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Event Info: Andrew

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Draconi, May 29, 2008.

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  1. Draconi

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    Fiction: Andrew

    Summary:
    The Moonglow rift to the Ethereal Void has closed, leaving a storm of energy in its wake. Stepping into the lightning teleports a player to the domain of Andrew, a servant of the Shadowlords, for a one time experience.

    • Go to the crater in Moonglow/Trammel
    • Step into the center, where the lightning is most concentrated
    • If no one else beats you, you'll be teleported to Andrew's domain
      • One player at a time
     
  2. Draconi

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    *** SPOILERS ***










    Fiction: Andrew

    Summary:
    The Moonglow rift to the Ethereal Void has closed, leaving a storm of energy in its wake. Stepping into the lightning teleports a player to the domain of Andrew, a servant of the Shadowlords, for a one time experience. They may choose to pledge their allegiance to Andrew's masters, or be killed for their defiance. Loyalty yields a reward in the form of a glass dagger.

    • Go to the crater in Moonglow/Trammel
    • Step into the center, where the lightning is most concentrated
    • If no one else beats you, you'll be teleported to Andrew's domain
      • One player at a time
    • You will be frozen and initially unable to speak
    • Andrew will allow you to speak twice, for Yes or No answers
      • Don't add punctuation, like YES!!!
    • The second question determines whether you're marked as loyal, and given a glass dagger, or marked as defiant, and sent back to Moonglow dead
    • If you don't answer clearly by the time the candles are extinguished, Andrew assumes you meant No

    Rewards:
    • Glass Dagger
      • Normal dagger stats, with glassy hue
      • Shatters after a single successful hit
      • Has a chance of doing 50 direct damage
        • Rolls between 1 and 100, if the number is greater than the target's physical resist, it hits for 50DD
        • If the number is less than or equal to the physical resist of the target, it shatters without special damage

    Level: 1/5
    • Combat: 1/5
    • Complexity: 1/5
    • Reward: 2/5
    This is a test idea for rating the "level" of an event; please leave feedback!

    Media:

    Draconi looks into the strange occurances in Moonglow
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    He made me say my name!
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    Why does this remind me of that scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade? I have chosen...
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    Andrew doesn't mess around.
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  3. Azureal

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    *waits for Draconi's body to decay, and steals his robe*

    Bwuahahaha. Hahaha. Ha!
     
  4. DVI

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    that should be a nice long wait, as the hooded robes of gms and those of similar ilk are not actual items but part of the chars body.
     
  5. Giggles

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    You blinked and I snagged it already... BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
     
  6. Azureal

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    I know, no harm trying though. I tried many times to take my Counsellor robes off.

    R.I.P Counsellor Finnigan
     
  7. GalenKnighthawke

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    Andrew and his questions are well done.

    -Galen's player
     
  8. oh i find Draconi set client language to Japanese in the 2nd pic. maybe his GM robe enables him to understand foreign language, he can speak only OooOoO now though.
     
  9. Madrid

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    I really got a kick out of Andrew...

    Something about sitting in front of Andrew brought back great old memories of early Ultima... perhaps it was seeing those Tarot Cards and having to choose your path of virtue. But the experience really gave me that 'Ultima' feeling.

    Thanks for that! :D
     
  10. Draconi

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    lol!

    If only the robes made it that easy! Kil and I both love Japanese though, so it was fun reading the translation.

    We don't mess with Andrew.
     
  11. envinyatar

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    I have to agree that this really reminded me of the old days. I'm starting to get really excited for the War. Good job on this new part, Devs.
     
  12. Beerman72

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    I left Andrew an 8 year old pie. Hope he chokes on it...
     
  13. Draconi

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    Interesting fact:

    Andrew is based on Andrew "Ando" Woodruff, our former Assistant Producer :)
    *waves to Andy*

    ...

    *ducks the ebolt*
     
  14. Beerman72

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    ROFLMHAO!!! Tell us how you really feel about him! :D
     
  15. "Level: 1/5
    Combat: 1/5
    Complexity: 1/5
    Reward: 2/5
    This is a test idea for rating the "level" of an event; please leave feedback!"

