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"waifus" Edition

Previous Thread: >>5473006
HoMM3 pastebin:
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bleh
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>>5505110
What's with the manfeet?
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Heroes IV is underrated
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>>5505110
Why are threads autosaged after some time again?
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Wew, in time for Mephala

Guys, what faction is your favorite and why?
For me it's rampart, mainly because grand elves and "fun" slow bulky units for strategic combats and protecting shooters. Also atmosphere and music in town. Mephala is waifu but I love starting with Ivor because of elves specialty. Would like to know about your favs too /vr/
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I enjoy cheating
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How would you guys say the tierlist is for HotA?
Necro Conflux still on top?
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>>5506332
If I were to pick a waifu, it would be Adelaide or Jenova, because why not. I guess Adelaide was one the heroes I managed to hold onto the longest during the campaign, so I have a soft spot for her.
As for a faction - back in the day, I was an unapolgetic fan of Necropolis or Dungeon. Nowadays I lean more towards Rampart, Castle or Tower. Necro is a rather one-trick-pony (vampires) and I grew bored with the Dungeon.
I like the atmoshphere and unit design of the Rampart, the mechanics behind the Tower and Castle while boring and straightforward, plays really well.
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>>5506524
Conflux was absolutely suplexed into oblivion
>to upgrade to pixies you need to build magic uni
>Psychic/Magic elementals received a bump in price
>you only get 3 Phoenixes, only after you build new building - burial urn that gives +1 to weekly growth
All of these nerfs and their garbage tiers 4/5 are left unattended.
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>>5505667
>spammer figures out new way to spam board
>make post, delete post, thread is bumped but post count doesn't go up
>now every single shitty thread lasts forever and frequently is on the first page
>in order to get rid of him, mod team would need to figure out how to range-ban someone
>say fuck it, and just make every thread on /vr/ auto-sage after 7 days
>spammer is still here shitposting, but now every thread just dies for no good reason
>nothing has been fixed by this, board is even worse now
>no one wants to go anywhere else because "Wah, those places are too slow/require registration"
I just come here to call people retards and give purposely bad advice. Never put in more effort than the people in charge.
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>>5506902
>I just come here to call people retards and give purposely bad advice.
Have you nothing else to do with your finite lifespan?
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>>5506907
>he asked, while posting on 4chan
Nothing else to do here. You want to post something worthwhile? It will get drowned out by shitposts that never gets deleted. You want to have a conversation about something? It will get drowned out by trolling that never gets deleted. There is no point in trying to do anything of value here since the mod team won't put any effort into trying to get rid of the shitposting and trolling. What posts of value are made are quickly buried and fall off the board, which removes any reason to post them to begin with.
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>>5506916
Then, I dunno... don't post anything at all maybe? Move on. What other "reason" to post here aside from having a conversation/discussion? I'm perfectly okay with how these threads are going even if I'm not playing currently any MM games.
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>>5506902
IP range block is a shitty practice, I can't post anything on /v/ because of some retard. In /qa/ anon said rangeblock for his isp still consists after a fucking year.
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>>5506943
It sucks getting nailed with someone else's ban, but there is no other real way of getting rid of persistent spammers and shitposters. They avoid rangebanning because many people complain about getting caught up in it and adding a ton of exemptions for all of them is a lot of work. But short of every country going the South Korea route, there is no other way.

>>5506936
Judging by all the threads clogging up the catalog, to make threads about console/platform wars, shit on popular games, discuss the latest e-celeb youtube video, blogpost, and ask to be spoonfed about everything.

