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Trolls

Post by Demosthenes » December 4th, 2009, 6:13 pm

Hey are there any eras with trolls as a race? I searched around a little and couldn't find one in Add ons. Thanks

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Re: Trolls

Post by Ken_Oh » December 4th, 2009, 7:42 pm

Trolls are a race in the default era.

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Re: Trolls

Post by Des » December 4th, 2009, 7:47 pm

I’m pretty sure Demosthenes here was asking if any era included an entire faction comprised of Trolls; in which case, I cannot think of any that does.

But technically Ken_Oh is right. The default era has them as a race :lol2:
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Re: Trolls

Post by mnewton1 » December 5th, 2009, 1:30 pm

The Tamers era has two custom trolls race.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Turuk » December 5th, 2009, 2:31 pm

mnewton1 wrote:The Tamers era has two custom trolls race.
Indeed, readily available from the add-on server.

Thread reference for the curious: Trolls
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Re: Trolls

Post by Sangel » December 6th, 2009, 6:51 pm

You can also play as a Troll in Wesband, if you so choose.
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Re: Trolls

Post by IPS » December 7th, 2009, 1:29 am

A curius thing in default era is there is only 1 troll recruit (the troll whelp)

But, any era haves more lv1 trolls units, Its curius... The poor trolls are forgotten? :augh: .... :roll:
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Re: Trolls

Post by The Great Rings » December 7th, 2009, 1:58 am

IPS wrote:A curius thing in default era is there is only 1 troll recruit (the troll whelp)

But, any era haves more lv1 trolls units, Its curius... The poor trolls are forgotten? :augh: .... :roll:
Well, presumably there's a good reason for having only one type of troll recruit in terms of balance. The trolls are really just a part of a predominantly orcish faction, which fits with the typical depiction of trolls in fantasy as not very bright, and thus not really a civilization in their own right.

Though the higher level troll units are pretty awesome. The Rocklobber is particularly nasty, due to its ability to potentially deal out nasty retaliation weather you attack it with ranged or melee weaponry. Also, I think there's a type of troll mage in the campaign Under the Burning Suns.
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Re: Trolls

Post by silent » December 7th, 2009, 7:02 am

The Great Rings wrote:
IPS wrote:A curius thing in default era is there is only 1 troll recruit (the troll whelp)

But, any era haves more lv1 trolls units, Its curius... The poor trolls are forgotten? :augh: .... :roll:
Well, presumably there's a good reason for having only one type of troll recruit in terms of balance. The trolls are really just a part of a predominantly orcish faction, which fits with the typical depiction of trolls in fantasy as not very bright, and thus not really a civilization in their own right.

Though the higher level troll units are pretty awesome. The Rocklobber is particularly nasty, due to its ability to potentially deal out nasty retaliation weather you attack it with ranged or melee weaponry. Also, I think there's a type of troll mage in the campaign Under the Burning Suns.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Turuk » December 8th, 2009, 12:02 am

IPS wrote:A curius thing in default era is there is only 1 troll recruit (the troll whelp)

But, any era haves more lv1 trolls units, Its curius... The poor trolls are forgotten? :augh: .... :roll:
The default era, as noted already, has factions which contain units with the idea of balance in mind, not to satisfy any particular notion of uniformity. There are other points that people raise concerning the makeup of other factions as well, but do keep this in mind.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Rya » December 9th, 2009, 8:34 am

Hey are you the guy who always only builds trolls.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Velensk » December 9th, 2009, 12:58 pm

There are multiple of those unfortunately.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Longbow » December 9th, 2009, 4:16 pm

My era (Longbow's_MP_era) lets you play trolls as a faction on its own.

You can only recruit the whelp, but your leader can be a hero, shaman, normal L2 troll or rocklobber IIRC.
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Re: Trolls

Post by Turuk » December 9th, 2009, 10:52 pm

Velensk wrote:There are multiple of those unfortunately.
And they seem to have found the secret to effectively multiply themselves...
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Re: Trolls

Post by Aethaeryn » December 10th, 2009, 7:40 pm

Rya wrote:Hey are you the guy who always only builds trolls.
Are they taking "trolling" quite literally?
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