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Karnak Wonder
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Jun 16, 2012 @ 2:37am
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The Karnak Temple Complex of Thebes (Modern day Luxor) is one which provides a cross-section of the beliefs associated with the Kemetic religion of Ancient Egyptian society. It is a sacred site on which temples and shrines have been constructed from the reign of Senusret I in 1941 BCE to Ptolemaic Egypt in as late as 30 BCE. It is widely known for the Avenue of Sphinxes, a row leading up to the entrance to Karnak which features approximately two thousand Sphinxes lining the path. Ingame, Karnak provides a free temple in the city in which it is built, and +2 faith from Flood plains.

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tolaburke Oct 16 @ 4:18pm 
Possessing this wonder should have a 1% chance of aliens showing up to seize the city.

(10 points if you get the reference.)
Pouakai  [author] May 18 @ 12:38am 
Yes
Duko May 17 @ 6:49pm 
Is it compatible with BNW?
gerrits_box Apr 8, 2013 @ 12:39pm 
Works for me, well done!
Zakii Sep 6, 2012 @ 11:19pm 
I really like this one. Fits perfectly with Petra!
someStrangeGuy Aug 8, 2012 @ 6:48am 
True enough. I guess since it is so early you either have to get really lucky with your capital or rush your second city to be able to make full use of it. What bothers me is if you did spawn in a desert near say 4 flood plains, you're just handed the option to build something twice as good as stongehenge instead. I haven't played with it though, so maybe I'm overvaluing it. It is kind of hard to compare such a situational wonder to the official ones, none of which I think are particularly situational other than The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.
Pouakai  [author] Aug 7, 2012 @ 10:51pm 
It's a very situational wonder though, as there will usually only be a couple locations on a map from my experience where there is enough flood plains for the bonus to extend beyond the static wonders, so I think it's fine personally.
someStrangeGuy Aug 7, 2012 @ 10:20pm 
+2 faith from every flood plain sounds like alot compared to other faith wonders that give a static 2-5. +1 seems more balanced to me if its going to be available at calender. if it was later in the tech tree it would fit better because faith generation is all it really does. Kinda like a late classical or early medieval 'stonehenge 2'.
[squirps] Jul 18, 2012 @ 8:29pm 
Well done sir. As an avid ancient Egypt student and scholar, I salute you for designing this. Can't wait to produce it in game.
Vanila thunder Jul 10, 2012 @ 12:48pm 
Nice, that would be amazing with petra.