GameDefines (Civ5 Type)

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This page is a part of the Lua and UI Reference (Civ5).


Purpose

This object exposes all the constants defined in the GlobalDefines.xml and GlobalAIDefines.xml files. Example:

local startYear = GameDefines["START_YEAR"]
local startYear = GameDefines.START_YEAR

This tables does reflect the changes made by mods.


Built-in fields

Besides of the constants defined in the datatables, there are also a few built-in constants.

Players counts

MAX_PLAYERS

The maximum number of players in a game. 64 by default. See PlayerID for more informations.

MAX_CIV_PLAYERS

The maximum number of non-barbarian players in a game. 63 by default. See PlayerID for more informations.

MAX_MAJOR_CIVS

The maximum number of major civilizations in a game. 22 by default. See PlayerID for more informations.

MAX_MINOR_CIVS

The maximum number of city states in a game. 41 by default. See PlayerID for more informations.


Teams counts

MAX_PLAYERS

The maximum number of teams in a game. 64 by default. See TeamID for more informations.

MAX_CIV_PLAYERS

The maximum number of non-barbarian teams in a game. 63 by default. See TeamID for more informations.


Tutorial index

Tutorial

When zero, no tutorial is active. Otherwise, it is an index code for the active tutorial.
  • 1 movement and exploration
  • 2 founding cities
  • 3 improving cities
  • 4 combat and conquest
  • 5 diplomacy



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Functions' signatures were either copied from the 2kgames' wiki, or infered from the Lua source files and the binaries. Errors are possible.
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