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Heroes Community > Heroes 5 - Temple of Ashan > Thread: Heroes V Manual and Reference Guides - Made by Fans, Approved by Ubisoft
Thread: Heroes V Manual and Reference Guides - Made by Fans, Approved by Ubisoft [ This thread is 15 pages long: 1 2 (3) 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ]
sfidanza
sfidanza


Promising
Supreme Hero
posted August 21, 2006 09:14 AM

@conchaivn: alcibiades explained it very well and accurately. If it's still not clear, ask again.
I'll only add that there is no relativity effects even if time moves very fast.

@Sanyu: when you say your computer can't open the file, do you mean the zip archive or the pdf? Did it donwload correctly to the end (check the file size)?

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conchaivn
conchaivn

Tavern Dweller
posted August 21, 2006 11:45 AM

thanks guys!

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ratmonky
ratmonky


Famous Hero
Abu Hur Ibn Rashka
posted August 21, 2006 04:51 PM

Awesome manual!

Is it possible to add the faction information (like the motto, the colors, etc)and history as well? It's not a big thing, but it was kind of left out...
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Dies illa, dies irae,
Calamitatis et miseriae.
Requiem aeternum
Dona eis, dona eis Domine.

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Sanyu
Sanyu


Known Hero
posted August 22, 2006 04:18 AM

Acrobat reader says: There was an error opening this document. The viewer cannot decrypt this document.

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fraudatio
fraudatio


Famous Hero
posted August 22, 2006 10:21 AM

Quote:
Acrobat reader says: There was an error opening this document. The viewer cannot decrypt this document.


I got the same message, downloaded the newest Adobe Reader, and problem solved.

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sfidanza
sfidanza


Promising
Supreme Hero
posted August 22, 2006 05:57 PM

The french and german versions are now available:
French: ftp://ftp.ubi.com/emea/homm5/community/Heroes5_Manual_fr.zip (52.9Mb)
German: ftp://ftp.ubi.com/emea/homm5/community/Heroes5_Manual_de.zip (50.8Mb)

This time, we worked with <a href="http://www.archangelcastle.com" target="_blank">Archangel Castle</a> and <a href="http://www.drachenwald.net" target="_blank">Drachenwald</a> for the localizations, and I once again enjoyed the cooperation.

The two versions have new content already, following your suggestions, and with the help of alexrom66 from Heroic Corner. Of course, these additions will be in the next releases of the other versions, that we should be releasing after the 1.3 patch. Let me tease you a little:
For example, we added the details and formulas for all the hero specials and almost all skills. In the new advanced mechanics section, we added all you wanted to know about the Soldier's Luck and the triggering chances of creature abilities like Shield Bash and Warding Arrow. And if you think you know everything about Ashan, you'll be able to challenge the Sphinx Riddles...

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Mantra
Mantra


Adventuring Hero
posted August 24, 2006 03:47 AM

Very good job done, great manual

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Elvin
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted August 27, 2006 06:17 PM

Nice!Hopefully we will also have formulas about abilities as mana burst,soulfire,hellwrath,fiery wrath,corrupted soil and cold death.I've also been wondering what happens when you have remote control and your opponent has more than one warmachines.Waiting for 1.3!
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beware a monkey
-ghost

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dkolb
dkolb


Promising
Known Hero
Nay Nay and Aslan Protector
posted August 28, 2006 10:31 PM

This is great!
All who had a part in it should feel proud of their work.

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Kalis
Kalis

Tavern Dweller
posted September 05, 2006 01:15 PM

Very impressive manual
It does have everything you need about the game!

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sylvian_prince
sylvian_prince


Hired Hero
the ranged hanter
posted September 05, 2006 02:25 PM

thx a lot i will try it

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Elvin
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted September 14, 2006 08:56 AM

Hopefully manual 1.3 is not so far away.Quite a few things have been altered.
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beware a monkey
-ghost

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sfidanza
sfidanza


Promising
Supreme Hero
posted September 16, 2006 10:22 PM

As you saw, I updated AoH pages. The manual is next, with all the additions that already made their way into french and german manuals.

