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Developer Meet And Greet On Pacific, Monday Feb. 8th 2016

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    Kyronix: Good Evening everyone, we'll get starting shortly! Started even
    Lady Mesanna: Ash lets get started
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Kyronix: Hello!
    Bleak: Hello
    Misk: hello!
    Syl: Hey there Devs, Just two questions... forgive me if they have been asked before. First, I wanted to know if the team would please consider increasing the classic clients screen resolution. Has there been any plans or discussion on this?
    Bleak: So we have tried this in the past. We found a number of issues we would have to address. The biggest is the performance.
    Lady Mesanna: If we can find a way to do it that does not effect the performance we would
    Bleak: The alternative is the EC : )
    Syl: Right. Love the CC tho
    Lady Mesanna: I have confidence in Bleak he will continue to try
    Syl: Cool. Thanks...Secondly, any chance of a shard gate?
    Lady Mesanna: no
    Syl: Hah okay. Well hey thanks a lot. Love UO. Take it easy
    Lady Mesanna: Thank you
    Bleak: Thank you
    Lady Mesanna: have a good evening
    Syl: You too
    IDOC Life: *Good Evening All*
    Kyronix: Also everyone, let's try and keep it to one question tonight so we can meet as many of you as possible.
    Lady Mesanna: Evening IDOC
    Bleak: Hello
    IDOC Life: I donno if you guys read Stratics Board or not, but many many people are really asking the Devs to change the current bad situation of the Idocers Life. Please "listen" to players wishes on change the time to 5 and 10 hours only. Pls understand that there is more things to do in UO and life than sit for an abuse. 15 hours to wait for a house to collapse. I understand you are trying to give the Owner of the account and extra 15 hours to recover his house and belongs, but he already had 90 days to do so!!
    Lady Mesanna: Its random it is not always 15
    IDOC Life: 90%
    Lady Mesanna: Then Bleak will look into it to make sure its random
    IDOC Life: bc 90% is at 15, can we change to 5 and 10 as many are asking?
    Lady Mesanna: if the random worked it would be at those times as much as 15, Let us look into this first
    IDOC Life: ty
    Lady Mesanna: welcome
    Bleak: The chance is 33%
    Vixen: hello
    Kyronix: Hello!
    Bleak: Hi
    Lady Mesanna: Hi Vixen
    Vixen: I have my questions in a book if easier?
    Lady Mesanna: go ahead and ask
    Vixen: How about added the Shadowguard tower to the Corrupted Crystal Portal or/and add it to the Public Moongate or allow us to mark a rune there and recall or gate in? or a teleport pad
    Lady Mesanna: doable
    Vixen: one more then done. Can we get skilled level raised to 820, another 100 points for new skills would be very useful with crafters, tamers, mages, warriors.
    Lady Mesanna: lol we have talked about that alot actually
    Vixen: that is all I have, thanks.
    Samantha: Hi! from the [email protected] Guild Atlantic!
    Bleak: Hello
    Kyronix: Greetings!
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings Samantha
    Samantha: what I would like to see is something for fletchers like arrows with special abilitys bloodwood = blled
    Lady Mesanna: like an aoe effect?
    Samantha: yes, give fletchers more to do, it has become somewhat boring.
    Lady Mesanna: That was done with the master abilities but I do understand what you are asking for, I agree would be nice to give them more to do
    Samantha: please! look in to it and thank you very much.
    Lady Mesanna: we will bring it up for dicussion, it's a good suggestion, thank you.
    Eins: Hello from Napa Valley!
    Kyronix: Hello!
    Bleak: Hello!
    Lady Mesanna: Greetungs Eins
    Eins: The new loot generator has made over 200 artifacts (doom, major, minor, craftable, ect) obsolete, Instead of trying to come up with ways to make all of these outdated items useful again, How about a system similar to BOD or fishmonger quests? Turn in 50 old artifacts for something new? Require artifacts from every source so people are not farming the easily or most readily available. Come up with some new arties and deco for us to turn our old stuff in for.
    Kyronix: So long as it doesn't invalidate the content we put in to get the new artifacts, It's a great suggestion and something we can explore further
    Eins: It would be fun to have a reason to collect Doom arties again and all the other drops from champs and peerless
    Lady Mesanna says: we will add it to our task list
    Eins: and maybe one more small suggestion?
    Lady Mesanna says: ?
    Eins says: make the Grizzle mare statue the same as the Paroxy swampy :D
    Lady Mesanna: umm....what do you mean?
    Eins: The unbreakable armor
    Lady Mesanna: oh oh ok
    Eins: warriors ride the swampy for the added DCI but the mare has no real use. That's all I have. Thank you for having us!
