The Civilization games have always been mod friendly and the newest game in the turn-based strategy series, Civilization V
, is no exception. This week the mod tools for the Firaxis Games
-developed title are now available to download via Steam
. Using the Steam client, mod makers can find the download in the Tools sub-section of the Library menu.
The tools that are available for mod makers include the WorldBuilder, the Lua script IDE, ModBuddy, and the Nexus art importer. In addition, publisher 2K Games
has launched a Civilization V Wiki web site
that, among other things, goes over some of the mod tools and mod making for the game in general.