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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:11 am

Turn 16 sent to Ralph.

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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:53 am

I’m scared to open the file....

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:14 pm

Ralph-Wiggum wrote:
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I’m scared to open the file....
I didn't hurt you.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:41 pm

Was referring to Pyperkub’s earlier comment, but didn’t notice anything too distressing.

Turn sent to Archinerd!

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Pyperkub » Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:24 am

Turn 17 sent to Nick. Things are getting a bit chaotic, based on what I can see of the map.
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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Dave Allen » Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:56 am

Pyperkub wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:24 am
Turn 17 sent to Nick. Things are getting a bit chaotic, based on what I can see of the map.
"Without law what have you? Freedom? Chaos?"
Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

Jesus also said, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”[John 6:40] Eternal life is conditional.

His disciple John wrote, "Whoever has the Son has eternal life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have eternal life. [1 John 5:12] Eternal life is optional.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by NickAragua » Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:53 pm

Got it yesterday, but completely slipped my mind. Sorry about that. Will take care of it tonight.

There's definitely a lot of fighting going on.

BTW, whoever's in charge of those large birds and whatever running around my territory has one turn to begin withdrawing them.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by El Guapo » Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:49 pm

NickAragua wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:53 pm
Got it yesterday, but completely slipped my mind. Sorry about that. Will take care of it tonight.

There's definitely a lot of fighting going on.

BTW, whoever's in charge of those large birds and whatever running around my territory has one turn to begin withdrawing them.
You haven't started killing them already?

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by NickAragua » Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:53 pm

Depends on if I can reach them.

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:39 pm

NickAragua wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:53 pm
Depends on if I can reach them.
That can be part of the strategy...
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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:12 am

Turn 17 sent to Ralph.

I need money, gonna be in a deficit state soon. All those rats...

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Dave Allen » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:25 pm

I'm going in for surgery tomorrow at 6am (EST). It is supposed to be same-day, but if it becomes complicated I may be admitted.
I'm trying to have all my affairs in order, so I'll check my mail before leaving... :wink:
Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Archinerd » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:48 pm

Good luck with the surgery.
I'll grant you a 1 turn truce so you have one less thing to worry about.

edit: any of your stinky heroes ihanging out on my lawn are an exception of course, they will be killed on sight.

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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:03 pm

Turn passed along to Archinerd!

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by El Guapo » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:21 pm

So are giant rats really good? The "banding +5" ability seems really good, because it becomes pretty cheap to crank out an army of strength 6 guys (that can be built 1 turn / unit)?

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:57 pm

El Guapo wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:21 pm
So are giant rats really good? The "banding +5" ability seems really good, because it becomes pretty cheap to crank out an army of strength 6 guys (that can be built 1 turn / unit)?
Your giant rats kinda suck. Mine have "banding +6", so I get a 7 stack of then for strength 7. 1 gold maintenance each. 10 gold to buy the production in a town.

But... 7 turns to get there, and each lost rat results in that much weaker in the next fight (assuming they survive the first with only 1 hit each).

And only 1 army slot left to put a unit to provide a buff/debuff.

But, if you have some units to attack with while you're waiting, an 8 stack of giant rats is a decent defense for only 8 gold per turn. And they get the city fortification buff.

Offensively, I've found in AI games, they're generally good cannon fodder. They're not going to walk all over the map though.

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Post by Pyperkub » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:20 am

Dave Allen wrote:I'm going in for surgery tomorrow at 6am (EST). It is supposed to be same-day, but if it becomes complicated I may be admitted.
I'm trying to have all my affairs in order, so I'll check my mail before leaving... :wink:
Get well soon!
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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:52 am

Dave Allen wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:25 pm
I'm going in for surgery tomorrow at 6am (EST). It is supposed to be same-day, but if it becomes complicated I may be admitted.
I'm trying to have all my affairs in order, so I'll check my mail before leaving... :wink:
Eek! Good luck!

