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    Hello friends. I've just gotten over being a bit unwell so apologies for not being around the last week or 2. Those of you who were members on our old forums will remember we were developing a new game. It's still going ahead. Recently we added a dedicated programmer to our team, who basically pointed out that there's a much better way to do things than we had been developing. Well, I mean to say we teamed up our teams together. Yes I think that's more accurate lol. So, from learning unity engine we have now shifted to using unreal engine as a base. We have a lot of ideas for code and a rather large feature list but essentially we want to make something awesome. Initially I can share that we are extremely interested in optional multiplayer Co op. We will have animated buildings. We aim to allow modding to be very modular and we want to encourage it long term. By that I mean we hope this is an ongoing project for many years that can keep growing and being interesting. Other than this, I don't have much to share right now. Oh, im designing a full new set of 3d content customised to the new game. This will be done with a passion that I never put into CC, not because I didn't want to, but because cc has always been a hobby and not something we fully own, relying so much on Banished... So that's it for now. In the future we'll be looking for suggestions and such but for now we have colonial charter modular version to do and I have some new ideas for some themed sets
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    NEW GAME SETTINGS TERRAIN TYPES Valleys original Banished Mountains original Banished Flat Plains CC Lake Waters CC Marsh CC 1.6 Swamp Valleys CC Bleak Mountains CC Verdant Plains CC Sand Lakes CC Desert CC Red Desert CC Swamp Lakes CC 1.7 Water World CC 1.6 Jungle Rivers CC 1.7 Cold Valleys CC 1.7 Note: If choosing a sand or desert terrain, you may also want to choose the Antilles (Palms only) start as well as a no snow / low rain climate. CLIMATE TEMPERATURE Fahrenheit Celsius High Low Tolerance* Variance* High Low Very Mild CC 80 20 1 10 27 -7 Mild Original Banished 80 20 2 20 27 -7 Fair Original Banished 80 20 5 40 27 -7 Harsh Original Banished 80 20 15 50 27 -7 Very Harsh CC 60 -5 15 25 16 -21 Mediterranean (No Snow) CC 90 40 5 20 32 4 Marine CC 83 27 5 5 28 -3 Tropical (No Snow) CC 100 60 5 20 38 16 Warm Arid (No Snow – Low Rain) CC 110 50 5 20 43 10 Harsh Arid (Very Hot & Cold) CC 110 20 10 20 43 -7 Note: some crops don’t grow well in extreme climates. * These parameters are included in the game code; however, the exact purpose is unknown. J TERRAIN SIZE Small Original Banished Medium Original Banished Large Original Banished Very Large CC STARTING CONDITIONS STANDARD STARTING CONDITIONS - All of these starts use only the trees found in original Banished. Easy (original Banished): Start with six families. A large amount of clothing, food, tools, firewood, and building materials are provided. Homes and storage areas have already been built. Seeds for crops and orchards are available (usually 2 of each) as well as a herd of livestock. Medium (original Banished): Begins with five families. Clothing, food, tools, firewood, and building materials are provided. A storage barn has already been built. Seeds for crops and orchards are available (usually 1 of each). Medium+ (CC): Begins the same as a Medium game, except a herd of livestock is included. It starts with five families. Clothing, food, tools, firewood, and building materials are provided. A storage barn has already been built. Seeds for crops and orchards are available (usually 1 of each). Hard (original Banished): Begins with four families. A small amount of food, clothing, firewood and tools are provided in a small storage cart. No homes have been built and no seeds or livestock are initially available. Adam & Eve (CC): Like a Hard start, but with only one couple. A small amount of food, clothing, firewood and tools are provided in a small storage cart. No homes have been built and no seeds or livestock are initially available. SPECIAL STARTING CONDITIONS Missionary (CC): Start with three families – two of them are uneducated. The fenced compound includes a Parish House and two homes. Some basic supplies are provided in a small storage cart and a stockpile (firewood, clothing, tools and building materials). Some seeds for crops and orchards are available (usually 1 of each) and a small herd of livestock. New Frontier (CC 1.5): Start with three families living in a small frontier outpost next to a friendly Native American village. Two log cabins have been built in the fort. A small storage cart and a stockpile contain an initial supply of firewood, building materials, coats, tools and food. A herd of livestock has been provided. In exchange of goods and treasures found at the ceremonial ground, the natives will let you convert their buildings to homes or other uses. Native Village (CC 1.5): Start next to a Native American village with a Ceremonial Ground. In exchange of goods and treasures found at the ceremonial ground, the natives will let you convert their buildings to homes or other uses. Native Village – Hard: Start with