“I offer you life, Conan,” said Tsotha, a cruel mirth bubbling at the back of his voice.
“I give you death, wizard,” snarled the king…
– The Scarlet Citadel
Today was my first experience with a pick-up group in AoC.
The Cimmerians are hard pressed, and the man leading the fight against the Vanir, Kern Wolfeye…
… continues to task me with suicidal missions. These quests basically amount to “Go to the Vanir camp and kill everything.” And when I reply “I need an f-ing army for that,” he says “well, go get one then.”
Grouping has become mandatory, because of these guys:
I hate the Ymir. They’re the first time I’ve run into “elite” NPCS, and they are terribly hard to take down. And also, just in case you forgot that this universe is savage, here’s a mission you get by interacting with the burned-out ruins of a village:
But, it wasn’t all grim dark today! My pick-up group was completely awesome – basically, there were about half a dozen of us, cutting our way through Vanir camps. The foes we were fighting required team work, which my party had in spades. Fighting alongside others was fun!
Also, I did die in a pretty amusing way:
Of course, this thing summons dudes that come kill you. I knew that. I still clicked it.
Anyways: what guilds are you guys in? I’ve just started to do harvesting, which (along with my good party experience) has piqued my interest for all-things cooperation related. GeeCee, how are the guys you hang with?