    Lady Mesanna: thank you for your suggestions
    Lady Grizabella says: HI, Bonnie!
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings Grizabella
    Kyronix: Hello!
    Bleak: Hi!
    Lady Grizabella: Do U have my 3 historical marker coordinates now?
    Lady Mesanna: If you emailed them I do
    Lady Grizabella: Olde Deuteronomy, kkmay I have your fragment of Mesanna? Love the game; love you!!
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Grizabella: vet since Sept, '97
    Lady Mesanna: I will be doing all the banners tomorrow that I have
    Lady Grizabella: keep up the good work!! love the game
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Kilstra: Helolo!
    Lady Mesanna: greetings Kilstra
    Kyronix: Greetings!
    Bleak: Hello
    Kilstra: :) YOu look Amazing LAdy M, hello to the DEVS :D
    Lady Mesanna: My winter wear =P
    Kilstra says: ummm couple questions..I wish I had your tailor hehehe...so I was wondering if you could adjust the bank gump so that the secure acct total and transfer acct totals show as well as the bank balance. I only see Xfer acct funds in the gump when I am ready to go
    Bleak: Sure we will add that to the list
    Kilstra: YAY!!! Also, you might already be thinking this but along the lines of the bow stringer, metal press, I'd like to see for cooking and alchemy.
    Lady Mesanna: its coming, we can only do so many at a time
    Kilstra: awesome!!!
    Lady Mesanna: hope to have one for each type of craft, just have a little patience we are getting to them.
    Kilstra: that will be great! One more question. Can there be a gump on the shard sheilds to show how many tokens they are holding? or mouseover
    Lady Mesanna: we will look into it and see if it can be added.
    Kilstra: :) awweee I love you, I best stop asking things before I get in trouble...but one more quickie? on the house search?
    Lady Mesanna: have a good evening
    Lady Mesanna: no no no lol
    Kilstra: is it possible? you were looking into it once
    Lady Mesanna: the house organizer to find items in your house?
    Kilstra: yes, like vendor search but find items in house.
    Lady Mesanna: lol we have not finished that one but I will make sure Bleak has it on his list to see if its possible.
    Kilstra says: so like it's started? :D !! And doable? :D
    Lady Mesanna: No not yet, will let you know after research is done.
    Kilstra: ahh ok I love you guys, *blows kisses* thank you!! :D
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Kyronix: Just want to reiterate, there are a lot of folks in line, so let's keep it to one question so we can get to everyone. You can always email us your additional questions and suggestions!
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings Titus
    Bleak says: Hello
    Titus: I just want to say you guys have done a great job keeping the game going so long...
    Lady Mesanna says: 19 years! Thank you.
    Titus: i played back in 98 and recently came back...
    Kyronix: Welcome back!
    Lady Mesanna: oh welcome back
    Titus: is there a way to allow for new lands to be opened up for larger home placement?
    Lady Mesanna: We are not looking to add any new lands at this time
    Titus: my other question was in regards to the skill levels being raised 10 820 which was already asked...thank you for your time!
    Lady Mesanna: Thank you, have a great evening.
    Lady Mesanna says: Greetings Maxy
    Kyronix: Hello!
    Bleak: Hello
    Moxy: hi its moxy actually
    Lady Mesanna: excuse me
    Moxy: but my first part of the question is can we please extend the vendor name length
    Lady Mesanna: How long are you asking it to be extended to
    Moxy: i have a vendor i was selling on and i wanted it to read Festical artifacts and treasure from mesanna. I had to call it fat mesanna and a overzelous em killed it
    Lady Mesanna: no they did not, a GM did. EM's can not do that.
    Moxy: yes well can we extenmd teh vendor names pleas eso i can put in what i mean instead of what you think it means
    Bleak: We will look in this this.
    Lady Mesanna: if not we will talk about a work around or something that will work
    Moxy: ok ty and second part of teh question, both nails and norrington have told me broadsword take kickbacks from gold sites
    Lady Mesanna: Well I would not believe everything you hear then. if you believe that think about that
    Moxy: comments please
    Lady Mesanna: we can't do anything about sites out of the US
    Moxy: yes youc an
    Lady Mesanna says: besides its all in EA legal hands, not ours. not going to argue with you regarding this.
    Moxy: also is it true you like cakes, its a rumor circulating on atl
    Lady Mesanna: your facts are incorrect, good evening. Bye Moxy.
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings Moonweed
    Moonweed: Will more pet eggs be used and will they be stealable?
    Kyronix : Like the Dragon Turtles?
    Moonweed: yes
    Kyronix : If it make sense, baby animals have to come from somewhere
    Moonweed: things for a thief
    Kyronix : We're always looking at ways of improving the thief profession, thanks for the suggestion!
