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Martok

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on: December 04, 2020, 05:34:56 AM
With all the other gaming news, I almost forgot about The Twisted & The Twilight DLC coming out, alongside (more importantly IMO) the rework for the Wood Elves. 


While I admittedly have little desire to grab the DLC, I am looking forward to checking out the Wood Elves once the inevitable kinks from the latest update are worked out.  It sounds like they'll be an actually viable way to play tall, something I very much appreciate in strategy games (and wish we'd see more of).  Anyone else been playing WH2 lately, or planning to? 



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Reply #1 on: December 04, 2020, 06:45:37 AM
I just bought the tomb kings one - waiting for a chance to sit down with it and maybe try an aar



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Reply #2 on: December 04, 2020, 05:05:43 PM
Sweet.  :bigthumb:  Any idea if you're playing  Settra, or one of the other TK legendary lords? 



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Reply #3 on: December 05, 2020, 07:07:08 PM
Arkhan the black - he’s who I would have painted in ye olden days



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Reply #4 on: December 06, 2020, 02:07:33 AM
Ha, nice. 


Not sure why, but lately both the Dark Elves and (especially) Vampire Counts have been calling to me.  Might have to take one of the von Carstein's out for a spin. 



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Reply #5 on: December 06, 2020, 02:20:08 PM
Excellent - there is so much diversity in the game I could  but I won’t not play anything else



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Reply #6 on: December 06, 2020, 05:53:41 PM
On a different note, I find it interesting that the new update removes the difficulty rating for the various Legendary Lords.  I can't help but wonder why. 

Was it because the difficulty ratings were judged grossly inaccurate (especially after all the years of updates that changed game balance)?  Was it so as to not discourage players (especially newer ones) from choosing a Lord that sounded like fun, but maybe had a "harder" campaign?  I think I like the change, but I'm curious as to the reasoning behind it. 




Excellent - there is so much diversity in the game I could  but I won’t not play anything else

Heh, I know the feeling.  Appealing as the other races/factions are, I still want to play as the Empire or Dwarfs every time.  :D 



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Reply #7 on: December 16, 2020, 03:07:00 AM
Just in time for the holidays, an opt-in beta update (the "Asrai Resurgent") is now available: 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/the-asrai-resurgent-update-opt-in-beta/


It appears to be a pretty solid list.  Naturally, most of the changes & improvements focus on the Wood Elves, including addressing issues with the Twisted & the Twilight DLC. 



(Of course, I've started up a campaign as Vlad... ;D



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Reply #8 on: April 22, 2021, 04:37:56 PM
A small patch dropped today.  Still no word on when the next (last) DLC is coming... 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/total-war-warhammer-ii-patch-1-11-1/


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This is a small interim patch to address a handful of issues.

    *  Giant Wolves are no longer missing from Drycha’s Wild Spirits pool
    *  Rakarth’s Whip no longer jumps back to it’s original location when he is selected
    *  kaven victory conditions have been tweaked to accommodate the changes to Skaven Corruption
    *  Black Dragons no longer use mismatched textures
   *  Condemned Lizardmen armies no longer gain Blood Voyage buffs
    *  Lohkir’s unique Black Ark no longer increases Supply Lines.





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Reply #9 on: April 24, 2021, 09:07:36 PM
I saw this update a few days ago but I fell into a play through of Batman Arkham Asylum. Now that I have defeat the Joker's evil plans for Gotham and Batman, I can hopefully redirect my attention back to playing my Lizardman campaign.