Well, after just narrowly defeating a Yian Kut-Ku, I have to say that I'ld have to get alot better to tackle some of the even bigger monsters.
but hey, from experience comes skill, and skill comes power, and power is slightly adjusted from equipment, though... thick armor and a sharp weapon can help.
Haha that Yian Kut-Ku is a tough bugger. Took me 10-15 trys on my monster hunter 2 for the psp.
I gotta say this is a fantastic, nay brilliant game. I'm surprised their's an MMO version of it. I'm even more surprised their's a manga of it.
As for hunting strategies i seem to fail in that area... I always go for what ever armor is available at the moment and it's ends up diminishing my resources..
I end up using a lance. Great weapon for me, block and strike.
Ps. Aeria please, please host the MMO v. of this game. I was unaware of this until reading this thread but now that i know i want to play sooooo badly. I'd definetly spend a lot of AP on it. *wink* *wink*