If it matters any to you, this is one of the 10ish threads on this board that I don't give bad advice in, since this is one of the few threads still about /vr/ material.
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>>5507045
I just don't understand you - complaining about shit everywhere and shitting up this board at the same time. If you're enjoying it, why complain about others, if not - why do it yourself?
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>>5507078
I shit in the shit threads. Hidden gems on the NES? Play Urban Champion. Halp me find roms? Lemme find a good attack ad-ridden site for ya. Need your hand held in starting a new game? You should sell all your starting gear and buy junk. Can't be bothered to google up a solution? I can think of an expensive fix.
Garbage in, garbage out.
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>>5506542
Cringe and retarded.
If you look at Russian pro MP games, people still pay huge amount of gold to play Conflux, Conflux is still very powerful and the strongest town in HotA.
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>>5506332
Used to play the fuckload out of Tower, simply because it had mages, djinns and nagas, all packed into a single faction, with the spin on pretty much all cliches about "magic faction" in fantasy setting.
But eventually I just pushed that into "ideas I like when playing TTRPG" and switched to Rampart, for purely pragmatic reasons. And Stronghold, because HoMM3 is the only time barbarians are really cool.

>>5506524
Conflux was nerfed into bottom tier and Necro is still OP even after nerfs, since, duh, Necro.
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>>5506902
There is also one of a mods with a hate-boner toward Core-era Tomb Raider, so all threads about TR get saged much, MUCH earlier and at random. Thread is up for 2 days, but everyone went asleep and it slumped to page 7? Fuck you, it's now on page 7 and dropping.
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>>5507118
All threads get autosaged after two weeks or so, that TR thread stayed for that time.
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>>5507123
>that
Which one, anon? You mean the most recent one?
The example I brought up happend in late January. We had thread that got mod-saged after 2 days and slightly above 100 replies. Then it continued with a handful of other threads, all saged prematurely (some really fucking fast). So either there is some additional factor in what auto-sages threads or there is a mod that does that to just TR threads. Given this is 4chin, I'm more likely to bet on the mod with hate-boner.
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>>5507105
>I shit in the shit threads.
Why? Why bother? Why not just walk away instead of bumping shit threads (I assume you aren't even bother saging) and encouraging more shitposting? Does it make a thread less shit? Is it really worth wasting your time on reading and typing shitposts? Did it ever occur to you that maybe YOU are part of the problem?
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>>5507127
Yeah, recent thread.
I believe that spammer was active exactly in January and after that this 2week autosage became a thing.
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>>5506542
conflux is still strong af and can rush easily with level 2/3 units
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>>5507181
>Tier 4 and 5 are utter shit with no plans for changes
>Pixies nerfed into oblivion
>Magic elementals costing just too fucking much
>Phoenixes nerfed and less of them, but still too fast
It's like they didn't even try to fix or balance the faction, but just pour their dislike for it into the mod.
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>>5506902
>>make post, delete post, thread is bumped but post count doesn't go up
That was a thing since... fucking forever. I used to bump quests with this back in the day when quests were still on /tg/
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>>5507112
I don't give a shit about pro scene, it makes an already limited faction even more constricted in the way you can play them.
>>5507216
They didn't touch the stats of them though, except for nerfing firebirds imminuty to just 50% res against fire magic.
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>>5507128
I would bother to continue the conversation, but the HoMM thread really doesn't deserve this amount of off-topic shit. Pick a shit thread if you want to continue.
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https://www.gog.com/game/heroes_of_might_and_magic_3_complete_edition
https://www.gog.com/game/heroes_of_might_and_magic_5_bundle

Should I buy them even if I already pirated them?
Those two show up in the russian, belarus, ukraine sale, but for some reason the rest is not there of the games is not there. I actually wanted 4
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>>5507342
>Can't be used for first-move Armageddon anymore
>Somehow not nerf
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>>5507342
But yeah, I agree, the entire "pro" scene is the epitome of autism, since they are trying to out-do each other on abusing of ancient bugs and coding loop-holes. "Fun"!
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>>5507434
Do you want to support Ubishit?

