The point is that they can. Regardless of how highly you value your
noble's time, they can be just used to practive, and have a 120, 150
or more combat value without interacting with anyone or anything.
I have a noble in my castle, and he cannot do much beyond sit and
learn skills/practice, as someone has to collect the taxes. Perhaps
if I get a mage who knows scrying, I will set them up in the castle
instead...Otherwise the castle is a time-sink albiet a very profitable
> underground kingdom, and if anyone wants to develop such a game,
> count me in! Let's keep Oly firmly above ground, an area it handles
> very well indeed.
Okay I'll count you in. I am currently designing a game, which will
of course reflect things as I seee them, namely complicated is good,
but the players shouldn't have to worry about the details. There will
be an underground there (working title is ToF [Time of Fantasy]).