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[UO Herald] Publish 73.0 is Live - Beware of Turkeys

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. UO News

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    Publish 73.0 is now live on all shards. And the turkeys are back.

    Look out.



    More...
     
  2. >DatGuyUKnow<

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    I feel like Stratics is being trolled by UO Herald.
     
  3. Amber Witch

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    lol
     
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    Got my first two turkeys this afternoon.

    What the heck is this 17 hp of damage routine with consencrate weapon, Divine Fury, & Enemy of One all going? :confused: The survivor of the two turkey fight had an all red healthbar and I had to finally wait out the timer and bring in a Mystic to cast RCs on it for a while. Didn't have that problem last year.
     
  5. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    I'm a legendary mystic and I cannot even handle a stone elemental with a RC and spells... I need two of them and by the time he's red bar theres another one that spawned (plus countless overpowered earth elementals and mud pies)...

    And the loot the earth elementals give is better than a paragon balron.

    sure... I mean.. yay...

    thats.. Ultima Online... right ?
     
  6. Faeryl

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    I haven't even touched Shame or the turkeys yet... I'm more concerned about the fact that my packing crate just poisoned me like a trap box...

    But I can't get it to do it again...
     
  7. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    I made one dungeon run... and I found better items than I would have in months of shopping on local vendors.

    I made some statistics, and somehow only about 20% item actually have a "downside" like brittle. and when they do its only one...

    a cursed item on siege... oh NO !!! 8)

    Most of these items have more durability than crafted items, and overpower them greatly. Imbuing now seems a joke and its also pretty easy to find imbuables in there...

    I had tested it on Origin... but the more I think about it the more I realise it's going to turn Siege from a community driven shard to a world of perpetual war.

    Exactly what I had predicted... people are already trash talking in general chat... and many... MANY are threatning to quit over this ridiculous patch...
     
  8. Poo

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    really?

    cause i cant find anyone saying anything bad about it.

    and i played the heck out of it on origin as well and it was all good.

    its probably just a siege thing.

    but then arnt you the same fella that post a up a bit saying you couldn't even kill the level one spawn in shame?

    they tripled the amount of time this pub was on test and origin so it all could be tested out fully, and they tweaked what we recommended they tweak.

    i dont know man, i think your playing chicken little and the sky is falling if ya ask me.
     
  9. Miri of Sonoma

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    someone on Sonoma said she got poisoned too when she logged on although she did not know what it was. She said it was deadly poison.
     
  10. Ludes

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    I been waiting.. didn't go to Test or Origin.. Lady Kyra and myself are going for our first look within moments. Had to wait for her to get off work.
     
  11. Petra Fyde

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    Stone elemental has 60+ physical resist. Try fighting it with EVs
     
  12. aarons6

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    i think its the mud pies.. ?
    i killed a couple, recalled to the bank and got poisoned..
     
  13. Ned888

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    I have to say, on Siege it's pretty difficult to make and hold on to really good equipment. It's the nature of the beast and part of the charm of the shard. This patch will have a somewhat detrimental effect on that, because after a certain point (50 Swords/Tactics & Healing) you can get into Shame and get some really good stuff that was rare before but farmable now.

    I can see Ahu's concern on this one, but I withhold final judgment until we can review the effects in 6 months or so. It might be that it's no different than getting the rewards for crafting bows for the elves. Some of those reward bows you get back are stellar!

    We shall have to see....
     
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    If I remember the message I got right, mine was lethal... Hit me in my house as soon as I opened the packing crate.

    I haven't been anywhere except my house and Brit bank yet...
     
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    I am so glad this is finally live. My only problem is to figure out what to go after first shame or turkeys!
     
  16. Miri of Sonoma

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    Next time I see her I will ask if she was looking in her packing crate..I know she was at home and had just logged in after being away for a while.
     
