"Firetop Mountain" is a play-by-email game concerning the conflict between powerful wizards in a duel of sorcery.

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What are the differences between Firetop Mountain and Warlocks?

As part of this previous question I learned that Warlocks is another version of Firetop Mountain, but it's not perfectly the same. The most evident difference is that Firetop Mountain is a ...
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Can you order your monsters to commit suicide?

Can you order to a monster that you control (Goblin, Ogre, Troll or Giant - Elementals are another thing) to attack himself? Will they kill themselves in that case? EDIT: this trick may be of some ...
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Been hit by a spell cast during a TimeStop while I'm invisible?

Is it possible to be hit by a spell cast by a mage who is in a TimeStop turn, while my mage is currently invisible? Is this a bug or is it actually foreseen by the rules of the game?
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Does a Magic Mirror protect me against an Ice/Fire Storm?

I'm not sure if a Magic Mirror will protect me againat an Ice/Fire Storm as these spells are not targeted on a player, but affect everybody in the circle, while a Fireball or a Lightning Bolt or a ...
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What is the best strategy / combo after casting blindness?

Blindness looks like a powerful Firetop Mountain spell to me, but it requires the use of both hands for its final movement and then lasts for "only" three turns. What is the best strategy to make the ...
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Can you target a Summon creature spell at a creature already in play?

In Firetop Mountain a summon spell has to have a target and that target is the future controller of the creature. Can you target a summon spell at a NPC creature in play (for example, a goblin) ...
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Does a Firestorm kill a Fire Elemental?

If you invoke a Firestorm whenever an Fire Elemental is present, will the elemental be destroyed by that storm or does it feels comfortable about it? And if he is destroyed, does it hit the mages on ...
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What happens when you cast the Fear spell on an Elemental?

What happens when you cast the Fear spell on an Elemental (Ice or Fire)? Is this possible that it doesn't hurt you on that turn? Or an elemental does know feat at all?
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What's the most efficent combo to do as much damage as possible in 5 turns?

Let's say that my opponent won't cast any spells during the first 5 turns of a duel. What is the best combination of spells to do as much damage as possible in that time?
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What are the best strategies to use when you're invisible?

Invisibility gives a precious advantage at Firetop Mountain, but it lasts only three turns and you need to quickly make the best use of it as it may give you a crucial advantage. What are the best ...
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Can you get stalled in Firetop Mountain?

During a recent game I almost got in a repeated position FP vs FP with my opponent, with a resulting Paralysis+Protection situation on both sides, but one of us broke away from that position just a ...
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Firetop Mountain opening moves

I really love Firetop Mountain , but I struggle to understand and play first few moves, so I often end up playing them a bit random. I'd like to understand if there is a tried and tested approach to ...