The Rise of the East is a modification for Wildfire Games' 0 A.D. that strives to bring China as a civilization into the game, meticulously researched to be as historically accurate as possible.

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The Council is both happy and proud to announce a brand new release!!!

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What is it?

Rise of the East focusses on one faction the Chinese, during the Han Dynasty to be precise. With it's fancy theme this is surely one to mark! As a release name we've chosen Jīngzhì. This word means refinement. We've chosen this name because this mod is coming closer and closer to it's final state.

What is new?

The new release features a new building: the 'Government Center'. (modeled by Stanislas69) (See the big building in the top image) This buildings comes available in Phase III and features some technologies unique to the Han Chinese, to give you an edge to your opponents. The tech icons are made by niektb:

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Current features:

- One playable faction: Han (No worries, the civilizations from the main game are still playable)
- 2 Custom Random Maps: Loess Plateau and Gobi Desert (made by Spahbod)

Who are we?

The Council of Modders was formed up of two small modding teams and a few newcomers: Aristeia (about the bronze age) and Millennium A.D. (about medieval times) CoM aims to create a umbrella for all wannabee modders and help everyone needed and of course create their own projects, one of them is Rise of the East.

Rise of the East was added to the project list in early-2014 after an agreement with Scion's lead Rob Kimball. That having said: We owe a large one to them for having paved the road for us to continue in their absence!

How to:

1. Unzip the download but leave the inner archive intact.
2. Place the unzipped folder into /binaries/data/mods. You'll see another folder there called 'public'.
3. Launch the game and enable the mod in Options>Mod Selection. Press 'Start Mods'.
4. Enjoy the mod!

Download:

A newer release has been added, check out the download section.


Help needed!

In the last few months some members retired leaving us shorthanded. We are currently especially in the need of artists. So if you're a talented artist with a passion for history and you would like to help us out, please contact us using a PM or (preferably) in this thread: Wildfiregames...showtopic=18412 Thanks in advance!

Our thanks go to everyone that helped us to achieve this mod through contributing, play testing or in another way!
If you have tips / suggestions, feel free to let us know. Also if you find bugs, let them know too. Support 0 A.D. if you like us: Play0ad.com

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juxiaoyin
juxiaoyin

Ru clothes is wrong:)

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niektb Creator
niektb

Explain! :)

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nabuko
nabuko

Since its Rise To The East, shouldnt there also be mongols, Japan, and India? Just saying :D it would be great if you did add them, but that would be alot of work.

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niektb Creator
niektb

India is already in the vanilla game :D (Mauryans)

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Guest
Guest

Hi guys I followed the instructions after downloading to play the mod but I don't see it in the mod menu. Can someone please help me? I copied and pasted the mod.json file next to the zipped public folder but it still doesn't work.

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niektb Creator
niektb

You need to cut(!) and paste mod.json originating from the public.zip
Then, you should place the Rise of the East folder in your 'mods' folder. (in which there is the RotE version of the mod.json).

To make it short, you have 2 different mod.json files. One in the RotE folder (place it next to the zip) and one in the public folder.

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wackyserious
wackyserious

Looking forward for new updates, Im also working on a Han Chinese map scenario. I posted some screenshots at my profile page Moddb.com

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niektb Creator
niektb

Although it's difficult to see the details in such a dark map I think it has potential! Keep it up!

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juxiaoyin
juxiaoyin

Upgrade the stone door will appear bug, cant see the stone door.
and the stone wall chinese "漢" is inverted.

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niektb Creator
niektb

Hmm, somehow the packager skipped the gate mesh :( I need to investigate why that happened. Thanks for reporting! :)

Yeah, someone already reported that. Silly mistake! ;)

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