Still the same

Discussion in 'Renaissance Discussion' started by Keystone, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. Keystone

    Keystone Well-Known Member

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    The one thing I love about UO will always be the people that play this game..... The world has changed alot since UO first came out but the way things work in the player community stay the same.... you got the good, the bad, the helpful, the harmful, the hardcores, and the guys who just log on to kill a few hours here and there.... sometimes I forget these types of things and then I always get reminded. Many moons ago I remember the scavengers of UO who would just go around and gather every single item to ever be dropped by anyone.. this week I finally decided to finish out my lumberjacking due to it being at 98.1 for over a year now. So I set out trusty hatchet in hand running around the city of Occlo just chopping away. Due to a mixture of being lazy and also due to the fact that I went crazy about 6 months back and bought 400k boards, i really had no need for the logs. So i set up to drop em as I chop em.... then it starts.....I turn into the pied piper..... I flock of newer guys start following me around grabbing the logs, Some ask, Some didn't, some took turns, some started arguing. One guy told me how fortunate this was due to him needing the boards for his crafter. I run these guys all over town just enjoying the banter and the fact that I could make a few guys happy and work my skill at the same time......... then I try to "teach a man to fish". I let the guys know that I use a macro that just lets me stand by the tree and it auto chops and due to the huge interest in logs I figured they might want the macro..... one guy leaves, one says no thanks, one guy proceeds to tell me that he doesn't have time to go around chopping trees as he could make more money "hunting" and its not worth his time. I probably got way to much enjoyment out of all of this but it just goes to show ya..... some things never change.
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  2. Everlast

    Everlast Active Member
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    So true!! I'm the few hour hunter guy
  3. PaddyOBrien

    PaddyOBrien Well-Known Member

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    I remember when people would drop random junk at west brit bank on osi and a swarm of noobs like myself would snarf up anything we could get our hands on hahah. I felt pretty badass in my 3rd hand bone armor that was one ettin fart away from disentigrating :D
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  4. Rayth

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    lol. You said ettin fart.
  5. Everlast

    Everlast Active Member
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    Welcome back to UO!! As we all know, the best game ever made. UO paved the way many other games followed as it was the first of its kind. Hats off to Telemon for making this server the closest rendition to the game that made games!!!!
    With a little perfection which I'm sure is still ongoing.. please do contribute if you can!

    -EV
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    This is why I love UO badly. :)
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    Welcome to our server. Our staff has worked very hard to keep that 'feel' of UO which we all love and continue to enjoy
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  9. wylwrk

    wylwrk Well-Known Member

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    I had a character here named Fred Sanford. He had magery, item id, and I think arms lore. He also had a bonded pack llama named Llamant.
    I had a scavenger list that contained every item you could pick up in game.

    That character was very fun to play. I would have loved running into you while you were leaving those boards on the ground. My character would have hit pay dirt... probably got too excited and faked yet another heart attack. "Ya hear me 'lizbeth? I'm coming to be with ya! Git back away from me Llamont... you big dummy!"

    I had a small house with a vendor on it. I'd sell the junk for a few gold each. I of course didn't profit but, that's not what it was about at all...

    I was having more fun than I ever did staring at a stone wall for my 4th hour at gazers.

    Meager beginnings is the most fun and exciting period of my UO experience. Most players hit the ground running desperately trying to reach the invisible goal line as fast as they can. It's unfortunate that later they never realize that little nostalgic pain they feel is actually a yearning to be a newbie again.

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  10. PaddyOBrien

    PaddyOBrien Well-Known Member

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    Ok now you HAVE to make him again and wander around Occlo :D
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  11. Canis

    Canis Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for this. You really hit the nail on the head with a proper description of the whole.
    +1UP!
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  12. Drake

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    Ahhhhh! Get out of my head!
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  13. Iago

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    well at least no one complains about tamers anymore
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