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new items on the UO store..

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Selurnoraa, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. Selurnoraa

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    I think just three new things.

    1. Set of 3 raised garden beds 19.99

    2.Mythic Character Token - "This token is an improved version of the Advanced character token. There are no templates to dictate points which means 5 skills can be set to 90. This token will also allow you to set your stats to 225. If you have more than 200 skill points on your character you will not be able to use this token. " - 24.99

    3. Instant Pet Bond Potions 4.99
     
  2. DarkWolf

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    Interesting that the Mythic Character Token is $5.00 cheaper than the Advanced Character Token... o_O
     
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  3. BeaIank

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    I wonder if those will be available at Brazil store too... since, you know, we can't even buy Stygian Abyss there.

    Edit:
    Unbelievable!!!
    They are there! Unlike Stygian Abyss that is nowhere to be seen...
     
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  4. Lady Storm

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    Oi there goes my credit card again...It passed out cold cause it knows its gunna be used for a few treets! Oh poor dear its been to the origin store so much in the last few weeks..... it already knows the way to it by heart......

    BeaIank cant you log into the normal store ? IT takes paypal.... and you could avoid the So. Am. store all together...
     
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  5. Martyna Zmuir

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    Wow. Serious crack smoking going on. These should have been $12.99 at the very most.

    We know something is seriously wrong when they start making cash grabs like this. It IS ironic though, what the beds breack down to per...$6.66.
     
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  6. Lady Silverbrook

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    I think this should stop the players screaming other games are pay to win when you offer things like the token.
     
  7. Promathia

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    lol? Considering we have already had the advanced character token for how long?
     
  8. Promathia

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    I agree the price is high....but something to consider

    The beds currently sell for about 30-35m. If you go off RL conversions from gold sellers, thats currently about 6-7$ per bed.
     
  9. Uriah Heep

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    *shakes head*

    He just announced new items in the store, and Whooomp!!! dere it ias! Amazing how quick things come along when they can make more $$ off us.
     
  10. Woodsman

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    Holy %$#%^$# I thought you were kidding.

    $19.99 for raised garden beds.

    $9.99 for the theme pack with a garden bed.

    And they are charging $19.99 for raised garden beds.

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    Either somebody is an idiot or they need money.
     
  11. Xalan Dementia

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    shoulda announced the 3 pack of garden beds back when we first learned what the Cures took, mighta made more cash
     
  12. hen

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    I'm feeling milked.
     
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  13. Schatzi

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    Maybe it is a typo and should be 9.99....I would buy at that price or even 12.99 but
    hell not to 19.99. Sorry
     
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  14. NBG

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    I was hoping for like $5 per bed... so like 14.95 or something.........

    If you are going to charge 19.99, please also include the theme pack.
     
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  15. kelmo

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    Then do not buy.
     
  16. Poo

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    you get 3 (three) for the 19.99 don't ya?

    so that is like 6.50 a bed.
    that's not a bad price.

    if i didn't already have a bunch i would pick up some more..... and i probably will, haha
     
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    Like I've always said, Kelmo. Don't confuse passionate people with Common Sense. It only makes them more frustrated. ;)
     
  18. Poo

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    common sense isn't as common as we are lead to believe.
     
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  19. Woodsman

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    $9.99, definitely would have purchased.

    $19.99 is the price of Stygian Abyss.
     
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    Exactly. Common Sense is so darn rare.. it should be a super power these days. XD
     
  21. virtualhabitat

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    Ya big booby! :danceb:
     
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  22. claudia-fjp

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    Welcome to UO, we have a store for you to buy items like a Free To Play game plus all the fun of a subscription!
     
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  23. Promathia

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    Are we honestly going to start complaining about it? I means its been around for HOW LONG?
     
  24. claudia-fjp

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    UO has been around for 15 years, but no we didn't just now start complaining about it now.

    It does seem to be moving more toward pay to play item selling in recent years instead of just the services, game time, expansions of the past however. Yet we still pay a sub while so many others using that model are free.
     
  25. Viper09

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    And which of these items in the store are required for us to compete in this game?
     
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  26. claudia-fjp

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    Forged Metal of Artifacts are last I checked only available from the store and required to make the best gear in the game. I'm sure Raised Garden Beds were more than a little helpful in competing in the Cure Quest.
     
  27. Tanivar

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    $20 to avoid tending 27 whole plants. Hardly worth it.
     
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  28. Arien

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    Mythic Character Token <--- just what i need right now :), since i have 2 new Chars, i can save some time with Skill gains.:thumbsup: And 3 Raised Gardens for 19,99 is ok too.
     
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  29. popps

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    Given that a Garden Bed holds 9 plants, I was wondering how many garden beds (i.e. plants) would be a reasonable estimate that the average player would need....

    Leaves against poison might be good to make continuously, but what else ?
     
  30. Nimuaq

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    It is in fact $20 for the garden beds but also $10 for the rustic theme pack if you don't have it already, which is still required to use them, so $30 to avoid tending 36 plants. It is still about 35% cheaper than buying the rustic theme pack, though selling a single garden bed for $4.99 would have been much better for the players who just need another one and not three.
     
  31. Tanivar

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    I bought both theme packs a while after they were released. Wasn't terribly impressed with the housing tile sets. I sold the garden bed for something like 30 million, went within a couple hours.

    I was growing 340 locked down plants at the time so having 9 0f 340 self tend wasn't a big deal. I'm now backpacking them to save on the mousing & clicking.
     
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    The mythic token isn't a bad deal 5x 90 is good for the price considering..but what skills can u raise to 90 did I miss where it says that? Or is it any skill..of so it's well worth it..

