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Grizzled Mare Fix?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Kyle, May 20, 2008.

  1. Kyle

    Kyle Guest

    Wasnt this last patch going to fix the [summoned] tage on these so they don't get dispelled? I just took a look at mine and still has tag! :cursing:
  2. Wenchkin

    Wenchkin Babbling Loonie
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    May 16, 2008
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    I believe the fix will only work for new pets, the ones which were around before the fix aren't fixed yet. I'm sure Jeremy mentioned that they were still working on a fix for the older ones, so it's probably a good idea to just store your mare in the meantime and see what happens.

  3. Littleblue

    Littleblue Seasoned Veteran
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    May 12, 2008
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    Actually, I don't know if there is a fix being worked on for the older ones. :(

    I remember reading that in order to fix the older ones, it would be pretty risky. I had an idea that I posted on UOForums about this. Basically, have an NPC that will trade your already summoned rare mount for a new one. There could be a targeting cursor like for stabling for you to select the old (summoned) mount, and upon trading it in, a new mount of the same kind would appear in your backpack.
  4. They fixed it so it cannot be dispelled, but they were not able to go in and remove the (summoned) tag. So those of us that have these older mounts will just have to live with that tag.
  5. arkanos

    arkanos Seasoned Veteran
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    May 13, 2008
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    I don´t think thats correct tbh.
    This is what Jeremy wrote on uoherald:

    "Despite the patch notes, my Paroxymus Swamp Dragon still claims to be "summoned." What's up?"

    Ah, yes - important clarification needed here, and I'm sorry it didn't make it in the notes. The change only works on creatures created since the patch - it's not a retroactive fix. (An attempt at a retroactive fix would be quite risky - there's no good way to do it.) Sorry about the confusion!

    I would say this means that prepatch mounts can still be dispelled. "The change only works on creatures created since the patch". So no change for prepatch creatures. I might be wrong though....

    I would actually be interested in further clarification.

    Hephaistos of Europa
  6. Revenant2

    Revenant2 Guest

    I saw that, and it's really half-assed, they should allow us to trade in our existing summons for a fixed one. It's not fair that a fixed one exists and there's no means in place to let us trade in our old ones.

    I'll guess there's no way theyd actually allow us to utilize the in-game customer service *cough* to do this. Have people with paroxy swamipes and grizzled mares page a gm, and the gm would come delete the old swampy and pass the person a brand new statuette.
  7. Kyle

    Kyle Guest

    yeah, thatd be great, pretty easy and "risk free" i'd say.
  8. Tazar

    Tazar Guest

    What I'd like to know is at what point is it considered prepatch? Is it when the statue of the mount is created on the dead peerless? or is it when you double click that statue and claim the mount? I have several statues stashed away that I have never used due to the bug. I'd love to know if they are safe to use.

    Has anyone used a prepatch statue since the new publish? If so, did it have the summoning tag still?
  9. Hunter Moon

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    May 19, 2005
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    I also have some prepatched statues I didn't want to use due to the bug. I might break one out and see, if so I will update.

    I also think they should allow people who have the prepatched mounts to page a GM and change it out for one that can't be dispelled since those poor people can still lose theirs. I don't see how it would be hard for a GM to take the pet and give them a new one that doesn't have the summoned tag and dispel fault.

    Hunter Moon [HOT] Atlantic
  10. Mister E.

    Mister E. Adventurer
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    May 14, 2008
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    To clarify on this, it is only new mounts that are effected. The bugfix was not retroactive, so any mounts prepatch can still be dispelled unfortunately.

    However, if you are careful of where you take them and insta log if you die the chances of losing them are slim.
  11. Zooithion

    Zooithion Crazed Zealot
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    Aug 1, 2003
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    That is a good way to handle it. I know another online game that sometimes handled similar things that way.