I have a couple of side quests to kill monsters of a particular type, and they say I should read up on them. I can double-click the quest in my journal, and the tracking symbol appears, but it doesn't mark anything on my map.
Is there any way to track where these books might be? Or do I just have to ransack the area and hope I find what I need?
I am only at the first part of the game (Flotsam), and there is a book shop just opposite the Dwarven smith where there are books on monsters.
The dwarf who does your hair and is the third poker competitor also sells books. You should have the nekker book if you picked up everything. They increase your knowledge to 3/3 instantly, whereas it takes a while fighting. Probably great for rarer monsters in small quantities.
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When reading books to gain skills, do you have to read through the entire book to gain the skill, or will simply opening it give you the skill gain? I haven't found any books that have given me any immediate benefits, so don't know if I haven't stumbled across any, or if I'm supposed to actually be paging through the whole thing.
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It's nice of Blizzard to keep a record of whatever books I have collected so far, but for an organized soul like me, it just kills me to not be able to arrange the books in an order I'd like. The only order available is the default order, which is from the most recent to the oldest. Is it possible at all to arrange them or am I stuck with this horrendous order?
Once you've found the first level of a particular weapon upgrade, you can apply it to any weapon of that type. However, it's possible to find weapon upgrade upgrades which replace the original version with a better one. For instance, "Assault Rifle Magazine Upgrade" will be replaced with "Assault Rifle Magazine Upgrade II" My question is, do I have to go to the weapon selection screen in order for these improved upgrades to take effect? Or is the change immediate if I'm using that upgrade and I find an improved version mid-mission? Sometimes I'll find a weapon bench or another weapon
Is there a way to disable the flavour description texts? I find these highly annoying, quotes from people and books... a waste of space on the screen. I'm trying to read what an item does, not read a novel!