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[UO Herald] Publish 74.0 Comes to All Shards - 01/31

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  1. UO News

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    Greetings,

    We will push Publish 74.0 to all shards during the next maintenance cycle, in the early morning of January 31.

    Here are the complete notes for your reading pleasure, enjoy and see you in the game!



    Publish 74.0



    Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

    Yes, love is in the air so please celebrate this day with our gift to you to remember it. You will find a cupid statue in your packs and a cupid arrow. Use the arrow by double clicking and targeting anything mobile. The arrow will then retain the name of your true love. Use it wisely because this arrow will only work in the month of February. You will get your gift the first of February.

    Live Arc Started

    You will be noticing we have added town loyalty, please pick the town you are the fondest of, you can only have loyalty to one town. Starting this month and continuing thru September the UO Team and the EM Team have worked together to create something we are very excited about. So keep your ears and eyes open for the next phase in this adventure as we prepare in the coming months for our 15th Anniversary!

    Bulk Order Revamp

    • Bulk Order Caching
      • NPCs will now allow cache up to 3 bulk order deeds for players
      • All BODs are limited to one every six hours; this is no longer dependent on crafting skill level
      • The system will “cache” up to 18 hours worth of BOD give outs
      • Players may claim all 3 deeds in quick succession
      • Turning in a BOD adds a new deed to the cache (up to 3)
      • Example: Log in after 18 hours and receive 3 deeds
      • Example: Receive 3 deeds, then turn in 3 filled deeds, and immediately receive 3 new deeds
    • Bulk Order Bribery
      • Players may now grease the palms of NPCs that give out Bulk Order Deeds
      • The NPC will accept a bribe from the player in order to upgrade a BOD to a better one
        • Upgrades: Quantity, Quality, Material
        • Can only upgrade completely empty deeds
      • NPCs will become more greedy over time and ask for higher bribes
        • Higher level deeds also require higher bribes
      • NPCs who are bribed frequently will come under Guild scrutiny, and stop accepting bribes for a short time
      • To start the process, select the Bribe context menu option on the NPC, and follow the instructions!
    If you want to do normal runic crafting then be near a regular forge, if you want to use the Reforging Tool then you must be near a soul forge. To use the Re-Forging option of your runic tool you must have a minimum of 65 Imbuing skill. The higher your Imbuing skill the more options available to you.

    • Runic Re-Forging
      • For Stygian Abyss accounts, players may now use Runic Hammers to “re-forge” items
      • Re-Forging requires that the user use a Runic tool near a Soul Forge
        • Soul Forge bonuses DO NOT apply to Runic Re-Forging
      • If a Runic tool is used away from a Soul Forge, or by a non-entitle account, it behaves as a classic Runic crafting tool
      • Re-Forging Basics
        • Re-Forging requires a non-magical craftable item that is not made from special materials
        • Re-Forging will consume one or more charges from the runic tool to add magical item properties to the item
        • The user choose from a number of options to affect the results of the re-forging
        • Each option selected increases the charges required to perform the action
        • If no options are selected, the tool will add item properties randomly to the item, similarly to classic Runic crafting
        • The following options affect the result:
          • Powerful Re-Forging: causes the item to have slightly more magical power
          • Structural Re-Forging: causes the item to have more magical power, but the item will be Brittle
            • Fortified Re-Forging: causes the brittle item to have higher durability
          • Fundamental Re-Forging: causes the item to have significantly more magical power, but the item cannot be repaired. Its durability will be increased.
            • Integral Re-Forging: further increases the durability of the “cannot be repaired” item
          • Grand Artifice: guarantees that the resulting item will have one name, either a prefix or a suffix
            • Inspired Artifice: allows you to choose which name will be added to the item.
            • Exalted Artifice: guarantees that the item will have two names, both a prefix and a suffix
              • Sublime Artifice: allows you to choose a name to be added to the item. You must use both Inspired Artifice and Sublime Artifice in conjunction if you wish to choose both names to add to the item
        • Some options require other options to be set:
          • Fortified Re-Forging requires Structural Re-Forging
          • Integral Re-Forging requires Fundamental Re-Forging
          • Inspired Artifice requires Grand Artifice
          • Exalted Artifice required Grand Artifice
          • Sublime Artifice requires Exalted Artifice
        • Higher-level tools:
          • Have higher budgets for adding item properties
          • Grant more properties
      • Runic tools can be combined together if they are exactly the same type
        • Their charges will be combined into one tool
        • Only works if the resulting tool has 100 or less charges
        • To combine tools, double-click one tool while near a Soul Forge and target the other tool
    Wrong Dungeon Revamp

