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Diversica 1.81



Diversica thread (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=240115)
Diversica 1.81 for BtS 3.19 download (http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=7750)


Diversica is a module for Civilization IV Beyond the Sword which adds additional graphics and some minor gameplay changes (new units, techs and resources).

It includes both Ethnically Diverse Units (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=233535) and Cultural Citystyles (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=328300). You can consider it an alternative to Varietas Delectat (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=237192).

Diversica uses the RevolutionDCM (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=262937) mod to ease having separate installable sub-modules on top of the core mod. All optional sub-modules are included in the download and can be selected upon installation.

Why Diversica

When I found Danrell's units I wanted to include them in my game, as there was no module which did so, I created my own.

As I assume other people also are interested in adding his units easily, I added it here. The module has since progressed beyond including Danrell's units, the focus remains on civilization-specific units however.

I decided to call the mod Diversica (instead of Diversity) as the word 'diversity' is used frequently, so whoever is searching for it will find all kinds of unrelated links. Calling it Diversica should solve this.

Why base it on RevolutionDCM / WoC

The initial focus of Diversica was to add civ-specifc unit graphics and to allow the player to plug and unplug the changes based on his own preferences. To that end Diversica included information on how to unplug the different parts. As Diversica grew, technical restrictions of the regular xml format prevented the unplugging of certain parts.

To overcome this problem and allow for a fully pluggable mod again, I converted Diversica to the WoC xml format and use an installer which allows the selection of sub-modules.

Diversica is as a stand-alone module which contains RevolutionDCM which in turn includes the WoC Lite features.

The present

America use Zerver's units.

Arabia, Babylon, China, England, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Ottoman, Portugal, Russia and Spain use Danrell's units.

Aztec, Austria (replacement for HRE), Byzantium, Carthage, Celt, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, Inca, Khmer, Korea, Mali, Maya, Mongol, Persia, Rome, Sumeria and Viking use Bakuel's units.

Sioux (replacement for Native America) uses Bernie14's Sioux units.

Zulu uses Polycrates' units.

Berber is based on Cybrxkhan's Berbers (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showpost.php?p=8945911&postcount=82), uses Bakuel's units.
Hun is based on CIV Gold's Hunnia (http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=217), uses Bakuel's units.
Hungary is based on Kabcsi's Magyar civ (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=143879), uses Bakuel's units.
Iroquois is based on Bmarnz&Amra's Iroquois (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=218647), uses Bernie14's units.
Israel is based on Esnza's PnP Israel 3.0 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?p=5965710), uses Bakuel's units.
Nubia is based on CIV Gold's Nubia (http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=217), uses Bakuel's units.
Poland is based on Kodzi Team's PnP Poland 1.2 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=243587), uses Danrell's units.
Polynesia is based on CIV Gold's Polynesia (http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=217), uses Bakuel's units.
Romania is based on Aranor's Romania (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=167329), uses Zerver's units.
Safavids, using Danrell's persian units
Siam is based on CIV Gold's Thailand (http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=217), uses Zerver's units.
Switzerland is based on Robo Magic's Switzerland (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=234871), uses Zerver's units.
Vietnam is based on CIV Gold's Vietnam (http://forums.civfanatics.com/forumdisplay.php?f=217), uses Bakuel's units.

EDU 3.14 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=233535), Cultural Citystyles 0.90 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=328300), Varietas Delectat 8.00 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=237192) and Cultural Diversity 1.10 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=265594) have been incorprated.

Additional units from Airforces 0.3 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=239144), MaxRigaMod BTS 2 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=166535), Modern Warfare 1.20 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=192679) and Total Realism 2.2 (http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=239520) have been added for more diverse aircrafts and tanks.


Thanks go to the creators of the units found at www.civfanatics.com (http://forums.civfanatics.com/downloads.php?do=cat&id=5), including Asioasioasio, Bakuel, Bernie14, Chugginator, Danrell, Dutchking, GeneralMatt, Polycrates, Sepamu92, Snafusmith, TheCapo, TheCoyote and Zerver (and everyone else I forgot) and to NeverMind for the XXL Worlds xml and python code.

Version history

For more details, see the history.txt file included with the module.

Version 1.81 :

updated to Cultural Citystyles 0.99
updated to RevolutionDCM 2.72

Version 1.80 :

added Snafusmith's tanks (for each standard civ)
added Snafusmith's latest modern units (T-55, BRDM-2, Mi-24, 2S1) with skins for various civs
added Asioasioasio's F-16 with skins for several civs
added Mechaerik's arabian units
added TheCapo's renaissance and modern units (Israel, Khmer, Mongol, Native America, Persia, Portugal, Vietnam)
added Bakuel's ancient and medieval Portugal units
added Bakuel's ancient and medieval Spain units
added Bakuel's renaissance Vietnam units
added Berber civ with Bakuel's Berber units
updated to Cultural Citystyles 0.98
updated to RevolutionDCM 2.71

Version 1.70 :

added CoffeeJunkies's modern units (England, India, Middle East, Ottoman)
added TheCapo's industrial units (America, India, Khmer, Korea, Netherlands, Ottoman, Portugal, Viking)
added Hun civ with Bakuel's hunnic units
updated to Cultural Citystyles 0.90
incorporated RevolutionDCM 2.61

