Aloyzo's Arsenal Official SUBMISSION Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Card Hunter General Chat' started by Flaxative, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. mckeen

    mckeen Hydra

    I really like @Rohndil 's Phantom Brick... It seems to follow the rules well, competitive without being too powerful, I could imagine a reasonable trade off with Phantom Pain. You have the weaker Wall Of Illusion to make up for more barriers overall and it is a rare. Plus, Minor Illusion is only on one card so far. Although there could be a concern with three barrier type cards on one item? which would be a first... but my favorite submission by a long way so far.

    Now if only I had some ideas...
     
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  2. Founder

    Founder Hydra

    The hardest thing about this is that Arcane Items are largely used for control, burning, or terrain effects. There's very little that hasn't already been done adequately on existing arcane items, which isn't either useless or so focused as to be overpowered.
     
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  3. j3st3ri

    j3st3ri Thaumaturge

    I had the same idea wayyy back and was considering to enter it into the competition. Luckily for @Rohndil, I ended up with something else :p
     
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  4. WexMajor

    WexMajor Hydra

    So, I have made an item for dwarven mages.
    They need moblity badly, and can take the damage (often they come with armor included).
    What are your opinions on that?
     
  5. Pawndawan

    Pawndawan Champion of Cardhuntria

    Dwarves already have Hawkwind's Moccasins and they're the majority of wizards, so I don't think it's necessary.

    Currently, 68 different cards have been used on Arcane items. Here's a list of those cards sorted by the number of times the card appears on Arcane items:

    "Top" 15
    1. Arcane Feedback, Combustible, Ember Burst, Inquisition Bolt, Lava Pool, Loner & Minor Illusion (1)
    8. Defensiveness, Flame Spit, Melt Armor, Swarm Of Bats, Traveling Curse & Trip (2)
    14. Brain Burn & Prestidigitation (3)

    Card,Count
    Arcane Feedback,1
    Combustible,1
    Ember Burst,1
    Inquisition Bolt,1
    Lava Pool,1
    Loner,1
    Minor Illusion,1
    Defensiveness,2
    Flame Spit,2
    Melt Armor,2
    Swarm of Bats,2
    Traveling Curse,2
    Trip,2
    Brain Burn,3
    Prestidigitation,3
    Mind Leak,4
    Squeamish,4
    Arcane Curse,5
    Creature of the Night,6
    Volcano,6
    Ancient Grudge,7
    Illusory Barrier,7
    Zap,7
    Burning Fingers,8
    Force Cannon,8
    Forgetfulness,8
    Accelerate Time,9
    Little Zap,9
    Dual Laser Beacon,10
    Hypnotic Beacon,10
    Reflexive Teleport,10
    Force Cone,11
    Magma Spray,11
    Dissolve Armor,12
    Force Blast,12
    Memory Loss,12
    Teleport Self,12
    Whirlwind Enemies,12
    Arcane Spray,13
    Boiling Armor,13
    Ember Spray,13
    Laser Beacon,13
    Smoke Bomb,13
    Wall of Illusion,13
    Whirlwind,13
    Flame Jet,14
    Force Bolt,16
    Maze,16
    Penetrating Zap,16
    Winds of War,16
    Gusts of War,17
    Wall of Fire,17
    Path of Knives,18
    Perplexing Ray,18
    Acid Spray,19
    Boo!,19
    Fire Spray,19
    Hot Spot,19
    Big Zap,20
    Telekinesis,20
    Counterspell,21
    Flash Flood,22
    Cone of Cold,23
    Firestorm,25
    Short Perplexing Ray,26
    Acid Blast,29
    Glob of Flame,30
    Stone Spikes,30
     
  6. WexMajor

    WexMajor Hydra

    Ok, I guess I am the only one not to have those boots. :)
    Looking at the list I had an idea for another item - feel free to use it if you have no ideas -

    Misanthrope 's Bauble
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  7. mckeen

    mckeen Hydra

    Was thinking about a major token control item....? they don't really exist unless you count hypnotic beacon. I don't think this is overpowered??

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    Any name suggestions? I thought something tornado or hurricane related but couldn't come up with much...
     
  8. j3st3ri

    j3st3ri Thaumaturge

    Here's a wild suggestion; change one of the Winds Of War cards into Gusts Of War and name the item "Cap of Four Winds". (it's a traditional sami headgear that has four "points" which are said to symbolize the winds blowing from four cardinal directions)
     
  9. WexMajor

    WexMajor Hydra

    You can also name it Bag of winds.
    You know, like the one from the Odyssey.
     
  10. j3st3ri

    j3st3ri Thaumaturge

    Too bad Taunt or Hear Them Out isn't in arcane items; the name would be even more perfect :D
     
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  11. Sir Veza

    Sir Veza Farming Deity

    Or the ones in legislatures...
     
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  12. mckeen

    mckeen Hydra

  13. ParodyKnaveBob

    ParodyKnaveBob Thaumaturge

    mckeen's posts reminded me: some months ago, I had an idea (iirc) for a rare level 21 (majortoken) Arcane Item to make my elf happier in The Metallic Monstrosity, lol. Winds of War, Gusts of War, Telekinesis. I might have even had some nifty name with Aeolus in it, but I don't recall in the least. If anyone wants to toss that in, go for it. If not, then I'll probably move Aloyzo's Whirligig into the discussion thread and replace it with this "real" entry. $F^ J
     
  14. Rohndil

    Rohndil Hydra

    Nice! I didn't copy, cross my heart. Great minds think alike I guess. :cool:

    Personally I'm rooting for Robauke's Embettled Soil, Everlasting Ground is basically a new card and would be a welcome addition in my spellbook.
     
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  15. tolkien

    tolkien Thaumaturge

    @BlackVoidDeath s submission makes acid mages a temptation again since up to this point i don't believe we've had access to acid jet on arcane item.
    I really like (i know others don't) introducing slight changes in meta to the game every now and then.
     
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  16. BlackVoidDeath

    BlackVoidDeath Guild Leader

    I didnt know that acid jet wasnt on arcane items, but the fact that the item costs a major token probably wont allow for many acid builds but then again I dont know much about acid mages (if it does then great, who doesnt love a bit of acid).
    I chose acid jet because it fit the theme of the other two cards (silver quality & multiple terrain) the best out of all acid cards.
    ~~~
    Since I am already here I might as well explain the item: in case anyone didnt get my card choices most physical paints are made using a ryb scheme but because yellow blessed terrain isnt exactly an option I made it rgb and called it Madman's Paint pallet because rgb are the primary colors of light but who has ever heard of rgb being used as primary colors in on a paint pallet :p
    edit: also because you are somehow conjuring fire, acid and water out of a paint pallet.
    For more information on ryb vs rgb go to google, its actually a fairly interesting topic (for me at least): sources 1 2.
     
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  17. Sir Veza

    Sir Veza Farming Deity

    As Van Gogh said, "You gotta have an ear for it."

    My immediate idea for an item for Aloyso (based upon the campaign story-line) was...

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    ...but...

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    ...is probably more appropriate.
     
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  18. tolkien

    tolkien Thaumaturge

    Oooh, Burn, Aloyzo!
    Nice one cerveza.
     
  19. BUSSM1593

    BUSSM1593 Orc Soldier

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  20. Maniafig

    Maniafig Thaumaturge

    I'd also suggest getting rid of Punishing Beam, I don't think a card which can easily do 15 damage with 6 range should be on an Arcane Item. :p
     

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