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Old November 10th, 2009, 07:28 PM

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One thing I missed in the wiki was regarding SP play. This was pretty much downplayed with a terrible AI. I've seen a couple of posts on this forum that give hints for improving the SP experience. It would be nice if those with the knowledge would fill in some blanks there.
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Old November 11th, 2009, 01:44 PM

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Well done on the Wiki, it is really great and I am sure that it will become even better over time.

Also, that AAR is amazing, a true tour-de-force. I can not imagine how many hours went into it.
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Old November 13th, 2009, 01:21 PM
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One thing I missed in the wiki was regarding SP play. This was pretty much downplayed with a terrible AI. I've seen a couple of posts on this forum that give hints for improving the SP experience. It would be nice if those with the knowledge would fill in some blanks there.
There are some things in the FAQ regarding this, but the link in my sig to the Better Independents mod v2.1 should serve you well. It makes the AI much tougher by eliminating the chaff hordes as recruitables.

It started out as just an idea to see if SP could be improved and it was surprisingly successful. I personally never play SP without BI enabled anymore.

Read the thread, there are some good tips there on what makes for a tough opponent with that mod.
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As far as the sprite issue: A long time ago, when Dom3 first came out, there was talk that when the Devs had uploaded the sprites from Dom2, there was some kind of conflict that turned the uploaded sprites "fuzzy", which does seem to be the case, atleast when I copy certain posted sprites. So I'm wondering if that is, or was, true. If it wasn't, then I agree that it's probably resolution that's causing the problem.

What's an ideal resolution for the game, by the way?
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very happy to see such a pretty wiki.

good job, ich !

any clever idea of how to use the wiki for different dom3 mods, i think about vanilla vs. conceptual balance mod at the nation overview pages.

list different units / effects on the same page in extra sections (like cbm mod) or start extra pages ? or use the category system ?
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Great great job ! Incredible and huge effort but very very helpful for noobie like me !!!
thanks ich
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Congrats, Ich. I was dreaming of this Wiki and you made it !

I can now dream of something else. At least...
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Thank you lch, from a noob who was very disappointed in the strategy wiki. I should have the game mastered any minute now.

In the meantime, I have a question about the heroic ability formulae. Specifically, I have Udum'ukinna in year five of my second SP game and he has plus 30 strength. By the formula, plus 30 is hundreds of turns away. Have I been incredibly lucky with a DRN, or am I missing something?
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Old November 17th, 2009, 05:25 AM
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If he has the heroic strength ability, it grows very quickly. Additionally, the initial bonus is dependent on the base strength of the unit, so a unit with high base strength (like he has) gets to 30 pretty quickly.
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I can proudly announce that the Wiki now features every magic site that the game has to offer! It also gained semantic properties for these articles and a couple of others, so it is becoming a real database which you can run queries against later on, like "show me all sites which give a laboratory when found". (see this ugly preview for that - this is only a very raw interface to the data)

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In the meantime, I have a question about the heroic ability formulae. Specifically, I have Udum'ukinna in year five of my second SP game and he has plus 30 strength. By the formula, plus 30 is hundreds of turns away. Have I been incredibly lucky with a DRN, or am I missing something?
I suppose you're talking about http://dom3.servegame.com/wiki/Heroic_ability

All the information in there has been gained by debugging. I may have made some errors here and there. Just be lucky that your bonus is so high.
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