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    Re: Is anyone at home?

    Hopefully not, I still use old mods and units of Medieval 2 and Empire that are not available on other sites. I really appreciate you still keep them, although some links are dead because of being...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    Empire Total War is the game I usually play. It's a shame CA never optimized/fixed bugs in this game, just like did with Rome 2. Because of the scale of this game, I think suits better with later...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    For me, probably the best Total War game is Shogun 2 Total War. I am not really interested in japanese history, but this game provides lots of content along with DLC Fall of the Samurai, which also...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    Why most people consider Thrones of Britannia disappointing and boring?
  5. Field of Glory II / Field of Glory Empires / Imperator Rome?

    I am thinking about getting one of these games: Field of Glory II / Field of Glory Empires / Imperator Rome. Which one do you think is more interesting?

    Thank you in advance.
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    Thank you for the benchmarks. Clearly ToB performance is far better than Attila, but Rome 2 is also very demanding as I see, this is something to take into account before purchasing a new computer.
  7. Recommended books and reading about 18th century Age of Reason warfare

    This thread is intended to be used as bibliography of existing resources, mainly books, regarding 18th century / Age of Reason warfare: Great Northern War, Succession Wars, Seven Years War, American...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    I'll probably skip Attila Total War. How good is performance in Rome 2 Total War in modern gaming computers?
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    But also happens in custom battles. Can be due to "pathfinding"? Because my performance is much better in flat maps rather than maps with terrain "accidents", I mean, terrain features, ground...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    My computer is not really good but I thought at the time I purchased it that was good enough to run Attila Total War smoothly:

    Alienware 17 R3; CPU: i7-6700HQ @2.6 GHz - 3.5 GHz; RAM: 16 GB DDR4...
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    Re: The Total War Chat Thread

    Hi Leonardo, would you recommend ToB over Attila? I will purchase a gaming computer and I was thinking if worth getting Attila or ToB instead. I have played Attila, but performance issues discourage...
  12. Re: Performance issues on Empire Total War. Optimization.

    I think I discovered something relevant with performance issues in Empire Total War and perhaps may help somebody trying to figure out a solution or an answer. In complex maps / scenarios is where...
  13. Re: Advice to choose between two gaming laptops to play Total War games

    I've found reviews of the two computers: MSI and Octane VI:

    MSI GE75 Raider https://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-GE75-Raider-8SF-i7-8750H-RTX-2070-Laptop-Review.411539.0.html
    Octane VI...
  14. Re: Advice to choose between two gaming laptops to play Total War games

    Sorry, I don't want to bother you more time with this topic, this is the last question. I need someone to give me an opinion about which of these two laptops offer a better cooling system/solution:
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    Poll: Empire Total War vs Napoleon Total War

    I'd like to ask you which Total War you prefer: Empire or Napoleon?

    Napoleon is better than Empire in graphics, but I would also like to read your opinion in terms of campaign map and campaign...
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    Re: Military tactics for Empire Total War?

    Thank you for your advice. I am interested in a campaign with Spain. What's the best strategy to play with Spain? I see too many territories to protect/focus on.
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    Re: Veterans of TW, are you buying this game?

    Didn't know that there will be a DLC about Three Kingdoms and will be released this summer. Check this link:

    https://store.steampowered.com/app/1089620/Oriental_Empires_Three_Kingdoms/
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    Re: Military tactics for Empire Total War?

    Hi Alwyn,

    That are really good tactics, thank you for the detailed advice. Do you have any recommendation as to which faction is a good choice to start a campaign and put your advice in practice?
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    Re: Veterans of TW, are you buying this game?

    In my case, no. I am not a veteran, I mostly focus on Empire and Napoleon Total War because those are my favourite historical periods. The reason is that I dislike the effects of Three Kingdoms...
  20. Thread: Naval Games

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    Naval Games

    Does anyone play any naval games? I played "World of Warships" for 3 years but I got tired of this game. The graphics are really good but I am looking for more realistic games. I rather prefer...
  21. Which were the reasons Great Britain joined Austria during Austrian Succession War?

    I am now reading about Austrian Succession War (1740-48) and I want to understand which where the reasons that Great Britain took part in this war joining Austria. I guess one of the reasons would be...
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    Military tactics for Empire Total War?

