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Aren't we due for another Character Slot?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Redxpanda, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper
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    With all the paid expansions and new stuff that comes with, i don't think it's too much to ask for 1 more character slot.

    I just returned to the game about a month ago and being one of those people that loves to enjoy everything this game has to offer, i was using all 7 character slots and i had 7 developed toons before i left. Unfortunately, with Imbuing and the changes, i had no choice but to rework my skills between the toons and it seems like i am going to end up having to juggle the skills between toons and soulstones.

    My question is: Why not just add a character slot? It doesn't hurt the people who do not need it but it will be awesome to those of us who do. It's not like the servers are jam packed anyhow.

    There have been many changes and we did pay for those expansions so let us have one more toon.
     
  2. Hunters' Moon

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    I think another slot would be given if the Devs added a new skill or two. I would not look for it as a stand-alone.
     
  3. Redxpanda

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    Skill: Imbuing
    Skill: Throwing

    While i understand Throwing being a skill that replaces another, Imbuing is the one that really put many crafter templates into the blender. That with the random tmap spots (and the need to add mining to the treasure hunter template), really makes a new character slot a reasonable request.
     
  4. Krinkle

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    As I have said thousands of times already, I am for this idea.
     
  5. Wizal the Fox

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    Well, since 2009 they have added Mysticim, Imbuing, Throwing, boosted the need for Poisoning, Focus, Alchemy, Forensic, Chivalry and Healing, and expanded all Bardic Skills significantly. As a matter of fact I ended up turning some chars into 6x120 templates, something that wasn't needed before. An 8th slot would definately be nice to use all the skills sleeping on Soulstones or fragments. And that's even before accounting skills such as Camping, Herding or Taste ID which may become useful again someday...
     
  6. Czarina

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    We on siege were talking about this the other day and thought it would be a neat idea to do a extra character slot as a veteran reward. That would allow very high year vets on siege to have a additional character slot instead of our 1 character max per account. We also bounced back and forth the idea of a ability to own a additional house on one account as a reward as well.
     
  7. Lady Storm

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    Hi CZ yes I and many here on the boards have ripped up the web waves with the comming 15th rewards ideas...

    It is possible to have a second character on siege ... there was a bug a few years back and many got the (new) button on the log in and made a second char before the Dev caught on and had a hissy fit and reverted it.
    As for the House ... I have made many suguestions over the last few months to ease the house delema. One ws to give all 15th year account the original 1 house per shard rule .. but many are too frightened it will cause chaos.... how many 15 year accounts do you think are still running?? geesh not as many as you all think. But I digress....
    Then there was the reward/bday gift of 1 house on another shard of your choice. It too had detracter that were chomping how it will kill the game as well... begining to think alot of the old war horses are scared of their own shadows.... people are returning... yes returning.
    Even Origin has had pvp going on!!! now that is not death....... lets face it UO is the old stand by when they got bored with the other games in the past and its the same now....
    WE ARE NOT A 1 TRICK PONY GAME as some are that I will not name.
    I'd love to see players have the same thing I had of playing on as many shards as they want... and have a home to call their own. Look you bunch of nay sayers we use to have unlimited house ownership ...we faught like cats and dogs to get a open spot... it was part of uo many miss...
    Fel is case in point when the great fall happened. Point is we had low numbers then too..... but we grew. We can go back to a more reasonable set up. The one house per shard is case in point. Each person coming back has said they wish they could have at least 2 houses .... shards play time varys like Siege. You can claim we would loose so many accounts if they did till the cows come home ... I cant see to many doing so... That are not already doing the on/off bit as it is for their personal reasons.
    But loose $.. I dont think so... infact it might keep more and bring some back if they do. :eyes: (remember I got 46 accounts? well that big house fall allowed me to upgrard alot of houses and shut perma down 6 of them.. dont worry they are only house holders. So even if they did a full 1 house per shard Id be hard pressed to close any more... **grumbles about son's want of empire move to Origin **** hehe)
     
  8. Hunters' Moon

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    Wouldn't this lessen the need to interact with other players on SP,and thus defeat one of the major reasons to play SP in the first place? I am all for having an 8th slot available. I'd personally would like to see ten slots made available to us,but I have seen how EA does things,and it would surprise me to hear they added an extra slot w/o adding skills also.
     
