January 9th, 2013: Season #6 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #7 has started. Good luck!
August 26th, 2012: New feature is added to Players' profiles - "Notes/feedback". Now those players with "Master" status are allowed to comment other players and to make personal notes.
April 15th, 2012: Russian translation of WCL default rules is amended (following rules were missing: no Necromancy, Maximum 1 dwelling of level 7)
January 9th, 2012: Season #5 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #6 has started. Good luck!
December 24th, 2011: Season #5 will end on January 1, 2012 and ratings will be reset.
September 25th, 2011: WCL website is translated into Romanian and Polish languages. Great thanks to Ramm, SpiceX, Alex and Liczmistrz.
September 3d, 2011: Final ratings of Season #4 you can view at THIS page.
January 1st, 2011: Season #4 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #5 has started. Good luck!
October 8th, 2010: More information is available now in players' profiles.
April 19th, 2010: Announcement: new homm3 WT version is enhancement of known homm3 TE version. More information HERE
April 19th, 2010: Multiple league tournament 2010 continues. More information HERE
April 3d, 2010: Players' profiles are updated with all seasons information (ranks, ratings). Use SEARCH page to check seasonal info about players. Final ratings of Season #3 you can view on THIS page.
March 21th, 2010: I've made new tool for TE players: RANDOM TOWN GENERATOR. STATISTICS page is updated with game version splitter (SOD/TE). Russian RULES page is updated with WCL DEFAULT rules translation. Exchange army/artifacts function for SOD now available! Details at Heroescommunity
February 1th, 2010: Coronation of winner of season #3 - Maretti, rank is conferred till February 1, 2011.
January 2d, 2010: Happy New Year! Season #3 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #4 has started. Final ratings of Season #3 were saved yesterday and will be published in 1 week. Good luck for all of you in new season :)
November 4th, 2009: Arena Season 3 should have been ended on October 31, however 3 top players have asked me to organize Finals. I agree to allow fair Finals and they start right now. 8 top season players are invited to compete in Finals: Shiva, TheGladiator_BG, Daisetsu, blanelu, Earl Indigo, Fill-ua, SAG, i_love_jesus
October 25th, 2009: Reminder: Arena sub-tournament Season 3 will end in one week, on October 31.
October 25th, 2009: WCL online broadcasts: new feature is under development. Players will be able to share their games through internet. Unlimited number of WCL players will be able to watch live battles. Details at Heroescommunity
October 25th, 2009: homm3 high resolution project: soon we will have homm3 in different resolutions. This awesome work is being done by Baratorch. Details at Heroescommunity
October 25th, 2009: Chaos online sub-tournament continues (september 2009). Details at Heroescommunity
October 25th, 2009: International series of live homm3 tournaments. Around 100 best players from 5-7 cities are competing in Live Championship. 2 live tourneys are already finished - in Kiev (Ukraine, 13 players) and in Michurinsk (Russia, 17 players). Photos posted HERE.
August 1st, 2009: WCL chat is activated! A lot more features will be added to WCL chat soon!
June 21th, 2009: Arena sub-tournament Season 2 ended today and Season 3 has started. Second season attracted 33 players. The winner is TheGladiator_BG. Congratulations! List of top 8 players (Arena sub-tournament, season 2) is HERE
June 21th, 2009: Added new template Nostalgia with picture to RANDOM TEMPLATES.
June 14th, 2009: New page on WCL website is opened today: RANDOM TEMPLATES. There you can find 2 new templates for random maps: Spider, Poor Jebus. Also there are pictures of Spider and Balance templates there, other pictures to follow later.
June 14th, 2009: Multiple league tournament 2009 is finished with final results: "ALL stars" 3,5 points - Heroes.By 9,5 points. Thanks to all participants and congratulations to the winners!
May 15th, 2009: Event in Belarus: big live HoMM3 meeting happened near Minsk (May 1-3, 2009). Photos and game results are HERE
April 18th, 2009: Multiple league tournament 2009: Heroes Online Training Center league also known as Heroes.by is inviting players from different HoMM3 leagues to participate in series of games "Heroes.by vs ALL". Team of Heroes.by consists of 10 players. Team of "ALL stars" (other leagues, 10 best players) consists currently of World Cup League, HeroesWorld, HeroesPortal, LT League. More details at Heroescommunity. Those players who would like to participate, please post to HC or contact with SAG directly - 1 or maybe 2 places are vacant yet.
March 28th, 2009: TypeZeroNegative is banished for disrespect for other players and offensive language
February 23th, 2009: Now players can report map size, it's displayed in All games
February 8th, 2009: Coronation of winner of season #2 - Black_knight, rank is conferred till February 1, 2010.
January 31st, 2009: Arena sub-tournament Season 1 ended today and Season 2 has started. First season attracted 45 players. The winner is TheGladiator_BG. Congratulations! List of top 8 players (Arena sub-tournament, season 1) is HERE
January 1st, 2009: Happy New Year! Season #2 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #3 has started. Final ratings of Season #2 you can view on THIS page. Good luck for all of you in new season :)
January 1st, 2009: Heroic Druid and Hiep23984 were banished from WCL. More details HERE
December 25th, 2008: Now WCL website shows fine with Firefox browser, bugs are fixed. Thanks to Ingersol for help. Season 2 will end on January 1, 2009 at 17.00 GMT.
