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New skill idea . . .KARATE!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Jirel of Joiry, Aug 15, 2015.

  1. Jirel of Joiry

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    I have been thinking about this and I think it would be a cool addition to UO. We already have Bushido and Ninjitsu so why not karate? It would complement both of those skills nicely. The real reason though is I just want to boot some head too!
     
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    As long as every karate move is animated as a sloppy roundhouse punch. Otherwise too much new artwork. lol
     
  3. Jirel of Joiry

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    Well we'd still need animation for kick so there's that, unless you got an idea.
     
  4. del55

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    exactly, we definetly need one more ****ty skill on Sosaria which is (was) a fantastic middle age world.
    mages, warrior, ninjas(wtf?) and dragons.
     
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    Sosaria has had spaceships... so I think ninjitsu isn't too far out.
     
  6. kelmo

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    So how long does it take... i want to start punching bozo now!! I got the pajamas..
     
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    Basically what Wrestling is. Hopefully they add in more stuff like the Bracers of Alchemical Devastation to enhance Wrestling.
     
  10. sablestorm

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    Not a new skill, but a combination of Bushido and Wrestling. I really think UO should take advantage of the multitude of skill combinations they could have and provide subsets based on those combination. For instance, wrestling and bushido gives you martial arts Skills. Magery and Healing gives you better proficiency in healing spells and skills. Etc.
     
  11. Angel of Sonoma

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    let's clean up the useless skills we already have before adding another.
     
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    Developer resources already too thin to add something that would likely be similar to wrestling and only sparsely used.
     
  13. Sunseri

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    Instead of adding karate, we should just be given fist weapons such as brass knuckles or some type of gauntlet. I would like to have a martial artist that does much more than 'slap' a target for 1-4 hp damage.