Depending on how the stealth golem experiment works, stealth suits may be in the future. It makes sense to test the concept with a mindless, expendable unit, though. Aside from possibly being harder to detect by thinkamancy, if the unit is easily detected and captured then it won't be giving up much in the way of intelligence and isn't likely to be turned.Man in the Mists wrote:I knew Ace + Jack was going to be used, but I figured that they were going to make stealth suits instead of stealth golems.
"Tomorrow I want to try and create a new unit. This might be Jack and Ace, or it might be Jack and Sizemore, but what I want is a mindless, scout-veiled unit. A stealth golem."
Gathrun wrote:Wouldn't an unled golem automatically attack enemies in a hex, limiting what you could actually do with them? Especially for sneak attacks or recon?
Lipkin wrote:I'm sure there are more clever ideas, and I look forward to being surprised. If they get the stealth Golem to work, I'm wondering if that might be the best way to eliminate King Don. Straight up assassination.
warriortribble wrote:niklinna wrote:It's perfectly grammatical English. Using "that" adds a bit more emphasis than using "the".
Fair enough. Seeing "that noun that" still feels a touch weird to me though.
Arky wrote:ManaCaster wrote:Units with the Foolamancy special, like Archons, can see right through veils, and Parson should know that. So unless he merely simulates Foolamancy with Dollamancy, like what Olive Branch did with Flower Power, there's no way the stealth golem will work against Charlie directly. Does "marching into Mordor" mean he's going to send it through Charlescomm's portal, or does he have something more complicated in mind?
Dollars to donuts he's planning on sending it through the portal and seeing how long it takes to get detected, although honestly- Charlie would be insane not to have his portal room warded up with the best defensive spells he can arrange as well as Foolamancy Archons on duty at all times. Any unit, stealth or not, should get zapped in seconds. Parson probably wants to confirm that though, and see exactly what Charlie's defenses DO look like.
kagato23 wrote:Lipkin wrote:I'm sure there are more clever ideas, and I look forward to being surprised. If they get the stealth Golem to work, I'm wondering if that might be the best way to eliminate King Don. Straight up assassination.
Don's threats are in-house.
Zeku wrote:Did we ever get the official confirmation that Jack can still cast?
I guess Parson can casually mention it in the next update, since Jack is going to be stealthing something.
niklinna wrote:I would be amazed to hear that Charlie even has a portal. He really doesn't seem the type, and if he does have one, after Parson's recent stunt, he's darn likely to shut it down fast.
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