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Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA 1.70

Submitted by Arathorn_ToXiK
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MEDIEVAL ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE HEHA 1.70
Join the Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA Discord Server!

The Kingdom lived in peace until the plague came to it's lands. Take charge of the lands you own and defend your home against the minions of Darkness.
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GAMEPLAY:
It's a 10 players map. 7 players fight to protect their kingdom against 2 zombie players and 1 dwarf player is standing alone. However the dwarf player can ally with the human players. Units and buildings killed by zombies become zombies. When a human player has no more heroes and capital, he joins the zombies with a hero. The dwarf player joins the zombies if his capital is destroyed and the dwarf king dies.

Zombies:
You must destroy the 7 capitals of the kingdom.
Each of the 2 zombie players has its own unique hero and can also each have a 2nd unique hero. It is possible to have 2 more heroes in total but it is more difficult and to discover by yourself. Every unit and building you kill turns into a zombie. However, you can also train zombies in your crypts as well as different types of special zombies. Your basic zombies have 5 evolutions to do in your HQ Zombie. In your Zombie HQ you can also make special events. Zombie heroes revive.

Humans:
You must defend your capitals during 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Each player has his own unique faction. You can recruit units, make upgrades and repair your structures. Focus mainly on your base but don't hesitate to support others if you can. The grey player plays the role of the Protector of the kingdom who can teleport himself everywhere in the map to help players in difficulty; his capital is not an objective for zombies. Human heroes don't revive.

Dwarf:
You must protect your capital as the humans but you can win at the end without allying anyone.
The dwarf player starts alone at the beginning of the game. However, he may ally himself with the human kingdom if he and the red player search for an alliance in their capital. There are 2 dwarf heroes and the units are powerful. The dwarf player can open tunnels from his base that allow him to move around the map. Dwarf heroes don't revive.

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COMMANDS:
Change camera distance : -cam [number]
Start a vote kick : -kick player number/player color/player name
Exchange ressources between undead players:-give gold/soul [player number] [amount]
Type "-share" to give your vision and full shared control of your units to all your allies. Type "-share" again to take control of your units from them.
If you are a human player and still alive, you can type "-undead" to give the control of your units to the others humans player and become zombie.
Everyone can activate and deactivate the command "-troll on/off". It only works on the triggering player's team. Also when the command is activated, it can only be deactivated 60 seconds after. When activated, if a unit attacks a friendly unit, his attack is interrupts.
Red or Grey if they are still humans can request bonus (it means that they must both agree):
"-Hard" = 5000 gold per undead player
"-Impossible" = 999999 gold per undead player
If red or grey is not played by a player or became undead, the bonus are directly activated whithout asking to the other player.


AUTHOR'S NOTES:
The original creators of the map are: Argos, Rex5, Guillimans, Toby
I liked the map very much but I found that it lacked a lot of improvements, additions, bug fixes, script and balancing optimization to do and the project was abandoned. So I set out to give the map a second chance. My version series takes as suffix "HEHA" and starts with Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA 1.0.
If one of the original developers sees this message, please contact me. I would be glad to discuss it with you. I have no intention of stealing your work and hope that you will understand my simple intentions.


COMMUNITY:
You can contact me or join the map's community on Warcraft 3 by this discord server:Join the Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA Discord Server!
Vous pouvez me contacter ou rejoindre une grande communauté française sur Warcraft 3 par ce serveur discord : Join the Heaven Heart Discord Server!
We also have a clan on Warcraft 3: Heaven Heart with the initials HEHA
Nous avons également un clan sur Warcraft 3 : Heaven Heart avec pour initiales HEHA


