National Ideagroups - 19th of October A - Smolensk

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Smolensk

Traditions
-1% Prestige Decay
-15% Advisor Cost

  1. Smolenskian Resolve: +15% Religious Unity
  2. Armories of Smolensk: +5% Infantry Power & -5% Mil Tech Cost
  3. Western Mercenaries: -25% Mercenary Maintainance
  4. The Great Foundry: -20% Artillery Cost
  5. Hold the Line: +1 Leader Land Fire
  6. Artilerry before All: +5% Artillery Power
  7. Tsar Mortars: +10% Siege Ability


Ambition
+15% Prestige from Land Battle
 

Zwirbaum

(Formerly known as Zwireq)
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Nice military-focuased idea set, but seiously, +15% land battle prestige as a finisher?...

Unless there is some change to prestige, prestige gain from land battles or Glorious Arms idea (+100% Land Battle Prestige) it is utter weak sauce. Even if there would be some change, that is not particulary strong bonus.
 

Lamahorse

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I think adding +5% discipline at the end would suit better than worthless prestige gain improvements.

Otherwise, an excellent military set. AoW really is making revoking the privilegia potentially awesome!
 

Krajzen

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Armories of Smolensk: +5% Infantry Power & -5% Mil Tech Cost
Western Mercenaries: -25% Mercenary Maintainance
The Great Foundry: -20% Artillery Cost
Hold the Line: +1 Leader Land Fire
Artilerry before All: +5% Artillery Power
Tsar Mortars: +10% Siege Ability

Gods of Siege and Fire

By the way, do their ideas mean they pay 45% less for artillery mercenary maintenance?
 

Krajzen

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This is the modern day flag inspired by the old one afaik:

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