Originally Posted by Rotary Blaze
My question is, when you go into Traveling Mode, the mode where you can't die. Does that count towards the ten hours to help level up your character. I want to be able to start off at a level higher than 2, so I'd like to leave the game on for like 8 hours or whatever. Will this work? Or does it only work in Trance Mode?
Yes, time in Traveling mode counts. I would warn you that you'll have to pay some attention to it - the stages will complete themselves in ~10-12 minutes, and only the time during the stage counts toward gameplay time.