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Old February 9th, 2008, 11:36 AM
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

Excellent sarcasm Kristoffer.
And good point also.
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

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Just like reading a book by yourself. I would never do it
Some activities were meant to be done solo, such as taking a shower. Gaming just isn't one of those activities, IMO.
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

You are certainly entitled to your opinion, but I must disagree. Two in a shower can be quite entertaining, and computer gaming has it's roots in single player and I still prefer it over multiplayer.
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

I'll just note that while in general I tend towards MP much more than SP, COE is just an excellent SP game. While my several week long COE obsession was much shorter than my years of Dominions obsession, it was a very fun few weeks and the genre certainly has it's place.
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

is there an experience upgrade system in COE?
i tried putting a stack into 'kill anything that moves' mood in the hopes it will gain experience, but doesn't seem to be happening.

and the combat *really* needs some way of balancing defenders strike first. creatures with varying quickness ratings and a bit of random jigging would mean you actually attack rather than hope someone attacks you :S
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No experience. Perhaps a pity, but CoE is more of a fast paced - build army - conquer - get bashed - start over - see something fun - get bashed - start over - conquer - see more fun - kind of game
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

well, its fun, and can use to advantage, shaman is brilliant, if purely for fact if you possess someone and then move an army onto it, you get to attack first!
shamans rock :}
esp. just possessed a warlock, a druid, an elf queen, and i get all the leader's powers. wow

think COE and dominions would be third after master of magic and heroes of might and magic in my list of fantasy world domination games. if Dom was more geared to single player so you could pause and give orders in the middle of a battle rather than a fire and forget battle structure, it would be vying for top 1-2 spots.

but thanks for hours of fun
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominio

was thinking what could be done to make COE better and realise a lot is already in Dom, namely, customising player, able to create items, research spells.
Other things such as experience upgrades, build structures in cities, tactical control of fighting, i guess comes from playing MoM or HoMM. and ideas for leader's powers and racial ability is what i like most about COE, the creativity and variety
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Thanks

I'm quite fond of the shaman myself. Getting other mages is great. I also have a weak spot for the troll king. Mum is my favourite

I prefer CoE to Dominions regarding single player. It is fast paced, and you come across lots of fun stuff. You die and it doesn't matter that much. Next game is equally fun.

For me Dominions is a bit to serious to play single player. I lack the patience to play Dominions as a SP game. MP on the other hand is great.
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Default Re: This would have been a lot better than dominions!

Kristoffer, if you are indeed working on a new game, I hope you are nearing completion (though I suspect you would have said something by now if you were), because Stardock seems to be having a hard time with their Fantasy 4x game and Dominions 3 (and COE 2) seem to share a similar target audience.

Dominions 3 requires a lot of commitment to play and I love the game, but have a hard time coming back to it because it is so multiplayer-oriented. The cheesed-out min-max fest that usually accompanies multiplayer strategy games turns me off, though I have had some fun experiences with Dom 3. And the time it takes to complete a multiplayer game makes it difficult to finish one.

However, COE is a game that I keep coming back to. Heck, I played it again last night. Like others here, I hope the next game is a mix between the two styles.

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