[V suggestion] Bergil

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Post by Frodo » Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:18 am

Boder guessed a lot of my thinking behind this card.

We have to remember that Boder is NOT a hobbit. As such, he would be a poor choice in typical hazard-reduction decks... Aragorn, Sam, and Bergil? Aragorn, Fatty, and Bergil? In the typical Aragorn, Sam, Fatty selection, not only can Fatty protect someone, but all of the hobbit-only cards in the deck work efficiently with two of your characters. If you add Bergil, they'd all only work with ONE character... and that's pretty poor efficiency.

I think we've all grown allergic to HL-reducing decks, and perhaps rightly so, but I don't see Bergil as being the best choice for those decks. If I'm wrong, all that would be needed would be a line like "If a warrior is in his company, the hazard limit may not be reduced and he may draw an extra card when his company moves." Hmm, now that I think about it, that's *very* thematic: Bergil is a brave, adventurous soul, after all!

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Post by Nerdmeetsyou » Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:16 am

please keep unneeded long lines from the cards!!!

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Post by Vastor Peredhil » Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:39 am

Hola,

seldom you hear me here, but even though I do not like Half-characters I use Wose characters (guys with a wose-hold as a home site or who have + DI against Wose factions are wose)

as half-characters if moving in wilderness or borderland's (free-domains are not wooded enough ;)

this is of course introduce by an event card not a generel rule, but still I see possibilties for half characters under special conditions

remember woses are even worse then hobbits, only slightly better prowess and no special cards what so ever

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Post by Nerdmeetsyou » Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:15 am

but do the wose have an extra race?
aren't they just Man chancters? or am i wrong?

so if not, it is quiet difficult to differentciate them from other characters!

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Post by Thorsten the Traveller » Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:16 pm

it is a nice idea, but there's only 1 wose for heroes, 2 for minion and 3 for fallen, maybe that's a bit thin.

the idea for Bergil would be that either he 's a child and so he likes hanging around with hobbits (so in arda I gave him ability to use hobbit only cards).
Or he's a wannabe captain of the guard imitating his father so he's rash, in which case you would not reduce hl but draw extra card if with warrior...
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Post by Nerdmeetsyou » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:43 pm

bergil would also be a good suggestion for a half-character...!!!

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Post by marcos » Sat Apr 25, 2009 2:58 pm

BoderHamster wrote:bergil would also be a good suggestion for a half-character...!!!
that is exactly what Joe is suggesting here...

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