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Two new vet rewards are unuseable on siege!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Czarina, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. Czarina

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    Okay It would be kind of nice if the devs could put a warning on the new vet rewards, The group binding braclet does not work on siege perilous. We have players there that chose them and we are curious if they can page gms to exchange for another reward due to the fact that there was no warning that they wouldnt work. Also a note on the shield thing that lets you transfer to other shards would be helpfull for those that dont know you cannot transfer to or from siege shard. All they are is fancy deco for us.

    So if any devs read this could you please respond with if we can exchange chosen group binding bracelets or not. Thank you.
     
  2. kelmo

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    *smiles*
     
  3. Araumos

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    omg what noobs! Who would think the shield transfer would work on siege.

    EDIT: And why would you want to transfer off siege?
     
  4. kelmo

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    I do not like yer attitude, Araumos. But that is just personal. I have no clue who you are with yer 3 posts... *smiles* We will keep this on the up and up. My personal opinions will not sway my judgment.

    It breaks my heart sometimes when Siege players post here on Uhall. I am not sure what they expect. *sighs*
     
  5. Viper09

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    Now I do find it odd that some on Siege would pick transfer shields but I guess there could be some who do not know about Siege and not being able to transfer. The bracelet issue however seems to be a big issue if they don't post notes on the vet reward gump. (Of course they should have that for the shields too)
     
  6. kelmo

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    This. I was wondering if the bracelet slipped through. I am very glad it did not. Those rewards should not even be on the Siege list. I swear... we should be a different game.
     
  7. Poo

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    I'm sure if they put it up to a vote we'd send you guys packing, hehe
     
  8. Ezekiel Zane

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    Ouch!
     
  9. Sandwich

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    Wouldn't they have to put out a patch to add in a warning?
     
  10. Hunters' Moon

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    I think the Devs should make the Bracelets of Binding work as they should on SP. As for the players there picking the transfer shields. You really should have known better. Arn't ya'll supposed to be the 'true vets' of UO. How did you miss that one?
     
  11. Petra Fyde

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    I don't think anyone actually has chosen the shields expecting them to work. It's the bracelets that have caught them out. I admit I didn't realise they wouldn't work, but I wouldn't claim those anyway, I have no use for them.
    I have edited our veteran reward page and the FAQ on Shard Shields with this information.
     
  12. Czarina

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    Well the shield could be pretty deco for all i know. Ironicaly i wonder if they made a siege style shield? Im pretty sure i read that the shields are shard specific in design. This would mean someone actualy took the time to design the shield for siege without ever thinking oh wait hmm they cant really use this can they?

    As far as i know nobody has chosen a shield on siege. I just added it in there because it went along with the bracelet. Basicaly its just another item that is probaly gunna end up like when people came to siege and ordered advanced character tokens hehe. I still feel bad for those.

    I know a couple people who have chosen the bracelets tho thinking they might work.
     
  13. Petra Fyde

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    If I had an account old enough I'd love the Siege shield as deco for my museum. But not wasting a choice on that.

    But an alternative would be nice. Maybe Mesanna can hold an event (with a dispenser) that would give out Shields (just plain deco versions, maybe named different to seperate it from the reward choice, although not sure why someone would pick one as a vet reward lol) :)

    Just want to show how proud I am to be on Siege hehe.

    But EM events and Siege don't go together.
     
  15. QueenZen

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    It isn't the WE missed the boat on the Shields
    not being able to work on Siege,

    AHEM...it is that a dev. team
    whom makes/creates all our vet rewards
    in the first place from conception of ideas for vet rewards.

    Often forgetting that they DO
    have 14 yr. old vets ON SIEGE PERILOUS,
    that want 14 yr. vet rewards [TOO],
    nice vet rewards ...that WE CAN USE !!

    We pay the same fees
    we should be gettin vet rewards,
    which Siegers CAN USE
    instead of being forgotten, that we even exist at all.

    THEY MADE/CREATED that shard
    called SIEGE PERILOUS to begin with !!

    Be nice if they remembered it
    and it's customer base
    also likes to get new... 1-14 yr. Vet rewards
    which they/we, CAN USE !

