4) Dismemberment. Gimme the choppity chop.
All the above.
+1 to OP
It is a major issue that may keep me from playing the game much further. There is literally no break in the action. Manpower issues aside, it is exhausting and not at all realistic.
The other issue is how random war is. Each kingdom literally seems to take turns fighting the next one. I am a vassal of the Aserai and they have fought wars against the Southern and Northern Empire, Battanians, Vlandia, Sturgians, and Khuzait. It is like they just spin a wheel to see who to fight next. Some of these factions aren't even near their borders.
I agree with you on this, it's not easy to create an African look, we've chatted with the facegen artist and will try to improve on this part.
However we already have short and long afro hair models: