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Released 2013, Total War Rome 2 is a sequel to the Rome: Total War and is 8th game in the Total War -series.

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How to get a victory medal on the Teutoburg Forest historical battle?

I've won on the Teutoburg Forest several times by getting my Eagle Cohorts out of the forest, but the game hasn't given me any victory medal for it. I thought that maybe I should defeat all of the ...
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What is the eyeball icon over the troops in Rome 2 Total War?

What is the eyeball icon over the troops in Rome 2 Total War? It is over the troops in battle, and it turns on and off.
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Does the AI have hidden bonuses in Rome 2?

I have sword bands - they have swords bands. But I field 2x the amount of men (as Iceni vs Brigandes). My units are losing, so I take a regiment of sword bands and rear end attack the enemy. They are ...
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What units is the most effective in auto-resolve for its upkeep?

I want to construct an army (and fleet) that will be the most effective in auto-resolves for its upkeep (ie. there is no army that can be constructed that can outperform it while not having higher ...
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Is there a way to solve the laggy/stuttering battles?

In Rome 2: Total War, I often get a particular very annoying performance problem. When in battles, especially with larger numbers of units, sometimes the battle will "lag". By this I mean that all ...
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How do I break formation

After pressing CTRL + a number to put several units in a formation, how do I get an individual unit out of that formation again?
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In Total War: Rome II, is it always viable to avoid capturing Israel/Jerusalem (if applicable)?

I like the Total War series, and I was thinking about maybe getting Rome II sooner or later. I also worship Jesus Christ, and I would be very surprised if Israel/Jerusalem is uncapturable in the game....
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What is the difference between Low and High Advice?

In both Total War: Attila and Total War: Rome II, what is the difference that Low and High Advice do for you? Is there a setting (or if it is Low) that just says important things, like your general ...
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Can I open the Encyclopedia in-game?

Is there a way to open the Encyclopedia inside of Rome 2 Total War, as opposed to opening it in a web browser? Are there any Mods that will do this? I'm looking for similar to the way the ...
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Rome 2 Total War Campaign Turn Limit

Does the grand campaign in Rome 2 Total War have a turn limit, or is it open ended until one faction fulfills its victory conditions?
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How can I check what units I may recruit in a province?

When I select a province I don't know how to check what units I may recruit in that region. When I have a general and choose to recruit units I can see all available. Is there a similar view when I ...
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In Total War : Rome 2 Why does recruiting units take 7 turns each turn?

Since when I conquer more land, my unit take 7 turns to recruit them in a turn. Although I did have mods, I don't know if that would be the case. And is it because of my Population? cause every turn ...
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Do Champions show in Battle in Total War: Rome 2?

I bought recently the Emperor Edition of Total War: Rome 2. After playing a little bit with Sparta I saw that I could recruit a Champion. So I went on and recruited Leonidas to train my troops. And ...
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How to get Iron, Marmor in Rome: Total War 2?

I'm playing the game Rome: Total War 2 and it's kind of weird that I'm not able to build anything that will give me Iron or Marmor in my city. Is this a bug?
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What is Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition?

I have just noticed that in my Steam library, the game Total War: Rome 2 is now called Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition. What is the reason behind the edit to the game name? Have they added anything ...
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Steam game from Mac to PC [duplicate]

Im using a Macbook right now and I bought Rome 2 Total War with Steam, however I've just bought a new gaming laptop which is Windows. I wonder if I'm able to download my game on my new laptop from ...
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Do the character traits of other leaders affect anything?

When you open up the diplomacy tab on your screen, you would notice that under the picture of other faction leader, there are 2 traits that always appear in this format: [first trait]/[second trait] ...
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What affects how many units you can recruit per turn?

Is this a flat 3 per each type of military camp you have in a province? For example, I have 1 Auxiliary Barracks, does that mean I can recruit 3 aux barracks units per turn in this province?
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What effect has the unit size in Rome 2 Multiplayer Campaign?

If I host a multiplayer campaign (coop or head to head), I can set the "Unit size" (Small - Ultra). What does this mean? Is it only a visual effect? Does this have any impact on the gameplay?
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How do I create client state pacifically?

I started my first Rome2 game as the Breton faction. I subdued Britannia except for one region, which is my defensive ally. When I go to the diplomatic menu, I have the "confederation" option, which ...
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Are there no unique battle maps for special cities in the Total War: ROME II campaign?

I recently attacked the city of Alexandria with a combined naval and land force in my co-op campaign with a friend, and was looking forward to a battle in the environment presented on this page: http:/...
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What are the pros and cons of a client state in Rome 2: Total War

Question speaks for itself. When being or having a client state, what are the pros and cons? Or, more to the point: what exactly does it do. Additional questions: Can you order your client state to ...
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Is there a hotkey or shortcut to upgrade all units?

At certain points in the game, a variety of upgrades become available to your existing units. Unfortunately this produces a really tedious management issue, where the user has to select each ...
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How do I fix this glitch?

