Wednesday, 15 May 2013

New LARGE Kislev update out now!

Emphasis on large; I had to redo the entire layout (have been working on it almost 24 hours straight), but it was worth it! New backgrounds, new army list graphics, new artwork, no B&W pics (some are still tinted though). I also did a major revision on their background, I've scrapped about 30 pages of fluff (most notably religion, magic, and politics), but have extended the unit entries a bit instead. This was partly to get the book more in line with the other army books, and also because it is meant to be an army book rather than a source book; as such, it has more focus on their land and history, and less on their society.

As for new rules goodies, I've included a Ranger character (based on the Kislev ranger from Mordheim) and allowed Priests of Ursun to be taken as Lord choices as well as heroes. Nothing major in that department, but it sure looks a lot better now visually.

I have also decreased the file size to only 10MB and I'm now able to print directly to PDF from Word, which will really speed up the printing process in the future. 

Enjoy!

Edit: Uploaded a new small revision that fixes some layout issues for intro pages as well as flips page numbers and backgrounds the correct way.

Edit 2: uploaded yet another version that makes some minor changes to the "Kislevites" section. Man, I love being able to save directly to pdf, saves so much time with smaller updates!

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    1. You can either post directly in the comments or email me directly depending on the amount of text. As for the Druzhina being "too good" with Stubborn, that's a feature that all armies can do with the Crown of Command anyway. So even if I were to remove Stubborn from the Hetman's (former Marshal) basic rules, it would still be very much doable for the same cost anyway.

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  2. Like the new format. Used to take a few minutes to download one of your books, now takes all of two seconds.

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    1. Indeed, the upgrade to Word 2010 was well worth it! It used to take up 1 hour sometimes to print the whole thing, uploading it and letting Scribd/Issuu do their OCR scan of them (which sometimes failed and had to be redone due to too complicated vector objects), but now I can get the whole thing done in less than 15 min. You can expect future books/updates to follow suit as far as file size goes.

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  3. On the technical comment side. Marshal, Boyar and Ranger have different BS in their army list profile.

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  4. Also bear tamers for bear packs have different strength stats in the army list profile (4 vs. 3).

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    1. Thanks, also noticed a few errors I made in my sleep deprived state, will upload a new version ASAP.

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