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Devs, 20 Quickie Requests

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Prince Caspian, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. 1. Stackable smoke bombs made by cooking.
    2. Bookcase View that lists only book titles contained therein.
    3. An NPC run auction engine: one that is tamperproof and on the up and up, and conducts auctions in town locations (counsellors guild?), with safechecks (ie no bidding on your own product, balance checking before accepting bid, etc).
    4. Medals. Awardable to Factions and Guilds.
    5. Stackable flour, vanilla, and so forth.
    6. Personal Attendant Option: Gatherer... will automatically gather all resource-producing items on your property (for a quick fee).
    7. Cooking BODs: you are hired for a banquet, etc.
    8. Begging BODs: A thief guildmaster wants you to acquire so many items from the begging skill.
    9. Assassination Job: For reds only, you have to whack a randomly moving NPC who may or may not be guarded.
    10. Protection Job: Goes hand and hand with #9 -- a player is hired to protect said mark.
    11. An accomplishment log: records of GMing skills, completing quests, anniversaries, PKs, etc.
    12. Theatres actually having shows, with preprogrammed NPC interactions and the stage off limits to players (like a private house) and folks in the audience squelched. We could even have actual players put on plays and do stand up from time to time.
    13. Have PvP events in the Jhelom fighter pits... award rares, titles and so forth.
    14. Let's find SOME other event to do in Tokuno besides ToT.
    15. A community chest for guilds: for those who participate, it works like the silver drop in factions: x of every resource drop appears in a designated chest at the guild HQ.
    16. Make it so that arrows made from both Reaper wood and Harpy Feathers do a damage bonus.
    17. An egg does not weigh 1 stone. Are we talking bronosaurus eggs here?
    18. A buff icon for Consecrate Weapon. Please.
    19. Boats overhaul. I mean nothing at all has ever been done with boats since this game came out.
    20. An overall prize for taking out every peerless in a 24 hour period.
     
  2. Black Sun

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    My 3 favorites.
     
  3. Maplestone

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    2. Bookcase View that lists only book titles contained therein.

    Enchanced client, list view

    17. An egg does not weigh 1 stone. Are we talking bronosaurus eggs here?

    An egg tossed into a backback without padding and protection is going to result in a mess - the encumbrance of objects in UO is not just the mass, but also the awkwardness of carrying them.

    19. Boats overhaul. I mean nothing at all has ever been done with boats since this game came out.

    Based on everything I've read over the years, this isn't a quickie request but rather a major project digging into some ancient and rather fundamental mechanics.
     
  4. Scarst

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    Number 5, 12, 18 are the only ones i can get behind.

    I'd like new boats but that is impossible with the current client people have gone over this countless times.

    They would have to rebuild the client from the ground up to remodel boats.
     
  5. Tazar

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    From what I understand, KR and/or SA could handle this type of overhaul - as soon as 2D goes away... Something about having a tile-based ground rather that a seamless painted surface if I remember right...

    Because so many love 2D, I do not want to see it go away, but I would love to see an overhaul in this area.
     
  6. SchezwanBeefy

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    100 feathers should NOT weigh 10 stones.
    I mean, Boura pelts weigh nothing and yet they're huge, but feathers weigh a butt ton of stones... why?
     
  7. Dermott of LS

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    1. sure, why not
    2. EC List View
    3. Not so much an Auction system, but a method to create a centralized database of player vendors in the game giving people the ability to link into and use the system via the Bulletin Board item
    4. Sure
    5. Sure
    6. Pass
    7. Probably not BODs as much as craft quests (or more use as part of quests)
    8. Same as 7
    9. I don't see this one getting much play as many Red PvP players tend to want better PvP, not more PvM
    10. Really a part of 9, so...
    11. Use a book?
    12. Sure
    13. Sure
    14. How about creating a rotating system of events that cycle through the various facets and includes ToT?
    15. You mean like the Mailbox we just got?
    16. In UO terms the ammo does not provide the damage, the weapon and modifiers do, plus it's easy to reach max DI anyway so what would be the point?
    17. Everything rounds up to the nearest stone. It's not that the item by otself weighs 1 stone, it's that the display rounds the weight of the item or stack UP to the next stone weight, so even .1 stone rounds to 1.
    18. ABSOLUTELY
    19. Cannot be done while 2d is still supported and active. 2d goes away, this could be handled.
    20. Being what exactly?
     
  8. Maplestone

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    Because a ton of feathers weighs the same amount as a ton of bricks?
     
  9. maroite

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    lol! :thumbup:
     
  10. Tasslehoff

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    smoke bombs have been stackable for awhile now. i have a stack of 2000... let the devs work on fixing things first then worry about new stuff. thats why we have stuff that has been broken for over 5yrs.
     
  11. AshMoney

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    I do kinda like the idea except for the balance checking before accepting bid...
    I am a packrat, so i never have room in my bank but for maybe 10m at a time, so i store my gold on a vendor, and whenever i need a large amount i just pull stuff outta the bank, long enough to get the checks out. So, if i bid 30m on something, the vendor would decline me, even tho i would have more than enough to cover it.
    A lot of these were pretty good, except for the plays idea, and the jhelom events..There have been guilds, or just regular people that do plays, or someone just stand up there and joke around. Get a group of people interested in it, design a play, advertise it, and i know a lot of people would show up in interest. And pretty much the same thing with the jhelom events..There have been people to do tourneys there or just have fights people would bid on. You just need a few people and some advertising and could get something going on there. The devs have a lot of work to do, other than building on stuff that was put in-game for players to organize events as such.
    And if the theatre, or jhelom pits werent here, people would complain for an arena to pvp in, and some place for RP guilds to give speeches and act out plays..