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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2013, 10:19:58 PM »
Forcefield costs 12 mana to start (for 3 charges), which is 4 mana per charge (Same as 3 Blocks), and then costs 2 mana upkeep every round (for 1 charge).

If the forcefield is constantly soaking hits, it is amazingly mana efficient. If the forcefield sits at 3 charges for a while (for example, your opponent is killing your creatures and only using curses on your Mage) then its mana efficiency falls off.

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #16 on: February 25, 2013, 04:02:48 PM »
I would say the forcefield does block damage barriers. You are being attacked so it is blocked. It says before the avoid attack step, as a clarifying point, I don't think an avoid attack step is required.

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #17 on: February 25, 2013, 04:24:09 PM »
The card Forcefield says "before the avoid attack step" Damage barriers only follow:1) Roll Dice
and 2) Damage and Effects. so you could be right. I would think it could not since these steps are after the avoid attack step, but Im not sure, you could be right.
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #18 on: February 26, 2013, 03:42:16 PM »
If you happen to be running Push and Wall of Thorns you can wipe all those charges off in one play.

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2013, 04:19:31 PM »
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If you happen to be running Push and Wall of Thorns you can wipe all those charges off in one play.


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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2013, 04:53:10 PM »
and the playtesters!

forcefield is one of those cards that had tons of discussion and was changing constantly.  im very happy with where it ended up
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2013, 10:33:49 PM »
Agreed it was a hard card to balance correctly
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #22 on: February 28, 2013, 08:42:59 AM »
So, officially the Forcefield does block unavoidable attacks?
(I'm gonna get some argument from my son on this one -- he loves to use the Akiro's Hammer against my Forcemaster)

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #23 on: February 28, 2013, 08:49:49 AM »
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So, officially the Forcefield does block unavoidable attacks?
(I'm gonna get some argument from my son on this one -- he loves to use the Akiro's Hammer against my Forcemaster)


Although I'm not official, I would say that lack of a rebuttal from shadow means you could take it as official. I am. Plus the card text definitely supports that assertion.

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #24 on: February 28, 2013, 08:54:16 AM »
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So, officially the Forcefield does block unavoidable attacks?
(I'm gonna get some argument from my son on this one -- he loves to use the Akiro's Hammer against my Forcemaster)

Yes. The Forcefield is not defense, kind of like the Helm of Fear, Its more of a counter.
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #25 on: February 28, 2013, 09:04:04 AM »
Awesome. Finally, I'll win a game.

There's going to be a very sad ten-year-old boy in Toledo, Ohio tonight.

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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #26 on: February 28, 2013, 09:29:34 AM »
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Awesome. Finally, I'll win a game.

There's going to be a very sad ten-year-old boy in Toledo, Ohio tonight.

 :cheer:  Im sorry, but that remark just made my day!  :cheer:
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #27 on: February 28, 2013, 10:54:38 AM »
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So, officially the Forcefield does block unavoidable attacks?
(I'm gonna get some argument from my son on this one -- he loves to use the Akiro's Hammer against my Forcemaster)

Yes. The Forcefield is not defense, kind of like the Helm of Fear, Its more of a counter.


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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #28 on: February 28, 2013, 11:09:33 AM »
:woohoo: First I hear about the shattering a ten year old boys hopes, and then two gold stars!!!! There was the birth of my son...and then there was this moment...
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Re: The Forcemaster's Forcefield
« Reply #29 on: March 10, 2013, 08:56:56 AM »
Okay so far, but what's with the damage barrier?
Does the forcefield prevent damage in this case or not?
I read the posts, but could'nt find a final solution on that! Are you attacked by a damage barrier? Because if, forcefield will deal with it!

By the way, the idea with wall of thorns and force push is quite neat! :)