A "Battle Brothers" adventure - (ignominious defeat!)


#96

I love the broken/chopped carrot icon for the eunuch.

Looks like the Battle Brothers version of me takes after my dad!

I was grinning throughout this entire post! Amazing!

I’m sure the alcohol ensured I didn’t feel a thing!

Oh noes! Thanks for this adventure jp, it was a really exciting, entertaining and informative read.


#97

Now look what you made me do!

I bought the game now before the end of the Lunar Year sale and I don’t really have time to play it.


#98

Thanks all for the very nice comments :)
@Woodlance - I hope you enjoy it! It s one of those games with high highs and low lows - hehe.


#99

Last minute grab for me too. Thanks jp! :-)


#100

I was wondering if, in the spirit of the original posts/story, people would be interested in getting a map seed, and having 3 or 4 different stories about how you fare in the game.

I’m on day 86 of my current game, and have cleared 10,000 gold for the first time. The key seems to be:

  • noble contracts, they pay well and often are not (much) more difficult that the regular, lesser paying contracts.

  • getting friendly with a village that produces a nice raw good, e.g. salt or diamond mines, and timing it so you got o market there after you clear their greenskin hordes etc problem, whihc makes them very happy, and makes everything cheaper.

Then go to a big city and sell it.

One thing i realised yesterday is that certain foodstuffs can be sold for a profit if not eaten, mainly venison.

Also, specialising your soldiers seems key. I was making everything do everything more or less, but that guide has been very useful.

I’ve read and reread it, and am starting to get it a bit better. wreckers and Duellists seem very similar fwiw, so I use them interchangeably, e.g. in the formation fighting Orcs.


#101

Sounds interesting. You can start a map seed Ironman challenge, I’ll try to find time to participate. Remember to lay the rules for difficulty also.


#102

I have 2 map seeds that have been good for me.

I’ll post them in about an hr.


#103

I’m interested. What difficulty levels were you thinking of?


#104

I’ll do it too! I might be a bit slow but will definitely be party :)


#105

Well I’ve only played it on easy/easy, which is still challenging.

Anyway, seed 6ff03b is good (I don’t know what is to the east btw.)

seed 91e2ca is also good.


#106

vWill it be a single thread where we all post updates and highlights? Or separate ones? It’s good to have a clear format to distinguish the different companies as well. Like maybe start off the post with our different banners.


#107

I’d have thought a series of posts replying in this here thread :).


#108

Sounds good. I usually play on veteran/veteran with medium starting funds. I don’t think that there would be a problem if people played at different difficulty levels. In fact, it would be rather interesting to see how a given map plays out at different settings.


#109

Day 117, and one of my starting companions dies, and it really was my fault.

I hate wolfriders, possibly more than Orcs a this point. I had a good formation going, that basically checked the wolfriders, but I left a gap.1st error.

And then 3 of them went through the gap and surrounded my marksman.

He survived.

Then I fancy footworked him away from the riders, to the west of the map.

And that was the 2nd error.

I should have moved him towards the east, where the rest of my soldiers were.

Then he could have swapped in with someone more durable /expendable.

Lvl 8 marksman gone.

Shame.

Still my lvl 7 and 8 wreckers are basically immune to goblin arrow fire, which was proofed in that battle. They are wearing some heavy armour (320) and helmet (230)

Edit: There was a 3rd error, which was forgetting that wolfriders are 2 in 1 (kill 1 and either the rider or the wolf remains) and that they hit hard. 3 attacks I think.


#110

Yea totally. So when do we start this? I want to get going! I’d suggest a single thread, for the first post do the banner and difficulty, maybe something like this? Just copy and paste the name and difficulty (which I forgot) and then crop and resize it. Or I can do it for you if you tell me what settings and name you’re going to use:
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Maybe at the top of each post it would use a format like:

Frog Emperor - Veteran - Day 28

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#111

I’d think the first order of business is to pick the game seed to be used, difficulty and any other rules (i.e. ironman).


#112

Indeed. Well 6ff03b has worked well. good trading etc.

91e2ca is also good.

I would say Veteran ironman, to spice things up, and also because it menas we 'll all be dead soon, and let’s be honest the funnest part is reading about/ relating how someone died.

My Band’s name:

Vulpus.

Banner:

The Black Raven on the white background.

I’ll start tomorrow.


#113

I agree with that. BBB are those from the map seed thread? Or did you generate those on your own? I don’t want to spoil my own playthru by scouting it out so you guys choose!

Here’s icons in case you were asking for them:

Vulpus40

Vulpus116x202


#114

I’m looking forward to trying this! If I could make a suggestion, could we either break this up into separate threads (one per campaign), or could we keep campaign progression to a similar level (e.g. no more than 5 days of game time per real day?) I’d like to read the campaigns concurrently and all be at the same place in their timelines rather than have them get out of order.


#115

Good point.

I think we allow people to play however much they want in a session, but report just 5 days at a time.

Imho, 5 days is a good period of time to play and report, but I know how I am with this game, it’s very likely I’ll want to play more than 5 days.

Would be good discipline, and help focus.

@jpinard Thanks for the images. :)