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Mesanna, any chance of a Siege style ruleset shard that we can transfer into?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Tanivar, Apr 21, 2015.

  1. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
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    Siege has such potential but shows it doesn't want new players, only returning Siege players and is unwilling to permit change to perhaps draw prodo players to it. Can we get a copy of Siege that people can transfer to and bring their stuff with them as can be done between prodo shards, or at least transfer their stuff to a character made there if characters won't transfer there due to code difficulties?
     
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    No thats a dumb idea, Siege is terrible.
     
  3. Acid Rain

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    Siege doesn't want new players? Didn't they already allow prodo players to place another house there?

    What changes are they unwilling to permit?

    Get a copy of Siege? Many players cry there are to many servers already.

    Transfer to Siege? Siege was specifically designed to not allow transfers either way.

    I think their time is better served working on this new release than messing with this low population shard.
     
  4. The Craftsman

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    Siege is great. But this is a terrible idea because what this game doesnt need is yet another shard to spread the population even thinner
     
  5. Marisa Kirisame

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    If you make a copy of Siege the actual Siege will be abandoned (mostly). If you transfer to Siege the valuables converting issue persists. People should create a new char there - but there's a problem that rare things are a symbol of social status. No rares = you're poor newb even if you are a respected player since the beta that has helped literally everyone, have participated in every event and have a lot of server births etc.
     
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    We need less shards not more.
     
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    Terrible idea.
    And what do you mean by saying Siege is unwilling to permit change? Makes no sense at all.
    The population is so tiny that even one new player by himself can do whatever he wants.
    There is a decent community to boot.
    IMO anyone that seriously wants to play Siege and cannot has their own personal issues.
     
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  8. Marisa Kirisame

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    Yeah, Malas is all empty for housing, even got a nice house by a living forest with enough room to enlarge it to build a nice brothel (I wish I had THE most secluded spot in Sosaria though).
     
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  9. Val'lyn De'ana

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    Sorry you feel that way, but if it weren't for Siege, I wouldn't be playing UO.

    -Val'lyn
     
  10. Val'lyn De'ana

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    We get it, you've been tossing the idea of transferring to Siege for a while now. Yet, you've missed the point of every one of the current players replies on the topic.

    You want to be able to transfer your deco items from your prodo shard to Siege...why? So you can decorate your house the way you do on the production shard. But because many of us have voiced our concerns about Siege getting flooded with duped gold and items, we some how don't want new players.

    I am sorry you feel that way, but it's rubbish.

    Of course we want new players, the problem is and always has been, the moment you allow transferring onto Siege...the moment you trash the economy. Once again, I'm sorry you've missed that point, but you need to understand the ramifications of your idea.

    -Val'lyn
     
  11. Tanivar

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    And do you understand the ramifications of your mindset? I really doubt you do.
     
  12. Candy Cane

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    I will say it again SIEGE is a shard to be PLAYED. Go back and sit in your nicely decorated house on whatever shard you came from, enjoy it, then come back to Siege and just play the game. This is what I do, I decorate on LS and play Siege.
     
  13. Val'lyn De'ana

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    You can doubt it, but you would be wrong. You are the first person to push this type of idea for a very long time. The only reason you want this to get approved is so you can transfer over deco items for your home on Siege.

    Please don't take this wrong, but if this weren't for a selfish reason, I'd give it more consideration.

    -Val'lyn
     
  14. FrejaSP

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    Tanivar, maybe make a list of item you need, there may be people who want to sell them to you or even trade them with item, gold on their prodo shard.
    You could also be lucky at a IDOC and find some of the items.
    Ruining the shard just to make you happy is not the way.
     
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    Yeah I don't see the point of this.
     
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  16. Smoot

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    id play siege if my character there didnt suck. if i could transfer to a siege playset shard i would, but just not worth the time to level all those skills and start from my way outdated temp.

    never really liked the 1 character thing either. for me to really play a shard, i need to be able to transfer in characters, or have at least 1 pure pvm character and 1 crafter.

    even if you could transfer to siege but not from it, just characters no gold / items more people would probably come in. id bump up the character slots to at least 2 or 3 as well.
     
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    Siege could open xfers tmrw for free and I wouldn't transfer there..no to anymore shards! We need less not more!


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    Pointless thread.
     
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    No more shards please.
     
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    Mythic tokens and advanced tokens work here as well incase ya did know.
     
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  21. Tanivar

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    I'll just go the route others unhappy with Siege as it is have done, I'll go play a pre-UO:Ren freeshard for the Reward to go with the Risk.
     
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    I doubt you can transfer to there. :yell:
     
  23. Val'lyn De'ana

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    You mean the risk that the free shard will close with no notice (like so many others have done in the past)?

    -Val'lyn
     
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    That made me laugh in real life!! Freja I am awarding you the best post in this thread!!
     
  25. Val'lyn De'ana

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    +1 Agreed :)

    -Val'lyn
     
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  26. Lady Michelle

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    Maybe copy a character to siege like we do now for the test center, but with restrictions on what we are able to bring to siege with us.
    Everything you want to bring over needs to be in your backpack, and bank box no pack animals. This way players will be very choosey on what to bring with them.
    Off the top of my head no blessed deeds, blessed items with mods on them, or EM items from other shards.
     
