Search:

Type: Posts; User: Diocle; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.38 seconds.

  1. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    During the XV and XVI centuries the use of the so called "naval" armour (Venice and Genoa), i.e. the half armour worn on ships was widespread in Italy and then in Europe, it was useful for self...
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,091

    Re: New units for a new mod!

    Yeah! Why not? As you said, we can just guess, and your hypothesis is good, in my humble opinion. :yes:
  3. Replies
    1,150
    Views
    53,638

    Re: Total War: Attila

    Personally I've nothing against tracksuites, but ..
    .. just try to imagine how Vladimir Putin will react to the news about ancient Slavs in tracksuits!
    ...
  4. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    " No, it doesn't! It looks just stupid! "
    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/f8/65/cf/f865cfa7882e81f291de33f4f42c31a7.jpg

    @Slaytaninc: the point I was trying to make it was that they...
  5. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Yeah, actually also the Gondorian armours in the movie were not convincing .. I've always imagined Gondorian soldiers more like Byzantine medieval soldiers ......
  6. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    In my opinion, it's the ancient hate between Nomads and sedentary civilizations, it's a matter of two different, almost opposites, models of social organization and moral values; Nomads developed...
  7. Re: Is there any way to have actual fun with this mod on singleplayer?

    You should have a religious policy playing any Italian (or European) faction, you should have priests, a lot of them, and bishops, and cardinals and then .. you could even try to control the Pope's...
  8. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    A personal obsession: tell me please how can you fasten together the metal segments of these :wub:ing Elvish diagonal-segmented armours: :hmm:
    ...
  9. Re: Does saving before a battle then reloading mess up the script activation?

    My experience playing the Mod "Somnium Apostatae Iuliani" for RTW-BI, it's that it's highly dangerous trying to save before fighting any battle on the tactical map, don't ask me why, I'm a troglodyte...
  10. Replies
    2,704
    Views
    356,388

    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    More Angry Mareens .. :)

    http://www.fybertech.com/4get/13272699931227.jpg

    https://2-chru.net/wh/src/142520133862.jpg
    ...
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,091

    Re: New units for a new mod!

    No wrods! WONDERFUL UNITS! :clap::worship:

    Sadly I have no shield patterns to suggest :( I can only think to try reconstructing some pattern watching Marcus Aurelius' reliefs on the Constantine...
  12. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Yeah, about historical accuracy, my point is this: I find more exciting, more interesting, more beautiful, more awesome, all in all "more" real (or supposedly real) this Anglo Saxon thegn ..
    ...
  13. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Steam is not so bad, they are the games currently produced which are no more good as those produced ten year ago. Anyway Shogun 2 is the best game ever produced by CA (and probably by SEGA).

    I've...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    151

    Sticky: Re: UESW 338 - Submissions

    http://i.imgur.com/L97aKeA.png
  15. Replies
    3
    Views
    153

    Sticky: Re: POTW 434 - Submissions

    http://i.imgur.com/JOwqduI.png

    http://i.imgur.com/L7Gtu2K.png
  16. Sticky: Re: GPOTW 1 - Submissions (Game Picture of the week)

    CoH2:

    http://i.imgur.com/7Jrf6ky.png


    Original screenshot:
    http://i.imgur.com/EXa1boC.png
  17. Replies
    572
    Views
    82,788

    Re: Roman troops of Third Century

    Roman shields! The most atrocious, absolute and torturing mystery human brain can face! :wallbash:

    Found this, is it by master Laruccia? It's an Aquilifer, IMHO late III cent., but I could be...
  18. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Welcome to Hell (or Heaven, if you prefer, it's the same)!

    This is the infamous Imperialistic maturity, babies! :cool:


    http://expositions.bnf.fr/orsay-gustavedore/expo/images/dor_368.jpg
    ...
  19. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    In my humble opinion, you're asking too much! :hmm:
    Do you realize that actually it's like asking to Lord Abbadon the Despoiler Himself to chant the Imperial hymnal before the Golden Throne, asking...
  20. Replies
    572
    Views
    82,788

    Re: Roman troops of Third Century

    Found this:

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/e5/e5/c9/e5e5c9c0f9a1cd15a513170f961d4fb1.jpg

    It's about Antoninian era legionaries in Fulcum or Testudo formation (I prefer the second...
  21. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Fortunately there's Joar who carries with him some lightness to this ponderous discussion about Seleucids .. :tv_horror
    ...
  22. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Rage not about Rome 2 please, it's unfair, it's like shooting on the Red Cross. .. at least try to involve the company or the whole serie. :bigboss:
  23. Replies
    59
    Views
    3,655

    Re: The Year in 1351

    I'm in awe following this thread. The idea is great, what I've read here is great, my hope is great! May Modding Gods watch over you and your work guys!
  24. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    :crandar: .. sorry but, this is what actually happened: looking at his friends, he said: "What a Motley looking Crew" and then ..

