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March 6th, 2018, 05:52
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I'm also (re) playing D:OS 2; I've did the blackpitt his morning and it was hugely changed from my first play through (the fight with jonathan was really easy; but the one inside was still hard as hell; was gonna give it up on it but got it on my 6th or 7th try - level 13). When i did the jonathan fight the first time it seems the oil/fire spawns were infinite but this time it was very limited and they also fixed teh graphics (the slow down was huge when everything caught fire but this time i did not notice any slow down).
My experience was similar. The final battle was my first use of thunderstorm after wiping on my first try. A little pre-wetting with rain works wonders. Its been my go to tactic for hard battles ever since.
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March 6th, 2018, 14:29
I've started The Witcher series. Never played any of those before (Where have I been?!?!?) So now I'm playing Witcher 1. It's great fun, but my oh my is it difficult. Or more correctly, I find it very difficult at some locations (the swamp). I'm probably not very good at these games. I guess to some of you it's a breeze, but not to me.

Not giving up, though. Challenging games are fun. Especially if I find out how to do it, eventually.

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March 6th, 2018, 16:01
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March 6th, 2018, 16:33
I assume that is good advice, which I asked for/got much too late. Well. well.

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March 6th, 2018, 16:53
I'm currently playing Tales of Berseria, and while it is quite similar to Zestria, I've noticed some differences. The beginning of Zestria I found to be very strong, with a robust prologue that lead into the story in a great way. However, a bit into the game it got stuffy and a bit boring, and was a struggle for me to complete in the end. Berseria had a slower start, but seems to be maintaining a better draw throughout the game, at leas for the hours I've put in.
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March 6th, 2018, 18:33
Better now. I worked on my strategy, a better mix of sword and signs, and occasional strategic withdrawal gives me better odds. I love features like this in a game!!!

yay!

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March 7th, 2018, 00:06
So The Doctor was a pushover. Lohse insisted on extinguishing all his candles, so perhaps that had something to do with it. Those nurses were a bit annoying running away…

Killed him in three rounds, after prewetting the area: Ethereal Storm, Meteor Storm, Thunderstorm. DONE.
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March 7th, 2018, 04:37
That's a lot of storms

When I did hte fight a long time ago it was hard as hell (are you playing on tactical?); but maybe it is easier with the patches. I should reach him in about 3 weeks.

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So The Doctor was a pushover. Lohse insisted on extinguishing all his candles, so perhaps that had something to do with it. Those nurses were a bit annoying running away

Killed him in three rounds, after prewetting the area: Ethereal Storm, Meteor Storm, Thunderstorm. DONE.
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March 7th, 2018, 05:23
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I've started The Witcher series. Never played any of those before (Where have I been?!?!?) So now I'm playing Witcher 1. It's great fun, but my oh my is it difficult. Or more correctly, I find it very difficult at some locations (the swamp). I'm probably not very good at these games. I guess to some of you it's a breeze, but not to me.

Not giving up, though. Challenging games are fun. Especially if I find out how to do it, eventually.

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That part with the bloody plant is a bit of difficulty spike. Use potions and Igni on it.
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March 7th, 2018, 05:26
Well I jumped into Starcrawlers. Anyone have tips/guide for this? Can't seem to find any ( outdated).
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March 7th, 2018, 05:39
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Well I jumped into Starcrawlers. Anyone have tips/guide for this? Can't seem to find any ( outdated).

It's pretty straight forward imo. Engineer is ok for the first 15 levels, then sucks for rest of the game. All other classes are wonderfully fun! Hacker is a must-have for missions.

Depending on just how long you stick with the game (NG+, NG++), you might also want to take a look at my Factions guide on the Steam forums. It's still 95% accurate.
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March 7th, 2018, 06:15
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That's a lot of storms

When I did hte fight a long time ago it was hard as hell (are you playing on tactical?); but maybe it is easier with the patches. I should reach him in about 3 weeks.
Yeah, not exploration mode, but the next hardest. Early on I wanted to up the difficulty but couldn’t without restarting, which I hate more than it being too easy.

So I imposed rules on myself to make it more difficult:
1. No use of consumables.
2. No character build min / maxing.
3. No deaths.
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March 7th, 2018, 17:31
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That's a lot of storms

When I did hte fight a long time ago it was hard as hell (are you playing on tactical?); but maybe it is easier with the patches. I should reach him in about 3 weeks.
That fight difficulty depended solely on if the Doctor switch into its true form or not at release. In his human form, he's not hard at all. I'm not sure why the women run away though, they didn't do that in my playthrough and I killed the Doctor in the first round (in his human form).
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March 7th, 2018, 20:02
In his first turn he switches to his true form, which is what happened to me. So I killed him in his true form on the third round. Still easy.

The 3 point source magic storm spells are very powerful.
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March 8th, 2018, 04:22
Originally Posted by Drithius View Post
It's pretty straight forward imo. Engineer is ok for the first 15 levels, then sucks for rest of the game. All other classes are wonderfully fun! Hacker is a must-have for missions.

Depending on just how long you stick with the game (NG+, NG++), you might also want to take a look at my Factions guide on the Steam forums. It's still 95% accurate.
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March 8th, 2018, 21:53
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March 9th, 2018, 20:57
I fancy a break from turn based fantasy games, so I've bought Mass Effect Andromeda. I'm not sure I'll enjoy it - I didn't like the last couple of Dragon Age games - but I'm really in the mood for giving it a go tonight for some reason. Just downloading now…
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March 9th, 2018, 21:08
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I fancy a break from turn based fantasy games, so I've bought Mass Effect Andromeda. I'm not sure I'll enjoy it - I didn't like the last couple of Dragon Age games - but I'm really in the mood for giving it a go tonight for some reason. Just downloading now…
I started ME:A just a couple days ago, and I'm enjoying it. I was really in the mood for sci-fi, and there are so few choices when it comes to RPGs that it won by default.

I'm still very early in the game, but I like how it reminds me of ME 1. It has that feel of a space opera and exploring the unknown that was missing from ME 2&3.
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Good to hear! I enjoyed ME1 a lot, and I'm definitely in the mood for some space opera and exploration.
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March 9th, 2018, 22:13
Yeah. I think Andromeda is definitely underrated by the RPG community. It's a fun romp without a doubt. Not terribly memorable, but entertaining at the moment.
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