Note: This procedure requires editing a game file; creating a backup copy of the file before proceeding is recommended. With a text editor, edit the "charlevels.DBT" file in the "\program files\the guild 2 - pirates of the european seas\DB" directory. Find the following lines, where the numbers in the third column indicates the amount of experience required to advance to the next level. Change it to the amount you desired. For example, to start at level 5 change the top five numbers in the third column to 0.