New Warrior Units 8/17!
PATCH IS LIVE! Go forth and enjoy your new warrior units August 17 2016 Announcements -Twelve new warrior units are now available! 2 For each faction! -Cygnar extends their ranged advantage with suppressive fire and dual shots from the Long Gunners. -Cygnar has ordered its Trencher Commandos to slip in and out of the shadows and strike with deadly precision. -The Widowmakers of Khador have come to counter the long reach of the Motherland's enemies with traps and sniper fire. -Khador has unleashed its frightening Doomreavers, driven to berserker madness by their cursed Fellblades. -Daughters of the Flame will now weave and slice unopposed through those who face the Protectorate of Menoth. -The Choir of Menoth may now sing Menoth's songs to strengthen the warjacks of the Protectorate of Menoth. -The Pistol Wraiths of Cryx have risen to invoke the chill of death upon the living. -Cryx now calls upon the Bane Thralls to weaken and crush all life under their axes. -Boomhower Company Members now join Greygore to fight for the Mercenaries and any Cryx, Khador or Cygnar commander who can afford them. -Alexia Ciannor, Mistress of the Witchfire will raise the dead to serve the Mercenaries, Cygnar and Khador. -Those who oppose the Retribution will suffer an endless rain of arrows from their Stormfall Archers. -The Retribution now send their Souless Escorts to disrupt the sorcery of their mage enemies. -Casual Quickmatch squads have been updated to include the new warrior units. -In-game chat system has been redesigned with new art and improved functionality. -Victory and Defeat screens updated with new art. -New Advanced Tactics available for each Warcaster in the Unit Browser. Balance Changes -Rahn's Telekinesis has been split into Telekinesis - Offensive, and Telekinesis - Friendly. -Double-Handed throw split into "Double-Handed Throw - Targeted" and "Double-Handed Throw - Directional", the earlier being able to target enemy units and the later uses a chosen direction. Fixed Bugs -New drop-down menu added to the Unit Browser for faster swapping between factions. -Single Player missions will now be unlocked upon completing the previous mission, instead of after the new mission is loaded. -Solved an issue preventing cutscenes from being skipped. -Units hit with Critical Knockdown and Critical Freeze will no longer remain in the knocked down pose after they thaw and stand up. -Siege's Mage Sight can no longer be cast outside of Siege's control area. -The Hydra now correctly gains a free power attack when both its initial melee attacks hit. -Retribution Chimera warjack is now able to change facing during its apparition movement. -The Holy Vessel passive on the Avatar of Menoth now sets its maximum focus to 4. -Retribution Mage Hunter Infiltrator's Slip Strike should now work correctly within the Gorgon's Forcelock. -Ravyn's Vortex of Destruction visual effect now correctly expires when the spell is not upkept. -Rahn's Telekinesis can now properly target himself and friendlies using the new 'Telekinesis - Friendly' -Rhan's Telekinesis can now be properly boosted. -Rahn's Telekinesis can now be cast on the same unit if the spell previously missed. -Cryx Reaper Warjack can now properly buy extra melee attacks after using a drag melee attack. -Ashlyn's Gallows should no longer have difficulty pulling large base units. -Jarok Croe's Shiv should now automatically hit stationary targets. Known Issues -Spawning Darius's Half Jacks into an Remains-In-Play effect may crash the game or cause a stuck activation. Please avoid spawning Half-Jack within RIP effects. -Enemy Cinerators in Mission 7 may become stuck if the player runs their army to the mine when the Mission begins. -Framerate may drop or hang during the AI turn on Single Player and Skirmish Matches with heavy troop numbers or systems with minimum required hardware. -The Free Strike Warning message may appear randomly if you cancel a movement that would incur a free strike and move a different unit. -A warjack's model may not despawn if killed while knocked down. -The Targeting panel of Siege's Ground Pounder ability does not allow the player to boost the ability, but it can still be boosted with hot keys. -Rare crash may occur on certain GPU/hardware configurations. -There are currently no Hotkey settings in the Options Menu. Keybindings can still be set in the in-game options menu. -Depth of Field setting currently does not function. -If you experience a crash, please email us with the circumstance of the crash, your dxdiag file, and your warmachinegame.log file. -Please check our Known Issues Mega List in the Bug Reports page on our forums for a full list of Known Issues.
Spring Casual Tournament, May 14th!
We are excited to announce the Spring Casual Tournament! This will be the first casual tournament with the new 25 point maps. Check out the update rules below: The same exact rules as Ranked Format, but with a 25 point (with warjack points) Format. The three new maps “Swamp Forest”, “Bridge” and “Rural Town” that a specifically made for fast paced small games. Time: Sat, May 14th, 12 PM PST Applications will be closed on the night of the 13th. Format: Tournament Casual : Two 25 Point List, Character Restriction, Single Faction We'll be offering some pretty amazing prize support! Sign-Up Here!