Almost forty

years have passed since the Duchy of Milan and the Republic of Venice agreed on the shaky peace of Lodi.
Now, with the invasion of the French king Charles VIII., This phase of prosperity seems to end with a hammer blow.
Doubtful claims on Naples and the Duchy of Milan led him and his many soldiers on the peninsula.
But he is not the only one who casts covetous eyes on the richness of Italy.
Although the Republic of Venice loses ground against the Ottomans in the Aegean Sea, they gain new possessions but at the expense of the emperor in the north.
He is just concerned about securing his Burgundian inheritance, must now also march to the south, if he wants to preserve the imperial authority.
At the other end of the boot, Sicily and large parts of southern Italy are under Spanish rule, which competes with the corrupt popes for power and land.
Located in the misery the Duke of Milan has actually lost the battle, it seems that his opponents are too strong. His only hope seems to be the dreaded Swiss mercenaries.
But they seem to have their own plans and won't miss their change to prove their power.
On the edge is the Hungarian Kingdom that arms itself against the onslaught of the Ottomans.
Die Italienischen Kriege - 4.0
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Italian Wars - Ultimate | Machiavelli's Military Reforms

Niccol Machiavelli, currently secretary of the war chancellery, has come up with a suggestion how we might become independent of the expensive and unreliable mercenaries and free soldiers. He plans to expand the militia system and organise citizens in permanent, well trained units. These would be less expensive and more reliable in battle than mercenaries with the sole disadvantage that citizens cannot be recruited in such numbers as mercenaries. Signore Machiavelli estimates that 15000 florins should suffice to build new armouries and training grounds and pay for the improved training of the militia. Do you wish to agree to this?


You all know this event, since we had it implemented in 4.0. Though the reform was somewhat thin for 15000 florins and that is why we have overhauled the units for this event. This might not be fully historical accurate, nevertheless we are certain that you will enjoy this new feature. The units shown below are going to replace the complete roster of the Signoria of Florence, but only if the Medici are banned from the city and as long as you are still a republic and not have declared the Grand Duchy of Tuscany!

These units were created according to Machiavelli's book Dell’Arte della Guerra. So you will have Regular, Extraordinary Pikemen and Veliti, but also the Scudati, light Cavalry and Gendarmes, ready for your command. The artillery will remain untouched, since Machiavelli considered them as already sufficient. Some units might not look very different to their predecessors, but they are definitely better trained and much more efficient during battle. Therefore, the turns for their recruitment were increased and their maintenance is much more costly, than for the "normal" militias.

Units:

Officers:


Regular Veliti:


Extraordinary Veliti:


Regular Pikemen:


Extraordinary Pikemen:


Gendarmes:


Light Cavalry:


Scudati:





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mattfra92
mattfra92

I love this mod!
Just a suggestion though. The adjective "of Savoy" (in italian savoiardo) is Savoyard.
Keep up the good work!

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Neadal Creator
Neadal

Thank's for the hint! ;)

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daryuspanda
daryuspanda

How download ?

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Neadal Creator
Neadal

You mean which of these files you need?

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Guest
Guest

Dear Neadal and mod team,
This is the first mod for m2tw that I have managed to use (not very computer savvy I know) and I would like to thank you for this beautiful and well researched addition to a great game.
By the way would the english language patch work with the 5.0 version? At the moment I'm using the 4.0.
Chris

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Neadal Creator
Neadal

We are glad to be of service!
Your praise is very appreciated ;)
As for your question, you won't need any language patch for version 5.0, since in the download package is an extra installer for the translation of 5.0 included. BUT please be aware to delete any previous installation of TIW, if you are switching to 5.0!
Have fun!

Ned

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BagaturKhan
BagaturKhan

Will you add historical model of Cesare Borjia?

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Neadal Creator
Neadal

You mean as a battle model?

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BagaturKhan
BagaturKhan

Oh yes )

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Neadal Creator
Neadal

Interesting idea, though might not be feasible for us, due simply lacking skill :/

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