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(Player News) [GIMP] is born!

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Tanager, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. Tanager

    Tanager Adventurer

    Aug 21, 2012
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    I respect nearly everyone I encounter (to some degree, and with various levels of precautions). I make my decisions about each person as I meet them, regardless of their guild tag (although the company a person chooses does speak of they themselves). When it comes to gaming, every single style of player has its enjoyment, even if I consistently end up as a ghost when bumping into them. No matter WHAT happens when I log into UO, I will find a way to enjoy it because that is why I am here.

    Over my years of playing on Siege, off and on, I have come to learn that this mentality is not really suited for guildhood. I simply do not belong with any guild. Guilds, for all their advantages, never seem to quite work out for me. Some are just a lil too dastardly for me, and still others are far too... well, virtuous. There is also my tendency to vanish for months, indeed years, on end with little or no notice.

    While I have moved from guild to guild, and had many generous offers to join still others, I have decided that the solitary life is the only way for me. I choose not to be responsible for the actions of anyone else, nor have anyone else take retribution for my words or deeds. If I go on a hunt in The Lost Lands with a group of murderous thugs, I expect to die along side them if we're raided. The same if I join a virtuous guild for the same hunt. As a neutral party, I will not defend either side nor expect anyone to defend me. It is unlikely that I would defend even myself, preferring to spend what precious moments I have alive emoting such things as *Screams in abject terror!*

    If the raiders choose not to slaughter (or at least not loot) me, that is on me entirely. If they take every stitch of clothing in my possession, so be it! I am not a spy. This trust must be earned with whatever group of people invites me to tag along, for I have no true loyalties other than my own code of honor.

    That said, I have created my own personal guild for the purpose of occasionally forming the occasional alliance. Some may be more fleeting than others. Only this can be known for certain: anyone on Siege bearing this tag is ME.

    Gathering of Imaginary Masterful Players [GIMP]


    Seriously? How old is Siege Perilous, and that guild tag is still available? It is so PERFECT for me! :grin:
  2. FrejaSP

    FrejaSP Queen of The Outlaws
    Professional Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Patron The DarkOutlaws, TDO

    Apr 12, 2001
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    You would still fit perfect in TDO, as that very much are our rules too :)
  3. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    May 28, 2003
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    I feel much the same way. My Siege guild has only my two characters ( [LBSS} Laid Back Souls of Siege) and my main prodo shard guild is, with one special exception, my nineteen characters there. I play when I play and do what sounds like fun to me at the time. :)
  4. Kattasrophe

    Nothing But Trouble

    Aug 4, 2013
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    Tanager I always enjoyed our little run ins and chats :) You know I'll never murder ya on game! Great to know that you are still here and playing :) I love how well you put everything in your opinion it was well said. I imagine everyone will be sure to understand your thoughts!
  5. Charles

    Charles Adventurer

    Jan 3, 2015
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    Good on Tanager.. That seems like a very good way to go! We've met in game and in Ventrilo. I'd be hard pressed to kill you for any reason other than self preservation. :)