Category Archives: History’s Heroines

Reconnaissance Squad, by Kasia

Reconnaissance Squad, by Kasia “If the enemy leaves his door open, you must rush in.” —Sun Tzu Yikes! I apparently forgot to post a writeup for last weekend. Terribly sorry about that, folks. I’d say “to make up for it,” … Continue reading

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Empire of Amazonia Faction Mod for Total War: Rome 2

Amazon Hoplites versus Spartan Hoplites, from the Empire of Amazonia, by Shannon I stumbled across an interesting mod for Total War: Rome 2 from their Steam Workshops. It’s called the Empire of Amazonia, a Faction Units mod from the Daughters … Continue reading

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Lioness, by Anne Marte Markussen

Lioness, by Anne Marte Markussen “The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road to either safety or ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can … Continue reading

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Lucrezia di Firenze, by Adelruna

Lucrezia di Firenze, by Adelruna “… the French Courage proceeds from vanity—the German from phlegm—the Turkish from fanaticism & opium—the Spanish from pride—the English from coolness—the Dutch from obstinacy—the Russian from insensibility—but the ITALIAN from ANGER—so you will see that … Continue reading

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Game Armor Analysis: The Girls of Total War: Rome II, Part 2

Cimbri (central-Germanic) Bow-Women in Creative Assembly’s Daughters of Mars DLC for Total War: Rome II Continued from Part 1. Part of me feels like Daughters of Mars was designed partly with the modding community in mind. The Total War series … Continue reading

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Game Armor Analysis: The Girls of Total War: Rome II, Part 1

Gladiatrix (lady gladiator) versus Gaul in Creative Assembly’s Daughters of Mars DLC for Total War: Rome II I found it mildly amusing back in August when Creative Assembly launched the Daughters of Mars downloadable content for Rome II. The original … Continue reading

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Iceni Champion, by Sandra Duchiewicz

Iceni Champion, by Sandra Duchiewicz, for Total War: Rome II “The fury of the Britons resulted in widespread torture and mutilation as they massacred the entire population of [Camulodunum]. In the following weeks Verulamium and Londinium suffered the same fate. … Continue reading

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