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Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Topic Start: April 10, 2014, 07:53:26 PM »
« Last Edit: April 11, 2014, 01:01:40 AM by Anaris »
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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #1: April 10, 2014, 08:36:32 PM »
I'm excited for the future of warfare - particularly people's attempts to use and adapt  to these in greater strategies.

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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #2: April 10, 2014, 08:43:31 PM »
No army can have more than one type of equipment

Did you mean unit, or do you really mean army? In that case, would it be the marshal that controls it?

In either case it looks great! I really like this.
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« Reply #3: April 10, 2014, 08:44:40 PM »
Did you mean unit, or do you really mean army? In that case, would it be the marshal that controls it?

I really mean army.

At present, I think it will be the Marshal, but there's a case to be made for the Sponsor. I'll make a decision one way or the other when the time gets closer to actually implement it.

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In either case it looks great! I really like this.

Glad to hear it :)
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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #4: April 10, 2014, 11:46:35 PM »
Nothing to boost ranged units?

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« Reply #5: April 10, 2014, 11:48:05 PM »
Nothing to boost ranged units?

I said they were examples; I didn't say they were comprehensive :)

We have some ideas for ranged units. When it goes live, no one will be left out, I promise you that.
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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #6: April 11, 2014, 12:19:51 AM »
Squee!
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« Reply #7: April 11, 2014, 12:21:53 AM »
Can't wait for the coming changes. How long will this take? Looks like a big change.

Also, I think weather should actually affect all unit types. Like rainy day making it cavalries and infantries more sluggish or something like that.

But I really like the equipment idea. Maybe Crossbows and just bows for archer types? Just a thought.
« Last Edit: April 11, 2014, 12:26:37 AM by Lapallanch »

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« Reply #8: April 11, 2014, 12:22:42 AM »
Can't wait for the coming changes. How long will this take? Looks like a big change.

A while.

Months, but hopefully less than a year. There's also other stuff that has to happen in the same time frame, so it's not trivial to estimate it all.
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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #9: April 11, 2014, 01:01:59 AM »
Added a section I forgot to put in there about finishing up the new takeover system.
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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #10: April 11, 2014, 05:49:03 AM »
This is a very ambitious plan but it will definitely add more fun to the game. 8)

Any part of the changes would improve the game. In addition, I suggest focus is given to how to increase player interaction or interdependency through these mechanics. The beauty of the game is in interaction. For example, the line setting is kind of player interaction, which requires players to discuss and communicate those settings, which adds fun. The added features should avoid becoming just simple button clicking, but should focus on these functions or settings' interdependency. After all, this is best part of this social game.

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« Reply #11: April 12, 2014, 07:07:27 PM »
Cool  8)

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Re: Developer Roadmap: War Improvements Package
« Reply #12: April 12, 2014, 09:07:36 PM »
Plans to take away some of the heavy labor in tending regions (which sometimes feels like the boring aspects of PvE), and plans to give more diversity to PvP battles? All while the doctrine system and noble density is already half-way fixed?

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« Reply #13: April 17, 2014, 08:58:01 PM »
Interesting.

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sounds awesome
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