The concept of unit types is dropped (the little icons which show whether a unit is spec/elite attacker/defender, hybrid, or other). Future plans in the works. For now, just getting rid of it.
XP now only gives extra land generation for factions which cannot unlocked advancements (currently just Troll).
Researcher increased from 2.5% to 5% extra XP production.
XP now raises bonus from Ruler Title by: (1-EXP(-XP/500000)). This bonus is multiplicative, meaning that if a Researcher has 250,000 XP, the Ruler Title bonus goes from 5% to 0.05*1+(1-EXP(-250,000/500000))=0.067 = 6.7%.
Tissue improvement changed from max 25% with coefficient of 7,500 to max 100% with coefficient of 100,000, making it s l o w e r but also much more effective.
Minimum 1 round played.
War Mammoth changed from 24/24 to 44/24.
War Mammoth changed from -75% casualties to -90% casualties on offense only.
War Mammoth cost changed from 1,200 ore, 600 gem, 4 Javalineers, 4 Lancers to 2,000 ore, 1,000 gem, 8 Javalineers, 4 Lancers.
Norn changed from 0/3 for 300 plat, 50 ore, 10 mana to 0/5 for 500 plat, 20 mana.
Valkyrie overhauled to 2/2 for 1,000 plat, 200 ore, 25 mana: -25% casualties, +1 OP and +1 DP per 300 prestige (max +6, at 1,800 prestige).
Imp points per mana lowered from 5 to 2.
Nightmare changed from 5/3, +0.003 OP per hour max +1 to 5/3, +0.006 OP per hour max +2.
Nightmare cost increased from 225 mana to 500 mana.
Ziggurat mana production lowered from 40 to 30 mana/tick.
Minimum 1 round played.
Population growth changed from +50% to +25%.
Succubus changed from 0/2 for 6 blood to 0/1 for 9 blood.
Hellhound changed from 4/0 for 450 plat, 8 mana, 6 blood to 6/0 for 675 plat, 12 mana, 9 blood.
Home land type changed from Hills to Plains, to not make them reliant on whatever Hills they manage to obtain for both Homes and Barracks.
Assassin cost lowered from 200 plat, 100 ore to 100 plat, 20 ore.
Assassins are now immortal on attack if the invasion is successful.
Battlemage changed to 6/7.
Battlemage cost changed from 1,200 plat, 75 ore, 1 Wizard to 800 plat, 100 ore, 1 Wizard.
Due to unprecedented events, the Empress is temporarily disbanding the Legion.
Grasping for straws to control the unravelling situation, the Empress is granting the Imperial Governor powers to impose a special wealth tax of up to 10% of each dominion’s food, ore, and lumber stockpiles (levied each tick).
Subject to successful taming through magic, bribery, and negotiations, the Empire is able to control one Monster:
Awakened from the Great Divide, the Monster is the commonly used term used to refer to an ancient gargantuan beast under magical control by the Empire.
Max per round: 1.
Min rounds played: 8.
Exchange bonus: +25%.
Cannot join guards.
Cannot vote for Governor (and cannot be voted for).
-100% food consumption.
+200% research points gained per acre.
Cannot train spies, wizards, or arch mages.
Cannot use improvements.
No units require draftees or housing.
All other dominions in the Monster’s realm gives a percentage of their food, lumber, and ore stockpiles to the Monster.
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