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Defence once more

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Version: The Conquerors 1.0c
Pretty much the same as Celtic defence - but now I play Spanish. I manage economy (gold an wood) better in this game - maybe also because Spanish Blacksmith doesn't require gold... Therefore, I use no hussars to attack only paladins - because I can afford them and more champions rather than halberdiers... Have fun!
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This recorded game plays with the 1.0c and 1.0B patch of The Conquerors Expansion.

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Dantares IV You know, you might want to try the Tutons out. They have the most powerful units, and the strongest castles. Just a thought...
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That is very true - thank you Mr. Dantares IV :) - but I wanted to stick with random civ and not benefit from some civ's defensive bonus - of course defense in the manner I play here cannot work with goths or huns (or other civs with no (fortified) walls if any)... I was thinking that Persians and Byzantines who also have very strong buildings and units may work for this kind of defensive play.

Thanks for the comment.
Dantares IV I would not advise the Persians. Though their War Elaphants are powerful, they are VERY slow, thus make them a prime target for 'hit-and-run archers. And they are also weak against Pikemen. I would HIGHLY advise the Bysantines though, their Cataphracts are absolutly AWESOME against infantry, even though, I am not sure how they would fare against Paladins.
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LOL - Persians don't have fortified walls :). I played Persian in a game and I liked them because they had everything in the cavalry section (Paladin, Heavy Camel and bloodlines upgrade) and also have halberdiers which can be a pretty good defense against enemy cavalry - but I was forgetting the fortified wall detail :). I also don't think war elephants are that good a unit - when I play vs Persians I always have a few extra monks - and conversion is piece of cake - you can actually build an army with the enemy's elephants :)... So yes, I agree, it's hard to play this defense as Persian.

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