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Europa Archive News, Holiday and Event History Thread.

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    Okies i have expanded the post to include Europa News from September 24th, 1999 - Second Anniversary of the Public Release of Ultima Online.

    If anyone feels ive made a mistake or if someone can add more detailed information- especially links to the olde Town Criar pages and stories of the actual event footage then please post and i will add it. Also if any other items need to be added then again please post the information you know of !!...So we can all make a nice documented history of our Europa Shard...

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    <font color="red"> 1999 Decorative Plates for collection from the recent Anniversary - Player Collection </font>
    Okies not realy an event as such but still !! Lord British issued a special plate decorated with a beautifull painting of mondains defeat as the gem of immortality shattered. Players had to go to the castle themselves and collect it by signing the visitors book, nice collectors plate from September 24th, 1999 - Second Anniversary of the Public Release of Ultima Online
    Decorative Plates for the recent Anniversary
    <font color="green"> Items to collect.. </font>
    a plate decorated with a beautifull painting of mondains defeat as the gem of immortality shattered.
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    <font color="red"> Happy 300th Anniversary! Global BackPack Giveaway </font>
    Holiday Gift Bags, purple, blue or green, containing the following items.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a ask answer crystal ball -(Looking into the crystal ball, thou doth see swirling mists in which words form.'Ask and be answered.')
    a coin 'In Commemoration : the 300th anniversary of Mondain's defeat
    a Jaana's Hangover remedy
    a fireworks wand
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    <font color="red"> 1999 Xmas and Lord Nicolus Travels the Realm Bearing Gifts - Player Collection. </font>
    Okies again not a true event once again it was xmas time and all players recieved gift of a Holiday Prize ticket into there backpacks from Lord Nicolous.....
    <font color="orange"> Lord Nicolus Travels the Realm Bearing Gifts </font>
    <font color="green"> Items to collect.. </font>
    Holiday Prize Ticket 'This is half a prize ticket! Find and target another ticket. This ticket will only work for YOU, so don't give it away!' when properly used, they would yield one choice of the following :-
    a clothing bless deed
    a deed for a holiday tree
    a deed for a potted plant
    a fireworks wand
    a holiday timepiece
    a pile of snow
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    Lord Nicolus Kidnapped but Valiantly Rescued!
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    <font color="red"> 1999? Sword of the Champion- Shardwide Seer Event </font>
    The Grandmaster and master duelist titles were before the EM events. They came out of a 2 vs 2 shard wide pvp tournament event. Team winners received those titles on their char and each received a white sword of champion. Its a pure white viking sword and some have easter eggs hidden inside them.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (2)Sword of the Champion (100m)
    (1)Grandmaster Duelist title! (priceless!)
    (1)Master Duelist title! (priceless!)
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    <font color="red"> 2000 Valantines day gifts for all - Global BackPack Giveaway </font>
    Every play char receives a valantines gift x2 on valantines day this year.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    'A Whispering Rose from (character name)'
    'A full bottle of Pink Champagne '
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    Crisis In Britannia Thread
    Crisis In Britannia : Update from Trinsic
    Crisis In Britannia : The Dark Mistress
    Crisis In Britannia : Lord British Speaks to Britannia
    Crisis In Britannia : Trinsic Set to Fall
    Crisis In Britannia : Trinsic Has Fallen!
    Crisis In Britannia : Rude Awakening in Trinsic
    Crisis In Britannia : Sir Geoffrey Captures Orc
    Crisis In Britannia : Visions of the Black Temple
    Crisis In Britannia : A Warning
    Crisis In Britannia : Juo'nar's Generals
    Crisis In Britannia : Lord British Abducted!
    Crisis In Britannia : Troll Response to Lord British Speech
    Crisis In Britannia : Joye, Librarian of Britain, Murdered
    Crisis In Britannia : Julia's Message to Dupre
    Crisis In Britannia : Lord Slimely's Appointment
    Crisis In Britannia : Lord British is Safe!
    Crisis In Britannia : Construction of the Stones
    Crisis In Britannia : Lord Blackthorn’s Recent Travels
    Crisis In Britannia : Casting the Spell
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    Europa News : Danger from the Shadows
    Europa News : Danger from the Shadows The streets are safe again!
    Europa News : Gypsy Fortunes or Misfortune?
    Europa News :Strange Clientele in the Vesper Magic Shop
    Europa News : Mysteries of the Clayns
    Europa News : Strange Cemetary Attacks Cease
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    Blood From A Stone
    Common Ground

