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Finally Quitting the Game

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Demonous, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    I'll keep it short and sweet just wanted to say a little something, been playing over 11 years on Chesapeake and thought id be here till the end, but the time has come to say good bye, started out as a hardcore pvper and became a rare collector eventually had a lot of fun with that attending EM events for a while, but then the game just got boring and nothing they created would excite me, i didn't even have a slight urge to go to Shame dungeon with all those new changes, pvp is beyond lame now probably since ninja and bush came out and got worse and worse with SA, i mean whoever doesn't think a throwing gargoyle is a beyond OP template then i dunno what to say..... hopefully ill be remembered for running some rares festivals and helping establish the silent auction, and establishing Moria player village on Chessy

    PS: Chesapeake for life, classic client for life, and the only way ill ever come back is if a classic shard comes out

    I will miss certain people and old school UO, but I won't miss current UO and the direction it continues to go in
     
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  2. Emil Ispep

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    Well, i didnt know you personally, but sucks to see you go.

    Your gameplay history kinda sounds like mine =). 14 years on Pacific. I "quit" about a year ago... but never really quit. It helps to take a break occasionally. Play a different game or something. Ive had 3, 4... 6 month stretches where i didnt play, but still kept the account open. After a nice long break, i found i could get back into, and play the game for a few hours a day again. When Skyrim came out last november, thats all i played for a few months... the annoying lockups and crashes with bethesda games got the better of me, and now im playing uo again.

    Take a break, play something else. Well see you on the horizon.
     
  3. Izzy MBC

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    We don't even know each other, but regardless, it's still sad to see another Veteran player go, so I wish you farewell.

    Good luck with your future Gaming endeavours, hope you find something else to toil and enjoy once more in the mean time (i.e. Until they make that damn Classic Shard!)

    I think I'm just about to get into UO again myself... been banksitting again recently, I think my near-year-long hiatus is over.
     
  4. Vyal

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    all praise to the devs on the UO team, great job with your brainless mmo running skills. :thumbup:
     
  5. Sevin0oo0

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    You mad Bro? Think that's actually a stigma that needs to be attached to the title of Dev? It's not all Devs making decisions, developers do a job they are told to do, some are mostly software, some do the 'math', some mainly art. While some may have influence over decisions, I think ultimately, it comes down to who is calling the shots. Who makes the directional decisions for the game, and I think that may surprise some.
     
  6. Vyal

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    I think it's whoever put the beastial suits in the game that calling all the shots. I would let that person go, they are very very very very very bad for UO.
     
  7. Arrgh

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    Sad to see ya go, maybe keep an account open "just in case"?
     
  8. Lord Nabin

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    I would like to put you in my rares collection! :) going to miss having you around friend
     
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  9. G.v.P

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    I'll try to make sure I talk about UO nonstop just to try and get you to come back for a month. Like for example, the current event is based ENTIRELY on solving puzzles ;). Puzzles!!!!!!
     
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    I and Yanaki2 will miss you dear friend. Have a wonderfull life.

    (I will keep hopong one day you come back though...)
     
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  11. Drive

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    It's been pretty much pointless since item insurance.
     
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  12. Mr. Smither1

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    At least the beast suits do something look at all the junk they add(weapons with -40 di really??) and bosses that almost no one kills. That high seas boss that takes someone like 2 months(that is someone doing 8-12 quests a day) of doing fishing quest to get the bait and spyglass.
     
  13. rareitem

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    11 years account and only thing keeps me paying for my account is hope, but as you I may loose hope sooner or later, the actual direction of Messanas way of understanding this game is just like the cookies mum report, omg pls no pls this is not UO........., there has been nothing xeciting in UO for so long ....
     
