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i played the demo and i was a HUGE fan of 1 2 and 3 back in the day

preordered 6 would of loved to see what online play was like but im psyched to try it out

anyone else preorder/going to buy?
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I bought the game, tried the closed beta for a while and enjoyed it. Of course I've only played as mainly Inferno, Necro, and/or Stronghold. I'll install it this weekend and see if there's any major difference in what was given in the Beta.
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I am really enjoying this game so far, old fan.

Me and my friend played the demo using Hotseat, that match took us almost 4 hours... Don't ask me how I was able to do that .

If you would like to play with some people, send me a PM with your Steam Id and I'll add you!
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I bought the game, tried the closed beta for a while and enjoyed it. Of course I've only played as mainly Inferno, Necro, and/or Stronghold. I'll install it this weekend and see if there's any major difference in what was given in the Beta.
i like how (my view so far) lower tier units are superior early game because of how production works and how there is no mid game boom of an op final tier unit.

i will however be playing necro not only because i did in 2 3 and 5 but because the ability for ghosts and the hero to keep your ENTIRE army alive is pretty amazing and splitting ghosts early actually makes sense

also units like succy in inferno upgraded can blind ppl WOW thats so clutch early game
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Yeah I was a huge fan of all the old homams, will be buying this when it's out.

Played the demo and I really like the new combat system and health bars etc. etc. (not sure if all that was new in a previous version...I haven't played since 3 )

Too bad I suck at turn based strategy

edit: Also, is it just me, or has stacking ranged units always been imbalanced in this game?
Edited by fluxlite - 10/13/11 at 3:59pm
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I'm patching as we speak, I missed 3 so much. Saw 6 was coming out I couldn't wait. Played a bit of closed beta, that one map got a bit boring and I don't think all buildings and units were done. I really miss the old "dragons" and demons and angels. I wonder if they'll have it, haven't looked into it much.
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I love Heroes of Might and Magic. I first played 2 and LOVED it, 3 improved it for the most part and IV and V I hated.

VI may be good but it looks a lot like V and is published by Ubisoft so I am going to pass. That series is dead, I still play it sometimes but I think they need to let that IP die.

If any Heroes fans are looking for a fun strategy game please check out King's Bounty: Armored Princess or King's Bounty: The Legend.
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Yeah I was a huge fan of all the old homams, will be buying this when it's out.

Played the demo and I really like the new combat system and health bars etc. etc. (not sure if all that was new in a previous version...I haven't played since 3 )

Too bad I suck at turn based strategy

edit: Also, is it just me, or has stacking ranged units always been imbalanced in this game?
Not if you know how to deal with them. There are spells that will cause them not to shoot, spells that protect against their damage and also if you have fast units or flying units and use haste you can get troops next to them in the first turn and then they are much weaker and only do half damage. Plus most ranged units have pretty low attack and defense values, making them less effective against high level units.

Oh yeah, if you had large stacks of ranged units the computer would typically attack them first.
Edited by Mygaffer - 10/13/11 at 5:09pm
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yall need to add me if theres a friend feature (eosgreen) love to get some games in

downloadin now yeye
Edited by eosgreen - 10/13/11 at 11:20pm
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i don't think i ever played the 1st one.. but i have heroes 2-6 now

love 3! probably my all time favorite!
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