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    The end of the East Mediterranean Bronze Age, at the turn of the XIII - XII-th century BC, was one of the most shocking turning points in history. For those who lived at the time, it has become a scourge. During the forty or fifty years almost all major cities and palaces in the eastern Mediterranean have been destroyed, most of them were never inhabited again. In many places the old and developed a society ceased to exist around 1200 BC In the Aegean Sea Mycenaean civilization disappeared swept migratory movements of wild northern tribes from Illyri and Thrace. Although some bards of the "dark ages" such as Homer and Hesiod remember about the past greatness of a court of Mycenaean civilization, it sank into obscurity, until archaeologists began to excavate. In the Anatolian peninsula the losses were even greater. Famine, plague, and on top of the invasion of the Thracian tribes destroyed the Hittite empire, gave the Anatolian plateau level of stability and prosperity, which this area will not see in the follow thousand years! Levantine trading cities suffered the same fate, and although recovery was faster here, but urban life was severely set back, and the major cultural centers such as Ugarit and Alalakhceased to exist altogether. In Egypt, with difficulty repelled an attack by "Sea Peoples" XX-th dynasty marked the end of the New Kingdom and the end of the achievements of the Pharaonic era. Mesopotamian States and Syria invasion swept Aramaic tribes of northern Arabia. Everywhere in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, XII-th century BC led to a "dark time", from which the world civilization began to emerge only four or five hundred years later. In general, the end of the Bronze Age was one of the deepest and catastrophes of ancient history, a great calamity than the fall of the Roman Empire.
    It is this dramatic events in world history is devoted to modification of «Bronze Age: Total War» developed on the basis of engine RTW-BI1.6, a small team of enthusiasts from Russian site internetwars.ru.

    Total War series fans will be invited to plunge into events occurred in Asia Minor and Aegeide: from 1290 BC to 1150 BC
    Trace the history of the great civilizations of the Bronze Age period of greatest prosperity to the time of the disastrous invasions of barbarian tribes destroyed them. The player will be given the opportunity to change the course of world history to lead one of 17 playing nations. Flip the invasion of barbarian tribes examples of the role of the Egyptian Pharaoh, Hittite Tabarna, Mycenaean Vanakt and others. Or on the contrary lead the crowd from a desperate tramps are ready to challenge the powers that be, win fame and fortune in the war and set a new world order.
    In it the great conquerors will be a great variety of units (according to the plans to two hundred). Unit line will be as historically accurate as possible. Assistance in preparing them have professional historians of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russia Academy of Sciences - A.A. Nemirovsky and A.V. Safronov for which many thanks to them!
    The basis of the armies of the Bronze Age was the infantry, cavalry and chariots had only been provided through this particular change to the gameplay and the tactical map, the role and importance of the chariots will increase substantially compared to the original game or other mods. Players are waiting for large-scale infantry battles with lightning breaks of mobile chariot troops - "tanks" of Bronze Age.
    Gameplay on the strategic map will be complemented by a regional system of units and a set of scripted events - epidemics, earthquakes, droughts, as well as on the campaign will appear formidable faction-destructive (not available to the player) - "Sea Peoples", Dorians and Mysii tribes (see details below) . In the mod will be sold around 100 authentic historical characters - members of the ruling families - from Ramsses II, Muvattalli and Agamemnon, who will available since the beginning of the campaign, to Ramesses III, Nebuchadnezzar and Tiglath-Pileser, who appearing for scripting the event. Some of them get close to the reality of individual portraits and features. Heraldry and symbols of the factions will also be completely recycled and made in accordance with the artifacts of that distant era. Itself a new strategic map will cover the area from the Libyan desert and the mountains of Epirus in the west to the Iranian plateau and deserts of Central Asia to the east.


