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April News - 1.87



As of this date, the Ultimate Apocalypse mod is expanding past version 1.86 and are going full fledge to version 1.87. We know we said that 1.86 was going to be about patch after patch after patch updates, but so far the mod is getting all new improved AI and new content for most races, that we are going to make the next update a gigantic patch.

VERSION UPDATE! 1.87 Sneak Peak #1 of 4.


VERSION UPDATE! 1.87 Sneak Peak #2 of 4.


VERSION Update #2 Includes:

- Overall improved gameplay, bug fixing, and game breaking bugs/abuse removal.
- All AI revamped and completed.
- Sisters of Battle race revamp.
- One sneak peak example of new Sisters content.
- Unlimited Turrets are back!

Keep an eye out for two more sneak peaks, HOW TO - Install Ultimate Apocalypse part 2, HOW TO - Install Inquisition Daemonhunters, Adeptus Mechanicus coverage, and probably more on my channel here: Youtube.com

More Details For 1.87

To expand on what is happening, all AI will be revamped by Thudmeizer. This guy is awesome. He was the reason for bringing version 1.86 with two new improved AI (Space Marines and Chaos Space Marines), and now all the way up to Orks for the UA mod currently in version 1.86.3. Now Thudmeizer is going to revamp EVERY AI there is, bringing to life harder AI to fight against. Since the AI is being improved, new players will definitely have more trouble playing the mod, so we hope to decrease the difficulty of standard AI. As well there were complaints about it.

Sisters of Battle new content? Well take a look for yourself. There MAY be more added? Who knows. Sisters race will be fully revamped and this race will finally receive the Ultimate Apocalypse quality it deserves since long ago.

Sisters of Battle Tech Tree v 1.87! (teaser)


And yes! I want to cure every single "cheese" and OP tactics there is. I know of already 14 game breakers that were cured in version 1.87 and gameplay improved substantially by its removal.

List as follows:

  1. OP Sorceror spells.
  2. OP Lord of Change (both Chaos Marine and Daemons)
  3. Tyranid Toxic Miasma morale degen, causing all your squads to loose morale and never win against Tyranids.
  4. Tyranid superweapons not working.
  5. Invulnerable shining spears.
  6. Free Necron Warriors and insta reinforcing.
  7. Deathmarks - OP in general.
  8. Pathfinders, Sniper Drones, and their Railguns
  9. Ork Waagh unlimited cap, Waaagh Banners will be limited, and getting Waaagh will be a little bit easier to get as its main research is also cheaper. Also fixes with small battles limit.
  10. Amplification Generator cheese. Unlimited generators like this evade nukes.
  11. IDH cheese, such as Paladins and Bodyguards being super uber.
  12. Dark Reaper/Ranger cheese.
  13. Rubric Marine cheese.
  14. Primarch Angron buffs, what you all have been waiting for! The return of perfection.
  15. And others that I forgot.

IF YOU FIND ANYMORE "CHEESE", REPORT IMMEDIATELY!

"Cheese" ruins fun... and makes gameplay worse. The list above may seem huge, but the mod is ginormous in itself and we hope to fix every single "cheese" there is in UA. Hopefully... it all stops in 1.87! Please definitely comment on other "cheese" you have found to not destroy your fun!

Now about the turret limits. Immediately after I posted an update, number 2, people went crazy. We cannot make everybody happy. Well for those people who missed it and complained, you should have then participated in this thread long ago:

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70+% of the UA fanbase has voted for unlimited turrets. Now, I'd also like to state that adding a wincondition to add back limited turrets per HQ is... not worth it. It is possible, but that would mean that turrets of all types, advanced, basic, wall addons and etcetera would have to be duplicated. AI could probably not build turrets or die off as they are restricted to build a limited or unlimited turret, and it would overcomplicate the mod if not make it unstable to play with AI. It would also force us to duplicate our changes, say if we increase the health of a heavy bolter turret, we need to do it twice, so it is possible, but not going to happen and we apologize, due to limits of DOW engine. That said...

