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Offline Bison

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Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« on: May 12, 2013, 02:08:36 PM »
This is the game that Elemental should have been when it released.  Stardock has really come through with this one and it's going to be a classic IMHFO.  I has much more depth than Warlock, a smooth interface, the graphics have received an upgrade, heroes are much more versaitile, and the tactical combat has been revamped is very fun.  It's still in beta for another week, but it's a very fun game right now.  I've only seen one possible bug so far.  I have  a warg den, but for some reason I'm unable to recruit warg riders.  TBH this might be do to a research or building requirement that I'm lacking.  EDIT:  I'm an idiot.  I just designed a War Rider in my units tab and now I can recruit them.  Yay!  I'm so smart!

Here are some screenshots.  Sorry about the quality, but it's due to the screenshot setting I have enable on Steam.  Frankly these screens do not do the game justice.

Kingdom overview 3D:




Kingdom overview paper map:


Kingdom management screens:










Combat:






I didn't take shots of the most exciting combat.  The quick take aways:  More terrain features that give bonuses or limit movement, and random battle grounds for each combat.

I'm sure there are bugs that need to be squashed, but this is no Elemental. 

Those of you who originally purchased Elemental get a free game code.  You get the code from your Stardock account.  However it is a Steam key that needs to be redeemed there to download the game.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2013, 02:39:01 PM »
Thanks for posting!  This looks great.  I was already pretty happy with Fallen Enchantress so if this is even better, I need to start playing.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2013, 02:50:52 PM »
I have to say I like it too. It would be nicer if you got heroes faster and if your heroes got levels faster to move through the ability trees to some depth before the game is over. Graphics are very good. Balance seems much better than the other games of the series.
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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2013, 03:05:33 PM »
They've been adding so many small patches lately, I've not tried playing a full game yet.

It's looking good from what I've seen, though. 

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2013, 03:08:07 PM »
This game has been getting secret/silent patches all the time.
Steam never mentions its updating.
And now I guess I've missed the that the full was was just released :P

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2013, 04:45:48 PM »
Latest version is 0.90. Only item I see that is tough to deal with is taking enemy cities and then having them at 100% unrest. Make it impossible to build anything in them forever. Hopefully that gets tweaked in the next patch. 0.90 has made city fighting better and the unit spamming in cities is gone. AI is using spells at times and is pretty good mixing ranged and hth units.

Definitely fun.
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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2013, 07:02:01 PM »
I really want to like this game. Tried Age of Wonders 2: shadow magic but it didn't grab me...two "fairies and unicorns and pixie dust" for me. I need something a bit more dark. Maybe this is it. I tried fallen enchantress but it didn't do much. I need to feel like I'm part of the world (something AoW did well by the way). This looks good so far!

Release is May 22 it seems
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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2013, 08:01:17 PM »
First I have to admit I am still bitter/angry over the E:WOM debacle, so much so that I never downloaded and played any of the free games/expansions I was given.  Bison you are making me rethink this policy.  I've got nothing to lose and it will be on STEAM which will be nice.  Although just to be safe I think I might want to wait until the game is released and had at least once patch applied.  These guys are on a short leash with me now.
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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2013, 08:09:22 PM »
Kinda reminds me of Civ4 fantasy-style, with an extra tac combat layer.  Moreso than other fantasy strategy games I've played lately.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2013, 08:35:37 PM »
I played the beta earlier, but it CTD'ed on me. I think they were still working out some of the kinks. But it put me off of it until the official release.
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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2013, 08:38:45 PM »
I really want to like this game. Tried Age of Wonders 2: shadow magic but it didn't grab me...two "fairies and unicorns and pixie dust" for me. I need something a bit more dark. Maybe this is it. I tried fallen enchantress but it didn't do much. I need to feel like I'm part of the world (something AoW did well by the way). This looks good so far!

Release is May 22 it seems

I'd say that there are some pretty dark elements to the game.  For example I'm playing as Oracle Cesera right now.  She is a pretty dark faction to the point that I can kill one of my heroes and steal their powers.  This faction's leader is all about curses, life drain, and summoning.  Even this map board is dark. 

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2013, 08:39:36 PM »
I played the beta earlier, but it CTD'ed on me. I think they were still working out some of the kinks. But it put me off of it until the official release.

I've got over 7 hours in game so far and no crashes.  The water seems pretty safe right now.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2013, 08:41:49 PM »
These guys are on a short leash with me now.

They were with me too, but I think they've really learned from the Elemental debacle.  If you already own the game, then what risk do you really take with it?  If you hate the game uninstall and swear off Stardock forever, but I don't think you will hate the game.  That's how good I think it is.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2013, 08:43:39 PM »
Kinda reminds me of Civ4 fantasy-style, with an extra tac combat layer.  Moreso than other fantasy strategy games I've played lately.

Definately.  I've only had limited experience with the diplomacy, but so far it seems pretty inline with Civ.  Nothing to crazy so far.  Although I did have a faction premitively pay me tribute, before I crushed their measely army in a tactical battle!  Chumps.

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Re: Fallen Entrantress: Legendary Heroes
« Reply #14 on: May 12, 2013, 08:46:16 PM »
Can you still buy the beta or is it closed now?
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