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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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!

Patch 01

Patch 01

5 years ago News 2 comments

Persian Invasion makes a comeback due to the efforts of Lanjane! All credit goes to him for this patch.

BETA Release

BETA Release

6 years ago News 2 comments

The time has come; the BETA of Persian Invasion had been released!

August 9th Map Previews

August 9th Map Previews

7 years ago News 1 comment

Near final version of the Persian Invasion map by Comrade General.

Macedonia anybody?

Macedonia anybody?

7 years ago News 0 comments

A new faction : Macedonia has been added to Persian Invasion!

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PI Patch 1

PI Patch 1

3 years ago Patch 3 comments

A small patch for Persian Invasion Complete Edition.

RTW - Persian Invasion Full

RTW - Persian Invasion Full

6 years ago Full Version 38 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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world_soldiers Dec 8 2010 says:

Go to the link in news from there you may dowload it and see what it does.

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BIOHAZARD98 Dec 8 2010 says:

HI dudes... suped
Can you please tell me what is the newest patch ?! TY
Gratzz from MACEDONIA, Skopje

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world_soldiers Dec 7 2010 says:

Well start the game as before and then go and make a costom game with athens and persia and then make another post saying if all the units have a picture of the unit itself instead of a picture of peasant.

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Gimli101 Dec 8 2010 replied:

what do you mean?

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world_soldiers Dec 8 2010 replied:

How did you start the game before you put the patch?

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Gimli101 Dec 7 2010 says:

Doesnt work it just brings me up in my steam games library

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world_soldiers Dec 6 2010 says:

You make a copy of your rome total war shortcut and change the target to "C:\Program Files (x86)\The Creative Assembly\Rome - Total War\RomeTW.exe" -show_err -mod:PI -nm
in properties.

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Gimli101 Dec 6 2010 says:

I dont get were it says
'Once installed, make a copy of your Rome - Toal War shortcut on the Desktop'

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world_soldiers Dec 5 2010 says:

Just be shure you extracted all the folders and files and simply use your old shortcut.

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Gimli101 Dec 5 2010 says:

How do i start the mod?

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Only one word...EPIC

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