Anno 1493, 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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Dear TIW-Fans,

during the last few weeks I was quite busy fixing several pending issues and tasks with TIW-Ultimate. Simply because that stuff cannot be shown in any kind of preview with fancy pictures and vivid descriptions, there was no new post in the preview section.

Nevertheless, I was able to make good progress towards a release of TIW-Ultimate. To give you guys a hint of what I have done so far, please find a list of the latest changelog of the working version below:

- added mercenary recruitment pools
- changed Hafsid Caliphate -> Hafsid Sultanate
- added new event pictures for Peasant's Horde events
- fixed additional Faction Leader Titles Trigger Ancs
- added heir apparent effect descriptions for Ancs
- added event texts for minor factions for Angevin Claim event
- added reinforcement army for Siena against French invasion armies
- changed fort location from Grosseto to Siena
- added welcome events for Savoy, Montferrat, Bologna, Urbino
- added university building to city of Bologna
- added Plague events
- adjusted cem_trigger to 5%
- added missing titles (Kelibia, Biserta, Policastro)
- adjusted several names (von -> of)
- changed rebel type in Africa from Turk to Egypt
- added ivory resources in Al Kaf and Qusantina
- added Montferrat, Bologna, Urbino to 'Log-Hilfe' script
- removed middle_eastern culture from 'building academic'
- adjusted 'Heir Titles Trigger'
- edited character's range on the strat map (increased value by 65 points)
- added new ancs: trumpeter
- adjusted recruitment time for artillery units
- adjusted/added new names for Kingdom of Naples
- fixed typos and adjusted event texts to the newly added minor factions
- adjusted heir title script
- altered 'A New Menace' event for Naples to set up a rebellion in Genoa against the French
- added respective pics for the above mentioned events

As you can see, I have finished the task of reviewing the event texts, as well. That means, next stop will be the Condotta-Script for the minor factions and of course there will be a preview about it. So stay tuned!


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The Battle of Pavia was the decisive battle during the wars of 1521-26.

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Titles granted in a much more realistic and timely way in Italian Wars - Ultimate!

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New Factions! New Units! New Renaissance Flair! That's our new Battle Beta for Italian Wars - Ultimate.

The Italian Wars - 5.0 - Beta

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This is the beta of DIK version 5.0. As I have announced a couple of months ago, not all planned features could be realized. Nevertheless, I wish you...

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Full Version 4.0, with many new features, like new unit models for every faction, two new factions Grandduchy of Tuscany and Swabian League. A lot of...

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This is the full english translation for Italian Wars version 4.0.

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First off, I want to say that the units look absolutely beautiful. You and Tsardoms TW are the only hope I have for a complete Ottoman roster.

But I have a problem, when I start up the mod, it goes to the 'Italian Wars' screen and than just stops. I have tried reinstalling but the issue remains.

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Neadal Creator

Thanks for your praise!
Well, could you tell me which version did you install?

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It's already fixed and I'm really enjoying the mod rn. Can't wait untill it comes out.

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Neadal Creator

Glad to hear that, have fun!

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Is there a single player campaign for this mod? Because I've installed it on Mac, but when i click on "single player", i only have the options "custom battle" and "quick battle". I tried playing a quick battle and it works fine, but still, no campaign.

EDIT: I'm an idiot, I've downloaded the Battle Beta, but still, now that i have the correct version, there is indeed a campaign, except it's in GERMAN. I hate my life. Is there any way to change the language?

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Neadal Creator

So sorry for my late response!
Well, I'd recommend that you delete all previous version of the Italian Wars and try to re-install the mod.. because all necessary files should be included in the installation. Please let me know if the problem persists :)

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Hi, big fan of your mod. However, my game keeps crashing regardless of the faction, on turn 5 and 13 (5.0 beta). Have not been able to play past turn 12. I dont use steam, and I already deleted the map file mentioned on one of the threads. any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thank you

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Neadal Creator

Thank's for your message, I have replied to your problem on TWC.

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This is long awaited from my side, and looks very well done.
Go on, bring it home!!!

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Neadal Creator

Thank's for your motivating words!
I'll surely try my very best ;)

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* the new factions will be great, i feel alone when play how Ottoman Empire

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