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    Re: Comments and request for mod recommendations

    it doesnt increase performance or stability, but it sure does improve playable factions...
  2. [Tutorial] Re: How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor

    yes, i did save it to another destination,
    or different name, many years since now
  3. [Tutorial] Re: How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor

    EsfEditor1.4.3
  4. [Tutorial] Re: How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor

    this is the mods i used to play with
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?262048-All-Factions-Unlocked-No-FOW-Bug!-WORKING!-Downloadable-Now!/page27
  5. [Tutorial] Re: How to edit Turns Per Year in startpos.esf by using ESF Editor

    i used to play persia with 'all factions unlocked no FoW' with standard 2 turn per year
  6. Re: Suggestions for a Solid Economy playing a German State ?

    its so many years since i modded, i can not remember.
    the thing about ID arty was how silly OP it was,
    it was the only unit in my armies beside a few units to counter any leak,
    and battles was...
  7. Re: Suggestions for a Solid Economy playing a German State ?

    i can only say my impression of imperial destroyer since its the only mod of those i tried. i like a whole lot the reduced movement points of armies, and reduced economy, i didnt like the silly OP...
  8. Re: Suggestions for a Solid Economy playing a German State ?

    Blitzkrieg: Early Prussian Campaign Guide
    Turn 1
    1.Move your Gentleman to the Magdeburg Collage
    2.Start research on ring bayonets (this will be ready when you invade)
    3.Acquire trade agreements...
  9. Re: Suggestions for a Solid Economy playing a German State ?

    restart and follow this closely http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?629619-Steamrolling-the-Preussia-guide
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    Re: How many ships in colonies?

    i just keep shurning out ships as much as i can, with the hope a 20 ship stack will deter pirates, and after that i want a 20 stack on each anchor to be the sole producer
  11. Re: Visual Guide on Taxes in ETW Campaigns What is best?

    i think that is a flawed way of thinking. i keep it at low to get towns/ports to spawn, but once that is down the more i can cram out of the region the merrier, because it will fund my expansion, and...
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    Re: 100% World Dom - Sun-Baked Steel

    i just got a flashback to the unpatched version, playing as mughal the only infantry available was farmers with fork sticks, which resulted in armies gravitating as much towards cavalry as the hordes...
  13. Re: Has anyone ever seen the AI British or French invade India?

    mughal with 29k in the bank will destroy marathas ships and ports, maratha never get to send ships to trade slots, try it and see for yourself
  14. Re: Has anyone ever seen the AI British or French invade India?

    you get the effect without having to sell your land by using the mod i linked, that gives mughal 29k
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    Sticky: Re: Empire Mod Questions & Recommendations

    i think you should first contemplate what you are not satisfied with in vanilla. for me the movement points wasnt what i have read on in history books, and auto resolve was bonkers from start to...
  16. Thread: Pirate faction

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    Re: Pirate faction

    no it doesnt without mods, you are stuck with 6 buccaners. but i uploaded a pirate mod somewhere here
  17. Thread: Pirate faction

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    Re: Pirate faction

    i made some pirate modding in "all factions unlocked no FoW" thread, on page 29, it allow me to recruit slaves on caribbean islands and the giant gun if i take ceylon. it is necessary to take a...
  18. Re: Has anyone ever seen the AI British or French invade India?

    i sort of did exactly that with a couple of mods, in the startpos mod, i gave them around 30k to build some measure of infrastructure, and in another mod, i gave them access to sikh infantry without...
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    Re: How to find region ID's?

