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Making a comeback....

Discussion in 'UHall' started by GeeMo, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. GeeMo

    GeeMo Guest

    I'm coming back to UO after a long absence and was wondering what would be the best American shard to go to. You know, one that isn't always months between events, friendly and mature community etc etc. Any suggestions?
  2. BbqLou

    BbqLou Visitor

    Aug 16, 2008
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    Atlantic has a lot of cool people. Go there

    BE WARNED THOUGH UO is laggy right now.
  3. Messiah

    Messiah Guest

    To be honest don't even waste your money, I personally know about 8 people including myself that arn't even renewing their subscription when it's up. UO has been laggy for a month straight, with noone even acknowleding the fact. Huge waste of money... Still amazed I paid for this game for 113 months.
  4. AesSedai

    AesSedai Guest

    Antsy Pantz (if you're still looking) & Messiah:
    Lag acknowledgment
    Hope you feel better now.

    x: Hmm, link still works for me. It is a search of Joanne Mythic's posts. You can search for it using the search button on this page or you can goto uo.stratics.com and click on her name where the developer's posts are. Just a dry response to everyone moaning that their issue (in this case lag & it is affecting many, I know) isn't getting an immediate reply (esp. when it has already been mentioned several times).
  5. Nine Dark Moons

    Nine Dark Moons Certifiable
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    Dec 7, 2006
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    AesSedai i can't get that link to work...
    And GeeMo - go for Atlantic. it's the most populated east-coast shard (probably the most populated US shard). it's awesome :)

  6. Yes I am still "looking" and no I don't feel better, this is what I get when I click on your link...

  7. Mavar

    Mavar Guest

    Great Lakes is...still...great?!?!

    Seriously, it is!!

  8. Getting the same messege here when I click on the link as well. Back on topic though try Catskills. Ive moved from Atlantic to there and loving it.
  9. AesSedai

    AesSedai Guest

    Yeah, I was being a bit cranky (see, the lag issue has been around for about 2 weeks for some, and sometimes for many, & it has been commented on several times).

    When your account is running again, look at the ping rates by hitting the 'connection' button on the shard selection screen. There are two locations of shards in the US: west coast and east coast. One location should be a bit faster for you. That will narrow down where you might like to start.
    Then if you want a high or low population shard, hit the '% Full' button during your peak playing time over a few day period and that will help you decide where you might like to be.
    As far as maturity and all that.. I think you can find what you're looking for on any shard; but it may take some time to find it.
    Try looking at the forums for each shard here on stratics & that might help you hook up with some players &/or get a feel for some of the people on the shards.
    As well, people do play multiple shards and several use character transfer tokens (I think about $15-20 per character & sometimes people sell them for gold in the game) to hop around on different shards.