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Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-06-2006, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By DraconFighter
I always do the alliance quest before I become a...

I always do the alliance quest before I become a templar. That way you can keep the castle friendly as long as you want.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-05-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By DraconFighter
"But in this game i cleared the Rapax Castle (no...

"But in this game i cleared the Rapax Castle (no Bushido, no Muramasa)"

There a Bushido Blade set in Rapax Castle somewhere near Ferro.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-05-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By DraconFighter
It is in Upper Rapax Castle. There is a tiny...

It is in Upper Rapax Castle. There is a tiny keyhole in the wall of the King's Bedchamber. You got the key in the Warroom, which you entered from the Prince's play area. This will open the area with...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-05-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By DraconFighter
3 years? I do believe this November will be...

3 years? I do believe this November will be Wizardry 8's 5th birthday. Was it November 13, 2001?

Times goes by fast when you're having fun.

[edit: typos]

[ 10-05-2006, 10:21 AM: Message...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-27-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By DraconFighter
I believe that Crock stocks all the good...

I believe that Crock stocks all the good spellbooks when you hit character level 11.

[ 09-27-2006, 12:21 PM: Message edited by: DraconFighter ]
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-26-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By DraconFighter
The Bard is another good candidate for Bloodlust....

The Bard is another good candidate for Bloodlust. With various Bard items, the Bard will eventually be your strongest character. I you develop the Bard Str Dex, then Sen Vit, you'll have a real...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-12-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By DraconFighter
Roboghost: "You get 5% kill from each player (100...

Roboghost: "You get 5% kill from each player (100 critical strike: 1% at start plus 1% per 25 points of CS = 5%)"

Didn't know you get one point at the start. Excellent!
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-12-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By DraconFighter
Wereboar wrote: "It sounds like you tried to...

Wereboar wrote:
"It sounds like you tried to play your spellcasters like you would play hybrids."

Come to think of it, you're right (just never thought of it that way before). I like to develop...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-12-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By DraconFighter
Well, depending upon how long you've been away,...

Well, depending upon how long you've been away, there are several mods you might enjoy playing. Links to all are on Wolfie's site:

http://www.foerster.cc/wolfie/
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-08-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By DraconFighter
In terms of Monk equipment, the Assassin's Cap...

In terms of Monk equipment, the Assassin's Cap will give a 20% bonus to critical. Is there anything else a Monk can wear that gives a critical bonus so that you could get a Monk's critical up to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-08-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By DraconFighter
Wereboar wrote: "Just yesterday, i just...

Wereboar wrote:
"Just yesterday, i just finished a spell heavy game. Mage, Psionic, Priest, Alchemist, Bishop, and Bard."

What luck! I've been mucking around with this exact same party, but have...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-08-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By DraconFighter
5 - Elf Bishop (Mage/Priest) 6 - Elf Bishop...

5 - Elf Bishop (Mage/Priest)
6 - Elf Bishop (Alchemy/Psionics)

What were your thoughts on dividing the books between your two bishops? I can see that both will get Knock Knock, which is a good...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-12-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By DraconFighter
Also should mention that there's a way to get the...

Also should mention that there's a way to get the Ninja garb for your Faerie Ninja right at the start of the game. I think you start as a Faerie Ninja, put all her items in party inventory, switch...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-12-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By DraconFighter
Hey Baltimore. I'm in College Park. A Ninja can't...

Hey Baltimore. I'm in College Park. A Ninja can't wear the Zynaryx Plate anyway, so not to worry.

I too like to let my Samurai start as a Mage if I'm going to go for Power Cast. I've never tired...
Forum: Wizardry 8 Forum 08-25-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 115,249
Posted By DraconFighter
Want to get the Holy Water spellbook from the...

Want to get the Holy Water spellbook from the Savant Orb near the Tower in Arnika? The Orb has the greatest number of hit points of the enemy group, so it is easy to kill them all except the Orb. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-22-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By DraconFighter
If he already has some S&W skill you might try...

