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Roald Amundsen
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Antartica led by Roald Amundsen is a custom civilization mod by SilentForza and Grant, with contributions from Morius and Senshi.



Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,000,000 square kilometres, it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison, Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages 1.9 km in thickness, which extends to all but the northernmost reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Roald Amundsen[]

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and a key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. He led the first expedition to traverse the Northwest Passage by sea, from 1903 to 1906, and the first expedition to the South Pole in 1911. He led the first expedition proven to have reached the North Pole in a dirigible in 1926. He disappeared while taking part in a rescue mission for the airship Italia in 1928.

Dawn of Man[]


Art by Grant

Welcome, Roald Amundsen, mighty explorer of Antarctica! A key figure of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, your footsteps upon the snowy wasteland of Antarctica led the path to a glorious, if improvised, expedition. Already a recognized explorer by then, taking the challenge of the South Pole was only natural to you, as you used your experience to edge him out in the most amazing race in history. Starting from the temporary base of Framheim, in the Bay of Whales, and after months of planning, depot-laying and a near disaster of a false start, you headed to your destination on the 11th of October 1911, and reached it on the 14th of December, with help from your dogs and your mastery of skis. Your expedition was not only a technical triumph, but it also allowed for geographical progress. Unfortunately, you would disappear in 1928, taking part in a rescue mission in the North Pole.

Oh great explorer, you are once again called to reach the limits of the world! Will you lead men to the world’s most isolated area once again? Will you forge an expedition to stand the test of time?

Introduction: "Ah, is that another group of explorers participating in the most exhilarating race of all time? … No? Ah well, that means less competition for me, I suppose. Anyways, let me present myself: I am Roald Amundsen, and I am the man that will reach the South Pole first!"

Introduction (If Playing as Robert Scott): "Ah, Mr. Scott! It seems that we have crossed paths on our expeditions. You look a little short on supplies. Would you like some of these dogs?"

Defeat: "Well, at least, I will leave a legacy behind me, that of a man that went against the worst nature can provide and succeeded. What will you leave behind?"

Defeat (If Playing as Robert Scott): "Against all the odds, you have beaten me to the title of the world's greatest explorer. Good luck to you, and may your flag fly forever undisturbed."

Unique Attributes[]

Antarctica (Roald Amundsen)

Art by Grant

Farthest South

Receive Science Science for each tile you discover that lies undiscovered by any other civilization. Cities founded adjacent to ice train weaker units faster, and preserve an amount of Food Food when a citizen is born.


Art by Morius

Dogsled (Scout)
  • Cannot attack.
  • +1 Moves movement, and ignores terrain costs while undamaged.
  • Can be stacked with other units, providing them with the same movement modifiers as the Dogsled while undamaged, and transferring a portion of lost health if stacked with an injured unit (once per Dogsled).

Art by Grant

Supply Station (Granary)
  • Cannot be constructed in the capital.
  • Constructed faster from working resources.
  • Units starting in a city with a Supply Station receive the unique "Supplied" promotion, increasing the rate of healing from damage and increasing unit strength while on snow or tundra, wearing off after 5 turns.
City List
  1. Framheim
  2. Polheim
  3. Troll
  4. Tor
  5. Vostok
  6. Aboa
  7. Arctowski
  8. Vernadsky
  9. Concordia
  10. Mendel
  11. Law-Racovita
  12. Elisabeth
  13. Neumayer
  14. Mirny
  15. Bellingshausen
  16. Kohnen
  17. Progress
  18. Molodyozhnaya
  19. Novolazarevskaya
  20. Komsomolskaya
  21. Devil's Ballroom
  22. Butchers' Shop
  23. Devil's Glacier
  24. Hvalbugten
  25. Colbeck
  26. Maudheim
  27. Fimbulheimen
  28. Nansenisen
  29. Hoelfjella
  30. Amundsenisen
  31. Jøkulkyrkja
Spy List
  • Thorvald Nilsen
  • Hjalmar Fredrik Gjertsen
  • Kristian Prestrud
  • Oscar Wisting
  • Knut Sundbeck
  • Alexander Kuchin
  • Helmer Hanssen
  • Adolf Lindstrøm
  • Sverre Hassel
  • Hjalmar Johansen


Peace Theme War Theme

Antarctica (Amundsen) - Peace


Antarctica (Amundsen) - War

'Admunsen's Flag' by Kurt Admetz Medley of music from the movie 'Amundsen' by Johan Söderqvist

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 31 December 2019


  • SilentForza: Lead Author
  • Grant:
  • Morius:
  • Senshi:

Notes and References[]

SilentForza's Civilizations
Antarctica (Roald Amundsen)BedouinsKosovo