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Throne Room Oddities (Great Lakes)

Discussion in 'UHall' started by GalenKnighthawke, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. GalenKnighthawke

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    Apologies if this has already been posted on already.

    In the Castle Britannia Throne Room on the Great Lakes server, there's members of "The Queen's Elite Guard" roaming about. They are dressed in an odd-shimmering plate mail save for their gorgets (which for some reason are Tokunoese plate mail mempos rather than the conventional Britannian plate mail gorgets) and head gear (which are skullcaps rather than helms).

    There's also rubble strewn about (no you can't pick it up from what I can tell) and a hole in the wall called "an entrance." Presumably these are both from the excavation project to uncover British's vault. And presumably the guards are there to keep any would-be thieves such as Ricardo from coming in. Or, potentially, to keep anything already in there from getting out.

    Is this just Great Lakes? And has someone noticed it before and I'm just a late-comer? Apologies if so.

    -Galen's player
     
  2. shulginist

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    It also looks like that on Atl from what I can tell. There is a black area in the corner names "Hole" with quite a few elite guard posted on each side of the hallway.
     
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  4. Trebr Drab

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    Thanks Galen.
     
  5. Nexus

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    Same on Chessy minus the guards, looks like someone broke into the Treasure Room, isn't behind the curtains in the Throne Room where Ricardo said he believed it was?
     
  6. GalenKnighthawke

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    Yes, but it's Sherry and the castle staff that's been breaking in. (We know this from the "Lost and Found" posts, going back to the first one.)

    It's all officially sanctioned, and seemingly quite legal, if apparently messy.

    Ricardo's finding out about the treasures seems to have been a coincidence....And unwelcome.

    -Galen's player
     
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    I just want that shield in the corner... They can keep the other stuff :p
     
  8. Trebr Drab

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    There's a Red Book titled "Official Cover" on the second floor in the Royal Chambers (GL). Is this new?
     
  9. GalenKnighthawke

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    I'll try and remember to look later, but I think that's from an EM event just a couple of weeks back, when two lists of Royal Spies, ones with diplomatic covers ("official covers") and "non-official covers" (non-diplomats), were being sought by us, and by the the Demon Conclave.

    -Galen's player
     
  10. i'm not sure what to make of the elite guard, they look silly. skullcaps, mempos, and beards? :lol:
     
  11. GalenKnighthawke

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    The armor isn't good either.

    Let us hope they have good skills to compensate.

    -Galen's player
     
  12. RedDaTeef

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    Based on their outfits, I can see why they are the Queen's guards.
     
  13. Basara

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    The way they look, I expect a 30s Ford Coupe to roll up, and three hot chicks step out to hand them their instruments....
     
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    I doubt they do. The elite guard always ends up dead.
     
  15. but why mempos and long beards? talk about a fashion faux pas.

    besides, if the guards were truely l33t, they'd be wearing sunglasses, a quiver, and an apron.
     
  16. LordDrago

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    And these look cool? :)

    Perhaps it is the nature of royal guards to look kinda dorky? :)
     

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    Looks exactly the same on Catskills.
     
  18. Trevelyan

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    Ugly marble armour, but I want some!
     
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    I was almost thinking the same thing...
     
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    OMG, its Plated00d meets ZZ top meets a tokuno dye accident.
     
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    It's like this on Legends too. I can't to find out what's going on!!!
     
  22. Trebr Drab

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    They won't respond, even the town crier won't to "news".

    But look at their faces. Those without the long beards. Are those fangs or snaggled teeth?

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    I've seen this before, but I don't know where and I don't have an explanation for it. Anyone?
     
  23. Martyna Zmuir

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    This will be dealt whith through EM events. One is scheduled on GL this Thursday 7pm CDT in the Throne Room...
     
  24. GalenKnighthawke

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    If you're seeing the same thing I'm seeing, then it is a trick of the mempo and facial hair. The face bleeds through very oddly.

    Makes it yet-odder that EA would have them wearing mempos!

    -Galen's player

     
  25. Speaking of oddities in the Brit Castle...can someone tell me why this is as close as I can get to the steps here? I hit an invisable wall and can not come any closer. Is there a reason for it at all?

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  26. Catskills doesn't have the bronze(?) buckler in the corner.
     
  27. Saunders

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    Oh my, that shield is Moiety, the best shield in the game, with insane mods.
     
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    I don't particularly care for the marble armor or the mempos that manage to bleed through (I think the intention might've been to depict masks or bandanas to keep the dust out as they excavate); but I like the idea of her elite guard being a company of gruff, bearded, axe-swinging killers.

    Isn't that what they're suppose to be?
     
  29. Trevelyan

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    They look like man-dogs
     
  30. G.v.P

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    Chesapeake-specific event item. I forget the origin. Remains "locked down" there in order to tease everyone on the shard due to its unearthly, mage-friendly mods. One day, they'll slip, and someone will find a way to get it. That will be the beginning of the end.

    Are you saying sherry is a rat? Hehe. I thought Sherry was on the good side, why would she break in?
     
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    Its on Atlantic too.
     
  32. G.v.P

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    Ha. Non-specific Chessie item then :).

    I wonder how many shards have one.
     
  33. Kojak

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    they made that thing one day to talk to us from and never deleted it - they stood on those stone steps
     
  34. kelmo

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    Nothing of the sort on Siege.
     
  35. DevilsOwn

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    Legends has the shield, also, and the excavation. However, the addition of these rocks caused, somehow, the elimination of the table which displayed the Treefellow Alliance papers.

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  36. Tangled Metal

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    Moiety has been there on most shards for about 4 years, maybe more. It was from the first wave of Event Moderators. Back from when some of those very over powered items were created. This was from when story arcs were repeated on several shards. This is not a new item. There are tons of items left over from that time period spread all over the land! My favorite is the Dolphin slaughter station on the coast west of Vesper I think. If you explore the land you will find many items laying around. Castle British used to be the meeting place for events and such.
     
  37. GalenKnighthawke

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    I now repost fiction from back in February, posted on the UO Herald.

    It doesn't have its own URL for some reason, I had to dig for it.


    -Galen's player
     
  38. Flutter

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    True, sorry our Moiety is located in Olivia Kanlocke's office. I think they are in different spots on different shards. Didn't think it was relevant... maybe it is.
     
  39. Mesanna

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    The table and items were not destroyed just moved for safety purposes to the Reward Hall in Malas.
     
  40. Nexus

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    Can I get that Shield relocated to my Backpack for safety? Would be a shame for it to get dinged up by a falling piece of debris.
     
  41. RawHeadRex

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    goodness, is that a super rare shield that is available or, just for show ?
     
  42. Saunders

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    It's just there to tease.
     
  43. DevilsOwn

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    thanks Mesanna! and hope you're feeling better! :)