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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    Yeah, that had little to do with the topic of formation density under fire.

    I understand your logic and I accept that it is sound, but I do not see the evidence of men spreading in loose...
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    Well, there is the option to only change the category line in the EDU...but I am not sure what effects that will have on the battlefield.

    I will look it up and test it later.
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    Re: Rome Does Not Suffer Economic Collapse

    Could you give the title of the book?

    Edit; nevermind, figured it out



    Perhaps, but they are definitely not a continuation of the Hun Empire.
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    That is actually very easy to modify.

    Go to your descr_campaign_db file and look at the following lines;

    <siege_movement_points_modifier float="0.75"/>
    <infantry_movement_points_modifier...
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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    True, but long range arrow volleys aren't exactly precise, unless the archers are shooting at a flat trajectory at close range, in which case, density is not really relevant as each archer will...
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    Edit; Just realized what you thought and yes, it would be good even for the infantry hobilars to be mobile as cavalry at least on the stratmap.
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    Re: Question : Why are Albanians muslims?

    It was very present, even at the height of the "heresy".

    In 1340, the vickary of Bosnia was founded in Mile, in the heart of Bosnia.
    Around 1385, apart from the churches, the Catholic orders have...
  8. Re: SUBMODS: Music Overhaul, New Byzantine settlement textures and no region borders on mini-map

    It works.
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    Re: Rome Does Not Suffer Economic Collapse

    Perhaps.



    Oh, my bad.




    As far as I know, the Hun empire collapsed immediately after the death of Attila in 453 AD as it was divided not only among his sons but also among the various...
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    Re: Rome Does Not Suffer Economic Collapse

    I doubt that, all they would need are some foot archers.



    Um, did the 5th century Germanics not wipe out post-Attila Hunnic armies and obliterated their Empire/culture/ethnicity?

    The battle...
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    Re: Question : Why are Albanians muslims?

    Catholicism was firmly present in Bosnia since its formation, and the Church of Bosnia was in a steady decline during the 15th century.


    By the time the Ottomans came, the Catholic Church had...
  12. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    He was talking about the second invasion, not the first one.

    The second one was a complete and utter failure that did not capture or raid basically anything of note.

    They even failed to raid...
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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    Yep, works;

    http://i.imgur.com/sPnIP6B.jpg

    ...but I am still more inclined for the crossbows having a better spacing option.

    The AI will not use this(and in most cases the player as well)...
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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    Yeah, pretty much.




    Not necessarily.

    If a square of a certain surface receives a 100 arrows spaced out randomly, the amount of surface 100 men occupy in that square is the same no matter...
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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    Because I revamped it into a formation used by crossbow units instead of melee units(because the formation is sadly useless ingame for melee infantry).

    Would be a bit strange for crossbowmen to...
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    Re: OPEN ALPHA release | DOWNLOAD v0.85 |

    Question, how much of an issue would be to realism if javelin throwers were also given the shield_wall ability?

    It a really nice way of making them(and xbowmen) more enjoyable to use since they...
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    Re: Combat Balance issue. A very small request

    Not really true.

    For instance, the chronicle of Roger of Howden, an officer in the service of king Richard I, states that in the battle of Gisors, 140 out of 200 horses captured were covered with...
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    Sticky: Re: Screenshots / Empires' Maps Thread

    What I think actually happened;

    https://j.gifs.com/jR8xn5.gif
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    Medafileupload is forbidden for me and probably a lot of other people.

    I would advise you opening up a dropbox and uploading stuff there.
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    Sticky: Re: SS Screenshot Thread

    Slavic javelinmen, capped and ready;

    http://i.imgur.com/9vs8hsr.jpg
  21. Thread: RC 2.0 Update

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    Re: RC 2.0 Update

    Very interested in this.
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    We can represent them by a unit of cavalry and also a unit of infantry, by simply renaming the gwent raiders.

    Still not sure about their recruitment though.


    About the wealth of mounted...
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    "Until recently, hobelar warfare was thought to have originated in late thirteenth century Ireland. Recend work suggests that such warfare also occurred on the marches of Wales in the eleventh and...
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    Sticky: Re: Stainless Steel 6.4 Released!

    There is a working download link for all files literally 2 posts above yours.
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    The little info that we have on them at least suggest they were armored, the difference was(and the reason why they are called light cavalry) the tactics they were forced to use because of the small...
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    Sticky: Re: Titanium - Unit Preview

    I have been away from this subforum for far too long.



    There are some mentions of it but I still need to do more research.

    So far, everything is leading up to; can afford horse = is not poor...
  27. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    How so?

    Then the swings would be met with a shield and it would be an equal match.

    In the case above, the man was basically unarmed the moment the Turk passed the spear point.



    True, but...
  28. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Common myth, nothing more.

    People wrongly state the end of the Islamic Golden age as the siege Baghdad, but in fact, it came much earlier.

    The population of Cordoba fell from 200-400 000 to...
  29. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Yep, plenty of fortresses in Hungary were besieged by the Mongols during their one year stay there and did not fall.

    Most of them stone structures like Fehérvár, Veszprém, Tihany, Győr,...
  30. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    That is what happens when you do not thoroughly read what is written.



    Hitler, obviously.

    Even if one went comparing their atrocities, Hitler still did it in the 20th century, which doubles...
  31. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    I looked into it further, you are right.

    It is stated so in another page when dealing with ransoms, he is indeed identified as a sergeant.



    What?
  32. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Lol do you not see medieval Ryazan?

    http://i.imgur.com/DRICIYU.jpg

    Staraya Ryazan that is.

    You do not see it because it was completely obliterated from the map.

    The new Ryazan was then...
  33. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Those numbers are exaggerated.

    There is no way in hell there were 80 000 men at Kalka.

    The entire principality of Novgorod(the largest Rus faction at the time) is recorded as being able to...
  34. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Because it was better.

    The offspring of those who did not resist had their entire country revamped into an organized state that later became the backbone of the Holy Roman Empire.




    Yes,...
  35. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    That is actually not true.

    We are talking about the 13th century.

    The glorious days of Islam were over already in the early 1000s and Europe was slowly overtaking them ever since.

    Even...
  36. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Nope, you provided sentences written on some sites, not actual quotes from works of history or historians.




    Mongols killed far more.



    Dark ages ended centuries before the Mongol...
  37. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    Nope, he stated that it was a knight(from the translation that I read)(if the equipment was not enough of an indication) and that is not the same account as the soldier that threw the oil.

    ...and...
  38. Re: Why is Genghis Khan characterized as a ruthless conqueror while Alexander and Caesar are praised as heroes?

    Where did he do this?
  39. Sticky: Re: Medieval Kingdoms Total War: The Ayyubid Sultanate

    Nope, there was a lot of time between the fall of Jerusalem and the war with Saladin.

    Also, Saladin was not even able to fully conquer the crusader states, let alone invade Europe lol.
  40. Thread: Spears

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    Re: Spears

    I do not own the book, sadly.
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