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7answers
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How do I find my follower if and when they leave me?

I had parked my follower at an inn with a bunch of valuable items that I didn't want to carry. I guess I have been out a bit too long as this message appears: Your follower tires of waiting and ...
35
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5answers
328k views

Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working?

My LAN server won't let my cousin join me or me join my cousin. It won't show up on the multiplayer screen - it keeps saying "scanning for LAN servers" but it never finds it. I am at his house and we ...
18
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3answers
41k views

How to install mods for the new Minecraft 1.6.1+ launcher

I've recently changed to the new Minecraft launcher, and I have noticed a change in the .minecraft folder layout. I can no longer install mods just by copying it over into the versions/1.6.1 jar file, ...
23
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3answers
24k views

Why can't I destroy or place blocks?

I'm playing on a Survival world with cheats on, "easy" difficulty, and at night in-game. I didn't have a sword or anything to make a sword with, and I was starving, so I switched to Creative to give ...
70
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1answer
47k views

What does the Damage stat on the character sheet actually mean? How is DPS Calculated?

The Damage stat on the character sheet is... not very well explained. I have trouble understanding why some items make it go up or down. It says I do 184.52 damage, but my weapon only does 34 DPS ...
145
votes
1answer
177k views

How can I reach Whimsyshire, the secret level in Diablo III?

There's information that there's a secret level in Diablo III, similar to Diablo II's "Secret Cow Level". How can I reach that secret area in Diablo III?
70
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11answers
217k views

Where can I safely store my stuff?

I'd like to find a place to store stuff while I'm out adventuring, without spending 5000 on a house (at least, until I can afford that...). Where can I safely store items without worrying about them ...
32
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8answers
37k views

How is skill damage calculated based on weapon damage?

I understand that spell damage in based on weapon damage, but how? A weapon has both a damage attribute (e.g., 2-3 damage), and a damage-per-second attribute (e.g., 3.0 damage per second). Let's say ...
31
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4answers
2k views

How can I tell how long (more or less) it will take me to complete a game?

I'm going down my huge backlog of unplayed Steam games and I'm thinking the best way to tackle the list is to go through the shortest games first and then concentrate on the 20+ hour ones. I'm ...
14
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4answers
25k views

How can I find a lost item?

I've lost Morekei, 100% magicka regen, and I have no idea how. I've been looping through all of the shopkeepers I might have somehow sold it to but no one seems to have it. I've got this game on PC. ...
289
votes
3answers
14k views

How can I tell if a corpse is safe to eat?

I am a human wizard, and I just killed a monster, leaving a corpse on the ground. How do I tell whether it is safe to eat this corpse? I leave the monster unspecified because I am interested in "how ...
57
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10answers
5k views

How can I record demos of my gameplay?

I remember seeing a lot of cool Counter Strike videos back in the day. How do you go about recording your gameplay (any game) into an easy to edit format? Do you need special software? How much does ...
28
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5answers
14k views

How do I build a house for my NPCs?

I read on the wiki that people will move in under the following conditions: You do something to please them An empty house is available with a light source, table, and chair (also with walls). I ...
5
votes
1answer
108k views

Why is my Mega Stone not in the location it should be?

I upgraded my Mega Ring and have been looking for Mega Stones, and I found a nice guide to the Mega Stone's locations. However, the Mega Stone isn't in the place it's supposed to be, and I'm sure the ...
34
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5answers
231k views

Where are the key wardens and where are my keys to create a Hellfire Ring?

In order to obtain the Hellfire Ring, one has to work their way through the Uber Boss system of harvesting keys and organs to produce a legendary ring (official blog post). To create the infernal ...
46
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9answers
271k views

Is there a definitive 'Best Weapon' for each weapon type in Skyrim?

So I was wandering up to the forge in Whiterun with my Ebony Ingots, Daedra Heart and other assorted bits and pieces in hand. I started to go through the process of smithing out my lovely new ...
24
votes
9answers
306k views

How do I get rid of my bounty?

