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Going back

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Gameboy, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Gameboy

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    Have you ever lost everything you had, account, houses, rares and what not. Not play for years just to come back?
     
  2. Merus

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    I did it. Played from 1998 to 2003, at which point my accounts went to some friends who still played. Seven years later I came back to UO with a couple new accounts and started from scratch. It's been almost two years since I got back and I'm having a great time.
     
  3. Capn Kranky

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    Played 1998 to just a bit after AOS. Gave everything away and deleted all characters, scrapped the account.

    Came back a year later ... no idea of any of the account info so started a new one. Closed that and some other accounts I had built up just last year.

    haven't played since.
     
  4. Woodsman

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    I didn't so much lose everything, I voluntarily let most of it drop.

    And I came back just over a year ago and I'm back to where I was, although funny enough, I worked over the weekend to bank everything or store it on characters, so that I don't have much in my houses, in case I get the urge to leave UO or move elsewhere within the shard.

    I probably should have banked a few things before the last time I took a break, but it was kind of liberating in a way - just walking away for a few years. Once you've done it, it's easy to do again.
     
  5. andartshome

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    yes played for about five years three accounts houses soul stones loads stuff moor aos clothing than you can emaginbe (never thought that would be worth anything lol nearly all sandels) anyway came back one year now loving it any help u need just ask you can gm a mage in all skills in 3 days so makes sence to start with mage to earn and explore mage warrior temps take longer to train

    good luck
     
  6. Gameboy

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    I lost everything that I had due to forgetting email addresses and and password information. I started again last night and never in my life have I found more helpful and friendly people any mmorpg game I have played. I started with Dark Age of Camelot, then WoW, played EQ2 and so on. Today a 9x14 house was given to me, I've been given armor, a full spell book, friendly advice (priceless) and a good since of community which I think is lacking in every other game I've played. This game is like a hidden gem.
     
  7. elspeth

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    So glad to have you back and that you are enjoying yourself! Welcome.

    I've never had the courage to lose my pixels. I stopped playing just before SA and only came back in the last few months but I actually paid for my (2) accounts during that entire time so its like I never left except for all the new stuff I've had to learn. My husband and I have side by side houses we didn't want to lose and lots of collected junk :)

    *ahem* or is that collected pixel crack?
     
  8. Retlaw of Vesper

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    Played from 1997 to 2009 with minor spurts off but always paid up account. My new wife wanted to see more of me, and I knew I couldn't quit unless I deleted everything, so that is what I did.

    Well, about a year ago things settled down at home and winter boredom kicked in so I picked the game back up. I have leveled 4 new characters to at least the same skill as my old, and although do not have the rares collection as before, I do have all that I need to play.

    Looking forward to what this year will bring to the game.
     
  9. lupushor

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    I played 2000-2002 then I met my future wife. *coughs* I had to get rid of my UO account. Then I started in 2005 from scratch. Took me a long time to build again. If I was to lose everything again, I will NOT start ever again.
     
  10. LordDrago

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    Same with me.....
    Played UO
    Got Wife/Lost UO
    Got Rid of Wife
    Got back UO


    :)
     
  11. Gameboy

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    That's just funny.
     
  12. Lady Storm

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    Good for you kiddo!!

    This is why UO is such a good game.. We have good people who are willing to help out a returning player or a new one as well. If you need to know or relearn a skill or how to do it just give us a yell here. One of our great people will be happy to give you a heads up.
     
  13. CovenantX

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    One reason for this, is most other MMO's have the "CareBear" approach. you lose nothing when you're an A-hole on most of them, in UO people can actually do something about it, Deception plays a big role, even though people do not like it.

    What would Real life be, if there was no good or evil?

    Good + Evil = balanced. too much of one, and it would be bad.
     
  14. Gameboy

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    So far the people I have meet in UO are the same type of people I like to meet in real life.
     
  15. DenAlton036

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    YEP!
     
  16. syndael

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    Yup, I lost everything. I let my real life friend use my account's was my first mistake. He ended up scamming a player, they got into my account took everything and then deleted all my characters. Needless to say I had to bite the bullet and take the loss. It also ended the friendship pretty quickly, I stopped playing for 3 years came back and I am better off then ever. I am kind of happy that It happened now that I looked at it I'm happier with my new accounts and I know I am the only one who ever had access to them.
     
  17. NuSair

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    Not my account, but I lost everything on it.

    I was playing since the end of Beta through 2000, when I left to play Everquest. Mostly because everyone I had played with had moved onto another game or just quit UO for whatever reason. I gave my account/password to a friend, told him he was free to use the account, but please keep the houses, because I had 5 houses on that one account.

    Fast forward to ~2005- I reconnected with someone I had originally met in UO and we got together (and eventually married) so I started playing again. The guy never changed my password, but all my houses and things were gone. The only things I had left were what the characters were wearing and few things in their bank. The resurrection scroll where I first GMed Inscription (first skill I ever GMed), original complete rangers suit, and my purple G'Splat statue. My silver katana of Vanquishing was now junk. :(
     
  18. Gameboy

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    I was feeling pretty bad about the things I lost when I came back, but I see people lost a lot more then I did. I guess the purple sash of the royal guard was the one item I miss the most. Rebuilding the characters I had will take a very long time. I think that's ok though. Not like World Of Warcaft where I can make a level 85 in about a month.