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PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« on: January 29, 2009, 03:30:44 PM »
No screenshots at the moment, but just so you all know, the module I wrote during my four day challenge is complete!

Here's some details about the game:

HOS1: the Heroes of Shaladar
by Ben Sanderfer

Your party, having recently returned from an empty dungeon, is caught in a terrible storm.  You stop by the city of Shaladar looking for shelter.  And that's when all hell breaks loose...

For a party of 6 characters of level 2-3.


WHAT TO EXPECT:
You can expect a 2-3 hour romp in gold-box style.  Lots of combats.  Lots of things to find, if you go looking for them. 

WHAT IT ISN'T:
It's not epic in size or scope.  It's not a module that walks a gray area (heroes are expected to be heroes, so no choices are given to be evil...live with it).  It's not a module with a whole lot of side-quests...there just isn't room in 3 areas with near 100% text.

WHAT I HOPE IT BRINGS TO THE COMMUNITY:
If someone like me, who hasn't produced a module in about 6 years, can return to the community and do this in four days...I'm hoping others will see it as a challenge to themselves to go back into designing. 

SEQUELS:
I left it so that I could write a sequel (that's why it's HOS1).  Unlike "Dark Alliances," though, I didn't leave it in a cliffhanger.  You can resolve this one.  But, there's still more story to tell, and at least one question that goes unanswered. 

When I will get to the sequel is another matter...but maybe next month.  I have some work to do on my NWN PW first.

Hope you all enjoy it.
LANDS OF ADVENTURE: An Old-School Style CRPG

More Information Here: http://landsadventure.blogspot.com/

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2009, 12:23:18 PM »
I'm not sure why it's taking so long for the file to appear on the UA File Archive (these things take time, I guess).  For the time being, you can download it from here:

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Hope you enjoy it.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2009, 02:42:07 PM by ProphetSword »
LANDS OF ADVENTURE: An Old-School Style CRPG

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2009, 01:39:21 PM »
Typically ZVar gets new uploaded material posted about once a week, in my experience. So, turn-around on seeing listed can be anywhere from next day to a week or so.

I am going to try to play this sometime next week.

Most of my time this week is in working on my D&D game with my kids, and the evenings will be spent raiding in WoW.

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2009, 02:48:52 PM »
If you downloaded the previous version, I ask that you erase that version and download this version instead.  I found a pretty bad bug I had overlooked.  (Using the hack from the "Realm" has the unfortunate effect of doing things like equipping your starting party with a "Potion of Healing" as your armor...bad, bad, bad).

I will have a fixed version up very soon.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2009, 02:51:57 PM by ProphetSword »
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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2009, 03:19:53 PM »
Okay, I have found a way around the issue, as well as fixing something else in the module that I wanted to do before I originally uploaded it (but forgot).  Here is the new download link:

(( Link Removed Due to No Longer Being Valid ))
« Last Edit: June 12, 2009, 12:39:12 PM by ProphetSword »
LANDS OF ADVENTURE: An Old-School Style CRPG

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2009, 03:38:18 PM »
Are you going to give Z'Var a head's-up, too?

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2009, 04:54:20 PM »
Huh?
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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2009, 05:25:49 PM »
Z'Var is Steven Brobst's old avatar name.  Steven's, of course, our friendly UA File Archive caretaker. 

I figure you probably don't want a buggy version of your mod put up at the Archive if you can help it...

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2009, 05:58:54 PM »
Ah, okay, I understand the confusion now.

I sent a new version already with a note indicating that the previous version shouldn't be uploaded and that the new one should be.  Hopefully, that's all that will be required.
LANDS OF ADVENTURE: An Old-School Style CRPG

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2009, 03:43:39 PM »
Hello
I just tried to download it, and I got a 500 internal error.

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2009, 04:18:35 PM »
You can get it here now.

Check out the main site of the Unlimited Adventures File Archive, too, in case you don't know it yet. That's where you'll find most of the stuff for UA.

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Re: PREVIEW: HOS1: The Heroes of Shaladar
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2009, 10:22:12 AM »
I do have the link for the main site.  The newest module that I could find was from 2008.  The other download link worked though.  Thanx

 

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