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Hey. The Extended Era is compatible with DotM. So you can play a Dark Elf Warrior and slash creeps :twisted: .
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v 0.7:
I tried to rebalance the Dark elves, we'll see how it goes.

Next, i'll try to improve the animations, sound and attack icon wiring, and possibly try to improve the balance.
I currently don't plan to add any other factions, 12 is already a lot...

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v0.8: we (mostly Pietro) have started to rebalance the Chaos facton.

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v 0.9some balance update (especially the L1 Chaos from Pietro), and a lot of animation update, now at least every melee attack should have a miss and a hit sound.

Current plans :
- normalize the animation timings (yes it is not done yet) -> 0.9.1 ?
- make real shadows on some units
- resynch Sidhe animations with IE (not the stats, they don't work for XE's balance)
- balance the L2+ chaos units (Pietro's plan)
- add texdomains and submit the era to wescamp so it can be translated
- open a SVN somewhere (since i'm no longer alone)?
- make archives of a few factions so other can update them easily (for animations) (Aragwaithi, and possibly Dark Elves, Sidhe & Kalifa if requested) : after the timing normalization
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Post by highhole »

Wow, the changelog becomes longer and longer! :D .
Here is a unit idea for the era:
The Elvish Fighter could advance into the Elvish Lord and into the Elvish High Lord.

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 +Elvish Fighter
     -> *Elvish Captain
         -> Elvish Marshal
     -> *Elvish Hero
         -> Elvish Champion
     -> *Elvish Lord
          -> Elvish High Lord
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Post by BlackOpsElf »

I love your era, Noyga, it gives me so many tools to work with. I hope you don't mind that I'm using some of the demons from your Chaos faction as images for my Infernomancer Spellsword and Infernomancer Maggus.

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Noyga: You could add some portraits to your era.
Actually that makes no sense but I think it looks nicer if you have a visible portrait in the description of the units. IMO you can imagine the unit better,if you have a portrait next to the normal image of the unit.
Here are some links to some portraits which aren't include to wesnoth:

Aragwaithi female Warlock:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... c&start=15
Undead Ghoul:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... c&start=15
Human Fencer and Duelist:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... c&start=15
Elvish Archer:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... &start=270
The Poacher:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... c&start=90
Elvish Shaman:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... &start=210
Elvish Druid:
http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... &start=135
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For this (except for the aragwaithi female), i would need to duplicate all these units (which comes from mainline) just for the portrait ...
A lot of new units to maintain and resync all the time with mainline, it's not worth the cost IMHO.
I prefer to concentrate on the custom units (like the aragwaithi sorceress) and let the mainline unit be improved in mainline, people like art devs and zookeeper really do a great job for this.

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v 0.9.1: some minor cosmetic changes, and a new "Extended RPG" era, intended for RPGs : you have level 1 leaders (most likely) and you cannot recruit.
Should be compatble with v0.9.0

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Post by highhole »

A new version of Extended Era, great! :D Maybe soon the Extended Era overtakes Wesnoth with the version number. :P (I hope this is understandable)

I like the Extended RPG Era. Nice idea :) .

Here are some hmm..., I don't think "bugs" is the right word...
Maybe somethink like "fixable things" fits...

I the Extended Era, there are two dwarvish fractions, under the elves, the Dwarves, and at the end of the list, the Knalgan Alliance.

The missile attack icon from the Rogue Mage is missing.

And in the dwarvish faction in the Extended RPG Era is the dwarvish Fighter two times, too. (Under the dwarvish Guardsman and at the end of the list.)
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Post by highhole »

In Extended RPG the game crashes if you set the AI to sample_ai. :(
Like in DotM...
Maybe the computer try to recruit something, but it isn't able to recruit something, and so the game crashes???
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It looks like sample_ai doesn't like empty recruitment lists...
Thanks for your feedback, i'll fix the rest.

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I don't know if it works, but you cane try to use a trick:
Create a unit with 777777 cost and wire it into the Extended RPG.
I don't thing that you are able to recruit this unit.
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Post by highhole »

I've prepared the Desertelves for the Extended Era. (Not the Extended RPG Era). I hope it works. If you want to add the Desertelves to your Era:

Here is explained what to put where:

The bola-ne.png and bola.n.png images need to be putted in the /images/projectiles folder
The folder "desert-elves" need to go in the /images/ folder.
The bolas.png image need to go in the /images/attacks folder.
The extended.cfg file needs to go in the /eras/ folder.
The desertelvesextended.cfg file needs to go in the /factions folder.
The desert-elves.tree file needs to go in the /doc folder.
And the rest of the .cfg files, the unit files needs to go in the /units folder.

I hope I haven't forgot something. :)
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Desertelves.tar.gz
Here's the package.
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And here's the secound part of the package. (It was to big to post it.) :(
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Desertelves2.tar.gz
And here's the next part of the package.
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