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  1. Re: I did change medieval2 to kingdoms fammit!

    Ah I see. That explains it. Thanks mate.
  2. Re: I did change medieval2 to kingdoms fammit!

    Umm I have the Kingdoms expansion mate. I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. I'm using the disc version. INstalled DOTS to C:\Program Files (x86)\SEGA\Medieval II Total...
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    Re: File editing for long 4tpy campaign

    Oh I do that too. I just usually win a few battles with war councillor/heir/fl get thier chiv up a few nothces and drop them in a castle while the rest sit in the cities with low taxes. For most...
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    Re: File editing for long 4tpy campaign

    Cheers mate! I've actually found a good workaround. I dropped 4tpy to 2 and halved most building pop bonuses and doubled the construction cost for cities and castles. It makes it very intersting...
  5. I did change medieval2 to kingdoms fammit!

    Like the title says. I unzipped DOTS into my Med2 data/mods folder and have renamed the medieval2.exe to kingdoms but I'm still getting the error message when I run the batch file. Any help is...
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    File editing for long 4tpy campaign

    Hey all. I've recently blown the dust off M2TW and was doing some minor tweaks for a long epic campaign. So far I've changed the tpyr to .25, ageing script is changed appropriately, and I've close to...
  7. Re: [Help needed]Wierd diplomatic problems with 1.2.2h saves after patch 19

    That's a hell of a price to pay for 4 factions that no one wants to play anyway. :(
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Ah I see. Well I was outnumbered 2-1 with half my forces as levys so I doubt I would have won anyway. Thanks KAM for the timely reply as alway.
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Having some infuriating issues with Epirus phalanxes and hoplites not maintaining formation. Was engaged in a defensive fort battle with Rome. I lined up 3 of my hoplites and pikes in a \_/ formation...
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    Re: Divide et Impera 1.2.2 Released!

    Keeps getting stuck on splash screen since update.
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    Re: Played VH with Parthia

    Jealousy is a stinky cologne. Mate.
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    Re: Played VH with Parthia

    ^^^This response is perfect^^^
    +1 rep. As if Dresden needs it. 😁
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    Re: [PREVIEW] Historical Family System

    Just the other day I was like, "Getting pretty close to 2.5k hours. I think maybe it's time for a break." Now I'm probably gonna push 3k.
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    Re: [PREVIEW] Historical Family System

    Just the other day I was like, "Getting pretty close to 2.5k hours. I think maybe it's time for a break." Now I'm probably gonna push 3k.
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    Re: Slave based economy ?

    From the other forums I've read about it, yes, Spartas faction bonuses is what makes slaving so profitable. Honestly, though I've never really tried it. PO is a fickle lady....
  16. Re: Buying DLCs - unlock factions in Grand Campaign

    Vanilla Rome 2 has a forum?...
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    Re: Slave based economy ?

    Sparta is the only faction that can really pull off a slave based economy iirc.
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    Re: Happy Birthday to our favorite Polish guy.

    Happy Birthday Ancillary. +5% morale to the entire forum.
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    Re: [Factions] Succesor Kingdoms

    At first it's great cause in 1.1 after like 5 turns virtually all your satrapies told you to bugger off making the Selecuids a much harder start. However yes, the blind loyalty to their Greek...
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    Re: [Factions] Succesor Kingdoms

    Not much I can add that hasn't been added, except that for personal favorites, it's gotta be Selecuids. The closest to being Alexander's dream of blended empire with rock solid infantry, heavy...
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Playing Sparta, hardcore no ai and 12 tpy H/n. Attacking Thyni port with a fleet of rhodian slingers and cretan archer ship mercs. When I used my archers to light some houses on fire by clicking the...
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    Re: Sharing Sparta's Successes

    This is just after the war breaks out with Macedon and Rome. At this point you can still play diplomat and not get involved but you run the risk of any northern expansion cut off by the red devils....
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Well I got my one! I like to think he suffered a leg injury and decided to try and develop a Spartan cavalry corps. It didn't take.
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    Re: Sharing Sparta's Successes

    Thank you Dresden for another prompt and precise response.
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    I think you're thinking of a different unit. Tier 1 barracks give Homoioi Hippies, the dinky Spartan Jav Cav. Tier 3 gives the Symmanchoi Hippies, which are the Spartan equivalent to citizen cavalry....
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    No not yet. But is it even a thureos unit? And if it is, why are certain Generals able to recruit them as bodyguards prior to the reform?
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Correct. However even if it were tied to Thureos reforms, it should still be in my recruitment tab, but greyed out and unrecruitable. Occasionally I can raise generals with Allied Cavalry as a...
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    Sharing Sparta's Successes

    I'm locked in a bitter life and death struggle with Rome and it's absolutely nerve wracking and glorious. Started the campaign on H/N with softcore mod. Ran for about 20 turns, securing NA pact with...
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    Sticky: Re: [Tech] 1.2 Bug Reports

    Playing as Sparta. H/N with Hardcore no AI and 12 tpy. I've built a tier 3 barracks in Sparta but am unable to recruit Allied Cavalry. It's not even an option. Not greyed out or nuttin. Very...
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    Re: DEI 2.0 rome strategy

    At least do a temple of mars. Experience bonus and melee buffs are legit.
  31. Re: General tips collection for Main mod background

    Specialize your provinces around a certain theme. Food production and cavalry, maritime commerce and infantry etc. Trying to turn all provinces into Jack of all trades can result in an economic and...
  32. Re: Need help with my Athens/Rhodes co-op game.

    I second the softcore mod option. I've been rage quitting my Sparta campaign repeatedly on H/N. Couldn't get a sufficient military or economy and kept getting swarmed by enemies. Like you, I hate...
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    Re: Pikes are weak

    Maybe instead of rewarding money it could cost some instead? Like representing the investment in financing a local coup?
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    Re: Offensive Pike Strategy

    I've used this formation to a pretty devastating degree.

    Pike. Pike pike Pike
    Archer. Peltast. Archer. Peltast. Archer
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    Re: Softcore mod too...Softcore?

    I may come across as slightly fanboyish here, but here goes.

    I understand and fully empathize with you...but, I think it comes off as a little entitled to complain about a product that a group of...
  36. Thread: Music

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    Re: Music

    I rather like Rome 2 vanilla music. I like to listen to it as I meditate between turns. There's a Rome 1 music mod too which I also use from time to time. It's in the workshop. At work now or I'd...
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    Re: [Overhauls] Carthage ?

    Didn't Hannibal have the Sacred Band during the 2nd Punic War? I listened to Dan Carlin's Punic Nightmares and I'm pretty sure he quotes Livy speaking about their use at Cannae.
  38. Re: Anyone else have problems with allied armies just camping in your land indefinitely and consuming all the supplies?

    Prepare yourself for the inevitable backstabbing from your satrapies. After the first 30-40 turns I got comfortable with Parsa and Parthava helping me steamroll Asia Minor. Once the wars were over I...
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    Re: DEI: The Long War

    Well what if the original title wasn't a grand strategy but something easier? Like a turn based story driven historical rpg set in DEI type setting using something like the Unity engine similar to...
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    DEI: The Long War

    So I'm a big XCOM fan, and the long war mod is just stellar. I'm bringing this up since, for anyone not familiar with The Long War mod and it's saga, the modders got acclaim from Firaxis games, XCOMs...
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