Sid Meier's Civilization V

Sid Meier's Civilization V

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Faerun for GnK
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Nov 6, 2013 @ 5:43pm
Apr 17 @ 2:55pm
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Faerun for GnK

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Explore a Dark Fantasy Realm
Set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, inspired by the European-style continent of Faerun.

Author discusses Faerun on Modcast Episode 58[].
Faerun featured as "Mod of the Week" at PC Gamer.
If you enjoy this mod, why not give it a positive rating?

* You must have installed and enabled Faerun Art Assets v.5.
* Gods and Kings Expansion

* Faerun is not compatible with most mods. UI only mods (IGE, InfoAddict, my Greatest Cities mod) will generally function.

* Choose from 25 Civilizations reflecting Faerun’s major kingdoms.
* Load Faerun with any map or map script with any settings.
* Includes four Faerun scenario maps with true start locations for civs.
* Random events allow you to vanquish powerful foes and reap huge rewards.
* Recruit up to three Heroes to fight for you, including Rangers, Druids, Wizards and Paladins.
* Most leaders have unique heroes, available only to their civilization.
* A completely reimagined tech tree with many new buildings and wonders
* Unit upgrade system allows you to transform your units to over 10 races, including Elf, Dwarf, Gnome, Drow, Orc, and Goblin.
* Two new Victory types: Religious and Magical.

* See the readme.txt in the mod folder for details and links to the many fantastic modder's work included in Faerun.
* Special thanks to c_note_1001 for all leader art.

Hotseat Games
* Subscribe and Enable Gedemon's Custom Advanced Setup Screen, available in the Faerun Collection.

Troubleshooting Crashes, Installation and corrupt Saved Games
* Unload all other mods.
* Run under DX9 if running under DX11.
* Delete all previous versions of Faerun and Faerun Art Assets from the MODs folder.
* Delete the cache (C:\Users\UserName\Documents\My Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 5\cache)
* Load from a discreet saved game, never an autosave.
* Update to the most recent version of Civilization 5 (
* Mac users see this CivFanatics forum thread[].

Alternate Download Site
Faerun at Civfanatics[].
Popular Discussions View All (10)
Apr 1 @ 7:53pm
Bug Reports
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:57pm
Some feedback
Mar 7, 2014 @ 7:27pm
A Suggestion
Kaito Bruche'Daine
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framedarchitecture  [author] Jun 20 @ 6:12am 
@Totenkopf Don't panic... yeesh! Settlers require 4 pop in a city and a city charter resource.
Totenkopf Jun 19 @ 8:22am 
CANT BUILD SETTLER'S. HELP .... Mod is brilliant,but if toy cant expand whats the point.
Stupidbear Feb 28 @ 6:26am 
What's the best unit to pump out early? (In your opinion ofc) What's the best unit to take cities with? It's a bit much to take in all the new units and all my regular tactics obviously aren't working anymore xD Would love some coaching!
Amazing mod!
Lady Crimson Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:31pm 
Heya, gorgeous mod by the way ^,^ just wondering how you get to underdark areas.. since I haven't seen any 'rothe' yet.. and playing as Lolthite Drow.
mnewps Feb 4, 2015 @ 6:05am 
My issues were my own fault, I had forgot to uncheck an extended era's mod that was causing really odd issues. All is well without it on. I installed Advanced Custom Setup, howeve rhe Faerun maps are not in the list when opening the custom advanced window. Is there anything I can do to get the map to load? I think hotseat will work, just need the map. Thanks, and really nice work on the mod!
Knickalen Jan 29, 2015 @ 12:16am 
Good to know, thanks. I'll have to look into getting the expansion :) Still have my fingers crossed for the Fey'ri Warlock ;)
framedarchitecture  [author] Jan 28, 2015 @ 1:04am 
@knickalen If you want to engage in spellcasting (including transforming to werewolf) you'll have to use the BNW version. best, FA
Knickalen Jan 27, 2015 @ 8:00pm 
This is really amazing, thank you! I know in a future update I'd love to see Tieflings/Fey'ri Warlocks. Ever since Neverwinter Nights 2 I have loved playing them. Also is there a way to have a character change into a were creature? I know next to nothing about creating anything in the game. Was just curious if something could be done based on having to ready some ranged artillery units. Elven Archer is rushed by melee, changes to werewolf. Anyway just idle thoughts and hopes. Truly epic job :)
framedarchitecture  [author] Nov 16, 2014 @ 10:31pm 
@tbpkrark Next small update includes a more "big quest" monsters with different rewards, including massive experience for all friendly nearby units when the boss is killed.
tbpkrark Nov 16, 2014 @ 10:22pm 
Love it. Would it be possible for you to make the extra strong barbarians (dragons, necromancers, ogres, etc) give more exp than normal units when killed? It would be so much more satisfying to kill them!