Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword

Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword is the second expansion of well-known turn-based strategy video game Civilization IV made by Firaxis Games. It includes 11 new scenarios, 10 new civilizations, and 16 new leaders. The game takes place in the times when gunpowder was invented. This expansion offers features like corporations, espionage, random events, advanced starts, expanded space and diplomatic victory. It also includes much more improved AI, more visually detailed units and new, improved behavior of colonies. This expansion is quite famous for its huge amount of various different mods, official and unofficial. Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword offers a broader gameplay, for example now players have option to play as any leader-civilization combination, also now players can only trade away theirs researched technologies. Once player finds specific religion-founding technology he or she has a right to choose any of the religions.