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Shield Transfer Tokens ??

Discussion in 'UHall' started by popps, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. popps

    popps Always Present
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    Among the upcoming anticipations, Shield Transfer Tokens have been named.

    I have read several guesses of what they may be for, from replacing altogether the existing Transfer Tokens, to being new tokens, cheaper to obtain, in addition to the existing ones, perhaps to aid the transfer of characters to other shards to participate in Arenas (that is, for cross-shards contests...) etc.

    As of now, of course, it is all guessing.

    Is it possible to let us know what they are meant to be for ?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Tazar

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    Popps... it's from a "spoiler's thread". This is someone who looks in the coding to pick out things that look interesting.

    The Dev's know that players do this. They often build in things that never come into the game - or they build it in to look like one thing and then make a change right before publish to what it really is just to confuse and mislead people so that there can be some surprises... At this point - anything is pure speculation and all anyone can do is wait and see what really happens...

    Phoenix' reply here about the potential "Item Curse Removal" seems to cover what I said above pretty well.
     
  3. GalenKnighthawke

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    Clearly it has to do with transfers to, but clearly not from, the new classic shard that will utilize the new, Chinese, state-of-the-art 3d client that will come in when the shards are consolidated.

    Haven't you been paying attention?

    -Galen's player
     
  4. Kayne

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    :lol: Galen you are on a roll this last two days with these attempts at rumor generation ;)
     
  5. popps

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    I understand, but I have one concern......

    Remembering the problems lamented in the past by players transferring (we had transfers interrupted for a while because of issues....), I would not be surprised to learn that the current transfer tokens, because of bug issues too laborious to get fixed, might be more easily "scrapped" and new tokens issued to replace their function. The Shield Transfer Tokens, that is.......with new code, and a better working one.

    If this was to be the case, as I mentioned in another thread, I have problems with the issue of pets needing to be stabled for the transfer because stabled pets cannot hold items and, usually, transfers need to move items.......

    So, getting to know what really these Shield Transfer Tokens are all about could make us players better discuss about them and the way they will be intended to work, perhaps giving some advice to Developers in what we think, as players who actually play the game, and therefore live the problems on our shoulders when they arise in the game, could be the best way to design them..........
     
  6. popps

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    Well, if there is a destination (to) there got to also be a source (from).

    I do not see how a transfer can end up somewhere without originating from anywhere in the first place.....
     
  7. Uriah Heep

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    You guys are killing me LOL
    Do any of ya honestly believe EAORIGINMYTHICBIOWARE>insert next gobbled up studioname here< is planning to give up the income from all the people buying xfer tokens?
    REally?
    I just don't see it happening.
     
  8. GalenKnighthawke

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    Hey I'm just going with the flow.

    Everyone else is doing it.

    -Galen's player
     
  9. GalenKnighthawke

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    And that's exactly why it all clearly has to do with transfers to, but clearly not from, the new classic shard that will utilize the new, Chinese, state-of-the-art 3d client that will come in when the shards are consolidated.

    Come on now. You're a mod. Surely you already know about this and are merely part of the conspiracy.

    -Galen's player
     
  10. Kayne

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    Perhaps it just more noticeable coming from you..?

    Regardless I don't necessarily think these tokens are even for what they appear to be.
     
  11. GalenKnighthawke

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    I have no idea what they are.

    I do not care about them yet, for just that reason.

    Speculation is pointless and a tad thick.

    And yet we've had speculation, and a lot of it, from some pretty well-liked posters.

    I am, I assure you, not someone you should be concerned about as I'm clearly joking. I mean come on now.

    -Galen's player
     
  12. Kayne

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    Not at all concerned Galen. I rather like your posts that have been in this vein of poking fun

    I wont speculate on it either and I said as much in the spoiler thread already but as usual some people wont take notice of what is said and continue to question
     
  13. Viper09

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    popps, the character transfer token already exists and works fine now. There is absolutely no reason for them to replace it or create a cheaper one. Plus, it's called a SHIELD transfer token. So going on that information it must be for transferring shields from shard to shard...stay tuned for tunic transfer token, helmet transfer token, leggings transfer token......

    Yes, sarcasm there but there is a point to it. Speculation is pointless with such little information. Although I think we can disregard it being any kind of replacement for a character transfer token or a cheaper one (can't imagine EA doing that).
     
  14. Wizal the Fox

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    To be honest, a way to transfer a single item would be great, because right now Char transfer tokens are mainly used by arbitragist brokers to make tons of money out of normal players