  17. Kayne

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    God damn turkeys are stupidly hard. Gave up with them after killing my poor gd

    Oh and way to go devs, announce pub 73 was live 24 hours after we all knew that already... :p
     
  18. Theophania

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    I logged in and opened my storage chest, not even my packing crate, and was deadly poisoned. My Cities runebook, which was red yesterday, is now the color of a regular runebook, and when I threw away 78 items, expecting close to 150k points for cleanup, got none, and 30 items didn't delete. After an hour I had to take them all out, put them back in, and they deleted, meanwhile, I got a grand total of 0 points for everything i threw away. Paged for help, got no response, and finally had to log after waiting for two hours. :S
     
  19. Poo

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    ive been playing siege for years and i dont wear anything but GM made leather and GM crafted weapons.

    if your saying that there is going to be a influx of people wearing uber high end suits on siege cause of shame, i cant see it.
    at the end of it all your gonna die and anything you have it gonna go bye bye.
    so is it worth it to farm up in shame, IF you can get in and out in one piece, and then incorporate that into a suit that your just gonna loose anyways.

    i dont know.
    but now that you mention it i may swing in and get a bag of rings and watches with HCI and DI on them to use as back ups.

    how is this gonna effect siege?
    its not.
    no one was dropping 5 mill on a ring to put on thier suit.
    no one was dropping 20 mill on a gorget that they just had to have for their suit.
    everyone was running around in GM made or low end imbued suits that are throw aways.
    well, except for that one archer i aced a while back, his suit was top shelf.
    it must really hurt him when i used my scissors and cut it all up and left it on the ground for him in leather strips, hehe.
    ah yes, such is the fun that is siege.
     
  20. Kayne

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    Sorry this is OT but Poo I love your sig
     
  21. Jade of Sonoma

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    I logged into the game for the first time today .. went to look for Turkeys.
    Recalled to where they are.
    Ran up, hid beside one, and lored it.
    The Turkey was suddenly stricken with deadly poison
    for no reason that I can figure ...
    so I ran off to take a screen shot of it's stats
    and a notation in my journal:
    *a giant turkey begins to spasm uncontrollably*
    [​IMG]

    Just a thought:
    Could the Turkey being poisoned be connected to what happened to you?

    - - must go back and see if it happens again later. Real life is interupting ..
     
  22. Kayne

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    Sounds like there is a bug in this patch
     
  23. Ned888

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    I'll be the first to admit that I'm very inexperienced compared to many who post, but I can't help but see some downsides:

    With the better equipment will come better survivability. That could lead to camping tougher spawns which could result in huge amounts of gold and items flowing into the game.

    I'm not saying it's going to happen, which is why I am giving it 6 Months. I'm just saying that it could....
     
  24. RawHeadRex

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    when turkeys arrived last year... all i could see was their life bars when hitting Ctrl/shift.

    Maybe this year i'll see what insta-kills me as i'm leaving my house :p
     
  25. Bardie

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    Unfortunately this has happened to me a few times - threw away over 50 items of rubble so far with 0 points. Paged nothing, emailed nothing...pretty sweet.
     
  26. Miri of Sonoma

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    *laughs* well that will be interesting..random spontaneous poisoning! I don't know if there were any turkeys around the person I spoke to. As far as I know her house is in Malas. I have fought a few turkeys and none of us (turkey nor humans) got poisoned.

    Indeed strange things are going on in Sosaria today!!!
     
  27. A Thought Elemental

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    Mebbe the page gm button gets broke sometimes.

    I have a character with a bag of runic hammers that I am wondering about maybe being dupes. they were given to me and I don't know anything about their history.

    I don't want to potentially use or sell dupes. So..

    I paged a GM to ask about it, ask someone to take a look.

    Never heard anything back. Even left them my email address in the ticket..
     
  28. Promathia

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    Logged in, was instantly dealth 44 damage and got DP'd. Im glad to hear im not the only one lol
     
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    Random poisoning... The beginning of a new storyline?
     
  30. Poo

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    there are some new spells in shame on some of the new mobs, like that mana parasite leechy thing.

    i wonder if one of the new spells for the mobs has gone crazy.

    makes me leery about doing any farming in shame.
    dont wanna get hit by a revert again, haha.

    granted, getting poisoned isnt a game ending bug.
    wonder if my GM poisoner has natural immunity to it, haha
     
  31. Cogniac

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    I just logged in, walked around my house for about 30 seconds, then, after commanding my greater dragon to "stay," WHAM took 50 damage and deadly poisoned.

    Something has gone awry.
     
  32. G.v.P

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    Honestly if they don't revert shards I'd be surprised. People talking about losing their whole rubble set, random poison lol. I'm pretty eager to farm Shame, too, but I can't imagine there wouldn't be a revert.
     
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    Maybe it would help if we listed where we are in game when poison happens, what facet, what sub-server, etc...I logged into Vesper and no insta-poison thus far. There is a Turkey in my sub-server. Guess I'll see what happens, haha.
     
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    I thought holiday gifts were supposed to be active?
     
  35. Cogniac

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    Is it December 1st?

    I don't think it is.
     
