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NEWS Stratics Presents Historic Achievement Award to Ultima Online Team

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Taylor, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. Taylor

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    The Stratics Network presented an award for historic achievement to the Ultima Online production team on Saturday, commemorating fifteen years of innovation, imagination, and support for the Ultima Online community. Although the physical token was given to the current Ultima Online team, the spirit of the award was more broadly given to all of the members of all of the UO teams since the title’s launch. Each of these individuals influenced the magic and charm of Ultima Online, and all are deserving of recognition for the impact that they made upon both the game and the industry.

    Read the full story and see pictures of the award here . . .
     
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  2. Rhiannon

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    A very beautiful award, Syrus! It was cool to see some of the Stratics crew at the event, although those of us on streaming couldn't here most of their names or see them very well, nor could we really see the award (so thanks for posting it).
     
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    Very Nice!
     
  4. Kylie Kinslayer

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    Indeed, very nice. That's class all the way around there.
     
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    This was a very nice heartfelt award for the team (then and now), a wonderful recognition for those who probably don't hear enough of the positive aspects they do and how it affects all of us.
     
  6. AirmidCecht

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    That turned out very nice and many thanks to Tazar for delivering our message personal and our other Stratics guys for sharing it with him!
     
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    A big THANK YOU & Congratulations Ultima Online Development team!!
     
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    For those unable to hear the names, Tazar made the presentation backed up by Bazer, Basara and Jeriicco
     
  10. Ron Silverbeard

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    A great Idea Syrus - this is how it should be!

    I wonder what the big heads at EA sent the UO team for this special anniversary....anyone know?
     
  11. Tazar

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    Enough money to host the Anniversary party? lol Between Food, Cake, Give-aways, and tickets at the bar after the meeting - I'd imagine Mesanna had a good budget to work with.
     
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    I am interrested in the budget because i have a feeling it was not enough...it for SURE has been spent very well what i could read...so no offense here in Mesannas and all who worked their a.. off to make this happen work...dont get me wrong..
     
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    Pictures from the party yesterday of the presentation
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    My apologies for not standing up as well for this, but I didn't know if you meant reporters or not as well beforehand, and.. well.. i'm really a shy person and was too scared to do it when I knew anyway..
     
  15. Tazar

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    I was hoping everyone would come up - but I understand the shyness. Wish I had met you while we were there.
     
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    Sorry.. until then I couldn't remember who you were.. i'm terrible with remembering names and who they go to.. I was the one LS person chatting to Auto and Aname for the first half of things (IE, sitting against the wall to your far right).
     
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    It would have been nice if everyone had name tags on with their user names and/or real names. Maybe next anniversary!
     
  18. startle

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    Very nice. ;)

    Now, if someone who knows could take these images and do a bit of editing to include the name of each person in the images (so we who were not able to attend can put a NAME to each FACE)...

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    Totally cool! Syrus you and the rest of the team rock!

    P.S. I recognize Mesanna from the picture above.. but I'd also like to see names attached.
    The guy on the left in the red cape would be Starr Long as Blackthorn?
    Looks like that might be Syrus third from the right.
     
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    No. It isn't Starr/Blackthorn. If you see more pictures, Starr is bald and had on a black robe. In some snaps, he might have a crown on (he took it off half way through the Q&A with him).

    The guy next to Mesanna in the blue shirt is Tazar!
     
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    Cool, Thanks Rhiannon, I hate trying to guess stuff.
    Now we have Mesanna and Tazar identified.
    BTW where can we see more pictures?
     
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    Guy in the get up is Jeff Skalski, from what I think I heard, audio was kinda bad at that time. Petra kinda let ya know the other 4 a while ago tho...

    Dude in the jester suit in the background... I have NO clue
     
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    Jeriicco is the snappily dressed one.
    I remember it went Tazar, Jeriicco, Ba-, Ba-
    Though I only caught the first syllables of the last two, and they were the same...
     
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    So now we have (from left to right) Jeff Skalsky, Bonnie Armstrong (Mesanna), unkown jester, Tazar (real name?) and Jericco (real name?), and two more unknowns.

    P.S. I just gotta know if that's Skalskys' real hair!
     
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  25. Tazar

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    Far left was Jeff Skalski dressed as Dupre. Then Mesanna. The jester suit in the back was Ex-EM Dudley - who has now joined the Dev Team. You already have me identified. Next over is Jerrico then Bazer and Basara - All Stratics Staff. The guy sitting down in front is an Atlantic Player Cear Dallben - A former Stratics Reporter.

    And no - that is not Skalski's real hair... he even darkened the eyebrows and goatee for the skit.

    Sorry - as to real names - can't help you there. :p
     
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    Killer.. thanks Tazar I like seeing faces to names..
     
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    ..and Taz gives me no credit for taking the pictures either. *sighs*
     
  28. Tazar

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    I've told you many times I'd give you credit... reasonable interest rates too.
     
  29. Lady Wynn

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    Flair, it seems to me you got credit seems I saw you get kissed for some type of credit. lol Taz becareful what you offer =)
     
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    *grumbles* I dunno what you are talking about.... *whistles innocently*
     
  31. Tazar

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    Has my daughter been kissing and telling?
     
  32. Lady Wynn

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    ohh no wasnt me. I do know I didnt see her run from the kiss. But I do know it was not me. Since you was there daddy you know it wasnt me =)
     
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    Flair doesn't run...but i don't remember kissing anyone. i remember being restrained and tricked by someone though......
     
  34. Lady Wynn

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    Please you the fearless person. The one who no one can hold down. You kidding me who you trying to fool? Either you are able to be beat by someone or you just fibbed.
     
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    I can be but I'll never tell who.... *winks*
     
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    hmm seems they was a bit shorter than you and you did say something about pants HAAHAAA :eek:
     
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    *doesn't recall that conversation*
     
  38. Tazar

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    Considering that Wynn did earn her "Drunken" Elder membership that night... can she really remember?
     
  39. Lady Wynn

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    Daddy I follow in your foot steps=) I want to make you proud. I wasnt drunk. I was drinking water.
     
  40. Tazar

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    Firewater... and we have the photos to prove it.
     
  41. Lady Wynn

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    no you dont it wasnt anything in them glasses=) I was drinking water .
     
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    *nods in agreement laughing*

    Water huh.. seems that water was a bit tainted then since i remember all of us all having a good time that night drinking that "water"
     
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  44. Basara

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    BTW, if you look closely, in the middle picture, Bazer is wearing a Stratics shirt, and I'm wearing a UO 2007 Town Hall tour shirt.

    And, Jeff is dressed as Dupre, and Dudley is playing Heckles.
     
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