    Don't know bout the bracelets but same story,
    if they do not work for/as Siege new vet rewards,
    we need some other new VET rewards that DO work,
    in the place of vet rewards which we can NOT use
    or merely just create vet rewards all across the board,
    in the first place then, that
    EVERYONE on ALL shards [can use] *age depending* !

    We all character transfer tokens as gifts,
    one year ON SIEGE, even !
    It took em about a yr. to even bother to fix that !
    Used mine for as a throw away snowboard,
    letting it decay, in a snowy malas area !

    ahem !!
    :confused::confused::(
     
  16. Hunters' Moon

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    @ Queen Zen-

    What do you think the likelihood is that the Devs would be allowed to make a 14 year reward specific to SP. I would say between slim and none.


    Correction. A specific Dev team in the past made SP. Not the current one. Anyway,how many 14 year vets are playing SP as their main shard? The number would probably only fill a phone booth. Ahem!
     
  17. Lorddog

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    i am a 14yr vet and i play seige only - i am all that is needed!

    lorddog
     
  18. Czarina

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    There is probaly a equal number of 14 yr vets playing siege as there is to any other shard besides atlantic. Just because people dont play thier 14th yr account doesnt mean they dont own one or two. My favorite toons to play are on my 6th and 10th yr accounts personaly. My main toon being my crafter is on the 6th.

    Honestly we know asking for new rewards is outta the question. This original post was just a suggestion to put a note on the reward gump or something mentioning that said items cannot be used on siege.

    Oh and before i forget. Thank you petra for adding into stratics that the shields are deco only on siege.
     
  19. Czarina

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    Me and Sara Dale tried to go onto TC last nite to see how many lockdowns the seed box uses when full of seeds. Can anyone confirm for us whether or not the seeds inside use lockdowns in your home?
     
  20. Petra Fyde

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    Wonder if it would be really hard to make the Siege and Mugen shields keep their appearance, but act like soulstones instead of 'transfer shard items that don't let you transfer anywhere'.
     
  22. Czarina

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    That is actualy a great idea lol. I think we buy soulstones as often as other shards buy transfer tokens lol I know i personaly own near 200 soulstones between my accounts
     
  23. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    Great idea...

    great thread...

    I'm amazed, I've been gone what two days ?

    To see how this all escalated is a wonder to my explorer mind, new dimentions of tought seem to open.

    Any company LUCKY enough to have 14 year old vet who didn't mind any of the blunders along the years...

    would... do anything they can to keep them around... ?

    please someone tell me I'm not crazy :confused:
     
  24. popps

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    How about bolding the relevant parts about Siege/Muegen and perhaps also with a different text coloring so that it sticks out to avoid it being misred ?
     
  25. popps

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    Did you find out the answer ?

    When full, does the box count for 500 items or for 1 ?
     
  26. Aurelius

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    Did you follow the link Petra posted? First line of that...

    "The seedbox is a year 4 Veteran Reward intended to help gardeners sort and store their seeds. The box, and any contents, count as one lockdown."

    No matter how many seeds you put in to it, is is one lockdown. The seeds in the seedbox do not count towards lockdowns in the house. Tested it, that is exactly how it works.
     
  27. Petra Fyde

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    How about reading the whole page?
    Never mind, I'll move the relevant rows to the top of the table.
     
  28. Hunters' Moon

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    Best laugh I have had in a while. Thanks,Petra.
     
  29. QueenZen

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    Well I was not asking for *special treatment.*
    I am just sayin if they are going to bother making new vet rewards
    and go thru the trouble of creating/developing new vet rewards,
    to begin with, surely it not that difficult for them,

    to TRY TO REMEMBER
    to make ALL NEW vet rewards [useful]
    for ALL of their UO customers,
    on [EVERY SHARD] to enable ALL of us,

    [to get to USE the vet rewards]
    from the dev. stages; to begin with !

    That does not take a rocket scientist
    [to remember] that they DO have
    a Siege Perilous customer base, [too !]
     
  30. QueenZen

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    [Maybe] you are not crazy. :lol:

    Perhaps it is those of us, whom are crazy,
    whom continue to pay [our monthly UO fees to them],
    waiting for the new UO vet rewards, to happily claim em,
    only to find, Siege Perilous, paying customers, this go round,
    can't even claim, nor use, a few of the new vet rewards, at all.