    Moonweed: thenk you
    Lady Mesanna: good evening
    Amelyose: hello
    Kyronix : Hello!
    Bleak: Hello
    Amelyose: ur gear is awesome
    Amelyose: i type quick
    Lady Mesanna: lol
    Amelyose: ok im wondering if its possible to add another 2 circles to magery so 9th 10th add more spells chain lighting Blizzard etc 120 magery has more purpose and scribes with gm or 120 magery a new thing to make.
    Lady Mesanna: Not sure we will ever add 2 more circles but adding a spell or two is not totally out of the question in the future
    Amelyose: and use some ingreidents like taint to make certain scrolls
    Amelyose: hrmm and the other thing im wondering is a craft idea for tailors/healers first aid pouchs. like quivers can be insured, lower weight healing bonus but limit # can carry and like 10 orange petals, 20 purples.
    Lady Mesanna: maybe a first aid belt
    Amelyose: ya but to make it you need tailor and healing combined craft or vet kits for tamers but need vet skill and tailor skill.
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Amelyose: ok you're welcome.
    Lady Mesanna: 'Greetings
    Lady Fatal: Hello. I may have missed it.
    Bleak: Hi
    Lady Fatal: I wanted to ask if new craftables are on the slate for castles/keeps.
    Lady Mesanna: not at this time. if you have any suggestions please feel free to email me with them
    Lady Fatal: Okay, thank you.
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Baal: hi my question is about the newsletter
    Bleak: Hello
    Lady Mesanna: ok
    Baal: i have been asking about the unbound at the last few meet and greets
    Lady Mesanna: and we have answered it
    Baal: i didnt understand the newsletter response. Oh ok so it's drop of 8-12 items is the way you want it
    Lady Mesanna: one sec
    Bleak: Correct
    Baal: in the newsletter you said drops are based on difficulty of critter it has 20k hp and drop less then a balron
    Lady Mesanna: we did confirm it was dropping legendary items but that is all random
    Baal: ok sorry i just wanted to make sure you looked at it drops tuy
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Variable: my question is about the spell resist skill
    Lady Mesanna: ok
    Variable: was wondering if you could change the effect to give bionus to the elemntal resist
    Variable: rather then a flat amount soorry typing is bad for instance say at 100 5 pts to each resist not exceeding the cap tho
    Bleak: We have not plans to change how resist spells works at this time
    Variable: so it not going on the list ok
    Lady Mesanna: greetings
    Kyronix : Hello!
    Bob: hi! my question was similar to earlier about outdated artifacts, was wobndering if you could have a treasures of monadin type of thing for mondaind arties
    Lady Mesanna: so the suggestion for a turn in like the ToT for old artifacts
    Bob: yes
    Lady Mesanna: I am pretty sure it would cover all types of old artifacts
    Bob: :) ty vm
    Lady Mesanna: welcome
    Kyronix : It is so good to finally meet you!
    Spock's Beard: So I've got a couple things but I type fast and don't need replies really. Okay, one, mastery cooldowns. Way too long. Bushido has a 7 sec debuff with a 1 hour cooldown. wut
    Kyronix : Changes coming to that in 92
    Spock's Beard: Also, the time limit before an NPC will rez a pet? Needs to go I know you want people to keep Vet on their temps
    Lady Mesanna: looking at that also
    Spock's Beard: But there needs to be a better way to incentivize that. Okay third, here's my real thing. Right now about 80% of the game's content is invalidated due to dropping stuff nobody wants. I humbly suggest you make an effort to come up with a huge list of Stuff People Will Want. Talk to us on the forums, get creative, maybe vanity pets, mounts, deeds for new titles I dunno But then you take that stuff and you put it in Doom, and on Peerless, and places like that And increase the relevant content available to us without having to add any actual content
    Lady Mesanna: this the TOT idea which is a good idea and would not have to redo alot of the older content
    Spock's Beard: Right. Doom is super fun. I'd like reasons to do it again. Anyway that's my two cents.
    Lady Mesanna: If you have suggestions for new artifacts send them to us
    Spock's Beard: Okeydoke
    Lady Mesanna: we are always willing to read those emails, just don't write I want a I WIN Button and call it a day'
    Spock's Beard: Oh yeah Amethyst in chat you missed her email and are worse than Satan
    Lady Mesanna: no comment
    Spock's Beard: lol Anyway, thanks for your time!
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Ghrom the Savage: hail and thank you for literally everything in game :) as a team, you have inherited a situation where an account that is unpaid for 90 days can still hold a house. As the current team, what is your feeling about this?
