Konerak
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Is there a use for every item in Skyrim?
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If you can pick it up, you probably need it. — Holkins, Jerry; Krahulik, Mike (November 14, 2011). "Thulsa Broom". Penny Arcade. But seriously? Unless it has no interesting value, leave ...

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What tasks should I try to accomplish in the first 20 days?
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You said it, it's a sandbox game. Do what you want, there are a lot of different ways to survive 100 days. Since you specifically asked for the first 20 days (and winter hits on day 21, so that's ...

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Are there consequences to running a 'long day' game?
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Stuff you'll want at night: Sleeping mobs (Beefalo for hair, tallbirds for eggs, dangerous mobs for passing by safely), but you can put them asleep with darts or flutes, or just kill the mobs for the ...

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Stealth with companions
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Your companion will auto-sneak too when he sees you sneaking, but it might be best to instruct him to stay and wait around a corner while you clear the area. If an enemy sees him, they indeed will ...

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How do I survive Winter?
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Surviving your first winter can be hard, especially for new players. Veterans can start a game in winter and still manage (in fact, a few level in adventure modes require you to do so). The Winter ...

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How to play a mage in Skyrim?
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During battle, use all your options: Before attacking, buff up. Get defensive spells going, quaff a potion that speeds up health/magicka regeneration. Start with sneaking and land a poison arrow in ...

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Everything, including me, is burning. How am I supposed to survive?
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It looks like you started the game in Summer. This is the hardest season to start in, by default the game starts in Autumn, giving you three seasons to prepare for summer. That way, you have time to ...

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Where are the 13 Standing Stones?
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From the Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages' wiki article on standing stones in Skyrim: The Apprentice Stone On an island in a river just to the west of the line joining Morthal and Solitude. Those ...

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Will Touchstones be wasted if I touch more than one before death?
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Not at all. In general, touch them as soon as you see them. When you die, you respawn at the closest position available. So life giving amulet, touch stone or meat effigy. The only reason not to ...

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Do weapons have level-dependent unique item stats? When to pick them up?
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It's the eternal struggle: Pick it up early, so you got a cool item, which makes leveling easier, which allows you to reach the higher levels faster. But then the item becomes relatively weak. Pick ...

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Can the map in Don't Starve contain an island?
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Yes, Islands do exist. Both in adventure mode (one level is actually only islands with wormhole connections) as in survival mode. If you find a land bridge with killer bees, most likely there's land ...

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Where should I set up my base?
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To avoid dying, you need to watch 3 major states: Hunger Health Sanity Additionally, some security against other ways of dying (mob attacks such as hounds, mactusk, deerclops, ...) can lower your ...

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How to survive hound attacks at night?
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Offloading incoming attackers (hounds, giants...) onto others sometimes works well, but there are other ways of dealing with them. Usually hounds announce themselves some time beforehand, so you can ...

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Is there any significance to the pathways and roads in Don't Starve?
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Yes, roads are often connected to eachother. Most pig villages have a road coming in, sinkholes to caves are always near roads. Add this to the speed of exploring, and it becomes clear why following ...

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Which items are lost when I'm brought back to life?
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Usually, when you die, the items just drop to the ground. They are not supposed to dissapear. Offcourse the normal things that can happen to stuff lying on the ground, still happen: Spoilables (most ...

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Does anyone know which Age of Empires map this is?
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I remember a very similar scenario, from the Age of Empires Demo (found, amongst others, on the Windows 98 SE CD). However, a few details differ: You started in the south-east corner, with two ...

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Motivation for hacking Daemons
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In addition to the answers already mentioned here, which stress the point that you hack items with daemons because: You want (or need) to hack the item You are hoping for a helpful daemon instead of ...

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If a character returns early from night scavenging, is that character better rested?
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Unfortunately, no. The moment you go scavenging, it counts as "stayed awake that night". Even if you just pick up a pile you left the night before, and are back before 10 PM. So you cannot ...

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Does earthquake destroy buildings?
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No, your structures are completely safe. Earthquakes are generally speaking your friends: you get a lot of free resources that are generally not-renewable, were it not for earthquakes. They are ...

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Do caves re-spawn when you enter them again?
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In the current version (All's well that's Maxwell), caves do not respawn/regenerate anymore. In earlier versions/builds/releases of Don't Starve, caves were a work in progress. When you entered a ...

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What should be burned to get ashes in Don't Starve?
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It's always interesting to burn things that: Have no (great) other use (@trollingchar's example of water pool plants is excellent) Are renewable Are easy to farm Stack nicely For these reasons, I ...

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How do I prepare for summer heat?
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Summer is the same is winter: going away from base is hard due to temperature. Being stationary is easier, but boring. In my opinion, the ice cube is the way to go. Lawton gave a good list of things ...

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What is the best strategy for escaping Tall Birds?
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Tallbirds are beautiful creatures, but a bit territorial. They'll follow for quite a bit when you've come too near, and they'll follow you for a very long time if you've stolen their egg. Escaping ...

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How to verify the game version?
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Hit backspace on the main screen, it'll show the rev-version on the left. The version also shows on the "mod at your own risk" warning when loading the game with mods active.

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What items and augments implicitly ignore armor?
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On my current endless run (day 10 atm) you often come across enemies with armor lvl3, or the omni-soldiers with armor equal to their firewalls. Methods to deal with very high armor are very wanted. ...

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Can I select items from inventory while moving?
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No, it is not intended I just started Don't Starve to double check: I can move around with WASD and meanwhile use my mouse to browse through the inventory. During crafting, you have to stand still (...

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How do the special abilities of each character translate to game play?
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Wolfgang is strong, but only when he's well fed. Food becomes very important. In his mighty form, hunger will also drop faster. This means you'll be eating and eating a lot, to enjoy the characters ...

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Minecraft used by two users on same desktop
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The "account specific data" are saved in appdata, which exist per windows user. If they each have a different windows user, they can both run the game and have seperate accounts and savefiles. ...

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Can I change back to my initial character after finishing adventure mode
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Without mods, there are only two ways to change the character: Finish your world by going through the teleportato. You can choose any new character for the next level, but it generates a new world. ...

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