CREDITS



CHANGELOG

VERSION 1.70
- Yellow player can activate his secret quest with a hero level 2 instead of level 3.
- The "Remove" hotkey for zombies has been changed to R instead of Z.
- The curse on Human heroes when they take Heart of the Mountain or Skeleton Key also removes any invisibilty mod.
- Heart of the Mountain is now obtainable by destroying the Graywall Bastion at Bulwark Wall.
- Palladium Armor, Palladium Helm, Ebony Armor and Ebony Crown are limited to 3 in shops during all game.
- The bridge at Bulwark Wall can no longer be razed but has been reduced.
VERSION 1.69
- If Red player is with the Undead when Elias should come, Elias will come owned by "Defenders".
- Portals between Red and Blue can be closed again.
- Humans players automatically join Zombies if they have no more Capital and heroes.
VERSION 1.68
- Map Preview and Loading screen has been slighty improved.
- "Remove" ability for zombies has now a hotkey.
- The "Last Stands" of capitals now appear when the percentage life of the capital is under 50%.
- Undead orcs can be removed.
- Ranged units's life has been changed to 100 instead of 80.
- The number of inhabitants in red capital has been reduced.
- "Death and Decay" spell has been reduced and "Chain Lightning" increased.
- Shadows reveal nearby invisible units.
- Zombies that spawns when the ships land are now Mutant Zombies.
- Dawnfall Warrior limit training to 10 has been fixed.
- If a cinematic is trigger while the portals are closing, the heroes used for the portals will stay paused.
- Sir Burrich's spells hotkeys has been fixed.
- Shops, x10 army veterans and Cloaked Strangers are imune to spells.
- The Portals can be closed with heroes owned by "Defenders".
- Sir Journ has a new item.
- Player 3 (Teal) alias Graywall (Maroon) has been changed to Player 19 (Mint).
- New options when you lost your capital.
- A pro tiper can give you advices at the top right of the map.
- Few little more things.
VERSION 1.67
- Dark Guards are allowed precisely at 5 minutes remaining even with the event "Add 5 minutes".
- The control of a kicked player will be correctly shared whatever happens.
- The "-troll on/off" command has been reworked. Everyone can activate and deactivate the command but it only works on the triggering player's team. Also when the command is activated, it can only be deactivated 60 seconds after.
- Several descriptions, icons and aesthetics of spells has been improved.
- You can attack your own units even if the "-troll' command is activated.
- The undead income stays correctly at 800 gold during all the game.
VERSION 1.66
- The "-troll" command is directely activated at the beginning.
- The "-undead" command is only activated after 30min.
- Fallen Paladin's upgrades are more expensive, his "Dread Blade" spell has been reduced and his attack speed slower.
- The votekick works fine for everyone.
- The tier1 zombie doesn't stay all game available in the boats.
- Summoned units doesn't turn into zombies when they die.
- Mutant Zombie (level 2) is a bit faster and Zombies level 3 and 4 has been changed.
VERSION 1.65
- New command:Type "-clear" to clear your screen of all text messages.
- The Map Preview and Loading screen has been changed.
- Several icons and descriptions has been changed.
- General Galenforth's Starfall spell has been modified.
- Winners's units play their victory animation at the end.
- "Defenders" player has the researches made by players.
- Undead ships are no longer invulnerable 15min after their landing.
- "Dread Blade" passive spell for Fallen Paladin has been reduced.
VERSION 1.64
- Wolves with Night Eyes no longer sleep.
- Murloc creeps has been improved.
- Instead of spawns of zombies at the Seafront, Undead players can recruit zombies from the ships.
- If Brown zombie player takes control of the Ancient Horror, it will be stronger and much more difficult for the dwarves to get over it.
VERSION 1.63
- The fallen Paladin for Gray player is not removed.
- Bugs when skipping the Dragon or Necromancer cinematics has been fixed.
- Dark Guard's Rain of Fire spell damage has been reduced.
- Upgrades for Fallen Paladin has been reduced.
VERSION 1.62
- Useless spawns of zombies has been removed.
- A bug with the share of "Damned Training" has been fixed.
- "Game Result" column in the end game multiboard has been replaced by "Heroes Killed".
- Falcon Lightwielder and Sir Doyle's model has been changed.
- Border Guard Veteran's model has been changed.
- The "share" command displays a message to the team when used.
- Cinematics of the Dragon and Necromancer can be skipped if half of the players or more wishes it.
- Necromancer's cavern and cinematic has been improved.
- Dark Guard have a Demonic Aura that reduces armor of ennemies by 40%.
- Dark Guard's Rain of fire and War Stomp spells has been improved.
- A glitch for Pride of the Dwarves has been fixed.
VERSION 1.61
- The "Grenade Launch' spell works completely differently now.
- Death Knights and Lichs's spells hotkeys has been fixed.
VERSION 1.60