    Campaign Map:
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    Great Powers:

    I.
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    After the death of Pharaoh-"heretic" Akhenaton, established by his predecessors pharaohs XVIII-th dynasty empire under increasing pressure from the Hittites began to lose the rich Syrian possessions. Recent followers Akhenaton’s religious reforms Aye, Horemheb and Paramesu betrayed Pharaoh and his deeds "anathema" and grappled with each other for power. They anointed puppet pharaohs themselves up into throne. Fighting lasted until the power is not captured Paramesu, assumed the throne name - Ramses I. He became the founder of a new XIX-th dynasty and almost all subsequent New Kingdom pharaohs were the name of Ramesses. As old age itself Ramses I ruled for long, and very little time to do so, but his son and successor, Seti I was able to restore order in the country and once again resumed its expansion of Egypt. Now Egypt is richest country and cultural center of the civilized world. Ramessideswere able to build an impressive state and should be regarded as the greatest force in the Eastern Mediterranean. Their military potential in comparison with other states also great. But over Egypt again clouds are gathering and coming new unprecedented invasion of the hordes of invaders whether he can survive this time ...…

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    After the death of Suppiluliuma his heirs inherited vast empire stretching from the Aegean coast in the west to the Euphrates and the Caucasus Mountains to the east, but the more power the more her enemies. The western part of Asia Minor dream to share the rebellious vassals of Arzawa and Achaeans, on the north the capital of the empire Hattusa threaten eternal enemies of Kaskians. But the most dangerous enemy is reeling from internal upheaval and Egypt that seeks to restore its lost control over Syria. These external threats are added to the devastating epidemic, now and then rolled across the state. And the famine caused by almost every year drought. Hittite Kingdom despite its external force was never as rich as the Eastern Mediterranean, the population is shrinking, fewer taxes are collected, and increasingly difficult to maintain an army. Recalcitrant vassals striving, freed from the power Hittite Kingdom. Strong king could try to keep the state from collapse, and the border from the raids of the barbarians. Strong king would be able to resist the power of Egypt and the Hittites to consolidate the rich grain and metals Syrian land, but this may not be enough, because new unseen hordes sweeping everything in its path is close to the borders of Hattie ...


    VIII.
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    Kingdom of Assyria grown from a small Mesopotamian nome of Ashur long time did not play in the international arena independent role and was only subject to control of Babylonia and Mitanni. Everything changed when the king ascended the throne of Assyria Ashshuruballit, he was able military commander and diplomat. Managed to establish friendly relations with Egypt, defeated Mitanni, and returned the golden gates of Ashur, once captured Mitannian king Saussadattar. He also managed to capture Babylon and build on the throne of his great-grandson Kurigalzu on Kassite throne. Now Assyria is most powerful state in the basin of the Tigris and Euphrates. Assyria control the main trade routes, which allows to fill the coffers with gold and contain numerous and capable troops. Assyrians are warlike people, strong in its unity and unity, they are born warriors. A strong leader of Assyria could significantly expand the boundaries of power at the expense of Mitanni and Babylonia, that struggle with the Hittites. Babylonia also embroiled in exhausting confrontation with Elam. But the ruler of Assyria should not forget the barbarian threat by gaining more and more latter-day western neighbors - Aramaeans, to the east is still dangerous Gutian, in the north mountainous areas actively exploring the Nairi tribes they are not averse to profit wealth Assyrians.

    IX.
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    Babylon was once-powerful state has reached the apogee of its greatness in the days of Hammurabi - wily politicians and celebrities of the legislator. The best times of Babylon behind, now over three hundred years here ruled Kassites, overthrew the dynasty of Hammurabi. They gave the country a new name - Karduniash - "Colony of God handed to the land". Kassites largely embraced the ancient Sumerian-Babylonian culture, religion, literature and even the language of the conquered people. Kassites rulers even attempting to restore the policy of conquest of the Babylonian kings, making some successful campaigns against the Elamites and Assyrians, that freed from the power of the Babylonians. But the domination Kassites marked political and cultural decline Babylon. Weak Karduniash do not influence from the powerful military powers - Egypt and Hatti. It should nevertheless be noted that in comparison with the previous era of new Kassites-Babylonian army was stronger. The importance of chariots, which were lighter and more flexible. More generally has applied protective equipment soldiers. Traditional khopeshes were gradually replaced bronze swords Perhaps Babylonia just short of a strong ruler. Could lead Kassites-Babylonian army to new victories and restore the former grandeur of Babylon.

