Alexander is the second expansion for the personal computer game rome. I usually had a line of 56 pikes flanked by a unit of hoplites on each end more manoeuvrable so easier to turn and defend against cavalry. Ok the starting vid it shows is the same as for other greeks but macedonians were hellenes too so its kinda appropriate, but i still dont understand why they didnt make macedon unlockable. Well, he attacked sooner, or rather, declared war on me and then sat there in corfinium after he conquered it. The total rome anthology is a great set of games of the rome total war game series. Well have the latest news, patch links, strategy, hints and tips, mod news and more. Total war is the first in the series to use fully 3d graphics, and also implemented a fully interactive world map, a departure from the risklike maps of the previous games. Numbers are useful in all armies, and forcing peasants to fight is one way of getting lots of men in the field quickly and cheaply. The mod has been featured in several major gaming sites and magazines, such as pc gamer us, pc gamer uk, and gamespot. The beating heart of carthage is the city itself, a major port and bustling trade hub nestling on. Hopefully the issue of these spam builds and their overpowered nature will be addressed in future patches. This is a recoloured hypaspist ported from the alexander addon, complete with unit cards. Attila new factions units units in custom battle buildings technologies household regions mercenaries total war.
New macedonian unit called gold shield pikemen, 2 awesome skins, you choose. A phalanx of sarissa is still a useful defensive formation, but unsopported it will quickly succumb. Apr 12, 2020 how to unlock factions in rome total war. The ai will for example recruit pikemen as macedon and prefer hoplites with athens or sparta. Oct 01, 2014 when your opponents deny you the freedom to outmaneuver them, then put your faith in the skill and courage of soldiers trained in martial combat. When your opponents deny you the freedom to outmaneuver them, then put your faith in the skill and courage of soldiers trained in martial combat. The basic colour scheme and the colour of the units are preserved from the original game. It is set in an earlier time period, putting the player in the role of alexander the great. Thanks go to ahowl11 for giving me permission to use parts of v2 of vanilla enhancement for my own mod, to rome total war enhanced unit card for generals armoured bodyguard.
In patch 15 for rome 2, the deciding factor in nearly all battles is sword infantry. A typical army was as follows 5 macedonian pikes in the centre, usually 1 foot companion for morale boosting, although one army had a first cohort for this with 2 ordinarythorax pikes either side. Roman faction of brutii and scipii was wrong, because it should be junii marcus junius brutus and cornelii publius corneliu. On top of that, many battle maps in rtw have nice terrain features that allow. Before you cross the border i suggest strengthening your army with additional slingers and move your fleet and a spy towards the enemy.
Rome ii is breathtaking in scope, and a study in detail and variety. Defender macedon macedon 3 units 184 men attacker gaul and spain gaul 20 units 805 men spain 18 units 499 men total 4 defenderattacker ratio. I did the most damage, survived a free for all, but finished in last place medieval ii total war duration. The rest of thracia is neutral for time being but you have to closely monitor movement of troops of local rulers. It begins with alexanders ascension to the macedonian throne in 336 b. Militia hoplites are levies drawn from cities and thrust into battle with a little training. Rome ii game guide is also available in our mobile app. Total war mods the patch improves campaign and battle maps, brings various balances and adds compatibility with barbarian invasion expansion. Macedon has one of best infantry units available in.
Taking macedonia is the easy bitrecruit some hoplites on the first turn, take out the armies around larissa with patch 3 its even easier ambush pyrrus whos on forced march first, take larissa itself by turn 2, then force march up to the coast whilst your fleet sails round to wipe out epirus by turn 4. Macedon can field good pike infantry and cheap, quality shock cavalry in. Rome ii is the bestselling title in total wars long history. Rome ii rise of the republic will be out tomorrow to download and play, and ahead of our release we have some updated patch notes from the ancestral update beta. The eighth standalone game in the total war series of video games, rome ii is the successor to the 2004 game rome. Total war as hollywood history would be an understatement.