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  14. Serine

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    I been thinking hard and well if i should reply to this thread . BUT i have also come to my end time in this game . I started in 1998 and been on and of sence . My oldest account is now 10 year and at the most i hade 8 accounts running . Down to 1 now .. Seeing the eye candly being handled out past years by EM´s in masses has just made me sick ... + The clear way Mythic/EA look at UO = Cheater in no matter way will always be allowed and the honest players will pay the prise for their behavor . And that is not accepteblt and i will no longer continue to add to theese companies profite . And thats all i have to say about this and i bid you all a good day and hopefully better days in UO :(
     
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    NAH AoS Age of Suxs
     
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    You'll also be remembered, among other times, both you and Sun, for helping out at our SHE auctions and making vent during those times more fun and colorful! :) I'll miss you two in-game, and as I've told you before, I secretly hope you've kept one account open! Lucky for me you're still around because I need all the advice I can get with the champions! By the way, there is a forum here on stratics for that - :grouphug:
     
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    Good call! Diablo III is out in mid May!
     
  18. Mirt

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    You will be missed Demon.
     
  19. darkvulf

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    you couldn't compete so you call pvp lame, what a joke.
     
  20. SlobberKnocker

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    good luck. heard you took north of a $40,000 settlement on the way out of the game. not to shabby.
     
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  21. MYUO

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    Good luck and fare well Demon. Thanks for yoru VIP auction and help to the SHE auction. Also thank you for organizing the rare fest on chessy to bring players from other shards here.
     
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  22. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    i agree, which is why id only come back if a classic shard gets made, at the latest time frame being pre aos
     
  23. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    i chose not to compete, seeing something so stupid as what pvp turned into from what is was when i started the game is the real joke, i shouldn't have to adapt to these random changes that the devs feel like putting in, easier to not deal with it than to be annoyed by it, if you can't kill people and loot everything off them when u kill them then its lame, so what is the answer to that? play darkfall
     
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  24. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    another thing that helped make me quit the game is how bad the customer service is and how easy it is to get hacked, got hacked once before didnt want to again especially since EA doesnt replace anything, had too much to risk...
     
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  25. Drive

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    I find it funny with these type of posts, its mainly from those who never experienced a full loot MMO before, but luckily for guys like this, were welcoming them to Darkfall 2.0 that is appearing maybe this year, but most likely early next year, will they come, i doubt it. :)

    Let's face it, UO is now a themepark game with sandbox elements, there really isnt no other way to describe it, at ,least for me... but... i have enjoyed it since my return, it's been fun for six weeks, but i won't be continuing after, the game just makes me yearn for Darkfall, an old school MMO.
     
  26. Herman

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    Sry to see u go Demonous but i understand you I see so many old players quiting now not a good sign for uo
    Good luck


    There is always the other side also those that did stink in pvp like me that time was the worst grind ever in uo for me made me quit in 2000 i came back in 2006 or 07 my uo play time did look like this back then kill ettins or any other monster to get 5000gp to pay the crafter to get a suit loose it 1-2 hours later then go back and kill ettins again so i could buy another suit every time i played pretty much the same and it made me quit
    What was better for uo insurance or no insurance i have no idea but there always is 2 sides of the story
     
  27. Drive

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    It worked for some, but not for others.

    Personally I saw in the region of 3/1, that is three leaving, to one staying post AoS.

    A really good example of the effect of AoS to me was, that a friend who had previously been pretty poor in spell casting, i.e they couldn't get the spell timing right, suddenly became very good due to item's, where as friend's who were exceptional with timing, suddently became alienated because they only ever logged in for PvP, they never item grinded or worried about gold, they just enjoyed the fighting side of UO, but with the introduction of powerscrolls and then uber items that AoS brought+insurance, found themselves out in the cold.

    I'
     
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  28. Thav12

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    Why can't people just quit. Stop paying. Leave.

    Can I have your stuff?

    Bla bla you will be back. Nobody plays this game for fun, we all play this game because it is a fairly harmless addiction and the addiction is fed by the dev's. I just take little breaks so I don't OD. I suggest you do the same. At least don't do the single dumbest thing all UO addicts before you have done: drop all your stuff on the ground and IDOC your house. Stick it on packies and in the bank. See you in the late spring when the annual cycle of coming and going is in an upswing again. And chessy is still the best shard, even without you (temporarily).

    Lastly, hopefully we can continue to complain about this horrible game for another 14 years. I would like that.
     
