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Komikoza

aka Des

Clan Leader (Bureaucrat) ZEN MASTER (Admin)
  • I live in Russia
  • I was born on December 24
  • My occupation is Tending Battle Realms & its community.
  • I am Male
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  • | Add proper transparent icons for BGs and Buildings | Add notes about units' unique animations being idle/horse ones.| Make an article about unused/scrapped content includin hidden LOD. | Integrate new template style. | Get down and dirty with unit attacks, attack damage values and combos. | Update the main BR article once reply from EDC is received. | Think of the background image. | Finish and upload proper unit armor/damage type charts. | Fix categories for all clans.| Fix BR Zen Masters template colors. | Integrate a new font + think of wikia re-design. | Finish all the reward badges. | Remove all uhs-ohs-ahs-hms from unit quotes. | Remove all voice files in the Kabuki's article. | Make and upload new HD unit images (Using the FOV patch and with nVIDIA settings applied). |

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    • ToDo2:

      Aimed at explaining the competitive aspect of online gameplay:

      1. Expanding the Battle Realms Game Mechanics category. 2. Add the "Battle Realms Game Data" category.

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  • Hi Komikoza,

    I saw you got a forum thread about maps. But how can i upload the sam- and bre-files?

    If i try with 'insert picture or movie' it says 'illegal fily type'.



    Greetings

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    • Hey there, I've rechecked stuff and wikia doesn't allow this actually. That's pretty bad. I guess you could make a G-drive folder and link it to the posted preview-pictures of maps (so once you click on an image, you get redirected), I guess that's the only way, unfortunately. :(

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    • PCs Headshoot wrote:
      Hi Komikoza,

      I saw you got a forum thread about maps. But how can i upload the sam- and bre-files? If i try with 'insert picture or movie' it says 'illegal fily type'.

      Hey once again, now that I've created a Discord server for BR, you can upload your maps there!

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    • Hey, that sounds splendid! Should i send you a zip-foulder with the maps or can i do this in the discord server myself? My Discord ID is 'Headshoot #8840'.

      Greetings

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    • I will add you/send an invitation (in case you won't be on discord for the rest of the day: https://discord.gg/pXK6bWu). You can upload them all in the #maps section! Best if you done one archive and attach screenshots in the post.

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  • Hello! Greetings, Mr. admin. 

    I would just like to ask something. . .

    I've already downloaded several BR games (and their versions) and yet I couldn't  find the "lore" or even the  "manual" of the game, so I am wondering where are you able to get the "lore" or the "manual"? Thanks in advance! :)

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    • Hello there,

      I'm pretty sure I have already answered your question about the manuals before. You made a similar post aaaand there I was.

      The manuals were included along with the physical disk copies, you can still buy those off Ebay or similar sites. GOG scanned them and made digital PDF copies (you can acquire them if you buy the game off GOG), they have already been shared around though. You can find them here.

      As to the "lore", it was posted long ago once BR came out, on the official BR site, by Ubi/Liquid staff members. Since then it was shared by a lot of different sites and br.cc tends to be the only one living (english) site that got it saved, aside from the wiki of course.

      Here are some screenshots to convince you (You can see the "History" tabs on both of them).

      Palemoon 2017-10-15 13-25-59
      Palemoon 2017-10-15 13-32-47
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    • Oh, hehe. My bad, pardon me for the redunant question (I kind of didn't notice the reply to my previous question that was similar to that above). Ok, the manual is good (thanks) but about the lore, where can I get it for free? What site in particular? 

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    • This... Wiki? -> History

      I kinda stated that in my response.

      "Since then it was shared by a lot of different sites and br.cc tends to be the only one living (english) site that got it saved, aside from the wiki of course."

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  • I have figured out why it is so difficult to put in unit hitpoint values.  Many of the infoboxes that contain that information are templates that are difficult to edit, so you'd have to edit an existing template and input that to replace the original.  For some reason, I don't think that I have access to the templates though to edit them, so this is something I currently cannot help with.

    Best,

    Jesse

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    • Hey, Jesse.

      A lot of what you're currently discovering is long known by admins or editors, so if you ever have any troubles with something or need an explanation on how certain stuff works in here- let me know and I'll explain.

      I'm just about to write a new blog post concerning the various infoboxes (I'm not a fan of how the current infoboxes look visually), so there's a possibility, if the community votes for it, that all the infoboxes will be remade using my type of template.

      I could add the template parameters for you, but for now it's pointless due to the upcoming vote. After the vote we can decide.

      Also I think the template editing was locked back during the "public" times of this wiki, to avoid unnecessary vandalism.

      I'll give you the access to it later.

      I should probably write a proper "manual of style", but the thing is we don't really have a well- formed style yet to write manuals about it.  I'll see what I can do about it in the future.

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  • Komikoza,


    Thank you!  That would be fabulous!  Please feel free to link me to both the youtube site for the MAC port, but if possible, I'd still like the original files as well.  

    My email is xirosimons@gmail.com.

    Please feel free to link me!

    Thank you again!