- Purple player have a new gate with a Fortified Guard Tower to prevent Dark Green zombie player to rush him too fast.
- "Grenade Launch" spell has been optimized again.
- Most of the starting zombies at Bulwark Wall frontline has been removed.
- Crashes, Towers's prizes and Skeleton Key that is not dropped has been fixed.
- Units in the Dawnfall Tavern has been fixed.
VERSION 1.59
- "Smite" spell have a new animation/special effect.
- The "Grenade Launch" spell has been optimized.
VERSION 1.58
- Toby the Special Boy's invisibility spell has been replaced by a "Beast Attack" spell.
- Purple player have few more units in his capital.
- Dark Green zombie player have 3 Heartless instead of 4 at the beginning.
- The decoration at the Bulwark Wall frontline has been changed.
- Starting votes display has been improved.
VERSION 1.57
- Masons for the Dwarf Player has been replaced by Dwarven Workers.
- All ranged units has been changed and fixed.
- Many descriptions and buttons positions has been improved.
- A multiboard at the end of the game shows the game results.
- The undead paladin hero for human player who became undead can be upgraded with gold.
- Dark Guards are much powerful.
- Humans heroes who take Heart of the Moutain or Skeleton Key are slowered and can't cast spells.
- Toby the Special Boy can wield 1 item.
- Magic Arm spell has been replaced by a "Grenade Launch" spell.
- Ballistas are much more powerful.
- Minor bugs fixed.
VERSION 1.56
- Many descriptions has been changed and improved.
- The bug with some undead researches has been fixed.
VERSION 1.55
- The "Bow" and "Sword" abilities for the Dawnfall Warriors correctly use the "E" hotkey.
- The protector of the kingdom can again take the Durball Armour.
- Several descriptions and icons has been improved.
- "Damned Training" and "Invincible Power" researches are shared between zombie players.
- Lichs no longer have a hero glow and Paladin and Wolf Guard's portraits are fixed.
- There are no risks that undead players do the same researches at the same time.
VERSION 1.54
- Flesh Giant and "Weapon Mastery" spell's icons has been changed.
- Few aesthetic and messages improvements. - All the abilities work with QWER hotkeys.
- A Cloaked Stranger (for Sunrise Healers) has been added for purple player and his "Assassin Sanguine" hero has been replaced by a ranged hero.
- Zombies and evolutions now have a remove ability to specifically remove a unit.
- All Fortified Guard Towers at Bulwark Wall has been replaced by Guard Towers but Graywall Infantry now have Medium armor instead of Light.
- Brown zombie player have a new "Portal' event.
- Protector of the Kingdom can no longer takes the Durball Armour.
VERSION 1.53
- Orcs at north west of Brown player start location give gold.
- Many small discreet aesthetic improvements to the decorations and some models, icons and descriptions.
- Every dwarf units has been rebalanced and the glitches with the Northwall Pass/Alliance and the Horn of the Dwarf Lords has been fixed.
- The "Open tunnels" dwarf research now costs 1500 gold instead of 2000 gold.
VERSION 1.52
- Rebalance of the Dwarven Rifleman.
- The event to takes control of the Ancient Horror now costs 3 souls and stop the progressive loss of life of the Ancient Horror.
- Several icons and "invisible" things has been improved.
- Type "-share" to give your vision and full shared control of your units to all your allies. Type "-share" again to take control of your units from them.
VERSION 1.51
- "Robust Armor" ability has been fixed with the research.
- Undead players income has been changed to 800 gold instead of 750 gold.
- Starting info messages for each players has been replaced by one text for each team.
- The Protector of the Kingdom can no longer takes Heart of the Mountain, Skeleton Key and Orb of Dragonfire items.
- If the dwarf player closes the Northwall Pass, he lost the control of the Horn of the Dwarf Lords.
VERSION 1.50
- If the dwarf player is ally with the Humans, when he types "-undead" or that he loose his capital and main hero, the control of his remaining units will be given to the Humans players.
- Limit of 40 archers for Teal player has been fixed.
- Shockwave spell's hotkey has been changed.
- Gold Bounty Award for zombies has been changed:
Before-> sides per die = 2-1 and 5 -> 8 -> 10 -> 12 -> 15 gold
Now-> [sides per die = 2-1 and 10 -> 15 -> 20 -> 30 gold.
- Infected rats event takes 100 seconds to make instead of 40.
- Damage of T3 - T5 zombies has been increased.
- Dwarf player can now choose a path "Pride of the Dwarves!" instead of the Alliance with the Humans.
VERSION 1.49
- When the Dwarf player is ally with the Humans, he doesn't lost his income but the income is reduced to 200 gold.
- Features of 1.47 has been added:
- Dark Green undead orc hero's "Shockwave" spell has been changed by an "Endurance Aura".
- Paladin Initiate and Dwarven Warrior have returned to their medium armor.
- Hellscreamer's "Death Hounds" spell has now only 1 level and so can summons a maximum of 2 Death Hounds only.
VERSION 1.48
- Big terrain/decorations improvements.
