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How many People on UO

Discussion in 'UHall' started by decimusmaximus, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. Hi im on the europa world at the moment and its not very busy, i was wondering if anyone could tell me how many people use this world(or whatever its called) and what "world" is the busiest! Thanks
     
  2. Europa is the most populated European shard.

    Atlantic is the most populated US shard.

    Dunno which shard is the most populated Japanese shard.
     
  3. Black Sun

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    Atlantic is the highest population shard.

    (Shards are what we call each server or 'world')
     
  4. Nine Dark Moons

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    It's also helpful to play a shard during the busiest hours, like 6pm-midnight. Whenever I play Europa it's really dead, but that's because I'm in the EST time zone and most Europa players are in bed when I'm playing their shard. 6pm for me is midnight for them.
     
  5. yanaki2

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    i think izumo is the largest japanese shard, that place is stuffed all the time..


    as far as the most empty shards :

    oceania i think 100 players

    origin around 75 people

    Balhea 8 very bored japanese players , one pet mongbat and one of my charicters thats "lost"
     
  6. Asmodai

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    you guys should try europa pvp at about 8-12 gmt, tons of pvp'ers around

    i havent been to trammel for a while
     
  7. Cear Dallben Dragon

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    you should prolly choose what server you play based on latency so you get one close to you. depending on where oyu live you may play europa when everyones asleep in europe.
     
  8. Righteous

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    When I did my last survey on how many hours people play I got 95 responses so I guess 95 people total play UO on all the shards. :)

    Righteous.
     
  9. ColterDC

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    If you believe Wilkipedia there are 135,000 subscribers.
     
  10. GAMBIT35

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    Riiiiiiiight. If they had that many people playing they would tell anyone that would listen.
     
  11. Sir Stain

    Sir Stain Guest

    I wonder how up to date that is?
     
  12. I would suggest going to http://www.uo.com. On the left hand side go down to "My UO" and then click on Guilds and Factions. You can browse the different shards and see where the most activity is taking place. It's not anything exact, but it will give you somewhat an idea of population. Usually if there are a ton of guilds there are a lot of players.

    I play on Pacific and it's always populated.
     
  13. THP

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    There is some quite shards for sure..

    But if u are saying Europa is dead then jack in mate....

    EUROPA is very definate one of the fullest shards there is..

    No it aint like 8-9 years ago full .. but jeepers player interaction u will get most definate.....
     
  14. RoseBlue

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    :lol: 96 actually because I didn't vote :lol:
     
  15. Katlene

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    Oceania is the busiest, most populated, awesomest Australian shard :D

    Just because its the only one doesnt mean a thing :p

    There would probably be more people if they advertised the game.
    Ask anyone here if they have heard of UO and youll get a "what? never heard of it"
    As far as im aware im the only person in my town of over 45k people that play, closest is a good couple of hours away.
    When i went to preorder the last couple boxes they person behind the counter had no idea what the game was and they work in a gaming store. Go figure that out.
    But everyone knows about *mouth vomits* WoW. Its advertised. Hell MR T & william shatner have done adds for it!
     
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  17. Clog|Mordain

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    I know that feeling :( then it took them a month later... No Stock apparently.
     
  18. wrekognize

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    I've noticed more people around recently on chessy.


    ...
     
  19. dancing101

    dancing101 Guest

    Used to be around 135,000 total subsribers. Now is less than 10,000 the entire shard.
     
  20. GalenKnighthawke

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    http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/warhammer-time

    100k and "wildly profitable."

    Sure he might have been lying. But in the context it was a spontaneous utterance, and was not a discussion about UO (he was just using it as an example), so he could have easily found another example.

    *shrugs*

    Atlantic is pretty much universally cited as the largest shard.

    -Galen's player