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[UO Herald] FoF:Factions Factions Factions

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, May 8, 2009.

  1. UO News

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    In this week's Five on Friday we cover Factions, Fey Slayers, and events.



    For more information click here.



    More...
     
  2. GalenKnighthawke

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    Well they covered the first two. When I saw "events" I was very glad, because I assumed they meant the Warriors of Destiny event cycle. I was wrong.

    I can't be the only one who still cares, or can I.

    -Galen's player
     
  3. JC the Builder

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    I utterly disagree with this. War horses are a reward for owning towns. It is one of the very few.
     
  4. ColterDC

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    Of course you do, just like you disagree with anything that would effect your zerg's monopoly.
     
  5. TheScoundrelRico

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    What do you care? You quit because the cheaters hurt your feelings...la
     
  6. Viper09

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    :lol:
     
  7. wrekognize

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    how about reducing the amount of damage dread horses do while we are at it.
     
  8. Storm

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    I wish they would do something here especialy when beta test is starting before the end of the month
     
  9. Vexxed

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    Currently being able to place a horse breeder is simply a function of "who can stay online the longest".... This is a BAD way to go about it... Something as critical as a live (SELF RESSABLE) mount is huge in PvP, yet a smaller group of SKILLED players vs a large "ZERG" won't really have a chance bc the minute they have to do RL stuff the Always online group takes advantage of this.... Maybe if they cost a ridiculous amount or silver & or Gold or something at least it would then be possible....
     
  10. Lord_Puffy

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    How about you fix greater dragons firebreath and cap that while your at it? people have only been asking for that for what, a year now?
     
  11. Lefty

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    "And the peasants celebrated with delight and heckled the mean dirty tamers"
     
  12. ColterDC

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    Oh Rico, I know you miss humping my leg in hopes of peeking into my personal belongings.....

    In a small way I guess I miss you too, nothing like a little hairy monster rubbing your leg to make someone feel loved.

    :danceb:
     
  13. JC the Builder

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    So make war horses unable to bond. Problems solved.

    Also when they change the sigil corruption timers all faction towns should reset to neutral so everyone has a fair shot at taking them. The change should also be announced several days in advance so people have time to prepare.
     
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    Give us several days warning so we can arrange to have as many people online on possible in order to zerg every faction town on the shard to continue our monopoly uncontested. :thumbsup:

    :next:
     
  15. weins201

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    When will a more reasonable method of obtaining war horses be available? certain factions stand no chance at holding a town sigil for 8 hours let alone benig able to place the horse breeders.

    This is an excellent point, I think we’ll investigate just making it a part of the Faction base interactions
    -Draconi

    If your faction cannot hold a town sigal long enough to place a horse vendor then you sohuld recruit more to your cause or change to a faction that you can get a horse from if that a mount you neeed.

    This action of GIVING itmes out when people dont feel they are being treated equally is one of the downfalls occuring in the game.

    Do not give war horses to anyone just because they are a reward for hlding sigs and towns.
     
  16. archite666

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    YES!!! PLEASE!!!!
     
  17. Of course you do the word 'reasonable' was used.

    War horses are a part of factions that only guilds large enough to have people on round the clock have a chance of getting.* Theres nothing there to disagree with, it is a fact. You have on your guilds boards posts about how you have 80+ people online some days, you think this is normal, this is why your view is so out of touch.

    *On Atlantic at least.
     
  18. JC the Builder

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    We already own all the faction towns virtually all the time. It would not be in our best interest for them to go neutral when the timers change. I think it would just be fair to do so.
    And your point is? You should have to work for rewards. Not sign up and 2 minutes later you walk out of the base dressed in enhanced faction artifacts, riding a colorful war horse.
     
  19. The point is you're a hypocrite, you say you dont want them to be available in two minutes yet you're more than happy for it to be at the other end of the spectrum as a zerg only perk.

    & no one said anything about 2 minutes the word used was REASONABLE.

    Here: http://www.answers.com/reasonable
     
  20. JC the Builder

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    I said I don't want how the are acquired to be changed. I think that you should own a town in order to purchase them. That is what factions is supposed to be all about, controlling towns. If your faction only has 2 people in it then you are just going to be out of luck.

    The funny thing is that with the 6 hour corruption timer, literally anyone who wanted could take a town. It isn't like anyone is watching over the sigils 24/7 as used to be the case. All you have to do is steal a sigil around 12AM and let it corrupt itself.
     
  21. wrekognize

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    Not everyone has a thief. Should everyone in the faction not be able to have a horse because their thieves are not doing their job? There needs to be another reason to fight over towns. Obtaining a horse should be available to everyone.
     
  22. JC the Builder

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    If your faction fails then you don't get a reward. This isn't kindergarten where you get a gold star even if you color outside the lines.
     
  23. Kelline

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    I have to agree with jc

    & no im not in his guild, mater of fact, im in a dif faction from him & we have only held the town once that Ive paid attention to & been able to get a breeder.

    Factions r too easy atm imo, well easy isnt the right word,b ut im tired, so ill use it. U already get faction arties handed to u to use as long as u have the points to wear them

    yes it sucks if u cant buy a horse, but get over it. From what ive cn, thats the only real gain from owning a town, well that & having ur name on the list as the owner til someone takes it from u.

    so , either u change ur faction so u can get a horse, or u get more ppl on to capture the sig & get one of ur own.

    I myself wasnt on when we had the breeder, so I missed out, owell, crappy for me. Just means i have to work harder at gettin ppl on to help me hold the sigs to catpture a town to get one.

    jc complains alot yes, but that doesnt mean EVERYTHING that he says should be shot down. soemtimes, he does have a point.
     
  24. Speaking the Truth

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    The horse change is a bad idea. That's pretty much the ONLY reason to go after towns at this point. Maybe the Yew sig if you're a really bad guild and you want to stack guards by the abby.
     
  25. Nonel

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    FFS, put the member-balance back in, return sig timers to normal, and leave horses be.

    With 6-hour purification timers almost everyone has abandoned the towns. The only ones who give a damn about them are old-school faction players and people who want stupid horses.

    The faction system was buggy before the devs dipped their hands into it. Lots of people complained (I sure as hell didn't). Now its just completely FUBAR.

    The bases are more imbalanced than ever. By taking the balancer out a single faction can now have 3xs the membership of all other factions combined.

    Sure, it can make getting all your guildies in a faction with you hard. So ****ing what. We dealt with it for years, and I cant think of a single time someone bitched about it.
     
  26. JC the Builder

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    At the time the changes were made the Factions was completely dead on every shard except 2. I did an audit on participation then and a few weeks ago to compare. Activity is way up now. So the changes at least got people interested in Factions again.

    http://vboards.stratics.com/showthread.php?t=136118
     
  27. Ender

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    "Will we ever have an event where monsters will drop more/better loot than they normally do?"

    Why the HELL should we need an event to have monsters drop better loot...? Loot is complete **** right now, it needs a permanent upgrade. My god...
     
  28. MalagAste

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    Joy... I see yet another FoF and still NO answers to any of the questions I've submitted...

    I give up.