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[UO Herald] FoF: Virtue and Weddings

Discussion in 'UHall' started by _zigzag_, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. _zigzag_

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    It's Friday and that means the Five on Friday is here to answer your questions. This week we are answering questions about virtue, weddings and more!


    To read the full article, please click here.





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  2. Crysta

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    Honestly think a "wedding book" is a bad idea.... books that are editable can be erased. I'd suggest a player bulletin board instead. Has its own problems, but easier to control than the book.
     
  3. Ender

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    Well.. Uh. Ok.
     
  4. Teeshy

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    Oh, yay for new virtue uses coming up! =D And if I ever MANAGE to get a shroud, I'm glad it will be dyeable ;) Don't seem to have much luck with random drops though =)

    What was the deal with weddings? They were already gone byebye when I started playing, so no idea why people want them back?
     
  5. DHMagicMan_1

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    LOL The Virtues will be "Very Important"...

    Where have we heard that before? :bs:
     
  6. Maplestone

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    hmm ... does this mean that there will be a seperate set of mechanics around the gargoyle virtues? Or that lore about the virtues will be a motivator? "important" is a difficult word to pin down in a diverse group like ours.

    That's unforunate about the heartwood craftables ... I guess they won't stack very well with imbuing.

    For there to be UO weddings, does there need to be a UO singles bar?
    (*ponders setting up a gaza-matt disco hall*)
     
  7. I see one problem with contacting the EM on our shard, currently the one book we have to leave questions or message is being erased by people unknow. Several of us have had to repost our questions or remarks in the book. What is to stop these people from erasing the request for weddings?
     
  8. Spree

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    Were is Trammel?
     
  9. ColterDC

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    Although I'd like to smack any loser who has a wedding in a video game.....................


    They simply need to make the book more of a submit type system where you enter your request and it is submitted to the EM via email or whatever. That way other players cannot come along and delete your request.

    God help us though if that request queue is handled anything like the GM queue. People would need funeral services long before their wedding request is ever handled.
     
  10. Ender

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    First part = QFT <_<
     
  11. soze

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    This was an uninspired FOF......

    Thanks for the "Virtue" information....been hearing that since '07

    WHat about the invasions....how is that going to progress or be over

    Cloak of Corruption....Threads of Life, Thought and Life.....Hello?

    11th anniversary items and/or tokens

    Come on....weddings? Are you kidding me?
     
  12. Maplestone

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    As opposed to the "right" things to do in video games which apparently has something to do with pixelated blood?

    ( people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones )
     
  13. Ender

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    If you want to have a wedding in game go play the Sims or something. <_<
     
  14. Phaen Grey

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    ... and still no mention of the 11th anniversary tokens *sighs*
     
  15. Kiminality

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    You guys are funny :D
     
  16. Maplestone

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    Ender, there are more things in Ultima Online than are drempt of in your philosophy :)
     
  17. Tina Small

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    The last section of the FoF says we have until "Monday afternoon" to log in to get holiday tickets. Is there going to be a patch or a publish Monday afternoon that will turn off the holiday tickets? Monday's also a holiday for some folks in the U.S., so I can already hear the grumbling if all shards end up being down for an hour or two mid-day on Monday.
     
  18. kelmo

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    This is a game with role playing possibilities... Live and let die. Dissing some one's in game experience counter productive. You know like when some wishes to rid the game of non-consensual PvP...

    Just saying. *shops for a tux*
     
  19. Maplestone

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    *eyes kelmo's rhetorical poke suspiciously*

    You're saying weddings should drop a new kind of powerscroll?
    You're saying it should be possible to force people to get married?
    You're saying characters who do weddings should call all people who play single characters losers and whiners?

    oops ... that sort of spoiled the mood, didn't it.
     
  20. Cazzador

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    I'm a KR/Uo fanboy etc etc... But dam-it Im getting a little tired of the same same same same...

    I completly agree! Now My question is: Where can we post to get answers? I mean who asked about weedings? Is there like a secret forum where you go and post the questions to get answers?
     
