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Postby Coleman on Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:48 pm

unriggable wrote:This is really starting to get ridiculous.
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Postby unriggable on Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:48 pm

edbeard wrote:actually I think other maps have waited just as long (if not longer). It was in the summer if I remember correctly.


Nah dude, I was keeping track all summer and this bunch of maps takes the cake for taking the longest.
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Postby edbeard on Fri Dec 28, 2007 10:03 pm

it got quenched on the 18th. I'm fairly sure an early summer batch took 2 weeks.

I'll investigate


edit:

Siege quenched on 27th april. not up for live play till the 10th

this one 10 days so far and siege 13 days
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Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Dec 28, 2007 11:14 pm

The XML link has went kaput. Can you upload it again?


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Postby DiM on Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:56 am

“In the beginning God said, the four-dimensional divergence of an antisymmetric, second rank tensor equals zero, and there was light, and it was good. And on the seventh day he rested.”- Michio Kaku
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Postby unriggable on Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:45 pm

Day ten of waiting. We all huddled around the computer, waiting for some change. Nothing. Still nothing. I asked my dog to fetch me some more firewood so we'd stay warm while we waited. Damn mods. Who knew they'd take so long.
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Postby Gilligan on Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:48 pm

There are 6 maps waiting to get on.
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Postby yeti_c on Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:37 pm

Lots of bugs have been fixed over the xmas period...

Be happy with that... once they're all done and things have calmed down - I'm sure LA will upload the new maps...

Of course the longer he takes the more he will have to upload at once!!

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Postby unriggable on Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:40 pm

yeti_c wrote:Lots of bugs have been fixed over the xmas period...


You kidding? Every time I press 'my games' at the top I get logged out.
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Postby yeti_c on Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:44 pm

unriggable wrote:
yeti_c wrote:Lots of bugs have been fixed over the xmas period...


You kidding? Every time I press 'my games' at the top I get logged out.


Well according to the Suggs & Bugs forum lots have been fixed - perhaps this one isn't fully fixed yet - and as it's not fixed it's probably what Lack is spending his time on?!

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Postby demon7896 on Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:54 pm

WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AGE OF REALMS: MAGIC IS LIVE
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Postby cairnswk on Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:09 pm

Congrats DiM...this game has put the ranking point accumulation abilities way out of whack.

On a speed game...1 player conquers 4 castles and all the associated resources pairs, and gets 150 odd additional armies to blitz someone with.
Then conquers the Sanctuary, and gets 131 game points when wins the game. (yes i lost the game, but this is not sour grapes, just i see it as out of kilter)

As in V1 of this....Blacksmith is too far away from castle compared to other resource pairs and makes for uneven gameplay.

Good graphics though and i like the ice in the middle to cut of the ports.

But rankings are going to go way out of kilter when everyone learns how to play this one. :wink:
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Postby AndyDufresne on Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:31 pm

The gameplay looks a little out of whack when looking at the finished games thus far...I'm going to start a game.


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Postby DiM on Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:52 pm

cairnswk wrote:Congrats DiM...this game has put the ranking point accumulation abilities way out of whack.

On a speed game...1 player conquers 4 castles and all the associated resources pairs, and gets 150 odd additional armies to blitz someone with.
Then conquers the Sanctuary, and gets 131 game points when wins the game. (yes i lost the game, but this is not sour grapes, just i see it as out of kilter)

As in V1 of this....Blacksmith is too far away from castle compared to other resource pairs and makes for uneven gameplay.

Good graphics though and i like the ice in the middle to cut of the ports.

But rankings are going to go way out of kilter when everyone learns how to play this one. :wink:


out of curiosity i searched that game.

if in a 5 player game you allow a person to get 4 out of 6 castles plus all resources then it's only natural he should win. it's not about whack gameplay but about the fact that nobody tried to stop him.

oh and blacksmith might seem too far away but in fact you have to conquer less armies to get it then the number of armies another castle with closer resources has to conquer.

for example aoria has the resources really close. it needs to take 3 terits with 14 troops. a 6 a 5 and a 3
yes ghyr has to take 5 terits to get the resource pair but those 5 terits mean just 12 troops. 3,2,4,1,2

roughly the same thing so no imbalance there mate.
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Postby DiM on Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:54 pm

btw what people need to realize is that sitting in a corner bulding troops on the castle no longer works like chapter 1. you must be aggressive now. castles offer less troops but resources offer more. expand fast and get a strong economy and you shall rule.

totally different than chapter 1.

and chapter 3 will offer something else.
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Postby Sven Hassel on Sun Dec 30, 2007 9:42 am

so when would it be this so called chapter 3? :wink:
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Postby The1exile on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:17 am

About the XML - BOB is telling me that butchery has a -1. Surely it should not lose, since it's not a simple terit?
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Postby DiM on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:37 am

The1exile wrote:About the XML - BOB is telling me that butchery has a -1. Surely it should not lose, since it's not a simple terit?


i just rechecked all the terits and that was the only one. new xml sent to lack.
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Postby DiM on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:38 am

Sven Hassel wrote:so when would it be this so called chapter 3? :wink:


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Postby Coleman on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:41 am

I like the gameplay of this. I don't view it as broken in any way. What's happening is people used to Age of Realms might are trying to do what they did in that map and are getting messed royally up.
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Postby DiM on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:43 am

you're right.

i can't wait to see people messed up when they see chapter 3. each castle will have a different playing style. so in each game you'll have to adapt to whatever castle you're assigned to :lol:
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Postby lord voldemort on Sun Dec 30, 2007 1:42 pm

yays for DiM..i love it...

it was good cause i was pretty heavily involved in discussion of this. and i play it and im like i had a hand in suggesting this..
i love this map

cant wait for chapter 3...

wait til im home from hollies, so i can be in the discussion for it (14th jan) :wink:

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Postby Forza AZ on Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:23 pm

I found 1 more mistake in the XML. In the borders of U'rl you forgot Qasr.
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Postby DiM on Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:38 pm

Forza AZ wrote:I found 1 more mistake in the XML. In the borders of U'rl you forgot Qasr.


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Postby The1exile on Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:40 pm

Coleman wrote:What's happening is people used to Age of Realms might are trying to do what they did in that map and are getting messed royally up.


Good! I want more points :twisted:
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