Sid Meier's Civilization V

Sid Meier's Civilization V

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The Ancients (Vanilla)
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Jun 14, 2013 @ 5:46am
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The Ancients (Vanilla)

A unique super-culture possessed of advanced technology and game-breaking advantages, now available for Vanilla Civilization V. Please note that this civ is NOT balanced against the others in the game. Only use it if you want serious advantages against the game. Alternately, set it as your foe for a truly daunting challenge.

New Leader: Play as Nammu, Queen Most High of the Ancients. Due to my lack of artistic ability, the part of Nammu will be played by Wu Zetian of China.

New Trait: Eternal Memory - Build all Wonders in 1/20th the time.

New Unit: Orichalcum Mech - The pinnacle of Ancient military technology, this replacement for the Giant Death Robot has all that unit's strengths and none of its weaknesses. Defend and assault cities without fear!

New Building: Akashic Record - The cornerstone of every Ancient city, this replacement for the Monument provides an early-game boost with a +3 to food, happiness, production, gold, culture, and science.

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Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is there a Gods & Kings version of this mod?
A: Yes! This mod was in-fact originally created for Gods & Kings and it is available here.

Q: Is there a Brave New Worlds version of this mod?
A: Yes! Due to popular demand, there is now a Brave New World version of The Ancients available.

Q: I have installed the mod and activated it correctly, but Nammu isn't showing up under the list of leaders.
A: I've done some digging around the internet and it seems like this is a not-unheard-of problem with Civ 5 custom civilization mods in general. Try to unsubscribe the mod, clear your cache, and then restart Steam and re-subscribe to the mod. If you've done it correctly, the game will re-download the mod. If this does not work, then you have my apologies, but I have been unable to find any other solutions to the problem.
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cluelessfrog Oct 26, 2017 @ 8:53pm 
will you be making this or a similar mod for Civ 6?? I'd love to play with it there!!
izbetter Jan 21, 2014 @ 10:24am 
Dude, what do i have to do to make this cool mod work?
IdioticRainbow Nov 12, 2013 @ 11:24pm 
I want to collect alot of overpowered civs and have a big free for all right now i have this and the eugenicists any ideas
Win Nov 9, 2013 @ 4:37pm 
I'm pretty sure he was being sarcastic, lol.
Nervix Nov 8, 2013 @ 1:55pm 
You can build most wonders in 1 single turn. How is that not overpowered?
Throbert De Niro Nov 4, 2013 @ 1:39am 
ok thankyou for the help. much more helpfull than other mod creators.
Insomniac Nov 2, 2013 @ 11:10am 
I love your mod though
Insomniac Nov 2, 2013 @ 11:09am 
YW another thing i noticed is that the Akashic record picture in the city bar is always what the city was producing before Akashic record was started.
lordnequam  [author] Nov 2, 2013 @ 12:10am 
@glenn.cellphone - Another error to address. Thanks for letting me know! I appreciate the feedback.
Insomniac Nov 1, 2013 @ 7:19pm 
The Orichalcum Mech always has the upgrade option available... it asks you to upgrade you Orichalcum Mech to another Orichalcum Mech...