    • Loot items from this dungeon now use the New Loot Generator
    • Mobs in Wrong can drop Mondain’s Legacy items, but not Gargoyle items
    • New and tougher mobs
    • Prisoner Escort: gain Compassion more rapidly by escorting prisoners out of Dungeon Wrong
    • Bedrolls: Search prisoners’ bedrolls to see what they’ve been up to
    • The Prison of Nightmares
      • You start in a cell in the center
      • Can you find your way through a maze of vanishing walls?
      • Watch out for the Jailor – he will put you back in your cell!
      • Find the treasure room and steal some enchanted items
        • Watch out, these items have a security enchantment
        • You must escape with the item to lift the enchantment that binds it to the treasure room
        • New Item Property: Assassin Honed (found on items in the treasure room) – A successful hit with a weapon will provide additional bonus damage based on the attacker facing the same direction as the target. The percentage of the damage is based on the weapons original swing speed. Ranged weapons have a 50% chance to proc.
    • New Stealables
    Clean up Britannia – 4 new dyes

    • Aura of Amber Pigment
    • Murky Seagreen Pigment
    • Shadowy Blue Pigment
    • Gleaming Fuschia Pigment
    Looting rights distribution change

    Healers, Tanks, and DPS will all be equally counted when receiving looting rights throughout the game.

    Bard changes

    Context menu updates:

    • Will now display the mastery path you are currently on.
    • Will allow you to switch masteries without having to re-do quests, once every 10 Minutes.
    • Initiating any mastery ability will update your mastery book with the new context menu.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed the issue with the Dream Serpent not spawning in Ter Mur
    • HP, Stamina and Mana of duelist in the arena will be completely restored after the duel
    • The Christmas mats are now dyable with the standard dye tub, the furniture dye tub, natural dyes, tokuno dyes, and the clean up britiannia pigments. Please remember the square mat can only be dyed when in deed form.
    • Fixed the issue of the Christmas greeting card changing their from and to values
    • Fixed the issue of welcome mats blocking players from entering their homes with a single door.
    • When trading a pet the pet will now become frozen, an animal lore gump will be displayed and the pet has to be within 10 tiles of the owner.
    • Special Titles were added to the arena system.
    • Fixed the issue with how the garland hangs in the EC client
    • Siege should now have arena stones
    • Balanced will no longer be given to throwing weapons with the new loot generator
    • Removed the Fireworks wand form the clean up items accepted
    • Immolating Weapon fir damage will now apply to each weapon hit instead of killing blow.
    • 10th Anniversary sculpture can now be turned with the interior decorating tool.
    • Mannequins will no longer be ejected from a house when the house private/public settings are adjusted.
    • Green Thorns can no longer be used in champ spawn areas containing sand terrain.
    • Players are no longer able to enter a negative balance in Sacrifice
    • Fixed an issue with SA Goblins spawning in stuck locations
    • Fixed an issue with the Lava Proof Hook, it should now attach correctly to the pole.
    • Owners cannot eject co-owner placed Mannequins from a house.
    • Magic Reflect will no longer flag you for reflecting non damaging spells.
    • Spectators can no longer invite duel participants to a party.
    • Removed a rogue cobblestone tile from the middle of the ocean.
    • In chat players can now use the players ID number to submit a harassment appeal
    • The Blood Drinker property will now spawn on items that are spawned with the new loot generator.
    • You will no longer lose compassion if you fail to rez a pet.
    • Bolts of cloth will auto stack in your inventory upon creation.
    • Fixed the issue with Transferring/copying gargoyle characters losing racial flight ability.
    • Buff/debuff scripts will remove themselves properly when you stable/claim a chicken from their coop.
    • Players can no longer recall to their ships over loaded.
    • Spellbooks, runes, books etc will no longer be sent to the Cavern of Discarded when disposed of in a container.
    • You can now dye the following with Tokuno Dyes: Slither, Night Eyes, Venom, Cloak of life, Cloak of Death, Cloak of Power, and the Conjurer’s Garb.
    • The general hotbar will default to cursor target instead of current target
    • Changed out the barstools in the Fisherman’s Brew Inn/Tavern
    • Scrolls of Alacrity have localized text for the Japanese players.
    • Players can now cancel an appeal that has been submitted.
    • In the EC client the scissor sound effect was fixed
    • Players on Siege and Mugen will no longer have to wait for mobs to spawn after using the valor virtue.
    • Draconic Orbs and Rare Serpent Eggs will no longer become stuck on the appropriate alters
    • Gardeners can now open the plant gump when the plant is in secured containers.
    • Players can now dry dock their ships when the deck is cluttered with bones that do not decay.
    • The reward from the “The Honor of the De Boors” quest is now labeled correctly “The Goblet of Celebration”.
    • Faction Town Sigils should now provide silver to the correct thief when it is returned to the Faction Town Sigil Monlith.
    • Evil Omen will now work with melee damage
    • If your criminal warning gump is off it will no longer appear when using the CurrentTarget macro.
    • With the New Loot Generator, weaker mobs now have a chance of producing unusually powerful items, rarely
    • Luck now has more influence on the power of items created by the New Loot Generator
    • Slayer item properties will now spear with greater frequency on items created by the New Loot Generator
    • Unraveling items looted from medium-level creatures in Shame will more often produce relic fragments

