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Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,031
Posted By Jim
Haha! For the sole reason that when I created my...

Haha! For the sole reason that when I created my original account, time was short and I needed to ask some questions and didn't spend any time whatsoever coming up with a creative name. If there was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2005, 08:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,031
Posted By Jim
What happened to Alson and Dundee? Their mass...

What happened to Alson and Dundee? Their mass debates ( graemlins/blush.gif ) were the stuff of legend. Along with Sir Exxon, SixOfSpades and a few more that aren't coming to mind at the mo'?...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-24-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Jim
My favourites for power/originality/enjoyment...

My favourites for power/originality/enjoyment include shapeshifter/beast master/jester. Great kits ;)
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2005, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jim
At first I did suspect that it was because he...

At first I did suspect that it was because he didn't gain the resistances until he reached a specific level, but that does not appear to be the case. If I crank his XP right up to 8 million and level...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-21-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Jim
The 9600 cards will fly in NWN, although my...

The 9600 cards will fly in NWN, although my suggestion is to try and push for a 6600GT. The 9600 XT's are around £100 new, with the 6600GT's available for as little as £130-£140. The extra £40 will...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-20-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jim
In my latest run through the game, I enlisted...

In my latest run through the game, I enlisted good old Haer'Dalis into my party. I know there are issues with his weapon proficiencies/pick pocket score/mage spells being screwed, but never before...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-14-2005, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jim
According to its kit description - the poison...

According to its kit description - the poison weapon ability applies 1hp damage per second for 24 seconds, with 3hp per second for the first 6 seconds. Does this mean that the assassins' poison deals...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 11-02-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Jim
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-26-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Jim
You are omitting 6HP from the Blade because you...

You are omitting 6HP from the Blade because you haven't taken into account (I assume) the fact that rogues roll 10D6+CON bonuses for their hit dice before they receive only 2hp per round (with the...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-26-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Jim
I had a look there, but sadly it's only...

I had a look there, but sadly it's only weapons/armour/a cloak and a girdle. I'm now almost certain it has to be a random find which blows!

Not to worry, I've arrived at the conclusion that...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-26-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By Jim
Does anyone else suffer from a problem with traps...

Does anyone else suffer from a problem with traps with this patch?

My character in the OC does not take damage from fire/electrical traps that go off around him (migght affect other traps too but...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-26-2004, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By Jim
Thanks for the heads up! These are probably going...

Thanks for the heads up! These are probably going to be worth buying.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-26-2004, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Jim
I'm going to go out on a limb here and vote for...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and vote for the kensai.

Yes, a Kensai can survive tactics. I've personally soloed a kensai right through the game+tob with all the improved bosses and...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-26-2004, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Jim
Arrow Bard Song - agreed, that sucks. A certain ToB HLA...

Bard Song - agreed, that sucks. A certain ToB HLA nullifies this disadvantage though.

A weakened version of the least useful Thieving skill - True, although there are a couple of instances where...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-21-2004, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Jim
Your post has merit, but everything you've...

Your post has merit, but everything you've suggested a Blade can do too. Traps can be disarmed via Mirror Image / stoneskin and locks opened via knock. Sneeking around at a moments notice? A single...
Forum: Icewind Dale | Heart of Winter | Icewind Dale II Forum 10-20-2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Jim
Two Handed Sword +4: Hammer, the Repeating Heavy...

Two Handed Sword +4: Hammer, the Repeating Heavy Crossbow +5 and the Reinforced Heavy Crossbow +7, but they seem to have removed these weapons at some point with a patch :(
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-20-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Jim
It's already out and being played! Order HL2...

It's already out and being played! Order HL2 through Steam and you can enjoy Counter Strike Source immediately.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-20-2004, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Jim
Yes, the Swashbuckler will eventually become a...

Yes, the Swashbuckler will eventually become a superior fighter - there's no disputing that, but I'm not sure that the Swashbuckler is more valuable in the game. What does the Swashbuckler have over...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-19-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Jim
The blade has the potential to be an exceptional...

