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thecommandtent

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on: May 23, 2023, 09:39:10 PM
So apparently this is going to happen. Really light on details so far. I really want this to be good ... but it probably wont be....



https://pharaoh.totalwar.com/



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Reply #1 on: May 23, 2023, 11:41:13 PM
Yeah, I'm thinking they probably should've left it buried in Luxor. I'm still waiting on, 'Age of Rifles: Total War'.  :'(

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Reply #2 on: May 24, 2023, 02:42:37 AM
Pfffft nah



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Reply #3 on: May 24, 2023, 07:00:50 AM
...yawn............

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Reply #4 on: May 24, 2023, 07:04:56 AM
I am so meh about this and I really don’t understand.

Players have been begging for a new Medieval or Empire TW game for a long time and then CA are like ‘yes yes, sure’ but then Pharaoh is introduced? Following up on the Troy game which is one of their least successful?

Come on now.

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Reply #5 on: May 24, 2023, 12:15:45 PM
Waited for M3 for so long now - I wonder how many people are just ‘fine, I’ll go play something else’ and have been lost to the TW goodness



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Reply #6 on: May 24, 2023, 10:20:33 PM
I think I'll pass and wait for Total War: Plants v. Zombies.

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Reply #7 on: May 24, 2023, 11:00:09 PM
Pfft.

Total War: Time Lords vs. Daleks.

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Reply #8 on: May 25, 2023, 08:55:45 AM
'Geek I am one of those people. I was, as you all know, a TW fan boi since Shogun. The last title that I really loved, and play, and mod to this day, was Attila. Since then it has been one meh after another.

So looks like I will be playing a lot of Knights of Honor, Field of Glory, Crusader Kings, etc.

Maybe I'll even fire up the original Medieval TW for olde times' sake.

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Reply #9 on: May 25, 2023, 09:03:09 AM
Read an article yesterday about their efforts to capture the Chinese market after previous sales had flopped - three kingdoms paved the way to gateway people into the franchise and then they released WH3 with a Chinese based kingdom ‘shoe horned’ in which has clearly worked apparently and sales there are huge

It’s a very cynical look at their approach to the market as opposed to fans wishes - such is the popularity of the fantasy element that most people now think the next big release will be GoT based or LOTR with a proper licence from either

The historical releases could be doomed - I was hoping a release of M2 remastered would be successful enough to indicate to them the hunger for a proper M3 but I don’t even know if that’s still on the cards

Sad times



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Reply #10 on: May 25, 2023, 09:17:15 AM
I read a few weeks or months ago that there are no plans for the release of a M2 remaster.

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Reply #11 on: May 25, 2023, 09:37:27 AM
Buhhh really?

If I start saving now we can have some kind of geriatric get together and sit squinting through our cataracts together when M3 finally comes out



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Reply #12 on: May 25, 2023, 10:24:28 AM
^Yes. I am sorry to be the one to tell you that about the M2 remaster.

Also I don't know if you have kept track of your Steam updates lately but the rumor there is that CA have done some kind of update to their existing library that has broken mods.

I didn't believe it so I just tested DEI on Rome 2...it loaded up and seemed to work fine. And then I tested 1212AD on Attila, and that loaded up and worked fine too. Note I did not try to actually play through any turns.

You may want to try the same.

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Reply #13 on: May 25, 2023, 10:32:29 AM
1212 is the only CA game left in my library - and after KOH2 with its ‘reasons for doing things’ i found it really bland



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Reply #14 on: May 25, 2023, 10:49:57 AM
What did I do to deserve your cruelty?

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