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Galactic Civilizations 3 Cheat Codes


Console Commands

To either write cheats or use other console commands, you first have to enable the debug console by adding the cheat launch option to GalCiv’s executable file.


Once done, open the console with the default tilde(~) key; the key can be changed in input options. If the console has opened, type help to see a complete list of the commands; for information on specific commands, type help.


For example, help modcredits



If you use steam, go to the library and right-click on the Galciv3 game, and you will see properties.  After that, in the default General tab, click on the launch options button.  Here, type in “cheat” and this will be added to the process launch of galciv3.


For those that do not have steam, you will need to create a shortcut item of the Galciv3.exe, and then right-click on it and go to properties.  Notice the TARGET LINK, which has the direct path and name of the Galciv3.exe application.  Here, append ” cheat” to the line, thus adding this option during the process launch of galciv3.exe.


Result Cheat Code
The modcredits command will modify the local player’s credits by the value provided modcredits <amount>
The modpop command will change the population of the colony on the currently selected planet
This works for any player’s colony
modpop <amount>
The modcult command will modify the local player’s culture (ideology) points by the value provided modcult <amount>
The colonize command will colonize the currently selected planet for the current local player colonize <all>
The unlock command will unlock the specified tech for the local player
If no tech name is given, then all techs and culture traits will be unlocked
unlock <internal name>
A lightweight unlock command that unlocks all the techs as quickly as possible
This does nothing else and takes no parameters
The fow command will toggle the fog of war on and off
It can also select which player fog of war to show based on player index<player index> – The player index of whose fog of war should be displayed
fow <player index>
Toggles whether or not resources are required for building ships
It will also grant 1000 of every type of resource
Toggles the ability for the local player to control every player’s empire god
Activates the lighting options in the main map screen lighting
Spawns a Relic resource in a random empty location spawnrelic
Spawns an Antimatter resource in a random empty location (around a black hole) spawnantimatter
Kills all players except for the local player
Game will end
Kills the local player
Game will end


  1. Phil 4 years ago
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