The blade has the potential to be an exceptional fighter (with enough patience and nurturing), thanks to decent dual wielding and spell buffing.

The Skald is redundant with ToB, and the standard...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-19-2004, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Jim
Ah, I see! Before I got the above system I...

Ah, I see!

Before I got the above system I was pretty close to you. I used a PIII-700, 256 MB RAM and a 32MB geforce 2 GTS card.

IIRC, I played at 1024x768 with moderate detail settings, no AA...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-19-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Jim
I once dualled him to a thief and is kinda...

I once dualled him to a thief and is kinda screwed up his dialog. He didn't speak to me anymore and I couldn't "convert" him as a result :( best leave him as he is so he can enjoy what he does best...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-19-2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By Jim
Sarevok :D Couldn't resist making him. I...

Sarevok :D

Couldn't resist making him. I imported the Sarevok Soundset from BG2, customised his portrait from ToB, and tried my hardest to closely follow his stats (with the miserable ability...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 10-19-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Jim
My system isn't exactly top of the line anymore,...

My system isn't exactly top of the line anymore, but it cuts NWN just fine. I play in 1024x768 with maximum AA (nice 4 sampling), 64MB texture pack, and all the detail sliders maxed out (basically...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 09-15-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Jim
I'm only in chapter 1. Done the peninsula and...

I'm only in chapter 1. Done the peninsula and beggars nest quests so far.

I guess I can wait a while longer. Annoyingly, I've found at least 2 pairs of Animal Handling Gloves so far :( .
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Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 09-14-2004, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Jim
I need to increase my Parry skill, and so really...

I need to increase my Parry skill, and so really want to lay my hands of a pair of (Greater) Gloves of Swordplay. Is there a merchant anywhere in Neverwinter (or anywhere else for that matter) that...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 09-08-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Jim
Thanks Legolas! They must have changed this...

Thanks Legolas!

They must have changed this feat at some point then, since it does indeed merely grant a +4 skill bonus to the Parry skill. It no longer has anything at all to do with the opposed...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 09-02-2004, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Jim
Hello everyone! I'm exploring the parry...

Hello everyone!

I'm exploring the parry skill at the moment, and would like to know what exactly the "improved parry" feat does. In the past I used to think that the riposte attacks were made with...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-25-2004, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Jim
Pure genius!

Pure genius!
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-02-2004, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By Jim
When you first meet Yagura Shura, he has...

When you first meet Yagura Shura, he has something like 99% resistance to physical damage, which is why you're only doing 1 damage per hit at first. Even with high level kensais' hitting hard, he...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-23-2004, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,271
Posted By Jim
Tiny nitpick. Since a flail does 1D6+1 damage, a...

Tiny nitpick. Since a flail does 1D6+1 damage, a +3 flail will do 1D6+4 (rather than 1D6+2) and have a THAC0 bonus of 3, making DoE a fiercely offensive weapon in its own right (incorrect weapon...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-18-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Jim
You know I completely forgot about the slayer. I...

You know I completely forgot about the slayer. I can wait until chapter 6 no problem. I actually think this will be the first time I have ever had a need for the Slayer!

Tried that approach....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-18-2004, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Jim
You can use longswords. In fact, you can backstab...

You can use longswords. In fact, you can backstab with any melee weapon that a single class thief can use.....i.e. long/short swords, katanas, clubs, quarter staves, daggers.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-16-2004, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Jim
Hi all, my solo shapeshifter is having a...

Hi all,

my solo shapeshifter is having a hard time smashing through certain locks - namely that which leads to Kangaxx. It appears that anything less than a 24 strength will simply not smash this...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-07-2004, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jim
Hmm, this is strange. I've not tested it out of...

Hmm, this is strange. I've not tested it out of the Planar Prison yet, but every creature within this area is charmed without any saving throw. Taking the warden as an example - he has a saving throw...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-06-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jim
Jeepers where have I been! In my years of...

Jeepers where have I been!

