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Thread: ~ Heroes 6 - Discussion thread ~ [ This thread is 525 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 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 ]
Valen-Teen
Valen-Teen


Famous Hero
UFOlolOgist
posted December 18, 2010 03:22 PM
Edited by Valen-Teen at 15:23, 18 Dec 2010.

Guys! Does anyone see in youtube video Naga-like hero?
She wears dark hood and has blue skin!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2FhAIsIsT4
3:33, zoom it!

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blizz
blizz


Known Hero
of temper grace
posted December 18, 2010 03:30 PM
Edited by blizz at 16:03, 18 Dec 2010.

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Guys! Does anyone see in youtube video Naga-like hero?
She wears dark hood and has blue skin!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2FhAIsIsT4
3:33, zoom it!

interesting, he/she also doesnt seem to be on a horse, i watched closely and it moves on foot (my eyes could be wrong)

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Xerox
Xerox


Promising
Undefeatable Hero
posted December 18, 2010 03:46 PM
Edited by xerox at 15:50, 18 Dec 2010.

it would be funny if they retconned Naga to live in the snow like the H3 Naga

oh wait... on a second note, I would hate that XXDDD

either way, it is now clear that there are more terrain types than we originally knew about


edit: if Naga are based around the far east, then what says that we wont see any Himalya-type enviroment?
either way, we know that we will "apparently be going to china in h6" (lol)
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Aleksey1111
Aleksey1111

Tavern Dweller
posted December 18, 2010 03:47 PM

check here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LToIV81D23g 3.35-3.37 we can see at the right from qeue of creatures turns smth green creature or its plant? who can see it clearly?

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Zenofex
Zenofex


Responsible
Legendary Hero
Kreegan-atheist
posted December 18, 2010 04:51 PM

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my actual point is if u've missed it - the marketing of the game is horrible, whether the release is in 2.5/3/ months or delayed, the marketing is horrible, no buzz, no news, no actual answers to questions... way to kill the game before its even out
I'm far from impressed with their advertising approach too - as well as many other people - so don't worry about it. This however won't hurt their sales as much as the revelation of something unambiguously controversial - like, say, that there will be an on-line DRM. Or that there will be no hot-seat in the initial release. Or whatever - you get the picture.

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Yaeliccc
Yaeliccc


Known Hero
Undead, but warm and fuzzy
posted December 18, 2010 04:57 PM

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I'm far from impressed with their advertising approach too - as well as many other people - so don't worry about it. This however won't hurt their sales as much as the revelation of something unambiguously controversial - like, say, that there will be an on-line DRM. Or that there will be no hot-seat in the initial release. Or whatever - you get the picture.


yaeh but an on-line DRM and no hot seats.. thats like kamikaze, i doubt they're that stupid, nobody aint buying it without the hot seats or with a DRM... leaving out tha factions and creatures loved by all along with the 10 maps in the release is pretty much the end of the line.. doubt they will top that one...

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Zenofex
Zenofex


Responsible
Legendary Hero
Kreegan-atheist
posted December 18, 2010 05:12 PM
Edited by Zenofex at 17:15, 18 Dec 2010.

Just because something is evidently stupid does not make it less applicable. In the hands of certain people that is. The on-line DRM in particular is not out of the question at all. One of the recently released screenshots has a suspicious symbol on it - which could be anything at this stage, but could also be something unpleasantly specific. There could be something too "bold" in the yet unannounced gameplay mechanics too. They can't delay the release of this information forever, so by all means we should know much more by the end of January - be it about the game itself or about its problems.

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Yaeliccc
Yaeliccc


Known Hero
Undead, but warm and fuzzy
posted December 18, 2010 05:20 PM

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Just because something is evidently stupid does not make it less applicable. In the hand of certain people that is. The on-line DRM in particular is not out of the question at all. One of the recently released screenshots has a suspicious symbol on it - which could be anything at this stage, but could also be something unpleasantly specific. There could be something too "bold" in the yet unannounced gameplay mechanics too. They can't delay the release of this information forever, so by all means we should know much more by the end of January - be it about the game itself or about its problems.


well i dont know anyone who will buy the game with the DRM (it does mean only 5 people but still, thats a 100% of the people)... i doubt they would go for something as "bold" as being the only ones to acquire the game... but as i said, no info... fishing expeditions.. im waiting to hear some homm6 reptile or illuminaty connection, coz thats pretty much the only direction ppl have yet to go on

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OmegaDestroyer Online
OmegaDestroyer

Hero of Order
Fox or Chicken?
posted December 18, 2010 05:24 PM
Edited by OmegaDestroyer at 17:24, 18 Dec 2010.

I'm slightly tempted to replay Heroes 5 to get hyped up about Heroes 6.

Then I think of the campaign heroes and play Dawn of War 2 instead.

Oh, and that 1 !@#$%^& SECOND OF FLOOD PROTECTION DOES SUCH A WONDERFUL JOB OF PROTECTING THE SITE FROM SPAM!!!!
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Meundmein
Meundmein


Adventuring Hero
Tricky, tricky Death...
posted December 18, 2010 06:56 PM

Well, well, well. Ceph said that we shouldn't rule out any possibility...
PARANOIAAAAAA!!
Now, seriously, if they added the snowy terrain, they could also add the desert terrain, and 6 factions instead of 5,and a new spell school etc.
Now that I mentioned the spells, does anyone know what does Primordial spells mean? Elvin, a little hint, pretty plase?

