Author Archives: Krom

Cinematic controls at play

Playthrough of a mission with cinematics: Video and Tutorial mission are both made by Thimo – thanks to him!

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Cinematic controls

Cinematic controls are being added to the Knights Province. These are commands that allow to block the player input, do the fade out to black, move the camera and change its setup, fade in from black at new location and … Continue reading

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New things in recent Alpha 11 wip builds

Alpha 11 is still in works, but I wanted to share a couple of new interesting things about it. Firstly, there is a new map made by Klassix that takes advantage of new game features and dynamic script commands. Namely … Continue reading

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Knights Province got a Steam page

I’m really excited to have Knights Province Steam page registered!  It took a while, but finally it’s there. So far only a page. There’s no known release date and no “Early Access” there yet (you know where it is ;-)). … Continue reading

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More player choice comes to missions in Alpha 11

A long ago requested feature from mapmakers and player is to have a choice in missions. It is coming to Knights Province Alpha 11. With this new feature missions can ask player in a convenient way to make some choice. … Continue reading

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Fish count display

Some time ago I was reworking fishing mechanics. Biggest flaw that had to be fixed – unnatural fish depletion. Now fish slowly regenerates. To make it work, waterbodies had to be made to keep track of their fish reserves. One … Continue reading

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Hotkeys

Been working on hotkeys for the last week: The system is hierarchical – there are top-level “Global” hotkeys that work everywhere (e.g. opening dev menu with F11), lower level hotkeys that work in the game/maped and lowest-level ones that work … Continue reading

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Refactoring Neutral hand and alliances

Making AI to attack neutral aggressive animals (and their dens) proved to be more complicated than I thought. Why is that? Existing AI attacks work quite simple – AI has a list of attacks it needs to run at certain … Continue reading

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Alpha 10.1

Alpha 10.1 is out. It features following bugfixes: Fixed mission save warning message text in MapEd being clipped (and having duplicate lines) Fixed repeating objects near borders when resizing a map Fixed popup message shown when replays has ended Fixed … Continue reading

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Alpha 10 is ready

What’s new in Alpha 10: Particle effects (smoke for houses work, smoke for damaged houses, dust effects for plans placement and for house destruction, emitters that could be placed on terrain in MapEd (e.g. mist). SSAO (aka prettier lighting) New … Continue reading

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