    Classic client 7.0.23

    • Cliloc Changes

    Enhanced Client 4.0.23

    • Cliloc Changes

    More...
     
  2. Storm

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    Good deal!
     
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    Cool, glad to see it hit on several accounts. However it looks like so much for fixing the known issue with the healing changes and pets at champ spawns prior to rolliing it to all shards.. :confused:
     
  5. startle

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    Excellent... sounds like fun, thx...

    :thumbup:
     
  6. Mirt

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    This went live fast thats always a good sign. Also I am so glad that the loyality starts. Of course nobody is going to see me for a bit but I can live with that.
     
  7. Orgional Farimir

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    YEA!!!!!!!!! Way to listen to the payers about things they don't like and the bugs but roll it out anyways. Man I would fire every last one of my employees if their customer service was this bad.

    :thumbup1:
     
  8. Martyna Zmuir

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    A buggy publish? Joy...


    Will this publish silence the annoying town criers and their TWO MONTHS out-of-date spam messages?
     
  9. Wizal the Fox

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    Let the BOD party begin!
     
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    Japanese shards are deployed in full swing in all verification activities.
     
  11. Varrius

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    UO has always had bad customer service, look at the GM's for example... now these new software engineers that don't understand simple game play.
     
  12. Cetric

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    Way to take into account the bugs and concerns of your player base.
     
  13. GalenKnighthawke

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    Looking forward to this; thank you.

    I think some of you are mistaking a bug with something you do not like. The healing thing, where the protector has to in essence have nothing to do with fighting the champ because they seem to have changed how all items that spawn in the backpack are awarded? That isn't a bug. You just don't like how it works now.

    Plenty of things I dislike about this game; most of them are not bugs, I just want them to make different choices.

    But that ain't a bug.

    Not to say that there aren't bugs in this Publish; it's UO. But the healing/champ thing doesn't seem to be one of them.

    -Galen's player
     
  14. Carharrt

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    Woooohoooo! Thanks Dev`s! Great job,keep up the good work! :thumbup:
     
  15. Kylie Kinslayer

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    Galen, I normally agree with you on alot of fronts, but this is a KNOWN bug:

    And they STILL roll it out? I can understand a bug jumping up and not being noticed by the Dev team, hey it happens. No matter how hard they try, that will always happen, I don't care WHO is on a Dev team. But rolling something out that has a known issue imho ain't right.

    The healing stuff I will agree, can {and probably will} be debated until the cows come home. At times both sides have decent enough points. But is there an honest position anyone can take to defend rolling out something that you know to be flawed?


