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    Re: [Tech] Bug Reports 1.1 Version

    First, thanks for the amazing mod work! I haven't enjoyed a Total War game this much since EB.

    My issue - I'm running the latest 1.1, standalone, on Steam on a Mac. I am missing unit cards,...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    No, that's great. Goodreads is useful for finding similar books and comparing reviews etc.
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    Making Sense of Nonsense Inscriptions Associated with Amazons and Scythians on Athenian Vases https://www.princeton.edu/~pswpc/pdfs/mayor/071202.pdf

    A totally fascinating article about how...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    I have created a Europa Barbarorum Reading List Goodreads group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/148645-europa-barbarorum-reading-list

    I have added a bunch of books to it, but not yet...
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    With all due respect I believe that this is mistaken - and it's easy enough to ask the Romans themselves what they called their state. Browsing through the Perseus project, I can see that Cicero,...
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    Thanks. I'm not trying to start a fight with anyone, just suggesting that there be a general principle governing faction names (and unit names and so on) and that it be consistently applied. The...
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    I disagree on grounds that I've already mentioned above:
    1. In some cases these people would have contacted Greeks speakers long before the Romans
    2. If they were to write in their own language,...
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    Speaking with some expertise on this specific issue, there is not much reason to believe that there was any such group as the Iceni in 272 BCE - in fact, the only substantial argument in their favour...
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    Re: Observation on Faction Names

    Either/or. In general, I'd prefer to see all the successor kingdoms named the same way.
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    Observation on Faction Names

    I'm really enjoying the mod.

    I have an observation on the faction names in DeI. Without meaning to assert that they must all be "authentic", whatever that means, I do note that they are a little...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    In the years since I first started the reading list, I haven't stopped reading. Here are a couple of good things that I've found.

    For Iberia and the Arevaci:

    Los Celtiberos, Alberto J Lorrio....
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    Re: Playable Factions

    That's good news - but what about the all factions playable mod?
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    Re: Playable Factions

    So if I buy the DLC, are the Arevaci only available in the Hannibal campaign, or would they be in the Grand Campaign as well?
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    Re: Playable Factions

    So there's no way to add the Arevaci to the grand campaign? That kinda sucks.
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    Re: Europa Barbarorum 2.01 released!

    Amazing guys! I'm so happy for all of you.
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    Playable Factions

    I'm running DeI on the EE Mac edition, and it's a great mod so far, but I had a question about the playable factions.

    According to the Royal Military Academy website that is linked from the forum,...
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    Re: DeI (or any mods) for Mac version

    Thanks for the tip - I managed to get DeI running, although the instructions aren't 100% accurate.

    Great mod so far! I'm new to R2TW in general so I am still getting used to all the mechanics.
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    DeI (or any mods) for Mac version

    Has anyone looked into porting this mod for the Mac EE version of Rome 2? I have contacted SEGA help desk, and they told me that the reason mods on the Steam Workshop won't work is that they aren't...
  19. Thread: VoiceMod?

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    Poll: Re: VoiceMod?

    The previous post-but-one is spot on- of course this is only a game, and we should not lose sight of the forest for the trees. It's better to have a greek voice mod that may not be perfect than to...
  20. Thread: spartans

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    Re: spartans

    As I have said before, I'm not saying that the Spartans shouldn't be very good, just that they were not superhuman. And that most of what people think they know is in fact myth and legend. Read...
  21. Thread: spartans

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    Re: spartans

    Second, Can someone find some battle, in the which, fought 2000, 3000, 4000... homoioi and they lost????


    560 BCE The Tegeans defeat the Spartans at the Battle of the Fetters and force the...
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    Re: I'm Still Waiting For This Mod!

    +1 from Ireland. The work we've seen previewed looks awesome. I think Hegemonia will be as important a RTW mod as EB, ArthurianTW or CrusadesTW as regards the quality of the work. Qapla!
  23. Thread: Grim Reaper

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    Re: Grim Reaper

    Dude I couldn't agree more. But maybe the devs are doing holiday time stuff.
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    Re: Overarm or Underarm animations for Hoplites ?

    Just 2 quick things;

    Quoting the expert opinion of the Intstitute of Hoplology Studies doesn't give your argument much extra weight, El Muerte. They surely do have an opinion, but what makes it...
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    Re: Overarm or Underarm animations for Hoplites ?

    Response to El Muerte in specific but applies I think to many comments and posts in general.

    You wrote, "Let the readers decide", which I assume means you think that there ought to be a poll about...
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    Re: Overarm or Underarm animations for Hoplites ?

    Very interesting site, good pics.

    Not evidence about anything that Hoplites did while fighting in phalanx.

    I'm not trying to be a nerd, but you've got to realize that anything that people do...
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    Re: Overarm or Underarm animations for Hoplites ?

    That's the statue I meant! Thanks.

    I had always understood that most Greeks didn't pusue beaten enemies far from the actual field of battle, but certainly when the losing phalanx lost cohesion,...
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    Re: Overarm or Underarm animations for Hoplites ?

    El Meurte, there's no denying your enthusiasm, but are you seriously suggesting that a photo from a hollywood movie that is based on a comic book is evidence that real hoplites fought underhand? From...
  29. Thread: spartans

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    Re: spartans

    Thanks for the tip El Meurte, but as a matter of fact I read Anabasis in Greek for the first time in 1987. Have also read Hellenica, but in translation. Xenophon rocks.

    The point of the thread is...
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    Re: spartans

    "No actually the real question is: Can we see some screenshots of the new units?
    BTW Big thank you to the team for all your efforts!!"


    Agree 110 %

    PS Sorry for the double post. Esprit...
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    Re: spartans

    Is it just me or is there a huge contradiction between asserting that the Helots were priveleged in contrast to other slaves but that the Krypteria came at night and killed whoever was getting out of...
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    Re: spartans

    I'm sorry but that just cannot pass. Carnesy, on what do you base your opinion? Have you studied any history? I'm not trying to be mean or put you down, but your statement is wrong in every factual...
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    Re: Bug Reports Thread - Beta 2

    Major CTD report. Have had a CTD when attempting to fight a battle with every faction, whether on the campaign or in a custom battle. I can auto-resolve in the campaign but that sucks. I have tried...
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    I'd hope to see at least the inclusion in the campaign of the factions available in custom battles. Rohan!!! Please please please?
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    Re: Ask Your Questions Here!

    Question about some of those fabulous ancillary items and heirlooms- if someone dies without transferring them do they disappear forever? For instance, I managed (as Gondor) to pass everything off...
  36. Re: The Fourth Age: Total War - Corsair Invasion v1.0 Released!

    Sweet freakin' Jesus H Keerist!! This rules.
  37. Re: ****Patch0.62 (improved performance) - SPRITES!!!

    Battle performance vastly improved by the patch! Thanks- it makes a hell of a difference. Now, which faction for my new campaign...
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    Re: What happened to elephants???

    Fair enough if they're mercs but i think that the regions around Susa and Ctestiphon have elephants as resources. It's a little strange not to be able to recruit them there if elephants actually live...
  39. Thread: Too hard ?

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    Re: Too hard ?

    First of all I can't really comment on difficulty overall as I wimped out and am running my Ui Neill campaign on H/VH, large armies not huge. My comp can't handle the battles on huge (large lags a...
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    Re: == INVASIO BARBARORUM v6 Discussion ==

    Question about the Sassanids- No Elephants?? I know that they were used right up the the end of the Sassy Empire as there is a report of them from arab sources about War Elephants in the Battle of...
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