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Kyronix, when do we get to recall into/out of Blackthorn's Castle?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Parnoc, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Parnoc

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    You said this was going to happen before Thanksgiving and hit some sort of snag but said it would be fixed, when is that going to happen?
     
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  2. Kyronix

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    I'm guessing you are referring to the dungeon, as the castle will still be a restricted area. There are few other behind the scenes changes that we are working on as well unrelated to the dungeon. When those are complete the change allowing players to recall out of the dungeon will be included with that publish.
     
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  3. Voodoo Bad Mojo

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    would one of those fixes be stopping unattended stealth tamers from sitting in a room all day farming?

    haha

    you know what you guys should do?
    you should make it so whenever 100 of anything is killed a mob of stuff spawns.
    like 10 greater dragons, couple Ancient Wyrms, couple Ancient Liches.

    that way if someone is there playing it would be fun.
    and if someone isnt there attended..... well thats just too bad for them.
     
  4. Obsidian

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    I also don't like unattended farmers, but this seems a bit overkill for the average player that is fighting the normal spawn because the pods are much to difficult for their character. I've worked both and found the drop rate in the pods to be far superior to the normal spawn. I get at most 3 drops and hour on the normal spawn. The other day I had 10 in 90 min in the pods. There are probably some that do much better than that as well. So my request would be to not nerf the normal spawn otherwise the dungeon becomes too hard for characters in development/training.
     
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  5. Felonious Monk

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    Spoken like a pro. No time frame whatsoever. Not even within a month. Bonus points for not saying "soon".
     
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    What do you mean by "the pods"?
     
  7. Obsidian

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    Pods are the chunks of town in the new dungeon where the captains spawn.
     
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    Thanks, thought that's what you meant - I spend a lot of time there - love the required strategies


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  9. Goodmann

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    7 accounts unattended, 3 martis a hour thats 21 per hr. Let's macro 10 hrs unattended that's just 210 martis per day. Sounds like a gold mine!
     
  10. THP

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    and thats why marty prices are falling like a lead baloon....
     
  11. THP

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    and thats why marty prices are falling like a lead baloon....
     
  12. Winker

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    Ahh well look on the bright side, he is keeping UO alive with those 7 accounts. If he is paying $84 a month he deserves a few arties in return.

    Oh its only around 1 arty per hour not 3, I have now done over 60 hours down there and while you may get 2 an hour from time to time. Thats not the norm, thats just the RNG being nice to you. So i would say with 7 accounts and 10 hours a day it maybe more like 80 arties a day not 210
     
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    I'm an not actually doing this. I was just doing the math. I rather play a cpl hours and get my martis than sit there afk
     
  14. THP

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    well WHILE EVER the cheater are allowed to cheat without no puishment then they will keep doing it.....alasit as benefits ...prices have dropped well well below a 750k a pop....think we will see arti prices at 100k a pop in the new year.....if this continues.....and we can all get awesome items for peanuts...kinda like the turn in went when they found a way to dupe one or two of the high priced turn in items.....that one for mega points etc etc.....LOLZ

    THP [Legendary Idocer of Europa] :next:
     
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    At this point, EA dosent care and will do nothing as long they have your monthly payment
    So ***** and complain all you want its what it is for good.
    No mater what type of scam, exploit or other meens to keep players goind, EA dosent care.
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    And yes I have played this game for years and have seen nothing done , but a few token bans to appease the masses.
     
  16. Obsidian

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    I see nothing wrong with prices becoming lower for high end gear. I welcome lower prices because with the rate of inflation it is harder and harder to earn gold to suit new characters.
     
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    This is what I'm experiencing as well. 1 per hour on average with an occasional lucky RNG. There are also plenty of times when I'm saying to myself f "it's been well over an hour now and still haven't gotten a drop. I'm due...right? Any minute now right?"

    The sheer fact that it takes as many game-time hours as it does guarantees the price on these items will not drop. They may come down in price like all items initially released in UO do. Blackthorn Artifacts will be no different and then the market will correct itself as it usually does.

    What's dropping in price are the Conjurer's Garb not the Blackthorn Artifacts.

    Remember many players have multiple accounts with multiple characters on multiple shards.

    I find myself asking myself whether or not I really want to try and suit all my characters across my accounts on all the shards I have characters on.

    If the answer is yes then I may be down in Blackthorns Castle for the next two and half years.

    It's a brutal grind any way you cut it.

    One other note. And this is just reality folks: If there is a guy with 7 accounts paying $84 a month farming (I personally haven't seen any such thing but if there is) he may have crossed the threshold were he's better off buying gold say for 1 Billion @ $200USD than he paying for his UO accounts and farming Blackthorn Artifacts. The trade off is he supporting the game we all love despite some players calling for his head on a spike.

    *Waits for people to jump on their soapbox*

    Yeah Yeah I know we don't want players like that. :rolleyes:
     
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  18. Warpig Inc

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    You suit a character within your capabilities. High end gear being cheepen with cheating is not an answer. In your progressive world a new character should come to life in a max mod cap blessed suit with a limitless Britainia Express card in the pocket. Without an NPC Mailman we wont ever get bill in our mailbox. Hate to see the back property taxes bill finally getting delivered. There is dream gear out there. If everyone gets what they want where is the fun? Grind for what you can and hope they do something about others belittling your effort.
     
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  19. Winter

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    The recall issue in the Blackthorn dungeon seems to be fixed now. Well, I only tried Sacred Journey, but am assuming the rest work.
     
  20. Dot_Warner

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    Recall works as well.
     
  21. claudia-fjp

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    I can understand tram, but why let people recall out in fel?