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First Malay civ in SoI, units pay taxes. Stronger HC and shipment, also faster production of cannons.

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Aceh


ACEH

The Tax and Custom Civ


The Sultanate of Aceh was founded by Ali Mughayat Syah, who began campaigns to extend his control over northern Sumatra in 1520. Originally covering Aceh, Pedir, Pasai, Deli, and Aru, it later extended as far as Malacca, Johor, and Minangkabau. At its peak under Iskandar Muda, it also annexed Kedah, while being disastrously defeated by an alliance of Portuguese-Johor at Malacca.

In SoI, Aceh span from the 16th century glorious Aceh to the 20th century insurgents Aceh, with the focus on the bitter end. Its sultan was Muhammad Daud Syah, who like his predecessor was merely a ceremonial leader. True leadership in Aceh at that time was not even around the sultan, but rather, at the hand of Johan Pahlawan - Teuku Umar. Yet, behind him was a strong woman, the personality of Aceh in SoI, Cut Nyak Dhien. Cut Nyak Dhien in SoI led the ruin of the sultanate at its last days, but she was exiled later to Java when her sidekick betrayed her.

Sipai

Sipai, Acehnese Imperial Guard - a formidable skimisher which is armed with rencong for melee battle


Aceh belongs to Malays culture, alongside the soon-to-be-launched Minangkabau and Johor. This means Aceh will have a different gameplay compared to the Javanese.

Beside the generic Malays units it share, Aceh also get some unique units:

  • Inong Balee, female archer who is also good at melee
  • Ekor Lotong, a light early artillery
  • Sepai, an imperial guard unit (strong late game unique unit for the Malays)

Mahligai techs

Acehnese set of Mahligai techs


There won't be many unique building for Aceh, but it will get Kamar Dagang (eng. Trading Chamber), which let it to trade with VoC and Ottoman Sultanate. The other buildings are shared, namely Mahligai, Perpustakaan, Madrassah, etc.

Malay units

Generic malays unitset


As stated above in the picture, Acehnese units are paying tax. This means player doesn't need to worry for a bankruptcy. Aceh also gets shipments bonuses. The cards may be sent twice, they come faster, and the trading post is free. Aceh also, as a resemblance of its military allegiance with the Ottoman, has faster trained artilleries.

Aceh UU

Aceh UU: Inong Balee, Ekor Lotong, Sipai


Last but not the least, player may expect something different, new, and weird while playing as Aceh. And don't forget to turn off that Holy War thing in the town center when you don't need it...

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Redaktile
Redaktile

gokil!!!

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Emrakyz
Emrakyz

looks like heavy influenced by ottoman empire. And flag looks like azerbaijan flag in 1918. But maybe this is older than azerbaijan

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Mahidevran Author
Mahidevran

Yes, Aceh was heavily influenced by the Caliphate. Sultan Suleiman himself gave Aceh permission to bear the Ottoman flag in their navy, which was redesigned later. There were 2 versions, the eight pointed star version (also used in Victoria game by paradox) and the one with a sword.

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Emrakyz
Emrakyz

:) thank you. Your work is great. I always love who does something for him/her country. And you have a great work. Good luck.

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Dr.Iceberg
Dr.Iceberg

bang,boleh saya make pic nya ama audio suara pejuang dari mod ini?

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maxsciem
maxsciem

looking forward for this mod ;)

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aisharp
aisharp

Hahahaha
Nyan na nanggroe lon

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