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francisbaud

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Depends on your definition but yes the environment can look beautiful even though it isn’t exactly high fidelity. [...]
Yea it's low-poly textures and models but it looks good thanks to the art style and lighting.

Overall a very good game according to Steam reviews (96% positive). +4 millions copies sold.
 

JTsyo

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I play with my friends so it adds to the fun. I don't enjoy spending hours crafting and building but they do. So they tend to do more of the base upkeep and when we're all on we explore and do crypts and such.
 

rstrohkirch

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I've been playing this for a couple of weeks with 2 friends. We just cleared the 3rd boss a couple of nights ago and so far nothing but praise for it. I would encourage anyone who likes open world exploration, base building, minecraft type games to buy it. It's a LOT of game for $20.
 
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[DHT]Osiris

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Hey, I have something relevant to share here. Made this a few weeks back when I was playing, this was with core wood only (hadn't found stone yet). It started as a wizard/portal tower, quickly turned into just a giant skyscraper.
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I since rebuilt the top with stone, so it's a bit bigger, taller, and more robust (looks like a house just plopped on top of a skyscraper). Pretty fun project.
 
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Hey, I have something relevant to share here. Made this a few weeks back when I was playing, this was with core wood only (hadn't found stone yet). It started as a wizard/portal tower, quickly turned into just a giant skyscraper.
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Topside:
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I since rebuilt the top with stone, so it's a bit bigger, taller, and more robust (looks like a house just plopped on top of a skyscraper). Pretty fun project.
Solid work.
I just perfected the chimney.
 
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I am taking my time wandering thru this game and I accidentally deleted my first world so I am well in.
I am going to fight the second boss but he is far from my base. I brought enough stuff with me to build a portal and a small staging base close by.
Unfortunately the summon alter is right next to the plains and that chunk of land of filled with bad beasties.
I have not found meadows yet from my boat only swamp, dark Forrest and plains.
I may need a volunteer to help me clear some land.
Any takers?

Found a meadows biom a short karve ride away. Pretty spot, I like it.
Set up basic room & bed, slept woke up all excited to place my portal and.......
It appears my main base has been destroyed.
Back to the boat, I should be “home in three or four days”
I’d prefer not to suicide and take the experience hit.

Irritating but sort of fun
 
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JTsyo

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I am taking my time wandering thru this game and I accidentally deleted my first world so I am well in.
I am going to fight the second boss but he is far from my base. I brought enough stuff with me to build a portal and a small staging base close by.
Unfortunately the summon alter is right next to the plains and that chunk of land of filled with bad beasties.
I have not found meadows yet from my boat only swamp, dark Forrest and plains.
I may need a volunteer to help me clear some land.
Any takers?

Found a meadows biom a short karve ride away. Pretty spot, I like it.
Set up basic room & bed, slept woke up all excited to place my portal and.......
It appears my main base has been destroyed.
Back to the boat, I should be “home in three or four days”
I’d prefer not to suicide and take the experience hit.

Irritating but sort of fun
Did you have the stockade wall around your base? That helps keep stuff out. There will also be multiple places bosses can spawn but at the second boss, it might not be feasiable to sail aorund the world looking for another location.
 
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Did you have the stockade wall around your base? That helps keep stuff out. There will also be multiple places bosses can spawn but at the second boss, it might not be feasiable to sail aorund the world looking for another location.
Yeah false alarm, all was fine except my outside work bench and wall around my crops broken in spots.
I didn’t realize gates were caps sensitive and I inverted my upper/low case (I had caps lock on)
Still need to set something up closer to the Elder but I have been exploring the swamps near him.
 
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If you can manage the mobs in the swamps then you should do the elder now.
Yeah I thought that this morning. I’m being extra cautious but the level 3 bronze armor seems to protect very well.
My Elder battle has potential to be really funny. He is in a small wedge of the dark forest and close by one side is the swamp, even closer on the other side is the plains with two of the buffalo thingys and a deathsquito. I may lure him to the plains but I suspect I’ll need a leveled up bronze shield at minimum. Hoping the three of them battle it out while I watch from my ship.
I’ll record it if I can, last windows update messed something up in the Game Center and I haven’t been able to record stuff. Not sure if this applies to Valheim.
 

rstrohkirch

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I'd like to see that. If it was the normal pack of 3 Lox then they'd probably wreck him.
 
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I'd like to see that. If it was the normal pack of 3 Lox then they'd probably wreck him.
This picture sums it up. Left side columns are where the Eldar is summoned, a short run away is a Lox, Deathsquito and a small band of Furlings at night. Not sure if you can see them in the video my cat was messing with me.

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Video which I hope is just converting to HD and not a setting I messed up on.

 

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