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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #45 on: Today at 08:25:45 AM »
Well who could blame them for running from Etruscan Axes? I'd be like, "Screw you Chieftan. Call me when Epirus gets here".
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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #46 on: Today at 09:38:22 AM »
What formation is that they are in?

   The Mercenary heavy Etruscan Hoplites are still in line, but it is crumbling.  The Young Swords are just part of a larger force helping their Cheiftaness (of the Sun Priestesses of the Insubres of the Southern Isles with the Elder Swords as her Personalized warband) rout the misguided Mercenary heavy Etruscan Hoplites.  It was a brutal fight, but this chick from the competing clan has become the second-deadliest commander of the Etrusco-Gaulic tribe from up by Lake Como.  You can see the whole thing is really trying for the guy with the vase on his shield.  I'm sure he switched sides after the battle and is working for the Gauls now.
    Other notes -- vase on sheild -- from a tomb image I assume -- probably a joke or pun in Etruscan.
    Antenna Sword -- a Hallstat antique at least a century old.
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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #47 on: Today at 09:42:08 AM »
Does this campaign have an end date?
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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #48 on: Today at 09:43:45 AM »
Well who could blame them for running from Etruscan Axes? I'd be like, "Screw you Chieftan. Call me when Epirus gets here".

  Yep...a good plan, but he won't be around for another century.  Meanwhile everybody is stuck in the middle of the Mediterranean with Tyrants and Carthegenians down south, Gauls, Etruscans, Romans, Greeks, Philosophers and hill tribes and horse tribes elsewhere.

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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #49 on: Today at 10:21:53 AM »
What a mess. Who are you playing as? Maybe I missed it.
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« Reply #50 on: Today at 10:25:19 AM »
What a mess. Who are you playing as? Maybe I missed it.

   Lately the Insubres from near Lake Como.  They are rated as Easy and i'm playing on Easy for an Easy Easy Experience.  Earlier I was wiped out as the Tarquinian style Etruscans and earlier than that I was destroyed as the Tarantines.
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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #51 on: Today at 05:47:56 PM »
Does this campaign have an end date?

   The situation that the game is sort of about is over by the end of the 3rd Samnite war (290 BC) when Rome comes to dominate central Italy so 400 turns or so would be about the limit that the structure of the game would make any sense.  After that, Rome and Magna Grecia are in a larger context, though Eturia and the Gallic tribes are still not under anyone's complete control.

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Re: Total War: Rome II THE RISE OF ROME dlc
« Reply #52 on: Today at 07:02:47 PM »
^Got it, thanks.
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