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need some answers on faction traps

Discussion in 'UO Factions' started by bosskram, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. bosskram

    bosskram Guest

    Ok so the guild im in set some traps the other day around the city we had captured. All was well and it was fun, but the next morning when i log in i had 20 silver in my pack that wasn't there the night before when i loged out. And then later when i got on the was even more silve in my pack that again wasn't there when i loged out...So here is the ? was this silver obtained from someone stepping on the traps that I had placed, and if that is the case if you place trappes and are logged in with that char at the time someone dies from a trap you placed you would get the kill point for that as well... Sorry if this was covered some where else in this forum i looked and could not find it anywhere...Any help would be smiled at
  2. Tina Small

    Tina Small Stratics Legend
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    May 12, 2008
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    I have only actually placed traps myself a few times, so I don't have a lot of experience with the rules regarding getting silver from using them. (Have sure made a lot of them and removed a lot too, though!) So here goes with my fuzzy understanding:

    Assuming that the tithing rate for your faction is set at 0% (i.e., 100% of silver earned goes to the character), I believe the character that placed a trap gets 20 silver if the trap injures an enemy faction character or 40 silver if the trap actually kills a character. I think that the game maintains a list of the characters injured or killed by the traps your character has placed and you don't get silver again from injuring/killing a specific character until x number of other characters have been injured/killed by a trap your character set. I don't know what the value of x is.

    I'm also about 99% certain that the placer of a trap does NOT get kill points if the trap kills an enemy character. At least that's the way it used to work. There have been a few hints/comments made in the last month or so that something may have changed though, so I could very well be wrong on this point.

    Perhaps someone else who has lots more experience with placing traps in the past few months can chime in here.
  3. Nonel

    Nonel Sage
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    Jul 29, 2008
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    That's my complete understanding of it, Tina...and I've placed hundreds of traps in my time.

    You never got kill points for traps. Again, like Tina, I've heard rumors recently to the contrary. But I wont believe it until I see it.
  4. Hell Raiser

    Hell Raiser Guest

    Seems rather unfair, I know that (well it used to be anyway) that if you made a non-faction trap & it killed a blue player you'd get credit for the kill in the form of a murder count. Ought to be that the maker/placer of a trap ought to get a kill point for a kill, after all what with the super armor nowadays I'd think only the under dressed character would actually die from steping on a trap...or are all traps not equal?
    Also, as I'm new to factions where can the various traps be placed and not placed?