  29. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    all the stuff is gone, im not coming back ever, no i wasn't stupid and dropped it i have no idea why anyone would do that, no idea why anyone lets their castles collapse instead of selling them, it was a 3 month process to quit the game, sundina and i sold a luna mall, 5 castles, 2 keeps, and 2 new mag tram houses in that time, + everything else we owned so we made quitting well worth it :) our characters are totally stripped, and we're outta here ! like i said i won't miss current uo, nothing mesanna or anyone can do can ever make us come back, but ill be back if a classic shard comes out thats the only way
     
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    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    do you play darkfall?
     
  31. Goldberg-Chessy

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    No offense but maybe you should just dry up & blow away if your main source of enjoyment is looting.

    If you were ever a real pvper with skill you would have realized that the actual kill is the excitement & enjoyment. Who cares what crap the guy you just killed has on his body? Looting for the sake of looting is actually a form of griefing.

    Newsflash: killing another experienced pvper takes alot of skill. Looting a dead body takes 0 skill. Which of the 2 do you take your enjoyment from? Truly sad.

    Who isnt gonna miss another pvp whining, banksitting rares dealer? What a credit to UO society.

    I played Chessy from day one. Tell me something I dont know please.
     
  32. Demonous

    Demonous Rares Fest Host | Ches Jul 2010
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    i enjoyed being able to loot someone as part of kill to top it off, i didnt kill for the loot, but just the risk of dying and losing everything on you made it more exciting to run around never know whats around the corner, real pvp is dead, i have zero respect for anyone that calls themselves an experienced pvper nowadays, the way its set up is just stupid, i was good at one time and ill leave it at that, i take pride it not enjoying modern day pvp, and im pretty sure more people have heard of me and than you in UO goldberg so thank you very much, u haven't been considered decent since you were in FS!
     
  33. Vyal

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    Siege is still out there if you want to loot people. I don't think looting people is reason enough to quit or stay however.
    I understand your problems though, you hold on to accounts for years just waiting for that miracle publish to come out to make it all worthwhile & it never comes and you keep feeding the pigs at EA. Everyone has a breaking point. I watched so many people go over the years for countless reasons, mostly cheaters but lately has been the same reason your leaving. I can't imagine how many people are going to say good bye to Ultima when Diablo 3 hits .... Farewell, good luck..
     
  34. Thav12

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    Just leave already. You stopped being relevant to the game. You left. Don't post here. Go to your next game and enjoy that. I mean it. Enjoy that as much as you enjoyed UO.

    Am I allowed to still like the game or do I have to answer something along the lines of "oh I so agree with you I like to suffer and I am going to torture myself until I can't stand it anymore and do the same you did."? I still enjoy myself in the game and I am staying. By continueing to post here something tells me you can't quit and you are just unable to truly kick your habit despite selling your stuff.

    As I said in my previous post....
     
  35. lucitus

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    I have the same feeling but iam not of the opinion that this is caused by the future development of a new client. Also PvP ninjas are bad templates, thats why Lord Birtish never took them in, they are lame and runaway style, but overall it is really good balanced, the problem is there are no players interested in. That is a general problem of UO today, for me the beginning of the end were the colored mobs, coloring mobs means the developers have no money creating new and thats a bad sign! SA in general was one of the best addons ever seen in UO, it was much fun, new gargoyles (not colored humans), new itemsets (not colored items), new areas, new monsters, very cool!

    The problem is the gamedesign today is bad, the systems are there, but not used correctly. You need to get something from doing high end monsters, beginning with Doom 2, Champ Spawns, Peerless, SA Peereless and HS Peerless or the crafting the new runic reforging catastrophically designed (a way too complex, looks like developer menues) and not giving good results. The new lootsystem in my eyes is a total miss, the old was good, adding there the new SA mods would be much better and polishing it get more intesity from stronger monsters.
     
  36. whiterabbit

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    *HUGS SUNS LEG* *BITES DEMON*
    *HANDS BOFT ICE CREAMS CONES*
    *WABES BEES SAFE*
    OZOG
     
  37. Demonous

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    because i choose to post on a forum means i cant quit? lol, trust me im very glad i quit and im never coming back, i don't even know u so why u felt u had the right to post on my thread is beyond me, im embarrassed that you played on my shard and to ask for my stuff when i didn't even know you is just rude, my accounts are all inactive and im done with the game but i can post here if i want to, thanks
     
  38. Magdalene

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    Well, you don't have to leave Stratics, do you?
     
