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Head On Spike Changes

Discussion in 'UHall' started by S_S, Oct 15, 2013.

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  1. S_S

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    I HOPE, PRAY, BEG that the change to the spiked heads is a joke and they go back to the way they were?? DONT give in to the damn whiners yet again!
     
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  2. Petra Fyde

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    erm, is this maybe what's meant by the note at the bottom?
     
  3. S_S

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    I don't care! They look cartoonish and poorly done now. Change them back! :(
     
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    Very cartoonish since the change! :(
    mesanna.JPG
     
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    I hope they changed them. I might buy one now:) Okay I did not see the pic above before this posted. Nope will not buy any :eek:
     
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    Guess i'm done trick or treating.. I don't care for the way they look now.
     
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    awe they should have left them alone ....... they could have always just added a different set to the already existing ones instead of changing them :(
     
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    I like these better. I always thought it was a little narcissistic they way they always put there names on items now its there rl pictures!!!
     
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    Wow I hope those are a joke.. They went and ruined amazing artwork because of a few people who complain?? I hope not! :thumbdown:
     
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    Wow, all I can say is "I hope this is a joke and they get turned back"
     
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    The changes to the head on spikes are....well horrible.

    Either this is a temporary thing for halloween, or these are going in my trash.
     
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    Horrible

    Completely horrible
     
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    Did anyone else notice a change in the heads on a spike graphic? Are they supposed to be decaying? Mine are all looking a bit more rotten today.
     
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    It is a damn good job that those who complained about the realism of the heads on the spikes didn't live in London at any time between 1305 and 1660 or they would have really had something to complain about if they crossed London Bridge. They might have seen as many as 30 heads there and they would have been the REAL THING not just artwork.

    How the world changes!. From accepting the real thing as part of everyday life to complaining about a picture of it. In my opinion Halloween is expected to be a bit creepy and I thought that his time the Devs got it right. The sop to complainants looks ridiculous. My Trick or Treating stops right now.
     
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    See Whiners thread.
     
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    No, they're in Halloween mode, Bleak has vampire teeth etc. See the note at the foot of the publish notes.
     
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    If its just for halloween, fine. But if this is a permanent change in response to the few complaints, then these are going straight in the garbage.
     
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    So you did collect them in the end then?
     
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    Mine will be trashed as well. Something that looked awesome now looks like something from Scooby Doo cartoons.
     
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    Wow all that art ruined.
    I'm sad. They had done such a good job on them!
     
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    I cant even get any of the dumb things... iver got 20 of the other rewards and not 1 head.
     
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    not really, I helped collect them for a guildmate who didn't have a beggar. I have 7 'spares' which I'll be looking to probably sell to anyone who wasn't able to get them. I don't want them myself.
     
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    Join the club, even the people who DID want them don't want them anymore.
     
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    Strange as it may seem, I don't want the teams' heads on spikes no matter what the artwork looks like. I'm not into 'gruesome'.
     
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    Ok, who used magic markers on what were my cool/gruesome Devs heads on a Pike. They now look bad. Just saying.
     
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    dis bees ugly now
     
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    They've ruined them. What a darn shame.
     
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    I love them, i thought it was a great idea and i was kinda hoping they stay this way
     
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    Hmm, I like them. *Ducks*
     
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    Is the First one, or the Fourth one Mesanna? I cant tell.
     
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    Maybe it is just a Halloween costume. I like both. So thank you artist man! :)
     
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    I do not see how the new look is any less creepy. I did not complain to anyone about them except my hubby....lol Just not my taste.
     
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    Add me to the list of disappointed people. Just yesterday I was showing my 18 yr old daughter (a huge WoW freak) my heads on a pike collection and told the story of how in a moment of comic genius the Dev team did something unexpectedly creative in response to the continual crap they get from the UO player base. Her comment was "Oh wow, dad, that's so cool! I wish the WoW dev team would do something like that!"

    I'm hoping that after Halloween the costumes will come off and we'll get our effigies back. I can't imagine how anyone who plays a game like UO which trumpets the ability to murder other people... um characters... um... their avatars could possibly be offended by the old artwork, especially since trash cans are abundant in the game. Seriously, someone complained??

    -P.E.
     
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    Let's keep this discussion in one thread. Thank you.
     
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    Its very disappointing, but at least its just pieces of decoration *throws them away*

    Oh well, alteast it was cool while it lasted
     
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    meees disappointed
     
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    This thread is missing something...

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    People throwing any away before they know whether it's a temporary change are being rather silly.....
     
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    I agree! When I told my hubby about the change he looked at the only one he has a Mesanna headand got mad and unlocked it and threw it on the ground. I picked it up and locked it back down. Its only deco.........geez
     
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  40. S_S

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    Ya and it's U G L Y deco now.
     
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    im 99percent sure its a perma change because of the complaints.
     
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    Glad I had to take a break for a few days or I would be upset at the hours and hours of farming them just to get this look in the end. Now I can dedicate those hours to something else... because for me these are not worth collecting now. :sad4:
     
  43. MalagAste

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    I don't know what you people are wigging out about >..... I think they are cool either way.
     
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    Super lame. I never really liked them especially, but they looked much better in their original form. I really hope its not permanent, though I'm sure it is.

    Also, they are no less gory now, they just aren't humans any more.
     
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    The spiked heads are not my thing. Gross in my opinion. But I suspect these are part of Halloween and then they will revert. Look at the artwork. Whether you like it or not, it took time to create. This was planned all along.
     
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    Well, I just got all patched up and logged in, and took a peek at the different heads on a spike. I like em. Either way is good for me, would be nice to be able to choose and have sets of both. :) Anyone on Pac who is gonna "throw em in the trash" please feel free to drop em off with me, just let me know where to meet ya. :)
     
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    I hope there is an option to keep them either way you want
     
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    I much prefer the old ones, but I would be happy to take them off the hands of anybody who no longer wants these. Seriously, please IM me if you are willing to part with them because I have been unable to get any through trick or treating despite having GM begging.

    :please:
     
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    Suggestion: Just make it so the two graphics can be toggled between.

    If these are changed because they were too graphic... that really makes me sad. They aren't something I would have collected given they are staff inames, but I actually enjoyed the realism of the graphics and the effort that went into them.
     
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    lol the people who didn't like them are still not happy. I hope this is temporary!

    I only have one that was given to me. Ill take any spares on LS. I trick or treat daily. Have 90ish of each candy from this year. I have done a lot of door knocking but not 1 head on spike.

    Patching now. The notes say its a costume. The cornucopia pig on a spit sounds cool! The city invasions sound fun. Do we need to fight for our own city?

    Im happy.
     
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