- 3 new icons.
- Few icons positions and hotkeys has been improved.
- Hellscreamer must be level 4 to learn his "Death Hounds" spell.
VERSION 1.47
- Dark Green undead orc hero's "Shockwave" spell has been changed by an "Endurance Aura".
- Paladin Initiate and Dwarven Warrior have returned to their medium armor.
- Hellscreamer's "Death Hounds" spell has now only 1 level and so can summons a maximum of 2 Death Hounds only.
VERSION 1.46
- Gold earned from zombies and their evolutions has been reduced. From T1 to T5: 5->8->10->12->15.
- Guard Captain's voices lines has been redone.
- Humans can not enter in the Necromancer's cave and the Necromancer is invulnerable until his event is trigger.
- Many armor types of units has been changed.
- There is now absolutely no way to glitch the "Abandonned Church Quest".
- If dwarf player is ally with Humans and he type "-undead", the control of his dwarves will be given to the Humans.
- Hellscreamer's model has been changed by a Dreadlord and his "Endurance Aura" spell by a "Death Hounds" spell.
Death Eyes has enough mana to cast his Ultimate spell.
- The color of the orcs has been changed to green.
- Orc campment at east of Barkshire has been reinforced and if an undead player kill the chief, he has an strong undead orc.
- Dark Green player can have a second hero by killing the orc hero who keeps the Necromancer Gate.
- Death Eyes's ultimate spell has been improved.
VERSION 1.45
- The way the inhabitants of Teredar transform in zombies has been completely changed in the script. There is normally no more risk of crash with this event.
- Many leaks has been removed in the map. The risk of a crash should have been drastically reduced.
VERSION 1.44
- "Hard" and "Impossible" Bonus commands has been changed (check the 'commands' tab for more information).
- The admin can use "-troll on/off" to prevent players to hurt their allies (check the 'commands' tab for more information).
- It is now impossible that a hero teleport or blink in the yellow player secret quest before exploring the zone.
- Many voices and sounds has been added to dialogues.
- Few cinematics changed.
- Few script improvements to reduce the risk of crash/desync.
- Some units's selection circles and voices has been improved.
- Few spells's description, hotkey and power has been improved.
- Gold Bounty Award for zombies has been changed:
Before-> sides per die = 3-2 and 15 -> 18 -> 21 -> 24 -> 27 gold
Now-> [sides per die = 2 - 1 and 10 -> 15 -> 20 -> 30 gold.
- It is now possible to repair all the buildings (it wasn't possible before for many buildings because it costed souls (wood) to repair them).
- Fire Arrow Tower's damage has been reduced (200->150).
- Few bugs has been corrected and decorations has been added.
VERSION 1.43
- Capitals are immune to spells.
- Red player name has been changed (Kingdom of Teredar->Royal Family).
- Book of Light's spells doesn't share their cooldown.
VERSION 1.42
- Zombies no longer auto spawn at the Graywall.
- The yellow player's secret quest is a bit more easier.
- The two easter eggs at the east of Yellow base has been changed.
- Countdown timer window at the beggining for the vote.
- The map has now his own discord server:Join the Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA Discord Server!
VERSION 1.41
- Undead players can exchange ressources with commands (check the commands's tab).
VERSION 1.40
- Undead's income works.
- Undead players can no longer summon units behind the Northwall Pass.
VERSION 1.39
- Build time of the Crypt has been reduced (3min->2min).
- Few minor bugs fixed.
VERSION 1.38
- The Royal Commander who spawns at Barkshire Invasion showed properly.
- If red or grey player is in the undead team, he can't type "-hard" or "-impossible".
- There are no risks that a human player who joined the undead, received human reinforcements.
VERSION 1.37
- The human victory countdown is paused during cinematics.
- One of the 4 starting Dawnfall Warriors has been replaced by a Dawnfall Captain.
- Many models and icons has been changed.
- Yellow player now have a Paladin Veteran to recruit x10 armies.
- Now when the Protector dies, the grey player will no longer be able to have the hero Toby but will have an ethereal ghost of the Protector. The ethereal ghost will revive all the time until Dawnfall Hold is destroyed. If Dawnfall Hold is destroyed and the Protector is in an ethereal ghost, the grey player will join the zombies.
VERSION 1.36
- The Grunts summoned by Kerrak the Cruel near the Dragonshrine, no longer give gold but 6 grunts have been added among the creeps at this location.
- The dwarf player's income has been corrected.
VERSION 1.35
The income system, especially with "Defenders" when someone type "-undead", has been improved.
VERSION 1.34
- The voting system at the beginning of the game has been improved, it is no longer possible for it to remain blocked: in case of a tie between "-tuto" and "-cinematic" or "-skip", the tutorials will start. In case of a tie between "-cinematic" and "-skip", the cinematic will start.