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    Elam is an ancient kingdom. It was in the times of the legendary of Gilgamesh. Elamite rulers possessed a large part of the Iranian plateau and bore the title "King of Anshan and Susa". From ancient times the Elamites were fighting for independence from the overbearing kings of Mesopotamia all stripes - the Sumerians, Akkadians, Amorites, Kassites, who attempts to conquer Elam. However, from time to time Elamite kings carried out successful raids on the city Mesopotamia. Especial success in this made Kutir-Nahhunte conquered in 1710 BC more than thirty cities in Mesopotamia, he took the statues of the gods, patrons of these cities in Susa, and the Babylonians in the words of the Elamite scribe "has inspired respect and fear of the people of Elam." The present ruling Igehalkid Dynasty is descended from the great conqueror Kutir-Nahhunte. A longtime foe – Babylonia of Kassites - although strong and dangerous, but is in crisis. Is it not time to kings "of Anshan and Susa" again to show their power, deposing Kassites with the Babylonian throne and become hegemonic Mesopotamia! What can prevent the Elamites to get their goals? Was that the warlike and savage northern Gutian tribes are capable as an avalanche descend from the mountains, but never as strong and powerful Assirnya...


    Regional Powers:

    XVII.
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    According to legend, Thebes was founded by the Phoenician prince Cadmus with the five his soldiers. Cadmus became the first king of Thebes, and his warriors - Spartoí ("sown men") - the founders of the five noble families. Small Boeotian village eventually became a major city. The grandson of Cadmus, Labdacus hedged Thebes high walls with seven gates. Heirs Labdacus turned Thebes in the capital of the powerful Achaean kingdom. First, the king Creon conquered Orchomenus. That city was longtime rival of Thebes in Boeotia. Then the Theban troops headed Eteocles penetrated into Asia Minor in securing Thebes east coast of the Aegean Sea. Now the mighty Labdakids may to get hegemony throughout the Aegean. Only Pelopidias whos ruling Peloponnese can confront them on equal terms. But on the way to the greatness of the Theban kings can not wait and others are much more dangerous opponents than the Mycenaean kings of the dynasty Pelopidias…

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    According to legend, Mycens was founded the glorious hero Perseus, who was descendant of the legendary Danae, for which the city was dubbed the Denyen. At the beginning of Mycenae were allocated among the other Achaean cities. But gradually from a small agricultural community Mykonos turned into a major kingdom. First, were conquered by the neighboring cities - Berbati, Prosymnus and Lerna. Then, according to the Greek epic the king Pelops was conquered almost the entire peninsula serving in southern mainland Greece, has since received the name - Peloponnes. Mycens now called - "Golden", and the power of the descendants of Pelops is spread even farther beyond the Peloponnese. Only the mighty kings of Thebes can be compared with them on the influence of Achaia. The wealth of Mycenae allows them to maintain a strong and numerous army. Relying on this army, a strong ruler would be able to crush the power of Thebes, and to establish his hegemony in Greece, and perhaps even in Western Anatolia. But will that be enough to get even with the great kings of Egypt, Hattie and Babylon? Who knows what awaits Lords of Mycenean kingdom and possibly brilliant victories in the beginning will cause bitter defeats later ...…

