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  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 15:20:58 31,636 posts
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    Haha, yeah, I've just looked and thought, "Hey, it's not that far - just need to whizz through blackburrow"

    ...

    Do you get invis at level 1 by any chance as a shaman? :)

    I'll roll one after work tonight and see if I can do a suicide run.

    It's not that far from Qeynos though - it's only 1 zone away, so if I can get to Qeynos and get a bind (that will be the hard bit potentially).

    I haven't been to Qeynos for 17 years so I don't have a clue whether I need to go back to Halas for my spells or not though.
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 15:23:58 31,636 posts
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    Fuck, Qeynos doesn't have a shaman's guild. Shitbags.
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 16:02:08 31,636 posts
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    That would make sense yeah. I only rolled a druid in Faydwer for nostalgia too.

    We need to choose classes then first so we can compliment them. Are you wanting DPS? I'm probably more suited as a backup character that can heal and help out, more than lead and pull if I'm honest as I never really got to know the zones and dungeons that well.

    Let me know what class you fancy, and I'll pick the corresponding one from here - https://wiki.project1999.com/Loraen%27s_Class_Selection_Guide
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 16:37:07 31,636 posts
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    Well, if you want to tank, that's cool - I can either go Shaman or Cleric if needs be (my main was a cleric years ago, so I should pick that up easy).

    Can go for groups too, but I'm just thinking that if there aren't many people around, or groups full, then we need to be able to duo effectively.

    I've read that Loraen's Class Selection Guide about 20 times now and I *still* can't decide.

    Warrior or Monk would go well with a shaman
    The rest of the (magic) DPS classes seem to go better with the other magic classes.

    But this is all theorycraft and I can waffle for england. I say we just go for it with what we want.

    I think the most important thing at the moment is starting location/race/class
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 16:47:47 31,636 posts
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    And I think if I had to choose to reroll, I'd go Shaman.

    So that's either Barb in Halas
    Ikser (KOS everywher except 1 town in Kunark)
    Troll (KOS most places) in Grobb
    Ogre (KOS most places) in Oggok.

    Fucking yay, lol.

    Unless you fancy rolling a Barb Warrior :)

    Edited by quadfather at 16:48:56 14-11-2017
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 17:05:20 31,636 posts
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    Anyway, I'll roll something and call it ValHooligan.

    If that character isn't online, then it'll be my druid instead (Vinylblair)
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 19:31:09 31,636 posts
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    Ok, cool - I'll roll a barb shaman now and see what happens
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 19:33:13 31,636 posts
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    Which reminds me, what's your character name?
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 19:44:54 31,636 posts
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    Cool. Just rolled Valhooligan
  • Deleted user 14 November 2017 19:53:51
    My addictive nature is warning me to back the fuck out of this thread.

    I've not got several hundred hours spare these days.
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 20:12:20 31,636 posts
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    Ok this is ultimate noob. Why can't I click on the quests in square brackets to get quests from quest givers?
  • quadfather 14 Nov 2017 20:14:40 31,636 posts
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    Yeah you should join. We'd piss XP as a group of 3 :)
  • gamecat 14 Nov 2017 20:32:51 768 posts
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    You have to type the stuff the the square brackets.

    You: Hail
    NPC: Blah balh blah [shiny shield thing] blah blah
    You: Shiny shield thing?

    etc etc

    edit for double post

    Edited by gamecat at 20:33:16 14-11-2017
  • gamecat 14 Nov 2017 20:32:52 768 posts
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  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 00:37:37 31,636 posts
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    Thanks :) I was there for ages typing all kinds of shit in!

    Had a good laugh tonhight. Rolled a barb druid and Geeza rolled a barb warrior. Hard at first in Everfrost (Jesus), but eased up after a few levels. I reckon I'm leveling faster here than in gfay.

    We had some, er, amusing incidents at level 1, shall we say :p

    Cool server too - everyone is dead friendly and there's buff's a go-go

    Liking this Shaman so far too
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 00:38:04 31,636 posts
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    And when I say druid, I obviously mean shaman.
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 00:42:16 31,636 posts
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    They are fucking evil at level 1 :)

    The jump is the best part of the game if you ask me.

    And we gotta go Unrest. It's fucking hilarious :)
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 10:24:53 31,636 posts
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    @geeza2020

    Just looking at some quests in Halas, and going through them, I saw this - https://wiki.project1999.com/Langseax_Quest

    Might be a good one for you if you've not already got it. The 2 hander might be especially good if you haven't got a shield yet. 19 damage + stat boosts!

    Seems I've missed quite a few quests here. Luckily, I'm at work with access to an a3 colour printer, so will spend the day productively printing out maps and quests :)

    Edited by quadfather at 10:25:49 15-11-2017
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 12:19:49 31,636 posts
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    Christ, I'd forgotten how big this game is.

    I was looking at the Everfrost map to get my bearings, and it has a section of stuff at the top of the page, including "Adjacent Zones". So you start clicking on the adjacent ones, and about 20 minutes later, I'm looking at places I've never even been to. Like the Timourous Deep for example - https://wiki.project1999.com/Timorous_Deep

    So many different places to visit this time round
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 15:05:43 31,636 posts
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    @geeza2020

    Ah yes, so it does, sorry! Missed that.

    Well, these are the Halas ones, for info - https://wiki.project1999.com/Halas
  • quadfather 15 Nov 2017 15:33:32 31,636 posts
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    Yeah, I've written down who and what I need to do, and that goblin caster bead one is one I need as the reward is good for me.

    And cheers for the fungus :p

    Yup, I was looking at that too - and the other 2 types of bears are way out of our range at the moment.

    Still, I imagine it'll drop soon if we focus on them. I've just checked on the wiki and it says it's an uncommon drop, which is loads better than Rare or Ultra rare. I remember camping Najena years ago for Journeyman boots. I logged in on a saturday morning, played all day, all night, and half of sunday morning, and they dropped as my head hit the keyboard as I was falling asleep :) I still have nightmares about that fucking room.

    I have buffs for you that should help more now, plus I have a direct damage that we can use to pull as well which should help stop us aggroing loads of other wankers.

    What we need is someone who's reading this forum, trying desperately not to join in, to actually join in as a cleric and heal us :-)
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