  21. Teeshy

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    Nah, just do like they've said many time - send in questions through the herald site - feedback form, choose FoF =)

    If people don't send their question in through there, they can't expect that they'll be seen =)
     
  22. Zooithion

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    Maybe there is a secret forum that talks of weddings?

    I donno.... Wasn't expecting the wedding thing.
     
  23. Weddings were fun back in the day and even after the dismisal of the wedding system, RPers kept it alive. Bringing it back would be fun especially for the RP folks and those of us who play with a spouse. People shouldn't dismiss the idea again and/or make fun of others who enjoy it.

    so dag-namit I'm grabbing me a tux too!
     
  24. Maplestone

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    July 26, 2008, San Diego Town Hall Meeting response to audience question by Jeremy: "Weddings in UO: System planned, but pushed out, unknown on current status"

    ( contratry to what it may look like from my many posts in this thread, I have never asked about/for such a system ... I defend it here because it just seems like a great thing to have in the game )
     
  25. Lia

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    What the heck??

    Yay, weddings. My life is complete. :bored:

    Where is the information about the 11th anniversary items??? It is not an "anniversary" all year, you know! :wall:
     
  26. Flora Green

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    Yeah. This. Unreal that yet another week goes by with nothing said. Thank goodness Christmas is over. I can shut down my extra accounts til next Dec.
     
  27. AesSedai

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    - I would like to echo Maplestone's latest post. Plus, I have heard of many hoping for them, from as soon as they stopped happening; and it seems to me that the Devs. had commented on their comeback even before the date Maplestone quoted. So yes, this was something some players have been requesting & long before UO had its 11th anniversary.

    As well: Great to see ya' back, Joanne :)
     
  28. GarthGrey

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    I was an ex counselor, like many other posters here. And I performed more than a few weddings. But I was always a little "shkeeved" by the whole thing. I thought the "internet" grew up after AOL chat rooms, but I guess not..
     
  29. kelmo

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    I have done a few weddings on Siege. Most were for couples that really were married in real life.
     
  30. Viper09

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    Submit that question for FoF?

    Not all questions on the forums here are actually submitted for FoF and not all questions submitted are brought up in the forums.

    But anyways. Thanks for a answer regarding the long-overdue issue of the missing virtues. They are very important for SA, so I will assume that means it will go a long with SA when it's released. Thanks Joanne :D
     
  31. Petrify

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    Wow, that is one of, if not the worst FoF's I have ever read.

    First of all... all that wedding stuff should be under one point. Secondly, didn't we already know the deadline for the bank decorating contest? And Thirdly

    Um... what? Why would there be any plans? That is a complete waste of a question and if a real player asked that (which I doubt, it was probably a dev filling in space) they should quit for being such an idiot.
     
  32. Kelline

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    K i wasnt around when weddings were here before....

    so whats the bennifits cept being married?

    & from what i understand from a few, once married, ur married for life... ther is no divorce in uo... so you'd pick wisely is what i was told
     
  33. AesSedai

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    - So what, are you suggesting that they should have UO divorces too ;)
    I'm not even sure if that word exists in our Britannian vernacular.
     
  34. kelmo

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    *shakes head* We have been over this for years. FoF is not for Stratics junkies. Stratics gets more than it's fair share of info.

    FoF is for the gamers at large. Even the ones that do not read this forum.

    Get yourselves into a frenzy if you wish. As you do every Friday. Your call.

    Mythic answers questions that are presented to them. All of these were important to some one. FoF is not a Stratics deal. Get over your selves.
     
  35. Flora Green

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    People complain more places than just Stratics about the poor UO communication.

    I personally have submitted questions for the FoF and they have never been answered in one of them. Others have as well.

    People have submitted event info that wasn't posted.
     
  36. kelmo

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    I know.
     
  37. Sakkarah_

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    On a side note, something that didn't make it to the FoF is a reminder to everyone who didn't collect their Holiday Gift tickets, Monday afternoon (jan 19) is the deadline. You do not need to pick gift right away (no deadline on that) but you must at least get the ticket.

