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Grimoire gameplay and hints thread

Discussion in 'Golden Era Games' started by JarlFrank, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. ukdouble1 Educated

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    I finished wiz7 3 times (with wiz6 party - for ring, new party and solo). Only dans (monks) was partially hostle and partially friendly, and, if my memory serves me, they either disappeared, or became neutral after meditation in monastery. Umpanies was friendly, T-rangs - was friendly after talking with queen (and became hostle after killing her). Rattkins was сompletely hostle, except two NPC. But their friendliness (as well as the king of the orcs) is explained by the situation.
    And in principle, to hell with them, the main thing is that there are no factions and i cant screw anything here.
     
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  2. Lady Error █▓▒░ ░▒▓█ Patron

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    There are more than enough random encounters where you fight Umpani and T'Rang, even if you are friendly with them. The same thing as in Grimoire.

    There are factions in Grimoire, but for that you need to get out of the first areas. Again, just like in Wizardry 7.
     
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  3. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    I pretty much gave Jaqque everything in my inventory when I realized he was a good SuperIdentifyer.
     
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  4. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    Codex 2012 MCA Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2
    So has anyone actually managed to close the Skulheim second pit?

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    The hint says N.S.E.W, so I am presuming the switches need to be set according to that (whatever it means)

    But the button still gets stuck and nothing happens.
     
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  5. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    I managed to do it, the button didn't get stuck for me. Start with the switch on the door side.
     
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  6. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    Edit: OH GOD I AM A FUCKING RETARD JESUS FUCKING CHRIST
     
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  7. mondblut Arcane

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    If I replay, I'll go with 4 berserkers, 2 rangers, bard and sage. The only problem is it's fucking hard to savescum 4 levelups at once :despair:
     
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  8. mondblut Arcane

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    Ahh, so I still jumped ahead of myself then. All right, we'll see what Pierre has to say.
     
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  9. iqzulk Savant

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    You can rob him for the Black Pierre's diary, which contains the code outright.
     
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  10. mondblut Arcane

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    Everything is in the Bowels, I am sure of it. Cast locate item.
     
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  11. mondblut Arcane

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    But how do I know that in advance? Stealing quest items and mindreading keywords is easy, but I want to connect the dots instead.
     
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  12. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    Mandarin maybe? He seems to know everything about everything.
     
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  13. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Okay, fuck. Those nosferatu-like vampires can, apparently permanently, drain your strength when they hit you. Just confirmed this. :negative:
     
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  14. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    How do I rescue the princess without dragging her along with my party? She says if her father would know that her prison is open, he'd send soldiers to fetch her. The king also said that I should ring the bell in the tower to make his soldiers come in and help me, but I haven't encountered them despite ringing the bell.

    Do I have to take her along and kick out one of my own chars? Wtf?
     
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  15. Zep Zepo Titties and Beer Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual

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    Tastefully rape her...Then just kill her.

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    Honestly, I dont know :)


    Zep--
     
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  16. ukdouble1 Educated

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    The skills in the game are increasing in an amazing way. In Wizardry 6-8 the probability of increasing the skill was inversely proportional to its magnitude. Here, the likelihood of increasing the skill does not depend on its size, but is tied to its successful implementation.
    But the higher the skill, the more likely it will work . Thus, at low values, skills do not grow much, but then increase faster and faster. That is, every skill needs to be pushed, and it is accelerated itself. This seems somewhat unnatural.
     
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  17. Viata Arcane

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    I had to do that. Also, thanks to bug the only time you are able to encounter her is when you meet her, eve after you take her to the palace, you don't encounter her anymore. That bug may be the reason you have to take her there.
     
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  18. Lord Andre Arcane

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    What happens if I give a spell to someone and it's not on their spell list ?

    For example, if I give armorplate to my sage will it be covered by his sorcery skill or will he have trouble casting it at higher power levels ?
     
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  19. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    How do rings work?

    Rings with spell charges, do you equip them and use them? Can you actually Use on equipped items in combat? Or do you use them from inventory like wands, which would be weird? Or is it a proc % to fire while worn? I've tried wearing them and they never seem to do much.

    Ring pro Fire / Frost / Magic, I assume general power/resistance ups?
     
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  20. Lord Andre Arcane

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    I have a stun rod with 25 charges, once equipped it procs a stun on a successful hit. At the end of the battle the number of procs is subtracted from the number of charges. Can't "use" it directly. Perhaps something similar happens with rings.

    Magic ring gives flat bonus to AC, fire/frost gives resistance.

    Edit: perhaps ring charges proc if doing hand to hand ? just spitballing here... would like to know the answer as well...
     
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  21. Dominae Educated

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    Ha .. yeah, I actually considered dropping folks off at the Shrine for a few fights to distance the level-ups out for this very reason.
     
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  22. Dominae Educated

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    Oh .. "hint"(?) .. the "vs Asian" weapons have an extra chance to 1-shot the Green Mandarin ninja-folk.

    It "___ IS DECAPITATED"s them.
     
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  23. siroptimusprime Novice

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    Yep, I'm just an idiot. Must have missed this during my 1 AM crawl session :hug:

    Now, one quick question... if I

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    Go back into Crowl from the Horror's abode, is this going to fuck me over in the long run? I ended up killing Argosyre and Gorlo, which made EVERYONE in the town hate me. I don't particularly care about either of them at the moment, but I have no idea if the remaining 80% of the game is going to punish me severely for this.

    The Horror demolishes my entire party in the first round so I'm not sure if I can even kill it at the moment without extreme luck.
     
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  24. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I'm at exactly the same stage, and my impression is that offing A is part of the expected sequence of events? No need to off G, since he stays put in his room and doesn't even attack straight away.

    If you survive its first turn flurry of attacks - one of the few I've seen that target back ranks - then your Bard or spellcaster with power 7 disabling spell can ensure it's the last thing it ever does. And the fancy new sword you just would have got makes it faster.
     
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  25. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    Is it absolutely necessary to rescue Dahlia in order to complete the game? I've been playing a "no NPC party members, no PC bards, no PC deaths" playthrough, and I'd hate to violate one of these restrictions even in a transient, minor fashion.
     
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