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Re: Just how important or frequently traveled is the Old Svalich Road?
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2023, 11:57:16 AM »
Adventurers are the weirdos of society.  And even if they are only 10% of the population, that is still a LOT of weirdos.
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Re: Just how important or frequently traveled is the Old Svalich Road?
« Reply #26 on: October 31, 2023, 01:47:20 PM »
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Re: Just how important or frequently traveled is the Old Svalich Road?
« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2023, 07:28:43 AM »
I don't think the monster spawns ingame are at all indicative of what was intended lorewise. They respawn frequently to give everyone a chance to experience the danger, and present a challenge to roaming around in the dark in particular. It's a game mechanic.

Many monsters aren't even set up with the abilities they have in the books, as mentioned.

I think it's pretty clear that, for the most part, traveling at night would be avoided. Yes, there are dangers during the daytime, but I am sure plenty of caravans go all the way along the road without running into anything but a few packs of wolves and they most likely just flee.

On the other hand we obviously know that sometimes they stay out too late, because they got lost, were forced to take a detour, or a wheel fell off the wagon. A caravan with guards level 1-4 has great odds against packs of wolves and bandits, if they know how to fight together. But even one or two werewolves gets involved and a dozen guards can be slain in seconds with very poor chances of fleeing successfully.
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Re: Just how important or frequently traveled is the Old Svalich Road?
« Reply #28 on: November 01, 2023, 11:44:47 AM »
Adventurers are the weirdos of society.  And even if they are only 10% of the population, that is still a LOT of weirdos.
The question then comes in how you define adventurers

Murder hobos? Hobo thieves? Scavengers?

But in all fairness lore wise I think the server did a decent job at the roads and the dangers that would be present in pen and paper or a video game
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Re: Just how important or frequently traveled is the Old Svalich Road?
« Reply #29 on: November 13, 2023, 03:24:39 PM »
I ended up on that road yesterday and i remember reading about this post, then asking myself, will i meet other PC out there ? Ended up yes ! I was fighting way too many worgs and ended up on another group of players. Interesting ! I didn't expect it. But i didn't go far on the road, not sure what there is out there..