Earth, 2060. A small group of colonists leaves the ravages of Earth for a distant planet orbiting Alpha Centauri's primary star. Their ship, the United Nations Starship Unity, carries them on their journey to a new world and a new hope for humankind. Along the way a reactor malfunction damages the Unity, precipitating a crisis among the ship's seven most powerful leaders. As they enter the Alpha Centauri system, the crew splits into seven distinct factions, divided not by nationality, but by ideology, and their vision for the new world. After the ship breaks apart, the seven leaders guide their chosen crew down to the surface of Planet, seeking their destiny beneath an alien sky.

This mod has as goal to recapture the atmosphere and story of SMAC, but create an improved gameplay with the tools offered by Civ4.

Requires Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 3.19
After downloading the main file, you will immediately need to download and install []the latest patch[/url].

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More good news for the modders out there with their eyes set on the world scale, Civilization IV is now supported by Desura. Which means developers will be able to upload and make available their works to the community surrounding Desura. Let's welcome Civilization IV and the flagship mods to Desura!

We are always looking for more fantastic mods to support over the service, if you know of a mod or are apart of a mod that you think needs to be on Desura let us know and we will do our best to get it ready, even if we do not support the game the mod is currently for let us know either way.

Update Jun 25th, 2011

A larger amount of mods for Civilization IV is currently supported.

To list them all, some prominent total conversion mods such as Planetfall (a take on creating an Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri's sequel), Dune Wars and Rise from Erebus, as well as smaller ones (Hundred Years' War) and those striving to create a feel of "unofficial expansion packs" - Legends of Revolution, Rise of Mankind: A New Dawn, The Ancient Mediterranean and Thomas' War.

FAQ and troubleshooting

FAQ and troubleshooting

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Frequently Asked Questions and mod troubleshooting.

Planetfall main file

Planetfall main file

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This mod has as goal to recapture the atmosphere and story of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, but create an improved gameplay with the tools offered by Civ4...

Planetfall previous patch

Planetfall previous patch

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This is the patch that appeared just before Planetfall's latest patch. I figure it's a good idea to keep this one online as well, so you have something...

Planetfall latest patch

Planetfall latest patch

5 years ago Patch 2 comments

This mod has as goal to recapture the atmosphere and story of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, but create an improved gameplay with the tools offered by Civ4...

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Gz_Deleted Aug 30 2013 says:

Got Civ 4 for this mod.

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J_Darnley May 13 2013 says:

Why doesn't Desura install version 16 and 16f?

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Kitsune420 Apr 15 2014 replied:

Because Desura doesn't work well installing just any game, I never use it for any games ever!

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Alucard0Reborn Sep 28 2012 says:

Erm, I don't want to sound like an idiot but the files are kind of in a confusing order. Do I install the main file and then install the previous patch and then the latest patch or do we not need the patches at all since the main file is the latest file?

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kerndaddy Jun 12 2014 replied:

did you ever figure it out? I'm about to install it but have no idea what order in, or if i even need the patches.

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wishmaster89 Jul 5 2014 replied:

I've just tried it. According to the changelogs, you have to install the full version, then the latest patch. You don't need the previous patch at all.

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fartyarty Aug 31 2012 says:

just out of curiosity does this include anything the expansion for SMAC Alien Crossfire???

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Jeffman12 Jun 25 2011 says:

You may just have inspired me to get Civ4.

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Unknown1080 Mar 19 2011 says:

Shouldn't the Barbarians be Mindworms instead?? Then again, is PSI combat possible in CivIV??

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