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NEWS Ultima Online Newsletter

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. Uriah Heep

    Uriah Heep Grand Poobah
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    Well, unless they learn to communicate, often, real often, they are all just gonna be blank pages anyway....Official forums will be like Stratics, us talking to ourselves.
     
  2. petemage

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    OTOH, lots of those game forums are utter crap. A true PITA to read, slow loading times, little organized, full of ads, plain empty or what not.

    I haven't seen a single official forum that's as comfortable to use as Stratics. Doubt a skeleton team can match a group of 5+ motivated ethusiasts.

    I hope they will not just add some random phpBB with an horrible non mobile-friendly UI or something that you can only use on a desktop (just like the newsletter, website and basically everything they produce..). But at the same time I guess that's what we see, and they couldn't care less anyway..
     
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  3. Gorath

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    Pre-trammel was fun, Pub 16 was fun and even got along okay until just before AoS hit too, that was fun. AoS after that, it always seems like we're balancing for something.

    Only thing I can really recall prior to itemization is that runic weapons got a little crazy there. I mean I had a verite double axe that could damn near one hit kill someone but you risked losing the item if you died. There was one dude on Chesapeake that had item blessed his valorite short spear, that was terrifying lol, risk vs reward was not there.
     
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  4. Capt. Lucky

    Capt. Lucky Grand Inquisitor

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    Not sure I even find risk vs reward even a valid concept. The richest people I know irl take like zero risks.
     
  5. Thrakkar

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    I know, I dont. I have yet to find someone, who can explain the concept of risk vs. reward in UO to me (in a meaningful way that is, with arguments that can be considered as plausible). It's just a buzz-phrase from the PvP community. While there might be some reward (PvP exclusives like PSs), there is definitely no risk involved.
     
  6. cobb

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    Risk vs reward does not make sense in this game currently. You can take zero risk and stay in tram based facets and get everything you need. All the good loot is coming from there.

    Maybe it's time to change that.
     
  7. Pawain

    Pawain Stratics Legend
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    When did they put Power scrolls in Tram? I missed that change.
     
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  8. Thrakkar

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    Please explain to me exactly, what risk is!

    Is risk maybe getting killed, having to spend 3-5k for insurance, getting a rez and returning to the battle more or less immediately? If that's your definition of risk, you can have that in tram too...
     
  9. The Craftsman

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    Not true. I rarely behave on the forums and have never had a single infraction or ban in any of the many games I have played online in the last 20 years. Im a model player, if not a model forum poster.
     
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  10. Victim of Siege

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    Risk in a pixel-crack world, that's hilarious. The only "risk" to this game is getting your CC/Bank acct. hacked.
     
  11. cobb

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    You can use the gold you made from afk farming in tram to purchase the power scrolls.
     
  12. Pawain

    Pawain Stratics Legend
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    You can buy the tram stuff from all your afk spawning.
     
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  13. SwordofExcalibur

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    Best summary and best comment in this thread.
     
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  14. Archnight

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    How can you say that you rarely behave on the forums and consider yourself a model poster..? That just doesn't make any sense o_O
     
  15. Thrakkar

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    I flew over the last 40 posts of you here on the forums. Have yet to find a post, where you didn't behave.
    I don't know, how you define "not behaving", but disagreeing or opposing ones opinion does not count as not behaving.
     
  16. The Craftsman

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    I said if NOT a model poster ... reading comprehension.
     
  17. The Craftsman

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    My infraction record would suggest differently ... ;)
     
  18. Pawain

    Pawain Stratics Legend
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    I hear a lot of people brag about that. Most prob dont have any more than I do. But, I think you have some. I would have given you a couple if I were a mod. Not recently.
     
  19. Uriah Heep

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    Those all probably got moved/hidden/deleted...you wont see them
     
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  20. SwordofExcalibur

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    Meanwhile, at the Hall of Justice, everyone speed-hacks and scripts at Yew Gate. I'm not sure risk vs reward is ever really going to get addressed while Dr. Doom is on the rampage.