Amra's Hyborian Age

I made this mod because I like to change the default civ names & cities when I play ( Hyborian Age names being my favorite ). This mod is ea...

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I made this mod because I like to change the default civ names & cities when I play ( Hyborian Age names being my favorite ). This mod is easier than having to type in the city names, etc every time I play. Anyway, this adds the Hyborian & Thurian Empires as well as 4 Rulers & 2 Unique Units.

This is by no means supposed to be an exact representation of the Hyborian Age as written by Robert E Howard. I did the best I could in the very limited free time I have. It looks nice to me and I have been an REH fan for 30 years.

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Amra's Hyborian Age for Civilization IV (Patch 1.61)
Version 1.30

Info
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I made this mod because I like to change the default civ names & cities when I play ( Hyborian Age names being my favorite ). This mod is easier than having to type in the city names, etc every time I play. Anyway, this adds the Hyborian & Thurian Empires as well as 4 Rulers & 2 Unique Units.

This is by no means supposed to be an exact representation of the Hyborian Age as written by Robert E Howard. I did the best I could in the very limited free time I have. It looks nice to me and I have been an REH fan for 30 years.

Installation
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Extract this file to your "Mods" folder within the game directory. For example, C:\Program Files\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\MODS. It should create a folder called "Amra's Hyborian Age v130". In game, click on "Advanced" and then "Load a Mod" to play. You may have to hold the shift key down when restarting Civ4 in order to clear the cache.

For easier cutting & pasting into your own modpack, I've noted changes made by me to the included xml files with the following:

<!-- ## ADDED BY AMRA - START ## -->
<!-- ## ADDED BY AMRA - FINISH ## -->

Other Mods Included
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ArchDuke by bhiita
Mercenary skin by unknown (Sorry & Thanks)
Red Slayers icon by C Roland
Extended Color Table by SimCutie

Thanks
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Thank you to the people mentioned above as well as ALL the modders at Civfanatics.  You have made the game more enjoyable for me and I'm sure a lot of others.

Future additions if I can find the time.
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- Add two custom maps, Hyboria & the Thurian Continent.
- More ruler specific responses.

Version History
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**Version 1.3**
- Compatible with Civ4 v1.61
- Changed Hyborian UU skin to match my ALH Modpack
- Something extra for the Conan fans out there

**Version 1.2**
- Removed Black Legion UU so Hyboria would only have one UU like other civs
- Reduced stats on Black Dragons, they were a little too powerful
- Fixed problem with offscreen active unit icons for new UU's during gameplay

**Version 1.1**
- Input missing Pedia entry for Red Slayers
- Changed xml edit markers to reflect correct name
- Checked spelling & cleaned up xml text file
- Removed extra leaderhead art file (not needed)
- Tweaked UU's abilities a little to make them different than regular units
- Fixed problem with new UU formations
- Fixed an annoying memory error when exiting to the desktop from within a game

Version 1.0
- Initial version
- Civ - Hyborian Empire
- Civ - Thurian Empire
- Ruler - King Conan
- Ruler - Queen Zenobia
- Ruler - King Kull
- Ruler - Valeria (Yes, I know she wasn't a queen in the stories but I have always liked her character for RPG games and, as a whim, thought I would add her since I had a really nice picture I wanted to use.  You may edit her out if desired)
- UU - Black Dragons (Hyborian Swordsman)
- UU - Black Legion (Hyborian Knight) [Removed in v1.2]
- UU - Red Slayers (Thurian Knight)
- Pedia entries for Civs, Rulers & UU's ( English only, sorry )
- Some ruler specific responses for Conan using quotes from REH stories

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