Call to Power II/Koreans
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The Korean Empire is a modern Nation that was formed in the early 1400s by a man named Sejong The Great, who lived from 1397 to 1450 and gave Korea its modern north boundary. All of what is now Korea was politically united for the first time. 105 cities are located in this empire on the Japan-Korea map, and 12 cities are located in the Korean empire on the Chinese map. Not to be left out on the global map, there are also 6 cities for a total of 123 different city placements for the 3 maps put together. There is an error on the global map: a small amount of coastline needs to be moved one tile north to make the town of Kimch'aek placed correctly. This creates a new tile of Korean territory in between Seoul and Hamhung. The largest town in this tile of land is Wonsan. With the wrongly placed coastline, Wonsan was forming part of the Seoul city tile on the global map.
This is a list of Global map city placements
- Seoul.......163,055 includes wonsan...164,053
- Kimch'aek...168,049 includes ch'ongjin...169,047
- Mokp'o......159,062 includes Kwangju.....160,061
This is a list of city placements on the Chinese map. It's a small list but this includes the Korean empire's most important towns. Obviously this list of towns differs somewhat from the list that comes with the game, but all of the towns can be duplicated in the Japan Korea map in which the Korean empire has 105 cities, if you include cities that need sea engineers such as "Lian ct rocks" or that Uloung island, but delete Anyang because it is too close to Seoul and Inchon. By leaving it, this would have made Korea have 106 city placements on the Japan-Korea map.
Korea may not have been as powerful as her neighbors, Japan and China, but modern Korea does have its own culture. One of 41 playable civilizations on the default game, a united Korea may have arrived late in the game by game standards seeing as how the game begins in 4000 BC but for nearly 500 years Korean civilization had been flourishing by 1910 AD. After 1910 AD Japan annexes Korea, and Korea becomes part of Japanese civilization, Korea was later broken up starting in 1945 AD by a war between the Americans and the Koreans. South Korean cities are nominally under American civilization in the period after 1945 to the present. For some years, Korean civilization (North Korea) has been in a long war to try to become politically re-united again but major hostilities ended except for oceanic battles in the sea.
The town of Dandong on the north boundary was briefly occupied by the Americans in a treaty with China in 1903. In this game, some Korean territories come along for the ride such as Sinuiju (this is not the case in the Japan-Korea map). Dandong reverts back to Chinese civilization in 1945 AD, which is also located in tile 021,040.
After 1945 the Americans then occupy South Korean cities and the cities on the island of Taiwan. This of course leads to conflict with the Chinese civilization but overall, despite being on a smaller map, a united Korea in the early modern period controlled nearly 1/16th of the map.
- Seoul.......024,047 includes Inchon..023,048
 Korean competitors
The Chinese map also has a total of 10 civilizations and an ancient civilization called Polynesians that lived in the Philippine islands. This civilization later split into the Austronesian people and other tribes. As a result, the total was 11 civilizations that were located on the map. A 12th civilization called Portuguese had territory until 1999 but only a negligible amount not worth placing a small amount of land only a few square miles in size and not bigger than most neighborhoods in a typical city. A 13th civilization, the Dutch, had territory but like the Portuguese held negligible amount of territory in what is now the city of Nagasaki, Japan called Dejima. The Dutch also briefly occupied Taiwan in the 1600s. Taiwan has a decent amount of territory, but overall the impact of the Dutch culture ended on the Chinese map after the 1600s, but continued on with the south east Asia map, later to evolve into the Indonesian civilization.
 List of nations (default game and original scenarios only)
- Chinese/Manchurian (1600's to 1945)
On the Japan-Korea map they have over 100 city placements from Tayuan in the the Northwest to Aigun (Hefei now) in the Northeast. Bear in mind that these are not Chinese you are fighting, but rather aboriginal descendants of aboriginal China whose ancestors went back as far back as the Kitans of the middle ages period (early 1000's AD). By the 1600's they were known as the Manchurians. The Manchurians only get a portion of a nation state called Manchuria, but this country was abolished in 1945 by world treaty. World treaties come around every century to rearrange map borders; sometimes in the millions of miles. The last great one was end of the Napoleaonic wars in 1815 AD. In these times of ending major wars, some nations tend to band together. The capital city on this map is Harbin. After 1945, the Chinese portion of land is reorganized into new borders.
- Russian/Soviet (1925 to 1992)
Russian influence began in the 1800's on the Japan-Korea map. Their history dates back further on the Chinese map because Irkutsk was a older Russian town. A puppet state of the Japanese in the 1920's and an unauthorized mandate of the league of nations. Because Russia was in a great civil war, the nation... The far east republic was a soviet colony. Important towns are Androvosk and Komsomolsk. From January 1, 1992 the Russian portion became Russian federation.
A small power in the 1800s on the Japan-Korea map controlling the southern most tip of Honshu island. Hokaido secedes and becomes known as an enemy civilization. It's Japan's goal to annex the Samurai nation and Hokaido which seceded. To be honest, in the real world it makes sense to play Japan if you want to unify after the Samurai are defeated. You can rename them the Koreans and continue into the 21st century as North Korea. This civilization exists on the Samurai scenario.
- Enemy/Barbarians (prehistory to present)
This civilization is on the Samurai scenario. They are the world at large.
There are 197 city placements and they are the most powerful civilization on the Japan-Korea map. However, with larger regions they have fewer and fewer city placements. Not all of Japan is located on its largest map; the 30th parallel is the border so now Ryukus, Okinawa, or Taiwan... Those territories are on the Chinese map or the Southeast Asia map.
Controlling the Philiphines for century until 1898, a minor power except on the North America map prior to 1824 before the Mexican and Nicaraguans civilizations began.
- English/British (World War II scenario)
Controlling Burma and its tiny piece of the nation of India, this colony is a minor power on this map.
The French control their Indochina colony. They are a minor power, but very territorial so at the height of the age of imperialism they occupied Kunming.
A small portion of India is on the China map.
The Dutch controlled Taiwan in the 1600's and had trade routes with Nagasaki, though there is the Dejima trading post in the waters of the harbor. Their trade alliance with Japan was only one of the many perks of the Dutch civilization. To the larger Korean maps, the Dutch had zero power on these maps. On the global map, the Dutch were more powerful, with important colonies like Batavia (Jakarta).
From 1903 to 1945 a treaty port concession over the coast of Manchuria from 1945 to 2013 South Korea, but the world of the 2100's is for the game player to decide. Americans are a minor power on Harlan-China map. They get a portion of their Philippines colony and a concession region in China on your border and that's one big city. They control half of your land and refuse to withdraw, making you stalemate or wage war to unify your nation like the Vietnamese did in 1976 on the Harlan china map. The Americans get to occupy Taiwan on the Harlan-China map. They control it because of the client state status.
This civilization was located on the maps featuring Korea before the Koreans came to power in the 1400s AD. The two civilizations never actually met each other in real life (this would be like hominids and the modern humans of united Egypt in 3100 BC having contact). However, it is possible if you decide to play as the Koreans and you put the Polynesians on the map also. You could just play a 4000 BC to 2200AD default game of 900 turns, but historically the Polynesians were defeated by 1900 AD around the same time as the Boers on the African map.