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  1. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Kingdom of Sweden

    Happy to help.

    ~Wille
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    Sweden

    High period. Man-at-arms, serjeant, knight, not sure.

    Mail hauberk, Iron hat. Hard to see what his lower body consist of, but probably an extension of the mail hauberk and textile. His...
  3. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Kingdom of Sweden

    Danish Royal Armory.



    Poleaxe (High - late)
    http://i.imgur.com/ziUJK0w.png?1

    Axes and spear heads
    http://i.imgur.com/cZytAx6.jpg?1
  4. Why did half the German knights choose to wear neither mail nor plate for foot protection? (from mid 14th century)

    Hi

    Looking over manuscripts I noticed several of the knightly class using no particular set armored foot protection. Just shoes such as here and here. After a century of wearing mail protection...
  5. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Screenshots and Videos Thread

    I liked this one:

    Siege of Halfur

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Harfleur

    2 v 2 Night battle, 100 years war

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyyVAnNRwC8
  6. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Empire of Nicaea

    Awesome! :D Nice variation btw.

    ~Wille
  7. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Kingdom of Sweden

    You're on to something. All of Scandinavia was influenced by German mercenaries, via Denmark. Sweden and Norway was influenced by a nomad composite bow (Tovedbue), but also longbow and the crossbow....
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    Ivar Malde estimate the Ballinderry (38x28,6mm) and Hedeby (40x33mm) above 100 pounds due to it's dimensions, which is similar to English longbows. The Mary Rose bows (38x33mm) which represent 100...
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    According to the Norwegian national arms and armor curator, the longbow went out of favor in Norway after the turn of the millennium: https://snl.no/Langbue

    EDIT: To be clear, the longbow...
  10. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Empire of Nicaea

    I'm aware that many people here have not played Broken Crescent, and I can respect that. In my post I refer to them as Varangians and Pelekyphoroi. The former were the old iconic unit for the Empire,...
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    Re: Core ATTILA Game Changes

    What leads you to believe levies fought in loose, spread out, and inconsistent formations? and that mounted warriors didn't fight in formation?

    When it comes to trained medieval warriors of the...
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    Looks amazing dude, I find myself leaning into the computer screen to get a good look. :P The huscarls, the nordic iron hat, the gambeson and the heraldry. Top notch. +1

    I'm looking forward to...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: POTY 2015 - TIME TO VOTE!

    Voted.

    Lots of awesome submissions like 8 and 9, and many others. As Grimmy said, I wouldn't mind knowing which mod were used for these images.

    ~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: 2D Art Preview Thread

    Hey finix, if you're ever doing faction leader in Scandinavia then these are all the ones I could find. It contains modern artistic representations and other pictures as well for context.

    Eric X...
  15. "QA about modding and future tools" -CA

    Hope you don't mind me asking as I'm a tad bit curious.

    https://forums.totalwar.com/discussion/167770/q-a-about-modding-and-future-tools?new=1

    Reddit:...
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    Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Research Thread

    What are you talking about?

    ​~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Research Thread

    So before the TWC database rollback I posted a couple of resources for the team to use. I think that got deleted, so I'm going to repost it again with some additional ones as well. Enjoy.


    Muster...
  18. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: The Teutonic Order

    http://i.imgur.com/duc1ZOG.jpg?2

    - My lord. It's Garret again, he's having a moment.
    - Sigh.

    ​~Wille
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    Look at that. I love the details.

    http://i.imgur.com/nsjvH52.jpg?1 http://i.imgur.com/xUTwMkB.jpg?1 http://i.imgur.com/nxakR1k.jpg?1

    My favorite unit is just the standard medium/light cavalry....
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    Sticky: Re: 2D Art Preview Thread

    That makes sense. I think it's going to be one of my favorite factions due to it being so hybrid-ish. I'm looking forward to it.


    User name checks out. :P

    ~Wille
  21. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    Ok, let's go one step further. What about foot knights have pollaxe, shorts spears or half-swording as their primary weapon, but by pressing the "pikemen" icon swap to maces or longswords with...
  22. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    Within the game, is it possible that mounted units who dismount are able to equip spears when on foot instead of 1handed weapons?

    ~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: 2D Art Preview Thread

    So what is the story of Trebizond being an archer faction anyway?

    ~Wille
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    Re: Spears

    Heavy infantry using spears. Whenever a killing blow happens it's either aimed at the visor, under the helmet, under the arm pits, groin or when the opponent is on the ground. There are probably more...
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    Re: Spears

    Spears and swords were still used, but in order for swords and spears to be used efficient against plate different methods were employed. Swords were made more point and stiff (type 15/18). They...
  26. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: Empire of Trebizond

    I'll probably just spam the Kavallarioi. Those guys looks like multipurpose type of units and I'm a sucker for that. :P

    ​~Wille
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    Re: Unit Limits and Unit Spam

    Alextheramblers last video mentioned that Empire of Nicea could only recruit 1 varangian guard per army ( custom battle).

    ~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Research Thread

    Too long, didn't read:

    From my take on it, looking at images and reading historical accounts of female warriors, this is my suggestion for a female Bulgarian unit:

    Bulgarian unit with females...
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    Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Research Thread

    Hi, I'm curious about this so I hope you don't mind me asking what primary sources do we have?

    I also have specific questions regarding the other claims you made in the post above.



    ​~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: TWC Rollback Recovery

    I'm not going to lie, that sounds quite interesting! (yeah, I'm that kind of person:P) Keep up the good work guys!

    ~Wille
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    Sticky: Re: TWC Rollback Recovery

    That was a bit of a punch below the waist I'd say. Sorry to hear that.

    Back on the horse! Is the maps still in order or should we go over that part once more? :)

    ​~Wille
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    Re: Lazyness of CA team with charlemagne

    Now you've thrown me down memory lane. One of my first video game moments were Skifree and BlueBrothers. :happy: Good times back then with my own personal computer. Hmm.. memories. H ehe.

    ~Wille
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    Re: Lazyness of CA team with charlemagne

    Just because the period is dark when it comes to sources, doesn't mean it isn't great variety between different parts of Western Europe between different time periods at this era. For example there...
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    Re: Vikings - Karling TW preview

    I'm more a medieval type, but very nice attention to detail sir. The whole thing from top to bottom gives it that complete feeling. Goo job.

    Hope you don't mind me asking questions. I'm...
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    Sticky: Re: 2D Art Preview Thread

    Now, I have to say this. I love M2TW to death, literally, but the graphics on the Attila era is on a whole new level. I can actually look at the unit and see exactly what armor they have. I have...
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    Re: Video tutorial for a Supply System

    I wish Oakley (did I butcher that?) did an updated version. There is updated UI that explains it very well (hover your cursor over the food icon).

    I actually didn't learn much from the guide the...
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    Re: Late-game-challenge discussion

    How long have you been waiting to use that line? :D

    Reading that last comment felt like watching inception or figuring out the clue in the Sixth Sense (movie). I don't know, just that feeling how...
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    Re: AI hard cheating

    To be fair, the player also gains lots of bonus' during the game from technology, events and so forth that the A.I. doesn't. ^^

    ~Wille
  39. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War Screenshots and Videos Thread

    http://i.imgur.com/bSMY14J.jpg?1

    This guy had enough of your :wub:. Seems like this man have seen it all.

    ~Wille
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    Re: I can't believe it

    Sometimes I wish CA would house a bunch of dedicated modders in their studio that would do nothing but mod to their hearts content with all the repertoire CA has at their disposal just to make their...
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