New 2v2 map: The Cursed Lake

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YbeRn00b
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New 2v2 map: The Cursed Lake

Post by YbeRn00b » June 18th, 2010, 5:09 pm

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This map has been revised, click here for the new version.
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2v2 map, 1&4vs2&3.

A bit of playtesting has been done.
Feedback is welcome.
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Re: New 2v2 map: The Cursed Lake

Post by F8 Binds... » June 22nd, 2010, 4:30 am

I hope you understand, that as the size of the map decreases, the harder and harder it becomes to balance such a map, even to the point where balance isn't possible.

I think this map fits into that category.

A couple notes --

- The northeast and southwest are very heavily forested, but I feel this is overdone. Elves will dominate those frontiers.

- I have no idea which players start where.

- Gryphons can take the middle two water-villages with relative ease on the first time, without any immediate competition.

- Typically, mountains are not placed next to villages of any variety due to the fact that dwarves, moreso than any other faction, benefits heavily from this and can pressure that particular village without any drawbacks. Forests are of less concern, because elves are not as resilient as dwarves.

- If you can, you might want to increase the village count slightly. This is to make sure that games are not decided merely by the first conflict that occurs. (Suffering many losses would be hard to regain because income is severely limited.)

Keep up the good work.
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YbeRn00b
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Re: New 2v2 map: The Cursed Lake

Post by YbeRn00b » June 25th, 2010, 3:46 pm

Thanks a lot for the feedback.
Playtesting has been continiued.

Changes since last versjon:
- Size increased a tiny bit
- Two more villages
- Sereval villages made harder to rush for opposing team
- Terrain balancing
- Minor changes trying to make the map look pleasant


The map is 2v2.
Team 1: South (p1) and West (p4)
Team 2: North (p2) and East (p3)

Suggested gold is 75 for experienced players, 100 for casual games.
Gold per village should be 2.
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