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Kuala Lumpur
Start Bias
req. mod
East Indies

Traits req. mod
Protective, Spiritual
Magical Girl req. mod
Malik ul Salih

Malaysia led by Parameswara is a custom civilization by Colonialist Legacies.

This mod requires Brave New World.



Hinduism and Buddhism from India dominated early regional history, reaching their peak during the reign of the Sumatra-based Srivijaya civilisation, whose influence extended through Sumatra, Java, the Malay Peninsula and much of Borneo from the 7th to the 14th centuries. Although Muslims had passed through the Malay Peninsula as early as the 10th century, it was not until the 14th and 15th centuries that Islam first firmly established itself. The adoption of Islam by the 15th century saw the rise of a number of sultanates, the most prominent of which was the Malacca. Islam has had a profound influence on the Malay people, but has also been influenced by them. The Portuguese were the first European colonial powers to establish themselves on the Malay Peninsula and Southeast Asia, capturing Malacca in 1511, followed by the Dutch in 1641. However, it was the British who, after initially establishing bases at Jesselton, Kuching, Penang and Singapore, ultimately secured their hegemony across the territory that is now Malaysia.

The Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824 defined the boundaries between British Malaya and the Netherlands East Indies (which became Indonesia). A fourth phase of foreign influence was immigration of Chinese and Indian workers to meet the needs of the colonial economy created by the British in the Malay Peninsula and Borneo. Japanese invasion during World War II ended British domination in Malaysia. The subsequent occupation of Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak from 1942 to 1945 unleashed nationalism. In the Peninsula, the Malayan Communist Party took up arms against the British. A tough military response was needed to end the insurgency and bring about the establishment of an independent, multi-racial Federation of Malaya on 31 August 1957. On 31 August 1963, the British territories in North Borneo and Singapore were granted independence and formed Malaysia with the Peninsular states on 16 September 1963. Approximately two years later, the Malaysian parliament passed a bill to separate Singapore from the Federation.


The name Parameswara is derived from the Sanskrit word, a Hindu concept literally meaning the "mighty Lord". The word "parama" meaning "the supreme" is added to Ishvara to intensify the title of God. In 1389, Sri Maharaja of Singapura was succeeded by his son, Iskandar Shah - the birth name of Parameswara. Despite the use of the peculiar Persian name and title, there is no evidence of his conversion to Islam. However, accounts in the Malay Annals trace back the Islamic influence in Singapura to the reign of Sri Rana Wikrama, when he first established relationships with a Sumatran Muslim Kingdom, Peureulak. One source claims that Parameswara had a Muslim woman as his wife and converted to her religion.

Dawn of Man[]


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All hail Parameswara, usurped Shah of Singapura and Sultan of mighty Malacca! For nine years, you ruled in splendour in the Lion City before a treacherous advisor stole it from you with the ships of the hated Majapahit. Forced to flee, you discovered a land over the seas where even the mouse-deers were formidable, and this place you named Malacca. Through your leadership, this new kingdom grew powerful, rivalling stolen Singapura in beauty, helped by your recruitment of the loyal Orang Laut to protect your traders from pirates, and though the Europeans stole your city from your descendants, one day they would take back what was theirs and live free once more.

O Supreme Lord, whose magnificence awed even the Celestial Emperors, Malacca is Malaysia and Malaysia is in direst peril. Will you fend off the pirates as you did in ages past? Will your kingdom rise once more to rule with trade and fire? Can you build a Civilization that will stand the test of time?







Unique Attributes[]

Malaysia (Parameswara)

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Alam Melayu

Naval units stationed on worked Sea Resources or Atolls provide +1 Food Food. Excess Food in Cities generates additional CultureIcon Culture.


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Pesilat (Landsknecht)
  • Does not require the Mercenary Army social policy
  • Is purchased with CultureIcon Culture instead of Gold Gold
  • May be upgraded from Workers that are within two tiles of an enemy unit
  • May move immediately after purchase in a city

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  • Unlocked at Optics
  • Built by embarked Workers adjacent to sea resources or atolls, but not to each other
  • +1 Food Food; +1 CultureIcon Culture after Compass
  • Adjacent sea resources and atolls yield +5% naval unit Production Production
City List
  1. Kuala Lumpur
  2. Malacca
  3. Johor Bahru
  4. Penang
  5. Ipoh
  6. Putrajaya
  7. Subang Jaya
  8. Kota Bharu
  9. Kuantan
  10. Alor Setar
  11. Seremban
  12. Kangar
  13. Sham Alam
  14. Kuala Terengganu
  15. Singapore
  16. Kuching
  17. Klang
  18. Ampang
  19. Petaling Jaya
  20. Pekan
  21. Pulau Langkwai
  22. Seri Mentanti
  23. Muar
  24. Tangkak
  25. Temerloh
  26. Kuala Lipis
  27. Tanah Rata
  28. Brinchang
  29. Genting
Spy List
  • Adnan
  • Iskandar
  • Paduka
  • Mansur
  • Abdul
  • Hang Tuah
  • Zainah
  • Siti
  • Hidayah
  • Yunalis




Peace Theme War Theme

Mark Mancina - Return To Paradise ( "Return To Paradise" OST )

"Return to Paradise" by Mark Mancina. "Gerak Bayangan" by Hashim Suhaimi

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence
Wish for the World

Events and Decisions[]

Call upon the Services of the Laksamana[]

Our trade routes are the lifeline of our empire, and require protection. Promoting a Laksamana should assist in the security of our trade routes and territory.


  • Player must be Malaysia
  • Player must have a naval unit in the capital
  • Player must have at least two international Traderoute Trade Routes
  • May only be enacted once per game


  • 500 CultureIcon Culture
  • 2 Magistrates Magistrates


  • The naval unit in the capital becomes a Great Admiral
  • +15 Experience for all newly constructed naval units

Celebrate the Kongsi Raya[]

Our people cry out for a grand celebration of our glorious culture! Celebrating the Kongsi Raya should satisfy our needs!


  • Player must be Malaysia
  • Player must have completed at least two Social Policy trees
  • Can be enacted once per era


  • Half the CultureIcon Culture of the next Social Policy


  • Starts a Goldenage Golden Age
  • Starts a We Love the King Day in the capital
  • Length of Kongsi Raya is equal to five times the number of completed Social Policy trees


Political Parties
  • United Malays National Organisation (Conservative)
  • Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Liberal)
  • Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (Reactionary)
  • Democratic Action Party (Socialist)
  • Tun Perpatih Muka Berjajar
  • Tun Perpatih Tulus
  • Raden Bagus
  • Raden Anum
  • Tun Perpatih Sedang
  • Tun Perpatih Putih
  • Tun Perak
  • Tun Mutahir
  • Tun Tepok
  • Tun Khoja
  • Tun Biajid
  • Tun Mahmud
  • Tun Isap Misai
  • Tun Sri Lanang
  • Tun Anum
  • Tun Mat Ali
  • Tun Rantau
  • Tun Habib Abdul Majid
  • Tun Abdul Jalil
  • Tun Abbas
  • Tun Abdul Majid
  • Tun Muhammad
  • Tun Koris
  • Tun Ali
  • Tun Mutahir
  • Grand Bendahara
  • Sultan
  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong

Unique Cultural Influence[]

“Our people are creating floral arts and embracing your culture of disapproval. I fear the rest of the world will succumb to this madness.”

Full Credits List[]

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