three families. A small storage cart contains an initial supply of firewood, coats, tools and food Native Village – Adam & Eve: Start with one couple. A small storage cart contains an initial supply of firewood, coats, tools and food. Silk Road (CC): All Silk Road games starts with the ability to feed and harvest Silkworms for their precious silk. A Silkworm Hut and Weavers have been build. A Dense Orchard has been built and White Mulberry seeds have been provided. Silk Road – Easy: Start with six families. Six homes have already been built. A large amount of clothing, food, tools, firewood, and building materials are provided in a Storage Barn and Stockpile. Crop seeds are also provided (usually 2). No livestock is provided. Silk Road – Medium: Start with five families. An initial amount of clothing, food, tools, firewood, and building materials are provided in a Storage Barn and Stockpile. One type of crop seed is provided Silk Road – Hard: Start with four families. A small amount of clothing, food, tools, and firewood are provided in a small Storage Cart. El Dorado – Easy, Medium, Hard or Adam & Eve (CC): Standard starts with new trees only. Nuevo Arbol – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC): Standard starts with new trees only, excluding Palms Nuevo Arbol Lite – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC): Lite version of Nuevo Arbol for improved performance. Antilles – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC): Standard starts with Palm and Tropical Trees Only Antilles Sparse – Hard (CC): Same as Antilles Hard but harder because there are fewer trees. Zhu Zhi Forest – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC): Standard Starts with Bamboo Trees only. Matacapan Jungle – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC): Standard starts with all the trees in original Banished and CC. Appalachian Forest – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC 1.6): Easy, Medium and Hard starts are standard except you are given Rice and Eggs as your initial quantity of food, allowing you to build a Rice Planter and/or Dock Chicken Breeder unless your citizens eat all the food first. (Adam & Eve gives you Apples as your initial supply of food.) Easy starts begin with a small flock of Chickens or Leghorns as your initial livestock; build a Reed Farm and you’re ready to make Survival Coats! Includes all the trees in Banished and CC except tropical trees and palms. Curse of the Golden Llama – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve (CC 1.4): Curse of the Golden Llama is the closest thing to a mystery in the world of Banished. Towns start near the Golden Llama Monument which provides the option of adventure for the chance of treasure. Includes all the new trees. Other than that, these are standard starts. Bayou – Easy (CC 1.6): Comes with everything needed to get a Dock town up and running: Dock Large Storage, 5 homes (2 Dock Homes and 4 Dock Shanties). Food includes Rice and Eggs, allowing you to build a Rice Planter and/or Dock Chicken Breeder – if your people don’t eat all the food first. As with other easy starts, tools, clothing, firewood and some building supplies are provided. You will receive either Chickens or Leghorns as your initial livestock. Old Castle – Hard (CC 1.6): A standard Hard start; however, the small Storage Cart has been replaced with an Old Castle, offering a huge amount of storage. Some preserved food is included in addition to a small number of tools, coats and firewood. All the Wild Things – Easy and Adam & Eve (CC 1.6): Standard Starts on an extremely easy map. The land is covered in all manner of edible plants and animals – ready to be gathered from the wild using the Collect Wild Foods tool located under Removal and Destruction tools. Stone and Iron Ore respawn. Note that livestock cannot be captured and put into pastures. Shipwreck (CC 1.7): Shipwrecked in an unknown land, your people have only their wits and what they can salvage from the wreck. Shipwreck – Hard: Standard Hard start. Map does not include any Tropical trees. Shipwreck – El Dorado – Hard: Standard Hard start. Map includes only new trees. Shipwreck – Jungle – Hard: Standard Hard start. Map includes only tropical trees and palms. Shipwreck – Northern Pines – Hard: Standard Hard start. Map includes only new and old pine trees. Shipwreck – Medium+: Standard Medium+ start. Shipwreck – El Dorado Medium+: Standard Medium+ start. Map includes only new trees. Shipwreck – Jungle Medium+: Standard Medium+ start. Map includes only tropical trees and palms. Northern Pines – Easy, Medium, Hard and Adam & Eve Starts (CC 1.73): Standard starts on maps with new and old pine trees. Abandoned Village (CC 1.7): Deep in the wilds your people come across the remains of a previous settlement which has fallen on hard times and is now abandoned. You have the same amount of resources that are available in a standard Hard start, however an Old Barn and some houses are already built or partly built Abandoned Village – Northern Pines – Hard: Standard Hard start with a map that only includes old and new pine trees. Abandoned Village – Jungle – Hard: Standard Hard start with a map that only includes tropical trees and palms.
