SOTA Tutorials in 10 Mins or less!

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  1. ACryInShame

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    Hello, everyone, I am working on a new series of videos to go over all the different aspects of SOTA and the series may take awhile to complete.

    Series Playlist

    Video List
    Series Intro
    The Basics
    Game Menus
    Skills and EXP Pools
    Combat
    COTOs
    Combat Deck
    Random Encounters

    Upcoming Tutorials
    If you want a particular tutorial sooner than later please let me know
    Crafting (multi part to cover EVERYTHING)
    Sieges
    Questing
    Scene difficulty (tiers)
    Poisons
    Houses (Deeds, Lots, Deco and more)
    Fishing (the fun of doing nothing)
    How to get gold (coins) as a noob 1.5k/15 min
    Farming (planting, watering, profiting)
    Being Homeless (Playing without a house deed)
    Vendors (what to know about NPC and Player Vendors)
    Guide to the skill trees ( a video for each tree, will take awhile for them all)
    The Gates (Get past them without dying!)
    Master Trainers (All locations)
    Obsidian recipes (where to find and forge them)
    Adventuring tips (useful for all level of play)
    Advanced combat (linking equipment, stacking debuffs, swapping more than 2 decks, using complementary skills, cover mechanics, charing vrs stacking, charge attack vrs auto)
    Music (music sheets, playing music in game, ABC files)
    Devotionals ( what they do, what each bonus is)
    -others still coming up with-
     
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    Great work! These can really ease someone's entry into the game, especially the options regarding an account. I look forward to more.

    @Berek
     
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    I'm glad to hear the community approves of the videos. I got plenty more planned and will go over all the things I personally know so if you guys find a mistake, just let me know. They are only short 10 min videos or editing and changing them isn't too time-consuming. that was kind of the point of the 10 min or less thing, + less dedication to viewers if they just want to learn about 1 or 2 topics
     
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    New Tutorial about how to get and what COTOs are used for
    COTOs
     
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    Thank you! I just bought the game and honestly I am overwhelmed. These will help.
     
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    The skills and exp pool video helped me, but is there currently a cap on your overall skill? Or can you eventually train everything to GM?
     
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    I don't think there is a theoretical limit to your ability.
    But in actual playing, the higher get the more difficult and more XP etc it takes to get higher. Also there is this minor annoyance of decay that makes it more difficult the higher you go.

    (As an avatar of about 300Hp I can't speak of this from personal experience but only what I have read.)
     
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    You can GM every skill.
     
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    This is fantastic much needed, BIG BIG kudus to you and your work man. We had a guy who used to do these and he bowed out some time ago. With all the changes to the game his videos are outdated.
     
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    Hello, do you know if there is a list somewhere with alll the load screen hints and tips? I thought I saw one that said that Mind Lock increased the duration of glyphs in your deck even if it wasnt manually activated, but I could be crazy. Id like to confirm if you know where to find a list.
     
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    I've been away from the game since my last videos on COTOS but plan to return to making videos soon. Is there anything you guys want to learn about?
     
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    Hand Holding???? :eek:

    Sorry, couldn't resist. I think it so funny that people complain about too much hand holding in the game but they offer much more hand holding outside.
     
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    Very cool, we'll be there to help share them with the community!
     
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    Ok so I have been away for a few months. Life just got in the way and I got a new job but I don't have all the tips anywhere but I believe that was a thing with mind lock some time ago but unsure if it's still a thing.
     
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    Ok so I get what you are saying with this but what I see as Hand Holding is when a game more or less does the task for you. It's one thing to explain something and show how it's done but I find that a Tutorial should not feel like a Walkthrough. If I watch a walkthrough (thus hand holding) I expect to see every little part of a game from beginning to end. (be it the entire game, a chapter, a level, or whatever) where a Tutorial I expect a short and descriptive explanation of something. Like in Shroud, explaining that some recipes are learnable through trial and error is tutorial like, where showing how to do every one of the mentioned recipes is hand-holding/Walkthrough. It's the best way I can describe this. There is a fine line between these two and it's subjective. Never the less I try to be informative without being spoiler full or assume you're too dumb to figure some of this out yourself.
     
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    @ACryInShame I definitely prefer tutorials vs. walkthroughs.

    Look at @Lace presentation of material. Shows you the basics without telling you what you *need* to do, because there is so many different ways to do it.
     
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    Working on building a Playlist of our recent contest entries you can add to the top post! See here:

     
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    Thank you, as a new comer to MMOs I was really overwhelmed and had great difficulty with the amount of context. Im currently playing the tril but maybe by the end of this I might pick this up.
     
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