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Kindergarten TD! v.3.0

Submitted by Dinah
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
I'm very happy to show all of you my Kindergarten TD!

For people who want to know something about this map before playing it, there's a small FAQ here:

Frequently Asked Questions
What did you change?

This TD bases on the old Wintermaul maps but there's nearly nothing i didn't change:
°All towers (123) and races (10) etc.
°I remade the terrain and did heavy changes to the landscape.
°All special levels (11) were made by me.
°All map specials (e.g. builder teleport) were made by me.
°I improved the unit pathing and added a stuck-teleport.
°I added an XP system based on save/load codes.

What do i have to do?

°The sense of the map is to defend the kinna treehouse from the adults who want to know all your 40 secrets (lives).
°It's your mission to choose one of 10 unique races and beat the adults that try to reach the treehouse.
°Save your amount of XP and enable many features for you to play!

Who helped you to create this map?

°Basically this map is made by me, Dinah.
°Ap0calypse helped me translating the map.
°Some people of this map forum (and some friends of mine) who helped me improving the map and finding bugs.

What makes this map unique and a must have?

°Better looking terrain (Green flower style).
°A bank (or better comic) system with variable interest.
°Many special rounds like Invulnerable or Healer.
°Fixed unit stuck.
°2 Languages (German/English).
°Sounds.
°Funny descriptions of every tower.
°An XP system.
°A Money Devide Mode (for better Teamplay).
°Many other features.

Is this map protected?

Yes this map is protected and can't be opened in WE.

What is the sense of the XP system?

The XP system should motivate skilled players to play Kindergarten TD multiple times to earn advanced revards offering new strategies.

Which features can be enabled with higher XP amounts?

°100 XP -> Pro Races
°200 XP -> Instant Builder-Teleport
°300 XP -> Random Tower
°400 XP -> Book of Capers
And much more!​







Changelog

Kiga now requires Warcraft 1.24 version.
Added new Game Mode "Perfection" (only 1 Secret; 125% XP).
Added new tower for Anime (Yu-Gi-Oh).
Added new upgrade for Electric Carusel (Murderous Carusel).
Added new tower for Gang (Assassin).
Added new tower for Library (Edward Cullen).
Added new XP tower to Cuddle Corner (Cuddle Den).
Added Waypoints to the positions of Red, Blue and Teal.
Added upgrade for Random Tower for 600 XP.
Added "-host x" command for Host to determine a new Host.
Added Random Race ability to the start kid (Choosing random race gives 15% extra startup gold).
Added "Adults Left" Bar to the multiboard.
Added new spell to "Book of Capers" (Emergency Landing; 1200 XP).
Rebalanced Bedwetting ability (Increased damage and AOE).
Rebalanced "Stuffed Mythological Creature's" anti air upgrade.
Replaced some tips.
Replaced loading screen image.
Reduced cooldown of "Catch" ability.
Removed Caster levels due to bugs (might be readded in future versions).
Improved "Move your ass"-Ability.
Improved unit pathing.
Fixed bug making the game stuck when Host leaves before Game options are choosen.
Fixed Whirlwind ability from slowing mechanically levels.
Fixed Whirlwind ability from Cyclone Bonus rounds.
Fixed "Stuffed Alpine Bear"-Upgrade and "Detective Conan" from not slowing as shown in tooltip.
Fixed rare bug showing up the wrong level in defeat dialog.
Fixed "-nameall" command.
Fixed wrong sell values on upgraded towers.
Fixed some memory leaks.
It's not possible to attack adults at greys spawn from yellow position anymore.
Sell ability now also can sell car workshop items.
"-sell"-command now will sell items, too.
When amount of adults is below 10% the remaining mobs will be marked on the minimap.
Bonus Rounds now have a 10% chance to spawn as red ones additionally offering an extra secret.
Library Autocast can now be set to "only Bonus".
Minor Changes.
Minor Bugfixes.​


Please report bugs\etc. to me.

- Dinah -

Keywords:
td, tower defense, defense, maul, Kindergarten, tower, wintermaul, maul, Dinah, Kiga
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Kindergarten TD! v.3.0 (Map)

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15:22, 14th June 2009, by Rui(#101): A tower defense translated in two languages. There is little else to distinguish it from other maps of the same type. Approved with a 2,5 out of 5 rating, 3 (Useful) approximately.
  1. Dinah

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    Hey :)
    thanks for having annother look at kiga :thumbs_up:!

