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Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-11-2002, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Eldurin
I have four magic users pushing level 30 with...

I have four magic users pushing level 30 with maxxed magic skills in their main areas, and none has ever received more than one spell point on level up.

Learning spells faster doesn't mean more...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-14-2001, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Eldurin
Indeed, Black Slimes seem to be the most deadly,...

Indeed, Black Slimes seem to be the most deadly, but Adamantine Slimes are certainly the most resistant to damage. I love running into them, though, because it is such a great way for my party to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-13-2001, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Eldurin
I found the Gold Nuggets sling stones, but only...

I found the Gold Nuggets sling stones, but only 10 of them I think, dropped by a semi-boss monster. Haven't used them yet.

I have three characters highly skilled in slings using upper-end stones...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-13-2001, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Eldurin
One of the Rapax Priestesses dropped one for me.

One of the Rapax Priestesses dropped one for me.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2001, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By Eldurin
The Rapaz Castle Smith and the Umpani Comissary...

The Rapaz Castle Smith and the Umpani Comissary are fairly good suppliers of ammunition. Croc and Fuzzbait(sic) are fair. Anna has some once in a while.

In any event, just take what they have for...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2001, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Eldurin
There have been several bugs that have been...

There have been several bugs that have been officially recongnized that will be patched. Here are a couple I can remember of the top of my head:
Vi can get stuck in the statue of Phoonzang. That is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2001, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Eldurin
As it says in the manual, you can level more than...

As it says in the manual, you can level more than once. You lose nothing. For those who want to test it and are high level, save your game, drop a character, add a first-level character and get in a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2001, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Eldurin
One thing that might help is to get yourself into...

One thing that might help is to get yourself into an area where ranged attacks would be limited by cover, making it necessary for most monsters to move into melee range. This would also have the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Eldurin
Neither of the current patches address that...

Neither of the current patches address that issue, but it has been resolved and the next patch will fix it. No word on when the next patch will be available, however.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Eldurin
I have a slew of devices that increase my...

I have a slew of devices that increase my character's magic resistance, so by the time I met my first Dreadmares, none of their effects worked on me.

Don't overlook the power of equipment that...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Eldurin
Arlie, Another thing you can try is just...

Arlie,

Another thing you can try is just create a new savegame as a test, dump your Priest, and see how things go for a while.

Also, it will take a lot longer for your Priest to go from Level...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Eldurin
vesselle, That's one of the great things...

vesselle,

That's one of the great things about this game that isn't mentioned much; a well-balanced group works like a team, not like six individuals who happen to be traveling together.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Eldurin
A Ranger's instant kills are not truly random,...

A Ranger's instant kills are not truly random, nor are they based on his or her Critical Strike skill, which a Ranger does not possess. Instead a Ranger's critical success chance is based on his or...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Eldurin
Heal All is an important spell in mid-game - and...

Heal All is an important spell in mid-game - and it takes longer for a Bishop - even one specializing in Divine spells, to get it. I found my Priest to be vitally important until my characters...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Eldurin
It seems to me that preset encounters are the...

It seems to me that preset encounters are the same regardless of what level you are. Most random or randomized encounters reflect your current level, however.

For example, if you go back to the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Eldurin
I think NPCs are largely a waste of time and...

I think NPCs are largely a waste of time and experience with a few exceptions. If you find having them along is fun or useful, then go for it.

That said, you can take NPCs wherever you like, even...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2001, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 796
Posted By Eldurin
I don't know the answer, but the key point here...

I don't know the answer, but the key point here is that Myles refused to join you after giving you the quest. The point of the quest is for him to join you and rescue Vi together. Therefore, any of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-10-2001, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By Eldurin
I identify cursed items all the time, and they...

I identify cursed items all the time, and they show that they are cursed. You just need to have sufficient skill.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-10-2001, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By Eldurin
I have four spellcasters, level 27, and have...

I have four spellcasters, level 27, and have never received more than one spell point at level up. They all have had 100 intelligence for a long time, and one had 100 Piety.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-10-2001, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Eldurin
Just to clear up some confusion, when you select...

Just to clear up some confusion, when you select Return to Portal as a spell when you level up you also get Set Portal. This is the way it's support to work, as it says in the manual. The magic books...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-07-2001, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Eldurin
Correct. You cannot equip two long swords. You...

Correct. You cannot equip two long swords. You use things such as a dagger, Main Gauche, Poinard, and so forth as a secondary weapon.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-07-2001, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 248
Posted By Eldurin
Wizardry 8: Artifacts of the Ascension ...

Wizardry 8: Artifacts of the Ascension

Wizarry 8: Legacy of the Cosmic Lords
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-07-2001, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Eldurin
I do not believe a Mage who used to be a Samauri...

I do not believe a Mage who used to be a Samauri can wield swords or wear Samauri armor....
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-06-2001, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Eldurin
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Your front line...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Your front line should be all melee combat characters. Their primary skills are melee, so giving them a cursed melee weapon that increass their damage output improves...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-06-2001, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Eldurin
Ever single Djinn I have fought (8?) has dropped...

Ever single Djinn I have fought (8?) has dropped an eye.... I have only seen one steelhide croc, though. I have a huge collection of "parts" that I keep in Antone's chest. smile.gif
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-06-2001, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Eldurin
A Hogar NPC?

