Total War: Rome II - Modding Index
Tutorials, resources and tools for modding [[Total War: Rome 2]:
The below listing provides links to tutorials, useful answers to common modding questions, resources and tools, divided by category.
When adding items please keep to existing format with the type of article first;
- Tutorial = extensive tutorial, step by step how to mod something etc.
- Answer = short piece on minor topic or answer to frequently asked question.
- Resource = lists of things that work in-game, docudemons, templates, downloads of helpful starting set-ups etc.
- Tool = modding tools, for extracting, modifying, verifying, re-packing etc.
General Set-Up Information
- Tutorial - Assembly Kit Guide by .Mitch.
- Tutorial - Warscape Modding Primer by daniu
- Tutorial - Modding Guide for Novices by Hetairos
- Resource - Modding Q&A's by Actus Reus
- Resource - Modder's ID Registry (to avoid compatibility issues; please read) by husserlTW
- Resource - Lua game functions list by .Mitch.
- Tool - Mod Manager by .Mitch.
- Tool - Rusted PackFile Manager (RPFM) 1.6.2 Released! Now with frozen columns! by Frodo5127
- Tutorial - Sebidee's Complete Guide to Unit Creation by Sebidee
- Tutorial - Sebidee's Guide to Advanced Unit Creation by Sebidee
- Tutorial - How to bring an external model into Rome 2 Part 1: Set Up and Helmet by warman222
- Tutorial - Hoplite Shield Pattern tutorial by Gyrosmeister
- Tutorial - (2018) how to bring a new model into R2 by Havie
- Tutorial - [ https://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?788763-How-to-set-the-decal-mask-in-3ds-for-any-shield-to-work-with-patterns How to set the decal mask in 3ds for any shield to work with patterns] by Noniac
- Tool - "RigidModel NotePad", edit file names+folders inside .rigid_mode_v2 files, safe and very quick by Phazer
- Tutorial - How to Change Region Ownership and Add/Remove Armies using the Assembly Kit by Dresden
- Tutorial - Want 40 units fighting under one General? Here is how! by Epic28
- Resource - Victory Conditions by Fluke
- Tutorial - How to Create Custom Chapter Missions and Intros for Any Faction by Dresden
- Resource - Rome II Raw DB files and Faction Modding Info by Jack Lusted
Traits and Ancillaries
- Tool - SaveParser - Editor for Total War savegames - v18.104.22.168 by Roninx2807
- Tool - EditSF 1.1 - Added Array Editing by daniu
- Tutorial - Using the "User.Script.txt" File by Biggus Splenus
- Tutorial - Using ESFviaXML to Unpack Startpos and Save Games into Text Files by Dresden
- Tutorial - Rome 2 Scripting Tutorial reloaded by Fridericus Secundus
- Tutorial - Variant Editor - Beginners Guide to the Assembly Kit by Mackles
- Tutorial - Magnar's Modding Video Tutorials - Decode PFM tables (11/08/17) by Manger
- Tutorial - How to create and use a mod pack in 4 easy steps using PFM by crzyrndm
- Tutorial - VariantMeshDefinitions files by Jack Lusted