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[UO Herald] Immediate Downtime: All Shards - Publish 63.2

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. UO News

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    Greetings!

    We will be bringing all Shards offline for immediate maintenance at 5:45 PM EST. At this time we anticipate that all Shards will be back online no later than 8: 00 PM EST. We apologize for the short notice.

    Please read on for the full 63.2 Notes



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  2. Flutter

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    " * Fixed an issue which would cause Gargoyles and Elves to lose their skin tone in certain situations."

    LOL You mean "by logging into the game"??
     
  3. Lynk

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    "Paroxymus Swamp Dragons: These monsters will no longer be converted to normal ones"

    So you're SOL if you lost one already!

    High Five to EA!
     
  4. Aibal

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    How about:

    Paroxysmus' Swamp Dragons should no longer be converted into regular swamp dragons.


    Uh, does that mean those that already did are screwed? Or that they will ALL revert back to their original form?
     
  5. AirmidCecht

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    That gave me giggle fits too :)
     
  6. Viquire

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    LOL sometimes we think so much alike...
     
  7. Flutter

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    It means "sorry for your bad luck"
     
  8. Mapper

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    My elf is now blue.. Does the publish fix that? Or just stop is happening any further and I'm stuck with blue.
     
  9. AxiamInc

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    Yeah, that's what I would like to know. Does this mean my Garg will go back to the color he is supposed to be??
     
  10. *makes mental note to start farming Paroxysmus*
     
  11. Risso

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    Only time will tell :popcorn:
     
  12. Velvathos

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    God I hope not..

    I roleplay in VTC has a half elf barmaid and also when roleplaying we make our elves as human-like as possible, this would ruin RP for A LOT of people.. We have full elf guilds and drow guilds as well..

    Way to go EA..

    WAY TO GO!
     
  13. AirmidCecht

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    I always wished elf color was tied in with karma when ML first came out. Like Dread Lord would be a Drow almost blackened elf and a High Elf Lady or Lord would be the lightest elf color.

    Right now the majority are purple til this publish fix *grins*
     
  14. Jasonleebeck

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    what about instant crashing after clicking "ok" on the patch screen? happens with/out uoassist.
     
  15. Stupid Miner

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    Really? i think most people were purple.
     
  16. Supreem

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    Unfortunately at this time we will not be able to restore players skin hues. As soon as possible, we will be providing a way for players who lost their skin color to select a new one.
     
  17. Mapper

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    Aye its more purple, I didn't actually notice till I read the patch notes, briefly looked and said blue.
     
  18. Viquire

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    Can we get a thong in the color of our choice to go with that?
     
  19. Aibal

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    And what about our screwed up Proxy's? Or are we just outta luck on that one?
     
  20. Der Rock

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    no, only peanut is purple :)
     
  21. Velvathos

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    Just read my skin dye thread, make skin dyes where people can re-dye their skin, make it cheap, since this is your fault and we are your customers.. We shouldn't have to spend loads on fixing a character from a bug that was hatched out..
     
  22. Der Rock

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    8:00 PM EST what does it mean for me? its midnight here :)
     
  23. Tangled Metal

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    Well there are now more people on TC1 than UO has ever seen!
     
  24. MariamATL

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    Uhhh.....see you tomorrow???
     
  25. Viquire

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    Supreem, will it be possible to run the elf to human, then human to elf to choose skin tones in the meantime, and should my elves NOT logged in today have avoided having any issues?
     
  26. kokopelli

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    Making a lot "mistakes" lately, are we not?
    Maybe EA/Mythic shouldnt have fired the whole QA team... ;)
     
  27. Taylor

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    But...but...I don't remember the skin hues of my 14 elves and 1 gargoyle.

    This is pretty annoying. :(
     
  28. Uriah Heep

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    And the burning questions not asked yet...

    How the hell did this go past QA?
    And not get noticed on TC1?
    No one on Origin logged in dead, plays an elf, or owns a Paroxy??
    Geeeez Louise...how crazy can it get?
     
  29. Viquire

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    Uriah I posted to this earlier somewhere. These problems were not introduced through the full publish. They were introduced in the rush publish applied at server up this morning to fix problems arising with forms issues in the last or regular publish.
     
  30. Taylor

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    Wherefore art thou, old dev team?

    :confused:
     
  31. silent death197831

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    Yes I find the humor in that also. It went through 3 stages before hitting us on Atl. How did it get so far? It could be that EA halfed the staff again.
     
  32. jbfortune

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    Are our Paroxys going to be fixed? This was kinda ignored
     
  33. Viper09

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    Mass lay-offs not long ago.
     
  34. jbfortune

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    Yes, please answer devs.
     
  35. Supreem

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    Correct if you never logged your character in, you should be fine.
     
  36. Aibal

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    What about our Proxy's Supreem?? Hmmm?
     
  37. Uriah Heep

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    Okay...so I ask the same about the forms issues then...
    Just send the pubs to all shards at the same time, close TC1 for more server room, doesn't seem that TC and Origin are catching much to me. *shrugs*
     
  38. Arcades

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    TC back in the day would always mirror a prodo shard, and the shards would rotate with each new patch, that way you could test out all the items and other things not currently available on TC without extensive farming. I hope the DEVs learned a lesson from this patch...TC is a useless tool unless we can test things out with our own chars items, etc, each week just rotate thru the popular shards. Nuff said.
     
  39. Llwyd

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    I almost made an elf when I came back to UO last month... glad I waited.
     
  40. Der Rock

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    yea, sometimes i think exactly the same.....:)
     
  41. Mapper

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    That's what Origin is for Arcades.
     
  42. Supreem

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    LOL that's not what I meant!!
     
  43. Beastmaster

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    Down at the soup kitchen handing out recipes for rotworm stew.
     
  44. Miss Smoocher

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    OMG DOWN TIME WHAT WILL I DO FOR THE NEXT 2 HOURS!!!! Pocket Pool Anyone? wait i have no pockets Crys
     
  45. silent death197831

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    I got a pocket you can use Muahahahahaha!!!!
     
  46. jbfortune

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    The fact he has been ignoring the paroxy questions suggests we wont be getting them back.
     
  47. Aibal

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    This. But I'm sure the newest way to make relics will be immediately addressed.
     
  48. Stupid Miner

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    ... and now you get to discover the joys of 20% damage reduction instead of 12% :p
     
  49. Vampyre Kitty

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    If we are able to select a new hue this isnt gonna mess with our hair is it..? Meaning it wont take us to a char screen to redo our skin colour and delete our existing special hair dyes like it does if you transform from elf/human or vice versa will it? Otherwise I wont be a happy camper =(
     
  50. silent death197831

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    Jb most likely you wont get your proxxy fixxed gm's and em's are not allowed to replace items or alter items by their rules so i would guess no man sry just from my past experiences.