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    Europa News : Rilla’s Prophecy
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    <font color="red"> 2000? The Champion's Blade PvP Event - EM Event </font>
    The Champion's blade was from an EM event and Europa shard only and was a 1 on 1 pvp event - the sole winner winning The Champion's Blade !!
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (1)The Champion's Blade .
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    <font color="red"> 2000 Ancient Dragon Al'cedra Riddles Event - EM Event</font>
    Okies there was a monthly event around this time 2000/2001, That gave out a 5 monthy reward sashes for overcoming the challenges put forth by the ancient dragon Al'Cedra. One was rewarded each month for five months to the winner who solved the riddles. The sash is snow white and titled with "Master of the Word".
    Europa News : Riddle of the Ancient Dragon
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (5) "Master of the Word" white Sashes.
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    A Chill In My Spine
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    <font color="red"> 2000 The Gypsy Fortune, and a Rare Opportunity! Rilla's Event - Europa only SEER Event </font>
    A competition is set to design rooms in Rilla's Maginca place near the Gypsy Waggon(Felucca), sketches could be sent into a Seer and were judged, the winning designs were implemented into the House and a Label in each room was posted with winners name on it.
    Europa News : Gypsy Fortune, and a Rare Opportunity!
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Unique chance to design Rillas place -Labelled (player name) forever.
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    <font color="red"> 2000 Xmas - Santa calls again 2000 - Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Prize Ticket when used, they would yield one choice of the following gifts.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Holiday Bell (22 names / 15 colours/ 14 random sounds)
    a deed for a holiday tree
    a pile of snow
    a Snow Globe (19 names -The snow globes will be named "a snowy scene of {town name}". )
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Ancient Dragon Al'cedra Riddles Event - EM Event</font>
    Another Al'cedra style riddle quest - players get another chance to win a 'master of the word' sash.
    Europa News : The Lair Awaits - Al'Cedra's Challenge
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (5) "Master of the Word" white Sashes.
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    Europa News : Kazari’s Brother Arrested
    Europa News : Reynaud Wyndyar Banished!
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    Europa News : Al’Cedra and the Ideas of November
    Europa News : Winner of Design Contest and Next Room to be Designed Announced!
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Ancient Dragon Al'cedra Find 5 Baby Dragons Event - EM Event</font>
    OKies another Al'cedra style quest were baby dragons had to found and took back to the nest!! riddles , clues and good luck could win u another 'master of the word sash'.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (5) "Master of the Word" white Sashes.
    Europa News : Trammel Dragon Take 5 – Dragons of the New Year
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Master of the Word Event - EM Event </font>
    In Feb 2001 another Al'cedra style EM Event event was made for couples only!! They had to work in pairs to win something very special indeed... one of two white rings from a Master of the Word Quest engraved with "Master of the Word, and of my Heart" and "Mistress of the Word, and of my Heart". Ideal for that loving UO couple that like there questing too!!
    Europa News : Al’Cedra’s Challenge - Trammel for Lovers
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (1)"Master of the Word, and of my Heart" Ring.
    (1)"Mistress of the Word, and of my Heart" Ring.
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    Europa News : Vile Sorcery Corrupts the Land's Cemeteries!
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    The Principle Pieces - Part IV
    The Principle Pieces - Part III
    The Principle Pieces - Part II
    The Principle Pieces - Part I
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    Europa News : Dark Alliance Forms!
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Ancient Dragon Al'cedra Riddles Final Event - EM Event</font>
    Originating from Al'Cedra's 6th Challenge - The Gauntlet!. These bags were given to the five former Masters Of The Word winners and each bag contained information on what the Masters role in the final trial would be. The bags were marked and labelled with numbers from Gauntlet 1 through to Gauntlet 5.The winners of the gauntlet won a Master of Sword and Word Sash.
    Europa News : Al’Cedra’s Challenge – The Gauntlet
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    'Gauntlet 1' to..... 'Gauntlet 5'. ( 5 unique labelled bags).
    (5)Master of Sword and Word Sash
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    Gilforn
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Ancient Dragon Al'cedra April Fools Event - EM Event</font>
    An item made by the Princess of Jesters was given to each of the people who helped the princess in an Aprils Fools Riddle Quest of the ancient dragon Al'Cedra. There are several existing.
    Europa News : Al'Cedra's Challenge - On the Trail of the Jest
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Jesters Hat crafted by Princess of Jesters.
    Jesters Suit crafted by Princess of Jesters.
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Savages/ Orcs Attack!! - Global Event </font>
    Small event were Savages attack causing confusion as to why?? Players can kill and loot the savages and collect tribal masks in different colours(30) .Tribal spears are also lootable and Savage kin paint can be made and worn to walk with the savages!!. Also Orcs also attack in the confusion made by the savages, orc kin masks can be worn to walk with the savages and are lootable from the orc corpses, also the orc lords drop magical evil orc lord helms that give magical properties if worn!!.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    Tribal Mask (30 colours)
    Tribal Spear
    Orc kin mask
    Evil orc helm
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    Dudagog's Tale
    Prying Eyes
    Fallen Comrades
    Homecoming
    Unrelenting Tide
    Takeout
    Bad Omens
    Conflicts of Conscience
    Fighting Back
    The Reward
    The Last Hope
    Adapting
    Written In Blood
    Motives
    Answers
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    <font color="red"> 2001 Xmas - Santa calls again 2001- Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Prize Ticket when used, they would yield one choice of the following gifts.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Decorative Statuette (There are 4 statue types, 15 colors and 37 names. )
    a Snow Globe (19 new names-The snow globes will be named "a snowy scene of {ilshnear name}". )
    a pile of snow
    a deed for a xmas tree
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    <font color="red"> 2002 The 'Decay' of Yew and The Saving of Yew -Global Event </font>
    The woods around Yew have started to decay and turn to swampland, due to a failed spell by the Meer against the Juka's invasion. Players have to fight to save Yew from becoming a permanant swampland by curing the Trees...
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    Beginnings
    The Challenge
    Clash in the Darkness
    The Beast
    Revenge
    Inferno
    Change
    Downfall to Power
    The Watcher
    Enemies And Allies
    The Casting
    Seeds
    Symptoms
    Preparations
    Plague of Despair
    Epilogue
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    <font color="red"> 2002? Rescue prisoners from Yew Prison - EM Global Event</font>
    The point of this event was to rescue prisoners at Yew prison, crude corroded manacles were left everywhere to be picked up. Shard wide event.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Crude Corroded manacles
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    <font color="red"> 2002 Red/ Black Solen Ants Invade Britannia- Global Event </font>
    Okies Giant Ant holes sring up all over the land and both Red and Black Ants appear. Deep in the Holes Ant Queens live. Players need to talk to the Queen and take a quest from her to kill the opposite colour Ants . By killing the ants Zoogie fungi is looted form the ant corpse. On returning to the Queen she rewards players with Powder of translocation that can be used to recharge the very usefull new Bags of Sending and the Bracelets of Binding.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    Zoogi Fungi
    Powder of translocation
    Bag of Sending
    Bracelet of Binding
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    Crazy Miggie
    Orcs And Bombs
    Scientific Discussion
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    <font color="red"> 2002 Hero's Blade PvP Event - EM Event </font>
    The Hero's blade was from an EM event and Europa shard only and was a 1 on 1 pvp event - the sole winner winning The Hero's Blade !!
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (1)The Hero's Blade .
    (??)Possibly Hero's Event sashes too?... to be confirmed?
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    <font color="red"> 2002 Xmas - Santa calls again 2002 - Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Prize Ticket when used, they would yield one choice of the following gifts, (mix of gift choices 2000/2001) .
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Decorative Statuette (There are 4 statue types, 15 colors and 37 names. )
    a deed for a holiday tree
    a pile of snow
    a Snow Globe (19 names -The snow globes will be named "a snowy scene of {town name}". )
    a Snow Globe (19 names -The snow globes will be named "a snowy scene of {ilshnear name}". )
    a Holiday Timepiece ( not the older Wristwatch)
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    Lord British Returns Thread
    Blackthorn Defeated!
    Blackthorn Sighted!
    Dawn to Appear on Ultima Online Shards
    Travel Advisory Alert!
    Minax Uniting Orc Tribes?
    Orc War Imminent?
    Attacks Against Moonglow
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    <font color="red"> 2003 The Orc Invasion of Moonglow - Global Event </font>
    Okies im a little vague but Moonglow City is invaded by orcs and moonglow city entrances/gates are barricaded to stop them entering...The end battle is awsome and heaps of event items or droppable on the slain Orc corpses..
    The Royal Guard Wants You!
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Mask of the Orcish King
    Orc Chief Helm
    Orcish Insignia Ring
    Orcish Long Bow
    Blood Stained Tunic
    Brownish Orc Skin Mask
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    Mysterious Figure Sighted in Moonglow
    Cultist: “I Know Where Minax Is”
    Royal Guard Ambushed
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Kennoean and his henchmen - EM Global Event </font>
    Again part of the minax storylines ... 3 items came out of this event, Gaunletes of Anger, Spider silk woven shirt, Ornate encrusted armsguard. The event was about tracking down Kennoean and his henchmen in dungeons.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Gauntlets of Anger
    Spider silk woven shirt
    Ornate encrusted armsguard
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    Seeking a Cure
    Finding a Cure
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Minax Boodpact - EM Global Event </font>
    Part of Minax arc. storyline . A Messenger was intercepted in T2A who carried a note to Minax and the players had to search and find the messenger , alas the Bloodpact axe was found on body.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (1)Bloodpact (axe)
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    Catching Up on Current Events
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    At around this time our Europa GM Elendrik started Role playing Jordan Jurrel - Commander of the Royal Guards. This lead to a thread of Events on a common storyline. This storyline involved some Ingame Events, the storyline can be followed by reading books in the Minoc Office (Trammel) of Jordan Jurrel - Commander of the Royal Guards.
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Happy 6th Anniversary! Give Away </font>
    Anniversary Gift Bags: a colored bag containing the following three items:
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a ' Happy Birthday Bell' with a text "Happy 6th Anniversary from [ UO staff name]". 25 names to collect.
    a 'Happy 6th Anniversary' cake
    a fireworks wand .
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    Attempting a Cure
    Royal Guard Bargains with Mysterious Stranger
    Mysterious Mage Turns Tables on Minax
    Minax Hunted, Keeonean Captured
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Minax Followers Battle - EM Global Event </font>
    Again part of the Minax Storyline of events. Followers of the evil Minax carried these cloak which could be found on ground or corps when slain dead .
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (??)Cloak of Minax
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    Keeonean Trial Ends with Death
    Lord Blackthorn Memorial Service Held by King
    Ancient Knowledge
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    <font color="red">2003 Dark Wisp Fight in the FoA dungeon in Ilshenar - EM Global Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    Ancient Knowledge
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Crystal Wisp Fragment
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    Journey to the Temple of Evil
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    <font color="red">2003 Event in the Exodus dungeon - EM Global Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Pacify
    Quell
    Calm
    Subdue
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    The Riddle of the Sphynx
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Ancient Pyramid Event- EM Global Event </font>
    Ancient Tattered Mummy Wrappings (Season 1 EM event, shard wide. The battle ended up at the pyrmaid in Malas fighting these nasty mummys and wrappings dropped on ground and on corps)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Ancient Tattered Mummy Wrappings
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    <font color="red"> 2003 Xmas - Santa calls again 2003- Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Gift Box with the following gifts.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Snowman ( 53 names to collect)
    a Snowflake
    a Poinsettia plant
    a Holiday Wreath Deed
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    Hell Hath No Fury
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    <font color="red">2004 Minax fight in Moonglow Lycreasuem- EM Global Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Life's Ruination
    Oblivian's Needle