    *edit*

    Don't get me wrong, I am glad Bleak let folks know about it. Would hate to think how many folks would be out there running spawn for no reason. If he had not spread the word that would have been the case.
     
  16. RaDian FlGith

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    Ra'Dian Fl'Gith looks over at the rose on the top of his azure hued desk, a single white feather sticking out from the vase, a pearl necklace encircling the base of it, and smiles.

    For September is the ninth month, and there were rumored to have been nine visits by The Avatar to the Prime Sosaria that each of the shards were shattered from, scattered throughout time and space. But there is said too that In Lor Des Sanct -- the savior of Britannia from the Mad King who defaulted on his word to The Time Lord to gather the shards and destroy all life within for the safety of the Prime Sosaria -- would return at the darkest hour, when the great red beast would sunder through and become one with the other half of himself and destroy all that there was to be destroyed, and that Lore would then be the light in the darkness of all eternities.

    And somewhere, deep in a chamber, with the whirring and the bleeping and the glowing blue visualizations of death did the tiny mouse Sherry finally eat through the final length of some strange, rubbery, coppery rope, and as the scent of freshly fried mouse floated through the air, all made an exodus as the sky at once went dark for the last time.

    Oh, but it would all start with fellowship, and some rings... not so precious as they could be, and without hobbits or dwarves for they had been lost in the sundering themselves...

    For the sounds of chaos in the universe that did cry out, signalling only one thing:

    The end of time itself.



    Then Ra'Dian shrugged and put his book back down next to the vase, smiled at the rose, heard the feather whisper, "Oh no, not again," and he climbed the 42 stairs to his bedchamber, laid down, and thought to himself, Perhaps I've read too much into it.


    Somewhere off on a distant island, warm, sunny... New Jellum... Nooshelum... Whatever it was called... a bunch of vampires sat, glittering in the sun, angrily cursing the High Council for not allowing them to take over the world.
     
  17. GalenKnighthawke

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    I hadn't heard of what you cited until just now when I read your post.

    Hitherto, everything else I've read has been about the healing thing.

    And that is a policy change, not a bug. One can like it, one can dislike it.

    -Galen's player
     
  18. Bleak

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    The issue with receiving power scrolls if there are pets involved with champ spawns in Publish 74 has been resolved and fixed in the worldwide publish. :popcorn:
     
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    ^- Agreed

    Also While some are disappointed in a few of the changes it does absolutely no good to act like a spoiled child who just got his toy taken away. Don't get me wrong, voicing you displeasure is one thing and certainly acceptable however, making statements such as "you would fire every last one" seems a bit childish.
     
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    This is not good.

    They kept 100 as the limit which is definately too low for low-mid range runics. So low to hardly make it usefull to reduce the number of items by combining them together.

    They should have added at least another 0 and make it 1,000 ...............
     
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    Thank you Bleak! Now with that clarified! I am not aware of any BUGS left!

    Great work !
     
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    Headed to overseas shards on server up.

    Grabbed some junk iron/dc/shadow platemail bods. Upgraded a Bronze 20 EX plate large and all the smalls to Valorite 20 Large and 6 Matching 20 EX smalls.

    Cost was approx 400k total.

    Not sure that spending 400k and 10 min was appropriate to achieve something that I was not able to do for nearly 10 years of playing the game.
     
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    We asked for it about 50 times during beta. Deaf ears from the Dev team.
     
  24. Kylie Kinslayer

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    :thumbup1:

    :danceb::banana::danceb::banana:


    Thanks for the clarification, and great job on the fast resolution of it. I will now join the quiet crowd :D
     
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    The bribing was explained by a dev in another post, at first the bribes will be cheap, just like npc shop prices they will adjust based on player use. So ya at server up with this publish you can get the cheapest bribes right away, but after the smiths get swarmed with bribe orders they will start charging more.



    as for hammers over 100 charges, would be nice but not a big deal, unless you just hoard hammers and dont use them. If thats the case combine them up as high as ya can and put em back in your stash, otherwise USE them :D
     
  26. Theo_GL

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    When you are using up to 8 charges on a hammer per item of reforging - we need more charges. Lets be realistic - any decent smith has 100+ hammers. I actually store the bods in bod books and claim when I need them as the bods take up less space than the hammers.


