Things I Hate About Path of Exile

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I’ve been playing Path of Exile for over 6 months now and I’ve enjoyed it quite a lot. After awhile though you start noticing various problems with any game and PoE is no different, despite still being in beta. There are some game aspects that are just frustrating or confusing and lately it’s been infuriating me on occasion. Here’s my top list of issues I have with this game. 1. Trading For a game based so much on loot making trading with other players so inconvenient is a mysterious move…

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How Increased Item Quantity and Rarity Works

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I got asked recently about Increased Item Quantity and Increased Item Rarity stats and how they work so hopefully this short post will explain some basics to new players. It’s one of many game mechanics that new players seem to have a hard time figuring out at first although it isn’t as complicated as it may seem. Note: IIQ and IIR combined is often referred to as MF – Magic Find. What’s Increased Item Quantity? Increased Item Quantity (IIQ) affects the number of items dropped by monsters you slay. As…

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Path of Exile Leveling Areas And Tips For Grinding XP

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In the easiest difficulty grinding experience is pretty pointless. You’re gaining levels extremely fast and can finish it quite easily without any item or level grinding required. By the time you get to Cruel (second) difficulty you should be over level 30 and you can start farming the first few areas of Act I without much trouble. Afterwards, you should always try to be at the very least the same level as monsters in a particular area otherwise progression might get difficult, especially if you prefer playing solo and not…

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