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What changes would you like to see in Doom?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UODJ, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. UODJ

    UODJ Adventurer

    Sep 3, 2008
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    Interested in what others have for ideas. Here's what I'd like to see done:

    Artifact system overhaul: The same items, the same locations, the same time durations....for 7 years now. They need to make the artifacts spawn at completely random times, in completely random places. Add some new ones in, and take some of the old ones out.

    If the above is implemented, I'd like to see them add shadow fiends (the annoying ones from the quest a few months ago with reflect damage) to wander around, revealing and killing stealth/thief scripters.

    The Gauntlet: Bosses need a HUGE buff. The fact is a solo tamer or warrior can run the 6 bosses with minimal effort, and repeat it until they're bored, or have so many artifacts they can't carry anymore. Buffing the bosses would encourage larger groups to join together. (The cute 'hide in the corner' move needs to go too.)

    After the 6 bosses are downed, the party should be kicked out. Go do the quest again if you want to run the bosses. Maybe even a 24 hour timer on repeating the quest.

    No one should be allowed to log off down in Doom/Gauntlet. Why this has never been addressed is beyond me. It would help curb the scripter thieves standing around waiting for the ruined painting or blade of the righteous, or fighters waiting to leave only after their backpack is filled with artifacts.

    Your ideas?
  2. Tjalle

    Tjalle Grand Poobah
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter Gilfane

    May 12, 2008
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    This I agree with.

    They should reward players actively wandering around looking for things to steal and not scripters just timing the artifacts and script-steal them.

    This I do not agree with.

    That would mean if you go down there as a group to spend a night doing The Gauntlet and one has to take a break for 30 mins to do whatever he/she will have to waste a skull/do the skull quest solo just to join the group again.
  3. Ezekiel Zane

    Ezekiel Zane Grand Inquisitor
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jul 29, 2003
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    1. New Artifacts

    2. Lower bones needed to summon Bone Daemon from 1000

    3. Spawn the gold skull in the pack of the person that summoned it

    4. I agree the bosses are a little weak now, but I don't think they should REQUIRE a group to kill.

    5. No log out in Doom, IF it's a little easier to get in

    6. Definitely randomize the stolen artifacts locations and timers
  4. It Lives

    It Lives Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 11, 2008
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    Not just a change to the timers but add overland/city spawning artifacts.
  5. Some kind of timer on the dark father so if you go down there and he's up u can run the bosses, sucks when no ones there and a dark father just waitin , iv'e tried to solo him but it's almost impossible for me.
    Would be nice too if we could bank our gold, leave soo much just layin there.
  6. Tinsil

    Tinsil Guest

    They need new items for it, completely, maybe leave like 2 or 3 of them if they really want. But let's be honest, it's way old and most of those arties are for the most part complete junk. New arties, or even deco items, or dyes for armor, anything of the sort would be cool.

    I like the system of doom overall. Now it if scaled difficulty based on how many players were in the dungeon, and also adjusted its handouts for how many players were battling it for > than x% of its life, that would be really cool too.

    That way it would be good for shards like Atlantic, but also other less populated ones like Origin.
  7. I think...

    The artifacts need refreshing/changing/updating, I'd say 2/3rds of them or more are completely useless aside from Relics, there should also be a box like the vet robe box to convert them between gender and race in the shop. Not all but the ones that can be.

    Dying or not completing a full round should either kick you out completely or give no chance at artifacts. Running the gauntlet should mean the whole thing, or at least helping with it (staying around to res/heal), not just picking the easiest parts.

    The entrance hall should have an inn, stable, allow the use of repair deeds and a bank. If I want to dedicate a character to doing Doom all the time then that should be up to me. I'd still need to leave to use or sell the artifacts.

    Every room should spawn at least 3 regardless of the number of players present.

    The bosses should evolve or be changed, I like the idea of them building up immunities if say only one type of attack is ever done on them, its far too predictable and easy as it is and this might inspire more varried templates and people working together.

    Remove the 'tethering'.

    The rooms need more features/landscape/ledges.
  8. Coragin

    Coragin Guest

    Oh god oh God! Please remove the bag of sending limitation!!! I know this is so you cant send arties to the bank, but with insruance its a moot point now. PLEASE!!!!!

    And I play dexxer and tamer, I can tell you it is to my knowledge as a tamer, impossible for a tamer to solo a DF. But Im a better dexxer than tamer and all kill dont suit my playstyle unless Im bored and want to farm the same thing over and over.
  9. Xalan Dementia

    Xalan Dementia Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran

    Jul 1, 2008
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    I agree with adding randomness to the stealables but before adding anything new to Doom they should add stealables/arties to the tram/fel dungeons. Doom still has a reason for people to go there, most virtue dungeons dont. (besides champs and 10th anni stuff) random stealables for the old dungeons would breath some life into them. Maybe make each dungeon have its own boss and have that boss rare drop a major item, new or old.

    at the very least, alter the spawning of the most popular stealables in doom. Would be nice to see someone deserving get a pair of inquisitors, instead of the same scripters/campers.
  10. jbfortune

    jbfortune Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran

    Dec 3, 2008
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    If you make it a lot more effort to go there, people wont want to.
  11. I can solo it on both my Tamers very easily. (& Bard, Mages, Necro/Mages, Dexxers, Sampires)
  12. Coragin

    Coragin Guest

    Soloed on my whammy, easy at that, just gotta watch out for blood oath. I dont know how to stop getting my GD over run by undead from the bones. Whammy is easy, whirlwind blade. Demon slayer and Trinket undead tali. Take out everything including as many lich lords as he can dish out lol.
  13. Sneaky Que

    Sneaky Que Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Sep 14, 2006
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    I would like to see a new version of doom (kind of) with new arties (not too overpowered tho) but this time in FEL. That would be fun!