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Cool.

Did Polish use some sort of troops specialised in ambushes and so (like assassins and so, these could be perhaps good addition to the game).

In earlier times there were probably some woodland scouts armed with bows, but later no specific units were used.

Of course it doesn't mean that suprise wasn't use as a decisive factor for example

at Swiecino in 1462 Polish cavalry attacked Teutonic horsemen and later disengaged them at signal, moved on side clearing the space between suprised Tutonic mercenaries and Hussiate infantry which shot them to pieces at very close range.

at Orsza in 1514 a unit of infantry was kept hidden on the right flank. They waited with handguns and cannons ready until they were given the order to fire. The sudden salvo smashed Russian cavalry there and allowed Lithuanian-Polish forces to smash them easily and win the entire battle - one of the worst defeats in Russian history.

Could you also provide some pictures or links, please?

OK

early cavalry

druzyna1.jpg

Knights

Legnica 1241

knight1.jpg

Plowce 1321

rycerzmid.jpg

Tannenberg 1410 - you have also foot crossbowman and the lithuanian cavalryman from the right is perfect for the Mazowiecka Konnica.

skanuj5nb.jpg

Koronowo 1410

rycerz2.jpg

Rac

Hussar2016st.jpg

along the Tatar auxiliary rider

hus-1.jpg

and here those in red

Orsza1514.jpg

infantry very early - the guy with spear is good for Tarczownik but needs a shield.

arch.jpg

infantry - late

husyta1.jpg

husyta2.jpg

Tell me if you need more. :)

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The mod ends in 1492, Husaria appeared in 1575-77 after earlier armoured Hussars ( improved Racowie) were reformed by Stephen Bathory. :D

@Belisarivs

I have a small request. I am preparing the additional campaign for the last edition of PMTW for MTW VI and I am adding Bohemian rebels of 1618-22 uprising.

I need couple of simple translations - plural and singular

Pikeman/men

Moravian Cavalry

Reiter/-s

-the full roster will be looking like this:

Musketyri

Pikemen (bodyguard unit)

Zemska Hotovost (infantry)

Zemska Hotovost (cavalry)

Reiters

Moravian Cavalry

+ various mercenaries, common and German units

Regards Cegorach :)

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Pikeman/men

Singular - Kopiník

Plural - Kopiníci

or

Singular - Pikanýr

Plural - Pikanýři

Both regard to Pikemen, but that latter regards to Picaneers. So, it would perhaps fit better.

Moravian Cavalry

Singular - Moravský jezdec

Plural - Moravští jezdci

Reiter/-s

Singular - Jezdec

Plural - Jezdci

Eventually (I'm not sure if it will fit the time frame) you could try translation of Hussar.

Singular - Husar

Plural - Husaři

If you see screwed text instead of Czech symbols, you could try to use UTF-8 or Latin2 (iso8859-2) encoding.

Or just report it.

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To Abadu:

Cool pics, but count with fact, that time starts around 1000. So perhaps some early stage units won't hurt.

Personally, I don't like gunpowder units. I'm thinking about making game end sooner than those become more widespread.

This would also perhaps solve tiny problem with Hussite soldiers fighting on Polish side (it isn't ahistorical, but actually I'm not in love with idea of Hussites serving in Polish army and not servig in Bohemian, both are real but make it somehow weird).

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Well,the great problem is to find early portuguese units,but i will try,in fact,the portuguese used many arquebuisers(arcabuzeiro) early,so,have them wont hurt

But more ideas for portugal:

arqueiro(archer)

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Find pictures of portuguese soldiers is very hard,so i will post oficers and kings to we base units:

D Afonso Henrique,portuguese king(cavaleiro de cristo)

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D. Nun’Álvares Pereira(some pikeman/axeman/maceman)

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A portuguese knight(lanceiro)

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Afonso V,portuguese king(cavaleiro)

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Ships:

Caravela

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Nau

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Other civs:

MONGOLS:

Keshik guards

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Light horseman

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Heavy cavalry

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Bowman

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Spearman

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Swordsman(psiloi)

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Siege Weapon(Trebuchet?)

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Horse Archers

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Halberdier

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Golden Horde

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Buildings(to base):

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SARACENS:

Camel Warrior

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Saracen cavalry

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Spearman

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Heavy cavalry

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this are stealed from TW series:

heavy cavalry

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Heavy infantry(axeman)

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light cav,light inf,spearman and cav archer

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Pikeman

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Lancers

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Ghazi infantry

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Kumah cavalry

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Hashishin

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Royal cavalry

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Mamluk Junior Askars

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Mamluk Abtal Askar

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Nubian infantry

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Sudanese javelineer

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ITALIAN(venice)

Condottieri general bodyguards

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Elmeti(name taked from AOE III)

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Stradiot

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Militia crossbowman

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Handgunners

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City militia

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Halberdier

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Targeteers

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Aragonese

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Bombard

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Genoese crossbowman

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Knight

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Light cavalry

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Longbow

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Auxilia

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Crossbowman

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Spearman

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Pikeman

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Swordsman

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To Abadu:

Good job. You perform cool research.

Now lets make some models. :)

Could you please post just links to the larger images? Those pics are nice ingeed, but they make heavy load for server 0AD is in (keep in mind that this thread is visited quite often).

I mean, I like these images, but webmaster won't.

If I could ask you to look also for origial names. I mean, I'm not into naming arabic units by english names (like heavy cavalry or so).

Just if you managed to find some real names.

No more civs need to be done for now. I will have enough work to do. Thank you for work.

I'd like also to know how upgrades will be in game (but I know that you can't answer me). Whether it will be like in TW series where units simply existed in certain epochs or whether it is like in AoK.

Just curious, are you skilled/interested in 3d modelling and texturing?

If yes, perhaps you could give a Blender a try. Personally, it would be greatly appreciated. I'm not much advanced modeller and I will perhaps modell everything alone.

Well modelling isn't that hard. But texturing is actually much harder. Just take some painting tool for it and you have ll necessary equipment.

But model needs to be done before, it must be unwrapped so texture fits on it well. Then texture template needs to be exported. Afther this you can edit that template and then put it on model.

Perhaps you could contact me via jabber and ask or give me some ideas.

Unfortunatelly, I will be active mostly at weekends due to university studies.

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Can you please make it in the colonial mod topic to?or at least,how i turn the pictures in links?

EDIT:Belisarvs:unfortunaly,im not good at modeling :) ,i already tried to use the blender,but i dont know what the "small words" make,i can only make a line and spin the original circle in blender :D

But do you have a site where i can learn how to use the blender?

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Yeah. FirePowa8, you made good point.

That was what I started with. I'm far to be expert in it, so don't feel ashamed.

If you are confused or so, I'm thinking about writing some Quick Blender start which will guide you to the point you'll be able to create some basic modells.

See my model I've posted. That is the poind you'll reach with it.

You are welcommed to ask me via jabber. However, I'll be available only at weekend (well, now I should be at home in thursday - Sunday, but it is unusual) though as University keeps me busy.

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So, you installed Blender and did some setting. Now you are unsatissfied with it and want to set it back?

Hm, I don't know where Blender saves it's settings in Windows. I use it only in Linux.

BTW, if I can suggest using jabber instead of this thread for this purpose ...

It is quite simple.

As a bonus I'll be able to answer immediatelly.

If you need help to set it up, my ICQ is 289601727, but I almost don't use it. Personally, I don't like it at all. I keep it for backwards compatibility with those delayed ;) and try to persuade them to switch to jabber instead of those insecure, crappy, proprietary communication protocoles.

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