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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 ...
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6answers
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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 ...
11
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1answer
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How do I get on a Minecraft PE server when it says 'invalid name'?

I am having trouble getting onto a server in Minecraft PE on iOS. When I tap on the person's server it just says invalid name: I have tried turning off and restarting the iPad, going to home screen ...
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3answers
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How to install mods for the new Minecraft 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, ...
26
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3answers
59k 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 ...
35
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7answers
41k 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 ...
17
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2answers
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Is there a list of error codes for Minecraft?

Similar to this question on the bugs in Minecraft, I would like a complete list of what error codes exist in Minecraft and how they occur, as well as how they can be resolved.
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2answers
6k views

How long does the Truffle take to move in after building the mushroom biome?

I currently find myself in a pickle because even after I've built the mushroom biome and met all other requirements, the Truffle NPC won't move in. I've defeated not only the Wall of Flesh but Ocram ...
6
votes
1answer
11k views

How do I recover my old game save?

I unintentionally and stupidly wiped my Clash of Clans game data. I went to Application Manager on my Android and clicked 'Clear data'. (I used this for fixes before and it never started a new game.) ...
75
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1answer
50k 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 ...
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4answers
3k 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 ...
30
votes
9answers
414k 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?
158
votes
1answer
204k 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?
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11answers
311k 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 ...
17
votes
5answers
38k 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. ...
17
votes
2answers
15k views

How can I check if my computer's powerful enough to run a certain game?

Is there a service that I can use to check if my machine will be able to run a certain game?
35
votes
8answers
47k 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 ...
115
votes
7answers
232k views

How do I move Steam games to a new computer without re-downloading them?

I have just bought a new computer and I have everything migrated over except for my Steam games. I looked in Program Files/Steam/ and I found a folder full of the games I have downloaded, but I do ...
65
votes
13answers
6k 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 ...
7
votes
1answer
124k 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 ...
340
votes
2answers
19k 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 ...
35
votes
5answers
258k views

Where are the key wardens and where are my keys to create a Hellfire Ring/Amulet/Infernal Machines?

In order to obtain the Infernal Machine to persue a Hellfire Ring or Amulet, one has to work their way through the Uber Boss system of harvesting keys and organs to produce a legendary ring (official ...
10
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2answers
2k views

Minecraft crashes on launch with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION, Problematic frame: ig4dev32.dll or ig4dev64.dll or ig4icd32.dll or ig4icd64.dll

When I try to launch Minecraft 1.7.4 or newer, the game crashes on startup, and the game output screen says this: # EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) at pc=*, pid=*, tid=* # # JRE version: ...
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10answers
10k views

How do I effectively defeat the Wall of Flesh?

I've been having trouble defeating this monster. Even with lots of buff potions, health potions, high tier armor (Molten), and ranged weapons with plenty of ammo (Minishark), I can't seem to kill this ...
37
votes
6answers
58k 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 ...
84
votes
27answers
310k 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 ...
50
votes
9answers
356k 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 ...
8
votes
9answers
284k views

Restarting with new account

I downloaded Clash of Clans to my iPad (iOS 7) this past weekend and started playing. Of course, after a couple of hours I realized I made some newbie mistakes that are fatal to my future success. ...
28
votes
1answer
27k 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 ...
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2answers
3k views

How do I reclaim my Clash of Clans account? [duplicate]

I got Clash if Clans on my laptop and started a village. Then a couple of weeks later it said "This app was not installed properly". So I went and redownloaded it but it started a new account. How do ...
36
votes
13answers
269k 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?
51
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 ...
29
votes
3answers
94k 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 ...
21
votes
3answers
10k 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 ...
13
votes
3answers
89k views

How do I cure Sanguinare Vampiris?

I have Sanguinare Vampiris. I don't really want to become a vampire. How can I cure myself?
12
votes
2answers
107k views

Why don't my female dwellers give birth to children?

I am playing Fallout Shelter on my IPad. There were some women who have already gave birth, but two female dwellers are carrying their babies for about 18(!) hours. I know that this process takes ...
66
votes
2answers
102k 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?
39
votes
5answers
66k 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 ...
22
votes
8answers
51k views

Finding my house in minecraft

I wandered too far to go look for sheep and now I'm on a completely different island. How do I find my way back to my house?
23
votes
4answers
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 ...
45
votes
14answers
142k 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 ...
35
votes
5answers
52k views

Do I need to buy all the released updates to begin playing WoW?

If I want to begin to play World of Warcraft, do I need to buy every update released from the beginning?
8
votes
2answers
55k 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

Lost my bin folder and my minecraft binary files, what do I do?

The other day I was trying to download something for minecraft and it involved my bin folder. So I was looking for it and couldn't find it. I then thought that I might have accidentally deleted it, ...
121
votes
7answers
13k 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 ...
50
votes
4answers
44k 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 ...
43
votes
2answers
12k 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?
31
votes
2answers
29k 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 ...
26
votes
2answers
11k 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 ...

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