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[Suggestion] Dev's, Begging fix please

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Black Sun, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Black Sun

    Black Sun Grand Poobah
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    I know the odds are low, but I'm throwing this out here in hopes a dev team member will see it and hopefully pass it on to someone who can help.

    Can we get a fix for the begging skill please? There's nothing more annoying that having to wait out the timer when your NPC moves at the last second and you miss him/her and click on the floor. You didn't beg from anyone, but we still have to wait out the timer anyway. It's even more annoying in Heartwood, as those elves hardly ever stand still.

    Please, give the beggars this small bone.
     
  2. Hunters' Moon

    Hunters' Moon Grand Inquisitor
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    Pull up/target the health bar of the npc so you wont miss even if they move.
     
  3. Cear Dallben Dragon

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    oh god how awesome would that be. just imagine if you clicked poison, targeted the pot, them missed, if it just gave you the cursor back.
     
  4. MalagAste

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    agreed!
     
  5. Tjalle

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    I guess this would apply to Animal Lore as well...
     
  6. Fink

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    I play a beggar and thoroughly agree, but a broader fix would be good for all & maybe something they would look into. Targeted skills that hit an invalid target should give you the cursor back. Works for Energy Vortex in some circumstances.
     
  7. Gidge

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    i agree whole heartedly, with Fink on the fix for many skills. i guess over the years i have become jaded to this as well as other things. i have just learned to accept them as a way of UO life.
     
  8. Stupid Miner

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    ... so it seems we'll find out from this thread how good your begging skill truly is. :p
     
  9. jack flash uk

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    out of interest, how good is a begger? what goodies do you get given???
     
  10. Beastmaster

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    Check out the Beggar's forum for details, but basically once a year during the Halloween event you get special deco items if you're a GM Beggar.
     
  11. Black Sun

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    I haven't had the same problem with other skills, but agree 100%. They should be fixed as well. If you target an invalid tile for your skill you should get a message telling you to try again and give your cursor back.
     
  12. Tinsil

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    People use begging?
     
  13. Black Sun

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    Yes. I have a begging chef actually. I'm also toying with the idea of giving him herding as well.
     
  14. christy1221

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    /agreed


    :thumbsup:
     
  15. agree/
     
  16. /agree too
     
  17. gjohnson5

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    bug fixes should be priority instead of uneeded invasions that have little participation

    been saying this for 12 years...
    /signed
     
  18. Maplestone

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    If you have a dedicated beggar, shouldn't you just make a macro that will select the nearest mobile / use skill / target selected (and thus bypass the oops-missed issue when you run up to them)?

    ( I've been pondering a fair bit lately over whether or not requiring a player to figure out how to construct proper macros to use a skill effectively should be part of the learning curve of mastering a skill )
     
  19. Black Sun

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    I'll be first to admit that my knowledge of macro's are somewhat lacking. How would you go about creating a macro like that using 2D with UOA? Currently I have it set to use begging when I press F3. After I select my target it has a 10 second pause, then an emote tells me when the timer has finished and I can repeat it again.
     
  20. I should set that in my, I just use f3 key for the skill only and target the NPC. I hate that long delay between targets and if I miss I hate the wait for a new chance to do it again.