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    Icon12 Additional Portuguese Units (non-DLC)



    Hi all

    This unit pack adds ten additional and unique units to Portugal. Referenced from the Osprey Men-at-Arms series these units are relatively accurate.

    This unit pack doesn't require DLC purchase ~ enjoy folks

    Here's the download link
    http://www.gamefront.com/files/21329...D_PORTUGAL.zip


    Royal Police Guard
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    Powerful in melee, excellent when charging, and resolute under fire, Royal Police Guards are the truly elites.

    These elite troops maintain security in Lisbon as well as to assume garrison duties. Taken from the ranks of Portugal’s educated class, Royal Police Guards are made up of highest calibre soldiers Portugal has to offer. Recruited specifically for their physical attributes and good conducts, these men strike fear into the hearts of Portugal’s enemies. Their prowess as soldiers is world-renowned and the mere presence of these men on the battlefield can inspire even war weary fellow comrades to fight on.

    Historically trained as more of a military than a police force, Royal Police Guards are committed to fighting invaders and the defence of Lisbon. Resolute and vigilant, they are the equal of Napoleon’s Gendarmes if not quite as experienced. Wearing plumed Tarleton helmets, decked out in laced uniforms and wielding heavy straight swords, these guards can cut a bloody swathe through nearly anyone they encounter.


    Mounted Guides
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    Well equipped and armed with sabres, Mounted Guides are resourceful professional horsemen.

    These superb horsemen can be used as a screen for the main army, or for strategic scouting to locate the enemy. Mounted Guides’ speed makes them ideal for targeting skirmishers and artillery: enemies have little chance to escape if these light horsemen are sent against them. Mounted Guides are armed with curved sabres, and can acquit themselves well in melee or during a charge, although they do not fare well against disciplined infantry or heavy cavalry.

    Mounted Guides has its roots in the Corps of Guides, which was formed in 1808 and saw action during the French invasion of Portugal. As its name implies, the regiment served as guides and orderlies to the Portuguese and British general staff. Mounted Guides earned itself a reputation as a resourceful and dependable force during the 1812 campaign, tasked with the delivery of despatches and provost duties. The Corps of Guides was renamed in 1809 and became the Mounted Guides, seeing service in several key battles of the Peninsula War before been disbanded in 1814.


    Legiao de Troupas Ligeras Cavalry
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    Well equipped and armed with sabres, these fine horsemen crush and ride down their opponents.

    “Legiao de Tropas Ligeras” or “Legion of Light Troops” was Portugal’s experiment with light infantry and cavalry tactics. They are so called because they travel light, not because they always deploy in loose skirmish formation. In fact, when faced with a cavalry charge, it is wise to form a line and move behind infantry square for protection. Their strength comes from their versatile formations which give them firepower and strength in melee against regular forces and skirmishers alike.

    Historically raised in 1796, Legiao de Tropas Ligeras is renowned for their speed and agility. Under the inspirational leadership of General Pedro de Almeida, these men were trained and deployed according to French tactical influences and saw heavy fighting during Napoleon’s invasion of Almeida. As mounted light cavalry they are a relatively versatile force for their general, and were relied on to scout or pursue routed foes.


    10th Santarem Cavalry
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    Adept at rapid assaults, the men of 10th Santarem Cavalry are disciplined and capable soldiers.

    These superb horsemen can be used as a screen for the main army, or for strategic scouting to locate the enemy. Santarem Cavalry’s speed makes them ideal for targeting skirmishers and artillery: enemies have little chance to escape if these horsemen are sent against them. The 10th Santarem Cavalry are armed with curved sabres, and can acquit themselves well in melee or during a charge, although they do not fare well against disciplined infantry or heavy cavalry.

    Portuguese partisan from Santarem were ardent opponent of Napoleon and saw him as a tyrant. This hatred was mutual; the Emperor declared that Portugal, purged of royal influences and guerrilla partisans, must become an integral part of France. Santarem horsemen excelled in defensive tactics, choosing to avoid the mass assaults the French favoured. Numbered 10th Cavalry in 1806, they were present at most major battles between 1808 and 1814.


    Legiaos de Troupas Ligeras Fusiliers
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    Highly trained and equipped with muskets and bayonets, these professional sharpshooters are formidable fighting machines.

    “Legiao de Tropas Ligeras” or “Legion of Light Troops” was Portugal’s experiment with light infantry and cavalry tactics. They are so called because they travel light, not because they always deploy in loose skirmish formation. In fact, when faced with a cavalry charge, it is wise to form a line and move behind infantry square for protection. Their strength comes from their versatile formations which give them firepower and strength in melee against regular forces and skirmishers alike.

