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Pandya under Alli Rani is a custom civilization by Arilasqueto with contributions from Chrisy15, JFD, Zharques, TopHatPaladin, EmeraldRange, Danrell.

This mod requires Brave New World.



The Pandya dynasty was a Tamil dynasty of south India. The dynasty passed through two periods of imperial dominance, the 6th to 10th centuries CE, and under the Later Pandyas in the 13th to 14th centuries. The age and the antiquity of the Pandya dynasty are difficult to establish. The rulers of the three Tamil dynasties were referred to as the mu-ventar of the Tamil country.

Alli Rani[]

Alli Rani was a legendary Tamil queen of the Sangam period of the Pandyan Dynasty. She is thought to have ruled the whole western and northern coast of Sri Lanka from her capital Kudiramalai. It is said that she had an administrative and an army of only women, with male being their subordinates and servants.

Dawn of Man[]

"Hail, Alli Rani, Queen of the Pandyan Dynasty. Legends of your rule as queen, controlling the western and northern coasts of Sri Lanka. The only daughter of a Pandyan king, you were found on a lily at the end of a Putrakameshti ritual, immaculately conceived, seen as an incarnation of the gods, Meenakshi and Kannagi. Trained in riding and martial arts, you battled both usurpers and lovers for power over the throne, eventually marrying the hero of the Mahabharata, Arjuna. You, queen of an army of women, built Allirani fort, and built a great kingdom, with a palace and pearl fisheries, until much of it was destroyed with a terrible flood, leaving very little remaining. And while the Pandya dynasty continued after your death, controlling much of Sri Lanka and southern India, they have come to ruin. The old country is no more, with new kingdoms taking their place, before even newer ones took the place of them. The wheel of time has turned.

AlliRani LS

Art by Arliasqueto

Alli Rani, this is your opportunity to turn back time, to build back the empire you once lead to greatness. The time is now to become the Amazonian ruler queen once again. Can you rebuild the fortunes of your kingdom? Will you build a civilization that can stand the test of time?"

Introduction: "Aha! You thought to sneak up on me? You speak to Alli Rani, great queen of Pandya in this land of kings, and not even a cloud-footed tiger could hope to catch me unaware."

Defeat: "Oh look at you, bringing all your great and ugly armies to defeat a feeble woman. True bravery!"

Unique Attributes[]

Pandya (Alli Rani)

Art by Arliasqueto

Sangams of Madurai

Greatperson Great people may be expended to start a Goldenage Golden Age with a relevant Science Science bonus for the duration.


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Maraval (Spearman)
  • Starts with the Amphibious promotion.
  • Has an extra attack before melee when starting its turn adjacent to coast.

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Pearl Fishery (Lighthouse)
  • Spawns a source of Pearls near the city of origin.
  • +5% Greatperson Great Person generation for each sea resource controlled.
City List
  1. Madurai
  2. Kudiramalai
  3. Tirunelveli
  4. Korkai
  5. Thoothukudi
  6. Mannar
  7. Arasadi
  8. Akkaraipattu
  9. Mangulam
  10. Muziris
  11. Allaiyur
  12. Keezhadi
  13. Arikamedu
  14. Kodumanam
  15. Kanyakumari
  16. Saliyur
  17. Kayal
  18. Marungurpattinam
  19. Theni
  20. Virudhunagar
  21. Coimbatore
  22. Tailaialangnam
  23. Illanji
  24. Velvikudi
  25. Thanjavur
  26. Sigiriya
  27. Saluvankuppam
  28. Adayagiri
  29. Khandagiri
Spy List
  • Mankudi
  • Chandra
  • Aishwarya
  • Jaya
  • Hari
  • Deepak
  • Kamala
  • Lakshmana
  • Nanda
  • Praveen




Peace Theme War Theme
Unknown. Unknown.

Mod Support[]

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

Unique Cultural Influence[]

"Our people are buying your pearls and gaining wisdom from your Sangams. I worry the rest of the world will also succumb to the influence of your culture."

Full Credits List[]

Steam Workshop
Latest Version: v 1
Last Updated: 28 Jan 2022


  • Arilasqueto: Concept, Design, Art, Text, Code
  • Chrisy15: Code
  • JFD: Code
  • Zharques: Text
  • TopHatPaladin: Research (City List)
  • EmeraldRange: Research
  • Danrell: UU Model
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