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Elvin
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted September 17, 2006 03:24 PM

Keep up the good work!The rest of us will keep looking for new things until then
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beware a monkey
-ghost

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Maurice
Maurice


Promising
Supreme Hero
Knowledge-monger
posted September 18, 2006 03:36 AM

Last week I noticed they also changed several town benefits. For instance, they at least fixed Palespring (Haven town), which now only yields 2 Mercury on every week turn. They still didn't fix Talonguard, however, so the fixes aren't thorough .

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Jebusrocks
Jebusrocks

Tavern Dweller
posted September 21, 2006 11:09 PM

friggin owns man how da hell were u guys so good at making this stuff!! For later though, i think u should introduce a section on World Editing
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sfidanza
sfidanza


Promising
Supreme Hero
posted September 26, 2006 12:29 PM

The 1.3 manual update is now available:
ftp://ftp.ubi.com/emea/homm5/community/Heroes5_Manual_en.zip

The name did not change (Ubi's choice), but you can check the 1.3 number in the page header (starting from p.5).
A very quick what's new (I'll detail more later):
- all the data is updated to 1.3 (buildings/spells costs, skills, specials, heroes strating spells, duel armies, creatures...)
- skills and specials now have comments giving the missing details (only a few skills details are still missing)
- enjoy the new Advanced Game Mechanics section, as well the in-game Sphinx Riddles
- some updates here and there, like Spectral Dragons, Djinns and Overseers added to the crature casters table (pp.193-194), or some more info on war machines (pp.194-195).

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zatoichi
zatoichi


Adventuring Hero
posted September 26, 2006 12:39 PM

Hehehe, thank you very much for letting us know.

Sincere gratitude to you Mr. sfidanza and all the wonderful people who made this manual.

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sfidanza
sfidanza


Promising
Supreme Hero
posted September 26, 2006 08:13 PM

As promised, here's a more detailed changelog:
[add] Added comments for skills and hero specials
[add] Added several Creature Abilities comments
[add] In Game Mechanics:
* Spectral Dragon, Djinns and Horned Overseer added in the Creatures Spell Damage subsection
* More info about war machines
* More about in-Combat Modifiers of ATB value, like the ATB value of the summoned and cloned troops
[add] New Advanced Game Mechanics section (p.204) with:
* More info about Dispelling
* Triggering Creature Abilities (like Bash), more about Soldier's Luck
* Hill Fort Prices
* Whirlpools
* Dungeon Ritual Pit mechanism
[add] New Sphinx Riddles section (p.207)
[fix] Spells intro: Library only gives Dark or Destructive spells
[1.3] Mana cost of many spells changed
[1.3] Spell changes: Summon Creatures, Puppet Master, Meteor Shower, Fire Trap, Arcane Armor, Phantom Forces, Raise Dead, Resurrection
[1.3] Skill changes: Light Magic/Master of Wrath, Dark Magic/Master of Pain, Dark Magic/Mark of the Necromancer, Training/Retaliation Strike, Gating/Mark of the Damned, Artificer/Mark of the Wizard, Warlock Luck, War Machines, Ballista, Catapult, First Aid
[1.3] hero specials changes: Cavalry Commander, Iron Maiden, Swift Striker, Reanimator
[1.3] Starting spells for all magic heroes
[1.3] Duel Heroes balance: Eruina, Lethos
[1.3] Building costs changes
[1.3] More Mana for some creatures: Mage, Archmage, Pit Fiend, Pit Lord, Shadow Matriarch, Water Elemental
[1.3] Other creature stats changes: Ghost/Spectres
[1.3] Cities with a "war machine" specialization now have normal (1x) price for 2 types of machines - "native" and "specialized"
[1.3] Catapult has unlimited ammunition now
[1.3] Attackers shooting over town walls now have a 50% damage penalty
[1.3] New artifact icons: Boots Of Levitation, Amulet of Necromancy

Notes:
- "Spirit Link" (Dark Magic) is now called "Mark of the Necromancer", but the necro skill wheel is not updated
- it seems that the Amulet of Necromancy only gives +10% Necromancy, not +20%

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Elvin
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted September 28, 2006 05:52 AM

How come the French manual is 5 mb bigger?Extras?
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beware a monkey
-ghost

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