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Poll: Wut faction roflmeister
Macedon (Greek)
Selucids (More Greeks but in Asia Minor this time)
Carthage (African City State)
Parthia (Eastern)
Pontus (Eastern but Hellenic sort of)
Gaul (Barbarians in Central Europe)
Germainia (Barbarains in Germany)
Britania (Barbarians in Britan, funnily enough)
Armenia (Eastern Faction, not where you think it is)
Dacia (Barbarian Faction above Macedon)
Greek Cities (Greeks, duh)
Numidia (North African)
Scythia (Barbarians north of Black Sea)
Spain (Barbarian, in obvious place)
Thrace (Greek/Barbarian Faction Northwest of Macedon)
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Decide on my latest Rome Total War Campaign
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Decide on my latest Rome Total War Campaign

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome_total_war

Observe, the many choices:
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Poll options correspond to the icons if you look from left to right downwards.

About the crossed out factions:
Hidden stuff:
I've crossed out the Roman factions because they're boring and everyone does them (the Romans clearly had the most work put into them, ffs they have 4 Factions representing them PLUS Faction Specific Pre-Battle Speeches PLUS any one Roman Faction has 2x more units than two of the other factions.) I've crossed out Egypt because they're the easiest faction in the world plus the ammount of "creative licensce" CA took is fucking rediculous. Yes, Ptolemy and his family adapted a little to Egyptian ways but their units still shouldn't be Mummy Returns Egyptians FFS. Wikipedia "Ptolemiac Egypt" Rebels are crossed out because it looks better with a full table of factions and because I wanted to see what it was like to play them.

So yeah, Historical Inaccuracy rant over, VOTE OR DIE
03-28-2010 01:03 AM
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Re: Decide on my latest Rome Total War Playthrough

I have no idea what is going on here, but I voted anyway.

Hidden stuff:
(11-27-2011 01:00 PM)psychopath Wrote:  
(11-27-2011 10:52 AM)Efs Wrote:  Our Army is more professional than Amerika. Smile
Except ours isn't allowed to have guns
CrayolaColours Wrote:That post owned. TDF wins post of the year.
Faby Wrote:
krissy Wrote:dessert fox
Mmm, flambéed vulpine.
"There is no enemy, there is no victory, only boys who lost their lives in the sand."
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03-28-2010 01:41 AM
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Re: Decide on my latest Rome Total War Playthrough

^

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome_total_war
03-28-2010 01:47 AM
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