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Hardenbourg Castle v1.2

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Lord_Facundia
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Map Size: 400x400 (Large)
Minimap:
My first proper map! (so please rate! :D) Hope you enjoy!
I original made this as a siege map, but in my stupidity I made it as a freebuild, but hey, lets see if you can destroy yourself with the F1 invasion feature.

UPDATES:

I HAVE ADDED A BRIDGE INSIDE THE CASTLE AND FIXED THE BACKWARD FLOWING WATERFALL!

I HAVE UPDATED IT, AND MADE IT INTO AN INVASION MAP- EMAIL ME AT MALA_FACUNDIA@HOTMAIL.CO.UK IF YOU WISH TO TRY IT!

Anyway…. The story:

At the turn of the third century, a powerful crusader-king stretched his empire to the limits. He built many forts all over his ranged empire to help defend his threatened lands. High in the cliffs of Hardenbourg, in the centre of his own Kingdom he built one such fort which soon became the centre of his government down river from the huge city that was his capitol.

For a further fifty years the empire stood strong. But the legendary king fell ill and died an agonising deat. His children squabbled over the lands, and it quickly fell to pieces under the constant attack of the barbarian hoards from across the boarders and from those who wished to be liberated. Land after land fell to their brute force. Many of the princes met their deaths at the hands of the barbarians, and then, only one heir remained.

You are the last remaining heir. You have been forced to withdraw to the old fort of Hardenbourg. Many years have passed and peace has swept across the old lands of the empire.
Your fort has evolved into a castle and it appears to your neighbours that you are a threat to them (this is where you destroy yourself with the F1 key). It is your time to prove yourself to be the worthy and rightful heir of your father.

A couple of notes:

There are three ways in which the keep can be broken into from: the front entrance and the two round back on either side of the river.
There are also several directions to attack from, but unless you can see it on the map, I am not going to tell you. :D
The only remaining land for farming is on the flat lands at the front of the keep, which is constantly in danger if you are under attack, which would have been difficult if I made it as a siege... thank you stupidity…

This is my first proper map, and it took me quite some time to do the landscaping! Tell me what you think!
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HGDL v0.8.0

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Added:05/12/06
Updated:05/13/06