Footmen Frenzy is a very popular version of Footman Wars on the Lordaeron, Azeroth, and Northrend gateways. The basic goal of the game is to use your heroes and auto-spawning troops to destroy your opponents. Footmen Frenzy is different from other Footman War type games because it adds custom heroes, random options, creeps, items, and places not available in other Footman type maps.
Battleships is an Aeon of Strife map that pits you and your friends against one another in a fun sea battle. You may start the game as a sailor and upgrade to bigger, better ships along the way. Choose from a variety of ships with different abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. After you've made a name for yourself, bring the Captain ashore to purchase items for your ship and head back out to join the fight.
Suggested Players: 10 Tileset: Lordaeron Summer Map Size: Small
Pyramid Escape- by black_magic69 and FriendlyWarlord
Pyramid Escape is a highly stylized party map in which a group of explorers finds itself trapped after some zealous exploration. Lost in a pyramid with no exit in sight, they quickly realize that the only means of escape is to complete the challenges presented before them.
Your team of up to 10 players can only escape after overcoming 15 of the 20 challenges using brawn and brains. These challenges are broken up into a variety of mini-games that are familiar and unique, ranging from Tower Defense to Aeon of Strife to quizzes to things that pretty much defy description.
Suggested Players: 5-10 Tileset: Sunken Ruins Map Size: Medium
Tides of Blood- by Windigo and Cassiel with art by Jacinthe
Tides of Blood is a custom map for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne in which you can play a wide variety of unique custom heroes, each with different abilities. You decide how the game evolves: amass resources to overwhelm the enemy defenses or obtain powerful items to turn your hero into an unstoppable force. Ultimate victory goes to the players who can eliminate their opponent's main base.
Suggested Players: 2-12 Tileset: Sunken Ruins Map Size: Medium
Eve of the Apocalypse: Twilight, often referred to as EotA, is an exceptional Aeon of Strife-style map with distinctive gameplay and custom graphical effects. In this epic clash for survival, two factions are at war over an ancient artifact of immense power, with the loser facing inevitable doom in the coming apocalypse.
The map offers twenty exclusive heroes to choose from, each with six distinguishing skills that can be enhanced by the hero's attributes. There are also three different battlefields of various sizes to play on and dozens of items at your disposal. In addition, there are many tools available to aid in the struggle, including the abilities to: increase unit support with twelve specialized unit types, hire teams of mercenaries to quickly reinforce an outpost, capture and rebuild outposts to enlarge the team's army, improve the quality of your equipment, and purchase upgrades that enhance your hero.
An exclusive computer AI can be used to fill empty player slots, take over for players who have left the game, or even to hire mercenary heroes to aid your team for a time. Rank codes may be used to record your history and compare to other players. The vast amount of tactical options and exploitable resources allows for a myriad of strategies and counters to be employed. Now, you must take up arms and work together with your allies in order to vanquish your adversaries in relentless combat and claim the artifact. Twilight falls and the enemy awaits.
Suggested Players: 4v4 or 5v5 Tileset: Ashenvale Map Size: Epic
DotA stands for "Defense of the Ancients." It is a free mod for Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne. The purpose of the game is to defend your Ancient and try to destroy the opponent’s Ancient. The Ancients are located deep in both bases, at the top right and bottom left corners of the map. The game allows you to choose from over 70 heroes that differ greatly in play style. Each of these heroes has been carefully designed to be both balanced and unique. The map is updated frequently, sometimes to add new heroes, fix bugs, or to make a balance update. The strategic possibilities in a DotA game are endless, and choosing the wrong item and hero combination can mean the difference between winning and losing.
Suggested Players: 4v4 or 5v5 Tileset: Northrend Map Size: Small