History VideoGame / ArcanumOfSteamWorksAndMagickObscura

1st Feb '18 1:03:46 PM TheRoguePenguin
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** There is an unique, game-breakingly powerful sword to be found in Isle of Despair, that is simply called "Sword". It looks, weights and has a shop price of generic, standard quality one-handed sword. Its stats are anything, but generic - it's 4th best sword in the entire game, surpassed only by two-handed ancient artifacts that come to play in the final act.

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** There is an unique, game-breakingly powerful sword to be found in Isle of Despair, that is simply called "Sword". It looks, weights weighs and has a shop price of similar to a generic, standard quality one-handed sword. Its stats are anything, anything but generic - generic, however; it's 4th the fourth best sword in the entire game, surpassed only by two-handed ancient artifacts that come to play in the final act.


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* PermanentlyMissableContent: On the Isle of Despair, you can do pit fights to earn favor so you can speak to the local leader. The pit fighters can only be looted inside the pit, and one of them is carrying a shockingly powerful sword. Mercifully, the game gives you a fair amount of time after each win to go looting.
6th Jan '18 10:30:35 PM Ramidel
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** An early sidequest has the ghost of a cursed individual imploring you to kill the priest who cursed him. [[spoiler:If the ghost's body being labelled "dead bandit" isn't enough of a hint, the Detect Alignment spell reveals that the ghost is evil-aligned and the priest is good-aligned. The curse was a punishment for the bandit stealing a holy relic.]] Detect Alignment in general is pretty much intended to provide interface spoilers.
6th Jan '18 10:25:28 PM Ramidel
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** The Sword of Baltar, Lianna Del Par's blade, is a massive greatsword that does ridiculous amounts of damage (15-25 per hit). Now, it does take a high Strength to use, but even if you're not a Half-Ogre yourself, you might well have Sogg Mead Mug for a companion, and ''he'' can use it effectively, allowing him to tear down any opposition at lightning speed. It costs a fate point to steal, but who cares?



** Should you choose the magical path, Harm is the first level Dark Necromancy spell. It costs a pittance of Fatigue, deals decent damage for its cost, and as befitting of spells, doesn't miss.
6th Jan '18 10:07:37 PM Ramidel
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* CrutchCharacter: Virgil allows a non-combat character (and even a pure combat character may have difficulty with this at level one and no real gear) to fight the random wolves in the starting area (even if one at a time) and provides free healing. While Virgil never becomes a bad party member, it's almost impossible for some character builds to survive the early game otherwise.
28th Dec '17 12:27:24 PM Magnimik
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* ThreeQuestionsThree: There are three naked halfling wizards in Black Root who can offer the Living One to play the Ancient Game in the form of three riddles. If you answer correctly all of them, you will get a gem which can summon a 50 level halfling wizard on your side. However, if you answer wrongly the last riddle, you will be punished for that.,,

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* ThreeQuestionsThree: TheseQuestionsThree: There are three naked halfling wizards in Black Root who can offer the Living One to play the Ancient Game in the form of three riddles. If you answer correctly all of them, you will get a gem which can summon a 50 level halfling wizard on your side. However, if you answer wrongly the last riddle, you will be punished for that.,,that...
28th Dec '17 12:02:34 PM Magnimik
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* ThreeQuestionsThree: There are three naked halfling wizards in Black Root who can offer the Living One to play the Ancient Game in the form of three riddles. If you answer correctly all of them, you will get a gem which can summon a 50 level halfling wizard on your side. However, if you answer wrongly the last riddle, you will be punished for that.,,
26th Dec '17 8:33:07 AM thisissostupid
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* DevelopersForesight: Every voice-acted NPC has extra dialogue depending on your status. This isn't merely limited to whether your character is retarded or talking to the NPC's ghost, but also includes invisible, transformed, shrunken, and whether they're dressed as a barbarian or completely naked. They also have numerous interactions with other voiced [=NPCs=], including other companions.

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* DevelopersForesight: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52_ZyndqeLI Every voice-acted NPC has extra dialogue depending on your status.status]]. This isn't merely limited to whether your character is retarded or talking to the NPC's ghost, but also includes invisible, transformed, shrunken, and whether they're dressed as a barbarian or completely naked. They also have numerous interactions with other voiced [=NPCs=], including other companions.
24th Dec '17 2:18:30 PM Hawaii_Knut
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** Smoking Suits and Fancy Dresses grants +20 reaction and are very handy when you're in town shopping, as they will likely increase the store owner's liking of you and give you better prizes, or at the very least not get insultet ''that'' often if you're a half-orc.
22nd Dec '17 11:41:02 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* AbsurdlyLowLevelCap: The level cap of 50 can be reached before you've even finished half the game, quite easily at that. And because followers only level-up with player's character, [[GuideDangIt it can get really tricky]] to find and recruit them before you've surpassed their starting level, which in turn affects their competence. Patches addressed this by allowing the experience meter to roll over endlessly at 50, granting no bonus for your character but allowing others to benefit.

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* AbsurdlyLowLevelCap: The level cap of 50 can be reached before you've even finished half the game, quite easily at that. And because followers only level-up with player's character, [[GuideDangIt it can get really tricky]] to find and recruit them before you've surpassed their starting level, which in turn affects their competence. Patches addressed this by allowing the experience meter to roll over endlessly at 50, granting no bonus for your character but allowing others followers to benefit.keep leveling up until they hit the cap.
22nd Dec '17 1:32:02 AM jormis29
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** SettlersOfCatan; see DummiedOut above.

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** SettlersOfCatan; ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan''; see DummiedOut above.
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