LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod Update 2 8/10/22

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What should I focus on?

Monster variants
15
60%
Bosses
10
40%
 
Total votes: 25

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LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod Update 2 8/10/22

Post by Brohnesorge »

'Who then', Jesus said, 'which one stands before me?'

The man replied 'WE ARE


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FOR WE ARE MANY

Welcome to LEGION, where Hell comes back to bite you in the ass.

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General Concepts
  • Enemies are much stronger and more aggressive
  • Most enemies have side graded variants
  • Enemies were designed to fill their same role, but be much better at their jobs. Results may vary.
  • Uses damage types found in various mods, such as HoD BARON, DRLA and other mods of mine and Yholl's
  • There is a very WIP codex with more detailed information in game.
  • Each monster type has a BOSS variant. These are very rare and very dangerous. Currently not every BOSS monster is in.
  • Enemies are grouped into 5 categories, each with unique traits and weaknesses. Human, Demon, Cyber, Undead and Brain
  • --Human enemies do not infight each other
  • --Demons are split into three classes, Lesser Middle and Greater, and often have a wide variety of moves
  • --Cybers are slow but much more durable than a non-cyber cousin. They have a wide variety of weapons
  • --Undead are slow, durable and their corpses must be destroyed or they will get back up
  • --Brains are resistant to all elements and magic, but are weak to melee attacks
Spoiler: More details on the catagories
Spoiler: Elemental attack details
The Bestiary
Spoiler: Don't look if you want to be surprised by the monsters
Latest Changelog

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- New Monsters added: The Cryobus (Mancubus), Para-Revenant (Revenant) and the Pyro Baron (Baron of Hell) 
- Imp Mage boss made significantly harder. Now throws Mancubus Balls in addition to his homing imp balls, lightning damage has been increased, and now rapidly throws 3 baron balls in a row. All attacks also inflict the associated status.
- Visual variant of Baron of Hell added
- Electric Imp Balls and Mancubus balls now inflict set damage to be more in line with other lightning attacks
- Mancubus Fire Balls now inflict burn
- Mancubus Electric Balls now inflict magnetize
- Slightly increased speed of Caco Ice Balls
- Slightly increased speed of Imp Lightning Balls
- Changed missile warning sound for Cyber Barons and SMMs to one less ear rapey
- Arachnotron and SMM barriers no longer resist elements and are no longer weak to melee
- Changed instances of Water to PLWater to properly interact with LTG
- Various explosions now properly deal Fire damage
- Dark Mancubus firing sound is now less plasma-y and more electric sounding
- Archvile Flame Pillar drop off height greatly increased
- Gibbs should now move with elevators
- Baby Cacos can now gibb. You monster
Some indev gameplay with Soldier Z


TODO
-CVars that actually work
-Patches for special drop tables for various mods
-Add more variants and bosses
-Finish the damn codex

Should work with all Weapon Mods, and I highly recommend something that makes you stronger.
Last edited by Brohnesorge on Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:07 pm, edited 6 times in total.
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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This is a damn good mod. Even using something like Trailblazer with this is guaranteed to give you a challenge. :D
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Not shabby at all! I'm going to have to enjoy playing testing out my weapons mods on this to see how gruesome it gets. Brutal FreeDoom GZD V3 Weapons Only seems to be on parity. Been a pretty fu experience so far, especially with them zombies never going down for good. LOL.
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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Happy to see a new monster pack! gonna try this out now, lookin great!

edit: Pretty damn good, looking forward to more variants!
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

Post by PatCatz2004 »

Well I'll be damm

The monster pack is actually good...

And well...I have to say, Legion works very well with Cosmobyte's newest gameplay mod called "War Rooster" since I think it really adds that deep-seated dread I guess, with War Rooster actually throwing out hallucinations of doom enemies at you which would give the mod that extra bit of sadistic challenge.

Overall, it and War Rooster really worked so well together.

Here's the link to War Rooster in case you're curious:

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=75855
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Post by Marisa the Magician »

Color me interested, gonna see how this fares with some of my favorite gameplay mods. 👀
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

Post by Dr_Cosmobyte »

Brohnesorge is dropping a new banger? I got to check this out!
PatCatz2004 wrote: And well...I have to say, Legion works very well with Cosmobyte's newest gameplay mod called "War Rooster"
Much appreciated! :D
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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Attempting to play this with Guncaster results in no replacement enemies spawning; other enemy mods work fine, tried multiple load orders to no avail.
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Both mods replace monsters, so it wouldn't work without a patch. I'll make one...eventually.
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What does HoD stand for?
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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Spaceman333 wrote:What does HoD stand for?
Hearts of Demons.
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AvzinElkein wrote:
Spaceman333 wrote:What does HoD stand for?
Hearts of Demons.
Thank you.
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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I want to enjoy this mod more; I really like the new abilities granted to the various enemies.

But sometimes, when I gib multiple enemies either all at once or in quick succession, it TANKS my framerate to one frame every few seconds until the clouds of blood dissipate.

For reference, my PC specs are:
  • Operating System: Windows 7
  • Motherboard: AMD 990FXA-UD3 R5
  • CPU: AMD FX-9590
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R9 Fury
  • RAM: 16GB DDR3
And I use Vulkan rendering.
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Re: LEGION - The HoD Monster Mod

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Hmm. Lemme put that in my notes, an effects choker for gibs. Anyway I have a worse computer and haven't had that issue.

Just to make sure, what other mods are you running? And was there a Voltaic Archvile at all? They're the black ones that use lightning; they've been known to cause performance hits during testing.
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Brohnesorge wrote:Hmm. Lemme put that in my notes, an effects choker for gibs. Anyway I have a worse computer and haven't had that issue.

Just to make sure, what other mods are you running? And was there a Voltaic Archvile at all? They're the black ones that use lightning; they've been known to cause performance hits during testing.
It was happening regardless of the enemies involved: I could be shooting plain Faculty grunts with no Archies in sight and I'd still get massive framerate losses.

It's not important what enemies are involved, only how many. Or at least, that's been my experience.

As far as other mods used, this happened with both Cosmobyte's War Rooster(mostly as a result of the M79 "Thumper") and Pillowblaster's Russian Overkill, so I doubt it's related to my weapon mods.

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