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Grimoire gameplay and hints thread

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

  1. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    Git gud
     
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  2. Replicante Novice

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    Can anybody give some advice as to how Casting skill and Spell power level relate, if broadly, to avoid spell failure while casting at optimum power level for said skill levels?
     
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    It's not just the power level itself, but even more so how much mana that spell uses per power level, I think. The more mana you use for a spell, the more there is a chance that it will fail - at least that's my impression.
     
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  4. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    With 100 spell casting skill and 90+ WIL, you can cast max level eldritch spells with 95% success rate. Hope that helps!
     
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  5. Replicante Novice

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    Is there
    1) any way to visualise the current buffs active for my party (in combat)?
    2) A way to split items, given that being overloaded prevents you from attacking at all? (Ammo weight)
    I am missing these valuable millenial features
    Cheers!

    edited so I don't spam the thread:

    3)Say I get the "shivers" spell (Frost) for my necromancer
    and skill level from what I understand regulates magic use in general
    but I don't have a sorcery skill, only necromancy. SO what governs the success of this spell?


    edited: At this point I assume it checks the highest magic skill your char has. But then you can skip raising others if you multiclass, which is nice. Also it seems that buffing and healing spells never fizzle or fail, if so, you can stick with using this in hybrid classes (ranger in early game) and you dont need to level up their magic skill? Hmm

    I'm reaaally enjoying the game but my ignorance about some basic mechanics does detract from the experience : |
     
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  6. Replicante Novice

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    For the moment I am matching mana consumed with skill level and seem to be doing fine? Thanks for the input
     
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  7. Jazz_ Magister

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    Does the poison spell stack on the same enemy if casted repeteadly by different party members?
     
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  8. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    Yassum. So every round with their poison condition stacked up that poison will continue doing damage. This works well on your light weight monsters but BOSSes usually shrug off the effects pretty easily. Tried to balance it where it kills insects, mythical monsters it's not a game changer.
     
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    The Sword Ego says "As long as another one of us is in your party, I cannot join you." Who is another one of them?
     
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  10. Darth Canoli Magister

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    I used bonus points from the character creation on HP bonus, either that makes the game too easy or the difficulty have been dumbed down too much (difficulty 3/5) or maybe i should have played on max difficulty ?

    Also, the one thing that had to change didn't, the small window in which we're supposed to read a huge amount of text is made for people playing their nose stuck to their screen, that's barely playable for me (playing 2 meters away), i have to get closer for comfortable reading or i can just skip any fucking text (playing in full screen).
     
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  12. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    WIL helps to cast spells?
     
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    Aeorb Sage, 100 Arcanum, 100 Sorcery

    Deadly Blades at Power Level 7 (MAX)

    *Fizzle*
    Success!
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    Conclusion? Fuck if I know.
     
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  14. Gunnar Savant

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    Is there any way to replenish SPIRIT other than resting at a shrine? Is there any way to defend against the undead fear aura?
     
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  15. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Imbibe spirits. Beer, Vodka etc.
     
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    A power level 1 Bless spell will restore Spirit.

    Except for necromancers. They will need to cast Cerebral Shield on themselves to restore the Spirit Bar.

    Also, unless this changed, resting at a safe haven replenishes Spirit.
     
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  17. Gunnar Savant

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    Thanks, it works great. I hadn't used Bless since the very beginning. Pretty sure I was just at a safe haven in the Tomb of Doom and it wasn't giving me spirit back.
     
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    Good experiment, thanks.

    It shows that INT, WIS and WIL have some influence on spell casting, but not too much since even with no points in them leads to success 3 out of 5 times.
     
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    Someone with proper autistic inclination could probably demystify the whole thing by doing large enough sample size.
     
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  20. Gunnar Savant

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    Asmodeus attacked me even though I didn't take any treasure. :| I'm assuming this is because I cast knock-knock on his locked treasure chests?
     
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    How can you enter the "evil house" in the Raven Wildes at midnight?
     
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    Some people whine that it's too hard. Now that you're applying the trick with unarmed combat, it's suddenly "too easy".

    Get glasses or binoculars... Or you know, don't play it from 2 meters away - it's not a console game.
     
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  23. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    Exactly! You disrespected him.

    Supposed to be very difficult to not steal from Asmodeus while completing his quest.
     
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  24. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    You have to know the password. Where is it?
     
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  25. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    A response to butthurt cries of MUH BALINSE. Decided that even millennials would be able to succeed with a spell at the lowest level without it fizzling. I actually think that spread looks pretty good and is functioning as intended. Trying to limit the tears of muh spell casting balinse babies who didn't like that at skill levels of 10 you tended to fizzle and backfire an awful lot.

    Original Grimoire combat math has been dumbed down to a level where even FelipePepe can enjoy it along with his Pokemon.
     
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