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IndyPendant

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Academy misplay.
« on: September 25, 2015, 01:46:29 AM »
Hi all.

I love Mage Wars.  I currently own 3 Cores, 5-ish Spell Tomes, a half dozen extra spellbooks, and every expansion put out so far.  I've kind of drifted away from Mage Wars over the last year and a half, due primarily to an *insane* difficulty in finding sufficient opponents where I live (Vancouver, Canada).  Tonight though, I happened to meet one of the few (read: two) other people I know that play it here, and he busted out the copy of Academy he purchased at Gencon.

Edit: The rest of this post can be ignored now, thanks to Halewijn.  Turns out my query was a misplay: Stagger seemed to be a permanent condition!  Needless to say, that skewed the game radically.  It's not, so editing my post appropriately.  Nothing to see here, move along, and thanks Halewijn! ; )

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« Last Edit: September 25, 2015, 02:42:17 AM by IndyPendant »

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Re: Academy question: misplay, stunningly bad design, or overreaction?
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2015, 01:52:22 AM »
I don't own academy since I cannot buy it yet. But if I remember correctly, stagger is removed the same way as daze. After the creatures action phase.

So yes, I think you are overreacting a bit  ::)
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Re: Academy question: misplay, stunningly bad design, or overreaction?
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2015, 01:57:56 AM »
I hope so!  I love Mage Wars, and it would seem weird to me that this would pass playtesting when AW seems to do such a great job otherwise. ; )

I'll wait for someone to quote the specific rule, and if I get that confirmation, then I'll edit my original post accordingly.  (Just in case; wouldn't want someone debating picking it up turned off by a chicken-little post.  --I hope it's chicken-little anyway!)

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Re: Academy question: misplay, stunningly bad design, or overreaction?
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 02:15:28 AM »
 http://magewars.weebly.com/general-discussion

Read the text under the genie. I was correct. So no need to think AW blew it.
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Re: Academy misplay.
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2015, 02:43:03 AM »
Works for me!  Thanks, Halewijn.  Original post edited out, as promised.

Relieved AW and Mage Wars fan here, now going to bed.  G'night! : )