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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2017, 06:18:08 PM »
^Depends on your point of view but I don't think it is intended as fantasy, no.

10 factions?? Nice.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2017, 06:59:42 PM »
Is this fantasy?

No, it's historical. 

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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2017, 07:10:27 PM »
Is this fantasy?

No, it's historical.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2017, 07:48:29 PM »
There were plenty of snakes in Northumbria back then and that pit was full of them.

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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2017, 08:46:13 PM »
My question is if we are going to get a map of the whole of Britain to play on, is Bob's house going to be on it? Or will it be buildable and what effect on Public Order will it have?
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2017, 09:40:00 PM »
Once his house is constructed, effects are as follows: +2 to Public Order, and Bawb becomes a Hero you can recruit into your faction. 

Embedded in an army, Bawb grants +4 Morale to all units, but the commanding general gains the trait "Mustache Envy".  Embedded in a settlement, he improves tax income by 4% and growth rate by a whopping 8%, but at the cost of -3 food consumption.  If Bawb is sent to infiltrate an enemy army, there is a 2% chance each turn that the entire army (including its General) defects to your faction, with no penalties for failure (the troops just love him too much).  If he is sent to infiltrate an enemy settlement, there's an immediate 50% chance he either dies or the entire settlement defects to your faction (regardless of culture).  8) 
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #21 on: November 15, 2017, 01:36:41 AM »
Looks Ace; a south east Asian one would be good too but this just looks ace.


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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2017, 01:41:25 AM »
It has been a while since I was excited for a new Total War game, I like it :D
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #23 on: November 15, 2017, 04:45:29 AM »
What this means is that their will not be a new total war game proper or engine for many years to come.
We have instead for the next few years an expansion for Rome2 (the expansion for rome2 is out in 15 days or so) and an expansion for Atilla (this viking sage is based on the atilla engine).

For me it means unless I do a crazy upgrade on everything. I probably will not be playing either. At least until the next engine which will hopefully bring back empire total war's crisp and impressive graphics to units. You know, units with real polygons at a distance. Both of these announcements are disappointing to me. Not just because of the engine but because they are basically rehashing the same periods that exist. I was hoping for different periods all together. There have been so many expansions for the rome2/atilla series already.



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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #24 on: November 15, 2017, 06:56:46 AM »
CA have already posted about a third game in an entirely new historical era that is being developed right now.

And these new 'smaller' games are generally HUGE compared to TW games from years ago. One indication of that is the 10 (!!!) factions that will be available in Thrones of Britannia.

Martok you would have won the internet for the day with that post but you neglected to include Bawb's most important defensive trait: +15 cranial frying pan resistance.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #25 on: November 15, 2017, 07:02:42 AM »
It's Viking Invasions 2: Total War. That's enough for me.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #26 on: November 15, 2017, 07:09:51 AM »
It totally is - as Des said above it has definitely been done before, 15 years ago. But new tech makes everything old new again, especially if you love Viking history.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2017, 08:44:48 AM »
There is already a great mod for Attila that is very similar to this. It is called "Age of Vikings". It's very well done and it's free.

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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2017, 08:46:29 AM »
Yeah I enjoyed Age of Vikings.
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Re: Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2017, 09:58:25 AM »
@Martok & @UCG
Awesome then! :)