Really, the spider theme has gone a little bit too far...
And i'm saying this even though i support the spider theme...
No need for everything to have spider stone legs...
And where are the tombstones?
Also, some purple and white, even a hint of red would make the city look much better
Finally, it looks like a single building and not a town of sorts... Maybe some more towers, some tombstones here and there, some minor buildings will make it feel more compact...
A little bit too far? You're being too nice... The spider theme got completly out of control!
This town have nothing to do with necros... No tombstone as you said, no graves, no skull, bones, corpses, haunted tower... nothing at all!
Watch this video. This sums up an average Heroes fan's expression.
Necropolis cannot be same all the time. But yes, of course, H5 townscreens were the best. These ones look at least better than H6 ones.
Maybe it is a necropolis city because when anybody sees it, he dies (to not to have to look at it)
Yes, they look better than H6. But H6 and H4 town screens are NOT the standard we should be looking to beat. They are examples of what to avoid, not replicate and barely improve upon.
Exact middle of the screen, building one third up from the bottom. Bunch of tombstones. Smack dab in the middle.
Claiming that there aren't any tombstones is a blatant falsehood or a lazy oversight on your part.
Kimarous, I really can't tell if you're being sarcastic. This is supposed to be a Necropolis. You think a smattering of tombstones grouped in a single spot (which I actually had to scour to find after reading your comment) create a sense of death and undeath in this supposed city? Those tombstones won't even be there until you build that dwelling either.
I fail to see a single tombstone.
Wow,a couple of tomb stones somewhere hiden at an obelisk...really solves the problem...
Agreed, all buildings look like one pyramid.But these legs - they look so fresh and Intriguing!
But you really should add more tombs. And...differ colours?
its gone too far indeed. i didnt mind at first, but this is overdone. spider-town, spider-unit, spider-religion. its all over spider.
I can´t understand why using spiders everywhere AGAIN. I thought that they had already got rid of mother namtaru and so on... And made REAL NECROPOLIS.
ERRATA:NOW I UNDERSTAND: OFFICIAL REASON
H7 takes place around the time when the Spider Cult was at its strongest, which explains why it's much less prominent in H6 (it was only beginning) and in H5 (after the War of the Broken Staff, the unity of the Spider Cult was broken and each Deathlord went to carve his/her own little dominion in Heresh). At least Spider haters can take comfort in the fact that after H7 we'll never see a Necropolis with such a strong spider theme ever again ;)
Maybe they were still alive in that times? So that's the reason for spiders etc :D
aaand no tombstones
Scrap everything but the spider and just make a spider faction. You know you want to. We can help.
Garden spider / emerald garden spider
Elf spider / dark elf spider
Ebon spider/ crazy death spider
Giant spider / hairy giant spider
Married black spider / black widow
Neon green spider / undead spider
Fate weaver / fate weaver
Erwin / spider queen
where is banana spider?
'Married black spider / black widow'
I have banana spiders all around my house. Let me tell you, they're scary, so they would not fit the current theme :)
Anyway: "Married black spider / black widow"
YOU'RE THE BEST :DDDDDDD!
they can just recolor the spider unit to 7 more colors and rescale it
Or just make them all green and purple , whatever ...
Hahaha, great idea!!! But seriously, it would be way better to have a new faction about spiders, than this spiderpolis abomination...
I like this. Except why does the Neon Green Spider upgrade into an Undead Spider? Undead feels a little out of place in this faction.
I think that it misses only one unit: limbic spider :D
OMG best comment ever!!!
what about spider-men? :)) Red spider-men/ blackspidermen! :))
yeah they want spider faction, lets all admit, we forced necro into it. let em boys do spider facion so we may be okay in h8.. after they got bored from this...
Giant spider / Hairy giant spider ahaha like it
What about, as an optionnal choice :
Spider pig / Spider simpson ?
You forgot one:
Manhattan Spider / Spider-man
Heroes V had the best Necropolis. A dark, menacing, haunted castle above the woods, surrounded only by fog and moonlight. Why can't we have something like that anymore?
Absolutely yes! insted of Necropolis we now have Spidropolis.
Непонятно, чем их так не устраивает тематика нежити, что они НАСТОЛЬКО превращают некромантов в паукомантов. Нет, понятно, что они поклоняются Асхе а она паук, но все же, это уже до смешного нелепо. Грусть печаль тоска
Maybe necropolis will lost its spider thematic after H7. Some political change...
I agree Heroes V Necropolis was great and the standard we should evolve too. But strangely, i see in this town some "transition" from Heroes 6 necropolis to Heroes 5 necro (pyramids being replaced by spider legs, that would be curved up and stilized into spikes by the time of Heroes V, when the spider for necro is just a symbol and not a religion).
But that might be just me.
Again people quoting H5 when H2/H3 had the best Necro ... Ubisoft is slowly winning this ... You guys will regret it in a few years.
nah H5 were pretty cool. for sure H2 (h3) were also great.
I miss the creatures without any upgrade...^^
YES, Heroes 5 necro castle to this day is still my favourite. Better than even Heroes 3's ncero which I loved too.
The multiple giant moons, the dark misty forest with glowing lights.. the huge dark spires with eerie red and green windows.. lots of graves and bats flying around. It was awesome.
This crap isn't even close.