    Jesse

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  • Hello Komikoza,

    I've been wondering for a while now, has the health of the units changed with subsequent patches to the Battle Realms games?  I only have 1 copy of the game, and do not know if unit health has changed.  

    Regardless, if we were to edit pages to post unit health numbers under their main info chart (displaying weaknesses/strengths, etc), do you think players of the game would find it useful?


    Best,

    Simons

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    • Greetings, Jesse Simons!

      I have three copies of Battle Realms.dat files, one from the demo & other versions before Battle Packs 3, one from Battle Packs 3 & WotW (v1.50q), & my own mod (unreleased).

      Let BP3's patch note answer your question:

      "Doubled most units' HP to extend battle duration, with exceptions."

      And those exceptions are Infested Ones & all Heroes (only get 50% increased HP) & the Hordeling (HP remains the same).

      As for resistances & weaknesses, I notice many differences between pre-BP3 versions & post BP3 versions. However, in this wiki we implicitly agree only to post information pertaining to the latest version BP3 v1.50g (original BR without WotW) & v1.50q (BR WotW). 

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    • Hello, Jesse.

      As Knabo has already stated, there have been fixes around all of the game aspects including units' health.

      We should indeed  post the information (units hp included) only  from the latest game version. I suggest you get 1.50q WotW off GOG or, if you want, I can dig up one of my unused accounts with just BR on it and give it to you for free. 

       Komikoza  Talk  Contribs  Battle Realms  14:28,9/11/2017 

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    • Hello Knabo and Komikoza,

      Thank you for your continued support and information.  I would indeed appreciate that information being put up on this site, as I feel it is tremendously helpful in calculating valid tactics and strategies.

      @ Komikoza:  I would appreciate a copy of those files, if possible.  Admittedly, it has been a while since I've played this game due to my old windows system breaking down and purchasing a mac.  But I'm looking to install a bootcamp on my system so that I can play this game again as it is tremendously enjoyable!

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    • You're welcome! The  hitpoints (along with weaknesses and resistances) can be found in the units' infoboxes on their pages. You can also navigate to Unit Resistance Charts for the detailed info on how the armor system works in the game. I'm currently working on the new and complete armor charts that will be easier to navigate through, and the whole article will have an info- overhaul.

      Just a couple of days ago I found a MAC port of the game that is reported to work just fine!

      If you use MAC, I can just link you to the YouTube video of the port author. All the additional information is in the description.


      Battle Realms Winter of the Wolf for Mac

      Battle Realms Winter of the Wolf for Mac

      As to the original game from GOG, if you still want it, leave your e- mail so I can send the account info (once I find it, tomorrow most likely).

       Komikoza  Talk  Contribs  Battle Realms  02:23,9/12/2017 

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  • Greetings, friend Komi!

    I have started class to earn another degree. So I hid my YouTube channel to avoid distraction & made all the videos private. If any viewer need visual proofs, then I can still send them the links.

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  • Greetings, Komi!

    Knabo am here.

    Can we hold a poll to choose the official background image for this wiki?

    I admit that I quite like the "bamboo" background that you'd put up quite a lil hwile ago, more fitting for the EA-theme BR, than the current one, which looks me in the face like a brick-wall.

    You need not to hold the poll right now, just whenever you've got free time.

    Regards!

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    • Yeah, this background is not permanent, though It's more of a stone wall than a brick wall (like ruins of sorts, Serpentholm for example).

      I did want to find good bamboo wallpapers to suit the theme, but I can't find anything good enough. It's either too big, or too small, or bad quality, or pay-to-get and so on. :)

      We'll see, meanwhile, if you wish, you can look for the wallpapers yourself and suggest them here, so I could include  in the future poll.

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  • Just for the general information, I'm out of internet for the whole week starting from today.

    This means I won't be around here for that time period at all. If anyone still has questions/suggestions/criticism , don't hesitate to leave it on my wall or on the forums, I'll respond once I'm back.

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  • Greetings, friend Komi!

    We've known each other for so long and there were ups and downs since (due to our zealous over-confidence to inform people about Battle Realms, but this is our similarity, rather than difference).

    I hope that you will kindly increase visibility in the Table "Battle Realms Zen Masters and Characters":

    I remember in the early days of this wiki that whenever I was inside any unit's page, then that unit's name would be boldened and become dark blue, signifying it to be the page's topic. But now, due to somebody's aesthetic changes, the name's become light-grey, very difficult to read & aesthetically unpleasant.

    I've also learnt that as for the Table "Battle Realms Units", if the unit were the page's topic, then that unit's name'd disappear. Even though this has nothing to do with visibility, this actually means that there is no redundancy.

    I am not a CS major so I do not to how to code that; but I think that if you can make it so that: if a Zen Master were a page topic, then her/his name would disappear. That'll reduce redundancy & also increase visibility.

    You can take as much time as you wish. Yet if you consider my suggestion, I consider myself appreciated.

    Regards,

    Knabo.

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    • I've changed the background colors instead of messing with the hyperlinks.

      Tell me if you find it comfortable enough, if not, I'll roll it back and try to look into the hyperlinks.

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    • Much better now. Thanks!

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