Kingdom of Hungary
Stephen I
Start Bias

Hungary led by Stephen I is a custom civilisation by LastSword[1], with contributions from hokath and Wolfdog.

This mod requires Gods and Kings & Brave New World. It replaces the City-State of Budapest with Pristina.



The Hungarian people, or Magyar, originate from the Ural mountains in modern day Russia. In the 4th and 5th centuries AD, the Hungarians moved to the west of the Ural Mountains to the area between the southern Ural Mountains and the Volga River known as Bashkiria. Then, in the early 8th century, some of the Hungarians moved to the Don River to an area between the Volga, Don and the Seversky Donets rivers.

Stephen I

The Grand Prince Géza was the first ruler to establish a semblance of order over the roving and warlike Hungarian horde, and initiated moves to Christianize the Magyar/ Hungarians by appealing to the Holy Roman Emperor Otto I for Christian missionaries. His move has been termed the "Quedlinburg Mission." Fortunately, for the Hungarians, Otto did not take the request seriously. Although a number of German Benedictine missionaries came to the Hungarian lands and began the process of Christianization, their methods were so crude that they caused many problems and delayed progress.

Dawn of Man

Great Stephen I, the first King of the Hungary. Your kingdom was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the Twentieth Century. The Principality of Hungary emerged as a Christian kingdom by your coronation at Esztergom in 1000. From then on, your family led the holy monarchy for over 300 years! The Kingdom of Hungary rose to prominence in Europe, and was described as part of the Western world by the 12th century. Due to the Ottoman occupation of the central and southern territories in the 16th century, the monarchy split into three parts: the Habsburg Royal Hungary, Ottoman Hungary and the semi-independent Principality of Transylvania. Though it would never again be this great, your people would play a part in the history of the world as part of the Austrio-Hungarian Empire.7

Holy King Stephen, may you once again create a strong estate. Will you become powerful enough to maintain your holy land under pagan pressure? Will your righteous fighting force awe the world? Can you build a civilization that will stand the test of time?


Leaderscene by LastSword

Introduction: "I am Stephen, King of Hungary and humble servant of the Lord. You were terribly mistaken if you had thought that you could grab these lands without a fight."

Introduction: "Glory of the most high be upon you, wanderer. I am Stephen, first King of Hungary and Saint. Bow before your Lord and Saviour."

Defeat: "Forgive me God, that I wasn't strong enough to carry this burden."

Defeat: "If this be His will... Finish it..."



Unique Attributes

Hungary (Stephen I)

Art by LastSword


Creates a Végvar improvement upon clearing Barbarian Camp, which can be set as a rally point of land units trained in cities. +10% Strength Combat Strength bonus against Barbarians.


Art by LastSword

Arquebusier (Musketman)
  • +3 Strength Combat Strength.
  • Can spend 20 Gold Gold to heal 20HP per turn.

Art by LastSword

Végvar (Castle)
  • -5% Production Production Cost per Civ bordering the city's territory (max -50%).
  • City can be assigned as a Rally Point for units made in other cities.


Peace Theme War Theme
Crusader Kings II Soundtrack - Royal Marriage03:27

Crusader Kings II Soundtrack - Royal Marriage

CK2 Songs of Byzantium - Legacy of Rome03:40

CK2 Songs of Byzantium - Legacy of Rome

"Royal Marriage" from the soundtrack of Crusader Kings II. "Legacy of Rome" from the soundtrack of Crusader Kings II.

Mod Support

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence
Wish for the World
With Patch

Full Credits List

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: BNW v. 8
Last Updated: 3 August 2015

  • hokath: Text.
  • Wolfdog: Arquebusier Model.[2]
  • LastSword: All else.

Notes and References

  1. LS Civilization Set
  2. Civ5: Arquebusier

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