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Why are people who spend a lot of money on video game micro-transactions called "whales"?
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The term originated in casinos, where's high rollers (rich people who play for large stakes) are well-looked after by the casino, in order to ensure that they gamble at their casino instead of some ...

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Does the new month start at midnight or 5am?
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It's midnight. I happened to be playing yesterday around midnight and I started catching April fish from midnight on.

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What's the trick to the cart race?
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16 votes

If you smash into your enemy's cart, you have slightly less than a second before the horses start going left again. The object isn't to destroy your enemy's cart, but to survive the road ahead. I ...

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Can I stop removing guns from my inventory while riding my horse?
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Arthur putting his guns away does not affect the loadout. They are two separate things. There is currently an issue with Arthur not remembering his loadout. Some Reddit users have found that ...

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Can I get my saved data back later if I uninstall a steam game?
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12 votes

This depends on the game. Some games store saved into the cloud by default. These will always be available upon reinstall. Some games store saves locally, but do not delete them when uninstalling the ...

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Squad Size Inconsistency
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This isn't a bug, as much as it is an unexpected order of operations. Squad size is usually one of the things that has the highest priority. So the two levels of upgrade have a different rank ...

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Why did I become a vampire after I rejected the 'offer'?
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because I was harmed by vampires during battle? That's probably it. There are more ways of turning into a vampire. Other than choosing to become one, being attacked by vampires is another way to turn ...

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What happens if Baron Rivendare and Dreadsteed die at the same time?
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For some minions, their effect does not trigger if they die. For example, you have a Cult Master (draw a card when a friendly minion dies), and 4 different 1-health minions. Your opponent (Paladin) ...

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How can I keep my pops happy and avoid constant unrest
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I think you're missing a few key (but subtle) features of the game that are hindering your happiness management. Stellaris has many interconnected moving parts. If you come from Civilization-like ...

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Where's a good spot to land on the Mun?
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Do not go to the dark side. Seriously. Jebediah still remembers the day he only just escaped death. Unless you put some spotlights on (the really bright ones. Haven't tested it yet, but I assume it ...

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Auto-manage planets button has no apparent effect
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I'm going to assume that given the details of what you did look at, you did not look at the resource stockpile. Without resources, your automated sector is unable to perform build actions even if it ...

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How did I break the fabric of time?
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8 votes

It's not a bug. It's a cleverly hidden alternate ending, and one you've managed to stumble into without knowing why. Specifically, you've triggered the Self ending. You sadly never met yourself, but ...

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Best use of Missionaries
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Near or far? Should I spread the religion to a couple cities I just founded, that will probably get it anyway, to speed things up? Or should I send the missionary far away, to create a new beacon of ...

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Ronnie Shaw stole my power armor, how to get it back
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Whenever you park a power armor, take out the power cell. NPCs only use armor that is operational.

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What factors determine whether militia will assist in a battle?
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When you right-click an enemy army to attack them, before you release the right mouse button, you get an overlay of where the battlefield will be. This could be tactically important if you e.g. need ...

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Why don't colonies build buildings?
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There is a very common "because it's broken" response that is often given in these cases. I can't say that it's impossible, but there are valid reasons for this to happen that are not related to AI ...

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How to preserve energy in World of Warcraft
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Energy is different from mana specifically because energy follows the "spend fast, regain fast" philosophy whereas mana follows the "pace yourself and conserve your mana" philosophy. Consider that ...

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Does it matter which trapper I sell legendary items to?
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As a whole, the game recognizes the unique nature of legendary pelts. They are the only pelts who do not despawn from your horse when you die before handing them it. (Well, they do despawn but they ...

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How do I correctly surround my base with walls without the colonists building a roof?
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If you go into the zoning tools (the topmost menu on the right of the Architect menu, where the stockpile and growing zones are), you will find buttons to add/remove "no roof" zones. These work ...

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Export Decks/card lists without breakinbg ToS
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Sadly, it is not possible to export your HS decks (as far as I'm aware). There are several tracker applications that have been made that are able to build your decks in-game. This would mean you "...

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How to safely down people?
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In vanilla, there is no surefire way to make sure you do not kill an enemy. However, there is a way to at least influence the odds of incapacitating an enemy. Blunt weapons have a higher chance of ...

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Aggro Hunter vs Secret Mage
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Generally Whenever two of the same deck types (aggro, tempo, control) play each other, the strategy generally revolves around outdoing the other. If you manage to gain the aggressive upper hand as ...

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Can colonists auto change clothes when worn below 50% instead of complaining?
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There is a much better way of doing this: managing uniforms. This can be done from the Restrict menu at the bottom (Alpha 16; not sure if applicable for 15). You start out with a few preset uniform ...

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Transfering ps3 psn account to ps4
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You cannot play PS3 games on a PS4. There is probably an exception for digital purchases which have PS3 and PS4 variants, but most games do not have this. You can still play those games online on ...

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How to land accurately with a plane?
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The way I try to avoid it is by trying to glide the last kilometer (or so) on approach close to the ground (100-200m above the terrain). Don't just nosedive towards the beginning of the runway and ...

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Did a City State give me a technology?
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Did you by any chance still have a scouting unit roaming the map? If they come across a still existing ruin, they could discover a technology. I assume it always gives you an unresearched-but-...

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How do I orientate the navball properly with a probe?
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The problem you're facing is one I fixed earlier this week. If at some point your craft switches its alignment (e.g. putting a plane on the launcher that is NOT nose up, or building a satellite/rover ...

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How do conflicting breach modifiers stack?
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Yes they cancel each other out. The modifiers are generated randomly, though the amount of positive and negative modifiers itself does appear to be fixed). The game doesn't exclude modifiers that ...

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What is the earliest moment in the game where I can kill Phineas Welles?
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Phineas is the one person you cannot directly kill in the game. That's exactly why the game designers have put him in the lab, Phineas is the catalyst of the main story (whichever way you go) and the ...

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How to turn off this graphic effect on The Outer Worlds?
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None of the posted images look off when compared to any and all released footage of the gameplay in online videos (both official trailers and let's plays). I'm discounting the first image as the ...

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