References, winks and nods in Heroes VI

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Postby Avonu » Jun 23 2012, 13:39

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Postby Avonu » Jun 23 2012, 13:39

>>>Here is a complete list

Don't lie. ;P





>>>Luna appeared in Heroes 1, 2, 3 & 4.

Someone forgot about Might and Magic title. :P



Where are notes about: Valeska, Karloff, Veyer, Nebiros, Deleb, Jezebeth, Kha-Beleth and of course Raelag? :P



>>>Souldrinker is based on an unused concept art from Dark Messiah.

IIRC there were also souldrinker swords in Crusaders.



>>>Several references to fan-favourite Barbarian hero Crag Hack

fan-favourite? Yog is better. ;P



>>>Various references and (very probably bad) puns in Quest names.

And what about some campaigns maps titles?
Edited on Sat, Jun 23 2012, 09:41 by Avonu

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Postby Marzhin » Jun 23 2012, 15:15

>>>Here is a complete list

Don't lie. ;P
You're always trying to find something to complain or nitpick about, aren't you... :)
>>>Luna appeared in Heroes 1, 2, 3 & 4.

Someone forgot about Might and Magic title. :P
To be honest, I can't remember meeting her in one of the RPGs. In which one was she?
Where are notes about: Valeska, Karloff, Veyer, Nebiros, Deleb, Jezebeth, Kha-Beleth and of course Raelag? :P
There's nothing specific to say about Valeska and Karloff (the Valeska of H6 was not meant to be a new incarnation of the Valeska of H3, the name is just a coincidence), the other ones are Ashan characters so it's not surprising to find them in H6 :p
And what about some campaigns maps titles?
Edited on Sat, Jun 23 2012, 09:41 by Avonu
Aren't these known already? I thought so.

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Postby Avonu » Jun 23 2012, 15:29

You're always trying to find something to complain or nitpick about, aren't you... :)
Anytime :devil:
>>>To be honest, I can't remember meeting her in one of the RPGs. In which one was she?
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>>>There's nothing specific to say about Valeska and Karloff (the Valeska of H6 was not meant to be a new incarnation of the Valeska of H3, the name is just a coincidence), the other ones are Ashan characters so it's not surprising to find them in H6 :p
Then why you mentioned Kaspar? ;P
And the same for (Boris) Karloff - you have fans "characters" but not him?
>>>Aren't these known already? I thought so.
If this should be complete list...

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Postby Pol » Jun 23 2012, 17:08

>>>Here is a complete list
Don't lie. ;P
You're always trying to find something to complain or nitpick about, aren't you... :)
You should see that coming Marzhin! :P

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Postby legendoferthia » Jun 24 2012, 5:54

Kudos to Avonu! You did a good job in explaining. Also, thanks for posting this Marzhin, good to see some reference in HOMM6. However, I haven't played it yet :(
Edited on Sun, Jun 24 2012, 01:58 by savetara
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Postby SplinterHoMM » Jun 24 2012, 7:02

Very nice info..!



"Back in Black is a reference to a song by AC/DC" - best reference! \m/

.................

Aren't Mephala, Jenova, Kyrre fan favorite heroes? Mephala is mine ...



... (How dare they release a M&M game without elven faction.?! ...*******s ... [angry] ...

Not buying it till elves are back ...!) ...
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Postby Avonu » Jun 24 2012, 7:50

Kudos to Avonu! You did a good job in explaining.
Hey, it's not mine text, it's Marzhin's. After I added first comment, forum list me in post with link to article.

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Postby legendoferthia » Jun 24 2012, 9:40

@Avanu

Sorry, what I meant was you did a good job in explaining what was missed like Luna in the Might and Magic titles and what you mentioned in your reply to Marzhin.
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Postby MMXAlamar » Jun 24 2012, 20:42

Shiva appeared in Heroes 3 & 4. Her bio mentions the Dragon Utopia (classic Heroes location), the Sunken Temple (from H5), the Tomb of a Thousand Terrors (final dungeon of Might & Magic 4 and 9) and the Thunderbird (Stronghold unit in Heroes 3 & 4).



Someone give a link to Shiva's bio...I'm curious, especially about the reference from the Tomb of 1000 Terrors.

