The Civ III Great Books Editor allows you to easily change the
"Great Books" dialog that pops up when you play Civilization
III. The editor makes it easy to change which advisor
gives the message, the advisor's mood, the caption, and message
text. The editor has an easy-to-use interface for adding and
removing authors. The editor even allows you to change the
titles of the books and the rank names.
nstallation is easy.
Just download the Zip file. Unzip it
to a temporary folder, and run setup.exe. Follow the
When the program starts you are asked for the path where
Civilization III is located. Enter the path and click OK.
The program's interface is easy-to-use. Use the advisor
combo box to choose an advisor for the message. Then use the
mood combo box to select the advisor's mood. Use the Caption and
Text textboxes to change the caption and message text
respectively. You can an author by clicking "Add Author"
and typing his name or remove an author by selecting it in the
list and clicking "Remove Author." Use the Title text
boxes to edit the book title names. Along the bottom of
the window are the rank text boxes. Use these text boxes to edit
the rank names that are used when the game rates the top 8
To exit the program, click on Exit. You will be asked
if you want to save. Click on Yes to save your changes.
Be advised that this program does not automatically make a
back-up of the Great Books.txt file. It is recommended that you
back-up this file before using this utility.
Download the full
bookeditv122setup.zip (1.41 MB)
Download the ver. 1.22 patch:
(you must have a previous version installed)
bookeditv122patch.zip (13.3 KB)