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Fabulous Gemland
Pink Taric
Gem City
Government req. mod
N/A (Not yet Implemented)
req. mod
Central (Not yet Implemented)

Traits req. mod
Creative, Protective

Fabulous Gemland led by Pink Taric is a custom civilization created by Mathetes tou Megalou Alexandrou.


Dawn of Man[]

May the glory of consensual homosexuality ever shine inside you! You are Pink Taric, ruler of fabulous Gemland. Gemland is among the most artistic of nations, as well as a financial powerhouse thanks to its venerable gem industry. Gemland's gemcutters are the envy of others, crafting elegant pieces of craft that command not only high prices but are pieces of fine arts as well.

Now, Pink Taric, the time has come to let the glory of Gemland shine upon the land once more. Spread the art of Gemland throughout the land and bring the gays everlasting glory. Can you build a civilization that will last the test of time?


Taric's Gemland is both a mercantile and a cultural powerhouse, having strong early bonuses to Gold and Culture with a Golden Age flavor. Taric's main early game bonus is the Jewelry Crafter, which is a much more accessible than the standard Mint. Not only that, the Jewelry Crafter provides meaningful bonuses towards CultureIcon culture and Gold gold, while also yielding a unique luxury resource that Taric may use to play diplomatically. The Jewelry Crafter also generates additional bonuses ranging from Tourism to bonus culture on all luxury resources that benefits from the Jewelry Crafter already if its unique specialist slot is worked in a Golden Age, which is lengthened every time Taric spawns a Great Artist, Musician or Writer.

As Taric transitions into the mid-game, his unique Gem Knights becomes his primary bonus, as the Gem Knights are inherently not only stronger, but gains a random but additional utility promotion useful both in combat and in administration, although quite situational and almost impossible to optimize. Here Taric could make a choice to push with the powerful Gem Knights, or stick to the lands he has, focusing on the cultural Great People to lengthen the late-game Goldenage Golden Ages which is particularly important in a Cultural Victory as it is the primary source of his Tourism outside the normal means.

Taric can go any ideology, although Taric is usually best paired with Order. On the other hand, Taric can aim for any victory conditions, although Taric is best suited to either a Cultural Victory or a Diplomatic Victory.

Unique Trait and Components[]

Fabulous Gemland (Pink Taric)[]


Mathalx Pink Taric Icon

Art by Simogun

  • Receives and gives a diplomatic bonus towards male leaders.
  • Spawning a Great Artist, Musician, or Writer lengthens all subsequent Goldenage Golden Ages by 10%.

Gem Knight (Longswordsman)[]

Mathalx Gem Knight Icon

Art by Jeffufu

  • Strength Stronger (21->22)
  • Available on Metal Casting.
  • +15% Strength Combat bonus when defending and heals extra amount when in friendly territory.
  • Receives a special bonus after its first battle.

The special promotions are

  • Ruby for Vigor: Ignore enemy ZoC and +1 Moves Movement Point. +3 Production Production to the City. In a Golden Age, +15% Production Production towards Buildings and Wonders.
  • Emerald for Insight: +25% Strength Combat Strength in Friendly territory. +3 Food Food to the City. In a Golden Age, retain 20% of the Food when a new citizen is born in the city.
  • Opal for Harmony: +25% Strength Combat Strength when fighting adjacent to an allied unit. +2 Happy Local Happiness to the City. In a Golden Age, indefinitely increase the Happy Local Happiness of the City by 1 once per Golden Age, stacking up to 5 times. The bonus is lost when the city is taken.
  • Sapphire for Divinity: Provides the Great General Bonus, and earn experience 100% faster. +3 Science Science to the City. In a Golden Age, +3 Greatperson Great Scientist Point.
  • Amethyst for Aesthetics: Allows the Gem Knight to capture defeated enemy units. +3 CultureIcon Culture to the City. In a Golden Age, +3 Tourism Tourism.
  • Topaz for Fortune: Pillage for Free, and gain 2 Gold for every point of damage inflicted to a city. +3 Gold Gold to the City. In a Golden Age, +2 Gold to all gold trade routes connected to or from the city. The bonus applies to opposing players sending trade routes to the city as well.
  • Diamond for Brilliance: +2 Sight, extra attack, and gain Great Generals 100% Faster. +15% Greatperson Great People Point Generation in the City. In a Golden Age, this bonus is doubled.
  • Goshenite for Piety: -20% Strength Combat Strength of enemy units adjacent to the unit. Killing an enemy unit completely heals this unit. +3 FaithIcon Faith to the City. In a Golden Age, increases the religious pressure of the city by 50%.

