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Paying 1 mil for a video (video people look inside)

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by archite666, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. archite666

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    Ok so there is apparently some confusion in a certain thread about greater dragons, now I dont let myself get upset at this game or these threads, but this guys lack of intelligence has really got me steaming.

    So inorder to clear up the confusion once and for all, I am paying 1 million gold for anyone who can produce a video where someone simply running a couple screens from a dragon and being hit by its fireball.

    Only restriction is the person is to have nothing in their hands as to disprove this opposite slayer rumor and have 70 fire resist.

    I know 1 million gold ist much but this video will further our advancement against the greater dragon menace. Further 1 million gold for the short time it takes to make a video should be worth it.
     
  2. Goron

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    Fraps runs a little too jumpy for this to be an easy endeaver.
    And, I'd like to point out that it is the flamestrikes that hit from a distance in my experience... not fireballs. The fireball animation will 'follow' you for dozens of screens making it appear it is hitting you from far away, but in reality the fireball hit you and you just have an animation trying to chase you down. Same thing with shurikins (sp?) and bolas and magic missles, etc.
     
  3. Kage

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  4. archite666

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    No its not the flamestrike, Iv been killed many times by this.

    I know this because im a dumbass who plays with tamers, I run far far away and will around 75% health after chugging and then I will see 60 and then black or sometimes I wont see the damage.

    Iv been killed more times than I can count. If the video will show the person run several screens away and then suddenly taking 60 damage I will be happy. At least the health bar could do it some justice.
     
  5. Speedy Orkit

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    Dragons breath does work from many screens away. I got hit from Luna bank and I was almost to the main west gate when the damage took hold.
     
  6. Kage

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    The difference between pets and players is, for players, every spell has a clear time from when you target someone to when it hits him. pets dont have that, they have a random time. so a pet can cast flamestrike and target you with it and it can take 6 seconds until it actually hits. in this time you can indeed run a few screens away. but that has little to do with his casting range.
     
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    Thats not how it works at all Kage. Pets instant cast on you, they have NO casting time or targeting time. The only thing a pet needs to cast on you is to have you on target, Line of sight is also further for pets than it is for players. At a certain distance players can't targets other players if spells, but if you put a dragon at the same distance from the person the dragon will be able to cast spells.

    The flamestrike thing is mostly because flamestrikes hit LATE, if you dont notice cast flamestrike and drop it on someone and watch the health bar. The animation is 1/2 a second after the spell is cast and the damage is another 1/2 second after the animation. So as you are running away from pets, they get that last instant cast on you when you are 1-2 tiles from being off screen, another second goes by and bam you're 2-3 screens away from that dragon but still taking flame strikes.
     
  8. Shakaja

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    wrong. the big quote kage posted was one of my posts on an earlier thread.

    here is a simple way to test your theory. trap a dragon in a way he cannot walk, but can cast. then stand out of casting range of it and have it attack you. dont run further away and dont run closer. youll be surprised by how many spells hell cast on you.
     
  9. Thing about Dragons Breath and any projectile attack (example e-bolt) can and will hit you many screens away depending on your lag, if you are running supreme connection you can actually run a couple of screens before the projectile hits you as it is not instant damage. on the same note if you have bad lag you may appear to get several screens away before the HP loss actually catches up to you. You must be within the Dragons initial range in order for them to make the attack.
     
  10. Krystal

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    talking about uohall? that guy is an idiot:/
     
  11. Goron

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    I'll just make a note that I think, in the end, I actually agree.
    I guess when I said a dragon can cast on you while 3 screens away, I really should be saying a dragon can hit you with spells while three screens away. I did not originally know (until Shak originally posted the big above quote) that dragons had a random delay between spell cast and spell execution.

    And I realize Shak is right because he is correct with his "trap a dragon in a way he cannot walk, but can cast. then stand out of casting range of it and have it attack you. dont run further away and dont run closer." scenario. I originally would have attributed that to the fact that the dragon just never 'flagged' on you because you were off screen. And I would always have agreed that the 'off screen' casts always come AFTER I was just onscreen with the dragon. Which, assuming Shak's random timer is true, would explain it.


    Regardless, I think that timer is silly. I think the spell should execute as soon as it is cast.
     
  12. Shakaja

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    actually it has nothing to do with lag at all, at least not with firebreath. you said very well that you must be within the range while they start doing the firebreath. if your not within range while they do it, you can run right next to them, the firebreath wont do damage. if you however are within range when they start the animation, it will take a few secs until the firebreath actually does the damage. in this time you can indeed run 2-3 screens away, very similar to a players explosion, you will still get damaged.
     
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    He was Half way right... NPCs Stack spells without a casting time...that's why they can mana dump on you while your off screen running for your life. They've already cast the spell and the effects are coming off in the order they were stacked with is supposed to be the casting time delays in between. This is why you can from time to time see a player killed by an NPC and either hear or see the effect of 1 or 2 more spells go off. I've seen ghosts hit with Flamestrike...
     
  14. Shakaja

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    that would require programmers that have a clue about ki-programming. but then again, uo doesnt seem to be blessed with any employees (be it devs, gms, or whatnot) who have a clue
     
  15. Chad Sexington

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    Just stick one on a boat?
     
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    wheres my free video paid for by archite666?
     
  17. Ole Cheapy

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  18. Goron

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  19. Ole Cheapy

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    Not exactly sure what you mean, but fyi, the file you save on your computer, and the file that photobucket will allow you to share for """FREE""" are like night and day. But that's common sense and I'm quite sure you already knew that. My only point was to show the lack of lag.
     
  20. Shakaja

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    the video itself never lags, unless you record it with too low fps. but while recording it, your computer starts laging. i doubt it with your tool its any different.
     
  21. GoodGuy

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    WOW cheapy way to be part of the community and try and rake in 5 mil for some program thats free. Honestly you should be banned for your stupid greed,
     
  22. Ole Cheapy

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    Says the man who wants 10 mil for an assassin spike that's only worth 2 mil tops. Besides GG, I wasn't trying to sell the program, I'm selling information, which happens to be the 2nd highest in internet sells just behind porn. Information has value, rather you agree with it or not.
     
  23. Ole Cheapy

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    Who cares if the video lags or not, the magic is being able to run down the screaming crafters *chuckles* without the problems of lag. And your doubts are no concern of mine, the prog works beatifully without any lag at all. The people u guys should be upset with are the ones who charge idiots 30 bucks for that sorry prog called fraps, not at me.