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Fishing and a few related things - Devs, please consider ....

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Twooflower, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Twooflower

    Twooflower Guest

    Dear Devs, with some difficulty - as my credit card is not getting accepted at your shops - I managed to get one upgrade code for one of my three accounts through a friend that has access to a third party website offering those codes for a high price.

    I actually enjoyed trying out all the new stuff, pirate hunting in groups is big fun - also the new fishing system looks very promising.

    However - there are a few issues with it that will stop me further spending endless hours on it, and also stops me consindering to upgrade my other 2 accounts.

    My experiences - and why I think things are not working as they should:

    I have done more than 150 fishing quests by now, not cancelling them if I get any hard to fill ones, and recently I had quite a few with 6 orders to fill. After about 70 or 80 quests, I received a 105 scroll - the only fishing scroll I have seen so far - not even a second 105 scroll I received.

    Training up to 105 skill was not the problem, mainly gaining from fishing and lobster catching in deep water, but .....

    As apparently noone else received a 110 scroll yet, I just cant see a point in carrying on any further. With this drop rate - no matter if 105 or 110 fishing scrolls, I cannot see me ever getting to 110 or beyond - there is not even a chance to bind any 105s as I don't get them.

    Filling the higher end quests takes a long time now, as certain kinds of lobsters take very long to get - even with using the Fishing Co-op we have set up on Europa to exchange fish and crustacea that are needed to fill the orders.

    The drop rate of special fishing eqipment is very low - cosidering that the loss rate of lava lobster traps is so high as it was described by other players - this is also very frustrating and stops me to want to go any further here .....

    What I plan to do now: catching some of the rare fish - the ones I can get with my 105 fishing skill to get some of the new pies ( just hoping that at least those will be made stackable soon) - and then I will stop fishing completely and wait to see if we get any nice events for Halloween.

    So - dear Devs - unless something in the dropping system for fishing scrolls changes dramatically - my fisher on my main account will stay on her 105 skill till the end of Ultima Online - and my other fisher on a different account on another shard - I do not even consider upgrading this account, as I cannot see the point in going through this once again ...... :sad3:

    Anybody making similar experiences - feel free to sign or discuss.
  2. Twooflower

    Twooflower Guest

    .... still waiting for any news on the system for fishing power scrolls ...
  3. Babble

    Babble Guest

    Thanksgiving event content should be up soon, so you should be covered with taking a break from fishing.
  4. Twooflower

    Twooflower Guest

    Honestly - I'd rather prefer the Devs to fix the bugs that are in the system - before they through out new stuff
  5. Bobar

    Bobar Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    May 20, 2004
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    Based on past experiences - DONT hold your breath.
  6. Mark_Mythic

    Mark_Mythic UO Legend
    VIP Stratics Veteran

    Sep 26, 2008
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    I am increasing the chance to get the higher level power scrolls, it will appear in pub 69.
  7. Pinco

    Pinco UOEC Modder
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jul 25, 2005
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    another concern about fishing:
    I tried to dungeon fishing, but there are too less spot for fishing without istant die and every spot has a low amount of fishes...
    Maybe increasing the amount of fish per spot and giving us the chance to use the rawboat inside the dungeon river will give us better chances :)
  8. R Traveler

    R Traveler Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jul 15, 2005
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    Is it possible to get 110 PS not doing dungeon fish quests (required at 106+)?
  9. Nails

    Nails Journeyman
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Apr 15, 2004
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    binding 8 105s is the only current way
  10. Twooflower

    Twooflower Guest

    Thank you for the good news :)
  11. Deb

    Deb Guest

    This is good news, as I do not of anyone that has gotten a 110 without
    first binding 105's to get a 110. Quite frustrating to say the least.