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Viking invasion DLC idea! Britain in 855 is ideal. See fully designed factions below.

TaranMTaranM Posts: 9Registered Users
Would TW ever consider doing a Viking invasion expansion or standalone? An amazing time in Britain with so many varied factions and kingdoms. See below:

Faction Troops:
Angles and Saxons:
Basic troop:
Serf (Gebur)
Spear troop:
Fyrd Militia (Ceorl)
Fyrd Spearmen (Geoguth)
Heavy spearmen (Durguth)
Hearth Guard (Gesith)
Axemen:
Franciscan axe throwers
Axemen (Butseacarls)
Two handed axemen (Heorthgeneats)
Swordsmen:
Scrameax warriors
Longswords (Billweras)
Bodyguards (Gedriht)
Nobles (Thegn)
Skirmishers:
Hurlers
Javelinmen (Frameaweras)
Hunters (Yrweras)
Bowmen (Waldmanne)
Archers
Riders:
Light Cavalry (Eored)
Mounted spearmen (Cnihtas)
Misc:
Banner bearer
Lord:
Earl (Eor)l

Picts (women fought too):
Basic troop:
Serfs (Petta)
Spear troop:
Militia/Warband (Gairlom)
Veteran spearmen (Daoer)
Armoured spearmen (Gai Aurmahr)
Pikes (Gairmorlom)
Swordsmen:
Swordsmen (Ludodaoer)
Axemen:
Two handed Axemen (Thomordaoer)
Naked Fanatics (Aumue Boai)
Woad Warriors
Skirmishers:
Hurlers (Cingalom)
Javelinmen (Chodaoer)
Hunters (Saiogdaoer)
Bowmen
Archers
Crossbowmen (Elbharu)
Riders:
Mounted Spearmen (Myrchan)
Axe cavalry (Marchan Tho)
Crossbow cavalry (Marchan Elbharu)
Charioteers (Covines)
Lord:
Lords (Mormaers)
Misc:
Gaze hounds
Standard bearer
Carnyx player

Irish/Gaelic Scots (Kingdom of Dalriada):
Basic troop:
Serf (Seirfeach)
Spear/Skirmish/ Knife troop:
Irish Levy (Fine)
Spearmen militia (Ciorns)
Medium Spearman (Sleanaghta)
Heavy Spearmen (Curadha)
Pikes (Gaemornaghta)
Axemen:
Irish axemen (Tuanaghta)
Axe bodyguard (Deaisbard)
Irish macemen (Caeisornaghta)
Irish hammermen (Orddmhornaghta)
Hammerer naked fanatics (Rastriagha)
Swordsmen:
Swordsmen (Fianna)
Nobles (Arras)
Champions (Laecha)
Skirmishers:
Slingers (Maiobhanaghta)
Javelins (Ceitherne)
Hunters (Fiagania)
Archers (Arwrweision)
Master archers (Ranasiarda)
Riders:
Light cavalry (Ceirrana)
Cavalry (Guirran)
Long-axe cavalry (Tuaguirran)
Charioteers (Carpata)
Lord:
Irish Noble
Misc:
Horn blower
Standard bearer


Romano-British:
Welsh ones have best archers in the game.

Basic troop:
Serf (Pedyt)
Spear troop:
Briton Levy (Ardu)
Militia (Aulue)
Spearmen (Rherel)
Noble spearmen (Bonheddwyr)
Pikemen (Bêrfelawyr)
Axemen:
Macemen (Milwyr)
Swordsmen:
Swords (Uchelwr)
Sword brothers (Cymbrogi)
Gray Swords (Kledlwta)
Champions (Campwyr)
Skirmishers:
Hurlers (Fwnmilwyr)
Javelinmen (Ardu)
Heavy Javelinmen (Rhyfelwyr)
Hunters (Helwyr)
Bowmen (Saethwyr)
Archers (Saethwrabyr)
Riders:
Light Cavalry (Marchogluoedd)
Cavalry (Marca)
Heavy Cavalry (Marchomawr)
Archer Cavalry (Marca Saethwyr)
Noble Cavalry (Teulu)
Charioteers (Cerbyd)
Lord:
Briton Noble (Tywysog)
Misc:
Standard bearer
Carnyx player

Viking:
Basic troop:
Serf (Thrall)
Spear troop:
Levy Freedman (Leysinga)
Freeholder Spearmen (Bondi)
Heavy Spearman (Drengr)
Axemen:
Boarwarrior (Svinfylking)
Wolfcoats (Ulfhednar)
Berzerker (Ber-serkr)
Huscarls: (Huscarls) - Two handed axe
Swordsmen:
Hirdmen (Bodyguard)
Jomsviking (Jomsviking)
Skimishers:
Hurlers
Bowmen (Gestr)
Archers (Heimthegi)
Lord:
Noble (Jarl)
Misc:
Standard bearer
Carnyx player


Mercenaries:
Cinbin/Dogheads (Outlaws)
Lithsmen (mercenaries - generic)
Scipflotan (mercenary sailors - Vikings)



Kingdoms and Kings in 855!

Pictland: No kings, killed by Vikings, then heirs killed by Kenneth. Mormaer Máel Brigte (The Buck Toothed/The Tusk) of Moray rebels against Kenneth (Young man).

Dalriada: King Kenneth 1st (Kenneth the Hardy declares he is king of the picts)

Strathclyde: King Arthgal (ap Dyfal) - owns fortress of Alt Clut
Gwynedd: King Rhodri the Great - (includes Powys after 855)
Dyfed: King Hyfaidd (two sons)
Ceredigion and Seisyllwg: King Gwgon
Gwent and Glywysing: King Rhys and King Meurig (brothers)
Brycheiniog: King Elisedd
Dumnonia: King Donyarth

Northumbria: King Osberht
Mercia: King Burgred
East Anglia: King Edmund (14 in 855) father was King Æthelweard
Wessex: Under-King Æthelbald (Brother of Æthelberht - Father Æthelwulf on pilgrimage in Rome)
Kent: Under-King Æthelberht (Brother of Æthelbald - Father Æthelwulf on pilgrimage in Rome)

Viking Scotland - King Thórir (Caithness and Sutherland) (Norwegian)
Isle of Mann - King Olaf the White (Founded Dublin, mostly owns Ireland) (Norwegian)
Dublin - Ivarr the Boneless (Norwegian)
The Shetlands - Viking raiders (Norwegian)
The Orkneys - Viking raiders (Norwegian)
The Hebrides - King Ketil Flatnose (Norwegian)
Isle of Sheppey - Viking raiders (Dane)

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