  27. Val'lyn De'ana

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    The Siege economy doesn't need an influx of items from the production shards IMHO.

    -Val'lyn
     
  28. Lady Michelle

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    I would be happy to just copy a character over to siege with limited gold.
     
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  29. Smoot

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    i do but thankyou. i do use them sometimes on production shards, but to get 120 skill have to rely on jewels / items, cant really do that on siege. i know im "lazy" but just have no desire to hand train more characters especially since its much harder on siege.
     
  30. Lady Michelle

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    I find it kinda funny some think vet players don't want players coming to Siege when I see them wanting players to come to Siege. I see them setting up events and inviting anyone to come over. I play on Siege not once was I ever told I wasn't wanted on Siege, and to leave I find the Siege players great players to be around.
     
  31. GarthGrey

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    For the 2nd time now, Goodbye, any chance you'll take Apollyon with ya ? :p
     
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  32. Candy Cane

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    Its actually much easier to make a player on Siege because of the RoT. Plus it takes less of everything when you make a crafter. Jewels or items aren't a problem either. People on Siege are very generous when it comes to helping people, they will give you scrolls, jewels, armor and gold most of the time.
     
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  33. Smoot

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    thanks. maybe when i find time to make another go of it ill have to post for a little help :)
     
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    Post on the Siege shard forum or just yell in Gen Chat, tell them you are new and what you need for help. The people are super helpful and nice. Plus most of the reds left will give you a pass if they know your new till you get your char up and geared.
     
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    Huh?
    The OP won't play Siege because he can't xfer his chars there and bring his decos?
    If that's true, that's the silliest thing I have heard in a long time.
    Talk about completely missing the point about Siege lol.
    He has his precious decos so now he wants to stash them away in a Siege house so he can go out and pretend to get some peril?
    I refuse to believe that
     
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    It has some of us puzzled as well.

    -Val'lyn
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    Every Felucca is empty, Siege is empty, and if you made a new Siege-style shard it would end up with like a dozen players who are all stealthers and never see each other. Fact.
     
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    Obviously it's just his way of displaying his disapproval for people not liking his idea. Of course vets want new players. Like I said to him on the siege thread the only time anything EVER got done on siege it was spearheaded by one or more "vets". It's been a bit of a fad lately of people coming in and bashing vets.
     
  40. Smoot

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    remove stealth / hiding. problem solved. it would be a special rule-set shard anyway, dont see why this couldnt be a added.

    plenty of dead shards to choose from to convert another shard to special ruleset. give every character there an account bound token if they wish to leave.
     
  41. Lady Michelle

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    Remove stealth, and hiding ? That would be like removing magery off a mage problem solved :D.
     
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    No offense but I believe his point was that 99% of Siege pvpers roll with stealth and hiding.
    Kinda odd to me also as I always thought the idea behind going to the shard was to experience more risk and peril.
    Stealthing around 24/7 to avoid confrontation and maybe hopping in on a dismount gank here and there really doesn't seem too risky to me.
    Couple that with the fact that there is a longstanding Siege tradition of placing your foes items on your vendor for them to easily buy back and I really don't see why any Siege players ever try to advertise anything special at all...
    Siege definitely has a nice little community but so do most of the other dead or almost dead shards. It's just a matter of small numbers
     
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    Hiding is if we nerf stealth, so they only can move in walk speed and let areal spells and poison unhide stealthers and hiders, make exp poison useful again :devil:
     
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    Have fun on your free shard, sorry your mindset wouldn't work on siege anyhow, DLTDHYOTA.
     
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    Less shards, not more.
     
  46. Smoot

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    exactly goldberg hit it on the head. i really think "official" uo could gain some people if it made some of the dead shards into variable rulesets, gain players from the freeshards who prefer different eras in UO.

    i think a full loot pvp shard with armor circa 2004 and maybe one pre-aos would bring back players to official UO. Until then, the majority of UOers will play on the non-official servers and youl be left with players like me who only continue to pay the sub for deco / item-dependent suit building / EM events.
     
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    Why should any shard suffer for a stupid idea? Just because you think a shard is dead means nothing, think of other people besides yourself.
     
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    UO dies over stupid idea.
     
  49. Smoot

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    30 or so people who have to make a small decision to benefit thousands who have left for a free shard that has a rewarding ruleset / item management? i think its a good tradeoff.

    we all know OSI UO is the minority of UO players now, i suppose yes i must just accept that fact and let the populations here die in peace rather than causing an uproar from the very small groups of players on shards like balhae, arirang, lake austin and origin. any of those shards would be prime canditates for a conversion, it would be a renassiance most likely increase those pops by 3000 percent or more. 10-100 unhappy players there could go to other shards. i dont see any drawback at all.
     
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    LMAO What crystal ball are you looking into or better yet remove your rose colored glasses. What thousands are are you referring to, the thousands that are in your mind?
     
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