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Is there any point in going to university?
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Completing a Degree with A level gives you an extra trait slot (for a total of 7 if you have the one from social group level as well). That by itself is worth it.

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Do colonial nations provide their motherland with manpower or increased force limits?
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Vassals/Client states = land force limit Marches = nothing PU = nothing Trade company = 1 naval limit per 2 provinces, zero manpower contribution colonial nations = naval force limit protectorates = ...

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Is there an NPC I can hire or create that will do my farming for me?
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If you have the into the future expansion, you can create a plumbot and give it Gardening Software, which gives it maximum gardening skill and even includes an unlimited amount of the best fertilizer ...

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What happens after year 1821?
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You can't unlock steam achievements with mods period, unless they're purely cosmetic which don't affect the checksum. Any mod that changes the check-sum disables achievements. As for the current game ...

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How to demand provinces for allies?
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You have to transfer the occupation to your ally you want to receive it (assuming that the occupation was granted to you to make that call), and then it'll let you give it to them in the peace deal ...

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Does the cost of an item change its usefulness?
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It varies from item to item. For most stuff, as above, it can reduce breakage or make the item more difficult repair if it's a really expensive item. Though some items have penalty moodlets or bonus ...

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How do I improve the quality of the omni plant?
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A green thumb sim who talks to a plant has a tiny chance of boosting it's quality a level per conversation. Also Super Green Thumb LTR automatically raises the quality of any seed you plant (so an ...

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Sims 3 is too slow and always crashes
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Your computer is TOO good for the game. (the ram amount is fine as unless you invest HEAVILY in custom content mods, even with all expansions you'll never touch more then 2 gb of ram). You need to ...

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Is there a penalty for escorting light ships with galleys/heavies?
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Not a direct penalty but it does lose you money you shouldn't be losing. Warships should not be unmothballed unless you're about to go to war or feel you're at risk of being declared on. They add ...

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Declare War Screen, what do the check box border colors represent?
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Gold means you have the option of clicking it. This allows you to take their provinces for normal cost but allows them to call their allies as well. (Subject nations of any party will always enter no ...

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How does spell cooldown system works?
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The easiest way to think about this system is that your caster is a gun, and his spells are his ammo. You can load whatever you want, that you have room for, but once you've fired them all you have to ...

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Do Sims ever go places other than home and work?
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They do not, however, based on their traits they will develop wishes to go to certain places as a hint for you as to where they'd like to go, rewarding a small amount of lifetime happiness if you ...

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How can I train dexteriy for a heavy weapon user?
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Sabres are actually the best dex growth weapons. Their negligible amount of blunt doesn't actually affect their XP (If training on enemies with maxed SOL penalty, they give exactly the same dex xp per ...

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Durlag's Tower in Baldur's Gate
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for a newbie, yes. For a long term veteran, no. level in BG1 (and to lesser degree, BG2) isn't really a big deal. Most of your power comes from your gear, outside of mages, and even then they have ...

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Baldur's Gate (EE) Building Assasin class
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To add to the above. You get penalties based on light-rating of an area. Being in a shadow in a well lit area has a less penalty then not being in a shadow. Night time has a lesser penalty than day ...

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How does Find Traps work?
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the highest trap difficulty in the game is 110 (and there's only 3 that high. The rest are around 80-95 at the upper end, especially in BG2 where thief NPCs were rarer and you were expected to ...

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How to reduce sea attrition in Europa Universalis 4
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Maneuver rating on admirals/explorers reduces attrition. Some policies (particularly the ones from Maritime/Naval) can dramatically reduce attrition as can some ideas. improving dip tech eventually ...

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Can I make other Sims break up?
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YES. The old-fashioned way is to simply engage in romantic interactions while their partner watches or wait until a rumor hits about it. If you have the University expansion, the Social Networking ...

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The Sims 3 into the future: selling the present lot
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No, since you can't be homeless in a map and if you sold your present home you'd be homeless in that map. The best you can do is minimize the money spent by buying the cheapest empty lot and then ...

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Sims 3: Difference between "drag here to sell" and consignment store selling?
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Consignment can potentially sell for a lot more then drag and sell, but it just depends on how soon it sells. Drag and sell is a flat value that isn't modified by anything, but consignments do get ...

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Why is Scottish not an accepted culture in Great Britain?
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Because Great Britain isn't an Empire, it's a kingdom level national title. A cultural Union (now) requires you hold the Rank of Empire either through country decision (It'll specifically say it ...

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What good do colonies do for my domain?
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Most Colonies are more for their value of trade then anything else (they also give you a large boost to your naval force limit). The tariffs you get from them are...ok...but once they get high ...

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How to breed good kings?
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Play a republic. That's about it. They get a character with a 4 and 2 1s depending on which stat you want to be the highest, and re-electing them gives +1 to all stats and 50 MP of a random catagory, ...

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Can gemstones, rings and the like be charmed in Baldur's Gate?
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Some gems/jewelry are required for quests/encounters, and in BG2 upgrading some items, but in general, they're are just for selling. It is a good idea though to sell them to a merchant you know you ...

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How do I gain land through conquest?
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Yeah, you need to read VERY VERY VERY carefully what the reason for the war is, because that is EXACTLY what is at stake. Most likely if you're fighting wars and not getting anything, you've been ...

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