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by Darwin_
Today, 00:07
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent
Replies: 91
Views: 2063
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Re: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent

Sowar need like 10 more HP to make them good
by Darwin_
21 Sep 2017, 15:13
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent
Replies: 91
Views: 2063
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Re: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent

idk I just dont think that from my experience stagecoach is really all that worth it. I think that one TP is incredibly worth it as india (its worth like 4 vills almost iirc because of the extra vill per shipment), but the payoff (both tempo and resources) from a stagecoach line compared to the amou...
by Darwin_
21 Sep 2017, 14:45
Forum: ESOC Civilizations Discussion
Topic: Chinese Discussion Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 5106
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Re: Chinese Discussion Thread

They also don't have lower hand attack in cover mode iirc unless the patch fixed that
by Darwin_
21 Sep 2017, 14:43
Forum: General
Topic: HC Shipment cards
Replies: 14
Views: 219
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Re: HC Shipment cards

I think The Ottoman card is a carryover from data taken from one of the AS FP's, as on there they changed the team light artillery hirpoints to team cavalry hitpoints. I believe that there was a fair amount of data in the EP taken from the AS FP's, most of which was deactivated though some, like th...
by Darwin_
21 Sep 2017, 14:28
Forum: General
Topic: HC Shipment cards
Replies: 14
Views: 219
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Re: HC Shipment cards

I think The Ottoman card is a carryover from data taken from one of the AS FP's, as on there they changed the team light artillery hirpoints to team cavalry hitpoints. I believe that there was a fair amount of data in the EP taken from the AS FP's, most of which was deactivated though some, like the...
by Darwin_
18 Sep 2017, 00:28
Forum: Strategy
Topic: 10 min treaty stratergy
Replies: 17
Views: 215
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Re: 10 min treaty stratergy

pecelot wrote:
DonMatt146 wrote:I'm not sure about this

It's actually pretty legit, with 10-minute treaty it's even better as you can go greedier with perhaps bombards, double huss shipments, 2 factories, of course, or even cav combat.

or 12 abus EleGiggle. That shipment is so broken.
by Darwin_
18 Sep 2017, 00:07
Forum: Strategy
Topic: 10 min treaty stratergy
Replies: 17
Views: 215
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Re: 10 min treaty stratergy

brit vc semi-ff into musk huss mass is quite good. Strong start army and wicked strong follow up (6 upgrade cards and 60 vills is pretty good). Same goes with super greedy dutch/japan ff or fi.
by Darwin_
15 Sep 2017, 11:27
Forum: Real-life Discussion
Topic: Calvin and Hobbes Appreciation Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 213
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes Appreciation Thread

There's Treasure Everywhere is probably my favorite collection.
by Darwin_
13 Sep 2017, 20:25
Forum: Real-life Discussion
Topic: Calvin and Hobbes Appreciation Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 213
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Re: Calvin and Hobbes Appreciation Thread

Calvin in Hobbes strips are probably some of my favorite things I have ever read. The way he presents philosophical questions in such an innocent, dry, and humorous way is just pure genius. https://qph.ec.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-3c9b05dcad9ace2bae6f3e69d3358799 https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/or...
by Darwin_
10 Sep 2017, 17:34
Forum: Semi-Finals
Topic: diarouga vs kaiserklein
Replies: 20
Views: 529
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Re: diarouga vs kaiserklein

I think that this may finally prove that Kaiser is actually the one responsible for the lag he complains about...
by Darwin_
10 Sep 2017, 15:00
Forum: Real-life Discussion
Topic: Best movie scenes in history
Replies: 52
Views: 1016
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Re: Best movie scenes in history

One of my favorites from one of my favorite movies.
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by Darwin_
09 Sep 2017, 23:00
Forum: ESOC Talk
Topic: Height
Replies: 80
Views: 1238
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Re: Height

5' 10"

