Scenario Editor in UK version of the Art of War Posted @ 2:29 PM || TNK
Angel Draco has pointed out an article on GamespyDaily that says that there will be a scenario editor included with the UK version of the Art of War. According to the article, the following features are in the editor:
"Easy-to-use Cossacks-style interface Single mission creation Option to include original art Four levels of difficulty Create available in one of three sizes Automatic debugging mode Ability to save mission scenario to text file with additional dialogue and commands"
GamespyDaily also has 5 screenshots of the editor, you can read the news and view the screenshots here.
January 14, 2002
Player Opinion Needed Posted @ 9:36 AM || Angel ET
Every player has a special wish when playing a favorite game. Here's your chance to voice these wishes for consideration before the game is released. So go to the thread created by pepsi here and voice your opinion.
Cossacks Heaven appreciates the opportunity to support these types of inquiries from the developer. The ultimate goal is to produce a great game thus many happy players. Thank you.
January 5, 2002
Cossacks 2, American Conquest, and another Cossacks X-Pack Answers Posted @ 5:11 PM || TNK
Forumer rEarranged has pointed out a very interesting interview done by Daily Telefrag with GSC answers questions about American Conquest, yet another Cossacks X-Pack, and the yet unannounced Cossacks 2. Some important points included that Cossacks 2 will be done in 3D with zoom and panning features, and is expected to be done in 2003, American Conquest, which uses the Cossacks engine, is due out in September 2002, and another Cossacks expansion pack that focuses on the 16th and 17th centuries is supposed to be out in the fall of 2002. This interview is a must see!
January 3, 2002
Hear Yea.. Here Comes The JUDGE Posted @ 4:31 AM || Angel ET
I recently received this communique from GSC .
For those who play online..please take note: The memo reads as follows...
Due to numerous complaints about some players behaving dishonestly during rated games we have come to understanding of importance to implement a so-called court system. That is why we have appointed two persons to act as judges. They will investigate cases of cheating and their sentence will be final and not subject to appeal.
However, not all complaints will be eligible for consideration because we run top100 players database only. Thus, only games with at least one top100 player involved will be investigated.
In order to start actions against somebody you have to e-mail one of the judges the record of the game where you think your opponents cheated against you, a detailed description of the game with nicknames of the players, rules you played under, etc. It would be even better if you could also provide screenshots supporting your words.
Judge has two weeks to investigate a single case and report his decision to the so-called executor. The latter carries out the sentence immediately.
Note 1. Sentence is the points to be deducted from the cheater's rating. Victims receive compensation (by way of fixing their rating!) for the game proved to have been unfair. Severity of the sentence totally depends on the judge and amount of complains he receives about a certain player.
Note 2.Judges are not bound to reply to your mail, though they may if they want to. Judges are not bound to inform you of their decisions, though they may if they want to.
Note 3.Should judges find the screenshots and record of the game unconvincing they are to abort the investigation without any sentence passed and the case is to be considered closed.
Records, screenshots and info on the game should be mailed to: Judge 1 - firstname.lastname@example.org (Languages: English and German only) Judge 2 - email@example.com (Languages: English and Russian only)
Cossacks Heaven is very appreciative and thanks you pepsi , for relaying this most pertinent information.