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by Silsaterur
Sat Jan 01, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Shields
Replies: 4
Views: 820

then it would become as useless as dodge, skills caps make for mostly useles skills My Dodge of 19 has saved this mage on several occassions, in my eyes, any extra chance of living one round longer so I can be rescued is good in my eyes... not that I would wear one of those tacky overglorified defe...
by Silsaterur
Fri Dec 31, 2004 9:05 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Unscribing
Replies: 20
Views: 2266

If you're having problems with keeping track of all your books give this a shot. Keep all your books in one unique "book bag" (I use a buckskin pack) then add the following to your mem and stand triggers/aliases appropriately. get pack container; get all.book pack; and put all.book pack; TADA! It's ...
by Silsaterur
Fri Sep 03, 2004 6:43 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Melee and Group Experience
Replies: 13
Views: 1336

I've played a few of the classes to at least level 25 recently and upto that point every class has it's own curve to it. Chanter, OMG slow slower and god please help me slow compared to the others I tried. Pretty consistently slow at low levels due to lack of strong offence. Sporting magic missile a...
by Silsaterur
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:28 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Class balance
Replies: 17
Views: 2062

Getting rid of the 30 second mem penalty was not a mistake, but in tandem with increased spell damage it further unbalanced things as casters began using their increased power at a quicker rate. Pretty much, I remember the day that invokers damage got upped the first time and vokers were running ar...
by Silsaterur
Thu Aug 12, 2004 3:31 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Areas and Offensive Spells Engaging in Melee
Replies: 13
Views: 1503

caster vs. caster? Half the mobs that area would pzwn a caster's butt in melee, so caster vs caster seems highly unlikely. Rangers bottom rung against casting mobs? Rangers can bash if you don't recall. If they get engaged by an area, quick response may be bash if someone else isn't already on it. ...
by Silsaterur
Wed Aug 11, 2004 1:24 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: exp woes
Replies: 40
Views: 6623

Re: exp woes

I agree with alot of that, especially the chanter idea. Why should one of the most needed classes in the game have the harest exp tables? Its not like they are uber powerful or anything, not without a group.. Wanna bet? Pretty much any class (excluding rangers, bards and dires) can be put to redicu...
by Silsaterur
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Areas and Offensive Spells Engaging in Melee
Replies: 13
Views: 1503

Re: Areas and Offensive Spells Engaging in Melee

Problems it would solve include - Messing up the usefulness of archery whatsoever (thinking about this got me onto the idea). Mages getting smitten to a riposte after a mob areas. You mean archery would be useful for more than just exp and luring? *GASP* Imagine a ranger relying on his archery to c...
by Silsaterur
Thu Jul 15, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: RL Mud Couples
Replies: 56
Views: 7671

Re: RL Mud Couples

havent seen a thread like this in a while so lets go ... who met their spouse/better half on the mud? Recently returned from a trip to meet Arilin and .. it worked out perfectly .. hard as hell now to be so far away tho! Gratz to Ambar and Arilin... As *name omitted as it is a dirty word here* said...
by Silsaterur
Fri Apr 16, 2004 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Business Ettiquette?
Replies: 13
Views: 1284

I don't think it would be a bad thing for you to do, it all depends on how you approach the situation. If you just write him saying you are looking for work, he's probably going to turn his back on you. If you however state that you have been following the company and have heard that they are lookin...
by Silsaterur
Sun Apr 11, 2004 2:55 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Experience. Please fix it.
Replies: 60
Views: 8968

Hrm... how to increase exp AND groupability... As it stands, when the vets start over it is WAY faster to do exp solo in your twinked out gear. How about making exp in groups a little more worth it and running around soloing? It's really a simple principle that can be easy to code and degrades as gr...
by Silsaterur
Fri Apr 09, 2004 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Post Your Badass Game Trailors!
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Got Halflife?

