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Is it worth it?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by kantoska, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. kantoska

    kantoska Guest

    Is it worth it to come back? Ive been away since 2006 after everything just got boring. PvP was so ridiculously unfair if you didnt have a ton of gold to drop on arties, and PvM had gotten stale. Has anything changed for the better?
     
  2. Sweeney

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    Now you need a ton of silver for faction artifacts.
     
  3. Nystul

    Nystul Lore Master
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    Fixed.
     
  4. Lord Patapon

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    Hehe.
    True, Nystul ... those things are incredibly cheap.

    There's more balance in PvP than 3 years ago, mostly, but discussing this matter on this board may be a not so good idea ^^
     
  5. Nystul

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    I think the faction items were a great addition. It gives players that don't have the time to farm all those items the chance to actually be able to use them.

    But personally I think now is a great time to start playing. But it all depends on your play style & what you're looking in a game to decide if "todays uo" is right ;x. With the new replicas, faction arties and the upcomming SA (whenever it comes... lol) it's a great time to get into the game. But pvp is a bit better as far as high end items within all players reach. (Thank duped vals/heartwoods & faction arties! :p). Hopefully the new spawn cam change/nerf will make obtaining scrolls a bit more realistic for the casual gamer not in a "top tier" guild.
     
  6. Bazer

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  7. Lord Gareth

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    I would say try it out. Arty wise its now common for people to have them its not just a select few. They arnt as rare either. I dont know how placed PvP is but you dont need much for arties.

    Give it a try for a month and see what you think.


     
  8. DirtMcGirt

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    No.

    Thanks...la
     
  9. kelmo

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    Ignore the mysterious troll behind the curtain. UO is what it is. It worth it for me. Find your place.
     
  10. DirtMcGirt

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    My post was as much of a "troll" as yours, If we are going by your "logic". So because my opinion differs from yours my post is considered a troll?

    The OP asked a question, I answered with my opinion.

    Thanks...la
     
  11. kelmo

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    *smiles*
     
  12. DirtMcGirt

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    *walks away snickering*
     
  13. Surgeries

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    :pancakes:

    :wall:

    :fight:

    :popcorn:

    :sword:

    :popcorn:

    *Lurks More*
     
  14. kelmo

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    *laughs* It is over. This persona got his 15 minutes...
     
  15. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
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    Back to the point. UO or any game you play is what you make of it. The depth of UO is unparalleled.
     
  16. Harlequin

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    Ah, you mean the mysterious newbie that also have an odd affection with adding "...la" to his posts like good ole Ricola? I think he's just creating a new account so that I can't call him Ricola. DirtMcGirtla sounds really weird.

    Back on topic, if it's arties you are worried about, one content update added a point system for Doom that works like Treasures of Tokuno I and II (not sure if you were around for either of those particular publishes).

    Also, a recent content update (there are regular content update nowadays) added faction versions of the more useful arties that you can buy with silver. These are more powerful than the Doom versions and are only available to factioneers. UOGuide has a great page on this:

    http://www.uoguide.com/Factions
     
  17. kantoska

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    Hmmm.... maybe I will give it a try. Ive been feeling kinda nostalgic as of late, and looking around it does seem like things have improved some. What the hey right? Im only out $12 if it sucks. Anything else i should know really?
     
  18. TheScoundrelRico

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    Nah, the only time I ever created an alt account was when I was perma banned...la
     
  19. Harlequin

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    Ahh! 2 pieces of good news then!

    1) I can still continue to call you Ricola!
    2) You have a fan!
     
  20. Harlequin

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    There might be a bit of a learning curve. If you have a question or problem, just post on stratics. Lotsa folks will help you out/offer advice.

    Oh yeah, all faction towns' trammel equivalents will come under seige by monsters and townsfolk if the sigil in fel has been stolen:

    http://www.uoguide.com/War_of_Shadows

    So get out of dodge quick if your chars were previously logged out the listed towns.


    You probably missed the destruction of Magincia and people carrying off the rubble walls/coconut trees etc for decor. But if you are interested in that sort of things, check out how to get more rubble here via first of the rebuilding Magincia quests:

    http://vboards.stratics.com/showthread.php?t=108411
     
  21. rwek

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    I'd say don't come back.

    PVM is stale.


    PVP is plagued with cheats.


    Crafting is just really messed up. So why am I playing? Really, I need another game.


    This game could probably entertain you for 2 months, before you hit boredom.
     
  22. Maplestone

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    *ponders the psychology that leads a person to continuously play a game (or at least patrol a game board) while advising other people to not start playing*

    Does UO need a surgeon-general's warning?
     
  23. Mistura

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    lol