Imperial Splendour attempts to create the best Empire: Total War experience possible without destroying the essence of the game, with an eye towards expanding and enriching the experience, while adding to the game's realism whenever possible. IS 2.2.1b focus on Britain and France, adding two periods so as to allow an evolution of the uniforms. IS made also a large rework on the visual and sound aspect so as to make ETW as enjoyable as last TW games. The CAI and BAI are totally reviewed, the Great Campaign is now really more challenging, and it will be difficult for you to impose to the World your imperial splendour.

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During the past months, many minor things were fixed. But also some final larger changes were incorporated.

Now all units from already done factions are balanced. So each nation has now units representing the quality of their armed forces in the late 18th century. This means as an example that the French monarchy has a rather good cavalry and a weaker infantry. On the contrary, the British cavalry is very weak but the British infantry has good shooting skills.

Also, a large amount of new descriptions have been added by The Shark. He also corrected the starting provinces. So Spain owns now Louisiana, Austria Milan and France got - as compensation - Hispaniola.

Sir John Barlow and myfate worked on the naval side. Thanks to Sir John Barlow we will be able to present maybe the most magnificent navies you have ever seen.

Naval2

Some of the new textures for early British ships. From left to right: HMS Victory 1765; Barfleur Class 2nd Rate (98 guns); Triumph Class Heavy 3rd Rate (74 guns).

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A Spanish 3rd rate watches his French ally's flagship explode. The colour pattern on the Spanish ship corresponds to the "Triunfante Class" 68-gunner ship of the line which will be available since the start of the campaign.

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A French 1st rate sails against an enemy squadron. The ship depicted here corresponds to a "Terrible Class" 106-gunner ship of the line, using a colour pattern inspired by "Le Bretagne (1766)". This class consists of two ships that will be available since the start of the campaign.


Furthermore, Great Britain got a new flag when turning into a Republic:

British Rep Flag 1British Rep Flag 2

The flag was used by British republicans in the early 19th century.


Also, some missing gaps in the land units were filled. The British Rifle Corps got its own officers with a fancy uniform:

British Rifle Corps Officer

The British artillery wears now a bicorne:

British Artillery bicorn

And the Danish have their own white infantry regiments in the West Indies. Although the fighting abilities of those regiments are questionable regarding the number of men is already depleted by the yellow jack and other infections. Their officers are obviously also not the finest...

Denmark White West Indies Regime

The will to fight is beyond question for the following guys! Haiti has now black officers:

Haiti Black Officer

France also got some updates:

The Légion Dabrowski has now a uniform for the famous Lancers:

Legion Dabrowski Lancers

And the texture for the Légion Noire has been optimized:

Legion Noire

Some new tech info pics and eventpics will also be part of the next update:

eventpics new

  1. Artillery Training Camp
  2. Déclaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen
  3. Sweden Restauration Monarchy
  4. Sweden Age of Liberty
  5. France Infantry Monarchy
  6. British Artillery
  7. Revolution
  8. Riot
  9. Unit rooting
  10. Strike
  11. France Revolution Discussion
  12. British Cavalry
  13. France late absolutism

Finally, the generic government building chain and the Brunswick building chain got all new building models:


Generic Building Models 2
by QuintusHortensiusHortalus
on Sketchfab



Brunswick Building Chain
by QuintusHortensiusHortalus
on Sketchfab


We will keep you posted on our progress!

Thank you for your patience!

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December '20 Developers Blog

December '20 Developers Blog

News 13 comments

Today everything is about units and we have a little surprise!

October '20 Developers Blog

October '20 Developers Blog

News 18 comments

After a summer break here is our newest content. Take a look at the final units from the West Indies and two new buildings.

July '20 Developers Blog

July '20 Developers Blog

News 21 comments

Today we present you our latest work on the West Indies colonial units and some new followers.

Glorious First of June Developers Blog

Glorious First of June Developers Blog

News 9 comments

Today is the 226th anniversary of the Glorious First of June. Is there any better day to present the British Naval officers?

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[UPDATED] ALL Campaign Factions Unlocked - IS:RotR Anniversary Beta

[UPDATED] ALL Campaign Factions Unlocked - IS:RotR Anniversary Beta

Patch 40 comments

Unlocks most functioning factions in the Imperial Splendour: Rise of the Republic Campaign.

Empire: Total War's 10th anniversary beta

Empire: Total War's 10th anniversary beta

Full Version 348 comments

As Empire: Total War has its 10th anniversary we decided to release a new beta for 1.2 - the anniversary beta, with new ships, 130 new historical characters...

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9b full

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9b full

Full Version 62 comments

This is just a reupload of the RotR 1.1 with the 3 patches included. Nothing new is included. So if you haven't installed RotR before this is for you...

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9b   Patch 3

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9b Patch 3

Patch 30 comments

I can present you the 3rd patch for Imperial Splendour - Rise of the Republic 1.1 with several bugfixes. To install download Patch 3 and extract the RotR...

[OUTDATED] Factions unlocked

[OUTDATED] Factions unlocked

Other 27 comments

This little submod allows you to play with most of the factions. To install, extract the startpos.esf file into your [...]Empire Total War\data\campaigns\imperial_splendour...

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9   Patch 2  Open Beta

[OUTDATED] RotR 1.1.9 Patch 2 Open Beta

Patch 39 comments

Here is the preview of our newest update, 1.1.9, Patch 2. This is an open Beta and not heavily tested but should fix the annoying campaign bug from 1.1.

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Sir_John_Barlow
Sir_John_Barlow

Hi, John Barlow here (Naval Modder for IS:RotR).

The mod isn't dead nor abandoned, we've kept putting hours and hours of our time into it to forge the best possible experience. The naval rework has delayed us but that's to be expected given the sheer scope of it.

You won't regret the wait, we're already on the last run but further stuff still needs to be ironed out.

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England_Expects
England_Expects

Just a few minor things to add - there's a few recruitment issues in the grand campaign usa, france, britain etc in the americas that units cant really be recruited in minor towns/appropriate building chain points. I'm guessing this is on a to do list... but I thought I should throw it in just to be sure! Great work keep it up! :)

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Sir_John_Barlow
Sir_John_Barlow

Most issues present on the last update have already been fixed. Some nations lack recruitment on other theaters as a feature but if this isn't the case it is probably already fixed. We'll take a look anyway, thx!

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prichardgs
prichardgs

You deserve a medal. Great job-Thank you!

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QuintusHortensius
QuintusHortensius

thanks:)

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Guest
Guest

Nice mod but dead!

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QuintusHortensius
QuintusHortensius

Nope, it's not. But doing work in chasing bugs, DB-stuff and other things isn't anything which can be presented with nice screenshots.

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Guest
Guest

Which files do I need to download to play this mod?

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KinoBlitz
KinoBlitz

Is this mod actually dead? I really hope not. Looked like one of the most promising mods for ETW. Really hope we get an update soon.

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Sir_John_Barlow
Sir_John_Barlow

Check top comment (05/21/2022)...

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