Tales of Maj'Eyal (also known as ToME4), a free roguelike characterized by accessible controls, deep gameplay, and an enduring hatred of consumables.

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What is a turn?

ToME 4 uses both turns and action speed in its terminology, and it's confusing me. Is one turn a set amount of game time (e.g. 2.6 seconds), an abstract "as long as it takes one to act" kind of deal, ...
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How do you pan the screen without moving your character?

I am not playing on the highest resolution monitor, and sometimes there are enemies that are off screen but "visible" to my character. Targeting them is annoying. I know I've seen other players pan ...
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What is the proper orb sequence in the Ruined Dungeon?

The Ruined Dungeon in ToME has 6 orbs, and 6 elite enemies you have to kill to activate the orbs. Once the enemies are dead, supposedly you have to touch the orbs in the right sequence. The wiki's ...
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Does the effect that reduces your minimum health stack?

Unfortunately, I don't remember the exact wording of the effect in game. It's something along the lines of "Don't die until health reaches:". I assume the way this works is that your health can drop ...
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What's the difference between a rune and an infusion?

I don't really understand what the difference is between a rune and an infusion. The wiki for the game says: Inscriptions come in two flavors: runes and infusions. Runes are magical glyphs drawn ...
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Can I still get escort quests in the early dungeons after I reach level 9?

I've noticed that while leveling up in the starter dungeons, I often run into fairly easy escort quests which can give me skill or stat gains. However, once I hit level 9 and enter these dungeons, it ...
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What is the effect of Solipsism, and how is it triggered?

What exactly happens when your Solipsist's Psi bar falls too low? Are there any positive features of Solipsim? And how low is too low? There are cryptic comments on the skill selection screen that say ...
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How do I purchase an additional inscription slot in Tales of Maj'Eyal?

I know that it costs a category point, which is awarded every 10 levels but I just cannot find the UI element that lets me purchase the additional slot. How do I do it?
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How do I use the Crystal Focus?

I've found the unique item Crystal Focus, which has the ability "can be combined with a weapon". However, whenever I try this, it seems I don't have a suitable weapon. What kind of weapon am I ...
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How do I learn what my enemies' powers do?

I play a lot of ToME 4, and it's awesome. But there's something I've not managed to figure out. When your character is under the influence of an effect (e.g. 'confused'), you can see that clearly as ...