The bridge is the only way to london defeat the garrison and u can march your army into london and kill the king or defend it against this tyrant. P.S i will be making a london battle map for u to actualy kill the king.
This map was a letdown for me.
I had expected a map with cool eyecandy to make the london bridge and the prospect of battling for it and on it was exciting however as I opened the zip file, the name of the map was given as Arikae Bridge !...ofcourse, one can give whatever name in the download section, but This was totally misleading...as I started to play the map, I was further letdown by the fact that the "bridge" in the map does not remotely resemble london bridge from any angle...its just a straight bridge made of walls...
The castle on the other side is not very well made...apparently the author ran out of space and decided to just fit the castle in the reamining space...leading to an irregularly shaped castle at the edge of the map...
The surrounding terrain is even worse...there are waterfall on either sides of the bridge, but they meet under the bridge and thats it...the water does not go anywhere...if these waterfalls were small, i would have overlooked this realism problems...but these waterfalls could give the niagra falls a run for their money!!...c'mon man, surely you know all that water has to go somewhere ?
The siege itself was OK, a little off balance, but nothing one can't handle for the attackers as well as defenders...
All in all...this map gave me the impression that it was submitted halfway during creation...if the authour had spent some more time on map design, it would have become a great little siege map...hopefully it won't happen next time.
don't make the same mistakes in the London map please...
Posted on 09/26/03 @ 12:00 AM
I have to agree with the majority of what Talos said about the map. THe map is perfectly playable but ordinary and dull for what could be an exciting map. The castle itself seemed at first to be well designed but the author as Talos said ran out of room. Everything was crampt which let the siege down a lot. One thing that particularly annoyed me was the keep off the edge of the map so you cannot see your lord without pressing space bar. The bridge itself is nothing special but areas of pitch and traps make the map better. Very little story came with the map and in the zip file it was even called something else! Overall a slighlty disappointing map but not unplayable nor without some enjoyment.