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The Chronicles of Inotia 2: A Wanderer of Luone

For: iPhone

RPG looking for good EXP, prefers high STR and low INT

Product: Inotia: A Wanderer of Luone | Publisher: Com2uS | Format: iPhone | Genre: RPG | Players: 1-2 | Networking: wireless (network) | Version: US | App version: 1.0.0
 
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The shattering of magical protective seals threatens the world in The Chronicles of Inotia 2: A Wanderer of Luone, leading you to take up arms and save the world from evil.

It's the classic boy-meets-sword-slays-evildoer story that's prompted the most memorable of role-playing games, though such epic underpinnings have fully difficulty materialising here.

Despite its grand premise, Chronicles of Inotia 2 is much lighter fare. Technical improvements can't make up for some mindless missions and an unassuming personality that puts it behind others in the genre. Still, there's enough done right that a good time can be gleaned.

Mission forgettable

The game's biggest issue relates to confusion between missions and insignificant errands. Rather than eliminating evil, you're repeatedly called upon to do chores for townsfolk.

Such missions have their place in every role-playing game of course, but Chronicles of Inotia 2 abuses the convention. The vast majority of missions undertaken involve rote item collection, whether it's hunting down rats, hoarding wolf pelts, or gathering thief bandanas.

To be honest, these quests feel a little tacked on in order to extend game length, and it becomes worse the further in you get. At one point, a character demands that you find the ingredients for a bread recipe that somehow morphs into a ridiculous hunt for rattlesnake tails. This isn't role-playing, it's more like running weekend errands for the crazy cat lady down the street.

Are you experienced?

At least solid mechanics are in place for decent role-playing when you get into the game's foundation. Experience netted from real-time battles allows you to enhance your core attributes and skill points awarded with each new level unlock and augment a small assortment of abilities.

Item crafting lets you combine materials for stronger equipment and curative knick-knacks. Several equipment categories encourage constant tweaks to your weapons and armour.

Particularly cool is the option to have additional characters accompany you. Second and third party members introduce greater depth than managing a single hero.

You're free to customise their equipment and unlock a limited number of skills too. Even better, you can switch control among characters on-the-fly by tapping icons situated in the top-left corner.

Standing in the way of control

Extending the party mechanic further, the Match Up mode lets you go online, allowing you to take your group into battle against other players over the network for rewards. It's an intriguing supplement to the single player campaign. There were problems securing a connection, but once online the game was stable.

Improvements to the controls from the first game in the series are also noted, though some problems persist. Responsiveness with the default touch-to-move scheme has been enhanced so that interacting with characters and objects is much better. However, targeting enemies remains fussy and path-finding is still troublesome. Additionally, moving between areas and into buildings is a tricky endeavour.

A new virtual D-pad option attempts to do away with these concerns. Toggled from the settings menu, the D-pad functions well, but not ideally. It trades easier combat targeting for rigid movement.

Still, control annoyances are of less importance than the game's plain personality. The foundation for a good adventure is here, yet rote item hunts and a lack of daring quests keep it wandering in search of excellence.

Yet there is enjoyment to be found with Chronicles of Inotia 2, particularly in the online Match Up mode. Overall, it's more technically proficient than a dazzling adventure, though.
 
The Chronicles of Inotia 2: A Wanderer of Luone
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Tracy Erickson | 10 December 2009
Online battles and loads of loot save Chronicles of Inotia 2 from errand-like missions and lackadaisical spirit of adventure
 
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Yuki Lone | 20:57 - 18 October 2012
Warriors seal drop occationally, so just kill kill kill and you will get some.
You can also bye them from that sales guy that appears in battlefields.

The key to minus....talk to the guard at the gate. If there is no guard you need to do a main quest. I know nothing of locknus yet, Im in minus now and Im doing avalon after.
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Yuki Lone | 18:12 - 18 October 2012
Im not having any trouble at all everything turn out fine if you do all the quests.
You get a magic crystal when doing Ganels apprentice second quest.
You get supirior flower in the elf treasure quest.
I got the magic crystal recipe in stone tomb
and I think it is in red forest in a small sqaure in middle of the map that there is a flower that maybe drop the supiror flower but I am not able to beat him yet...Im lvl 33

Aren prison...you get out in the right bottom corner on the floor where you also get into the castle (thats in the top right corner) on the map it doesnt look like a way out.

Hope this will help some of you.
I love this game :)
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clariS | 05:07 - 14 March 2012
I'm kinda lost in the deep maze forest but manage to get out of it lol now I'm at the entrences does anyone know the right path to start? I mean I keep ending up in the same place :C
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DJPandaBear208 | 22:10 - 20 January 2012
I cant get into locknus sanctum or minus santum someone help
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genxt88 | 17:49 - 8 January 2012
I am having problem with the troll relics quest and the magic source 1 quest..can anyone help me with these 2 quest so that i can proceed?
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tongks80 | 03:20 - 1 November 2011
Can anyone tell me what is the best states for mage?
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Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx | 15:43 - 23 October 2011
How do u get out of the Aren Prison?!?!?! I've been stuck there for months now!
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Six-one-nine-custom | 11:43 - 8 October 2011
I know why there is no one in aren because you may have to complete the game I think but also how do you kill guardianB17 I am lv 33 and I was no match for him please! please! Tell me how to kill guardianB17 or else I never ever get to ragon
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apdj94 | 07:27 - 28 September 2011
Is there any place I can easily farm magic crystals?? I am only at the troll village as it is so around lvl 46-47
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apdj94 | 07:19 - 28 September 2011
It was just called 'Reggae'
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