In my years of playing I have never once noticed this (nor exploited it tongue.gif ), not to mention the fact that I couldn't find any other threads based on this here...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-06-2004, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jim
Never come across this before, but the "Charm Air...

Never come across this before, but the "Charm Air Elemental (+2 to saving throw)" feature of this ring seems to charm everything (that is charmable), *without fail* - i.e allowing no saving throw at...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-21-2004, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,316
Posted By Jim
Great links Shamrock! smile.gif It does...

Great links Shamrock! smile.gif

It does indeed appear to be a BG2 engine limitation in that "Dispel Effects" will always remove a magical weapon :(

I quite like your idea too of:

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-21-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,316
Posted By Jim
Thanks Shamrock, but I'm not touching that mod...

Thanks Shamrock, but I'm not touching that mod with a 50 ft pole. Personally, I don't feel that the shapeshifter needed rebalancing at all, since if used properly it is a very potent class as it...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-21-2004, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,316
Posted By Jim
I've come across this bug before in the past, but...

I've come across this bug before in the past, but in my most recent game, I want to address it but cannot find a suitable fix anywhere!

The problem lies with the spell "dispel magic", in that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-16-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Jim
Firstly, good luck rolling. The Kensai will need...

Firstly, good luck rolling. The Kensai will need high tanking abilities (STR, DEX, CON), and the the druid abilities (WIS and CHA) need to be very high to allow the dual, which only really leaves INT...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-15-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,582
Posted By Jim
Smiley Exactly. Jesters are very potent when used this...

Exactly. Jesters are very potent when used this way. I'm currently taking a solo Jester (Chaotic Neutral) through BG2 with all the usual mods (tactics, ascension etc) and this character is far from...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-03-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,952
Posted By Jim
Blimey, that was indeed a matter of seconds! ...

Blimey, that was indeed a matter of seconds!

Not read the BG2 boards properly for months. Have to catch up now smile.gif

Think you're right about Imoen, but Nalia's "For the needy" comment...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-03-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,952
Posted By Jim
Anomen says "Take that!" Keldorn says "Torm...

Anomen says "Take that!"
Keldorn says "Torm take you!"
Cernd says "Nature strikes!"
Valygar says "a good hit..."
Haer'Dalis says "a solid blow!" (but sounds more like "a salad bowl")
Sarevok...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 02-03-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By Jim
Just completed my first run through the game....

Just completed my first run through the game. Started the game with a level 14 character imported straight from SoU, and finished as a level 28 character (10 fighter, 18 dwarven defender). Took the 3...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-29-2004, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,159
Posted By Jim
I think Sparhawk is asking why the -4 penalty to...

I think Sparhawk is asking why the -4 penalty to DEX isn't happening when it states this penalty in the weapons description?

Is this is what you're asking, then the most logical reason as to why...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-28-2004, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By Jim
Thanks Micah, I'll try that technique on my next...

Thanks Micah, I'll try that technique on my next play through. The only thing you did differently to me, was that you destroyed the Elder Brain before speaking to Argosus.

I still think there's a...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-28-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Jim
Right you are, but aparently there's a bug with...

Right you are, but aparently there's a bug with humans that causes an XP penalty if CoT becomes the highest level class, and the remaining 2 classes become unbalanced. Hopefully this will be...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-23-2004, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,448
Posted By Jim
Human, starting stats: STR: 16 DEX: 13 ...

Human, starting stats:

STR: 16
DEX: 13
CON: 14
INT: 13
WIS: 10
CHA: 10

Skills: 2 ranks intimidate on first level, 3 at level 3, 4 at level 5 (for weapons master), rest of points pump into...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-17-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By Jim
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May contain chapter 2 spoilers
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Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 01-15-2004, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Jim
Yes, I'm quite tempted to try a dual scimitar or...

Yes, I'm quite tempted to try a dual scimitar or rapier wielding Weapons Master in my next HoTU game. If a scimitar or rapier is the weapon of choice, and improved critical is taken and a keen weapon...
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