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News Archives - June 2008

Posted on 6/27/2008 at 1:16 PM by Sir Hugh
After nearly a month of doldrums, the last two weeks have been an active one for the Downloads with these submissions:

BFME2 Maps:

  Loke's Tower Wars One Team
  Loke's Double Team Tower Wars
  Loke's Second One Team Tower Wars
  Loke's Second Double Team Tower Wars
  all submitted by Viking Loke

  Areopolis Castle by therubberleg
  mordor battle arena v3 by therubberleg
  Pirat ship, a suggestive creation, by Emperror Tillus

4 new BFME2 Replays submitted by jman999 1, 2, 3, 4)

1 new ROTWK Replay submitted by Shawdster
Shawdster's MOTW vs Dwarves

Join me in appreciating their contributions and don't let their efforts go to waste!
Effectively using Heroes
Posted on 6/24/2008 at 4:26 PM by Sir Hugh
Blatant7 has written a guide for players relatively new or really rusty on the utilization of faction Heroes.

"I've played a lot of matches online where people have misused their hero, and thus gotten them killed. So I've thrown together this short guide that attempts to tell you how to use heroes effectively in 3 steps..."

The guide can be found here.
LotR: Conquest Trailer!
Posted on 6/21/2008 at 12:24 PM by Sir Hugh has recently uploaded a debut trailer for the upcoming game, Conquest, in SD and HD. It is complete with oliphants, trolls, ents, fell-beats, and the expected brawlers on many large battlefields such as Pelennor Fields, Helm's Deep, Osgiliath, the Black Gate, and Isengard.

The 5th Semi-Annual BFME2H Forum Awards!
Posted on 6/7/2008 at 9:09 AM by EnemyofJupitor

.Ladies, Gentlemen, Taylor, hello and welcome. Please be seated at the 5th Semi-Annual BFME2H Awards Discussion Thread! This is the thread in which the great coming of the awards is announced!

Thus opens the Awards Discussion Thread, hosted this time by none other than Sargon_II. Please fasten your seatbelts, and keep all limbs and other flailing body parts inside the thread- nominations and voting are approaching.

Poll Round Up!
Posted on 6/5/2008 at 8:29 PM by Sir Hugh
In our last poll, voters were asked:

Which character would you be most interested in reading a LotR book about?

A dark elf (440 = 26.98%)
A pretty dwarf (with a beard) (67 = 4.11%)
A ranger (378 = 23.18%)
A knight of Rohan (204 = 12.51%)
A river hobbit (35 = 2.15%)
An ent (104 = 6.38%)
A Bree Basher (14 = 0.858%)
A Drunken Tavernie (53 = 3.25%)
A wizard (336 = 20.60%)
Total Votes: 1631

Thanks to Murrogh for the last poll.

Our new poll asks, "How many BFME2 modifications have you played?"
Old polls can be viewed here and any suggestions for new polls are welcome here.