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NEWS [UO.Com] Ultima Online’s 20th Anniversary Party

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. Longtooths

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    I believe there were two parties that were recording the event and we will probably see it posted soon. I dont want to mention names and then there be nothing.
     
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    Man, I hope there was a recording of all this and posted to youtube so we can all see it!
     
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  3. Larisa

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    Taylor and the Two Kings...that's what I named it..SAVED IT!

    Awesome picture!

    SO JEALOUS!
     
  4. Beldin Brightaxe

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    BBQ[​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
     
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  5. Larisa

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    Looks like the perfect day for a BBQ!
     
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  6. Captn Norrington

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    What are they all looking at in the picture?
     
  7. Keith of Sonoma

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    The drone that took the picture
    :)
     
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    Yes they are looking at a drone that is taking the official picture.

    Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
     
  9. Kylie Kinslayer

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    mfw they can have a drone to take "official pics" of a bbq but can't live stream the "What's Coming" :cursing:
     
  10. Archnight

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    It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Super Mesanna!

    Mesanna.png

    Hehe :p
     
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  11. Beldin Brightaxe

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    Well "official" might be a misnomer. Just a regular UO player had the drone.

    Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
     
  12. Cyrah

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    That is one beautiful dress! *llama bows*
     
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    Ahhhh.... ok. That's different. I take back my previous :cursing: over the situation and return to my o_O face when it comes to them not streaming the "What's Coming" segment of the festivities

    ;)
     
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  14. Cyrah

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    Could you please say who is who? I sadly do not know who many are. Ty.
     
  15. Kylie Kinslayer

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    I would imagine most of them would not tell you who there PvP alt is though :D
     
  16. Keith of Sonoma

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    I have to say, when I met people this weekend, and told them I was @Keith of Sonoma on Stratics, some of them were quite surprised. LOL

    It was a pretty amazing event! It was AWESOME to put faces with names. And to have a chance to visit with the Devs, and Stratics people I have dealt with as well or course. :)

    FYI, my vote for a 25th anniversary party is LAS VEGAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hehehe

    PS, a new castle didn't hurt either. :blushing:
     
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  17. Khaelor

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    Las Vegas is so overrated~
     
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    But it would still be a lot of fun!
     
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    My vote would be for somewhere like Gatlinburg Tn.. all those moutains and finally announce Dwarves as a new playable race at that time. Nice tie in :)
     
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    Oh... secrets, okay then. Maybe only those who wish to identify themselves might say. Well they are all adorable:heart:.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    The GL peeps decided on Eodonian for dinner...

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    Then curiosity got the better of the person with the car keys...

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    :eyes:
     
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    I vote with Keith, Las Vegas would be great, this party was for Atlantic and east coast, now next one should be for west coast and midwest.
     
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    IF UO is still on the menu... and I say that with a optimistic heart.
    The powers that be might think on it. NO Promises.
    The party was from what we could see from the scant pics a huge success.
     
  25. skett

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    I would definitely go to this party

    It’s about only an hour and a half from my second home in Tennessee

    But if it Vegas that’s only a 3.5 to 4 hour drive from my primary residence. I agree Vegas is far over rated, I would rather it be in Texas than Vegas.
     
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  26. SugarMMM

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    Maybe we should have it up in Reno since we're all getting up there in age. Hehe
     
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  27. Basara

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    I went close by Gatlingburg on the trip.

    I went down to Jefferson City and picked up a friend to act as emergency driver if necessary (wasn't) and company for the trip, and while I was hanging out with my UO peeps, he spent the day over at Dulles and the museum there.
     
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    My grand parents lived right out side Reno in Sparks I used to go there to the Hot August Nights, far better than Las Vegas. Reno has a more old west old town feel about that’s hard explain. Would be a much better choice than Vegas for sure. Also there is Harrison car museum there ;)
     
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    We went they the Air and Space Museum before the tasty chicken.

    While there, we decided that while we still want these:
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    We may want these more:
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    :drool:

    They were in the first three Ultimas after all... and "the Space Ace" title has a certain ring to it!

    :stir: @Kyronix
     
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  30. Jaden Rain

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    So I'm sure that's Stevie the Gypsy (you look AWESOME BTW) and Zuckuss is that you??????
     
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  31. Larisa

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    That's what I asked!!!


    He never answered but here's a picture of him without the hat on ;)

    Uh oh!!!! Action at the anniversary party

    Looks nothing like I pictured..neither of them!

    Great to see the faces though!
     
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    Does it make it any better that he referred to you, to Bleak as his "little Jester"?
     
  33. Larisa

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    Aww if he did that's the sweetest thing ever!

    Like a little sister....though I might be older then he is :/ LOL

    Still...SWEET!

    If it's true..Thank you Kyronix, I will use that moniker from now on ;)

    ~The Little Jester

    :)
     
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    I also vote Vegas for 25th!

    I wanted to once again say thank you to everyone who came and introduced themselves. Too many people to name.

    For those who stayed up late on Friday, it was a good experience to have some more personal and intimate conversations with the developers about our opinions on the game and things we would like to see going forward. Hearing first hand from them how they handle bugs, deal with the code, and their own experiences in UO provided a really unique perspective into the game and how development works.

    If anyone is ever in New York City and cares to grab a drink or a bite to eat, I'd be glad to play host!
     
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  35. BeaIank

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    I would be game for Vegas next time.
    My visa renewal was finally accepted and it good for 10 years, so I will be able to be there next time!
     
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    Fantastic weekend! Thanks to the uo team, and all the wonderful players!!
     
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    I said tester! It was fantastic to meet everyone, lots of exciting news to talk about in the coming weeks and months. Over 700 photos to sift through on my camera, once we get them sorted we'll post them all over. For now though, I need a nap!
     
  38. Nexus

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    Oops.. was a bit loud and I miss heard.
     
  39. Longtooths

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    I vote for Dallas!
     
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  40. Larisa

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    LOL yeah, gonna slap Nexus when I see him ;)

    Wish I could have met everyone, looks like you guys had a blast!

    Can't wait for more pictures!
     
  41. Speranza

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    @Queen Mum I found a good picture of you and my ferret on my phone:

    [​IMG]
     
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    OK now let's do MORE pictures and some VIDEOS!

    Wedding Photos and some other small random things I grabbed. I didn't really take as many pics as I wanted but enjoy some full sized fun:
    UO 20th Anniversary Party

    And Videos!



    I hope the videos don't suck.... I didn't edit them :p
     
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    If there is a big 25th Anniversary party in Virginia, Mesanna should book the "nearby" Medieval Times for the last day's event. Seems fitting.
     
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    Its actually flippers for orcs.. (Big Magik Flippers)
     
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    The balloons batch #2 wouldnt explode, so we had to shoot them at the roof to hit ppl with the splash

    Pam found a nifty 20 Water Resistance shield !
     
  47. Lord Nabin

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    You all realize that there is no reason you can't coordinate your own yearly gathering where ever you like. Not much harder than putting together and executing a rares fest. Except for the fact that you can't get a portal put up for everyone to travel easily to the location.

    Keep it simple the first year and grow it from there.

    Location -
    List of Events -
    Registration fee -
    Saturday - Sunday event - No problem.
     
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    Had a great time at Ned Devines ourselves!
     
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    Nanoc and Phoenix Wedding
     
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    Was great to see you again!
     
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