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T_BaneBlade
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Infection Era feedback

Post by T_BaneBlade » January 9th, 2012, 6:01 am

So after much struggling and long hours, I finally finished my MP Era.

It's a zombie apocalypse mod. I designed some fully custom units and made three factions:
A Survivor Faction
A Zombie Faction
A Raider Faction
They have custom artwork, but that being said I'm no great artist.
In my opinion, they're fairly balanced.
If you guys want to give me some feedback, the files attached.


(And if you want to tell me its crap, I guess it's in your right to do so.)
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"If I have seen further, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." ~Isaac Newton
-Creator of the Infection Era

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by danman5550 » May 6th, 2012, 6:32 pm

It looks great, even though most are just re-skins. The one huge thing I noticed is the cost and abilities of the Undead, specifically the Gnome and Devling.

With the Gnome - Cost 6
6 gold for potential 24 damage and 16 HP heal per turn? Seems a little OP.
By comparison, the Elvish Scout has 24 damage total between 2 attacks and costs 4x as much. Any healing unit costs 15-25 gold for even 8 per turn.

With the Devling - Cost 4
4 gold for potential 16 damage doesn't seem fair either.
By comparison, the Dwarvish Ulfserker has a potential 16 (normally) and costs 16. Sure, it has berserk, but that can't be worth 12 coins.

Even though they're zombies and should be cheap, not that cheap or powerful seems anywhere close to fair.
The costs are a little bit unfair, heavily leaning to the Undead's side.
I definitely like it though, it shall be fun to face off against my friends by spamming Gnomes. :P

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by quincy » July 25th, 2012, 12:30 pm

I see that you made zombies level one, even though they have the strength and cost of a lvl0. I can see that you did it so you could have something that advances to it, but it is unfair when they get eight experience for killing such a weak unit.

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by T_BaneBlade » August 14th, 2012, 7:10 pm

Actually, I've been working on this lately, so it has a bit to go. As soon as I get done working out an error on a sixth faction, I can release it again for some testing. I fixed the Infected side, mostly because it was so weird, and standardized it into the "fighter, archer, mixed fighter... etc" type. Also added some new artwork, and if I get time, I'll fix the Survivors sprites so that they're more original. Thanks for the feedback though.
---EDIT--- 8/18/2012
So, Infection now has been updated on the servers.
Added:
+Standardized the "Infected" faction. (Archer, fighter, mixed fighter, etc.)
+Added the "Beta Strain" Faction. (Basically another type of infected units. Has differing abilities.)
+Added the "Dragoon" Faction. (Race of super-humans who were affected by the infection, became more dragoonic, obviously)
+Fixed most of the unoriginal artwork in the "Infected" faction.

Yet to be finished:
-Pax faction unit artwork. (A final faction that employs heavy vehicle use)
-Profile/Conversation artwork.
-I want to redo the artwork for the "Survivor" faction.

Anyway, tell me what you think.
"If I have seen further, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." ~Isaac Newton
-Creator of the Infection Era

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by MLShax » August 25th, 2012, 1:33 am

this was a really fun add-on, thanks

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by MLShax » August 25th, 2012, 1:35 am

by the way, danman, i think you might be in the wrong faction page...

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Re: Infection Era feedback

Post by T_BaneBlade » August 30th, 2012, 9:24 pm

Actually, he was right. Just changed a bunch since the last edit.

On another note, now that I'm in college, I don't really have any freetime to work on this, so if someone has a hankering to finish up the last faction, I wouldn't care too much.
Same thing with the profile art.

But either way, it's good to know that you guys like this one a bit better.
"If I have seen further, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." ~Isaac Newton
-Creator of the Infection Era

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