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Offline Alchas

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Channelers and forward observing
« on: May 23, 2009, 01:31:13 PM »
If I understand it right, brotherhood channelers can all operate as forward observers by communicating with their magical abilities.
However, would a Bauhaus force with Valerie Duval as Force Commander (Who is a channeler with mentalism abilities.) be able to utilize an Etoiles Mortant kaptain as forward observer? (The kaptain is also a mentalism channeler) Seems to me the two women should be able to communicate with their mentalism abilities (Telepathy?) as Brotherhood channelers would, and Duval could then use more conventional means to give the fire mission data to the artillery.

So would that be possible?  :P Desperatly trying to think how to make my poor channelers useful, since to be honest brotherhood magic in general is pretty underwhelming, and Mentalism is weakest of them all.

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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2009, 10:24:18 PM »
Good question - I will have to consult, on this one.  Thanks for making me think!  ;D
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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2009, 11:03:32 PM »
If I understand it right, brotherhood channelers can all operate as forward observers by communicating with their magical abilities.

That is correct.  Channelers may function as forward observers in the BH army.

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However, would a Bauhaus force with Valerie Duval as Force Commander (Who is a channeler with mentalism abilities.) be able to utilize an Etoiles Mortant kaptain as forward observer? (The kaptain is also a mentalism channeler) Seems to me the two women should be able to communicate with their mentalism abilities (Telepathy?) as Brotherhood channelers would, and Duval could then use more conventional means to give the fire mission data to the artillery.

The fact that they both practice the Art of Mentalism is less important than the fact that they are both BH trained channelers.  As such the Etoiles Mortant Kaptain can certainly function as a forward observer to Valerie Duval.

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So would that be possible?  :P Desperatly trying to think how to make my poor channelers useful, since to be honest brotherhood magic in general is pretty underwhelming, and Mentalism is weakest of them all.

Don't worry, Mentalism will get its teeth back.
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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2009, 03:24:59 AM »
Awesome. =) Oh, and mentalism getting some love sounds very promising as well.

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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2009, 04:33:24 AM »


Don't worry, Mentalism will get its teeth back.


Will it, or are you just playing mind games? ;D
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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2009, 04:45:35 AM »
i just wanted to quote the same thing.. veez is quick.

anyway, great if there would be uwz 2!!

please give the army construction a liberal view.
uwz puts you too much to the choise of beeing "effective"+monotone or a fluff army.
perhaps find a better way to limit support choises than 2 grunts.


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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2009, 04:57:34 AM »
perhaps find a better way to limit support choises than 2 grunts.

I use alot Grunts but as I understand you need 2 squads for support...so Grunts and Elites count towards this, not just Grunts.
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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2009, 05:06:06 AM »
oh, if only you where right.. i could sleep again at night...

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Re: Channelers and forward observing
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2009, 05:17:58 AM »


Don't worry, Mentalism will get its teeth back.


Will it, or are you just playing mind games? ;D

No he's not playing mind games. ;)

I have a discussion with him on this subject scheduled.
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