    VI.
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    Mitanni is the state created Hurrian tribes in the XVII century BC. At one time it was the greatest power in the Middle East which stretches from the Zagros Mountains in the east to Asia Minor Taurus in the west. Mitannian kings Parattarna and Shaushtatar relying on powerful chariot army opposed to equal the great Egyptian pharaohs of XVIII dynasty. King Artatama managed to establish peaceful relations with Egypt bonded dynastic marriage with the daughter of Pharaoh king. He also managed to inflict catastrophic defeat pushed the boundaries of the Hittites and Mitanni in Asia Minor until Halys . Weak successors of Artatama could not withstand the onslaught of the Hittites in the north and Assyrians in the east. In favor of the conquerors of Mitanni deposited many vassals. Mitannian kings became a plaything in the hands of the Assyrian and Hittite rulers who make complex political games. Strong Mitannian ruler can still restore an independent state. But if he can regain greatness Hurrian empire…

    II.
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    Phoenicia (Ugarit) is the country has been on the Levantine coast of the Mediterranean Sea. This land is famous for its cereals of olive oil, wine, purple dye and cedar wood. The production of for these products is always a demand. What makes this grow and flourish the rich trading city of Ugarit, Byblos, Sidon, Tyre and Arwad. Phoenicians - not only great traders, but also unmatched sailors, who have excellent navigational skills. Phoenician cities have a fleet consisting of the best ships of the time - powerful, with two rows of oars - bireme. This allows the Phoenicians have dominion over the seas, to expand its trade influence in the eastern Mediterranean and increase wealth. Army Phoenicians formed from a relatively small layer of landowners. However, it has little meaning until the Phoenician cities are rich. In case of war their coffers that could attract a lot of mercenaries. It is unimaginable wealth and commercial influence of the Phoenicians drew attention of the great powers of Egypt and Hatti, and the robbers- "Hapiru" from the neighboring from Amurru. They dream to master the rich Levantine coast and the Phoenician cities to impose a heavy tribute. Will the Phoenicians to defend their freedom…

    V.
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    Around 1350 BC there was a new, very interesting state - Amurru (in Accadian "west, the habitat of the pastoral tribes") in the mountains between Phoenicia and Syria,. Its main population were "Hapiru" - free people leaving the city and came in the mountains. They did not have a single tribe or country of origin of their united hostility to royal power, and especially to the pharaonic. Combine "hapiru" managed Abdi-Ashirta, who became the founder of Amurru. Through calculating the policy he was able to sow confusion in cities of Southern Syria and capture them. The capital of the new state became rich Levantine city Simyrra previously belonged to Egypt. But Abdi-Ashirta a too struck an alliance with Mitanni, he finally incurred the wrath of Pharaoh, and eventually landed in the Egyptian captivity. His son Azir was more cautious policy. He managed to successfully maneuver between the rise in Hattie and weakened Egypt and continued his father's work to expand its influence Amurru. Successors of Abdi-Ashirta and Azir got a strong state, based on militant squads "Hapiru". Crowding Mitanni and Phoenicians, Amurrio can become a dominant force in Syria. The threat of a takeover by Hattie and Egypt remains the same, but the Amorite kings certainly wait for other surprises ...

    XIV.
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    Arzawa is a group of small kingdoms of Luwian in Western Anatolia, the omnibus in the coalition ruling the house with headquarters in Apasa. From ancient times Arzawa kings fought the Hittites for hegemony in Asia Minor. The greatest flowering Arzawa reached at Tarhundaradu in the middle of the XIV century. BC when it extended far into the realm of Anatolia, and its eastern border passed just 150 km from Hattusa. Then even the Egyptian pharaohs Arzawa recognized leading power Minor Asia. Next Arzawa kings - Anzapahhadu and Uhhaziti - despite the stubborn resistance of the Hittites gradually lost all the gains. Now Arzawa become dependent kingdom, though still a formidable force that could once again challenge the Hittite domination in Anatolia. New energetic king, led numerous Luwian troops may not be difficult to re-extend its authority over much of Asia Minor. But will the new king to resist the growing influence of the Achaeans in the region, and hordes of fierce northern tribes already close to the borders Arzawa…

