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Netherlands Mr_Bramboy
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18 Dec 2017, 15:46

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The ESOC team, in partnership with the Wars of Liberty team, is proud to announce that the Wars of Liberty mod's first official tournament will begin early next year, hosted right here on ESOC! The theme of this tournament is a little different from our usual matchups: the WoL team needs the community's help to balance the unique gameplay and varied civs and maps included in their mod. With that in mind, they want you to find the most overpowered units, broken strategies, and unbalanced civs so they know what needs fixing. We hope this will translate into a fun and unique tournament for longtime WoL fans and first-time players alike!

Signups will begin soon after the Autumn Championship ends, so be sure to use the time in between to download the mod and learn the unique civilizations, maps, and playstyles included in WoL! Details on the civilizations and maps, dates, prizes, and other information will be coming over the next month, so stay tuned!

We are also proud to announce that the Wars of Liberty Installer now includes the latest update and will create a new copy of your game installation if you would like to keep both your original game and the mod!

How to get Wars of Liberty
For new players
  1. Download and run the Wars of Liberty Installer.

  2. You should be ready to play!

For returning players
If you've downloaded the Updater since June 30, 2017, simply run it to make sure your game is up to date! Otherwise, download the Updater and run it. The current version is 1.0.9g, released December 17, 2017.

Alternative download options can be found on WoL's redesigned downloads page.

Prepare for the tournament
Be sure to view the information on WoL's website about each civ before playing them in game. You can also get a look at every WoL civ and some of the maps included in the mod by watching the Official Gameplay Videos on their YouTube channel, which feature nearly every civilization in the mod, or test them out yourself in singleplayer or LAN by downloading fully-levelled Home Cities from our site. The WoL team is also excited to announce that they will be releasing civilization overview videos narrated by ESOC's very own Interjection to help introduce players to the diverse civs involved in the tournament!
Greece tedere12
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18 Dec 2017, 15:48

When will the Vane Patch tourney begin? I want to start practicing in time
"Well, now you are playing otto, but tommorow you might become a rapist, or a serial killer" -VaneStoilov

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Netherlands Mr_Bramboy
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18 Dec 2017, 15:51

tedere12 wrote:When will the Vane Patch tourney begin? I want to start practicing in time

Never.
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France P i k i l i c
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Location: Dijon, France

18 Dec 2017, 15:59

I heard you can't play Napoleonic Era properly when Wars of Liberty is installed, is that true? Do I need to uninstall one if I want to play the other?
Consider not the one who speaks the truth, but the truth that is said

:hmm: AoE logic
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United States of America DayoftheNinja
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18 Dec 2017, 16:16

Because the installer now makes a copy of your game installation, you can have WoL and any mod or patch you like, you'll just have separate files.
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Chile Jutlander
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Location: Chile

18 Dec 2017, 16:18

I wonder if this mod is as AMAZING as my inner voices tell me.
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Brazil danielpereira
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18 Dec 2017, 16:20

P i k i l i c wrote:I heard you can't play Napoleonic Era properly when Wars of Liberty is installed, is that true? Do I need to uninstall one if I want to play the other?

Hello!

You can't have both WoL and NE installed in the same folder, but you can install WoL in a separate folder, in case that folder contains a clean AoE3 installation.

If your main AoE3 installation is clean (that is, if NE is installed in a copy of the main AoE3 installation, instead of over it), then the installer will automatically make a copy of your main AoE3 installation and install WoL into that copy, if you chose to install WoL to a new directory.
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Great Britain WickedCossack
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18 Dec 2017, 16:21

Now that the installer does it all for you hopefully it will encourage more people to download this!
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New Zealand zoom
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Location: Ramadanistan

18 Dec 2017, 16:42

ez
sudmakmak wrote:This patch Keshik don't have buff anti cavalry = noob patch2.0
and don't have nerf hard japan = noob patch2.0
because all more noob player at this patch = noob logic.
or they maybe have boyfriend.(japanese boyfriend fuck your ass them)
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United States of America Darwin_
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18 Dec 2017, 19:03

bulgarians pretty gud
Hazza54321 wrote:Holy fuck an autobiography
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United States of America musketeer925
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18 Dec 2017, 19:04

Darwin_ wrote:bulgarians pretty gud

You know it's an interesting civ when they can train villagers from their barracks and stable, but can't train military units until the imperial age.

