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Mages are rediculously overpowered.

Discussion in 'UO Spiels N Rants' started by Balinor of Pk?, May 8, 2013.

  1. Balinor of Pk?

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    Seriously, they're so overpowered, I can't wait to get mine done, so I can kill people in 3 spells and laugh. Does anyone test this garbage? Seriously. Hey I know, lets just throw bad ideas against the wall, and see if people will enjoy them. Nerf some of the more fun templates, make mages overpowered by a long shot, and add armor enhancements that are boring and don't stack. Wheee. Bad patches were old years ago.
     
  2. Dermott of LS

    Dermott of LS UOEC Modder
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    This is gonna go well.
     
  3. Vexxed

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    LoL at Balinor. You were always a horrible player so I have no idea what you think your doing talking about PvP. Mages just took a HUGE kick in the pants with the last publish when they took away the ability to overcap DCI & UPGRADED the HLD effect, so I don't know what your talking about. Try actually hitting your own macros for a change lol. Vhinn.... lololol... Actually log on Sonoma so I can trash you on Peon k?
     
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  4. Ashlynn_L

    Ashlynn_L Lore Master
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    Yeah, there is a definite caster bias in this edition - fighters just end up being meat shields for mages. They need to be nerfed. Clerics are just as bad and don't get me started on psions.

    Oh wait, wrong game... =P
     
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  5. virtualhabitat

    virtualhabitat Lore Keeper
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    Ford is waaay better than Chevy. Just sayin'.
    I want to thank my parents, my friends, Jesus, and a few random Stratics members, who made it possible to inflate my post count in this utterly forgettable thread.

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  6. Viper09

    Viper09 Grand Poobah
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    I seem to recall posts complaining about how overpowered dexers are with this new publish. I love reading the forums :p
     
  7. spoonyd

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    If you're dying in three spells then your HP are too low, you aren't chugging during a combo, you aren't appling away any curses/debuffs, you aren't disrupting the mage enough (since he can't kill you in three spells if you fizzle him), or you are going about PvP completely wrong being ill-prepared for the field.

    It sounds like you have little field experience thus far if you really think mages are overpowered. If you're a dexxer going up a wrestle parry mage then yeah you WILL have some difficulty.
     
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  8. Winker

    Winker Babbling Loonie
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    learn to pvp, if you're dead to 3 spells you really need to learn how to heal. with 50 EP and a 4 second Bandie there is now way on earth you can die to a mage in 3 spells.

    Lets see I cast curse (1 spell) you eat an apple.
    I cast curse again (2nd spell) now at this point to do enough damage to hurt you I need to do a combo of explode flame strike, so you see me casting explode, you then hit your trap box to do some damage to your self then hit the bandie macro to start healing. explode goes off by which time your bandie heals the lot, you eat another apple to lift the curse, I then hit you with and flame strike and you then chug a heal pot.

    so that's 4 spells and you are still at full life and uncursed.

    Maybe you just need to learn how to pvp and don't stand around in one spot allowing a mage to cast on you
     
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  9. popps

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    May I ask what exactly has been changed in the game to make Mages a stronger template in PvP, currently ?

    Just for the sake of the discussion, why would, for example, be a dexer at a disadvantage when fighting versus a Mage, as of now ?
     
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    Doesn't the Protection spell ensure that a Mage is not interrupted while casting ?
     
  11. Winker

    Winker Babbling Loonie
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    In protection your casting time is so slow that if you die to a mage in protection it can only be due to a total lack of healing
     
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  12. Warpig Inc

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    Have to remember that mage skills can be amplified by other skills. The mage that overpowered the OP did it with at least three other skills. Others might confirm those skills along the line of Tinker, Smith and Tailor. Really shouldn't get between a Mule and their BoDs.
     
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  13. Cetric

    Cetric Grand Inquisitor
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    Isn't Balinor the guy that.... plays 3 archers? I'll leave it at that.


    *Points to signature
     
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  14. SlobberKnocker

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    this thread will self lock in 5 seconds.....
     
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