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best new unit in ptw

Discussion in 'Civ3 - General Discussions' started by Vietcong, Jun 1, 2003.

  1. Vietcong

    Vietcong Deity

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    what new unit do u think is the best in ptw??? i cant find my booklet so i hope i have all of them down :D


    I FORGOT THE POLL! ANY WAY I CAN ADD IT??

    [color=600f0f]I edited your thread title for you. And no, a poll cannot be added once a thread is submitted. --Padma[/color]
     
  2. Frisian Warrior

    Frisian Warrior with a cannon

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    Delete the first post. That should delete the whole thread so you can start afresh.
     
  3. Louis XXIV

    Louis XXIV Le Roi Soleil

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    Of the UUs?

    I like the Galic Swordsman, the Sipahi, and the Berzerker

    I wish the Keshik and Conquistador didn't suck so much
     
  4. Yoda Power

    Yoda Power ✫✫✫✫✫✫✫

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    only moderators can delet posts(and threads)
     
  5. Frisian Warrior

    Frisian Warrior with a cannon

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    Ah, now I get it. You mean "best", not "beast".
    But I still wouldn't have a clue, I don't have PTW.

    If only mods can do deletions, then why do I see the option to do it on my pages? It doesn't mention that restriction. I never tried it either. Never mind.
     
  6. Ville

    Ville Deity

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    Sipahi
     
  7. warpstorm

    warpstorm Yumbo? Yumbo!

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    IMHO, Sipahi. You can get this unit by the middle of Middle Ages and it's useful till tanks.
     
  8. Inter4

    Inter4 Forza Inter!

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    SIPAHI ALL THE WAY!!!!
     
  9. Vandervekken

    Vandervekken Chieftain

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    What? am I the only person who feels slightly intimidated by the scandinavians?!
    The berserk has twice the attack rating of the defenders of the time (pikemen), the only other time this happens in the game is with Sipahi - who come a lot later than musketmen. or with immortals - who are just too good, IMHO both of these units (berserk & immortal)are unbalanced.
     
  10. RegentMan

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    They aren't unbalanced. This is what makes Scandinavia and Persia unique. Also, the Vikings' trait combo (Military, Expansion) aren't the best, so their UU gives them an advantage. If you don't like em, hand pick your civs before hand :).
     
  11. Aramazd

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    Sipahi
     
  12. gladius

    gladius Chieftain

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    Sipahi are great, Gallic Swordsmen very nice too.
     
  13. Xion

    Xion Chieftain

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    Beserkers would be unballanced if they didn't cost 70 shields at a time when you might have one city pumping out 15 shields a turn.
     
  14. The Last Conformist

    The Last Conformist Irresistibly Attractive

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    Sipahi are very powerful - probably the best UU of all, at least for my playing style.

    Berserkers are good, but somewhat restricted - they really do need escorts, since it's no fun having them cut down by 40 shield Medievals. One really nice thing about them is that they remain useful for amphibious for very long - even Riflemen defenders are beaten off fairly easily if you support your Bersekers with naval guns.

    Gallic Warriors are OK, but I can't help feeling that I'd happly lose one point of defense to get 40% cheaper Mounted Warriors.
     
  15. troytheface

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    The best UU -graphic -wise- is the Conquistidor. The sound of both his movement and the barking dog at his side-to cool-
    they can pillage like no other-wait til nukes-u can completely take out every neighboring city- Keshik is also an underated UU-
    and here too, nice graphic. Seems most prefer strong attack UU's
    whereas i find that Hoplite/Conquistidor/Man'O War/War Chariot
    are nice to view, and since this is a visual game......
     
  16. Civrules

    Civrules We the People

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    IMHO, the Carthaginian Mercenary. It stands the test of time! From the beginning of the ancient era to the middle medieval ages. You become unbeatable early in the game with this unit.
    My second favorite is the Sipahi.
     
  17. Darkness

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    The sipahi is easily the best unit in the entire game, so it's also the best unit in PTW.....
     
  18. America444

    America444 Coming Back To Life

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    i think berserks are the best untill sipahi
     
  19. Longasc

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    Berserkers and Sipahi rule a lot. As do Immortals and Legions.

    But those two are even better IMO.

    The only gripe I have is that the Ottomans already have a very good set of Traits, and who would not agree that they are clearly standing out of all new PTW factions?
     
  20. MadScot

    MadScot Brandy's back!

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    Sipahi are probably the most powerful. Even more so in the hands of the human, who can better manage these units than the Ai can.

    I dislike the trend in any game to upgrade the units in every release to try to force people to upgrade. Who's going to be surprised if Conquests doesn't have some ridiculously overpowered units in it, on the flimsiest pretexts? It's cheap and it's shoddy, in my opinion.
     

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