    Historically raised in 1796, Legiao de Tropas Ligeras is renowned for their speed and agility. Under the inspirational leadership of General Pedro de Almeida, these men were trained and deployed according to French tactical influences and saw heavy fighting during Napoleon’s invasion of Almeida. As light infantry they are a relatively versatile force for their general, and were relied on to scout or harass enemy forces under cover.


    Light Company
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    Armed with muskets and bayonets, these handy troops are renowned for their marksmanship and agility.

    These men harass the enemy and, if possible, pick off important men in the enemy ranks. Unlike their comrades in the line regiments, they are light infantry with the ability to fight in standard line formation if needed. These men form up in a loose skirmish line, firing independently at their self-designated targets. The result is a constant barrage rather than a devastating volley, but a deadly one as officers and sergeants are removed from the fight.

    In the latter half of 1707, the Portuguese established the Light Company. Hailing mainly from the cities of Tomar and Viana, these Iberian warriors were supplied and trained with British assistance. Unlike other Portuguese light troops, the Light Company were dressed in the fashion of regular line infantry and wear the standard blue uniform with white facings. Armed with bayonets and muskets, they are renowned for their marksmanship, and for their agility across rugged terrains.


    Loyal Lusitanian Legion
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    These skirmishers are excellent shots, perfect for harassing an enemy from a distance.

    The Loyal Lusitanian Legion is trained to use an effective combination of loose and close knit formations. They are skirmishers, used to harass the enemy at long range before concentrating into a tighter formation for a last charge. Their versatility has some disadvantages however, and they may come unstuck against troops trained to specialise in one area of expertise.

    Historically, many of the troops in Portugal’s army were trained and supplied by the British government, who looked to Portugal for support in the struggle against Napoleon’s empire. The Loyal Lusitanian Legion was assembled by Chevalier de Sousa acting with the backing of Lord Castlereagh, to recruit Portuguese expatriates in Britain. Eventually they became part of the army of Portugal. All, however, were under the command of Marshal Beresford. Beresford made his name during the Siege of Toulon, thanks to his appeal to the common men. He had the respect and admiration of both Portuguese and British soldiers, as well as his ability to inspire and reform the Army of Portugal, despite the fact that they were under-equipped, under-strength and sometimes unpaid!


    Ordenanza Brigade
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    These men are able to unleash a volley of fire and then go forwards in a decisive bayonet charge.

    Well-trained and well-respected, the infantrymen of Ordenanza Brigade are responsible for holding the line in battle. When deployed, they brave the threat of artillery fire, skirmishers and cavalry charges to unleash very effective volley fire upon the enemy. Cavalry charges should be countered by ordering them to form square. They fight with justifiable pride in their skills in close combat, giving opponents pause with their brutal use of bayonets.

    Historically, the majority of Ordenanza Brigade was recruited from northern Portugal, which fought with grim determination after Napoleon’s occupation of most of the country. Given that the British government was Portugal’s oldest trading and military partner, the British lost no time in sending contingents of ardent volunteers and officers, ready to fight and die to defeat Napoleon. The British soon held the Portuguese soldiers in high regard due to their exemplary and practical behaviour on the battlefield and in training.


    Castelo Branco Militia
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    Fortified by patriotic fervour, these men are glad to die or, preferably, slaughter in the name of Portugal!.

    These militias are convinced that their actions are honourable, just and virtuous in defence of the royal family and their beloved Portugal. They are the people’s soldiers, buoyed up by high morale and a lack of experience that means they are capable of insane feats of bravery on the battlefield. Strong in numbers, and weak in discipline, they are only a little better than an armed mob, but what a mob! They burn with a zealous conviction that they are right, and this is their weapon even more than the muskets they carry so inexpertly.

    Before 1811, the Portuguese militias echoed the old medieval system: officers gained their place through family connections and title. The ordinary soldiers were pressed into service regardless of social class or condition. A series of drawbacks and military defeats produced some reforms in 1806: a code of discipline, a reform of finances and an opening up of the officer class to the lower social classes. But it was the French invasion of 1811 that transformed the militia from a relic of the Middle Ages to the army of the people. The soldiers of the liberation, though willing, eventually had to come to terms with better military discipline and leadership, and that would need Wellington.


    Idanha Militia
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    These troops are exceptional militia, and can be trusted to press forward with any attack.

    A little rough around the edges, but courageous and professional on the battlefield, Idanha Militia is among the more experienced in Portugal’s army, and distinguished themselves repeatedly in battle. Whether pushing home a bayonet or forming a disciplined firing line, these men will stand and fight. Like all militias, they are vulnerable to artillery fire and the sniping of skirmishers, but they can quickly counter enemy charges by firing mass volleys.

