blackcitadel9 wrote:The point was to align the link utterly with Eyemancy and to have no "pollution" It could've been quite possible to have a Lookamancer/Dirtamancer combo,
I think the theory
Thinkamancy -> maintains link + allows communication with units
Lookamancy -> sees what's in far away hexes
Foolamancy -> holographic display
seems pretty reasonable. Each caster is performing functions based on known abilities of the caster type.
Without the foolamancer, the display wouldn't be possible.
With a lookamancer/XXX/thinkamancer linkup, you wouldn't have the display.
I think a findamancer would be better for a gem finding linkup than a lookamancer, i.e. thinkamancy/findamancy/dirtamancy. However, it somewhat wastes the thinkamancer's command and control ability.
There was a suggestion that findamancy is actually a summoning caster type (find and summon), thus maybe the above linkup would be the ultimate mining machine. The gems could be summoned to the link-up without the need for mining. OTOH, maybe the link could just walk through the rock to the next gem etc.
It is unclear if adding another caster makes the link more powerful, other than adding their own powers to the link. Ofc, casters aren't actually limited to their own speciality. However, in a link, they probably are as they are supposed to concentrate on their speciality.
Obviously, unless there are other ways to create a link a full Eyemancy combo is the only one possible
True. However, maybe later, the thinkamancers will learn how to form the link without being part of it. The would probably still have to be nearby to maintain it, but saying their name wouldn't kill them.