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Old February 24th, 2004, 01:37 AM

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Arryn and Ceremony, the manual does answer your question. "If a sixth Global Enchantment is cast, it will have to overcome a randomly chosen global enchantment already in effect." (p. 27)
I know the manual states it's randomly chosen. But I'm not so sure this is actually true. My unscientific observations have hinted otherwise. A definitive answer from JO or KO would be appreciated. (The Dom manual is good, but I don't think it's 100% accurate on all matters ... that it actually covers.)
I remember adding that particular part. It was based on info requested from Johan K. There's still the possibility it might have been misinterpreted, changed, or simply be buggy though.
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... changed, or simply be buggy ...
It's precisely this that I'm curious about.
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Old February 24th, 2004, 04:01 AM

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It certainly would come as no surprise to me if the manual were incorrect.

If it is...I have a question...would that be a bug or a typo in the manual?
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A newly cast global will

1: Take up a free slot (out of five possible).
2: Overtake the same global from another player regardless of global slots occupied by spells.
3: Dispel a random global slot and take that slot even if it was previously yours.

Events that might cause discrepancies:
* Someone casts a global spell. It might take place before your spell taking up a slot so your spell must dispel another spell.
* Someone casts dispel. The dispel might and might not take place before your global is cast. Thus you might replace a global and afterwards another global is dispelled giving a total of four spells.
* The caster of a spell might die. This usually happens after spellcasting. A global can replace another and then the caster dies in a battle giving four remaining globals.
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I know the manual states it's randomly chosen. But I'm not so sure this is actually true. My unscientific observations have hinted otherwise. A definitive answer from JO or KO would be appreciated. (The Dom manual is good, but I don't think it's 100% accurate on all matters ... that it actually covers.)
I hope that it is accurate on the matters it do covers.
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