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[UO Herald] Halloween Event

Discussion in 'UHall' started by _zigzag_, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. _zigzag_

    _zigzag_ Sage
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    You may of noticed that the Halloween Event is still going on and it's not quite Halloween anymore. We wanted to let you know that we have corrected an issue that would allow it to restart. We've got a fix going in with the Friday morning maintenance that will fix this.

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  2. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    Are you kidding? What's it hurt to leave it on a while longer, considering a lot of people have had lag issues the last 2 weeks or so, and have been unable to participate...
     
  3. Gheed

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    Sicarii was buged too... still is I imagine.
     
  4. wrekognize

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    It is good to see they are going to stick with the original schedule of the event. Having a schedule for things like this and sticking to that schedule are needed.


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  5. Ender

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    Except of course, putting out an event for players, then allowing massive lag to continue for 2 weeks during said event, then not prolonging it so they can experience it too, just so they can "stick to the schedule" is NOT needed.
     
  6. shanshu

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    Under normal circumstances, yes, but when a large majority of people were unable to play due to lag, an exception is understandable.
     
  7. Maplestone

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    I have mixed feelings - the lag was an issue, but I also like the idea of starting/stopping events on time, even if I miss bits of them.
     
  8. AesSedai

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    - It reads as if they tried to stop it but it unexpectedly restarted.
    As far as kinks in the code go, this is pretty minor, yeah? It will be off tomorrow and I bet this group of Devs has now figured out how to turn off events on a set schedule. Set schedules are groovy. Progress as promised, heh.
     
  9. Harlequin

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    Aye, I suspect the server reloaded the halloween modules when it came back up from maintenance. But somehow did not get the "turn event off" variables :D

    Which might explain a weird thing I saw, some totems were destroyed by the players, but when I accidentally recalled off my "defeated cemetaries" runes a couple of days later, they were all back again.

    Drats...still didn't manage to get an owned by no-one totem... >_<
     
  10. It Lives

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    I quite Clearly remember the east coast Shards getting many weeks more of the Vanguard invasion than the west coast.. you will just have to endure.:lick:
     
  11. jelinidas

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    I have one for sale on Cats!
     
  12. Harlequin

    Harlequin Babbling Loonie
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    I don't play Cats alot, but I have developed chars there, and even a house and a vendor spot at 1 period in time :)

    Maybe we can work something out? I'll send you a PM.
     
  13. Phaen Grey

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    Last year there were dozens of posts about turning off the halloween stuff, people complaining it went on too long, now its too short. There is no winning this one that's for sure.
     
  14. Tomas_Bryce

    Tomas_Bryce Rares Collector Extraordinaire | Rares Fest Host
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    Welcome to U.Hall :)
     
  15. Evilminion

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    What he said. Heh.

    Honestly, though, my one big sniffle about the Halloween event is that I never could get Sicarii to drop a spinarette for me. Darn those giant spiders and their selfish ways! :spider:
     
  16. Lord Kynd

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    Boo :(
    :yell:
     
  17. Lord Kynd

    Lord Kynd Guest

    it was way to short.
     
  18. Ender

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    It was like, 3 weeks, and 2 of those were full of lag for a lot of people. That's a good enough reason to prolong it.
     
  19. christy1221

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    I agree
     
  20. Flora Green

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    Last year they moved and that was the excuse. (Cause it takes 8 months to settle in and turn off an event:)). I don't get why they don't start Halloween on Oct 1 and end it Nov 1 or 2. Barring any unforseen incidents like the lag this year. Afterall, Halloween parties and events in RL are take place over the course of the month.
     
  21. Pumpkin still spawn in the fields. Not that I am complaining since it's one of my favorite parts. I just thought you should know. Thanks guys for the events, they were a lot of fun!