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The Fall of Hummaria - Teaser (v2.0)

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Rewaider
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Version: The Conquerors
THE FALL OF HUMMARIA
THE PAST REMAINDER

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DESCRIPTION

This is a revamped version of my cinematic "The Fall of Hummaria - Teaser". Expect some extra scenes, spelling/grammar fixes and much more!

STORY

Once upon a time there was a powerful and rich kingdom called Hummaria. It prospered until one day its king fell ill and perished. Without an heir, the royal house disappeared and a rich nobleman was elected king.

The new king quickly turned out to be a terrible ruler, desiring only wealth and pleasure.
Any sign of disobedience from the country's citizens was dealt with harshly. The years went by and the population grew ever more dissatisfied with its ruler. At age sixty the king died, leaving the throne to his son Elliard.

Though completely different from his father, Elliard was perceived to be just as bad by the people of Hummaria. At the very first day of his reign a rebellion broke out. Despite various attempts by the king to resolve the situation with ringleaders Jordan and Aspen, no progress was achieved.

There were not many options left for Elliard, but he eventually decided on probably the worst of them: repression. He followed in his father's footsteps, killing all rebels. Women and children included.

It was of no use. If anything, it only served to further anger the population. Yet Elliard had already gone to far to halt his repression.

The rebels' numbers increased over time as many of Hummaria's citizens chose to join the resistance. It did not take long for them to fight the guards. Soon the rebels outnumbered the Hummarian army and the guards stopped following Elliard's orders.

The king was facing a cliff... His own men against him, he was left with only the most loyal of his servants. In a final struggle to defend the kingdom they were unable to hold back the rebels. Elliard has no other option but to await his fate.

FEATURES

  • A 16min long cut-scene (length extended in 4 minutes);
  • Extra scenes;
  • Additional sounds/musics;
  • Use of the Berserker Jerker's trick, "AOK Night Scenes";
  • Spelling/grammar errors corrected (thanks to Dead_End);
  • Great sound effects, which fits in the story;
  • Many "cut-scene tricks", like using cartography;
  • Very good scenario design (IMO);
  • Fast paced dialogues and scenes;
  • A hollow and dark atmosphere;
  • Much more!

    VERSION

    2.0 (HOT)
  • Cinematic completely revamped (changes at the scenario design, dialogues, extra scenes, etc...)!
    1.2 (NEW)
  • Soundtrack's bitrate decreased to 130kb/s (Package's size considerably dimished)
    1.1 (OLD)
  • Minor grammar mistakes corrected.
  • Scenario design improved!
    1.0 (VERY OLD)
  • Release!

    If you liked it, please leave your comment here!

    To see more, visit the Project Thread
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    Rewaider
    File Author
    Thank you for the encouragement.
    From what I saw panel still keep visiting the forum sometimes. I guess the reason is the real life, and because making scenarios makes you very tired. And yes, his campaign is pretty awesome (mostly the act 2).
    I'll try to continue, but I can't promisse I'll finish it soon... I can send it to you for kind-off playtesting if you want ;)

    [Edited on 08/08/14 @ 01:26 PM]

    firesidecake Thanks, but i prefer playing your full release (I'm kinda busy at the moment). But i will surely play your scenario when you have finished it. This is my first game i've played and i've never been tired of it. Anyway keep up your work, it rocks :) . And one more question about panel, do you know if he plans to make "act 3", as his "act 2" was my first scenario downloaded from this site and one of my most favorite too?
    Rewaider
    File Author
    Well, thank you.
    I guess he's given up from making the act 3.
    firesidecake It's been some months. How is it going with your scenario? Hope you wont abandon it :>
    Rewaider
    File Author
    Oh, yes... I guess I'll take a break for sometime (specially because lag (but maybe it will be solved, as I'm going to build a pretty fast new pc (because my laptop is a piece of sht)) is kind of discouraging me to keep editing it). And maybe I'll finish it in some months, IDK
    But in mostly cases, don't worry... I've already spent too much time on that to just give up :P

    [Edited on 12/18/14 @ 02:08 PM]

    Mashek
    Staff
    Official Reviewer
    Rating
    4.2
    Breakdown
    Playability4.0
    Pacing4.0
    Creativity4.0
    Map Design5.0
    Story/Instructions4.0
    'The Fall of Hummaria' is a cinematic scenario with a runtime of around 16 minutes.

    PLAYABILITY: 'The Fall of Hummaria' is a well-crafted cinematic, with an intriguing and solid storyline. The story follows the perilous and tragic events that results in King Elliard's fall, and the ensuing fate of the Kingdom of Hummaria. There's enough here to draw your interest throughout the entire duration, the only minor quips here being some slower moments. Not a fatal issue, and on the whole if you enjoy good cut-scenes this is well worth watching. 4

    PACING: The cut-scene plays out smoothly for the most, with a clear script and compelling story. However, it's not as good as it could be. Often the cut-scene jumps from faster paced scenes to slower ones without any real method, which detracts somewhat from the experience, while the dialogue and sound effects don't always work as sharply as they could with what corresponds on screen. 4

    CREATIVITY: It's a well-crafted cinematic that does a lot right to make for a comfortable and relatively engaging viewing experience. What stands out here is the unique perspective of a young king turned villain, and his reflection on the past events that transpired to that point. The designer also utilises a good soundtrack and a number of trigger mechanics to compliment the story. If I were to offer a suggestion it would be for the author to utilise a more custom music selection over the well known Skyrim soundtrack - although it does correspond quite well with the action scenes. 4

    MAP DESIGN: There is very little to complain about here, with the map design crafted to great detail. It gives a nice atmosphere in conjunction with the story. Perhaps the only detraction here was the use of rugs for the interior floor, which do tend to jump out as odd looking more than anything. 5-

    STORY/INSTRUCTIONS: The story begins as one would expect: a tale about a war torn land. However, this quickly delves into a unique account as to how the protagonist falls out of favour with his own people and becomes the villain. It's clear a lot of effort has gone into this, while the ending sets the story up for an interesting sequel, if ever we're to see one. If there's any issue here it might be that the story, being just a prologue, reveals too much. 4+

    CONCLUSION: 'The Fall of Hummaria' is a well-designed and scripted cinematic, with a nice open ending and some memorable moments. It doesn't necessarily offer anything new or spectacular, but it doesn't need to. Good storytelling is its strong suit and something the author should look to continue on if he returns to continue this project.

    In a sentence - A solid cinematic with a unique spin.

    In closing - Well worth the download.
    Rewaider
    File Author
    Hey! Thanks a lot for your review, Mashek!
    Agreed with every point, I kinda rushed the "remake" of this cinematic...
    While I don't know if I'll ever have patience to finish the part 1 (its scope is kinda aimed for too high) of this campaign, I'm trying to get off my laziness and at least finishing the part 2 of my Cavern Pirates scenario. I'm not really good at setting reasonable goals either :p

    [Edited on 04/24/17 @ 12:34 PM]

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    Rating
    4.2
    Breakdown
    Playability4.0
    Pacing4.3
    Creativity4.0
    Map Design4.7
    Story/Instructions4.0
    Statistics
    Downloads:655
    Favorites: [Who?]1
    Size:10.75 MB
    Added:03/23/14
    Updated:04/21/14