    Enjoy!

    Sak
     
  38. heh... you get a partner who decides where you are going to hunt, how to decorate your house, who your friends are...

    and

    when things go bad, you have an ex-partner who decides where you can't go any more, which lock downs in your house will disappear, who you can't speak to any more...

    Err.... so I hear...
     
  39. My wife and I have not had a marriage in game, she did not play the game when I was playing, took her a few years looking over my shoulder, one day I had to go afk and when I came back she was in my chair battles a spawn of brigands that pop up on the character I had, "They were attacking you, you almost died", so that when we took an old account and reactivate it for her, today she has two of the five account we control, so will most likely seek a marriage for her main character and mine.
     
  40. DevilsOwn

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    matter of fact, there is a little tool called UOWedding which was widely used long ago, and there is, included in the standard scripts, one for divorce:D
     
  41. Hex_Europa

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    *Waits for EA to bring Magic Moments back to top up their revenue*
     
  42. Nah, you just take them to Fel and kill 'em.


    That way you get to keep everything and no alimony....:D
     
  43. Flora Green

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    I'm collecting the remainder of mine now. Was going to take screenshots of my holiday deco, but unfortunately I logged in to the trees being deeds. Figured I had til tomorrow for that, too. :sad4:
     
  44. Nok

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    Okay Regina, so we know you read this thread, but why are you still dodging one of the # 1 questions being asked by the community? What info is there about the 11th Anniversary tokens? This was mentioned way back in November and we were under the impression that we would know more by mid December. I am sure that this question has been submitted to the FOF, but just in case, I am going to submit it today and I encourage everyone else who reads this and wants to know to do the same.
     
  46. Draconi

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    Like all non-community members of the dev team, Regine is only allowed to communicate in an official capacity about things related to her work, or fluffy fun stuff.

    She isn't dodging the question because its not something she could answer one way or another. Design has nothing to do with the release of items for sale, and leveraging her pride or concern for the community won't circumvent the official communication process for the tokens (which *are* coming, and no, I don't have further details either, good try!).

    The info we have about the 11th Collection Tokens has already been shared. There's no dastardly secret or anything: I look forward to redeeming my own when they're available.
     
  47. MalagAste

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    Thanks Draconi. I know that had already been answered in a previous post.

    As for the weddings I can't wait. Back years ago when they had them before I used to perform a few. And most of those were for Role-play or they were couples that while married in RL wanted a nice "second wedding" and they held it IN GAME. Which to me was very sweet. So while most of you complainers might not be at all interested in UO Weddings I am. I thought they were a lot of fun before and I still think they are now.

    P.S. If your on GL and you want to get married the Yew-wood Forest Theatre will cater to your needs and I am certainly open to some redecoration for weddings. Or if you would like a small chapel I believe I know where one is as well. Not to mention a nice open air tavern for the gathering following the blessed event.
     
  48. GalenKnighthawke

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    This Five on Friday is actually not bad. It did answer questions that have been spammed about on the boards, just mostly not ones that were spammed about the last couple of weeks.

    The return of officially sanctioned, in-game weddings has long been sought, for example, as have other official RP supports. The Virtue system has been discussed on these boards for a long time. They basically answered 2 questions about bugged Replicas, and those questions have been spammed about on the boards very recently.

    -Galen's player
     
  49. shanshu

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    Right there!

    That's exactly what could have made a good FOF question and answer. Why was that so hard? MalagAste says that this had been addressed in another post, but I'm sorry, I must have missed it.

    I'm usually a huge supporter of our EAMythic friends, but no communication for most of December + a flubbed up event (Slimes) + really poor questions (and yes that is my opinion) in the FOF make for poor image. I am willing to bet a month's worth of playtime that the UO community by and large would rather know about the 11th anniversary items and not the prospect of a UO Wedding.

    Thanks for answering that question, I'm sorry if I was pissy.
     

  50. Well said! Thanks!