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    When there is something ready to announce, you can bet that shockpuppet will post something. He can't help it.
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    Here's the place for discussion and bug reports for RC5. Hopefully there won't be too many more crazy bugs and we can move to a final version. This is probably save game compatible with RC4. There may be issues if you have ordered any Flax from the trading post, because it may not exist anymore due to the merging of duplicate instances of flax. And there may possibly be issues if you have made extensive use of DS Jetty and Bridge pieces. Enjoy. -------------------- Here's a short list of the known bugs. If it's listed here, you don't need to post about it. New entries will be placed at the top of the list. Issue: Two Fig seeds exist. Status: Fixed. Both seeds produce the exact same Fig resource, so there's nothing to worry about on that side. Just buy one of the seeds, either one. There will only be 1 seed in the future.
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    View File MegaMod 8 RC5 Here is the newest update, MegaMod 8. Hopefully, the biggest bugs will be gone and we can move to a final version. The download is a single 1.44 GB .RAR file, but you need to extract the .PKM files into your games WinData folder. There are 3 (three) pkm files that you need. If you don't have all 3, many things will be missing. MegaMod1.pkm (1.67 GB) MegaMod2.pkm (1.72 GB) MegaMod3.pkm (1.07 GB) (These file names subject to future changes) Remember, the maximum file size of a single PKM file is 2 GB, so splitting it in 3 parts is the only way to get everything. I can't guarantee that saves made with this version will be compatible with future updates. Feel free to post bug reports. Depending on the volume, I may not respond to every single post, but I will read them all. If you do post a bug report, please make a note of any other mods that you are using, with special care paid to the ones that you load above MM. I have attempted to include every mod that I can. I'm still waiting on a few modders to get back to me, but I wanted to post this in the meantime. So just because your favorite mod isn't included doesn't mean that it won't be in the future. That being said, this mod doesn't, and won't, include certain optional mods that change the way the game looks or behaves. Aging mods; Storage mods; Texture changing mods; Inedible food mods. Mods like this won't be included because those kinds of mods are best left up to individual player discretion. A list of mods that are included in MM8 can be found HERE This set of mods includes everything you need. You are free to remove or disable any standalone version of the mods that are included in MM. You are free to remove or disable the pair of mods of MM7. Non-comprehensive changelog of fixes: The Small Stone School has been fixed so it educates 14 students so it matches the description. The medium DSSV starting storage barn initial placement fixed. The code for Medival Grace Education Center has been fixed so it will take students. Herb Garden fixed to use the correct limit. Fixed the double flax problem and fixed the Tiny Workshop to use the fixed flax. Fixed the Marble Quarry text that erroneously references Jade. Fixed City Blacksmith to display the correct limits. Fixed the DSSV Stranded start that didn't have a storage cart resulting in having 0 supplies at start. Submitter Kralyerg Submitted 05/19/2018 Category MegaMod  
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    Hey Kevin, and all other lake lovers, This isn't a very large map, just a large, but the lake is huge. I have never seen a bigger one. Unfortunately I am a dummy when it comes to getting stuff off Steam over to here, so all I can offer are the links Steam gave me when I tried to drag and drop. Hopefully the links will work. (I'm old, my brain is wired differently! ) https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/2432383154002326229/1A037D0DB077B57B66939DEB84F270FA299F4399/ https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/2432383291331102259/C2E80FA545AEA8A6AA80B90F10C766399759F60B/
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    Yes, brain fart! How did I never notice that setting option ?! 110 was enough for all pieces to be accessible, but 113 for that to be fully visible. Merci beaucoup, monsieur KetchupRouge! NMT is my current favorite (check out the large Flat Plains map seed 701331437 for fun with canals,) but I've yet to try Discrepancy's masterpiece. Happy gaming!
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    You need to get a fuel refinery to produce the thing called precisely Furnace Fuel. The "Industrial coal" you're making is called this way to differenciate it from something that could be taken into houses as regular fuel would.
