This mod based on Frank Herbert's epic Dune saga, features a struggle to control one planet - Dune, Arrakis, a barren desert wasteland which is valuable for one thing only - the spice melange. The spice has the universe addicted to it; it extends life, it allows for the Navigators of the the Spacing Guild to fold space, travel from one point in space to another without moving, it is the basis for the economy and trade of the known universe. The spice is created by Sand Worms, giant creatures that live their whole life in the sand. The mysterious Fremen worship the worms as Shai-Hulud, the Great Makers. Dune Wars is a total conversion of Civilization 4 : Beyond the Sword. Features include: + 9 playable factions + Spice and Harvesters + Massive sandworms roam the desert + Pay the guild to transport troops from your homeworld + Water, Offworld Trade, Unique Civ Abilities, Terraforming and more... Are you ready to become the sole ruler of Dune, and in turn, control the universe?

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0 comments by Deliverator on Jul 9th, 2012

It looks like Dune Wars is going be featured in the Kickstarter funded return of Tom vs Bruce:

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Dune Wars 1.9.7 (Patch for 1.9.1)

Dune Wars 1.9.7 (Patch for 1.9.1)

Jun 18, 2012 Patch 1 comment

This is the latest patch for Dune Wars and requires the full Dune Wars install 1.9.1.

Dune Wars 1.9.1 (Full Install)

Dune Wars 1.9.1 (Full Install)

Jun 18, 2012 Full Version 0 comments

This is the latest full install version of Dune Wars.

Dune Wars 1.9

Dune Wars 1.9

Nov 21, 2010 Full Version 1 comment

Dune Wars 1.9 is here! There have been a huge number of changes since 1.8 so if you enjoyed that version you should really check out this the latest Dune...

Dune Wars 1.8

Dune Wars 1.8

Apr 25, 2010 Full Version 4 comments

It's been a long time coming, but it's worth the wait. This is Dune Wars 1.8 based on the Dune novels of Frank Herbert. Lots of new and refined units...

Dune Wars 1.7 Full Version for Steam

Dune Wars 1.7 Full Version for Steam

Feb 24, 2010 Full Version 0 comments

The Dune Wars 1.7 installer did not work for users with Steam or other "non-traditional" setups. It would fail to find a registry key, and fail to install...

Dune Wars 1.7.1 Patch

Dune Wars 1.7.1 Patch

Feb 24, 2010 Patch 0 comments

This is the newest patch for Dune Wars. It was released a while back (January 8th 2010) to Civfanatics, but I am only just getting around to uploading...

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teetoi Oct 8 2009, 8:06am says:

i have bts 3.19 but it still doesnt work

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Deliverator Creator
Deliverator Oct 8 2009, 9:35am replied:

Can you provide more detail? What exact error are you experiencing?

You may also want to report your issue at Civfanatics on one of the two threads below since there are more people around there who know the common issues experienced on trying to play the mod.

General Dune Wars Thread:
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teetoi Oct 7 2009, 6:45pm says:

this is were it is C:\Program Files\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold\Beyond the Sword\Mods\Dune Wars\docs\README

ps every time i try to play it crashes

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davidlallen Creator
davidlallen Oct 7 2009, 11:47pm replied:

Thanks! Like a lot of mods, Dune Wars is built on top of a number of other mods. The documents for all the subcomponents are in the README directory which you found. The title of the document you read is "Influence Driven War", which is one of these components. We will clean up some of these older documents in the next release.

Please use BTS 3.19 to play the mod.

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Freke Oct 7 2009, 4:30pm says:

As for the mod, I'm loving it (now that I can play). I think I'm on the verge of a miniature World War. I say miniature because I've only encountered 4 races, and I set about 7-10. The Atredies and Freman don't like the future I have for Arrakis. And Harkonnen could care less about it. I think they're my only race without some sort of negative impact towards our relation.

I recommend this mod to anyone. Even if you don't know a thing about Dune, this is pretty awesome. I know zip about Dune lore other than the bits and pieces I remember from Emperor Battle for Dune and Dune 2000 and I find it rather interesting learning more and playing a game as I go.

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Deliverator Creator
Deliverator Oct 7 2009, 5:25pm replied:

Thanks for your comments. Positive feedback like this helps spur us on to keep making the mod better. :)

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teetoi Oct 6 2009, 8:53pm says:

the readme says you need warlords 2.08

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Freke Oct 7 2009, 4:26pm replied:

Also, while you're at it, can show me the readme? I never saw one. I got an installer, and there was no readme file.

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davidlallen Creator
davidlallen Oct 7 2009, 1:05am replied:

Can you tell us which file says Warlords 2.08 is required? The mod requires BTS 3.19.

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!!Nova!! Oct 5 2009, 4:39pm says:

good to see a dune mod keep it up :)

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