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Dear Easter Bunny (Ie Dev Team)

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Theo_GL, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Theo_GL

    Theo_GL Grand Poobah
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    Now that you are passing out tailor and smith runics like candy with the bribing system can you please add the following to make it equal across all crafting?

    1 - Increase the drop rate for crystalline blackrock. It takes 10 Blackrock to make a +15 bushido ring/brace with imbuing. YOu can get approx 1 crystal blackrock per hour of mining. Thats 10 hours to make one property on one item. Doesn't that seem excessive?

    2 - Increase the drop rate for rare mining gems. It takes 10 of the same gem to make ONE magical ring/brace. When you craft one - you have approx 10% chance to get one with the 'special' mod like 5% SSI or MR 2 etc. To get 10 of the SAME gem it can take you again 10 or so hours of mining. To get enough to get the special mod - its like 100 hours of mining or more. See anything wrong here? Only scripters can do this today. Stop making this a scripting only game.

    3 - Increase the drop rate of runic saws and runic fletching kits. You can get barb kits and val hammers easy now with bods but runic saws and kits still need the quest system and drop rates are now a fraction of the rates for smith/tailor. Please adjust.

    4 - Add/create tinker runics. We need to be able to craft jewelry with special mods.

    5 - Since you made special wood, ingots hard to find - please remove the smelting penalty at 105 mining. At 105 mining I should smelt everything 100%. ITs hard enough to find verite/val but worse to lose 50% or more when trying to turn to ingots. Before it was a good balance, now that you can't predict where val will be found - its just another slap in the face. Change the smelt percentages.


    6 - Fix the bug of runics not giving arms lore bonus and 35% DI on weapons. It is now 25% max with no information on the change. Clearly a bug in last patch.

    Thanks,
    Britainia Citizen and Professional Crafter
     
  2. Lady Storm

    Lady Storm Crazed Zealot
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    I see a miner / smith who needs a hug...

    Yes they do need to fix a few things .. like ore, lumber, dont get me started on blackrock...
     
  3. SugarSmacks

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    Crystaline Blackrock has a fairly decent drop rate off of shadow elementals and is about the only way i would farm it.

    In the abyss and mining are both horrible alternatives.
     
  4. MalagAste

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    I'd like to add please give us a Saw Mill... I'm sick and tired of having to cut small loads of 100 logs into boards... also is it just me or does anyone else think it's super stupid to only get one board out of a log. I'm thinking there has to be at least 3 boards to a log...


    I'd like that to be the next craftable item... a Saw Mill... Double click the mill target the pile of logs.... presto! Milled lumber.

    Just saying.
     
  5. WildWobble

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    hmm i duno how you are mineing but i have been getting about 5-10 cbr an hour. mind you i kill elementals i dig up and the higher the elemental is in the ore list the better chance it has the cbr. rest i Agree with but cbr should stay as it is!
     
  6. Theo_GL

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    Mining in ter mur with regular shovels. I average 1 per hr.

    Thanks for tip on Shadow eles... I guess I'll farm there.

    Still unchanged in my view of special Gems. Ridiculously too low a spawn for how much you need to craft ring/braces.

    If they reduced cost for ring/braces to 2 gems instead of 10 - then drop rate is fine.
     
  7. Raptor85

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    The highlighted part in this post is the difference, it's impossible to get decent amounts of any of the better stuff on a normal miner these days, the only real options are scripting or PVM. For ore and wood also the merchant ships you can get far more high end ore and wood per hour than mining and LJ'ing it yourself, on the downside of course you get far less ingots/logs total, but if you're after valorite these days and don't care about getting massive quantities of other metals on the way put down the pickaxe and pick up a sword :/

    You also get far more mining gems from fishing and treasure hunting, or from renowned than you can get from mining, though again the downside is you get no ingots while doing this. Yes it makes 0 sense and the system is completely broken, but that's how it currently is.
     
  8. Xalan Dementia

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    +vote for a saw mill



    also why not give us a Blackrock Press. Throw in like 5 small blackrock and maybe a power crystal or some other ingredient and boom ya got a Crystalline blackrock.

    The ML gems, they did add them to renowneds and clay golems at least. Maybe add them to all the Shame elementals since thats kinda a miners dungeon.
     
  9. Njjj

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    Yes please, all of this


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  10. Cogniac

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    Good luck with that farming.

    The one normal spawn spot (Yomotsu Mines) is camped 23/7 by tamers, so unless they spawn somewhere else that I haven't seen, your one option is gargoyle pickaxes.
     
  11. MalagAste

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    FYI there are actually 2 that spawn in the mines.
     
  12. CovenantX

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    Crystalline Blackrock, drops from Dull Copper Elementals as well.
     
  13. Cerwin Vega

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    A orc powered table saw would be great!!
     
  14. Lady Laurel

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    YES on both parts!!!
     
  15. elspeth

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    /signed to like all of these ideas
     
  16. elspeth

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    not enough miners to keep this thread on the first page eh? I think this is such a great and reasonable wish list that I want to keep it up top until at least some of it is implemented. My number one choice might be the removal of smelting failures for 105 miners.
     
  17. BeaIank

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    I agree with all those ideas.
    High end resources are becoming too scarce since the implementation of the new bods.
    And as said ML gems, cristaline blackrock, crystal shards drop rate is too low.
    We should be able to do more with our resource gatherers.
     
  18. MalagAste

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    Don't forget STONE!

    I have one devil of a time gathering enough stone to work with now that it stacks it's great but the rate that it spawns is sooooo low and for some of the higher ore/colors it's darn near impossible.

    If you figure you find a valorite spot and might get 10 whacks out of it... you often don't even get any valorite stone from it.
     
  19. oh hey Theo there is a great spawn of shadow eles in tok where the fire beetles spawn at, soon as you drop the one thats there another spawns, there are those big nosed priest things there but the spawn isnt anything a cu cant keep up with. me and my hubby got 10 in about 20 minutes, we were wearing luck since we had been in shame. i dunno if the luck helped or it was just dumb luck , but it was a good spot.
     
  20. Theo_GL

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    THanks.

    Thats the problem with UO Hall - say something stupid and it lives on the first page for months. Say something everyone agrees with and it falls off like a stone.

    I should have started with 'Powerscrolls in Tram' and 'Shard merges' and then we could have kept this on the front page through late spring at least. :D
     
  21. elspeth

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    **bump**

    I have plans to start a bunch of mining soon. Would really love to see some of this stuff implemented earlier rather than later :)
     
  22. Felonious Monk

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