Lugronk For Dragons?

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Bandobras Took
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Lugronk For Dragons?

Post by Bandobras Took » Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:32 am

Lugronk says "Balrog Only" instead of "Balrog Specific." Is this deliberate, so that he may not be used by Dragons/Grey Players?
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Re: Lugronk For Dragons?

Post by Thorsten the Traveller » Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:55 pm

'Balrog only' was intended so that Durloch can play him, who is not The Balrog, though still a Balrog. The question is whether Balrog specific refers only to The Balrog or could refer to any Balrog.

A Dragon-lord does count as a Balrog-player (per Grey Player rules), but that doesn't make him a Balrog. Nevertheless, with Mindbend you should be able to play Lugronk, yes.

I'll be making a clarification somewhere, perhaps in upcoming mene rulesbook-addendum.
'specific' means a card can only be included in deck if you are playing a particular (set of) avatar(s).
'only' means a card can only be used on/by a particular set of characters/avatars.

So 'Balrog only' technically indicates you can include him in any deck (if rules allow it), but play him only if you are a Balrog. For characters this is a bit weird, it's more used for resources. So either Lugronk should be Balrog specific, or grey player only.
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