Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is the first game by 38 Studios and the first game in the Amalur series, launching February 7th, 2012. Reckoning is an action role-playing game set in the fatalistic world of Amalur. In it the player assumes the role of the fateless, a person resurrected by the Well of ...

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How do I activate Kingdom of Amalur's online pass on the PC?

It is well known that Kingdoms of Amalur is one of the many games that employ the online pass method of encouraging new purchases (and for making more off of used copies). Snooping around the ...
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What determines the cost to respec?

In Kingdoms of Amalur, you have "Skills" and "Abilities". If you later want to change what you picked, you need to visit a fateweaver to respec. (This is also how you can pick where the original 3 ...
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Does the quality of the item affect the quality of the salvaged components?

When salvaging items (i.e. destroying an item to recover components) in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning does it make any difference as to the quality of the item you use? I've received nice components ...
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Can I find a set item more than once?

I'm currently level 21 and I haven't encountered the same piece of set equipment (yellow items) twice. Can I find the same set item more than once? I'm curious because I'm thinking about respecing ...
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What is a lorestone for?

I found a lorestone and am under the impression that I got some xp off of activating it. It also said that I can get more benefits when I find a set of lorestones. What type of benefits do I get from ...
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Is it possible to disarm or safely set off traps that I can see on the ground?

In some areas there are traps that I can clearly see on the ground. Yep, I see you... I want to disarm or set them off safely but I can't (that way I don't accidentally walk into them the next time ...
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Is there a relationship between the faction quests and main quest?

As I'm playing a game, I like to finish all the side quests in one region before I move to the next for the main quest. Unfortunately, this is slightly problematic in KoA. I started the main quest and ...
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How can I loot the bones from St. Eadric's tomb without being detected?

In the quest The Guided Hands, you have to steal three items to join The Travelers. One of these, St. Eadric's remains, is causing me grief. The problem is that three monks are always staring at the ...
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How do I get the guards to stop attacking me, and get them to arrest me?

I broke out of jail, and my bounty is high. I'd like to pay it off. How do I get them to stop attacking me so I can pay them.
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What does the code included with new copies of Amalur do?

Included with my copy of Kingdoms of Amalur was a single-use code, like the ones that unlock Catwoman DLC in Batman: Arkham City, and multiplayer mode in several games. I seem to remember reading ...
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Is it better to save my Reckoning for a particular situation?

Right now whenever I fill my Reckoning meter, I generally try to save it for one of two situations: Many enemies are surrounding me (say, 4 or more) because I believe using it can grant me a ...
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Does it matter how many days have passed?

Every time I go to open my inventory to check out some new gear I found, which is approximately every 37 seconds, I see the game clock staring back at me. Sometimes it's nice to know if it's day or ...
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Is there an auto-run key?

I'm getting pretty tired of holding down control and W at the same time to make my character sprint. Is there a way to auto-run?
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What determines my character's maximum Health and Mana?

As I level up, I'm gaining increases to both my maximum health and my maximum mana. These don't seem to be increasing equally, however, as I'm seeing my maximum mana increase faster than my total ...
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How do autosaves work in Kingdoms of Amalur?

What is the autosave policy in KoA? Is there a difference between the consoles and the PC?
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Which actions in Kingdoms of Amalur grant experience?

Title says it all - just wondering if you gain experience for things like crafting or persuasion attempts, or if it's just for completing quests and killing things.
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Do the enemies levels scale in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning?

I'm currently only level 8, but I've noticed that everywhere I go, the enemies seem to be fairly equal in strength. Adding to that the fact that the game was designed by Ken Rolston (of Morrowind and ...
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What effects, if any, does your choice of gender have?

After browsing through some of the Kingdoms of Amalur questions, I noticed that one achievement would have you wooing Rast Brattigan. Now, I imagine that Rast is receptive to wooing from either sex, ...
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Where does the quest rewards item go if i got my inventory full?

Someone know where I can find them? I'm playing the Xbox 360 version. Thanks in advance.
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Why doesn't my local map show roads?

I seem to be having an issue with my local map in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. As you can see, it shows the proper icons, but it doesn't show the actual roads. This makes planning my route to my ...
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What should I do with The Treasures of Meropis?

While exploring the Fae Library I triggered a quest called The Treasures of Meropis. I basically had to recover lost items from various underwater places. I found all five treasures which included: ...
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How do I change the difficulty?

I'm currently fighting the Maid of Windmere and she's ridiculously hard because she summons a dozen things to fight alongside her. Since I've tried to kill her about 30 times now, I think I'd like to ...
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Does it make sense to sneak?

Thus far I've been playing a thief/mage hybrid class in KoA, but I rarely find it advantageous to sneak or go for sneak attacks. Moving while sneaking is extremely slow, and most of the time I find I ...
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What are all the different outcomes for The Hero and the Maid?

I'm getting ready to fight the Maid of Windmere for the quest The Hero and the Maid. Up to this point, the Maid has appeared to me several times and has offered me a chance to rule alongside her ...
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How do I tell Gizela Wulflac that Camden is dead?

I found the death notice for Camden Wulflac, how do I tell Gizela that he's dead?
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Why can't I dispel this ward?

