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I Thought The Invasion Was Over???

Discussion in 'UO Catskills' started by Moreeg, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. Moreeg

    Moreeg Guest

    I logged in this afternoon and was redirected from Minoc by "strong magics."

    Whats the ETA on the invasion event ending... interest in it seems to have waned, so...
     
  2. Gildar

    Gildar Babbling Loonie
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    There is no current end-date for the invasion.
     
  3. Moreeg

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    Rats... :)

    My miner has zero fighting skills (all my points are crafting), and the invasions are cramping my resource gathering groove. Oh well...
     
  4. Nystul

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    The invasions are part of the faction system. They will not end as long as players participate in the corruption of the sigils (Minax/SL).
     
  5. Lady_Calina

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    I wish the invasion were over at this point. It was fun for the first week or so, but now it's more of a buggy inconvenience.
     
  6. Gildar

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    I'd enjoy them if they actually happened when I can get in game...
     
  7. Flutter

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    I don't think there's been any real fight for the sigils on any side in quite some time because of the 4 hour corruption time and the fact that they lowered the city control to 6 hours instead of the 3 days it used to be.
    It's just a chore.
    I think COM has the sigils (no invasion when an order faction owns the sigils) and the only reason anyone tries to steal them lately is for a little PvP.
     
  8. Lady_Calina

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    Exactly, Flutter. I don't think its worth it. You don't get to enjoy having a town or placing vendors before you have to hurry up and prepare to defend again. At this point I think of it as a death shroud infused capture-the-flag.
     
  9. Flutter

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    LoL
     
  10. Hildebrand

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    I have YET to see an invasion while I'm on.
    The town criers are useless, therefore, so is my sherry mouse statue. I get blocked going into certain towns, but when I did run there to see an invasion, there is none as far as I can see and I can't run around there waiting IF and IF, it starts/started.
    It's too random for someone like me who can't log in every day or every hour.
    I wouldn't care if it continues or ends. At least for me.
     
  11. Moreeg

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    If the faction system is as flawed as I am hearing, it seems foolish to have built this event on the back of a system that isnt even working correctly.
     
  12. Nystul

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    The only faction fights I get is yew gate trash pvp. The only time I get a faction fight in towns or at bases is from D|R* in brit. I get tired of fightning trash stealth archers & mages while they hide behind the walls of thier houses so I just maintain my kill points from random kills, and give my excess to friends or sell them to trammel players so they can use the faction items and not pvp :X.

    The system itself sucks. The items don't though. Have only seen a few new faction based pvpers. I guess the good thing to come is that I can easily/cheaply make a character on every eastcoast shard and find people to fight whenever ;x
     
  13. Bob_the_fart_guy

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    ****Climbs up on soapbox****



    >Well, let me be the first to say that I love the faction system. It keeps things very interesting.

    >I'd love to earn one of those "kick-butt" spell damage spellbooks, I've seen as high as 30% Spell-Damage-Increase, the one I did earn only has 25%. And there is some pretty colored armor...hmmm, does anyone know if that armor can be enhanced...I'm sure I'll try and find that out for myself, but I'd like to know just the same.

    >I was battling the invasion in Moonglow last night, by myself for a long, long time. I saw a few people come by for all of 5 minutes, but most of the evening I was by myself. :(

    >I was engaged in some PvP action yesterday afternoon, and no, not at the Yew moongate. :) I lost, but none-the less I did my best.

    >The only real "bug" that I know of with the whole faction thing is that for literally YEARS now the Dev's have still not fixed the issue with not being able to recall/gate out of the ShadowLords base.

    >Thanks to the newly re-vamped faction system there is an item there that I VERY much like, that allows my human character to wear any elf armor I wish. (Nothing personal, I just can't stand elves).

    >And I've always loved the faction warhorses, unless they changed something, they have the ability to self-rez if they die. :)

    All in all, I'm quite happy with it. :) So, there is my little vote.


    ****Steps off of soapbox****
     
  14. Bob_the_fart_guy

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    Here is a screen-shot I grabbed of some big dude named: Malashim that I was fighting in Moonglow last night. I think I could almost take him with my greater dragon if that general that was following him around hadn't been there...erm, and these 2 winged dudes "Fallen warriors" or something like that. I did get a few wacks on him though.



    [​IMG]


    He is cool looking though. I gotta' go to work, when I get home I'll have to see if UOguide.com has anything to say about him.
     
  15. Mark Knotts

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    Did it for you! :p

    http://www.uoguide.com/Shadow_Knight