Some people in Shogun 2 need killing

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I love the little motivational speeches your commander gives you in Shogun 2. He sits there on his horse, yelling context-specific inspirational pre-battle things before his assembled troops. It’s a great touch that, I believe, Creative Assembly introduced in Rome: Total War. If you want to just get to the battle, you can skip it with a quick tap of the escape key, but then you’ll miss adorable tidbits like the following:

I’m sure it sounds less, uh, rednecky in the original Japanese. Also, here’s an unfortunately relevant bit from the advisor.

Ah, quaintly naive advisor chick, you have no idea. :(