Bretonnia or Empire?

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  1. Foinikas

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    So I'm asking you,which of the 2 Human realms is your favorite?

    Bretonnia or the Empire? ;)
     
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    For me it has to be Empire. I like the background and they have some fantastic units - crazed flagellants, Helblaster Volley guns, pistolliers, Greatsword etc.

    I love the diversity too. Bretonians tend to rely too much on the knights and with them being really a cavalry force you dont get the same diversity you can get with Empire. The Empire can be used either as a solid shooty army or as a more close combat orientated force or any point in between.

    Altho give me chaos over either of them ;)
     
  3. Foinikas

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    Flaggelants were the most dependable unit I had in Warhammer 2:Dark Omen.
     
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    Herald Of Woe Scourge of the seven seas

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    yep there is nothing like a bunch of hairy, unwashed madmen in rags wielding huge flails and going on about the end of the world to give your enemy a headache.
     
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    And they don't retreat no matter what!:p
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    I prefer Brettionians. I'm sorry but Empire like a bunch of pompous idiots with their eye-searing colours and frilly clothing. Bretonnians look amazing (well better than empire by any rate).

    Plus I play with them better. They got a cool range of stuff. Sure, fair bit of emphasis on Knights....but Knights are pwnage.

    Also....Sigmar is so lame. He just annoys me.
     
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    Is it just me or is the Empire supposed to be the Germans and the Brettonians are supposed to be English and French? :p

    I like the Empire but what I hate...I really hate all the units that the Empire has that are wearing clothes from the Reinnaisance.I really hate that time period from 1500-1700.

    I think it would be better if Warhammer had only medieval stuff and no stupid stuff from the Reinnaisance.
     
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    Yeah man!:p

    But still...respect to the Warrior Priests.They are the Paladins of Warhammer!;)

    So I guess since I got used to the Empire reading about it and playing Warhammer 2:Dark Omen years ago and now that I have Mark Of Chaos I guess I should go with the Empire.

    Flaggelants and Warrior Priests for the win!Hail the Emperor.

    Plus they are medieval Germany so I like it!:D

    (Not that I don't like medieval England and France)

    Where is the Herald of Woe?I want that lad to comment on all that!:p
     
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    Hehe I cant judge an army by it's clothes - not with some of the stuff I wear lol.



    I think I agree about sigmar tho. Give me Ulric or my personal favourite Morr - the priests in my army are done as priests of Morr :) and I'm thinking of doing an Elector Countess rather than a Count and maybe a unit of female Greatswords if I can :)
     
  11. Lord_Croanan

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    Brettonians are my main army I buy, paint, play, and I love them. Gun powerder weapons just annoy me, and nothing short of an army of chaos knights can withstand a charge combo of grail knights and any others you want to throw in for the ride. The empire state troops are good though I'll admit, just march em' into the fray and thier pretty dependable, but brettonia knights kill stuff, plain and simple as that.
     
  12. Foinikas

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    I hate gunpowder weapons that the Empire soldiers are using and I like the Brettonian Grail Knights.