better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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Graakhatmeksha
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better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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Isle of the Damned is hard on the top difficulty, but I just beat it early with a different strategy. I recalled the merman with the lightning trident and the mermaid initiate (both developed in the Bay of Pearls) and sent them north along the coast picking off a few undead and gaining experience. I recruited lots of footpads and one thug and then sent Konrad north on turn 2 along with all walkers. (The first two merfolk I sent south to grab towns). Defeated northern lich on turn 10, recruited a full keep of additional units, picked up Moremiru in the LAST temple, and defeated the southern lich on turn 22.

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Re: better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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Thanks for sharing! What version of wesnoth? Maybe post the replay?

http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3179

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Re: better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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version 1.14.8 (6) Deleted the replay out of habit because no-one ever wanted it before. Next time I will save.

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Re: better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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I replayed it using the same strategy in order to provide the replay attached. First lich fell on turn 9 and second on turn 20, top difficulty.
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josteph
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Re: better strategy for Http Isle of the Damned

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Nice divide and conquer play :) Do post to the thread I linked, though, so other players can find your replay!

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