    ESF minor factions no FoW REGIONS ARRAY 1 Moldavia 2 Persia 3 Bulgaria 4 Algonquin territory 5 Naples 6 Komi 7 Malwa 8 Donvoisko 9 French guyana 10 Great plains 11 Ukraine 12 Croatia 13 Maryland 14...
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    Re: I want Empire 2 Total War

    its easy, just copy the original STW, the defender regardless of AI/player takes up a strong defensive position, because the attacker will lose if it doesnt win and drive off the defenders. ETW...
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    Re: A problem in EasyEsf for Etw

    my experience with esf is that there are several places i have to edit, i used esfeditor 1.4.3
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    Re: What the hell happens?

    remove all mods, then add one mod at a time to find out which mod causes crashes. ...another thing i would do is check user script
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    Re: What's the point of dragoons?

    my favorite unit: i stuff the schools with depleted dragoon regiments for the double suppress effect at a good price,
    and dragoons do well on autoresolve.
    they can also be effective cavalry but...
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    Re: Why not Fire by Rank

    IIRC, according to relations from battle of fraustadt, the saxons only got off a single volley at 60 meter before caroleans reached them with the rapier, and saxony had one of the best equipped and...
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    Re: Strategy & Tactics for Minor & Emergent Factions

    as morocco i allow myself to cheat and give england & france military access on turn 1, i cant survive otherwise. otherwise i prefer the diplomacy on the original: firstly the only thing giving...
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    Sticky: Re: Empire Mod Questions & Recommendations

    you need unlocked diplomacy for it to reallly work, as well as the right churches, here is a startpos for saxony, download both files into the same folder and unrar the first part, that will...
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    Re: Spraetter's Guide to Sweden

    the mod only provide the starting units, any more recruits will be standard. on the manpower, while there were plenty of stories how only crippled men was around to multiply the population, studies...
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    Re: Why not Fire by Rank

    yes, its called coalition, every faction north of austria, from england in the west, to russia in the east, ganged up and defeated the carolean army with a 5:1 numerical superiority. that doesnt take...
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    Re: Why not Fire by Rank

    welp, the carolean shock tactics proved to be superior to just standing rooted to the spot like other armies did, there just wasnt time to reload when they came running, note how consistently...
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    Re: Why not Fire by Rank

    i have next to no online material, and the two i have are written in old swedish style so google translate wont cut it. the smaller cut is the written doctrine established 1694 on how to wage war,...
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    Re: Why not Fire by Rank

    the swedish caroleans were typically only given 5 bullets before a battle, the rest was expected to be done with the rapier. the caroleans were extreme shock troops of the era tho, other armies were...
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    Re: Whats your top 10 hardest factions on ETW?

    no, the problem is that every faction with a border attack me within 10 turns, except italians that for some reason wait til turn 20 or so. if i go into a castle my school gets destroyed along with...
  33. Re: Bayonet charge application in ER 4.8 environment - how?

    if you want a snappy response, try out the first shogun TW, its the best i saw, especially the first couple of versions of it that had a more pronounced rock-scissor-paper mechanic. (or more...
  34. Re: Bayonet charge application in ER 4.8 environment - how?

    etw units are too unresponsive and slow, then there is also invisible turfs they get stuck on, so the best tactic is to just park your units and let AI defeat itself as they charge
  35. Re: Has anyone ever seen the AI British or French invade India?

    england never get that far when i play france, i delete them from the map on turn 5
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    Re: Whats your top 10 hardest factions on ETW?

    i sell off silecia on turn 1, tho i cant remember if its to poland or preussia, but i think i sell to poland, i'm really hard pressed as austria, and eventually poland will declare too, but it buys...
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    Re: Whats your top 10 hardest factions on ETW?

    what i do is selling off armenia to persia for trade & alliance and money, -this gives me yet another trade partner, and even more importantly, it prevent them from destroying my only safe port for...
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    Re: Whats your top 10 hardest factions on ETW?

    the trick with maratha IMO is to expand really fast, -as in, dont wait to suppress revolts, because those revolts are made up of rabble with fork sticks, so keep press on and wipe the rabble out,...
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    Re: Religious agents not spawning

    denmark is pretty notorious about not spawning priests, and in several campaigns i waited ~32 years, but eventually they spawn
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    Re: trade ships dos and donts

    financially you get more by splitting up your 20 ship fleet into 5 4-ship fleets and spread them over the various trade nodes, but its a small increase in profit and you are better off keeping it a...
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