The Wild Wind is a multiplayer modification of Mount & Blade Warband that takes place in the United States in the year 1890. It takes inspiration from such games as Minecraft and Garry's mod, and even other Warband mods like Persistent World. There is no real winning objective; the only goal is to become rich and powerful through the means of your choosing. You can choose to build up a village, to run a store and sell items and supplies to other players, to hunt down criminals and collect the bounties placed on their heads, or even to become the criminal and live life outside the law. There are many new features which have never been seen in any other Mount & Blade Warband multiplayer modifications to this date, including a menu from which you can select props to build, item crafting, and an inventory system that updates in real-time.

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10 comments by Shredzorz on Mar 14th, 2012

Right, so at the risk of alienating the current Wild Wind playerbase and failing to attract any new players, I've decided to significantly change the mod's core gameplay.

You may have already noticed that this mod never really had any goals or objectives. Right now the only thing to do is walk around and be bored. To be honest, since the beginning of development The Wild Wind has been more of a collection of cool scripts and features than an actual mod. I've never known what I wanted TWW to be. I've always just been more like, "Hey, this is a cool idea that no one's really implemented before, so let's do it." There's no "design", just (buggy) features. Well that's going to change now. I know what I want to do and, unlike ever before, I know how to do it. What I have in mind is more of a strategy game with a focus on teamwork, as well as individual accomplishments.

I think the building system is the heart of the mod. However, it is also probably the worst part. The degree of freedom and customization is welcome, but building anything significant is painful. The solution I have in mind is to keep what we've got now, but build upon it by adding in whole building models that you can choose from to create, as well as many more small props. These "prefab" buildings will take time to construct and will benefit from multiple teammates working together to build them more quickly. To spread the workload throughout the team, instead of just one person, gathering resources will now add them to your team's stockpile, rather than your inventory. As a bonus for you efforts, you will also receive a small gold reward for gathering resources. Thus building things will require team effort, as opposed to being confined to each individual. This means that everyone will be able to use up the team resources, which may lead to some problems with griefing, but I will implement things to keep that under control.

Another much maligned aspect of the mod is crafting. To fix this, I think I will remove it completely. Honestly, crafting items is boring. Instead, items such as guns and clothing will be bought from special buildings constructed by the players and will cost the player gold, in addition to costing the team small amounts of metal/wood/cloth. Tools and plants will continue to be purchased through the "buy menu", but things such as weapons, horses and clothes will require a suitable building. Constructing more than one of a certain building will drive the cost down of the items purchased from all buildings of the type. The cost in gold should be enough to stop anyone from being able to suck the team dry of resources by buying huge amounts of items.

Originally, my idea was going to be to have two human teams competing against each other. But that seemed like it would still be a bit boring. Instead, there will be infrequent (but sudden) Native American invasions. These attacks will be unpredictable and will require the whole team to pull together to fight them off. Spawning will be restricted during the attack, and failure to defend your team against the invaders will result in something bad (that I haven't really thought much about yet [maybe some buildings will be destroyed or something]).

Add in some bugfixes and other minor features and you've got yourself v0.18. I hope everyone thinks these ideas will be positive changes. As I said before, I'm just hoping to give the mod more of an objective, so that it's less boring to play. If you agree or disagree with the new direction which The Wild Wind is taking, let me know by posting in this thread.

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This is the latest alpha release of the Wild Wind.

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66austin1
66austin1 May 18 2014, 4:49pm says:

please finish it ;-; it's so fun please revive it ;-;

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66austin1
66austin1 May 18 2014, 12:38am says:

holy crap the mod is dead :O nooooo!

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bekirkara
bekirkara Feb 15 2014, 6:44am says:

nerden indiriliyo

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Gonzalord
Gonzalord Feb 13 2014, 3:07pm says:

I cant believe this mod is dead, what a sad shame, its one of the most epic Warband Gameplay improvments i seen, the building Scripts are so awesome.
I cant believe they left this project...

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DarkSider17
DarkSider17 Nov 18 2013, 9:45am says:

this work on warband v1.158 ?

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wesleyveron
wesleyveron Dec 23 2013, 8:11pm replied:

Yep

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MRWinn81
MRWinn81 Nov 12 2013, 8:10pm says:

ok what do I do I have a bucket and some matches and what ever gold starting there is no store, no guns, not a damn thing cept for deers that run from me and I cant even kill them

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croorc1
croorc1 Sep 21 2013, 10:27am says:

you send some **** to my e-mail but i canĀ“t
find that server

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croorc1
croorc1 Sep 21 2013, 10:25am says:

make stupid server

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bgurt95911
bgurt95911 Sep 2 2013, 8:42pm says:

SOMEONE MAKE A SERVER, MINE BROKE!!!

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Need More Maps And Bots

Mar 15 2012, 6:12am by soldat1500

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id rate it higher if it gave a tutorial idk what to do at all if anyone can explain please do ive taken down trees but i get nothing the most ive done besides beat trees down with my fist is fill a bucket with water and id like single player as well

Aug 18 2012, 10:23pm by kreos69

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