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Geno Geno

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 05:02 AM #1 Playing as Romans

Hi there. I was just wondering if there is any point to having a mage character when you play the Romans?

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 05:06 AM #2 Playing as Romans

Yes, definitely.  Magic is very useful.  Roman magic-users have more restrictions on what they can cast than the Celts do, but having magic in your party is still a good thing.
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Posted 29 January 2016 - 08:21 AM #3 Playing as Romans

You can play with an all Roman magic user party and still win.  You just can't use all the spells that the Celts can.
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Posted 29 January 2016 - 03:56 PM #4 Playing as Romans

You can win with a no-magic party, but that's setting yourself up for a serious challenge. The lack of healing alone would make life hard.

—Alorael, who recommends magic from the beginning through the end. You'll have limited spells, but the spells you have will still make a huge difference.

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Posted 29 January 2016 - 07:45 PM #5 Playing as Romans

Roman spell access is rather limited: no Spirit spells, no Nether spells and limited access to Craft and Beast Circles. Last two Circles have access that comes more from scrolls and bracelets. But you do get most healing spells, apart from Total Healing.

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 06:36 AM #6 Playing as Romans

I decided I am going to have a party made up of 3 fighters and 1 mage. Is this an optimal formation?

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 07:59 AM #7 Playing as Romans

View PostGeno, on 30 January 2016 - 06:36 AM, said:

I decided I am going to have a party made up of 3 fighters and 1 mage. Is this an optimal formation?
That will certainly work. I personally like to have two druids though.
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Posted 30 January 2016 - 06:24 PM #8 Playing as Romans

You can find another Druid in a town later on.




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