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Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« on: February 05, 2013, 02:25:36 PM »
Original: http://arcengames.blogspot.com/2013/02/valley-2-beta-727-mercenary-food.html

This one is the second of what will actually be three releases today, turns out.  There were a couple of exceptions that could be thrown when you attacked two specific enemies in this versions, so hence the extra release.

This version includes a lot of improvements to the strategic game's handling of food, brings back mercenary coins with a new function, lets the windstorm generators blow your spells around in the wind again, and has a myriad of other bugfixes.

More to come soon.  Enjoy!

This is a standard update that you can download through the  in-game updater itself, if you already have any version of the game.  If you have the beta on Steam, it will automatically update for you.  When you  launch the game, you'll see the notice of the update having been found  if you're connected to the Internet at the time.  If you don't have the standalone game, you can download that hereIf you already own the first game, just use your existing license key to unlock the sequel for free!
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 02:27:39 PM »
Just fixed the close-html tag; the forum was mightily confused :)
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 02:29:09 PM »
You guys are nuts.

Looking forward to the return of merc coins. Another collectible will be fun to have around. Can't wait to see what they are for. :D

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2013, 02:35:36 PM »
I can't get AVWW2 to install this update. I can download it but it downloads quickly and installs quickly but doesn't do anything as the game still comes up as .726 and tells me the beta update is available.

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2013, 02:38:37 PM »
Having a similar problem to previous poster.  Can't get the game to update past .725

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2013, 02:40:35 PM »
Blah, sorry -- fixed now!
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2013, 02:43:11 PM »
Got it installed now, thanks!

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2013, 02:45:24 PM »
Awesome, my pleasure!
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2013, 03:01:03 PM »
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interfering with getting the merc-coin-related achievements (Capitalism, Ho!)
Was it a bug, or did Recette sneak into your coin system and borrow most of them? ;)

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2013, 08:48:24 PM »
I've been wondering for some time:

What do mercenaries actually do with coins in Valley 2? There are no shops. If you don't want them, why would they?

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2013, 08:51:52 PM »
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interfering with getting the merc-coin-related achievements (Capitalism, Ho!)
Was it a bug, or did Recette sneak into your coin system and borrow most of them? ;)
The code tried to buy a ham sandwich off her.  Got taken to the cleaners.
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2013, 08:53:13 PM »
I've been wondering for some time:

What do mercenaries actually do with coins in Valley 2? There are no shops. If you don't want them, why would they?

The source of the mercenaries in the first place is... something to unravel.  It's not something that has been super clear thus far in the game, but I'm going to make it so that it's actually something you can figure out.  Suffice it to say... the coins are as pointless to the mercenaries as they are to you.  But to say just what the heck is going on with why "they" ask for them would be a spoiler...
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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2013, 09:40:13 PM »
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interfering with getting the merc-coin-related achievements (Capitalism, Ho!)
Was it a bug, or did Recette sneak into your coin system and borrow most of them? ;)
The code tried to buy a ham sandwich off her.  Got taken to the cleaners.
At least the code didn't try to sell a piece of bread to her claiming it's a family heirloom.

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Re: Valley 2 Beta .727 "Mercenary Food" Released!
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2013, 10:42:06 PM »
New one, with the last of the monsters!  http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,12410.0.html
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