I guess I agree unlimited turrets is the better choice? I was against it, but the overall gameplay feels better and there are always ways to counter unlimited turrets. UA offers many, many ways to counter turrets and even though they are unlimited, things will be OK as it was this way long ago before for many years. If you cannot counter turrets with units, then counter them with artillery or choke them and trap them into base, starving them of resources, and eventually nuke them. Massed turret defenses can also be blown up by orbital bombardments easily, and rushers will still have upper hand as squads are usually better than turrets in general. Especially when turrets are control radius required and will increase in price the more you build (1.87 feature). Finally, the Apocalypse mod team obliges everybody to not freak out. There is no reason at all for it. It's how it is, dow engine impossibilities aside. Thank you for reading.

So what is happening behind the scenes?

First off we do apologize for the loooooong ongoing not updated news in March. There really was not much to talk about anyways, but now that version 1.87 is up and "running", Kairos is taking over patch work for now and is improving the mod as I speak. Along with Thudmeizer doing up every single artificial intelligence, and other mod team members doing a WONDERFUL job in participating, the mod is coming along great and I am the mod team's new beta tester. :D

Keep an eye out for two more sneak peaks, HOW TO - Install Ultimate Apocalypse part 2, HOW TO - Install Inquisition Daemonhunters, Adeptus Mechanicus coverage, and probably more on my channel here: Youtube.com

What else? Ah yes, there is a rumor going around that a fan is making Adeptus Mechanicus mod, and Kairos, the one who is modifying UA needs your guys help in a favor. To vastly improve quality of balance, we request fans to go into the feedback forums, and read off things that needs fixing in a summary. Things important that people reported, things especially like found cheese or OP/UP tactics needs to be reported for us to fix, and we will massively thank you for your support as it is a huge task for us and we can no longer do it without pulling out our hair. So again, if somebody (or 5 people) would be so kind in summarizing all balance threads for us to fix, that would be great, and consider it as a contribution to the mod!

Lazy link: Moddb.com

We're mostly interested in fixing Chaos Daemons, Chaos Space Marines, Tau, IDH, and Tyranids as those are the most unbalanced factions in the mod atm. Eldar is pretty much fixed. Feel free to not bother with getting a summary from Eldar as it is 100% covered. Again, if someone summarizes these threads, THANK YOU! It will make the next patch more fluid, and it will inspire us to do up the mod for you guys tons more!

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super71
super71

I feel like you guys are so close to being done, but just have tiny things left to do. Give me any sort of update even a " hey we changed this units color to green over blue". Anythinggggggggggg

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Lord_Cylarne CreatorOnline
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^ This.

A big update will be posted tomorrow or Friday.

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super71
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Terrific your the man.

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Krutchen
Krutchen

MY BODY IS READY

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BreadIsDelicious Creator
BreadIsDelicious

Oh. Well this is not good.
Personally, I have the utmost respect for the P/FoK mod and its outstanding contribution to the DoW modding community. So to prevent any further misunderstandings, bloodtitan's post and the replies to it have been deleted.
Please refrain from attacking ANY mod. And I mean *any* mod, be it Ultimate Apocalypse, Purgation of Kaurava, or something that doesn't even run on DoW. That even includes mods infringing any form of rules. You don't bash a mod that (for example) uses stolen assets, you report it.
Thank you for keeping it civil.

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ArchonTalixys
ArchonTalixys

People sure get worked up over games, don't they?

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N!ght_H@unter
N!ght_H@unter

Heresy!

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slimspadey101
slimspadey101

I'm stoked to get my hands on this THB madness! I've watched most of the gameplay videos from the alpha/beta so far and it looks great. Basically I just want to tell you your work is excellent! I check this site regularly, but I have never posted and I think you guys deserve more from me. Also, selfish plug, I am currently educating myself in software engineering and would love to be a part of this team. If you're ever interested in bringing someone new into the project that is. Cheers

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Bencroff
Bencroff

So, in the future the mod will have campaing? I'm loving this mod so much!

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Guest
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I'd cream my pants if I could play the Soulstorm campaign with UA Imperial Guard

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