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Rhye's and Fall of Civilization (or RFC) is a modpack for Civilization IV that attempts to make your single player game an “Earth simulator". With over 60 000 downloads from CivFanatics alone it is one of the most popular Civ 4 mods and was included in the retail pack of Beyond the Sword.

Download latest version: Vanilla (v1.981), Warlords (v1.481), BtS (v1.181)


  • Dynamic rise and fall of civilizations based on history. Let the game autoplay before taking control of a late-spawning civ for fresh scenarios every time.
  • Detailed stability system reacting to a number of internal and external factors.
  • Huge, realistic Earth map.
  • A new way to win: each civ has challenging conditions for "Unique Historical Victory".
  • Each civ has a unique power (UP) based on its historical strengths.
  • Dynamic civ naming based on civics, religion and diplomacy.
  • Congresses.
  • Plague.
  • A variety of scripted events including religion founding, barbarian invasions and colonial adventures.
  • A growing number of RFC Modcomps.

Contributor's corner

This new front page is part of a wider clean up push. View the CivFanatics thread.

Priority tasks:
Your help with these tasks would be greatly appreciated.

  • Full and up-to-date descriptions of all the features listed above.
  • Remove outdated information from the strategy guides.
  • Add any substantial articles to the tabbed lists above.
  • Improve the consistency of page naming throughout the wiki.

If you have any questions on how to do something then ask at CivFanatics.

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