Have you ever heard about a mysterious country anywhere in the northern territories outside of the civilized world? Here it is: it’s called “Terra Bestialis”. This land has got an abundance of natural resources like wood, iron ore, pitch or deer. Nevertheless life isn’t peaceful at all there. A big danger is lurking for those men who risk their lives in the wilderness. Herds of roaming wolves prevent many people from colonizing these northern regions. But sometimes human being causes more anxieties and terror than wild animals like wolves ever can do: The so-called “Wolfmen”. They had got their name because of their cannibal habit of domesticating wolves. After having catched the ferocious wolves the “Wolfmen” fed them by meat, but human meat of living people. And later on they misused them as “wolf-dogs” for their criminal intentions. A few trappers who survived and escaped sudden wolf-attacks reported on very cruel occurrences they were going through. They saw peace-loving traders and hard-working miners being killed and eaten up by daylight. After these massacres the horrible “Wolfmen” scurried out of their hiding-places robbing all useful and valuable things of these mortal remains, for example purses, knives, rings, boots, gold chains, hairpins, belts or different leather goods. The “Wolfmen”-ring leader, named “Duc de Wolf” never been seen before, was assisted by his insidious accomplice “The Rat” and his gang controlling an old northern reloading point.
Naturally the King himself really was shocked hearing these frightful bad news and he decided to put an end to this tragedy. He ordered you, Sire Longarm, his best of all loyal men, to free the northern territory by every possible means. The adventurous mission starts in 1101 and it can begin…
Somehow I first wanted to create a classic eco-map, but in the course of time I felt that some invasions to put in would bring more additional challenge. But please direct your attention to all required objectives. You’ve got twenty game years to complete the goals and the map is well-playable on normal or hard. Maybe “very hard” seems to be impossible, it should be something for the most experienced players.
Objectives (to acquire on normal): >Kill the enemy's Lord >Eradicate the wolves >80 meat >16 leather armor >16 maces >55%blessed
Good luck and have a good time! Reviews are always welcome.
I guess you want to issue a challenge for people to play on 'normal' difficulty?
Posted on 12/05/05 @ 12:49 AM
I just started to play this and its great. Pretty tricky with a food goal and theft from the granary. That is a real pisser! But a great challenge, which I havent beat yet.
[Edited on 12/05/05 @ 12:53 AM]
Posted on 12/06/05 @ 05:07 PM
Lollard - Thanks for "taking up the challenge." Seems like whenever I make a comment in a review about how hard a map is, someone else comes along and tells how they beat it handily with so many months (years) to spare. So I am waiting on this one...
Note: When I checked my review I saw I had entered the wrong score for creativity. This I have corrected. Still a great map by Stratego!