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Old June 30, 2017, 19:30   #25
kandrc
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Originally Posted by gameplay appreciator View Post
The bottom line is that there is no in-game limitation on the number of times you cast detection and more casts is better. ESP provides no increase in information available to the player over detection magic, at best it relieves some of the tedium of diligent use of detection. This is a major design flaw.
It's not simply tedium. ESP is a game-changer, even for 0% fail mages. Each detection takes a turn and uses SP. ESP means resting less often, and not worrying about what's coming when you are engaged in a fight. There is no comparison between ESP and detection. It's comparable in value to the first +10 in speed, and 9 times in 10 I will take ESP over 10 speed.
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