What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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Frostfur
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What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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Ive been playing Wesnoth on and of now for a few years and the first campaign i played was TDH. It used to be my favo campaign even though it wasnt 100% finished. I cant seem to find it now though. has it been scrapped?

Hope I posted in right forum and thanks on forhand Frostfur

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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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Unfortunately, the original developer of The Dark Hordes never completed the campaign. While there were several attempts to complete it by other people, they never really got anywhere. As Wesnoth matured, and additional high-quality campaigns became available to add to mainline, it didn't make much sense to keep an incomplete campaign in the main distribution.

Have you tried Descent into Darkness? It's another campaign where you play as undead, and it's in pretty good shape, too.
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TDH > DiD IMO, although Descent into Darkness has a better story. More so after it was included in Invasion From the Unknown. (Which is another undead campaign.)
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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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I never understood the draw to The Dark Hordes. Sure, it was an early attempt at an Undead campaign but there wasn't much to it.

Who knows, maybe it should be considered -the- Undead campaign, as it doesn't seem to ever die.

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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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It's still being somewhat actively developed on wensoth-umc-dev. I should really release a 1.8 version already...

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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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Hulavuta wrote:[...] Invasion From the Unknown. (Which is another undead campaign.)
No, it isn't. The player can recruit undead and there's an undead hero by their side but that doesn't make that faction central to the plot. At least not until later scenarios.
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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

Post by hermestrismi »

The Dark Hordes is returned and complited in 1.12 and 1.14
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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

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Iris wrote:
April 29th, 2010, 5:27 pm
Hulavuta wrote:[...] Invasion From the Unknown. (Which is another undead campaign.)
No, it isn't. The player can recruit undead and there's an undead hero by their side but that doesn't make that faction central to the plot. At least not until later scenarios.
I m glad to annonce that i recreated the dark hordes and i wish you try it and give me ur opinion. Im a fun of iftu
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Re: What happend to The Dark Hordes ?

Post by dwarftough »

I tried to download these Dark Hordes from add-on server but the campaign was broken, it just didn't start up (said about some error in WML code)

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