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Discussion in 'UO Catskills' started by Pandora_CoD, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Pandora_CoD

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    Hello everyone! I have recently re-activated my accounts and returned to Catskills. Everyone has been really friendly and helpful in re-acquainting me with all the changes that have happened in the last 6-7 years. I just wanted to write and hopefully reconnect with some old folks and make some new friends.

    For those of you that are "very" old school, you may remember my guild --- Children of Darkness --- we were the founders and keepers of a player ran evil RP theme, with its own player town named Vamp's Lair. We had 1 of only 2 placed castles in Felucca (well, we didn't know it as Felucca back then because there was no Trammel hehe) and held various PvP tournaments and PvP Ladders alongside our old sister guild which was mostly always a Minax guild, Xiled From Humanity (XH).

    I am looking to put in a few more years here, so I will be more than likely restarting my evil RP theme based on Vampire the Masquerade as well as organizing some PvP tournaments and events. I will certainly make updates here on Stratics. :)

    Thanks to everyone that has been so nice and have helped me out.
     
  2. Podolak

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    I definitely remember CoD! I am thinking probably late 1999 early 2000 ish time frame.

    And, welcome back.
     
  3. Norrar

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    Podolak sounds very familiar... did you join in on one of our tourneys long ago? I think you did. Was it a 3v3 tourney? The guild was around since the inception of the shard, circa 1997... but we were at the height of our recognition in 1999-2000, you have a great memory!

    We had the Catskills PvP Ladder which was the 1v1 and ran for several months, but also almost weekly had "group" pvp tourneys. We gave away a placed tower and like 100,000g almost every month. Back then that was a HUGE DEAL! ;)
     
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    Thank you very much Norrar... I will DEFINTELY go there when I have my theme back up and running. :)
     
  6. Podolak

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    Yes, I do believe that your tourneys were the first I ever participated in. I am not sure if you remember a good friend of mine, Mute. I believe it was he who introduced me to CoD. I remember hearing that CoD was around since 1997 but I only started in 1999 so of course I haven't experiences before that.

    It will be very exciting to see what you do this go around, I look forward to your progress as you re-introduce Catskills to CoD. Good luck and by all means if you have any questions, me and a great many others are always available to help. It sounds like you already have been re-familiarized with the inner-ultima workings but something always pops up doesn't it?
     
  7. a grey wolf

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    Hi Pandora. You may or may not remember me but I used to post on the XH forums back in the day as Cutter. I ran around with some of the XH and Draxarum (I think those 2 guilds overlapped at one point), but then we had some falling out...I think if memory serves it had something to do with Arcturus and Vampiress having a feud, and Vampy was my friend.
    Don't think I ever knew you very well but I definitely used to be pretty well-hated by the XH crew and fought them all over the place. :thumbup1:

    I also remember some epic faction battles south of papua (old minax base) and elsewhere. XH was Minax, TG was SL, GTG, KX, and U(Madmardagan's guild) were TB. I am trying to remember who the large COM guild was but my memory is failing me...

    Oh, welcome back! :)
     
  8. Pandora_CoD

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    Podolack ---
    I remember Mute very well, great player. He was in CoD for a time I do believe. He still around? If so, send my best wishes and greetings. :)

    Cutter ---
    I do remember Cutter, and Drax was at one point a member of CoD. Remember our guild tower used to be at the Spirit Shrine. It was called the "Spirit Tower" until the wonderful Seige of Trinsic event happened and it colored the spirit shrine all black and red, so I renamed it the "Dark Tower". You and I and a lot of the folks from CoD used to spar and work up our wrestling and swords and stuff. I CLEARLY remember that!
     
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    Yep, in fact my old tower was just a few screens away from your tower by that shrine...just a few screens south and west between that shrine and the mountains, in one of the clearings. Once you left the game I used to camp your tower there waiting for it to fall cause I was always jealous that you had a shrine in your front yard, and my place a few screens away had nothing! :lol:
     
  10. Podolak

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    He is in WoW presently. I keep temping him back though. Occasionally I re-activate his account to hold/transfer a house. I always send him an e-mail when I do enticing him to log in and just check things out. He hasn't taken me up on the offer yet but has seemed interested at times. He will be weak and I'll draw him back someday. I will let him know you are back around, maybe that will help too.
     
  11. Mute

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    He tries to tempt me all the time. I have logged in and looked around, looked to see what is still my bank. The controls gave me a fit as i am used to moving around with my mouse and being able to see around me and still moving forward, scrolling the camera in and out. I did look as started my WoW account back in February 2005, that is so long ago....

    If anyone wants to see what it is like send me a note and help. I play on the The Scryers server under the names of Iconic, Occisor, Angeleca (yes a female char, who is a very good healer, night elf druid), and a horde char named Descur.
     
  12. Podolak

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    Mute, come on man! Our 1997 graphics are WAY better than those 2004 graphics from WoW. That by itself should get you to switch back let alone my amazing charm and wit. Don't you want to train dex with me at brit bank again for 8 hours straight and not get to 100 dex because I have a plate gorget on giving me -1 dex that we didn't realize was there?
     
  13. Mute

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    I remember a thief named Bagofchips or something to that effect stealing a newish player boat key.....

    I remember sitting now poison boxes and watching people dying then those around them looting them only to have the guards called on them and themselves being looted....

    I remember dying in front of Brit Bank and a young fellow telling those around that this dead body belonged to a individual who was on the reward board so they attempted to cut up the corpse to remove the head to gain the reward only to have the guards called on them...

    I remember alot of fun....before it all changed....