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  1. Re: A followup and possible solution for my "Are battles still grindy?" thread

    I too have always played (and did all my testing) on Large - and think it's just perfect for the scale-representation I was used to many years ago from figure gaming. It also helps with units'...
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    Re: diplomancy and levels

    It is worth noting/re-emphasizing that the completely 'aggressive' stance of the other factions to 'you' is entirely deliberate, as designed and hard-coded into the game.

    It's made to be 'Total...
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    Re: Are battles still grindy?

    You may have seen my post earlier in this thread and I would stick by it until the end.

    But I'm genuinely curious as to what the issue is and happy to engage and debate it.

    I have been...
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    Re: Civil War 2.0 vs 2.6?

    Gents - just to confirm that there is a big difference on the timing of the '2nd Rebellion' between V2.0 and v2.6.

    In v2.0 (& v2.5) there is a probability that the rebellion will occur each and...
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    Re: Patches needed

    I hate to query our glorious leader - but when did a full 2.6 installer appear?

    Up until now it's been 2.5 and patch to 2.6. If there's a new one - please, please point me/us?

    :)
  6. Thread: Advice

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    Re: Advice

    In general forget alliances - they don't work. Everyone will attack you sometime. I have always fancied trying to help Sparta early and get into Greece proper, but it hasn't happened yet.

    1 -...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2's Future and Mod Ideas:

    Agrippa,

    A good player won't 'play' as 'badly' as the Romans did. You will have no inner demons to plague you and none of the outside pressures.

    The game is 'won', effectively, when you have...
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    Re: New player with a couple questions

    On general background I can only suggest a bit of forum surfing of the stickies - lots of good stuff there. Do read the building(s) descriptions and look at their effects. Good Governors and...
  9. Sticky: Re: DVK901's work on custom settlements,THE PICTURES

    I'm really not sure what to say..............:clap:
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    Re: Computer for RSII

    The fastest processor you can get (native speed) - and then just suitable matched peripherals.

    I have great hopes from what I've heard of Windows 10 (and then I can have hope never to have to use...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2's Future and Mod Ideas:

    The Pyrrhic War(s).....

    The tactical flexibility of the manipular legion proved ultimately decisive and more effective overall in many battlefield situations (ie against more than phalanxes). ...
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    Re: Them legions

    The armour is not a factor - there never was a 'global' switch.

    The 'Generic' legions are the ones that existed between the 'Marian reforms' and the rise of the Imperial system (Octavian becomes...
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    Re: Them legions

    Happy to help - but what is the actual question? You start with the 'Middle' Republic situation and the 2nd Punic War. Consular Army 'pairs' with both Roman and Allied (Italian) troops.

    The...
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    Re: Campaign Tactics

    That's just the RS deities having to punish you for fielding distorted and unrealistic armies........:tongue:
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    Re: Campaign Tactics

    Well, it does, sadly - and this is a fundamental element of the way RTW works and the Mod cannot affect it. Re-training units rather than, even trickle, merging will indeed result in units becoming...
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    Re: Campaign Tactics

    Note 1: The problem is the title - Campaign Strategy (incl Logistics) - Battle Tactics.

    I say that with no hint (well, maybe just a little:laughter:) of pedanticism, but mostly because it...
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    Sticky: Re: RS 2.6 Issues and Problems:

    Almost definitely. A new and full installation and patch is always the best way. A full v2.6 with no tweaks will work.
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    Re: Keeping track of legions.

    This one?




    Yes - that one
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    Re: Keeping track of legions.

    There have also been changes - some of which are undocumented. I have previously made a stab at it with:


    Nope - not that one - remove if possible.....
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    Sticky: Re: RS2.6 questions & answers

    It is a play-style issue and I'm afraid there's no easy way round it (it's something I can enjoy in R2 when 'extinct' factions can re-appear when this happens).

    The main reason for it is simply...
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    Re: This mod is awesome

    Do read many of the stickies and recommendations.......

