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Gusington

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Reply #30 on: June 11, 2022, 10:31:11 AM
Doesn’t that get cancelled by what CA did with Three Kingdoms?

And wouldn’t you want your empire to look like an erect penis?

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Reply #31 on: June 11, 2022, 08:55:53 PM
I concede I don't have any real counter-argument to either of your points.  :-[ 



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Reply #32 on: June 12, 2022, 12:06:32 PM
Hahaha!!

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Reply #33 on: June 22, 2022, 09:17:57 AM
Going to start my next Rome 2 playthrough with the Sir Slash endorsed Divide et Imperia mod, either as the Seleucids or the Ptolemies...probably the Ptolemies because they were freaks.

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Reply #34 on: June 22, 2022, 11:15:53 AM
Freaks indeed. The last update changes has made playing a large faction like the Seleucids less complex at the start I think. Probably same goes for Ptolemy too.

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Reply #35 on: June 22, 2022, 11:30:27 AM
^Yeah the sheer size of the Seleucid faction is what pushed me toward the more manageable looking Ptolemies. Plus I like their geographic location and it is more compact.

I think the new update just dropped a few hours ago for DEI.

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Reply #36 on: June 24, 2022, 05:41:12 AM
I'm trying hard to hold out for that summer update... 


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Reply #37 on: Yesterday at 04:23:30 AM

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Reply #38 on: Yesterday at 12:27:03 PM
I know where I'll be this weekend. Barring the house catching on fire of course.  ;)

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Reply #39 on: Yesterday at 09:36:13 PM
This thread enticed me to download, and it seems really cool, but pretty hard.. I've had three starts on Normal, Carthage, Egypt, Seculids.. everyone declares war on you and goes south quickly. Trying 'easy' now to see if I can survive. most TW games, I play on Normal and don't have issue. :sick:



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Reply #40 on: Today at 12:58:18 AM
Hey, tuna!  Yes, the DEI mod is unquestionably more challenging.  I've shifted to playing on Easy difficulty myself, so I'd say there's certainly no shame in doing so. 


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Reply #41 on: Today at 05:45:27 AM
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Reply #42 on: Today at 02:51:39 PM
*Quietly notes difficulty settings’

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