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Timer Request for Devs

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Endrik, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. Endrik

    Endrik Sage
    Stratics Veteran

    Feb 20, 2007
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    Please start using Server Up instead of 24-hour timers, I beg of you.

    When you want to limit something to "once a day", please just use server up to refresh the timer instead of a 24-hour clock. This allows us to be more flexible with our play time while still keeping the "once per day" limit in place.

    Some days I cannot get on until late at night, while other days I have just a few minutes before I leave for work at 6 am. It would be nice to get on and have the freedom to take advantage of timed features such as the luck statue, Easter bunny drops, etc. without having to worry about whether or not the last time I used the item was at least 24 hours ago.

    Using the server up would allow more flexibility with the players schedules while keeping limits in place. This would create a more enjoyable play experience for users. As is, when I have a few minutes between work, kids, graduate studies and other obligations to get on and play, it is extremely frustrating to find out I have not yet met the 24-hour limit even though I used whatever item/feature "yesterday". I sign off feeling annoyed instead of being able to log in, do what I want in the little/sporadic time that is available to me, and then signing off feeling content.

    Please make this a Standard Operating Procedure moving forward with all new timed items/features. And if possible, it would be amazing if you could change some previous items like the luck statue as well.

    Just a humble request from a busy player. Thanks again for your time.
  2. Pawain

    Pawain Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Nov 1, 2003
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    Yes, I would like this. Hatching eggs is a pain.
  3. Obsidian

    Obsidian UO Forum Moderator
    Moderator Professional Premium Wiki Moderator Stratics Veteran Campaign Supporter

    May 21, 2008
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    Same thing with the luck statue. I usually play the same time each day and inevitably I have to keep using it later and later until I have no choice but to skip a day.