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by Khelavaster
May 6 2016, 1:07
Forum: News
Topic: Fortress Lineup
Replies: 22
Views: 14837

Re: Fortress Lineup

Whatever that is, it's certainly not a kobold.
by Khelavaster
Aug 13 2014, 14:49
Forum: News
Topic: Heroes VII Announced
Replies: 68
Views: 18478

Heroes VII Announced

@GreatEmerald: I share the sentiment. Nothing will make me care about this unless somehow the devs manage to honor the series' roots and develop a SOLID, EXPANDABLE GAME SYSTEM, including prior and foremost a working, non-cheating AI and an engine capable of creating and handling hundreds and hundre...
by Khelavaster
Jul 30 2012, 20:48
Forum: News
Topic: Poll: H6 Expansion or H7?
Replies: 80
Views: 23309

Poll: H6 Expansion or H7?

I say move along and let us forget Homm6 ever happened.
by Khelavaster
Mar 2 2012, 16:56
Forum: News
Topic: Patching Plan Announced!
Replies: 20
Views: 7407

Patching Plan Announced!

If there's ever been a case of "too little, too late"...
by Khelavaster
Dec 12 2011, 15:46
Forum: News
Topic: H6 Patching Policy
Replies: 40
Views: 11308

H6 Patching Policy

@CloudRiderX: "Are you aware that every AI cheats to a certain degree in every game ever made in the history of gaming?" I'd say every single person pointing out how the HOMMVI AI underperforms horribly even when indulging in the most obscene degree of cheating in the series (to the point ...
by Khelavaster
Dec 2 2011, 22:42
Forum: News
Topic: Finally a GameSpot Review: 8/10
Replies: 24
Views: 6837

Finally a GameSpot Review: 8/10

No mention of the hundreds of bugs, skirmish maps or the state of the AI... in a strategy game! Moreover, the review sounds as amateur and inept as those from those unknown sites which gave the game an instant thumbs up on the basis that there's combat and it's pretty.
by Khelavaster
Nov 21 2011, 15:59
Forum: Screenshots
Topic: The World Again
Replies: 17
Views: 3045

The World Again

FWIW, I noticed the resemblance at first sight.

@hellegennes: what do you mean that official confirmation means nothing? It means precisely that the likeness people are picking up was deliberate.
by Khelavaster
Nov 4 2011, 14:25
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: Official HoMM VI Reviews.
Replies: 78
Views: 23855

Wait, what? He never played it before, so he did his research, fair enough. From his research he got the impression that HoMM 6 is a RTS.....what the holy hell was he smoking? He seems to associate certain things like adventure maps and fog of war to the RTS genre: Exploration and resource collecti...
by Khelavaster
Nov 4 2011, 12:55
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: Official HoMM VI Reviews.
Replies: 78
Views: 23855 8/10 Might and Magic Heroes VI is the latest entry in a series that I have never played , so I wasn’t sure what to expect after installing the game. I did a little research on the title before starting and I came away with the impression tha...
by Khelavaster
Nov 4 2011, 12:51
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: Official HoMM VI Reviews.
Replies: 78
Views: 23855 8/10 Good grief, that was terrible. I'll add my own picks to the list... Sadly, I can’t muster the same enthusiasm for the battles when considering them from a tactical perspective, mainly because they’re about as tactically eng...
by Khelavaster
Nov 2 2011, 12:54
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: Single player skirmish maps are not worth playing
Replies: 28
Views: 14534

After playing it for some time now it's getting more and more clear to me that the Heroes game we used to know is totally gone now And this, in a nutshell, is what explains M&M Heroes 6 (not HOMM6, mind you, and at least I appreciate the sincerity in the name change). Basically the series has m...
by Khelavaster
Oct 14 2011, 11:25
Forum: News
Topic: Erwan Q&A at
Replies: 21
Views: 6958

Erwan Q&A at

Well you'll never get a dev on record admitting the dumbing down. It's sad, but that's the way it is. So now, Erwan's excuse (and I'm not blaming him, mind you) is that more resources=management, and that this hurts strategy. Which is complete rubbish of course. Even the examples are bad: Starcraft ...
by Khelavaster
Aug 1 2011, 12:44
Forum: News
Topic: The Current State of Things
Replies: 31
Views: 7896

The Current State of Things

I can't believe there hasn't been a single comment regarding the state of the AI - or maybe I've missed it? From my perspective this is the shadow that weighs heaviest on the game by far if we consider its two less-than-illustrious (in this regard) predecessors. So c'mon beta users, how did you find...
by Khelavaster
Jun 14 2011, 10:55
Forum: News
Topic: Ubi Art Contest
Replies: 13
Views: 4077

Ubi Art Contest

Wait, M&M "mouse pointers" as a prize? Doesn't sound too generous, Ubi. I guess the only step down from there is offering M&M pixels.
by Khelavaster
Jun 9 2011, 11:08
Forum: News
Topic: Heroes VI Main Theme Published
Replies: 14
Views: 3217

Heroes VI Main Theme Published

Is it me or is the intro a subtle reprise of the sorceress' theme from HOMM2?
by Khelavaster
Apr 29 2011, 18:36
Forum: News
Topic: Dev Q&A - Town Screen Released
Replies: 25
Views: 5865

Dev Q&A - Town Screen Released

Sheesh, I foolishly thought simultaneous turns were in for sure at this point. Age of Wonders 2, Disciples 2, those games are almost a decade old and supported simultaneous play out of the box. A HUGE bummer, this. :-(
by Khelavaster
May 2 2008, 13:41
Forum: News
Topic: King`s Bounty: First Review
Replies: 76
Views: 17310

King`s Bounty: First Review

@GrayFace. No relation to GrayFiend, from the UFO:ET community?

Btw: isn't it funny how almost always people who leap to call others "ignorant dumb retards etc" are usually the ones who can't muster enough brainpower to detect simple sarcasm?
by Khelavaster
Feb 6 2008, 13:22
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: About the AI cheating
Replies: 33
Views: 7453

Relatedly, is there any way to revert back to seeing what the computer does in its turn, instead of getting the silly black screen? Is there a toggle somewhere that I've missed? I mean I get that it makes the cheating more "natural" and it helps to hide as much as possible what's essential...
by Khelavaster
Dec 31 2007, 15:58
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: Heroes VI Wishlist And Engine Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 14076

An engine that's minimally optimized, and oh yes an AI would be nice thank you. All other considerations are surely welcome but not essential.
by Khelavaster
Oct 19 2007, 11:28
Forum: Heroes V-VI
Topic: The first TotE review...
Replies: 12
Views: 2710

Banedon: that's a toughie. I don't think you'll find yourself playing much of any expansion if the original HOMMV didn't do it for you. The core game, expectedly, remains basically the same, for better or for worse; the factions only add more pizzazz. What's worse, most of the more glaring problems ...

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