In no particular order, just classified and briefly summarized for your forum reading pleasure. KEY: LINK DEV RESPONSE (DEV) VIP COMMENT (VIP) Questions: So what's the secret to getting Zombie Skeletons of yourself to spawn? -Various Replies tell you how to best get your named zombie skeleton to spawn. Gen chat question -OP wants to know how to make a macro to say something in general chat rather than just in say. Replies offer a few ways to do this. Titles in the past and now -(DEV) OP would like to know why Lord & Lady titles arent carrying over on cards, and currently on bones. Dolphin rug question -OP would like help figuring out why they are unable to collect an MIB from one of their dolphin rugs. Despise Ephemeral Pieces/Suits -OP wants to know if anyone has made a full suit of Ephemeral pieces for use in PVP specifically. Suggestions/Ideas/Wish Lists: Pet slot balance, hues, new tameable ideas, champ spawn balance -(VIP) Huge post where people offer their ideas, and suggestions, even a few re-colored pictures as illustration. A good read, and something to think about if any of the topic is your "cup of tea". Archeology... -An idea for a new skill called Archeology, gleaned from an idea called Grave Robbing. The post discusses both these ideas. The Void Pool -Started as a discussion on the Void Pool event and how best to get points. Turned into a thread about Ephemeral with a few suggestions/ideas as well. Kickstarter Campaign for UO? -OP wondering who would support a Kickstart Campaign for UO. Most posters seemed in consensus that as long as EA runs UO they would not support one. If UO went independent opinions would change. Weapon Special Move Review -(DEV) (VIP) OP breaks down EVERY special move and comments on the current usefulness. Offers suggestions for slight changes, tweaks, and outright reworking. A good read. How about some love for Bards (during events) -OP would like to see barding useable during EM events, maybe not on boss monsters but certainly on spawn. TURN OFF City Loyalty/Virtue Status DECAY -(DEV) OP would like to see decay turned off for loyalty and virtues. Most of the replies have been in support of this idea and person. *PvP needs some Attention* -(DEV) (VIP) An exhaustive discussion on everything pvp, there are some very well thought out suggestions. A thread to keep an eye on or participate in if your are a pvper. Halloween Mask trade-in proposal. -OP would like to be able to trade in named halloween masks for the same name of a diffrent type. Post goes on to make suggestions in general about the current Halloween event, and what to do with the masks. Metal/Plate Armor Ideas, Proposals, and Pitfalls -Ideas and suggestions on what to do with armor balance in general. A good read. Skree's -(DEV) OP discusses her love of Skree's and how she would like to see them become more useable. Post touches on pet revamping and gets a Dev response that they are indeed working on making skree more useable. Wouldn't it be nice.... -OP would like BOD books to sort alphabetically. Do you want 15th Anniversary Gifts Turned Back On? -OP would like 15th anny gifts turned back on for a few days. DEVs can you please take a look into the loot generator? -OP would like more single mod pieces to drop. Can you turn off Guards in Nujel'm Graveyard? -OP would like guards temporarily turned off during the Halloween event, because guards are killing the named zombie skeletons before players can. Are 4 second weapons and beyond balanced? -(DEV) In depth discussion of the "slower" weapons in game, and what can be done to improve their use. Speculation: Blackthorn the False King? -Speculation on Blackthorn, a little of his history, and ideas on where he/we could be headed. Ask & Answer: [UO Herald] Ask & Answer No. 5 [UO Herald] Ask & Answer No. 4 Misc: List of mask names -A list of all currently found Halloween masks, with a few pictures, and some number crunching thrown in for flavor. Gamasutra Article: Ultima Online creators remember the good and bad of its early days -Gamasutra talks with some of the original dev team about the good old days.