I was write with political change. Some of us maybe haven´t seen this info yet:
READ tHIS AS THE OFFICIAL REASON FOR SPIDERPOLIS
H7 takes place around the time when the Spider Cult was at its strongest, which explains why it's much less prominent in H6 (it was only beginning) and in H5 (after the War of the Broken Staff, the unity of the Spider Cult was broken and each Deathlord went to carve his/her own little dominion in Heresh). After H7 we will probably never see spuders again.
From the way they were much more on your face about Asha in Heroes V, yes, I can see that.
This might be the height of their Spider fanaticism. At least I hope so.
EACH TOWN SCREEN HAS THE SAME PROBLEMS:
1) THE TOWN WALL SHOULD SECURE THE ENTIRE CITY !!! PART OF WALL LOOKS AWFUL.
2) LOCATION OF BUILDINGS IN THE CITY DOES NOT FOLLOW ANY LOGIC - THEY JUST DISTRIBUTE RANDOMLY.
I WILL WRITE THIS TO EACH SCREEN UNTIL YOU FIX IT.
You have written a very finely. poor eyesight ,SORRY
Yeah. don't forget the overtheme (giant elrath statue, and freak spider legs)
Each townscreen has the same problem - AUTHOR
You'll be probably found fossilized on your chair, because you'll be writing this a lot.
These are not townscreens, These are military outposts.
Your screen development team never heard about logic, realisms, physics, statics and perspective ?
They also haven't heard about the criticisms and suggestions of those of us who actually care about the Heroes of Might and Magic franchise...
They have no chance to overcome H5 townscreens, so why to try it?
@antalyan That doesn't mean that they shoul leave townscreens in a state of childlike pictures drawn with no logic and thought.
Sorry, it was thought as an irony. Surely the should improve it but maybe it will look like better in then game.
A lot of the fans have a problem with the Spider theme Necropolis, so what did the devs do?
Well instead of reducing the focus of it a bit, they put Spider legs to the city!
It's like they are showing us the middle finger!
agree thats what i was saying all along
Someone here is mentally ill.
yeah... ubi concept team who have a spider fetish
I wish I could give more constructive criticism but the whole situation is so absurdly illogical I don't know what to say...
I know exactly what to say: fire the TS development team. Hire one or two of the fans - who have already come up with much better concepts - for half the price.
you're goddamn right.
It's not really fair when Rob and Paul make awesome music for the towns, and ubisoft goes and makes such crap. Different precepectives and different general design of the towns would be a start.
And who's the limbic artist that seems to live in a cave having no idea what castle fortifications look like. These walls are atrocious.
*as are the walls in haven
Nothing to add. Totally agree.
disappointed. doesn't look very attractive.. All towns are bit too similar ...
Similar problem as in H6. I don´t think so they have learned from catastrophical H6, at least not from its awful townscreens.
looks like someone squished a crab with a brick then started decorating.
You gain my vote due your creative accuracy.
This town screen can not be saved or corrected. Simply, it is all crap. It need to be developed again from begining. It need to have more dark atmosphere, gothic look, vampire house, skeleton graeyard, abandoned church, chrematorium and so on. This town is disaster. This is not Necropolis.
THIS IS VERY VERY IMPORTANT POST.
This is for necropolis, but for necropolis that nobody wants. FOR SPIDEROPOLIS!
I have a feeling that an art-director of current Heroes game is a Spider-Man... =\
Oh, you. +1
nasty spiders ((( be be Fefefe (( Why spiders love developers (
Necropolis should be about UNDEADS, not about spiders. The spider-theme should only be symbolic. This is way over the top, excessive. What is the point? You already know that most people hate the spider theme. Why do you insist on it? There is absolutely nothing in this townscreen that points to Undeads. At least a skeleton or a grave or something...
There are graves. Just look carefully. :p
Yeah, where is the undead theme on this town? better, on this faction? It's more about spiders than undeads...
- so wazzup, guys, what are your ideas of a Necropolis townscreen?
- Let's make this city in a gothic style with creepy tombs and a cemetary, with a vampire's castle and a bones field, deep myst and logical infrastructure?
- Man, no. Sounds stupid. Rilly crap. Let's try some other ideas. Guys?
- Le'ts make spider legz all around the city and just put buildings on each other. And fck the logic.
- GENIUS! YOU ARE OUR NEW TEAM LEAD NOW!
Gee, what will be next? Necropolis floating in air like in Warcraft?
"And clutter all buildings in the center of the screen, like we did before. No one noticed. Put a big wide gap around, so people can fall whenever they want, in this case, spiders fall. Oh, and don't forget to decorate with as many green lights as possible, because it really suits the purple hue units have."
I'm starting to think that I'll have to play this game blindfolded.
Don't say it too aloud. They can sniff bad ideas out of thin air.
@EnergyW The next will be Sylvan city under water or suspended in the air :D
+1 Спасибо, посмеялся от души )))
OMFG this would have been so cool if i was still 10 years old. Does it shoot lasers?
Disagreee. Heroes V was released before 10 years and had much better townscreens. Actually, the best ones ever.
What a bullshit. People want gotic necropolis. So developers decided to not give that to you. You will play this game by your own.
Give the real Necropolis back to the fans
Can you stop talking for everyone...
It's bad habit.