If he already has some S&W skill you might try the Staff of Doom.

Equipping two Nunchaka is also very effective. My solo FN sometimes uses these. They are not cursed, so switching to throwing or a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-12-2004, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By DraconFighter
If you aim is simplicity, I would say don't...

If you aim is simplicity, I would say don't change classes at all. You don't have the alchemy skill in your original party, but that will make equipping your group more challenging.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-21-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By DraconFighter
"2) I've aligned with the Umpani (and have both...

"2) I've aligned with the Umpani (and have both Saxx and Sparkle in my group at the moment). Any reason not to play both sides of the Umpani-T'rang conflict and do quests from both? Does the answer...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-21-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By DraconFighter
If I recall correctly 7-4-0 I don't think...

If I recall correctly 7-4-0

I don't think that switch does anything. I always flip it, tho'. Doesn't the sign on it say it needs to be fixed?
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 10-13-2004, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By DraconFighter
Doubleman Draught is also cheaper. I thought it...

Doubleman Draught is also cheaper. I thought it was exactly the same as Superman (ie power level 5). I've never had one fail.

Beware when Superman wears off at the end of Combat. You character...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-24-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By DraconFighter
AFAIK = as far as I know

AFAIK = as far as I know
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-22-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By DraconFighter
"Why bother to steal or kill for an item that is...

"Why bother to steal or kill for an item that is freely given?"

Because stolen cookies taste best?

Scatter, Didn't know I could kill Al Sedexus twice. Excellent. I will soon be in a position to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-24-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By DraconFighter
Is there a better mace available early in the...

Is there a better mace available early in the game? Seems that I always take Vi's if I'm running a Priest or a Lord. Sometimes I get a Disruptor Mace as a random drop in Arnika but not often (usually...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-24-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By DraconFighter
You'll have another S&W in the Monastery that...

You'll have another S&W in the Monastery that your FN can use. You don't need to worry about waiting till then to have a S&W in each hand. Your skills will go sky high soon enough.

Worry first...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-24-2004, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 587
Posted By DraconFighter
Did you kill the highly annoying Private Sparkle?...

Did you kill the highly annoying Private Sparkle?

A spell backfiring can cause friendly critters to go hostile.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-25-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By DraconFighter
My favorite party of four has been Lord...

My favorite party of four has been

Lord (first level as Priest)

Bard

Samurai (first level as Mage, but start with a Samurai so you get the swords, and then replace her with a Mage when you...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-20-2004, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By DraconFighter
You can type anything you like into the little...

You can type anything you like into the little dialog box below the list of dialog options. Be creative in your use of this feature, especially around the ladies.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-12-2004, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By DraconFighter
"I'm thick I still don't understand." I...

"I'm thick
I still don't understand."

I don't think you need to get into exactly how the game computes attributes, skills, and everything else in order to enjoy the game. Maybe the best...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-12-2004, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By DraconFighter
"I mean would it be viable to points JUST in...

"I mean would it be viable to points JUST in Sword and ignore Close?"

Yes, that would work. What I've always read and seen in my own game play is that:

1. Every point in Close Combat increases...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-05-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By DraconFighter
"Is there a mental shield?" Magic Screen...

"Is there a mental shield?"

Magic Screen increases resistance to all realms. Souls Shield increases resistance to divine and mental realms. There are also items that increase resistances to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-27-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By DraconFighter
You'll want to have magic screen running as high...

You'll want to have magic screen running as high as you can before combat. Then cast Soul Shield ASAP in the first combat round. If a party member turns on you, you can try locking in a ranged...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-23-2004, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By DraconFighter
http://www.flamestryke.com/wizardry8/flamestrykes_...

http://www.flamestryke.com/wizardry8/flamestrykes_w8.html
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-05-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By DraconFighter
Ferro will sell to you even before you become a...

Ferro will sell to you even before you become a Templar.
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Slight spoiler
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Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-22-2003, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By DraconFighter
You've almost got it. Once you get the switches...

