The playability was fun for the first time but it's not replayable i think because it's exact the same way as you play it a seocnd time.. I loved it and was getting exiting every time the huge armies went off to the castle. I was even nailbiting but it was not necessary. It was also a long long way before the scenario was ended. I just had to finish it. Only the last troops won't attack, and i was searching and searching for them and almost couldn't find them. Also it was almost no unit movement needed, i could just sit back and see the siege happen. Edit: This is a watch and see scenario, that's not fun in anyway!
Well as i said before, my nailbiting was not necessary. This was just it was not balanced at all. Not a single enemy unit came upon the castle wall, because it was eliminated by crossbow fire. At the end when i lost some crossbowmen ( Other troops training was not necessairy but only crossbowman ) i just replaced them with new ones. You will have to disable this options. Also disable the build market and everything that is unnecessary. This will make it a bit more difficult. Not a complete loss but certainly not good.
Well the unique thing about this map is that there are many many enemy forces upon your castle. And the castle is made with a lot of stairs so the enemy can march into your castle. But still it is quit basic.
Map Design: 4
The waterfalls didn't look nice but your city was cool. The stairs looked cool.
You have no story at all. Try to do your best creating your own story next time =) You have only few instructions.
The map was a bit exciting but it's just watch and see scenario, but it was so outbalanced that i don't think that anyone want to play this a second time.Keep up with the large forces, which are really good and exiting. And try to create your own story again ;)
[Edited on 02/27/08 @ 06:44 PM]
Posted on 07/31/07 @ 04:39 AM
I downloaded this a couple days a go. I thought the minimap looked great and you said it was INTENSE! Well, that persuaded me. I played it, and just watched the entire time. I did nothing because I didn't have to! You said: "**Warning**
This map is not suitable for whining Kings, complaining peasants, or those who want their Mommies." Really? Well, I think it is impossible for anyone to whine if they lost. It is impossible to be defeated in this map. As I said, I won just by watching the enemy get hit by thousands of arrows. I didn't even select any of my troops. lol
Balance was pretty much said in the playability section. I didn't have to do anything. You should have made less troops (archers and crossbowmen, mostly). I thinkI only lost ten soldiers. Way too easy here.
Creativity was a big plus. I loved the castle design. It was nothing I had never seen before.
Map Design: 4
Map design also made the score higher. The only unrealistic part of the terrain were the small waterfalls scattered in the middle of the rivers. Castle was great.
No story, that was very bad for the score. But you did add in some details. So a 2.5 is reasonable.
Good with map design, but make your next maps harder. A LOT HARDER. lol, I can't believe I didn't have to do anything. You will get better with every submission. Good Luck!