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[Gardening] Please consider Gardening BODs

Discussion in 'UO Botany and Nutrition' started by DHMagicMan_1, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. DHMagicMan_1

    DHMagicMan_1 Guest

    Sak, I know you've done a lot for gardening, and I'm betting you are planning to extend BODs to other crafting such as Carpentry and Tinkering... but please consider adding it for Gardening as well.

    Rewards could be as simple as seeds in a new unique color or two, or for the really hard ones like mutant/solen plants something more substantial like an incubator/greenhouse which accelerates growth or something?

    What do you think?
  2. FrejaSP

    FrejaSP Queen of The Outlaws
    Professional Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Patron The DarkOutlaws, TDO

    Apr 12, 2001
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    NOOOOOOOO, I hope we never will see that. There is far to little interact in the BOD system, I rather see more quests, where you have to traveling the land to get special seed.

    I love the spawn around Tel Mur, everything you get from loot do have a use now. I would love to see good old britainnia (both Trammel and Felucca) be a part of more quests.

    To bring UO back to life, we need to get the crafters out of their houses.

    If I had a say, plants would not grow inside houses, there should be alot more farmland around towns and player towns, where only the owner could access the plants.
  3. pacific lily

    pacific lily Guest

    Gardening BODs sound like they could be fun, especially if the rewards are seeds or a boost to growth cycles or some type of greenhouse deco/useful type of thing.

    There's plenty to do in the world without having to run around looking for a place to plant seeds. That would actually prevent me from gardening.

  4. Flora Green

    Flora Green Guest

    I would not plant seeds on random pieces of land. My time is limited and I don't want to search or compete for land. The ability to grow on our plots in dirt will hopefully make it into the game at some point.

    The addition of BODS or new seeds quests could be fun. Personally I prefer quests as I gave up tailoring and smith bods long ago. SOOO boring. Equally dull is the running of the hive quest. Multi-part quests involving various NPC's and items related to gardening or alchemy? might work.
  5. Nastia Cross

    Nastia Cross Guest

    I'd love to see more quests for new seeds or new colors. I don't know if I could get my head around bods for plants. At least with bods for crafting skills, you can make the item as you need to fill the bod. With plants, it would be so long and draw out that I really can't imagine it being worth it.
  6. Assia Penryn

    Assia Penryn The Sleeping Dragon
    Stratics Veteran Alumni

    May 20, 2008
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    I'd love to see new quests... having gardeners in the city that need certain things (preferably craftable or gatherable for non-pvmers) in exchange for new seeds, decorative tools like shovels or rakes, clay pots, even painted 'terracotta' pots. Basically anything decorative that would add to the ambiance of a greenhouse.

    I'm still crossing my fingers for a more realistic look to colored plants rather than complete blocks of color. I tend to avoid all the non-natural plants when decorating unless I'm going for a seasonal theme.

    For the record, I love the basket weaving and staining.
  7. Flora Green

    Flora Green Guest

    The staining and weaving have completely renewed my interest in gardening. I'm having much fun with those additions. :)
  8. DHMagicMan_1

    DHMagicMan_1 Guest

    Maybe add NPCs in various locations that like to collect specific plants or items...

    Someone would collect only the new Peculuar Plants and only if not in Deco... someone else could collect any pink plant they can get their hands on... maybe someone wants succulants or only third generation plants or only White and Black...

    Make it so we have something to do with plants (I know we can now clip them but that goes only so far too).
  9. Pawain

    Pawain Crazed Zealot
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    Nov 1, 2003
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    Quests like that sound good to me. Give rewards that are house add-ons that would be garden related.

    A high end reward that is a greenhouse that holds 5 plants and does double growth each day.

    Quests for new color seeds that can be used as dyes.

    As long as none of the items are only found at champ spawns.