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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    I did not say that they did not exist, I merely stated that they very probably weren't the norm.

    The deformed bones were because of constant use of the same bone/muscle group.
    You would get the...
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    English longbows were probably anywhere from 80lb onwards, there are the freaks found at the Mary Rose who are reported as being as much as 180 lb(that poundage, repeated constantly by enthusiasts,...
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    Alright, how about this;

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NMYv5wtNm8

    The man is shooting a 100 pound longbow at about 3-5m range(which is point to the absolute blank to the max :laughter:) at...
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    First provide any evidence that either of them ever used war elephants.

    Samarcanda is so close to India it's not even on the map.
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    That depends on the crossbow, the lower tier crossbow should have a similar range to lower tier bows, and high tier crossbow should have a similar range to high tier bows.
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    You mean blunt trauma?
    Perhaps, but only at very close range and if shoot to the helmet.
    Plate armor is extremely good at absorbing impact, even frontal lance strikes are not reliable to deliver a...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    Yes I know that, I just assumed that the urban/militia units will be given proper weapons(swords/axes/maces etc.) because they were historically supplied by the city and rarely did they have any...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    Well, if you wish you could give one group long knives purely for the sake of variety.
    Otherwise, yeah, both are fine.


    Have you thought about two handed weaponry for some ranged units, like...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    Eeeh, not really.
    Nearly all of them had tools of iron.




    The only weapon forbidden to them by law was the knightly sword, and even there they got around it by massively producing various...
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    Sticky: Re: Submods Recommendations for SS? Ask Here!

    https://i.imgflip.com/q4bit.jpg
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    Re: Myths in History - what do you know?

    Grobnik is the myth.

    Trogir and Klis happened, we know this from swarms of sources since king Bela himself sought shelter there.




    I was not speaking about European medieval armies in...
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    Re: NEW FACTIONS UNITS ROSTERS

    No, not "plenty of", barely any tests of those kinds were done.

    The test you showed is also completely flawed, that is not a soldier, that is some first world sheltered feminine college student...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    ...um they appear in the late 11th century though.

    Was not that expensive really.
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    Re: Myths in History - what do you know?

    They are basically the same Mongols, apart from the leaders ofc, only 40ish years after the first invasion.

    It seems that once their enemies figured out who they were dealing with, they just...
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    Re: Myths in History - what do you know?

    Third invasion of Poland by Nogai Khan;

    Mongols besiege towns, some of the towns agreed to Mongol terms, Mongols break those terms(as the Mongol vermin do) and massacre the civilians.
    About 30...
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    Re: Myths in History - what do you know?

    The probably could not.

    The Mongols actually tried to take out Hungary and Poland on multiple occasions after the initial invasion and got their asses kicked in frontal engagements on multiple...
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    Re: Favorite Mercenaries?

    They all do(the late ones) if you upgrade their armor in smithies.
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    Re: Non-Abrahamic Medieval societies?

    Actually there was.

    Before the Islamic invasion everything outside of the Arab peninsula was either Christian or Zoroaster and after the invasions the populations of those areas were both...
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    Re: Mod db updates

    The mod is amazing but the balance in horrendous.

    Nearly all the archers need to be nerfed, Holy Christ.

    Reduce their ranges and missile attacks, no missile attack from archery should exceed...
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    Re: how to fight the mongols.... again!

    Go to the unit descr file and reduce the missile attack value of their horse archers to 2-3 and their range to 90-120.

    Also search through the units using one handed blunt weapons and reduce any...
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    Re: Mod db updates

    Yes, it seems the mirror is back online :)
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    Re: Mod db updates

    I know it is an early version, I was just asking if there was any news on that front :)

    Also, the the download mirror on moddb is no longer active.
  23. Re: Nature of conflict in med.times oppinions needed!

    I apologize for the necro, but while reading and laughing at the horrible inaccuracies presented in this thread I stumbled upon this absolute gem and could not resist;





    This is stupendously...
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    Re: Mod db updates

    ?



    Ok, let me rephrase that;

    How often does the AI besiege enemy forts and does it maintain garrisons and defends their own?

    In Stainless Steel the AI began doing this after I reduced the...
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    Re: Mod db updates

    Wait, what?


    DotS is still alive?

    http://static.fjcdn.com/gifs/Knight_b7df4a_1445036.gifhttp://stream1.gifsoup.com/view2/4326033/dancing-knights-o.gif
  26. Re: Announcement: New Faction for SS 6.4- Serbia

    That info is obsolete, this is the actual HURB thread;

    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?405904-V-5-5!-The-Historical-Units-Region-Buildings-Mod!-(6-New-Factions-Units-Map-Buildings)
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    Re: Battle of Waterloo - 200 Years

    Thank you for the images, been waiting for some evidence of that reenactment for some time now.
  28. Re: Construct your own villages(and stone forts) submod

    Just a small note;

    The AI builds more villages and forts if the price of both is set to 0.
    What I also found very interesting is that the AI apparently uses the forts much more often if their...
  29. Re: High Era - 1220-1470 (Historic Background Research Thread)

    I did that, I just returned and edited some notes for a minute and it appears that it took to long :(



    Yeah, I usually do this when this happens because the site has a failsafe and lets you...
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    Sticky: Re: [SUBMOD] Muhteşem Yzyıl

    The name İstanbul was first mentioned in the 10th century in Armenian, Arabic and then Turkish sources. The name comes from the Greek term "εἰς τὴν Πόλιν" or "στην Πόλη", which means " in the City"....
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    Heh, I have to spread around some rep every time just to rep you, you keep posting good stuff so often :)
  32. Re: High Era - 1220-1470 (Historic Background Research Thread)

    Heh, I did the rest of the factions, however, as I was about to post the reply the TWC forum send me a message;

    "Your submission could not be processed because you have logged in since the...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    Noice :)

    Will you also be doing the units for the High Era scenario?

    Post 1250-1300 fashion was really colorful so I am keeping my fingers crossed that you will do a very colorful cloth...
  34. Re: Announcement: New Faction for SS 6.4- Serbia

    Yes it is, but do not worry, you can play as Serbia in both SS overhauls;

    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?1983-Titanium...
  35. Poll: Re: SURVEY FOR A MODERN VERSION OF MEDIEVAL TOTAL WAR 2

    Not necessarily, I imagine that news of hardcoded limits being removed would bring in a new wave of motivation for both currently active modders as well as those who abandoned modding M2TW.

    It...
  36. Re: High Era - 1220-1470 (Historic Background Research Thread)

    Also, perhaps merging these two provinces would also be the right choice;

    http://i.imgur.com/14TP6Al.jpg?1


    Why you ask?
    Because it was, and is, one of the least populated areas on Earth;
    ...
  37. Re: High Era - 1220-1470 (Historic Background Research Thread)

    Not at this time it was not, the Mamluks were below average administrators/rulers and they got worse and worse over time.

    Kevin Shillington's "History of Africa",

    not a particularly amazing...
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    Kingdom of Castile 1300

    Regarding Leon;

    From 1296 to 1301 the Kingdom of Len was independent under the rebellious Juan I of Len, being crowned as King of Len, Galicia and Seville.
    Juan...
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    France 1300

    Regarding English holdings;
    In May 1286, King Edward I paid homage before the new king, Philip IV of France, for the lands in Gascony. However, in May 1295, Philip "confiscated" the...
  40. Re: High Era - 1220-1470 (Historic Background Research Thread)

    Holy Roman Empire 1300

    The Holy Roman Empire experienced a period of Interregnum since 1250 where no one was crowned as the Holy Roman Emperor for decades until Henry VII(1312), however the men...
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