Peasant peasants are reluctant warriors, but barbarian peasants are better fighters than most. This will fix the game not launching on windows 10,just drag and drop this preferences folder into your game directory,you can adjust settings in game once done,as a bonus the camera has been tweeked to be more like the modern total war games. Set against a classical backdrop charting the rise of rome as the worlds first superpower, rome ii allows you to play as many different factions of the time, across a vast theatre stretching from the western tip of portugal to the jewelled cities of the middleeast. This conflict, though fought between rome and macedon, was largely independent of the romanmacedon wars that followed which began with the second macedonian war and were largely dependent on each other in the next century. Its spearmen along with shield bearers, pikemen and melee infantry are able to defeat every encountered opponent.
It begins with alexanders ascension to the macedonian throne in 336 bc and lasts for 100 turns, each of which, unlike the original game and the first expansion, barbarian invasion, do not represent six. Why not try out the mod and help it to become even better by reporting any bugs you find. Macedon is pretty much set up for hammer and anvil type tactics. Macedon army pack if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. Nov 20, 2014 once conquerors of the world, the macedonian army has had to adapt to keep up in the arms race. The free ancestral update introduces the family tree feature along with numerous tweaks, fixes, and improvements to rome iis base game and dlcs. Set in a time when the mighty roman empire emerged to conquer the known world against powerful enemies, when gladiators fought to a bloody death in the coliseum. How do you conquer macedon on rome total war answers. Total war on the pc, faqstrategy guide by samuraizombie. This army is a jack of all trades and master of none.
This mod is currently a sub mod for ahowl11s vanilla enhancement mod v2, it focuses on changing macedon s colors, and add a few minor changes for other factions. These games focus a lot on army management instead of just a few units like the age of empires series. Features turnbased empire building alongside realtime battles. Cavalry, hoplitespikes, swords, archerspeltast and artillery. Rome ii factions units auxiliary corps units in custom battle buildings technologies household regions mercenaries total war. Surprisingly given his recent successes against the greeks and earlier successes against rome, philips army buckled under the pressure from the romangreek army. Whats the best way to use agents in the campaign mode of total war. The first of these which the player controls during the campaign is macedon. I mean, i know you get alot more units, but its still wierd. This is a provincial campaign that imports the bi campaign map to rome total war, even though it might not be that great, might be fun to give it a try.
Total war, special units known as agents play important roles in. Modern warfare season 3 patch notes reveal all the changes and new features. Delay war with macedon as long as you can see if you can get the greek cities to surrender to you early, giving you a city in asia minor. Alexander is the second official expansion pack for the multiawardwinning rome. Match or beat the achievements of historys most venerated general in a massive downloadonly expansion for rome. The beating heart of carthage is the city itself, a major port and bustling trade hub nestling on the north african coast. Enjoy playing rome but overwhelmed by all the different aspects to manage.
Rome is the dominant power on the italian peninsula, and stands at a turning point in history. Macedon has one of best infantry units available in the game. Rome 2 total war macedon faction balanced army composition and tips. Twr ii is a strategy game for pc, developed by the creative assembly and published by sega. Descended from a long line of celts, the warlike arverni are one of the most powerful tribes of central gaul. These men wear no armour, but then they are drawn from. Believing their honor and reputation on the line, rome escalated the conflict by sending an army of romans and greek allies to force the issue, beginning the second macedonian war. How accurate is rome total war as a representation of. Total war, intended to rectify historical inaccuracies in the original game. If you want to play as them you first have to make them playable first. Im thedisguiser191, and this is my first guide detailing good composition techniques and tips of macedonian armies in total war. Macedon army pack downloads total war center forums. As will any agents in their armies and the regions their standing in. Sudamerica total war is a south americabased mod for rome.
