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Old October 10th, 2008, 04:28 AM
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Ahh, Faerun. You kicked my *** so many times. A great map though. Thanks Edi.
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Ah, excellent. I shall NI this and start playing it at once.
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Old October 12th, 2008, 02:07 PM
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I have reuploaded the map. The graphic has been altered to reflect the actual border situation near Uthangol Mountains, Eastern Chondalwood and Hardcastle. That had been on my to-do list for a small eternity.

The more significant portion of this and the reason the whole shebang was reuploaded at the same time is that now there is also an Adventure map version of the game.

Adventure map specs:
  • Special provinces - old & new, all improved
  • Most sites in special provinces are hidden, so they need to be found. Many are scripted but not all are #killfeatured, so playing with high site frequency may get some of scripted things replaced.
  • 100 VPs scattered around the map and not only in special provinces. This enables MP games where it is possible to win without needing to fight everyone and where alliances and diplomacy play an even larger role than they do now.
  • All inland seas contain poptypes that are amphibious to one degree or another, so units recruited there do not get trapped.
  • There is one problem with the map specific to LA: Atlantis may end up starting next to an inland sea. This cannot be helped, but the probability should not be too overwhelming compared to coastal locations next to the large seas

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Default Re: Faerun 466 - Now with Adventure Map!

I started a game on the adventure map earlier this evening. WOW, you have made some really tough provinces.
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Intentional. The rewards are usually worth it, especially with an eye toward the late game. You just need to marshal enough resources first before taking them on. Hellgate Keep, Myth Drannor, Halruaa, Graycloak Hills, Calimport and the City of Shadows should be the toughest ones. Mithril Hall, Waterdeep, Silverymoon and Cormyr are no slouches either and all of those are useful. Myrloch Vale is probably the most dangerous to invade due to the AI grimoire spell selection. Charm with N9 is brutal.

Lots of VPs = use a scout first and start developing a strategy.
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Strategy? I can't even spell the word. let alone develop a strategy. I'm a steamroller type of player.

I usually look over the map file, but this time I just started the game. After a few turns I decided that I had to correct my earlier omission.

Looks like a grand test for Gem Valley mod.
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Default Re: Faerun 466 - Now with Adventure Map!

My first dominions MP game was on the dom2 version of this map. I really loved it a lot. Thanks for providing new dom3 material for it.
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Edi, I am having a lot of fun playing the adventure map.
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Edi, I am having a lot of fun playing the adventure map.
The Specials are crazy! This map is a blast.
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Default Re: Faerun 466 - Now with Adventure Map!

Edi, I love the adventure map, it's been long since I started a SP game (except for testing for MP or my mods) but I can't get enough from playing SP again with all EA nations on the adventure map.

The thing I'd like to know is, I start in the province east of Mithril hall and all around me are pretty strong specials. I've not covered much of the map since expansion is a bit slower than regular (not only the map but I'm playing Marveni and just getting it rolling). So bakc to what I wanted to know: is the adventure map reasonably balanced for MP too or are certain (better know, for me at least, portions of fearun (sword coast and the north-west of fearun) more populated with specials than the rest of the map.

If not I'd love a MP game on this map
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