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The High Kingdom of Ireland
Viregel MapIreland512
Map by Viregel
Leader
Brian Boru
Capital
Dublin
Religion
Catholicism
Government
Monarchy
Culture
Northern
Traits
Charismatic, Financial

Ireland led by Brian Boru is a custom civilization by JFD and Janboruta, with contributions from Viregel.

This mod requires Brave New World, and works best with Gazebo's Community Patch.

Overview

Ireland

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic; the second largest in the British Isles. Politically, it is divided between the Republic of Ireland, which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, in the northeast of the island. Irish culture has had a significant influence on other cultures, especially in the fields of literature. Alongside mainstream Western culture, a strong indigenous culture exists, as expressed through Gaelic games, Irish music, and the Irish language.

Brian Boru

Brian Boru was an Irish king who ended the domination of the High Kingship of Ireland by the Uí Néill. Building on the achievements of his father, Cennétig mac Lorcain, and especially his elder brother, Mathgamain, Brian first made himself King of Munster, then subjugated Leinster, eventually becoming King of Ireland. He was the founder of the O'Brien dynasty.

Janboruta BrianBoru Diplo

Art by Janboruta

Dawn of Man

"Good blessings to you, Brian Boru, High King of Ireland. Ireland is a bountiful land of song and drink. Overseen by meek lords, you rose to claim the High Kingship, submitting the isles and her hundred kings to your sovereignty. A patron of the Church and the monasteries, you secured your throne both in blood and in faith, and set the stage for your final battle and the successful repulsion of the viking invaders.

The bards await your next great deed, O' legendary High King, Brian Boru. Can you bring glory and inspiration to their verses? Can you secure your dominion through alliance and conquest? Can you build a civilization that stands the test of time?"

Introduction: "Ahah! Welcome to my kingdom! I am Brian Boru. What do they call you?"

Introduction: "This is Ireland! I hope you handle your drink well, because tonight we feast in celebration of our new friendship!"

Defeat: "The bards will sing songs about this battle. I may have lost! But Ireland will be preserved in verse!"

Defeat: "I need a drink..."

Unique Attributes

Ireland (Brian Boru)
Brian
Book of Armagh
Gain Influence Influence with City-States when capturing cities (more with Religious and Militaristic). Your choice of Greatwork Great Work slot upon capturing a Capital.
Fili

Art by Janboruta

Fili (Great Writer)
  • Produces unique Great Works of Writing, which yield +2 Great Musician Points per turn.
  • Receive a free Fili with each Great General spawned.
Kern-0

Art by Janboruta

Kern (Longswordsman).
  • Unlocks at Civil Service.
  • Does not require Iron Iron.
  • -5 Strength Combat Strength.
  • May use enemy roads.
  • +15% XP from combat when surrounded by two or more enemies.

Strategy

Ireland-1


Music

Peace Theme War Theme
Crusader Kings II Soundtrack - The forest02:37

Crusader Kings II Soundtrack - The forest

Mount and Blade- Warband - Viking Conquest Reforged Soundtrack (Nordic Orchestra)02:07

Mount and Blade- Warband - Viking Conquest Reforged Soundtrack (Nordic Orchestra)

"The Forest" from the soundtrack of Crusader Kings II. "Viking Conquest Reforged (Celtic)" from the soundtrack of Mount and Blade: Warband.

Mod Support

Mod Support
Yes
Yes
Community Balance Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ethnic Units
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Map Labels
Yes
Yes
Yes
True Alternative Leaders
Yes
Unique Cultural Influence
Yes
Wish for the World
Yes
YnAEMP
Yes

Events and Decisions

Appoint the Chief Ollam
It is the duty of the ruling lord to recognize the significance of the Fili within our society. We therefore create the office of the Chief Ollam to see that the excellence of their caste is upheld.
Requirements/Restrictions:
  • Player must be Ireland.
  • Must have a Fili stationed in the Capital.
  • May only be enacted from the beginning of the Medieval Era.
  • May only be enacted once per game.
Costs:
  • The Fili is expended.
  • 200 CultureIcon Culture.
  • 1 Magistrates Magistrate.
Rewards:
  • Great Works of Writing also generate points toward Great Merchants/Magistrates[1].
Restore the Monasteries
The faithful scholars that have succumb to our bloody conquests should not go uncompensated. Let us use our newfound fortunes to the good of the Monasteries.
Requirements/Restrictions:
  • Player must be Ireland.
  • Must have at least 1 conquered city without a Monastery.
  • May only be enacted from the beginning of the Medieval Era.
  • May only be enacted once per game.
Costs:
  • 200 Gold Gold per conquered city.
  • 2 Magistrates Magistrate.
Rewards:
  • All conquered cities receive a Monastery.
  • All conquered cities expand their borders.

Unique Cultural Influence

"Our people are now singing to your bardic verses and drinking your beers! We're worried the rest of the world will also succumb to the influence of your culture.."

Full Credits List

CivFanatics
Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v1
Last Updated: 27 November 2016


  • JFD: Author.
  • Janboruta: Art (Civ Icon, Leader Icon, Unique Component Icons, Leaderscene,).
  • Viregel: Art (Map).
  • Whoward: Utilities.[2]
  • Andreas Waldeloft: Music.[3]
  • Jesse Hopkins: Music.[4]

References

  1. Rise to Power: Claims
  2. Border and Area plot iterators
  3. Crusader Kings II Soundtrack - The forest
  4. Mount and Blade: Warband - Viking Conquest Reforged Soundtrack (Celtic)
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