Civilizations

Berbers

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Unite the tribes of Northern Africa and prepare your naval vessels to escape the scorching heat of the Maghreb. Set sail to war-torn Iberia to conquer new riches. Can you hold your ground against the scrambled kingdoms of Iberia who are slowly uniting against you?

Malians


Follow in the footsteps of the great Mansa Musa and become the greatest king of Western Africa. Conquer surrounding kingdoms to expand your wealth and hold a firm grip on the trade routes that zigzag through the the region. Will you be able to keep the once hostile provinces united under your crown?

Ethiopians


Relive the glory of the once mighty Aksumite empire and rule over the Red Sea. Launch military expeditions into the Arabian peninsula and far beyond to hold a firm grip on your trading partners. Will your dynasty stand strong against internal conflicts or will your successor already be preparing your funeral. Only the strongest dynasty will survive…

Portuguese


Set sail for the new world, discover new routes to unknown lands and expand your trade routes to the mighty African empires. Use your newly acquired riches to advance your army with upgrades not mastered elsewhere in Europe and build incredibly cities that will inspire generations for centuries to come.

  • Diego Esteban Valenzuela Espar

    Then is confirmed. There will be four new civs. I hoped one more civ but this is still very cool 馃檪

    • bennyboybrit

      been confirmed as four for a while now
      https://i.imgur.com/gEbJgXy.png

      • Sander Per贸n

        Don’t spread bullshit, it’s the 31st of october, like 4 days ago

        • bennyboybrit

          the start of regular info reveals, been circulating forums since. deal with it

          • Julian Baba

            Lik don’t be a little boy ya bennyboy! ;D

          • Sander Per贸n

            What forums? What post? Link it or stop it

  • Leovigildo

    Ah, the tower of Bel茅m is the wonder for the Portuguese. So I guess the other big building we saw on the trailer (and on the bottom of this pic) was a “feitoria”?

    Oh well, we’ll soon find out

    • Tramadol

      Needs cannons, though.
      It’ll be funny to build a Tower of Bel茅m in a map without water…

  • Sander Per贸n

    Did Spain and the Byzantines finally get the mediterraneam architecture set? Since Portugal got it as well

    • Jean Lou Castonguay Dionne

      They said no, as they dont want to touch too much the old civs.

      • Sander Per贸n

        Yay, stupid thing. I can’t even find any tutorials how to do it myself

        • Christopher Warren

          There are mods on the Steam Workshop. By author known2own4sho. One of them adds Mediterranean set to both Spanish and Byzantium.

          • Sander Per贸n

            Nope, if so I weren’t here

          • Christopher Warren
          • Sander Per贸n

            Do you even check what you link?

          • BioCyberFociMatrixShrineSpirit

            He linked exactly what you asked for.

          • Sander Per贸n

            This mod is dead for months and no longer updated / working, so non existant

          • BioCyberFociMatrixShrineSpirit

            Oh, is a .dat file modification thats not supported anymore, Sorry. It can still be done I guess with the genie editor.

          • Sander Per贸n

            Yes, that’s what people on AoK heaven told me, I will check this out after I got into the new expansion. I don’t even know what’s the difference between “dat file mod” and “genie editor”, didn’t he use the genie editor before? What exactly changed?

          • BioCyberFociMatrixShrineSpirit

            The dat file is a type of file you download from the workshop, it changes things in the dataset (like the architecture in this case) however thats not supported anymore, the genie editor edits the dataset, soy if you modify your own dataset manually, it way work (you won’t be able to play on multiplayer though)

          • Sander Per贸n

            Thank you for the response, I kinda get it. Made only one mod to change grey to black, besides that, did nothing.

            Any reason why it’s not supported anymore?

            And do you know if I am still able to upload such a modified data to the workshop, so the architecture mod is available again, after I am done?

  • They were to be five new civilizations? what happened here ?

    • bennyboybrit

      never were to be 5. they said 4 from the start, many people missed it though

      • PMar Project

        link?

        • bennyboybrit
          • Skratsch

            From the start? You know this expension wasn’t revealed last week, right?

          • bennyboybrit

            it was never said to have 5, people just assumed. show me something that said there would be 5 civs

          • Julian Baba

            lol bennyboy, are you trolling or are ya just a butt head?

          • bennyboybrit

            im not trolling but this is making me laugh. he takes it very serious. what could have been a reasoned talk he exploded

          • bennyboybrit

            when i said from start i should have said from start of regular daily reveals ill agree to that, nothing wrong otherwise

          • Skratsch

            I didn’t pretend they said it would be 5, but you said “they said 4 from the start, many people missed it though”, then when you’re asked for a link, you show something from 31 October, 2015. Which is far from the start.

          • bennyboybrit

            start of regular reveals they began last week. sorry.

          • Skratsch

            Ho, ok then.

          • PMar Project

            A protected part of the site a few days ago.
            “Right from the start” huh?
            That stuff in April must have been a different game.

          • bennyboybrit

            from the start of regular info reveals, been circulating forums since. show me a statement where they say it was 5 an i’ll say the stuff in april was a different game 馃槢

          • PMar Project

            I asked you “where did they say it was 4 and for proof”, and all you say back is “where did they say it was 5 and for proof.”
            You’re not making much of an argument or sense.

            If I said there were going to be be 73 new civs from the beginning, and you said show me some proof, what kind of reply is;
            “ah you know it’s been around in the forums and the regular info reveals. Anyway, show me a statement from before October 30 that says it wasn’t 73 new civs and actually 4”
            Well you’d think I was an idiot, wouldn’t you.

            I’ve been coming here almost every day since the first reveal of the camel archer.
            I’m happy to say that I missed something during that time if you were to show it to me.
            And if you can’t then don’t spread misinformation.

          • bennyboybrit

            look at the pic and ull see proof lol, then u start giving me crap and all uve made are assumptions

          • PMar Project

            Which pic?
            The protected one from a few days ago?
            People are a little bit disappointed over this and you coming in and saying blatant lies only aggravates things:
            “never were to be 5. they said 4 from the start, many people missed it though”
            “the start of regular info reveals, been circulating forums since. deal with it”

            Sure people made assumptions, but you’ve made lies.
            That’s why you get crap.

          • bennyboybrit

            from the start of regular info revealings yes, 4 yes, many people missed yes, in forums yes. -_-

          • PMar Project

            link?

          • bennyboybrit

            https://i.imgur.com/gEbJgXy.png

            pinned expansion speculation forum

          • PMar Project

            You just posted the same thing again from 4 days ago!
            This expansion was not announced 4 days ago!
            Have you been reading anything?
            Can you not understand what I’ve been writing?
            Or calenders?

            How is speculation anything official?
            Unless a dev posted there and then if they did why won’t you link to it?

          • bennyboybrit

            i said from regular info revealings, they started regular reveals last week. that protected civ info is legit from this website, which was then circulated on forums, people missed the info, made assumptions and here we are

          • PMar Project

            “regular info revealings, they started regular reveals last week”
            aaaah ok, I see what’s going on here.
            There’s been a lot of misinterpretation.

            When you said “they said 4 from the start”, people assumed you meant a dev said something all the way in April.
            Because that was the start.
            See, don’t you understand that “regular info reveals” has been pretty much since the end of August.

            So what you thought was the start and the fact that a dev never said anything but something leaked caused this confusion.
            I don’t think anything is official till the dev says it or makes it public, which that was neither.
            Sorry if I came off a little aggressive, but man you got to word stuff better.
            Not just me but other people misinterpreted things you said and that’s not very fair on other people.

            So the only official reveal of only 4 civs was a couple says ago, and you’re complaining that people shouldn’t be disappointed because it was revealed… 4 days ago.

            Look, I still think there’s a call for a small outrage since people assumed 5 because both previous expansions had 5 and the devs would have know that people would have expected 5.
            If they just came out and said at some point (before the immediate release date);

            “African Kingdoms is going to have 4 great civilisations! I know people were expecting 5 but we’ve been working hard on the new architecture set, fully voice campaigns, new multiplayer maps and rigorous balancing. So please understand, don’t be disappointed and expect an amazing expansion!”

            EVERYONE would have been cool with that.
            But instead they’ve been messing around with us.
            And if you defend how they’ve been managing the release of this, then I completely disagree.
            I’m sure it’s going to be a great expansion (I hope) but how they’ve been handling the release is not great.

          • bennyboybrit

            thanks man sorry for any confusion, i have been monitoring news daily so week old news does seem old :P. yeah reveals were way too late, they havent been completely transparent. yeah i was defending them because i am excited and i reckon it will be really good, it certainly looks great and i cant wait to play, childhood game :D.

  • PMar Project

    Not one African civ gets parthian tactics?
    Feels like at least one should.
    Does it push them into OP land?

  • BioCyberFociMatrixShrineSpirit

    Cysion, the portuguese link does not work, it takes you to “http://www.forgottenempires.net/aoak/civilizations/por” (ergo, error 404) instead of “http://www.forgottenempires.net/aoak/civilizations/portuguese”

    • Febreezn

      also not to be a jerk but I think you meant to type “and build incredible cities that will inspire…” not incredibly. But I’m sure you have bigger fish to fry 馃檪