I accidentally killed a noble, now every guard wants to kill me. Is there any way I can get rid of the bounty?
50
votes
2answers
16k views

How does X% Chance of Finding Magical Items work for a party?

If I have an item with a X% increased chance to Finding Magical Items (3% in this case), does this apply only to me, or does that bonus apply to my party members as well? Could you end up stacking ...
21
votes
3answers
9k views

What is the maximum party size and the corresponding monster buffs?

What is the maximum party size (if there is one) in Diablo 3? Additionally, how much of a buff do monsters get when adding party members? "A new ally has joined, but the minions of Hell grow ...
26
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1answer
23k views

Who can you romance in Mass Effect 3?

Unfortunately, the Romance article on the Mass Effect Wikia doesn't have the options listed yet, and I'm a little paranoid about digging deeper on google for fear of running into major story spoilers ...
56
votes
2answers
73k views

What is Fez's alphabet?

I'm trying to translate the Fez alphabet/symbols, numbers included. Could somebody post the deciphered alphabet and numbers please?
37
votes
6answers
43k views

How is listed DPS calculated when dual-wielding weapons?

I was trying out the dual-wielding in Diablo 3, when I noticed really strange. When I equipped my off-hand, which has 0.5 less damage than my main-hand. My overall damage actually went down. So my ...
35
votes
5answers
37k views

What do those abbreviations mean in League of Legends?

I'm quite new to League of Legends (LoL) but try to improve through reading guides. All too often I stumble upon abbreviations I am not sure what they mean. Some of those are: AD AP ArPen AS bot ...
8
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2answers
41k views

I lost my follower? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find my follower if and when they leave me? When I was asked to get a knife from some crazy witch to save a tree I lost my follower. There was no body, she ...
43
votes
14answers
111k views

What determines when you do a finishing move?

Sometimes, when fighting an enemy, your character will do a special move, with a third person view animation, instantly killing the enemy. But these types of moves seem to be random, sometimes being ...
27
votes
3answers
73k views

How do subsequent playthroughs work?

In Borderlands 1 the second playthrough had a "playthrough 2.5" once you beat The Destroyer, which changed the game so enemies (and most mission rewards) scaled to your level. Because of this it was ...
115
votes
7answers
12k views

Besides practicing, what are some great ways to become a better player?

Besides practicing, what are some great ways to become a better StarCraft II player? Off the top of my head I can think of: Watching replays with commentary from youtube.com/hdstarcraft and ...
79
votes
26answers
294k views

How do I make money efficiently?

In Oblivion, I had two favorite money-makers: Dump all my stuff except some basic armor and potions, and raid an oblivion tower. The armor and weapons was worth lots, and selling it in Anvil made a ...
44
votes
4answers
29k views

How do I ward properly in League of Legends?

I tend to like to play a support champion. Since I'm slowly making my way to mid and high level play its getting more important to get good wards up because ganks become more common. I am therefore ...
41
votes
2answers
11k views

What are the strengths and weaknesses of each follower?

I've been playing mostly multiplayer so far, so I haven't had much experience with using followers. But now that I started a new character that I will be playing solo, I will surely need a follower to ...
31
votes
3answers
16k views

What are the special abilities the unique/champion monsters can have?

Unique and champion monsters will have a combination of randomly determined affixes/abilities, such as "nightmarish" or "waller". What are all of the possible abilities?
26
votes
2answers
9k views

Do I ever get xp for my party member's kills?

I've heard xp "Is not split" in D3 parties, but to whom is it given? If there are a dozen monsters on the screen worth 100xp each, and my partner kills them all with some nuke (while I idly watch) do ...
67
votes
1answer
13k views

What are the popular openings / builds for Terran in StarCraft 2?

