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Heroes Community > Heroes 6 - The New Beginning > Thread: Might & Magic Heroes 6 Pirates of the Savage Sea
Thread: Might & Magic Heroes 6 Pirates of the Savage Sea [ This thread is 20 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 6 (7) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ]
PitLord
PitLord


Known Hero
posted June 23, 2012 02:33 PM

yea a duelmap would be great if it would be possible to rebalance skills/units

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DoubleDeck
DoubleDeck


Promising
Legendary Hero
Look into my eyes...
posted June 25, 2012 06:27 AM

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Battle length is a sensitive matter.. But I believe that H6 has a good potential there, if some skills were more powerful things would be a lot different. H5 though was more exciting though, more unforgiving If a few skills/effects had been toned down it would have been JUST right.


Nail on the head....H5 was more unforgiving....like sending your green dragons across in first turn and killing a whole stack of enemy....now in H6 battles take longer and it's sometimes not beneficial to focus on killing shooters first anymore, as they too cannot affect the game too much with one shot....I remember in H5 duel map that my marksmen went before hunters and it made a significant impact, it's the unpredictability that was great...

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yasmiel
yasmiel


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Former Chessmaster
posted June 25, 2012 07:50 PM

Would any of the insiders be able to clarify whether this is part of this DLC or is "adventure pack" meaning something else (once can always hope)?

From Facebook:
"Hello Heroes,

The map “A Princess of VARN”, contained in this Adventure Pack for Might & Magic Heroes VI, takes place shortly after the events of Legends of Might & Magic.

Penelope has been rescued from the Necromancers, but discovers things have taken a turn for the worse during her captivity. Her father, King Alamar, is dead, and his former vassals are now battling to conquer the throne. And the cabal of the Necromancers, which engineered the whole situation, is still up to no good.
Penelope will have to take arms to restore her kingdom and reclaim the Mandate of Heaven. Hopefully, she'll succeed in it...

Do you remember when Varn was first intriduced to a Might&Magic game?"

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DoubleDeck
DoubleDeck


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Legendary Hero
Look into my eyes...
posted June 26, 2012 06:56 AM

Legends of Might and Magic was a FPS game done by New World Computing and 3DO in 2001. I'm not sure this adventure pack has anything to do with Heroes VI does it? It's nothing to do with Ashan and the timeline/storyline mentioned above.

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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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Undefeatable Hero
posted June 26, 2012 06:59 AM

The map is an hommage to the heritage of the game - as is Crag Hack, obviously - and part of the pack.

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Avirosb
Avirosb


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No longer on vacation
posted June 26, 2012 08:34 AM

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The map is an hommage to the heritage of the game - as is Crag Hack, obviously - and part of the pack.
Nice one

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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 08:49 AM

I'm generally no friend of French vocabulary or their spelling of multi-language words, and would have preffered a simple "tribute" but in ths case it seemed strangely fitting.

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Darkem
Darkem


Adventuring Hero
posted June 26, 2012 09:44 AM

One word.
One creature.
One legend!

Thunderbird! At MMFanday Ubi hinted that Thunderbird is native "bird" on pirate's islands . New neutral?

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Doomforge
Doomforge

Hero of Order
Mayhem Elemental
posted June 26, 2012 09:51 AM
Edited by Doomforge at 09:53, 26 Jun 2012.

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it's the unpredictability that was great...



The unpredictability lead to players losing or winning with the same army against the opponent based on whose killer stack acted first. I don't think it was good. Reduced some battles to a coin toss.

I'm not against unpredictability, but HoMM V went way overboard with the impact of the first turn. it was pretty much decisive, and decisive things shouldn't be a coin toss, imho.
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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 10:20 AM

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One word.
One creature.
One legend!

Thunderbird! At MMFanday Ubi hinted that Thunderbird is native "bird" on pirate's islands . New neutral?

Nope.

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War-overlord
War-overlord


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Undefeatable Hero
Presidente of Isla del Tropico
posted June 26, 2012 11:13 AM

I'd expect the Thunderbird either to be the boss of the DLC Campaign, or to be reduced to a plot-macguffin; given that it is no Neutral, which makes sense lorewise it's supposed to be unique. I sincerely hope it's not turned into a simple plot-macguffin.
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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 11:22 AM

I think, in a technical sense both your alternatives are wrong.

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War-overlord
War-overlord


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Presidente of Isla del Tropico
posted June 26, 2012 11:24 AM

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I think, in a technical sense both your alternatives are wrong.

As in it is Neither or as in it is both?
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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 11:54 AM

TECHNICALLY it's neither, and that's because you... have somewhat low expectations...

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Xerox
Xerox


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posted June 26, 2012 11:57 AM

IT'S A FULL FACTION OF THUNDERBIRDS!!!
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body and
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sovereign.
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War-overlord
War-overlord


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Presidente of Isla del Tropico
posted June 26, 2012 11:59 AM

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TECHNICALLY it's neither, and that's because you... have somewhat low expectations...

Are you implying that the Thunderbird is going to have a great roll in the DLC campaign?
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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 12:16 PM

I think, it's safe to say that if the T-Bird is no new neutral - which it isn't -, the beast can't possibly be something else than a Boss creature.
However, (and that's the technical aspect with the way you phrased it)...

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DarkMess1ah
DarkMess1ah


Hired Hero
posted June 26, 2012 12:18 PM
Edited by DarkMess1ah at 12:27, 26 Jun 2012.

JollyJoker stop playing with my emotions, are you a dev or something? or just an experienced fan? because everytime i read your posts, im overwhelmed with feelings of both sides

EDIT: sad face looks surpirsingly mean :S

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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted June 26, 2012 12:25 PM

I always thought reading posts was a voluntary thing?

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DarkMess1ah
DarkMess1ah


Hired Hero
posted June 26, 2012 12:28 PM

nah I dont mean dissrespectively, geniunely curious

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