Posted on 06/26/10 @ 08:47 AM (updated 01/13/19
Gwyndlegard was a peaceful country until two and a half years ago when it's jealous neighbour to the north-west, Xioché, invaded it with a force of thirty thousand led by the military geniuses Count Tengil and the witch Queen Xaphira. After the peace treaty two years ago, Xioché holds most of Gwyndlegard under occupation, save for the last free city to the east, Pumpkindon, where the country's leader Lord Mezenghi now lives.
In the country's southernmost province, Gwynhill, tension is now growing. A sergeant called Immanuel has long wanted to ambush the local Xiochan governor and start a rebellion, and when said governor takes slaves from Gwynhill village, a clear violation of the peace treaty, he gets his chance. Unfortunately his girlfriend is among the ones taken as slaves so the quest becomes quite personal.
You will take the role as Immanuel and his close friends to criss-cross the country, save your girlfriend Emily and free Gwyndlegard from the evil witch's claws in this humorous epic!
• A giant map with great variety, from green green forests to open plains and snow-covered mountain tops,
• A mix of playing styles including AI-driven Build & Destroy, stealth mission in RPS and criss-crossing Fixed Force,
• A rather epic scenario that doesn't end after an hour or two,
• 965 triggers, for those who want to know
• Partially spoken dialogue (not self-made though, be thankful for that!),
• Focus on story and gameplay; no mods, data changes or overly complicated trigger tricks,
• An overdose of weird Basse humour!
Brought to you by StormWind Studios.
The story continues in The Rockspring Revolution.
Want to see what happened to Marvin and Rob after they left you in this scenario? Check out The Epic Adventures of Marvin and Rob!
The final act of the story can be found in The Relics of Athalën
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Why English and Hebrew names don't fit together I don't understand, seeing as Hebrew names are all over the place across Europe. Garnas isn't Norwegian (as far as I know) but made up, and so is Daru (which I, in retrospect, agree was a quite unsuitable name). As for Mezenghi, he has a wife from one of the "English" regions with a strong will, so she decided the name. :P
EDIT - Seriously though, I can understand that it comes across as a mish-mash, and some of the names could've been better fitted with the locations and such. But that's what you get when working on the same scenario for two years, your ideas of what kind of place it is changes a lot and odd names sneak in all over the place. And once it's finished it's too late to go back and restructure everything. :P
Scenario updated to V1.2, check the description for the changes.
[Edited on 07/15/10 @ 01:53 AM]
I really like it but I have one hugely annoying bug : each time I reload this scenario, it will crash AOK on the second attempt, so basically each time I want to reload I have to restart the game. I'm running Vista (I know, shame on me) but am I the only one experiencing this?
I cant say anything else than good work. this game kept me playing to the end ( and thats pretty hard :P ) even through i was playing on hard. there is just one thing i dont like that free gwyndlegard owns aienborg after the castles been destroyed because i would like to build my own fortress up there but that dosnt matter so much. but good game plz make a Gwyndlegaard 2
That was a bug which occured all the time during the testing stages, but I had it fixed more or less, it never crashes for me when I play it now. I don't know if it's Vista messing with you, but if you have an XP computer lying around you could try it there.
Thanks! As for Gwyndlegard 2... well, I have plans for it, but it'll have another name than Gwyndlegard 2. ;)
|The Hooded Man
Thought I'd see if a download would work on a Mac; it does, sort of... but...
I've gotten my "army of 15" (Daru, Immanuel, Marvin, Rob Tallneck, Father Garnas, Urdana, Felicity & 2 archer, 2 militia, spearman, knight, longswordsman and cavalry archer) and am trying to cross the bridge but keep getting the same message... "Maruvians orders, no one etc."
Now... should they be changing from ally to enemy? Or is there another way across that I am too stupid to find? I think I have clicked on everything but a few trees. Or is this a problem with trying to use it on a Mac?
Please advise with a hint, or a "not completely mac compatible."
Thanks in advance for any advice.
So far I love it - especially the wisecracks!
Edit note: It works fine on a mac... WooHoo! All these years I thought these scenarios wouldn't work. I restarted and my missing longbowman converted. He wouldn't convert in my first game.
And this scenario is AWESOME!
[Edited on 07/17/10 @ 10:02 PM]
Lord Basse, u'r game is just amazing, i confess i'm spending several hours enjoyng this formidable campaign.
ok, but i have a few comments:
- i can reach the "possessed sabertooth"(and the 3 leopards and the pikemen and the ship) by using the siege onager to destroy the trees... nothing happens however! and would not call it a bug.
sorry, i forgot to ask about the "militaires buildings in the flagged spot" from the optional objectives.... no matter what kind of facility (archery, castle, tower, stables, etc) or if i build inside or over the flags, the objective is not fulfilled!
what have i done wrong?
by now, i'm atacking the capitol and xaphyra had call me to talk alone, i did, but i died!!!
ok, than i guess i just needed raze the capitol first... well, but i couldn't fix the second bridge.
so, going back to xaphyra i think that i cheat somehow because the only way i find out to talk without be killed was to build a wall in between them. was this a cheat?
due i haven't finnished yet i will not comment the campaign in details, but it already reached the level of Ulio and Dracula(the 2 "top of the tops" campaigns ever!) in enjoyable, storyline and aweness. in my modest view.
i even prefer urs to Tamerlane and Mcbeth.
tanxs for the marvelous campaign
... and possible little help!
but, all in all the map is one of the bests i have ever played! congrats, Lord Basse! u rule!
[Edited on 07/18/10 @ 09:14 AM]
It is amazing how much hard work has been done for this scenario... I bet you've been designing it for months! It's excelent, with a sweet story, wealthy terrain, great characters, full of secrets and is fun to play.
But, I have 2 questions:
1) Why did you make the love story between Jane and Larry and like this?? :/
2) How do I go to Xaphira's Capital? I found a river guard and a transport, but when i get my heroes near him nothing happends :(
Thanks for your time, and again Grats for your hard work :)
Nah i got through it :)
Finally, after a long playing time i finished this EPIC scenario :)
I can't tell more, i don't want to spoil the story to the downloaders, but i hope you make more scenarios like that ;)
[Edited on 07/22/10 @ 01:23 AM]
One thing, I have defeated the enemy at Selenir and the mayor will not talk to me with my heroes near him.
Could you please tell me how I can talk to the mayor? I have done all objectives so far apart from the optional quest and 'talk to the mayor'.
Thanks for a great deal of fun Basse!
EDIT: Ah yes, also, I noticed a spelling mistake.
EDIT: Several, actually, Ill keep this list updated if you wish.
'Arthalian tradepost' from the tribe Arthalien.
On purpose or?...
Dock owner says something like:"You dont need a fishing boat to fish, he sais" Should be says, or is he drunk? ;)
[Edited on 07/22/10 @ 11:39 PM]
I loved your map the first one i downloaded of yours BUT definatly not the last
It could be nice to see some more weird Basse humor in a new map like Gwyndlegaard
Hope you keep making good Stuff
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