I have left and come back to UO, oh, quite a few times over now. The last time was due to a bad relationship break up, which a year or so later I felt was dumb. Things worked out, but, I still miss UO. I play Star Trek Online (lifetime, sorta regret it), and WoW, which i plan to continue to play. I tried Darkfall, which was sorta UO, but, not what I wanted. I enjoyed making a house, doing what I wanted, etc. A ton. I am thinking about coming back. But, the question on my mind is: Does UO still have steam in it to keep pushing on? I know an expansion back came out or is about to. I don't want to re-invest when it could be on it's last limbs. Are servers being merged? Or cities empty? I am looking to start over. Probably a tamer with the cool rune beetle. Had it briefly before I quit last time. FYI, used to be a stratics news person here. Long time ago, different name. So yeah, was heavily into it.