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Gobekli Tepe Wonder
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Dec 9, 2012 @ 1:06pm
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Gobekli Tepe predates even Agriculture, and is the oldest known man-made religious site on Earth, predating Stonehenge by some 7000 years. Built in Turkey, near the Syrian border, the site wasn't identified until the 1960's, when it was thought to be a Byzantine cemetery. The site was not excavated properly until 1995, when the true nature was revealed. Several of the large monolithic pillars, which were all quarried on site with flint tools and transported uphill with Neolithic technologies, feature animal motifs which are believed to be sacred. Ingame, Gobekli Tepe provides +2 Faith from every source of Stone and Marble worked by the city, and does not require a technology.
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Magma Dragoon Feb 13 @ 11:07am 
Please add a requirement that stone or marble be claimed by the city. Troll AIs like Russia build it even though Stonehenge is available.
Novu Oct 21, 2013 @ 9:18pm 
Clarion11, there is a prehistory game mod
adds new techs such as Discovering Fire, Tool Making, Warfare, Art, and more
Clarion11 Oct 7, 2013 @ 12:11am 
There are a lot of prehistory wonders, if a person is interested in this stuff, and still people look for 'missing' link between past and present. It just keeps going back and back and back. Why not make a prehistory game version mod, because as far as establishment history goes, pottery is the only accomplishment pre historic people achieved.
DerEider Aug 6, 2013 @ 8:42pm 
@Pouakai, don't know enough about how these mods work/interact to judge. If it would adversely affect other mods [not sure what that would be] this is not worthy of a major effort. But I do not understand why there would be ANY prerequisite necessary to qualify as "ancient". It seems to me that any "wonder" created prior to the "classical" era prerequisite [whatever that may be] should qualify.
There's a "Prehistory" mod that has a couple of wonders that may have the same problem. However, I'm not sure it's possible to get any religion established that early in the game.
Pouakai  [author] Aug 6, 2013 @ 12:01pm 
I could probably set the prereq tech as being Agriculture, which would make it an ancient (and not pre-ancient) wonder. Would still be available from the start but would have more issues with other mods. What do you reckon?
DerEider Aug 6, 2013 @ 5:28am 
@Pouakai, noted in recent games that the Religion belief Monuments Construction 15% production bonus [for "Ancient" & "Classical" wonders] is not applied to Gobekli Tepe. Surely it must qualify as at least ancient. Must be missing some trigger in the code??
Had not noticed this earlier as I finished GT prior to that Belief. But I got that social policy unusually early in last 2 games. Don't know whether there are others of your wonderful wonders with that glitch but I'll try some as I am able in future games.
Pouakai  [author] Jul 23, 2013 @ 11:55am 
Should be
bourqueclaude Jul 23, 2013 @ 7:20am 
Does this work with BNW?
Banquo Jun 9, 2013 @ 12:24am 
I shit you not, I watched some history channel thing with this in it half an hour before on this temple. And then I just stumble on to find it here lol.
scottkbeers Mar 31, 2013 @ 4:16pm 
you mean make it depend on if the person has a dlc like a wonders pack? most true fans of civ5 have all the dlc like myself and i will be all over brave new world when it comes out to so i say you should def do that shit man! it would be worth it big time bro!! do what ever you got to to get your 3D model out their becouse with out it to be honest its just a half done mod