You've almost got it. Once you get the switches done right, go into the room with the Rapax dummy and walk right up to the glass doors, then they will open. So it takes some fiddling with the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-22-2003, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By DraconFighter
And then there are the most inspiring words...

And then there are the most inspiring words spoken by any character in Wiz8:

"Now would be a good time for a pint."

"Aye." me says, accepting the quest to raid the cooler.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-22-2003, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By DraconFighter
She's definitely mama's girl.

She's definitely mama's girl.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-19-2003, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By DraconFighter
PLG: But killing is what Rapax are for. Actually,...

PLG: But killing is what Rapax are for. Actually, you may have done it a better way. Now you won't have to share any experience points with Rodan and Drazic when you take out the Away Camp. Only the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-18-2003, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By DraconFighter
ProLifeGirl, I like you already just for that...

ProLifeGirl, I like you already just for that name.

I am a little fuzzy on this question, but I'm reasonably sure that you are good to go. Even if you kill the King, you can still become a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2003, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By DraconFighter
Loudhy wrote: "my magic parties never left the...

Loudhy wrote:
"my magic parties never left the monastery before they reach Lvl 10"

Whenever I have leveled up past 5 in the Monastery, I have had disease problems. How do you avoid it? [I forget...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-12-2003, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By DraconFighter
I also use the Scottish voice (Male Burly 2) for...

I also use the Scottish voice (Male Burly 2) for my Fighter.

I like Female Intellectual 2 for my Dark Elven Bard. ("An object worthy of fate herself." "I prosper with the will of destiny.")

My...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-11-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By DraconFighter
You'll probably get a lot of conflicting opinions...

You'll probably get a lot of conflicting opinions on this question.

I think a good general rule is to level up as you go unless you can think of a good reason not to do so.

One good reason not...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By DraconFighter
You have to show her your cat 'o nine tails first.

You have to show her your cat 'o nine tails first.
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-04-2003, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By DraconFighter
You could make your own. Press print screen when...

You could make your own. Press print screen when what you want is on your monitor. A copy will be made into your Wiz8 directory. You can edit it to your liking in a photo editor.

Clean out the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-02-2003, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By DraconFighter
I've not played a Gadgeteer, but Bards get no...

I've not played a Gadgeteer, but Bards get no benefit whatever from powercast. I always leave her intelligence right at the starting number.

To learn to play a new instrument, both the level of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-02-2003, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By DraconFighter
For the most part, you are best starting with the...

For the most part, you are best starting with the party you want to have at the end. A few exceptions to the rule are noted above.

One problem I'd forsee with switching a Mage to Samurai, is that...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-25-2003, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By DraconFighter
Oh, yeah, about the criticals: I do believe...

Oh, yeah, about the criticals:

I do believe my Faerie Ninja has scored Criticals with the Cane of Corpus, but for my Ranger, I've never seen a Critical in close combat. Also, for the Ranger, it is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-25-2003, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By DraconFighter
Nightowl2 wrote: "Of course, for this...

Nightowl2 wrote:
"Of course, for this particular spell, it's not too big a deal, since Bishops have the innate ability to uncurse anyway."

Good point, Nightowl, and this is correct most of the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-24-2003, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By DraconFighter
The Trynton fountain is the only place to get a...

The Trynton fountain is the only place to get a permanent increase in attributes (aside from leveling up, of course).

You need 100 points in the attribute to unlock the personal skill associated...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-24-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By DraconFighter
I don't think you can do it. But even worst than...

I don't think you can do it. But even worst than having to look at the skull of the character you killed off for the rest of the game, is the fact that the dead characters level, which is not...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-21-2003, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 524
Posted By DraconFighter
Lightning Strikes/Critical Strikes One...

Lightning Strikes/Critical Strikes

One reason I enjoy the Samurai is because there is so much mystery about them. For this discussion, I assume we are defining Lightning Strike as when you get a...
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