So I’ve played through all the maps now and I cant help but feel that this was kind of a wasted opportunity regarding the maps and the story. So The End Times is about, as the name might suggest, the end of the world but I dont really feel the maps/story show this and truly encapsulate that feeling of struggle and fear for your life.
My biggest problem is how in every map the 4 heroes win. While the maps do indeed looky really grim, hanging corpses and blood everywhere, I dont really feel that we are truly fighting for our life.
Take the map Fort Brachsenbrucke for example. What, for me atleast, would truly help is actually change the story and have the 4 heroes loose. At the end of the map have us come to the realisation that the siege is truly lost and instead have the four heroes retreat back into the river and escape with a boat or whatever as the city burns. This would truly help the feeling that it is a fight for survival. Sometimes you loose sometimes you win.
Create a map where we set an ambush with some crappy ai soldiers on a small chaos raidingparty. As we spring our trap it turns out one of the soldiers have turned to papa nurgle and the marauders where expecting us. Let us see the soldiers being butchered as we flee through the woods and they hunt us.
This I think would greatly increase the overall feeling of the game and its story. Any thoughts or ideas??