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Goblin Spam!

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You'd be surprised how well it works. You can mass produce them and they cost no income. It works better if there are lots of villages on the map and high gold per villages. You should recruit only goblin spearmen, and 1 or 2 wolf riders.
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Like the recruitment idea mentioned here: http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... 25#p362425

And the visual reference here: http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=25462
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Something I wondered: which would win between goblin spam and WC spam? I'd guess WCs, due to being cheaper, and having Plague. But i don't know...
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thespaceinvader wrote:Something I wondered: which would win between goblin spam and WC spam? I'd guess WCs, due to being cheaper, and having Plague. But i don't know...
Hey, guess what we can test later....
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We did. Zombie apocalypse ensued. Though as the end of the game demonstrates, against even Grunt spam, it probably wouldn't have.

Unfortunately, I don't keep replays >.< Fortunately, there's always the replays server :D

http://www.wesnoth.org/replays/1.7/2009 ... _(2578).gz

EDIT: OK, the forum software doesn't parse that correctly. Here's a TinyURL http://tinyurl.com/mnr8mv
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Here's the replay, downloaded and attached.
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i downloaded the replay turuk posted, but when i tried to watch the replay wesnoth said it was from another version. i told it to load it anyway, but the file was corrupt (though that's not really surprising). same thing happened with thespaceinvader's replay.
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Pentarctagon wrote:i downloaded the replay turuk posted, but when i tried to watch the replay wesnoth said it was from another version. i told it to load it anyway, but the file was corrupt (though that's not really surprising). same thing happened with thespaceinvader's replay.
We played on 1.7.2, not 1.6.
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ooh, ok. guess i gotta download 1.7.2 and watch it then.

edit: funny match :lol2: , zombie apocalypse indeed.
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It's not quite that entertaining. As you can expect, WC wipe the floor with gobbos.
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while the match itself was not that entertaining, some of the entertainment was seeing someone actually do this. the undead recruit animation was kind of cool too.
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Turuk wrote: And the visual reference here: http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=25462
looks nice ... on first sight

but then i cannot imagine that gobbos wont get totally slaughtered by skeletons ;)
and then the skeletons will level ... and finally ... total victory of undead

i would not spam wc against mass gobbos ;)
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I myself have used this, only I make 5 grunts, which sneak up along the line, and decimate the enemy column. :lol2:
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Mabuse wrote:i would not spam wc against mass gobbos
Why not? You just keep making more WC on your own then.
cobra wrote:I myself have used this, only I make 5 grunts, which sneak up along the line, and decimate the enemy column.
That is not goblin spam though, which is the point of this thread.
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Mabuse wrote:i would not spam wc against mass gobbos ;)
Why not? It works. WCs are cheaper, can kill a goblin in 3 hits, and keep multiplying.
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