Version 1.60 :

added Bakuel's Byzantium units
added Bakuel's Carthage units
added TheCapo's Korea industrial units
added TheCapo's America industrial units
added Zuul's promotions
added Vietnam civ with Bakuel's vietnamese units
updated to Cultural Citystyles 0.50 (from Ethnic Citystyles 1.04)

Version 1.50 :

added Bakuel's industrial Aztec units
added Bakuel's Celt units
added Bakuel's Greece units
added Bakuel's Holy Roman units
added Bakuel's Hungary units
added Bakuel's Israel units
added Bakuel's Persia units
added Bernie14's industrial Spain units
added Bakuel's Viking units
added Nubia civ with Bakuel's nubian units
added Polynesia civ with Bakuel's polynesian units
added Safavid civ with Danrell's persian units
requires Beyond the Sword 3.19 due to included WoC dll

Version 1.20 :

added Bakuel's Korea units
added Bakuel's Maya units
added Bakuel's Sumeria units
added latest Zerver's modern units (England)
updated Hungary to Kabcsi's Magyar civ 2.0

Version 1.10 :

added Bakuel's Aztec units
added Bakuel's industrial Ethiopia units
added Bakuel's Mongol units
added latest Zerver's modern units (China, Hungary, Inca, Siam, Viking)
updated to Ethnic Citystyles 1.04
updated Hungary to Kabcsi's Magyar civ

Version 1.00 :

added Bakuel's Mali industrial units
added Bakuel's Ethiopia units
added latest Zerver's modern units (Babylon, Byzantium, Carthage, England, Hungary, Israel, Rome)
updated Varietas Delectat to 3.60
updated to Ethnic Citystyles 1.02 (from Ethnic Artstyles 1.09)
initial release for Beyond the Sword 3.17
initial release for World of Civilization

Version 0.95 :

added Siam civilization with Zerver's units
added Bakuel's Inca modern units
added latest Zerver's modern units (Greece, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Portugal)
added some civilization specific Light Bombers
added Wolfshanze's Ballistic Missile Submarine class (and the changes to the regular submarine)
updated Cultural Diversity to 1.10
updated Varietas Delectat to 3.50
updated Actual Quotes to 4.20

Version 0.90 :

added units from Chugginator's Cultural Diversity 1.00
added Zerver's modern units (China, Hungary, Khmer, Ottoman, Poland, Russia, Spain, Viking)
added Zerver's austrian units (as Holy Roman units)
added Wolfshanze's Light Bomber unit category
updated Zerver's Israel units
updated Zerver's Romanian units
updated Varietas Delectat to 3.30

Version 0.80 :

added Bakuel's Inca units
added Bakuel's Mali units
added some civilization specific units for Early Bombers, Early Fighters and Early JetFighters
added Early Carrier unit class
included Wolfshanze's naval categories and promotions
major xml rework in anticipation of World of Civilization

Version 0.70 :

added Iroquois civilization with Bernie14's units
added bonus resources from MarnzMod and GreenMod (non-strategic only)
added Early Bomber, Early Fighter, Early JetFighter, JetBomber and StealthFighter unit classes
added Early Tank and Halftrack unit classes
added Tracked Vehicle, Aeronautics and Jet Engine technologies
changed Next War for faster research and later space race
included Sevopedia 2.3.2
updated Hungary with Zerver's animated leaders
updated Varietas Delectat to 3.10
updated Total Realism to 2.2.1

Version 0.60 :

added Zerver's America units
added bernie14's Native America units
updated Poland to Polish Empire 1.2
updated Hungary with Hungary mod for Varietas Delectat 1.0 units
updated Varietas Delectat to 2.00

Version 0.55 :

added the Next War technologies and units
added Ironclad Warship, Pre-Dreadnought and Dreadnought ship classes
added Willowmound's Actual Quotes
added XXL World world sizes
added Carter's Earth map (for 18 players)

Version 0.51 :

added Polycrates' african units
added Hungary civilization with Zerver's units
initial release for Beyond the Sword 3.13

Version 0.50 :

added Polycrates' Zulu units
added Israel civilization with Zerver's units
added Romania civilization with Zerver's units
added Switzerland civilization with Zerver's units
added units from Modern Warfare 1.20
updated Rome to Bakuel's units
updated Poland to Polish Empire 1.1
updated Varietas Delectat (formerly keymod) to 1.70

Version 0.40 :

added units from Airforces 0.3
added units from MaxRigaMod BTS beta 1
added units from Total Realism 2.2
updated keymod to 1.40

Version 0.30 :

added units from keymod 1.30
updated Ethnical Artstyles to 1.04

Version 0.20 :

added Bakuel's Khmer units
added Bakuel's Maya units
added Danrell's China units
added Danrell's Native America units
incorporated Ethnical Artstyles 1.02

Version 0.15 :

added Bakuel's Egypt units
added Danrell's Japan units
incorporated EDU 3.14

Version 0.12 :

unified directory structure
xml bugfixes

Version 0.10 :

added Danrell's Arabia units
added Danrell's Babylon units
added Danrell's Byzantium units
added Danrell's Carthage units
added Danrell's England units
added Danrell's France units
added Danrell's Germany units
added Danrell's Greece units
added Danrell's Netherlands units
added Danrell's Ottoman units
added Danrell's Persia units
added Danrell's Portugal units
added Danrell's Rome units
added Danrell's Russia units
added Danrell's Spain units
added Poland civilization with Danrell's units