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Civ Suggestion: Vatican City

Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:49 pm

It would be great to have a civ that is more religiously inclined than others. The vatican has been a dominant force throughout european history, and would be fun to play in the context of its struggle to hold onto religious influence and power in Europe. This is by no means a fully fledged design, but some cool ideas would be:

Villagers, and some (if not all) military units, and Religious Units cost faith, which is naturally generated through church placement.

Faith rate can be increased by placing of religious buildings across the map. These buildings naturally attract religious influence, can be placed wherever, and based off the number of villagers near them generate more/less religious influence.

Military and Colonial improvements are done through churches/religious buildings. 

Leader is the Pope, whichever one is good for time period.

Units (suggestions that are not all based in any true history)
Missionaries (spread religious influence as well as have ok attack).
Crusaders (knights on horses, good against infantry)
Swiss Guard (strong knight on foot) https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/list ... iss-guard/

Could be interesting and has nice religious element with spreading religious influence across map that hasn't really be seen before in Age. However, could possibly be a little "too" different.
 
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Re: Civ Suggestion: Vatican City

Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:39 am

Vatican's influence over Europe during the time period was, actually, pretty low.

Still, they will be present in the reworked italians so you can hope to see them.
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Re: Civ Suggestion: Vatican City

Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:42 am

Thanks for the response. I guess I may have been thinking more during the 1400s to 1700s time period. In any case, glad to see they are being included with the Italians in some way, and that the italians are being reworked . In my opinion, the architect system is a little frustrating. :)

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