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    Re: Turkey's Local Elections 2019

    I just returned from a trip there last week. It is such an amazing city with very kind and helpful people! I was also the first one in line when Hagia Sophia opened at 9 am, so I literally had the...
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    Sticky: Re: Tsardoms Total War - General Discussion & Progress

    Best news of the year, Wallachian! Thank you for the update)
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    These names are a fascinating window into early medieval Wallachia and Moldova. Especially the time before we have written records from the region.



    I'm going to have a great weekend :)
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    @Wallachian

    Do you have any sources on medieval Romanian names? I'm rather curious to learn more about them.
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    Re: The mummies of China’s Tarim Basin

    Correct. Also, do not forget that Indo-European does not necessarily translates to "white" or "European" in the modern sense. Archaeologists have confirmed that Yamnaya culture people were...
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    Re: Is CA a mismanaged company?

    I have about 40 hours played in ToB and sometime shortly after the release of that game I decided that it's time to take an extended 'break' from getting excited about anything new/upcoming with the...
  7. Re: Post harsh or offensive but perhaps accurate political comments made by foreigners about your country

    Romanians generally frown upon their own cultural/political institutions and eagerly sign up for anything and everything the West presents to them in return for being allowed to sit in the back of...
  8. Thread: New SAGA title

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    Re: New SAGA title

    Thrones of Britannia failed to sell well because people ultimately realized that it's a zoomed in version of Age of Charlemagne, with most of the units being the same recycled bearded Northwestern...
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    Re: I moved to athens...

    If the Akropoli did not have such a long line, you could reasonably visit most of Athens' historical sites in a single day. In fact, you wouldn't even miss much by skipping it, as the Parthenon...
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    Re: I moved to athens...

    Visited Thessaloniki a couple of summers ago. Absolutely wonderful city that I came to love and dearly miss. I would honestly consider moving there if the stars properly aligned in my life.
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    A Croatian faction sounds really cool. It'll create some really interesting dynamics in the western Balkans.

    @dcadastro - your teaser made my day. Well done)
  12. Re: The Great Conflicts main discussion thread. Please post here!

    Albeit sparse, there are quite a few sources testifying to the presence of Vlachs north of the Danube from Hungarian, Russian, Roman, and Viking sources. For example, there is a runestone found in...
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    Fair enough....though Rome really isn't a problem for me. I'm just sick to death of over-hyping Celts and Germanics. Deep down inside, everyone is - that's why Thrones of Britannia (despite being a...
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    Sticky: Re: Tsardoms Total War - General Discussion & Progress

    You might be on to something. Here is an article arguing that there was a traceable Alanic presence primarily settled along the lower Dniester valley during the period. Besides the obvious place name...
  15. Re: Israel kills 45, thousands wounded, in Gaza during protests

    It seems to me that ultimately, Arabs are having a hard time accepting Jews inhabiting the Middle East. The 20th century expulsions of ancient Jewish communities from Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, etc is proof...
  16. Re: Israel kills 45, thousands wounded, in Gaza during protests

    How do you feel that would go over? I'll give you a hint - a bit up, there's a post showing how Palestinian leadership wants its people to infiltrate Israel, target, and kidnap its citizens.


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  17. Re: Israel kills 45, thousands wounded, in Gaza during protests

    Points 1-3 in your statement are thought provoking and yes, I do wish that the situation was better. However, why does Egypt also close its border with Gaza? Seems that their fellow Arabs are fed up...
  18. Re: Israel kills 45, thousands wounded, in Gaza during protests

    Throughout all the conflicts currently going on in the Middle East, ultimately (if not already), the leadership of stable and prosperous countries like Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, etc will...
  19. Thread: DLC Speculation

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    Re: DLC Speculation

    The Normans are already in ToB as a late game event. Not sure what a Norman campaign would bring new to the table - same factions, cultures, units, etc.