December 6th, 2008: Tuning of your HoMM3 (any version): you can change combat grid to one of these 4 new grids. Just unzip selected grid into \DATA\ folder. Grids can be found HERE
November 24th, 2008: 5 weeks are left in Season 2. Season 3 will start on January 1, 2009. All ratings will be set to 1000 and player with highest rating will get "King" status
November 24th, 2008: 25 players are going to visit New Year's HoMM3 festival: Napalm, Vietnam +1, MatrosOFF +1, Wic, DVStranger, DoberMan, Samurai, Besha, Stinger +1, KobRa_SPb +1, Polite Elk +1, DC_Vasya + 4, Alex The Great +1, Gynnar, Lord Dim, TERM. Any questions regarding festival you can ask to MatrosOFF (ICQ 275-343-665)
November 17th, 2008:
November 16th, 2008:
October 12th, 2008: Added possibility to update your profile details. Go HERE
October 4th, 2008: Useful table (Demons' farming) for those players who like playing for Inferno can be found HERE
October 4th, 2008: WCL has completely moved, all services are running.
October 4th, 2008: Full list of players that use Homm3 TE version is HERE
September 20th, 2008: WCL is moving to www.heroes-III.com . Best of The Best series is postponed.
July 27th, 2008: "World Cup League" and "Heroes Online Training Center" (also known as Heroes.by) are announcing series of games between Best of The Best players 2008.
July 27th, 2008: Main WCL pages are translated into German language. Translation done by SAG :)
July 13th, 2008: "No Dirt roads" new script is ready! It works only with HoMM3 TE version and allows to select road types for random maps. Installation: red player should put TE.ini file into \DATA folder and script91.erm into \DATA\s folder. Select road type in TE.ini (open with any text editor); by default, roads are always cobblestone. Programming done by Sir_Four and GrayFace
July 13th, 2008: "Chaining" is a key part of HoMM3. It is sometimes inconvenient to search for the "next hero in chain" while you chain your army. Now it's very easy! Normally, after "hero meeting" screen, focus is going to hero, that has initiated meeting (at the left). However, if you chain, then you need to put focus to the "next hero in chain" (at the right). Script 80 allows to do it. Just right-click on "OK" button on "hero meeting" screen and right hero will be active after you close dialog window. It works only with HoMM3 TE version. Installation: player should put script80.erm into \DATA\s folder. Programming done by SAG
July 2d, 2008: Now WCL is translated into Bulgarian language (link at the bottom). Thanks for Legend_killer for translation. I hope that it will help to promote HoMM3 in Bulgarian community!
June 15th, 2008:
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April 6th, 2008: Native Heroes sub-tournament is re-opened for Season #2.
April 6th, 2008: Native Heroes Finals results: Heroic Druid (1st), Blacknight (2nd), ProtosArchon (3d). Congratulations!
March 17th, 2008: Statistics page is updated with separate statistics for different maps.
March 10th, 2008: Now it's possible to report more templates (added Angelito's Fiesta, 2sm4d(3), 8MM6 and many more).
March 9th, 2008: New website section is opened on WCL - Players photos - it's for pictures of the players and related events. First event is live meeting of Bulgarian players in Sofia.
March 9th, 2008: Final! Heroic Druid vs Blacknight (Native Heroes). Game for 3d place: ProtosArchon vs mwild.
March 2nd, 2008: Access to DEAD0202 restored.
February 25th, 2008: Average time of games added to maps descriptions at : Statistics page.
February 25th, 2008: DEAD0202 lost game to Liophy, however decided not to accept his loss. Game was escalated and after 2 month consideration and consultations with both players I made decision to give win to Liophy. DEAD0202 disagreed with my decision, so his participation in WCL is suspended. As soon as DEAD0202 will accept his loss, his access to WCL will be restored.
February 23th, 2008: Native Finals are moving into semi-finals, sub-tournament page is updated.
February 8th, 2008: Useful tool for making automatic saves each turn added to Downloads. Make saves during the game; after game is finished - open them (New game->Multi->Hotseat) and learn how skilled players play this game.
February 2nd, 2008: Coronation of winner of season #1 - Black_knight, rank is conferred till next year.
February 2nd, 2008: Page about Native Finals is updated - Vespero, IRONMIGHT and mwild should play 3FFA for 4th place in semi-final. If game will not be played till February 16 then random player (out of 3) will be selected
January 4th, 2008: Thanks for all players that supported WCL during last year. Season #1 is over now, ratings were reset and Season #2 has started. Final ratings of Season #1 you may view on THIS page. Good luck for all of you in new season :)
December 25th, 2007: Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all!
