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  1. I recently returned to playing Blades of Exile after a many-years absence, and while a lot of it is either self-explanatory or I remember as I go, there are some things that I can't seem to remember or find. -A few item types are particularly opaque to me; I have a ring of 'Skill' and a ring of 'Will', and while I assume they have some specific purpose I can't recall it and the documentation I've been able to find doesn't go into specifics. If there's a page somewhere listing item type meanings, I've been unsuccessful in searching for it. Most things I search bring up either God of War or Path of Exile. -I've been attempting to recreate my character from my earlier playthrough. I know I played through several scenarios at the time, but can't remember which ones. I downloaded the allscen package several years ago so I can't narrow it down much by checking files. I seem to recall getting a green acid sword from somewhere, and I remember playing the scenario that had an instrumental version of Eye in the Sky, but I don't know if they're the same or different scenarios. I also remember a scenario where if you were too high level you'd end up in an endless fight against slithzerakai, but could play it normally only with a lower level party. Anyone know which scenarios they may have been? Thank you!
  2. I've been pretty inactive from Spiderweb for a while now, but I still have this nostalgia and loyalty to the Exile series. Though I never finished or released anything worth playing, I would love to get back into scenario design at some point. I think the version I currently have is CBoE; have there been any stable releases (for Windows specifically) since then that I should look into? (The things I've been wanting most are lifted restrictions on number of special nodes and number of custom graphics, but I'm no programmer and have no idea how difficult those things might be to implement.) Thank you so much to all you amazing programmer people who continue to work towards keeping this wonderful old game alive! I salute you. :-D
  3. Anyone heard about this? I was surprised not to see a thread here yet about it. Basically, Obsidian is getting together a team of the good ol' RPG-making people and making a new classic-style RPG. They can explain it better than I: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/obsidian/project-eternity I'd be interested to know what y'all think of this. :-)
  4. I'd have to say either figuring out how to make some ridiculously complicated nodechain finally work properly in BoE, or all the cool endings of G1.
  5. Mistb0rn: "I'm glad you all made it back safely. Ooh, look - cake!" She takes a large piece and sets about consuming it. She briefly considers returning to the ceiling, but looks around at the others and decides she likes it down here. Besides, it doesn't feel as crowded any more. She prints off a few of her more brightly-colored pictures and hangs them on the walls, then opens her laptop to pass the time until the next interesting thing happens.
  6. I'm helping Dia with her first real scenario, but we've run into a slight problem. At one point in the scenario, you are moved to another town for a cutscene, then returned. At this point, we want to replace one version of a guard npc with another (standing in a different spot and with a different personality). So far we've tried: Delete monster + one-shot place town encounter Setting each creature's life/death flags Major event has occurred In each instance, the second version either fails to appear or is there all along. EDIT: We did finally get it to appear properly, using the first method, but then he disappears as soon as you leave the town and I can't figure out how to get him back. Even giving the one-shot no sdf it still won't call again after the first time. Anyone have any ideas on how to do this right? We'd really appreciate it. :-)
  7. OOC: Just a note, Slarty, the grey links on bright yellow are very hard to read. IC: Mistb0rn steps out of the bus into the Spiderweb Forums of the past. Looking around at everyone she'd never get the chance to meet momentarily makes her wish she'd been around for those days. After pausing briefly to mourn, she perks up and sets off to explore. She methodically checks through each link, wishing there weren't so many blank spots and that she could find more of Alec's other cartoons. Once she's read as much as she can find, she heads back to the bus to get some rest before the next stage of the journey.
  8. I'm not going to sort these, just put them as I think of them. KotOR Oblivion Blades of Exile Geneforge SWTOR Civilization: Call to Power Lords of Magic Uplink Myst Can't think of any others at the moment. I haven't played any of the old classic-y ones everyone talks about (Baldur's Gate etc,) so I can't say if they'd place or not.
  9. Mistb0rn begins repairing and replacing the streamers, then decides that there is altogether a severe lack of cake. She borrows and/or otherwise acquires the needed kitchen implements and spends a few hours baking. Once it's finished, she brings it out to the main area and sets it on an empty seat. Mistb0rn: "Hey, everyone, there's chocolate cake if you want some. Help yourselves."
  10. First exposure was E1 back in the day and I have to say the Exile series remains my favorite, though Geneforge is a very, very close second. I just bought A:EftP on Steam a couple days ago and am really liking what I've seen so far, but I honestly don't think it'll ever be able to compete with the originals for my affection. The new system seems kind of flat in comparison.
  11. Mistb0rn steps out of the bus and follows the group into September. As people spread out to browse she reads a few old threads, only to become almost immediately confused. Apart from those listed in the brochure that were posted by Jeff, it's largely unclear to her who or what is involved. She flips through a couple more topics until tiring of the pursuit, then wanders around contemplating the architecture.
  12. Mistb0rn, seeing something art-related going on, grabs a handful of the paper chains and aids in the decorating, then smiles farewell to BJ and slips off to the back of the bus to see what's been left under the seats. It doesn't take very long for her to realize she really doesn't want to know, so she wanders back to the main group. Mistb0rn: "Did we ever decide where we're going? I've always wanted to visit mountains, plains, desert, the sea ... anything but tree-covered hills really."
  13. Mistb0rn, who for some time seemed to be sleeping, awakens with a start as the music comes on. The fish had long since slipped from her hands and now clings to the windowsill below. Mistb0rn: "Ah! What's that? Oh, right, party." Noticing a few pieces of pizza left, she walks along the ceiling, drops to the ground long enough to grab a slice, then pauses. Mistb0rn: "I suppose hiding in the corner isn't exactly the point of this trip," she mutters. She finishes the cold pizza and walks over to BJ. Mistb0rn: "Hey, what's up?" She notices the bottle he's staring at and peers at the label. Mistb0rn: "Ink?"
  14. Quote: Man, I miss when we all made a big deal over somebody we thought was male came out and said she was female. So, for old times sake, !!!. Mistb0rn appears slightly uncomfortable at being the focus of so much attention, but supposes that perhaps insinuating herself so blatantly into the community should be expected to create some reaction. Originally Posted By: Arancaytar "You... you want to read more of that?" Noticing when he speaks that Arancaytar has somehow gotten behind her, she turns and smiles at his comment. Mistb0rn: "Ah, nice to meet you! I know it's ancient history, but I did enjoy reading it." She laughs lightly. "I'd probably react the same way if someone claimed to like something I wrote. But I'm sure you've long since moved on to more important things. You do some sort of computer programming now, right?" She suddenly frowns and pulls a medium-large fish from her robe. She stares at it contemplatively a few moments, as though unsure of its origin or purpose. After examining it thoroughly, she finally shrugs and offers it to Dikiyoba. Mistb0rn: "The only thing that comes to mind when I look at this is to write a magic-system involving fish-scale powder. Or the urge to throw it randomly at that other group of people near the front. I'm afraid if I stare at it too long, I may end up doing just that. Do you want it?"
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