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Increased Bank storage

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Ezekiel Zane, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. Ezekiel Zane

    Ezekiel Zane Grand Inquisitor
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    In the time of less than 10¢ per gigabyte for hard drive space, compared to over $40 per gig back in 1999, isn't it time we could get more than 125 or 150 item storage in bank boxes?

    Unlimited may not be the right answer but in this day where they give us dozens of items and hundreds of variations on colors and themes for collecting and when you can barely store more than 100 mil in one bank box, it's seems it's time to increase the item count.

    I'm sure this'll get the usual 100 mil is too much gold comments, so be it, but that's not the point of the post.

    Collecting things has nothing to do with value or greed.
     
  2. Aran

    Aran INFRACTION INFRACTION INFRACTION!
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    Learn to pick and choose, don't be greedy.
     
  3. aarons6

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    really??
    its next to impossible to play on a shard with no house storage..

    the bank storage needs to be increased..
     
  4. shalanria

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    Agreed! They should have looked at this long ago. Even GW which doesn't even have a monthly fee increased theirs long ago.
     
  5. Tazar

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    really?? I have characters on every American shard - but I only have houses on Atlantic and I do fine on the other shards. Heck - I did not even have a house on Atlantic until Malas opened. I lived the life of a vagabond and kept only what was important.

    *sits back so all those who know me can laugh at the pack-rat I have become*
     
  6. Evlar

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    I'm in agreement with this too.

    Although most of my storage is in houses, given bugs that have caused items to go missing over the years (try a stored rune library of over 150 personally marked books :( ), better "secure" storage makes sense. I've yet to lose a single item from bank storage.
     
  7. BeefSupreme

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    I'd settle for just having checks over the amount of 1 million.
     
  8. Uvtha

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    I see no reason to be against it. But its not important.
     
  9. How about NOT having checks or stacks of gold count toward your total "item total"? It would still list how many mil checks you have in a container in your bank box, but would not count against the total. The same with stacks of coins...
     
  10. Harlequin

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    I want both increased bank storage and gold that appears just as a counter when banked without taking up space.

    I'm greedy!
     
  11. MalagAste

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    No......

    Now I'm not against going from 125 to 150...... that's no biggy...... but there are already WAY too many people with WAY more gold that should be out there..... I say if you have that much gold..... you can afford to buy something to store it in.
     
  12. Tukaram

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    In Guild Wars I also really like the account bank instead of the character bank. I hardly use the UO bank. It is too much hassle to have 6 banks. I just use the house for pretty much everything.

    Luckily (or unluckily?) housing is crazy easy to find. I just came back last week and already have a max lockdown, Great Lakes house (and found 3 more spots).
     
  13. UOKaiser

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    Im curious. What would these people buy using gold to store things If they already have a house on another shard?
     
  14. Divster

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    ha good point, maybe you could have a bank for finances and stoerage space instead of both in one?
     
  15. Tanivar

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    I'd say just enable larger checks. Take it up to 1 billion instead of 1 million as the max size of a check. A counter, being a new system at the bank, could glitch and you would lose all your gold. Increasing the check limit should be a simple set variable change.

    Some of you have to have ridiculous amounts of gold. I've seen vendors in Luna heavily loaded with items priced in the 10's & 100's of millions that must cost more per day in vendor fees than the mere few millions that I have. :)
     
  16. Beer_Cayse

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    When I'm moving to a new location i when I would like about 250 (double the space) but other than that, my house is fine. New characters are hobos until they have the travel/survival ability to get to the house.

    Any other shard than my home one, I live outta the bank.
     
  17. Aran

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    All my houses are within easy walking distance of towns :3
     
  18. Salya Sin

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    This would help immensely! I don't have enough gold in that department... but I know people who do.

    This is another really good idea! Now if I only had the gold for this to be helpful? LOL.


    Although, overall... storage increase is necessary at this point. If for no other reason than the number of new items in the game since the last increase.
     
  19. Obsidian

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    How do you get 150 item bank storage? I have the 40% bonus for my house, but never noticed any increase in bank storage beyond 125 items.

    -OBSIDIAN-
     
  20. EricVT

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    You couldn't increase the check size very much without having to implent some other changes as well. If suddenly you could make checks for 25M gold you still have to have a way to get 25M gold into your bank box.

    The ideal solution in my opinion is to just do away with the check system completely, keep gold around only as loot on monsters and have all of your money get "deposited" into a counter when the gold is put in the bank. Whatever is in your counter is available to be spent at NPC shops and player run vendors and is able to be traded between players without the need to put a bunch of checks into a trade window.
     
  21. Stupid Miner

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    ... I don't see why they cant make bank boxes hold gold like vendors hold it: numerically, and able to be taken out when needed.
     
  22. Silverbird

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    It is easy to run out of bank storage on a char that lives out of it. My smith has problems to keep his stack of resources in his bank. (When I had a break a few years ago, I lost all of my ingots + leathers course I had my houses fall. I want to avoid that to happen a second time.) And I havent even bothered to collect granite. Collecting a few bods is impossible too with only one acc and a char, that lives from a bank box.
     
  23. Splup

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    Hmmh...

    I would like to have shared bankbox with all my chars on one shard. And yes, with more then 125 items.

    Would make suit etc trading on shards where you have no house a lot easier.
     
  24. lineman

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    It would actually be a good gold sink if they could incorporate it into the game. Something like Wow does. Charge 1m for first extra bank box and ten for second ect ect. Make it so you can have 5 boxes with the 5th one costing 100m
     
  25. Tanivar

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    Probably wouldn't benefit enough players to be worth the man-hours programming.

    I rarely had a few hundred thousand at a time until I began growing & selling petals & thorns in 2008. You need to keep in mind, most players don't have 10 or 100 million gold pieces as pocket change to spend on a third, fourth, and fifth bank box.

    Would be a gold sink though.

    Or how about this? Add housing tiles to the custom house system that look to be made of gold coins that would cost a huge number of coins each? The process is reverseable. Need a few million gold? Remove that floor tile or statue off in the corner and you have a pile of coins you can lock down and use as needed. I'd love seeing stacks of gold max out at 1 million instead of a mere 60k.

    A bankbox common to all an accounts characters has come up off & on over the years. It's a nice feature I doubt we will ever see. Though giving us enough goodies in a future expansion to match Imbueing in SA is going to take a lot of lesser features all at once, so it might happen. :)
     
  26. ingsmsico

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    this is fine with me if there is a 125 mil limit per bank box.
     
  27. Teeshy

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    Buy the "Housing and Bank Storage Upgrade Code" at uogamecodes.com =)
     
  28. Freelsy

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    Completely agree! I have been saying this for years now. Adopt the system Diablo uses. Its just a counter on your paper doll, or wherever.

    Also, to all the people that want to increase the amount of gold placed on a check. Imagine the next dupe (yes there will be another, just a matter of time,) if you could dupe 125 billion in gold checks at one time. Its best to restrict the amount of actual gold coins in the game.
     
  29. the 4th man

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    Well kudos for you, t-man.....but realistically, what works for some, doesn't for others.........to each his own. Man, if everyone played like everyone else, in all aspects, we'd be nothing but a collective, the Borg.

    In my opinion, bank space coulda, shoulda, woulda, been added as an auto given in vet reward status, providing, your account has been played steadily, and not deactivated.

    These guys that call themselves vets, after a 4 or 5 year haitus, aren't worthy..........either way, bank storage is a must with game account age, somehow.


    later