Add more monster to Battle for Wesnoth?

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Re: Add more monster to Battle for Wesnoth?

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WTrawi wrote:So, what monsters shall we add? :D
I'm thinking about giant, heavy monster, challenging like fire dragon :D
What should i write down here? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Earlier I was thinking about advances to current monsters.
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WTrawi wrote:Earlier I was thinking about advances to current monsters.
Thats close to what I tried to do with monsters faction.
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For example, I love the idea of Shadowm's Fire Wisp.

EDIT: there's a portraited one here.
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WTrawi wrote:For example, I love the idea of Shadowmaster's Fire Wisp.

EDIT: there's a portraited one here.
If you are interested in fire monsters the golden age has a entire unit line.

The Fire Wisp -> The Fire Guardian -> The Fire Warden -> The Fire Avatar (By me)
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The Fire Guardian also can advance to the Fire Warrior:
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The Golden Age also has animations for many of them! Also here are portraits for all them:
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Yeah, I saw all the portraits, and the first two sprites. The last sprite is pretty cool, but I don't like the third and the fourth ones neither in the portraits. And I think the third portrait would be a bit cooler if we would remove the black color like this:
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Re: Add more monster to Battle for Wesnoth?

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WTrawi wrote:Earlier I was thinking about advances to current monsters.
I also like that kind of idea :)
What should i write down here? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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WTrawi wrote:For example, I love the idea of Shadowmaster's Fire Wisp.
For the record, It’s not mine. Like the other elementals in IftU, I took it from some other add-on. It’s been too many years so I don’t remember which one.

Also, it’s shadowm.
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Weren't there also elementals in Era of Magic? I think that fire wisp sprite might even come from there (the second one at least), but it's been a while so I'm not 100% sure.
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IftU is older than Era of Magic.
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So, anyway, it seems we all would like to see this unit mainlined one day. :D

There are a lot of monsters in mainline campaigns however, not added into mainlined units. Just like wose shaman from Delfador's Memoirs, wose sapling and familiar from The Rise of Wesnoth, eyestalk form The South Guard and a lots of others in Under the Burning Suns. In my opinion only the eyestalk needs a new sprite, but almost none of them has portraits. I think we should work on it.

About new monsters, I would be really happy to see a Kraken (as an advance of the tentacle form deep), some kind of a giant worm (this and this), some cool monsters from A Song of Fire or Shadowm's campaigns and a lot of wild animals.
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Soooo, anyone? :D
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WTrawi wrote:Soooo, anyone? :D
I'm not sure I'm getting your point. Do you want to create a list with certain monsters and then 'petition' (or something) the devs to declare those monsters mainle and include them in core?
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No, I just want to see your opinions and ideas and then create some of the unexisting monsters :D
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I think a advancement of the gryphon and giant rat would be good, also it would be great if someone would create a crocodile or alligator, those would be good swamp monster :D !
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