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Warhammer Dawn of War 3 - DAMNATIO MEMORIAE

Discussion in 'Strategy and Simulation' started by Space Satan, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    Unit retreat in dow2 was by far the smallest of its MP's problems. The units were also anything but near-invulnerable, unless you were dumb enough to pepper them with scout bolters.
     
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  2. Space Satan Arcane

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    You could lose retreating units to well placed grenade but they in most online matches it was a constant back and forth.
     
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  3. Merkwürdigliebe Arcane

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    So base building is back then? If that's the case there is some hope at least that it will better than the abortion of a game that was DoW 2.
     
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  4. Israfael Arcane

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    So, only 3 factions? "We have the biggest team yet but we'll deliver the least amount of content" (c) blizzard. I am still not sure what was that big machine in the trailer - is that a Warhound titan, Contemptor dreadnought or something entirely new ? Is it the smaller pre-titan version of walking machine that was described in Mechanicum book by Graham McNeil and one of the next installments of the Horus Heresy series (the one where a whole planet was brainwashed by Emprah to keep the gate to warp closed that Horus used to make a deal with the chaos gods)?
     
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  5. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Knight
     
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  6. Israfael Arcane

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  7. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    It's probably a good idea with how much reric sucks at balance. Obvious long term DLC plan anyway.
     
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  8. markec Twitterbot Patron

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    Not true they make perfect balance, as a Eldar player I can testify for it.
     
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  9. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    The Knight in the screens must be a Renegade in disguise because he has two Avenger Guns, that's against the law.
     
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  10. Parsifarka Prophet

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    So, only three factions, no Battle Sisters and awful graphics. Meh.
     
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  11. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    All this whine about 3 factions. FFS
     
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  12. Llama-Yak Hybrid Wild Sheep Dumbfuck

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    Protos - check, terrans - check, zergs - check

    have fun with your starcraft 2 clone
     
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  13. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    It's like you people are really this retarded. You think at the very least there would be a 40K game without KAYOSSS? Negrons are probably in the future too.

    It's better to go slow than have an unbalanced shitfest you only keep playing because it's 40K.
     
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  14. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    These guys have a pretty great record in terms of rts games. I've enjoyed every dawn of War and company of heroes game, for the campaigns alone.
     
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  15. Maculo Prophet

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    I am not too worried about the amount of starting factions, as I am confident that more factions will come in time. If I remember correctly, DoW1 started with four and each expansion added another faction or two.
    That being said, I hope they add Imperial Guard and Deldar a.s.a.p.
     
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  16. Endlösung Unwanted

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    Mixed feelings on trailer.

    Dont like the proportions of the marines. Too tall and thin, legs stand out.

    Gun sounds are shit.

    No kayos, not even a slight hint. Maybe the bodies falling are blood for the blood god but still, could have used a tentacle or two.

    No dreadnoughts. No surfing in death. >(

    Nice reference to Jedriskzyij or whatshisname, polish freaky artist, on the chest armor of the big stone statue of the emperor.

    Liked how the eldar avatar sliced the ugly titan in one motion, was unexpected.

    Unorthodox trailer and ending. Props.
     
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  17. Inspectah Learned

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    Here's hoping for an unlikely necron return - loved them slow bastards back in the day
     
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  18. Wulfstand Prophet

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    I was constantly telling myself 'This feels like the kind of thing Blizzard was doing with Starcraft 2' while watching the announcement trailer, and lo and behold, the ingame graphics look like starcraft 2, too.

    I like the vibes I'm getting, here's to hoping it'll play like something more similar to DoW 1 and not DoW 2.

    Edit: bloody hell, that Eldar building from the trailer, the one from which they drop in combat, looks like the stuff of nightmares, it heavily reminds me of the works of that famous polish dark-sci-fi painter that used to draw stuff akin to H. R. Giger.

    Later edit:

    Zdzisław Beksiński was the name i was looking for. I really hope we get to see this kind of artwork inside the game itself, and not just the trailer, but that's probably just wishful thinking.

    Beksinski vs DoW III (open)

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  19. The trailer really threw me off, DoW 1 and DoW 2 had overall better cinematics, both in direction and in visuals themselves.

    Female narrator felt odd too, but I guess that was the eldar farseer speaking?
     
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  20. GrainWetski Arcane

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    Probably the Eldar, yeah.

    Still feels a bit off having her speaking while showing a bunch of Orks and Spess Muhrines. You weren't making a Dark Souls intro, Relic.
     
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  21. ArchAngel Arcane

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    I don't care that it has sc2 graphics, sc2 is a good RTS although a bit too demanding mechanically.
     
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  22. Dr Skeleton Savant

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    The graphics are... off a little. Other than that, it looks better than I expected. The trailer was ok but it's not even close to the original DoW intro.

    3 factions is kinda weak but it's pretty much guaranteed that chaos and guard will come in expansions/DLC, for others I'm not so sure, we might get whoever gets new releases at the time.
     
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  23. Space Satan Arcane

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    At least there's no Tau. Games Workshop gone too far with faction advertisment and all this sream of fluff about tau janitor units defeating Imperial Custodians as a routine. Ther emust be a limit after which some fagots at GW must understand that pushing anime to WH40k fans does not work.
     
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  24. Spectacle Arcane

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    It's not the colors that's the problems really, but that everything looks so damn flat. There's no sense of depth or scale in those screenshots. Hopefully it looks better in motion.
     
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  25. Gerrard Arcane

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    Thanks Doc.
     
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