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    I missed that part.
     
  37. Jade of Sonoma

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    Went back into UO to the Turkeys and lored a few but couldn't get *it* (*deadly poisoned Turkey*) to happen again.

    But like G.v.P, I am not anxious to go looking for more trouble.


    - - my concerns are growing bigger and bigger by the minute because, if Turkeys this year are too hard for others to kill .. um ..should I have begged for Giant Turkeys[Paragon] with chests? <<surely they can't be harder than a Greater Dragon Paragon? ... but ... after reading these two posts

    Taking a Greater Dragon out of the stables and commanding it to follow looks dangerous enough without also trying to take it to fight normal Giant Turkeys ..

    Yes .. something has gone awry! Might be a one time thing ..

    - -sits back and waits for the dust to settle before making another move - -
    .. seems to be a good plan of action ... :popcorn: -- not sure about paragon giant turkeys with paragon chests though, .. but hey .. why not?
     
  38. Faeryl

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    Seems like it was a one time thing for me... I guess we'll see...
     
  39. Viquire

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    Oddly enough I had this happen logging in on an acct the first time after reactivating. In a house I was freinded to. Just the once on the acct.

    Maybe this is a gentle chiding from Bioware.:whip:
     
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    The poison is clearly food poisoning, given the season.

    Thumbs up on Shame.

    Thumbs down on the (apparent) lack of new rewards for the Thanksgiving content, especially since it's not like we'd ask for much; rehue something for deco, a broadsword with decent mods, etc.

    Presto! New content and (temporarily) happy(-ish) players.

    Definite thumbs up on Shame though, been very fun so far.

    Gonna take me awhile to get used to the loot system!

    -Galen's player
     
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    *falls over*
    :thumbup1:
     
  42. Martyna Zmuir

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    What?! The nifty 'Wild Game Slayer' Harvest Talisman isn't enough for you? Such a lovely plum hue, too...
     
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    No, marty; that's not a meaningful reward. What I want is a meaningful reward!

    -Galen's player
     
  44. Martyna Zmuir

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    Ah, like a troll slaying katana? :mf_prop:
     
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    Now you're talking!

    -Galen's player
     
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    So even with the new loot in Shame that isnt enough? The turkeys now need new stuff? Puuuuuuuuleeeaaaaazzzzzeeee!

    What ever happened to just enjoy playing the game besides asking for new stuff all the time? Oh thats right. Itemization ruined it.

    Pixels > Enjoyment

    Just enjoy the game and have fun :)
     
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    Okay, just had a weird experience on Napa. Logged into my tamer there for the first time in a few weeks and had dragged the Skills gump over in front of the game screen and caught just a glimpse of a -20 damage number floating up the screen. She wasn't poisoned or anything, but she had just taken some damage. She's standing at an inn in Trammel and there's absolutely no one around. No guild mates have been logged in there for months and the guild isn't allied with anyone either.

    I haven't noticed this issue with any of my other characters yet. But what strikes me odd about this situation is that this is a character that I copied over to Test Center and that I took into Shame there. I'm pretty sure she took some damage there too the last time I was there.

    Has anyone else who has had something strange like this happen had it happen on a character that was copied to Test Center and if yes, did that character go into Shame at all and did the character take any damage while there and was it the same kind of damage that happened to your character on a regular shard when it was logged in after this publish? (Viquire, in your case did it happen after this publish hit Origin?)

    I'm going to try logging on my other tamer that I copied to Test and took to Shame and see if anything odd happens with her.
     
  48. Poo

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    i had it happen to me on sonoma on my tamer.

    i logged on, recalled to the bank, was sitting there cleaning out my backpack and loading up to head to shame and BLAMO! (just like in the old Batman cartoon) i took 44 damage.
    no poison or anything.
    just a one time hit on 44 damage.

    now, this is a character that i have copied and tooken over to TC.
    and i played a LOT on origin over the last 2 weeks and i never for that on any of my toons over there.

    hope that helps with the info.

    ill go log onto a few other toons and see if i get hit.
     
  49. Poo

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    tks

    if you remember the old Moderator from the thiefs forum and sonoma names Quenchant (or however you spell that) he did it up for me.

    i wanted him to put poor spelling and horrid use of the queens English in the warning stuff, but he thought that the tight spandex was a better way too go.

    again, my theory that web cams can be turned on remotely and people can view me while i play gets yet another solid backing.
     
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    I also got poisioned when I logged in today and went to brit to buy blank scrolls.