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Please fix this salpeter thing cant be here!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by lucitus, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. lucitus

    lucitus UOEC Modder
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    I think one day is enough for that place vendor spwaner and it is okay!

    Please also on European shards!

    I want to have fun with this new expasion and can't fire any canon because anytime i want to buy salpeter it is out!

    I payed for that Addon 30$ for both accounts and cant use it right, 60% of the addon is unusable atm, sorry for this hard words but it is true.

    Bring it on!
     
  2. jaraxlebaenrae

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    I was about to post the same thing..out of the 7 or 8 hours I have played this so far over half of that was just waiting for Saltpeter to spawn...once it did i took the 999 that spawned, made around 20 charges, and 20 fuses, fought a pirate, used almost all of the gunpowder I had made, and had to run back and sit and wait for it to respawn......still waiting....
     
  3. Zayin666

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    Sounds like a design flaw... funny this havnt been reported in beta testing??
     
  4. Mapper

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    Goodluck, Saying that will likely result in you being eaten alive. It was reported. :lol:
     
  5. Babble

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    And in beta the vendor used different rules. Spawned 500 immediatley and got more expensive aevery 1000 sold.

    Hard to really test anything when they don't show it correctly, though players warned them too that Salpeter would be rare.

    I expected that some rarity was game design, but 2 vendors per shard is a bit harsh for the addicted.
    :p
     
  6. Leave it as it is and also make it craftable.


    I never saw the point of putting it on NPC's.

    Might as well just put gunpowder on there.

    Make all the ingredient craftable.
     
  7. Babble

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    It is a decent goldsink
     
  8. Viquire

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    Course thats why there is salt peter to begin with, otherwise it could just be powder and be done with it.

    Something needs to be done. I thought they were handling it yesterday.
     
  9. ziggy29

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    It doesn't help much now, but I suspect this will be sorted out in a few days. I suspect there's a fair bit of hoarding going on right now. We may need more sources in the near future -- especially if it follows the reagent model on the marketplace -- but I think there are enough people buying 999 at a time now whether they need it or not that we'll eventually have enough of the stuff on most shards.
     
  10. Myna

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    its really unbelievable.

    one of the most important thing in this booster ....salpeter ... without you canot fight with ships ....lol .... and the dev fu.... it up. ....

    what a poor design .... and why do they put this crap on test center when they have run a different method there .... its ridiculous.

    so why is there a test center at all? to test things they arent in the package later????

    no wonder uo is going downhill faster and faster and people quit the game.

    ah and then mesanna jumps in saying she put a few more alchemist on "ALL" shards .... quess she cant count shards ... europa still has only one alchemist.

    ah yes why supporting europa ... its ok that the european pay much more as monthly fee than the rest ... so why supporting them?


    the new dev team are really amateurs!!! sorry
     
  11. lucitus

    lucitus UOEC Modder
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    No near future is not fast enough, we need it now, this evening i want to fire my canon and not in 2 weeks! Equal how much gold it costs but i want fire it!
     
  12. Cailleach

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    I reported it quite emphatically. As did a number of other people. In the beta it was spawning as a commodity, like bottles do, and at one point was over 600gp per. It was suggested (by Petra) that it should spawn like regs, and be available on ALL alchemist/reg vendors on the shards. Clearly, despite a number of folks posting to agree with this, only half of it entered the heads of the devs.

    Oh, and we still haven't got any extra alchemists at the emporium on Europa. I'm not even gonna start on that one.
     
  13. Myna

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    must be really hard to fix it ... guess these amateurs need a week or two to copy a code that is written for other vendors already and change a few variables .... guess a chimpanzee would be faster
     
  14. Voodoo990

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    This was the a major issue that was brought up again and again from day one in beta. And here we are in full release and not only have they not fixed this game play issue, they made it worse. Before the price was the issue but at least you could get as much as you needed if you were willing to pay the price. Now your choices are not to use it at all taking the cannons out of the game for you, or wait for hours and hours and hope you beat someone at buying a small amount that will last you maybe one run.

    Agree, but I think the coders are trying to do a good job, but Cal is the worst Project manager/producer this game has ever seen.
     
  15. [JD]

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    im so glad i didnt bother with this high seas nonsense. if i paid for the expansion and couldnt even use the main focus of the expansion - sailing ships around, engaging pirates with cannons, etc - i'd probably be pretty ticked.
     
  16. Gowron

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    I guess I got lucky last night. I didn't get near the saltpeter that I would need to fully outfit each cannon with enough charges to fire a couple salvos, but I did notice it wasn't very expensive, and it didn't seem to take so long to refresh.

    I'll be checking it out again in the next couple of days.
     
  17. Myna

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    wow they patched it and now we have 5 alchemists .... but dont expect to get salpeter .... 5 alchemist for a whole shard.

    laughable

    is it really so hard to make salpter either craftable or an endless resource in vendors?

    this booster could be very nice but without salpeter its not worth
     
  18. lucitus

    lucitus UOEC Modder
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    Again nothing all 5 alchemists nothing!!

    I want to play :sad4:
     
  19. Mandrake of DF

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    They added alchemists to every dock, in every towns....They all got salpeter - so just try some other towns... U even find them in papua docks.
     
  20. lucitus

    lucitus UOEC Modder
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    Ohh i tried britain Europa but there are no alchemist but i look forward to other towns.
     
  21. Cailleach

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    Not on Europa they haven't, unless they did it after I went round and checked this morning. There's a few new ones on the Tram Emporium, that's it. And those are camped, which is to be expected.
     
  22. lucitus

    lucitus UOEC Modder
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    Incredible!
     
  23. ziggy29

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    I could be wrong, but I've seen no evidence that the good folks of Lake Austin have more than the one NPC on each facet selling it. We have one seller and a bunch of campers trying to get it.
     
  24. Lord Djinn

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    I found some Saltpeter! Go to Atlantic on a player vendor in Luna for the basement bargain price of 10k for a stack of 100.....:gee: Reminds me of the old days camping for regs at the mage shops then marking them all up for profit.