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My Steam license agreement when I activate a game is just a list of directories

For about a year, whenever I activated a Humble Bundle game on Steam, it would give me a blank license agreement to agree to. I thought it was slightly odd. Today I got this instead: That's the ...
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Which melee(Monk/Barbarian) skills can't be dodged?

With the addition of brawling in 1.07, its now possible for players to fight each other, and thus the dodge attribute of some classes (i.e. DH and Monk) now becomes a major factor in some matches in ...
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What does the Red button of a computer inside Hollywood sewer do?

After I pressed it, someone said "This can't be good" and ground's shaking. I thought water should fill in this sewer or something but no, nothing else happened. Is there any event about it? Or is it ...
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A faster way for making developed cities in Civilization 5 SDK?

The Civ 5 SDK makes modding and mapmaking extremely easy, but it has lots of limitations that have frustrated me. One of the most tedious things for me happens when making a scenario that occurs in a ...
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Are there any maps of the cities and the planet surface for Mars Saga?

For the old Commodore 64 game Mars Saga, I've found maps of the caves but no maps of the surface or the cities. Anyone know if they exist somewhere? Additionally, are there any other interesting ...
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Foreigner son-in-law went on a killing spree, then formed a militia just to stand around for awhile… did I miss something?

I'm working through my first, long-term play-through after dozens (or, if I'm being honest, hundreds) of short attempts to figure out the mechanics. I'm finally getting into where some weird stuff is ...
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Major Battles in Rise of Nations

In Rise of Nations when looking at the scores chart you sometimes see in the linear timeline a "Battle Won" or "Battle Lost". What is needed for the game to classify an attack as a battle?
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Do captured familiars' stats vary a lot?

I have 2 Tokotoko's that I have caught over a period of time. Both are in my Familiar Retreat and I havent yet trained them or used them in battle. First curious thing to note is that they are caught ...
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How is the damage to items and the repair cost calculated?

While reparing your items was just a nuisance before patch 1.0.3, at least as long as you didn't die excessively, it is a very significant gold drain now. I'm trying to understand which factors affect ...
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How do I block XInput / DirectInput in games?

In some games, the ability to remap the controller is non-existent and the default mapping is mismatched with my controller. I want to know how to prevent those games (commonly running DirectX) from ...
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Does timely first aid speed up a wounded soldier's recovery?

A soldier will have to spend some time recuperating if they receive a serious wound during a mission. That time seems to depend on their remaining hitpoints, as they essentially recover those over the ...
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What crew do I need to complete the SemiConductors R&D project in Project Space Station?

So i'm playing Project Space Station in DOSBox. I'm doing the "Semi-Conductors" R&D project. So far I've made a few breakthroughs and my current revenue is 250, but I can't seem to get past ...
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Does the developer commentary contain spoilers?

Pillars of Eternity has a developer commentary that I can turn on in the options. I'm interested in listening to it, and strongly suspect that I'll never get around to a second playthrough to only do ...
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Why do lyrium veins heal you when the codex says they are fatal?

The codex entry on lyrium says the following: Even though dwarves have a natural resistance, raw lyrium is dangerous for all but the most experienced of the Mining Caste to handle. Even for ...
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How can I find out how many Science Stockpiles have I activated?

I'm currently playing as Cultists, which means I get a lot of Industry and Science Stockpiles. As I understand it, I can use at most stockpile per turn (and per city in the case of Industry ...
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Keystone of Trials drop rate and requirements?

So far, I think Keystone of Trials drop rate is 100% for T6 and maybe 25% for T1. Is there any empirical data that confirms? Are T1 and level 70 required? Edit: these were changed in a hotfix on Sept ...
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How do I progress in the “Mori Mountain Estate” mod?

Before I say anything, here is a link to the mod that I am referencing: http://planetelderscrolls.gamespy.com/View.php?view=mods.detail&id=275 So, there's this mod called "Mori Mountain Estate". ...
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Can legitimised bastards be heirs?

I'm the petty king of Munster. I have a daughter by my ex-wife and my new wife isn't very fertile. I gave a courtier a good tumble, she gave me a son, and I legitimised him. I was expecting the ...
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How do I get rid of my Criminal Record?

In Fallen London, we all come from New Newgate Prison, and most of us go back there sooner or later. Each time your Suspicion hits 8, you're hauled off to court, where the magistrate will sentence you ...
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Why am I seeing the Savage!, Elusive!, and Baroque! Qualities?

I've noticed that I recently gained a few new Qualities, namely Savage!, Elusive!, and Baroque!: It seems that these Qualities are part of the forbidden game of Knife-and-Candle, but I haven't put ...
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How to get the most bang for my buck in naval bombardments?

I've been playing Fall of the Samurai, and the naval bombardments are awesome. Except, in traditional Total War style, there are small and important details which the official documentation provides ...
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Is there an HP glitch for Noel in Final Fantasy XIII-2?

I fought the long gui (and lost). I selected "retry" but did not fight him again. However, in my next battle with a weak enemy, Noel only had a critical level of HP. Every battle since has started ...
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When crafting the new armor recipes introduced in 1.0.7, what is the best plan to use for each slot?

There are different stat affixes that affect the maximum stat attribute roll for each armor piece. If we look at all the possible affixes for the Strength stat: "Ruthless" (max +100 Vit and Str) ...
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Playing Planescape Torment without RMB

I recently became aware of an open-source implementation of Bioware's Infinity Engine called GemRB. My favourite part is that it supports pretty much all platforms, including Android! But here's the ...
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Why is my character suddenly attacking really slowly?

