Questions tagged [wizardry-8]

a 2001 RPG and the final title in the Wizadry series by Sir-Tech Canada. Players attempt to collect three artifacts and to place each on its pedestal, allowing them to ascend to the Cosmic Circle and become a god. It was re-released through GOG and Steam in 2013

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How to create and import custom character portraits for Wizardry 8?

It's possible to create custom character portraits in Wizardry 8, I've seen it done before. But just now looking (googling) for guides on how to create a portrait and how to import it I came up empty. ...
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How can I locate an NPC in Wizardry 8?

I had RFS-81 in my party, but he has disappeared. I last saw him before entering the Rapax castle, but can't remember where,and I was doing a lot of travelling just before entering the castle. This ...
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Are Wizardry 8 spells from two party members cumulative?

If I were to make a party with two bishops and both were to cast the same spell, would it be more effective than a single cast? E.g would two @ Magic Screen be better protection than just one? Do ...
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Wizardry 8 does not think that I killed all of the Rattkin Breaders

I am checking with this walkthrough (scroll down until "BREEDER HOUSE"). I killed the two Rattkin Breeders in that house. As stated, this made the Rattkin Common are now hostile and attack me. BUT, ...
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Where does GOG keep its Wiz8 saves?

I'm used to porting Wiz8 saved files between Windows machines, and on OS X games I can usually dig up the saved game folders in ~/Library or the app's own Package Contents. But I've got a Good Old ...
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What are the parenthetical numbers in the combat HUD?

During combat, the Wizardry 8 HUD displays numbers beside each enemy group's name, like so: 6 Soldier Ants ( 0 / 4 / 0) 3 Soldier Ants ( 2 / 1 / 1 ) What do the numbers in the parentheses mean? ...
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What is a well balanced party setup for Wizardry 8?

It is a while since I played Wizardry 8 and I actually forgot a lot about the game. So while trying to do a good party, I had a lot of problems at the start, especially with ranged enemies. How do ...