I've been holding out on building a new rig since the postponement of HL2 last September. Beauty is, the Radeon 9800XT and Radeon 9600XT cards both ship with vouchers for a free copy of HL2: Standard Edition. Which should be enough to get you all up and running for only $300-$400 American. For those...
by Silsaterur
Tue Mar 30, 2004 2:02 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Experience. Please fix it.
Replies: 60
Views: 8968

Y'know, Now that I stop and think about it, you make some very valid points that I didn't take pause to concider... I remembed when Soj came back for the third time. I quit my admin position on the realms and came back to Sojourn... Why? When I had played sojourn the first time, I had played for abo...
by Silsaterur
Mon Mar 29, 2004 8:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Experience. Please fix it.
Replies: 60
Views: 8968

I never played AD&D, perhaps someone could (kindly) explain to me why exp tables are higher for mages? Maybe this question has been answered already if someone could post a link. Thanks. I don't know about current editions, but the exp tables always used to be rogues<fighters<clerics<mages. Nowdays...
by Silsaterur
Fri Mar 19, 2004 2:41 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Balance in Tanks and Races
Replies: 74
Views: 12269

Heheh. You guys let Gura change the subject of this discussion on you. Anyhow, I have something to add here. Another reason you only see troll tanks is in part because of ultravision. I think if ultravision was done differently, you would see that duergar make fine tanks just like dwarves. Ogres? T...
by Silsaterur
Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: What can we do to help the mud?
Replies: 21
Views: 3052

Re: low level zones

Also, speaking of Realms of Despair, one of their big draws is that it's relatively easy to get into a lot of their guilds (they can be big and even tiered with a significant political structure). It might be worthwhile to rearrange guilds to support this structure, with apprentices and mentors, et...
by Silsaterur
Sun Mar 14, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: What can we do to help the mud?
Replies: 21
Views: 3052

Just some comments on these outlooks.

I used to Admin on a mud called Realms of Dispair(RoD). The three most important things to the administation staff were not actually the mud itself. They were: Drawing new players. Keeping new players. Keeping old players. I am not sure if these policies still stand, but we were able to maintain a p...
by Silsaterur
Tue Mar 02, 2004 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: a memorial for turra
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

I don't know what to say other than "This fucking sucks HARD." (pardon the understatement) I'm simply stupified. Turra was one of the kindest people I've ever had the honour of playing aside, she took that kindness everywhere with her, the mud, irl, everywhere. I ALWAYS looked forward to meeting her...
by Silsaterur
Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Ruagh has been encaged. Guess its time for my goodbye post.
Replies: 39
Views: 5838

I'll have to agree about the admin's here being NOTHING (in no way, shape or form) like some of the nazi admin's of the old toril days. I remember a friend getting deleted because he told an admin he was being childish. Touche. Then there are all of the stories that Naset/Chanelle/Turnak have told m...
by Silsaterur
Mon Dec 08, 2003 11:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Ruagh has been encaged. Guess its time for my goodbye post.
Replies: 39
Views: 5838

*shrug*

Dartan, who said I don't play here? I just don't play often, still zone when asked, even lead the odd zone... Mostly, I find myself helping the noobs I see doing something silly (Yeah, there are actually quite a few new players popping up lately) latest one was a paladin who set his hometown as bald...
by Silsaterur
Mon Dec 08, 2003 3:08 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Ruagh has been encaged. Guess its time for my goodbye post.
Replies: 39
Views: 5838

Raugh, You've always been one of my hero's on the evil side... Jegzed too, and that bad mamajamma Turxx too. Anywho, I think that if the gods are immature/inconciderate enough to cage you while you are logged out w/o at least leaving you a mudmail explaining why, it tells you one of three things. 1)...
by Silsaterur
Tue Dec 02, 2003 3:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Why do you play what you play?
Replies: 24
Views: 2554

I guess I started out as a paladin (Iaiken) because ever since I was lil I've wanted to be a knight (as per the charlemagne era)... Trained in epee through highschool and an accomplished equestrian rider with a few hunter championships to show for it. But that's about as close as I'll ever get IRL, ...
by Silsaterur
Mon Nov 24, 2003 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who would you meet IRL?
Replies: 49
Views: 6396

Hrm... I would still have to say... Kifle (because those pics could have been doctored, or HE/SHE/IT could have been doctored, curious which.) Lilithelle (Is she really a robot with a heart of gold?) Artikerus (So I can "Join his clan" irl and go barhopping/fighting) Ashiwi (After she cuff's me one,...
by Silsaterur
Sat Nov 15, 2003 2:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Equilibrium...
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Equilibrium...

