What I hate about exploration...

December 06, 2007 01:51PM
I absolutely love exploring well thought out, descriptive areas. Some of the new ones are especially good quality. And area explores always have a ton of story information in then I crave.

But then when you're out and about, looking for any kind of booty or treasure. You check all the obvious spots, then just wander about the halls/tunnels/fields checking for things. You examine what looks like a log or sticks or a rock and suddenly... omg wtf corpse with stuff on it. Usually a key to something important back in key-dangerous-area. Or just really nice loot, that is away from all the nasty mobs and traps where you'd expect it to be.

What ticks me off more, is when you're standing in a mundane, fairly traveled place and again.... OMG WTF, MAGE CORPSE! Yay for sensible wand places. Sooo seeing the pattern there. You can often substitute corpse for a million other nouns that will then describe how 'oh, a mage died here. Leaving a wand. Cute.' happened.

It's great finding this stuff, but I begin to question how anyone else who isn't as anal as me finds it. Am I the only one that examines every god damn noun in a description now?

Edit: Does this kind of thing actually put anyone off exploring in general? Leaves me with a sour taste.


Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/06/2007 01:53PM by Yhorian.
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What I hate about exploration...

Yhorian(VIP) December 06, 2007 01:51PM

I have recently found love for exploration...

Sam December 06, 2007 05:51PM

I love exploration..

istirith December 08, 2007 01:24AM

It's the nouns off nouns off nouns that bugs me

ExPaladin(VIP) December 06, 2007 05:10PM

LOL. I hate those too.

Sam December 06, 2007 06:00PM

Half tempted to write...

torak December 06, 2007 05:03PM

Certainly makes nepenthes areas easier,

Guy December 07, 2007 11:10AM

Re: Half tempted to write...

Bryan December 06, 2007 05:41PM

If anyone really has a good script for this please post I could use it. nt

jad_hoven December 07, 2007 11:12AM

I can't be arsed to do it. Game in general musings here.

Scrimbul December 06, 2007 04:46PM

Scrim, my AP's and shamen never used preps...(Druc)

jimcrenshaw December 11, 2007 03:05AM

Re: I can't be arsed to do it. Game in general musings here.

Death_Claw December 07, 2007 12:34PM

Sorry, Man, but you're (mostly) wrong about the PK competition part.

Balrahd(VIP) December 06, 2007 08:33PM

High h/d can be pretty forgiving

Quixotic December 07, 2007 05:31AM

I understand that stoneskin and protection are all you need for general PK.

Scrimbul December 06, 2007 09:16PM

Well, stoneskin, protection, and call blood nt

Rade December 07, 2007 04:48AM

Magus and Vlad both have super solid chars right now.

Sam December 06, 2007 05:53PM

Wands are meant for people who are as anal as that.

DurNominator(VIP) December 06, 2007 02:32PM

Exploration isn't fun.

infi December 06, 2007 02:30PM

Heh. Mousetrap quest anyone? nt

istirith December 06, 2007 09:08PM

Re: What I hate about exploration...

daurwyn(VIP) December 06, 2007 02:19PM

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