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    Re: The thread for horrible suggestions

    The mod should be changed in all ways and details to just how *I* like it.

    This is because everyone should like exactly what I like.

    I know this is true because I'm "special".

    My mom said...
  2. Re: Playing as Romani: How do you handle the massive influx of all those FM in the early game?

    I do much the same Septentrionalis, in regards to conquest. I'm a slow grower as well.

    Some questions to you and others, if I may:

    1. Do you ever "trim" your family tree of lesser individuals?...
  3. Playing as Romani: How do you handle the massive influx of all those FM in the early game?

    Ok.

    So, I've been playing the Romans (full disclosure, I've only played the Romans, because awesome just like me), and I'm the type of player that runs my "own game" as far as expansion goes. I...
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    Re: What more would you want to add to EBII?

    Oh oh oh!

    I read the comment on spies in some other mod a few comments up and an old want popped up again in my noodle.

    Probably not possible, but could the whole map exchange in diplomacy be...
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    Re: What more would you want to add to EBII?

    Full disclosure: I've only ever played the Romans because Awesome!

    But, I really can't think of anything to add that would increase game enjoyment. Y'all did a damn fine job.

    I can, though,...
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    Re: Some questions about the magnificent EB2

    It's gamey, but what I do is remove the early temples in cities that have growth issues and replace them with temples to Juno for the growth bonus.

    And to accelerate them getting to upgrade, I'll...
  7. Re: Roman Camillian Legion - Historical formation & misc?

    ******* Edited to add ************

    I hereby retract my comments and apologize for any offense given and dismissive wording used.

    I can't find the info I was basing my comments on, therefore I...
  8. Re: Roman Camillian Legion - Historical formation & misc?

    I can see how the Trip Apex thing would work and work well, if the Roman force was more disciplined than it's oppfor.

    The Hastatii hit the enemy line. If the enemy tries to exploit the gaps and...
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    Re: Importing campaign saves

    Fingers crossed on this for you.

    Welcome Aboard.
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    As a dedicated Romani-ist, all I can say is:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VbNQFscmAo
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    And this tribe of aged out women can expand, not by direct combat but by nagging their neighbors into giving up territory.

    And instead of a "this day in history", at the start of every turn you...
  12. Thread: Parody Units

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    Re: Parody Units

    @RodriguesSting:

    That video series is amazing! Finally, the truth is told about the glory of Rome!
  13. Thread: Parody Units

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    But they already do that for Second Breakfast!
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    Re: Parody Units

    That reminds me, shouldn't all armies from the British Isles pause mid battle for tea?
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    Of course it will!

    Eeeevvverrry Body knows that.
  16. Re: How many turns of a campaign do you play before you lose interest?

    That's almost as hard to answer as the question "how many licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop"
  17. Thread: Parody Units

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    Re: Parody Units

    New Unit:

    Great Bells of Fire

    Here's how it works. Bronze bells, one meter across and two meters deep. The bells are on a carriage or wagon. One bell per wagon or carriage. The bell mount holds...
  18. Thread: Parody Units

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    Re: Parody Units

    A bolt thrower, magazine fed and fast cocked by an Archimedes steam pump mechanism.
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    Re: Parody Units

    So, battles getting boring and predictable for yeh?

    Ok then...

    Just after you click to accept battle, and are getting ready to advance toward the enemy, strange lights and "ships of the air"...
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    Re: Parody Units

    A logistics unit that can be added to an army.

    You're deep in enemy territory, out of supplies but have all those prisoners you've captured?

    So, Mystery Meat Makers! to the rescue.

    Your...
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    Re: Rome loyalty issue

    Thanks guys.

    Really helps and not being snarky.

    I'm glad to know it's not just me being an idiot.

    It's usually just me being an idiot.

    Nice change.
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    Re: Rome loyalty issue

    thanks.

    I was aware of the "do more battles" thing to help the issue. Was not aware of the spy missions. That could be very useful because I don't run spy missions as a general rule. I just have...
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    Rome loyalty issue

    I've been playing as Rome and have run into a consistent problem.

    That problem being a new Faction Leader, selected by the engine or script or whatever, that has no useful stats, command and...
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    Re: When EB2 Update?

    Congrats on the job and especially the kids.

    But the rest of it?

    A human body is born with only so many steps and efforts built into it and a counter. Use 'em up, the body dies. The best way to...
  25. Re: What new campaings, DLC's and packs would you suggest for Rome 2 Total War?

    Europa Barbarorum 3.

    But this time by the devs, so there's full access of the exe for any changes that need to be made there.
  26. Re: When do you use the battle autoresolve option?

    Every turn in every situation.

    I've turned TWR2 into a big ol' game of Risk!
  27. Thread: Parody Units

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    Re: Parody Units

    And be dressed in lavender.
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    Re: Parody Units

    Some will, no doubt, believe this proposed unit is too late in history to be viable, but...

    The idea of spinning spinning spinning to get one's head right is an old and ancient practice (as well...
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    Re: The thread for horrible suggestions

    Oh oh oh!

    This one!

    Players can build research facilities in large cities. Research facilities add tech points to a pool each turn.

    The factions race to win the 'tech war' and the faction...
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    Re: The thread for horrible suggestions

    Random chance after each battle that a cache of weapons from the future be found.

    Finding one allows for limited number of M60 equiped machine gun units to be recruited, along with RPG...
  31. Re: Do some Total War: Rome II players still play Total War: Rome from time to time?

    They can both be heavily modified and I haven't played either of them vanilla for years.

    My advice, if you're looking for which you want to buy and play, check out the youtubes on them. There's a...
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    Re: Building happiness issue?

    That was one of the harder things for me to get used to with this game.

    Having to think in terms of geographical areas instead of single settlements.

    That brings up a possible poll for you.
    ...
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    Re: Mourn with me, brothers and sisters

    A portable CD Rom wouldn't work for this, would it?
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    Re: Roman General Gone Rebel?

    Heh. Yeah.

    I'm just whining.

    I do appreciate the massive work done by the devs of this mod.
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    Re: Roman General Gone Rebel?

    Ok.

    I used my FH in all the battles prior to this rebellion. He had several stars, solid confidence and maxed influence.

    The FH lost Imperium. I had another general with solid loyalty and...
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    Re: Roman General Gone Rebel?

    Thanks.

    More chore work and lost turns to stack up waiting for the FM authority issue.

    Added to the Imperium issue. And the basic general loyalty issue.

    And the elections. And winter in...
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    Roman General Gone Rebel?

    Ok.

    It was early game. I had cleared out the rebel stacks around my northern cities. I had taken Rhegium (sp?) and beaten back all the mini-micro stacks of Eperiotii in the boot heal.

    I had a...
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    Re: Toxic Masculinity

    Make them Generals with a random chance of showing up.

    And when they do, have the background music change to a Rick Roll.
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    Re: The thread for horrible suggestions

    Instead of that nag popup about spending too much time in the game, we could have Natalie Wood pop up and tell us when it's time for bed.
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    Re: Toxic Masculinity

    Sounds like you have some soy futures coming due.
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