    XV.
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    Ilion kingdom (Wilusa) was founded originally from the Balkan Peninsula about 1900 BC Ilion is its legendary centre. Many centuries later it was sung by Homer. The kingdom is well known and the Hittites under the name "Wilusa". Ilium kings have long sought to avoid open conflict with Hattie and the kingdom of Arzawa. Preferring to remain neutral and trade relations with both powers of that region. That policy has enabled the kingdom to develop and become a regional center, which monitors major trade routes. Ilion became the richest city of the north-western Anatolia and the prize of Achaean Vanaktds and hordes of northern Balkan Tribes. Can whether Ilion stand…


    Barbarian tribes:

    XI.
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    Many centuries various warlike tribes have lived in the Zagros Mountains. These lands have never been able to subjugate or Babylonians, or Elamites, or Assyrians. They remained outside of civilization. One of these mountain tribes were Gutian. The first time they have declared themselves in about 2200 BC having carried out a devastating invasion of the Akkadian kingdom, which caused his death. But Gutian were short of the masters of Mesopotamia and only a few decades later, were again thrown back into the mountains of Zagros by the kings of Ur. But now circumstances are such that Gutian began to look again at the land lying outside their borders. Militant Iranian nomads from the east are increasingly pressured Gutian tribes, while Kassites Babylonia and Elam weakened struggle with each other and with the mighty Assyrians. Is it not time for Gutian again assert themselves and seize the fertile lands of Mesopotamia...

    XIII.
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    Kaskians tribes are inhabit the north-east of Asia Minor. In the XV century BC they were forced out of the Black Sea coast Hittite and since then is an implacable enemy Hattie. Kaskians make regular devastating raids on the province Hittite, and the powerful Hittite kings practically powerless against their unstoppable onslaught. Even the capital Hattie - Hatussa can not feel safe, she was repeatedly subjected to invasion of Kaskians tribes. Thank Kaskians as fierce mountain warriors reached even Egypt and the pharaoh Amenhotep III in a letter to the king Arzawa asked him to send messengers out of the country of Kaskians. History: countless raids Kaskians tribes greatly contributed to the destruction of the Hittite kingdom. Subsequently, Kaskians collided with Tiglath-pileser of Assyria, and suffered from them defeat left the political arena.

    XII.
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    Nairi are community of northern Hurrian tribes. They colonized the region in the Caucasus region of Lake Van and Sevan allegedly in the second half of the XIV century. BC For the first time the country of Nairi mentioned in the annals of the Assyrian king Adadnerari in connection with the establishment of trade relations with them. But the next Assyrian king Shalmaneser made military campaign against the lands of Nairi, impoverishing many cities.
    Nairi tribes must unite to survive in the face of the danger of the Assyrian. Only a strong leader, a force to unite disparate tribes and to stop the Assyrian advance.

    III.
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    The Libyans are Berber nomadic and pastoral tribes that settled in the desert areas west of the Nile Delta about 3000 BC. The Egyptians were isolated several major tribal groups Libyans - Tehenu, Temehu, Meshwesh, Bekhen, Libu. These tribes individually or unite in unions have committed devastating raids in the Nile Delta. The most dangerous of these raids were the XIII century BC It was at this time, the tribal coalition are particularly numerous. During the same period of trading contacts Libyans with Aegeans adopted them apart from traditional bows appear bronze swords and even chariots. At the head of a strong army of Libyan tribes, a strong leader, able to achieve a lot and perhaps even to subvert the power of the pharaohs and install a new era - the Libyan kings of Egypt.

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    Aramaeans are nomadic Semitic tribes inhabiting the northern Arabian Peninsula. Different groups of Aramaic tribes around the XIV century. BC come into contact with the great powers in Asia Minor. Akhlamu and Kaldu formed a small kingdom near Euphrates. Sutu and Ibri wandered in the Syrian steppe near the largest cities of Syria and Canaan. Shasu populated desert of Sinai raided the Egyptian border fortresses. Aramaeans are warlike tribes represent a serious threat to virtually all the major kingdoms and cities. Their offensive gradual but inevitable, after several centuries of Aramaeans will constitute the main population of the region, and the Aramaic language supplant other and will become the main language spoken in Asia Minor.