    19.99 for 3 garden beds is most def a good price just do the math for people who don't have the patience to water,cure blah blah 27 plants..

    Bonding potion eh..I do like the idea not sure it'll be used too often..but still cool the option is there..

    I am in favor of say the bonding potion and garden beds to change periodically in the store to different items to not saturate the game with the items too much..plus I think if people know you can only get for a month..a lot more people would buy
     
  33. GarthGrey

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    Somethings definitely wrong , this is what the description says for the original Advanced Token now..

    " * This program is available on all shards for Siege Perilous and Mugen."

    Not "except".....but "for"...

    And this new Mythic Character token says absolutely nothing about it not being available for Siege and Mugen, yet someone purchased the token last night to see if it was useable on Siege, and of course it's not. Totally false advertisement in my opinion.
     
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  34. zamot

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    Just be careful, These do not work on siege. It does not state this anywhere and once you get it ingame you can do nothing with this. OOps.
     
  35. zamot

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    Wish I would have seen this thread about 20 minutes ago. I too tried siege and found out the hard way.
     
  36. Arien

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    Colored Plants ... tons of them, to get Seeds of Reneval, cheap and easy. I get from 5 Raised Garden Beds always 10-15 Seeds. :)
     
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  37. Lady Storm

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    I dont care what the rest of you think I have been waiting for them to do this for ages and at 6$ a bed thats fine with me... saves me a ton.

    Pops on sonoma I saw a house that was nothing but garden beds... I was soooo "mine" about how they fit so many on a 18 x 18 plot I was sooo over the top when I heard we got that added.

    The token is fantastic.... I can see me getting a few of them too ....... now if they only could fix the one item buy at a time so my bank wont do a fraud alert when i go shop there..............
     
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  38. BeaIank

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    Same thing here.
    It will save me quite a bit of money. I have 3 already, and was meaning to get at least another 3.

    And those mythical character tokens will come handy to train a bard and a carpenter.
     
  39. MalagAste

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    THIS ^^^
     
  40. PuckOfPacific

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    HAHAHA! You fools be spending all your money's on UO Pixels! Yeah I spend money too, on one subscription. and that's it. But You spend tons more on these things! Just buy them for UO gold in game.....Suckers! Try this, Go tell your neighbor,or your parent, or your kid how much you spend each month on this and or other "games", and judge the response from them for how Nuts you are. Good Grief. go outside
     
  41. AirmidCecht

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    I'm sorry what? People choose to spend their time and funds doing what they enjoy. All games are going this route in some form or another because the player bases are leaning this way with smaller odds and ends purchases that are not game breaking but lend to their overall experience in game. Has nothing to do with whether the sun is shining outside or not :)
     
  42. PuckOfPacific

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    "Hi, I'm a gamer" "I like to work a real job, so that I can spend all my real money for fake stuff in a video game" "this is my entertainment, I enjoy staring at my computer screen (in my case 46" flatscreen) and also My "friends" I play online with spend there real life money for pixels too." Does this sound like you? Do any of you remember thinking to yourselves, when you first started playing UO how you didn't really like paying a monthly fee, but that's all you would do. And that you'd never be theperson to buy pixels on E-bay or anywhere else ever! and now you are here, drooling over "raised garden beds" Cheeky
     
  43. Viper09

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    I think you mean helpful, it is certainly not required.
     
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  44. Tanivar

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    Spending my money on this addiction beats the tar out of hangovers from booze, tickets for drunk driving, lung cancer for myself or family from smoking, court costs and jail time for doing drugs, or vegetating mindlessly watching the boobtube.

    And booze, smoking, and drugs, leaves you with more after effects later in life than a few hours a day sitting in front of a computer does. At least games with high learning curves like UO require you to think, unlike television, which has likely lowered the average I.Q. for a couple of generations.

    And money spent on pixels in a game provide entertainment a lot longer than the same amount of money spent on a bottle of booze, a couple packs of cigarettes, or a bag of dope. Want to trim your entertainment budget? Play an online game. It's probably cheaper than the door fee at most Clubs, much less the bar tab. :)
     
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  45. mana hit

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    i can care less how someone else spends thier money........it's simply not my money!
     
  46. kelmo

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    You know... comparing UO to bad habits is just wrong in my humble opinion. I like to compare it to other hobbies... say golf. It is a game you pay to play. You could play it with one club and one ball I suppose. You would have a better gaming experience with several clubs. Over time better balls and clubs have been developed.

    Ya know they make head covers for your clubs? Some nice gloves you can buy. A few nifty bags. A hundred things you can buy at the shop to help your game and make the experience better.
     
  47. MalagAste

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    But UO is like an addiction... like most addicts I have grown from just one to now 8 and sometimes 9... accounts.... and I need more and more for it to still be fun....
     
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    not to mention,there is prob people who are sitting at thier desk,pulling on a hog leg and sipping beer,all the while playing uo! so you can take part in your bad habbits and play at same time!unless its effecting your rl,people should be able to spend the way they want.
     
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    Hog leg???
    Beer???

    I can honestly say I could live with just one or 2 accounts for me the kids about the same but idk I just couldnt say no to friends who didnt want to just throw away all their hard work... I had hoped they would return....... some did. Or I'd have 60 accounts by now.(thank you for coming back to gme guys!!! *thinking of the uo bill then*)
     
  50. Tanivar

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    Many wouldn't consider the other addictions I mentioned bad habits. They'd just consider them another form of entertainment. Much pricier I admit, but what they feel is fun. We all like what we like, and we were all young once. :)