SpellForce 3 - The perfect blend between RTS and RPG!
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December 11

SpellForce 3 - 11th December Bugfix Update (1.09)

Changelog - 1.09
11th December 2017
GENERAL
- Some higher quality helmet item prices reduced in campaign
- Orb useable item prices reduced in campaign
- Slight adjustments to Raze ability

BUG FIXES
- Fixed "Olive Branch" quest (If you already talked to the messenger, the quest will update the next time you are in Mulandir)
- Fixed not being able to talk to a required NPC for "Going on the Offensive" quest if you were too nice to him
- Fixed crash when using "Create Stone I / II / III" ability
- Fixed consumables sometimes not triggering their cooldown correctly
- Fixed certain abilities not being removed from action groups after a corresponding quest was finished
- Several fixes and improved communication of quest targets for the "Corrupted Hearts" quest
- Fixed some item attribute bonuses not being applied correctly under certain circumstances
- Characters are now replaced if their saved position got invalid because patches made the area unreachable
- Fixed missing gender-specific voice lines in German audio
- Fixed heroes not auto attacking on Unknown Island
- Fixed Human Architect on Iskander Wilds level
- Fixed prices of Trader perks not being applied
- Fixed hair not being acquirable for "The Elixir" quest (you may have to talk to the target twice in order for the dialogue to reset)
- Fixed crash that could sometimes occur in pause menu
- Fixed starting with wrong faction (e.g. as enemy) or only seeing a black map after loading a savegame
- Misc other minor quest fixes
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December 10

SpellForce 3 - Summary of updates on the first weekend

Changelog
10th December 2017
BUG FIXES
- Quest The Refugees: Fixed "fix" for not being able to talk to Clara
- Quest Prodigal Son: Fixed Ibertus not being interactable in old savegames without reloading
- Fixed workers getting stuck in inescapable area next to capitol on Aonirs Blade
- Fixed another bug related to the "The Elixir" quest
NOTE: If you acquire one of the items but drop/sell it before finishing the quest, the quest tracker may not show the quest anymore or you may not be able to talk to Rohesia. Once you have all the required items in your inventory again, the tracker will update and you will be able to talk to her.


1.07
GENERAL
- When playing co-op, only the host can now control the character creator

BUG FIXES
- "The Elixir" quest can now be completed
- Fixed "No Rest for the Wicked" issue when defeating some enemies in the wrong order
- Lost Trader in Farlorn's Hope now has correct inventory


1.08
GENERAL
- Highlight particle effect of loot containers will now remain active until the container is empty

BUG FIXES
- Fixed an issue with the "Terror from the Deep" quest
- Fixed an issue with certain Dragon Hunters refusing to die
- Fixed missing collision for building in Everlight



9th December 2017
GENERAL
- Decreased RTS difficulty on later campaign maps, especially on Easy and Normal difficulty
- Various minor fixes and improvements to english voice overs
- Changelog now only opens on game start if there are new changes
- Improved starting gear selection for heroes with low dexterity
- Slightly reduced savegame file size

BUG FIXES
- Fixed "A Macabre Market" quest (targets now turn hostile when they should)
- Fixed incorrectly placed quest marker for "Lingering Hope" quest
- Added additional means to acquire a certain ingredient required for "The Elixir"
- Fixed Isgrimm's armor upgrades not being applied (if you already tried to upgrade him, the upgrade will be applied once you bring him the materials for the next level)
- Fixed a possible issue that could prevent a dialogue with Arlan Finrior from being started
- Fixed an issue that could prevent you from progressing in the "The Refugees" quest line if a building was placed in an unfortunate spot
- Fixed a potential issue that did not allow players to talk to a story-relevant person in Everlight
- Fixed an issue that gave player a story-option in Hybernian Ruins that they did not yet unlock

MULTIPLAYER BALANCING
- Judgement: Increased cast time significantly.
- Judgement: Reduced cast range significantly.
- Judgement: Decreased damage output slightly.




8th December 2017

BUG FIXES
- Fixed (another) issue preventing co-op players from proceeding past Fortress Vastel: Burial Caverns in the prologue
- Fixed an issue involving "The Refugees" quest.
We recommend restarting the game from a savegame made BEFORE entering the level for this quest. (Your most recent savegame will most likely work, too, but just to be safe.)
- Summons of Phantasm and Doppelganger Ability now wear armor
- Fixed some quests occasionally being displayed multiple times in the quest tracker
- Fixed screen remaining black during a certain dialogue
- Fixed birds flying sideways

MULTIPLAYER BALANCING
- Reduced the focus costs of Fan of Knives from 10 to 5.
- Slightly increased the damage of Whirlwind.
- Increased the time-out for "Retaliate" from 3/2/1s to 6/4/3s.
- "Giantsbane": can now only affect up to 3 targets at a time.
- "Giantsbane": reduced block chance from 5% to 0%.
- Increased the block chance for 1h Sword and Hammer from 5% to 10%.
- Judgement now does full damage at level two but only affects up to 4 targets.


1.03
- Crash fixes
- Savegame-related fixes
- Minor performance improvements


1.04
- Fixed several quest related bugs
- Fixed loot bags not being clickable when dropped too close to a building
- Multiplayer chat history will now be cleared when entering a new session
- Fixed timing on some death animations

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Reviews

“SpellForce 3 has delivered on the potential it showed while still in development.”
4/5 – Hardcore Gamer

“SpellForce 3 is an aesthetically gorgeous game, with locations varying from an ancient city to dungeons to jungles to deserts, cloud shadows, day/night cycle and so much more.”
8/10 – GameSpace

“A fun mix of RTS and RPG that will keep you coming back for more.”
9.1/10 – PC Aficionado

About This Game

SpellForce 3 - The perfect blend between RTS and RPG!

It is the year 518. The rebellion of the renegade mages, known as the Mage Wars, has been quashed by the Crown. However, it was a Pyrrhic victory: Whole regions have fallen into anarchy, refugees roam the lands in search of shelter, and a mysterious, deadly plague called the “Bloodburn” has arisen and is spreading rapidly.

In times like these people cling to any sign of hope they can find. The Purity of Light, led by a charismatic man called Rondar Lacaine, claims that mages are the source of all misfortune – and that only the second coming of Aonir, the father of all gods, will return Eo to its former splendor.

The story takes place before the acclaimed SpellForce: The Order of Dawn.

Features:

  • Innovative Mix: Unique gameplay blending RTS and RPG naturally together
  • Create & Customize: Create your own hero and choose between distinct skill trees
  • Build to Fight: Raise your own army and fight epic mass battles
  • Epic Storyline: Immerse yourself in a rich world - Unravel the secrets behind the current situation in Nortander. Explore Eo, a fully-realized world filled with interesting characters and heart-wrenching stories.
  • Make new friends - assemble your party from a diverse cast of companions that not only complement your skills in interesting ways but also have an impact on the narrative. Manage their skills and equipment to ensure victory on the battlefield.
  • Choose your side: Strengthen and command one of three factions – Elves, Orcs and Humans. Prepare your troops and fight the mother of all battles. Play strategically, taking advantage of terrain, troop formations, visibility, scouting, etc.
  • Experience an epic tale: Enjoy a fully-voiced 30+ hour campaign on your own or with friends in the campaign coop mode. Face opponents of all skills in the online battles.
  • Multiplayer: Strong multiplayer component with various modes - Compete against each other in the PvP and Domination mode or play cooperative either together on one faction or classic where everybody plays a faction.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, Windows 10 (64 bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3570, AMD FX-6350
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon 7850 2GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, Windows 10 (64 bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790, AMD FX-8350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 4GB, AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 15 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound card
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