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Postby Avonu » Jun 24 2012, 20:54

And the magic word...? :P
Shiva grew up in the Free City of Stormcliff, but soon understood she was not meant for urban life. In the singing of the birds, in the murmur of the wind, in the growl of the thunderstorm, she could hear the call of Ylath.
At twelve, she said her goodbyes (or rather left them on a piece of paper), packed her bags, stowed away in the caravan of a merchant, and started a life of adventure. She traveled all around Ashan with a group of fellow adventurers and accomplished many incredible exploits, including raiding the Sunken Temple, finding the Dragon Utopia, and surviving the deadly traps of the Tomb of a Thousand Terrors.
Currently, Shiva resides in the Pao Islands with the Orcs, learning from their Shamans the secrets of the one they call Father Sky. Not one to sit still for a long period of time, she intends to go looking for the lost peak where the legendary Thunderbird dwells.

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Postby XEL II » Jun 26 2012, 18:05

the Tomb of a Thousand Terrors (final dungeon of Might & Magic 4 and 9)
It's the final dungeon only in 9 :)
fan-favourite? Yog is better. ;P
Much better, must I say ;) Same goes for the original Crag Hack, Terran dwarf barbarian from Good Alignment, the Ultimate Adventurer!
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Kudos to Avonu! You did a good job in explaining.
Second that!
How dare they release a M&M game without elven faction.?!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Might_and_ ... _of_Heaven
Make you strong places to dwell and practice the evil of your arts. Build great monuments to stand through the ages and remind your followers of the task with which you have been charged. Use these halls of iniquity to perpetrate your schemes against the infestation that has taken the fields and lakes of this land from you, their rightful masters. Never forget the hatred that must finally overcome and consume mankind. Dwell in your dungeons and brood. - Sheltem the Dark

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Postby SplinterHoMM » Jun 26 2012, 20:49

How dare they release a M&M game without elven faction.?!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Might_and_ ... _of_Heaven
OK, ty. I played only VII and VIII.... Anyway its my favorite faction
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Postby XEL II » Jun 27 2012, 9:30

OFFTOPIC: Thanks for merging those posts, mods! I realised a little too late that I was making many posts in a row, and the time limit for deleting posts was already reached :)
Make you strong places to dwell and practice the evil of your arts. Build great monuments to stand through the ages and remind your followers of the task with which you have been charged. Use these halls of iniquity to perpetrate your schemes against the infestation that has taken the fields and lakes of this land from you, their rightful masters. Never forget the hatred that must finally overcome and consume mankind. Dwell in your dungeons and brood. - Sheltem the Dark

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Postby Avonu » Jul 31 2013, 10:05

Some references from 50 Shades of Purple :P

Shades of Darkness - don't tell me is it is not a "nod" to Shadow of Death name (SoD and SoD).


Heroes names:

Vein, Myranda, Sayuri, Kieran, Ga'arend, Bastian - Windswords mercenaries and heroes from Duel of Chamions browser game

Ariana - one of Sandro's lieutenant from Order of the Void and enemy. She and Vein met in Duel (as far as for now, campaign progress in DoC is halted, so no such event happened yet).

Raelag - our favourite children stalker from H5.

Eruina, Lethos, Yrbeth - another Dark Elves from H5

Kastore - Kastore was Elf Sorcerer in MM3 and MM7 and one of Forge creators. Kastore was also a warlock hero in HoMM1-2 (He looks like Saymur from MM4-5).

Lorelei - Lorelei was Dungeon Overlord in H3 and later Asylum Thief in H4

Sephinroth - Sephinroth was Dungeon Warlock in H3 and later Asylum Sorcerer(-ess) in H4. She claimed to be llegitimate daughter of Nicolas Gryphonheart but later it was reveled it was a lie.

Zakera - why she reminds me some teenage in love of sparkling "vampire" ("bite me")?


Artifacts:

Dragonbone Staff - "Staff of the Dragon Bone" game was a remake of King's Bounty (in 3D!) on Playstation

Edge of Balance, Moonblade - artifacts from H5

Windswords' Set - named after heroes from DoCs


That's all what I remember for now (well, not really :P).


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