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Maybe returning to UO

Discussion in 'UO Players Corner' started by maldune, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. maldune

    maldune Guest

    I, like many others, left UO several years ago. After playing all the other games I am considering coming back. I played in the Vesper area most of the time and occasionally would trek to Britain. What would I see if I came back to these areas? I havent played for about at least 9 years. Is game play similar to what it was 9 years ago? If I join again, will I be disappointed? Thanks for all information...
  2. Ravahan

    Ravahan Guest

    Its a completely different game. If you decide to come back, be prepared for that.

    I would say start up a trial account and have a look around. If you decide you like the way things are, reactivate your main. That way you lose nothing and you've got two weeks to evaulate.
  3. maldune

    maldune Guest

    what are some of the changes? Several months ago, I read that KR was a flop. Where do people hang out? What is the population like on various servers? Is crafting still a big part of the game?
  4. blackash

    blackash Guest

    :yell:i would agree i have had nothing but problems with every aspect of the game sence coming back.
  5. maldune

    maldune Guest

    Blackash... what problems are you having?
  6. RoseBlue

    RoseBlue Seasoned Veteran
    Stratics Veteran

    May 25, 2008
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    Many shards are completely empty of players and I think that is one of the main problems of UO at the moment.
  7. SwordBlaze

    SwordBlaze Guest

    The game relies heavily on item properties now. Population has decreased, depends on the shard. The game is still, in my opinion, the best one out there. If they could get the graphics good and on a good client, it has a chance of a comeback.
  8. Dragonchilde

    Dragonchilde Guest

    I rejoined after several years away... the last time I played was 2003.

    It IS a different game, but don't listen to the gloom and doom. It's still going, there are still people around, it just takes a little more effort now. After four months back in game, I have a huge house, a fantastic guild, and an active"life" in game.

    I can prove that it's not deserted. Just check out what happened just the other night on Chesapeake during the EM event!

  9. maldune

    maldune Guest

    where do people hang out now??? I am sure the world has grown and I would like to find a map. Any ideas where to get one?? I signed up again and am currently playing on the baja shard. I am in the central US, but back in the old days, I got the best connection on baja.. so I will try it again.
  10. Dragonchilde

    Dragonchilde Guest

    Luna and New Haven, mostly. I've found people are far friendlier in Haven, since it's where new folks begin, and Luna is full of banksitters.
  11. Xel The Wanderer

    Xel The Wanderer Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 25, 2004
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    It was great meeting you in-game, and welcome back to Baja! :thumbup: From the time you started (I think you said back in '99) to today, there have been A LOT of changes. I hope the runebooks and the other goodies will help you on your way to understanding this Sosaria. If you need any help, just send me a PM, and definitely check out the patch notes. The one thing that I will say is thank goodness that the servers are a hell of a lot more stable as opposed to "back then".... I don't even want to go back to the days of server rollbacks or the servers going down JUST when you were about to gain the upper-hand in a drawn out Order/Chaos fight.