Swordsmen would be good, only thing you should replace that white shirt with something resembling leather as right now they look a bit too civilized while they got described as eo quod qui ea induuntur, quasi in ferarum habitum transformentur
Hmm horned helmets - are they not impractical to wear when fighting?
Or are we going for the romantic viking look?
Unknown Soldier: I doubt if the horns would have caused much trouble - after all the Greeks wore some pretty outlandish stuff on their heads and they seemed to manage OK.
Hippias: I'm planning to make them recruitable in Sardinia and Corsica. The name "Neuragic" doesn't really fit Corsica, but it's still better than the current generic Barbarian units.
While you are on line chief, throw this sad old Celt a bone - is the next release going to be days, weeks or months and will it likely be save game compatible?
Quote from wiki;
How about adding Kestros for Macedon..? I think RTR did it..A kestros or kestrophedrone, also known as a cestrus or cestrosphendone, is a specially designed sling that is used to throw a heavy kind of dart.
The dart would typically consist of a heavy metal point approximately nine inches (22.9 cm) long, attached to a shaft of wood, typically twelve inches (30.5 cm) long, and fletched with feathers or the like to provide stability of flight.
The kestros is mentioned in the writings of Livy and Polybius. It seems to have been invented around 168 BC. and was employed by some of the Macedonian troops of King Perseus in Third Macedonian war. The description is quite confusing:
The so-called cestrus was a novel invention at the time of the war with Perseus. The form of the missile was as follows. It was two cubits long, the tube being of the same length as the point. Into the former was fitted a wooden shaft a span in length and a finger's breadth in thickness, and to the middle of this were firmly attached three quite short wing-shaped sticks. The thongs of the sling from which the missile was discharged were of unequal length, and it was so inserted into the loop between them that it was easily freed. There it remained fixed while the thongs were whirled round and taut, but when at the moment of discharge one of the thongs was loosened, it left the loop and was shot like a leaden bullet from the sling, and striking with great force inflicted severe injury on those who were hit by it. 
The exact construction of the Kestrosphendone remains somewhat mysterious. However, experimental reconstructions based on the available information have resulted in quite spectacular results. None the less, the Kestrosphendone did not stand the test of time and seems to have been abandoned quite quickly. The fundamental purpose of this weapon seems to have been to develop a sling shot with the penetrative power of a point. If so then a lighter version of this weapon, the plumbatae, persisted into late antiquity. In this weapon the wooden shaft gave nearly the same mechanical advantage as a sling. In effect each sling bolt came with a one time sling.
Another way of obtaining a one time sling was to fix a string to a slingstone made of lead. There is evidence for this variation at the Battle of Fucine Lake in 89 BC.
Video of a Kestros. Looks like a good idea to me - maybe as a post Marius unit.
Dime - congratulations on the new Nuragic units - although they are nothing too different all these little extras improve the mod. In the spirit of the mini (1 or 2 province) AOR's, what about the following as well:
Belgic - mix of celtic and german AOR in Samorabriva and the neighbouring province
Ligurian - tribesmen armed with the pennato (a sickle or one handed falx) in Liguria and Transalpine Gaul
Getai - the old scythian axeman and something else, where the scythian steppes meets the german forests
I was thinking it would be neat to have the Cilician pirates recruitable from ports (only in Cilicia and Side of course), since they are pirates and all, this could also apply to Merchant Marines, though they would need to be from the third level port.
Whatever happened to that Aussie guy - did a sub-mod on Illyrians and some other handsome skins - can't recall his name, but I remember his skins looked mighty usable (Celtic Hoplites???). His stuff could be ready made AOR if he was cool with it.
Yeah get ferrus' work and do AOR for East Adriatic Coast.
lvl - 1 - Light javelin men
lvl - 2 - Current Theurophoroi (sp)
lvl - 3 - Illyrian Thorikitai
Currently there is no point in building a 2/3 lvl Aux Baracks there.
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