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Heroes Community > Heroes 3.5 - WoG and Beyond > Thread: Heroes of Might & Magic III: Horn of the Abyss
Thread: Heroes of Might & Magic III: Horn of the Abyss [ This thread is 99 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 (10) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 ]
Salamandre
Salamandre


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Undefeatable Hero
posted December 31, 2011 09:45 PM

Nice cars then. We will wait for the driving license though.

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Hiro
Hiro

Tavern Dweller
posted December 31, 2011 09:47 PM
Edited by Hiro at 21:49, 31 Dec 2011.

Guys! It's fantastic, awesome, mlol!!!
It's great new year and I hope like that will be by all 2012 =D

Just milestone for modding. I'm very impressed.


p.s. waiting for english version but "bushes" instead font are not obstacle
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Hobbit
Hobbit


Supreme Hero
subiroK ot g±icosutak
posted December 31, 2011 10:09 PM

Amazing stuff. A little bit buggy however (is it me or town screen is a little bit... "slow" to move?), but still an awesome present for the new year. Great graphics, great concept, even if it's beta it's VERY good... and also really good music.
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Aleee
Aleee


Known Hero
posted December 31, 2011 10:16 PM

Quote:
is it me or town screen is a little bit... "slow" to move?

Just like any other town screen. You can load Necropolis, build 1st Aid Tent, Cover of darkness and see it for yourself.

I suppose this is because of platform limitations.

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Warmonger Online
Warmonger


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Legendary Hero
fallen artist
posted January 01, 2012 10:47 AM
Edited by Warmonger at 10:49, 01 Jan 2012.

Well, I missed the release - and the original page is already down

But if it's true, undoubtely it's the milestone in Heroes 3 mod development. I still find adding comletely new town an unlikely task.

Now waiting for English version (I may try Russian, but it will probably cause font glitches). And WoG version. And version compatible with other mods... yeah, there's still a lot of place for improvement

Long life Heroes 3!
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Aleee
Aleee


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 01:00 PM

Quote:
the original page is already down


Chinese DDoS, probably. There's also a topic on 3.59 forum.

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somi Online
somi


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 01:28 PM
Edited by somi at 13:57, 01 Jan 2012.

Can someone explain to me please how (where) to download and instal it, I don't know russian
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The_Polyglot
The_Polyglot


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Supreme Hero
Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds
posted January 01, 2012 02:38 PM

@somi:
Download link

Didn't install it yet, but it seems like a simple next-next...install thingie with Cyrillic letters.
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Baklava
Baklava


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Mostly harmless
posted January 01, 2012 02:59 PM

Installed it, looks awesome so far.

The problem is that I don't see Cyrillic letters, but those weird symbol thingies which I'm not sure how to fix. Probably need a Russian version of Heroes III.
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somi Online
somi


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 04:11 PM
Edited by somi at 16:12, 01 Jan 2012.

Thanks The_Polyglot. Install is simple (better said normal). Played it for 1h, no problems so far. New units are looking great (even the new units in old towns that have changed, look much better than old ones). The only little problem that I have at the moment is that they changed the colors of arrows when moving heroes, so i cant see how many movements my hero has.
Pozdrav Baklavo iz srbije, ogladneo sam kad sam procitao tvoje ime.
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DariusArgent
DariusArgent


Adventuring Hero
posted January 01, 2012 05:06 PM

Installed and played, I am greatly impressed. Though once while I was playing, it closed when I moved to day 6 but that happened only once.

I also noticed that the new town and units are not in the map editor, will they be available in it?
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Aleee
Aleee


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 05:21 PM

Quote:

I also noticed that the new town and units are not in the map editor, will they be available in it?

Yes, this is a high-priority task.

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DariusArgent
DariusArgent


Adventuring Hero
posted January 01, 2012 05:26 PM

Good to know.
What about the alternative units though, like the dragonslayers in castle and leprechauns in rampart? Were they discarded or?
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Aleee
Aleee


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 05:41 PM

I'd say that it's not HotA that was released, but Cave. And a small campaign. All those features you heard about are still planned, but they're for next builds.

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Alustor
Alustor


Famous Hero
ooo da :)
posted January 01, 2012 05:59 PM

an update with the objectives on the first post would be nice

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Warmonger Online
Warmonger


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fallen artist
posted January 01, 2012 06:38 PM

Screenshots don't show any new kind of terrain added, but I've seen some kind of sand in former posts. Are new terrains present or removed?
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Cepheus
Cepheus


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Legendary Hero
Far-flung Keeper
posted January 01, 2012 06:55 PM

I updated the master-post a bit, and moved Hippocampus' original summary down. If the HotA crew has anything extra to add or errors to amend, just let me know.
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Alustor
Alustor


Famous Hero
ooo da :)
posted January 01, 2012 07:11 PM

Also,what is the actual content of this released beta?except the new town and the 3 maps?campaign. new units? new artifacts or new sets?new map objects?new terrain?any of these?or something else?

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Aleee
Aleee


Known Hero
posted January 01, 2012 08:01 PM

The first build contains a new town (including new hero specializations, a new war machine, etc), a small campaign, new graphics for a couple of old units, new movement arrows on the adventure map and additional graphics for some original water objects.

This release is a kind of compromise between players and developers. HotA makes small steps, especially after Alex-ander left and Entuser lowered his activity, and this is the first possibility to show something 99% done. Not HotA itself, but a significant part of it. This is the first possibility to share with players anything "executable" without being ashamed.

Many of the features discussed are already abandoned or denied, but there's more left. And now we have more confidence that one day we'll see a complete HotA. But today we have only things I mentioned above. Still not bad.

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Alustor
Alustor


Famous Hero
ooo da :)
posted January 02, 2012 01:35 AM

what are the features that are still planned?could you make a list of them like a master post?and also where did alex-ander left?he left homm3 for good or did he went to another project?he is by far the most talented graphics maker this community has seen

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