World 1000BC - The Clash of Empires v1.0 The time is 1000 BC.The inexorable rivalries between the cities and states of the Old World and incursions by nomadic tribes created a shifting pattern of allegiance and control in different parts of the world. In west Asia, the Assyrians is contenting with the Babylons to become the world's first large empire; In Africa The Cush is extending its power northwards causing wars with the Egyptians; In Europe, the Greek has started its migration to Asia minor; In east Asia, the Zhou and Shang are about to begin a great battle at Mu Ye. In south asia, the indus valley culture disappeared but the era of Vedas in the Ganges Valley replaced. In Americas, the first major cnetres, the Chavin in Peru and the Olmec in Central America have developed in isolation. The iron revolution has been started in many places in the world which will become the major material of weapons and tools in this age. Game info: There are 11 civilizations in this scenario. Egyptian Kingdom (Egypt) - 3 cities - AT WAR with Cush Vedas Kingdom (India) - 3 cities Shang Dynasty (China) - 3 cities - AT WAR with Zhou Athenian Kindgom (Greece) - 3 cities Israel Kingdom (Rome) - 2 cities Assyrian Empire (Persia) - 3 cities - AT WAR with Babylon Zhou Dynasty (Mongols) - 2 cities - AT WAR with Shang Babylon Empire (Arabia) - 3 cities - AT WAR with Assyrian Cush Kingdom (Mali) - 3 cities - AT WAR with Egyptian Chavin Kingdom (Inca) - 1 city Olmecs Kingdom (Aztecs) - 1 city And some barbarian cities (Raging barbarians! You have been WARNED). Update log: v1.0 Scenario rebuilt. Fixed the known bugs. Some changes for better game balance. v0.5 Scenario released. There are some known bugs, but it would not affect game play. Not many tests have been done so the game balance is unknown. Map: This scenario is based on a modified version of Rhye's world map (huge). Historical References: Andrew Heritage (Editor in chief) 1999. "Atlas of World History", Dorling Kindersley Cartography. Tan Qixiang (Chief Editor) 1982. "Historical Atlas of China", China Cartographic Publishing House. [Chinese] Wikipedia Game Editor used to build this scenario: In game World Builder Civ4Editor by kswoll To play (for newbies): No mods have been used in this scenario. So to play it, simply download the zip file, unzip it and place the file in "Civ4\Public Maps" folder. Start the game, you should be able to see "World 1000BC - The Clash of Empires v1.0" in the scenario game menu.