    Lady Mesanna: Ghrom, let me start off by stating this. we have made it so you can get you house back up until the last hour. once a house goes OSI its gone
    Ghrom the Savage: fair nuff
    Lady Mesanna: those houses you will see are going to be dropping
    Ghrom the Savage: next part, same question
    Lady Mesanna: yes we still have bugged houses in the game and we are putting in a fix for those also
    Ghrom the Savage: do you share the same feeling as some of our stratics friends...charachterizing people who use this as: "the same type that park in handicap parking spots and steal from charities" Ultimately, what is your view on this rule which you inherited?
    Lady Mesanna: changing the 90 day is not something we are going to do anytime soon
    Ghrom the Savage: and Is this under review by your team?
    Lady Mesanna: I would much rather reward the players that pay the full year by giving xtra vet rewards or something to that effect
    Ghrom the Savage: fair nuff - but youe would not characterize those that balance accounts with 90 day payments as theives or charity stealers?
    Lady Mesanna: I dislike it yes
    Ghrom the Savage: understood, just looking for some perspective to share with the community
    Lady Mesanna: well rewarding the players that are not cheating is the message that should be passed along
    Ghrom the Savage: so then are they cheating? in your eyes?
    Lady Mesanna: I am not going to get into this its not something I want to address here I am sorry
    Ghrom the Savage: get yourselves a stance on it, would be my suggestion
    Lady Mesanna: Have a good evening
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Kyronix : Greetings!
    GANI: just to say bout ea games vs uo acct management plz credit card update and the uo migration on secret word lost guildhouse through idoc
    Lady Mesanna: hold on
    GANI: that i acquired from fast players
    Lady Mesanna: you have 90 days to get cc issues fixed
    GANI: i did understand yu guys got busy
    Lady Mesanna: I want to get it so you guys can link and unlink your own accounts, we are still looking on improvements
    GANI: but paid the accts for 5 years credit card expired couldnt update it coz of secret word
    Lady Mesanna: you can identify your account with more than the secret word
    GANI: yes
    Lady Mesanna: secret word trumps all
    GANI: had email and ea password but quit working anyways brought it to yur attn
    Lady Mesanna: [email protected] and the ea email are two different areas and I sent it on to support
    GANI: but
    Lady Mesanna: hrm
    GANI: just saying ty for coming its over now anyhow recovers guildstone from peeps that reeturn it
    Lady Mesanna: email me these details
    GANI: will do
    Lady Mesanna: I am sorry you had such a hard time thank you
    GANI: ea didnt want my money ohh well thanks again
    Lady Mesanna: I have heard that alot thanks
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Wedgie: Hola so
    Bleak: Hello
    Wedgie: the gear switching macro in enhanced
    Lady Mesanna: Bleak will answer this one
    Bleak: We will add this to the list
    Lady Mesanna: sweet possible then
    Wedgie: nice cheese? :p
    Lady Bendie: Greetings My Lady I have just 2 things really fast
    Bleak: 42
    Lady Bendie: one is there any way that we could have our champ spawns in tram have powerscrolls added it
    Lady Mesanna: no we will keep that in Fel
    Lady Bendie: to it so the ones that dont want to deal with raids?
    Lady Mesanna: we did add the transendence scrolls to them
    Lady Bendie: not even smaller ps for tram?
    Lady Mesanna: would rather leave those alone
    Lady Bendie: ok next and last been loving the shadowguard whole idea been alot of fun but is there anyway of giving 5 mins to loot instead of 3 to spend all that time doing rooms
    Kyronix : Sure
    Lady Bendie: and have half the loot left behind sucks even with 10 ppl there cant get all the gold and loot. cool, Thank you kindly
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: greetings
    Jemms: chessy dragon watch remodeled 7 keeps an 3 castles we are wondering can the stone paver tag be removed
    Lady Mesanna: nice send me some pictures
    Jemms: will do on pics also if there is not a stone tile under grass or snow you fall thru can this be fixed
    Kyronix : It's something we'd have to look into. The grass and snow predated the stone tiles So we'd have to make sure there are no unintended side effects
    Jemms: thats all i had people were asking about the tiles
    Kyronix : Thanks for the question!
    Jemms: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: thanks Jemms
    Jemms: and will send pics soon
    Lady Mesanna: have a good evening'
    D of the E: Greetings dark lord
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Lady Mesanna: Dark Lady
    Bleak: Hello
    D of the E: To have traveled around the realms to go here and there to not see the populations that we once had to see that there might be more decline, to wonder is there will be a server merger in the future
    Lady Mesanna: thats still not getting us closer to combining shards
    D of the E: we are loosing people due to people coming to there old homes to find no one there to adventure weith
    Lady Mesanna: its hard to please everyone
    D of the E: aye tis true
    Lady Mesanna: if we could find a seemless way to do it we would so no one loses a house
    D of the E: transfering homes would be a great idea
    Lady Mesanna: yes anything else?