Also, imperial units are way better for day-to-day use because they are based off of human measurements.
by Darwin_
07 Sep 2017, 22:45
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Beating Sioux (RE)
Replies: 17
Views: 335
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Re: Beating Sioux (RE)

tedere12 wrote:musk with some bow mixed even better from my experience

Yeah bows help a lot. Same with huss.
by Darwin_
07 Sep 2017, 22:20
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Beating Sioux (RE)
Replies: 17
Views: 335
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Re: Beating Sioux (RE)

musk rush with pretty much any civ that can do it will work quite well.
by Darwin_
07 Sep 2017, 00:50
Forum: Strategy
Topic: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying
Replies: 54
Views: 1169
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Re: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying

such an ez mu lol i just wanted to ask u why u even posting? im reading in this forum maybe 2 years now and all i can see is shitposts like this. how can u read urself 2460 times... aren't u depressed by ur comments yet? lol its not a shitpost its just facts. Japan vs. brit is so brit favoured, eve...
by Darwin_
06 Sep 2017, 22:34
Forum: Strategy
Topic: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying
Replies: 54
Views: 1169
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Re: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying

from my experience, a really good semi-ff bo against japan is vc-700w-700c-2 falc-10lb. If you can afford to get a TP you can go 3v-vc-700w-700c. Train 5 musks or pikes (musks are easier to macro), then age with 7 lb. Get a second rax in transition, as well as 10 more musks or longbows, and 400w and...
by Darwin_
06 Sep 2017, 22:13
Forum: Strategy
Topic: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying
Replies: 54
Views: 1169
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Re: You Can't Out-Scale Japan - Stop Trying

If he could go to industrial that quickly than you definitely did something wrong. Semi ff builds can work against Japan really really well, you just need to have a really tight and strong timing, as well as a good composition (lots of falcs)
by Darwin_
02 Sep 2017, 02:48
Forum: General
Topic: Time Taken for Various things in aoe3
Replies: 21
Views: 526
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Re: Time Taken for Various things in aoe3

pecelot wrote:Check on your own on the Wikia page (pretty easy to google, right) and in game using the Ekanta UI. Everything is on the spreadsheet, though.

this spreadsheet is insane. Thanks for sharing it with us!
by Darwin_
01 Sep 2017, 20:42
Forum: General
Topic: Time Taken for Various things in aoe3
Replies: 21
Views: 526
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Re: Time Taken for Various things in aoe3

cdb is like 29 seconds. I think normal vill is 25. Otto vill is 48 normally and I think 30 after all church ups. All age ups are 100 seconds, except fortress takes 110, and fast age takes 40 seconds to fortress and 30 to other ages. iirc most infantry units are within the ballpark of 20-30 seconds, ...
by Darwin_
01 Sep 2017, 14:06
Forum: Strategy
Topic: An Incomplete Guide to Germany
Replies: 182
Views: 6995
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Re: An Incomplete Guide to Germany

2 what do you think about vet dopps in age 3 vs. china/spain? It's not necessarily bad vs China if they go for cav spam, but I think WW are better. Vs Spain I think it's probably not very good. Ok. I have played as and against germany with mass dopps in age 3 to surprise the death ball, and its wor...
by Darwin_
01 Sep 2017, 02:52
Forum: Strategy
Topic: An Incomplete Guide to Germany
Replies: 182
Views: 6995
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Re: An Incomplete Guide to Germany

@Mitoe what do you think about vet dopps in age 3 vs. china/spain?
by Darwin_
31 Aug 2017, 14:34
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent
Replies: 91
Views: 2063
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Re: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent

Sometimes in team games (and 1v1 too) I do forward agra with consulate in transition. I do 300 export first, get french cons and immediatly send 500w, then 500c asap. With the 500w I lay down an extra rax with my fort as well as a market, a house, and the first two hunting ups (normally delay first ...
by Darwin_
29 Aug 2017, 23:50
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent
Replies: 91
Views: 2063
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Re: Indian Starter Pack for the Beginner Elifent

All praise! Great guide, super detailed, and entertaining to read
by Darwin_
29 Aug 2017, 21:32
Forum: General
Topic: Useless units?
Replies: 74
Views: 1193
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Re: Useless units?

The base damage and cost gives samurai a good edge early on, but with a few upgrades dopples are far better. The mutli makes samurai so bad late game they lose to cav. Presumably we're talking about an age 2 fight though, if samurais are actually being made? So then samurais would have the edge, ri...
by Darwin_
29 Aug 2017, 15:52
Forum: General
Topic: Useless units?
Replies: 74
Views: 1193
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Re: Useless units?

So my guess: unless you're using your samurais as tanks while your yumis are killing maces - which may be possible if samurais have high enough hp to still be efficient tanks despite the multipliers of the maces was correct? Not really. Yumi can kite and poke on maces very easily, and you aren't re...

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