Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III

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Racial Heritage Mod
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Oct 12, 2015 @ 11:49am
Mar 17, 2017 @ 9:40am
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Racial Heritage Mod

This mod aims to add subfactions to each race, one for good and one for evil alignment (production isn't tied to alignment though). This includes 4 new units (2 per subfaction) which are unlocked in separate and mutual exclusive building chains that give some additional boni for certain units or the city itself.

Building chains generally look like this:
- 1st subfaction building: general city boni, no building needed
- 2nd subfaction building: unlock 1st subfaction unit (tier 2) and boni for one of the baracks units, needs 1st subfaction building and baracks
- 3rd subfaction building: unlock 2nd subfaction unit (tier 3) and general city boni, needs 2nd subfaction building
- 4th subfaction "building": costs only mana, newly produced racial units gain the new subfaction trait, needs 3rd subfaction building

Factions for the different races:
- High Elves: Dark Elf Heritage vs. Wood Elf Heritage
- Humans: Occultists vs. Visionaries
- Frostlings: Wolfkin vs. Children of Artica
- Draconians: Firedrake Heritage vs. Lizardman Heritage
- Goblins: Boglings vs. Hob-Goblins
- Dwarves: Order of Stormy Heights vs. Order of the Deep
- Tigrans: Sun Cult vs. Moon Cult
- Halflings: Shroomer Clan vs. The Vigil
- Orcs: Blackskull Tribe vs. Whitemane Tribe

******Important Information***********
- the mod should now be compatible with any other mod that also adds new city upgrades (this doesn't mean that other side effects can't occur)
- the mod is now compatible with the alignment city spells (they will overwrite the alignment like for any other units, so e.g. you can create dedicated to good dark elves now)

******Known Issues******
- the AI won't use the witch lightning ability of the hag
- units adjacent to the hex where the aether gate is spawned can't use the use aether gate ability until they move one hex away and back next to the aether gate again (I reported this, but devs won't fix it since it's no feature of the core game)
- for players with lower spec PC's that use >= high texture quality it can happen that some of the new unit's models (e.g. high elf spider queen model) are only partially visible

- compatibility mod for the regiments mod by Inviktys :
- there is an extension of this mod for my new archon race:

- Flenoom, for showing me how to vastly improve my spider queen model
- L_M_Glegg, for writing those great unit descriptions
- Franziskus, for translating the unit descriptions into german
- Charlatan for allowing me to use his amazing airship model

*******My other mod projects******
- Hero Development Mod:
- Hero Professions Mod:
- The Old Man and the Sea:
- Beastman Dwelling Mod:
- Archon Race Mod:
Popular Discussions View All (4)
Dec 11, 2022 @ 1:22pm
Bug Reports
May 28, 2016 @ 7:33am
Balancing Suggestions
Jun 12, 2016 @ 4:15am
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Femboy Crusader May 6 @ 3:42am 
LOL In the last picture, there's a somewhat buff topless orc wearing a skirt. He's a little too buff for my tastes and I don't care for orcs, hut if he was a Tigran with long hair and slightly less muscular I'd definitely flirt with him and try to see what's under his skirt!
dnjswns0502 Dec 1, 2022 @ 8:33am 
thanks to 7thdoll, I setteld model issue too!!
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+ TinyTooth has changed his name to offlane Spectre.)

If your window system does not use English language, your system include other languages in the path, AOW can't recognize document folder in game so that It create some weired string folder in Onedrive and use this folder as documents in game. so this folder does not have usercontents(mod), the model issue comes out.
HjAa Sep 21, 2022 @ 6:08am 
That's super helpful!
ありがとうございます ^^
7thdoll Sep 10, 2022 @ 6:46am 
I settled this problem.


This is 'strange document Bug'.
thank for Mr,TinyTooth 's comment in that forum.


7thdoll Sep 9, 2022 @ 7:22am 
Sorry for late reply
Re-install is not good solution, and This bug(Spider Queen,Joker,Fire brute etc are invisible) haven't fixed.
I love this Mod so much that I made Japanese translate Patch.then,I wanna know cause of this bug...
HjAa Jul 26, 2022 @ 1:41am 
Hi Dragon! This mod hasn't been updated since 2017 and Eomolch has moved on to other projects, so chances are slim. The good news is that if you're playing as greyguard, you can make any of the units dedicated to neutral through the strategic city spell Scales of Fortune.
Dragon Jul 22, 2022 @ 10:31am 
any chance to add a neutral structure for those who want to be dedicated to neutral? All I see are dedicated to good and evil buildings to choose from.
HjAa Apr 3, 2022 @ 4:11pm 
This is a common bug not unique to this mod. The problem lies with your game files and you might need to verify them or re-install the game.
7thdoll Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:00am 
I’m Japanese.
some unit are invisible.Is it possible to fix bug?
HjAa Mar 2, 2022 @ 1:38pm 
Indeed, this mod brings all the statues.