How the Civ 6: Rise and Fall designers came up with its cast of leaders

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How the Civ 6: Rise and Fall designers came up with its cast of leaders

With so many famous historical figures to choose from, how does Firaxis decide which characters to include in each installment of Civilization? Ghandi's a given, obviously, but even then the surprisingly nuke-happy pacifist doesn't represent every aspect of India. In a panel at the recent PC Gamer Weekender, Firaxis' senior producer Andrew Frederiksen, and the DLC's lead designer Anton Strenger explained how they came up with the cast of characters for Civ 6's Rise and Fall expansion.