- The secret quest for yellow can no longer be glitched with abilities like "Blink".
- Flesh Giants no longer have fortified armor and can therefore be automatically attacked by units. On the other hand, they gain +2 armor.
- The 3 teal (brown) towers that could be attacked by a Flesh Giant from below were slightly moved to avoid this.
- Dwarven Rifleman has been improved: range (750->1200), base damage (50->65).
- Drain life for zombies now last 30 seconds instead of 5 seconds and Drain life for Hounds, Lichs and Flesh Giants last 60 seconds instead of 5 seconds.
- "Holy Drain" spell is now much more powerful.
- The Cannon Tower has been improved: life (2000->3500), base damage (60->110).
- "Twilight" spell which summons Death Knights now summons 2 Death Knights instead of 4.
- Brown zombie player obtains 6 Hounds instead of 12 when he obtains his 2nd hero Night Eyes.
- Income per important building has been redistributed, giving less importance to small bases for income.
VERSION 1.33
- The income system has been totally revisited (Now important buildings provide income).
- 2 new icons for the bows upgrade.
- Units that are on a bridge when it collapses die.
- Heroic Leap spell has been fixed.
- Paladin and Dwarven Berserker in Tavern has been fixed.
- Dawnfall Warrior/Ranger and Musketeer limit has been fixed.
- x10 armies of Heavy Footmen and Royal Defender with the Royal Veteran has been fixed.
- Several icons has been improved.
- All banners doodads has been changed.
- The spell "Dark Arrival" of the Great Necromancer has been debuff:cooldown (20->60), units teleport (24->12), casting time (5->10).
VERSION 1.32
- Now it's a vote at the beginning of the game between -tuto, -cinematic or -skip.
- Cloaked Stranger and Buildings which spawn x10 army doesn't have any animations so that we can understand that they are not units.
- Wolf Elder, Wolf Guard, Paladin, Lightward Paladin and Thane no longer have a hero glow.
- Many icons has been updated to fit more with their purpose and to facilitate understanding.
- Few minor bugs has been fixed.
VERSION 1.31
- Neutral hostile spiders don't spawn if the undead made the special event to take control of the Ancient Horror.
- Player 1 can now decide between advanced tutorials or cinematic at the beginning of the game.
- The dwarf player can now make a research to train riflemen.
- The DISBTN of the Ring of Valour item has been fixed.
- A spider sound has been added when they spawn.
VERSION 1.30
- The DragonShine now only ping for undead players.
- Added some appropriate colors to messages which warn of a capital destruction.
- There is a second "pause all units" action a bit after victory/defeat to avoid unpaused units because of a "create unit" action.
- Sintoras's icon fixed.
- 13 new models and 5 new icons for items.
- All the items except potions, are now indestructible.
- Luther's Armour item buff has been fixed.
- The information tabs have been updated.
VERSION 1.29
- Many items in the map have a new model and several have a new icon and the others have at least one color change to easily differentiate them all.
- The location of Aslyr, Blade of Northern Winds has been revisited.
- Several heroes have a new icon.
- Aslyr sword deals 70 damage now instead of 50.
VERSION 1.28
- The stone bench at the bottom of the statue in front of the entrance of red base has been replaced correctly.
- "I would gladly bear any curse to save my homeland" sound has been added when the Protector takes his legendary sword.
- New music at the end of game (in case of both victories):an extract from the music "My son" in World of Warcraft
VERSION 1.27
- The Heavy footman which could not been recruited at Barshire has been deleted as well as the Border Guard and Graywall Infantery in the Yellow Garrison Tower at South East of red base.
- The Ballista's icon in Tavern has been changed.
- Descriptions of the Protector's spells has been fixed.
VERSION 1.26
- Bug fixed: players who joined the zombies now have only 1 hero and everyone is warned of their defeat.
VERSION 1.25
- Ballista have a new icon.
- Icons for the mounted ability of the Graywall Knight has been changed.
- Limit of Dawnfall warriors has been fixed and set to 10.
VERSION 1.24
- The icon for removing all mutants has been fixed to the unit's icon.
- All bugs with Light blue's units has been fixed.
- Wolf Guard now begin with 200 mana when they spawn.
- Dwarven mage at the grey's tavern has been fixed.
- New secret quest on the map.
VERSION 1.23
- Ordinat'er's voice has been changed.
- New features now also appear at the beginning of the game.
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Why am I obligated to start with cinematic scenes or tutorial? What if I don't want any? Well, at least it doesn't last that much. So basically Warcraft III spells with changed icons and names. Even armour and attack icons are changed. Is there any...
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    Hmm Really Good map
    I have already tried it
    Need a little balance update maybe but good enough.
     
