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OK Shard Idea

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Doubleplay, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. Doubleplay

    Doubleplay Lore Keeper
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    Who would play a new shard that works like TS? On this shard, you could order up any skill level, any artifact, any rare, any suit combo, any weapon possible. You could clear any area for house placement.

    Anything, anything at all to quell the constant complaining about the "boring gameplay" needed to get stuff. No more museum collection work, no more crafting thousands of items for the perfect one. Heaven on UO. Build the house of your dreams, kill all the monsters, find a nice spot, name your ore choice and quantity and with one swipe convert it all to a commodity deed to your pack.

    What fun!!! By gosh, you could finish UO in a day. What a personal reward that would be. You could be so proud of yourself.

    But seriously, if not taken to extremes, would anyone be interested in a more permanent and maybe enhanced shard like the test shard?
    One in which you could set up a residence and do things, albeit different kinds of things than on normal shards?
     
  2. A Rev

    A Rev Guest

    Why bother??

    You can do pretty much all of that on test.

    Give arties[all arties including replicas]
    give resources [countless resources]
    give some other stuff i cant remember.

    You get an almost endless supply of runics to craft what you need.

    You get 1mil collection points so no need to do that.

    You can set any skill to any level.

    So, what exactly is your "shard" offering any different

    [except the permanent bit that is]
     
  3. Evlar

    Evlar Guest

    That I'm afraid, it's because the game has gone in a totally item based direction.

    Games based on skill, it's in the players hands and their ability. Games based on items... skill means little more than a "title" on your paperdoll and it's a chase for the best items.

    Uber-items in a game like this should be a truly rare thing, not something that everyone can get their hands on, especially now with imbuing.

    For what it's worth, there are "free" servers that are basically clones of the TC, but with even more items and glowing neon pink afro-hairstyles :p
     
  4. Buns Of Glory [ATL]

    Buns Of Glory [ATL] Journeyman
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    Personally I like worth based items such as a luna house, a castle plot, a event item or high quality items. For things like test center they are fun don't get me wrong but I'd get bored there would be nothing to pride myself over, to make me different and stand out -if that made any sence- :dunce: