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Discussion in 'Shadowbane' started by Jakeman, Mar 8, 2003.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    does anyone know if it's bad to get too many starting runes?

    are the starting runes unique (can only get them when creating)?

    do "plus skill" runes increase your max skill, or just your starting base?
     
  2. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Runes are irreplaceable, so you can't upgrade starting runes. This is why they're not too great, in that you could find a better one in the game but not be able to apply it.

    Some of the creation runes are unique, some are not. "History"-type runes, such as the background or childhood runes, are only available at creation. Stat runes are available throughout the game.

    Skill runes do not increase maximum.
     
  3. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i assume the ambidexterity rune is a unique creation rune? I doubt you can get anything like that in the game.

    what about the +5% defense, +5% attack rating, and + stam and life regen runes. Do you know if those are unique starting runes?
     
  4. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Don't know.
     
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    You can get a discipline that gives you ambidexterity, and the other rune is start only.
     
  6. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i am doing some reading on the sb beta forums. I am seeing lots of people say that ambidexterity isn't worth it since you can get it with runes later on.
     
  7. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    I had heard that, but I didn't know for sure so I didn't post it.
     
  8. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    WP is going to be selling a SB strategy guide along with the game. The strat guide will have stats for runes, disciplines, etc. That's what I need.
     
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    Will they make the game not run like a crap on a highend system even though the graphics are worse than most games than I can run at 1600x1200?
     
  10. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i'll let you know when i get it.
     
  11. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Someone will compile all the relevant information from that strategy guide into an Excel spreadsheet the day after it's out...
     
  12. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    and i'm told WP will be posting the info on their site a couple weeks after release.
     
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    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    i'd rather have the book since i cant seem to minimize the mac version in any way, and i dont feel like printing stuff out.
     
  14. Wulf

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    Are we really going to play this game or are you all going to drop it like WC III?
     
  15. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Okay, go spend $25 on convenience :p.
     
  16. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i hope we are really going to play this. But the division leader has disappeared, and so have a few of our active players including oni, spockirk, and strader.

    we shouldn't have any problem recruiting from within the game though.
     
  17. Autolycus

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    i play with rhys and oni all the time. they're around
     
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    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    oh cool. :)

    i was going by the member list, which says they are inactive, which means they haven't logged into the site for a while.
     
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    Haite Forum Moderator

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    In what games, since you don't have access to Shadowbane yet?
     
  20. Autolycus

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    i play shadowbane, i just didnt post about it since the interest in the game here seemed to have died.
     

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