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Martok

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Reply #15 on: July 02, 2021, 10:24:52 PM
And for the game's final free content, we're getting Ogre Mercenaries! 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-warhammer-2-ogre-mercenaries-roster-reveal/




Cody Bonds did a video overview of these guys as well.  I love the pistol-armed Maneaters, dressed up as pirates; that alone makes this worthwhile.  ;D 







Cody also speculates that the Ogre Mercs are a teaser of sorts for Warhammer 3 -- a notion that the blog itself appears to reinforce: 

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And what better possible way is there to bid farewell to the New World and WARHAMMER II than with brutal warriors adventuring far from their home in the north-eastern reaches, far beyond the realms of the Empire and Kislev, near the mysterious lands of Cathay? This taster, a mere morsel of what might lie in their Kingdom, is available through Total War Access, along with a host of other content for WARHAMMER II.

Yes, the Ogre Mercenaries are our final major addition to WARHAMMER II, alongside all the other content in The Silence & The Fury, and bug fixes and balance patches notwithstanding. Feast with them, drink with them, pay them well, and maybe they will spin you a tale – one of the mysterious East, of new realms of conquest, of Daemon armies clashing, headed by terrible creatures. Of the Maw, and its insatiable hunger, and the legends that tell of a way to finally sate it…

Here’s to the future.



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Reply #16 on: July 02, 2021, 11:15:04 PM
Just when I thought I was out…..



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Reply #17 on: July 03, 2021, 01:53:49 AM
^  My thoughts as exactly! 


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Reply #18 on: July 03, 2021, 09:28:57 AM
Sweet, sweet Cathay…

Always do what you feel is best.


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Reply #19 on: July 03, 2021, 04:11:13 PM
I have lost my initial enthusiasm for Warhammer Total War which really means I should fire it up again...soonish...



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Reply #20 on: July 04, 2021, 04:32:53 AM
I just wish the campaign map wasn't so "busy", and that CA had done something about those ridiculously long loading times.  Honestly, those are my two biggest beefs with the game at this point -- I'd be playing it a lot more otherwise. 

As it is, I'm genuinely excited to try out Thorek.  He sounds like my kind of Dwarf. 



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Reply #21 on: July 04, 2021, 07:12:20 AM
It was with a heavy heart when I turned my back on the dwarves



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Reply #22 on: July 04, 2021, 12:13:39 PM
We will always remember.

Always do what you feel is best.


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Reply #23 on: July 05, 2021, 03:40:47 AM
The Dawi never forget. 


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Reply #24 on: July 05, 2021, 11:15:56 AM
Yeah…….

They’re assholes  ;D



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Reply #25 on: July 05, 2021, 02:36:30 PM
O snap

Always do what you feel is best.


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Reply #26 on: July 05, 2021, 03:36:02 PM
Yeah…….

They’re assholes  ;D

That's going in the Book. 


(You're not wrong, though.) 


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Reply #27 on: July 05, 2021, 03:50:35 PM
😂😂😂

Honestly, having watched LOTR again and read some warhammer fluff they’re trouble causing assholes



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Reply #28 on: July 06, 2021, 01:21:52 AM
in Tolkien's universe, Aulë created them to be incredibly stubborn and unyielding.  It is subsequently both their greatest strength and their greatest weakness.  One gets the sense that this trait was only amplified in Warhammer's Dwarfs.  :P 


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Reply #29 on: July 06, 2021, 04:55:34 PM
CA gives us the details on the rework to Dwarfs (and Thorek in particular): 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-warhammer-2-thorek-ironbrow/



The short version is that rune magic, grudges, and (to a lesser extend) oath gold are all being overhauled.  I'm seriously stoked for these changes. 



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