>>5506332
Fortress. Because fuck off, this swamp's full. Also because of all the special abilities its creatures have. Mighty Gorgons, Basilisks, Dragon Flies, Hydra. A bad roll (in case of MG's and basis) or a tiny mistake (hydras, dragon flies) can cost you a lot against Fortress.
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>>5507405
Nah, subject isn't really all that interesting (something something broken windows theory maybe?), it's pretty late here and I was going to sleep, so restarting conversation after several hours in completely different thread seems kinda odd.
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>>5507447
oh, I forgot. Thanks anon, you saved me $3
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>>5505110
Well right now this girl here is doing a lot to win my affection. Is there some kind of increased chance to have your specialty unit desire to join your army or was it totally random luck that I got 200 cerberi to join for free as fiona?
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>>5505572
Because it's a trap
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>>5507684
Nevermind I just got a massive stack of unicorns for free too. Kind of an anticlimactic way for a game to be decided.
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>>5507739
>>5507684

did you get Diplomay or something?
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>>5507739
>single player random map

get a load of this autism
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>>5507342
> I don't give a shit about pro scene
>>5507446
> the entire "pro" scene is the epitome of autism
The best way to see if something is OP or weak is to look at competitive MP and high level players.
In MP, strong towns win statistically or people will start paying gold for them. You can watch MP games and see how people play towns and how it works in practice. Hard facts proved by repeated experience.
On the contrary, "autism" is the most opinions of 4chan and reddit low level players. And on 4chan people regularly post completely false statements about the game. If you make a claim that something is weak or strong, but experience shows the opposite, you're wrong, not MP community.
> they are trying to out-do each other on abusing of ancient bugs and coding loop-holes. "Fun"!
What? What bugs and loopholes do they abuse? I understand, for example, complaints that people play JC too much, but "bugs and loopholes"? Examples, please.
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>>5507342
>I don't give a shit about pro scene, it makes an already limited faction even more constricted in the way you can play them.
you do realize HotA doesn't use nearly as many special extra rules as SoD? so what is constricted here?
not to mention that deflecting the argument because "pros are autists" kinda defeats the point of balance-whining about HotA conflux. The best players squeeze the biggest dividends out of the faction even post-nerf, so you being unable to do so might mean you just need to git gud
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arena najlepsza
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>>5505110
jancel hates this thread
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>>5508484
>so what is constricted here?
Your early game? Pixies are locked away, tier 4/5 are still garbage so the only thing left is powercreeping with storms, followed by ice elementals, truly riveting and fulfilling gameplay.
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>>5508482
>>5508484
It's like you are doing this on purpose
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>>5508482
>People abusing to this day the loophole with Badge of Courage
>E-examples! T-the meta is perfect! S-stop calling people autistic
Takes to be brain-damaged to actually play HoMM on competitive level, because that's a game with NO support, INTENTIONAL lack of balance, NO chances of fixes and NO actual way to fix certain things at all without reworking half of the game.
Somehow, autists and mouth-breathers feel really good about themselves, because they use and abuse all that shit and trying to out-do each other with it. Wow, such fantastic sport!
>inb4 b-but HotA
As already other anons elaborated, HotA fixed shit, while adding more of it and also pushing modders bias into the game. And Conflux is the prime example of it. Rather than re-balancing things, they just nuked the entire faction with all-around nerf. Who needs solutions, like lowering speed, when you can just affect growth of Phoenixes. It's not like it's the speed that makes them broken, rather than amount or something. And it's not like HotA dev team considers "first move win" strategy to be the one and only true. Or that competitive autists are retarded enough to pick a faction that's still fucking broken, but also close to unplayable.

tl;dr get the fuck out.
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>>5508482
competitive homm3 is an oxymoron
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>>5508853
What's the deal with the badge?
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>>5508824
and you are still the fucking retard posting this shit reaction image to every single time someone questions your worthless, undefendable logic

fuck off from this thread already
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Heh time to play HoMM6 again!
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>>>/v/458898373

lol pleb
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>>5509012
>Miss the points so fucking hard it qualifies for ultimate missing the point gif
>N-no, stop posting!
Funny how you didn't even try to refute anon that plough your back and planted barley over it, but try to wiggle some space for yourself about reaction images
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>>5509170
t. russian sperg
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What are some good backup strats to do if you don't get armageddon while doing efreetgeddon strat for inferno?
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>>5509187
>Being this much out of argument
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>>5509207
i'm not even the guy you were talking to m8, you are defending crappy decisions made by a fan made mod
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>>5509170
This argument would make sense if you weren't trying to refute people telling you that Conflux is still considered playable in spite of the nerf, merely brought up to par with other factions, and even posting examples of viable play with it, while you still keep going on with rants about overall HotA design ("first move wins" doesn't win instantly in any HoMM iteration, otherwise Stronghold and Fortress wouldn't be popular towns at all due to relatively low top speed) and claiming that the faction is "close to unplayable" when, again, it still works and stacks up well to other factions.