    :confused:

    Guess there will be lots of the new sheep statues, on Siege, then !:mf_prop:

    Baaaaaaaaaaaa !
     
  31. Bo Bo

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    Never underestimate the predictability of stupidity, hehe
     
  32. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    Funny right after I mentioned Ovine technician could be taken as an insult by a "sheepish" playerbase... (and I actually meant it as humor at first because of the sheep graphic that slipped through and causes what I think to be an overreaction)

    the title was removed from Grim's name... he became a Seasoned Veteran.

    And now the only reward we get on Siege, along with no EM and no GM...

    is a sheep statue ?

    Now maybe its all because of me and I'm really not crazy Mrs. Zen.

    Do you think I should shut up and stop talking ?
     
  33. Hunters' Moon

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    It all depends on what you call "useful". I know many people that would consider the new shard wall shields as very useful,even without the added benefit of shard transfer,simply because of the Deco.I do have a question for you. If the Devs allowed the shield to transfer
    you to another shard,would you?
     
  34. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    13 thousand posts... plays on siege...

    take a wild guess :p
     
  35. A Thought Elemental

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    GMs should refund the bracelets of binding for you and return your selection of a vet reward.

    (And those things shouldn't be choosable on Siege in the first place if they are not going to function)

    ...
     
  36. Czarina

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    I still think it would be usefull to us if our siege shields spawned maybe 1 time use soulstone frags once a month since we use so many. Then nobody could really complain. Everyone else uses thier transfer tokens to become trillionaires and we get to store a skill till we decide to remove it.
     
  37. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    The problem is that there has been no GMs on siege for a while... we are on our own.

    Good idea Czarina, I think its reasonable.
     
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    Personally NO !

    When I make characters in Ultima Online,
    I made them so that eventually each one becomes part of the
    history & fabric of the shard/s which I chose
    to make those characters' lives, live upon originally.

    So no, even if they DID permit us to transfer,
    my original 1998 characters on Chesapeake, belong on Chesapeake,
    and my 4 original 2004 characters on Siege, belong on Siege.

    I personally have no use, on either shard, which I play upon,
    for that particular 14 yr. vet reward...'cept as possible, deco.

    I just want ANY vet rewards which they DO create, NOW or in the FUTURE,
    to be of equal value and USE, to ALL of their UO customers alike,
    on every shard, from the development phases of said new vet rewards.

    Any and all new vet rewards should be created *equally*
    from the get go,
    and not to the exclusion, ONLY
    of one-two of their shards' customer base
    in usefulness, as our vet reward, picks.

    And I am not even into cross shard trading and selling pixel crack either,
    but I can see the usefulness of that new vet reward
    being even more useful to cross shard trader$, than the rest of any of us.:lol:

    I do know though if the dev. team made/created/developed
    any new vet rewards, for any of us payin customers, and then said to us all,

    [Oh btw this new vet reward/s is NOT USEFUL at all,
    for 'only' our customer base, on the ATL shard],

    there would be outrage postings; all over this forum,
    that one or two shards' vet rewards were created
    to the exclusion of, only ATL, or some other shards' vets.

    As it is, it is just Siege vets,
    possibly Mugen shard,
    whom are told that 1-2
    of the new created vet rewards,
    esp. their 14 yr vet reward pick,
    is useless or won't work,
    but only, for Siege shards' 14 yr. vets/customer base,

    so who cares ?

    I care ! :confused:
     
  39. QueenZen

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    haha ok since I have just crafters sorts mostly on Siege,
    come on over, ummm meet me in felucca, on Chesapeake !

    I got a wretched soul there going back to 97 or so,
    that my son orignally created long ago,
    but he's been my chr. for yrs. now,
    since my son quit UO perma like
    when they made a trammel.

    Everyone seems to walk away from that chr.
    Gee I have no clue why that is.
    My poor chap feels so moody,
    misunderstood and isolated,
    like he is some sorta plague, or something.

    So yall come on over,
    & say howdy, to him, in felucca
    [on Chesapeake !]
    And be sure ya carry something of great value,
    preferrably uninsured and unblessed, too !


    :lol::lol::lol::stir:
     
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    Is there any room in that Phone Booth? I only have 5 months to go