    4Hihge6FFVw

    .. About Laruccia's miniature: that helmet it's...
  25. Re: BELLUM CRUCIS 7.0 IS OUT!!!!!!! (but it's still in italian language...who can translate it?)

    Perché non dai un'occhiata a Medieval Total War Italia, quello è il loro sito. :) [Why don't you take a look on MTW Italia, that's their site]
    ...
  26. Replies
    572
    Views
    82,788

    Re: Roman troops of Third Century

    Consider that they were born as cavalry helmets so, "hearing" the signals it was not a very important point; about visibility, more or less, it's the same visibility of any Imperial Gallic or...
  27. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    What are all those yellow things on the bridge? Torches? What's happening there? :hmm:

    I'd be more on fb, there are a lot of interesting news flowing there, but .. it's just this permanent flowing...
  28. Replies
    491
    Views
    15,344

    Re: Cologne and other NYE disorders

    Are you taking seriously the "young" Bernie (born on 1941!!!)? :huh: .. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/t_8VJ7vf1N0/default.jpg .. Left always manages to be so youthful! :rolleyes:
  29. Replies
    491
    Views
    15,344

    Re: Cologne and other NYE disorders

    So, for the average Social-Democrat voter, these guys are good and can do whatever they like:

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Black_bloc_at_RNC_running.jpg...
  30. Replies
    572
    Views
    82,788

    Re: Roman troops of Third Century

    Forever and always " ALALA'! " for " BELLONA VICTRIX! " :viking:

    http://www.mygodpictures.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Statue-Of-Bellona-df812.jpg

    " Ab neutra parte satis commode instructi...
  31. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    The Italians are not ashamed by anything, if they still had some sense of shame, they wouldn't have accepted being ruled by a brainless moron like Matteo Renzi,

    http://i.imgur.com/RKGdIQu.jpg
    ...
  32. Replies
    2,704
    Views
    356,388

    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/25/82/ac/2582acb8ab05580721a0b45f318a30bb.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/56/24/13/562413b89c3acbfd62a5e34c21835096.jpg
    ...
  33. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    You should try this:
    It's called "Hamburger Insecta", on sale in Belgium and Netherlands! :pizza:

    http://www.dissapore.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Hamburger-con-insetti-e-vermi.jpg...
  34. Replies
    115
    Views
    4,250

    Re: Freedom of Speech or Bigotry?

    I don't think he said something reasonable and accuarte.

    Internet Forums MUST obey to the laws of the country hosting their servers or in which they are accredited, or in which they are allowed to...
  35. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Wait, they are Space Wolves and Space Wolves, being Space Marines, can eat whatever can be biologically broken down into nutrients: the fluff tells us that a Space Marine can eat whatever he needs to...
  36. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    The point is not about what part of the fish/animal you are eating, the point in garum it's that it was rotten, understood?

    They were fish guts rotting, and putrefaction (very fast in fish)...
  37. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    Look, about the ancient and now forgotten meaning of the word " GLORIA ", Homer still has the first and last word, actually this was, is and alway will be " glory ":

    Iliad, Book VI, Hector and...
  38. Poll: Re: Would you change your religion in exchange for a large sum of money?

    Wait, usually religions don't give you money, actually they are there to get your money, the difference is abysmal! :laughter:

    Religion is a business and a political tool to keep people in line...
  39. Replies
    4
    Views
    283

    Re: Roman and Sassanid Helmet designs.

    On IBFD Forums, in RTW Hosted Mods, there is a weird place named 'the Tavern', there, apart crazy men like me, sometime you can find wonderful presences as SeniorBatavianHorse, who is an...
  40. Thread: - The Tavern -

    by Diocle
    Replies
    9,917
    Views
    319,538

    Sticky: Re: - The Tavern -

    First of all, we should find and agreement about the meaning of "glory" nowadays. I don't see many occasions for glory all around, you can kill thousands unarmed people but this it's not 'per se' a...
Results 1 to 40 of 500
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4