A Hogar NPC?
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-06-2001, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Eldurin
I don't understand the point of equipping cursed...

I don't understand the point of equipping cursed items. Since you can't switch to a missle weapon when equipped with Bloodlust, for example, the character is useless until you are toe-to-toe with the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2001, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Eldurin
If you camped while the hologram was visible, it...

If you camped while the hologram was visible, it will not appear again due to a bug. Apply the latest patch and you should be fine. I have not had this happen, but I have heard that the patch may not...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2001, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Eldurin
"I noticed that formation changes in combat...

"I noticed that formation changes in combat usually don't "stick" afterwards."

That is by design. Changes made during combat are assumed to be temporary; those made outside of combat are permanent.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2001, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Eldurin
You don't need drivers for a 5 1/4in drive....

You don't need drivers for a 5 1/4in drive. Connect it, set it up in BIOS, and restore. smile.gif
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2001, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Eldurin
My Vi is missing as well. I was also wondering if...

My Vi is missing as well. I was also wondering if it was part of the plot (i.e. the Dark Savant got her).
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-04-2001, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By Eldurin
Warning, contains spoilers. Here are a a...

Warning, contains spoilers.

Here are a a couple of funny or strange things that have happened to my group during my stay on Dominus:

In the upper monastary early in the game, one of my...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-03-2001, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Eldurin
I have seen the Trynnies stuck in a specific...

I have seen the Trynnies stuck in a specific doorway on at least three or four occasions. I simply camp near them, and when I awake, they're gone.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-30-2001, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Eldurin
I am playing on Normal mode and my party is...

I am playing on Normal mode and my party is mostly 24th & 25th level. I rarely get huge encounters with multiple monsters. I usually have to *try* to make them happen by leading and teasing monsters...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-07-2001, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Eldurin
No offense taken, but if I thought hacking was...

No offense taken, but if I thought hacking was cool, I wouldn't be playing the Temple of Ramm over and over, would I? http://www.tgeweb.com/ironworks/cgi-bin/ubb/Noncgi/smiles/smile.gif I'd just give...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-06-2001, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Eldurin
Thanks for the advice about items, Sazerac. I...

Thanks for the advice about items, Sazerac. I will try several imports.

The level you are when you import does, however, have a direct effect on how you show up in Crusaders. Sure, regardless of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 04-05-2001, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Eldurin
I've just finished Bane of the Cosmic Forge again...

I've just finished Bane of the Cosmic Forge again (the first time since finishing it when it came out!), and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on what I can do to optimize the import into...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Eldurin
Moni, do mean (for example) playing a Lord and...

Moni, do mean (for example) playing a Lord and then acting evil? I, too, would like to see consequences for this. (fun conseqences!)

[This message has been edited by Eldurin (edited 03-16-2001).]
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Eldurin
I think the reverse might be true here, though....

I think the reverse might be true here, though. Wizards & Warriors was designed in "software mode." and hardware specific calls were added later, much to the game's detriment. I ran the game in...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Eldurin
Even though I know full well the danger of...

Even though I know full well the danger of sweeping statements, I'd say that the vast majority of 233MHz and up computers already have video cards capable of 3D acceleration.

Tentative specs from...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Eldurin
Thanks for the information. Sounds as if it might...

Thanks for the information. Sounds as if it might be worth it to play Bane again, import to Crusaders, and then import to Wizardry 8.

Oddly enough, however, I like the character creation process...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Eldurin
Does anyone have any information on importing...

Does anyone have any information on importing characters from Crusaders of the Dark Savant into Wizardry 8? I've reloaded Bane and Crusaders recently and have starting replaying them in preparation...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,791
Posted By Eldurin
WizEdit is by Software Specialties ...

WizEdit is by Software Specialties

http://www.softwarespecialties.com/
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-16-2001, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By Eldurin
...but Sir-tech Cananda does not endorse this...

...but Sir-tech Cananda does not endorse this release date. They say that as soon as a date is set, it will be put up on their website. EBWorld is probably guessing. If Sir-tech has yet to sign with...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 03-15-2001, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Eldurin
D.W. helped with 4? I don't think so... Are you...

D.W. helped with 4? I don't think so... Are you sure?
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 03-15-2001, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Eldurin
Frankly, there appears to be a serious and...

Frankly, there appears to be a serious and pervasive lack of logic in W&W -- period. The game (which I enjoyed very much until it became too easy) made little sense. I sincerely feel bad, because...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 03-15-2001, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Eldurin
You can use the Vanish spell to get by the...

You can use the Vanish spell to get by the mechnical dragon. Most of the game's puzzles have a second, unintended way to get around them. If you set yourself up right, you can even skip getting the...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Archives 11-11-2000, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By Eldurin
I got several chain coifs +2 from Centaurs, I...

I got several chain coifs +2 from Centaurs, I believe. Centaurs are excellent loot droppers. I always rejoice when they spawn!
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Archives 11-11-2000, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By Eldurin
Your problem is a confirmed Windows 2000 problem...

Your problem is a confirmed Windows 2000 problem with how the town AVI files are read. No one running Windows 2000 has access to this buildings. FOrtunately, there is a fix that will take a little...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Archives 11-09-2000, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,502
Posted By Eldurin
Sounds like a plan, Mr. Slip. Have at it!

Sounds like a plan, Mr. Slip. Have at it!
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