    Factions Destroyers (inaccessible for player) - appear on the campaign:

    XVIII.
    Dorians are wild northern Greek tribes inhabiting the southern Epirus and Illyria. Culturally, they are very inferior to the Achaeans with their palace centers and rich cities. Dorians simple farmers and herders. They are cohesive, highly disciplined, stable family tradition, pride, and simple lifestyle. This makes good endurance Dorian warriors, led by a brave leader they can achieve great success. Dorians need only wait for the hour…

    XIX.
    Mysii is tribal association for a long time lived in central and south-western Balkans. At the turn of the XIII - XII centuries BC they began to move southwards and invaded Anatolia. Invasion of Mysii tribes was devastating, and was one of the causes of death of Hittite power. Part of Mysii tribes settled on indigenous territories Hattie, founded after the Phrygian kingdom. Another part of Mysii - Assyrians called them Mushki- has moved on and reached the headwaters of the Euphrates and Tigris also founded a small state. Mysii descendants remaining in the basin Galis steel Cappadocians, descendants of the front sight of the Upper Euphrates basin steel - ancestors of the Armenians.

    XX.
    "Peoples of the Sea" or "northerners from the islands of the Great Green" (under-Egyptian sources) are the symbol of large and very heterogeneous mass of migrants - Peleset, Lukka, Shardana, Shekelesh, Danuna, Tjeker, Teresh, Weshesh. They invaded the Eastern Mediterranean at the turn of XIII-XII century BC, devastated the southern part of Asia Minor and destroyed the great cities of the Levant. Twice the coalition of "Peoples of the Sea" and the Libyans attacked Egypt. Only the price of enormous efforts Pharaohs managed to stop the ruthless invaders. But they had to make concessions - Ramesses III allowed the "Sea Peoples" to settle near the Egyptian border and to serve as mercenaries in the Egyptian army. Subsequently, the descendants of the "peoples of the sea" - Peleset and Dunoon founded his small kingdom in Canaan - «Philistia» and Asia Minor – "Adaniya".


    Additionally:

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    Spoiler for Preview of Hittite units

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    Wallpapers by Mod (portrait reconstruction of historical persons):





    Examples of loadscreens:





    Team of Bronze Age:

    Emperor - project manager, 3d modeling;
    Rom - 3d modeling;
    Cezare - сhief specialist on 2d graphics;
    ayoe - cartographer, historical maintenance;
    Аkrit - assembling of Mod, historical maintenance;
    Andrey - 2d graphics, text;
    Korvin Flame - English translation;

    Historical consultants:
    wyradhe;
    Alexander Safronov.

    Thanks for your assistance and provided materials:
    Darius, Maxmus - project developers of WIND OF EAST: REVIVAL OF ELLADE;
    Variag, Neo - project developers of VARIAGMOD;
    Zhuge_Liang - project Manager of TROY: TOTAL WAR;

    Also a huge thank to comrade helped in development:
    Blood Knight;
    Koss;
    RexMaxim;
    максимилиан;
    talio;
    Masterr;
    L7c.


    And thanks to all those who waited out our custom-beta mod and waited 8)


    Download Bronze Age: Total War
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    (English beta, 72 MB )