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    I do not suppose this is possible, but I would like the 'glitch' back which spawned too many flowers on some maps when using MM6 (I think). I am on MM8 R5 now and very happy with it, it is lovely, but too-many-flowers was a feature I really enjoyed - it was like gardening in paradise! I still have the world in which this glitch presented itself, but sadly I did not keep the early saves, and it never happened again on subsequent use of that map seed, or any other. so the only way I can get back to start that map again is by destroying my town of 18 years growth. I hoped you might be able to say to me 'if you just go into the .ini and tweak this line..... (or something) all your maps will overgrow flowers - I do not suppose it is as simple as that - but it is worth an ask
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    I feel privileged that you bothered to do this just because I asked, a big thank you! I shall do as you say - hugs ( this is an old lady hug so you are OK) and is it also Kralyerg that does the all the wild things forester? That too is a must for me in every game I play. And is it Ketchup that gives us the garden walls? Wonderful stuff. You are all such treasures!!
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    ExtraFlowers.pkm So, I made this. It should make it so that the flowers grow lots and lots in the forest. There's only one little issue. It might not work right on an already started game. If you load your game and then turn this on, all of the flowers that are already growing in the game will still be the old flowers, that don't grow extra. But during the game, new flowers will eventually appear in the forest, and *those* new flowers will be the kind of flowers that will overgrow your forest. So try it out and see.
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    Here is the newest update, MegaMod 8. Hopefully, the biggest bugs will be gone and we can move to a final version. The download is a single 1.44 GB .RAR file, but you need to extract the .PKM files into your games WinData folder. There are 3 (three) pkm files that you need. If you don't have all 3, many things will be missing. MegaMod1.pkm (1.67 GB) MegaMod2.pkm (1.72 GB) MegaMod3.pkm (1.07 GB) (These file names subject to future changes) Remember, the maximum file size of a single PKM file is 2 GB, so splitting it in 3 parts is the only way to get everything. I can't guarantee that saves made with this version will be compatible with future updates. Feel free to post bug reports. Depending on the volume, I may not respond to every single post, but I will read them all. If you do post a bug report, please make a note of any other mods that you are using, with special care paid to the ones that you load above MM. I have attempted to include every mod that I can. I'm still waiting on a few modders to get back to me, but I wanted to post this in the meantime. So just because your favorite mod isn't included doesn't mean that it won't be in the future. That being said, this mod doesn't, and won't, include certain optional mods that change the way the game looks or behaves. Aging mods; Storage mods; Texture changing mods; Inedible food mods. Mods like this won't be included because those kinds of mods are best left up to individual player discretion. A list of mods that are included in MM8 can be found HERE This set of mods includes everything you need. You are free to remove or disable any standalone version of the mods that are included in MM. You are free to remove or disable the pair of mods of MM7. Non-comprehensive changelog of fixes: The Small Stone School has been fixed so it educates 14 students so it matches the description. The medium DSSV starting storage barn initial placement fixed. The code for Medival Grace Education Center has been fixed so it will take students. Herb Garden fixed to use the correct limit. Fixed the double flax problem and fixed the Tiny Workshop to use the fixed flax. Fixed the Marble Quarry text that erroneously references Jade. Fixed City Blacksmith to display the correct limits. Fixed the DSSV Stranded start that didn't have a storage cart resulting in having 0 supplies at start.
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    LOL! Good point. I meant baffling to be non-serious, just curious thing that I couldn't figure out. Nothing more.
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    Thanks. I just saw reeds pop in there although I have a water tower nearby that went off a further distance. I'll watch throughout the game. Ironic though that the other had items going in immediately. Things that make me go hmmm.
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    thank you esther - I gots 'em now Help appreciated
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    Jason Wright, who has produced several Banished series on YouTube, has invited everyone to join him and Red Ketchup for some Chat and Banished mod Gameplay on Sunday, May 20th at 2pm Eastern Time on Twitch. (I'm guessing that Red Ketchup's wonderful new Editor's Choice mod is going to be used, but what do I know?). Here's the LINK.
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    Those of you who have enjoyed Vaypah's numerous Banished/Colonial Charter playthroughs will be glad to know that he is back after taking some time off. He isn't tackling MegaMod yet, but he's started a nice series for Foundation, a new medieval city builder, that is due to be released 4th Q this year. Here's the LINK TO YOUTUBE.