    D of the E: to play the game from time of old, to be the teller of many storys , to value your time to wish you all well to wish i could stay for more than a spell Clan drunab Salutes you dark Lady!! hope you find fortune in your travels and to bid you a good eve
    Lady Mesanna: you also
    Wiggles: Hello everyone! So there have been rumors that hawkwinds robe is going to be alterable and powder of fortification will work on shadowguard artifacts such as enchantress cameo, minax sandals, and hawkwinds robe etc. Do you mind clarifying if planned for a future publish and if can be added to the do list if not?
    Lady Mesanna: Kyronix has this one
    Wiggles: :D
    Kyronix : We've discussed it But just remember that at some point we have to cycle these items out of game To encourage a vibrant and functioning economy So they won't last forever
    Wiggles: what about the alterable to hawkwinds. gargs need some love too :(
    Kyronix : It's our hope to introduce the equivalent at some point, need some art first
    Lady Mesanna: We are giving you a mining glove conversion
    Wiggles: xD I can't say that's really... the same... but thank you none the less xD but no on the pof right?
    Kyronix : So some limitation on it. That we are still fleshing out the details on
    Wiggles: Sounds like good of an answer to me. Hope you all have a wonderful evening. Thanks again!
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings'
    Lord SIR DRAKE: i am seeing 19 mods items in uo now... is there an end boss around the corner?
    Kyronix: An end boss? Can you be more specific?
    Lord SIR DRAKE: the game is to eays
    Lord SIR DRAKE: if i get excalibur i know i am about to kill the end guyu
    Lady Mesanna: the day we walk about the door to be closed down we will put in one kick butt final mob till then nothing is final
    Lord SIR DRAKE: and i think about doom adding owned by tages and may be a set of armor
    Kyronix : And that isn't anytime soon
    Kyronix : :)
    Lord SIR DRAKE: that is all thank you
    Capricorn: hail
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Capricorn: ok i got a few things
    Lady Mesanna: pick one
    Capricorn: are you ever going to dey you mask again 1 i benn in line a hour
    Lady Mesanna: its not the top thing on my list to get done, when I have time I will I don't have the hue for this shard or I will do it while we answer other questions
    Capricorn: ok can the towns that have gov use one the building in each town forn a town hall get them set up where they are usable
    Lady Mesanna: 'you can set up a meeting stage for those
    Kyronix : What do you mean by useable?
    Capricorn: so dose skara and minoc
    Lady Mesanna: alot of towns have empty buildings fixing that is easy
    Capricorn: a tool
    Capricorn: but it would be helpfull
    Kyronix : We aren't going to give players the ability to lock things down
    Capricorn: ok
    Lady Mesanna: no send locations to towns I will set it up
    Kyronix : Instead you can work with the King and we can improve one of the buildings To add to the Library of Improvements. We've done things like Jails, Peace Summit Tents, that sort of thing.
    Capricorn: why cant we ride the tamed tigers, we have the art.
    Lady Mesanna: ok lets move along please
    Capricorn: it may have been a usable pet mounted
    Lady Mesanna: I am sorry we still have a long line
    Capricorn: lastly what is going on with the decay rate on wepons and armor stuf is breaking lot faster did something change? ok well that all i had thank you
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: greetings'
    RipTide: wondering if we could have more champ spawns like primevil lich with spawning deco maybe,.,
    Lady Mesanna: we can add deco to spawns or stealables'or something like that
    RipTide: ooo there ya go nice meeting you guys
    Lady Mesanna: nice to meet you also
    RipTide: ems doing good jobs
    EM Ashmedai: :)
    RipTide: go to as many as i can
    Lady Mesanna: Ash has been doing great I think
    RipTide: keep up good work
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    RipTide: aye sure has! thanks!
    Lady Mesanna: have a good evening'
    Johnny Depp: Hello and welcom is there anything in the pipe line for us old diehard fisherman like robes or su
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Johnny Depp: hello
    Lady Mesanna: like new artifacts to the chests? is that what you are asking
    Johnny Depp: yes new robes or arties thank you and welcome hope you can continue to make new inprovment
    Lady Mesanna: we will add it to our suggestion list
    Johnny Depp: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings Thor
    Thor: hi all i would like to be able to ride greater dragon or turtle and 100 more skill point is great idea
    Lady Mesanna: Riding a gr dragon is not easy for art the way you sit is not pretty on the dragon. I do want to have a nice new mount though for 20th year. alot of people have wanted to ride a gr dragon for a long time.
