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 3 2010 says:

Hi ther happy to help. You start by running campaig reset.bat
You add the following in Your C:programfiles/the creative assembly/romwe total war/PI/data.
putting the sprites in data
merge models_unit with the models_unit
Merge the UI with the UI file
and world in world.
You may also do this by copy past the files in rar like so
Duoble Click on UI select all file and pasting them in UI PI rome total war.

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Cyrus_the_Great Dec 4 2010 replied:

Thankyou very much, This mod is extremely good to play now that it doesn't crash every two seconds.

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Cyrus_the_Great Dec 2 2010 says:

Hi, I just downloaded the patch and it is a RAR file and I am not too sure where abouts to place it in my RTW directory can someone please help me?

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world_soldiers Nov 26 2010 says:

I downloaded the patch but I unpaked it and dont know were to put the sprites.

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comrade-general Creator
comrade-general Nov 26 2010 replied:

Just leave the whole 'sprites' folder in the 'data' folder.

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world_soldiers Nov 24 2010 says:

Hi I had a small problem, its that every time I try to create a costom siege battle the game crashes, any help?

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Supron Nov 24 2010 says:

Great mod, my only problem is: many of characters icons is the same a peasont.
Can i change it somehow?

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comrade-general Creator
comrade-general Nov 25 2010 replied:

Yeah, download the patch ^^

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world_soldiers Nov 20 2010 says:

Great thanks.

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world_soldiers Nov 18 2010 says:

does this replace rome totalwar or is it separated?

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comrade-general Creator
comrade-general Nov 20 2010 replied:

It is separate.

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Only one word...EPIC

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