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Assassins Creed: Odyssey - 10/05/2018

Old 01-11-19, 08:11 PM
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Re: Assassins Creed: Odyssey - 10/05/2018

I'm now 28 hours in and and about 30% through the main quest. There are some many things to do now. Legendary beast quests, Cultist quests, side quests, and the main quest. I'm taking a break for the rest of the night. I'm going to try to take down some cultists tomorrow and start Episode 5.
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Old 01-14-19, 10:25 AM
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Turns out I don't have as many hours into this as I thought. I assumed I was somewhere around 60 hours. Game save said 38. I guess I'm just not used to games like this having RPG level play time. Still enjoying every minute of it. I'm in chapter 6 and level 39. I'm not sure how much completion I'll end up going for (KH3 is just around the corner) but one thing I would like to finish up is the Cult. I really want to take them all out.
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I'm not sure how much completion I'll end up going for (KH3 is just around the corner) but one thing I would like to finish up is the Cult. I really want to take them all out.
Heads up though, and this really isn't a spoiler, but there's a handful of cult members that you won't "find" until you progress in the main story. The two threads are tied into each other a little.

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Heads up though, and this really isn't a spoiler, but there's a handful of cult members that you won't "find" until you progress in the main story. The two threads are tied into each other a little.
Yeah, I noticed. I'll probably hold off from actively hunting them down until I'm further in the story.
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Old 01-14-19, 02:24 PM
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Re: Assassins Creed: Odyssey - 10/05/2018

I just did the Episode 5 mission where you had to
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pay 15,000 drachmae to Xenia. I already had 15000, but it took me down 1000. I spent the rest of my time yesterday doing the support missions to refill my coffers.
I also did some exploring, leveling, and fighting mercenaries. I finally figured out that you just have to hold in L3 for a quick second to recruit a mercenary. I was really trying to hold the button to recruit and it wasn't working at all..... I'm up to Level 25 now. I probably won't have time to play again until Thursday.
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Old 01-14-19, 02:27 PM
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Regarding your spoiler; you don't have to pay. I didn't have enough when I did it so I didn't even get the option to pay. lol
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Regarding your spoiler; you don't have to pay. I didn't have enough when I did it so I didn't even get the option to pay. lol
I don't know how to got around it. Everything I read said you had to pay it. If you couldn't pay it, you had to do all those support quests to earn it....
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I don't know how to got around it. Everything I read said you had to pay it. If you couldn't pay it, you had to do all those support quests to earn it....
Interesting. I don't recall what the options were or what I did after but I definitely remember not having enough to pay when I did the quest. The options were "I don't have it" and "you're crazy for asking for that much", or something like that.
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Old 01-18-19, 08:26 PM
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I'm now 50 hours in and close to 50% complete. I just started episode 7. I also just fought the legendary lion and he was pretty tough. It took me a little bit to figure out how to dodge his attacks. The story in this game is great.
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So I started playing the new DLC today and its more of the same, which isnt a negative. I don't think it's going to take a huge amount of time to run through, but should be fun. I do hope that the ship upgrade shown in an enemy ship becomes available for your ship by the end of it. Could be fun.

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Old 01-21-19, 03:27 PM
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The legendary monster fights are fun but not very hard. Took out Minotaur and Cyclops, both one try kills. I haven't taken out any of the elite animals in the world that quickly. lol

i really hope I can get through this before KH3 drops. I'm sure I could if I just do the rest of the story but the game is so engaging; i want to do everything.
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So completed the second DLC chapter a day it was fine, but nothing special. Only good things are that you so get the add on for the ship which is cool and also I can see that the ending will leave plenty of avenues to explore for remaining DLC.

Just now wanting somewhere new to explore. Gonna get back to clearing everything off the map.
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The legendary monster fights are fun but not very hard. Took out Minotaur and Cyclops, both one try kills. I haven't taken out any of the elite animals in the world that quickly. lol

i really hope I can get through this before KH3 drops. I'm sure I could if I just do the rest of the story but the game is so engaging; i want to do everything.
I'm going to start on the Minotaur on Thursday. I keep getting distracted by all the sidequests. I started on the arena yesterday and cleared out three people and a mercenary. I have to level up quite a bit to take on the last two heroes of the arena. I have five skill points that I haven't used yet. I'm waiting to take out a few more Cultists so I can get my Spear to level 5 and upgrade my Sparta King, Second Wind, and Ring of Chaos abilities.
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I got my spear to lvl5 the other night. I've put most points into second wind and poison. I can re-apply poison to my weapons instantly now. No wait after it runs out.

Hope I'm not somewhat screwed here. I went to check out Lesbos cause it had the last relic I needed. Found the mission by doing all the random ones I saw in town. Unlike the other two legendary monsters though, this one set the autosave right when the fight starts. As far as I can tell, there's no way to get back out unless I go to my last manual save? I'm a couple levels below the recommended so I don't think I would be able to one shot it like the other two I've run across. Anyone find themselves in a similar situation?
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I got my spear to lvl5 the other night. I've put most points into second wind and poison. I can re-apply poison to my weapons instantly now. No wait after it runs out.

Hope I'm not somewhat screwed here. I went to check out Lesbos cause it had the last relic I needed. Found the mission by doing all the random ones I saw in town. Unlike the other two legendary monsters though, this one set the autosave right when the fight starts. As far as I can tell, there's no way to get back out unless I go to my last manual save? I'm a couple levels below the recommended so I don't think I would be able to one shot it like the other two I've run across. Anyone find themselves in a similar situation?
Will it not let you fast-travel out to a synchronization point?

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Will it not let you fast-travel out to a synchronization point?
Negative. Loading the most recent auto save goes directly into the cut scene which immediately starts the fight with no exit from what I saw.
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Old 01-23-19, 07:54 AM
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This ended up being a non issue. I guess I never actually went to the screen to load a saved game (always used Continue) but apparently it holds on to the previous 5 auto saves. Didn't lose any progress.

I focused on the story and got to what has to be very close to the end. I'm in Chapter 9 now and started hunting down the Cult members I needed to get clues for. At this point, i have a feeling i know who the leader is.
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