    All 1/5 for me as I remain on the side of good and seek no reward.

    Questions I have:
    If you say yes to believing in fate is it remotely to do with the sayings from the threads of fate/life?
    If you say no to believing in fate why does he continue to read your cards? Shouldn't he just skip to the cake or death question? (join or die)
    Why is the death damage so high? Can you avoid it with evade?
     
  16. athos_uo

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    Oh, yes, I knew it.

    We all loved and loves Ando because he was a good guy, he often played with us on TCs and always replied to all of our feedbacks on the boards of Stratics.

    --

    Hi Draconi, how are you, I'm glad to see that you are alive!

    We always thank you for all good works! Please take care!
     
  17. Draconi

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    Hi Athos! Good to see you too!

    Yep, this was actually Ando's idea for his character. Of course, the in-game Andrew isn't nearly as nice as the real one, so be careful :)
     
  18. Wiseguy

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    Something really strange happened when I went to see Andrew. There was someone else in there running around. He said he went in but Andrew didn't talk to him and he was able to move around. So I sold my soul for the trinket and ended up outside and he also got sent out with me.

    Quite bizarre, then he went in again and hopefully he did get to talk to Andrew.
     
  19. Beerman72

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    Draconi, do the individual cards have meaning in themselves?
     
  20. Draconi

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    Yes
     
  21. Where is Ando now , or is it secret??
     
  22. GalenKnighthawke

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    Well this is what happened to Galen....

    Answered "I don't know." (with the period) to the Fate question. (And that's the truthful in-character answer. Galen goes back and forth on that issue.

    Answered "No." (with the period) to the will you join us question.

    Got the Death card.

    Got transported and zapped.

    So hopefully the "no" took even though I didn't know about not using punctuation.

    Sure sounds like it took, since he got zapped and did not get a Glass Dagger. Frankly, Galen wanted to answer with "go f__k yourself," but I the player was worried that would be accidentally taken as yes.

    -Galen's player
     
  23. Storm

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    I knew it figured the cards would come into play woohoo I like it so far good job by the way got the mage card any hints ? lol had to try :)
     
  24. Kayhynn

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    Ando is the producer (I believe that's his title at last checking) of Twelve Sky with Aeria Games.

    He's a sweety and I talk with him regularly (more so in the past than present).
     
  25. Esmeralda

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    Great... I got the tower card... *sighs*
    As far as I know (altho Í´m not too familiar with tarot), that card is quite baaaad. *gulps when thinking of the future*


    Uh!! This is spooky!
    I went to Andrew with my thief.. guess wich card I got again! *shivers* The tower.. again!
     
  26. love2winalot

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    Has anyone said YES, and got a card other than the Tower?
     
  27. RenaLynne

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    I said yes and got the world, also got the star. Dont think saying yes has anything to do with what card you get. My guess would be its random.
     
  28. Evilminion

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    Yep. On two of my "yes" characters, I got The World. :) Got The Tower on the other one.
     
  29. Kayhynn

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    Being as I dabble in Tarot....

    No card scares a Tarot reader like the Tower - or the person they're reading for if that person knows anything about Tarot cards. It is however one of the clearest cards when it comes to meaning. False structures, false institutions, false beliefs are going to come tumbling down, suddenly, violently and all at once. What's important to remember as a tarot reader is that the one you're reading for likely does not know that something is false. Not yet. To the contrary, they probably believe that their lover is being faithful, that their religious beliefs are true and right, that there are no problems in their family structure, that everything is fine at work...oh, and that they're fine. Just fine, really.

    Alas, they're about to get a very rude awakening. Shaken up, torn down, blown asunder. And all a reader can really do to soften the blow is assure the Querent that it is for the best. Nothing built on a lie, on falsehoods, can remain standing for long. Better to tear it all down and rebuild on the truth. It is not going to be pleasant or painless or easy, but it will be for the best.
     
  30. Esmeralda

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    Yay Kayhynn... thanks for letting me know that I´m doomed :p

    Ah well, I went to Andrew with a 3rd char (necro macer) and got the mage card. Seriously, if I would have gotten the tower again, I really would have been scared..lol
     
  31. Beefybone

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    *logs into UO for once*
    *finds 12 people standing piled over the lightning spot, waiting*
    *logs out again*

    Yeah, THAT looked like more fun than WoW.
     
