Alternative Dwarvish Fighter upgrade.... the Berserker.

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Alternative Dwarvish Fighter upgrade.... the Berserker.

Post by js138 »

I was just musing that much of the MP woes caused by the ulfserker stem from it being a L1 unit easily available.

If we scrapped it and instead make the Dwarvish Fighter fork at L2 into a Steelclad (wears more armour) or a Berserker (wears less, but gets the beserk attribute) this might solve two problems at once - that of the ulfserver and that of the lack of forking in the dwarf tree.

It also creates room for a L1 dwarvish magic or rune user if one is desired.

Just an idea.
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Post by turin »

Just so everyone knows, this would be basically a reversion - this is how it was in version ~0.7, and then the berserker was given a different base unit, the ulfserker, because people thought it was odd the fighted advanced into it.

However, that doesn't mean I think this is a bad idea. :)
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Post by Darth Fool »

It would, IMHO, make the dwarvish fighter more appealing, and it makes sense to me in terms of realism. I like it.
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Post by Draconio »

I'm inclined to agree with this change.
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Post by AT »

Having both the Ulf and Fighter get to level to the Berserker could make for some interesting strategies.
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Post by Dragonking »

And then Knalagans would lose their lvl1 "mage". I really dislike this idea.
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Post by turin »

Well, yeah...

Personally, I think that the fighter line does need more diversity, but the berserker won't really give it to them.


How about

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Dwarvish Fighter -> Dwarvish Steelclad   -> Dwarvish Lord
                                -> Dwarvish Runesmith -> Dwarvish Runemaster
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Post by Belwar »

i agree that the dwarfs do need some kind of magical unit that can help them, and i believe that they also require some better ranged units as well.
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I like the idea of an axe-thrower better
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Post by Belwar »

i agree but i believe that they need some kind of magical unit
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Post by Assasin »

Hmm...where is that topic about the Rune Master.

You see, the dwarves aren't very magical. They are more technical, hence the Thunderer. An axe-thrower makes more sense to me. A rune master might work because he reads runes to create magic.
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Post by Belwar »

technicly all races have some kind of magical ability except the dwarfs arent known for it. but i see where you are coming from and my idea probably wouldnt work in this game so the axe thrower does make more sence
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Post by Dragonking »

If knalgans will be splitted, maybe thwre will be room for 2 new units - Runemaster and Axethrower.
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