    Beta version of Bronze Age: Total War includes custom battles and historical battles. Players are available seven factions: Egypt, Hatti, Babylonia, Assyria, Mycenae, Thebes, and Amurru. The greatest number of units in Egypt and Hatti, and understandably so these were the key powers the Bronze Age, least of all types of Syrian troops from the tiny kingdom Amurru. A total of seven rulers of mod have120 units, they represent the following kinds of troops: spear infantry, assault infantry, archers (a few species), mounted scouts and chariots. In addition to general types for each army has its own an elaborated standard-bearers, officers, and kings, as well as special units. For example, Egypt is infantry and archers inscribed "regiments" dedicated to the gods - Amon, Ra, Ptah, Gore and Sutekh.
    Accordingly, a set of factions in beta mode custom battles players can arrange any fantastic clash. For example between Mycenaean Greeks and Assyrians. Or immerse yourself in the vicissitudes of the ancient struggles of kings and run one of the three historical battles:
    The first of these - The battle in the Bekaa Valley - at the time of Akhenaten and the ensuing turmoil, Egypt lost the lion's share of their possessions in the northern Utterance (Syria). Many cities Levant came under the patronage of the powerful king of the Hittites Suppiluliuma. Two campaign of Horemheb to restore the power of Egypt over the Utterance was inconclusive. New, more energetic Pharaoh Seti I acted decisively and in the first three years of his reign, made three successful campaign. Consistently, conquered the city have fallen northern Hanaan, and the countries of the Southern Utterance and kingdoms Amurru. For the fifth year against him declared himself king Hattie – Muvatalli. Both armies met in the Beqaa Valley north of Kadesh. Networks must win soon will establish control over the cities of Northern Utterance.
    Second - Battle of Sugagu - assites kings of Babylon has always claimed dominion over Upper Mesopotamia and from time to time carried out the devastating trips to the southern borders of the Assyrian kingdom. While the power of the Assyrian kings was weak, and the Assyrian army sparse, they shied away from the battle with Kassites, but things have changed since Ashshuruballit, he managed to defeat Kassites army, capture of Babylon, and to elevate to the throne of Karduniash his grandson. Several decades later, the king of Kassites Kurigalzu decided to take revenge for the defeat of the old and consolidate the power of Babylonia over Assyria. He gathered a large army and the rapid march entered a neighborhood of Ashur. New Assyrian king Enlil-nirari be slain with Kassites and defend freedom of Assyria, or perish.
    Third - The Battle of Thebes - the fate of the Theban kingdom is solved in this battle. Eteocles and Polynices sons of Oedipus for the testamentary father had in turn every alternate on the throne of Thebes. But Eteocles in order to avoid troubles, refused to concede the throne to his brother. Offended Polynices left Boeotia. Quarrel between the brothers decided to take the Argive king Adrastus. He received the fugitive Polynices and agreed to organize a campaign to conquer Thebes, but on condition that the troops will be headed on – Adrastus. Polynices agreed. By the allies joined with with his troops a few more heroes - Tydeus, Kapan, Amphiaraus, Hippomedon, Parthenopeus. Soon omnibus army Adrastus lump to the walls of Thebes. On the eve of the battle all seven Argives leaders vowed to destroy Thebes to the ground even if it displeases of Gods. Eteocles must crush the Argives and save Thebes from destruction.

    Team Bronze Age: Total War hoped that the beta will allow players to pass the time waiting for the full version of the mod with the strategic regime.

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    1. Download the installation file mode from the left column
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    Congrats on the beta release, that was quick, well done. I hope someone translates the final version when it is released to English (and of course other languages as well).

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    Beta is in English
    Full versin of mod will be in English too.

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    I love the Bronze Age. I'm gonna DL right now.

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    Cool o.o too much stuff to read, but it seemed cool so going to try it out

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    If you went to the Skyrim forums you'll see a lot posts about how it's somehow been watered down and hampered by money men making the decisions. Fact is, it's a great game and people still complain. It's the same thing as the TW franchise.

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    Just slaughtered a few eastern armies with the Mycenaeans and Thebans. Loving it!

    May I ask how far off an update with a working campaign is? And is there any chance the unplayable factions will be playable in a later version? I mean, it'd be awesome to rampage across the map with the Sea Peoples and the Dorians, well, we all know they're the forefathers of the Macedonians and the Spartans...