    Thor: or sum good pet 20 =o i look forward to 20 years if i live that long lol
    Lady Mesanna: me too, can't wait for 19 this year. going to give out something pretty kewl. Anything else?
    Thor: nice talking to you
    Lady Mesanna: Nice talking to you also
    Thor: and thanks
    Lady Mesanna: 'most welcome
    Thor: ok bye
    Thor: =]
    Dreamy Lingerie: *hugs everyone!*
    Lady Mesanna: *hugs*
    Dreamy Lingerie: Ok now. I have an issue with Enhanced client's health bars. For instance, at turtle spawn. I have to relog about 3 times Because the health bars freeze and will not update.
    Bleak: Are you using the Default UI?
    Lady Mesanna: or just default
    Dreamy Lingerie: It's default
    Lady Mesanna: k
    Dreamy Lingerie: Just would be nice to not have to run to the side every 10 minutes and relog. Because the health bars freeze and will not update.
    Bleak: Are you using the Default UI?
    Lady Mesanna: are you using Pinco's UI or just default
    Dreamy Lingerie: It's default
    Lady Mesanna says: k
    Dreamy Lingerie: Just would be nice to not have to run to the side every 10 minutes and relog.
    Bleak: That should have been fixed. I will have QA look into this issue again
    Dreamy Lingerie: Muchas gracias. very much so. Secondly... These pretty little lanterns the helpers for for the rare fest received Could we extend at all, or use for deco?
    Lady Mesanna: lol no they have timers on them
    Dreamy Lingerie: I know! I tried scrubbing it off!
    Lady Mesanna says: cute though huh
    Dreamy Lingerie: stinkin cute
    Lady Mesanna: tsk tsk =)
    Dreamy Lingerie : *slips another copy of her em app under the rug* you all have a good night, and you made mine with the hugs.
    Lady Mesanna: you also
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Shadow: Are there any talks to change Idoc timers? 5-15 hrs is to over the top
    Lady Mesanna: no, we discussed this first this evening
    Shadow: And for Kyronix, Can you rethink making the Cameo Talisman powderable? Warriors take to much damage. the conjuerers trinket has no durability
    Kyronixs: We'll evaluate it with teh other PoF changes
    Shadow: thanks for coming this evening
    Lady Mesanna: thank you sir
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings
    Frost: I have 2 things. first new tamables. something cool, not a turtle.
    Lady Mesanna: got it
    Frost: really?
    Lady Mesanna: yes we already have our little heads together coming up with things
    Frost: like a shaow wrym
    Lady Mesanna: we can give you a baby shadow =P
    Frost: second I know of pep using razor/steam to play multijple accounts. my thing is that if you can beat them, join them. how about EA coming out with a much better assist program like steam
    Lady Mesanna: The direction of Steam is in EA's hands at this time
    Frosts: trying to lvl the playing field
    Lady Mesanna: as far as people using multi accounts, we can't always tell but if they are called upon and they are macroing then we can get them for that. But CS has to see it.
    Frost: I know of people that use 3-5 accounts to go hunting
    Lady Mesanna: send them to CS they will look at them for macroing. anything else
    Frost: the last thing is that this game has gotten very complicated. how about coming up with ways to make it less complicated
    Lady Mesanna: we would be happy to read your suggestions. ok frost is that all
    Frost: i guess
    Lady Mesanna says: hi
    Caradoc: Good Evening! Could you please make Grass & Snow tiles like the new Pavers or like Carpet? where they dont take lockdowns? and add Sand tiles?
    Lady Mesanna: we will talk about it
    Caradoc: also will there ever be a trade in for vet rewards?
    Lady Mesanna: nope, not since we made all the changes that everyone can use the rewards
    Caradoc: ok so i can throw away all my dragons and liches: lockdowns are a serious problem
    Lady Mesanna: if we turned those in it would be a high return
    Caradoc: if so you might? so i should save my dragons and liches?
    Kyronix: Can always buy more houses!
    Caradoc: i have 5 full ones now lol 200 lockdowns for a snow floor *sobs*
    Lady Mesanna: if we ever did a turn it, it would honestly be limited items that could be turned in like the statues
    Caradoc: ok i shall keep them
    Lady Mesanna: watch the next news letter
    Caradoc: more lockdowns then?
    Lady Mesanna: we will try to come up with a solid answer
    Caradoc: ok thank you
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: greetings
    Hickory: Hello! Two questions... First, could sugarcane please give seeds? It is the only resource plant that doesn’t at this point and farming them is grindingly boring.
    Kyronix: Something we can look into, would need to find out why that's the case in the first place
    Hickory: okay! Second, could the Dragon Turtle get some artifacts and such on it? All that drops from it is 1 egg, some scute (to 1 person), and maybe a few low level primers. How about a stuffy turtle toy and such?
