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[Report] Exodus Machines Invade Britannia! (Mon 23rd/Fri 26th)

Discussion in 'UO Europa' started by Mapper, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. Mapper

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    Reports about machine sightings in Luna backed up the fiction recently posted on the EM website, You can read it here: I Robot.

    Later that evening further sightings were circling about these machines in Despise, Deceit and Covetous.

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    In Despise Betrayers and Blackthorn Juggernauts were mixing in with the Ogres and Etins.

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    Further machines were found in Hythloth.

    Once killed, on the corpses were metal books. From collecting over that day we have the following:

    (Expand to see books in full, Used to keep report shorter.)

    Binary 1
    by *DULL METAL BOOK*
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    101001001001001C1000000
    0000000000OR1010101001
    0010100E0101001011110010
    01010P101010010R101010101
    O101010010101010G11010101
    00101A1010101001M0101010
    10O111111011111V11111E01010101
    0R01010101111I00000DE1111

    Binary 2
    by *DULL METAL BOOK*
    -------------------------
    101010010S10101010E010101
    01E1010101K10101010100001
    101010101010A10101010101N
    0000001111111111111111111111111D
    111100000000001101010R11
    0101010010E10101010100C0
    10101010V1010101010101000
    000E11101001010100R11111111

    Binary 3
    by *DULL METAL BOOK*
    -------------------------
    10100U011010N11111D1010101
    0E1010101R1010101G000R0
    00U1110101010N11101010D111
    010101010S101010101E111111E
    1101010101010K101010101001
    0L111101111S11110101010T0101
    01I0101010T101010E101010M
    10101010S1010100111001010


    Binary 4
    by *DULL METAL BOOK*
    -------------------------
    1010101R101010101E10101010
    000000T00000U0000R0
    00N111010101001L1010100S
    01010101T01010101T1011111E1
    11111M0101010S101010A0101
    T1011010A101010L1111L111010
    1010C000S000T10101S111111
    111010101001011010101010011

    Ignoring the binary they seem to read the following:

    Book 1: CORE PROGAM OVERIDE

    Book 2: SEEK AND RECOVER

    Book 3: UNDERGROND SEEK LOST ITEMS

    Book 4: RETURN LOST ITEMS AT ALL COSTS

    -----------------------------------------------------

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    On Friday further sightings of machines were spotted near Moonglow, Britain, Skara Brae, Vesper and Yew.

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    The Guardsmen from Yew arrive at Moonglow to try help push the machines back to where ever they came from!

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    Further Juggernauts, Betrayers and Overseers spawn near Skara Brae.

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    On the way to Britain more machines were found transversing through the mountain pass.

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    At Stonekeep near Yew the machine forces were growing stronger.

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    The Guardsmen did their best to protect their land from these slow moving clunky machines.

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    Eventually, Hours later, The machines were no longer visible in the forest. It was quiet once more, But for how long? We'll need to wait and see.

    Don't forget on Sunday at 8pm theres a meeting with Nathan Hawke at Vesper Bank, You can find that thread here.
     
  2. GreywolfUK

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    The calm before the storm, looks like the usual scouting missions, before all hell breaks loose again. Question is will there be more sightings of small intrusions or will they just become frustrated at the interference from us and just invade with full force.

    All I can say is make sure your armor is in good condition and swords are sharp, maces are heavy ones and spells are ready, because they are coming.

    I have not really been following this event as much as I would like to have, due to rl and other ingame things, but hopefully I will have more time now, just have to read up on things as they stand now, thanks to you Mapper and others I can do that fast without having to go searching to much.
     
  3. Flame (DrR)

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    Due to RL I have missed everything this week so thanks Mapper for a great report and piecing it all together, lets hope sunday I get some me time to go.
     
  4. Adol

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    For once, I didn't miss this one, as where ever I went, they kept spawning right on top of my head ;) At one point I even went back to my own home to check they weren't waiting for me there! I also had intense difficulty getting my pets, even on Guard to attack the Exodus Minions, having to bounce one of my own spells off them first before they would for some reason.... There didn't seem to be anything of note on any of the invaders, except Dawn Box gears which some people thought were new, but I've not been back long enough to know if this is the case. There were also rumours of a pink cloak locked down near the Bucs Den gate outside Vesper, which someone said they thought was Nathan's. And there was a debate in General Chat as to whether this had always been visible in Magincia or not;

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    The ones near Vesper were more accurately around the Minoc moongate, almost immediately to the west, and to the south on the corner of the graveyard outside Vesper... but in the end, apart from being near the roads to the major cities, we could discern no pattern or meaning behind the activity. Perhaps Nathan will make more clear tonight.
     
  5. Aurelius

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    Someone corrected me about the structure in Magincia, it's not exactly 'new', been there a little while (although not a huge amount of time, since it contains some stacked granite). Sadly my memory was it's usual erratic self, I sort of recognised the thing, but persuaded myself it was new anyway :blushing:
     
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    I remember building it, great fun :)
     
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    The Cloak in the forrest is also long there - at least since some weeks when i
    first stubled over it :)

    Could the invasion of the machines and their search for something underground
    and return at all cost have something to do with the recent finding of Sherry
    the Mouse under Castle British?
     
  8. Mapper

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    I personally don't think the stories are related Crest, We may find out more when Part 2 comes out if they are related.
     
  9. cheerful

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    Oh...didn't bother logging on last week cos there was no reports of events..teach me to be lazy I suspose
     
  10. Flame (DrR)

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    The pink cloak was indeed Nathans, he dropped it when he was kidnapped and we had to go rescue him from the anciet Wyrm in Ishena. Was a fun nigt with Hannah puttng rope across the gap and up to the enterance of he cave so everyone could enter, (EMs pulling peeps to them, as they could not teleport). As for the structure in Magincia we built it to fool Mericles the evil necromancer and father of Hannah. We claimed it was a gate we had built into the void knowing it would get Mericles attention and once we had him we took him prisoner.

    As for these Machines and there searching I hope we will know more soon as my heads spinning with so many loose ends and possibilities.
     
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    I'm almost certain they're related - remember that the incubators were built from Exodus blueprints, that we reclaimed.