Insectoid Evolution

The old Heroes games developed by New World Computing. Please specify which game you are referring to in your post.

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Pick your favourite giant flying insect...

H3 Serpent Fly
2
5%
H3 Dragon Fly
12
29%
H4 Mantis
27
66%
 
Total votes: 41

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Postby TheUndeadKing » Aug 4 2008, 19:41

H3 Serpent Fly:

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H3 Dragon Fly:

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H4 Mantis:

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Postby JackintheMox » Aug 4 2008, 21:01

One of the very few polls where I'd vote a HIV unit over other games (along with Thunderbird, Earth Elementals, Fire Elementals, and possibly Angels).

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Postby Bimbasto » Aug 5 2008, 11:25

Voted H3 Dragon Fly. Nice speed, good unit and looking great also.

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Postby Yurian Stonebow » Aug 5 2008, 13:49

Voted Heroes IV Mantis. How I just hated those flying bringers of doom. They had an irritating specialty which I kept forgetting and thus suffered additional battle casualties. But like I've said numerous times elsewhere on the site, I'm not a hardcore H4 player. I'm just a Heroes fan who occasionally plays the fourth part of the saga, always trying to find a way around the game's obvious shortcomings and then getting disappointed. Perhaps the soon-to-be-released new Equilibris version helps to fix some issues...




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Postby Pol » Aug 5 2008, 17:52

Mantis is better indeed. That is known martyr.
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Postby Suleman » Aug 5 2008, 19:00

Dragon Flies, since this is based on looks. Dragon Flies look fantastic.
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Postby HodgePodge » Aug 7 2008, 3:47

This one's hard to choose. I love all those buggers. :D But I finally settled on the Mantis.
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Postby darknessfood » Aug 7 2008, 23:07

H4 Mantis for me.The Dragon Fly looks a little plain for my taste, plus, the design of the Mantis looks better to me!
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Postby Black Ghost » Aug 8 2008, 11:29

Mantis

the model looks better IMO. Also I like idea of big mantis as unit more than of flying serpent.
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Postby BAD23ro » Aug 13 2008, 8:16

Mantis

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Postby Milla aka. the Slayer » Aug 17 2008, 15:22

Voted Mantis. It just looks good, very detailed. And it's surprisingly strong! 8| :-D
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Postby Avonu » Aug 17 2008, 17:01

Mantis

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Postby vhilhu » Aug 26 2008, 22:29

So these polls still keep going >_>

Anyways. HOMM3 Dragonfly. It doesnt look that good, but i have really good memories of that unit. Amongst other perks gave fortress caster almost always the first spell. :please:

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Postby MagusofStars » Sep 5 2008, 1:11

Mantis is much cooler. The Flies are great in battle, but aren't exciting looks-wise.
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Postby ThunderTitan » Sep 26 2008, 19:34

This is getting silly... next thing you know we'll have a "best humanoid" poll.
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Postby Milla aka. the Slayer » Sep 27 2008, 21:21

Psst dude, shut up :shh:
It's the only thing keeping this subforum open. No one discusses the games anymore really...
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Postby Macros the Black » Oct 3 2008, 1:51

The Mantis looks cool, but it isn't anywhere near the Serpent or Dragon Fly. Hard choice between those two.. but Serpent Fly wins :D

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Postby Grumpy Old Wizard » Oct 3 2008, 1:55

I like the Mantis. I would have prefered the Mantis to be the top Preserve creeature in HOMM5 rather than another dragon.
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Postby Milla aka. the Slayer » Oct 3 2008, 15:02

*Nodding rapidly*

Though we're not supposed to just write something in the lines of "I agree", I still wanted to point out how strongly I agree with GOW on this one ;) Sorry for the lack of interesting views in this post...
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Postby Storm-giant » Oct 3 2008, 16:14

Voted for mantis, because it looks the best. Both concepts are similar: They are animals from the real world just various times bigger.


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