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General Discussion / Re: Fun Arctic Trivia/History
« Last post by gnua on Today at 10:18:33 PM »
were kender paladins ever allowed?
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General Discussion / Community
« Last post by Chisul on Today at 04:15:15 PM »
So it's been a long while since I last played, and even longer since I played seriously.

Feeling adventurous, I logged my lvl 30 Mtn to find him deadbeat. Swapped over to my also deadbeat 26 thief and spent some time stabbing janitors and kittens in Sol to scrounge up enough cash and equipment to run Gal Vari just to knock the rust off. Along the way, I found a semi decent item I hoped to sell for enough cash to keep me rolling for a few days.

After a quick shout, I was pleasantly surprised to have a very generous character give me enough coins to basically solve all my gear and rent issues, but also pay for the lion's share of Legend rank as well.

Some are quick to say things like "Arctic is dead". My experience today reminded me of one of the primary reasons I like this game, and why I feel it's far from "dead".

Community.

Thanks for the coin donation. I'm not sure how long I'll be actively playing, but I can guarantee it'll be much longer and more enjoyable because of the kindness.

Matt
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General Discussion / Re: Fun Arctic Trivia/History
« Last post by Heo on Today at 02:17:41 PM »
I would be curious to know how the shriners and black dragons/qwa kzar (or whatever they were called - team Lucas) formed.

Also, someone should shoot the old creators a note sometime, I'm sured they'd get a kick out of seeing this project they started in college still kicking around.
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General Discussion / Re: Arctic no longer a PvP mud
« Last post by Willoe on February 22, 2018, 10:49:31 PM »
If by dead you mean lots of new content being added and people playing without being harassed then sure, the game is dead.
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General Discussion / Re: Quitting + Thief Stuff Soloing
« Last post by Heo on February 22, 2018, 10:09:11 AM »
Looks fun, but I get addicted to games far too easily, I'm sure that would destroy my life, haha.

If I were to ever do another wipe on arctic, my move would probably be to quickly create a kender thief since they can pretty much get unlimited coins/prep in a short time, then make an evil dargo basher and go after the haste rank.  Haste + legend + legend bash -->  32 rp, plus ring ranks for can_fly/dev invis/sustenance/+2 dex
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General Discussion / Re: Arctic no longer a PvP mud
« Last post by octan on February 22, 2018, 03:19:54 AM »
I don't think he really plays much either.

In any case, the current status of the PK damage setting is not intended to be a longstanding one, future endeavors of progress are pretty limited but there's stuff being worked on in an effort to find the best of both worlds.

The goals and ideas behind it are a thing that I've discussed with a number of people already and am continuing to in an effort to make the best choices for the future.
But don't worry, I still don't care about you clowns. :)

Some advise for you, stop wasting your time, the games dead. Sad but true.
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General Discussion / Re: Quitting + Thief Stuff Soloing
« Last post by xellos on February 22, 2018, 03:19:52 AM »
Come try Albion Online, League of Legends combat but with full pk and full loot....its like arctic 20 years ago.
cross platform so you can play on computer and do passive income stuff on an android phone.

Here is a clip of us running into trucker joe
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/224537067

Diving dungeons and wiping other players
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/228914179

zerg vs zerg
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/225823284
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General Discussion / Re: Fun Arctic Trivia/History
« Last post by Kam on February 21, 2018, 11:49:12 PM »
A few people had expressed interest in seeing an update to HELP CREDITS recently so as I'm delving through the old news and newsgroups that Rhak thankfully discovered I thought I'd share a few old gems from the past:

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April 1, 1995

- Tonight at approximately 8 pm site time, Arctic will hold our
  first annual Disco competition. You are invited to participate and win
  a wonderful vacation for two and TRIP the Light fantastic.

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April 12, 1995
- Shopkeepers should be fixed. If any problems occur, notify your
  nearby immortal.
- I found a lone bottle of Guinness beneath the kitchen counter.

Something that even I didn't know about the board system:
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Aug 9, 1995
- "look board [#[-#]]" supported to show ranges of messages on the board
- "look board new" supported to show messages since last logon
  (see "help board")
- score will you show you how long you have been connected per session
  (a "session" ends when you rent, quit, or drop/lose link)

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Apr 25 1996
- Added a small feature to the who command: who <player_name>.

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July 4, 1997
- Changed 'tickle' in combat message to 'bruise'


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General Discussion / Re: Quitting + Thief Stuff Soloing
« Last post by Jorake on February 21, 2018, 04:32:15 PM »
That sounds so epic. Now I want a thief lol.
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General Discussion / Re: Conclave Test Complaints
« Last post by Heo on February 21, 2018, 03:59:06 PM »
Looks like there was at least one attempt!

https://www.reddit.com/r/arcticmud/
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