    So here my point of view of your ideas:

    Ehm I guess you think of a builder like the one in Skibies Castle TD? Well, the Idea is great but there aren't so many abilitys that are usefull in a TD so it would be very hard to add different abilitys to every race builder.
    (10 races x 2-3 abilitys = 20-30 abilitys :/)
    Besides this would heavily simplify the gameplay.
    I thought of adding a spellbook to every builder (the same for every race) getting more and more spells with a higher XP amount (e.g. a magicleash-like one with 100 XP or Heavy aoe stun spell with 200, ...)

    In my opinion it's not that non-original as you said but actually i have annother idea of it:
    Maybe you could be able to build a Random Tower wich cost ~50 (or 100 w/e) gold and wich morphs into a random special tower being a bit stronger (10%) than standart towers.

    Yes I can ;D!

    This may seem to be very easy but there is a big problem:
    The Car Workshop builder already has an Inventory but he mussn't be able to use items because you could put your weapons into it's inventory and they could fire :D. Furthermore this is not necessary.

    Thanks for having fun by playing kiga xD

    Dinah
     
  2. ap0calypse

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    I have a request for your map :)
    Add a command to give control of towers in your area, but from another person to you, please :)
    I was paying with 4 players, we had only lost 6 secrets at level 26, but then "Rapti" (a player) built towers to block our maze, he said it was "to help us".

    Result:
    the creeps teleported over my maze and I couldn't do anything about it, changing the maze was too difficult and would take too much time, selling a tower so the creeps could go through wasn't an option either.
    Rapti left and we lost...

    We probably would have won if he didn't do that, or if we had such a command.
    Thanks anyway, don't abandon your map like I did with mine ^^
     
  3. Dinah

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    Hey,
    Thanks for annother time you have played Kiga :)
    I thought of making a comment destroying all towers in your area but this seems quite better ;)
    this Player "Rapti" ... which position was he on?
    I ask this because the Host (Player 9; grey) is allowed to kick people and sell towers of every Player in order to shut those idiots down. When he kicks him he can even devide the towers so everyone can decide wheather a tower should be sold or not.

    Its extremely annoying if somebody makes stupid things only in order to destroy a game but if the host uses his "power" he can ban those idiots to rescue the game ;)
    Please don't understand me wrong ... I never want to abandon the map or something like that but I have so much things to do so i can't work for a new version very often.
    Actually the next version is not that far away ;)

    PS: I'd like to add some custom things to the map (like the loading bar) so does anybody know what else i can change?
     
  4. ap0calypse

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    Rapti was purple, but we were playing without grey.
    Normally, me and my friend wanted to play alone (pink and green), but 2 other players joined and I didn't want to spoil their fun, so I let them play.
    You might add a banlist-trigger, so "Rapti" can never play this game again... it serves him well
    I forgot to say 1 more thing about him: just before he left, he called us "motha fakkas" and some other stuff I can't remember (all about our family I think...)

    A custom user interface requires a lot of work, but may look really nice.
    Custom cursor, special effects, another minimap.
    Of course you don't need to change all of this, that would be a lot of work...
    I can understand that you can't work on the map a lot, at least you keep working on your map - which is really good.
     
  5. Dinah

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    Okay, this player Rapti seems to be one typical idiot wanting to destroy games like yours, however i decided not to add a "banlist trigger" because i'm not a fan of those bans.

    The next version should have some things that make the game more interesting for players who have often played Kiga so they may discover something new :D
    I want to add some game modes the host can choose from when the game starts.
    These modes can be harder to beat because i could offer some extra xp for them.
    The custom user interface would be great too but I'm not very skilled in Photoshop and I would take too much time at the moment.

    Edit: I have a translation request because in this case no Web-Translator could help me.

    "Um einen Zufallsturm würfeln

    Würfelspiele sind sehr beliebt bei Kinnas und mit ihnen werden sehr viele Entscheidungsfragen gelößt. In diesem Fall entscheidet der Würfel welchen Turm ihr bekommt."

    The problem is the verb "würfeln" and the word "Würfelspiele". "Würfeln" means that you throw dices and "Würfelspiele" are games in wich you play with dices. I just need the correct Translation of this.

