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Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 1

Submitted by tyci
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
- Tyci Presents -


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Map Info:

In the kingdom of Azora there lived Ethan Longdarion, a boy whose dream was to join the army and win wars. Shortly after signing up, his dreams are ratified by the true horrors of war. All is not dark however, as Ethan finds a few companions with whom he can share this journey. Their relationship plays a big part in this tale. This map tells a story of a simple soldier and his fellow brothers in arms in a realistic, medieval, fantasy setting.
A prequel to my previous map Throne of Azora. Do not worry, as it is not at all necessary to play it in order to enjoy and understand Throne of Azora: The Beginning. Nevertheless I still recommend doing such in order to get the full experience :)

Gameplay:

Or the lack of gameplay. I have decided to make it a lengthy cinematic, as it is the best way for me to tell this story. This is the first episode of the series with four more yet to come.

Trailer:

Characters:

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How to watch it:

1. Simply watch on Youtube - Click here!
2. Download the map and follow these steps:
  1. Download the video from here!

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  2. Once it has downloaded, extract it with WinRar or 7zip

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  3. Next, cut (or copy) the extracted file

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  4. Then go into your Warcraft III directory and open the folder Movies (for me it's: This PC\Local Disk(C: )\Program Files (x86)\Warcraft III\Movies ) and paste it inside

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  5. It should look like this. It's important not to change the file's name or it will not work.

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If it doesn't work, restart Warcraft III and try again. If that doesn't help, make sure you followed the instructions carefully.

Credits:


  • Brown Grass - eubz
  • CityBuildingsNew - Mordrag
  • Inquisitor - Callahan
  • Knights - Direfury
  • Templar Justicar, Exemplar, Knight, Ranger - Direfury
  • Villager Bottom and Top Half - InfernalTater
  • Woman Villager - Afronight_76
  • Inquisitor - Callahan
  • TorchLamp- MistAssass
  • Iron Longsword- Sunchips
  • Woman Villager - Afronight_76
  • Fortification wall, tower, gate, wooden palisade- MassiveMaster
  • AnimatedEnviromentalEffectAurorasAv039- kellym0
  • Carpet 02- Tranquil
  • White curtain- Ket
  • Bed- bisnar13
  • Fill-Me-Up Treasure Chest- Chriz
  • BearRug_DDK - darkdeathknight
  • Golden Heavy Armour, White Shield, Metal Pauldrons- Astaroth Zion
  • RPG Villager- Tenebrae
  • Peasant Armor, footman armor, villager v2 - Kitabatake
  • Male villager variation- Kuhneghetz
  • General Turalyon model - Stefan.K
  • Templar - Callahan
  • Captain Luc Valonforth - Direfury
  • Silverhand Paladin - paladinjst
  • Turalyon skin- CloudWolf
  • CityBuildingsNew - Mordrag
  • Mike - catapult model, Walls
  • Wandering Soul - foot archer model
  • sunchips - grass model
  • Lord_T - corpses models
  • Amigurumi - houses models
  • Sliph-M - bard model
  • Fireplace - Blood Raven
  • Templar Justicar, Exemplar, Knight, Ranger - Direfury
  • Knights, captain Marwyn - Direfury
Music:

  • Rok Nardin - The Devil
  • Crackling Fireplace Sound Effect HQ - Virtual Fireplaceā„¢
  • Run - Ross Bugden
  • Beowulf Track 09 - I Am Beowulf - Alan Silvestri
  • Beowulf Track 12 - He Has A Story To Tell - Alan Silvestri
  • Footsteps on concrete sound effect - ProFX
  • No Copyright Music- A Thousand Hollow Words
  • Believe - David Fesliyan
  • No Copyright Music - Dark Times

Be sure to see the next episodes:
Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 2
Throne of Azora: The Beginning - Episode 3

You can also check out the original map here:
Throne of Azora 1.09





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deepstrasz
Too bad the catapults aren't launching anything visible. Why were they talking so much on the battlefield standing still? I'm not very fond of the way you have to run this map. However, it's a well made little film. Approved.
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    Well done, tyci! Congratulations and keep up the good work! ;) 5/5 from me!
     
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    @Svetli and @WarLord69 Thank you both, really glad that you bothered to watch it haha (I know its pretty long :p) and that you liked it!
     
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    Very impressive, that soothing female voice during the introduction just caught me off guard.

    Fighting sequence (training): nice animations and choice of models.
    ^ the same is true for the major battle event.

    There are some minor grammar oversights (don't keep royalty waiting -> don't keep his majesty(lordship) waiting).

    Of course, a cinematic would benefit greatly from voice acting.

    All in all i've been pleasantly surprised, 4/5 for now.
     
  6. tyci

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    @A]mun Having voice acting would be pretty awesome, but I believe that having no voiced dialogue is better than having bad voice actors. With my budget (none :D ) I cant hire good actors, only ask friends and family, who as you can guess arent great actors nor are they even English speakers ^^

    Nevertheless, really happy you enjoyed it <3
     
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    I don't know why but this map is not working for me. :(
     
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    You got me here,i forgot about that,it's okey now.Thanks anyway!
     
  10. deepstrasz

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    Too bad the catapults aren't launching anything visible.
    Why were they talking so much on the battlefield standing still?

    I'm not very fond of the way you have to run this map. However, it's a well made little film.

    Approved.
     
  11. tyci

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    @deepstrasz I know, the size is way too big. I was prepared for it not being approved ^^

    There was a lot of talking on the battlefield, who do you mean? Haha :D
     
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    *Update;
    Significantly reduced file size :)
     
  13. Hazop

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    How do you play this? I put it in movies... didn't work I put it in Maps, didn't work I put it in campaign didn't work...
     
  14. tyci

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    @Hazop You put the map file in maps and the Episode 1 file in Movies. Then you launch the map in Warcraft 3 like any other :)
     
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    I would like to add, why arnt you using Dire Fury's footman?
     
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    @Hazop Well because I didn't use their model in the Throne of Azora RPG, so for continuity's sake.