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Old May 10, 2019, 11:26   #6
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Originally Posted by Derakon View Post
There's a reason why the only LOS obstruction options in Vanilla are Earthquake (random and low-density), Destruction (not very useful for actual fights outside of Morgoth), and Create Doors (fragile). Being able to obstruct LOS at will is a powerful ability; in my experience it becomes character-defining as soon as it's available.

That's not to say that it's impossible to balance, but my inclination would be to limit it to, say, a scroll or very-hard-to-recharge wand.
There's a wand of wall building in both Umoria and PCB. It's balanced in PCB by being so rare that I've never actually seen one. There's also ?forest creation which you rarely collect enough of to justify the slot.
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