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Hello all, been away for years, how is the game these days?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Eldanthar, Apr 15, 2015.

  1. Eldanthar

    Eldanthar Visitor

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    I am thinking about trying UO again after not playing for about 11 yrs or so. Just need something new to do, getting burnt out on everything else. How is the game now? Are the servers thriving or are they a ghost town?

    Hope to hear some honest answers please.
     
  2. drcossack

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    Atlantic is the most populated now, but others still have some life. There are a few that are a ghost town, like the Asian shards (though I suspect the time difference probably has a lot to do with that)

    For pvp, if you want a fight at any time, Atl is the best choice, although the quality of pvp is lacking. Lake Superior is fairly active for both pvp & pvm; for pvm, just yell in gen chat & someone will probably answer.
     
  3. Zuckuss

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    You will want to find people to play with. That is the most important thing you can do. Once that happens, you'll find that there is too much to do with too little time to do it.

    Catskills has been growing exponentially. Send me a PM if you end up over there and would like some people to play with.

    Good luck.
     
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  4. Val'lyn De'ana

    Val'lyn De'ana Seasoned Veteran

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    Come to Siege to get the closest feel to old UO (on an official shard). We have been seeing some uplift in our population, but the smaller existing population is awesome.

    -Val'lyn
     
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  5. DJAd

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    Well grab the 14 day trial or activate an old account login to a few shards and check them out.

    Atlantic is definitely the most populated shard and if you like seeing people about then check it out. Most people "hang out" at Luna bank in Malas these days.

    The other shards might seem like ghost towns but from my experience its about the local time zone and when you sign in.
     
  6. Smoot

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    theres plenty to do, lots of exploring plus new expansion suppossedly coming soon. easy to get overwhelmed with all the changes since you last played but the basics still hold true. explore, kill stuff, loot treasure. good times.
     
  7. Lore Denin (GL)

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    As anyone following these boards can tell you I am actively recruiting for my guild. We are a Virtue RP kingdom looking to people interested in bringing light to the dark land of Siege Perilous. We have a group of 4-5 new players starting now and it would be a great time to join because its rare to find a group of people starting from scratch. Most are returning vets, or players coming over from production shards to give Siege a try.

    Message me here or icq me at [96629882] if you want to give it a try,

    -Lore
     
  8. Ludes

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    Welcome back!
     
  9. flappy6

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    Wish I could play all day,but I have work,kids,nagging wife,responsibilities...... blah blah
     
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  10. Keith of Sonoma

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    Work is overrated as a source of income! :)
     
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    It's dead to semi-dead everywhere but Atlantic.
     
  12. Philly

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    Hope you come back to join us =] been stated already but Atlantic the most populated.