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by Lone_Isle
August 21st, 2007, 1:55 pm
Forum: Users’ Forum
Topic: trouble loading replays
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

ok.. it actually does seem to be because of version difference. The assertion error pops up as soon as I select the replay in the load menu, and it comes up with something about an assertion error, str() (string size??) and C:\Entwicklung\Wesnoth yadayada which gave me the impression that it was due...
by Lone_Isle
August 20th, 2007, 8:13 am
Forum: Users’ Forum
Topic: trouble loading replays
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

trouble loading replays

Hello I'm getting trouble loading replays that I download off these forums. I get some kind of assertion error and I think it's because I installed Wesnoth in my G:\ drive whereas most have it in their C:\

Is there a way to watch replays short of reinstalling wesnoth?
by Lone_Isle
January 29th, 2007, 2:56 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: 2x Beginning Gold AI Help
Replies: 35
Views: 5688

put yourself on 100 and the ai on 175. This is alot more doable. On small maps beating even the AI on half the gold is a difficult and somewhat meaningless proposition, since the AI only knows how to charge charge charge what you are left doing is playing defensive and even if you win that way the o...
by Lone_Isle
January 3rd, 2007, 8:05 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: A question about ctr v and clr b
Replies: 8
Views: 2137

I am also curious about this function. Could a dev please explain in exact terms what "show enemy moves" represent?
by Lone_Isle
December 21st, 2006, 2:41 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: The "How to play..." Series
Replies: 57
Views: 131451

I find that with drakes, if you try to fight the enemy on their own terms, you will quickly face defeat: every other faction in wesnoth can attain a def % of 60% or better in defensive terrain, while drakes only go up to 40%. However, on grasslands, suddenly most units of other factions drop down to...
by Lone_Isle
December 13th, 2006, 11:28 am
Forum: Multiplayer Development
Topic: the poacher needs balancing
Replies: 113
Views: 19740

Re: the poacher needs balancing

So the crux of your argument is that in the opening stages of the game when you're not sure about the opponent's race, thunderers are "apparently" better. Well, even if that were the case, I guess you will then acknowledge poachers are readily useful once you DO know what your opponents are getting?...
by Lone_Isle
December 13th, 2006, 9:37 am
Forum: Multiplayer Development
Topic: the poacher needs balancing
Replies: 113
Views: 19740

As much as spearmen are better than poachers, you cannot recruit both from the same faction. If you are loyalists then sure spearmen are great. As knalgans the closest thing you got are guardsmen. These do not slay burners and clashers the way poachers do. As for the Dwarven thunderer. They are not ...
by Lone_Isle
December 13th, 2006, 8:46 am
Forum: Multiplayer Development
Topic: the poacher needs balancing
Replies: 113
Views: 19740

Bowmen cost one more than poachers. However they are of opposite alignments. This means I'd rather have a poacher shooting say a drake clasher than a bowman at night. I did concede that he had a point: poachers and their upgrade trappers are not very exciting. However, the point is that poachers hav...
by Lone_Isle
December 13th, 2006, 7:54 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: I Love them skirmishers!
Replies: 6
Views: 1376

skirmishers have more uses than just picking off fleeing low hp units. They can pick off weak ranged units like mages that may be hiding behind the enemy line. They can be used to capture and hold villages and suddenly be withdrawn. They present you with more offensive options because they can occup...
by Lone_Isle
December 13th, 2006, 7:42 am
Forum: Multiplayer Development
Topic: the poacher needs balancing
Replies: 113
Views: 19740

Re: the poacher needs balancing

the spearman has more hp and does much more total damage than the poacher. but, we already know that the spearman is good compared to a lot of units for its cost. it's hard to compete with this guy. spearmen are not archers. There is no comparison here. Poachers are genuine ranged units used exactl...
by Lone_Isle
November 30th, 2006, 2:40 pm
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: Drakes
Replies: 17
Views: 3608

here's another piece of drake wisdom:

If the enemy sends to you a solid, well balanced group of units that you cannot possibly hope to best in a direct confrontation, then as they approach you, MAKE A BEELINE FOR THEIR LEADER.

Often the kind of units a a drake cannot defeat, can be outrun.
by Lone_Isle
November 30th, 2006, 12:05 pm
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: Factions and damage types:
Replies: 11
Views: 2393

I'm not sure about this kind of survey. It doesn't show for example that Drakes have only one very weak and auxiliary source of impact damage, or that the so called versatility of elves has more to do with their terrain bonuses and with all but one of their units having melee + ranged.
by Lone_Isle
November 30th, 2006, 11:30 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: Drakes
Replies: 17
Views: 3608

my newbish advice: do not attempt to "hold ground" with their units and try to retreat at dusk. position your units for maximum reach. on a map like blitz, that means in the water in the center(obviously if there aren't any pesky merman around) Don't position your units for defensive bonuses from te...
by Lone_Isle
November 30th, 2006, 11:17 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: Drakes
Replies: 17
Views: 3608

That would be me redvasily :D

What about the first game we played, eh? :wink:
by Lone_Isle
November 30th, 2006, 11:15 am
Forum: Strategies & Tips
Topic: How do you use Clashers?
Replies: 43
Views: 7049

ok i see. so clashers are better for being able to do more damage in one go.