  32. Raider Red

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    I have a 120 swordsman and got the dagger,but it isnt classified as a "ubw" can my swordsman still receive the benefits from the glass dagger or should I give it to my fencer/mage? also what about my archer? he has a dagger too.

    Yeah I am taking side of evil becuase everyone "wants to be good" and I feel that those of us who pick the dark side will be rewarded more thatn if we chose to "folow the crowd"
     
  33. Raider Red

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    do you have pearls of wisdom for the rst of the cards?I got the world card and the stars.I guess it means the world is my playground* and and the sky is the limit.Or maybe there is going to be some space travel in UO? hehe,oh heck yeah I new rumor that UO is going to join forces with starwars galaxies becasue after all star wars happen Long Long Ago and the medevil times were Long Long ago too,:D
     
  34. sentri

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    Looking good, can't wait to see the 5/5,5/5,5/5 event. The clean up and event brought me and some friends back from WoW, keep up the good work.
     
  35. Sheridan

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    She got her definition from this site here: http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/basics/tower.shtml - the site is a great resource for tarot card interpretations. I found it on Google when I got the Tower card on one of my chars...

    Here's the meaning for the Star card: http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/basics/star.shtml

    And the World card: http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/basics/world.shtml
     
  36. Beerman72

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    Do you forsee coal for yourself 6 mo down the road :D :shots:

    Cheers!
     
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  38. Lilitu

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    I got "The Star" card, what does that mean in UO? (Do the tarrot cards have different meanings in UO?)
     
  39. Trebr Drab

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    They never had usage before, and maybe not now. But hopefully they do, it'd be a good thing if these cards do mean something.
     
  40. Joyous2K

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    IS this it? Andrew and the comptrollers? Is it possible we missed something, somewhere? Or this is it.
     
  41. RedDaTeef

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    My idea is that the cards we have chosen will somehow represent what rank we will be in the Shadowlord army.
    Or some special gift or power we will recieve.
    It seems quite a few of the major tarot cards were left out. I don't see any one recieving certain major tarots (ie. the Fool, Emporess, ect.).

    Therefore, could it be they had a certain number of ranks or powers to give out?
     
  42. MalagAste

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    Perhaps I should have asked this in here........... But Draconi..... I need to know... Is this going to effect some event and is it going to effect my ability to participate in some said event if I do not participate now? I mean..... being a good allianed character I'm not about to do anything Andrew wants... I mean certainly "IF" I went in and talked to him I would choose NOT to follow the shadowlords.. I want to save Britania..... and all and I follow Virtue.... so my question would be "Must I" enter the lightning and talk to Andrew to positively effect the outcome of the story arc? Is this something that will effect my participation later?

    I want to be able to participate just not sure why I'd have to go in there if I don't want the dagger and I would rather not side with the shadowlords...

    [​IMG]
     
  43. Kebet

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    You HAVE to go in to declare your opposition to the Shadowlords otherwise wouldnt that make you neutral? For the Honor of Britannia let your choice be known! :)
     
  44. Harlequin

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    Hawk, welcome to the club, I was conned into replying the first time round too, until someone explained that it's advertising :D

    The thread is the same one from May 2008. The 1 post newbie was trying to advertise his site.

    I wouldn't click on it though. Never follow suspicious links.
     
  45. Bara

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    Draconi, does this function for Kingdom Reborn users? I've been going over the area a long time (no one else is there), and nothing is happening.

    Edit: Doh, I was conned into replying to this as well. I haven't been playing ultima for years and had no idea of this event. Sorry.
     
  46. Rocklin

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    I am at a total loss to what this is. Is this fiction, an ingame event or a quest? In Moonglow/Tram right now there are Void Spawns and WORSE all over the city. So what is this all about?
     
  47. Petra Fyde

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    Sorry people, this is someone trying a little thread-necromancy as an advertising gimmick. The event took place months ago and the fiction has moved on considerably since. Please ignore.
     
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