Well crap! I was literally 200+ mods into the guide. Took a break on Monday and now it's gone. He even removed his name from my friends list on Steam. I've been talking with him on and off for a couple years now. He was playing Civilization 5 over the weekend. Now he's gone as well as all of his modding guides.
s***! Now I have to start over or find a guide similar to ths one and pick up where they have these mods and keep going.
Luck and loot to you all.