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    What's up with Quests?

    My Questbook only mentions the elf girl quest, which I have been on since I started playing and progressed only 1 step.

    But I'm sure I did some more quests.

    Once I killed the Black Golem of Hades and took it's head to Cedric. He told me I had to go to Tor and look in the Forest for the Great Potion of Strength. That was eons ago, and I've never heard anything else about it. It's not mentioned in my questbook at all.

    Judging from Cedric's words, it seems we can only be 1 quest at a time, so what's going on?
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    Originally Posted by b3n
    Re: Mini Alignment Tests

    I like em , but I think they need to be a little clearer.

    E.g. The wolf and unicorn
    We're offered the choices Help or Hinder, but it's not clear which way round that is. Does "Help" mean "help the wolf" or "help the unicorn", and vice-versa?

    The same with the children in the tree, although that was clearer as there is only one party involved.
    The way I look at it, is what did you encounter?

    You encounter "children"... and you encounter "a wolf..."

    *shrug*
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    Originally Posted by b3n
    What's up with Quests?

    My Questbook only mentions the elf girl quest, which I have been on since I started playing and progressed only 1 step.

    But I'm sure I did some more quests.

    Once I killed the Black Golem of Hades and took it's head to Cedric. He told me I had to go to Tor and look in the Forest for the Great Potion of Strength. That was eons ago, and I've never heard anything else about it. It's not mentioned in my questbook at all.

    Judging from Cedric's words, it seems we can only be 1 quest at a time, so what's going on?
    Different modules. The cedrik quests arent compatible with the questbook.
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    Originally Posted by b3n
    In each village, a random(?) player is described at the scene.

    However, in Romar the name isn't displayed properly:
    Thanks, fixed.
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    Originally Posted by Rich
    The way I look at it, is what did you encounter?

    You encounter "children"... and you encounter "a wolf..."

    *shrug*
    Well you did write it didn't you? So you should know what you meant! But it wasn't at all clear to me, and it may not be to others.

    The meanings of the actions shouldn't be obfuscated in that way, otherwise it's not fair.

    The purpose of design is to aid the transmission of information. The interface/wording on that screen did not do that.

    It would be much better, fairer, more fun if the object of the action was listed in the command list. E.g.
    - Help the Wolf
    - Hinder the Wolf

    Otherwise many people may just Ignore the whole event, which would be a shame.
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    Originally Posted by b3n
    Well you did write it didn't you? So you should know what you meant! But it wasn't at all clear to me, and it may not be to others.

    The meanings of the actions shouldn't be obfuscated in that way, otherwise it's not fair.

    The purpose of design is to aid the transmission of information. The interface/wording on that screen did not do that.

    It would be much better, fairer, more fun if the object of the action was listed in the command list. E.g.
    - Help the Wolf
    - Hinder the Wolf

    Otherwise many people may just Ignore the whole event, which would be a shame.
    While I didnt write the module, I did make some cosmetic changes. And the way it is structured, I cant change those navigation keys without rewriting the module. I will take a look at the overall verbage, however, and see if I can make it more clear.

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    Updated the messages.

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    Docks: Seaside Pub


    I bought a Round of Ale for the pub, costing me 2500.

    Befroe and after, Rinto says to me:
    "Rinto looks at you and smiles. 'Anyone willing to buy a round of Ale for the Pub is worthy of conversation.'"
    And likewise, Quint says:
    "Quint looks at you and smiles. 'Anyone willing to buy a round of drinks for the Pub is worthy of conversation.'"
    Well, that seems to be the only conversation going, no matter what you do
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    ask about boats...when they are all drunk and some will let you know how to get on some of them
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    Ahh I see, there are other options to ask about the boats. For some reason I didn't see notice them.
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    From the FAQs:

    3. How do I increase my level?
    Send us money.
    No, don't send money - you increase your experience by fighting creatures in the forest. Once you've gotten enough experience, you can challenge your master in the village.

    Well, you can send us money if you want (see PayPal link).

    Is there really a PayPal link here? :P
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    Look out - Rich had a mean streak this Friday and he put in quite a few BRAND NEW hacks - some good, some EVIIILLL

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    I'm pretty sure this is a bug. I have Paladin gifts right now, and I don't normally get to use them because my alignment is too low. But if I gain a use point during the day the lowest level will become available for one use.
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    Originally Posted by f'lar
    I'm pretty sure this is a bug. I have Paladin gifts right now, and I don't normally get to use them because my alignment is too low. But if I gain a use point during the day the lowest level will become available for one use.
    I'll take a peek at it.


    ** Edit ** - Fixed.
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    1)
    Why is it when you jump into the pit to reset your character you still keep all your htpts
    Because it says in the manual? Not sure I always thought it was part of the game, but maybe the pit should reset them, but when you kill the Green Dragon it doesn't?
    I kept my herbs . . . anyone know what to do with them?
    How do you make more money. 10 fights a day isn't very good.
    I lost my pet in the PIT of Rebirth after clicking 'Does it hurt?'. I had a Feral Cat and didn't really want to loose him.
    Shouldn't you get a description of or answer to your question 'Does it hurt?' before you have no choice but be dumped into the PIT of Rebirth?
    The pet was very useful . . .

    2)
    As you know, many people use a POSTCOUNT thread to post a bunch of messages, in order to earn DEVS for the Battle Arena.
    Um . . . no I don't know - what's this about?

    I'm in the process of reading posts relating to the game to try and understand what not to do.
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    You can sell ingredients for 1000 each in the Clan Halls. As we keep them after a dragon kill, they're a good way to quickly build up cash.

    I don't think it's worth making potions. Anyway, I have 10 recipe fragments and I still don't think I have a whole recipe! I think maybe you never get a whole recipe and you just have to guess the last few ingredients.

    And you're not the first to say that about the Pit of Rebirth.
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