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Round Table of Arkain

Discussion in 'The Legends of Arkain Series' started by Shar Dundred, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. Klaus-47

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    Its weird that the darkmind clan uses a horse mounted orc as its heavy melee when the Darkmind is supposed to be about the wolf riders.
     
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    I am trying hard to avoid reading too much about the new Orc book before playing it when it's released besides the faction system, which looks fun, but also possibly tedious to use on really long maps, we'll see.

    In any case, looks like progress is quite quick, I'm looking forward to playing!
     
  3. Shar Dundred

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    @Jayborino Looking forward to your LP. :)
    I think the race mechanic is much less tedious now since the WC engine forced me to change it so that units can still switch unit types but do no longer upgrade into new ones.
    Takes away a part of its personality, but the upgrading was bugged by the engine, sadly, and more tedious than it needed to be.
     
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    Starting a different topic here for round table: what are folks' favorite mission/s from the previous books?

    For me, I think it was Long Live the Queen, but that is likely because I saw several choices all come together in a positive way and my allies all came together in a great way. Had I not done things a specific way previously, I suspect it would not have been as exciting.

    I also quite liked the naval play in the final GG mission, which also had an interesting payoff from a previous choice even if it was mostly worthless because of the base placement, haha.

    Last thing I wanted to say, completely unrelated, is I hope all the effort I put in around sparing Salomar's base in the FOB bears some fruit, but I'm not holding my breath :)
     
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    Quick question Jay, would you want the (beginning of an) answer here, or total no-spoil before starting the mission?

    Amongst the missions I preferred, I'd say the one where you kill Retka, the Ironfist's last mission and the defense of the Purificator. Despite the hellish difficulty, I always ha a preference for macro maps, and retking this city block after block, setting up trebuchets until killing Retka, or finally taking the fight to the Demons' lands after defending the Purificator as it obliterates your enemies one after another are all most satisfying maps.
     
  6. Daffa the Mage

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    "I'm expecting more from a place called the Gates of Hell." - Brian

    Practically one I enjoyed the most, and Long Live the Queen. I'd say Bloodbath (Undead finale) is good too.

    Orc Book has no particular interest.

    I also like FHB finale (Betrayal) and Gardon's path mission.
     
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  8. Shar Dundred

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    Shamans need a rework of their spell lineup. Nobody's gonna have a reason to build them once they get mystics.
     
  10. Shar Dundred

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    Take a look at this please, everyone: Heirs of Zyainor [SPOILER]
    I'd love to see some participation on this one, as always. ;)

    And don't worry, update is on the way of course!
     
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    More testing and then problems but then that is my job.
     
  12. Shar Dundred

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    What he is saying is that is getting his ass handed to him because I am creating some nice difficulty for the next release. ;)
     
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    4 hours playing i guess :)
     
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    I guess we are going to have a Lord of Shadows part two
     
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    until now,who did past ch4 without the aid of daddy
     
  16. Daffa the Mage

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    There's always Easy to get things through, no need to force yourself. New buff for Zairmak might help better in 0.70

    Ask @Kasrkin for hard difficulty guide.
     
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    Guess Salria is almost ours by now. Once Redfist and Daric are dealt with, only king Salran needs to be slain.
    The Bonelords and the undead were strong, but I have a small feeling they didn't give their all in this battle.
    Some additional dialogue could be added when we go to face Logan, Rogthil, Sha'thar and Kasresh. Other than that, nice chapter.
     
  18. Daffa the Mage

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    Just something that hits me while playing an old version of FUB cause mosquito dies easily under poison than trying to smack them:

    How many 'credited' characters already taking appearance? I found Kakuzu, Heinvers, Imperator, Ironside, Theoden of Kome and Kasrkin. Oh, and the duo Flour and Bubblerino. Did I miss or forgot anyone on my journey all this time?
     
  19. Shar Dundred

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    Well, Ironside is actually not related to the Hive user of that name in any way.
    My lads Arowanna and San also may be encountered in a certain final mission of a certain
    Second Book. ;)
     
  20. Daffa the Mage

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    Ah, I remember them now. Yes, it's DA GATES!

    Anyway, surprising Ironside is not of the same name. I thought it was a reference :p

    Tell me if there are other references I miss. I'm eager for some hunting :p