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Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« on: October 04, 2016, 12:40:07 PM »

Allright lads!

This mod began in 2011 as a small series of tweaks to Lusted's Terrae Expugnandae Gold for RTW 1.5. Over time (from v1 to v5.1) it has expanded into the monster that it is today, evolving into something way beyond the original mod. As of Version 3 it expanded enough to attain its independence!

So without further ado, allow me to present Ab Urbe Condita (from the founding of the City). The overhaul contains many new major changes, some of which include:-

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PLEASE NOTE: This mod has been modified to run on Alexander; therefore it unfortunately cannot be played without the Alexander expansion.

The overarching goal here was to create a mod that catered to players who wanted more from the vanilla game, yet still wanted to retain that "feel" characteristic of the classic game we know and love. I hope that this mod strikes a fine balance between those seeking something new, yet not wanting something too extreme (like the fantastic albeit massive Roma Surrectum/Europa Barbarorum mods). You can see a brief video demonstrating what the mod can offer here;


Download:
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Ab Urbe Condita is fully modfoldered (so it is perfectly compatible with the vanilla game, and will not interfere with any other mod in your Rome directory) ^-^

To Install:
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To Play:
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Update History:
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Credits:
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Feedback is greatly appreciated; with your feedback I can release better updates that fix any bugs or problems. PM me if you have any questions or problems with the mod!
« Last Edit: October 12, 2016, 08:10:13 PM by Zipzopdippidybopbop »

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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2016, 05:31:57 PM »
Welcome to Exilian: good to see you here :)
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2016, 06:15:08 PM »
Welcome!!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2016, 07:06:28 PM »
Thanks lads, appreciate the welcome  ;D

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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2016, 11:39:28 PM »
Welcome aboard. Best of luck with your mod, and I hope you find Exilian a useful place to be. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask Jubal or me.

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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2016, 01:11:45 AM »
Wow, that looks like a pretty big mod. Nice work! Also, welcome. Keep us updated. :D
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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2016, 02:25:08 AM »
Very nice. Welcome to the E.
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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2016, 12:25:11 PM »
Again thanks lads for the replies; feel free to download the mod and try it for yourself.

I've got a recent let's play of 5.1 from Saul Tyre on Youtube (playing as the Britons); maybe that'll help explain the mod better.

https://youtu.be/kKr2hX9npHY

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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2016, 02:14:47 PM »
Nice :) Am planning to download it soonish, but am panicking a bit organising Exilian's annual convention at the moment!
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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2016, 01:41:19 PM »
Oh no need to rush; take your time!

Unfortuately I won't be able to mod the thing anymore in a few weeks; moving off to China (and selling my gaming rig in the interim) =/

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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2016, 02:27:06 PM »
Ooh, what're you doing over there?
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Re: Ab Urbe Condita "Platinum" Information & Download Thread
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2016, 10:37:57 PM »
Working in Beijing for the next few months!

PS - v5.2 is out; at this stage I consider the mod to be complete.

Download is updated in the description above ;)

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« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2016, 08:00:36 PM »
PS - 5.2 is NOT savegame compatible. Need to do a fresh install and start a new game for the changes to take effect. Sorry =/