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Open Plains

Author File Description
Pat Dark Knight
File Details
Map Size: 400x400 (Large)
Number of Players: 6
Balance: Unbalanced
Difficulty: Normal
Minimap:
Open Plains

~2v2v2~

Ages ago, all the Lords occupying this land were at peace with each other because of one man. If there was a conflict brewing, he was able to stop and prevent a war the moment he got the word of any unsettlement.

He did not live in anyone's castle, in fear of jelousy from the other Lord, so he lived alone, near the river and the marsh, where it was peaceful and unhabitated.

But one dark night, when the messenger came to warn him of a pressing fit between all the Lords, he found him dead, in his bed; murdered. Clearly the man struggle for his life, the messenger thought. Knowing the outcome of a conflict with no resolution, he fled these lands as quick as possible.

Now it you that must defend yourself and regain peace at all cost in these open plains...


Good Gaming,
Pat Dark Knight
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apuya24
Rating
5.0
Breakdown
Playability5.0
Balance5.0
Creativity5.0
Map Design5.0
Story/Instructions5.0
Playability: 5
Amazing. No AIs (at least the original AIs) have any problems building their castle. However, when I played with Saladins in the western area, they seemed to run out of wood, causing them to have "froze" their economy. I didn't take away points because it was only a one-time happening.

Balance: 5
Well balanced in a crazy way. Each player has something very abudant in their areas, be it grassland, trees, stone, iron, building space, whatever. It forces the player to base their economy on whatever they have. Excellent.

Creativity: 5
I like how the map remains balanced even though you have a natural looking map. Most maps will have very artificial-looking maps due to an extreme balance of resources. You're lucky I prefer natural maps.

Map Design: 5
In this case, map design and creativity went hand in hand as the crative thing was the actual map. The map looks awesome, realistic, and natural. All the small details, such as small tufts of grass, and the scattered iron and stone look great! It seems you worked hard and long on this map.

Story/Instructions: 5
Although skirmishes dont really need a story in my opinion just these couple paragraphs tell a great story. It goes really well with the map, and the map does work out with a 2vs2vs2. But I went crazy and tried free for all...

Additional Comments:
An excellent map, and will probably be one of my most used maps from now on! Extroardinary work.


-apuya


h1_longbowman
Rating
4.6
Breakdown
Playability5.0
Balance4.0
Creativity5.0
Map Design4.0
Story/Instructions5.0
Playability: 5
Awesome playability. I played the map twice and both time worked wonders esp with/against AI's

Balance: 4
Are u shure that the map is balanced??? i really thought some players were deprived of certain resources

Creativity: 5
Interesting map but not so surprising

Map Design: 4
i had to give u a 4 on this coz though everything worked great. Certain things, i dunno (things concerning design) i thought were left out.

Story/Instructions: 5
Original story. i liked it

Additional Comments:
Excellent map.

[Edited on 08/08/06 @ 06:26 AM]

Duc Camembert
Rating
4.6
Breakdown
Playability5.0
Balance4.0
Creativity5.0
Map Design5.0
Story/Instructions4.0
Playability: 5
GOOD. No Castle Crack!! Nice to play i love it. Even for AI or GSA ^^ but like apuya said, if it's long time they will run out of wood

Balance: 5
Balance very balance. I like when you balancing the map pat. ^^. different than the other

Creativity: 5
I like natural oasis grass than desert. It's happy with food. So the idea of design and story pretty nice

Map Design: 5
Your design always good. I can see the natural, nice marsh. And i'll create a map with marsh from your original idea (not copying just watch >.

[Edited on 12/13/06 @ 03:56 AM]


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Rating
4.7
Breakdown
Playability5.0
Balance4.3
Creativity5.0
Map Design4.7
Story/Instructions4.7
Statistics
Downloads:4,247
Favorites: [Who?]0
Size:551.50 KB
Added:07/31/06