Two factions fighting one of the many wars on the PvP server, filmed by Katsdamoto, who was given flying in order to make the best possible video. This battle was not staged, though some of the boring parts have been removed from the video, and Katsdamoto tried to make it as cinematic as possible.
The server has custom PvP balancing (which is set to change soon)
The server uses a whitelist. Register on the site and post in the thread to join.
3. Log on to the server and harass a Mod/Admin to promote you from Guest to Player.
The server has a strong community based both in game and on the forums. TWC is a massive site of ~7500 members playing games like Total War, Paradox, Minecraft, Planetside, MMOs, as well as having sections for politics, history, forum RPGs, general chat, etc etc.