So... much... grinding...

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So... much... grinding...

Post by Drool » November 13th, 2013, 7:55 pm

But I finally did it.

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Awwww yeah. Got MAXCON for days.
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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Lucius » November 13th, 2013, 8:00 pm

Congrats. I don't think I've seen the rank past Sergeant or the one after that.

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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Crosmando » November 13th, 2013, 8:03 pm

Wow, what's that, lvl 150?
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Post by Montgomery Markland » November 13th, 2013, 8:08 pm

Drool wrote:But I finally did it.

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Awwww yeah. Got MAXCON for days.
Impressive. Most impressive.

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Post by Revolucas » November 13th, 2013, 8:14 pm

Damn, how long would you have rest if you went UNC to full?

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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Drool » November 13th, 2013, 8:31 pm

Lucius wrote:Congrats. I don't think I've seen the rank past Sergeant or the one after that.
I never got much past Major with playing and resetting. This was pure Crumb's Basement Cheese.
Crosmando wrote:Wow, what's that, lvl 150?
183, I believe. Sadly, there's no "You've reach the maximum level" message on the radio, just the standard "not enough XP".
Revolucas wrote:Damn, how long would you have rest if you went UNC to full?
Hm. That's a good question. It's what? 5 minutes per HP? I think Fingers ended up with just over 500 HP, so... just under 2 full days in-game. 2500 ticks; 625 presses of ESC in the world map, 10000 on a 4-per-1 interior location.
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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Crosmando » November 14th, 2013, 4:55 am

I wonder if Saddam Hussein will be making a comeback in WL2 to give us a celebratory salute when we promote a ranger
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Post by Brother None » November 14th, 2013, 9:14 am

You madman.
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Post by Woolfe » November 14th, 2013, 2:02 pm

Maybe that was the basis for Saddam's style... He was just a huge Wasteland Fan :lol:
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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Ronin73 » November 15th, 2013, 1:03 pm

I guess Brian was impressed too :)

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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Valar_Omega » November 15th, 2013, 3:27 pm

Congrats, I would never have the patients to pull that off.
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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Drool » November 25th, 2013, 9:13 pm

Fun fact: There's no post-combat XP reward after reaching Supreme Jerk. That part's just completely gone from post combat.
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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by pseudonymous » November 26th, 2013, 9:10 pm

Valar_Omega wrote:Congrats, I would never have the patients to pull that off.
You just have to find a way to keep an arrow key depressed for a few hours while you do something else. It's not like the double experience each party member gets when two characters use a knife, key, or rope on an unbroken skylight during an encounter.

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Re: So... much... grinding...

Post by Drool » November 26th, 2013, 9:37 pm

Well, probably closer to 15 hours, but yeah. I used a few coins to wedge the left arrow down while I went to work, and then again when I went to bed. I was pretty leveled when I did that, but there's not really anything keeping you from doing so earlier on. With enough luck, you'd only have to face a single combat to pull it off (Cutie).
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