Jewelry Crafter (Mint)[]

Mathalx Gemcutter Icon
  • Provides 1 Gemcutter Specialist Slot.
  • Provides 1 copy of the unique Jewelry resource, which is distinct from the luxury resource exclusive to the city-state.
  • Requires Iron, Copper, Gold, Silver, Pearl, Gems, or Ivory to be developed (or if the Additional Luxuries are installed, Amber, Lapis Lazuli, and Jade counts as well) within its working radius to be built.
  • +2 Gold Gold and +2 CultureIcon Culture, and the luxury resources mentioned above gains +2 Gold Gold, while Iron gains +1 Gold Gold and CultureIcon Culture.

Gemcutters by default generates 2 Gold Gold, 2 CultureIcon Culture, and 1 Production Production. If the Gemcutter slot is worked in a Goldenage Golden Age, the Copper, Gold, Silver, Pearl, Gems, Ivory, Amber, Lapis Lazuli, Jade, and Iron yields 1 extra CultureIcon culture (combined with the Golden Age bonus, for a cumulative bonus of 3 Gold gold and CultureIcon 1 culture). In addition, working the specialist in a Goldenage Golden Age will also generate 2 Tourism Tourism, and causes all gold trade routes, incoming and outgoing from the city, to generate 1 Gold, which is also applied to the opposing player if they are sending the trade route to the city.

City List
  1. Gem City
  2. Land of the Fifth Gay
  3. Darkholme Fortress
  4. Turingian
  5. Phaidreia
  6. Patrokleia
  7. Alexandreia of the Homosexuals
  8. Tomboy
  9. OK2BGAY
  10. Herrington
  11. F You
  12. Deep Dark Fantasy
  13. Oh My Shoulder
  14. Ang
Spy List
  1. Herrington
  2. Van Darkholme
  3. Kiyoshi Kazuya
  4. Danny Lee
  5. Phaidros
  6. Thomas Bickham
  7. Ezreal
  8. Varus
  9. Jayce
Dialogue List
  • First Greetings
    • Greetings, stranger! I am Taric. If you are a male, let us spend more time together in a more secluded place.
    • Well met, stranger! I am Pink Taric. Feel free to take a look at Gemland's finest pieces of art.
    • Gemland is pleased to meet another nation. I am its leader, Pink Taric.
  • Defeat
    • Alas, Gemland falls to a foreign power! May its new ruler only be tolerant of Gemland's old tradition...
    • My land and its arts are yours. My last wish as a ruler is for you to preserve them both.
    • So this is how Gemland ends. Let all the homosexuals of the world weep at its fall.

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Coming on v3
Map Labels
True Alternative Leaders
Unique Cultural Influence



LGBT Rights Movement[]

Historically, the sexual minority always have been oppressed people: they were shunned as perverts, heretics, and simply social undesirables. Taric's Gemland on the other hand had no such social barrier to these people, and have been the haven of sexual minorities seeking refuge from the heteronormal society.

  • Player must be Pink Taric
  • Player must be Renaissance Era or Later
  • Player must have completed at least either completed 2 Social Policies or have adopted the Humanism social policy.
  • Can be enacted only once per game.
  • 1000 Gold Gold and CultureIcon Culture in standard speed.
Rewards: []
  • Receives the LGBT Civil Rights and Liberties Union in the Capital Capital.

Awaken the Gem Power[]

Gems are truly outrageous, and while the Taric of the present times have abandoned the Gem theme for a protector theme, the adherents of the old ways, namely the fabulous, gemmed Taric, wishes to rekindle the traditions of the Gem magic.

  • Player must be Pink Taric
  • Player must be in the Medieval Era or Later
  • Can be enacted only once per game.
  • 1000 Gold Faith and CultureIcon Culture in standard speed.
Rewards: []
  • All units receive the Power of the Gem promotion that becomes a random promotion in the same way the Gem Knight does. Gem Knights that have received a random bonus receives another roll, while Gem Knights who haven't used up the promotion remains unchanged.

Buildings and Units made available through E&D[]

Notes and References[]

Full Credits[]

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 2
Last Updated: December 2, 2016

  • Mathetes tou Alexandrou: LUA, XML
  • Riot Games: Intellectual Property, DOM/Leader Scene Artworks
  • Muanguk(무안국): Leader Icon
  • Jeffufu: Gem Knight Icon
  • Simogun(시모군): Alternate (Rework) Leader Scene Artwork
  • Tomboy: Peace Theme
  • Electric 6: War Theme
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