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December 3rd, 2007, 14:15
Originally Posted by Corwin View Post
I made it through quite easily at the beginning of the game with my only concern being running out of torches!! I thought it had just the right level of difficulty for a first level character!!
The starting dungeon is punishingly difficult for a ranger archetype. A bow can’t be used with a torch, but an archer can’t hit anything in darkness. Arrows run out. Arrows cost money. Complete it on level 1 without the Cat’s Eyes spell? No chance, not without game reload after reload. But I like that about the game: in order to succeed the adventurer must have the right skills for the job. No namby pamby “let’s make all the combat skills functionally equivalent” aRPG nonsense for Eschalon.
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