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7 comments by xDarkAgentx on Aug 30th, 2012

Wow guys,.. 

10K!!! VISITS

We want to seriously thank you for all your support. So far it's been an amazing ride and we can all tell how much you really want this MOD to succeed. :D

It seems that, between posting online here and on the GoT Subreddit we totally went viral! We found our mod being posted on GoT news sites out of Brazil and other locations all over the world!

Our last feature which was put up on moddb included a video of our world map and it's scale.
As I write this today,.. it has received a grand total of: 


19,173 views!


*EDIT* To summarize this we've been in as high as in the 20's on the Top 100 and averaging about 40-50 sometimes dropping as low as 150's-400's. I will include the real-time rank html below so you can track it:

The Westeros Project

  And all of this.... In ONE WEEK to the day! The video was first published on Aug 24, 2012  

As I said.. It's been an amazing ride, and for all of your wonderful support, and how much you've shown us that you want to see this become a reality. We would like to respond in kind. ;)

We have a special surprise feature coming up as a present JUST FOR YOU and all the AMAZING SUPPORT you've all shown us! Sincerely, From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you! 

There will be a few teaser hints given in the coming days so keep your eyes peeled on our moddb page. Stay Tuned!

yours,

- DarkAgent
(Westeros Project Admin Team)


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JedJTL
JedJTL Jul 19 2013, 10:40am says:

Like the post below this one has said, The Westeros Project is indeed being revived ,May I direct your attention to this page here :) Moddb.com

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ElfFriend
ElfFriend Jul 19 2013, 2:29am says:

I should probably have posted this a few hours earlier: Moddb.com
Sorry about being a bit late; it would appear some of my friends got me quite off topic... Anyways better late then never:)

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JedJTL
JedJTL Jul 18 2013, 4:25pm says:

everyone interested in renewing this mod or if you are interested in giving advice or such please post in this forum Moddb.com

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JedJTL
JedJTL Jul 18 2013, 4:30pm replied:

It will make it easier for me to keep track of people and their ideas.

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JedJTL
JedJTL Jul 18 2013, 11:04am says:

I have a idea, for the map bug which has not shown it self yet ( I have tested the map with magic and shooting arrows and using powers) we could divide the map into 2 or 3 worlds spaces for example we could split the map at moat cailin and make boundaries around the area preventing the player from continuing through the map just like normal ingame boundaries found in other games.and @ luxolo this mod will only be about westeros for the time being mainly due to the shear size of the map and the time it will take to make all the cities and such.

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Luxolo
Luxolo Jul 19 2013, 5:31am replied:

I understand and I understand obviously :).. The idea of the 2 continents was just an idea to go "around" this famous bug.. :D
Oh however I think that some free cities like Pentos or Bravoos, should be added in future.. They would be really interesting for the story-line.. However if you need help concerning stories and characters I can give you many informations.. Don't hesitate to ask me ;)

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JedJTL
JedJTL Jul 17 2013, 1:31pm replied:

Also as far as permissions wise and avoiding ending up like MERP I think we might be ok as long we suggest that if people like the mod then they should buy the tv serie's dvds or buy the books that way we would also be promoting HBO's and George R. Martin's products.

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Luxolo
Luxolo Jul 18 2013, 7:51am replied:

Yes, it seems a big problem..
And I would like to say something else.. The world of GoT it isn't so smaller compared with Lotr, I don't know if both of you have read the books, but as you should know, there are other 2 big continents and major islands in Got World map, so considering just Westeros you should move the mod around the war of the 5 kings, if you want to be coherent with the story-line.. Obviously is not a critic, but just an advice :D..
Another thing: if the project should restart, I think that you should consider the idea of the old team to release it in Installments, I mean for example, the first on the north, the second on the riverlands and so on.. What I can add is that I wish you all good lucks in your "crazy" idea to work on it :P
and Respect!

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ElfFriend
ElfFriend Jul 18 2013, 2:12pm replied:

It would be cool if we could somehow make it completely around the bug (assuming it exists) implement sailing (there's already a mod on that somewhere on the nexus) and let players go to the other continent. (of course that would be something that would be done after most of Westeros would be completed. How I think we should do this is in stages just like Luxolo pointed out. Beyond the Wall seems simple to make so we should release that first. I'm sad that MERP got shut down before they could release a stable region and North of the Wall would at least allow players to run around killing Night Watchers, White Walkers, or Wildlings. Everything before the full mod should be background story. After the full mod gets done then the story that everyone knows would start. So the Night Watcher finds the corpses. He tells his friends. They get killed, he deserts(who wouldn't) etc. I only watched the TV series so that's what I base my understanding of the lore on. Anyways I think we should start in the far north and work our way south and once we finish Westeros we could consider adding the other continent.

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Luxolo
Luxolo Jul 18 2013, 2:51pm replied:

Mmm actually what you propose is really interesting, because You must consider that between Westeros, (7 kingdoms), and Essos (9 Free cities + Dotrakhi sea) there is the ocean.. So in theory u could solve the problem if You have the water in the middle of the map. But even if this could be an idea, You have first to think that actually this map of westeros is already 9 times bigger than Skyrim, and in this imaginary world created by Martin Westeros is the most little.. However, I'm a kind of nerd of GoT, and I know really good the story-line, the geography and the characters. For me the idea to start in the far north is nice, but if the idea of this mod is to re-create completely the story of Game of Thrones, first of all you should read the books, because this universe is damn huge. And what you can see in tv-series is good, but not complete. A good idea would be to give to the player the possibility to take part in one of the 7 big families and to make him live the events throught the family he choose. XD... sorry for the poem.

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