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Dear Everyone, The NDA has been lifted.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Cogniac, Aug 19, 2009.

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  1. Cogniac

    Cogniac Grand Inquisitor
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    Yes, it has.

    This is a public service announcement aimed at three distinct groups of individuals:
    1. Those that keep saying that they "can't go into details" about something because they "don't want to violate the NDA" because they honestly don't know that the NDA has been lifted.
    2. Those that keep saying that they "can't go into details" about something because they "don't want to violate the NDA" because they honestly don't know what the hell they're talking about and wish to hide behind the NDA excuse so they aren't forced to explain themselves.
    3. Those that keep saying that they "can't go into details" about something because they "don't want to violate the NDA" because they honestly want to look really important on an Internet forum.
    Thank you for your time.
     
  2. Crysta

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    The NDA was lifted the moment the Open Beta went live. You're nearly a week late.
     
  3. Cogniac

    Cogniac Grand Inquisitor
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    Nice try, but next time try reading more than just the thread title.
     
  4. Draconi

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    Let's see...

    So you're saying that I can't hide behind my NDA shield anymore?

    Fine, fine...

    Seed of the Silver Sapling

    In the northwestern most portion of the Abyss, you'll find a hidden garden atop a column of earth stretching down into the darkness below. A single shaft of light from a distant and indiscernible ceiling shines down about a small tree at its center.

    This tree is the legendary Silver Sapling, long revered by the ancient inhabitants of the Underworld, a tree with leaves of pure silver, bearing its fruit to those who would approach it without false pretense.

    The tree will give a gift of a single silver seed to those who come unto it. Planting this seed (of which you can only gain one per day, per character) elsewhere in the Abyss will yield a small sapling that will fade from sight, but not before marking this location as a special resurrection spot.

    Upon death in the Abyss, you will be given the option to return and be resurrected at the spot you last planted this small seed, giving you a way to avoid the complications of an untimely demise...
     
  5. Alezi

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    A new dupe was discovered as well. Stand 3 tiles south from the Soul Forge. Hold an item in the air (1mil check, some replica, whatever). Press ALT+F4 while holding the item. Restart client, log in and find out that you have succesfully duplicated the item in your backpack.
     
  6. Crysta

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    I did read it. You're still a week late.
     
  7. Cogniac

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    Either I'm missing something, or you're missing something.

    My entire point in making the post is that the NDA was lifted a week ago and people are still using the "don't want to break NDA" excuse for stupid reasons.

    So you repeatedly saying "You're a week late." accomplishes nothing except Post Count +1. Unless that was your intent. At which point: carry on, I suppose
     
  8. Stupid Miner

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    Yes and no. We have two contrary responses from the EA staff on the closed boards.

    Everything you can figure out on your own in Open beta is free game to post about (useful huh?). The rest? ... still need clarification on that.
     
  9. Black Sun

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    You forgot about the ones hiding behind the NDA because they don't want to give out any information that they think will give them more of an advantage when SA goes live on the prodo shards.
     
  10. Maplestone

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    There's also the "don't want to spoil the thrill of discovery" crowd.

    New expansions don't come along every day. It's not all about min/maxing the cool new toys, it's about being genuinely surprised to stumble across something new.

    *wanders off to help Farmer Nash*
     
  11. Black Sun

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    And that's all well and good. But there are spoiler tags they can use. Very handy feature. Let's the reader decide if they want to see the info contained within or not. I've seen a few cases where someone has asked a question and gotten at least one reply of "I could tell you, but I don't want to spoil the surprise." That's helpful.
     
  12. popps

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    I will never understand how these things work nor how people find them....

    Why it has to be 3 tiles south and not 2 or 4 or east or west or north ?

    I mean, there is no logic whatsoever......
     
  13. Tina Small

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    Stupid Miner and I sometimes butt heads, but I believe we're in agreement on this issue. Those of us in the closed beta are awaiting clarification on whether some topics of a theoretical nature that we've been exposed to are still covered by the NDA.
     
  14. Stupid Miner

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    Heh, why don't you try it and find out for yourself? :)

    Kidding, what Alezi posted is a forumla for closing your client (Alt+F4) and dropping the item on your cursor on the ground.
     
  15. Xel The Wanderer

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    This is actually pretty interesting! I guess you can say that I'll be spreading my seed(s) all over the Underworld. Nyuk, nyuk. :danceb:
     
  16. Black Sun

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    So help me, if I step in something...
    I will hunt you down.
     
  17. Xel The Wanderer

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    Right on! *goes back to spreading seeds of love* :danceb:
     
  18. EnigmaMaitreya

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    Which is why it was posted (assuming the poster knew the rules of the board) and why it wasn't deleted. :)
     
  19. TheGrayGhost

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    Yeah, it seems the NDA isn't truly lifted and there seems to be a lot that is still under NDA which is why I quit testing. No point if I don't have all the variables. Apparently there are things that can really change the findings you can currently get that are either in theory phase or are under wraps still. Open Beta was fun and I will simply consider it a preview now and I don't want the content spoiled to much so I'm done. Rather find the stuff as I go along in the new areas with my wife if it's not for actual testing purposes.
     
  20. Magdalene

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    Sorry, but there is enough confusion already.
     
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