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  • Gods and Kings adds 9 and 1 new Civilizations to Civilization 5

    Gods and Kings adds 9 new Civilizations to Civilization 5. Additionally, it adds Spain from paid downloadable content (DLC). Each Civilization as two Unique Item that can be built. The first item is a Unique Unit (UU), the second item is either a Unique Unit, a Unique Building (UB), or a Unique Tile Improvement (UI). There 12 new Unique Units, 3 Unique Buildings, 1 Unique Tile Improvement, and 2 unknown Unique Items.

    New Civilizations

    Name

    Icon

    Capital

    Leader

    Image

    Ability

    Unique 1

    Unique 2

    Austria Vienna Maria Theresa (wiki) Diplomatic Marriage Hussar UU Coffee House UB
    Byzantium Constantinople Theodora (wiki) Patriarchate of Constantinople Dromon UU Cataphract UU
    Carthage Carthage Dido (wiki) Phoenician Heritage African Forest Elephant UU Quinquereme UU
    Celts Edinborough Boudicca (wiki) Druidic Lore Pictish Warrior UU Ceilidh Hall UB
    Ethiopia Addis Ababa Haile Selassie (wiki) Spirit of Adwa Mehal Safari UU Stele UB
    Huns Attila's Court Attila (wiki) Scourge of God Battering Ram UU Horse Archer UU
    Mayans Palenque Pacal the Great (wiki) Long Count Atlatl UU Pyramid UB
    Netherlands Amsterdam William I of Orange (wiki) East India Company Sea Beggar UU Polder UI
    Spain (DLC) Madrid Isabella (wiki) Seven Cities of Gold Conquistador UU Tercio UU
    Sweden Stockholm Gustavus Adolphus (wiki) Nobel Prize Hakkapeliitta UU Carolean UU

    Civilization Abilities

    Name

    Civilization

    Effect

    Diplomatic Marriage Austria Allied city states can be "married" into the empire or puppeted, both with gold.
    Druidic Lore Celts +1 Faith per City, +1 Faith per unimproved Forest tile within the city radius; +2 Faith if there are more than 3 Forest tiles
    East India Company Netherlands Keeps 50% of Happiness from Luxuries even if the last one is traded away
    Long Count Mayans Seems to be related to the calender, may give bonus Great People
    Nobel Prize Sweden Sweden receives 90 Influence if it gifts a great person to a city state. Sweden and its friends generate great persons 10% faster.
    Phoenician Heritage Carthage Gives a free harbor to coastal cities. Units can cross mountains after the first Great General arrived. However they lose 50 hit points, when they end their turn on a mountain.
    Scourge of God Huns The Huns raze cities twice as fast, gives Animal Husbandry, and +1 production from pastures. The Huns borrow city names from other civilizations.
    Seven Cities of Gold Spain Gives 500 gold for being first, to discover a natural wonder. Gives 1000 gold for discovering El Dorado. Otherwise gives 100 gold. Doubles happiness for discovering natural wonders. Doubles the collection of food, production, gold, science, culture, and happiness from tiles with natural wonders.
    Patriarchate of Constantinople Byzantium The Byzantines can have up to six beliefs.
    Spirit of Adwa Ethiopia Gives the Ethiopians a combat bonus of 20% against civilizations with more cities.

    Changed Civilizations

    England gets a bonus spy and all its naval units get +2 movement.

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    • aadamjohnsons
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      aadamjohnsons commented
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      Thank you martin for your reply. I will start discussion after I get enough time for that and also for your article upfation information about Civilization to Civilization 5 gods and kings.

    • Robert
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      Robert commented
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      Is the dutch leader really named "William I of Orange"?
      That would be wrong. William I is the first king of Holland, not the one that's being depicted here.

    • Martin Gühmann
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      Martin Gühmann commented
      Editing a comment
      Originally posted by Robert Plomp
      Is the dutch leader really named "William I of Orange"?
      That would be wrong. William I is the first king of Holland, not the one that's being depicted here.
      William I of Orange that what I have and if I compare it to the image from wikipedia then I think there are some similarities so it could be the same man. But well, who else do you think he is? Anyway, I added links to wikipedia to all leader names.

      -Martin
      Last edited by Martin Gühmann; May 25, 2012, 16:15.
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