack china 1840-1842 and take Hong Kong island. China treaty ports open to western power. Second Opium War : British and French and attack China 1856-1860 and open more treaty ports in China. Russia attack China and take all the city north of Amur liver above Manchuria and Turkestan 1858-1860. Taiping Rebellion : Barbarians attack China and take the city of Nanjing 1851-1864. The rebellion been crushed with the aid of western troops. Sino-French War : French attack Annam 1883-1885 and take all of Annam city to became French Indochina.China help but failed. Sino-Japanese War : Japan attack Korea 1894-1895 and take all of Korea city to became Japan new state , China Taiwan island and Ryuku island. The Scenario : This game is a short and fast loading game. The game have 7 civs and start where Great power at war with East Asia. Great Power civs: British Empire French Empire Russia Empire Japan Empire East Asia civs: Manchu Qing Empire ( China ) Korea Kingdom Annam Kingdom ( Vietnam , Cambodia and Loas ) Barbarians: Taiping Rebellion The game have 55 turns and count in years start at 1840 till 1895. Only Imperialism Gov can build Forbidden Palace and its corruption rate is rampant. British allied with French. China allied with Korea and Annam. China have curragh is means fishing boat when British fleet arrive at 1840 because Manchu abandon former Ming dynasty tech. Siam Kingdom are allied with British. ( not historic ) Portugis is consider allied with British or French if Macao captured. ( not historic ) Spain are not in take part of The Opium War. Settlers can't be build. China Riders can't trigger Golden Age. East Asia civs start at early of middle ages. Great Power civs start at the end of middle ages. Best play civ is : China Recommmended play civs is : British , French , Russia , Japan. For expert player civs is : Korea , Annam. Will British , French , Russia and Japan success their conquest on East Asia ? Or China , Korea and Annam can kick the invader out of thier home land? NOTE: This scenario is consider alternative game and not historic accurate. Requitment: Recommended CPU 1.0 Ghz above and RAM 256Mb above. Game software : CIV III , CIV III PTW and CIV III CONQUEST How To Install: 1. Choose (TOW2.0.zip) and (TOW v2.0 patch.zip) to download. 2. Choose the 2 huge files (Test IV Time v1.0 A.zip , Test IV Time v1.0 B.zip ) and (T4T v1.1 patch.zip)from Test IV Time to download. 3. Unziped (TOW2.0.zip) to: C:\Program Files\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III\Conquests\Scenarios 4. Unziped the (Test IV Time v1.0 A.zip ) and (Test IV Time v1.0 B.zip ) huge file to: C:\Program Files\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III\Conquests\Scenarios 5. Unziped (T4T v1.1 patch.zip) to: C:\Program Files\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III\Conquests\Scenarios 6. Unziped (TOW v2.0 patch.zip) to: C:\Program Files\Infogrames Interactive\Civilization III\Conquests\Scenarios Credits: 1.Scenario creator Stargate 2.Map creator from GeneralMeng map of Russia-Japanese War. Thanks. 3.Thanks to all civfanatics.com member and guest who had view , play or give suggestion of my scenario. TOW1.1 upgrade feature: Some leaders name have change. Great power troops have veteran status. Date problem solve and now it will end at 1895. Rider cost 50 shield to balance others player. Rider can't upgrade to cavalry.( balance ) More Russia troops at north west of China. More mines at great power for fast production. Fortress north of China ( The Great Wall ) remake. Man-O-War British Ship no enslave feature and ship reduce. Also some others technical and bug fix. TOW2.0 upgrade feature: Using Test IV Time big files for tech, map, unit, goverment, religion, etc. French change leader name Every civ have his own bonus skill Annam have War Elephant uu Korea have Hwacha uu China have Chokonu uu British have Redcoat uu Asia Pikeman, Asia Archer, Asia Musketman, Asia Horseman, Asia Swordman added. Junk added in China, Annam and Korea as fishing boats. Wonder follow era Less resouces for china French island have extra land for conquest from sea Korea are easy to conquest (flat land) Each country have it own religion. Rider can upgrade to cavalry now. Tech for each civ redifine. More added units for Europe powers. TOW1.0-Removed after 130 Downloads TOW1.1-Removed after 841 Downloads. The biq file is now at version 2.0 , later version will update soon. please give me some good suggestion about this scenario , Thanks. The TOW v2.0 patch (733KB) download here!