December 24th, 2007: NEW! Best WCL feature! :) Currently it works only under Microsoft Internet Explorer, other browsers don't show this service correctly. This service allows players from different countries and different time zones to publish their estimated presence in online (Gamespy server, ICQ, Hamachi, MSN, etc). Service is available HERE. Usage: login, select color from hidden palette (between Legend and Save button), then paint timescale with different colors. These colors show probability of your presence in online. I hope that you will like this service and it will save you a lot of time :) when you search for players and wait for friends. Update about season #2: new season will start on January 1, 2008. All ratings will be set to 1000, but will be visible in player profiles
December 9th, 2007: First round of Native Heroes Finals is over, pairs for round 2 are ready, please play these games asap
December 6th, 2007: Look at the list of players that know game very well, their test results are available from Knowledge test results page
December 2nd, 2007: TE version is becoming more and more popular, so we publish recommended settings for TE games. Read about settings and download them from TE main page, see Question #8
November 8th, 2007: Updated Sub-Tournament pages with information about Finals, few pairs re-formed. Please try to finish these games asap.
November 2d, 2007: You have played HoMM3 for ages? Check your knowledge using: Knowledge test. Maximum amount of test points is 125.
October 13th, 2007: Added new interesting feature: Statistics. There you will find ratings of different Towns, Heroes and popular Maps. Finals are bit delayed as few people don't respond and don't show in online. Therefore, few pairs will be re-formed.
September 15th, 2007: Updated Sub-Tournament pages with information about Finals, added lists of players and timeframes.
September 12th, 2007:
September 7th, 2007: Popular templates among skilled players are 2sm4d(3) and 8mm6. We have added these to Random templates page and strongly recommend you to try them, especially on TE version.
August 13th, 2007: Updated Patches page with valid links.
August 8th, 2007: Added Default WCL rules to rules & info page. These rules are not mandatory yet.
August 3d, 2007:
July 23th, 2007: "World Cup League" 1:3 "Heroes Online Training Center" after 4 games. Maretti won his game, congratulations! Waiting for Xarfax's game on Friday, July 27 and Maretti's game on July 25. Good luck, guys :-)
July 13-14th, 2007: Activated All games. Look into details of last 200 games! Added filters!
July 11-18th, 2007: "World Cup League" and "Heroes Online Training Center" (also known as Heroes.by) are announcing series of games between Best of The Best players. There will be two groups (5 players from each league). Each player can challenge any player from opposite group. After game 1 vs 1 - looser is gone. When all players in group are lost - sub-tournament is over. WCL team is formed as: Maretti, Devangel, Black_knight, XSI, Xarfax; Jammer (substitute). Post your proposals and questions to Heroescommunity or into WCL Forum
June 16th, 2007: Today we proudly present Heroes of Might and Magic III Tournament Edition (TE) 1.03q! It's much better and balanced than Shadow of Death or other versions. Why? Click here for details
June 11th, 2007: Now WCL is translated into Lithuanian language (link at the bottom). Thanks for Black_knight for translation and promotion of HoMM3 in Lithuanian community. Message to all WCL members: if you would like to promote HoMM3 and WCL in your country in your native language, please send translation of few main WCL pages to SAG.
June 9th, 2007: Added 2 training maps for 1v1 fights into Training maps. These maps (Tourney, Hetman) are designed for 1 fight only. Both you and your opponent have strong army and lot's spells. These maps are very quick, takes 15-25 minutes for the game. Not allowed to report these games into WCL.
June 4th, 2007: Activated Downloads for maps, random templates and patches.
June 3d, 2007: Cheater "jhowww" is banished for map editing. Thunder_Bird222 (DragonTamer222) got warning for non-confirming games.
April 17th, 2007: Attention! NEW feature is now available! Many of you know that players normally create lots of rules in order to make game more balanced. These "player-made" rules are sometimes incomplete or just not clear. That may cause lot of frustration. Also, it's hard to remember exact rule set for each player and it's too long to discuss all precise rules each time before the game. I made Rule Profile page that allows to store rule settings for each player and each template. It will require you 1 time to set profile and next time you will just open it to refresh memory in 1 click! Try it now :-)
April 8th, 2007: Updated Heroic Tribes page with some statistics (press on Tribe name). Also, i'm ready to add tribe banners. I can design banners myself by your request - please send me either text description of what do you wanna see on banner or send me set of pictures, i will compose banner and publish it on the page. As you may noticed - i added color flags and town pictures into "Report -> Finish" page, working on heroes faces. More info you provide - more details you will see on "Report -> Finish" page. Medal of Greater Basilisk goes to Pengu, congratulations!
February 18th, 2007: Reports for Heroic Tribes activated today (usual report, select "Heroic Tribes").
February 15th, 2007: Now REGISTERED Tribe Leaders may recruit members and REGISTERED Tribes players may ask to join existing tribes. CLICK HERE to recruit or to join.
February 11th, 2007: Today we started registration for Heroic Tribes. Please have a look and register!
February 10th, 2007: Great news for all! 2 sub-tournaments Native Heroes and Random Discovery started today! Registration for Heroic Tribes will start February 11. Also I added rank system.
February 5th, 2007: I activated World Cup League's Forum. Please have a look :-)
February 2d, 2007: First month is over. Statistics for January you can see below: