France: led by Francis I (a re-used Napoleon), lived 1494-1547, special ability is Native Allies: City-state influence degrades at half and recovers at twice the normal rate. (reused Napoleon), starts out with La Rochelle, can build the cities Charlesbourg Royale, Montreal, Antarctique, Fort Caroline, Tadoussac, Port Royal, Quebec, Saint Cristophe, Trois Rivieres, Dominica, Fort Saint Pierce, Cayenne, and La Grenade.
Spain: led by Isabella, starts out with Seville, can build Santo Domingo, Nombre de Dios, San Juan, Havana, Panama, Veracruz, Acapulco, Cartagena, Buenos Aires, Callao, Ascuncion, Valparaiso, and Antigua.
England: led by Elizabeth I, starts out with Plymouth, can build Roanoke Island, Jamestown, St., Orange, St. Johns, Plymouth Colony, Portsmouth, Salem, Boston, Windsor, Wethersfield, St. Mary's City, Saybrook, and Providence.
Native American Civs: (all retain their usual city names)Edit
Aztecs: led by Montezuma
Inca: led by Pachacuti
Iroquois: led by Hiawatha
China: led by Wu Zetian. European civs can send explorer ships to its thin strip of territory in the West to gain some points
Old World: led by Oda Nobunaga. This civilization has no units or cities and is only used to restrict access from additional parts of Europe.
Possible City-States: (not all appear in one game)Edit
Inuit (white color and Cultured)The Inuits are indigenous people inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland and North America.
note: maritime would have suited them better due to the ocean being their primary food source
Maya (light orange color and Cultured) The Maya are indigenous inhabitants of the Yucatan Peninsula. They were a civilization skilled in mathematics and astronomy and builders of elaborate carved stone pyramids.
Yanomami (light orange color and Cultured)The Yanomami are an indigenous tribe of the Amazon basin. They are a stone age culture that had no known contact with Europeans until 1929.
note: The Yanomami were too deep in the rainforest to encounter early explorers and their society is significantly warlike
Muisca (light orange and Cultured) The Muisca are a group of indigenous inhabitants of the central highlands of Colombia. They first had contact with the Spanish in 1537 and are a likely source of the legend of El Dorado.
Hopi (light orange and Cultured)The Hopi are some of the indigenous people of the southwestern United States. They were the first encountered by Coronado’s expedition in 1540.
Anasazi (light orange and Cultured)The Anasazi are an ancient indigenous culture, forerunners of the modern Puebloan peoples. The Anasazi are known for having build the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings.
note: the Anasazi were long gone by the time of contact and are ancestors to Puebloan groups like the Hopi
Seminole (gray and Militaristic)The Seminoles are some of the indigenous people of Florida, and are closely related to the Muscogee (both are Creek peoples).
note: Seminole are descended from Creek (Muscogee) Indians, the first groups encountered in Florida include the Calusa and the Timucua.
Lakota (blue and Militaristic) The Lakotas are a group of indigenous inhabitants of the North American plains.
Cherokee (peach and Militaristic) The Cherokee are a group of indigenous inhabitants of the southeastern Unites (sic) States. They are closely related to the Iroquois, so it is thought they migrated south from the Great Lakes in prehistoric times.
Muscogee (middle cyan and Militaristic) The Muscogee are some of the indigenous people of the southeastern United States and descended from the Mississippian culture.
Mapuche (goldenrod and Militaristic) The Mapuche are some of the indigenous people of Chile and Argentina. They were referred to as Araucanians by the Spanish colonists.
Carib (green and Maritime)The Caribs are some of the indigenous people of the West Indies. They fought some of the earliest wars against the Spanish.
note: The Caribs have a fairly warlike culture
Algonquin (light green and Maritime) The Algonquin are a group of indigenous inhabitants of Quebec. They became archrivals of the Iroquois with whom they competed in the fur trade.
Huron (light purple and Maritime) The Huron are some of the indigenous people of Canada, primarily living on the north shore of Lake Ontario at the time of European contact.
Wabanaki (middle purple and Maritime) The Wabanaki are the “people of the dawn”—indigenous people of the maritime provinces of eastern Canada.
Arawak (light orange and Maritime) The Arawaks are a group of indigenous inhabitants of the West Indies. They were the first natives encountered by Christopher Columbus.
Special Techs in this ScenarioEdit
(De Leon, Narvaez, De Vaca, Magellan, De Soto, Ulloa, Vespucci, Cartier, Roberval, Champlain, Rut, Chancellor, Willoughby, Grenville, Hudson)
(Cortes, Cordova, Pizarro, Orellana, Coronado, Montejo, Balboa, Villegagnon, Laudonnierre, Ribault, Devereux, Norreys, Mountjoy, Smith, Winthrop)
(Menendez, Santa Cruz, Fleury, Le Clerc, Le Testu, De Sores, Drake, Raleigh, Hawkins, Cavendish, Frobisher, Gilbert)