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[UO Herald] Beta Update

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. UO News

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    Whew it looks like all of our T's are crossed and we have dotted our I's. We have sent out the first round of invitations!! We will have few rounds of invitations so if you didn't make it into this round there are plenty of opportunities to get into the beta. The email it will be sent from is "[email protected]"so be sure to check your spam folders.






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  2. Sweeney

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    I remember a post saying that players CAN say they were accepted.. this is correct yet? (can't find the post).
     
  3. Chrissay_

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    In the beta test agreement you can say:

    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta
     
  4. Dragonchilde

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    crap. Not in round one.

    *crosses fingers for next round*
     
  5. Sweeney

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    For those accepted, which shard will they be looking for?
     
  6. Ender

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    Same. <_<
     
  7. Dermott of LS

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    Can I "officially" say it yet Chrissay? or does it have to be the other version?
     
  8. Schuyler Bain

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    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta
     
  9. Dermott of LS

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    ...

    There is a Stygian Abyss Focus Test
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Focus Test
    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta

    Wow! Double the amount I could post before!
     
  10. Sweeney

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    You evil man.
     
  11. guum

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    No luck here.
     
  12. Otis Firefly

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    guess i can do it now too lmao

    There is a Stygian Abyss Focus Test
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Focus Test
    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta
     
  13. Crysta

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    Apparently not in it and a bit pissed about it.

    And I have my reasons for saying that.. just not something I can talk about in more detail probably.
     
  14. Dragonchilde

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    If it's the same as it was during the Samurai Empire beta (which I did) there will be a separate client/login server for the beta.
     
  15. Sweeney

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    A little birdy said they were accepted but received no info on how to get or use the new client.
     
  16. Norrar

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    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta
     
  17. Adam Randall

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    Me too...:grrr:
     
  18. Cear Dallben Dragon

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    there will be several rounds.
    i diddnt get into KR beta until about two days later.
     
  19. Crysta

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    Like I said though, I have good reason for it.

    And i'm getting more and more pissed every minute without a response. From Chrissay.
     
  20. Spellbound

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    Rejected and dejected.
     
  21. Elric_Soban

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    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta.
    I am NOT in the Stygian Abyss Beta.

    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
    All work and no beta makes Elric a dull boy.
     
  22. Oriana

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    The poor dears probably in bed, it's late.
     
  23. Crysta

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    If she were in bed her profile wouldn't show her as active within the past 2 minutes.
     
  24. Sweeney

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    Ahem..
     
  25. Cal_Mythic

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    *waves to Otis* ... I saw you :)
     
  26. Dragonchilde

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    AS far as I'm aware, there are no guarantees. I don't see how anyone can be pissed they don't get invited into an invitation-only beta where no doubt thousands have applied, unless they were expecting some kind of favoritism, in which case, I would say that you still can't be pissed because you're on equal footing with everyone else in spite of imagined promises or favoritism.
     
  27. Sweeney

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    *remembers how many people were upset about a non-secure application and how he signed up before all the publicity about the non-secure site..oh yeah, accepted!*
     
  28. Crysta

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    Again, I have my reasons and I doubt i'm able to explain them any further. Nothing to do with "favoritism" or "imagined promises", either.
     
  29. Ender

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    I'm curious as to what those reasons are. But yeah, sucks that I'm not in it too :/
     
  30. jelinidas

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    So give it a rest. Play UO. You will get ur invite, just may take a couple days. We will all get in, just a matter of time. They can't have everyone downloading at once, right? Chillax :thumbsup:
     
  31. Crysta

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    It just bothered me because there were several things I had to put off doing while waiting for it. I've gotten a response elsewhere at least now and while i'm still upset, i'm at least calmer since I know the reasoning.
     
  32. Ender

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    For the sake of motivation, I told myself this the last 3 betas I applied for.


    Didn't get into any of them. :/
     
  33. guum

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    Well, it was said that there'd be an open beta, so I think it's a pretty good bet we're all going to see the client at least before release.
     
  34. omggrok

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    There is a Stygian Abyss Beta.
    I'm in the Stygian Abyss Beta.
     
  35. rob230sl

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    Im in the beta test. Downloading new client as we speak. It's quite a long download.
    Looks like I'll have to wait till tomorrow to login....

    First thing to do....create a gargoyle and take him for a fly about and explore.
     
  36. Sweeney

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    How does one download the new client?
     
  37. Ender

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    Shouldn't the email tell you?
     
  38. Did you get a email? It should tell you everything.
     
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  40. rob230sl

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    The email invitation also includes a link to the SA Forums site along with a code to create a new account. Once your account is created, login to the SA forums and check out the instructions and links there to download the new client.
     
  41. Sweeney

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    Got it.. 1% heh. Thank you for the not-so-condescending info.
     
  42. Picus of Napa

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    +1 woot
     
  43. Sweeney

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    The patcher says focus test, which totally confused my little birdy.
     
  44. Eh, I wouldnt trust that bird anyway :)
     
  45. Galad

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    I got in and my account hasn't been active in months.
     
  46. Ender

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    That's ridiculous. Were they even looking at the content of applications or just random selection?
     
  47. It Lives

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    Trust me your not the only one tonight in a state of unease and anticipation. I think we all have put a lot aside to possibly partake in beta.
    You will get in and have a blast helping with the tedious task of fixing broken things and insuring that the quality of the game is up to the standards of us all, I am sure of it! Well at least I think that is your motivation.
     
  48. Galad

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    I'm guessing random. My account was last active in Dec 08.
     
  49. Ender

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    That's just stupid...
     
  50. Is it? Now he is probably going to re-activate to play the beta. Right?

    Imagine hundreds or thousands of non-active accounts being invited... cha-ching!