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What is your main interest in UO?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by canary, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. canary

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    I'd go for role playing, myself. I've played a lot of games and none of them lend themselves better to role playing than UO.

    What is your 'main focus' when you log into UO, aside from 'chat with friends'?
     
  2. Lord Frodo

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    Having fun at whatever I am doing.
     
  3. Aurelius

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    I honestly can't answer that.

    Sometimes it's skill progression, sometimes RP, sometimes attending EM events or running/attending player-run events, rarely high-end monster hunting, sometimes house designing and deco....

    It varies so much, which is why UO wins over other games, you have so many options! Whatever mood I'm in, there's something to do that will be fun.
     
  4. Luvmylace

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    Endless variety !!
     
  5. Trebr Drab

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    The lore is at the top of my list. I've always been fascinated with it. Especially since they brought that into the game with the early events in a very deep way. I think newer Devs have tried to keep that going, in varying degrees, often held back though due to demands of players for other aspects of the game.

    Next is just playing in a world. That includes the roleplay. It also includes having a "worldly" game to play in. Being able to "look" at thing with a mouse click, setting up items in your house and around the world, "using" things.

    I often think players are our own worst enemies. As a whole, we sometimes complain about things, with or without good reason, and the answers lead to less wordly game play. Remember how players used to set up crates to block Dragons just inside the entrance to Destard, and use that as a fortification of sorts? That was just plain fun. But players complained that it wasn't "fair". They took it out. Less "worldly", in my opinion. Those crates should have been player built fortifications instead, and Dragons should have been a little smarter and moved out of range quicker, giving us more play with the whole idea as we would have tried to set up traps to lead them into, used the fortification as a defensive stronghold and safe spot, camp of a sorts, etc.

    But UO is still the best all around world to play in. I also like the many little mysteries that are evidently meaningless. The levers in Covetous, the Crystal Balls in Deceit, the few areas that no one seems to have found a way into yet, these sorts of things. They add to the "world".
     
  6. Mapper

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    I'm answering this by 'What do I log on to do mostly each night'. Those would be:

    EM Events
    Player Events
    Role play

    I will also occasionally take out my Mage or GD to hunt, but not too often. Generally EM events provide enough 'hunting' for me. :p
     
  7. Coldren

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    Crafting, housing, and RP.

    Everything else, other games can do better.
     
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  9. Tukaram

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    I love fishing! And killing Solen & Demons.

    I used to treasure hunt but not anymore.
     
  10. Argoas

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    Well, mainly i love stealing. Things like that cannot be seen on others mmorpgs. Then, i feel attracted to this sandbox kind game: makes you feel like you were in a real world of dungeons and dragons.

    And well, i usually played Ultima 7, so i was surprised when i discovered this online game.
     
  11. Petra Fyde

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    :( Treasure hunting is fun again. I'm having a lovely time with it. Every chest is a surprise package, you don't know what's inside till you open it.
     
  12. Aran

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    Lately? The log out button.
     
  13. kinney42

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    HA!!!
     
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    Causing mayhem to others.
     
  16. Thunderz

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    The "you have been idle for to long and will be logged out" pop up window, or "connection lost" as of late.

    Thunderz
     
  17. Petra Fyde

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    This.

    I enjoy so much in the game it's impossible to pick something as a 'main'. I'm enjoying the new maps, so I'm doing those.
    I enjoy crafting, so I'm doing that.
    I enjoy hunting - and since I discovered that maps in paragon chests are random facets I'm hunting a lot in Ilsh. I like the surprise.
    I enjoy stealing statics and from monsters, but I dislike upsetting people, so I don't steal from players.
    There's just so much I enjoy doing that there isn't enough time in the day to fit it all in.
     
  18. Lynk

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    Bro bro bro - I do it for the chicks and irl sex appeal.
     
