Excerpt: Medieval: Total War is the second instalment of the Total War franchise, the first one being the well know Shogun: Total War. Now for all those that have never heard of Total War here is a little clarification: The Total War formula consists of two parts, the first being a “turn based top view game”...
Excerpt: Leonis Software has released a downloadable strategy guide for MedievalII: Total War called the Warboard. It says something about the Medieval II: Total War that such a product even exists. And that, in itself, speaks volumes of the quality of the Total War franchise's output over the last decade.
Excerpt: The total war expansion pack is upon us and gives us 110 new units to take command of, as well as whopping 13 new factions, 27 new multi player maps and a few tools to keep things interesting for a long time to come.
Excerpt: The game is proof that a big name tacked onto a game does not necessarily guarantee a great game. It just seems like a game trying to ride on name recognition alone. Maybe Railroad or Sid Meier fans are all a gush and may actually enjoy the game.
Conclusion: To be honest, Total War would have benefited hugely from a total overhaul, because the experience is getting too similar to its predecessors for anyone familiar with the series. The interface is beginning to show its limitations, and the more that&#Array;s added for the player to control the more...
Conclusion: for diplomacy, presumably through well thought out arranged marriages, and priests that can help to spread your beliefs to neighboring lands. Interestingly, religion will play a prominent role in Medieval II , reflecting the sway that the Catholic Church held over Europe during the Middle Ages.
Excerpt: The Wargamer is pleased to present
VikingHorde with this Award for Excellence for Medieval:
Total War XL. Medieval: Total War XL makes
a great game even better, extending the life of this
terrific strategy game with more depth and rich play.I love PC gaming.