As is simply pure, generally options from a sequence’ previous don’t all the time get taken ahead. Take Civilization II’s throne rooms and Civilization III’s palaces, for instance – whereas maybe well-liked parts of the traditional 4X video games, they’re not discovered within the sequence’ newest instalment, Civilization VI. However, they now may be because of a brand new mod that brings them each back.

Just as a refresher in case you’re extra acquainted with the newest titles within the long-running sequence of technique video games, Civ II’s throne room was an evolving characteristic that started off as a cave with a rock and would evolve into an expensive area to replicate your prowess as a pacesetter, and capability to please your topics. Civ III’s palace, in the meantime, was an upgradeable characteristic marking your empire’s capital metropolis and, subsequently, its epicentre.

Now, Technoluddite’s aptly named Thrones and Palaces Civilization 6 mod folds them each into Civ VI, and the outcome ought to “look and feel very familiar, with a few additions”. It’s price noting that this can be a “purely cosmetic, flavour mod” that doesn’t deliver gameplay results, as such – however, it does embody the neat upgrading system that you simply’d hope for. If you’ll be able to persuade your individuals that you simply’re worthy, you’ll earn ‘upgrade points’, that are shared between the throne room and palace, and you should utilize them to improve both of the 2.

You’ll choose up these factors passively as you construct and develop your civilization, the modder explains, with upgrades generally being rewarded to you by your individuals if you attain sure milestones, most of which “are tied to the Historic Moments of the game’s Era system”.

A Civilization 6 mod that adds Civ 2 and 3's throne rooms and palaces

Using a button for the characteristic added to the game’s launch bar, you’ll be able to choose upgrades for the throne room and palace by choosing from totally different types and choices, and it’s also possible to make modifications to earlier upgrades you’ve chosen – although not without spending a dime. You’ll spend improve factors to get the parents in to alter issues round. You may also delete bits you’ve upgraded, which will likely be free, although you’ll should pay once more subsequent time in order for you it rebuilt. You may also customise how straightforward it’s to realize improve factors in case you’d prefer to maintain them flowing in or encourage your self to actually earn these snazzy new drapes and issues.

While the mod ought to nonetheless operate with out them, the modder recommends having Civ VI’s Rise and Fall or Gathering Storm DLC put in as you received’t be “able to earn enough upgrades to do very much” with out these packs’ Historic Moment system. If you’re eager to choose it up for your self, head to Steam Workshop right here. As ever, mod with warning, and you’ll want to take a look at our record of the most effective Civilization 6 civs in case you’re after some pointers.

Image credit: Technoluddite / Steam Workshop