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The Reign of the Lords

Postby The_Gnat » October 10th, 2016, 4:33 am

Hello, I am the author of the new Reign of The Lords era.

I just wanted to create a thread to get feedback from any down loaders of the Reign of The Lords who have any suggestions about balancing the Reign of The Lords era, who have noticed any bugs or errors, or who have any suggestions about things to add to the era. I would like to thank all the people who have helped contribute to this add-on. IPS for his balancing help, Forest Dragon for his sprites and units from The Golden Age, and the authors of Legend of the Invincibles, Era of Magic, War of Legends, War of the Gods, Uber Default, and Era of More units for all their units and pictures.

I'd love to hear from anyone out there with any suggestions. Here is the my art thread with many images that i have made from my era.

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ANNOUNCEMENT (November 2nd 2016): I am proud to announce that the 5 Lords Reign add-on has hit its first milestone! 500 Downloads! Many thanks to all the people who have downloaded it, and to all the people who have (knowingly, or unknowingly) contributed to it.

ANNOUNCEMENT (November 7th 2016): I am happy to announce the 1.1.4 release of the 5 Lords Reign Era! It is a great new addition and adds many new units and also it solves the slight problem that advancements were having in 1.1.3, and many new units!

ANNOUNCEMENT (November 13th 2016): Version 1.1.5 of the 5 Lords Reign era has been released with many new units

ANNOUNCEMENT (November 27th 2016): Version 1.1.6 of the 5 Lords Reign era is now out! Mainly balances the Dwarves, Orcs and Loyalists thanks to IPS

ANNOUNCEMENT (November 29th 2016): I am proud to announce that the 5 Lords Reign add-on has hit its second milestone! 1000 Downloads! This is seriously impressive considering only 27 days ago we had only 500 downloads! I am very appreciative of all those who have downloaded the add-on, posted feedback and help contribute to this era.

ANNOUNCEMENT (December 17th 2016): Released for Wesnoth 1.13. Bersion 1.1.7 of the 5 Lords Reign has now been released for the 1.13 add-on database.

ANNOUNCEMENT (December 26th 2016): Version 1.2.0 has now been released for 1.12. This new 1.2 version includes the 6th faction and the add-on has now been renamed The Reign of The Lords. The Dark Legion has joined the battle now allowing you to fight with level 4 and 5 undead warriors.

ANNOUNCEMENT (January 15th 2017): Version 1.2.1 has now been released for 1.12. It contains many bug fixes.

ANNOUNCEMENT (March 3rd 2017): Version 1.2.3 has now been released for 1.12 and 1.13. It adds many new units including the Elvish hierophant, Troll Fire Wizard, Merman Praetorian, Merman Admiral, Merman Raetarius, Merman Spear Caster, Goblin Piercer, Goblin Trumpeter, Orion, Infiltrator, Forest Warden, Armoured Highwayman, Revolutionary, Naga Centurion, Elvish Gryphonier, Great Ogre, Ancient Ogre, and advancement of Jouster. These units can all be advanced to in campaigns.

The 5 Lords default unit advancement add-on allows all the mainline wesnoth units to advance to these level 4 and 5 units in campaigns.
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby ForestDragon » October 10th, 2016, 5:13 pm

nice era! reminds me of my own one a bit, would you mind if i borrow some images from your era?
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby The_Gnat » October 10th, 2016, 6:53 pm

No problem at all!! ( ;) in fact i borrowed some from other people) Glad you liked the era

what era are you making?
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby ForestDragon » October 11th, 2016, 4:05 am

The_Gnat wrote:what era are you making?

the name is The Golden Age
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby The_Gnat » October 11th, 2016, 6:29 am

:) I've played your add-on and think its really good! Also I've borrowed some of the images for the units, warmaster,halberdier,titanium decimator. (thats probably why it reminds you of your addon :lol: )
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A new Lord for The 5 Lords Reign era

Postby The_Gnat » October 17th, 2016, 11:53 pm

ANNOUNCEMENT: The 5 Lords Reign is going well and nearing version 1.1.2 and a stable release so i thought to begin on adding a 6th Lord to the 5 Lords Reign mod. I am considering a few ideas. The first idea i have is of adding the Lord of Darkness and his faction of Undead and Dark Sorcery. The second idea is adding the Lord of the Rogues, the Khalifate wanders and the Outlaws of Wesnoth have banded together (forming an alliance that is attempting to overthrow the kings of Wesnoth)

