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[NEWS]Interview with an Event Moderator: Vytacca Edition

Discussion in 'UO Atlantic' started by Cear Dallben Dragon, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. Cear Dallben Dragon

    Cear Dallben Dragon Babbling Loonie
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    Feb 17, 2005
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    Interview with an Event Moderator: Vytacca Edition
    What is your favorite Ultima Lore character? Why?
    Ultima lore on its own, there are a lot of characters who were all pretty cool.
    Intermingling with UO lore, maybe Jaana because in Ultima 7 she had that cute hawk
    as a weapon! But in terms of overall "Ultima" lore, the Avatar has to be my
    favorite, because he is me!

    Do you believe you embody any particular Virtue System Virtue?
    In line with the previous answer, I'd say probably not; I think many people who
    carried over from the original Ultima games to UO kept the Avatar frame of mind and
    would consider themselves to encompass them all.

    Favorite city and why.

    Hmm I think, visually, Occlo, because it reminds me of when I was new! I loved old
    haven.. even though it was all re-arranged a bit from the Felucca counterpart.
    Britain definitely had more appeal to me at the time but you only really miss
    something after its gone. Like old Haven!

    Favorite Facet and why.
    Trammel! I'd say Felucca for the history aspect, but Trammel looks nicer by default
    and you don't get your Easter eggs stolen from your pack. Good old Britannia, with
    leaves on the trees!

    What would you like to see introduced to UO?
    Like to see introduced to UO? More players, to play the cheese race! Ok really, hmm
    well when I started as a newbie, I noticed the lack of "Paws". That might be a fun
    work-in, in-line with the progression of world fiction. Not much, but then again
    I'm not that fussy about additions to the game.
    Cear: I totally agree! I was really hoping that after disease wracked Yew they would make
    Paws and exile all of the sick people there.

    Which do you prefer, Order or Chaos?
    Order. Nicer shield.

    What are their favorite Character to play when they play UO on their normal time
    Trammie dexer.

    Their funniest UO Moment
    Hmm hard to answer with any of the "good" stories without revealing anything about who I am.. but one of
    the more memorable times was on a regular test shard, where I was around Brit
    graveyard as a character in Fel who was perhaps slightly inappropriately named.
    Anyway, after I got killed, somehow, I had got renamed to "bunny", instead of my
    tough-guy name that I had before.

    When is Clanins memorial going to be decorated?
    Good question, soon hopefully! All donated items will be put around the memorial,
    and there were quite a lot donated...

    Is it possible for you to place teleporter at trammel Britain moongate to trammel Britain bank?
    or is that more of a Developer issue?

    More of a developer issue. We could place gates, but it would only be temporary and
    they would have to have an event-related reason for existing. Hopefully people will
    already have re-instated their default location as "Brit Bank" for their runebooks,
    instead of Luna bank, with the new drive to get people back to Britain on Atlantic!

    Who are the different characters that you play and how do they connect with each other?
    Kaden Marsten and the Cheesemaker. Interaction? Not sure, though if
    Kaden meets Barra, he doesn't like her.

    Can we bribe you to blow up Luna? If yes, will 3000M gold suffice?
    I'd do it for free!

    Tomas is a well-known Elf hater. What is your opinion of the Elven kind? Do you find their ears too pointy as well?
    Heresy! May Casca find Tomas and have an example made of him! On a side note, Kaden
    doesn't like drow in general. So that's sort of elven. But not really.

    Are you versed with the history of Atlantic? Can we expect to see any attempts to at least acknowledge, if not rejuvenate, some of the things long lost?
    Hard to really answer this one, though it would be easy to say "Yes", "maybe", "not really"

    If so, can you share some details?
    I'd like to. The races are a good start but there tends to be a lot of players AFK. The cheese races are *near* the bank but not close enough to promote a "come back to Brit!" drive

    What is your home shard, and what do you think of Atlantic's community?
    No comment on the home shard, but Atlantic does have a great community with a nice
    mix of RPers and PvPers thrown in. Take Clainin's memorial and the Tome of Love
    events for instance; we asked players to line up and.. they did! Its great to work
    with players who are so cooperative

    How long in general have you played Ultima Online?
    About 9ish years now. Started just after UO ren or so. Had the old T2A box at the
    time, though, meaning that when I *did* get a PC with a CD drive, I was still
    assuming that people could steal from you and that you only had 100 gold when you

    Have you ever played any of the older Ultima Games?
    played them all (savage empire/Martian dreams included), with the exception of 2
    and 3 which I never played properly. The first one I played was Ultima 7, which is
    still my favorite.

    What do you think of your job as Event Moderator. Easy? Hard? Fun to do?
    Its great! Definitely an opportunity I would recommend anyone take up if they
    had the chance to. I wouldn't say its hard as such but it can be demanding at
    times. But its fun to get the chance to be someone who makes events rather than
    attends them, for once.

    Will we ever see one of you two play a darker role?
    Barra is definitely a dark role. Darker? Maybe. Who knows!

    Will the contract killing event that began in Tokuno pick up again?
    Regularity I think is about a month. It has been a bit on-and-off, but hopefully it
    will run regularly, every month.

    Any insight you can give as to what the EM program will bring in the future?
    More events! No, I can't really comment on this one.
  2. Lady Aalia

    Lady Aalia Atlantic's Finest
    Stratics Veteran Alumni

    May 13, 2003
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    great Job Cear !!!!
  3. LordNoximos

    Stratics Veteran

    Jun 11, 2008
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    Tome of Love....FEH!
  4. HillBilly

    HillBilly Guest

    Awesome, thank you Cear :thumbsup:

    I can stop drunkenly bumping the other thread now :p
  5. Cear Dallben Dragon

    Cear Dallben Dragon Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 17, 2005
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    Hey man if you still want to im down,
    got a twelver right here.

    Also in the future I hope to have Kanmares responces as well. I have 50% of them. if she doesnt get back to me soon i'll just go with that.
  6. Tazar

    Tazar Guest