Total War History: Battle of Cannae (Part 5/5)


Jan van der Crabben
by THFE Productions
published on 23 April 2014

Tactically the battle has been decided... but the killing has only just begun! We will now have to consider just how the Romans, who still significantly outnumbered their opponents, were massacred so one-sidedly.

(Scene of Cannae in military academy is from the mini series Forward Unto Dawn)

Documentary Sources:
"The Ghosts of Cannae" by Robert L. O'Connell
"The Fall of Carthage" by Adrian Goldsworthy
"In the Name of Rome" by Adrian Goldsworthy
"Soldiers and Ghosts" by J. E. Lendon

A special thanks to the discussions over at r/AskHistorians!

The game, Total War: Rome II, was used with the following mods:
-Divide et Impera
-Special Effects Enhancement Mod
-Arcade Graphical Effects Removal

Music: (in order of appearance)
"Black Cauldron" - Audiomachine
"Legacy of the Lost" - Audiomachine
"Lost Souls" - Rome Total War
"Rising Dawn" - Audiomachine

Equipment used:
Blue Snowball -USB microphone
Audacity - audio editing
Shadow Play - gameplay recording
Power Director 10 - video editing
PhotoShop - graphics

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