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Why NOT to use Numidia

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Game Version: Rome: Total War
Number of Players: 2
Player 1's Name: Augustan
Player 2's Name: kingjohn
# of Denarii: 10000
kingjohn - Numidia
Augustan - SPQR (me)

Numidia is a real pain when in the hands of the right player...so much ranged infantry, with Legion-copies and Elephants to support them...however, if you aren't the 'right player', don't choose Numidia or else you'll end up like this guy.

When I saw the guy had chosen Numidia, I realized that he was probably going to use Elephants, and since Numidia has such a small selection of heavy-infantry and spearmen, I just used Archer Auxilia and Pret. Cav...call me a spamming noob all you want, but as long as I win, I don't care.

Anyway, on to the battle...When it started he had his entire army in the woods, except 1 Elephant and his general. I have my archers in lose-formation at the top of a hill, with 4 units of cavalry on either side. He doesn't send the rest of his army out of hiding until around frame 350k, so it's pretty borig up to that point...He takes a long time to deploy so fast-forward through that, but the actual battle is less than 5 minutes long.

In the end he only kills around 30 of my men, the rest of the casualties are from friendly-fire...
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helloiseeu numbia isnt that good
i would be cool if some1 could make a mod that gives them more infantry.
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Numidia is VERY good when in the hands of someone who knows how to use them....True, their infantry and missiles aren't up to par with Rome, but they have camels, eles and great jav-cav, making them great for harrassing the enemy infantry and cav.
bentontvonyutube ther a gud faction for skirmishing i.e. firing a volley of arrows from the horse archers and run back
THE_MASTERMIND How to watch this videos ?
JrvUnleashed Wow, you're a total noob. You're uphill and you make him attack. What a douche.

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