Itzal wrote:The thing is is that nobody not in Gobwin Knob knows any of this. the fact that gobwin knob had their turn at dawn means that their units were the only ones in the area.
Sieggy wrote:Is this all the same turn that the blue dwagon popped, Wanda decrypted Ansom, Parson cursed, and Stanley returned? I'm assuming so, since the headers that far have it as TBfGK +1. Given that, I don't know how anyone, either Charley or Don King could be aware that GK has been rebuilt, Stanley is back, or that Wanda has done her thing. Given that Jack is there, I'm also assuming that he's capable of veiling everything so that lookamancy would only see carnage.
Or is there kind of a 'metagame' awareness of what is going on? Stanley had no idea what happened until Maggie contacted him, so how is it that anyone else was aware that Ansom had croaked? I can't see anyone reporting back in the middle of trying to avenge their fallen warlord, what with a pitched battles going on and all that . . . If there were no warlord survivors of the Mt. Doom eruption who had communications ability, how is everyone aware of what transpired? The last thing anyone (that being Charley) knew was happening was TPK, and then <blink> no further communications. Charley would be aware of his losses, via the Arkendish I would guess, but unless he put the word out, everyone else should be completely in the dark.
The blue Dwagon was popped at the same time as Caesar told Jillian of the change of plans (dawn), which is before GK was rebuilt or anything else. So all Don King knows is that the Erf equivalent of a nuke went off at GK. I'm just curious as to how they're getting their field reports and intel . . .
SuperSkimMilk wrote:In this kingdom, the perqs always went to whoever got the job done.
Typo, or previously unencountered reward system?
raphfrk wrote:That could actually make them a target if Parson or Stanley starts complaining about the need for a lookamancer, so they can reform the table.
teratorn wrote:There may be special rules for scouts or assassin units. It would pretty easy to know if there's an enemy spy in the hex if that meant your turn didn't start or end at dawn or dusk.
HandofShadows wrote:I think that Parson would oppose the re-creation of the table. He knows the cost of the trimancer spell and does not want to loose anyone else.
moose o death wrote:he also knows it can be undone if he orders the trimancer into the magic kingdom.
Kreistor wrote:Outright Speculation:
Don King is going to ask Jillian to join Transylvito Side. We know such things can hapen: join without capture in this case. This may bring the ability to Pop Gwiffons to Transylvito. Right now, they don't appear to have more than bats and vamps. Vamps riding gwiffons can scoot around a lot of terrain to swarms of bats in different places, fighting on a broad front with the same warlords. Serious ability in that. And with the recent evidence of GK's willingness to use casters in front line battle, they may be looking at scooting casters from battle to battle, too.
This may be an invitation to a Royal Wedding, with Jillian wearing white.
Kreistor wrote:This may be an invitation to a Royal Wedding, with Jillian wearing white.
raphfrk wrote:HandofShadows wrote:Jack's skills are probably completely used up in maintaining the table. I wonder if the table would be usable for long range foolamancy.
LordDarksea wrote:Unfortunately not, can't remember the exact page in book 1, but Sizemore states that the Foolamancer would have to be 'in the hex'.
Arkenputtyknife wrote:Can't help wondering whether there's some reason it wouldn't work, or it's just that no one on Erf has ever thought of it.[/color]
Fiendishrabbit wrote:Hmm. Vinny seems to be more and more of an exception among vampires.
The rest seem like major assholes with no class (come on, flashing steel in such a situation is thuggish to the extreme, and you'd expect better from the Transylvito top enforcer/warlord).
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