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Offline Alex the KatanaCutlass

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2580 on: December 22, 2020, 08:26:53 pm »
DONG!!!
OW!!
Sorry, Amigo, not even the Conquistadores made it past this one, comprendes, si?
Si... O no...

So, ahem, I built the CONQUERROROROROROR,
In olde TFTD, our Leviatan could go to T'Leth, there was a button fer that.

But how do I go to Mars with this Giant Fancy Shmancy Metal Banana? I didn't build Zubrin. Need I?
Or do I just do a hugga mugga shugga dance from Okha the Caveman time?

WUT? DO? I? DO? DOOOH!
« Last Edit: December 22, 2020, 09:45:15 pm by Alex the KatanaCutlass »

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2581 on: December 23, 2020, 06:59:49 am »
You do it the same way you did it with the Avenger and Leviathan: Select the Conqueror for interception, and then press the Cydonia button at the top.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2582 on: December 23, 2020, 09:46:55 am »
Yea, TYVM.
Would the victory at Cydonia end the game?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2583 on: December 23, 2020, 11:01:24 am »
What difficulty you play on? Easiest one has significant amount of content cut.

It's strange you got that far without getting Scented Message. Investigate the link and search "Bloom" there. Then research all available related subjects, one of them will surely trigger it (but you won't know until it happens). I think it's related to Lokk'Naar stuff probably.

No, I don't have the easiest difficulty.
I haven't unlocked Underground missions. Could that be it?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2584 on: December 23, 2020, 11:18:06 am »
Think so. They yield Lokk'Naar/magic stuff (and L'N are just small enough to do the missions anyway), which in turn unlock more related research paths. For lack of better insight I'd go with those. I wish there was some kind of way to tell which missions reward what items and where rare items can be gotten from, if not from in-game then via some community made list.

Speaking of rare items, anyone knows where Captive Maiden can be found, and what triggers Scented Message 2?

UPDATE
Found both, described in own post bellow.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2021, 11:48:50 pm by Nilex »

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2585 on: December 23, 2020, 05:30:27 pm »
What exactly is the point of the city raid missions?
Is it just a terrorist attack for infamy... the descriptive text says its time to loot the place but there are 0 items on the map to grab.
I generally do not maintain a healthy S/S or Lokknarr stock so its like 2-3 guys max going in there with trench guns and blowing everybody away. Boom fruits for the cops.

Also whats the "mystery box"? Its generated by a knock-knock event, but unlike prepper boxes theres no research option for it and there's no extraction manufacture option. Should I just sell it? (Its worth 777K...)

And... Ive got a HUGE number of casino tokens above and beyond the iron coupon but I have no way to redeem them. Like crazy amounts of titanium, tritanium, like even 23 neutreno level ones. When the hell do you get to trade those in? I need the money so if its gonna be a long time ill just sell them.

(Im about 14 months in)

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2586 on: December 23, 2020, 05:56:35 pm »
For the casino tokens you need to build a casino to be able to redeem them.

I don't get the city raid missions either. Maybe to capture allot of enemies?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2587 on: December 23, 2020, 05:59:35 pm »
Speaking of rare items, anyone knows where Captive Maiden can be found, and what triggers Scented Message 2?

I got the Captive Maiden because I have the Mystery Patron unlocked. Can't remember where I got here.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2588 on: December 23, 2020, 08:36:17 pm »
@RSSwizard
To be able to research Mystery Box you need to have "Pers. Study" service (provided by Personal Labs or Study Room) in the same base. Casinos are PITA to build (because drastic Red Chip shortage, which I had to solve with a Mint) but are great to offset accumulated mid-game maintenance expenses. I build two and can now afford to skip a lot of missions and still earn money just from research/salves/casinos/protection. Man I gotta say - I love slaves. Totally understand Yanks now after playing XPZ so much. The whole gambling mechanic on the other hand eludes my interest. Too much junk, even for save scumming. Unless you really need to fill item/research gaps I'd sell those coupons and forget about em (take a good look b4 doing so).

@Apocca
Thanks anyway. Searchable internet doesn't know either.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2589 on: December 23, 2020, 10:48:58 pm »
You can get captive maidens from demonic sacrifices missions, which you learn about after researching the shadow lamp which is gotten from roaming bogeymen.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2590 on: December 24, 2020, 07:50:34 am »
Oh thanks man. I've done so one or two months ago (in-game) so I just gotta wait and get lucky.

Regarding Scented Message 2, a fairly recent reddit post says Nuclear-Powered Lasers research triggers it. To get there Siberia Base must be completed for one particular loot item. If that's true then I've yet to discover the Bloom-Nuclear Lasers connection. So far I've researched nearly 95% pre-School Graduation stuff and I'm kinda setting up opening the Pandora's Box.

UPDATE 1
Just got Scented Message 2. It wasn't Laser related as suspected. I now think it's triggered by completing EuroSyndicate mission to kill a bunch of mutants (costed me negative 2000 infamy, son of a...). Soon after that (same month, few days after) I got the message. Seems like a logical conclusion considering what else SM2 unlocks, by looking at tech tree. Also seems wise to be prepared to quickly rush Zero Tolerance to Zero Tolerance and beyond, to stop such infamy punishing missions appearing in the future (only a guess at this point).

UPDATE 2
Found Captive Maiden too (along with several other captive types, incl. Castaway Gal) on a !Demonic Sacrifices! mission, but this one was in a desert area unlike all those before in underground caves. Despite starting the mission in day with Sun high above, it was considered night for some reason. Lots of Boogeymen and Disciples/Sadists of Apocalypse. Sadist was a 1st timer for me as well, despite just starting my 3rd in-game year.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2021, 11:53:38 pm by Nilex »

Offline Alex the KatanaCutlass

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2591 on: December 24, 2020, 02:40:33 pm »
« Last Edit: December 25, 2020, 12:53:30 am by Alex the KatanaCutlass »

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2592 on: December 24, 2020, 03:39:16 pm »
You can get captive maidens from demonic sacrifices missions, which you learn about after researching the shadow lamp which is gotten from roaming bogeymen.

I think you need to be lucky for a roaming bogeymen. They don't happen allot and when they do it's a small change you don't blow them up.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2593 on: December 24, 2020, 09:39:45 pm »
I'm having issue deducing how voodoo training works. Voodoo school seems to provide voodoo skill improvements only to gals that already have some ranks in voodoo skill, other gals don't seem to get any benefit form them.

In previous version (older then L6)  I had some success leveling vodoo skill with Seductress outfit using Powers of Seduction, but recently it does not seem to provide any to voodoo skill experience, ad lest not to gals with 0 voodoo skill. Same issue I have observed with usual early access voodoo weapons (Wand of Airlessness, Wand of Firebolts, Cobra Staff) that also don't seem provide any training for voodoo skills of gals that have 0 voodoo skill to begin with. 

Anyhow I would appreciate any explanation as to what is happening with voodoo skill training and how it actually works.

Edit: After some more testing I got instance where Powers of Seduction increased voodoo skill of a gal with voodoo skill at 0. It seems previously I had long string of bad XP rolls that made me think Powers of Seduction no longer gives voodoo skill experience.
« Last Edit: December 26, 2020, 06:39:25 pm by ZoA »

Offline Alex the KatanaCutlass

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #2594 on: December 25, 2020, 06:10:35 pm »
PPL, u better get switched to the newest one presto. It-kicks-ASS!

So, will we finally gave a chance to use those tiny gunz from the Market of Wishing in this newest version?