I don't have too much interest in playing Terran, but I'd like this information mostly to better understand what I'm up against.
7
votes
3answers
9k views

Maxing out gear with maxed out smithing, enchanting and alchemy

I have level 100 smithing, enchanting and alchemy. I also have some nice enchanted gear, fortify smithing and alchemy. How high should I be able to get my fortified equipment? Currently I'm around ...
52
votes
8answers
35k views

How can I avoid mobs spawning inside my house while I sleep?

The latest Minecraft update now has beds, which is very nice for the first few nights of the game while you establish a mob-resistant area that you can work in during the night. For reference, you ...
25
votes
5answers
5k views

How can the damage reduction from Armor in League of Legends not have diminishing returns?

The formula for calculating damage reduction from armor in League of Legends is Damage Reduction = Total Armor / (100 + Total Armor) It seems clear to me that this formula dictates that adding more ...
35
votes
3answers
63k views

How can I cure lycanthropy?

I really want to get rid of it. I've been through the whole companion’s quest line and cured Kodlak's. I killed all 5 witches and have 4 of the heads left in my inventory. I've been back to that same ...
21
votes
3answers
29k views

How does magic find work?

So I found some gear that has the stat "increased magic find". What is this "magic" that I can find? Gems? Potions? Some other form of loot? I need to know what it does before I can decide if it's a ...
19
votes
2answers
5k views

Smartly using smart casting

In League of Legends, I saw a smart casting mode in the options. What does smart casting do exactly? And is it useful/helpful playing against people with it? When I was playing Soraka it seemed to ...
20
votes
3answers
3k views

Does Herobrine exist?

I've seen videos of a mob named Herobrine being summoned or randomly encountered. He has the default Minecraft skin but with glowing white eyes. Are these videos all hoaxes or is there a way to summon ...
16
votes
3answers
44k views

Dragon souls not activating new words

So if I understand correctly you can learn new words and the souls will activate these words. I just killed a dragon and when it died it looked like I absorbed the soul but it didn't unlock any of the ...
4
votes
2answers
179k views

How do I download Minecraft 1.6.4?

I tried connecting to a server this morning but it said "outdated client". I understand that that means I have to get Minecraft 1.6.4 but I have no clue how to do it. I tried getting it on ...
181
votes
19answers
288k views

What's the most efficient Minecraft mining strategy?

When I'm not exploring fresh caves or lands in minecraft, I'm busy trying to find deposits of diamond, gold and iron deep in the earth. So far I've just been digging around just above bedrock on a ...
108
votes
4answers
14k views

What build order should I use for Zerg in StarCraft 2?

I'm familiar with the general mechanics of the game, but what's the best build order for the beginning of the game?
39
votes
2answers
50k views

How do armor, resistances and missile/melee damage reduction interact?

How do damage reduction from armor, damage reduction from resistances, and missile/melee damage reduction interact? For example, let's say I have X armor which translates to x% damage reduction ...
33
votes
13answers
216k views

What is an effective way to level smithing?

Leveling smithing to 100 seems like a difficult task. Is it more effective to craft cheap things such as iron daggers, or to craft expensive items such as Elven weapons?
24
votes
4answers
38k views

What's the best strategy to keep the chaos low?

I know that having a high chaos would cause the game to be more difficult. So I'm wondering how could I keep it low and avoid killing methods that would raise the chaos.
26
votes
7answers
41k views

How do the different difficulty levels affect the gameplay?

In Diablo III there are four different levels of difficulty: Normal Nightmare Hell Inferno Obviously there will be more and stronger opponents, but apart from that: What exactly are the ...
16
votes
3answers
52k views

How can I enable Civ 5 mods on Mac OS X?

Officially, the Mac OS X version of Civilization V does not support mods. However, from common sense, some discussions I've found online, and Aspyr's poor track record, I'm guessing it is indeed ...
29
votes
2answers
24k views

How do I deal with a runaway bride?

I killed my first wife once I found out there is a mercenary you can marry who gives you up to 300 gold a day (in Whiterun). The only requirement, of course, being that I had to hire her first. So I ...

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