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Change to Points?

Discussion in 'UO Factions' started by RichDC, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. RichDC

    RichDC Guest

    Ok, so we all know that factions points system atm is screwed because of people farming points in towns.

    The problem i see it is that there are 8 towns to do this in, each town has a large radius so its almost impossible to try and prevent.

    So, how about rather than make it double kill points in towns, it becomes double kill points inside the faction stronghold?

    Maybe extend it to one or two screens from the entrance.
     
  2. Cadderly

    Cadderly Journeyman
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    Good idea, even better would be to erradicate the double point system completely.
     
  3. JC the Builder

    JC the Builder Crazed Zealot
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    Multiplication bonuses are a bad idea all around because once you get beyond the 10% lost, you never end up losing points. If there is any bonus at all it needs to be fixed, a +2 or +5. Then the system where you can make millions does not work.

    I've started a topic on the U Hall to try and bring the issue of points to the attention of the developers:

    http://vboards.stratics.com/showthread.php?t=135857
     
  4. Cardell

    Cardell Lore Keeper
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    Yeaaaahhh.. Such a simple statement.. sooo true... thats why I love you Cad..

    The double point system is ****.. 100%. Who ever thought of it should be taken out back and shot.. no rly.. I'm serious...
     
  5. Nonel

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    Remove thief points. Award extra silver, instead (if that... Id be happy with no rewards).

    Remove Chaos v. Order and town bonuses.

    Do a complete wipe of all the points, apologize to the players, get the rank system working properly...and then stop trying to **** with factions.

    Fixing the stairs in SL base so ghosts could get out was the one decent change made. It was the only one we were asking for. :p

    Edit: Double the cost on all faction arties (at least), halve the durability, and make them impossible to repair.
     
  6. Omnius

    Omnius Crazed Zealot
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    This system exists to keep the inactive kids in trammel and scrubs from high end gear. CoM on atlantic requires 50ish points to wear rank 10 gear. This isn't exactly a simple thing to obtain for a part timer from trammel or a scrub. You won't be wearing faction artis in CoM unless you're in the field replenishing points. I do feel you should lose as many points a day as your rank is within the faction. Rank 10 lose 10 a day. Rank 9, 9 a day. rank 1, 1 a day. Point decay that makes sense imo.
     
  7. Cardell

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    The cost of the artifacts has to be WAY more than the artifact it is based off of. Rank 1 should be 10k silver 10k gold, rank 2 should be 20k silver 20k gold, rank 3 should be 30k silver 30k gold... etc, etc. The armor shouldn't be free bees.

    With that being said. You should only be able to buy the consumables while you control the towns. This would force more guilds to participate in the raiding and defending.

    I know some people are going to say, you shouldn't force people to do pvp. To that.. I can only say.. then don't ****ing play factions. No one is forcing you to do so..