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    Hi

    How good is this? Not only this battle but the other as well like Teutburg, Alesia. Is it a good program?

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    Default Re: How good is this?

    Its one of the older shows that history channel made. Actually quite accurate, though they didn't use EB for it.
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    I remember this series. I think it's pretty good, informative, and using the RTW game engine they manage to give an idea of what the battles were like. The experts seem relatively well informed. I'm sure some of the other people more knowledgable than me on the forums can spot some problems with it, but I enjoyed the decisive battles.
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    Thx for the replies.

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    I was addicted to that show!!! To me it was the most realistic not exaggerated show on history channel(unlike that new show battles B.C. so like 300 ugh!!).

    EDIT: Even though 300 had cool effects.
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    Default Re: How good is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Antinous View Post
    I was addicted to that show!!! To me it was the most realistic not exaggerated show on history channel(unlike that new show battles B.C. so like 300 ugh!!).

    EDIT: Even though 300 had cool effects.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Publius Aelius Hadrianus View Post
    Not only this battle but the other as well like Teutburg, Alesia.
    Kampf um Germanien (Battle for Germania) Only in German, sorry. It's the first of too parts, though the actual battle will be shown in the second part next week.

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    Here you can see some video footage from the second part.
    (click on "start" -> click on "Orte der Varusschlacht" -> click on "zu den Videos")
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    I watched it today on ZDF. Quite nice, but the roman armies are not very accurate. All marching in Lorica Segmentata, carrying onagers and ballistae en masse with each and every army, like in "Gladiator". But I don't want to have a narrow mind, I found it quite fascinating and will watch the second part of it.
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    "Kampf um Germanien" is indeed very well made. If you complain about the shown lorica segmentata, better compare it to "Battles B.C."

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    Default Re: How good is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirRethcir View Post
    Kampf um Germanien (Battle for Germania) Only in German, sorry. It's the first of too parts, though the actual battle will be shown in the second part next week.

    EDIT:
    Here you can see some video footage from the second part.
    (click on "start" -> click on "Orte der Varusschlacht" -> click on "zu den Videos")

    Even with the uncorrect equipment,i was very anoyed that i missed the show...
    Looks MUCH better than Craples BC.

    In the past ZDF had some really nice history shows(the only thing you could watch on that channel),of course not all of them where historically correct,but the overall production is quiet good

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    Seeing Hellenistic powers being defeated by Rome just CRUSHES my heart actually turned the video off after hearing about the gap in between the two Macedonian flanks... I don't even wanna know what happened then :( ... I'll just play EB as Macedonians and then invade Italy and not have to worry:)
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    What about that show Warriors on the History Channel? I watched it once on Vikings, and I'm not sure if I liked it or was completely irritated by the complete idiocy of the host.

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    Default Re: AW: How good is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Centurio Nixalsverdrus View Post
    "Kampf um Germanien" is indeed very well made. If you complain about the shown lorica segmentata, better compare it to "Battles B.C."
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    Default Re: How good is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirRethcir View Post
    It's the first of too parts, though the actual battle will be shown in the second part next week.
    The second part is already online: http://wstreaming.zdf.de/zdf/300/090318_varus2_tex.asx
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