Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Sid Meier's Civilization VI

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Better Balanced Starts
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Jan 9, 2018 @ 2:16am
May 24 @ 9:06am
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Better Balanced Starts

Creates a map with a more balanced placement of both city states and players.

Slightly less desert overall, desert further from tundra, and tundra/snow slightly more towards the poles.

Some city-states may not spawn due to there not being enough starting plots using the new spacing rules. Usually ranging from 1-3 depending on the map size.

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D. / Jack The Narrator  [author] May 28 @ 2:10am 
@bbounty are you using it together with other mods ?
D. / Jack The Narrator  [author] May 28 @ 2:09am 
@Quineloe @Apok If you are referring to placement in Teamers do consider there are other factors being considered such as minimum distance versus enemies. In some instances it is simply not a solvable problem because of the seed, the starting biases, and the order the civ are placed (i.e. randomly 1 by 1). In that case the map would be just generated as is. As an example if you are picking Russia + Canada in one team with an East vs West setup if your tundra is too thin up North the algo would prefer to put both Russia and Canada south rather than forcing Canada in the Jungle to maintain it on the East.
bbounty May 27 @ 2:26pm 
When I try to use this mod I can't play. It says "some mods couldn't download the content... Can someone help me?
Quineloe May 27 @ 1:54pm 
I guess he means he shares his continent with 3 players while the other continent just gets two
D. / Jack The Narrator  [author] May 27 @ 9:41am 
3+1 ?
Apok May 27 @ 9:22am 
Been using this mod but it doesn't seem to work. Is it only good for certain map styles? I keep getting 3+1 on one continent and 2 on on another in Continents and Islands
Cosmic Fox May 21 @ 9:25am 
Thanks for this, it helps me start on my own land mass though I am certain that is not the intent. >:^D Everything the map generates is a lot better... Detailed Worlds did something like you do.. Appreciate it!
D. / Jack The Narrator  [author] May 17 @ 11:22pm 
Everyone will download it from you - although it is best practice everyone is subscribing. You don't need to select "Balanced Start". "Standard" and "Balanced" starts would yield the same effect.
GlassGEO May 17 @ 10:38am 
If Im hosting a multiplayer game, and want to use this, does everyone need to have this mod? or just me, since Im creating the game?

Also, should I select Balanced Start still from the start options.
D. / Jack The Narrator  [author] May 13 @ 9:35am 
@FlashTrack: 1.2 is released. There are couple of little tweaks to be done but I am waiting first for the DLC to be out to be first sure everything is compatible !