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General Discussion / My apologies to Lowlands and the Exiles
« on: October 31, 2018, 06:37:06 PM »
Sorry everyone.  It was my intention for all the lands my family controlled to go to you all.  It was a mistake to assume that retiring a character would set in motion the same inheritance that death does.
Come to think of it... why does it not?  If I retire a character I have to run around and hand each settlement to someone?  Ridiculous.
That is why I am finished here.  Too much of the games fundamental elements are not complete or require too much effort and time to do.  Love this game and its ideas...hate that people are able to play it using bots to manage things.

General Discussion / Re: A Discussion On The Value Of Characters
« on: May 02, 2018, 01:05:44 AM »
Maybe having more achievements would help?  I wish I knew how many times Wilson had ruled a realm or held titles, how many nobles were killed by him (or his army) in battle.  All of this and more.  It is almost like a tomb stone...or a way to see the pedigree of a character by looking up her dead relatives.

Rest in Peace... Wilson Van Valen...

1-5-3 Has appeared at Stoneham.17-39-1 Died in battle. Achievements battle glory 41mortal soldiers slain 43nobles captured 9battles fought 86

General Discussion / The biggest mistakes I ever made in MF are...?
« on: March 12, 2018, 02:42:09 PM »
Half asleep this morning, I accidentally disbanded (instead of set as militia) 330 warriors, most of them heavy cavalry.

Made me wonder what other very stupid mistakes people have made?  Anyone?

Helpline / Re: Artifacts - Dead creator
« on: January 25, 2018, 02:56:40 PM »
Awesome.  Thanks everyone

Helpline / Re: Artifacts - Dead creator
« on: January 24, 2018, 08:34:02 PM »
As it stands, unless they are explicitly killed by a first one, the artifact returns to the creating user right now on the holder's death.

Just to make sure I understand, the "user" is the player account and not the orig. creator of the item as it is listed in a characters history?

The creating character is dead and the item holder is blighted.  My other character wants the has to go and capture the blighted character.  Before I allow that to happen, I want to make sure that accidentally killing the character in the battle that has to take place to capture her, will not force the artifact to be lost because the game can not find its creator.

So if user means my account, cool! If you intended to say creator... not as cool.

Helpline / Artifacts - Dead creator
« on: January 24, 2018, 03:23:19 PM »
As I understand it, if the owner of an artifact dies, the artifact will return to its creator.  What if the creator is dead?  Where will the artifact go?

If the answer is "its lost", then will the player's account be able to create / recreate the artifact?... why?

General Discussion / Re: The Value of Experienced Soldiers
« on: August 04, 2017, 07:57:43 PM »

[size=78%]They ARE weaker realms for a reason.  Being new or weak, they have to get strong with armies or politics or they do not cause trouble and draw negative attention to themselves.  Sort of a big part of the game.  I mean if I come at you with 1000 heavy cavalry, does it really matter that 50 of them have experience over 100?[/size]

If that argument is deemed valid... two things come to mind.

1. When they reach X number of experience, can a tally be ran that shows how well they did in battle?  Did they always run, were they ruthless killers, half and half?  Let that be the factor that says if they get a perk or not.  I dont know that this information is stored?

2. What is the life expectancy of a mortal?  Is there one or is it just an idea that they are not mortals because they can die in combat?  Do they die with starvation or just move away?  Birth rates?  Point being that a soldier could be given an expiration date.

General Discussion / Re: The Value of Experienced Soldiers
« on: August 01, 2017, 03:05:50 PM »
Big fan of any ideas that builds a stronger tie between player and soldiers.

Would it be easier to add a building to train veterans?  So you can train your experienced troops into a higher level of warrior?  Training could increase power, defense, and the Sir Robbin school of running away.  Any soldier could be trained in this but its ability would be scaled based on experience?

General Discussion / Re: Artifact....
« on: July 27, 2017, 11:18:49 AM »
Anyone seen Bear's Axe?  I am curious... if someone has it, they should be loud about it so it makes others want it back...

General Discussion / Re: Long time gone...
« on: July 27, 2017, 11:17:17 AM »
Heh. Greetings from the d'Serrai.

I have been reading through the forums every now and then - and yes, its good to see M&F still ticking. I might return some day...and yes, its surprisingly good to see some remnants still there...even though Tan and his father both were killed while sleeping. Lots of history lost  :(

I had a lot of fun playing against, alongside and especially jointly with your characters - salutations from the past!

I have been gathering information/messages and sending them to children so that history is not lost... although it gets twisted a bit each time due to missing some here or there or added bits from memory.  I like it because it adds to the story telling effect of handing down history.

Need to get it all on the wiki.

General Discussion / Re: Soldier Experience
« on: July 27, 2017, 11:14:33 AM »
To a point.  If you get beaten badly in a battle tho... they are all going to die anyway.

I had a unit of 20 special plate/warhorse/broadsword warriors with 80+ exp.  Added them to a couple hundred other warriors but was caught in a pitched battle of about 2/1... beaten but then then of course if you can not get away fast enough, you go through round and round of battles... and every one of them will die.  Or if you are lucky, you get a few left wounded and they die while running around trying to avoid more battles.

Bug Reports / can not swear oath
« on: April 12, 2017, 02:44:35 PM »  (he is not a ruler of anything, no vassals)
can not swear an oath to  (he is a baron, and vassals)

Current Oath

  • ---

    When I swear the oath I get the following red error

    ErrorError: Nesting level too deep - recursive dependency?

also this appears at the top of the page

Fatal error: Nesting level too deep - recursive dependency? in /home/maf/symfony/src/BM2/SiteBundle/Service/Politics.php on line 68

Bug Reports / Forest stables
« on: February 15, 2017, 10:05:07 PM »
Are we supposed to be reporting these?  Or are we letting them remain?

Ha!  Those troops lasted a long long time too.  Until I was caught up in a tropical vacation with no way to log in, decimated and lost.

Ashley is still a single girl you know... looking for a suitor that can best her in battle.

Hmm... I always liked the ones held in the game using game mechanics.

Chance for death...or glory.

But another fun event could be a fox hunt.  Name a character Fox, but gold on him and 50 soldiers.  First person to catch / kill him wins the gold.

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