    Update - Playing overseas - I've now upgraded 8 large tailor studded bods to horned or barb kit larges and I've upgraded all the bods for 2 val hammers (val 20 ex plate) for approx 1 mil of bribing costs.
     
  27. Poo

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    i have a question.

    a question here in the back!

    ohhh ohhh ohhh pick me!!!!

    what is this

    i had been in Wrong on Origin a couple of times and didn't see anything.

    i just went in there tonight and killed a couple hours in there, still didn't see anything.
    and i ran that sucker top to bottom, searched every room.

    anyone seen anything?

    i looked in the thief forum and didn't see anything listed in there either.
     
  28. Xalan Dementia

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    i believe i saw in the first pub 74 uoherald thread someone posted pics of a abyssal colored bedroll and a standing rack. depending on the respawn time of them it may be a while before ya catch one.
     
  29. Myphsar

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    For some strange reason, no one is saying where they spawn.
    I was lucky most people on europa where IDOCing so i was able to grab them.
    It annoys me that selfish people just want to get them themselfs and not tell others where they spawn.
    So, i will glady say where they spawn :
    Torture rack facing east - The big room at the back, Lvl 2(where the orge chef is)
    Bed roll - 1 i got from 1st floor west cells (tram), 2nd i got from 1st floor east cells (fel) You will need a lockpicker!
    To all the people that didnt say where they spawned, you suck :thumbdown:
     
  30. The Scandinavian

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    Aaaarrg,this actually make me sick.
    :sad4:

    I have been in the BOD Game since start and I finally managed to get all the small BODs needed two years ago...

    Can you actually choose what BOD you want ?
    Or is it some kind of random?
    I guess that the lower BOD you start with the higher the cost will be.


    Regards
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  31. Petra Fyde

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    No, you can't choose, it could be the quantity that goes up, or the material. you could start with a 10 agapite and hope it goes to 15 and find it goes to 10 verite instead, etc.
     
  32. yorky

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    Is there any more info on the Town Loyalty other than .. 'you may have noticed town loyalty'

    Granted I know they are intending for it to be useful but more information, like how many ranks there are, how much loyalty you lose if you help another city etc etc.

    Severe lack of information in the publish notes tbh
     
  33. Theo_GL

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    8 years of collecting bods - 3 smalls on Great Lakes for val hammer.

    45 min after server up on Great Lakes. Bods for Val hammer - 30 including 7 larges (most expensive to bribe).

    All blacksmiths now recycling....
     
  34. Petra Fyde

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    Here's what we have so far, I'll edit it as and when we learn more. Frarc has been working on gathering loyalty information.
    http://uo2.stratics.com/quest-and-events/rebellion-in-britannia
     
  35. Xalan Dementia

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    i just finished goin thru a few hundred bods i had collecting dust and sorted about 50 large exceptional plate orders thatll bribe up... only had about 20 small ones thatll bribe to fit. And thats just from an old little bod collection, cant imagine how much some of the collectors will get. the market will prolly flood with either the Runics/bods or the reforged items made by them.


    Let the arms race begin...
     
  36. Ezekiel Zane

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    Well Pacific just came back up but with no publish 74.0
     
  37. Theo_GL

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    Bummer!

    Come play GL. We can sit by the forge and watch the occupy Skara rioters while we wait for the smiths to lose their morals again.

    Lol
     
  38. MYUO

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    Some NPC smiths give the bribing cost but won't accept the bod. The smith and tailor at Floating Emporium don't have bribe option in drop down menu. This is on Chessy.
     
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    Damn my memory is bad sometimes. I forgot you had to click on Bribe in the context menu first. Doh!
     
  40. Sevin0oo0

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    For those who didn't remember,
    Blood Drinker = Bleed Attack, a special move. All damage done through a bleed attack is directly transferred to the attacker’s health.

    * Spellbooks, runes, books etc will no longer be sent to the Cavern of Discarded when disposed of in a container.
    awe, bummer

    I liked everything else, what a nice change
    Those last 3, WOOT!!
     
