Swiss Confederation (ETW Faction)

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Swiss Confederation (ETW Faction)
Swiss flagetw.png
Name: Swiss Confederation
From Game: Empire: Total War
Religion: Catholic
Culture: European

The Swiss Confederation is one of a number of cancelled factions from Empire: Total War.

[edit] Overview

The faction's starting position would have been in the Alpine region of Europe, however, along with the faction's cancellation the region was also removed and replaced by 'wilderness'. The flag used by the faction is the historical flag of the pre-Napoleonic Swiss Confederation, using a thinner greek cross than the one used today. However the flag proportion is incorrect with the ratio being historically 1:1 rather than 1:2. In terms of units available, the faction is able to recruit the typical European infantry, cavalry & artillary units.

Other factors are not known, for example religion, as the Old Swiss Confederation was historically a mixture of protestant and catholic 'cantons' which led to several internal conflicts over it's history. It is however assumed that Catholicism would have been used as the state religion in-game as it was, and remains, the most predominant form of Christianity in the region.

While it cannot be used in the Grand Campaign, it can be used in custom battles through modding.


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