Eador. Imperium — Hotfix for Windows XP + Tourney

July 19, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  2 Comments

Hi everyone,

Today we’re releasing a small update specifically for the most persistent Imperium players, who still play on Windows XP to this day. There’s mostly nothing wrong with this, but the game did have some trouble working on the system lately. So that should be resolved now.

So as not to leave this news consist of just one line, why don’t we also make another little announcement?

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As you may know, we’ve added leaderboards to the game recently. We thought for a while and decided that it might be a good idea to try and hold our own cozy tournament among Eador community. For this purpose we’ve prepared several maps — they will be released on Friday, so that you have some time to play them in advance.

We’ll share more details and conditions on the event next week, but for now it’s a good time to remember what makes you the best at Eador!

Eador. Imperium — Update notes (July 11)

July 11, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  9 Comments

Hi everyone,

New update for Imperium is now available to everyone.

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Update notes 2.63.2:

New:

– After receiving a lot of user feedback we have optimized the speed of AI turn resolution. AI turns should process 150-200% faster now.

Fixed:

– Fixed an error when launching Eador. Imperium on Windows XP.
– Fixed a display error in 4k resolutions when display scaling is enabled in Windows.
– Fixed incorrect battle prediction when two battles in row are expected.
– Fixed an error with newly constructed fortifications in the capital not boosting the current fort level value immediately.
– Fixed an error with deletion of a slain hero chosen to be “cast to the ravens”.
– Fixed a crash when a hero loses battle with the rebels in capital province.
– Added tooltips explaining how to unlock the “Imperium” campaign to the campaign list.

Eador. Imperium — Update 2.63.1 (Preview access)

July 5, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  3 Comments

Hi everyone,

Hope you’ve had a great Summer Sale so far!

Right now we’re working on a new update for Imperium — first of all, it should reduce the game’s loading times upon finishing a turn. You can try out the preview version of this patch through the closed branch on Steam.

Also, we’d really like to thank everyone who took their time to chat with our pirate developer and even follow his advice :) So thanks a lot!

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To access the branch, select Eador. Imperium in you Steam library, right click, choose ‘Properties’ and head over to the ‘Betas’ tab. Enter this access code: Y4T2pM245ndC. After that, you’ll be able to choose ‘Public preview’ branch ‘from the drop-down list.

We’d like to gather as much feedback as possible, so if you have some time, please let us know what problems you find. As usual, the best way to do this is to write us at support@snowbirdgames.com with attached savegames.

The Zombiest Adventures live again!

June 22, 2017  |  Blood & Gold, The Zombiest  |  No Comments

Hi everyone,

Since taking The Zombiest Adventures down from Steam, we received numerous e-mails from people asking us if they could still purchase it somehow. Obviously, the project wasn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but we thought to ourselves — why deny any possibility to try it out for those who really want it?

So like a proper zombie, the game just refused to die. As of today, The Zombiest Adventures will be available for purchase as a DLC for Blood & Gold — at a much lower price of $6,99, with a 10% (re)launch discount lasting for the next week!

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Speaking of which, it’s also time for the Steam Summer Sale! Blood and Gold will be discounted at 70% throughout the whole event. Buy lots of games, have fun and survive in the craziest zombie apocalypse, if that is indeed your thing.

Eador. Imperium — Update notes (June 22) + Summer Sale

June 22, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  2 Comments

Hi everyone,

Latest update is out of the beta and is now available to everyone, including a few more additional new fixes. Find the full update notes below.

Today also starts the great Steam Summer Sale — all things Eador will be hugely discounted for the whole event. Imperium‘s never been cheaper before. And maybe it’s time to complete that bundle? Don’t miss out on any of the great games!

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Update notes 2.62.2:

Added:

– We added the ability to customize hero names and select their portraits, as well as give unique names to units. You can customize a hero when you hire him. In order to customize existing hero, click on his name or on the button in the corner of his portrait on Hero Information screen. To rename unit, open its description with right click on its portrait, then click on its name or on the button in upper right corner of the description window.

– The size of the treasury has been expanded to 120 cells.

Fixed:

– Fixed an error with excess unit slots displayed on the hero’s army screen.
– Fixed an error with Healer’s Staff doubling the hero’s Mobility and Siege attributes.
– Fixed an error with Slyboots ability.
– Fixed an error with erroneous display of turns left until an uprising is to happen.
– Fixed a rare freeze that could happen when a third party hero attacks a hero besieging an enemy fortress.
– The notification on weapon breaking is now displayed after the attack that caused it.

