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idea for cleaning up all dupes

Discussion in 'UHall' started by concernedplayer, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. Put a timer of 30 days on every high end item and runic kit in the game, in 30 days that item gets deleted if not "purified". Something happens to them, like they become infected with blackrock. You have to do a quest to "purify" it.

    If you are actually wearing the artifacts, they are skipped (no need to purify). If they are in your backpack, bank, or house, they become account bound to you. You can purify 20 account-bound items per account through a simple one-minute quest.

    Anything more than 20 (up to 100) has to be done through a much more complex quest. Something difficult to accomplish, perhaps as difficult as doing the virtue cloak quest. So if you have way more than 20 items to redeem, it is possible but much more difficult.

    If the items are in a house, the items become account-bound to account that owns the house. If they're in a bank or inventory or beetle or vendor, they're account bound to that character that owns it. Any other items (such as in a ship hatch) cannot be quested. An account can only quest to purify artifacts that are bound to it. (In other words, a duper with an account that has 1000's of dupes will have to quest every one themselves, in less than 30 days, to save them all).

    Everything not purified gets deleted after 30 days. Start the 30 day countdown when the account gets logged in (so that someone overseas in the military doesn't lose all their items).

    This will make it so someone sitting on thousands of dupes will have no chance of legitimizing their ill-gotten gains, while regular players shouldn't have much difficulty.

    Items to include would be doom artifacts, peerless artifacts, high end runics, finished-ready-to-turn-in runic bods, etc. What does everyone think of that idea?
     
  2. DevilsOwn

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    checks? some have been here for ten years, doing nothing but collecting gold, I'd hate to have to one-minute-quest on an account like that

     
  3. I didn't mention gold, but it'd be nice if they came up with some decent gold sinks finally.
     
  4. Emil Ispep

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    The easiest way to delete the dupes is through an Item# search. Any items that show up with the same # get deleted. Yes there are ways around this, for example anytime you change the physical properties of the item, it gets a new tag.

    I can only hope, and dream that this is whats going on atm:

    The character xfers were down for quite some time. Before they went down, EA kept very very close eyes on who was xfering, what they were xfering, and how many accounts were involved.

    Maybe in a few weeks there will be a massive house burning.

    But then again, im just hoping and dreaming most likely ;)
     
  5. FrejaSP

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    :thumbdown: That would only be a pain for honest players, I think we had enough of that already.
     
  6. Emil Ispep

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    Maybe not gold sinks per-say.. currency re-vamp alltogether would work best.
     
  7. Kaj

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    Why not make it so that any crafting reward (val hammer, barbed kit, heartwood kit etc.) cannot be sold on a vendor.
    That's a lot easier and will prevent cheaters from selling items in an anonymous fashion.
     
  8. Sweety

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    Don't think many people would like that idea some people have more than 1 account. Saw someone other day with 7 active accounts. Also a lot of people dont play every day or even every month. Like 2 months ago i got back from a 4 month break, i wouldn't want to log on just to have to do a ton of quests to be able to use my items.

    America is lazy.
     
  9. Emil Ispep

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    haha.

    I come back and im hearing houses are burning?

    Maybe ill pick up a mega millions ticket tonight..