I just saw this film for the first time and all that I can say is that it was simply awesome. I don't remember hearing about it in theatres, likely another sleeper hit. Imagine a world where everyone lives in a drug induced state of total equality, where a life is provided you, and none have more th...
by Silsaterur
Fri Nov 14, 2003 5:01 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Balance!
Replies: 76
Views: 8512

dont touch caster damage, or only cut in half the l33t players that keep asking for it. some of us play the game differently than you. dont punish us because you want it changed. up melee damage slightly, or tune that KNOB (remember they have knobs) so they do more damage than they do now. You are ...
by Silsaterur
Thu Nov 13, 2003 10:58 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Elementalists
Replies: 64
Views: 7172

Hate to say it, but he has some valid points. It takes some patients, but an elementalist can solo most any mob that doesn't track. (And some that do..) I solo exp in the druid santuary. I've solo'd in mielich... and until another group showed up. I was soloing most of the pirate ship. I'll add more...
by Silsaterur
Fri Nov 07, 2003 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Alternatives to Toril
Replies: 39
Views: 5635

I really haven't played sojourn/toril or even video games at all this year. I've been working on a project at work that's facing 4 patents and a project I'm designing at home that I hope to have patented before I graduate so I can pitch it to Sony. Other than that, I've been training in Wushu and Sh...
by Silsaterur
Sun Sep 21, 2003 1:53 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: (Contentious Poll) Favourite Beer?
Replies: 28
Views: 6824

Dugmaren wrote:Soo many good beers.. don't forget the Hoegaarden!


Hoegaarden is the PWN!
by Silsaterur
Thu Sep 11, 2003 1:38 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: WARING: Windows users!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 678

WARING: Windows users!!!

In a press release this morning Microsoft disclosed the existance of a MAJOR security gap in Windows NT4/5/6/XP that can allow a hacker to gain full and utter control of windows through some clever uses of the windows help buffer which doesn't check itself, thus allowing the hacker complete access a...
by Silsaterur
Wed Sep 10, 2003 10:45 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Are you sick of news about . . .
Replies: 14
Views: 4804

but since I'm not charging, making a profit, from these songs that I am giving to other people, shouldn't that be legal... Up until about a year ago, that's actually how it worked because copyright law with pertanance to music still only reflected the days where people bootlegged on magnetic tape. ...
by Silsaterur
Sat Sep 06, 2003 4:41 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Zones, reboots and loading.
Replies: 2
Views: 2337

Zones, reboots and loading.

Imagine the mud if... Instead of all loading on reboot, zones loaded on a random timer determined at the previous load. And then only if there was nobody in the zone, or in rare cases, during. I've seen it implemented with timers ranging from an hour to 40 hours. With mud uptimes of over 20 days. Ho...
by Silsaterur
Tue Sep 02, 2003 11:54 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Counter-Strike
Replies: 12
Views: 4928

GOOOOOOOOOOO LAMBDA!

LOL, I am oldschool playing counterstrike, 5 years+ kinda pissed off at the whole 1.6 BS that they have instituted. I also play The Specialist mod for HL as well. http://www.specialistsmod.net/ Now I am just waiting till I can pick up my pre-order of HL2. http://www.3dgamers.com/games/halflife2/ <-V...
by Silsaterur
Thu Aug 28, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Things you love (keep it civil, no rated X crap)
Replies: 35
Views: 10483

I love, (in no particular order) An ice cold drink on a hot day. My lay-z-boy. (even though it clashes with everything I own) The satisfaction of helping others. Building ANYTHING with my hands. Riding at full gallop on horseback. The look of disbilief on peoples faces when I do the unexpected. Most...
by Silsaterur
Wed Aug 27, 2003 10:41 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Google: You do the math.
Replies: 20
Views: 2301

Google: You do the math.

I don't know how many of you are aware of this, but it is friggen great. Type any standard equation into google and it will automatically do the math. I haven't tested it with algorithms or algebra yet (though it doesn't allow '='), but it does know pi, the speed of light, force of gravity etc. It d...
by Silsaterur
Sat Aug 23, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Screen resolution
Replies: 9
Views: 1383

On my laptop I had 16.1" vis so 1280x1024@courier8 was my baby, had my mapper, status window, and a scripting window always in view. though even after insurance there is still a $1000 deductable on that badboy. My desktop is A LOT less nice, 1024X768@courier10 don't get to see everything and it is d...
by Silsaterur
Mon Aug 18, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Time to Rethink Some Administration Rules
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Funny little thing about sojourn, In my experience of dealing with the gods, you make the concious decision to do anything you do, that includes doing a zone where you might possibly spank. Pending any catastrophic staff-induced crisis, you're not getting any help from the gods regardless of time wi...
by Silsaterur
Sun Jul 27, 2003 12:49 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Character Trading
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

LOL,

Xisi, I love you man, but I think you, I, and everyone else on the mud knows that this is never gonna fly. However, I would love to see you around the mud more man.

