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I've lost my way....

Discussion in 'UHall' started by silent, May 25, 2012.

  1. silent

    silent Lore Master
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    and so have some others. When I started UO back in 97 it wasn't about the items or things. It was about the experience and the people. This is what kept me playing some nights until the sun came up. Now that all of the people I've played with are long gone I've focused too much on the items. I joined a large guild on my shard a while ago with hopes the larger the guild the better the chance of finding some people that I bonded with and could have adventures with. Unfortunately while everyone I've met in the guild seems nice it's just not recreating that magic from the early years I had with my old guild. I always felt out of place from the beginning. So I'm asking for what others have done who have maybe lost their focus and regained it. Start a new guild from the ground up? Play time isn't as plentiful as it once was either.
     
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  2. Tjalle

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    Come join us on Siege where you´ll learn that items only matters until you lose them. :)
     
  3. Luka Melehan

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    or your house falls, lol. Its all good tho. Siege is worth it. Come start over with me!
     
  4. old gypsy

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    I've lost my way, too, it seems. I was planning on taking time out from UO for a while (to get RL priorities in order), then decided to just try moving to a small house and getting rid of a ton of "stuff", which I did.... but instead of logging in less, I find myself checking in most days and end up playing when I should be tending to more important things. Earlier today I was even contemplating buying a new ship, then had to ask myself, "Is this what you call taking a break?!"

    Oh, I'm not going to close my account, but I plan on packing up everything, including the house, and taking a month off.
     
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  5. Ryna

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    I came to the conclusion that to get some of the old experience back, I am going to try to start a guild for new and returning players. Hopefully there's enough of those to make a guild, but either way I'm gonna try. :c)
     
  6. Lord Nabin

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    There are Several great Role Play Communities that do an excellent job. I would track onje down and get integrated
     
  7. Mirt

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    We are going to try and keep luring you back just so you know. Thats how we are. I am hoping that after a month your back with a vengance.:grouphug:
     
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  8. old gypsy

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    Oh, I'll most certainly be back -- can't miss that 15th anniversary, after all. But I think I'll restrict my future activities to pirate hunting with Lucy when that day comes. I'm hoping a month off will help me break - or at least lessen - the addiction. I'm not good at balancing things. *sigh*
     
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  9. Mirt

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    That I understand but we all miss you. At least maybe I can join you on a pirate hunt.
     
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  10. Lord Nabin

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    Argh, Hunting Pirates is fun as long as there is plenty of Rum....
     
  11. FrejaSP

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    Silent I feel the same. When I played in 1997-1998, I was living in a magic, dangerous second world. That magic is long gone. I believe UO become to safe, to easy. You don't have to "fight" to survive.
    In old days, you did risk to lose everything. You had to be a little smart to survive and people did depend of each others.
     
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  12. old gypsy

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    That would be great fun!! :)
     
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  13. OvenBird

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    Indeed. When I came back and a few people gave me some artifacts to start out with I just banked them, almost embarrassed to have them with such a low skill. I was sure I'd lose them. When I figured out insurance and my funds ran out I remembered that familiar sting.
     
  14. hungry4knowhow

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    Also feeling lost....and bored...
     
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    That world is gone for us. It was almost like a second childhood starting out in UO, a vast and wonderous land. Now the internet is not new, games are not new. Our experiences pre-Facet split were wonderful for many of us, but that can not be recaptured and now we look back a it like an old fading sepia photograph.
     
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