    ToB will probably end up getting a blood...
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    Don't forget the American guy who has lived in Romania for the last 7 years and wrote the faction descriptions for the Hungarians and Golden Horde. :D



    This is literally my favorite thing about...
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    Surprisingly, Tsardoms has been really chill for the most part regarding historical discussions and flame wars but the Croatia/Bosnia discussions have really gotten old.
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    Awesome stuff guys! I'm more looking forward to this than anything else in the Total War pipeline!
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    Re: Cleopatra was white and I can prove it

    Cmon, Hernan is a native speaker of a Romance language. These kind of vocabulary mistakes are normal. It's not a big deal. My native language is English, but i have lived long enough in Romania to...
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    Re: Cleopatra was white and I can prove it

    It is sad but there can sometimes be a uncomfortably thin line between a history lover and a racist. This is why I ultimately became sick of Europa Barbarorum I and eventually stopped playing it...
  25. Re: Israel kills 16, dozens wounded, in Gaza during protests

    At the government level, even Saudi Arabia and Egypt are sick of the Palestinians and are ready to throw them under the bus.

    After the chaos that has gone down in Libya and Syria in recent years,...
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    One reason why a Dacian Wars campaign could play out very interestingly is because a Roman player would be challenged in ways that no other Rome 2 campaign offers. Think about it, the Dacians forces...
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    Re: Possible improvements to the ATW mechanics

    Oh yea...I hate the unit upgrade system. It's really annoying to be forced to maintain expensive armies full of elite troops late game, which makes no historical sense whatsoever. Many of the lower...
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    I was referring to content released within the realm of Rome 2 and Attila that depicts the "classical world" of Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa. Shogun and Three Kingdoms are separate...
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    Correct. I have noticed an alarming trend with CA - they have created some awesome cultural packs for the eastern half of the map for both Rome 2 and Attila (Slavs, Empires of Sand, Black Sea...
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    Well, yea of course...what's your point?

    The Yuezhi would still start off in the Tarim Basin, which is in modern day western China.
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    Re: New Campaign pack for R2! :)

    i would love to see a campaign centered around the Yuezhi invasion of Baktria as it would serve as an interesting prequel to the upcoming 3KTW by bridging the worlds of Rome 2 and China.

    However,...
  32. Thread: TROY - BBC

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    Re: TROY - BBC

    I honestly wouldn't care at all. Happy to say that most Romanians don't make such a big deal about race as Western Europeans/Americans obsess over. Britain itself seems to be going through some weird...
  33. Thread: TROY - BBC

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    Re: TROY - BBC

    Yet another thread where people go on about who is 'white' and who isn't, where someone goes off on a tangent about North Africans and how 'white' they are.

    I wish I could say that no one...
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    Concerning Athens and Sparta

    In Rome 2 it is well known that Athens and Sparta are horribly unbalanced compared to Makedon. Usually by turn 20, one of them will have crushed the Makedonians and begin expanding north throughout...
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    Re: Desert Kingdoms DLC Pack

    Intriguing, but I do worry that it would be way too close to the start date of Rome II's Grand Campaign for this campaign to truly feel unique. Of course, once upon a time I also said that a...
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    Re: Desert Kingdoms DLC Pack

    Beasts of War was the definitely the nadir of my feelings regarding Rome II. After a terrible launch, and questionable early DLC releases, Beasts of War very nearly made me uninstall the game.


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    Re: New Attila Content in 2017

    A nomadic factions DLC would honestly take a lot away from the main 'theme' of Attila - the Huns themselves. The nomadic factions do need a bit of cleaning up (making the Roxolani/Iazyges into true...
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    Re: Desert Kingdoms DLC Pack

    I have little to no pity for people complaining that their mods might need to be reworked due to the update. We have been dealing with updates for the past five years now...should be used to it by...
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    Hey guys, any updates on the mod? Anything I could possibly help out with?
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    Re: Alfred The Great Trailer

    I would be shocked if the Welsh aren't playable. CA mentioned in one of its blogposts that Romano-British culture continued to survive in Wales during the Anglo-Saxon period...can anyone elaborate a...
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