Persian Invasion comes complete with many new unit models, skins, and other textures. Plus complete unit info cards, expertly constructed by Lanjane.

Persian Invasion also features two fully playable campaigns, based around a vast campaign map:

The first focuses on Greek Hegemony, allowing you to play as any one of seven Greek City-States in a quest for dominance over all of Greece and beyond. Although you begin the campaign in a shaky alliance with your Greek neighbors, due to the Persian threat, it is only a matter of time before all hell breaks loose in a fierce fight for control.

The second campaign better simulates the main focal point of this modification; that being the Greco-Persian Wars. In this campaign the seven Greek City-States are fully united in defiance of the Persians, allowing you to muster soldiers from all the cities right from the start.

Not only can you play as Greeks and the mighty Persian Empire, but in both campaigns you can play as any of the following factions - Celts, Illyrians, Scythians, Dahae, India, Gerrha, and last, but not least, the Kingdom of Macedonia.

Macedonia is also a major highlight of the modification, because it is the only faction that can experience a military reform. This allows you to transform the small Macedonian state into a powerhouse, perhaps one that could even challenge the great Persian Empire!

The world is yours, take it!

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0 comments by comrade-general on Mar 1st, 2012

Yes, it has been quite a while since this mod was started - over 4 years in fact. Over those years, since PI was started, it has been abandoned, brought back to life, changed it's look, been abandoned again, brought back to life, released as a beta version then abandoned, and finally resurrected one last time to be released in full!

Take a look here at some earlier instances of Persian Invasion:
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PI would have probably remained in it's beta state if it hadn't been for a mysterious modder named Lanjane who suddenly showed up and completed all of the unit cards, and did some other tweaking to boot. The most lacking part of the beta was the absence of unit cards, and, as any player of Rome - Total War knows; they are a simple, yet completely fundamental part of the game.

Some of Lanjane's unit cards:
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And so, I finally forced myself to delve back into the files and fasten together these pieces to complete the project that had been haunting me for so long -
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You'll find the complete edition available in the downloads section. Enjoy!

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PI Patch 1

PI Patch 1

Mar 10, 2012 Patch 3 comments

A small patch for Persian Invasion Complete Edition.

RTW - Persian Invasion Full

RTW - Persian Invasion Full

Apr 30, 2009 Full Version 37 comments

This is the complete edition of Persian Invasion! Exract the file to your desktop and follow the installation instructions in the included readme, but...

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King_Z May 16 2015, 11:52am says:


when trying to view Persian capital I get error cant find...

data\ models_building\ textures\ ##new_standard_parthia.tga

This should have not read the ## from the script so I found the file

COPIED it (do not just rename) and then rename the COPY to

you can also fix this in the script but its easier this way round as people can make less mistakes.

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Adicas33 Nov 29 2014, 11:09am says:

Whenever i try and start the game it closes,i have followed all the instructions and installed the patch,what am i doing wrong?

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Besfort123 Jul 8 2014, 6:49am says:

i have an error
Failed to read texture ...... unit_persian_immortal

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marcosaooo Jun 12 2014, 12:16pm says:

i have downloaded everything and followed what you told, but i cant play it, and im a steam user

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TheMagisterMilitum Apr 1 2014, 2:13pm says:

this game looks really cool

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spiritingflyer4 May 20 2013, 2:26am says:

hi i installed this mod but it crash when i choose factions(sorry for english)

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ImperialGuardsmen May 8 2013, 1:26am says:

When does the Macedonian Reform occur? I am playing as Macedonia in Greco-Persian War campaign and I am being pretty pwened by the Greeks since they have more advanced units I am afraid only with Macedonian levies will not cut it to stop them. Also why Macedonia doesnt star with diplomats? The faction seams pretty under developed(the fact they still have Roman traits ,Roman Senate option that crashes your game,voices etc)... Well regarts and great job at this mod I always look foward to play in Greco Persian Wars or Greek Civil Wars in Antiquity.

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mEtslane123 Mar 7 2013, 10:42am says:

Hello. I've played this mod and I do enjoy it.

I have an question about Lanjane's unit cards. I see that there is 32 units cards available, but when I go to the game I still got 20 unit cards? Help would be appreciated as I wish to have 32 unit cards available for my army. Thankyou :).

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