    Kyronix : We distributed the loot in a way that made each area of Eodon reward something different
    Hickory: The turtle doesn't reward much of anything though..
    Kyronix: It has a high loot score for random generated loot, a new pet, and a good chance at primers So I would disagree with the assertion that it doesn't reward anything
    Hickory: Well... think about adding more champ-style drops to encourage participation. Anyway, thank you.
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Kyronix: Thanks for the suggestions!
    Lady Mesanna: greetings
    Lord Al Revelstoke: thanks for all your hard work you changed me from going to quit to playing every night. 2 thing one could you make manikins show nubers like paperdoll char sheets would make making armor sutes easer
    Lady Mesanna: we have talked about this. I think its already on the list to be honest with you Bleak?
    Bleak: Yes
    Lady Mesanna: Thanks Bleak...anything else?
    Lord Al Revelstoke: yes Ive always felt that if you got to the effort of making a maching suit say all plate you should get a small bonace like with the Hounor set
    Lady Mesanna: that would say in our hands not the players though'
    Lord Al Revelstoke: yes maybe a little extra resit or something
    Lady Mesanna: *nods*
    Lord Al Revelstoke: would make it worth wile not to mix and mach
    Lady Mesanna: its getting late can we get the next one in please
    Lady Mesanna: agreed, anymore ideas please email us
    Lord Al Revelstoke: Thank you most kindly
    Lady Mesanna: thank you
    Lady Mesanna: Greetings took you long enough to get here =P
    Lord Uranium: ok, so i have been thru some rough times in life and could not afford to keep account active
    Lady Mesanna: Sorry to hear that'
    Lord Uranium: would be nice to have a way to get those months back on age of account. this one is from 2000 and only 87 months
    Lady Mesanna: to buy account age? I don't think that is fair though
    Lord Uranium: if your account was created that long ago
    Lady Mesanna: I think that is a can of worms I would not want to touch to be honest with you
    Lord Uranium: just sucks i will never have shard shields and have had account since 2000*pouts*
    Lady Mesanna: there are only a few vet rewards that stay with those vets. Shard shields will be one of those
    Lord Uranium: Just a thought that i had. dont want to waste too much of your time
    Lady Mesanna: yes we have heard it several times
    Lord Uranium: :)
    Lady Mesanna: thank you though
    Lord Uranium: ahh, maybe its a good idea then! haha
    Lady Mesanna: if you have any other ideas please email us
    Lord Uranium: ok have a good one
    Lady Mesanna: hi Brian
    Brian DeSpell: Ma'am, i brought nothing to dye, but Pacific is 2511, if you needed. :)
    Lady Mesanna says: I did thank you
    Brian DeSpell: Could you take a look at ice island and see if the spawn is broken since ToL?
    Lady Mesanna: we can look at it tomorrow
    Brian DeSpell: My castle there has only 6000 items, with stone stuff, but lag has become terrible since dec. seeing 30-40 polar bears spawning out front, as well to the point now, i just stay out of my house lol. anyhow, thanks :)
    Lady Mesanna: thats not good
    Brian DeSpell: and thanks for all your time here :)
    Lady Mesanna: take down some of the items and see if that helps
    Brian DeSpell: it's mostly stone at this point just very tedious to re-lay if i remove it :p
    Lady Mesann: Buck he has been standing there for a while'
    Lady Mesanna: hi Buck
    Buck: hmm hi
    Lady Mesanna: no questions
    Lady Mesanna says: welcome
    Lady Mesanna: you 4 can ask one question then its a wrap
    Lady Mesanna: Buck thanks for coming' do you have anything to ask?
    Kyronix: Thanks for having us Pacific!
    Buck: Not to rude, but i just want to know if your going to fire the design team? A turtle is not great
    Kyronix: Wow
    Lady Mesanna: next
    Donkeylips: Hello!
    Lady Mesanna: hi one question please
    Donkeylips: My question is , more of a would you consider. With the VVV, and the flagging system within it.. It gives smaller guilds that like to pvp a huge disadvantage in large scale fights That choose not to be VVV. IS there any possible consideration, to change the flagging system, to more like factions to allow those who want to just take counts, or flag grey.. nto have to get flagged oranage every time they happen to come across someone whos in the VVV system.
