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Hi,

 

This is actually my first post on these forums but I've played through the Geneforge series and was curious to try and play Blades of Avernum.

 

I played Blades of Exile forever ago, so the only scenario I remembered was Valley of Dying Things. Playing through that scenario sparked some motivation in me to try all 4 scenarios that it came with.

 

Those didn't last long so I found this site hosted by a "Tyranicus" and downloaded basically every scenario on there.

 

I've been motivated enough to create a spreadsheet detailing completion of each scenario and how I felt about it.

 

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I've got basically all of them on hand (z indicates a completed scenario)

 

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What I want to know is if there's any preference to what order some people tend to play through the scenarios?

 

I like to try and keep a party intact going through multiple scenarios, but my main party is currently on Level 65 and I've started playing with a single player party in some of the other scenarios.

 

Appreciate any feedback!

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I — and at least a couple others who weighed in when this question came up in the Let's Play thread — would suggest chronological order. Many, many scenarios are related in some way to scenarios that came before them, sometimes in obvious ways, sometimes not.

 

EDIT: Also, lol at the comment on a TM scenario: "I'm beginning to think that this author is insane."

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Chronological Order seems to make the most sense, thanks for the link to that.

 

I haven't played through many of the Terror Martyr scenarios, but that dude's a mad scientist.

 

The canopy one was very different, but fun. The bow and sword I picked up in that scenario saved me dozens of times in the Bahssikava scenario.

 

Looks like the next scenario is Roses of Reckoning, made by the same guy lol.

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So, on chronological advice, I tried out Roses of Reckoning.

 

This is the first thing I see when I load up the scenario.

 

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What did I get myself into.

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Luckily, you can usually just ignore TM while playing his scenarios.

 

It tends to make them much more enjoyable. 

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