Posted on July 29, 2014, 11:18:14 AM by Jubal
ExiliCon - The Aftermath
The first ever Exilian convention happened on Saturday in Cambridge, UK! Thanks to everyone who came - it was a really fun day all round and we're very glad to have organised it. We'll be getting feedback over the next few days and weeks to look at what we can improve for future conventions. It's an exciting new departure for us and we were overwhelmed by the positivity and enthusiasm we found.
On a personal note, it was also great meeting some old friends who I'd never seen in realspace before (Comrade_General wins the dedication award for coming over from Ohio) and also making new friends among the convention-goers. Hopefully I managed not to send too many people to sleep with storytelling...
If you want to see more convention photos, head to our facebook or look at the thread here.
Looking forward to many more events in future!
Posted on July 23, 2014, 04:39:50 AM by Mars
Steam update relating to RTW / M2TW
As per http://forums.totalwar.com/showthread.php/132208, anyone who happens to have a physical copy of Rome Total War or Medieval Total War II can now redeem their physical copies of the game on Steam. All that is required is that you enter the CD-KEY, and the game should turn up in your library.
Posted on July 17, 2014, 05:57:43 PM by Jubal
Hetairos Rulebook Released!
The Hetairos rulebook has been released as a freely downloadable PDF! Hetairos is a tabletop RPG-boardgame set in the Greek underworld, for 4-6 players. Each player controls a hero - one of a range of character archetypes, with varied special abilities - and then sets out to achieve a scenario-dependent goal by exploring a randomly generated tile-based map. Hades is a land of mysterious shrines, deadly traps, isolated villages, and dread monsters - all this and more can be discovered as you travel the tunnel systems. Scenarios range from simply who can survive longest to group tasks such as building the great automaton Talos and protecting an NPC from the wrath of the terrifying Furies.
The rules are downloadable, and the game can be played with no specialist equipment - we'd really like to encourage playtesting and feedback, so head over to the forum and start your journey into the dark depths of Greek myth and legend!
Posted on July 09, 2014, 10:33:15 PM by Jubal
Election Results: July 2014
A few notes should be taken into account on reading these results:
- All IDE candidates were listed on the ballot paper as independents, as the party was formed during the election period
- Whilst it would appear from the results that the Spatharios and Tribounos elections should have been re-run according to the 2012 election re-runs bill, this did not take place as the result of a motion passed ratifying the results as given
Armadillo, independent, received 2 votes
Pentagathus, independent, received 9 votes
The Khan of IDE received 11 votes
There was 1 abstention
The Khan (IDE) is the duly elected Basileus, taking over from Comrade_General (FIF)SEBASTOKRATOR
Dripping D, independent, received 14 votes
Pentagathus, independent, received 3 votes
The Khan of IDE received 4 votes
There were 2 abstentions
Dripping D (FIF), the incumbent, is duly re-elected as SebastokratorSPATHARIOS
Armadillo, independent, received 5 votes
Dripping D of FIF received 9 votes
Othko97 of FIF received 10 votes
Pentagathus, independent, received 10 votes
The Khan of IDE received 6 votes
There were two abstentions
Pentagathus (independent) and Othko97 (FIF) are the duly elected Spatharioi, with Othko97 (FIF) being re-elected and Pentagathus (independent) taking over from The Khan (IDE)TRIBOUNOS
Armadillo, independent, received 6 votes
Othko97 of FIF received 13 votes
Pentagathus, independent, received 5 votes
Tom of IDE received 13 votes
The Khan of IDE received 2 votes
There were three abstentions
Armadillo (Independent) and Tom (IDE) are elected as Tribounoi, replacing Scarlet (FIF) and Pentagathus (Independent)Results By Party
|Party||Votes||% inc. abstentions||% exc. abstentions||% change inc. abstentions||% change exc. abstentions||Candidacies|
Turnout of 23 voters, 36% of citizenry
Posted on July 04, 2014, 11:54:10 AM by Jubal
0AD Map Making Competition!
The Council of Modders on the Wildfire Games Forums are organising a mapping competition for the 5th anniversary of 0AD! The aim of Mapping Contest is to create a playable skirmish map that fits in one of the predefined themes. I'll elaborate the requirements further down the announcement.
The theme list for this contest is as following:1. Northern Highlands:
In the lands where rocks and mountain rule the earth and snow and rain dominate the air, a few remnants of humanity dare to resist the supremacy of the forces of Nature.2. Ancient Lands:
Once there was a highly civilized kingdom, now only pain and rocks. However, rumors say that great treasures are to be found beyond the walls of this destroyed city. For more information look here: http://www.wildfiregames.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=18897