I recently started playing Shogun 2 again on my channel as a part of my "Legacies of Total War" series. I was absolutely amazed by it. Going back to it from Attila, I immediately noticed how much more fun I was having. Don't get me wrong: I don't hate Attila, nor do I think it's necessarily a bad game. It's just that Shogun 2 is so much better. I would go so far as to say that it is, in fact, the best Total War game ever designed. That doesn't necessarily mean it's everyone's favorite Total War game, but it is fantastically well made.
From the get go, many of us cavalry lovers have noticed the very niche role of cavalry play. The game mechanics are such that cavalry units lose an inane number of men when disengaging from the fight. Also, many of us have noticed some cavalry imbalance. This post will not be a rage against both … Continue reading Balancing Cavalry in Total War: Rome II