Saturday, December 17, 2011

Wisp Bastards

Just a quick note that my list of most annoying CRPG enemies has been updated with a new entry on wisps (both Ultima V and Oblivion). I said I was going to do that three months ago, but I've been running a bit behind.


  1. As someone who has apparently only played about every other Ultima (I, III, IV, VI, VII, IX) I was amused to see that you hated wisps so much, given that they are nothing but helpful in every appearance I can recall from the Ultima games I played. And pretty much every game, for that matter. Maybe not EverQuest, but even there they dropped some of the only actually valuable loot for low-level characters.

    Your list seems sadly neglected for the past couple of years, though. But you ARE running a CRPG Word Empire over here, after all. Some regions must be left to fend for themselves.

  2. I still think about that list now and then, but no other enemy has come to mind as deserving. Some of the foes from Captive came close.

  3. I love wisps in Ultima Online. They weren't automatically hostile, so I would always provoke them on whatever was nearby.


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