My character is performing his (visual) attacks much slower than before. I'm pretty sure it also affects the dps. With the following equipment/skill set: Dagger (2att, speed: very fast) Chainmail ...
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Any way to ignore system messages in the chat screen?

I'm a preffered status in the game and because of that my cash limit is 350 000$ (or whatever they use in the game, honestly dont know). Because of this, every time i get cash when i am capped, the ...
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Convert a multiplayer game to Pitboss format?

I started a game with a few friends in the normal multiplayer format, but it may be hard to get us all together again to finish it later. The game is saved locally on my computer. Is it possible to ...
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How to deal with small worlds in tormented space?

In "Tormented Space", there are plenty of small worlds where enormous amounts of creeper is quick to overwhelm almost any position on the map; quickly enough that they appear impossible. For example, ...
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What factors determine whether militia will assist in a battle?

In Endless Legend, the militia units can provide some additional military power when countering a monster attack or invasion from another faction. However it's difficult to determine how far and when ...
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What happens to aliens and items outside of captured UFOs?

You can capture landed and crashed UFOs by clearing them of aliens and keeping at least one soldier inside for five turns. What happens to any aliens and/or items left outside when the mission ends ...
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Hosting a Linux Dedicated Server for “The Ship”

I cannot get a dedicated server for The Ship (AppID 2403) to run on a linux box using steamcmd. I have followed this guide. The steps listed complete successfully. Then, I run ./srcds_run -game ship ...
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Is there any reliable way to get the Dead Center - Mall stairwell second floor shortcut

On the Dead Center - Mall portion, is their any way to reliably get the shortcut to the 2nd story toy store window exit? Anything in particular that the director modifies this based on?
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Prince of Persia Classic iOS Hidden achievement

I have gotten 17 of the 18 game center achievements in Prince of Persia Classic HD on my iPad. The last achievement is hidden, and I have searched the Internet on how to unlock it, to no avail. Does ...
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How can I avoid the Civilization 5 glitch where all the players go to Prince setting?

Me and my friends keep trying to do multiplayer games of Civilization 5, but we have a lot of trouble- the difficulty always resets to Prince. Apparently, this is a huge problem for a lot of people ...
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How long is a mission available?

You don't have to take a mission immediately. There's a brief window of game time where you might be able to wait for a vital research to complete or for an important soldier to finish a medical ...
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How does a Forged Alliance player learn to play FA Forever?

FA Forever isn't just the lobby, it also comprises a set of community patches that change the game balance substantially. As a veteran FA player, I'd like to quickly see how FA Forever is different in ...
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Are books good for anything?

Every now and then I find a book. I can pick the book up. I can carry the book around. I can even read the book! This book is called About Dwarves. This appears to be lore from the game world. ...
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How does slow resistance work?

The spell "Willpower" can be learned and at level 6 it provides a 50% resistance to slow and immobilization effects. Does this mean: A) 50% of the time you are not slowed when you otherwise would be ...
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Can I see how many mission items I've found during the current mission?

You can view how many bone shards, paintings and runes you've found when you are done with your mission. Can I view how much of the items I've already found while doing the mission?
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Is the total damage output merely the sum of the melee, ranged and elemental damages or is it less than that?

According to my character sheet, my level 35 destroyer deals 514-1,028 strength damage, 0 ranged damage and 9-17 magic damage. 514 + 0 + 9 = 523; 1,028 + 0 + 17 = 1,045. Gnomeslice's level 24 ...
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Is there any way to find the base prices for goods in Patrician III?

I'm just wondering if there is a list somewhere of the base prices used for the goods in Patrician III, so I know what to set as reasonable auto-buy/sell rates for goods. As I play the game, it seems ...
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How can I enjoy the final boss battle in Xenoblade when the characters' levels are too high?

I've learned from various sources that the final battle in Xenoblade features a special quick-timed vision tag system, which doesn't get invoked if you out-level the boss by more than 5 levels, due to ...
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After clearing necropolis hero-champion in last campaign I do not get access to the next cave enterance?

So I did a blitz with my necro hero taking frogs castles within two weeks and went forward killing orcs and opening first dark barrier. Than I cleared humans and disabled second dark barrier and ...
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Should I build more circular train networks?

On my Scenic playthroughs, I discovered that ring networks may balance the load from each station from the network. However, it also decreases the efficiency when multiple Locomotives (instead of ...
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How can I repeat the tutorial?

I mistakenly skipped the tutorial and now I can't join my friend. I know there is a workaround by using social club invites but I think that I have to play the tutorial. I'm on PC btw.
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Do shields prevent Sonya from gaining Fury?

Sonya's skills includes the "Fury" trait: Generate Fury by dealing and taking damage. Using Abilities gives Sonya increased Movement Speed. This brings back memories of Discipline Priests not ...
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How do rainy days affect plant growth?

You can water your plants twice a day, this increases how quickly they'll grow. On rainy days, your plants are watered for you (by the rain, obviously). I remember that, in Tale of Two Towns, weather ...
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How do I change my Nintendo Network ID?

Actually, I have a lot of questions. See, my previous home was in Mexico and my Nintendo Network ID has that country registered. Now I live in the USA and I want to use dollars to buy cards for the ...
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Are the computers out to get me?

I was at my friends house, and we were trying to beat the Special Cup on Mirror Mode (to unlock the Boo Pipes). After awhile, we noticed that the computer players would tend to target us over the ...
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How to control Gandalf “flying bricks”?

I'm having a heck of a time trying to stack the bricks together using Gandalf's brick levitation ability. It seems nearly impossible to move them a single stud left/right/back/forward. I'm running ...

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