Welcome New Players!

Discussion in 'New Player Welcome' started by Berek, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. mysterymmoer

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    Hey all,
    I discovered SotA after watching a video on the Youtube which wasn't very flattering.
    But I prefer auto attack combat over supposed "action" combat most MMORPGs tout these days so I thought I would give the game a try.
    To my pleasant surprise SotA is a very good game.
    I am hoping to play for a very long time.
     
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    welcome @mysterymmoer :) glad you gave SotA a try despite the unflattering video. SotA is a huge game providing a crazy amount of different things to do and an extremely helpful community. please dont hesitate to reach out in-game "Tirrag Dragonbane" or "Goriah Kuulas". safe travels!
     
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  3. Anpu

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    Welcome! And always feel free to ask any questions here. Most of us are always happy to help.
     
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    Welcome to the game @mysterymmoer. I'm also glad you gave the game a chance. Sometimes after hearing reviews of poor graphics and clunky combat I am more inclined to play the game or try it anyway. Elex 2 got reviews from IGN like that and I enjoyed that game very much although Elex 1 I liked best. What I care about is how a game makes me feel. Does it have a story to tell, can you do extensive exploring and find things, are there surprises, quests, reasons to play other than fight, fight fight which it should have also? So for elex you have a jet pack and You can explore every inch of that game just like gothic games which are my favorites. Very open world.

    Anyway I'm majoria in the game if I can help. Have a great time.

    edit- I did add to this for clarification
     
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    Auto Attack will get you to about the 5 skull level areas, then your character needs some type of button skills to progress further into higher content, "unless you join in party or guild hunting", which can then take you allot further and allot faster in progressing those skills.

    I'm an avid Auto Attack advocate who plays Auto Attack characters quite a bit. It's not an easy way to play, yet it can be done without too many buttons needing to be mashed on the keyboard.

    Welcome @mysterymmoer !
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    ~Time Lord~
     
  6. Barugon

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    I love auto-attack. While charging a buff or other type of attack, I'm happily wearing them down with auto-attack.
     
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    glad i found this, thanks berek for setting it up, been playing about a month having a great time, i play for free for obvious reason, am 75 years old, thinking of joining a group any advice would be appreciated.
     
  8. majoria70

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    Welcome @cannuk. There is always tons of advise we could give but everyone is different in what they like to do in a game. For example I love our music system. I have a whole building dedicated to the music of Shrouds. I call it The School of Rock. Occasionally I get a group together and sync songs. So for those days when someone wants to just hang out and play some tunes together that aspect of the game is available. Also we do have looking for group which is alt f to access. You could create a group called "new player looking for group" for example. Also we do have Universe Chat which is /u. If you pull out an extra tab so you have a couple of chat windows you can keep a Universe chat separated. Then use the blue gear on the left to take out all the other noise from the window. Sometimes some of the noise comes back and you have to un-check it again. Also for getting around we do have teleport to zone scrolls which can be crafted or bought. If you contact me in game I'll be happy to share some recipes with you or answer any questions. I am majoria in game. I do accept all friends requests too. Have a great time.
     
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    Welcome Avatar cannuk'!
    Follow majoria70's advice ;) She's one of the most respected and helpful Avatars here.
    ~Time Lord~
     
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    thank you majoria 70, should have said guild or clan instead of group, i play as a ranger bow only no second deck, thanks also dinsoo, did not know, and time lord, hope to run into all you folk in game, have fun, enjoy life it don't last forever
     
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  11. Plastikman

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    Hi! Thank you for letting me join!
     
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  12. Kelly O'Shay

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    This is a good idea. Keep auto attack on all the time when you plan to use charged attacks. But remember the random chosen card deck uses much less focus. Make sure you explore all the deck building options and have some of your slots set up to use random glyphs. These can still be stacked when you learn the mechanics of it. And stacking these raises power while reducing focus use.
    @mysterymmoer
     
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    Hello all! Just started playing a few days ago and got to say I don't understand why this game hasn't got more positive press. I've played Black Desert Online and Lost Ark but neither could hold my interest like this game is doing. There is a lot of potential here and while it may be true it is not as polished graphically, I'm liking the way this game is designed.
     
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    Welcome @Mykonus to the game. Yeah you can't always tell from reviews on a game. I played elex and loved it. I also liked Divininity Original Sin 1 better than the second one. It is personal and individual to each player.

    This game also has had so many updates, additions, and improvements over the years some may not know. Also the game doesn't do a great job of describing the multitude of things you can do. It would be easy to miss for example that there is a dungeon building system and a music system that you can enjoy playing solo or syncing songs in a group even. So much to discover. Have a great time. I'm Majoria in game if I can ever help.
     
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  15. Al-Thayr

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    Greetings,
    Just started playing a week ago or less.
    Found the game by searching on the web, for MMORPG and open world as keywords.
    Glad I've found this game. After comparing and checking some reviews, decided to give it a try.

    Also found this game on Steam. So, for now, I'm playing on Steam.

    I like it. Probably the best MMO I've ever found and play on my PC.
    Hopefully, it will get better, despite minor noises out there.
     
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    Welcome @Al-Thayr feel free to ask any questions. Many things in this game can be a bit confusing at first, always feel free to ask us if you have any questions.
     
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