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New Haven needs to become the only starting area again.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Velvathos, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Velvathos

    Velvathos Lore Keeper
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    You know, starting wherever you like is a good idea for a game that has a HIGH population, Atlantic would be okay I suppose.. The rest of the shards though, all it did was spread the game out so thin that New Haven lost its soul function, it had become a recruiting ground for guilds and should have remained so, you'd constantly see people there trying to recruit the people making new characters on each shard and it became a place of activity to a place that is completely dry of any players..
     
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  2. SunWolf

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    I meet people who start in Yew cause it suits them more. I explain Haven and how it helps with skills and such but, creating a charater and picking a town, to me was always thier birthplace.
    Haven has good things, but also alot of bad things, such as idiotic people.
     
  3. Felonious Monk

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    I can see how it would help people brand new to uo. However when I make a new chr Haven is the last place I want to be.
    For me the main point of your post is we lack players.
     
  4. Spiritless

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    I think there should be a universal "new player experience" concept which isn't entwined in a single location, but applicable to all starting areas.
     
  5. G.v.P

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    OP argument doesn't make sense to me. When I started, I started in Minoc, because I wanted to be a miner. I read about each city and Minoc seemed to be "the" place to do mining. I like being able to choose. On the other hand, there should be a book, or a prompt, or something, to encourage newly created players on brand new accounts to port to New Haven. That would be cool. Otherwise, I'd rather start my characters elsewhere ;P.
     
  6. Flagg

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    Kinda agree with OP. On most servers newbie who spawns anywhere - but- Haven can spend his/her entire time in UO without seeing a single soul.
     
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