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/vst/ is a place to discuss all types of strategy video games, including both turn-based and real-time strategy, turn-based and real-time tactics, single-player and multi-player (including MOBAs). All platforms are welcome.

Does this mean discussion of strategy games is banned on other video game boards? No! /vst/ is just a separate board specifically focused on strategy games where discussions about your favorite games can thrive.

Please familiarize yourself with the rules and remember to use the spoiler function where appropriate!

Please note that, like /v/, "Generals"—long-term, one-after-the-other, recurring threads about a specific game are not permitted on /vst/. Such threads belong on >>>/vg/


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>blocks ur FC into knights build
>if you don't go knights, I go knights and win
Have you taken the Berber pill yet, /v/?
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>>380604
AoE3 Indians have elephants for days: rifle elephants, lancer elephants, flail elephants and cannon elephants.
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>>376901
Are Berbers the best camelfucker civ?
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>>385972
but what about elephant villagers?

>>386022
>FU camels with 15% discount in castle, 20% in imperial
yes, though if you want the strongest camel unit, that's the indian imperial j/k it's the saracen FU heavy camel with Zealotry, I shit you not, they're better than the imperial camels
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>>385856
>Chad DauT
>Knows the meta, ignores it anyways
>Was champ before current player base was born, still champ today.
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>>386043
>but what about elephant villagers?
that’s mauryans in 0 ad

About to play my first game with Ultimate Immersive Mod. What am I in for?
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>>385936
Based lol
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>>385936
And people complained S2 was unrealistic.
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O love how Otomo is fighting Ouchi in the North, yet he move hs fleet from there to blockade my home port. the AI really out to get you.
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Man, I'm really struggle. Is there any clan easier than Shimazu?
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>>386112
Oda struggle for the first few turns, but are super easy after that. You can just spam Yari Ashigaru, and later Long Yari, and win.
Just make sure to use Yari Wall

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>there are some /vst/al vigins on here who haven't done a Rome Total War campaign as the best faction
Never gonna make it
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>>385392
I wish CA hadn’t abandoned support for the records mode in 3K. It seemed like such a great solution.
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>>384718
DELEND
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>>384755
I dont remember Germanic warrior babes. I do remember the Briton head hurlers.

In an ideal world there would have been topless Germanic babes hurling flaming pig heads. While riding trebuchet chariots.
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>>384620
>G*rms and R*mans working together
what kind of cursed timeline is this.
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>>385490
That and hardcore micro, yes.

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WHAT WENT SO FUCKING GODDAMN RIGHT?
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>>385786
Because unlike Soviets and Ostheer, their infantry has access to semi-auto rifles and BAR "assault rifles" (their profile is closer to StG-44 or FG-42 than LMG), so that leaves only flamers, SMGs and M1919 for doctrinal infantry.
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i have like 200 games on USF in 2v2 and i still don't have an answer to OKW parking their sturmpios and volks in cover so that i can neither rush them or fight them at range. i'd be inclined to believe i'm retarded but then i play OKW at 3 ranks higher than my USF and i do the same to a rare USF opponent and they don't know how to deal with it
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>>386085
>caps the point behind you
pshht, nothing personel
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>>386093
>back cap enemy points
>he caps yours in the front
>enemy reinforcements arrive from base
>"oh shit, i also cannot fight them because i'm still playing usf, gotta retreat"
>retreating units run into sturmpios and volks, lose squad

"lol just don't fight them" is applicable against MGs in houses and other shit like that, but not being able to fight basic, mobile units like sturmpios and volks is kind of a massive fucking handicap
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>>386096
cuck mindset, play better

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How good are throwing spears for shieldbreaking? They seem meh against regular axes
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>>385746
>>385756
How did this work and how much of it is still in the game?
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>>385891
not much

I don't get the combat behind total war games? like it's if you took autistic RTS combat and cranked it to the maximum, like I tried TWW2 once and the combat was absolutely repulsive to me.

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>KR is taking out all the fun routes
>KRRX runs like absolute fucking shit
>TNO is fucking TNO
>TWR is a sleeping aid with RNG events to take out any player choice
>CBtS is also a sleeping aid and buggy as fuck
>CWIC has slowed to a crawl
>MD is a third sleeping aid with a brand new mechanic that does fucking nothing
>Iron Grip is 800 years away
>FuRR/RF/RW/CWW are barebones as fuck
>EoaNB is anyone's fucking guess
>only good mods are EaW & OWB
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>>385632
link?
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>>385921
>>385927

https://discord.gg/Qq47ZNb5

The mod is called KaiserreduX, or KX for short; Basically a right wing submod for KR that actually coded, and eventually they just forked the mod into their own idea of what KR should be.
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>>385929
>NP Catholic America
Nice! Hated how the original KR made anti-Catholic persecution a staple of American NP
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>>385977
Probably because the traditional American nation is Protestant you dirty papist.
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Does anyone know how Milennial Dusk is doing? I want to larp as the skull mask boys.

