The Veiled Stars is a single player mod for Mount&Blade: Warband. It is set during the War of the Ring.

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Jarvisimo Author
Jarvisimo

Finally I can reveal this week's work. The Haradrim. Work has been slower than usual as I've been raging and crying over the travesty of Rome II Total War, falling off my bike rather spectacularly and being injured equally spectacularly, sorting myself out for college and generally existing.

These guys are Haradrim Raiders, and they'll be mounted (they have custom horses) horse archers which raid Southern Gondor. In roaming parties of around 40 of these men, they are a formidable force. Edits to Warband's AI means that instead of charging straight into the fray, these men specialise in riding around at a distance, in a circle around their targets, firing inwards.

Bring your shield and cavalry to fight these guys, or expect to become a porcupine!

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CrimsonBloodGaming
CrimsonBloodGaming

But but but but..... i want to be a hedgehog not a porcupine!

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Jarvisimo Author
Jarvisimo

I must admit that hedgehogs are cuter.

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Centurion7567
Centurion7567

can we get a circle formation like the other guy said? and can you also make it so the enemy doesn't all way just hold position or advance at us very slowly because that happens in some mods alot and sometimes i hate charging so yea

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FilthyGreg
FilthyGreg

What is wrong with rome 2 in your opinion I have my own problems with it but would like to know other opinions?

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Umbra53
Umbra53

It's a buggy, confusing, cluttered, forced mess is whats wrong with it. I can't wait for some patches. I'm am still enjoying it, but i wouldn't recommend it to anyone at the moment

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Mikksiboij
Mikksiboij

yeah i have some probs whit it taking a LOT of time to do things and that whole CTF system they got on land and coastal battles? i hate it lol.

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Centurion7567
Centurion7567

Better ai ? uh oh now i need to think of better tactics

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Aedelric
Aedelric

What is wrong with Rome II Jarvisimo? I have not bought it so I do not know, the last Total War game I truly enjoyed was Medieval II.

I take it you only plan on making a handful of Haradrim and Corsair units for that region and fleshing out the faction fully in a later release.

Looks great so far, glad you are back and giving us updates again. :)

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Volmaaral
Volmaaral

Look up AngryJoeShow on YouTube, he has a couple videos that show exactly what's wrong with it, and he talks about another issue with it.

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MaxwellCromhide
MaxwellCromhide

Honestly, most of the problems with Rome 2 are just typical TW problems. Everyone whose played a TW game before knows those problems will be in future iterations.
Game runs too slow
graphics are bad(but large scale battles mean this is forgivable)
formations don't work correctly
melee battles have soldiers break formation to fight targets 1v1
some historic inaccuracies
campaign and battle AI never gets smarter, just more resources
as a Grand Strategy the game falls short
as an RTS, the game falls short

The reason TW fans keep buying the games is because despite all this, TW is the only game of its kind on the market. It also does this fairly well, truth be told.

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MasterofMetal
MasterofMetal

To counter their tactics, I'd like it i you coded a circular formation; each person standing in a circle facing outwards, weapons and shields at the ready.

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thegifer
thegifer

If you look closely you can see that there is no human inside ...
Great work anyway :D give us minas tirith!!

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Jarvisimo Author
Jarvisimo

*facepalm*
Dude, this is just a render of their equipment. xD

Minas Tirith will come, in time.

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thegifer
thegifer

Relax, its just a troll comment xD

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Jarvisimo Author
Jarvisimo

I know, no hard feelings. Thanks for the compliment :D

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thegifer
thegifer

love you dude, i cant wait for this mod, i am going to start my programmer school, in 4 years i will start modding too :D

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Gimblob
Gimblob

Looks great jarv!

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allanmaster
allanmaster

Now bring me tha elephant!

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Mongolranger
Mongolranger

Wonderful work. Love it. Love it ALL!

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MaxwellCromhide
MaxwellCromhide

I really like what you're doing with this mod, and especially the models. I hope you continue to work on this, and finish this project.

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HeadHunter740
HeadHunter740

Great mod!Is it possible to make a setting which when turned on makes getting captured and escaping only take away a few of your part instead of starting again without any?

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HeadHunter740
HeadHunter740

Oh also can you make the orcs start out with wargs instead of Horses. Sorry :)

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