They also have an interesting change villagers into OP musketeers card (Age IV), but it looks like that has been nerfed some since I last abused it (-50% HP to said unit).
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Singapore milku3459
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Location: in your base, killing your dudes

18 Dec 2017, 19:05

ESOC keeps on biggering and bettering!
1/5/17
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Wales CelticCrusader
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Location: Sheep Land

18 Dec 2017, 19:27

Awesome ! Well I got cheese, plenty of cheese. I Already have some truly OP and lame strats at the ready.
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United States of America Darwin_
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18 Dec 2017, 19:33

musketeer925 wrote:
Darwin_ wrote:bulgarians pretty gud

You know it's an interesting civ when they can train villagers from their barracks and stable, but can't train military units until the imperial age.

They also have an interesting change villagers into OP musketeers card (Age IV), but it looks like that has been nerfed some since I last abused it (-50% HP to said unit).

Infinite shipments that don't cost anything are pretty funnu too. Also they can train military units in industrial
Hazza54321 wrote:Holy fuck an autobiography
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France Kaiserklein
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Location: Paris

18 Dec 2017, 19:46

What a useless tourney honestly
My YouTube channel

kickass_OP: lbs vs cavs no is good
kaiser won cuz german is lammer hard

LoOk_tOm: I have something in particular against Kaisar (GERMANY NOOB mercenary LAMME FOREVER) And the other people (noobs) like suck kaiser ... just this ..
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Czech Republic EAGLEMUT
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Location: [WPact]

18 Dec 2017, 19:54

What an awesome tourney, honestly! :flowers:
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United States of America SirCallen
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ESO: SirCallen
Location: Midwest

18 Dec 2017, 19:59

What a neutral tourney honestly
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Bavaria j_t_kirk
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Location: Kingdom of Bavaria

18 Dec 2017, 20:10

What an interesting tourney honestly
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Brazil Kickass_OP
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ESO: Kickass
Location: Brasil

18 Dec 2017, 20:32

Austria Jerimuno
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ESO: Jerimuno

19 Dec 2017, 11:28

Mr_Bramboy wrote:or test them out yourself in singleplayer or LAN by downloading fully-levelled Home Cities from our site.


Into which folder do i copy the file after downloading it from this link? The "data" folder, in the wars of liberty folder?
Well nevermind, looks like i got it already :P
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United States of America DayoftheNinja
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19 Dec 2017, 15:48

That's a fair question and I should add a note about it on the site. For others that don't know, the files should be placed in Documents\My Games\Wars of Liberty\Savegame
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Chile Jutlander
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19 Dec 2017, 23:09

Let's hope this goes great!
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United States of America DayoftheNinja
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04 Jan 2018, 16:44

Hey gang! We've got an important message for all fans and those planning to participate in the tournament:

We've just released a new patch to fix an issue that was causing CRC mismatches between players with the new installer and the old installer. To get this patch, simply run the updater included with your WoL installation. There should be a shortcut on your desktop, or otherwise it can be found in the folder containing your age3y.exe, in an executable named "Wars of Liberty Updater - v1.4.exe." If you do not have it, it can be downloaded from our website Players who used the new installer and those who used the old one both need to run the updater, including new players until we are able to release an updated installer. Thanks for understanding!
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United States of America DayoftheNinja
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07 Jan 2018, 01:02

Just to let everyone know, the installer has been updated, so new players will not have to update their games as long as they installed on or after January 5, 2018! Enjoy!

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