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- Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:21:32 EST /iXwo+wg No.748068
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Anybody else obsessed with this series ?

Bannerlord is set to release in less than 3 months now - it's finally almost harvesting season for real!

I've played the closed multiplayer beta for about 40 hours and that has me super hyped, but I have more fun with singleplayer so I've been revisiting Warband in the mean time, currently playing The Last Days of the Third Age (TLD) mod which is set in the Lord of the Rings universe where you can choose to play as nearly any faction, good or evil. I'm not even a big Tolkien-nerd but this mod is fantastic and has really pulled me in - something about slaying orcs is really satisfying in a way killing humans isn't, and watching my line of 30 or so elven archers decimate waves of 100+ orcs never gets old.
E. Honda - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 14:06:02 EST 9TNLznc4 No.748071 Reply
>Bannerlord is set to release in less than 3 months now

Until its out, I don't believe shit.
Richter Belmont - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 14:32:50 EST cAvtgnTt No.748074 Reply
Bannerlord has been coming for like 20 years until its actually for sale I wont believe those bastards
KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:09:32 EST 5nRDyOou No.748084 Reply
It's going to ship as an early access alpha. I have no clue what's going to be missing on initial release but it sounds like something will be.
Odd since the development cycle is already twice as long as most games.
Jago - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:45:18 EST dEzyw8uA No.748093 Reply
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Damn y'all are suspicious.. I mean I know the development cycle has basically become a meme at this point but when it's actually released, whatever state it's in, I'm happy - and especially excited to see the mods that follow.

I don't think anybody really expects anything besides an updated Warband with some quality-of-life improvements and enhancements, and that looks like exactly what we're getting.
Master Chu - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:16:07 EST vLls7EMG No.748096 Reply
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Jago - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:51:08 EST dEzyw8uA No.748097 Reply
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no u

An updated Warband is all I expect and if that angers you then you're a turbodweeb so hah.
Marth - Mon, 03 Feb 2020 18:27:58 EST xeGdxQNX No.748979 Reply
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Archers can't hold ground.
Sheva Alomar - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:25:34 EST hVxfQuyy No.749014 Reply
Been playing the butterlord beta the past couple of weeks. It feels pretty damn good but all I want is the single player and the mods that will come eventually.
Dregs - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:32:53 EST AaQteG9s No.749020 Reply
That's why you use Rhodok Sharpshooters. They have medium armour and carry huge fuck off hammers and shields in addition to their crossbows. Only unit you need in the entire game.
Sniper Wolf - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:40:08 EST oYh9+UMH No.749022 Reply
I exclusively recruit Khergits and spend the whole game pillaging the Vaegir countryside. Me and the horde are wintering in Suno now. We've got enough cash keep everyone neck-deep in butter for months on account of all the pillaging we do in the spring summer and fall.
Dregs - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:41:00 EST AaQteG9s No.749023 Reply
Just because I like enslaving a certain kind of troops doesn't mean I belong to their nation. Bonus: My slaves carry blunt weapons, which lets me capture more slaves.
Lan Di - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:47:40 EST p3ii5NPa No.749024 Reply
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>Rhococks and Khergay's
Ugh, so uncivilized
Sniper Wolf - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:50:22 EST oYh9+UMH No.749025 Reply
Thats it. Me and the horde are moving out of Suno. These faggots eat too much butter their hands are all slippery. We're gonna seek safe harbors in Wercheg, then we're gonna come back and burn your whole fucking agricultural production base to the ground.
Frank West - Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:56:15 EST 20WTriXt No.749026 Reply
Horse archery is op for a player character but at least unmodded the AI doesnt know what to do and they just end up fighting like regular cavalry but without armour or melee weapons

It really hurts the khergit competitiveness since their lancers are also the weakest heavy cav unit and they dont even have infantry
Sniper Wolf - Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:01:55 EST oYh9+UMH No.749027 Reply
I can get them to encircle the enemy in M&B 1 without mods.
PaRappa the Rapper - Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:08:07 EST XUc1sXap No.749028 Reply
I modded it to include modern automatic rifles and just mow them all down
Dagoth Ur - Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:54:35 EST 0z+RVgZ0 No.749053 Reply
There's a problem with Horse archery AI where they forget to switch back to archery when they've gone into melee mode once, IIRC.

You can fix it by babysitting them with the command keys.
Katt Monroe - Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:21:20 EST UK2qzQqn No.749085 Reply
We'd just buy guns. Congratulations, you just create horse gunners.
343 Guilty Spark - Sun, 19 Jul 2020 08:53:46 EST 83GYEyfX No.754562 Reply
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Let's besiege a city
Kintaro - Mon, 20 Jul 2020 08:30:50 EST CNMetUeI No.754589 Reply
One of those "one of these days I'll play it" series for me. I think I'll like it a lot, but I take forever to try things out
Sonson - Tue, 21 Jul 2020 07:53:42 EST j0uAWvGW No.754617 Reply
I prefer to burn the outying countryside. Ambush all caravans coming and going.
Garcia Hotspur - Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:28:31 EST 9TNLznc4 No.754618 Reply
Ah yes, ruin the land and economy of what will be your future Fiefdoms, that's smart.
Soki - Tue, 21 Jul 2020 19:10:13 EST vHFds3Hn No.754628 Reply
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Don't forget pissing the locals off so no one wants to join your army afterwards. The AI is dumb as hell in this regard.

Maybe they fixed it but last time I played siege by attrition wasn't an effective way to take a city when you had enough troops to prevent the castle from just sallying out, but not enough to storm the walls.
The troop+militia presence would decrease to some arbitrary number and then the militia presence would rebound and remain steady.
Blade & Striker - Thu, 23 Jul 2020 19:59:49 EST xm9sjGdz No.754718 Reply
You think my aim is to become a lord and join the king's retarded pyramid scheme? No. I just Loot and burn this village forever, horde getting bigger, wealth increasing. Who needs a castle?
Geralt - Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:13:34 EST 5EkoswHW No.754740 Reply

I haven't actually tried it.

Chivalry is my sword combat game. Fucking love Chivalry.
Waluigi - Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:20:06 EST xxALWBXM No.754745 Reply

If you want a single player game with a sandbox style campaign then M&B is some good shit. Lots of mods as well to keep shit fresh. If you're only looking for multiplayer though then yeah you're better off just playing chiv or mordhau.
Turok - Fri, 24 Jul 2020 21:31:46 EST vHFds3Hn No.754749 Reply
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Holding the castle/city is just a more efficient and less tedious way of continually looting the villages for you.
Why burn the village down once a month for like ten bucks at the expense of seasoned troops every month when you can take a local city/castle and make far more gold without having to risk any troops?
Trevor C. Belmont - Fri, 24 Jul 2020 21:43:08 EST M9O0zCz8 No.754750 Reply
Sometimes a man just wants to roleplay as a rampaging mongoloid warlord

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