It's a game about Autism, reconquering a planet after the fall of civilization and retarded cabinet members who will never be happy.
Logistics is hard, and 20m squidbeasts will rape you. I'm still not sure why anyone would colonize these shitholes in the first place.
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>>385963
Of course I say that, just as I generate a planet with 22% ocean coverage.
So let me rephrase: what's the maximum ocean coverage that you can generate on a planet?
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>>385966
More than 15% is very rare so I doubt you can get more than 25
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>>385966
Around 20% yeah. Once the Navy DLC comes out, Vic said he'll add ocean-like planets.
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>>385999
Last I heard it was a free update, it hasn't been switched to paid DLC has it?
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>>386024
The aircraft update is referred to as DLC. As to whether it's paid or not who knows.

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ITT: post units with good voice lines
>What are they, protestors?
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>>385955
>WITNESS YOUR DOOOOOOOOM!!!
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ALWAYS
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>>385980
Fuck off

>>385955
>You can count on Osttruppen, no really, you can!
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>THIS IS WHAT WE TRAINED FOR
>MOVE TO CAPTURE MOVE TO CAPTURE
desu the whole game is full of SOUL quotes
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>>386073
>desu the whole game is full of SOUL quotes
I mean CoH1 is, some CoH2 units are funny in how shit they are like pioneers, at least the actors put some gusto into it
>PIONEEEERZ ZAT IS UNCLAIMED TERRITORY
>VHWEE SHALL CHANGE ZAT
Brits are okay but just a sanitized copy of CoH1 brits. USF is a fucking joke they sounds like Scooby Doo characters
>HOLY MACKERAL THAT KNOCKED THEIR BLOCK OFF!

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This is actually one of the best total war games in recent years. It's like three kingdoms but with a good and varied unit roster.
My only complaints is the lack of artillery compared to older titles and some unpatched exploits regarding diplomacy. Easily an 8.5/10


Why did /v/ tell me it was bad?
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>>386040
How about I rape your ass on the back of your fat mother's cold corpse.
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>>385995
A Kensai couldn't kill any melee Samurai unit solo, let alone 'whole armies'. They went down without support inside of 2 minutes against a single Nodachi Samurai unit. It's not the goalpost being moved; you're just a retard.
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>>356909
Because on harder difficulties, some ranged infantry can beat melee infantry, in melee. Tactics, actual tactics like would be used in battles, don't mean anything. CA have forgotten how to make a Total War game.
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>>378512
>Has no argument
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>>379496
Being against an awful idea like the current health system does not make me automatically in favour of what was there before, with no changes.

The last thread, >>>351824 reached the bump limit
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>>384224
>Five paragraphs of text
I mean that would be a bit humorous as is. Just rattle off the titles of Ayin the dual aspect of God in A's player info and give him some stupidly over-designed thing based on the Tree and you might have something.
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>>376429
Here are my shitty opinions
>COH2
Osttruppen (YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON OSTTRUPPEN, NO REALLY! YOU CAN!)

>AOM
Prostagma?

>Empire at War
>Corrupts your thread (or >Corrupts your *insert other teams gimmick*)

>Paradox Games
A giant pile of DLC

And something involving red alert 3 Tim Curry
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>>385989
>Empire at War
fuck how did i not think of this
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>>384367
I already made a model for Blue Star, though it's not rigged to the same kind of skeleton. It would be funny as a goalkeeper maybe, but personally I think it might be better just doing one of the Sephirah.
Something like Gebura or Binah, or Chesed always holding a cup of coffee or something. Then we would get the reference/representation and other people would go haha coffeeman.
Either way if you want the model I could find a way to send it to someone who knows what they're doing.
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>>386059
>>385989
include empire at war 100%

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https://demiansky.itch.io/songs-of-the-eons
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>>386026
How come people on this site have so much trouble picking up when a post is made in jest?
Is it the ESL flood?
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>>386075
Unironically autism.
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>>386075
Because if you pretend to be retarded for long enough, actual retards will show up and think they're in good company.
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>>386075
Redditors.
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>>385766
So, the Great Lakes on steroids?

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I finally got this rickety ass autism simulator to stop fucking crashing at last and played a couple of campaigns, shits fun.

Is battle for the baltic a good "vanilla+" submod for SS6.4? I don't like what Titanium and SSHIP do to the game but am interested in the small fixes and additions BftB does with the Italian republics, Hanseatic league and filling out the somewhat barebones Slavic faction rosters. They add Sweden though, does that come at a price of removing a different faction from the game? IIRC Medieval 2 has a hard coded 29 + Papal + Rebels faction limit.
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>>385767
>>381631
If it's so easy, why can't I find it?
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>>385932
Because you don't know how to use google
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>>385873
>>385925
Okay thanks. All I need to do now is making the game work on my os again
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>>385380
Great, thank you. Any more tips?
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>>384655
Rise of the Three Kingdoms

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Whats the conseus on this game?
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>>385390
Pathfinding was fixed back in 2017.
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>>385089
>praising a guy who's father was put into power by the kgb.
Talk about being a useful idiot
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>>385698
>dismissing a guy because his father was put into power by the kgb
Talk about being a useful idiot
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>>385694
Lol no. Tanks still control like a shitty budget RTS from the 90s.
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>>385698
Are you aware the same shit happens on the other side of the world too?




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