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[UO Herald] FOF: Extra Extra Read All About It

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. UO News

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    In this week's Five on Friday we cover Mystic spell scrolls, the Guild system, and the Font of Fortune.



    To read the full article click HERE.



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  2. phantus

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    We recently discovered a curious little error in the Guild system.


    Good to see this was found and will most likely be addressed.
     
  3. Podolak

    Podolak Crazed Zealot
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    Regarding gargoyle earrings and necklaces not being medable:

    Yes! Thank you!
     
  4. Cogniac

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    So, did the dev misspell his own handle when he chose "Pheonix," or did Chrissay misspell it in the FoF?

    Inquiring minds would like to know.
     
  5. Miri of Sonoma

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    While they are looking at that perhaps they can find a way to allow my guild to fix their abbreviation. Before the new guild system it was }-> but it got changed to }-& when the new guild system was initiated *frowns* We would love to be able to change it back to the proper sign.
     
  6. guum

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    Gargoyle issue #1 down. 17 to go.
     
  7. Wulf2k

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    About the guild leader voting:

    Does the guild leader have to be inactive for this to happen, or can giving the wrong person the ability to invite members mean that your guild can be taken away from you?
     
  8. Spellbound

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    Beg to differ regarding loot from experimental room. I have over 20 flowstones, and never seen the green banner yet. The RNG isn't working and even five different characters can go in there and all get the same item in a row at either the experimental room, or the color dot puzzleboard. Flowstones, and kneading boards are way more common than a SOT or colored tapestry.
     
  9. Podolak

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    Correct, if the members they add are high enough rank to vote.
     
  10. Sakkarah_

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    I think you might be confusing the 2 puzzles.

    The experimental room doesn't give the kneading board or SoTs. The latter two only drops from the trap maze puzzle.

    As stated in the FoF, ALL the rewards from the experimental room have an equal chance of dropping. It's entirely up to the RNG. The reason you are seeing more stalagmites is simply because out of the 17 items you could get from the box, 11 of them are one form of flowstone or another.

    So assuming we're doing a dice roll of 1-17, anytime your roll is 11 or less, you will get some type of flowstone. Anytime your roll is 12 or more you will get one of the other rewards.

    In short, if you ask me what are your chances of getting the round flowstone vs. getting the green banner, my answer will be your chances are the same. But if the question is are you more likely to get some sort of flowstone/stalagmite rather than one of the other items, then the answer will be yes.
     
  11. shanshu

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    Man, my guild complained about the issue with the guild leader crap years ago and all we got were canned messages. Then, the guild leader we were truing to replace logged in, booted everyone and then absconded with the guild. He refused to release it until one of our members paid handsomely for him to do so.

    That's crap!
     
  12. Spellbound

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    Ahhh, thank you for the clarification.
     
  13. Lord Gareth

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    Any chance while you are looking at the Guild system you could re-add the former functions we had.

    - Change the guild name
    - Change the abbv


    Maybe allow us to get a stone for decorative/RP reasons. The ones you can re-deed and such that we have now for the older guilds. Since the change they never block house placements. (Which I think the change was made so the GMs don't get paged over and over for guildstones.)
     
  14. "Removing the timer would encourage the “grind” or extensive farming of creatures so people could hoard the rewards. So this is not something we are considering at this time."

    Hunting in a new area, with a purpose, is a bad thing? Either way you still have to hunt for the coins, that answer really didn't address why theres needs to be irrittaing restrictions placed on doing it. Farming is whats happening with the Trap Hall puzzle.
     
  15. Shelleybean

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    Woohoo!!! Thank you!!!!!
     
  16. Zyron

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    then obviously there is a whole boatload of fail happening.


    LOL
     
  17. Wakiza

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    Blah, so i just wasted 10 abyssal cloth putting "Mage Armor" on my earrings. Took a week to farm! *sadface*
     
  18. guum

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    Ouch. You have an iron will. If I had 10 abyssal cloth, I'd feel compelled to sell it, given the outrageous prices people are paying for it right now.
     
  19. You would be correct about the second half. Voting can be accomplished whether the guild leader is active or not. All you need are enough guild members (2/3s) set to "Member" status or higher to vote out a current guild leader, and elect a new one. So in a sense it is possible for someone to wtf pwn your guild if you assign someone as an emissary and they backstab you and recruit a lot of new members to take your guild.
     
  20. Ailish

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    Kratos is 100% correct, and I have seen it done. I also had someone contemplate doing it to me, but they realized that it was not possible and that my "supporters" outnumbered theirs. Now, in the end, I gave the guild to that person and left it behind, but had they had the numbers, they could have forceably taken it.
     
  21. Warpig Inc

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    The gargish jewelry doesn't need to be med. They maybe should be like the sammy armor and be mage armor when exc. made. Or becuase the ores don't give resist pumps like armor then have gargish jewelry have mage armor auto added if made of a colored ore. Leave crafting to tallent and thinking.

    While playing with the gargish jewelry shut off the archery mod being on looted rings and braclets.
     
  22. aarons6

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    you can always imbue the archery to another skill..
     
  23. Black Spirit

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    When would we be expecting the patch for gargoyles to be able to wear ear rings and necklesses that don't be affected using meditation???? as this is sooooo slowing down my mana regeneration.
    Please help us sooooon.

    Thx
     
  24. Warpig Inc

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    Skills that fall into the archery line are peace/heal/resist/ninjitsu and chivalry. Thats all fine and dandy if one those skills goes with the other mods. But the whole ideal of looking at loot till you go cross eyed..... is to find that rare piece with all the right mods. Imbueding puts an end date on an item. With no tink runic, looting that great combo is the only option for jewelry without fixed durability.

    Imbueding the skills sounds good till you need to farm all the Crystalline Blackrock needed to work the mod in.
     
  25. Olahorand

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    I can confirm, that my single surviving guild member, who voted for himself as guild master, is now the guild master.
    So the filter seems to be enabled and working now.
    Thanks for that!

    *Salute*
    Olahorand