    Do you know successful military tactics for both land battles or naval battles in Empire Total War? After doing again the game tutorial I have to say I didn't learn anything about military tactics!...
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    Ultimate Admiral: Dreadnoughts

    I don't know if there is a similar topic in this forum. I discovered a game that is being developed by Game-Labs, the same company that released Ultimate General: Gettysburg and Ultimate General:...
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    Do Total War games support large armies?

    Most Total War games allow 4 vs 4 armies with 20 units each army but I hardly or even I have never seen any proof of anyone able to run this setup. Is there any proof of someone running a custom...
  25. Re: Where can I find information about Shogun 2 Fall of the Samurai History Period?

    I managed to find these books online:

    Jansen, Marius B. (2002). The Making of Modern Japan. Harvard. ISBN 0-674-00991-6

    Ravina, Mark. (2004). The Last Samurai: The Life and Battles of Saigō...
  26. Re: Advice to choose between two gaming laptops to play Total War games

    Finally the best I can afford is a customized laptop with CPU i7-9700k paired with GPU Nvidia RTX 2060 or GTX 1070, 16 GB DDR4, and SSD. The games I want to play are: Empire, Napoleon, Shogun 2 (with...
  27. Sticky: Re: New Historical total war era - Total War: Three Kingdoms!

    Thank you, I will not be able to play them but I can't wait to see youtube videos of these battles. Does someone know how many soldiers were common in battles of this period?
  28. Re: How to identify a hardware bottleneck in a Total War game?

    I don't have gamesaves at the moment because I am not enrolled in a campaign, I tried with Rossbach Scenario.



    I finally disabled it in all Total War games I own since has a great impact on...
  29. Sticky: Re: New Historical total war era - Total War: Three Kingdoms!

    Sorry if this is a very basic question but my apologies I am not following discussions of Three Kingdoms Total War at this moment. Will this game have any historical battles or any kind of battle...
  30. Re: Discussion about future TW games, Medieval, Pike and Shot and Empire

    I also prefer the gun-oriented Total War games over ancient/medieval warfare. It would be great to have a similar game to Empire Total War but with larger armies. Hopefully one day we will be able to...
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    Re: Tenth Anniversary of Empire: Total War

    Hi, I am here just to say that despite the bugs and issues, Empire Total War is my favourite game ever. Thanks to Empire Total War I discovered the fascinating warfare of the 18th century and since...
  32. Re: How to identify a hardware bottleneck in a Total War game?

    I have been testing graphics options in Empire Total War and I discovered that disabling SSAO and hardware shadows helps a lot to keep constant fps while with these two options I suffered fps drops...
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    Thank you very much for your explanations. I think that I now understand far better how Empire Total War works and by understanding that I can select more carefully the hardware for my next computer....
  34. How to identify a hardware bottleneck in a Total War game?

    I am finally monitoring Empire Total War with HWiNFO and fraps to see what is happening with my current computer and Empire Total War.

    Results: Graphics settings are in max. settings. During a...
  35. Re: Discussion about future TW games, Medieval, Pike and Shot and Empire

    I second this. I would be even happy with Empire 2 Total War within the same time frame: 1700-1800, a polished Empire Total War with better sieges, bigger armies, better uniforms, better graphics. A...
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    Re: Any good strategy Age of Sails games?

    Ultimate Admiral: Age of Sail seems to be a great game, I have seen a youtube video and looks promising. I think it worths the wait. I have also seen elsewhere that another naval game from the same...
  37. Re: Which amount of RAM is enough to play Total War games and other strategy titles?

    If 16 GB of RAM is enough and the standard for Total War games and games in general, in respect of Total War games, in which extent clock speed matters? For Total War games, there is a noticeable...
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    Thank you very much for your feedback. Now, considering the same CPU and this CPU as i7-8750H, which GPU would be better: Nvidia GTX 1080 or Nvidia RTX 2070? I found a similar MSI laptop compared...
  39. Which Rome Total War is more historically accurate Rome 1 or Rome 2?

    - Taking into account only vanilla games, no mods, which Rome Total War is more historically accurate Rome 1 or Rome 2 Total War? Take into consideration Rome 1 with all expansions and Rome 2 with...
  40. Re: Advice to choose between two gaming laptops to play Total War games

    Thank you very much for your feedback. I have read that Total War games are more CPU demanding than GPU, is that true? I am worried of Empire Total War. To be honest, I have never been able to play...
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