Martin Sojka
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How large is Skyrim?
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Skyrim's heightmap is rectangular and uses 119 x 94 = 11186 in-game "cells". The engine uses the same cell size as in Oblivion, Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas - 57.6 metres (63 yards) to the side, ...

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Are there multiple strongholds with end portals or just one?
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Default Minecraft world generates three "end dungeons" (strongholds), about 1000 blocks from the centre of the world, spread equally. That means that when you're standing at X/Z 0,0 coordinates and ...

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What does PvP logging mean in Minecraft?
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"PvP Logging" describes the practice of logging out during PvP when it looks like you might lose. It isn't unique to Minecraft, but occurs in all competitive games where losing in PvP incurs any kind ...

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What is the proper teleport command in Skyrim?
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There are two main console commands for quick teleport: coc (Center-on-Cell) expects one argument (the cell name) and teleports you there. Obviously, "Whiterun" is a cell, while "Dawnstar" isn't. ...

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Who or what is Mystara?
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"Mystara" is an in-joke and refers to the D&D setting of the same name. It comes to Oblivion via its lead game designer Ken Rolston who was involved in the creation of the Mystara D&D setting ...

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What are all the blocks that can face a specific direction in vanilla Minecraft?
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In Minecraft, block orientation can be saved as a block's metadata value or some sort of additional data inside a tile entity. There is no standard method to do so, though most blocks use some bits of ...

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Jumping two blocks high?
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Here are your options: If there's a horse, a saddled pig, a boat, a minecart or a bed (only during the night) nearby, you can try to right-click it; this will teleport you out of the hole. If you ...

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does damaging craft influence tactical battles?
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No, it doesn't. As usual, the UFOpaedia has all the relevant information, in this case in the article about battlescape map generation. Specifically, down at the bottom of the page is the ...

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How do I resolve this error when installing the Forge source?
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The problem is that Mojang changed the download locations for their files, and with the whole Forge team preparing for the 1.7.X version launch, they aren't able or willing to touch the "stable" 1.6.4 ...

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I can't move or dump items that were dropped by Dwarfs interrupted in a task
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If the "build a wall here" designation/order is still standing, the blocks are marked as being "in use" for this task. The quickest way is to abort the build order using t, navigating to the not yet ...

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Named giant animal
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Wild animals get named by a few means; a common one aside from being a pet is if they manage to kill enough enemies. You can check it in history mode for yourself - quit the game, copy the last save ...

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Will a chained Dog starve?
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Animals which don't require a pasture can be safely chained (or better yet against ambushers: put in a sealed raised glass box outside the entrance) for as long as you want to, though they will ...

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How can I record gameplay without a dip in framerate?
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You won't be able to do that with a software solution - at least not for any graphically intensive applications. If the application is rate-limited to 60 fps, but could as well run at 200 fps if ...

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What is the best way to fill a lot of dispensers?
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MCEdit's copy & paste tool copies tile entities (like dispenser or chest inventories, furnace items, spawner settings and so on) along with the tiles. It can't (as of current pre-release of ...

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How can I rename a Dwarf?
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It looks like it can be possible with DFusion (which is a part of newer DFHack releases), though nobody - as far as I could find - created such a program so far. Technical details Specifically, the "...

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Retail boxed Steam activated games: can they be resold?
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A (boxed) copy of a game and a Steam account are two different things; one is a physical object, the other a contract between you and Valve. While this isn't and shouldn't be constructed as a proper ...

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What is the font used in Europa Universalis 4?
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The Clausewitz engine (the screen shot is of one of the games using it, Europa Universalis III) has fonts as bitmaps saved in the gfx\fonts\ sub-folder of the game's installation folder. For mods, it'...

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What should I put in a dwarf's bedroom?
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You should at least build a cabinet and a door (separating the room from the outside). They have the following uses: Cabinets help with preventing random pieces of clothing lying around the fort and ...

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Can I be competitive in Planetside 2 without leveling?
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You don't need to play much to be competitive, just enough to build the right muscle memory for whatever class you find the most fun to play, which usually takes a few hours daily for a week for solid ...

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Is there a way to remove level requirement to Oblivion's quests?
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You can make your own mini-mod for this. Since this sounds more like a question for GameDev, where we develop stuff in preference of using other people's tools ... let's explain how to go about it the ...

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What can I do with a leopard?
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Aside from breeding it for food (which would require you to acquire another animal of the opposite gender, obviously) and outright butchering like any other animal, and assuming without modding ...

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Steam keys on gamersgate
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Games which work only with Steam and where you get a Steam key to redeem are noted as such in the DRM section of the game's information box.

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How can I prevent my dwarves from requesting Iridium during a strange mood?
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There are two effects at work here: Firstly, "moody" Dwarves can request specific metals instead of "any metal". When they do, it's always one of the metals which they have a preference for. If you ...

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A dot with custom position on screen
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You can build a small Lego construction to hold a laser pointer and position it such that it marks the "aiming point" on your screen. With a slightly more complex set-up you can also make a Blutooth-...

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Recommended version of OpenGL for Minecraft?
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OpenGL drivers are usually part of the graphic driver package (though there's also a default implementation on the Windows installation media); in your case, NVidia's. They have to be to access the ...

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What is that? A black cloud?
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That's an inactive rift from a (pocket dimension) dungeon from the Dimensional Doors mod by StevenRS11. If you place a Wooden Warp Door on the block just below it you'll make it permanent and be able ...

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Dwarf fortress construction suspended - builder occupying site
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This is a problem with the current version of the game (v0.34.11 as of this writing) and usually happens when the tiles around the place you want to build the wall are walkable, but can't be built ...

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Is there any way to check the kills on a pet?
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Vanilla game As soon as the pet gains a name, it becomes a historical figure. This means it does show up in the "Legends" mode, and you can copy your save game folder, load it, abandon the fort then ...

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What is TEMP in Skyrim?
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It's simply the (player-visible) "display name" of the activator. It could literally be any text without changing what the stone does. It's very likely that the stone is a left-over from the ...

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Changing Coarse Iron to Iron?
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Coarse Iron has the following uses in Masterwork 1.9.5: In a crucible, use "cold hammer coarse iron" to turn the ore into coarse iron bars In the same crucible (with additional fuel) or a magma ...

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