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    Farewell to the King
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    Anon's Withdrawal Thread
    The Court of Truth
    A Battle Won, A City Threatened
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    <font color="red"> 2004 A Pirates Lenshire Booty!! Global Event </font>
    Okies basically the city of Jhelom was invaded by Pirates, the guard are summoned to investigate and eventually clues lead to a pirates cave near vesper. The guard storm the cave and clear the pirates fiends out and find Scattered throughout the cave were crates with the name "Lenshire" stamped on them, which was the name of the Baron in Jhelom . When returned to the Baron Lenshire was kind enough to issue Lenshire Clan Tabards to those that returned his belongings to his Dock Workers.
    The Pirate’s Booty
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    A Large Crate with the name Lenshire
    A Medium Crate with the name Lenshire
    A Small Crate with the name Lenshire
    Lenshire Clan Tabard .
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    A Disturbing Report
    Enthralled
    An Evil Unmasked
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    <font color="red">2004 ??Savage Invasion of Delucia - EM Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Ceremonial Vase
    Damaged Wind Instrument
    Old Cooking Pot
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    <font color="red"> 2004 ??Fight with Minax's generals in the Ice Dungeon - EM Global Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Gauntlets of Anger
    Ornate Encrusted Armguards
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    <font color="red">2004?? Event Fight with Blackthorn - EM Global Event </font>
    (Event info, to be added)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Treacheary
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    <font color="red"> 2004? Royal Explorer Event - EM Event </font>
    Okies again Jordan Jurrel started the Explorer event . People were sent to Hythloth Dungeon, to slay minions/monsters and collect Numbered daggers from there corpse (Named 1, 2, 5, and 10), The idea was to collect as many of the daggers with numbers on, then return to Jordan's office, The person who had collected the most 'points' on the daggers received the Event Reward.(I believe it was a draw so 2 sets were handed out)
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (2) Royal Explorer's Book (rehued/anmed Scrapper's Compendium)
    (2) Royal Explorer's Friend (rehued/named bracelet of health)
    (2) Royal Explorer boots
    (2) Royal Explorer cloak
    (2) Royal Explorer fancy shirt
    (2) Royal Explorer Kit (pouch)
    (2) Royal Explorer lattern
    (2) Royal Explorer long pants
    (2) Royal Explorer sash
    (2) Royal Explorer skirt
    (??) Numbered daggers (Named 1, 2, 5, and 10)..Many were not handed back to Jurrel so they became event collectables too.
    (1) Elegant Runner Up sash - for 3rd place....
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    <font color="red"> 2004? Britain Gargish Detective Event - EM Event </font>
    Okies a GM called the players to British Castle and explained the story of an enslaved gargoyle he had captured and was interigating for usefull information, however the gargoyle had lost his memory and the players had to find 3 items to help make the gargoyle remember something very important. So players had to run around Britain trying to find the 3 items, On finding the items they returned to the GM who then rewarded then with a detective sash!! they also kept the item they found...
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (3) Detective of the Royal Guard sash (125-150 mil )
    A Gargish Dagger
    A Scroll Covered with Gargish Runes
    A Spellbook Covered with Gargish Runes
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    <font color="red"> 2004? Fake Jorden Jurrel Event - EM Event </font>
    An imposter takes up the role of out Commander, his strange behavoiur becomes noticeable and also his sash reads backwards (mirrored image). Inu the crone bursts in to scene and vanishes the fake Jurrel but only to Castle Blackthorn- the players ( the guard) race to Blackthorns Castle to be met with ogre like monsters and finally the fake Jurrel himself- Once slaid items form his corpse are lootable to keep. Also the real Jorden Jurrel awakes form his nightmare state and thanks the players and gives out 'reverse' brit guard sashes for keepsakes.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (1)Broken Brightblade
    (1)Corrupted Heart Shield
    (1)drauG nainnatriB layoR eht fo rednammoC Sash
    (??)drauG nainnatirB layoR eht fo rebmeM Sashes
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    <font color="red"> 2004? Glades Nightmare Invasion of Minoc Event - EM Event </font>
    Okies the storyline moved on and Glade vanished form Jurrels office, The Royal Guard (the players) were summoned to Brit Castle and a search was started. It was found for some reason Minoc was infested with swamp creatures, and Glade was wandering around in a dream like trance with the swamp monsters, although the monsters did not attack her.It was also noticed Glade would randomly drop either a un-named coloured seed or strange dust , which were both pickable. The guard fought the swamp monsters but they kept respawning, Jurrel suggested that Glade was somehow dreaming the Invasion and it was coming to life , so it was Glade that needed to be awoken. He also suggested maybe the smell of wine form her own town of Yew would do the trick. Players had to bribe the npcs in Yew Winery with a meat pie to get a Bottle of Yew Wine. This awoke Glade and the swamp spawn was finally killed off to free Minoc and free Glade form her nightmare sleep.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    strange dust.
    seeds( un-named so no way of telling difference of normal seed)
    a bottle of yew wine??
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    <font color="red"> 2004 Happy 7th Aniversary Give Away </font>
    Players receive one token per player char to collect one item from the list..
    <font color="green"> Items to Collect </font>
    Royal Leggings of Embers
    Rose of Trinsic
    Shamino's Best Crossbow
    The Tapestry of Sosaria
    Hearth of the Home Fire
    The Holy Sword
    Ancient Samurai Helm
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    <font color="red"> 2004 Xmas - Santa calls again 2004- Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Gift Box with the following gifts.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Light of the Winter Solstice (81 names to collect)
    a Pile of Glacial Snow
    a Snowy Tree (or) a Festive Cactus (or) a Decorative Topiary Tree
    a Mistletoe Deed
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    <font color="red"> 2005? The Royal Guard Sash- EM Event </font>
    GM Elendrik started the event from British Castle. The players wer taken to the Duelling pits in Jhelom were they were asked to work as a team to defeat many nasty beasties. Jordan Jurrel Commander of the Brit Guard gave players 'golden sashes' as recruitment gifts into the Royal Guards!!
    Note .. There was a few similar events were 'recruitment' to the royal guard sashes were given out, by Jordan Jurrel - Commander of the Royal Guards.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Royal Guard Sash (Gold colour- Europa)
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    <font color="red"> 2005? Rat King Snark- GM Event </font>
    Moonglow became infested with rats, Jorden Jurrel opens gate for the players to fight the rats, Bigger rats appear and the fights get fierce, Its suggested the rats were coming form the old disused zoo, players found a mighty rat called King Snark- on defeating it, the Inedible Snark Steak was taken....
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (10) Inedible Snark Steak (20-30m)
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    <font color="red"> 2005? The Orc Invasion of Cove- Global Event </font>
    Okies im a little vague but Cove City is invaded by orcs of all kinds that take over the city!! The guard (players) have to fight there way in!! it tkaes a huge number of players to break down the relentless orc forces. Orcish Enginners tool boxes are droppable on the slain Orc corpses..
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Orcish Enginners tool box
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    <font color="red"> 2005 - 2006 -2007 Obsidian PvP Tournements in Malas - GM Events</font>
    Okies these GM Events were PVP Tournements hosted at the Arena just outside Luna City. There was a total of three pvp events held and all the contestants would receive Obsidian Sashes for taking part and for qualifying and winning, etc. The tournement sashes would also be labelled I , II OR III ,and to my knowledge the final tournement had NO TRADE/NO DROP tags on them...
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    Obsidian Champion sash
    Obsidian Contender sashes
    Obsidian Hero sash
    Obsidian Outsider sashes
    Obsidian Qualifier sashes
    Obsidan Warrior sash
    Obsidian staff
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    <font color="red"> 2005? The Treasures of Tokuna I- Global Event </font>
    Let it be also known that the Empire has confirmed reports that treasure from the sunken ships has washed up on the shores of our Tokuna islands !!. The monsters of our land appear to be attracted once more to that which rightfully belongs to the Empress, and all are urged to assist in a recovery effort. Players have a small chance of a ' Tokuna Marti' reward for valour by killing any monster in Tokuna. Again as an incendive x10 Tokuna Martis can be traded in for just 1 better Tokuna Arti!!
    <font color="green"> Items to collect- </font>
    10 different Tokuna Marties.
    10 different Tokuna Arties.

