Marbus’s Escape

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Re: Marbus’s Escape

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Replays Part 3: I picked "Blood of Elves" initially, but it bugged out (since I think it depends on the side 2 leader surviving but he got wrecked by Nightgaunts)
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Bug in The Battle of Five Armies: The unit "King Wilhelm the Iron Hand" is supposed to be essential but he has no hero icon to point that out.

I will probably play the other ending sometime later as Blood of Elves's last leader seems bugged.
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Re: Marbus’s Escape

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Thanks for your insight. Have you played the campaign on the latest version? I believe I've fixed the endings last patch, and they should work fine by now.

I'm not sure if Run of The Wolves will stay engaging enough if less opponents provide zone control. I feel like this scenario hits 50/50, as it provides gameplay quite a bit standing out from the regular BfW scenarios gameflow and might not be intuitive for many people. The thing to keep in mind is that playing around zone control, especially spreading your units out so that they can't get surrounded is crucial to beating the scenario. And at times, you need to sacrifice a unit of yours too. Perhaps I could consider disabling zone control, or giving wolves the skirmisher ability for the easiest difficulty, but for challenging and upwards I believe that the scenario should, in fact, be somehow challenging.
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Re: Marbus’s Escape

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As for the Lost in the snow scenario, it has some underlying issues and I consider remaking this scenario altogether, but I really, really, should be writing my paper right now instead of dabbling into BfW. :eng: That being said, I cannot quite reproduce your issue? I've loaded your savefile, and by turn 5, he's still alive and kicking, unthreatened I would say, even:

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White_Drag0n wrote: January 14th, 2022, 11:40 am As for the Lost in the snow scenario, it has some underlying issues and I consider remaking this scenario altogether, but I really, really, should be writing my paper right now instead of dabbling into BfW. :eng: That being said, I cannot quite reproduce your issue? I've loaded your savefile, and by turn 5, he's still alive and kicking, unthreatened I would say, even:

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In my case, he rushed out and got Chocoboned up his bum. If you know what I mean...Either that or a shadow backstab attacked him as soon as he left his encampment keep.
Have you played the campaign on the latest version? I believe I've fixed the endings last patch, and they should work fine by now.
I have the latest version but Blood of Elves still bugged out. It's probably because of the unstoring of a non-existent variable. Since that Jarl who is being unstored died during the battle at the mountain of destiny.
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I will take a look into it later today or next week. There are fallbacks provided so that in case the unit cannot be unstored, it gets replaced by a spare general. They most likely stopped working in 1.16, as truth to be told, I'm still ironing out things that used to work but don't anymore.

As for the scenario, I see the leader running out of his camp into the 30% cover area of snow as something - although unlucky - honestly quite likely, too. I might tune their AI to either stand in one place (not preferred), or move, but avoid bad terrain at all cost. With that, I believe the possibility of his death wouldn't be of any concern, as although human units aren't well suited against undead (end neither are elven), they fulfill their role as cannon fodder and allow the leader to be rescued quite safely.
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Re: Marbus’s Escape

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ME-The Change of Fate replay 20220115-020310.gz
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Finished one of the epilogues, I guess. So, I have to say, this campaign is very well done in terms of story. There are some bugs with it, but yeah...very good campaign overall. I hope i can play the other ending.

Anyways: I noticed another bug in Gjallarhorn: All my units are loyal, but the upkeep was showing as -3...which meant that one of the hero/loyals are still charging upkeep.
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Re: Marbus’s Escape

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Lord-Knightmare wrote: January 14th, 2022, 8:11 pm
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