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The Great War Campaign: A Short Scenario Prequel

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Yuttho
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Game Version: AoE3
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I haven't designed scenarios in 2 years so don't be a bad critic on this scenario.


Anyways...


World War One: The Great (Terrible) War

This is a scenario where you will be forced into the trenches and defending them while later attacking the enemy. This map does have a lot of units spawning but men rather die quickly so you must be strategically thinking about conserving troops and placing them in the right position. Don't blame me if you think the Balance is unfair. So... yeah. Check it out!

Feedback and review please...
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huntertheduck Yes first download. I'll tell you how I did later.
Yuttho
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UPDATED. Thanks.
huntertheduck
Rating
4.2
Breakdown
Playability3.0
Balance5.0
Creativity5.0
Map Design5.0
Story/Instructions3.0
Playability: 3
Playablilty was pretty good. Triggers seemed to work fine. I had trouble decideing giveing this a 4 or 3 but it was very difficult to navigate through. I heard you had to use plenty of triggers to get germans to navigate through. Try wideing the trenches next time.

Balance: 5
It was a bit of a challenge. I lost because I refused to retreat when invading the base. I didn't take your warning seriously lol. By the time I realised more germans were spawning I had lost two fixed guns.

Creativity: 5
I like fixed force scenarios. They just seem more realistic. And to make good ones you've got to be very creative. I kind of reminded me of LOTR II when I was just about to loose then plenty of reinforcements come. Only problem was it didn't end there. There were still plenty more waves of Germans coming in. lol Very good thats probably how the war really was.

Map Design: 5
Excellent. I would give you a 6 but I can't go higher lol. Great looking trenches. They had small puddles in the trenches and dead bodies all over the place. You can also use the map design to your advantage. Lead the enemy into traps where it will take them a while to get to you. In the meantime use your cannons and fixed guns to blow them up as they try to get within range. I made quite a few killes that way.

Story/Instructions: 3
Dirrections were good I just had a problem following them. A side note would be when you are told to retreat you better retreat lol. Now here is the problem there isn't much of a story. An idea would be to make some main characters. That will add more of a personal feel to the war. "For instance mabey two friends are fighting together. One friend yells for help as a huge battalion of Germans are attacking his position. The other friend and some troops run over to try and save the pinned down soldiers. Just as the Germans start to retreat the pinned down friend gets shot and killed. Then for the rest of the war the surviving friend has a very weak desire to continue fighting." Try using stuff like that. You could even use that idea if you want.

Additional Comments: If you were not sure how well this would do because you haven't made a scenario in a while don't worry you haven't lost your touch. So I'll try out your next one when it comes out.
Teutonic Twit I found this scenario somewhat difficult but far easier than Yuttho's other scenario "The Great War: Battle of Verdun" It took awhile but I was able to beat it first time. I played it twice more (won both) the 1st) eliminate all units before destroying the Forts and the 2nd)to destroy the Forts without engaging many of the enemy.

Found it great fun to play on a lazy afternoon and I hope to review it soon.

[Edited on 12/09/08 @ 09:49 PM]

SahintheFalcon Could I put this file on Aoe3 Files?
Teutonic Twit What? Explain what you're asking...your question doesn't make sense to me...
SahintheFalcon AoE3 Files is a subsidiary website of Filefront.
Teutonic Twit AoE3 Files is a subsidiary website of Filefront.

Not that I know of. You download directly to your files from the AoE3 Files. What are you talking about?

Any one else wish to respond?

[Edited on 02/25/09 @ 01:23 AM]

Mister SCP
Staff
I think he mean that he like to host it at AOE3 File Front since it`S a lot of people enjoy it and it`s just a great map

I think you should wait until the full campaign releases or just wait until yuttho answer (maybe post in his great war-new scenario thread)
KevTheGreat isn't it already there?

http://ageofempires3.filefront.com/file/The_Great_War_Prequel;96164

btw, didn't you say aoe3filefronts was going to close soon?
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Rating
4.4
Breakdown
Playability3.5
Balance4.5
Creativity5.0
Map Design5.0
Story/Instructions4.0
Statistics
Downloads:2,382
Favorites: [Who?]0
Size:9.60 MB
Added:11/29/08
Updated:11/30/08