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Introduction:
Rome at War is a Third Century B.C. themed Multiplayer Mod (with SP in alpha stage) developed for Mount and Blade Warband V. 1.154

RaW 2.5



Features:
- 9 Historically accurate factions, Romani (Romans), Gallia (Gauls), Koinon Hellenon (Greek League), Makedonia (Macedonians), Safinim (Samnites), Megálê Hellás (Greek colonies of south Italy), Basileion Syrakosion (Greek colonies of Sicily), Epeiros (Epirus, between Illyria and Greece), Rasenna (Etruscans)
- Unknown number of Custom Maps
- Dozens of ancient Weapons/armors/shields
- New animations
- Custom Banners
- Custom options (Extra encumbrance, Class-limits)
- Early stage Singleplayer+ many more small gameplay changes

some info about the mod:
The mod is not yet completed, it is a work in progress.
Releases are fully playable and expected to be stable if your computer meets the requirements.

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The team:
- RGCotL - Modeling/Texturing/Team leader
- Gothic Knight - Modeling/Texturing/Historical Advice
- Seek n Destroy - Coding/Research/Historical Advice/ReTexturing
- Theretor - Music Composer
- DarthTaco - Research/Historical Advice/Modeling
- KickingJoub - Scener

Credits:
Credit list

If I forgot someone please tell me, and the name will be added to the list.
Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Will you add faction X ?
A: We're not making any promises concerning upcoming factions, we follow our planning and eventually new factions are done.

Q: Will you add X item ?
A: If it fits our time frame then we will most likely add it as long as it is relevant, if it doesn't then we won't.
Items we won't do:
- Square Scutums
- Segmentata
- Corinthian Helmet
Stop requesting these please.

Q: Faction X is so OP/UP (overpowered/underpowered)!!!
A: That's not a question. Also we tested everything against everything in multiplayer a dozen times already and as far as I'm concerned it's relatively balanced. It seems to work decently in SP too so if all you have is one random empiric occurrence where you got your ass handed to you that won't be convincing of a faulty balance.

Q: Is the mod dead?
A: No.

Other things worth mentioning:
We do our own research so please be so kind to not point towards Rome II as a historical reference, we appreciate actual history books and physical evidence over movies/videogames. We do have a planning for what we are doing (most of the time) so there is no point in suggesting to us what our next move shall be. Thank you for reading the F.A.Q. and twice the thanks for reading the F.A.Q. before posting a question already answered in it.
- Rome at War Team.

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Rome at War 2.5 Changelog
# Multiplayer
New Faction:
- Rasenna (Etruscans)
Animation/mechanics Changes:
- New run and idle animations
- Added some taunt animations
- New shield animation
- Tweaked attack animations
Coding:
- All factions equipments revised
- All item stats and prices revised

# Singleplayer
New Faction:
- Rasenna (Etruscans)
Troop changes:
- Almost all of the mod's troops received new equipment and some tweaks
- Dozens of new units
- New town walkers (Repressed medieval peasants removed)
Misc:
- Slightly randomized equipment on start
- Fixed some AoR troops not showing up
- Dozens of small fixes and tweaks
- Almost all medieval scenes removed in favor of generic scenes.
- Revised army and recruitment compositions
- Some units can be upgraded via barracks in a town/castle of your faction
- Some bugs removed
- New items for all factions
- New bugs and glitches for you to find

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RaW 2.5 Music Add-on

RaW 2.5 Music Add-on

Apr 12, 2015 Music 24 comments

Updated music add-on fit for any version of Rome at War and nearly all modules you wish to add the music to. To install simply extract the content of...

RaW 2.5

RaW 2.5

Apr 2, 2015 Full Version 48 comments

Introduction:Rome at War is a Third Century B.C. themed Multiplayer Mod (with SP in alpha stage) develloped for Mount and Blade Warband V. 1.164

RaW-Hellenic UI mod

RaW-Hellenic UI mod

Feb 13, 2015 GUIs 5 comments

The second, almost finished release of the Hellenic UI addon for Rome at War. Creator: KickingJoub Installation: Place the .dds files into the "\MountBlade...

Low resolution texture pack

Low resolution texture pack

Apr 1, 2014 Textures 36 comments

This low resolution texture pack for RaW 2.4 is intended for users with 32 bit OS or weaker PCs. Credits go to SnD because I never had plans to do it...

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tylerray1970
tylerray1970 May 9 2015 says:

Why wont the Corinthian Helmet be added into the mod, I just want a reason because it looks awesome.

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KickingJoub Creator
KickingJoub May 9 2015 replied:

It would be anachronistic.

+6 votes   reply to comment
tylerray19701
tylerray19701 May 18 2015 replied:

Okay I understand.

P.S. I had to look up the definition to that word, I'm retarded.

+2 votes     reply to comment
AsturNord
AsturNord May 9 2015 says:

Any plans to add the gastraphetes or some other type of crossbow ?

+6 votes     reply to comment
rgcotl Creator
rgcotl May 9 2015 replied:

are you spying on me?
cause i just started to do it?

+8 votes   reply to comment
AsturNord
AsturNord May 9 2015 replied:

Of course not, I just want to pierce those damn scutums
Anyway, if you want reliable information about it (and specially about ancient mediterranean military equipment), Fernando Quesada´s books are a good option

+2 votes     reply to comment
rgcotl Creator
rgcotl May 10 2015 replied:

well i just have a single of his publications about iberan swods and shields
do you have any particular book names we might need to check?

+3 votes   reply to comment
AsturNord
AsturNord May 10 2015 replied:

Do you prefer the references? Because if you want them, it would be better to send a private message, so you can easily find the books

+1 vote     reply to comment
rgcotl Creator
rgcotl May 10 2015 replied:

mostly what i looking at the books is pictures
and information is usefull just in case there is missing things in pictures

+1 vote   reply to comment
AsturNord
AsturNord May 10 2015 replied:

If you want pictures, check those (sorry about the references in Spanish):
----"El armamento ibérico. Estudio tipológico, geográfico, funcional, social y simbólico de las armas en la Cultura Ibérica (siglos VI-I a. C.)" 2 vols. Monographies Instrumentum, 3. Ed. Monique Mergoil, Montagnac, 1997
-----“Armas de Grecia y Roma: forjaron la historia de la antigüedad clásica”, La Esfera de los Libros, Madrid, 2008, ISBN 84-9734-70-06

+2 votes     reply to comment
Germanic_Celt
Germanic_Celt May 10 2015 replied:

So there'll be crossbows and slings?
Wouldn't that cause problems due to the engine?

+1 vote     reply to comment
rgcotl Creator
rgcotl May 10 2015 replied:

well muskets should be replaced by crosbows
while original crosbows are replaced by slings

+2 votes   reply to comment
Germanic_Celt
Germanic_Celt May 10 2015 replied:

Ah right, WB has the musket as a weapon. Good idea.

+1 vote     reply to comment
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