History VideoGame / TotalWarRomeII

12th Mar '17 2:47:22 PM Xtifr
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The first expansion pack, ''Caesar in Gaul'', was released on the 17th of December, 2013, and follows, naturally, Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar himself during his conquest of Gaul, opposed by the various Gallic tribes (including the Arverni, led by Vercingetorix himself), the Germanic Suebi and the Belgic Nervii.

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The first expansion pack, ''Caesar in Gaul'', was released on the 17th of December, 2013, and follows, naturally, Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar UsefulNotes/JuliusCaesar himself during his conquest of Gaul, opposed by the various Gallic tribes (including the Arverni, led by Vercingetorix himself), the Germanic Suebi and the Belgic Nervii.
13th Jan '17 3:44:21 PM BillyDeeWilliams
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** The historical record isn't completely conclusive, but it surely indicates strongly that the Carthaginians regularly practiced [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Carthage#Religion child sacrifice]]. The Romans gleefully used the practice against the Punici in their propaganda during the various Punic Wars.
5th Jan '17 10:10:53 AM Rytex
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** Upon promoting a family general to the rank of Censor (the highest political rank possible), the description text reads "[[Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian He wanks as high as any in Wome, you know.]]"
31st Dec '16 12:50:33 AM VutherA
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* CannonFodder: ''Very'' basic melee Mob/Pleb infantry can be built from slums that arise from a population surplus square that isn't developed or provided as an innate garrison for many towns...they're pretty much guaranteed to inevitably die off and rout no matter where they attack any real melee units without a dramatic numeric advantage - they're essentially a basic ranged unit in effectiveness but without the actual range.


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* CombatDiplomacyStealth: The gist of the feel to Zeal, Authority and Cunning attributes. The Champion, Dignitary and Spy agents also match the trifecta.


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* CriticalExistenceFailure: Your agents will only serve you ''better'' as they age and work over the decades, up until they are wounded, killed or keel over from old age.


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* YouALLLookFamiliar: You're definitely going to be able to count the few character models that are randomly available for representing a faction's agents and generals considering how many of them you'll go through over the centuries.
29th Dec '16 1:03:22 PM VutherA
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* {{Pun}}: Your characters can have a "Roman Exile" in their household. It has the flavor text "Wherever I wander, there's no place like Rome...", obviously referring to the popular phrase "There's no place like home".
30th Nov '16 5:28:33 PM Ecthel
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* AttackReflector: The Expert Charge Defense trait available to certain elite units causes damage to the charging unit proportional to how strong their charge is. However, the charged unit will still take damage from the charge and has to be stationary for it to work.
4th May '16 4:54:33 PM TheGreatUnknown
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* StealthPun: Many armies have names such as "The Champions of X" or "The Honor of Y" for their deities. One of Egypt's is "The Pride of Sekhmet". Sekhmet is a lioness...
14th Feb '16 3:29:04 AM eroock
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-->''How far will you go for Rome?''

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-->''How
->''"How
far will you go for Rome?''
Rome?"''
9th Jan '16 8:57:52 PM IncognitoNinja
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** The inclusion of an EncyclopediaExposita and multiple victory conditions (military, economic and cultural) should be familiar to ''{{VideoGame/Civilization}}'' players.
5th Jan '16 12:10:34 AM EvangelosKamikaze
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* NonIndicativeName: Royal Peltasts are elite heavy sword infantry [[note]]Though they do have more javelins and use them better than most other melee infantry.[[/note]] while other peltasts are lightly equipped javelin throwing skirmishers. This is not helped by their unit description [[note]]"The king's own skirmishers are a force to be reckoned with."[[/note]], their encyclopedia entry, which is identical to every other peltast, or their unit card, which depicts a man holding a javelin instead of a sword.

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* NonIndicativeName: Royal Peltasts are elite heavy sword infantry [[note]]Though they do have more javelins and use them better than most other melee infantry.[[/note]] while other peltasts are lightly equipped javelin throwing skirmishers. This is not helped by their unit description [[note]]"The king's own skirmishers are a force to be reckoned with."[[/note]], their encyclopedia entry, which is identical to every other peltast, or their unit card, which depicts a man holding a javelin instead of a sword. They don't even carry a pelte, which is where the word 'peltast' comes from.
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