The game takes some time to learn to play, but its still lots of fun while youre learning. Same as op, rome total war was a really great game and is still my favorites, but heres some inaccuracy of the game. I had 1,700 about 6 hastatiprincepes, some swordsmen, a few italian sprearmen, and some slingers from rome. As a type of infantry hoplites have been around for centuries and have changed little in tactics or equipment. It is the eighth standalone title in the total war series and a successor to the 2004 game rome. You get a large army and attack them and wipe them out from. Egypt, the seleucid empire, parthia, the iceni, the arverni, the suebi, and macedon. Rome total war this blog will have the latest info on the rome total war game.
Total war often abbreviated to rtw or rome is a critically acclaimed strategy game composed of both turnbased strategy and realtime tactics, in which the player fights historical and fictitious battles set during late roman republic and early roman empire 270 bcad 14. Victory conditions and first steps factions macedon tw. Follow this guide and youll make caesar look like a gallic catamite. Total war alexander hands on a new campaign to conquer, with new foes and new units to battle theres never been a second expansion for a total war game, but alexander is going to change that. Just here to show some epic action powered by rome total war android version. So, canceling military access with epirus and declaring war with them on. Rome 2 total war macedon faction balanced army composition. Bi map for rome total war aug 20 2019 singleplayer map. Better ai recruitment for rome ii rome ii emperor edition patch 20. Set in the years 272 bc28 ad, rome 2 provides a detailed and periodaccurate portrayal of each culture present in the game.
Total war toolbox what links here related changes special pages printable version permanent link tools log in search. When a civil war occurs, all the generals and admirals not of your family will go over to the civil war. What i wrote, seemed to work well before patch 7 beta at this point. Start by boosting your cities to its highest possible tax. Total war my gaming tastes have always been widely varied, but there are a few genres that i favor above others.
Playable factions get different bonuses to core income. The game was developed by the creative assembly and released for windows on september 22, 2004. Fortunately, this is easy once you have instructions to. Total war provides a generous number of options, but there are many factions that you can only unlock by modifying the game files. That gave me time to collect all of my army and march south. The macedonian roster is composed of excellent pike infantry and cavalry alongside having good siege weapons but lacking in melee infantry. Mods radious total war mod divide et impera total war.
Nov 20, 20 the most overpowered builds in total war. Well, these are pretty much the current most overpowered builds in total war. Rome ii is a turnbased strategy game developed by the creative assembly and published by sega, and was released in september 20 for microsoft windows. Conquer, rule and manipulate the roman empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the imperator of rome.
Although archery was not highly thought of as a military skill in greece, crete produced truly excellent archers who were able to sell their services to the highest bidder as mercenaries. The problem with my mod i dont think it happens in vanilla is that macedon destroys tylis or whatever starting faction theyre at war with but then the odyrssians declare war and can easily desrtroy macedon because it only has one territory and can field a massive army. These are thisisanoddnames top ten factions in rome. Victory conditions and first steps factions macedon. Total war is a game by creative assembly and published by sega originally activision. The update integrated all prior fixes while adding improvements to the ai. In addition the army is complemented by a great cavalry so prepared you can follow alexander the great footsteps. All other agents and regions then have a chance to join the civil war faction. This site is not endorsed by the creative assembly or sega. Total war, part of the total war series, was released in 2004. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. They fight best as spearmen, and are armed with long spears and each carries the large round hoplon shield which gives them their name.
How to be great at rome total war with pictures wikihow. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Rome total war alexander brings four new playable, and some unplayable factions into the mix. The history of total war we look back at creative assemblys acclaimed total war strategy game series for. Edition content and features are free, via automatic update, to all existing rome ii owners. Total war is the very definition of an epic strategy game. This guide was written and tested while playing on the hardest difficulty level. Dec 04, 20 ranging from the spanish coast to the farflung, exotic kingdoms of the east, the campaign map for total war. Total realism or rtr is a complete modification pack originally created by the total war center user gaiusjulius for the computer game rome. Macedon has the best military in the game total war.215 1479 1428 524 89 1463 562 1531 1201 437 1316 887 578 1058 1349 1519 1129 495 1024 244 1042 1015 956 1326 221 1289 1072 226 413 1379 707 991 852 495 483 691 567 1071 803 858 568