  41. Adol

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    Sorry, but the BOD changes really should be a flat rate, or per character based escalating cost; otherwise the dedicated early adaptors will shove the prices way up for the casual gamers who come late to it (such as at the weekend), which is the wrong way of tempting anyone else into playing that part of the game. And whilst I'm sitting on thousands of looted bods, and can wait to see if interest dies off in a few weeks, and bribe prices drop again due to inactivity, the design still leaves an unpleasant taste in my mouth in general interests of fairness.

    Not that I probably will; I've commentated before I think adding even more complexity to items is the wrong thing, and repeats the mistakes of Age of Shadows which drove people further away... my main focus once the patch goes live will be playing with the new live event. I'm debating whether to spread my 7 characters over different cities, but not having a clue where this all leads, or what the rioters are actually upset over, I'm not sure if I can accurately roleplay it for anyone.

    On Europa, we did set up a food bank for the people in Britain during an EM event, people whose farms had been burnt down by arsonists, but they attacked us in anger... so far then it seems that genuine issues with misguided information or misdirected rage seems to be the problem, which still sounds familiar to the kind of Fellows I was expecting to see. But we shall see!
     
  42. Theo_GL

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    Yup, I agree and voiced that to the devs to no avail. No matter - I AM one of the powergamers and already have one val hammer completed and the bods to finish 6 more. I haven't spent more than a couple mil on bribing costs doing the large bods first at server up this morning taking advantage of cheap prices then upgradeing my stash of verite normal plate bods. Taking all of them to Val 20ex and some only take 10-20k of bribing due to already being high and smiths counters being set low.

    I get as much as possible done today - then sit on the hammers till the bribing cost is astronmical and then sell them.

    Plenty of time to bribe up POF bods later because even at a high multiple cost you are only talking Iron to DC ex.

    Powergame for the win.
     
  43. Ezekiel Zane

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    Yep, I definitely like the BOD cache system. Now I only have to get BODs once a day and will still get six BODs per crafter. Love it.

    I have two valorite runics already. It was hard though finding smiths who weren't already being watched by the guild in Tram. I ended up doing almost all the bribes in Fel. Even then I only got four maybe five bribes before I had to move on to another NPC.

    I have plenty of BODs that it'll cost almost nothing to acquire agapite and verite hammers so I saved those and used mostly shadow, copper and bronze BODs to upgrade to valorite.
     
  44. Cogniac

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    Well, on Atlantic, I can't even find an NPC that isn't "being watched by the Guild."

    So, basically, it's as though the BoD Bribery system just doesn't exist at all!
     
  45. PJay

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    1hr about 2mil and ive 3 val hammers Great publish!... NOT

    Didnt they read a thing we said?!

    Are there anymore crafting classes they can make worthless??

    Top Tip :- mark all the smithy shops tram and fel and you'll never not be able to bribe.

    LAME!
     
  46. Zannette

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    Do 0.1 Skill collectors still get only Iron Shield Bod's or is the quality still skill dependent?

    Thank you,
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  47. The Scandinavian

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    What?

    I can't bribe a smith.
    I klick bribe and after that I show a not filled BOD and I get the price and he says he will switch.

    But I can't drop the BOD on him.

    What to do?

    Yes,I'm an old smith and stupid.Mybe the npc is ashamed that he uses my poor smith.


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  48. Theo_GL

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    You have to be standing close enough to drop on them and it can be difficult with the double and sometimes triple text being displayed in the 2d client. Apparently when you bribe one smith - the text is repeated by every smith in the area so you get 2, 3 or more versions of it all over your screen. Its definitely annoying and makes it hard to drop the bod.

    It should have you 'retarget' the bod. I did have a case where i missed the smith and dropped it on the floor. Good thing no one else was around to scoop up the Val 15 ex bod I dropped.

    Funny thing was once I dropped it from the ground on his head - instead of going into my pack - it went back on the floor.
     
  49. The Scandinavian

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    I drop the BOD on his head and I get the same BOD back in backpack...


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  50. The Scandinavian

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    Haha,

    I left the stupid smith and went to other town.

    And ofcourse it worked immediately.



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