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  1. Thread: Parody Units

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    Re: Parody Units

    I appreciate the effort you put into these EBII Wojaks. I might replace the starting Pritanoi faction leader portrait with one of these
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    Ok let's back this up. Back in EBI the "Past Childbearing Age" sound cue was a mildly frustrated "hmph", as if the royal lady was like "eh, I don't have to have a parasite inside of me whose birth...
  3. Re: How many turns of a campaign do you play before you lose interest?

    Those are great suggestions for extending the enjoyment of a campaign. The problem is the amount of time and effort it would take to write faction-specific scripts that add spice to a campaign. To...
  4. Thread: Parody Units

    by Shoebopp
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    Re: Parody Units

    That could be arranged. Replace the two-hour notification scroll with a cinematic of what you just described
  5. Thread: Parody Units

    by Shoebopp
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    Re: Parody Units

    Illegitimate Swordsmen: recruitable from Northeastern Iberia. They are missing battle sprites and will crash the game if you zoom out too much

    British Horse Archers: in honor of EBI's Goidelic...
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    Re: Rome loyalty issue

    The M2TW game engine always selects the FL's eldest son as the next FH. The Potential Successor ancillary rarely works IMO. You might have to perform some immersion-breaking political assassinations...
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    Re: A couple questions

    1. Each region has "base unrest". You can do some research on where to modify "base unrest" values

    2. Demolish the democracy or oligarchy and recruit a new client ruler while building them back....
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Screenshots

    Yep! Sadly I had to conquer them instead of buying them, triggering a war with the Ptolemaic Empire. But fear not, I then used the extra income to buy Side and then organize a ceasefire with them (if...
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    "A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad" - Shigeru Miyamoto

    Think about it this way: the longer we wait, the more features and fewer bugs we get
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    Re: New Player with some questions.

    Also something to note: the faction difficulty ratings on the campaign selection screen are either outdated or flat out inaccurate. Factions that are in practice easy are:

    Hayastan: Just make sure...
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    Sticky: Re: Fans suggestion thread for future releases

    @Titus66 If stabilizing one of these regions is essential to your strategy, try doing the following:

    - Transfer your best, and I cannot stress this enough, BEST governor to that region before it...
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    Sticky: Re: Fans suggestion thread for future releases

    Try moving the capital closer to the rebellious settlement.
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Screenshots

    https://i.imgur.com/fXnrq2f.jpg
    I put the 20,000 mnai to good use
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    Sticky: Re: The EBII Recruitment thread

    I would love to help!
  15. Re: How many turns of a campaign do you play before you lose interest?

    @Roma_Victrix I definitely agree that spending a few dozen turns cultivating the empire and family members is a good way to pass the time while waiting for reforms. However, if doing that for the...
  16. Re: How many turns of a campaign do you play before you lose interest?

    Wow BailianSteel, your commitment blows mine's out of the water. I like your quote on how managing an empire is harder than conquering one. How you managed to manage an empire to the tune of 600+...
  17. Re: Do sword cavalry enjoy a melee bonus against spear cavalry?

    Interesting. I'll simulate several Mercenary Celtic Cavalry (with 2 attack upgrades) vs British Noble Cavalry battles and pay close attention to the animations and let you know of the results.
  18. Do sword cavalry enjoy a melee bonus against spear cavalry?

    For example, Alan Riders (sword sidearm) vs Dahae Riders (spear sidearm). There's no spear/light-spear mechanic for cavalry the way that infantry has, but is there some hidden bonus in play?
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    Sticky: Re: Fans suggestion thread for future releases

    Upgrade the farms to the one available after Sparta reaches City-level size
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    Re: 2.35A Changelog

    Could you leave both a zip and an installer open as options for those who use Linux/MacOS?
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    Re: 2.35A Changelog

    The Mlk is pleased
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Artificial. Landbridges. That's all I'll say until next week
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    Re: Writing Prompt: World War Zero

    The linked thread has produced several chapters. Just want you all to go take a look. See if you all could find the references to EBII game mechanics in these historical fiction chapters!
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    The Memphis Conference


    In the Summer of 270 BC, representatives from all nations forming the Ptolemaic Coalition made the hazard-less journey through the Carthaginian-patrolled Mediterranean to...
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Also, I'll be switching over to anglicized versions of ancient words. Pyrrhos will become Pyrrhus, Epeiros will become Epirus, etc. Hopefully these would be more Google-friendly
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Yep this story is kinda of a mess using a historical tone of writing as well as incorporating fantastical elements such as oracles and time travelers. I'm hoping to settle down for a more consistent...
  27. How many turns of a campaign do you play before you lose interest?

    I'd like to generate discussion on how long it takes for a campaign to stop being enjoyable. This has consequences on gameplay experience if certain game mechanics take too long to achieve....
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    Re: Arevaci Revolts

    That's good to hear! One pain point of the late game is having to fight a ton of battles defending your sprawling empire from encroachers on every front. The current implementation of the Youth...
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    Sticky: Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum II 2.35 released!

    IIRC the Carthaginians, Leustiane, Arevaci, Sweboz, Lugians, Epeirotes, and Bosporans will receive the biggest changes. Try to hold off playing as them for now...
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    Sticky: Re: Announcement: Europa Barbarorum II 2.35 released!

    You can read https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?803461-2-35A-Changelog for a list of future changes. The fewer the changes pertaining to a faction in 2.35a, the less you have to "lose" by...
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    Re: Arevaci Revolts

    That would be a major turnoff for achieving the Arevaci Reforms. Although you get a very good top tier Arevaci Colonization building, the price is dealing with revolts every turn (for a small empire...
  32. Thread: Parody Units

    by Shoebopp
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    Re: Parody Units

    A historical reason to introduce more morale_lock units. Beautiful
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    Arevaci Revolts

    Was just reading the campaign_script.txt and was terrified at the number of scripted revolts across nearly all settlements in the Arevaci zone of expansion. They all occur if a historically unpopular...
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Just noticed that I have seriously bad consistency in point-of-view and tone. I will try to fix this. A personal third person omniscient and a dry tone will be the norm from now on. Any other...
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Chapter 6 (This should have been Chapter 5 and vice versa)
    Journey to the East


    Ploutos Salaminios was sent by Ptolemy Philadephus to the East as a diplomat, but he was a spy at heart. Thanks to...
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Chapter 5
    The Mysterious Stranger


    From the newly settled lands of the Gauls in the West to the ancient homelands of the Boii in the East took place Celtic festivals celebrating the bounty of...
  37. Sticky: Re: Faction difficulty ratings (your help is needed)

    Pahlava (their reforms were fixed in 2.35!!!)


    Early game difficulty: very challenging
    Mid game difficulty: medium
    Late game difficulty: medium


    Army/unit:
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Sure, I'll make it once per week and focus on polishing the chapters more
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Chapter 4
    A Pontic Prophecy

    Despite rising tensions making traveling by sea risky, Paerisades II, king of the Bosporan Kingdom, still made a pilgrimage to the Oracle at Delphi in the summer of...
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    Re: World War 0 [Europa Barbarorum II]

    Chapter 3
    Pyrrhos, Liberator of Hellas

    It was said that Polyxenos Salaminios shoved his way into Pyrrhus's tent just as an Argive finished delivering his plea for intervention. It was 272BC, and...
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