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Dev's Heads on a Spike

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Winker, Nov 2, 2013.

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Do you want the art work on the Dev's heads on a Spike changed back to the origonal Art work?

  1. Yes Change them back

    92.9%
  2. No Keep them the way they are

    7.1%
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  1. Winker

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    Halloween is over trick and treating has stopped. Can we get the art work changed back on the Dev's heads on a spike please?
     
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    I hate both the old and the new ones, but get them back to the original artwork.
    This "new" artwork that was meant to "solve" the problem just kept them just as disgusting while making the general artwork worse.
     
  3. Lord Frodo

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    Put a switch on them and let the player pick which one they want.
     
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    Best idea of all!
     
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  5. Bobar

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    Well they did say they were Halloween costumes and Halloween is over. The question is, were they Halloween costumes or were they introduced to satisfy what I suspect will be a minute minority?.

    Unfortunately we are not a democracy so altho this vote will demonstrate that the majority of players do NOT like the change the few will prevail over the many.

    However if they changed them because a few complained perhaps they will change them back if enough people complain about the change.
     
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    Yes, turn them back on. It saddens me that people had to complain about them to start with. People are just soft these days.
     
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    They were introduced to satisfy a whiney minority. Someone in the old thread about the art change said they had talked to a dev or an EM about it in game, and they said it was changed because people complained about it, and it wasn't changing back.

    Halloween is over, and they still have the new art.
     
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    Aye, I heard the same thing... that we are basically stuck with the new art. :(
     
  9. Snowdrop

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    I think if we are "stuck" with the new art on these, they should change them for each holiday we get gifts for!
     
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    The minute minority stuck with the artwork are those unique moongate guide spawners. I use unique being most of the other words for them get blanked out. Not going back in retirement mode so I can acheive goals of the extreemly lucky or scripters.

    The artwork should of been slapped on the scepter of exceptional quality. Little imbuing and go out and smack things with them. A Kronix Head on a Spike imbued with undead slayer would have made next years Holloween wait that much harder. The way EA goes through employees a change for next years artwork is only natural.
     
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    If they can change it once, they can change it back, the votes above speak for themselves. If you don't like the artwork ................. don't bother having the item. The majority loved it the way they were, now they are just clown like.
     
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    Similar to the Christmas tree options. Perhaps the devs can simply implement this idea. This can appease both parties.
     
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    How about a dev come in here and say something about this!!!
    I refuse to display any of them the way they are now. Its just silly looking now and childish.
    If they really gave into a complaint that they were too gorey then I have really lost faith in this game and society. In these days I know 5-7 year olds playing gears of war (u can chainsaw people basically in half! Lots of blood!) If someone really complained then they should not be playing this game at all. I mean you can kill anything in game dogs, cats, people (things we shouldn't be killing or promoting to kill, god forbid someone does it in game here and thinks its ok in real life..give me a break!....lol)

    A dev or someone needs to clarify what happened here or if there are any plans to change them back. I and many other would love to know.
    Thank you. :/
     
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    /signed
     
  15. Winker

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    Yeah I am the same, they are just sitting in a box now not on display, they look like something out of Scooby Doo now. I put some serous hours in to collect these and then they ruin them, I am so disappointed.
     
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    Bearing in mind the number of views it is a pity more people haven't voted, however a ratio of 45 - 1 of those who have is a pretty clear indication of what EA's customers would like in this case. Yet nothing has happened or probably will. Yet another example of 'Who cares what the peasants want?. They shall have what they have been given, and like it.'

    Seen it all before, it's a strange attitude. Many companies actually take note of what their customers think.
     
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    +1
     
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  18. Winker

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    Yeah Mesanna just gives us lip service, She says she will listen to what we want then goes off and does her own thing anyway. Best of all they just let us go on in silence.
     
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    I am trying to begin this post with manners. I might succeed. The heads depicted real people in great pain. Great UO art? I think so. Disturbing to some, not to others. The heads depict made up creatures in great pain. No one seems to be disturbed so far. Great UO art? I think so.

    I cannot stand it, the last line of your thread... :( you are better than that.
    Maybe she picks battles she can win. Battles that keep UO alive . Just saying.

    I think she and her team are without a doubt this games' last hope. * llama bows*
     
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    acutally from a poll point of view 600+ looks 46 responses mean most people dont care -- there is no clear win here for the change side I dont care which graphic is used but if the dev's want their name to an item they should pick the artwork -- should they have changed because a few complained maybe... maybe not... but it is still their choice.
     
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    It is infinitely depressing how one of the precious few cases of getting original pretty freaking well done (and idd disgusting!) artwork resulted in few members of community ensuring destruction and removal of this artwork. I hope getting rid of the original heads brought some warm feeling of satisfaction to the small handful of people complaining about them to god knows where. It must bring some sense of achievement to almost single handedly manage removal of something as rare as brand new, great looking original art from UO. It's like being an anti-developer!

    " I do not want this particular type of severed heads to the game!I find them disgusting. Even though I have had no problem about severed limbs, decapitated heads, gore, torn bodies and god knows what having been present since launch, I find this immediate community favorite and rare occurance of awesome, unique artwork disgusting and demand it to be removed cause *I* don't like it. You see, I have chosen to introduce this game with satanic imagery, blood, gore and rather...lively community to my 5 year old grand daughter because UO also has flowers. She was shocked to see these severed heads and it is your fault. I will immediately contact president of united states and Fox news Won't somebody think of children!"
    AAARGh


    Myself, I want demons, demon slaying weapons and city of Britain removed. I am deeply religous member of flat earth society and belive Great Britain, England or British Isles do not exist. - They would fall from earth and in to space if they existed on this alleged " other side" of this alleged " globe"
    It is insulting and cofusing to my daughter that city named Britain is present. I expect it to be removed during next publish or I'll start making phonecalls.Ty.
     
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  23. Petra Fyde

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    @ Flagg When indulging in rampant sarcasm one needs to ensure that those reading it have the requisite sense of humour.

    Incidentally, since the theory that the Earth is flat originated in Europe, it is logical that Great Britain does, in fact, exist and America is therefore a figment of your imagination. Of course I would lean towards that interpretation, I'm English.

    I'm inclined to think that Lexfixr has correctly summed up the value of this thread. Incidentally, no one has actually stated that the artwork was changed in response to complaints, that's just the assumption made by those who dislike the change.
     
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