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Old 11-15-2001, 03:03 AM   #11
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Originally posted by Lucre:
Don't you people get required NPC's just to get your strongholds?


If you mean like using Valgar to get the Planar Sphere, look at it this way. I go to Umar Hills, let him join the 'party', then go post-haste to the Planar Sphere and open the door, after which I kick him out.

No Xp got shared, no fights, nothing, nada. It is like treating Valgar like he is a key.

If you insist on being a soloing purist, you can always kill Valgar and take his body along instead.
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Old 11-15-2001, 04:58 AM   #12
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true,...u can breeze through the game soloing, but u miss most of the quest...
also, u need to choose wisely, cause within the actual game all u really need is the skill of a fighter and thief and magic from a mage, i think that druids and clerics are pretty useless anyway,,..
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Old 11-15-2001, 07:13 AM   #13
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true,...u can breeze through the game soloing, but u miss most of the quest...
also, u need to choose wisely, cause within the actual game all u really need is the skill of a fighter and thief and magic from a mage, i think that druids and clerics are pretty useless anyway,,..



Miss what? [img]tongue.gif[/img] I have already played with a party many times already, I am now soloing for the challenge.
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Old 11-18-2001, 11:23 PM   #14
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Originally posted by Dundee Slaytern:


If you insist on being a soloing purist, you can always kill Valgar and take his body along instead.



Sorry Valygar. [img]graemlins/tombstone.gif[/img] *Well, I did tell the Wizard I'd kill him*
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Old 11-19-2001, 01:33 AM   #15
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As was previously stated I was soloing with a jester, which I was not really enjoying so much... I quit that and per a prior post decided to solo as an assassin. Now I am a human in this game and was thinking of dualing him into a mage. Let's just say its pretty tough when a lich castes protection from magical weapons on himself, naturally immune to normal weapons, you can't dispell it, you can't hide in shadows or backstab, because he has already seen you, So basically your can't touch him for like 4 rounds, and your trapped in the room with him. what do you do? Well basically you die, then you reload, then you die, then you reload, then you die, then you reload,then you. . . . you get the idea. Eventually you find something that works, and you know what to do in that type of situation from then on. Without the ability to cast spells, or as a theif, "hold your own in combat", you get pretty screwed when there's a magic user present. So by playing an assassin solo, you know what you gain from that? Basically the ability to play a theif better. Instead of charging in arrows, swords, and spells blazing, you sneak in all clandestine and backstab the lich for 7 times the normal damage amount, which kills him instantly. This opens the door to the room, you sneak out hide in the shadows, and kill his minions one by one, backstabbing and running away, hiding and backstabing again. pretty difficult to get around something like dispelling spells late in the game, but its just something I'm going to have to learn to deal with, because theres no way I'm dualing him into a mage. In a pretty strange nutshell, thats what soloing is about.
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Old 11-19-2001, 08:03 PM   #16
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You're all mad in the heed!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-19-2001, 08:55 PM   #17
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of course, you COULD get the cloak of non-detection, and buy ALL of the invisibility potions you can find. then use them later in the game.
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