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ZX Skyrim v1.2
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Aug 19, 2012 @ 10:56am
Aug 21, 2012 @ 1:16pm
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Due to a glitch with civ 5 or the world builder you would always start at Riften or the southern most start point (if Ritften was removed you would start as Falkreath and so on). I have fixed this by making a scenario that allows you to start where you wish, I also took the opportunity to name the leaders as the Jarls and the Civs as the Holds.

1. Select the map [ZX Skyrim].
2. Tick the scenario check-box.
3. Choose your leader form the list.
4. Click Start

Leaders translate as follows:
English - Solitude
Russia - Morthal
Arab - Dawnstar
India - Winterhold
Siam - Markarth
Egypt - Falkreath
Ottoman - Whiterun
Persia - Windhelm
Japan - The Rift

If you use advanced settings you will start randomly.

My [Zardoz Xerxes] Skyrim map is visually similar to Skyrim but also features tactical civilisation 5 game-play.

I used an elevation map of skyrim to place the mountains,they have hollow centres filled with hills, this is to present more usable areas for civilisations, but also to create enclosed, defensible areas. I also acquired another map, detailing all of the visible terrain, I used this to place the rivers, using sea instead for easy trade routes and unit traversal.

I have simulated paths and roads as plains on grassland and tundra on snow, this also helps to break up the grassland and creates some more useful terrain in the snowy areas. There are also a few areas in the north that are only assessable via deep water and some small rivers on mountains.

The resources are random but I am working on them now.

Here is a link to the map without a scenario.
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PotatoTomato Jul 3, 2014 @ 1:28am 
Wait... Theres an unit in the game that does that? Oh...
Zardoz Xerxes  [author] Jul 2, 2014 @ 4:07pm 
Still needs “dragon barbarians” to come and randomly destroy your cities tho!
PotatoTomato Jun 30, 2014 @ 1:13am 
With the elder scrolls civ mod... WOAH
brightshade782 Apr 16, 2014 @ 12:51am 
This is amazing, thanks!
Zardoz Xerxes  [author] Mar 14, 2014 @ 2:10pm 
I set it up as I wished, the game is civ not Skyrim.
Cptredlegend Mar 2, 2014 @ 7:16am 
great map but you did get some cities and civs mixed up but love it overall
-{MediPoot}- Screamin' Pancakes Jan 31, 2014 @ 2:32pm 
oh cool thanks anyways i hope you get big
Zardoz Xerxes  [author] Jan 31, 2014 @ 1:38pm 
Zardoz Xerxes  [author] Jan 31, 2014 @ 1:31pm 
If you find the file in the mods folder you can open it with 7zip and pull the map out to your mydocuments/my games/civ v/maps folder this will let you load the map like any normal map.
-{MediPoot}- Screamin' Pancakes Jan 31, 2014 @ 3:28am 
hey dont you happen to have a non senario one? i dont want the cites thats why im asking
its ok if you do not have one