Imperial Splendour attempts to create the best Empire: Total War experience possible without destroying the essence of the game, with an eye towards expanding and enriching the experience, while adding to the game's realism whenever possible. IS 2.2.1b focus on Britain and France, adding two periods so as to allow an evolution of the uniforms. IS made also a large rework on the visual and sound aspect so as to make ETW as enjoyable as last TW games. The CAI and BAI are totally reviewed, the Great Campaign is now really more challenging, and it will be difficult for you to impose to the World your imperial splendour.

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4 comments by QuintusHortensius on Dec 7th, 2014

Here is the next preview for the next fraction which will be added to IS-RotR:

the United States of America!

First, the bad news: The US unit rooster will be very limited at the start of the campaign.

Now, the good news. you will have greater variety of light infantry units to recruit than European factions.

The US campaign will be very challenging!

After the the American War of Independence the Continental Army was
disbanded and the regular United States army had a strength of only 1
regiment. This "early" late era will be a period where your access to
regular army units will be limited. It may be advisable that you not
start a war with anyone!

As you developed your technology and knowledge, you will be able to recruit the Legion of the United States; a well trained army capable of fighting in open terrain and along the American frontier.

Furthermore, you will have historical generals like Nathanael Green, Anthony Wayne and Arthur St. Clair.

USA late era units

At start of the campaign you have access to the historical government of the United States:

US Government

President: Elias Boudinot

Secretary of State: Robert R. Livingston

Secretary of the Treasury: Robert Morris

Attorney General: Thomas McKean

Secretary of War: Benjamin Lincoln

Secretary of the Navy: Gouverneur Morris


1st: George Washington

2nd: John Adams

3rd: Thomas Jefferson

4th: Alexander Hamilton

5th: Henry Knox

The United States will have their own army and
philosophy techtrees to represent the unique development of the United
States during the late 18 century.

The Philosophy Techtree is divided into 4
different parts. At first there is the scientific advance like "Learned
Society". The 2nd part are general political ideas like the "Federal
System" and consequently the 3rd the acts to transform the ideas into
laws and politics. Finally the 4th are economic ideas and measures.

1.2 Social Contract

2.1 Empiricism

3.2 Separation of Powers

4.1 Encyclopedie

5.2 Common Government

6.1 Learned Society

6.2 Declaration of Independence

6.3 Virginia Declaration of Rights

7.2 Articles of Confederation

8.1 Scientific Method

8.2 Federalism

8.4 National Bank

9.2 Constitution

9.3 Judiciary Act

9.4 Coinage Act

10.2 Alien and Sedition Acts

As the US did not launch a great army or great
army reforms in the late 18th century your option are limited here:

Be aware that the Constitution is THE keytech for both the philosophy AND army techtree!

At last the United States will have a unique prestige building:
The Capitol!

The model is made after the original plans of Dr. William Thornton and does not represent the today's building.

For more Information and discussion check out this thread:

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IS 2.2.1b Patch 1.0

IS 2.2.1b Patch 1.0

Jul 21, 2012 Patch 4 comments

As some fans found some annoying bugs with the IS 2.2.1b release, we decided to make a little patch so as to make IS enjoyable, and we did it. Enjoy!

Imperial Splendour 2.2.1b

Imperial Splendour 2.2.1b

Jul 20, 2012 Full Version 17 comments

Imperial Splendour attempts to create the best Empire: Total War experience possible without destroying the essence of the game, with an eye towards expanding...

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mmstick Dec 11 2014, 1:18am says:

Is it possible to port this mod to work with the Linux version of Empire: Total War? Windows installers aren't of any help to a Linux user.

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Gen.Whitepuma Nov 23 2014, 3:02pm says:

Yeah so I just go this mod...and I thought I try France in Campaign, but nope.Seems it crashes before or after the first turn.Just leaves the game and returns to the Mods Launch Screen.If you know whats wrong, please help, I love the mods Single player battles, I just want to experience the campaign.

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Kriegtooth Sep 9 2014, 1:20am says:

Im curious, is this mod even active? The last news story is well, from last year

Does the original mod add anything to Austria and Poland-Lithuania?

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satcha Aug 9 2014, 9:54am says:

tengo que tener la versiĆ³n actualizada de empire total war porque yo tengo la version 1.5 pero no me CARGA el mod y quiero puro jugar!!!! AYUDAAAAAA!!

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qweewqqw Jul 16 2014, 7:33am says:

this great mod!!! omg i love this

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data_crusader Jul 11 2014, 3:27pm says:

Hi, great mod, congratulations! There's just one problem: it says the campaign should start in 1783, but mine starts in 1700, also the Haiti faction is not available in custom battle mode as you said it would. How do I fix this???

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Kriegtooth Jul 5 2014, 8:21pm says:

Curious, does this make any minor factions playable? If so, what are they?

Does Poland-Lithuania and Austria get any love? Those are my favourite factions, but eh, gotta love Britain too :P

And finally, is this compatable with any other mods, or do I have to have a clean installation? Im just starting to play Colonialism 1600

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Guest Jul 3 2014, 8:58pm says:

i tried this for days, and i mean days, but i can stand it, im sorry bro..if it aint revolution its your allies stabbing you in the back..or running out of money to maintain a good army..what is the point of such thing, what where you shooting for in this

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Vaerulen Jun 11 2014, 11:06pm says:

Is the Grand Campaign supposed to start in 1783? Because mine still starts in 1700, yet this mod is about after the American Revolution. I installed via installer.exe(actual game download) and then patched it over. Is this correct?

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