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This project is temporarily on hold. Other projects popped up that take priority. I will return to this at some point this year :) What is Kingdom? Kingdom is an ArmA 3 grand-gamemode that can be played alone (SP), co-operatively (against AI) or player-versus-player with up to 60 players. The map/island is divided into various territories which can be captured and added to a kingdom. There can be up to three kingdoms, each lead by a King and his vassals. A kingdom can be maintained by a steady flow of supplies and wealth, which come from captured territories and trade. Each territory has itsâ€™ own pros and cons; it can be large and have lots of oil, but mountainous which makes it difficult to defend. The various Kings can set up alliances, such as trade alliances which will allow supply vehicles from one kingdom travel through the other without being stopped, which boosts the trade. Kings can also rival eachother; capture eachotherâ€™s territories and declare war upon eachother, which could cause for some very interesting diplomatic situations (for example: Kings A and B can be at war with eachother, leaving King C with a choice whether to ally himself with one of the other Kings, stay neutral or declare war on both of the other Kings(thus making it a free-for-all). A King can develop his kingdom by building military bases, factories, fortifications, all done using a custom Zeus-like "Hades" interface. Building military bases will increase the amount of (AI) soldiers a Kingdom can have enlisted. Factories will increase the vehicular capabilities of a Kingdom and fortifications aid in the defense of each territory. Unless the gamemode is played with > 30 players, the main fighting force of each kingdom will likely be AI forces. These forces play a huge role in the defense and capture of territories. Each Kingdom has their own vassals, which are players with privileges. For example, they can recruit an AI squad or request vehicle support. Additionally, they can aid the King in leading the territories. But ofcourse, they can also move on their own and fight the enemy. In multiplayer, the King is selected out of one of the vassals, either by random chance or by vote. The King has the ability to abdicate and point a new vassal as King. Within the gamemode, there can be various sub-modes such as: Territory Control - The first kingdom to capture a pre-designated amount of territories, wins. Conquest - The last kingdom (alliance) to stay alive, wins. Regicide - No respawns/abdication/heritance for Kings -> The last King breathing, wins. And more sub-modes can be thought of, later on. Inspiration For my ideas Iâ€™ve been somewhat inspired by the RTS â€˜Empire Earth 2â€™, however I think that because this is ArmA, a 1st/3rd person game, it can be a quite new, unique experience. Additionally, some ideas are similar to ArmA 2â€™s Warfare gamemode. Development Roadmap Q1 2016 - Alpha version, tested internally with my group; Phantom Incorporated Q1-Q2 2016 - Beta version, first RC released to the public, receiving feedback (hopefully) Q2 2016 - Active development with updates dependent on feedback The Release Candidate-version will likely contain instructions for server admins & mission makers to customize the mission to their own preference. You will be able to change the units, vehicles, territories and even the island itâ€™s played upon. Why? I find the development process of this gamemode a lot of fun as I enjoy coding, but also livestreaming and teaching people, so do feel free to hop in and ask some questions. At the time of writing this, Iâ€™ve been livestreaming the development for 8 days, you can watch the development & contribute ideas/support on my Twitch channel: phonicgameshd I donâ€™t know what people will think of this gamemode, but even if the gamemode ends up not being popular at all, I'll feel like the development process has been worth it. Media Final words Now, the terms of this gamemode are deliberately based on the 15-16th century. It is part of the charm. However, there will be no swords & bows in this gamemode: instead ArmA 3 vanilla & (optional) modded military-equipment will be used. Any feedback is much appreciated! Have a nice day. Kind regards, Sanchez