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I was making a list of all the best fan missions to play and had downloaded a few of them to start and I have played about 6 so far. Then I thought why don't I just play them alphabetically from the mission download screen and so that is now what I intend to do because I might miss one. I then realised there might be a few 'series' that might not be alphabetical in that list  and I don't want to play them out of order. Is that something that I should look out for? I have done the 4 Hidden Hands and the 2 Accountants and then Iris and House of Locked Secrets and then Requiem. That's it. I'm sure there are other Missions that connect to each other.

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Here is a list of mission series:


There you can also see the order, which is important because they're not always in that order in the download missions screen.

As you can see Requiem goes before A House of Locked Secrets

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If I were doing this, I would play them chronologically, so you could get a feel for the state of the art when an FM dropped. And over time the field generally gets better, so it won't be as hit or miss. Also of course it naturally keeps you from inadvertently playing FMs out of order.

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3 hours ago, kaozkweog28315 said:

to guide a newcomer towards which missions would be a good idea to try first.

I think you could try mission Deadeye as a start. Then the included missions (A new Job and Tears of Stlucia). After that COS0: To Catch a Thief . But there are multiple topics about this.

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