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Malta led by Jean Valette is a custom civilization mod by JFD, with contributions from DarthKyofu, Janboruta, DuskJockey, and Alga.

This mod requires Brave New World.

Overview[]

Malta[]

The strategic importance of the island of Malta was recognized in the time of the Phoenicians, whose occupation of Malta was followed by that of the Greeks, the Carthaginians, and the Romans. The apostle Paul was shipwrecked at Malta in ad 58, and the islanders were converted to Christianity within two years. With the official split of the Roman Empire in 395, Malta was assigned to Byzantium, and in 870 it fell under the domination of the Saracens. In 1090, it was taken by Count Roger of Normandy, and thereafter it was controlled by the rulers of Sicily—Norman and, later, Aragonese. The Emperor Charles V granted it in 1530 to the Knights of St. John, who had been driven from Rhodes by the Turks. The Knights surrendered Malta to Napoleon in 1798. Two years later, the British ousted the French garrison, with the aid of a revolt by the Maltese people. British possession of Malta was confirmed in 1814 by the Treaty of Paris.

Jean Valette[]

Jean Valette was a French nobleman and 49th Grand Master of the Order of Malta, from 21 August 1557 to his death in 1568. As a Knight Hospitaller, joining the order in the Langue de Provence, he fought with distinction against the Turks at Rhodes. As Grand Master, Valette became the Order's hero and most illustrious leader, commanding the resistance against the Ottomans at the Great Siege of Malta in 1565, sometimes regarded as one of the greatest sieges of all time.

Dawn of Man[]

Man the castles, Jean Valette, for Malta's greatest foes approach! Rising quickly through the ranks of the Knights Hospitaller, you would prove to become the order's most capable Grand Master. You led the defense of Valletta in the Great Siege of Malta, successfully repelling the Ottoman Turks and permanently shattering the invincibility of their martial prowess. Nobly, you go down in history as one of Christianity's greatest defenders.

JFD MaltaValette

Leaderscreen by JFD and DarthKyofu

Grand Master, Malta must never rest, for her enemies are forever bold. Can you take up charge and lead her next great defense? Can you repel those that would seek to scale her forbiding walls and sully all that is good and holy? Can you build a civilization that can stand the test of time?

Introduction: "Hail, friend. I am Jean Parisot de Valette, Grand Master of this order. May peace bring you."

Defeat: "I have brought shame to my order and my title. You have won a great victory today."

Unique Attributes[]

Malta (Jean Valette)
JFD JeanValetteIcon

Art by JFD

Great Siege of Malta

Construct Defensive Buildings and Combat Units 10% faster during war, and +2% faster for each enemy Unit within two tiles of a city. Combat victories in own borders transfers HP and XP from adjacent enemy Units to your own.

JFD Galiot

Art by DarthKyofu

Galiot (Galleass)
  • +1 Moves Movement when beginning their turn within two tiles of an enemy Naval Unit. Increases to +2 when adjacent to one.
  • Earns Gold Gold whenever it defeats an enemy, equal to the value of their Combat Strength.
JFD KnightHospitallier

Art by Janboruta

Knights Hospitaller (Landsknecht)
  • Can be trained with Production Production.
  • Does not receive the standard bonuses of the Landsknecht.
  • +50% Strength Combat Strength against Siege Units.
  • Begins with bonus XP based on the number of enemy Units within three tiles of the city in which they are trained; the value increases the closer the enemy unit is to the city.
City List
  1. Valletta
  2. Qormi
  3. Żabbar
  4. Żebbuġ
  5. Żejtun
  6. Siġġiewi
  7. Rabat
  8. Bormla
  9. Senglea
  10. Birgu
  11. Mdina
  12. Sliema
  13. Paolo
  14. Mosta
  15. Mgarr
  16. Luqa
  17. San Lawrenz
  18. Manikata
  19. San Blas
  20. Naxxar
Spy List
  • Claude
  • Pierre
  • Juan
  • Aurelio
  • George
  • Barthélemy
  • Henrique
  • Isabella
  • Catherine
  • Didler
  • Phillipe
  • Fabrizio

Strategy[]

Peace Theme War Theme
Crusader_Kings_Soundtrack_-_Crac_des_Chevaliers

Crusader Kings Soundtrack - Crac des Chevaliers

Crusader_Kings_Soundtrack_-_War_Without_End-2

Crusader Kings Soundtrack - War Without End-2

"Crusader Kings Soundtrack - Crac des Chevaliers", from Crusader Kings "Crusader Kings Soundtrack - War Without End", from Crusader Kings
JFDMaltaIcon

Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Yes
No
Community Balance Patch
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Ethnic Units
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Map Labels
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unique Cultural Influence
No
Wish for the World
No
YnAEMP
Yes

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop Downloader
Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 7 April 2020


  • JFD: Art (Leaderscene), Code, Research, Text, Design, Mod Support
  • DarthKyofu: Art (Leaderscene, Civ Icon, Galiot Icon)
  • Janboruta: Art (Knights Hospitaller Icon)
  • DuskJockey: Art (Map)
  • Alga: Art (Galiot Icon)
  • Firebug: Research (City List)
  • Darnell: Unit Models
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