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Chateau Fleur de Pommier

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Duke of York
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Map Size: 400x400 (Large)
Difficulty: Normal
Chateau Fleur de Pommier

In the year of our Lord 1150, his grace, Eudes II, Duc de Bourgogne, has equipped and fielded an army in his fight against Baldwin IV, Duc d'Aquitaine (the Wolf). You have been appointed commander of Bourgogne’s force and tasked with capturing Chateau Fleur de Pommier, a fiefdom rich with vineyards, orchards and diverse natural resources. The capture of this castle will cause great harm to Aquitaine’s war effort. If successful, his grace has promised to share in the riches of Chateau Fleur de Pommier. In return, you must provide gold, arms and equipment to the Duc within a short period of time. Beware, Baldwin – that wolf has spotted your force and made preparations. Our spies report that he has already sent dispatches to his surrounding lands asking for reinforcements. You must strike quickly and establish your defenses. "Que Dieu vous protège" – May God protect you.

Victory objectives:
4000 Gold
150 Pikes
150 Metal Armour
100 Crossbows
50% Ale Consumption
30 game years to complete

* Player Notes*
You must take the castle quickly as the longer you wait, the stronger the Wolf’s reinforcements will be. You must protect the vital apple orchards as they can be replaces if lost. You may not recruit archers and have a limited number of crossbowmen available.

Greetings fellow gamers. This is my first offering in over a year so I hope it will live up to your expectations. I am a little rusty and am trying to get back into the designing groove. As always, I hope you have as much fun playing the scenario as I have had creating it.

Semper Fidelis,

James, Duke of York
Screen shot courtsey Duc de Noisiel Also, special thanks to Jalis for his technical advice.
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William Tell wow, trés nice :p
The castle and the map design is great! :)

[Edited on 08/05/06 @ 10:42 AM]

FroobaChoob ANOTHER Outstanding Map By DoY (I Sound Abit Like Kester :D)

It Looks Very Nice In Pic And Minimap.

I Take It That You have To invade And Protect?

Nice Feature Of Green. I Find It Hard to get A Map Troops Green At A Large Mapsize.

Will Download, rate, Review And have FuN in the Process. (Probably)

Peace Out!

EDIT: I Actually Read The Description. So i Know What is Going On now. Lmfao

[Edited on 08/05/06 @ 11:59 AM]

Sempi_Warrior Arrgh I wish I didn't suck at seiges so much. I've already dropped it to easy, and still have lost more times than I can count.

The map and castle are breathtaking, very nice.

Edit: HaHa. I DID IT. The castle is mine whoot! Now what was I suppose to do with it again? ;)

I had to use a possible unorthodox method to conquer the keep that I won't mention here. Once I got the idea, I think I could have just scraped by winning it on normal.

[Edited on 08/06/06 @ 12:35 AM]

God Avo Yes, I have problems with sieging to most of the time.. I am not a very skilled player when it comes to sieges :/ Haven't downloaded this map yet, will maybe download tomorrow mate ;)
lollard97367 Genius! Very well done on the structure and outbuildings and low wall.
Sempi_Warrior I finished it on easy. Lots of fun, lots of stuff to take care of. DoY is not kidding when he says to guard the orchards and granary. This was a great map, once I got past the seige it was mucho grande fun.

A couple of quick question if I can.
1. You can't build Archers, you said that in the instructions, but your Fletchers can, and unless you tell them differently, do build bows. More than once I forgot to tell them to manufacture Crossbows, and ended up having a large amount of bows taking up space in the Armory. I couldn't sell them off either. Was that intentional?

2. I swear I searched all over that map but I could only find 1 place to put an iron mine. Is that the only spot or did I miss something?

I still can't get over how great the castle looked.
Duke of York
File Author
Both were intentional. You must be aware of the instructions and whats going on around you. As for the iron, you have to buy it.

Glad you liked the map.
Sempi_Warrior Very Clever DoY. I was just curious. The bow thing happened my first time through, post seige. It locked up a good part of my armory space before I noticed.

I met the armor requirement by buying iron. Afterwards, I was curious if you could put a mine down, and combed through the map.
surajsubba The minimap looks great. Fantastic landscaping

will download!

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