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    Re: Sabean Reform Question and Campaign Comments

    This is an unintended bug due to change of capital and way we portrayed the province. Originally it was Qarnawu and represented the Ma'in federation. But considering the size and major ethnicity...
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    Poll: Re: Syrian Archers and Europa Barbarorum 2

    They will be available in the military settlers buildings and as a factional unit for Nabataea. In the latter case I believe Damaskos, Bostra, Antiocheia and Ptolemais-akko. They will also be...
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    Poll: Re: Syrian Archers and Europa Barbarorum 2

    This doesn't do them completely justice though. They were famous raider and bandits as well as archers who attacked the valleys surrounding the Lebanon mountains where their main fortresses lay. From...
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    Poll: Re: Syrian Archers and Europa Barbarorum 2

    There probably will be Syrian archers in this mod, to be more specific Iturean archers.
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    Re: Non-Cavalry Tactics

    Just play as the Sabaeans and don't recruit mercenary horseman. They don't have any factional cavalry units as they didn't deploy them until the turn of the millennium. Even then they never numbered...
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    Re: Europa Barbarorum II FAQ

    The settled bedouins? If you mean the elite unit of the Sabaeans which literally translate as trained bedouins, they are yet to be made and will be Sabaean only.
    The Settled Levantine infantry is...
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    Re: Sabean Reform Question and Campaign Comments

    The distance is measured in tiles, IIRC
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    Re: Nabatean Campaign Start Question

    I always go for Bostra first, then Dedan. As the ptolemaioi or seleukids are often quick to grab it, while Dedan is safe for a pretty long period. This way you'll have more settlements before you go...
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Screenshots

    These are the requirements for the Marian reforms:
    After turn 500 (147BC) Rome needs to have constructed Latifundae (farms_seven) in at least six of the seven core Italian provinces. They then need...
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    Re: What is your favorite unit?

    One of the new units, the Oscan hoplites just look amazing and they are quite powerful on the battlefield as well!

    https://i.imgur.com/a9OYsxL.png
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    Re: Rad compares units - a thread for balancing.

    They are a better missile shooting platform than horses, worse for melee and charges though.
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    Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum II 2.2r released!

    You're completely right. The problem has already been noted a long time ago. Didn't know it was still there.
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    Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum II 2.2m released!

    You're heir is intendedn to become malk Saba. Historically there were almost always at least two Sabaean kings, sometimes even more. It helped probably with succession and one malk could lead the...
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    Re: EB-Twitter updates Discussion

    There's actually another Sabaean unit coming very soonish. The elite unit for Saba however will be very unlikely to make it for 2.3, but the ones in the making will provide quite a bit of help as...
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    Re: What is your favorite unit?

    planned but low priority iirc.
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    Re: Hebrew speaking factions

    I'll forward your offer to the team and to ethelwulf who's actually in charge of this.

    Edit: yes, numidian has proven very difficult and is almost unattested. One of the few units we've yet been...
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    Re: Hebrew speaking factions

    You might actually be right sorry. We have someone who has been correcting them, but they might not have made it in your or the current build yet or only partly. Either way it's safe to say that our...
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    Re: Small nitpick - ''Nabataean Horse Archer''

    Their names should be in Aramaic. I'll have a look at that.
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    Sticky: Re: Fans suggestion thread for future releases

    Those are three pictures of the same unit, that is the single heaviest unit in the whole game, while also being the one to field them. How does that make a general point on cavalry armour?
  20. Thread: saba start

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    Re: saba start

    Elite.
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    Re: saba start

    There are roaming rebels who will cause devastation on your territory best deal with them first. Use your spy well to scout them and not to get ambushed, usually I then go for Timna', disband and...
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    Re: [Fan] EB II - Akhenaton“s Avatar Icons

    Can't believe I missed these before. They look great!
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    Re: devastation and colonialistic strategy

    Saba actually has a rather decent starting province and economy. If you just conquer the settlements to the south and take over the rebels, just turtle and build your economy for a short while, it is...
  24. Re: What new features and goodies are we getting for 2.2?

    Most of the pictures and texts from articles involved in the unit creation process are copyrighted.
  25. Sticky: Re: Converting camps to cities and nomadic factions to settled ones

    Tadmor/Palmyra should convertible as well, unless it's missing the required hidden_resource.
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    Re: South extension of the Ptolemaioi

    You are correct, yes. Changes might be made in the future to correct this. However considering it is not only needed to edit the map itself but any file that makes a reference to region id's it is...
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    Re: Ethiopian Axemen?

    Personally I feel double axes are feasible to be featured as well. Of course, as is any subject or conclusion from history and ancient history if not proto-history, it can be debated.


    Did we...
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    Re: Ethiopian Axemen?

    yes we are well aware that the axes were one handed adn that many elements of those figurines are lets say romantic avant la lettre (take some of Amazonian shields as an example). We have taken that...
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    Re: Ethiopian Axemen?

    1) There are actually quite a few Ethiopian/Blemmyan terracotta statuettes from the ptolemaic time frame depicting warriors with double headed axes. Do also note that on the other side of the Red Sea...
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    Sticky: Re: Faction difficulty ratings (your help is needed)

    bump.
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    Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum 2.1b is released!

    Malkhūta means kingdom, yes. Saba' Wa-Gawwum means Saba and (wa-) Gawwum (the others). The gawwum part in our period is an abbreviation as to how the Sabaeans called itself earlier, which used to be...
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    Re: Looking for 2.1 Let's Plays

    Jesrivjr you should talk about why you build the buidlings you build and also, 5 turn episodes without battles are too short to be my fix! I want more!

    Also Hahawk, what's keeping you? I want to...
  33. Thread: Any web sites?

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    Re: Any web sites?

    For those who want the celtic version Roman army Talk there is: http://www.kelticos.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=31
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    The culture level in Maryab is what you need to look at. If it drops enough you get your reform.
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    Re: Question for EB II Team Members

    There are members who have played it little or not at all. I'm pretty good at breaking my build and updating the test build and thus have never played protracted campaigns. But I'm a master at the...
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    Re: Looking for 2.1 Let's Plays

    Yeah in a strategy game I like to hear about what strategy and tactics the player is using and plans on using, the reasons (pro's and cons),... games that are really skill driven or story driven a...
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    Re: Looking for 2.1 Let's Plays

    When conceiving armies for Saba some historical house rules could be:
    -Not let armies be led by FM's younger than 30
    -To not use nobles unless being attacked or in a defensive war or matters of...
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    Sticky: Faction difficulty ratings (your help is needed)

    Much has changed since EB1.0 but not the difficulty ratings of factions since, they severely need updating and here your experience playing as these factions can help.

    (We already had a thread...
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    Re: Looking for 2.1 Let's Plays

    You mean this one? ;)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk5-Eod34wc
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    Poll: Re: The 2 remaining faction slots

    Imagine what is possible when the hellenistic reforms are finished.
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