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Postby mibi on Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:49 pm

an epic siege battle map... its a fortress, dug into a mountain side. similar to Helms Deep.


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I thought this would be good single player but great on triples or doubles. Lots of room for strategy and alliances.

the names of each area would just be 1,2,3 on the map but the XML will read "Player attacks the Throne from the Southern Great Hall" or "Player attacks the Midlands 3 from the Plains 4"


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Postby oaktown on Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:53 pm

potential for fun gameplay... spruce up the graphics and you really have something.
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Postby mibi on Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:57 pm

yeah i just made it in about an hour to get the idea off my mind.
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Postby DiM on Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:08 pm

i like the idea.
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Postby MasterEddie38 on Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:24 pm

I think it has a lot of potential to be a fun map. I really like the idea.
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Postby boberz on Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:53 pm

brilliant idea but i think it has been attempted before quite recently cant remember what haooene to it
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Postby mibi on Fri Mar 16, 2007 4:54 pm

ok I added some textures, and took out the useless dense forest and gave the forest one more territory for a total of 50

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Postby Samus on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:00 pm

So the person who just happens to start the game with the Great Hall gets a +3 bonus out of luck, which they will most certainly use to ensure they keep that Great Hall for the rest of the game. They win.

Remove the Great Hall bonus, give it more territories, or merge it with the inner wall territories, and I will comment further. As is, this map is not playable.
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Postby Gozar on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:02 pm

In my opinion you should try some darker colours. Dark ages, dark colours, castles....you get the idea.
These bright colours are too legoland. :)
Like the idea so far!
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Postby Evil Pope on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:05 pm

Hmm.. I think the textures could use alot more work.. I'm thinking that the texture for the wall is all wrong.. I think a look that would better resemble looking down upon the wall from above would be a bit more suitable.
Also, I think that, while its good to have alot of focus on the lands around the castle/fortress/whatever it is, you could add a some more territories within the castle/fortess/whatever. Not alot, just a few. Because it seems to me that that would be the most important part of this map.

Thats all i've got right now.
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Postby DiM on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:14 pm

i was planning in doing a fortress map after i finish with the ones i started but since you came up with the same idea i might as well give you some info on what i was planning.

here is the image i planned to use. don't mind the perspective i wanted a top-down view.
so the key and center point of the map would be the fortress

in front and on the flanks battalions of troops trebuchetes and so on. in the back of the castle a mountain with a cave that connect to the castle via a tunnel. the sieging army can be split in various territories like (royal pikemen; knights; crossbowmen, etc) and the fortress is also split according to the defensive armies it has ( archers swordsmen, etc) also the fortress has several other territories (look at the image)

i also wanted to add some other things but couldn't because the current xml sistem is not permissive enough, like ranged attack for trebuchetes, moat as an impassable border that can be destroyed becoming a normal border, etc.

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Postby Guiscard on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:40 pm

What do you mean b ranged attack for trebuchetes?
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Postby DiM on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:44 pm

Guiscard wrote:What do you mean b ranged attack for trebuchetes?


it's a very nifty thing i wanted to implement and will do it in a future map but not exactlt as i want it.


lets say you have territory A <-> B <-> C and they connect like the arrows show (so no connection between A and C)

what i want is territory A to atack territory C (one way) this is possible. but not conquer it. allways stop when C is at 1. (this is not possible) the best use is for strategic defence points. :wink:
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Postby mibi on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:51 pm

ok the colors are darkened and the bonues are changed because the Great Hall is now three territories. I can split the ward in two i suppose.

i dont think ranged attacks are going to make it into this one.

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Postby Guiscard on Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:55 pm

Maybe this could be the map to try out shields for army circles...

Just a thought.

Other than that, looks promising. Got more potential than most maps popping up at the moment. Graphics are plain and simple, ready to be developed into a nice map.

Keep up the good work :D

As for advise, I'd lighten the colours up a bit more... Also get rid of the four way corner in the wall...
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