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Your SA experiences so far (The wimps guide to SA)

Discussion in 'UHall' started by lucksi, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. lucksi

    lucksi Guest

    So, what have you been doing in SA so far?

    For myself, I created a new char and also was one of the first (the second from the looks of it) to make it to the new lands on Origin yesterday.

    There are only two things I´m really good at: crafting and running away, which are both at legendary. So far, this is an expansion for me.

    Granted, I do have a mage and a tank who can hold their own after a fashion, but since the running skill is not character bound, it came in really handy.

    So I took my mage to try to get into the new lands. After seeing the slimes, I thought it´s not going to be much of a challenge.
    However, I got me the *you are dead* message in less than a second. So I said screw it to fighting anything that is here and just winging it. I got a guildie to park his dragon in the slimes to get the acid sacs. This would also turn out to be the only time I died, which is something of a novelty for me, because everything after it was a blur, but a deathless one.

    With the wallhack turned on (circle of transparency), it was easy to find the hidden doors. The shadow was so easy, it was laughable (wish I had known it drops a cloak, now it´s camped there), so to the next part of the dungeon it was.

    Here is an impression of what you would have heard from me in the abyss if you were standing somewhere killing stuff:

    I never stopped to find out if any of the nasty or cuddly monsters are easy or hard. Except the slasher, who hit me as I was running past. Right after the slasher, the spoilers with pictures were posted, so my running around took on some direction.
    I mean after all, I took the exit to fel and thought that was the new land (never played in beta). Some minutes after I was in fel, I found out that it was indeed fel. What? Me being a Trammy, what gives you that idea?

    After arriving in Ter Mur, I tried to get to the big city, but again, not having played SA before, nor using the client, so of course I took the scenic route with the raptors and the weird black copies of monsters.

    Finally, after much running and screaming, I arrived in the royal city at midnight my time (I live in Europe) I only saw one other person at the exit from the dungeon which was odd. Even the main city was deserted. So I marked some runes and dropped them in Luna as well as the guild house and went to bed.

    Today, I plan on seeing what I missed (some kinda puzzle room?) and starting on imbuing training. Yay for mindless grinding :D

    So far, I like the expansion; I´ll hold my pancakes until I try to get ingredients :D
  2. Amren

    Amren Journeyman
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    Jul 24, 2008
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    This expansion will steal 1k of WoW's 11million player base.
  3. Cailleach

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    May 13, 2008
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    Your middle name isn't Rincewind, by any chance? :D
  4. Salya Sin

    Salya Sin Guest

    Hilarious Lucksi! Sounds like you had fun! We did much the same... lots of running... Lots of "WHOA! WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THAT!" ::cringe as dragon or psycho dexer in guild goes and starts hacking at it::

    Fabulous recap! Although, did you notice you went the long way to see a Greater Mongbat? Ter Mur is quite a distance compared to New Haven! :party:
  5. Bobar

    Bobar Babbling Loonie
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    May 20, 2004
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    Nothing - spent a lot of time looking at a server list without Europa on it tho.
  6. Heimi

    Heimi Babbling Loonie
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    May 15, 2008
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    Saw a gremlin in the entrance tiptoeing around - thought 'Aww thats SO CUTE!' - suddenly it targeted me and starting hitting me for 30pts a shot, I wasn't so fond of the little bugger after that :thumbdown:
  7. christy1221

    christy1221 Slightly Crazed
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    May 12, 2008
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    LOL I thought the same thing until it wanted me dead
  8. lucksi

    lucksi Guest

    Well, today I tried to see what I missed and oddly enough, there were more monsters today then yesterday. I ran all over Ter Mur yesterday and didn´t have one trapdoor spider pop up on me, but today they do.

    Even got a single shroud as I entered the room when noone was there. I arrived 5 minutes before the farming commitee. No chance after that.

    And I got my fist powerscroll for imbuing. Wow, that one was easy. But where do you get the 120 scroll from? The three quest givers are probably 105,110 and 115, right? Well, since I have all of 50 in imbuing, it will be some time before I need the legendary scroll :D

    I still wonder where most of the puzzles are you are talking about, I only tried (and failed of course) the one with the gem that is on a timer. I can´t move/teleport fast enough before it throws me out of the room.
  9. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot
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    Oct 24, 2005
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    Strangely my experience today has been very similar.
  10. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    Jun 12, 2008
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    Shards going down, the final key being impossible to get due to greedy farmers, imbuing is slow to train.