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    <font color="red"> 2005 Happy 8th Aniversary Give Away </font>
    Players receive one token per player char to collect one item from the list..
    <font color="green"> Items to Collect </font>
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    <font color="red"> 2005 Xmas - Santa calls again 2005- Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Holiday Gift Box with the following gifts.
    <font color="green"> Items to collect </font>
    a Deed for Xmas Sleigh (or) a Deed for Xmas Reindeer (72 names to collect)
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    A Mystical Beginning
    Ssthyl's Story
    Daizen's Despair
    Troubles in Tokuno
    Meanings
    Inu the Crone
    Who is Inu the Crone?
    Letter to the Editor
    Inu Chapter I
    Excerpt from “The Care and Feeding of Demons”
    Inu, Chapter 2
    Inu disappears, rumors swirl, pet beetle getting hungry
    Moongates: Divine, Magical or Merely a Machine?
    Legendary Thief Offers Get Rich Quick Scheme
    Ophidians Attack!
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    <font color="red"> 2006 Ophidian Invasion - Global Event </font>
    Ophidian beserker parties attack Serpents Hold, Skara Brae, Papua and Vepser towns, players are required to cleanse the towns of the snake like monsters. The thief Ricardo is to blame for the War and stands trial for it when caught shortly after the invasion. Luckily High mages in Britain discover the secret of the Ophidians power laying deep within there own Terathon Lair and the final battle commenced as players fought and won at the Ilshnear Ophidians strong hold.
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect..</font>
    Ophidian rations, Slippery snake skins, Ophidian Orders and Ophidian Books.
    Artifact 11 Beserker Scthyes are dropped by beserker ophidians
    Ophidian Skirmish Escalates into Open War
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    (20-40) Pieces of Blackrock are pickable on destroying the final black tower.(prices 500k-1m).
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    "It was taken from us."
    Alone
    Calm Before the Storm
    WAR
    A Favor Returned
    Success on the Front Lines!
    Extra! Extra! Rogue Elements Threaten Peace
    Mages Discover Source of Ophidian Secret
    Excerpt from Jordan's Tale
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    Strange Rifts Appear Across Sosaria
    <font color="red"> 2006 The battle of the Void - Global Event. </font>
    Strange Rifts Appear Across Sosaria, found by Selcius the astronomer at MoonglowTelescope. A New secret entrance in found in the lost lands of Ilshnear - By saying the magic password “Roclasmpy” Players are cast into Virtue Void within a sea of stars. Players have to group in mass armies to basically fight the whole of the inhabitants of Doom x10!!! (less the DF's) but with paragons creatures too!! a guargantic battle ensues and eventually Europa are victorious!! However the void yielded no rewards but was left with the strange Time Lord inside.........What could this mean???????
    <font color="green"> Items to collect- </font>
    None
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    <font color="red"> 2006 Grim Reaper Event - Global Event </font>
    Graveyards all over Trammel and Felluca were over run by the undead, The Grim Reaper himself would also appear if you were unlucky or lucky enough.
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect..</font>
    Twilight Lanterns and rarer Ghoul Statuettes in both orange and black dropped on the undead corpes. The new lv11 Arti Grim Reapers Sythe could be found on the corpse of Grim himself.
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    <font color="red"> 2006 Hallowseen ''Trick or Treat'' 9th Anniversary Global Event </font>
    Simply players could say 'trick or treat ' to npcs u had a remote chance of a rare item or a chance of common 'rock candy' or 'licorice' or the npc could play a trick on you - including self combustion!!
    <font color="green"> 5 rarer Items to collect- </font>
    9th anni milk,9th anni pizza, 9th anni cake, 9th anni wine and 9th anni plate of cookies.
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    <font color="red"> 2006 Happy 9th Aniversary Give Away </font>
    Players receive one token per player char to collect one item from the list..
    <font color="green"> Items to Collect </font>
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    <font color="red"> 2006 Xmas - Santa calls again 2006- Global Backpack Giveaway</font>
    This year Santa gives everyone a Xmas Stocking with the following gifts, a coloured Xmas card to 'player name' from a 'UO team member', ginger bread men, ginger bread house deed, candy sticks.
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    Wanted! Ricardo, Alive and for Questioning
    <font color="red"> 2007 The Search for Ricardo's Den - EM Event </font>
    The thief Ricardo , the person behind starting the Ophidian War is wanted and players are given clues to try track him down and find his secret lair!! The person to finds the secret lair can pick up 3 awesome 1 of a kind items!!
    <font color="blue">End Event items.. </font>
    Ricardo's Fancy Shoes (1) (~150-175 Mil)
    Pilfered Painting (1) (~ 150-175 Mil)
    Ricardo's Splended Hat (1) (~150-175 Mil)
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    Elven Prosecutor Assigned to Ricardo Trial!
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    <font color="red"> 2007 The Treasures of Tokuna II- Global Event II </font>
    Let it be also known that the Empire has confirmed reports that yet more treasure from the sunken ships has since washed up on the shores of our islands again !!. The monsters of our land appear to be attracted once more to that which rightfully belongs to the Empress, and all are urged to assist in a renewed recovery effort. Players have a small chance of a ' Tokuna Marti' reward for valour by killing any monster in Tokuna. Again as an incendive x10 Tokuna Martis can be traded in for just 1 better Tokuna Arti!!
    Imperial Decree
    <font color="green"> Items to collect- </font>
    10 different Tokuna Marties.
    10 different Tokuna Arties.
    Imperial Notice
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    <font color="red"> 2007 Lord British Castle Rat Invasion - Global Event. </font>
    Lord British Castle is over run with rats, people had to clean out the castle of the vermin.
    Note for a week or two after the castle rat invasion the sewers below the British Castle became infested with rats which allowed players who missed the short event to have a chance of getting some olde coins too.
    Castle British Under Siege!
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect..
    </font> 3 types of coins (gold soverigns,silver crowns and copper shillings) could be found on the corpse of the vermin.
    A Heroine’s Welcome Home
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    Britannia Rejoices
    Preparations Begin for Landmark Trial
    Mother Lode of Mages
    Into the Mother Lode
    Britannia v. Ricardo
    GUILTY!
    The Mage's Apprentice
    Truth and High Treason
    Lycaeum Responds on Book Controversy
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    <font color="red"> 2007 The Book of Truth - Global Event</font>