  9. Lady Storm

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    I seriously doubt they wil give a 2nd slot
    But it is possible they might ........ just might (crosses fingers)
    give us a second house. There is wispers on the wind but I for one dont count my chickens before the things hatch...never know when you get a brunt egg.
    They could separate Siege from the 1 house rule... but I think it would be more work then just opening up the accounts to a second house.
     
  10. Redxpanda

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    I don't remember exactly what happened to cause me to lose it but i use to play siege on a regular basis. When i decided to seriously stop being a PKer and return to the game, i still had a well developed siege toon (along with pacific). This is where things get fuzzy...

    I already had a placed house on siege along with Pacific, Catskills and Sonoma. Unfortunately, I was forced to give up those houses and choose a shard/house. I think it is because i lost my house on Pacific and had to choose to either place one there (and lose the others) or not be able to play productively on Pacific. I do not regret that decision because i still play on pacific until this day.

    Unfortunately, i felt like taking a trip down memory lane the other day and i have to say....My characters on the other shards are sad. This goes 10X for my toon on Siege. Walking around naked and living out his bank box...SMH

    Anyhow i digress. 1 more character slot please and thank you
     
  11. Swordsman

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    it's good to add the 8th slot, I will play more.
     
  12. Czarina

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    Yes and no, Alot of people dont have the motivation to actualy use a crafter but then siege values soulstones a tad bit higher then other shards. A second character slot would actualy allow for you to be able to run two templates without investing in 20+ soulstones. I personaly have 3 active accounts that i play alot and two of my toons have all pvp/pvm skills finished and on soulstones then my crafter (whos my main) has all the crafting skills and alot of random skills that i get bored and buy a soulstone and start building on lol. If i had a second character slot tho i would probaly close a account and just rebuild a toon on my oldest account.
     
  13. Hunters' Moon

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    And this is why EA/Mythic will not make a 2nd character slot available on SP. Why would they risk losing money by offering a feature that would cause players to drop accounts and consolidate?
     
  14. gunneroforgin

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    I would'nt mind a 8th character slot, also expanding the skill total to 800 would be fun.
     
  15. elspeth

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    I would love an 8th slot. Can't believe they didn't do it with SA and the coming of gargs! But I really really want to be allowed one house per shard or 2 on one shard.
     
  16. MalagAste

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    I'd like it if they upped it to 10... but that's just me maybe.

    As for the housing I think they should allow us to purchase an "extra House Slot" deed or something giving us the ability to place a second home anywhere we like. I don't think it should be limited. Heck I'd even give another $1 or 2 a month to hold 2 houses on an account.

    As far as having 800 skills on a character I'd say fine so long as one thing applied... The use of items and jewels and whatnot can NOT allow you to have more than 800 skill points. So you couldn't have 800 points add jewels and items and have 900 points +... It stops at 800.

    This would really kill folk who use jewels and items to use magery when they have none. But I think it's an acceptable trade off.
     
  17. Ezekiel Zane

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    I vote for;

    10 character slots

    2 houses per account

    840 skill points, ( 7 x 120 ) --> this should have been done when the introduced power scrolls

    Ha!
     
  18. Redxpanda

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    There is plenty of room to build. I was able to place a home as soon as i returned. Then i was able to place another one in a better spot. Both spots fit 18X18 with no problem. I don't need a 2nd house really but it would be nice to have the option to put a small one in luna should some space become available
     
  19. Symma

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    We'll never see another character slot on Siege. Simple as. Not sure if I'd want one, especially if it was limited to old account ages. Would make an elite that doesn't feel right.

    Plus it was completely ruled out when Cal visited Siege. I can't see the situation changing anytime soon.
     
  20. G.v.P

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    I'd rather have a Bank Vault idea get implemented, in which you get one vault per server in which all characters per account can share storage. Would beat using packhorses and circle trans and would be a nice feature for those unable to place houses on off-shards. But not sure how hard a Bank Vault would be to implement.