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Reply #195 on: August 03, 2022, 07:59:15 AM
I feel so silly for pre-ordering this. The more I see of their plans for it the less interested I am. I wish I could refund and I also would love to know what CA’s next historical title will be.

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Reply #196 on: August 03, 2022, 08:49:27 AM
Even if it wasn’t their plan the only way to cheer up grumpy CA fans now will be M3



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Reply #197 on: August 03, 2022, 10:14:15 AM
From your keyboard to the gaming god’s ear.

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Reply #198 on: August 04, 2022, 05:52:02 AM





I feel so silly for pre-ordering this. The more I see of their plans for it the less interested I am. I wish I could refund and I also would love to know what CA’s next historical title will be.

Eh, I wouldn't beat yourself up over it, Gus.  It might seem obvious in hindsight now, sure, but I don't know that anyone would've truly predicted CA would screw the pooch *this* hard.  Their stewardship over the first two Warhammer titles had gone well, after all, and I suspect it was genuinely difficult for any of us to imagine that WH3 would be released in the state that it was. 




Even if it wasn’t their plan the only way to cheer up grumpy CA fans now will be M3

Indeed.  If maintain that if their next major historical "tentpole" title isn't Medieval 3 -- or at the very least, Empire 2 -- CA is going to find themselves in serious trouble. 



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Reply #199 on: August 04, 2022, 03:28:02 PM
I feel duped!!

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Reply #200 on: August 10, 2022, 08:42:45 PM
Interesting - a female Chaos lord: 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/tww3-introducing-valkia/








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Reply #201 on: August 12, 2022, 01:48:29 PM
Overview of the campaign map for Immortal Empires: 






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Reply #202 on: August 24, 2022, 04:20:14 AM
Big day for Warhammer III:  Update 2.0.0, the Immortal Empires campaign (beta), Champions of Chaos DLC, and (for the few who care) the Blood for the Blood God III DLC all released today yesterday: 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/tww3-update-200/

https://www.totalwar.com/blog/tww3-ie-faq/




https://store.steampowered.com/app/1824060/Total_War_WARHAMMER_III__Champions_of_Chaos/




https://store.steampowered.com/app/1374300/Total_War_WARHAMMER_III__Blood_for_the_Blood_God_III/






Apparently, the number of players on Steam have shot up from around 10,000 to nearly 107,000...and in less than 24 hours, at that.  Some admittedly impressive numbers. 


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Reply #203 on: August 24, 2022, 05:13:34 AM
It got a very good write up at RPS too - an epic genius with huge content



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Reply #204 on: August 26, 2022, 01:32:26 AM
Looks like CA is adding variety to the endgame, and allowing players to customize it to their liking as well. 






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Reply #205 on: September 01, 2022, 03:53:45 AM

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Reply #206 on: September 01, 2022, 06:23:27 AM
It’s what I would have waited for



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Reply #207 on: September 02, 2022, 04:26:30 AM
^  Yeah, same. 


I have noticed the player numbers seem to have "settled" back down a bit after the initial release of Immortal Empires.  However, they're still holding steady at around 75,000 (peak) players on a daily basis, which is obviously a significant improvement over before. 


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Reply #208 on: September 09, 2022, 04:31:02 AM
Update 2.1 is out: 


https://www.totalwar.com/blog/tww3-update-210/







For all the various changes & improvements in the patch, easily the most significant feature is the addition of the Assembly Kit.  Finally having official modding tools to work with will be very welcome by the community, and -- not so incidentally -- greatly extend the life of the game in the long term. 



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Reply #209 on: September 09, 2022, 04:33:04 AM
Also:  An interview with the folks who worked on both the newly-released Champions of Chaos DLC, plus the re-work to the Warriors of Chaos. 






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