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Heroes Community > Heroes 5 - Temple of Ashan > Thread: What do you prefer: Small or large maps?
Thread: What do you prefer: Small or large maps? [ This thread is 3 pages long: (1) 2 3 ]
Sargeras
Sargeras


Known Hero
the Fallen
posted February 21, 2008 08:39 AM
Edited by alcibiades at 12:12, 21 Feb 2008.

What do you prefer: Small or large maps?

...what maps do u like small / large and why ???...

I prefer small and poor maps because i like fast games (always try to finish opponents as fastest as i can...maybe cause i'm playin' dungeon). Never liked large or XL maps in past HoMM or other strategy games (except Disciples, maybe...)

fast & furious
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Elvin Online
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted February 21, 2008 09:57 AM

Small games are most often unbalanced and giving the advantage to rushing factions - d'uh. Actually it's not so much about the map size but when you can meet the opponent the earliest, for instance although let's fight has strong neutrals you can't attack the opponent before week 4 but heritage of Deleb you can even enter their region week 1(but normally week 2) with dungeon at least.

Large maps for me, exploration and good fights.
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Messaro
Messaro

Tavern Dweller
posted February 21, 2008 10:17 AM

large maps for me as well, because Im not that good at HOMM, so I need a little more time to develop my towns/armies.

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H5TotEFakaTD
H5TotEFakaTD


N/S/E/W - I'm nowhere near...
posted February 21, 2008 12:05 PM
Edited by H5TotEFakaTD at 17:34, 21 Feb 2008.

Quote:
Small games are most often unbalanced and giving the advantage to rushing factions - d'uh. Actually it's not so much about the map size but when you can meet the opponent the earliest, for instance although let's fight has strong neutrals you can't attack the opponent before week 4 but heritage of Deleb you can even enter their region week 1(but normally week 2) with dungeon at least.

Large maps for me, exploration and good fights.


Indeed.Large maps here, as well.

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Cleave
Cleave


Promising
Famous Hero
Raging Blood
posted February 21, 2008 12:16 PM

I used to play XL maps, now I play L maps with the 8 towns represented and a well guarded neutral zone which has to be crossed to get to another faction's territory.

In Homm size matters!

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yasmiel
yasmiel


Supreme Hero
Former Chessmaster
posted February 21, 2008 01:10 PM

Small maps for me with preferably random towns. They can be unbalanced but it doesn't mean they are not fun. And score evens itself out after few games
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DarkShadow
DarkShadow


Legendary Hero
Cerise Princess
posted February 21, 2008 02:23 PM

whats the biggest size?uhh...XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXL maps for me.something where fortress has time to prepare.
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PhoenixReborn
PhoenixReborn


Promising
Legendary Hero
Unicorn
posted February 21, 2008 03:06 PM

small maps because on some large maps the game moves like a pregnant turtle.

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H5TotEFakaTD
H5TotEFakaTD


N/S/E/W - I'm nowhere near...
posted February 21, 2008 05:12 PM
Edited by H5TotEFakaTD at 17:13, 21 Feb 2008.

Quote:
small maps because on some large maps the game moves like a pregnant turtle.




EDIT:I think this should be changed to a poll.What do you guys think?

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Unixmage
Unixmage


Known Hero
Demon Slayer
posted February 21, 2008 07:15 PM

Small maps that have really tough creatures blocking the path so those worthless talentless rushers have to wait like everyone else .

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TheDeath
TheDeath


Responsible
Undefeatable Hero
with serious business
posted February 21, 2008 07:19 PM

Quote:
Small maps that have really tough creatures blocking the path so those worthless talentless rushers have to wait like everyone else .
Be sure that with only 3 Cerberus you can beat 900 Arch Devils (if I remember correctly) with disgraceful Puppet Master abuses, so no this isn't an option, unfortunately.

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Jelze
Jelze


Adventuring Hero
of Electromancy
posted February 22, 2008 07:35 AM

Generally smaller maps, but large maps are also fun, can get annoying though.

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Doomforge
Doomforge

Hero of Order
Mayhem Elemental
posted February 22, 2008 08:22 AM

Quote:
Small maps that have really tough creatures blocking the path so those worthless talentless rushers have to wait like everyone else .


it takes a lot more skill to rush properly that to turtle like a noob in the castle

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PaleMaster
PaleMaster


Hired Hero
posted February 22, 2008 11:34 AM

i think the most balanced are the maps, in which the final battle can occur in 4th, or 5th week
in small maps the rushers win and in large maps - the late game factions
so the medium map for me

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Unixmage
Unixmage


Known Hero
Demon Slayer
posted February 22, 2008 03:24 PM

I'm creeping my side of the map (as academy) and it's pre-midgame and suddenly this ugly elven hero comes galloping into my territory with an unimaginable number of arcane archers, dryads, treants and pristine unicorns(). Needless to say I pounded them into the ground (I think I saved the replay).

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H5TotEFakaTD
H5TotEFakaTD


N/S/E/W - I'm nowhere near...
posted February 22, 2008 03:26 PM

Quote:
I'm creeping my side of the map (as academy) and it's pre-midgame and suddenly this ugly elven hero comes galloping into my territory with an unimaginable number of arcane archers, dryads, treants and pristine unicorns(). Needless to say I pounded them into the ground (I think I saved the replay).


Let us see, then.

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Lesij
Lesij


Famous Hero
posted February 22, 2008 03:29 PM
Edited by Lesij at 15:30, 22 Feb 2008.

I don't find it funny to rush somebody and to be rushed of course XD, that's why I choose XLL maps, but with few players becasue I'm also very impatient...
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Orfinn
Orfinn


Supreme Hero
Werewolf Duke
posted February 22, 2008 04:35 PM

What about maps in the middle? Anyway, I go for large maps.
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Lesij
Lesij


Famous Hero
posted February 22, 2008 05:03 PM

You mean mid-sized?
To me they are not to bad, but not to good also
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DarkShadow
DarkShadow


Legendary Hero
Cerise Princess
posted February 22, 2008 05:05 PM

medium map can be good if there is only 1 access point other players territory and thats guarded by few phoenixe's.

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