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A 2021 MMORPG developed by Amazon Games Orange County and published by Amazon Games. It is available on Windows.

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What do the wooden poles with flags on them scattered throughout the world symbolize?

I see these poles with flags and markers in the ground around them all over the game world: Considering how many there are in the game, do they have any significance or are they decorative only? ...
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What does the Sold column in the Active Orders tab mean?

I don't quite understand how the active orders tab of items you are selling on the market works. In particular, there is a "Sold" column, which for all of my active sell orders is the same ...
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Are there tide cycles and do they impact fishing?

I was fishing in the ocean out in New Light for quite some time. I was standing out in the water as far as I could go without being under it. As time went on, it seemed like the water was getting ...
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Elite Farming Breakpoints

I am trying to find information on the breakpoints for elite farming group size for each different elite zone. Does group size affect the drop rate of loot on bosses in elite zones? If it does, what ...
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What are all the factors that increase the chances of crafting double resources?

When crafting items, there is a chance you can craft two items instead of one. For example, when smelting iron ore into iron ingots, there is a percentage chance indicated on the right side of the ...
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Does the size of an ore node impact the chance of receiving gems?

There are three different sizes that an ore can spawn as: Small Medium Large An example of these sizes can be seen below: The bigger a node is, the longer it takes to mine. But does the size ...
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What's the maximum amount of gems you can acquire from a single ore node and is it Mining Luck attribute dependent?

Recently I have been leveling up my mining skill and I've noticed that the gem amount drops from gold ore veins range from 1 gem up to 4 gems from a single ore vein. This brought me up to this ...
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New World family sharing suddenly stopped being accessible?

Recently I logged into my Steam account, only to find that New World that was 'family shared' with me stopped being available for play. I know for a fact that no one is playing that game on the ...
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Do higher level ores have better chances of giving you higher tier gems?

Sometimes when you mine an ore, you also get some gems. But does the type of ore dictate the tier of gem you have a chance of getting? The level required to mine each ore is: Iron: 0 Silver: 10 Gold:...
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What does the transparent circle around an animal tracker on the compass mean?

Randomly, a transparent circle appears around the tracker icon on the compass for an animal: I found some speculative Reddit posts about this, but no solid answers/none of the comments seem to hold ...
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Does the "Azoth Attuned" bag mod work when you gain 1 azoth?

This bag mod gives you 3.0%-4.8% more azoth. However most azoth from gathering is gained 1 at a time, so does this bag mod even work for that case? Does it track decimal values of azoth without ...
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What does the blue bar in the experience bar mean?

Sometimes there is a blue bar that is above the regular yellow experience bar: What does this bar mean and what contributes towards it?
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What does the "OI" symbol mean on a tuning orb?

There is a blue circular symbol on my Amrine Tuning Orb that has the letters "OI" in it. This symbol is only present when the orb is in my storage and not my inventory. I do appear to ...
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Is it possible to view the tax rates of a settlement besides when you first enter the settlement?

When you first enter a settlement, the tax rates briefly display on the screen. However, this is the only way I've been able to view them. I once entered a settlement where the tax rates were a very ...
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What does the grey portion of the experience bar denote?

The experience bar sometimes has a grey portion after the already gained experience (circled): As stated, this grey portion isn't always present. What does the grey portion indicate?
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How do I know if water is fresh or salt?

In New World there are different fish and bait for each water type. That said, it's somewhat hard to tell what water type is which. Obviously a beach is saltwater and a landlocked lake is freshwater, ...
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How much does it cost to declare war on a settlement and take control of it?

If an opposing faction controls a settlement, and you have enough influence in the area to declare war on the settlement with your company: How much does it cost to declare war on the settlement? And ...
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What does this symbol mean next to my characters name on the character select screen?

I noticed this symbol (circled) next to my characters name in New World: It looks like a snake or maybe a dragon within a green shield. What does this symbol mean? Clicking the ellipsis below it ...
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How can I acquire fish filet?

A quest requires me to acquire 70 fish filet. I found the place where to fish and have fish. How can I turn the fish into fish filet?
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How large is the map in New World?

How many square miles/kilometers does the land mass of New World occupy? Including all areas/territories?
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How is Gear Score calculated? What does it represent?

I was under the impression that Gear Score was just an overall quality number for a piece of gear, that takes everything into account. But then I came across these two pieces: The one on the left ...
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