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    Re: Fenro Reviews: The Middle Earth Project

    CK2 is weird. It chains me to the PC, still I don't like. It lacks waaaay too many things. The diplomacy is almost as lacking as in RTW (no marriage, no alliance. WTF?!), intrigues are just pathetic...
  2. Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014 (First movie spoilers on the last pages)

    Warhammer. That's what I already said two years ago. Hoped it wasn't getting THAT bad. :(

    War pigs, battle rams... I'm not going to spent one dime on that crap.
  3. Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014 (First movie spoilers on the last pages)

    Lego u Khzad! Lego ai mnu! :P

    Seriously, they have John Howe working with them, why for heaven's sake don't they ask him for advice regarding weapon and armour design? Those Elven helmets would...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    All the way to the Lhn on its peak. After his defeat at Tharbad, the western border still were the Misty Mountains. I don't know how far north Sauron ever expanded, or if he did even care for what...
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    Re: Crashing before battles

    The CTD after a battle is ended is some vanilla issue nothing can be done about and noone knowing what causes it. Happened to me all the time back in the day. Same is true, IIRC, for the CTD before a...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    Doesn't even have to be a bear's claw. A simple coloured pattern would already work.

    Inspiration needed?
    http://khurasanminiatures.tripod.com/vik1.jpg...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    True, some decorative patterns on the shield would be nice though. Shields that are utterly plain, even without a shield-boss, look a bit funny.
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    Sticky: Re: General Discussion

    I'm wondering why you plan to split the Dwarves into three factions. Dain was King of the Iron Hills and became King under the Mountain. Creating two separate factions clearly contradicts the lore....
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    I see that this shipment of thrice-forged spears finally arrived in Dorwinion... :P
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    I've been playing a lot of Crusader Kings 2, and I'm getting quite pissed because everything takes so insanely long. Building times might be realistic, but on normal speed simply nothing happens and...
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    Nah, Elves are Eldest, so they should come last. :P


    Some new eye-candy would be great. Some information about unique buildings, traits, ancillaries etc.
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    Re: Crusader Kings 2

    Anyone knows what causes that annoying Autosave-CTD. Seems to become more and more frequent.

    Another thing: I have some armies on the map, which kind of don't belong anywhere. The soldier is...
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    Re: Reports from the front

    Nah, the AI does so many rather stupid things in one single battle...
    I mean, it's even unable to take a defensive stance on the battlefield when being attacked. If the forces are roughly equal and...
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    Re: Crusader Kings 2

    Yeah, I figured this out by now.
    But I didn't even get a notification. :disgust:


    I didn't. Gavelkind, you know...



    Unfortunately Gavelkind is the only succession law possible for pagans....
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    Re: Crusader Kings 2

    I've been playing CK2 for a while now, but I think I didn't get every aspect of its mechanics.

    So, I've an issue with my grandchildren.
    I'm playing the Premyslid dynasty (still following the old...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    Oh man, this doesn't feel right, but I DON'T like the UI. :(
    Seems the sharpener tool has been used too often, somewhat untidy and pixelated. The statues and the column on the right look, well...
  17. Re: [Unofficial Mod Overview] for the upcoming 'Dominion of Men' release

    You might want to elaborate some features in a short sentence. I know what "Over-extension" refers too, and although everyone will probably get it, the first reaction is: "Huh, what?"
    So, what's...
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    Re: Bronze Age: Total War (Preview & download)

    I can't follow. You posted a screenshot of the map. :hmm:

    So, you don't want to use the existing files and make one from scratch?
    Or do you want to use the map from ROP?

    I'd strongly...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    The Stone stood man-high from the ground, which means it must have been about 4 metres in diameter. That Isildur brought it from Nmenor is not stated as fact and in my opinion only a myth. I guess...
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    Re: Bronze Age: Total War (Preview & download)

    Mapping isn't that difficult. If you can tell me what needs to be done, I'll give a shot.



    Seems like terrain and climate are set up and working.
    Rivers are done, too.
    You still need

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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    Yeah, Petty-dwarves had been exiled from the Dwarf mansions in the East, for whatever reason. Guess from what I know of Mm, they were too mischievous.
    I guess the Sindar weren't hunting them for...
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    Yeah, Petty-dwarves had been exiled from the Dwarf mansions in the East, for whatever reason. Guess from what I know of Mm, they were too mischievous.
    I guess the Sindar weren't hunting them for...
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    "prec", short for precursor, is the tag in the EDU that makes the unit "Throws a missile weapon before charging". ;)
    But, noooo, not now! Argh! You fools! Crap. :P

    You know, like the White...
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    Nope, not without scripts
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    Darkhelms' and Raiders' helmet are nice, it's just the Raiders' armour looks ridiculous. :P
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    Well, GotKH could use some javelins and the Axemen might do well with some franciscae. Though I don't remember any evidence for throwing axes.
    I guess the Riders of Rohan could also be converted to...
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    IIRC Aradan stated that it will be harder
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    Well, Nasmith's and Fonstad's depictions has shaped my imagination of MT. First time I read the books I didn't really get it.
    It might be that you're quite correct lore-wise, and it's just another...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Yes and no. Yes, because clearly the earliest concept of Balrogs makes them comparable to say LotR's Trolls. Even Tuor, a human slew dozens in Gondolin, but at this time Tolkien still imagined Men...
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    Tharbad is really interesting. Probably second mannish faction I'll give a shot, Dorwinion will be first.

    A pity economy and diplomacy are that limited in RTW. Bribes, corruption, trade...
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    Re: Reports from the front

    Interesting read. Even more interesting AI action. I have been caught off-guard by the AI and some units suffered heavy losses but I've never been defeated unless hopelessly outnumbered.


    Well,...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    I don't want to be nitpicking, but shouldn't the Hallows be situated on the hills 'spine' and Rath Dnen leading down from the fifth level? I always imagined MT like in Wynn Fonstad's maps or...
  33. Re: The LOTR and Hobbit movie franchise, what will they think of next? What can you come up with???

    But we'd have Sean Bean's character dying! Again! :P
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    Poll: Re: DoM - The Poll

    Indeed, in these fora I am certainly acquainted to conversation of a higher quality...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Hehe, alright.
    I know that in general Italians have darker hair and skin than Swedes.
    On the other hand regarding hair colour there's much diversity among Germans, Dutch, Polish, English, ranging...
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    Re: DoM Faction Previews

    RK used to be my favourite faction in TNS, too. It's precarious starting position makes it a challenge.
    I never played a campaign to completion. I expand very carefully, and once economy is somewhat...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    One of my gripes with Tolkien's work is this weird choice to separate groups and tribes by colour of hair and eyes. It's pretty odd I think.
  38. Thread: Guess where?

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    Re: Guess where?

    Yep
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    West of the Misty Mountains?
    Ha, screw Rhovanion! I'll play The Shire first! :laughter::tongue:



    Uhm, the Kievan Rus were Northmen after all, am I right?

    So, the assumption chain Variags =>...
  40. Thread: Guess where?

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    Re: Guess where?

    An easy one308702
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