  19. MalagAste

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    I'd have to say I have many interests and UO lends itself well to my ADD... But I'd have to say that my top 3 would be:

    #1) Role-Play
    #2) EM Events
    #3) House Deco and Design

    I also enjoy building characters, working skills, attaining some strange goal like collecting 100% weapons... Snow Globes things like that...

    Talking to friends.

    Meeting new people. Helping new players. Helping returning players.

    And finally .... PvP.

    Mostly in that order... though some things it's hard to put an order to them because I enjoy so many of them equally as much.
     
  20. Demonous

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    when pvp was fun before aos, pvp was my main interest
    after aos, pvp was my main interest
    after samurai empire pvp still was my main interest but not as much
    after spellweaving came out, pvp was a little less of an interest but still the main
    since mysticism/imbuing came out, pvp is almost non existant for me so my main interest in UO is currently and has been for a while: rare collecting/EM events
     
  21. Sevin0oo0

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    Supporting scripters mostly.
    I used to LJ, mine, T-hunt, kegs - not worth the time & effort anymore to me.
    Now I indiscriminately kill, get gold, BUY resources & get my pixel item fix
    Occasional quest now & then
     
  22. Zosimus

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    I'm on the fence atm but one that comes to mind

    To try to have a good healthy and fun community would be my main interest these days.
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    Things that would make it more interesting for me would be....

    More PvP fights at brit xroads. No guard zone and no moongate to run to :stretcher:

    Good old fun PvP friday night fights ( Player held events) long gone or very few held here and there. :sad3:

    With Order and Chaos scrapped which I think would be better used for RP if they would ever bring it back without being item based. :confused:

    RP designated buit towns not the current cities we have but put use to the vast unused lands.:eyes:

    Limit how many times you can recall, gate, or sacred journey on a char so you are forced to run to areas in the game.Should add a fee to them also. be a good gold sink. If you are using chiv and no 100% lrc suit it costs you anyway so it should for other spells also gold wise. Crazy and probably one of my stupidest ideas ever but what the heck Im just throwing it out there .:lol:
     
  23. Nok

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    One word... community.
     
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    Three Words Nok:

    I Miss You!
     
  25. I play to keep in contact with my family. I began playing a long long time ago with my Aunt/Uncle/Cousins, alongside my Father. My Cousins and Aunt/Uncle have long since quit/moved on. I enjoy this because it feels as personal as a phone call, it feels like when I log-in I can turn around and see my old basement. The feeling of accomplisment as I grandmastered a skill after 2 months of grinding it out. I enjoy helping new players start on one charcter knowing full well if I see them in Fel I will kill them on another. I like killing Paragon Ancient Wyrms with a warrior and my Father cross healing to keep me alive. I'm too far for a daily communte home for dinner, Dad and I keep up communications through this game. For me Uo is home, when I can't be home.

    And I will be here till that ancient hamster on his mighty wheel takes his last step, and my Uo screen finally fades to black.
     
  26. Sarsmi

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    Houses and housing. And sometimes, places to live and ways to decorate them. And things like that.
     
  27. Requiem_baja

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    I tell the chicks I own a castle, ride a polar bear, and wear a 10 LRC sash and the panties fall right off.
     
  28. Zosimus

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    To bad these chicks are NPC's in the game!! :lol:


    Truly UO has the most variety in any game I play. The only issue I have once you can solo ( dont have a sampire or whammy but a 4/6 chiv dexxer with the right gear and weps a lot of stuff can be) most of the stuff then it becomes a little repetative.
     
  29. Lynk

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    Once I bring a girl home and she hears me call targets in vent, her underwear are as good as off.
     
  30. Theo_GL

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    The type of female that would be affected as such is yours to keep man.

    I would never admit to a female that I play this game.
     
  31. Lynk

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    I'll scoop em up like a ground ball.

    I'm going to go out on a judgmental limb here and assume that you've never had to hide the fact that you play UO.
     
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    I concur with you on this one. I just moved out of state for work and personal reasosn, and even so, most of my good friends travel for work as well. Surely it is a fun way to keep in touch with people.