I seem to be having some (a lot) of difficulty dispelling wards on treasures in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The problem is, after reading the tooltip ~3 times and still not understanding exactly ...
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Why do I sometimes fully heal at the end of combat?

At first I thought I was crazy, but I've been keeping an eye out for it and it definitely happens on really rare occasions. I'll be fighting some enemies and when the battle ends, my life bar fills ...
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How can I increase my carrying capacity?

In Kingdoms of Amalur, your character starts out with 70 slots of inventory. It sounds like a lot, but when every other dead brownie or kobold earns you a new pair of pants, it's only a matter of time ...
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What houses are available in Kingdoms of Amalur?

As per this answer, the only way to store items in Amalur is via your character's Stash - and the easiest way to access that is from houses you own. My question is simple: How many houses can I own ...
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What triggers a refill for the Special Delivery Chest in Gorhart?

Right now, my character is level 10. In all these levels, I've only had items in the Gorhart Special Delivery Chest once near the beginning of the game. I've checked it a few times since then and it's ...
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Is Detect Hidden (level 5) required to open secret doors?

I am unclear from the tooltip of level 5 Detect Hidden if it's required for you to open secret doors, or just a useful aid in helping you find them. I ask because I found 4 of 5 lorestones in the ...
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Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning damage or physical damage

There are some types of damage "enchantments" in game its: damage (+15% damage), physical damage (+15% physical damage) and elements damages. My question is what is difference between damage and ...
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How can I find a new god?

After the initial character creation, is there any way to change the deity you're worshipping? A certain bonus might have looked attractive on the startup screen but might not be working out (ie ...
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Where can I find or buy recipes?

I have acquired about a million reagents that can used to create potions. I went to use the alchemy table in Gorhart and it said I didn't have any recipes. I went back to the shop keeper, assuming ...
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Why can't I junk certain jewelry?

During my travels, I've found some jewelry that wasn't worth keeping and so I threw it in my junk bag so I could easily sell it later on. Recently, I found this interesting piece: This item is ...
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What does it mean if a monster is “vulnerable”?

Pretty frequently I'll be fighting an enemy and alongside all of the damage numbers that come flying up, I'll see the word "Vulnerable" popup above the enemy hitbox briefly. What does this convey? Is ...
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What are the requirements of these Steam specific achievements?

Most of the hidden achievements in KoA seem to resolve themselves through normal game play (defeat this guy, complete on hard, etc) so I imagine the answer to this one is going to be along the same ...
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Can I lock myself out of side quests?

Are there certain side quests which must be accomplished before completing steps in the main quest? Are there side quests which would lock you out of doing other side quests?
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What must I do for “Destiny Dominated?”

One of the achievements in KoA is "Destiny Dominated" - I must complete the game on "Hard" difficulty. What are the requirements for this achievement? Can I just turn the difficulty to hard near the ...
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Will my bad karma catch up to me eventually?

This game features what I'll call a "Bioware-style conversation wheel" wherein there are usually a set of responses possible to any given conversation element. For instance, if someone tells me: ...
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What is an Essence of Fate?

I recently encountered a group of bandits in a cave while playing Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. I decided I would stretch my wings a bit and try out the "Reckoning" mode. After killing all of the ...
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Where can I buy lockpicks?

Apart from the occasional 6-10 picks as random loot, I seem to occasionally be running pretty low on lockpicks. Where can I buy them?
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Is picking a lock on an “owned” chest considered a crime?

In various locations I've "infiltrated" I've noticed that there are locked chests. Usually there's a little bit of "red text" saying I can pick the lock - which typically indicates that this is a ...
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I have a huge bounty and the guards won't arrest me. Why?

I killed someone as part of a quest in Gorhart. He wasn't an enemy per se (I sided with bandits on this one) so I incurred a bounty after I killed him. Here's what my current stats look like: As ...
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How do I use the “Confident” card?

I found a "Twists of Fate" card in the "Special Delivery" chest at Gorhart - I assume for having played the demo. I dismissed it pretty quickly, but I seem to remember it being titled "Confident." ...
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Is there a good way to store things in Kingdoms of Amalur?

In other games I've had to resort to creating storage characters for the purposes stashing items I might find useful in the future, especially when trying to collect sets. Since Kingdoms is going to ...
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Is destroying people's stuff worth it?

I've been happily smashing my way through stacks of boxes and barrels so far, and while I find the process mildly enjoyable (about on par with popping bubble wrap), I can't help but notice that the ...
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Is there any way to skip the tutorial?

I played the KoA demo, so I pretty much already understand the buttons and the basic lore of the game. However, the game seems intent on making me jump through all these hoops and teaching me all of ...
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Where can I unload my ill-gotten goods?

Being the greedy thief that I am, I've plundered the citizens of Gorhart and grabbed just about everything that isn't nailed down. However, they must brand their initials into everything there, ...
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Do I have to return to daggers I found for the quest Shine and Shadow?

I'm on a quest to find some artifacts for a guy named Avicenn. He wanted me to find Shine and Shadow. Well, I found them and not only are they artifacts but they are a pair of freakin' awesome daggers ...