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  39. Goldberg-Chessy

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    :)
    Do I know you btw?
    After I posted I noticed that you referenced Sundina. Is that the same Sun that I used to hang with on Chessy 12 years ago? Scars daughter?
    If so and you are still in touch with her please tell her I said hi. She was one of the all-time best.
     
  40. Thav12

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    Not sure why you get so upset. I even wished you as much fun in your next game as you had in UO..... Reading is a skill you have not yet GM'd apparently. Indeed perhaps a reason to stay here on statics to try to get to GM, as was suggested by magdalena

    Now, as to why I think you need to move on: I think all these "I am quitting posts", including yours, have very little to do with the game and everything to do with the person writing those posts. It is a sign of frustration and anger directed towards your addiction and thus the game, that somehow no longer is able to stimulate your brain to produce enough endorphins or other chemicals to keep you satisfied. Sort of analogous to needing more opioids as time goes on.

    It is clearly just fine for a lot of other people that still enjoy the game at various levels, and who will continue to play. It serves no purpose to me to post that rage mail, I am doing just fine in the game (on chessy, pvp and all). It also serves no purpose to you, you have quit as you stated. So, the only conclusion that can be drawn is that the perceived purpose to you must be that somewhere in the back of your mind you are planning on coming back to see if the game will again provide you with your fix. It is the core of your addiction, and I can understand that you are upset. You should however not be upset with the game, or with me for pointing it out, but with yourself. Consider therapy. This game has sucked since 1997 and I have loved every minute of it. Perhaps one day I will feel like you, and I hope I will then have the inner strength to not post anything, but to just cancel my account and walk away....


    I hope you get it now, and are no longer mad at me... I wish you a lot of strength and fun with your next game. Just stop posting and walk away if you really are quitting....
     
  41. Sevin0oo0

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    I think he's a part of community, and just saying bye to a lot of friends at once. I didn't hear a crybaby, I heard an adult picking up their toys and playing elsewhere. The decision was made a long time ago. Months. Will he stay an active part of community, or return to UO? Who knows, it's his decisions and thus far, he's made smart ones.
     
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    Moderator Note: Trolling posts have been removed.
     
  43. Goldberg-Chessy

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    "nothing they created would excite me, i didn't even have a slight urge to go to Shame dungeon with all those new changes, pvp is beyond lame now probably since ninja and bush came out and got worse and worse with SA, i mean whoever doesn't think a throwing gargoyle is a beyond OP template then i dunno what to say....."

    No offense but the above words are clearly in the crybaby neighborhood. He obviously believes that the Devs were failing to create content to specifically make him excited lol.

    If he wanted to just pick up his toys and leave he would not have made those statements. Who the hell is he to personally proclaim that "pvp is beyond lame" ??

    He clearly wanted to make his little bash UO exit statement.

    Bash UO all you want. Its a free country. But dont ******** anyone and pretend that you arent bitter and be prepared to take some shots back by the community that still loves and plays the game.
     
  44. tuuvaak

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    i love me some rurrs and merchanting still, but i have to say 'this.'
    pvp died for me when i got bored of aos templates in like... 2003. and with general chat now, i have no idea how you guys still stand pvping. being red stopped being any fun at all after the first reprieve and removal of perma stat.

    oh well, later demo :heart:
     
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    Hate to see ya leave the game.. but Mags is right you don't have to leave here.
     
  46. BlissMarie

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    Although I understand your reasoning, I'm sorry to see you two leaving permanently. Demonous, you have a bright future ahead of you. =) Sun, I don't know what your future plans are, but I wish both of you the best. Have fun doing whatever you choose to do!

    BlissMarie
     
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    Sorry to see ya go. I feel ya though.
    Right now I am just reopening my account before house falls every few months.
    Hoping the direction of uo starts going back to more classic fantasy fun.
    All these new mods on weapons/armor I could go without (as well as triple casting mobs with 2k+ hp).
    Fact that item decay whether through brittle, cursed, or unrepairable is being tolerated baffles me.
    Havent given tamers much love since they introduced Greater Dragons practically.
    Lack of communication via stratics by anyone on the team is frustrating.
     
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