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[UO Herald] Halberds from Covetous

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, May 22, 2012.

  1. UO News

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    The revamp of Covetous introduced with Publish 76 came with a small bug. If you happen to find etheral halberds please don't consider yourself too lucky, because you are not supposed to get them and we'll remove all of them in an upcoming fix.

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  2. Barok

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    Sell them for millions before everybody reads this!
     
  3. Nimuaq

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    I haven't found any halberds in TC1, is this from the Covetous Revenants?
     
  4. TheChocolits

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    Anyone with pics? I can't get on right now...
     
  5. claudia-fjp

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    Whoops, added something to Covetous people might like, better delete. o_O
     
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  6. Martyna Zmuir

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    Wait.. A bug that has no effect on gameplay warrants a warning posted to the Herald about a draconian fix, but the years worth of bugs and poor decisions we've been complaining loudly about go ignored? Seriously?

    ARE YOU FRACKING KIDDING US?

    Dear Mythic,
    Please make a list of your priorities. Do they seem reasonable/logical to you? No? Didn't think so. An ethy halberd is nothing to get your knickers in a twist about, nor waste your "precious" time on when you could be fixing actual problems or undoing your terrible. terrible decisions.

    P.S. You still haven't "fixed" the etheral cloaks from years ago...and those were from an actual exploit. Logic fail.
     
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  7. Driven Insane

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    Is this posted on the log in screen?

    Not everyone reads Stratics religiously, if at all. I can already see some innocent person buying one of these only to find it deleted at some random time.
     
  8. Xalan Dementia

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    it affects the game because you will see the scammer "Merchants" trying to sell them as uber rares, so thankfully they gave a heads up to players that might have gotten tricked into wasting money on a worthless bug item.
     
  9. Picus at the office

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    No this is a item that was ment to be placed in the game at a later date...we screwed up and are taking it away.
     
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  10. Theo_GL

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    Let me translate....

    The latest update to the game introduced a surprise in that halberds can be ethereal. We realize this does not impact combat or gameplay one bit and you players are probably really excited to have this cool looking item but we intend to remove it so you can focus on the artifacts we INTENDED to add that none of you want.

    Now we must all clock out to get home and play Diablo III.

    Thank you for your undying support! Keep those renewals comming!
     
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  11. Promathia

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    90% of you wouldnt have even known about it without reading it from the Devs. Its a bug, its getting fixed, stop crying.

    I just want to also add, you dont just kill something and get them. There is a process
     
  12. Ron Silverbeard

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    Ok, fix it, with another 500MB patch - or no - lets do it with a 1.5GB patch and add some more funny Void Pool Waves of FUN and GLORY - I WON ANYWAY!

    Best Regards
    Your Baron of Moonglow

    VoidPool.JPG
     
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  13. Kylie Kinslayer

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    Not that I noticed. Should be imo tho.


    I just wonder if they will delete them all or if a couple will squeek by and still be around. Kinda like the LichE statue they have tried to "fix" twice now and still have very few of the E ones around.
     
  14. Barok

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    Yeah, cuz we all know the big advantage the 'E' gets ya. FTW!
     
  15. Cirno

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    The posts on Stratics by the OP are gathered from the RSS feed on the Herald.

    Halberds from Covetous | Mythic Entertainment | Ultima Online
     
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  16. Picus of Napa

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    Yup, the fix will delete every halbred....who wants to take the other side of this bet?
     
  17. hungry4knowhow

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    I've got a mil on ATL for the other side of that one Picus :p
     
  18. Picus of Napa

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    Sold....me thinks I'm gonna make moola
     
  19. Myphsar

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    Hmm, all i was doing was killing the ethereal 'covetous' revenents and they was dropping in there pack once dead, no process/ no exploit used.
     
  20. Promathia

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    I was under the understanding that you had to disarm them first.
     
  21. Myphsar

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    Nope, :p
     
  22. Sevin0oo0

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    thought revenants went poof at death?
     
  23. Nimuaq

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    Revenants do but these are Covetous Revenants:

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  24. SlobberKnocker

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    ahhhhh. that explains it then.
     
  25. SlobberKnocker

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    the sarcasm on the boards lately has been top notch.

    please keep it coming.
     
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  26. Promathia

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    FYI, looks like the fix happened. All the ethy hallys I saw, are now regular ones.
     
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