    Disconnecting from the internet and turning off anti-virus/anti-malware products may well help with the above.
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    Sticky: Re: RS2.6 questions & answers

    If it's RSII you love - be sure to play v2.6 and not v2.5 - lots and lots of fixes.:thumbsup2

    The 'Auto-resolve', however, is hard-coded. RSII (as indeed RSI) has, however, made many, many...
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    Re: RS2.5 Issues and Problems:

    Do it, you know you want to - just buy a Disc. Then you can enjoy the best.

    I have only just recently learned that there might just be a reason to have a Steam account - Remastered...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2.6 questions & answers

    I saw it - did you see it?????????:party:

    dvk' wrote it - it must be true!!!!!!!!!:beer:
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    Re: Hidden traits

    It's just inflation.:thumbsup2
  26. Re: Civil War never happened in my game?

    dustyn' - are you playing v2.6 or v2.5?

    As it was left, I believe v2.6 hard-coded the event to happen after 85 settlements. It was not changed 'back' (for there was lots of testing that involved...
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    Re: What Would Your Legion Look Like?

    Plate armour is much more effective against: stabbing; hacking; slicing; and blunt force (clubs, blunt weapons and even overhand axes/falxes, etc) over the area it protects. Segmentata only covered...
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    Re: no imperial reform

    So, after building Roman Fortresses (in other places than Roma), you definitely have the 'Early Imperial Legions'...

    When the Circus Maximus is built in Roma, the very next turn (provided you are...
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    Re: Are battles still grindy?

    The Battles in RSII are the primary reason I love it so - most 'realistic' I have ever seen. Like great tabletop battles, but faster with a PC!:thumbsup2
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    Re: What Would Your Legion Look Like?

    ^This is no longer the currently accepted view - it being more likely that IX Hispana was lost in Armenia in 161AD.

    Other than that - no evidence that segmentata was otherwise better, nor...
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    Re: no imperial reform

    neep has covered neatly what I and others have written before...

    But I'll also ask the obvious question - Are you running the script?;)
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    Sticky: Re: Roma Surrectum 2.6 patch

    1 - RSII no longer works with Steam - thanks to Steam & CA.

    1a - If/When you acquire RTW/BI Gold Edition on CD (2 or 3 of them like I have, perhaps) then you can, indeed are strongly recommended,...
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    Re: Two questions about installing

    That's a call everyone has to make based upon their own perceptions and foibles.

    I, however, desire the best possible simulation of what I have come to understand is the closest as possible to...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2.6 questions & answers

    Then 'tone down' all the graphics options and see how it is. Then increase them, perhaps only one and one level at a time, and when it's no longer good enough for you, undo the last change and then...
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    Re: Two questions about installing

    AFAIK there is no 'fix' for the 'Cluster fix' that Steam introduced just so people could continue to play battles against each other when the old Game Spy (:unsure:) system finally ended.

    Disc it...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2.6 questions & answers

    In general you can't - for it was written (RTW base code) in a bygone age.

    In general, however, you can pretty much get there with a very fast CPU (with good onboard graphics) and a well cooled...
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    Sticky: Re: RS 2.6 Issues and Problems:

    It depends what the situation is. I have 2 versions of 'retirement'; on reaching 60 I:

    - either (as Governors), having ensured there is already a replacement in place, I transfer all the...
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    Re: Rome2 vs RSII - Where are we?

    That's a thought - the BI Religion mechanic could possibly be used as a way to have superior generals effectively create a sort of 'popularity unrest' that could be a whole new way to simulate the...
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    Sticky: Re: RS 2.6 Issues and Problems:

    One of the things I have long done is 'retire' my Governors (indeed Generals too) at 60 years of age (I'm a nice caring chap and sleeping rough is really not good for you after a certain age!).
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: RS2's Future and Mod Ideas:

    Awww, now that's a bit cruel....:)
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