Die Hard v2.5b (boss-fights)

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Overview:
This is a boss-fight RPG map for 2-8 players that offers a great variety of different enemies and plot lines. It's prequel, Abandon Hope, can be found here.

Author:
Mails_PR (in cooperation with Nemesis4322)

Features
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-The most important feature is that in this map you always have a choice. Every round you can choose a different quest from different NPCs. Moreover, in many cases, there are different ways of defeating (or even befriending) bosses as well.
-19 bosses with different ways of fighting, befriending or defeating them!
-Different plot developments based on different storylines (which you can always access in your "Quests"). There are three endings in the game, based on your actions (good, neutral, bad)
That is, if you beat all the bosses in a bad way or do not abide by the rules of the quest, you get the bad ending; if you just kill the boss, it is a neutral way of beating them, so you will just get the neutral ending; if you make an extra effort and beat all the bosses by not killing them or meeting all the conditions set in the quest (e.g., you collected all the stuff that you were asked to, etc.), then it is a good way of beating them and you will get the good ending. Thus, there are 3 different final bosses. If you accomplished the round with a good or a bad ending, then you will hear different sounds. That is not the case for the neutral ending. Furthermore, the events after the rounds depend on the way you defeated the boss as well.
-Plot twists! (If somebody cares about the plot anyway)
-Easter eggs!
-Plenty of possibilities to talk with the NPCs (in some cases they don't talk rubbish :D)
-Different endings depending on your gameplay
-12 heroes and relevant class items for them
-Difficulty of the game depends on the number of players taking part in the game

Chinese Translation v2.5a:
BlackSheep

A short introduction to the plot:
Every magic world is always a nice place until some super-villain shows up and tries to destroy it. This time, your world is being attacked by Naberius, Lord of the Abyss, and his demonic legions. You, heroes, have been summoned by sorcerers of the Resistance to stop the countless armies of demons and undead. Your main goal is to help the Resistance in fighting Naberius and finding ways of banishing him forever.

In this world, you will make new friends and face deadly enemies. Beware though! You might not even suspect this, but every choice you make can save somebody's life... or ruin it.


Changelog Version 2.5a:
-The bug with the A button is fixed
-Friendly fire is allowed now (interconnected with the first bug)
-Distant mobs glitch is fixed as well
-Textual corrections (removed last parts of Russian texts all over the place)

Changelog Version 2.5a:
-A major addition: now after every boss-fight, a minor or major event will (or will not) happen depending on your actions (over 20 consequences added)
-A bug with Infernals during Naberius's rage mode has been fixed
-One of the final bosses had "blink"-skills added
-A crappy camera fixed in a two-players ending


Version 2.5:

-An easier, although limited Two-Player mode was introduced (all final and secret bosses are not available)
-A new ending, consequently, was introduced as well
-A new phase of a secret boss was added
-A bug with the Rage Ultimate of Naberius was fixed
-A bug with Anorak and Elizabeth regenerating their mana before the beginning of the fight was also fixed
-Another minor text corrections


Version 2.4a
had minor bug fixes and improvements:
-Cinematic skips are much faster now
-A bug with non-existing secret level is removed
-A bug with Horadrim doing nothing in the negative ending is fixed
-Final levels are optimized and less leaky now
-Minor spelling and grammar changes
-Most of the relevant credits have been uploaded
-Undyne Udwart has his own circle :D

Version 2.4 has been translated into English

Special credits:
Nemesis4322
Regylum
Gr1zzli
JetFangInferno
Psyris
Judash137

General credits:
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UbeR
Nasrudin
PeeKay
RetroSexual
Admiral
Darky29
Eusria
TobyFox
Shovel Knight
PoCS
Kyubi
Epion
GeneralFrank
Champara Bros
Striped_panties
Pinkey Pie
TankCommander
WILL THE ALMIGHTY
Paladon
FLESHNIK
W.O.W.
Devine
Tranquil
Pyritie
UgoUgo
Daelin
JesusHipster
ILH
Mr.Goblin
Lord_T
Frankster
TKF
Caliahan
Madietor
PeeKay
Suselishe
Pyritie
RMX
jakeZinc
UgoUgo
D4RK_G4ND4LF
Almia
Crazy-Host
The Absolute
NapaHero
nGy
Grendel
Sandbox RPG

I am very sorry if you have not been mentioned due to my own or my colleague's stupidity! I strongly encourage everyone, who has not been mentioned in this list, to contact me, so as I could immediately add you.

Videos:

Video 1 (Subtitled)
Video 2 (Eng.)
A Boss Example (starting from 0:25)

Miscellaneous:
This map has been recently translated into English. I do understand that, as a non-native speaker, I must have made some mistakes. Therefore, I would highly appreciate any constructive feedback on grammar and language. Thank you very much!
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Die Hard v2.5b (boss-fights) (Map)

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deepstrasz
You could hide the credits in the description to ease the reading. 1. Undine Udvart doesn't have a circle of power. Trying to choose him might be confusing. 2. Skip cinematic scenes directly to the dialogue buttons would be appreciated. Seems to be...
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I justr try before the 2.2 version of this map. super fun and look amazing to play with friend and very hard too .
I gona give a rank later when i pass all the map. thxs for doing a english version very appreciated
cya and keep up update :)
 
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deepstrasz

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You could hide the credits in the description to ease the reading.

1. Undine Udvart doesn't have a circle of power. Trying to choose him might be confusing.
2. Skip cinematic scenes directly to the dialogue buttons would be appreciated.

Seems to be working properly. It's exactly what it says it is a map where you fight boss after boss (diverse and spectacular in what eye candy is concerned); customizing your stats, choosing from a number of items and heroes to win.

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Well, technically yes, there were a couple of significant changes in the endings and plot lines. Moreover, 2.4 has much less leaks and is a bit more efficient and faster than 2.2. However, you can use the Russian version to get used to heroes and skills and then switch to the English version.
 
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Could you explain me how to play this map? I'm play in single player and there is no quests that I can handle alone. Is this map only oriented for full party?
 
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you can add one sign close to the mission to see who is more easy to play, and in heroes too. good map like all rusian maps and i played russian maps all dtime. :D:D:thumbs_up::infl_thumbs_up: take care señor! ey translate more russian maps haha :spell_breaker: o i forget 5/5 to you.
 
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There is a bug with ranged units,(tried archer and mage). They can't attack a monster directly from range. If I click on an enemy unit, my hero just goes closer and hits like a melle unit...

EDIT: Calling me a "faggot" for cheating is a stupid and immature thing to do
 
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If I click A on a unit, my hero goes close and range doesn't work.

If I use A (or even hold position, or just stop) the range works.
 
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Hi i was playing this map until 1.29, there is a bug where all bosses repeatedly reproduce their voices and skills, anywhere of the map and definitely can't play the map
 
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Hi i was playing this map until 1.29, there is a bug where all bosses repeatedly reproduce their voices and skills, anywhere of the map and definitely can't play the map
Dear MrAsD, that is a very disturbing news indeed. Since I do not have patch 1.29, could you please provide me with a replay or a recorded video that shows the problem? I wonder if it has something to do with the patch, or is it an internal problem.
 
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Omg. This is really bad. I assume that the reason is that Neutral Passive player is Player 16 now... And it screws up the system. I believe that I will be able to fix the bug as soon as I get a new WC3 version (1.29)
 
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