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Which version of the Quest and expansions to get?

02-26-2010, 11:57 PM
#1
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 585
Which version of the Quest and expansions to get?

Does the Quest Gold include all expansions, i.e. Hero of Lukomorye III and Mithril Horde??

Right now I have just the original Quest, and now seems like the perfect time to get all of the other expacs; but im not sure which to purchase
02-26-2010, 11:59 PM
#2
It has all but the two you mentioned.

02-27-2010, 12:01 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Get all of them. They are all worth getting.

hi
02-27-2010, 12:08 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Posts: 722
List of Expansions:

1 - Original Game
2 - Islands of Ice & Fire
3 - Hero of Lukomorye I
4 - Hero of Lukomorye II
5 - Enemy of the Mithril Horde
6 - Hero of Lukomorye III



The Quest = Original game
The Quest Gold = Original game, Islands of Ice & Fire, HoL I, HoL II

So you need to get The Quest Gold, Mithril Horde, and HoL III to have everything.

Last edited by spacecowgoesmoo; 02-27-2010 at 12:11 AM.
02-27-2010, 12:12 AM
#5
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 585
ok thanks... im seeing that the xpacs are standalone games, but I guess playing them through with 1 character first sounds better??

I also remember that the only guy I could get to kill people and not die was a Dual wield Life-leeching Undead.

Any tips if I want to play a mage / warrior? i found i ran out of mana/hp too fast.
02-27-2010, 12:22 AM
#6
Lots of potions.
02-27-2010, 12:25 AM
#7
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Location: Los Angeles, USA
Posts: 722
I'm on HoL III with my original character ATM who is a dual wielding thief build. Basically, in order to survive the expansion packs you have to learn how to take advantage of the combat system by enchanting high capacity equips. I'm not sure if this is the optimal way to do it, but here's what I did:

Original game - Enchant 100% magic resist to deal with Shamans and Bosses
Ice & Fire - Enchant everything with +10 AC's. Almost immune to physical damage for the next 2 expansions
HoL I - Enchant Poison, Disease, and Paralyse Resist to 100%, more AC+10's
HoL II - Didn't enchant anything
Mithril - Didn't enchant anything
HoL III - There's a major increase in difficulty in the game here. Changed all +10 AC equips to +50 Dual Wield's and +50 Light Armor's because my base equip stats are strong enough now to benefit more from skill increases than basic AC increases. Probably could have done this earlier too. Damage increased from 700 - 1200 to 4000 - 6500 and AC incresed from 600 to 2000


BTW, NPC's can only enchant up to 750 because of the game engine's limitations. To enchant stuff yourself at ~3000, create an armor set with lots of Environmental Magic and Fortify Magic, and drink a potion of Normal, Strong, Ultimate, and Homemade Fortify Magic. Now cast Enchant

Last edited by spacecowgoesmoo; 02-27-2010 at 12:36 AM.
02-27-2010, 02:12 AM
#8
My suggestion is that you get the base game The Quest

and then the expansions that you can enable in The Quest

so you can develop your character and carry your save file forward.

We (Zarista) with Redshift are working on many more expansions that you should be able to continue on with your save file from the base game.

Of all the possible combinations from reports I've gotten, the most favored is a female Rasvim. Don't ask me why. I don't know. : )

The Quest Gold only has the base game and a few expansions and I understand you can't use your save file from that to go on in the other expansions.

I hope this helps somehow. : )

We have a walkaround for the enchant spell now but using it cautiously so you don't blow up. : ) Theoretically you could meet an npc who could enchant your stuff to googols of enchantment. : )
02-27-2010, 02:25 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by Catacomber View Post
My suggestion is that you get the base game The Quest

and then the expansions that you can enable in The Quest

so you can develop your character and carry your save file forward.

We (Zarista) with Redshift are working on many more expansions that you should be able to continue on with your save file from the base game.
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The Quest Gold only has the base game and a few expansions and I understand you can't use your save file from that to go on in the other expansions.
Expansions can be imported into The Quest Gold as well:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Elendil / Redshift View Post
You can install any expansion you've bought into both The Quest and The Quest Gold.
03-07-2010, 01:24 AM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSporkWithin View Post
Expansions can be imported into The Quest Gold as well:
Yes, but can you TRANSFER your save file from one to the other? That's the important question. I would love it if you could but my understanding is you can't.

Please tell me I'm wrong as I'd love to have as many people playing our expansions as can but I was advised it's not possible to transfer your save.

So if you bought the Quest Gold and then wanted to transfer your save file to the Quest full blown Quest, you can't.

This is important because the Quest Gold does not contain HOLIII or IV or V or VI.

And so you will need the Quest base game to play those according to my understanding.

But----you cannot transfer your Quest Gold save file to the Quest from my understanding.

Please tell me I'm wrong. : )

Last edited by Catacomber; 03-07-2010 at 01:28 AM.