    Kyronix: We don't have any plans to change that. One of the most common concerns we heard with factions Was related to flagging, Particularly the case of the "blue healer" problem
    Donkeylips: VVV Should be limited to town fights and then out of that, it =could be ffa im, That way people who dont want vvv could still pvp
    Kyronix: We have some ideas on the table for enhancing VvV, but as far as flagging is concerned, We don't plan on changing it
    Donkeylips: And can we have clarification on what upt o EA means on the cheater programs that lots are usin. steam is a cheat program, they dont mean the steam gaming client. its a uo type of thing that cheaters use fyi
    Lady Mesanna: 3rd party programs are not up to EA to do anything about, its if our CS can catch them
    Donkeylips: Well he asked about steam which is a cheater program, and you said it was up to ea
    Lady Mesanna: we have to prove they are using them
    Donkeylips: Cause we have people posting screenshots on stratics with the cheat programs on them with the fields turned into tiles and the hovering hps over their head
    Lady Mesanna: no when someone said Steam I want straight to putting UO on Steam
    Donkeylips: can we email these in so you can take care of them?> thats not what they meant
    Lady Mesanna: and that is in EA's hands right now
    Donkeylips: steam is a cheat program similar to uoa
    Lady Mesanna: yes its a cheat program I know
    Donkeylips: okay, watch stratics pvp forums.. lots are being lazy and still keeping it in their screenshots. it sucks to fight these people who have this huge unfair advantage by using these programs with no remorse
    Lady Mesanna: Yes I will tell CS to keep an eye out for that but bottom line its in their hands to do
    Donkeylips: Id be happy to post you the urls: they are everywhere
    Lady Mesanna: ok thank you
    Donkeylips: Okay, i just wish if it wasnt going to be dealth with its just said so we can all use them even the field thank you for yoru time
    Lady Mesanna: ok
    box: hello
    Lady Mesanna: Hi Box
    box: first off i would like to ask if there is anyway to renew the castles island in malas
    Lady Mesanna: no
    box: on smaller shards it is a shame to see no houses there
    Lady Mesanna: those few castles in Malas were marketing castles
    box: ahh ok
    Lady Mesanna: anything else?
    box: and 2nd off is there anyway to make an additional animal slot seeing tamers on gargoyles flying with gd
    Lady Mesanna: more than 5 probably not going to happen
    box: is little unfair than a human on foot like 1 slot to ride an ethy. well that was a bust than, thanks I guess.
    Lady Mesanna: sorry but most welcome
    box: take care have a great rest of ur night
    Lady Mesanna: Archie are you in line'
    Archie: Thank thee your heiness, your graciousness is greatly appreciated!
    Lady Mesanna: hi
    (This was said by Mesanna in General Chat after Buck complained about being ejected without her answering his question- >Mesanna]: NO Buck I am not going to fire my designer for the turtle) HAD to put this in here :)
    Archie: As one of the few characters in the lost art of thievery I was hoping you would consider a mastery to help revitalize my profession. In the absence of such a mastery I find the current area effect spells namely thunderstorm
    Lady Mesanna: what profession
    Archie: thievery, and the skills of tracking a detect hidden to be quite the thorns in my side. I do sincerely appreciate the shadow ability greatly, however the cap on weight for stealing is a bit harsh. Any assistance you can provide me in my quest to redistribute wealth would be stellar. Archie says: p.s. I shall return your purse after the q & a. :)
    Lady Mesanna: That is a Kyronix question to answer'
    Kyronix: Are you talking about stealing from other players in relation to the thieving profession?
    Archie: yes I am indeed sir!
    Kyronix: It's one of the favorite professions I've ever played, the only problem is the other 99% of the player base considered you a griefing nuisance, So it's a challenge to try and rekindle that in the modern gamescape
    Archie: I couldn't agree more, however the other elements of the game have evolved
    Kyronix: But if you have suggestions we're always open, as if you ever played a thief it was definitely a blast!
    Archie: actually I still do, thus the nature of my topic :) one great thing would be to increase the stealing weight limit
    Kyronix: Feel free to send us an email and we can begin a dialogue
    Archie: or perhaps add an extra tile or two based on skill. excellent, thank you very much for your time and castle ladders on steps would be great, thank you kindly for sharing your time with us today
    Lady Mesanna: Thank you Pacific for coming and sharing your ideas with us
    EM Ashmedai : Thank you Mesanna, Misk, Bleak, and Kyronix for visiting with Pacific!
    Lady Mesanna: Make sure you keep an eye on the newsletter for upcoming publish tasks
    Bleak: Thanks Everyone!
    Lady Mesanna: I am pretty sure you guys are going to really like some of the plans we have, good night all!

    Side Note: Mesanna also reminded everyone if they haven't signed up for the newsletter, to please do so, as the contests they will be holding can only be won if you've signed up! She said that in addition to the lithograph, she will be giving away t-shirts then in September she will be giving away grandfathered castles! Also someone asked about ridable spiders and she said she thinks she can do that! So sign up if you haven't!

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