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    Posted: 21 Sep 2010 at 01:22
I've been lurking the forums for quite a while now, but I can't seem to find anything written on what the messengers do. The in-game description is:

"This technology allows you to train the very fastest riders, indefatigable and capable of crossing great distances continuously. Messengers carry messages bearing new orders, and seek out stationary troops and caravans. They take replacement horses with them so when the horse they are riding tires and falters they abandon it, swapping to the next, fresher horse to make up lost time."

So from this, should I assume that a messenger is used to recall diplomatic units if they are out of range for you to do so and/or change the target of the diplomatic unit?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Sep 2010 at 02:15
Messenger are used to recall armies occupying or reinforcing outside of your town and they also work on caravans. They are a 1 time use unit after they reach their destination you lose the messenger.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Sep 2010 at 02:16
Messengers recall armies occupying the square where said messenger is sent, provided the messenger and army are from the same city.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Sep 2010 at 02:12
Ah, that makes more sence to me than for diplomatic units. Thank you very much. Smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Sep 2010 at 02:36
Messengers can only target a square, so good luck recalling moving units (eg diplomats / attacking armies)
You may only send one messenger at a time
Messengers are expensive.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Sep 2010 at 02:43
15 p/h isn't that expensive next to siege engines.  
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Sep 2010 at 02:51
Compare it to Saboteurs then. Expensive relative to units of the same class (Diplomatic units)
Might not be expensive when Super Diplomats finally get released /drool
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Sep 2010 at 02:55
sigh... leave it at battle processes, karl
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