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I have a stat in my character panel called "fame". It also says I am "respected".

What does this stat affect in the game?

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In Torchlight 1, it was merely a "ranking" of sorts. Additionally, each time you increased it, you got another skill point. I'd think it'd be something similar in TL2. –  Raven Dreamer Sep 25 '12 at 19:43
It's just another progress bar to enjoy filling up. –  StrixVaria Sep 25 '12 at 19:57

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Fame is, like your experience, a statistic you acquire as you play. While you only get experience from killing regular enemies, killing champions (purple health bars) bosses (orange health bars) and completing quests will also grant you some fame.

When you get enough fame to level it up, you gain 1 additional skill point. There are 32 fame levels.

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Completing quests also gives you fame –  Dycker Oct 7 '12 at 16:08

You get 1 skill point everytime you increase your fame level.

Other then that i really haven't noticed the fame being useful for anything else.

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I think fame also makes vendors sell stuff cheaper.

I could be wrong.

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This would be better as a comment, especially if you are not even sure if it is true. Or you could improve it as an answer by doing some research in to your claim. –  Colin Oct 8 '12 at 9:50

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