    As I write this, evil times are before us, but I’m confident the hearts of our people shall persevere. Though the days grow darker, there are many who still seek the light of Truth, for it is Truth that lends our arts the power to overcome all evil, if we but trust in it. But what is Truth, you might ask? Truth is that which is inherent in all things. It is the truth that we discover when we are able to see clearly, free from other distractions. As Lord British once wrote in the book titled Virtue, “Truth alone becomes Honesty, for without honesty between our people, how can we build the trust that is needed to maximize our successes? Truth tempered by Love gives us Justice, for only in a loving search for the truth can one dispense fair Justice, rather than create a cold and callous people. Courage and Truth give us Honor, great knights know this well, that chivalric honor can be found by adhering to this code of conduct.”
    It is thus more than a mere symbol that we have lost in the Book of Truth; it is a necessary constituent of the very fabric of our way of life. Though the task of retrieving it is monumental and the risk grave indeed, we must continue to bravely venture forth until that which has been taken from us all has been restored to its rightful place.
    Finally, my fellow seekers, let it be known that the brave soul who recovers the ''actual Book of Truth'' will be forever known for that great deed, his or her name immortalized in stone for all to see. Though we certainly do not wish to foster pride, we would be foolish not to honor the true heroes in our midst as exemplars of the Virtues!!
    Players had to fight the evil minions that lay around the Lyceum and virtue dungeons, as they killed there foe and got lucky they were rewarded with a replica book of truth, these replicas could be handed in to get a much better reward...The whole event hinged on the person who received the most books of truth- only his/her name would be carved in stone as the finder of the real book of truth under the Lyceum!!
    A Quest for the Truth
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect.. </font>
    Book of truth and ....(4 items for trade for them)
    1 book- Varietys trinket box.
    5 books-??
    50 books?-The 'wanderer' music box scroll for the music box.
    100 books?-The Redeemer sword.
    <font color="blue"> End Event items.. </font>
    The winner of the event got his name carved in stone under the museum basement of the Lyceum next to the ''real book of truth''.
    Dark Wisps Reemerge as Threat
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    Construction Begins on World’s First Blackrock Detector
    The Truth Shall Be Revealed!
    Inu “The Crone” Is Free
    Lycaeum Besieged!
    The Truth Shall Set Us Free!
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    Beware! Black Hooded Strangers Roaming Haven
    Decisions over Dinner
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    <font color="red"> 2007 The Destruction of Olde Haven - Global Event </font>
    Players Beware! Black Hooded Strangers Roaming Haven, and their intent is unknown ??. These strangers seem skittish and disappear with little warning when approached. There are reports of these suspicious visitors collecting pieces of blackrock!! from the players and giving out small rewards for there blackrock pieces.The players can find ''small pieces of black rock'' on the floor all over the land form the fallout of the Ophidian Base explosion. Also players learn they get also mine large black rock pieces form certain areas in Ilshnear. Players are reminded by high mages in Moonglow the possible threat created by the strangers stockpilling this potentially dangerous substance in Haven. Alas the pure greed inbred into players wanting the rewards for there blackrock ultimately leads to the Hooded strangers stockpling heaps under Havens foundations blowing up the Olde Haven City as we knew it!!!
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect.. </font>
    small pieces of black rock (limited pickable amount)
    large pieces of black rock (mined)
    Rewards from the Black Hooded strangers includes mostly Mondains new Ingredients and gem stones with a small chance of a Doom Artifact 11
    The Destruction of Haven
    <font color="blue">End Event items.. </font>
    New Haven City is Built.
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    Alleged Demon Sighted on Shores of Windemere!
    <font color="red"> 2007 Candle of Love Event- Global Event. </font>
    A Deamon spotted on the west shores of Windamere started a questing style event were players were firstly given clues to specfic items to be found in specfic dungeons, afterwards Shrines had to be cleansed of monsters to allow players to chant the mantra of the Shrine and be rewarded with another item that was needed, when all the items were collected handed in at Yew Abbey a plain white candle was rewarded for your troubles . However this was not the end of the task, oh no, Players then had to decend into the tunnel of love below Yew Abbey and navigate a very hard lava maze!!! - If successful, the player would be rewarded with a white ''Candle of Love (player name)''
    Love Shall Persevere
    <font color="green"> Loot Items/Drop Items to collect.. </font>
    heart of despise =(heart of compassion),
    sudivas covetous-laced tear =(tear of sacrifice),
    executineers rusty pen =(quill of justice),
    plain white candle =(a white candle of love- player name).
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    <font color="red"> Happy 10th Anniversary Give Away </font>
    Each player char. gets a pure white gift box with 2 Heritage Tokens inside.
    <font color="green"> Items to Collect </font>
    a Gift from any of the Heritage Range. x2.
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    <font color="red"> 2007 Fake Black Rock Jewelery - EM Event </font>
    The Event took place on the Felluca Facet, on Moonglow Island, The commander of the Royal Gurad Jordan Jurrell starting the event in the graveyard, Players were asked to seek out and find strange items of fake black jewelery? simply lying hidden around in the terrain, the players were allowed to keep the jewels as prizes!!!
    <font color="blue">End Event items.. </font>
    (10 of each ) Fake Black Rock Jewelery Sets!
    (so 30 pieces in total) Thats... Ring , Necklace and Earings.
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    <font color="red"> 2007 Hallowseen ''Trick or Treat'' Global Event. </font>
    Simply players could say 'trick or treat ' to npcs u had a remote chance of a rare item or a chance of common 'rock candy' or 'licorice' or the npc could play a trick on you - including self combustion!!
    <font color="green"> 5 rarer Items to collect-
    </font> murky milk , mr stains cookies, creepy cake , harvest wine and pumpkin pizza. (200-250k each)
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    Into the Darkness
    Fireworks Festival
    Of Mice and Women
    The Best Laid Plans…
    Intervention
    A Minor Inconvenience
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    <font color="red"> 2007 Magincia Invasion - Global Event</font>
    Magincia Town was invaded by deamons, the town moongate became corrupted and the only way in was by boat!! The mayor of Maginca funded a free ferry service from Trinsic Docks to help players to get to the town and fight the deamon hordes. The players had to fight off the many different type deamons to try save the town forever. To make matters worse Lig
     