Please post which you would prefer being added. Like the previous factions a new faction would include many new 3rd 4th and 5th level units. If you have any other suggestions those would also be welcome. I will probably begin developement of this 6th Lord in a few weeks and if anyone prefers one or the other faction now is the time to say so! :D

The Dark Lord:
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The Lord of the Rogues:
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Re: A new Lord for The 5 Lords Reign era

Postby Lord-Knightmare » October 18th, 2016, 10:07 am

You don't have to make a new topic every time you need to post an announcement. You post in the existing topic thread. Please read the forum guidelines. BTW, are you making your add-on like that Era of Ascension? Or, the one where you get level 6-7 units?
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Re: A new Lord for The 5 Lords Reign era

Postby The_Gnat » October 18th, 2016, 7:06 pm

Sorry about that mate :P , thanks for the information!! Also yes this is going to be similar to era of ascension (i don't know if they have made a addon for 1.12) So far the factions included in the 5 Lords Reign modication are the High Elves, The Loyalist Army, The Dwarvish Kingdom, The Orcish Alliance, and the Wizards and Elementals. Also a main difference from this and era of ascension is that in this mod you recruit Lvl 3. It adds a new dynamic to wesnoth gameplay where your army consists of a small group of powerful soldiers. Many people aren't big fans of recruiting Lvl 3 units which is why i also have a ingame modification option under multiplayer which makes all the default wesnoth units advance to these new Lvl 4, and 5 units similar to era of ascension. Also i have made a modification 5 Lords Default Unit Advancements which allows your soldiers in ANY campaign to now advance to these new Lvl 4, and 6 units! :D

A good example of this new addons units can be seen in the Grand Knight:

Grand Knight Lvl 3 Image -> Appocalypse Rider Lvl 4 Image -> Dragon Rider Lvl 5 Image
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby Lord-Knightmare » October 18th, 2016, 9:33 pm

GK has a level 5 advancement? If it doesn't one-hit-kill a Fire Dragon, I am not impressed. :P
I have installed your era, but I have yet to try it out since my first semester is sucking the life out of me. :x
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby The_Gnat » October 18th, 2016, 9:49 pm

:lol: the dragon rider isnt That powerful mainly you benifit from the addition of a 13-4 range attack and a huge 50% defense against fire and 40% on blade and impact. I tried to not overdo any of the attacks on higher lvl units and am working on some new weapon specails and abilitys at the moment. However if u play the era and have any suggestions that would b gr8! :D
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby ForestDragon » October 19th, 2016, 4:26 am

hi, so, i found your prophet.png unit sprite, and noticed that it had TC issues on the flag, so i fixed it:
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and since you'd probably need a female portrait for the unit, here is tweak of the paladin portrait with brighter skin/a bit thinner eyebrows:
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still looks like a man, but it's better than using the female mage of light portrait
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EDIT: btw, i'd like both the dark and rogue lords to be added. if you want some khalifate units, you can look in Oath of Allegiance (or even make some of your own)
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby The_Gnat » October 19th, 2016, 6:12 am

Thanks ForestDragon! :D I will add those images to my next version. I think it would be great to add both a Dark Lord, and Rogue Lord but obviously it takes time ;)

EDIT: the female arcane rider is a good idea (but that picture didn't look female enough ;) ) so i gave a try making my own portrait (note that i didn't really do much) tell me what you think :D
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby ForestDragon » October 19th, 2016, 12:55 pm

nice! :D here is my edit with a few small tweaks to the face/helmet-face transition:
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The_Gnat wrote:I think it would be great to add both a Dark Lord, and Rogue Lord but obviously it takes time ;)

well, you can look into my era's files again, i collected quite a lot of units, including undead.outlaws, and even some UMC khalifate units (only one source of them though :P )Thanks ForestDragon! :D I will add those images to my next version.

EDIT: btw, your franken-art is gorgeous! and the new Woodland Enchantress is one of my current favourites :)
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby The_Gnat » October 19th, 2016, 7:50 pm

Thanks forest dragon! Also glad u like the new unit sprites personally my favorite is the arch wose and goblin raider! :D

EDIT: looking at the new female knight picture I cant seem to see what youv changed :oops: ??
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Re: 5 Lords Reign

Postby ForestDragon » October 20th, 2016, 4:55 am

The_Gnat wrote:EDIT: looking at the new female knight picture I cant seem to see what youv changed :oops: ??

well, in the old portrait, the helmet-face transition on the left was a perfect vertical line, i fixed this a bit
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