Eador. Imperium — Update 2.62.1 (Preview access)

June 21, 2017  |  Eador  |  No Comments

Hi everyone,

Update 2.62.1 is now up in the closed branch of Imperium on Steam. Including one of the most wanted features for Eador ever: renaming your heroes and units!

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To access the branch, select Eador. Imperium in you Steam library, right click, choose ‘Properties’ and head over to the ‘Betas’ tab. Enter this access code: Y4T2pM245ndC. After that, you’ll be able to choose ‘Public preview’ branch ‘from the drop-down list.

Update notes 2.62.1:

Added:

– We added the ability to customize hero names and select their portraits, as well as give unique names to units. You can customize a hero when you hire him. In order to customize existing hero, click on his portrait or on the button in the corner of his portrait on Hero Information screen. To rename unit, open its description with right click on its portrait, then click on its name or on the button in upper right corner of the description window.

– The size of the treasury has been expanded to 120 cells.

Fixed:

– Fixed an error with excess unit slots displayed on the hero’s army screen.
– Fixed an error with Healer’s Staff doubling the hero’s Mobility and Siege attributes.
– Fixed an error with Slyboots ability.

Eador. Imperium — Hotfix 2.61.3

June 15, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  No Comments

Hi everyone,

Small hotfix for Imperium is now available for download, following Sandbox update from last week.

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Update notes 2.61.3:

– Profile counters fix for leaderboards.
– Added “dialogue with the developer” in German.

Eador. Imperium — Update 2.61.2

June 7, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  4 Comments

Good news, everyone: in a few minutes there will be a new patch for Eador. Imperium. This update will bring a new Sandbox mode, several bug-fixes and updated leaderboards. You may check the patch notes below, but we also have something to declare: we are aware of the remaining issues and the new team is working on it frantically. Thanks for your comments, your criticism and your save files – that helps a lot.

And while we are pushing our programmers with “The best from thrash metal 1991-1993″ mp3 collection on repeat (don’t worry, they get used for these motivational procedures) – we suggest you a one hour homework edition of Summer Madness by Kool & the Gang. Because summer is here (first summer day in Moscow, actually). By the way, we consider Vice City the best game in GTA series, what is your thought on this? And now please read below to know more about the latest fixes:

New:

We added the Sandbox mode to the game, featuring a dynamic campaign consisting of arbitrary amount of random maps, with a possibility to transfer heroes between them.

Fixed:

– Boosted province exploration speed a bit.
– Initiative attribute now works as designed; the army with higher Initiative moves first in battle.
– Fixed an error in difficulty settings GUI, causing the “Neutrals HP” attribute to be set at maximum.
– Fixed an error with inability to leave the Arena location.
– Removed excess 4 rank slot in the garrison and hero army screens.
– Reverted test values in Steam leaderboards.

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Eador. Imperium — About latest post

May 29, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  6 Comments

Hi everyone,

We think we need to clear a couple of things.

First of all, we do see all the complaints that look like “What leaderboards? Fix the damn bugs first”. So yes, just to be clear — adding new features doesn’t cancel work on fixing bugs in any way. Bugfixing is an ongoing process, we just don’t always focus on that in our news. We can vow to “never add any new features without fixing all the bugs ever”, but with that attitude we won’t be able to move the project any further.

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Another thing — leaderboard statistics. We began collecting data long before the announcement itself. So in the near future we’ll do some tweaking and make the statistics look normal. In addition, we agree with the comments on how we should define the best: current results are too abstract, we’ll add more specifics.

Thanks again to everybody who finds time to give us feedback! We’ll do our best to not let you down.

Eador. Imperium — Leaderboards

May 25, 2017  |  Eador, Эадор  |  3 Comments

Hi everyone,

As you know, we’ve added Steam Leaderboards for Imperium in the latest update. And today we’d like to talk about competition among the very best. It’s really nice to see the leaderboards filling with more players — we’ll probably have around 400 people on the board pretty soon.

For instance, this is our top 5 players in the “Battles Won” category:

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Would you like to see any other specific category in the leaderboards? Or maybe some kind of competition that would show who’s the best on one specific map, for a limited time?

Let us know here in the comments — we’d like to know what you think.