  2. A Europa stickied history thread is a great idea.
     
  3. Guest

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    Those numbers in brackets, what do they represent? Are they meant to be price (unlikely) or amount given out (even more unlikely).

    On europa, i know for a fact only one set of ornate encrusted armguards were made, as Noxin got them. If its europa history no need to include how many on other shards etc.
     
  4. Guest

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    Hiya thanks for replying can u shed some light on that event...ie what type of event was it?? making stuff? finding stuff or fighting stuff and why did u win it?
     
  5. Doctor Ecks

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    Damaged Wind Instrument, Old Cooking Pot and if I remember right... "Vase" (not in list, not craftable though) did drop in an event which was few months after AoS launch, it ended at Lost Land's Orc fort.

    I think those 3 items were only ones from that event.
    How do I know? I just happened to pick all 3 up [​IMG]
    And later on sold them to errr Alladin? The guy with green hair and green
    outfit. Arradin!
     
  6. Guest

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    Hiya can u remember anything about this event, in general what u had to do to get the event items...was it fighting monsters or riddles and clues...

    Txs again for posting will add to event history when i get to the ingame GM bit..
     
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    Add to the list "fake blackrock jewelry"
     
  8. Nixon[I-C]

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    A few events I can think of, off the top of my head.

    Britain Graveyard Invasion - Red/Blue liches, they had a chance to drop black dye tub. This was 2000 if I remember rightly.

    Vesper Invasion - This was just a bit of spontaneous fun by Talos, I can't remember the exact date of this, but I believe it was in 2002. As far as I'm aware there was no 'quest' items as it were. I have some screenshots lying about of this.

    Magincia Bonfire night - Again, I cant remember 100% the date of this, but if I remember correctly it was 2002, possibly 2003, certainly no later. There was a tremendous amount of griefing at this. Was another spawner event with no rewards as far as I'm aware.

    Al'Cedra event quest line. (2000)
    I'm not too familar with the actual story line of this event, as I never followed it, I do however remember a certain pair of Al'Cedra gloves which caused a bit of a stir with one of the boardies here. Wikkr. If I remember rightly, there was a few pair of gloves handed out. Perhaps Nilrem or Petra might know a little bit more about the whole story.

    There is also a little bit about it here.

    Serpant Questline - I can't for the life of me remember the name right now, but the throne room still exists for this. Initially we had to answer questions and fire off an email, I was one of the lucky ones to advance to the next round. Here we were seperated into teams. Each team was then placed into an arena, in which they had to fight. This caused a bit of a stir given that some people brought along non combantant chars(Quiby on her cook:p) - myself being one thinking my bard would be better suited. Anyhow, my team made a field alliance with another team to qualify for the next stage. The next stage consisted of a question and answer round. Eventually the contest was won by another boardie here, Fluffy - not the one who currently posts. The prize was a special green crook.

