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What Race Next?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Zalan, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Zalan

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    Now that we have Gargoyles. What race do you see next in UO? or what kind of theme would you like to see?

    All I`m going to say is Arr!!!!
     
  2. Crysta

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    Fuzzies!
     
  3. Specialshoes

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    So what race would you attribute to pirates? A pirate expansion would be nice.
    I would really like to see Meer and Juka as playable races.
     
  4. weezer

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    The meer race/ juka/ savages/orcs all have appealing points to them. Howevery, meer sound like the most fun to me.

    I am very content with what they did with gargoyles. I got to tip my hat to them for getting one really right! I will be happy with the races we got for several years.

    I want ultima to stay away from the whole elves/dwarf thing to be honest (I know the origional ultima lore had them both). I would rather have unique ultima races than some burnout races overused in every MMO. I was a bit dissapointed when ultima added elves.
     
  5. Theo_GL

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    Clearly the next race should be Dwarfs!

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  6. mrawdtsi

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    Prawns.

    They wouldnt require a boat, to swim the Brittanian seas.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Otis Firefly

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    Vampires of course.

    And I know we have "Vampiric Embrace" but we also have Polymorph right?
     
  9. LSRemy

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    I vote for a warewolfs expansion (Vampires can be included)... Maybe instead of having a Rage attack they turn into a Warewolf which ups their Physical resist and makes them uber fast!

    Ah, that would be great.
     
  10. Kiminality

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    New mounts: Toyota Hilux for everyone, and Exoskeleton for the Prawns.
     
  11. Viper09

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    Mongbats!

    Or better yet, Orcs :D
     
  12. Zym Dragon

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    Orcs and/or Fuzzies. :)
     
  13. Lore Master

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    I am with you the next race should be Dwarfs. If Dwarfs aren't the next race they should be a future race in Ultima online for sure.
     
  14. Viper09

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    How about some sort of undead race?
     
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    Orcs are in line with Ultima lore. Many have wanted to be orcs. There are orc masks to help, but not quite the same thing.
    I don't think that I would want one, buy I'd sure like to beat on one.
     
  16. UOKaiser

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    Forget all those I want to finaly see what the Furlings look like
     
  17. Black Sun

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    Something bird like. Tall, feathery, with reverse articulated legs and a beak.
     
  18. Cyrah

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    Kittygoyles! I wish...

    I say maybe Dwarf or pirate is good too.
     
  19. Uvtha

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    Ratmen! Never dwarves. No more non core ultima/UO races.
     
  20. Viper09

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    Pirate? Wouldn't that be more of a class than a race?
     
  21. Specialshoes

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    What if you could play harpies? I hate birds and have never been a fan of bird races in fantasy and sci-fi stories. But since I don't want to work today....What if?
     
  22. sablestorm

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    Masks of Orcish Kin are imbueable so if you wish to roleplay and orc that can mingle with his NPC bretheren, you can now do so and enjoy the benefits of good headgear. :)

    Me personally, I'd like to see something that I can't roleplay right now. I can roleplay an orc with the mask or with a polymorph. I can roleplay ogres and trolls with polymorph. My vote would be for the Meer or Juka as a playable race.

    The thought of a pirate/ocean going expansion, however, also tickles my fancy. In that case, they could introduce Nixies which were a creature you fought in Ultima 4, I believe. The story could be that they can live on both land and water, passing into water regions much like gargoyles can pass into fly only regions.
     
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    one word .. orcs...(end)
     
  24. Diomedes Artega

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    I pretty much agree with this statement. We do not need another WoW type game. If I wanted to play WoW, I would go play WoW. Therefore, no dwarves, orcs, undead, dark elf, etc. are needed. Thanks.
     
  25. Black Sun

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    That might be cool, I was thinking more like the bird looking aliens in MIB 2.
     
  26. Kalonis

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    Meer and/or Orc
     
  27. Dermott of LS

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    Meer/Juka (ar at the very least make them worthwhile as NPCs), Orcs.
     
  28. Geoffrey Blake

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    *High five!*
     
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    I say Meer.
     
  30. Fink

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    I guess RP savages and orcs are better equipped now with Imbuing. Meer & Juka are the obvious choices for an expansion as that's where they were headed at one stage.

    Ratmen would be great.. they wouldn't need an epic expansion either as they might simply scavenge culture from other races. Helms mightn't work, but they'd easily accommodate earrings.. maybe nose rings instead for something a bit different? Lizardmen could virtually follow the same rules.

    Maybe as a twist have Ratmen & Lizardmen KOS in normal towns, and they could have their own town centres in Ilshenar, similar to gypsy camps.
     
  31. Gellor

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    This was my first thought too. A close second was Bobbit:party:
     
  32. SirZ

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    New races are not necessary.
     
  33. Wolfways

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    Please no! Ratmen walking around towns, mixing with other races? I'd hate that.
    I'd rather see an underground city (they've been busy over the years expanding their underground labyrinths and tinkering with powerful pet constructs...that are very tough, but have a nasty habit of exploding :thumbsup:) with all the Shops/npc's they could need.
    Any ratman in another races city that wasn't stealthed, polymorphed, or disguised should be KOS to guards...and other players :)

    I doubt it would happen though. I get the feeling that we'll only see "good" playable races.
    But you never know. Maybe one day i'll get to change my sig...
     
  34. Samaira

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    Meer. I really like the Meer :D
     
  35. Viper09

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    How about the GameMaster race :p
    Or the Draconi race :p
     
  36. sablestorm

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    Hehe, I bring my allured ratmen to town all the time. Seriously though, imagine if what goes on in UO happened in other fantasy settings. What would the men of Laketown do if someone showed up with a tamed Smaug?
     
  37. hen

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    Orcs, Ratmen and Lizardmen.
     
  38. I would love to be able to play as an Ophidian. I have always liked the look of them.
     
  39. Stig

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    Gnomish Tinkers, I want to build a flying device :)
     
  40. sablestorm

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    Oh yeah! Ophidians and Terrathans would be a good UO race. I'd even go for Solen, though I RP one already.
     
  41. sablestorm

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    Like the hot air balloons from Ultima 4 and Ultima 6?
     
  42. Mijac_Chmon

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    This isn't bloody Dungeons and Dragons.

    Dwarves and Gnomes...:cursing::wall::twak:
     
  43. sablestorm

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    Nevermind, those races were availabe in Ultima 3 long before gargoyles, juke, meer, ophidians, terrathans, or solen. ;)
     
  44. Wolfways

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    I have no idea...mainly because i don't know where Laketown is, or what a smaug is.
     
  45. sablestorm

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    Hopefully when the Hobbit movie is released, all shall be made clear. :)
     
  46. Phaen Grey

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    Orcs would be awesome, followed by Ophidians.
     
  47. MorganaLeFey

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    Battle chickens!
     
  48. MorganaLeFey

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    Any idea when? Peter Jackson is sure in a hurry on that one! LOL
     
  49. Mijac_Chmon

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    Ultima started with U4.

    No offense to the earlier games but they were just staple fantasy games. It was with U4 that the franchise came into its own and laid the platform for what we have now.

    It's like elves - the Devs pulled some obscure reference out for them but all in all it was just a generic cash grab (that, by the way, failed).