Hi guys, I'm surprised and grateful that these forums, much less Ultima Online, still exist! No doubt the player base has changed throughout these years, and I'm certain most readers don't know who I am; I'll explain later for those of you who care and read that far! However, I'm posting for that .01% chance that there may be some long time UO players hanging around! I'm also lurking around these forums because this game revolutionized online gaming. Over a decade ago, when UO first arrived (anyone remember 28.8k modems?), there were no other MMOs remotely comparable to the vast world, diverse economic system and character customization that Ultima Online offered. One of my fondest game memories was starting off with 100g, maybe 3 of each reagent, and venturing, on foot (Horse were considered a luxury item) to Dungeon Despise. Having to save reagents to cast nightsight, fighting off giant rats, discovering FIFTY GOLD in a treasure chest felt like a true adventure....even when my pals and I got mercilessly PKed by one guy casting Energy Bolt(basically, being able to cast EB back then was the equivalent of flying a rocket while everyone else built paper airplanes). Aside from that adventure, there were many other exciting in-game/tedious moments: Having to log on and check your house every other day so it wouldn't decay, house keys which could be lost/stolen, tents used as housing, house camping, traveling to Dungeon Deceit by boat, Server Wars, Platemail and Hally, Dread Lord/Great Lord titles, all the way to moonstones, Trammel, 24 hr Sigil Guarding to Powerscrolls ...... the list is endless. I left UO during the Power Scroll/Harrower Era and can only imagine what has changed in the past 7 years.... Well, I could write a whole essay on this game, but I'd rather give some shoutouts from the past, to all the friends, enemies and other personalities that made UO what it was. Any of you guys still around?: -Guilds: SI, Cartel, M&D, M!S, KoK, B!S, Royal Council...I'd also like to know what happened to the guild I was in before leaving, SLT. Of course there were the legendary guilds such as LOD, but I didn't play during that Era, unfortunately. -People..yea, my bad if I miss a lot, been a longggggg time!: THE BAT, Anonymous, Maj (!), Maj's rl buddy (forgot your name!), Croc, Croc's buddy, Scene, Jeremy, Harvy, Aiglos, Deadman, Amalacon, Ashen or that guy who used to hang around Deadman, 2Pac, Goldie Loc, Philoteus, ROBINHOOD, Tiffany, Deuce, Manticore, Leris, Justice, Mirage, Tubo/Madmax, Scrooge, Warrlender, SIR Thomas, Return of Sith, Ozzymandis, MAXIMUS, Marcus Garvey, Zhuge, Damascus, Oscar, Knightsodyssey, KO's buddy(forgot name), Dirty Love, Norega, all those Nunjelm people, Twisted Dreams, The Miner, Guardgonewrong, Guardgonewrong's friend ..... wish I still had my ICQ list... -Enemies/Rivals: Maj (again!) even though we chilled on ICQ after owning each other, Cypher SI, Archangel, SixUnder, Soulless ("owned 1v1"), Mindz, Napolean, Ron Fellows, Magic Nookie, Super Ken from Cartel, BlackPeter,that SI dude who always wore all black with a black wizard hat, Jude even though you eventually joined my guild for 2 days, all those B!S members who had an endless supply of wands, Wario, Cymendi (think that was your name!), Emmi Star, forgetting a ton of people.. -Establishments: Manticore's Artifact/Rare Item Museum, Skymall!, Luna Mall, Dawn, Avalon. Regardless if I hear back, hope things are going well for you guys! For all the current players who have no idea who I am: I basically played UO for years, quit around 7 years ago, recently saw a video someone (Cicada..name sounds familiar) loaded of my character, and was drawn back to revisiting these forums in search of people.... I managed to win some GM hosted dueling tournament with my buddy Majestic Man. Before quitting, several friends and I formed a guild named SLT, and had some fun fights with Cartel/SI. I used to frequent these forums with pvp nonsense, though I've noticed everything is more civil now (for the better! : ) ).