    Red sheep event - I don't know the in's and out's of this event either, but my understanding was, to tame certain animals and such? Again it was won by some stratics boardies, and they were given red sheep as prizes, or had them from part of the event. Some players complained, and basically it cost Talo's his job - probably more through principle than a single doing. Don't quote me on that though, I'm not 100% certain.

    Royal Lute - this was an event similar to that of the Serpant one, but it was discontinued. You can still see some of the 'clues' today - fire dungeon being one.

    OSI PvP tourny - This was a multi-shard event that was never finished off. It was a poorly organised hideous event, particularly for Europa players. I remember my first fight was about 12am, with my second round scheduled for 2am. The prize was qualification to the final, which essentially was versus the winners of the other shards, but nothing ever came about. You can still see the remains of this on Drachenfels at least. I have pictures from Europa somewhere.

    Nu'jelm tourny - This was an 'in-house' pvp tournement organised by Talos off the coast of Nu'jelm. I don't know the in's and out's of this tournement as I couldn't attend for whatever reason, but if I remember rightly, the winner got a statue with their name on, and it should still be standing today in Nu'jelm.

    There's probably more, but thats all I can think of just now.
     
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  10. Doctor Ecks

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    If I remember right that Jordan Jurel? guy was there (at Delucia) and people were supposed to go look for someone at Orc Fort.
    Jordan began to lead people there, but I decided to go there before hand, and all those items I did loot from the ground along the way to Orc Fort.

    Pot and Vase were on the ground on that road which leads to orc fort, cant remember specific locations.
    And that damaged wind instrument I got inside the fort.
     
  11. Guest

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    great work [​IMG], I'm not sure if this helps you, use anything you find that helps.
     
  12. Blackrock Jewelry: 24 of each =&gt; nope.

    I think it was 10 each. or maybe 8 each that'd be 24 total.
     
  13. Guest

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    Okies gwen i will change the numbers...btw is the write up on the black rock jewelry correct- and what did the finder of the most items get&gt;&gt;&gt;anything extra? also what is current value of the brj= any ideas??
     
  14. Guest

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    The fake blackrock jewellery consisted of Necklace, Ring and Earrings

    [​IMG]

    As far as I remember we first spoke to Jordan Jurrell in Moonglow by the graveyard, then it was run to Moonglow Fel and run round like a ninny finding the jewellery.

    I'm not aware of there being a count to see who found the most, if there was I missed out lol, I grabbed 3 bits in total but gave 2 bits to friends/guildies, then ended up trading to complete my set doh! lol
     
  15. Guest

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    Thanks Kiara..i will update that info.
     
  16. Jenny

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    Red Sheep event.
    We were invited to Moonglow for an tamer event.

    For that talos had spawned red and blue sheep (red easier to tame, blue harder) near the zoo. I think red sheep gave one point and blue ten and then let us tame it.

    Winner got a crook and some players kept the red sheep, which at some point caused trouble for talos.

    Not sure if it was the same event where we could name the Moonglow animals - I still want an animal there named Aeribian! Talos though never got the code right and the animals did not stay.


    OSI PVP tourney - was fun as there was a GM that said they would know when people wanted to watch and they would transport them. As I asked them if they could read minds they denied it though and I still wonder how they knew what people wanted to watch.

    The Tourney was on all shards and the GMs were overwhelmed and out of their depth, though it was a nice idea, but with hardly any spectators allowed ....

    Talos made a pirate Invasion of Skara with some burning ships and pirates attacking in waves for a few days.

    He also had some executioners camps spawned on fire Island for a few weeks for fun. Anyone remember if it was for a storyline?

    Big Orc invasion in Moonglow where I saw a pvper cornered by orcs and killed. Was a pretty big thing and pretty laggy if I remember right.
     
  17. Guest

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    Strange Dust came from the Glade - Fake Jordan Jurrel event/story line,
    Glade wondered Minoc in a trance like state dropping seeds and strange dust.

    The Corrupted Heart Shield is also from the same event/story line, It was looted off the fake Jordan Jurrel's body along with the drauG nainnatriB layoR eht fo rednammoC Sash.

    drauG nainnatirB layoR eht fo remeM Sashes were given out (I think) sometime during this event.

    Numbered daggers (Named 1, 2, 5, and 10), We had to go to dungeon Hythloth (if my memory serves me correctly) kill mobs, collect daggers with numbers on, then return to Jordan's office, The person who had collected the most 'points' on the daggers received (I believe it was a draw so 2 sets were handed out)
    Royal Explorer book
    Royal Explorer boots
    Royal Explorer cloak
    Royal Explorer fancy shirt
    Royal Explorer Kit (pouch)
    Royal Explorer lattern
    Royal Explorer long pants
    Royal Explorer sash
    Royal Explorer skirt

    I can't remember half the plot lines .. but you could take a peek at the books that are locked down in Jordan Jurrel's office Minoc to read up on some it
     
  18. Guest

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    I can't remember half the plot lines .. but you could take a peek at the books that are locked down in Jordan Jurrel's office Minoc to read up on some it

    Thanks thats great!! i did not know of this Jordan Jurrel's office in Minoc ...im off to find it now..is it felluca?
     
  19. Guest

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    Have you found them yet?
    His office is Tram side, Minoc Town Hall, there are books on a table and books in the yellow bags in the back room.
     
  20. callum_fitzhugh

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    <blockquote><hr>

    Have you found them yet?
    His office is Tram side, Minoc Town Hall, there are books on a table and books in the yellow bags in the back room.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    I thought the back room was locked and only Jordan Jurrel could open it?

    Or was it that he could lock it.

    *ponders*

    Out of interest the other character in Minoc Office - somehting to do with Sky [cant recall the name] - turned up at an Umbra University night during one of the EM storylines and was questioned extensively.
     
  21. Guest

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    Yes found the office and reading through the journals for information...
     
  22. thalantis

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    Stratics Items &amp; Artifacts (Europa)

    The Champion of the Arena sash is being worn in that pic by Puppie.

    I have a Princess of Jesters jester hat I bought from Winder to replace the one I lost to someone who dry looted my accounts during my UO break.

    I remember doing a few of the Alcedra riddle quests with then members of NbN. Lemo was particularly clever at the riddles!

    Most often there was a meet up, we'd randomly be placed into groups of three or four to work together to solve the riddles, and then we'd all run around like mad things collecting items or more information and the first to arrive at the final destination would have non-modded items bestowed upon them.

    Fun days. The Seers are a true loss.
     
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    Thanks again Flame - your web site and information is awesome....im off to ya house/inn at deeprock cove to try read your books on EM events...
     
