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I'm about to start my 4th try on VG after an amazing and unbroken streak of bad luck on the 3rd run. I can do tutorial island with my eyes closed at this point. Do I really have to drag my explorer back there again?
 
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Maximillian_Caine wrote:
I'm about to start my 4th try on VG after an amazing and unbroken streak of bad luck on the 3rd run (I fought the bear and, the bear won). I can do tutorial island with my eyes closed at this point. Do I really have to drag my explorer back there again?


According to the rules? Yes.

You could try a different curse (with a different starting location) and then come back to VG another time?
 
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I mean, you could just skip ahead to the mainland. I wouldn’t feel too bad about it.

...or play through and make a note of the items you have when you get to the mainland so you can restart there if it happens again.
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You should try another curse that starts somewhere else. Don't go to the point where you can't stand the island anymore.
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I think you should mark this thread with light spoilers...
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When we were in the same boat, we played thru the island one more time. Once we reached the mainland, we did a "hard save" --- writing down the location of every card in the game. What's banished? What's in inventories/hands? What's in the Action Deck? What's in the Discard? What's in our satchel?

That way we would never have to do Tutorial Island again. Of course, that was the run we ended up winning so we never used that info.

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Pjandy wrote:


...or play through and make a note of the items you have when you get to the mainland so you can restart there if it happens again.


This is going to be my path next time I play.
 
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Maximillian_Caine wrote:
I'm about to start my 4th try on VG after an amazing and unbroken streak of bad luck on the 3rd run. I can do tutorial island with my eyes closed at this point. Do I really have to drag my explorer back there again?


Yes you do. Unless of course you don't mind cheating. I couldn't do it (yeah, I'm cursed in my own way). The exploring might still be fun but knowing we cheated would take away from the sense of accomplishment. Also I'd never be able to say we beat the goddess curse. But hey, it's up to you!

Btw. the upcoming expansion will include some sort of "can't die mode".
 
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avguy2 wrote:
Maximillian_Caine wrote:
I'm about to start my 4th try on VG after an amazing and unbroken streak of bad luck on the 3rd run. I can do tutorial island with my eyes closed at this point. Do I really have to drag my explorer back there again?


Yes you do. Unless of course you don't mind cheating. I couldn't do it (yeah, I'm cursed in my own way). The exploring might still be fun but knowing we cheated would take away from the sense of accomplishment. Also I'd never be able to say we beat the goddess curse. But hey, it's up to you!

Btw. the upcoming expansion will include some sort of "can't die mode".


I myself once felt as you do. But from experience, I've skipped the island and not skipped the island, and turns it doesn't really hurt the experience much; it really doesn't weigh heavily on my soul. It feels more like missing the first scene of a movie you've already seen than it does like capital C "cheating."

I honestly would encourage everyone to try skipping the island, at least once. The experience is incredibly liberating.
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Pjandy wrote:
I myself once felt as you do. But from experience, I've skipped the island and not skipped the island, and turns it doesn't really hurt the experience much; it really doesn't weigh heavily on my soul. It feels more like missing the first scene of a movie you've already seen than it does like capital C "cheating."

I honestly would encourage everyone to try skipping the island, at least once. The experience is incredibly liberating.


*gasp* Why would I miss the first scene of a movie?!?

Nope, afraid I can't do that. laugh
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We played and failed VG 4 times. We certainly hope that our 5th attempt will be successful.

Each run is much faster than the last.

The problem is the time required to reset the Past.
 
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