The glitch is as following: I was fighting against a minor settlement and when I was about to win, a pop-up appeared, asking me if I wanted to Continue the battle (to run down the remaining few ...
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How to unlock the Monument of Leonidas

I have an objective to build the monument of Leonidas but I can't find how to unlock it. I didn't find it in any of the technologies. So how can I unlock it to build it?
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Is there a way for other nations to peacefully be integrated into my Empire?

Is there a way for nations that have good relations with me and are military much weaker than me to be added into my empire, through diplomacy, so that I'll not suffer any negative consequences for ...
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Total war series with a dual monitor setup

In the total war series, specifically Rome and Shogun Total war 2, you can scroll/rotate the map by moving the mouse cursor to the edge of the screen. This works fine on a single monitor, but I have ...
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If an agent performs an action, does she apply her passive effects?

In Rome 2, agents have a wide range of active and passive abilities or actions. For example, a dignitary can corrupt a non-friendly province, and thus reduce tax income, simply by standing around in ...
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Military presence public order bonus

Does anyone have any information about the public order bonus a city gets for having a general with units stationed in it? For the life of me, I haven't been able to find any real info about how the ...
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Why do some factions refuse to trade?

Some factions really like me and a trade route is possible but they still and repeatedly refuse to trade with me – and other factions are neutral towards me but happily agree to a trade agreement. Can ...
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As Rome, can I prevent civil war?

Playing as Rome a civil war seems to trigger sooner or later in the campaign. Is there anyway to avoid civil war completely during the campaign, or at least until a victory condition is met? Or will ...
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How do I make an agent stop accompanying an army?

Does anyone know how do I order some of my agents to stop accompanying an army? I hope it's possible because I really need to deploy my champion to improve the happiness in the region.
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Do depleted units cost full upkeep costs?

Do units who have sustained casualties in battle cost the full amount in upkeep or do they only cost a fraction? For example if a unit lost half it's men in combat, are it's upkeep costs reduced by ...
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What effects do resources have?

Looking through the online manual, I can't seem to find any data on the actual effects of resources (ex. wine, timber, etc). These resources are listed with special slots on the trade details widget. ...
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Where did I put those Ballistae?

It is 207 Before Christ, whoever that may be. Our Empire stands strong against its foes and our armies are currently marching westwards, invading Africa and Hispania. To our north we have Medhlan and ...
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"Hold position" command

Has anyone found a way to tell your troops to hold their position? For the life of me I cannot find a way to set my troops defensive, so they won't pursue at will. I have a wonderful setup at the ...
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How to disable the instructions during cinematic mode in Rome 2 Total War

Take a look at this screenshot. It's been taken when Cinematic Mode was enabled. Unfortunately the messages at the bottom left and right do not disappear after a while. I've looked into the options, ...
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What bonusses does a Roman Empire and a Roman Republic give?

After some time in the Roman campaign a civil war breaks out. After dealing with the senate loyalist faction I get the option to chose between a Roman Republic or an Empire. I chose the empire ...
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Why do building prices change in Rome 2 Total war?

I was going to upgrade my Roman City to Roman Colonia in one of my cities and I noticed that the price went up. One turn it was 3700 like it is on the Enclypedia (and also in one of my other provinces ...
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What do the different colours of fumes over cities mean

As you can see in the screenshot below (full size here) my own settlement (Moridunon) has white "fumes", whereas my ally's city (Iska) has green ones. But my enemy's settlement (Eblana, far left) ...
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What does an aura of light around an army mean

Take a look at the following screenshot. Full size here. as you can see, only one of these enemy armies has an "aura of light" surrounding it. This faction doesn't have any settlements left, so maybe ...
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What does a red skull above an army mean in Rome 2 Total War

Take a look at the screenshot below. The left army is mine, sieging an enemy city. The right army is an enemy's army (same faction as the city I'm sieging) that I just defeated in a battle before ...
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How can I boost performance in Rome 2?

My machine is great, and runs other games with no issues, but Rome 2 is a tough nut to crack! There are so many arcane graphical options I don't know where to start. Does anyone have any strategies ...
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Can I change the default movement speed when ordering a unit to move in a battle?

Whenever I'm in a tactical (land) battle and I order a unit to reposition itself somewhere the men eagerly start running there. As I usually don't want to tire the men at the start of a battle, I ...
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How do I trade with another faction in Rome 2?

I am unable to trade with many faction because of: "unable to build trading connection with other capital". If I open the diplomacy panel all of these trading marks are red and whatever I do I can´t ...
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What is the use of building boats?

In Rome2 you can move your troops off the land and they will get into transport ships, the faction I chose started with a boat and I also made a few more with the harbor. Now the enemy moved his ...
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How can I split an army in Rome 2 Total War?

I got Rome 2 today and am playing the prologue. So far I am quite satisfied by the game, but something seems to be bothering me or simply doesn't work. In older Total War games you could simply build ...
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