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Offline bobarossa

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Re: Civ 4 Caveman to Cosmos Mod Update
« Reply #15 on: June 14, 2018, 02:28:28 PM »
I played the mod for about a month when you first posted about it.  Enjoyed it for a while but the grind of harvesting roaming animals ended up making the game drag on.  Only got about half way through the classical era (500 BC) before I stopped.  Does wild animal spam get reduced as time goes by?  I wanted to try starting at a later era but the mod recommends not doing that because it disadvantages the AI too much. 

And I guess the biggest question: is my save file compatible with the newest patch?  I'd hate to go through that all again.


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Re: Civ 4 Caveman to Cosmos Mod Update
« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2018, 10:39:24 PM »
That does look interesting (the mod, not the screenshot--I'll wait for her in VR).  Solops, do they list release notes in any format besides a Word Doc?  For those of us trying not to use free products rather than pay out the nose for MS Office...

If not, no worries, just thought I'd ask!  Thanks, guys, for posting this.  I played the old Civ IV Fall from Heaven mod about 2x as much as I ever played the original game, so if this mod has half the legs, I might be dusting off my old Civ IV copy.  You know, if I can actually find the DVD...   :)
You might have a problem with the DVD.

I tried re-installing CivIV; Warlords; and Beyond the Sword, but it doesn't work anymore because of a change Windows made. 2K were doing a Steam replacement scheme for people with disk copies, but that has expired.

You'll have to play it on Steam now, or the GOG version.
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Re: Civ 4 Caveman to Cosmos Mod Update
« Reply #17 on: June 18, 2018, 05:16:57 AM »
Someone produced a patch that takes away the CD check. I believe it was sanctioned by developer but I can't recall where it's located at the moment.

edit: Did some reading at CivFanatics forums and if you have installed the BTS 3.19 patch it should run without the disk check. 
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Re: Civ 4 Caveman to Cosmos Mod Update
« Reply #18 on: June 18, 2018, 07:31:30 AM »
The animal kill grind has been toned down, but it does last a bit. I play on Marathon speed. I reloaded all of my games from the Civ4 Complete DVD and I have no problems playing under Win7.
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