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Are the swiss your favourite civ?
Yes
23%
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They were, but not anymore.
9%
 9%  [ 7 ]
Not Sure.
29%
 29%  [ 21 ]
No.
36%
 36%  [ 26 ]
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:57 pm    Post subject:

but their meleee troops kick ass.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:16 pm    Post subject:

True. Most of their units also cost 1 population. Also you can send cards from the HC. I like them the best, although I focus more on staying in one place booming with them rather than moving.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:45 pm    Post subject:

I agree that the Swiss crate system (which replaces the market) is a bit slow. For that reason I hardly ever purchase crates. But then again, followers have a pretty decent gather rate, not to mention that there is a HC card that increases all gather rates by 20%.

Despite the low population, it's possible to continuously spam enough Reislaufers and musketeers to fight the enemy b/c of the higher gather rate. Plus, the Reislaufer is a considerably strong unit compared to how cheap it is to train.

Another useful card in the Swiss deck is the one that allows you to train Swiss Pikemen (merc) in your saloon. That card + veteran mercenaries tech + a different HC card that increases damage for Swiss Pikemen (and another Swiss hand unit) + card that allows pikemen to stike targets from a distance = very powerful hand infantry for the Swiss.

I've never had more than 10 Swiss Guards in my army, b/c however powerful they are, the 2 pop they take up is very costly.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:07 pm    Post subject:

Wow.
Mass infantry + fencing school + peasant militia = instant hand infantry.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:19 am    Post subject:

lol

that reminds me of the all free buildings of the Tupi... lol
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:53 am    Post subject:

In WoTTA or what? Confused

ok, just gotta ad that my name is all over the home list of recent posts Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:14 am    Post subject:

now nowhere evil lol

yes, in Wotta.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:48 am    Post subject:

pssssssh! Rolling Eyes ^^
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:00 pm    Post subject:

Okay.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:37 pm    Post subject:

how samming!

nay new strategy?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:39 pm    Post subject:

You got a strategy? Is it worth it to send that bonus population card or not?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:59 pm    Post subject:

of course yes!

I'm totaly mad this day...

My post remade wrote:
how spamming!

any new strategy?

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:06 pm    Post subject:

I always finished my game before I got to send that card. How much population does it give you?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:19 pm    Post subject:

Swiss should get a good amount of surgeons and at least 1 field hospital. As there's an upgrade that increases surgeon attack from 5 to 30! Field hospitals are now worth it to some extent. A lot of their unique pikemen, some musketeers, some swiss guard, a couple of surgeons, and a lot of Swiss Pikemen. That's how I like to play.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:47 am    Post subject:

yeah, I like many swiss pikemen, falconets, some Swiss Guards, and if my economy sucks, masses of Reislaufers.

think 200 pop.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 10:11 am    Post subject:

My favourite strat is the Crossbow-Reislaufer-Rush it's almost as fast as the a Aztec-Rush evil
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