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Mmh6James
Mmh6James


Adventuring Hero
posted December 18, 2010 07:03 PM

Maybe this snowy terrain will be added in an expansion (if there are any) and we'll have old Academy back or Dwarfs? Or the previous information was wrong?

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SwampLord
SwampLord


Supreme Hero
Lord of the Swamp
posted December 18, 2010 07:57 PM
Edited by SwampLord at 20:01, 18 Dec 2010.

What the heck is snow terrain doing in there? Interesting...


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Jabanoss
Jabanoss


Promising
Legendary Hero
Property of Nightterror™
posted December 18, 2010 08:09 PM

Well take that for running around telling everyone that their can't be a dwarf-, academy-faction just because of the "lack of terrain".

Of course the developers has cards up their sleeves, THEY ARE MAKING THE CARDS!

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Elvin Online
Elvin

Hero of Order
Stillness within Movement
posted December 18, 2010 08:23 PM

Primordial is tied to the primordial dragons of Chaos and Order, Urgash and Asha. As such you could expect inferno and necropolis having close ties to it.
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SwampLord
SwampLord


Supreme Hero
Lord of the Swamp
posted December 18, 2010 08:26 PM

Elvin, do you know anything about the snow terrain that popped up in that video? That was HVI footage, but I thought they told us all the tilesets already?
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Cepheus
Cepheus


Honorable
Legendary Hero
Far-flung Keeper
posted December 18, 2010 08:58 PM
Edited by Cepheus at 21:00, 18 Dec 2010.

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@ Cepheus
Sorry for misquoting you, but what you're saying is a welcome relief. And perhaps you can answer the questions Elvin could not.

Why is the shaman's left arm so gnarled and mutated?
Why is the Centaurs elite now? There is no judgement here, but there is a discrepancy in power I'd like explained.

If answering this would make you violate the NDA, please say so.


It would indeed. And besides I'm not even sure of the answers. Personally I always felt the Centaur has always been ridiculously underpowered for a creature of its stature (even in H3 and H5 it looks like it should be a level 3 unit at least), so I wouldn't contest that particular shift.

Nor do I know for certain whether the "shaman" is an Orc or an Ogre. Still, for all intents and purposes it is considered to be the classic Ogre Mage, back for revenge.

One more tidbit. In case you're wondering, all factions have both a Might and a Magic hero class. No exceptions
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OmegaDestroyer Online
OmegaDestroyer

Hero of Order
Fox or Chicken?
posted December 18, 2010 08:58 PM
Edited by OmegaDestroyer at 21:00, 18 Dec 2010.

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I'm slightly tempted to replay Heroes 5 to get hyped up about Heroes 6.

Then I think of the campaign heroes and play Dawn of War 2 instead.

Oh, and that 1 !@#$%^& SECOND OF FLOOD PROTECTION DOES SUCH A WONDERFUL JOB OF PROTECTING THE SITE FROM SPAM!!!!


is Dawn of War 2 similar to homm ?


No.  It isn't similar at all to Heroes of Might & Magic.  It's a real-time tactical game.  

Personally I think it's much better than the original Dawn of War because it gets rid of the stupid base building that bogs down action in real-time strategy games.

@Mmh6James

I don't think raping an established lore to impose a new, dragon-centric lore is very interesting.  To each their own though.
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Jabanoss
Jabanoss


Promising
Legendary Hero
Property of Nightterror™
posted December 18, 2010 09:12 PM
Edited by Jabanoss at 21:13, 18 Dec 2010.

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One more tidbit. In case you're wondering, all factions have both a Might and a Magic hero class. No exceptions

Oh thank you, thank you, thank you!

hihihihihi this made my day!
What a happy "one-month-here" gift I got today
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LichKing012
LichKing012


Known Hero
posted December 18, 2010 09:18 PM

I could be completely wrong about this, I probably am, but given the magical emergence of this new snow terrian and sincre stronghold was something NO ONE and I mean pretty much NO ONE expected, I think there is a possibility that there might be a surprise 6th faction. Personally I was CONVINCED that the 4th faction would be academy, and since the 5th faction is everything but confirmed to be naga, there is a discrepancy. WHY are Academy monsters mentioned MULTIPLE TIMES in the faction descriptions? hmmmmm. food for thought. while snow IS generally seen as dwarf terrian it was h3 tower so i think that there is at least a 50% possibility of academy being a 6th faction.

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LichKing012
LichKing012


Known Hero
posted December 18, 2010 09:18 PM

I could be completely wrong about this, I probably am, but given the magical emergence of this new snow terrian and sincre stronghold was something NO ONE and I mean pretty much NO ONE expected, I think there is a possibility that there might be a surprise 6th faction. Personally I was CONVINCED that the 4th faction would be academy, and since the 5th faction is everything but confirmed to be naga, there is a discrepancy. WHY are Academy monsters mentioned MULTIPLE TIMES in the faction descriptions? hmmmmm. food for thought. while snow IS generally seen as dwarf terrian it was h3 tower so i think that there is at least a 50% possibility of academy being a 6th faction.

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