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    funny, I installed this but can't find bronze file from my RTW folder?

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    If you went to the Skyrim forums you'll see a lot posts about how it's somehow been watered down and hampered by money men making the decisions. Fact is, it's a great game and people still complain. It's the same thing as the TW franchise.

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    this is a beautiful mod I'm pretty sure its accurate cant wait to download

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    i will download it as we speak thanks to everyone in your team.

    Macedonia was,is and will always be Hellenic.
    it is nice to be important, but it is more important to be nice.

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    Looks absolutely awesome, and exactly what I've been looking for. Downloading.

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    where are the hebrews?

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    easy, comrads! This is light beta-version!
    All your questions you may ask here http://internetwars.ru/forum/viewtop...7f6a20127b6231.

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    great
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=vdNXJ2E181c

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    Spartan198
    May I ask how far off an update with a working campaign is?
    Map is ready, the factions in the development stage, scripts are tested, as they were gathering material for 2-d images for events, messages, etc.

    And is there any chance the unplayable factions will be playable in a later version? I mean, it'd be awesome to rampage across the map with the Sea Peoples and the Dorians
    A player for them would be too easy to play, this faction-destroyers, besides they only appear in the middle of the campaign, at the start of the map to place anywhere.
    But all these factions, units will be available in custom battles, and may be a historic battle with the "Peoples of the Sea"

    Hopit
    funny, I installed this but can't find bronze file from my RTW folder?
    Refine the question, we do not understand

    Imperiumiv
    where are the hebrews?
    They will be presented only in the fraction of "Aram" - such as warriors "Ibri" in general, our mod a little bit about a different period, when there was not the kingdom of the Hebrews.

    P.S. Sorry for my english
    Last edited by Akrit; July 11, 2010 at 10:28 AM.

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    2Akrit
    Refine the question, we do not understand
    Он говорит что не может найти наши файлы.
    2Hopit
    funny, I installed this but can't find bronze file from my RTW folder?
    The sought after files are in the folder of Bronze in the root folder of game.
    Кто к нам с чем зачем тот от того и того...



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    Some screenshots:

    Hittites:


    Battle by eyes of Hittite charioteer:


    Hot battle:


    Mycens seek to fight:


    Assyrians:


    Battle in Mesopotamia:


    Babylonian chariots:

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    I installed, this mod, but mod folder does not appear in my rome total war folder, it doesn't exist on my computer

    Quote Originally Posted by SgtScooter View Post
    If you went to the Skyrim forums you'll see a lot posts about how it's somehow been watered down and hampered by money men making the decisions. Fact is, it's a great game and people still complain. It's the same thing as the TW franchise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopit View Post
    I installed, this mod, but mod folder does not appear in my rome total war folder, it doesn't exist on my computer
    The "label mod" on a desktop has appeared?

    Can mod it is established not in that folder where lies exe file Bi?
    3. When installing the folder is located exe RTW-BI.

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    yes, it doesn not allow install it other wise, it seems just to skip the install part.

    Quote Originally Posted by SgtScooter View Post
    If you went to the Skyrim forums you'll see a lot posts about how it's somehow been watered down and hampered by money men making the decisions. Fact is, it's a great game and people still complain. It's the same thing as the TW franchise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopit View Post
    yes, it doesn not allow install it other wise, it seems just to skip the install part.
    Try to open installer so:

    1) you Press on installer the right button of the mouse

    2) Leaves the menu, you choose an option "to Open in WinRaR"

    3) In open archive folder InstDir extract entirely.

    4) After that you get from folder InstDir, a folder with mod Bronze

    5) you put folder Bronze in a directory where at you is exe RTW-Bi

    6) you create a label with exe RTW-Bi, open its properties and you write in line "Object" through a blank -nm-mod:Bronze

    Something will turn out such:
    "C:\Rome - Total War\RomeTW-BI.exe" -nm-mod:Bronze

    You start mod Bronze from this label.

    Should work! Good luck!

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