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Archinerd » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:36 am

Sorry, I forgot that I had the turn and didn't get to it last night. Will do this evening.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:58 am

Zenn7 wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:52 am
Dave Allen wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:25 pm
I'm going in for surgery tomorrow at 6am (EST). It is supposed to be same-day, but if it becomes complicated I may be admitted.
I'm trying to have all my affairs in order, so I'll check my mail before leaving... :wink:
Eek! Good luck!
Since we have not heard from Dave, guessing he was admitted. Hoping it's nothing too serious. :(

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Archinerd » Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:57 pm

Well, I hope he recovers quickly. I need to repay him for slaughtering my hero.

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Post by Pyperkub » Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:15 pm

I actually received the turn from Dave and sent it on to Nick, so I think he is doing OK.
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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by El Guapo » Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:16 pm

Pyperkub wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:15 pm
I actually received the turn from Dave and sent it on to Nick, so I think he is doing OK.
Unless Archinerd stole his laptop while he's recovering from surgery, then took his turn and sabotaged him.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Archinerd » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:35 pm

Nah, I just hacked his password.

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Post by Zenn7 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:40 pm

Oh good, glad it sounds like Dave's OK.

Now... everyone else... get your turn done! :)

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Post by Zenn7 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:39 pm

Turn 18 sent to Ralph.

Gonna have to turn off production soon if I can't get some armies over into fights, negative income now. :(

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:35 am

Well that turn didn't go as well as it could have. My medium sized army with powerful units lost to a neutral army, despite my win estimate as 8 out 10. Stupid advisor apparently didn't realize (as I didn't) that one of the neutral army units can kill other units automatically, no matter how many hits are left. :hawk:

Also, my newish hero completed a quest, but all the reward options were grayed out. I clicked on one of them ("An ancient tome") but it doesn't look like my hero got any reward. :cry:

One question: how do you arrange your armies to select the order they will attack in?

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:06 pm

Ralph-Wiggum wrote:Well that turn didn't go as well as it could have. My medium sized army with powerful units lost to a neutral army, despite my win estimate as 8 out 10. Stupid advisor apparently didn't realize (as I didn't) that one of the neutral army units can kill other units automatically, no matter how many hits are left. :hawk:

Also, my newish hero completed a quest, but all the reward options were grayed out. I clicked on one of them ("An ancient tome") but it doesn't look like my hero got any reward. :cry:

One question: how do you arrange your armies to select the order they will attack in?
Fight order

Missiles and assassin can instakill.
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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:20 pm

Pyperkub wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:06 pm
Fight order
But how do you change the fight order? I looked around the various menus but couldn't find it.

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:32 pm

Ralph-Wiggum wrote:
Pyperkub wrote:
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Fight order
But how do you change the fight order? I looked around the various menus but couldn't find it.
There are arrow buttons, and you can swap armies in the order by clicking them.
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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:02 pm

Thanks. Must have missed those. Will try that next turn.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:59 pm

In the bigger buttons that information/reports/save/options, etc, the top left button (looks like a flag) contains the FIGHT ORDER option.

The estimator is not always great. I've lost a significant number of battles that were 7-8/10 chance to win and a few that were 9 in 10.

Aside from missiles and assassins doing insta-kill, you have things like lightening/acid/poison that cut your hit points in 1/2 or other things like that and sure random luck. Very frustrating!

Still... it's a very fun game. :)

As to your hero rewards, you should have clicked one and gotten a reward. The tomes usually give you like 3-4 XP. If it was a level 1 hero (maybe even level 2), it'll be enough that next turn, you will have leveled up.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:09 pm

Ah cool. I guess I’ll see next turn if I level up!

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:42 pm

Where are we, anyhow?
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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:46 am

Sent my completed turn off to Archinerd yesterday morning.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Archinerd » Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:28 pm

Yeah, it's taunting me from my inbox.
I should be able to get to it tonight.

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Post by Pyperkub » Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:01 pm

Archinerd wrote:
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Yeah, it's taunting me from my inbox.
I should be able to get to it tonight.
This is me today for t19, FYI
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Post by Pyperkub » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:34 pm

t19 sent to Nick last night! :horse:
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Post by El Guapo » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:31 am

My turn's on the agenda for tonight, then I'll pass it along to Zenn7.

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Re: Warlords III: Darklords Rising just released...

Post by Zenn7 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:40 am

Turn 19 sent to Ralph.

Good turn! Got my income back to the positive side. :)

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