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Idea for In-Game Reward Systems

Discussion in 'UHall' started by RaDian FlGith, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie
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    Jun 19, 2002
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    Just to clarify upfront, this post is not regarding Veteran Rewards. Instead, I am speaking of reward systems such as the puzzle boxes, BODs, fishing and the like.

    What I think would be a boon to these systems is if every six months or so, you took out some of the existing decor rewards (such as paintings, pillars, stretched hides, hanging tapestries, and the like) and replaced them with new items. Now, maybe in a year or so, you cycle some of the older items back in so that they're never gone for good, but something new is always added to the system in question.

    My thoughts are that shipwreck paintings could be replaced with new paintings; hanging tapestries with new hanging tapestries; and so on. It might even be that each system only replaces one or two items every six months (or heck, one item every three months), but the upshot is this: there becomes new reasons to do these particular systems, old rewards become more valuable (though the really old ones never may gain any new value), and systems are revitalized without having to redesign an entirely new system for it.
  2. I agree. In fact many of us have been pushing for an item cycle for years regarding artie drops.

    Imagine a day when a Arctic Death Dealer would actually be rare??? The mind boggles.
  3. kittykat

    kittykat Journeyman
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    May 11, 2001
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    I've always wished they'd do something like that for fishing for sure. One of the funnest parts of fishing IMO was the chance at the pre-chest loot...only after you've pulled up your hundredth barrel staves, it gets really old. Would love to see the items change from time to time - perhaps change with the seasons (like pull up bonnets and picnic baskets in the summer, long sleeve shirts in the winter, etc (just an example there)) - that'd allow for eventual recycling back to each type so that no one was left out but items would be different and fun from time to time. Heck I'd even love it if there was a random rare chance that you fished up items rehued rare colors...

    Yes, change is good :)