Discussion in 'Never Ending Stories' started by Angst, Jun 8, 2010.
Yes they can...
Jaia Taeru, veteran Archer of Varica, a tributary state or Nesiopolis
Justo, Peasant/Farmer (if not possible then mage)
Justo is timid and unlikely to attack unless the odds look good.
I love Wesnoth, joining.
Leo Stormhawk - Fencer
Oh, good luck with this. Don't be lazy like me and constantly make promises that I never fulfill (speaking of which, I should probably enter politics given my track record, huh? Hurr hurr.)
Also, I'd love to be put into the game as some sort of wizard. You know, 'cause I've always fancied myself a wizard. I'd attack the darkness and the light too if I had to.
We don't have any allies; but I will recruit additional units if necessary (And it most probably will be).
Yes, otherwise we'd have like 8 units max, facing a potential thirty.
I can make you a drafted Spearman/milita guy? If not, a mage wouldn't be much of a problem.
Don't worry about it LightFang.
Other than than, the player list will be updated in a minute, then I'll find time to get the update played.
EDIT: Merciary, the closest you can be to Assassin is either a Fencer (Pirate-ish swordfighter), a Bowman (duh), or a Merman Fighter. What should I submit you as?
Willsmore Klobbington - Fencer
He's a good cop. In a bad mood.
Well in that case I think I'll do something completely different, give me some giant brute force type of guy, we seem to be missing some of those.
Oh, what the heck.
Tyrion Claret - Horseman
Can we still join???
If so, I shall be Victor the Great, Bowmen specialist.
This seems interesting enough.
John Fox- Fencer
All have been put in line, update asap.
I'm the ONLY spearman?
If the enemies turn out to be the fantasy equivalent of Carthaginians, Mongols, Huns or (insert generic mounted force here), then i'll be fairly damn pissed. And more than a little scared.
My hair can't defend itself, you know!
Kinda weird right? Yet somehow we have a disproportionate number of swordsmen and fencers. O well, what can you do?
Yeah I don't know if I should be worried being the only "big" guy
I was honestly hoping for fewer mages and more spear and large (cannot remember the name) units since mages tend to be rather frail and also the only non neutral unit in the loyalist camp iirc
Battle for Nesia
"A Garrison's Fate"
The sun rose silently above the Tempest Hills. Birds sang in the trees dotting the plains in between the mountains, and cold expanses of snow covered the mountaineous terrain. From time to time, wolves would move in packs during the night; but for now, they would stick together in the woods; the day was bright and happy, unaware of the miseries that would soon fall upon the souls of the small garrison protecting the border.
The stronghold, Nesse, was just a frontier camp of the grand Nesian empire. However, it bore an important role; the Tempest Hills, which it watched over, was the only ridge through which dark and macabre creatures could invade from the Shadowlands to the northwest. Always, Nesse had to be on guard, holding the region safe. However, stories have been told, of the small villages in Tempest Hills. Some hadn't been heard from in some months; people questioned whether they were buried in an avalanche, or worse... That the creatures of the Shadowlands had passed through the ridge and slaughtered the outposts before they could alert the empire.
Lord Joakim were recently instated as the lord general of Nesse. As such, he had just reached the region; and the unfortunate rumors. He was worried; the empire was busy as it always was; there was always regional turmoil within the vast expanses of Nesia. He wouldn't bother the emperor with unwelcome news if they weren't true.
Nesse was as silent as the sun above, but no heralds came to tell the front was safe.
The court room was lightly lit, Joakim sitting in the red chair at the end of the long table. His junior strategist, Wilson Vollee, had just told him the ill rumors that spread amongst the soldiers.
"They can't be half lies. We haven't heard from Oldton for a month," Joakim said with a worried voice.
"Milord," Wilson responded thoughtfully, "There is a good chance that the city just hasn't been able to clear its way through the hills. It is autumn after all."
"It's still very unlike the city major," Joakim said, "He usually sends heralds once every two weeks. There's something wrong."
"Well, then send out scouts. If they're all dead, we can just ask for reinforcements," Wilson said, bluntly.
Joakim considered the options during that afternoon; of course he would send out scouts, but the thing was, he wasn't sure the emperor would be able to send soldiers in time. Regardless, he bumped into Leona Cervantes, sorceress of Nesiopolis Arcane University.
"Milady," he said and bowed deeply, "I am sure you have heard of the rumors."
"Indeed," Leona said calmly.
"I am hoping nothing is wrong; but I need you to assemble some soldiers and scout the northwest. Go to Sil's Waypoint near Sil's Highway. It is close, and even there, I haven't heard a word for weeks." He added, unsure: "I fear the worst."
"It will be done, Lord Joakim. Whom shall I bring?"
"Bring Wilson - he is the one with the most knowledge of the rumors, and I trust his abilities in combat - and Aiken Drumn, he knows many secret paths in the forest. Oh, and take Veltan Stormskyre too; you know, the weird one, with the helmet. He could really use some sunlight."
"It will be done, general," Leona replied and vanished in ash.
With that, this saga begins. Rayne Copperheart travels northwards as he does each week; and with that, we will end for a while. Join me tomorrow.
To Sil's Waypoint; hoping that the town still stands.
OKAY NOW LISTEN BECAUSE I TYPE THIS NOW
Tomorrow I hope to have time to write on, this is a good deal of fun to do. Many of you will be recruited, but I'll attempt to keep the story about the few lucky ones that I could afford to recruit. Remaining soldiers will appear and go away as the story goes on; of course I hope everyone will get to have some time in the sun. I'll try to cover as much as possible.
Tomorrow, I'm probably going to play through turns until I get to see the enemy - Oh, the suspense! What are we to fight!? - Anyways, I will play a few turns, compared to this update, where I only bought units. And I kinda thought that you could give some random directions your character could take (Such as; ~ will take care of dinner each day; or ~ gets lost in the woods; or ~ tries to hook up with a local woman. You can also suggest strategies, although there's really no reason for you to do that right now. Especially those that don't know the game ).
RE: Comments on unit types
Yes, it is problematic with our unit selection. Our lineup is kinda weird. But we'll have to do with what we have; I'll think of it as a challenge. Wesnoth has much strategy when it comes to which unit we purchase, so we're pretty much screwed as we rely on what units fate brings us, not what units we want to have.
Leona enjoys using minor magic to entertain her friends. She will make small light shows and such when in camp.
Also for gods sake never let her wander alone without melee escort. Run if you have to.
Also, I have added moar of you to the player line.
If you need more close combat guys, turn Jaia into whatever warrior class becomes a captain. I always liked spearmen. Also, Jaia is a chick's name in Varica ^_^
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