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    Icon6 DTW 2.0 Wars of the Epigoni

    Hello all

    I've always loved DTW, and it is to date the only mod that i'm willing to finish campaigns. However, what always bugged me was the intromission of Iberia and the almost non existent possibility of facing the romans against my phalanx unless i played as Epirus (which quite honestly i'm not a fan of in ANY MOD). So, while i was developingthe map im presenting i decided to give it a try an import it to my favorite mod with extraordinary results so far.

    So without further delay, here it is, baby DTW 2.0 first sneak peak. This project is a 1 man army project, so expect slow but continued work.

    The ptolemies greatest threat were always themselves in DTW, they even lost Alexandria sometimes. But now you can expect true menaces for the new pharaohs
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    If only the Seleucids weren't so focused on the Syrian wars, who knows what may have come of their realm
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    Don't forget to bring guides and don't get lost among the treacherous Armenian valleys
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    Bigger map means more and closer combat
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    The most hated part of DTW map for me was Asia minor, with over crowed areas, but not anymore. Now you can actually manouver armies around the map

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    A different era invites new players into the game
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    The rulers of a hundred cities

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    While we the greek heirs of Alexander struggle against each other, somewhere in the mediterranean another conflict scalates

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    A new eastern frontier for the greek world
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    There is no small faction now; everyone gets a chance to fight their own war.

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    Can you guess who's coming to play?

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    Stay tuned for more updates!
    Last edited by Alejandro Magno; February 24, 2019 at 07:30 PM. Reason: Updated it

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    Default Re: Diadochi Total War 2.0

    Looks promising good sir

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    I hope this succeeds, but I hope that we get a Diadochi TW on MTW2. A major thing I did not understand about DTW1 is that, why do you call the mod Diadochi, but do not set it during the main campaign during the well, Diadochi wars, why does Antigonus have to use the Attalid faction slot, that is insulting quite frankly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Despondent Mind View Post
    I hope this succeeds, but I hope that we get a Diadochi TW on MTW2. A major thing I did not understand about DTW1 is that, why do you call the mod Diadochi, but do not set it during the main campaign during the well, Diadochi wars, why does Antigonus have to use the Attalid faction slot, that is insulting quite frankly.
    Well despite the big change in map the mod will remain mostly the same, but with a time period that represents better the original DTW. So I think the better way to call this mod would be Epigoni Total War

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    Default Re: DTW 2.0 Wars of the Epigoni

    Looks real good, DTW is probably my favorite TW mod and seeing more development in anyway is really nice. Cool to see the possibility of indogreeks too. Also i never understood why there were so many european barbarian factions left playable, in the old DTW and here i see now. Merging them would make sense, to make more faction slots available for new diadoch or satraps.

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    Default Re: DTW 2.0 Wars of the Epigoni

    Looks great, is this using muizer's map? I notice it is tilted and zoomed in.
    Regarding the faction icons, it are my empty ones overlayed with Rome 2 icons, right?
    Also you might want to use my strat map vegetation & texture set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ywg_r_qJIAU
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    Default Re: Diadochi Total War 2.0

    Quote Originally Posted by Alejandro Magno View Post
    Well despite the big change in map the mod will remain mostly the same, but with a time period that represents better the original DTW. So I think the better way to call this mod would be Epigoni Total War
    Maybe polish the Ptolemies a little bit? Because in the original they still used the old "RTW" portrait looking like Pharaos of 2500BC

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    Default Re: DTW 2.0 Wars of the Epigoni

    By the way, if you need/want help in anyway, just send me a PM

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    Default Re: DTW 2.0 Wars of the Epigoni

    Quote Originally Posted by 20ninescene View Post
    Looks great, is this using muizer's map?
    I notice it is tilted and zoomed in.
    No

    Quote Originally Posted by 20ninescene View Post
    Regarding the faction icons, it are my empty ones overlayed with Rome 2 icons, right?
    Indeed, your work with the basic layer was very helpful and above all time saving

    Quote Originally Posted by 20ninescene View Post
    Also you might want to use my strat map vegetation & texture set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ywg_r_qJIAU
    Ty i will consider it. I would like to keep the mod user friendly and have the full RS2 environments as a submod for those that want it.

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