  26. Guest

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    Hiya Flame

    I took a peek at your website .. excellently done I must say [​IMG]

    but can I just add, I picked my strange dust off the floor in Minoc .. I didn't get any in dungeon Wrong.
     
  27. Guest

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    Im kinda guessing that the ''strange dust'' was dropped from Glade from time to time, maybe upto 10 or more while she wandered around Minoc in her nightmare sleep state, during the swamp creature invasion of minoc??

    or did she drop ''strange seeds'' too.....

    anyone?????
     
  28. Guest

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    yeah Glade dropped lots of seeds too
     
  29. Guest

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    i cant see any reference in the rares forum to the seeds name....were they like the 'strange dust' and called 'strange seeds'
     
  30. Guest

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    na she just dropped random seeds of all the colours available sometimes dispersed with strange dust
     
  31. Guest

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    Okies so that clears the strange dust up!!! did anything else drop at the end of this swamp invasion of minoc event???
     
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    Taa very much Lucy I think i can add some info/stuff to the history link from there.... btw id be imter4sted in seeing some of the old riddles the ancient dragon Al'Cedra. set for ya...
     
  34. BA_Barrackas

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    Hiya TopHousePlotter,

    I was the EM for Europa from about 2003 to 2004, so I can answer some of your questions about the events (assuming I can actually remember any of it).

    About the items on your list, here's a stab at where they came from;

    Savage Invasion of Delucia (Early 2004 sometime)
    Ceremonial Vase
    Damaged Wind Instrument
    Old Cooking Pot

    Dark Wisp Fight in the FoA dungeon in Ilshenar
    Crystal Wisp Fragment

    Some fight with Minax and two boss creatures in the Moonglow Lycaeum
    Life's Ruination
    Oblivian's Needle

    Fight with Minax's generals in the Ice Dungeon (I think)
    Gauntlets of Anger
    Ornate Encrusted Armguards

    Some event in the Exodus dungeon
    Pacify
    Quell
    Calm
    Subdue

    Fight with Blackthorn
    Treacheary

    Anything with Obsidian in front of it came from the Obsidian Tournament events, which were PvP tournaments in Malas.

    A (very) rough outline of the events on Europa from early to mid 2004 is as follows;

    -Savages Invade Delucia
    -Marcus Forlan (an archaeologist who provoked the invasion by taking savage relics) goes missing and the players track down what appears to be his body in a savage ritual cave.
    -The players all dress up as savages and infiltrate a savage tribe meeting, but find out that Marcus is still alive.
    -Obsidian Tournament takes place in Malas
    -Some people get kidnapped by some Gargoyles and the players track them down and capture one of the gargoyles.
    -The gargoyle is interrogated and the players run around Britain finding more clues (for which they are rewarded with Detective Sashes).

    I can't remember the exact timeline of the rest of the events, but basically, it turned out that Marcus wasn't dead, but had been captured by the savages and tortured. He escaped, but the damage was already done and he had gone mad. He stumbled across an old cave and tried to hide in it, but it was actually the tomb of an old evil spirit. The spirit was trapped inside an ancient helmet, and tricked Marcus into wearing it. It then began working away at his mind, turning him evil and convincing him to lead an attack on Britain with liches.

    Eventually this all culminated in a big PvP event wherein the Royal Guard were on one side and the followers of Marcus were on the other. It was a sort of king of the hill style event, with four control points in each of the team's main bases (Britain and the Trinsic jungles).

    The evil team won and so Lord Helrick (the head of the Royal Guard) died as a penalty. He took Marcus down on the way out though, so it was more a draw [​IMG]

    If the story ever seemed a bit "all over the show", it's because we never knew whether we were going to have more events to do and so had to try and make some sort of balance between writing a good, long-term story arc, and something that could have ended in 2 weeks. Not too easy heh. The events about the gargoyles in the middle of that story arc above were actually meant to be an intro into a big storyline I had planned about a cartel of inter-facet people smugglers. I even had their hideout in the Ethereal Void planned out in a lot of detail, as well as sketches and backstories of the three ring leaders, but it just didn't work out time-wise. Because of that, I then went back and revived the Marcus Forlan storyline and retooled it a bit so that it could be wrapped up in a month or so (after which I quit being an EM because I didn't have the spare time anymore).

    I wish I could give more useful info, but I thought that I had all my old event design documents saved somewhere and now can't seem to find them [​IMG]
     
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    I'm still in contact with a few roleplayers who probably had more activity with the Al'cedra quest line and such, I will see if they can add anything else.
     
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    Al'Cedra -

    Some more info

    And again..

    I have more links to add, will leave this post as a place holder.

    Also, with regards to my other post in which Fluffy Bunny won the crook, it was part of the 'Noscaal' quest series - another major figure in Europa community.
     
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    the bookies are on display in my museum. directions:- go to ice dungeon entrance and go straight down the screen till u get to the first keep, then head left along the front past my other places and the museum is by the water furthest left u can go. oh and put a message on the board [​IMG]
     
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    wow thats great information..i thank you i can add more to the event history pages...its nice to know the history of old items and even nicer if u have a little idea how the items were won!!
     
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    Btw are all the obisidan items form the same pvp event in malas ...or was there 2-3 pvp eventys.......many tx TP
     
  40. I think there were 3 obsidian pvp-tournaments? Not 100% Sure though.
     
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    That would make sense III.... Were all the obis pvp event stuff NO TRADE- NO DROP too
     
  42. I think i have... Obsidian Qualifier III No trade no Drop.
    Thus why i also thought there were 3 [​IMG] Don't seem to recall any more being organised after that one.
     
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    As far as I'm aware .. the other Obsidian 'pvp' tourny sashes that I know of were tradeable.
     
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    Okies i think i can state tournys I and II WERE TRADEABLE with the last tourny was the poopy NO DROP NO TRADE one ...txs again for your help..all credits wil go down to the site when its finished so well done for all the help iam getting...im kinda a little fish out of water but im enjoying looking thro our europa history- trying to dig stuff up form olde.....

    have fun and goodluck in UO and take care!
     
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    *Bumps back to Top*
    The post is nearly done Europa Boardies !!
    Have i missed anything (or) can you add anything to it?
     
  46. Guest

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    Okies i have hit a snag on our history europa post..the first page is full!! i cant add any more information... i will have to copy/paste onto a new thread to finish the piece....thanks again and hey am i wasting my time with this history post or are you europa boardies gonna use it???

    New post made and the kind Petra Fyde as stickied it for us!!!! please post on the new sticky one.....

    Salute ....TP
     
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    By agreement, replacement thread stickied.</center>
     
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