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I have another set of tips & tricks for you guys, based on the popularity of my first round of tips & tricks - be sure to check that out if you haven't read it yet!



Here's my new tips for you, and feel free to add your own!

How do I split a stack?
alt drag

How do I send an item link in a message without it sending immediately by itself?
shift+click (alt+click to just send it immediately)

How do I report a gold spammer, or someone insulting me or someone else?
- Right click on their name in chat, and choose report

Okay, so then how do I report a player that hasn't typed in chat?
Why would you need to or want to do this you may ask? Well, maybe they're a botter, or maybe they have an offensive name. Either way, it's not immediately clear how to do so, so here's how:
  • Click on their character.
  • Right click on their portrait at the top of screen.
  • Choose "Report"
How do I get 8 slot bags?
The first thing on most people's minds while playing is probably "damn, I don't have nearly enough space!" - well, there are several solutions for that in-game. The first of which being to just craft bigger bags!

Now, it's not all that hard. There's a few crafts that can do it, which are Tailoring, Leatherworking, and Armorsmithing. Respectively, you will either need jute, rawhide leather sections, or copper ore. Copper ore is probably the easiest (Armorsmithing), since you can just run around a few nodes (7 of them, for 20 ore), and there you have it. As for the jute and rawhide leather sections, you're going to need to salvage cloth or leather items, or find the stuff quite frequently in bags of (pinched/stolen) goods, which you'll find from Bandits and Centaurs.

You can find the best spots that work for you, but an easy place to find is the human tutorial. There are tons of centaurs and they respawn very quickly and are very easy to kill. Just farm them for 20 minutes or so and you'll have enough for several 8 slot bags. You can of course get them naturally through play, but if you know you just want to work on that, then you know what you need to do. If you're in the human area and level 9, Beggar's Burrow just south of Divinity's Reach is an okay spot (location). As for ore, they tend to be pretty frequently near open rock faces such as the dam, caves, etc.

Here's an extra tip to clear up inventory space while out in the world!
If you look in your inventory up at the top right you'll see the gear icon (pictured left). If you click it, you can choose "Deposit All Collectables" and it'll send anything that can be stored in your Collections to your Collections.

What the heck is this "Collections..?"
Oho! You don't know about that?! If you open your Bank (which is account-wide), you can click the little icon (pictured left), and it'll take you to your Collections, which is just about anything you could collect. Crafting materials, mini pets, and such!

Where do I find Vials of Weak Blood, Tiny Claws, Tiny Scales, etc.?
I found that while these tend to drop very frequently off of drakes and skale, they also drop from the previously mentioned bags of (stolen/pinched) goods that drop from centaurs and bandits. So to knock out the most birds with one stone, I'd go for the bags. But if you just specifically need these 3 things, then go for the reptiles.

When are they going to add more bank space in the store?
Actually, I was frustrated about this, too. But! I discovered that if you look at your bank and actually double click that little lock icon
(pictured) it'll ask you if you want to buy a bank tab for gems, at the cost of 600 gems (pictured below). I don't know why they chose to have it hidden there and not in the store, but that's where it is if you want it! You don't have to buy gems either, you can convert gold into gems and get it solely with in-game currency.

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Leveling crafting is going SO slow! What do I do?!
Well, it may be going slow because you're not getting the most efficiency out of your materials as possible. Here are a few tips to help with that...
  • Discovery. Discovery gives double exp. So whenever you can use it, do so. You can find recipes online, most only involve substituting one material with a different one, and there tend to be many easy variations you can use to substantially boost your crafting.
  • Crafting divides things into color coded categories based on how much exp it'll provide. Orange = good, green = decent, gray = none. So, try to use the ones that will give you the most, obviously.
  • Farm the materials yourself, or buy them once the trade broker goes up. This is generally a traditional tip for any kind of crafting, but you need the materials to craft. So, go get 'em somehow!
How do I change someone's rank in my guild?
Right click their icon.

I can't _____ a guild, it doesn't work!
Whatever the word in the blank is, usually the solution is to log out to character select and back in. This is actually the most common solution to most in-game issues.

Why can I only see some people's levels in my guild list or friends list and not others?
I tested this with a friend, and it seems that it has something to do with being mutual friends.

My (pet / some npc) is walking around REALLY loudly, like louder than all my other sounds! What the heck is going on?
This is a bug, I've had it myself. For me it was with a yak for some quest - went away after the quest. For a friend of mine it was his pet. He managed to fix it by unsummoning his pet and resummoning it. I imagine a relog would probably fix it as well.
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#1 Bawheidbob

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 12:27 PM

Brilliant tips here

#2 Kendah

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 01:26 PM

Thank you :)

#3 MattGarner

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 02:07 PM

Thanks for these tips, will come in handy for sure :)

#4 Manzana

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 03:49 PM

Vials and not viles, but a very informative read nonetheless!

#5 Tib

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 05:26 PM

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How do I report a gold spammer, or someone insulting me or someone else?
- Right click on their name in chat, and choose report

Any tips on what to do after that? Should we select spamming or scamming? All the one's I've found are quite courteous about not spamming, so I don't know if they run an algorithm to check for numbers of posts to catch reported spammers, and I don't want to be banned for abusing the report feature and reporting an honest gold seller that isn't trying to scam you.

Basically, which category is most appropriate and which will take care of the problem the fastest?

#6 Neato

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 03:19 AM

View PostTib, on 01 September 2012 - 05:26 PM, said:

Any tips on what to do after that? Should we select spamming or scamming? All the one's I've found are quite courteous about not spamming, so I don't know if they run an algorithm to check for numbers of posts to catch reported spammers, and I don't want to be banned for abusing the report feature and reporting an honest gold seller that isn't trying to scam you.

Basically, which category is most appropriate and which will take care of the problem the fastest?

Probably spamming since they'll check the chat log and see what they've been saying. Other than that, maybe botting. But as long as you're reporting someone genuinely doing something wrong, I don't think you'd ever be punished for it.