Welcome to my general unit guide. This will touch upon each unit class that you will see in most Total War games, showing you their strengths and weaknesses. This will likely not cover any game specifically, and I won’t be touching upon anything specific to the Warhammer series, as I don’t have much experience with those games. However, from what…[Read more]
General guide to running an economy with specific discussions on Rome II and Shogun II
While your conquest is largely influenced by the ability of your armies, they aren’t very effective if you can’t pay them or feed them. The most important aspect of Total War campaigns is your economy.
In general, your main goal with an economy is to keep…[Read more]
A handy tip for Napoleon if you cannot or don’t want to hold onto an enemy capital.
As many of you might know, taking another faction’s capital results in a huge public order penalty. So much so that you will inevitably have to face a rebellion. You know, that big 20 stack of elite units that you don’t know where the hell came from?
If you don’t…[Read more]
I’m not an expert on Total War, and I’m not even that good. I just like to have fun with it.
But somethings I have learned are that cannon fire in Empire, Napoleon, and Shogun 2 are best targeted in front of an advancing line rather than targeted to the unit itself. This allows you to hit the unit more accurately instead of sailing rounds over…[Read more]
I probably spend way more than I should. I’m a sucker for sales, and my steam library is filled with little games that I got for a couple bucks and never played or only played for an hour or less.
But, I try not to spend that much, and most of my gaming spending happens around the big sales. During the steam winter and summer sales, I’ll spend…[Read more]