    Historically, militia enlistment in Portugal’s service originally extends to all able-bodied males, but by 1640 limited service was introduced in the hopes of attracting better recruits and thereby improving the calibre of the soldiers. Men between the age of 17 and 60 were allowed to enlist for the duration of any hostilities. The Idanha units in the Portuguese army were raised in 1809, under the command of Colonel Mayne and saw action at the Battle of Alcantara.


    Recruitment queue

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    Last edited by Sacrebleu!; February 13, 2012 at 08:01 PM.

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    Great Units! are these recruitable in peninsular campaign?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ottomanfan View Post
    Great Units! are these recruitable in peninsular campaign?
    Hi Ottomanfan

    Thanks and yes, these units are recruitable with or without Peninsula-DLC purchases.

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    Very nice portugese units! +rep

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    Superb addition - many thanks + rep!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince of Essling View Post
    Superb addition - many thanks + rep!
    And thank you sir! Without your awesome resources I wouldn't be able to make my Spanish and Dutch Units mod

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    Permission to add in my All In One mod please? all credits will be given to you
    Oh and your unit names do not show in game?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ToonTotalWar View Post
    Permission to add in my All In One mod please? all credits will be given to you
    Oh and your unit names do not show in game?
    Hi ToonTotalWar

    Yes, you are more than welcome to make full use of my units

    Unit names and descriptions are within my_loc.pack file, which I've compressed along with the unit pack. I think they're all in the download link. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=AIOTZ7VT

    my_loc.pack file from Additional Portuguese Units mod is the latest version, it includes both Portuguese and Spanish units names, whereas the one from Additional Spanish Units mod has only Spanish units names.

    My mod's free, but thanks for asking permission ~
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sacrebleu! View Post
    Hi ToonTotalWar

    Yes, you are more than welcome to make full use of my units

    Unit names and descriptions are within my_loc.pack file, which I've compressed along with the unit pack. I think they're all in the download link. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=AIOTZ7VT

    my_loc.pack file from Additional Portuguese Units mod is the latest version, it includes both Portuguese and Spanish units names, whereas the one from Additional Spanish Units mod has only Spanish units names.

    My mod's free, but thanks for asking permission ~
    Thanks mate, all unit names are showing in game! I have created my own loc and added your entries and Swiss Halberdier will also update his UPC mod accordingly

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToonTotalWar View Post
    Thanks mate, all unit names are showing in game! I have created my own loc and added your entries and Swiss Halberdier will also update his UPC mod accordingly
    That's awesome. Have fun.

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    Hi,

    Someone knowns whow do i install that pack in the game?

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    just to say great mod

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    Hello,

    Thanks for your work on all these unit packs! Great work!

    +rep
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    Quick question: I've been using your unit packs for LME 2, and I'm having trouble with getting the names of the units to show up. Do you have any suggestions on how I might fix this?
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    Osprey "Men-at-Arms" a quite good series. Thanks for your work. Well when units are historically correct


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    Hi all, just takin' a short break from work, apology for my extended radio silence...

    Quote Originally Posted by sousa1418 View Post
    Hi,

    Someone knowns whow do i install that pack in the game?
    Hi sousa1418

    Just pop MOD_PORTUGAL in your data folder

    - C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\napoleon total war\data

    Create a text document in script folder, name it user.script

    -C:\Users\your username\AppData\Roaming\The Creative Assembly\Napoleon\scripts

    Open up user.script, enter the following command:

    mod "MOD_PORTUGAL.pack";

    Save and it should work

    Quote Originally Posted by the mysterious F View Post
    just to say great mod
    Hi the mysterious F

    Thanks B-)

    Quote Originally Posted by AClockworkOrange View Post
    Quick question: I've been using your unit packs for LME 2, and I'm having trouble with getting the names of the units to show up. Do you have any suggestions on how I might fix this?
    Hello AClockworkOrange

    I'm guessing LME 2 uses either Swiss Halberdier's Unit Compatibility Project (UCP) or its own set of loc file. This will clash with my own my_loc file if they're not already included. I've already contacted Swiss Hal to see if I can get my my_loc included in his UCP. So far I haven't heard from him.

    Quote Originally Posted by Reitar-13 View Post
    Osprey "Men-at-Arms" a quite good series. Thanks for your work. Well when units are historically correct
    Hi Reitar - 13

    Thanks. Osprey was an indispensable source and usually my first port of call lol...

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    nice work.. it would be great if you could add some artillery units.. some howitzers and cannons..

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    Now with the ending of megapload, how can i use your mod sacrebleu?

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    yes I think the same please reuploap yours mods in another page. Please, megauploap is k.o.

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