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Postby cher » Dec 11 2011, 21:44

I am so sorry my hubby spent $90 AU to buy me this game, what a waste of money. I was a pretty fair V gamer but I can't win a skirmish to save my life. I will go back and replay all the old Heroes V games.

This has just frustrated me so badly, I've tried different factions, different tactics to no avail. It's into the bin for me and chalk up a loss of money to experience, should have known

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Postby Ell1e » Dec 11 2011, 21:55

If you feel like it, mind explaining what your problems are with the skirmish maps? Neutral stacks too large, AI too agressive/not agressive enough, etc? Maybe some people can help you there.

The tactics are a lot different than for V, for example the first time I played a map during beta I went with my usual "build basic creature dwellings first, ignore upgrades until you can afford it" strategy which really doesn't work in VI. When I changed it to "get upgrades in the same week as the buildings if possible", my army size exploded.

Of course, feel free to ignore this if you just wanted to vent your frustration.

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Re: HATE IT

Postby Naki » Dec 11 2011, 22:22

cher wrote:I am so sorry my hubby spent $90 AU to buy me this game, what a waste of money. I was a pretty fair V gamer but I can't win a skirmish to save my life. I will go back and replay all the old Heroes V games.

This has just frustrated me so badly, I've tried different factions, different tactics to no avail. It's into the bin for me and chalk up a loss of money to experience, should have known

Do you mean a skirmish/single mission?
Easy solution - beat all the campaigns, then try a single scenario again... :)
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Re: HATE IT

Postby cher » Dec 11 2011, 23:21

Naki wrote:
cher wrote:I am so sorry my hubby spent $90 AU to buy me this game, what a waste of money. I was a pretty fair V gamer but I can't win a skirmish to save my life. I will go back and replay all the old Heroes V games.

This has just frustrated me so badly, I've tried different factions, different tactics to no avail. It's into the bin for me and chalk up a loss of money to experience, should have known

Do you mean a skirmish/single mission?
Easy solution - beat all the campaigns, then try a single scenario again... :)


I guess I thought it would be better to single skirmish first to get a feel for the game, wrong though?

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Postby Edwardas 3 » Dec 12 2011, 1:21

cher wrote:I am so sorry my hubby spent $90 AU to buy me this game, what a waste of money. I was a pretty fair V gamer but I can't win a skirmish to save my life. I will go back and replay all the old Heroes V games.

This has just frustrated me so badly, I've tried different factions, different tactics to no avail. It's into the bin for me and chalk up a loss of money to experience, should have known

Exactly .

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Re: HATE IT

Postby Mozared » Dec 12 2011, 8:34

cher wrote:
Naki wrote:
cher wrote:I am so sorry my hubby spent $90 AU to buy me this game, what a waste of money. I was a pretty fair V gamer but I can't win a skirmish to save my life. I will go back and replay all the old Heroes V games.

This has just frustrated me so badly, I've tried different factions, different tactics to no avail. It's into the bin for me and chalk up a loss of money to experience, should have known

Do you mean a skirmish/single mission?
Easy solution - beat all the campaigns, then try a single scenario again... :)


I guess I thought it would be better to single skirmish first to get a feel for the game, wrong though?


Probably. I'm not a skirmish player myself, but experience would tell me that skirmish is harder than the campaigns due to the fact that there's so many routes for the AI to attack you and the fact that you haven't been eased into each specific race.

I recommend doing the tutorial and then moving on to the Sanctuary campaign. Won't give you the best experience storywise, but from the 3/5 campaigns I've done so far that one's the easiest.

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Postby peta62 » Dec 12 2011, 11:33

Campaign starts with some kind of tutorial, so in this case it is really better start. I also tend to start with maps, but I changed my strategy with Heroes VI pretty fast.

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Postby masotime » Dec 14 2011, 12:54

Yup... I played all the campaigns (although not every variant of the final one) before trying the Skirmish maps. They're definitely harder because of the annoying precision in which the AI moves on the map.

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Postby peta62 » Dec 14 2011, 22:16

masotime wrote:Yup... I played all the campaigns (although not every variant of the final one) before trying the Skirmish maps. They're definitely harder because of the annoying precision in which the AI moves on the map.


Exactly ! There are some circle paths around towns and AI hides like squirrel, who is also always on the other side of the tree, usually being just one step out of reach :mad: .

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Postby Queen Hera » Jan 8 2012, 23:47

cher wrote:I guess I thought it would be better to single skirmish first to get a feel for the game, wrong though?


I did too cher. I've had the game for a couple of days. I played 1 campaign & was struggling to finish 2nd skirmish when very helpful questers suggested playing Campaigns first. I'm about to try that now.

I'm almost embarrassed to say I've played (& loved) ALL the other HOMM 1-5 games but this has been the most difficult.

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Postby cde804 » Jan 9 2012, 3:03

I disagree, its the easiest heroes of might and magic i have ever played up to now (played all 6) (did 2 campaigns, (necro and sanctuary)). Both in hard mode but there is no difficulty; most of the missions finished without losing troops ?¡?¡?¡?
Heroes IV champion difficulty Waerjak´s campaign first scenario, THAT was hard, almost impossible i remember. Heroes V last difficulty was also high. I hope a patch that reduces healing options and quantities healed and increases difficulty.

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Postby hellegennes » Jan 9 2012, 11:43

Heroes 1 campaigns were more difficult than H6's. Far more difficult I'd dare say.

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Postby Elvin » Jan 9 2012, 14:42

H6 can be actually comfortable if you use the new features to your advantage, especially convert and town portal - that also allows you to teleport to forts. They give a good control over the map and can greatly reduce backtracking.
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Postby Queen Hera » Jan 10 2012, 13:19

Queen Hera wrote:I'm almost embarrassed to say I've played (& loved) ALL the other HOMM 1-5 games but this has been the most difficult.


Now that I've played this game for several days & I'm playing the campaigns instead of the skirmish games first (thankyou all who suggested that) I'm beginning to understand the game better so no doubt it should become easier. :-D

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Postby Kelben » Jan 10 2012, 15:19

@ Queen Hera: Glad you are getting a grasp of the game and start enjoying it better.

Difficulty has increased a little from the vanilla version to the 1.2.1 as far as I can see (tutorial and undead campaign).


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