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Nordfriese
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Posted at: 2021-02-26, 20:09

-1. The point of Poor Hamlet is that it's meant to be the absolute minimal start – that is, if you take even 1 item away from Poor Hamlet it becomes impossible, and there is nothing extra given whatsoever. If you want a hardcore start with a bit more convenience, play Struggling Outpost instead.


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Posted at: 2021-02-26, 20:14

I know that is fine. My point was that it takes almost 3 hours to start with Atlanteans. With Frisians, I hope I remember well, it was one hour?


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Posted at: 2021-02-26, 20:20

The minimal starting conditions are not meant to be balanced in any way, so the degree of difficulty as well as the time requirements may vary greatly. They're intended as a puzzle for players to figure out how to bootstrap their economy from almost nothing without getting deadlocked. Widelands is a slow-paced build-up strategy game, and this is especially true when playing the Atlantean Poor Hamlet face-wink.png


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