Here is a list of some features that are available in CoE 3.

  • Many monsters and many special abilities. Some examples right below.
  • Assassins that make an assassination attack before combat starts.
  • Catapults and Hill Giants that can throw boulders during sieges.
  • Immortal Liches and Vampires.
  • Exploding phoenixes (and they are immortal too).
  • And many many more monsters....
  • New weapon system, attacks are divided into pierce, slash or blunt damage (magic attacks have other types too). Skeletons are difficult to injure with piercing weapons and you should preferably use slashing weapons against treemen, etc.
  • Hotseat and network support for multiplayer games.
  • Random maps.
  • Random events.
  • 16 different classes to choose from. And they are quite different from each other, both in what resources they need and what kind of rituals or special abilities they have.
  • Spell system with about 50 magic paths.
  • Magic items.
  • Permanent battle afflictions.
  • Horrors.
  • Stealth and invisibility. Scouts needed to detect stealthy troops, something better (a star spawn or a beast bat will work) needed to detect the invisible ones. There are shape changers too.
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New features and bug fixes

News screen that shows changes between versions.
New independent monsters.
Cost of send greater horror reduced 50 -> 40.
Performance improvements.
Event messages written to debug log as well.
Get to choose between load/random even after canceling out of a loaded map.
Fungus growth event was not saved, fixed.

Network related changes

If the first player was not present when starting a network game the second player would get a blank world to look at, fixed.
Faster disconnects from network server.
Confirmation for turning player into AI in network game.

Map editing

MAPS Triggers didn't work with negative location values, fixed. Triggers with random locations will get a different trigger location each turn.

Linux specific changes

JACK sound support was broken since last version, fixed.
Raspberry PI defaults to max texture size 512.

Conquest of Elysium 3.17 released

Conquest of Elysium 3.17 released

2 years ago News 0 comments

Version 3.17 of Conquest of Elysium brings more keyboard shortcuts to the game as well as performance improvements and some cosmetic fixes. It also brings...

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Conquest of Elysium version 3.16 released

Conquest of Elysium version 3.16 released

2 years ago News 2 comments

This update brings changes to the trading system, improved performance, improvements to the Voice of El and a more disconnection friendly network game.

Conquest of Elysium 3.15 released

Conquest of Elysium 3.15 released

3 years ago News 2 comments

This update to Conquest of Elysium 3 adds a new character class, The Voice of El. This gives the game 18 unique character classes.

Conquest of Elysium 3 is an old school fantasy strategy game. You explore your surroundings conquer locations that provides the resources you need. Resources needed vary much depending on what character you are, e.g. the high priestess need places where...
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darklord0211 Feb 8 2013 says:

Do you update your steam version too?

I can't find out what my steam version is and i'm afraid your not updating it as the update news for the game on steam isn't changing.

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gp1628 Feb 8 2013 replied:

Its kindof new territory so you might have to tell us.
I think if you hit Credits on the menu it should tell you that your CoE3 is version 3.17?

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huw Feb 9 2013 replied:

Yes the Steam version is 3.17

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towerbooks3192 Jan 10 2013 says:

Great game! Please fix the aggressiveness of independents. It is understandable that monsters could take over my lands but it is ridiculous that my village is invaded by a single snake or a moose (normal one)

I wish some features of Dominions 3 would be in this game like the depth and character creation. The game just feels too random compared to dominions 3. The game just feels too random like in what units you could recruit per season. I also hope for an option to garrison troops like buying defense points like in Dominions 3.

All in all a great game and keep it up Illwinter!!

Question though, could I activate my gamersgate key for my desura account? I don't know if the GG version is updated and there is no version written at the bottom

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PvK Jan 28 2013 replied:

A single snake won't take over your village, if you post any garrison capable of dealing with a single snake...

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jk.illwinter Jan 13 2013 replied:

The gamersgate version is kept up to date as well. Check credits to see the version number. CoE Games bought elsewhere cannot be actived on Desura.

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Mauritiux Jan 9 2013 says:

Although the read me of the CoE 3.17 is saying that this latest version is fixing typos ( congratulation on that ) the description of the Fallen Empire in socienty selection screen is still not finished because last sentence of this description is unfinished. This is not a gamebreaking issue and I can live with it but despite of that it should be fixed anyway. I dont think that finishing one sentence will take you that much time.

Oh and by the way thank you for this wonderful gem and good luck in the future development.

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jk.illwinter Creator
jk.illwinter Jan 8 2013 says:

Version 3.17 of Conquest of Elysium has been released now.

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jk.illwinter Creator
jk.illwinter Dec 12 2012 says:

Illwinter's other game "Dominions" is now available on Desura.

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null. Dec 3 2012 says:

Just installed the Linux64 demo on Debian Sid, but all I get is a black screen with "Please Wait" and I have to SIGKILL it to get my desktop back. Doesn't print any errors on CLI.
Am I missing something?

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vladikus Dec 3 2012 replied:

Try running it through CLI again, but this time with -dd append on the end so the debugger is active.

So you might have:

./coe3_amd64 -dd

(or send to a file) and let's see if it gives any more hints (just post output up here or on Desura forum under "Bugs". If not, then Johan (who has probably already fixed it by now--he is like a superhero when it comes to these sorts of things) will have to jump in.

I'm running the game on debian squeeze.

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null. Dec 4 2012 replied:

Oh, I kinda missed there's a forum here. Posted the bug over there, thanks.

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Highest Rated (14 agree) 10/10

Buy this. It has things in it.

Feb 20 2012 by Zlarp

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 5/10

It's fun for a while to try out the different factions, but ultimately the game is let down by stupid AI. That's a pity because for the same price you can buy two or three excellent games with better longevity.

Feb 24 2012 by kherux

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