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Lords & Peasants is a medieval real-time strategy and city building game with both single and multiplayer modes with up to 16 Players. Start out as a lord of a small village and develop it into a prospering city. Manage your city and rule over the peasants. Forge alliances and intimidate your enemies. Recruit an army and conquer the lands to create your kingdom.

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Lords & Peasants Mid April Update: Multiplayer, terrain blend improvements, new buildings.

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The past month we've been hard at work on different parts of the game:

Multiplayer


We have implemented both UNET and Lidgren as our networking solutions and have decided to go with Lidgren which is light, fast and really easy to use. The problem with UNET is that the low level api would require us to implement a lot of features such as packet fragmentation ourselves and Lidgren supports those out of the box. The high level UNET API is still pretty bad/incomplete and was therefore out of the question. We are very happy the way Lidgren makes networking easy and lets us focus on the game itself.

Terrain Blend improvements


The ugly terrain from the trailer has been improved as can be seen below. The terrain now has a multi octave simplex noise for a rougher surface and blends according to height and some other factors. Keep in mid that the terrain is still pretty much WIP and will only get better in future.

More buildings


We have also added some more buildings such as:

The bakery:

The gif below shows a bakerwoman during the baking sequence:


The siege workshop:

The church:

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If you would like more frequent updates make sure to follow us on twitter:

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If you haven't voted for us on Greenlight yet and like medieval city building & RTS make sure to head over there and vote: Lords & Peasants - Steam Greenlight Page.


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