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Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« on: April 13, 2015, 02:31:11 PM »
Here is our first preview article for Domination. Get ready to see the guardians you'll be slaying to gain control over the powerful V'Tar Orbs! Find the article >>HERE<<

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2015, 02:38:11 PM »
ITS HERE! SPOILERS ARE HERE! :) YAY! :)

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2015, 03:14:01 PM »
Noticed this is creature nr 5 and 6 from the expansion.
Does this mean other schools than Arcane/Dark are getting guardians as well ?
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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2015, 03:18:00 PM »
There are other creatures, but these are the only guardians.

Though the nature school has a way of making their own guardian.

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2015, 03:18:55 PM »
The Sslak/Usslak seem pretty "vanilla" in a vacuum.  And I'm surprised there is nothing in their text suggesting they Counterstrike while in a zone with an orb.  Perhaps when they don't belong to a player (e.g. start in a zone with an orb, and don't have an action marker) they are always on guard (e.g. their attacks have Counterstrike)?
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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2015, 03:20:52 PM »
Sslak and Usslak not controlled by a player get a free guard marker each round, if they're in the zone of an orb. They're there to protect the Orbs, but they are not insurmountable obstacles.

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2015, 07:51:11 PM »
Again Wizard get an upper hand on these creatures, sbp wise.

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2015, 08:05:09 PM »
This is gonna be a really great expansion!
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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2015, 08:51:28 PM »
Again Wizard get an upper hand on these creatures, sbp wise.

As cool as they are, I didn't use them in my spellbooks during testing. There was too much else to do.

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2015, 07:28:37 AM »
I wouldn't waste my time with these as Wizard... meh2.

Otherwise, cool. Need to see these in context with the rest of the orb/battlegrounds rules. I'm optimistic about the concept of objectives in general. If done well, could shore up one of the weakest aspects of the game IMO.

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Re: Dominate the Arena: The Guardians
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2015, 01:06:20 PM »
Again Wizard get an upper hand on these creatures, sbp wise.

As cool as they are, I didn't use them in my spellbooks during testing. There was too much else to do.

After reading the rules (specifically how V'Torrak works), I get why their sbp costs don't really matter.
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