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    Really well reworked :D thx for uploading it here ;)
     
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    Very good work !
     
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    "If one of the original developers sees this message, please contact me. I would be glad to discuss it with you. I have no intention of stealing your work and hope that you will understand my simple intentions."

    So you haven't tried to contact any of them before editing their map?

    For instance, there are other versions on the site already:
    Medieval Zombie Apocalypse:Wolfblood (two of the authors you've mentioned have released this version)

    Why would yours be better or so different?

    Awaiting Update.



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    I tried to contact him but he doesn't seem to be active anymore. I talked to someone who used to play with him once and he told me it wouldn't bother him at all, but it's obviously not enough ^^
    Nevertheless, I still hope to get an answer from Argos!
    Apart from that, I would like to say that the changes I have made since then (31 updates to date) considerably improve the map.
    I also always credit all the developers of this map before me, since the very first version I made.
     
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    1. Why am I obligated to start with cinematic scenes or tutorial? What if I don't want any? Well, at least it doesn't last that much.
    2. So basically Warcraft III spells with changed icons and names.
    3. Even armour and attack icons are changed. Is there any difference between the original game's percentages and this map's?
    4. Spells like Rain of Chaos are heavily imbalanced compared to others. Also, the spell hasn't got its proper position when you learn it. It comes first instead of second as in the learn ability menu.
    5. Wolf Guards have hero glow but are units. The problem also is that they do not have a decay animation and the body will remain on the battlefield for a long time. Same: Paladin, possibly others.
    6. Wolf Elder looks alike. It's pretty confusing.
    7. Holy Burst=Shockwave.
    8. There's a strange issue when hovering over the Priest:
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    9. Stronger Construction (Ballista) should be a passive ability. It has an active ability icon. You can make it look passive with this: Button Manager v1.8.2 Same with Armour of Fate and probably others (+Mage Barrage, Gunspray etc.). This spell also has issues with its description in the learn ability menu.
    10. Confusing to have units as buildings training units.
    Generally, it doesn't look like a bad map. Could be fun with full house.