>>5508941
The loophole with Badge is that it makes you immune to mind spells (including Berserk) that isn't written down anywhere. I have no idea why this person considers this particular quirk of the game such a massive gamebreaker or why it's his chief argument on how the game is broken so it's not worth taking seriously or talking about in capacity other than his 12 Month-long "comfy" romps on Arrogance, but here we are.

>>5509170
Can confirm, you are posting this gif every single time you get BTFO'd and it has never, ever worked. You're a misinformed cancer in these threads and nobody knows what you even enjoy in HoMM3, because you always post inane shit about multi, balance this, balance that, and then when people tell you you are retarded, you post the "missing the point" guy without explaining how the point was missed in any way. Rather, you could explain why someone clueless like yourself can't play Conf but any semi-decent player can use it (some of the best starting heroes in the game, excellent tempo on the L2 unit, starting with a ton of fliers that are fast and do their usual job well even without the retal, good extra buildings and solid costs) well, or why is it "autism" to play and enjoy the game at the level that's above your own, because that's what the crux of the posts that "missed the point" was.

You've been doing this for months. Stop it already.
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>>5508925
And also, what is the merit of posts like this? All competitive HoMM3 means that is that people compete in it, for fun and much less likely for profit. People stream it, people watch that, people attend tournaments, Paul Anthony Romero does concerts before those HoMM3 tournaments that popped up in Poland a while ago. Literally all that has to happen is that there's some niche playerbase that competes in this game and there's enough of a movement to make a buzz around the competition. It's not like you can't consistently figure out who the good players are (the best players' names are in circulation constantly) even though the game is full of RNG and not particularly balanced, so obviously there's skill involved.

So, what is the problem? Do you somehow feel threatened about the hundred or so "autists" play this (apparently old, boring, dated and poorly designed) game at a higher level than you do? Why do you give a shit? The meta they play at or even the mod(s) they use are completely irrelevant to you if you so choose.
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>>5506902
>>nothing has been fixed by this, board is even worse now
>>no one wants to go anywhere else because "Wah, those places are too slow/require registration"
but muh Anonymous!
srzzzly anon or registered. people will spam. requiring registration just slows them down. if you a make a sekrit club with only 5 people, accessed only via some private VPN,that might work.
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>>5507434
>>5507447
>>5507452
Suppork GOG polandballs.

the official HD shilled by ubisoft is the one you should avoid.
https://www.ubisoft.com/en-au/game/heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-hd/
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>>5509213
>>5509814
>Retard gets BTFO
>Bitches and moans anyway
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Why do hero sprites work incorrectly? I noticed it with Crag too.
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>>5512665
>Why do hero sprites work incorrectly?
Original game had a single sprite for each class of heroes, regardless of their gender. HotA people fixed that by adding both male and female variant for each class.
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Just found out that the HD mod adds an option to see detailed informations when right clicking a starting hero in the advanced options when starting a game, but for some reason I'm only seeing the classic screen when doing it
wat do? Or is it only working with HOTA?
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>>5514168
>wat do?
The advanced screen is only available when you're choosing to play a random map, or so it seems.
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>Waifu Edition
>Shiva still not having decent fan-art
Guess I will just have to suffice on Lorelei then
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>>5514862
She still has more.
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>>5514878
I think he meant the Russian series of redraws that started this very thread
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>Stronghold SP random map
>Check recruitment in tavern
>Oris and Nimbus
For those unfamiliar - Eagle Eye specialists



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