Total War: Rome 2 brings the most satisfying and visually stunning battles in video games. As you progress through the game’s campaign, the decisions you make determine victories and defeats. The game contains historical details. Still, it does not forget to put fun above all else. Rome 2 is a good game, despite a few minor flaws like previous Total War titles. In this article, we’ve picked the best Total War Rome 2 mods.
The Best Total War Rome 2 Mods
The best Rome 2 mods transform the game from a lackluster sequel to a great strategy game.
This mod changes the factions and faction characteristics in the game based on which campaign you’re doing. In the base game, each faction has 2 characteristics. In other words, the aggression and reliability of the factions will be different at the beginning of each game or when the faction leader dies.
Wonders of the Ancient World adds a nice flavor to gameplay, even if it’s not a must-have mod. With this mod, your army gains extra bonuses when you capture the wonders. For example, in the base game, The Pharos of Alexandria gives +5% maritime commerce, while this mod increases the rate to +15%.
The Testudo formation was a type of shield wall inspired by the tortoise and used in Roman wars. There are many testudo mods. However, we use a mode called Historically Correct Testudo Formation. This mod makes useless testudo formation useful. Thus, your soldiers become more resistant to enemy attacks.
In the base game, you can not develop powerful generals. By the time your general starting to get good, he’s going to die. As its name implies, this mode changes the turns per year to 4. If you want to train powerful generals, this mod is for you.
Constantine: Rise of Christianity is one of the best Rome 2 mods. This mod set in AD 311, after the death of the Roman emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus. There are 13 playable factions, including Constantine himself. Factions compete for imperial power because of the power vacuum.