    Since, it's a legacy map, it's OK as long as the original authors don't ask for it to be taken down.

    Approved.

    (previous comments: Medieval Zombie Apocalypse HEHA 1.31)
     
  7. Arathorn_ToXiK

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    Hello, thanks for your precious advice and remarks, I've taken into account several of them in the 1.32 version if you're interested:

    1. Now it's a vote at the beginning of the game between -tuto, -cinematic or -skip (starts immediately the game without the cinematic). The game automatically starts with the cinematic after 20 seconds if there are no votes.
    2. The map has no intention of inventing new skills that are completely unique on Warcraft 3. On the contrary I want to stay as close as possible to warcraft 3 so as not to lose the player in this map already complicated enough ^^
    3. No it's the same stats/game's percentages in the map. Some armour and attack icons are changed to fit more in the map. I still put some of them back by default.
    4. The spell Rain of Chaos is very powerful indeed but it's not imbalanced at all. Each player have his specialities and his role in the map and trust me I played the map many many times and it's totally balanced. ^^ Also I fixed the spell's icon position.
    5. Wolf Elder, Wolf Guard, Paladin, Lightward Paladin and Thane no longer have a hero glow. I have tested and I see it in all the games I do, all the units have a decay animation and really none of them have the problem you're talking about.
    6. Cloaked Stranger and Buildings which spawn x10 army no longer have any animations so that we can understand that they are not units. They are now completely immobile.
    7. I changed the spell's name: Now it's called "Holy Shockwave".
    8. Indeed. I try several things but the issue remains :( But I noticed that it appears only at a specific point of the priest'icon, absolutely not everywhere on the icon.
    9. Every icons has been updated to fit more with their purpose and to facilitate understanding. I made what you said with Button Manager v1.8.2 and now all the icons are perfect. Thanks for the very useful tool ^^
    10. I solved the problem in the sixth point.
     
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  8. deepstrasz

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    Is it because of a hidden ability or something like that? You can hide it with triggers now and don't have to set its positions with negative numbers (e.g. X:-2, Y:-1).
    The idea was that they are the same spell but just have different names. It's lacklustre.
    Have nothing against fitting them to the theme but it's confusing when you see them the first time if you don't know the values since you can't see them in numbers, they're left with words as in the original game.
     
  9. Yogglicious

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    I signed up today to write a post here. Keep up the good work.
    Here are some of the glitches I found / Suggestions that I make. Please let me know what you think about them.

    Game System Issues
    1) Voting System: Voting system is broken. Yes, this is a critical issue. If there is a tie, nothing happens. There simply is no trigger to continue the game. I believe this should be an easy fix. Please do hotfix and release a new version with a better vote system.

    Suggestion for vote system: Make people choose by clicking instead of typing. More people would be participating in the vote that way. When there is a tie, just show the tutorial.

    2) Spider Event Trigger: I'm not entirely sure what's causing the problem, but spider event sometimes isn't triggered and everyone gets desyncd. Never had such a problem on version 1.30.

    3) Flesh Giant: Currently two major issues with Flesh Giant.
    a. Units ignore Flesh Giant because of its armor type. People have to manually click Flesh Giant to target it if there are other units around.
    b. Flesh Giant being able to attack some of the turrets from down hill. This is rather a terrain issue. There are several towers that could be hit by Flesh Giant: Teal's tower at the ramp on the main castle, Purple's tower next to the main gate.