    Edit2: No need of this translation anymore.
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2009
  6. Nyks

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    Hi Dinah!

    KiGa TD is a really great map, and its amazing, how many people know it.

    It host this map really often, all slots are full fast, and often I have 3-4 people > 100 XP (and its pure random).

    But one big thing, which makes me crazy (ger: und zur Verzweiflung treibt):
    The map seems to cause a complete wc3.exe-Crash in high levels. Today, my warcraft crashes:
    1. at lvl 28
    2. at lvl 31
    3. at lvl 32

    arrrgggg ... in teenager-mode ... arrgg ... sooo many XP :((

    Every player in the map had the same crash. And on another game, one player had a wc3-crash (but not me as host).

    Because I never have crashes on other maps, and other people have crashing-problems on KiGaTD, too ... i thing, the map (2.8b) could have a bug?!

    Edit: Today again. Green left von lvl 22. Pink left von lvl 24. Both whispered me a minute later, that there warcraft-game crashed :(
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
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    Hey
    I'm so sorry that I didn't reply earlyer but since the map was rejected on this site I thought nobody would give annother comment to it.

    Ono more time I'd like to thank you for playing and especially hosting kiga :)

    Many people told me about Wc3 errors when playing Kiga and this seems to be very strange because it occurs randomly :(

    Don't think that I stopped working on Kiga but on this site I can't release new versions anymore :/
     
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    Thanks :)

    I visited this site, because its "linked" in the map multiple times (and i was wondering, that I only found a hidden thread in this forum).

    Is there any new website and/or forum for KiGaTD?
     

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    I really hope you can fix these errors somehow...
    It didn't appear on earlier versions (before 2.8), so you can start searching in your update-list for possible reasons.

    It's a great TD, with 1 error and probably it's a stupid mistake.
    Great to see you haven't given up ;)
     
  10. Dinah

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    Okay I'll do some research to detect what could trigger this error but I'm persimistic in this case :/

    I wont give up Kiga because it's getting very popular at the moment :)
     
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    In the last days, I host and play version 2.7, which seems to be bugfree :)

    btw: In the meantime, I know some more people with > 1000 XP :D

    edit: Same issue in 2.7. Is crashing, too.
     
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    I asked in Bnet last game ... The People with 300-500 xp said that they had one error in about 50 games and I whould say the same :/
     
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    hmm ... in my hosted games, there are always a few people with crashed wc3.

    hmm. When I host myself (and building on grey), i rarely get a error. When I join a foreign game (usually not grey, then), I often get the error.

    btw: Which filesize has your original 2.8b ?

    Edit:
    Crash while hosting, screen attached (17.03.)
    Edit2: again (18.03.). While the first 18 levels, 7 players left without any announce, I whispered everyone who left, and no one of them was logged-in.
     

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    Damn :/
    These errors are very mysterious ...
    What exactly do you mean with original?
    The unprotected file or the protected one?
    I don't have the unprotected file of 2.8b but it should be ~498 kb in size
    The protected one has 261 kb
     
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    Hm. When I asked, nearly everyone confirms this :cry:
     

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    First: I really love this map. Just played it through two times in 1 1/2 hours ^^
    I've played it about... 20 times? And I don't remember any crash.

    I hope you will continue to improve this map because it is really fun. Maybe more random towers would be great or new features for people with really high experience.

    Keep up the great work :D
     
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    How often did you finished lvl 33? Two times?

    Crashes usually happen around level 30.
     
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    Okay, I finished it about 5 times, but now more often because I always choose to be grey ^^"
     
  19. Dinah

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    Finally one of the biggest and best Kiga versions I made for now :)

    Some comments would make me very happy ;)
     
  20. ap0calypse

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    Who would've thought this newb-TD could've ended up so big?
    I really like the map and I'm glad you didn't give up after my first rating ;) (4/10, though it deserved a 3/10 and rejection back then :p).

    First of all: congratulations on this map, it's certainly a great maul, it contains some really good ideas and I can see your triggering has been improved greatly since you started making this.

    The quality of this map (in almost every aspect) is above avarage, though the terrain might still need some work.
    I'm not going to review this now, because I usualy only review maps that haven't been approved, but I will give this map a 4/5.