Sid Meier's Civilization 5
Sid Meier's Civilization 5 Cheats and Console Commands
How to activate the Debug Panel
To have access to the Debug Console in-game you will need to go to [\Documents\My Games\Sid Meier's Civilization V] and open "Config.ini". Find a line saying "DebugPanel = 0" and fix it to " DebugPanel = 1". To avoid any file damage, do not forget to make backups of the file you are going to edit. Save the changes in the document. From that point on, you will have access to Debug Console in the game. To open the console, press "~".
How to use the Debug Panel
You can now use the Debug Panel to edit your game in numerous ways, one of which is using "Reveal all" option. This will reveal all of the map. Here are some descriptions and hints for different Debug Panel options.
Gives you acess to sprites and models of the cities, as well as other graphic assets.
Hex Debug Panel
Changes the property of a hex tile to a certain player in-game.
Debug Mode Panel
- Create City — Places a city on a tile. (This function does not work properly, so use it with caution)
- Edit City — Allows you to edit appearance and size of the selected city.
- Edit Improvement — Adds improvements to the selected tile. (This function does not work properly, so use it with caution)
- Edit Resource — Adds various resources to the selected tile.
- Create Road — Creates a road on the selected tile.
- Change Border — Allows you to edit borders of the selected civilization.
- Create Farm — Creates a farm on the selected tile.
- Create Unit — Create any unit on the selected tile.
- Edit Unit — Edits a unit's properties.
- Rotate Unit — Rotate the selected unit.
- Reload Assets — Reloads the models/textures of landmarks, units, and buildings.
Allows you to change the soundtrack themes.
Changes the appearance of the sun and water.
Shows info on particle effects and allows to reload them.
Does not work.
Changes the appearance of the fog of war.
Allows you to change the advisor dialogue, if it is present on the screen.
Freezes the game instantly.
Reloads all textures.
You can activate the Camera Debug mode by pressing Left Shift + Left Ctrl + Left Alt + Space. This will allow you to freely move the camera around and zoom in and out. Same combination of keys will disable the Camera Debug mode.