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comment Tutorial mode in Civ Beyond Earth
I found ADVISR extremely useful in learning the basics. When you start up a new game it should come up, and you should choose "New to Civ". You can also choose that you want all of the tutorial information (I forget the exact text on that button). He'll pop up periodically with useful information, and give you little screenshot slideshows in certain spots to show you how specific mechanics function (Like the tech web, etc)
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comment How can I get more expedition modules?
It took me an entire game before I realized my explorers could refill their modules. I kept making new ones whenever I wanted to excavate again >.< What a waste! Then I had one go auto-explore and was confused when I saw him excavating a second time.
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comment What can I do with favors?
And as mentioned, it can depend on how much the civ likes you. If they're "guarded" you're likely to get a lot more screwed on your dealing with them then if they're friendly or better. My favors with guarded civs were barely worth the text they were written with when I tried trading them back later.... Of course I was trying to gain open borders so I could set up an attack on them. Maybe that's why.
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comment How to tell if an Expedition site is “claimed”?
I'm really bad at keeping my promises to the other civs. I always tell them "ok I'll stop" to appease them... but then I up and do it anyway because I NEED MORE THINGS. And they don't. That's fair right? :D
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comment How does alien hostility work?
When I was playing as Harmony -- the game started out where aliens would attack me when I was near their nest, but as the game progressed and my Harmony level increased, they seemed to be more likely to ignore my units altogether no matter how close to them I got -- even after attacking them to clear some room for trade routes or outposts.
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comment How does alien hostility work?
Siege worms just... move about. If they happen to go through your city, they'll destroy things. But sometimes they'll just waltz on the outskirts of your city and pass you right by. Its seems quite random.
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comment How to enable just one more turn?
I had the button and it worked fine for me when I won the mind flower victory.... Maybe if you lose you can't do it?
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asked Do Spectral Blades - Healing Blades get a bonus penalty in inferno?
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comment Extra experience from equipment
You cannot roll XP % bonuses on any random attributes on items. That stat only comes from a ruby in a helm socket.
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answered Is the Inventory in Diablo 3 larger for Collector's Edition?
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comment Solo Wizard Builds?
Yes, stacks with whatever you're wearing (But remember MF is shared between party members). In inferno we tend to wear all of our damage/life/mitigation/best gear to fight the packs, then when the last monster is at ~10% we equip all our MF gear and finish him off. Been pretty effective so far (especially when combined with NV).
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comment Solo Wizard Builds?
Also... in my 4-player group we pretty much have to have a barb for tanking or we'll fail miserably. <3 barbs.
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comment Solo Wizard Builds?
Sorry! Nephalem valor is a buff that you receive when you hit the level cap (60). Every champion or elite pack you kill gives you one stack (to a maximum of 5 stacks). The buff's capabilities are twofold: Each stack provides a 15% bonus to magic find (75% at 5 stacks), and when you're at 5 stacks bosses (skelly king, act bosses, etc) will drop improved loot (I always get at least 2 rares, sometimes 3, as well as 5-8 blues). So it's not quite true to say bosses won't drop good loot; they most certainly will. If you respec or leave the game you lose all stacks.