You British and Americans and Germans and Japanese and Greeks and...Babylonians have had it pretty good when it comes to Civilization games. You get to play as your own people. But what about me?

Australia has never been in the game. And don't give me that crap about being a country and not a Civilization. If other "new world" nations like the US and even Brazil can get in the game, then damn it, we deserve a shot too.

And we're getting one, albeit courtesy of this fantastic new mod for Civilization V. It adds Australia as a fully-fledged Civilization in the game, with a unique leader, units and abilities.

The best part is that some genuine thought has gone into it; the leader is the "father of Australia" Sir Henry Parkes, the Civ specialises in tourism and...Russell Crowe is the Australian spy unit.


[BNW] Australia Civilization - Colonialist Legacies [Steam, via Gizmodo]