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Done what for ETW and NTW?
locked down the files so that mods couldnt be done.
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Only textures and stats can be changes on those, and the AI a little. No new maps though....
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Only textures and stats can be changes on those, and the AI a little. No new maps though....
which means things like pikemen on a hill lose to swordsmen. Its just not worth the purchase for me.

When a mod comes out like the lotro mod for mw2, and it is of better quality and more interesting than the original. Then they go and lock everything down so that the community cant come out an fix the problems or create their own games also. Just makes me mad.
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Only textures and stats can be changes on those, and the AI a little. No new maps though....
O noes :/

Have darthmod for empire and thought it was all right at least.
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which means things like pikemen on a hill lose to swordsmen. Its just not worth the purchase for me.

When a mod comes out like the lotro mod for mw2, and it is of better quality and more interesting than the original. Then they go and lock everything down so that the community cant come out an fix the problems or create their own games also. Just makes me mad.
3 words: D L C

edit: what does DLC means with this series? They ship the game with extra units at release, then charge you $15 to unlock them
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I hope it's not buggy as hell like every game released on PC recently. I'm tired of having to disable a card to get BETTER fps...
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med 2 was the last great total war game.

empire felt too "less micromanaging" type game.

i loved the med 2 micromanaging where 1 turn could take a couple hours easily going through every single city, army, and agent.
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Playing on the sig rig, I expect to be able to max out the game settings...

As far as play through, I really want to see how the politics affect the game, some of the technical advisors for Shogun 2 are some of the leading western experts in Japanese mid-evil history so with that (William Wilson, Stephen T.), I really want to see how some of the historical battles are laid out. There is as much attention to authenticity as there is to the game engine, within reason. If its half as good as my expectation, the game will be one of the New Classics on PC.

Samurai warfare is one of the greatest noted, yet misunderstood periods (sengoku jidai) in Japanese history... if its done right... it could be as educational as it is fun.
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