Finally finished a run to 10 on the repack closed server. I still had a pretty big mistake towards the end that set me back so I'm fairly convinced I can get that sub 2 hour with a few adjustments. The recent increase in posting in this thread has given me a lot of motivation, thanks for sharing your times!
2hour 8m 10s
Too much ganking for my taste on ND atm, makes any kind of time recording less than relevant! Heading back to closed server to continue the good fight :) It's not a Light's Hope repack unfortunately so not sure it will be reasonable to compare apples to apples. It's been adjusted to vanilla.
It's a custom project, not mine, with all the values adjusted for vanilla. The dev designed it as an update for mangos/light's hope.
The main differences are:
Mob densities adjusted back down to vanilla, especially caves
Mob armor/hp corrected to vanilla (as much as info available)
Grey/white/green etc loot drop rate adjusted back down to vanilla
Bag drop rate adjusted back down to vanilla
Quest XP rates 30-60 adjusted back down to vanilla
Health, mana and focus regen adjusted down
Mob spell AI modified to be reactive instead of timing-based
Some encounters custom coded to work around bugs or where LH hardcoded them (eg Murkdeep)
I've been using it the last year or so to write an alliance guide.
The alli side guide will be out before classic, it's nearly done.
Closed server you can access by asking the dev, it's almost always up. Find him @ Fuzedknight#5497
There's a discord but I can't remember how to share it
@Alenya alright, thanks! Looking forward to giving your guide a read over, is there a Horde version as well? Been working on my own write up but I think I’m just going to focus on 1-10 or 1-20 as a “getting ahead of the pack” Hunter guide of sorts, just don’t see myself having enough time to do a full 1-60 write up and test everything over and over the way I’d want to.
No you're right, I was the same as you I think, wanted to practise and get some extra tricks to get ahead of the pack. It's taken two years to get the thing written up as far as it has.Jpy wrote: ↑3 weeks ago@Alenya alright, thanks! Looking forward to giving your guide a read over, is there a Horde version as well? Been working on my own write up but I think I’m just going to focus on 1-10 or 1-20 as a “getting ahead of the pack” Hunter guide of sorts, just don’t see myself having enough time to do a full 1-60 write up and test everything over and over the way I’d want to.
Hordeside I think Joana's guide is as good as it gets, especially since Paul updated it recently.
Shall do - going to track the whole launch time experience, both for levelling times and also to see how long it takes to pull clear of the pack. Should be a big one!
Monkeynews was able to hit 10 in ~1:37:08 on Lightbringer (er, whatever was just before Northdale) as a Dwarf Warrior. Doesn't quite fit the theme of this thread, but it might be an interesting bench mark for people here.
P.S. - Registered just to post in this thread :)
@Alenya I trust your run to be realistic so I’ll add it when I get a chance m8. Nice time also!
E: I’ve done 3 runs at 2h 8m now so I’m feeling cursed..