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    Re: What do your usual armies look like?

    ooops. Double post. I blame my internet connection :P
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    Re: What do your usual armies look like?

    Indeed!

    As in EBI, I use balanced armies whenever possible. As Pergamon, my ideal stack looked like this:

    1 FM
    2 Hippakontistai
    1 Skirmisher Cav (whatever is avaible)
    3 Phalangitai
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    Slightly to early (Hieron II ruled from 270 to 215), but the last book of the series doesnīt look too bad. Thanks, Sarkiss!
  4. Re: Please join together with all other small bug reports into an (un)official non-game breaking bug thread

    But, for example, Hypaspists and the Sacred Band both have spears and swords :blink:
  5. Re: Please join together with all other small bug reports into an (un)official non-game breaking bug thread

    And the Hoplitai Epilektoi donīt have a secondary attack (no sword).
  6. Re: My proposal to the team regarding the settlement distribution on the map

    One more province (Akragas-Agrigentum or Enna, maybe?) in Sicily would be awesome. There were a lot of EBI AARs with factionX-as-Syracousai (usually Epeiros or KH and I had an ******** great campaign...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    http://www.amazon.de/Ancient-Tyranny-Sian-Lewis/dp/0748621253

    Iīm half-way through this book and so far itīs been excellent, especially the chapters about the tyrants in Sicily.

    Another good...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    If you are playing with those trouser-wearing, mischief-making brutes: make a custom battle and see if you can apply armour upgrades to some of your units, bronze represents the first reform, silver...
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    Re: Models from H.E.L.P. project

    When do the marian reforms kick in, 100 BC? Who plays that long? *scratcheshead*

    And what the hell does marialis mean? :P
  10. Re: [Cavalry] Do they need a speed fix in the EDU?

    Just tested your new update in a couple of custom battles, cav behaves properly now, in my opinion. Good changes and + rep!
  11. Re: Submod request - Elephants with the diadochi

    Why not add them to the recrutiment pool of the baktrian Basilike Patris entry in the EDB? I added hypaspists and epilektoi hoplitai to the Pergamon one this way (they also needed a updated ownership...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    And on mine, too :P
    This one doesnīt sound bad, either, judging by the summary.

    Did a little more research on good and balanced books about Pontus, 'Mithridates VI and the Pontic Kingdom' does...
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    Sticky: Re: Europa Barbarorum Bibliography

    Whoa, nice list, thanks for the effort, Sarkiss!

    Pontus isnīt on the list yet, but does anyone know if 'Poison King' is any good?
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    Re: Not enough Ancillaries

    Got two in Baktra with the highest level of the academy.

    The coolest ancilliary in my campaigns so far was Archimedes, got him in my Pergamon-as-Syracuse game.
  15. Re: The character trait mechanism and how to groom the next Augustus Caesar.

    And with a high-level academy, youīre more likely to get ancilliaries like a doctor/physician, not unimportant for an aspiring new Ceasar. High level temples also ought to influence the probability...
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    Sticky: Re: The EBII Recruitment thread

    PM sent :)
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    Sticky: Re: The EBII Recruitment thread

    Iīd like to apply as a modeller (and as a fill-in texturer :P)

    Iīve got plenty of experience with Blender (but absolutely none with Milkshape or making models for a CA game) and I had a good look...
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    Re: Somatouphylakes Strategou

    Less armoured? They look pretty much the same way as they did in EBI, donīt they? :hmm:

    By the way, gustave, who is the guy on the right side in your signature pic. Donīt think Iīve seen him in...
  19. Re: [Question] Changing skins and recruitement options

    Okay, I figured my first question out. I should have looked a bit further down the .xml file and changed the relevant attachment entries, too...*facepalm*

    Out of couriosity, I also had a look at...
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    Re: New factions

    Would love to see a Massillia faction, could be pretty epic to play. But the slot would probably be wasted if itīs controlled by the AI. My hope is for a submod which swaps the Pritanoi with...
  21. [Question] Changing skins and recruitement options

    I wanted to change skins for the Baktrian Hypaspists (right now they have the Mac skin). So I had a look at the data folder and finally found what I thought I was looking for, the entry in the...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    Or have a low level settler barrack from the start, that should help with the conversion.

    But it is possible to get a metropolis in Baktra in the game (at least it was in 2.00), because this...
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    Re: Bosporos - Ripping at the seams... AAR

    A good read, P-Man (no, I wonīt ask :p), and a good faction choice. Bosporus certainly has a very interesting position and things get interesting very fast (especially if you have a 7 full stack...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    You need hellenistic settler points (16, I think) to build a military barrack. These points are generated by a hellenistic metropolis (I have no idea where to check how many points you already have,...
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    Re: Most complete faction?

    The only unit the successor factions are really missing at the moment are thorakitai, in my opinion. Absolutly loved them in EBI and I replaced the phanlangite units in my armies with these guys as...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    Decreasing? Did you build a Indigenous Recruitement building? And youīre right, you need 69% hellenestic polis to upgrade to a metropolis, then you can build the basilike patris. It should appear in...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    Just started a new campaign with Pergamon, this time with the kingship counter set to 1. And voila, the basilike patris appeared in the building browser (with hetaroi and oxybeles as recruitement...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    Pretty sure, yes. Hm, maybe Iīll fight one more seleucid full stack and see what happens.
    The regions are 100% correct? I couldnīt find a reliable map of the time of Attalus I. in a quick internet...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    Hm, it seems I have a little problem with the Attalid kingdom . I own the 5 cities mentioned in the OP, I had 3 major battles against the galation Eleutheroi (I let Ankyra rebel thrice and added some...
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    Re: Armour-variation within a unit: A critique

    Linus, as far as I understand it, the stats are an average number for the whole unit. So one guy in a tunic (e.g. 2 armour) and one in mail (e.g. 6 armour) would result in a 4 on average.
    And I...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    If you complete the Baktrian Indepence, youīll have the option to built the Basilike Patris (Royal Homeland) in Baktra (or any other Metropolis, for that matter). This unlocks Hetairoi and Oxybeles,...
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    Re: Europa Barbarorum II FAQ

    Does the Bosporus faction have any kind of reform? Any way to build Basilike Patris in their cities?
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    Sticky: Re: EB 2.X AI Faction Progression Thread

    Thanks you very much, mr!

    Gonna try asap :)
  34. Baktria: Some observations after 280 turns

    First of all, thank you so much for making this awesome mod, EB team! Even if itīs 'just' a beta, itīs already a very fine piece of work and I really enjoyed every hour of my three campaigns so far...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    He, Iīve seen much weirder things when I scripted missions for Operation Flashpoint and Arma II :P

    ref your questions:

    - clean install of MTWII+Kingdoms+EBII, nothing else
    - CAI v2
    - added...
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    Sticky: Re: Reform requirements

    You can build Basilike Patris - highest gov building - in provinces that are a metropolis and have a 3rd level settler building. No idea if that changes anything for the Baktria roster, but Iīll...
  37. Re: Early Baktrian Campaign - Immensely Fun!

    Oh my. This thread really makes me want to start a Baktria campaign asap. They were my favourite faction in EBI by far, absolutly loved the variety of their roster and the amazing units (Hetairoi...
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    Sticky: Re: EB 2.X AI Faction Progression Thread

    130 turns, Bosporus H/M

    313374

    Pretty wild game, Makedonia is a beast, Sweboz are crazy and the Sauromatae are treacherous bastards.

    Absolutely loving this campaign so far :)


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  39. Re: Unit Preview Thread: Independant City Units

    I want my beloved burning pigs...:P
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    Re: still alive here?

    Have a close look at the independent units thread...
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