    Balance Issues
    1) Brown being too overpowered with early level 6 Death Knight rush. 4 death knights and hounds give Brown little too much power boost compared to other factions. Looking at same undead, DG's base hero is trash compared to Brown.
    2) Drain Life for zombies should have a timer for its first use. At the moment, what Brown does is farm creeps, pool gold with DG to upgrade to tier2 while ignoring Dwarves and Bulwark. After that, they just get rid of tier1 zombies to deny XP/Gold for both Dwarves and Bulwark. Yes, it is effective but honestly much less fun for both Dwarves and Bulwark. I must say it's rather abuse of the system than strategy. In order to prevent such thing from happening, you could simply get rid of tier1 zombie removal or have a timer to it so that players cannot abuse it.
    Suggestion 1: Have a timer to Tier1 zombie removal.
    Suggestion 2: Make first wave of zombies uncontrollable, meaning, make them creeps just like orcs but rushing towards each base.
    3) Cannon Tower (Dwarven Turret): I don't even feel like upgrading the turret when I play Dwarf. This turret is an utter garbage. Please change it or buff the damage.
    4) Holy Drain (A skill acquired at lv6 for certain heroes): This locust swarm based skill needs a serious rework or buff at the moment. Considering the skill is an ultimate, it is hardly noticeable and when I actually tested it out, it did not even kill one Tier 1 zombie. (Did about 700 damage total)
    5) Dwarven Rifleman: Dwarven Rifleman has 700 range and very slow attack speed, while damage is similar to Axe Thrower (Much lower DPS right now).
    Suggestion: Increase range, damage, or attack speed. It's just the worst ranged unit out there for now.

    My opinion based on the latest patch note (I haven't tried 1.33 yet, only 1.32)
    1) Adding gold value to the base is a good idea, but they should never be the same value. First, it's very unlikely for each color to defend non-important base. Second, the importance of each building is completely different. There simply is no merit to defend the other base. Third, losing 500 gold income early on is very critical, and 0 gold without base is rather brutal.

    Question: Are you trying to nerf human? If that's the case, how would you like to nerf it? These changes seem very radical.
     
  10. Arathorn_ToXiK

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    Thank you very much for your feedback and precise remarks! It's good to see that people are interested in the map and are taking the time to make a constructive feedback.
    I am active and open to any suggestions so don't hesitate to contact me, the versions can be released very quickly.
    I have corrected some of the things you pointed out and agree with some of your comments.
    I invite you to read the changelog of version 1.34 and then test it! ^^
    Have fun!
    Don't hesitate to leave a note on the map too ^^

    Version 1.34:
    - The voting system at the beginning of the game has been improved, it is no longer possible for it to remain blocked: in case of a tie between "-tuto" and "-cinematic" or "-skip", the tutorials will start. In case of a tie between "-cinematic" and "-skip", the cinematic will start.
    - The secret quest for yellow can no longer be glitched with abilities like "Blink".
    - Flesh Giants no longer have fortified armor and can therefore be automatically attacked by units. On the other hand, they gain +2 armor.
    - The 3 teal (brown) towers that could be attacked by a Flesh Giant from below were slightly moved to avoid this.
    - Dwarven Rifleman has been improved: range (750->1200), base damage (50->65).
    - Drain life for zombies now last 30 seconds instead of 5 seconds and Drain life for Hounds, Lichs and Flesh Giants last 60 seconds instead of 5 seconds.
    - "Holy Drain" spell is now much more powerful.
    - The Cannon Tower has been improved: life (2000->3500), base damage (60->110).
    - "Twilight" spell which summons Death Knights now summons 2 Death Knights instead of 4.
    - Brown zombie player obtains 6 Hounds instead of 12 when he obtains his 2nd hero Night Eyes.
    - Income per important building has been redistributed, giving less importance to small bases for income.
     
  11. Calciumcarbonat

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    Just discovered this one on bnet and instantly got addicted to it. Great concept, good balancing and a lot of detail. Very cool viarity on units and events.
    It is a little bit like eras zombie invasion but actually done right.
    Here some criticisms and recommendations:
    1) Hero abilities could need some work. Some of them are much stronger then others e.g. frostnova is stronger than chainlightning on the melee wizard hero.
    2) Team colours of red and dark red are too similiar. It often gets confusing. Also it is weird in the game lobby since teal is not actually teal.
    3) Human heroes have brutally strong spells but die very quick. This leads to melee heroes beeing not even used in battle and them standing around for some time.
    I would recomend: give melee heroes about double HP or give them some escape mechanism like an ability or an item.
    4) It would be nice if you could indicate which factions is which in the lobby. This could be done by creating a Team for each human player which are titled with the faction name.
    Also an difficulty indicator for the different slots would be neat.

    But everything else is very nice! Keep up the good work!