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If UO closed shop tommorow..

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Hell's Ironworks, May 12, 2011.

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  1. Hell's Ironworks

    Hell's Ironworks Seasoned Veteran
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    Could they get sued ? And wether they can or not, do you think they would ?

    Just curious. I know id be pissed / bummed but i wouldnt go that far...
     
  2. nynyve

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    It's been tried. The players lost.
     
  3. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
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    Read the ToS. We don't actually own our characters or any pixels they have. If EA pulled the plug on UO, all I think they have to do is give us 6 months notice. Been some years since I read the thing, but I imagine they kept themselves clear of any grounds for a lawsuit they might lose.
     
  4. Hell's Ironworks

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    Really? Uo or another game? and if Uo, on what?
     
  5. RaDian FlGith

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    I doubt they could get sued.

    Yeah, someone would certainly try.

    Me... I might actually break out into song and dance at this point. UO has, as of today, become the old, tired horse that really needs to be taken to the local glue factory after a swift bullet between its eyes.
     
  6. Vlaude

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    I would care for all of about 2 seconds then go play something else.
     
  7. Sevin0oo0

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    maybe we'd get free char xfers (sans items) to Warhammer or lotro
     
  8. Hell's Ironworks

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    U think they'd transfer to Wwiionline? Id love night sight when flying my hurry2c at night, or use a mettalic tub on a panzer . Metalflake painted tanks ftw !
     
  9. Percivalgoh

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    I haven't ever seen a need to go play another game but if they closed shop I might. I would not worry about getting a refund and I do pay 6 months at a time. I am just thankful for being able to play up to this point.
     
  10. Capn Kranky

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    No ... it is in the Terms of Service agreement you implicitly agree to each time you log in. It essentially states they can shut it all down and we are hosed. Period.
     
  11. Since the TOS clearly states
    AS IS, AS AVAILABLE

    and until a "notice" is put here:
    Service Updates

    "minimum warning is ..."
    How many days?
    (cheat sheet)

    yw ... :danceb:
     
  12. Chad Sexington

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    Sue them for the loss of in-game items or the 5 months left on your recent 6 month subscription?

    (Please, don't tell me it's the items we're discussing.)

    :(
     
  13. Hell's Ironworks

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    Well those are the only reasons i would see. What else? emotionnal damage? lol

    Joking aside, im sure some folks would be completely devastated.
     
  14. Tanivar

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    The UO ToS is available at Answer

    Sections 5c & 9 cover the situation most specifically.

    I to wouldn't be to shook up if EA announced the end of UO. The game got trashed at AoS, High Seas was a sick joke, and whats apparently coming soon doesn't sound worth a thing. I'll just move on to another game, or retire from online gaming if they mercy kill this game <shrug>.
     
  15. WildWobble

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    anyone who would try would be foolish and sorta a sad story how pathetic would you need to be?
     
  16. Tom_Builder

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    I dont think you could sue. If they did end UO I would be happy, as it is I rarely log in anymore. I just cant bring myself to quit paying my monthly dues. But I can see the end of the tunnel coming up fast. I do keep wishing they would come out with UO2 instead of messing around with this one. Oh well, like my wife always tells me, I will always be a dreamer.

    Tom
     
  17. virtualhabitat

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    I would be forever spared from having to read silly threads like this one.
    I'd also save $13 per month.
     
  18. Fat Midnight

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    IMHO the best thing that could happen to the Ultima franchise would be UOs death. In EA`s eyes, Ultima is not a big money maker. As long as they can get something out of UO, it will stay as it is. If you want something big and new in the Ultima world, UO has to die first.
     
  19. kelmo

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    Does it look like UO is closing?
     
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