*hug*
by Silsaterur
Wed Jul 16, 2003 12:24 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Simple n Short, Telina Marries her rogue ....
Replies: 2
Views: 736

Yeah, you go momma Ambar, brought a big goofy grin to my face this news did.

^_^
by Silsaterur
Mon Jul 14, 2003 10:43 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Fire starting 101
Replies: 15
Views: 2110

As a friend, a young man and a pyromaniac, I salute you. Gasoline and fire go together like well, only highly combustable chemicals and burning points do. My favorite gasoline moment will forever be the day that I threw a plastic grocery bag of gasoline onto a bonfire when I was 14, the resulthing b...
by Silsaterur
Tue Jul 08, 2003 11:44 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: botting exp
Replies: 54
Views: 7735

Do you have anything to say to these charges against you? *crickets chirping followed by a few auto trigger responses* The evidence speaks for itself! For your inability to play your character, and instead use a robot to do so for you, we hereby sentence you to one week/day/month/wutever of continu...
by Silsaterur
Fri Apr 18, 2003 6:33 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who Evil
Replies: 61
Views: 7897

Re: funy posts :)

Ambar wrote:
Zoldren wrote:
i quit playing when oosh moved and my mudwomen stoped playing same ptimes, !sex kills everything :p

just .................................... *sigh*


just .................................... *hugs*
by Silsaterur
Fri Apr 18, 2003 5:33 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who Evil
Replies: 61
Views: 7897

I constantly zone, go out of my way, and give my up time that that I had planned on doing other things, to go to a zone and help a group finish or whatever they need. How... Humble of you... But I'm pretty sure a lot of mudders feel/act that way... regardless of which side of the fence they sit. Ev...
by Silsaterur
Mon Apr 14, 2003 5:45 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who Evil
Replies: 61
Views: 7897

So you're saying you left because the top notch evils left, right? Cause if you say you're a top notch evil..im gonna have to just burst into fits of laughter. :P Laugh away. Because I certainly didn't leave because of that trend... though most of my invites to come back have come from goodies, go ...
by Silsaterur
Mon Apr 14, 2003 4:27 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who Evil
Replies: 61
Views: 7897

Dalar wrote:IMHO the evil playerbase shrank when many of the top notch evils left due to boredom/their friends leaving.


LOL, one way or the other, I'm a statistic! YAY ME!
by Silsaterur
Sat Apr 12, 2003 2:47 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: On a Lighter Note...
Replies: 12
Views: 1276

Hey, at least Ythera is not as ugly as that hag... you know the one... *shudder* and so what if she is, at least she doesn't run around frenching people...
by Silsaterur
Wed Apr 09, 2003 12:54 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Epic.
Replies: 5
Views: 900

old depok wrote:no one gets more unlucky than Mori. but then, if you are unlucky all the time is it actually luck?... HMMM


It's the shear brilliance of a serial spankster, make it LOOK like an accident, then when you are almost there... spam the IP and crash the host.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!
by Silsaterur
Wed Apr 09, 2003 12:41 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Goodbye
Replies: 11
Views: 1985

Rausrh wrote:He'll be back...

They'll all be back...


Making an assumption really just makes and "ass" of "u" and "mption"

But Todreal leaving leaves me with one less reason to return. People like him are... as rare as they are benevolent. Have a good one man.
by Silsaterur
Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:49 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Any Ghetto Mekanix?
Replies: 29
Views: 3262

Still looking for someone who actually has/had one of these, or another subaru. Wondering if they break alot, like do they have crappy waterpumps or anything like that? Quite a few of my freinds drive WRX sedans, here they are still classified as family sedans. Two (a 95 and a 98) sit at 220 hp (th...
by Silsaterur
Thu Mar 06, 2003 2:09 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: STUDENTS! If you love free shit, you'll love this!
Replies: 0
Views: 539

STUDENTS! If you love free shit, you'll love this!

What is it you ask? Just click on the link to see... http://www.msdnaa.net/canada/studenttour/ Mmmmm... The Hilton.... Lemme know if you plan to attend the one in Toronto, we'll go out for a drink or something. I don't know if they are holding similar events in the US because I just don't have time ...
by Silsaterur
Wed Mar 05, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Any Ghetto Mekanix?
Replies: 29
Views: 3262

Well, regardless it sounds like you've worn down the piston rings, head gasket or no. IF you run it as is you're gonna break the crankshaft, piston arm, or crack the block, so it's better to fix it now. You have 2 options, do it yourself for about $200 plus a weekend of your time, (it's actually not...
by Silsaterur
Mon Mar 03, 2003 6:26 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Counter Strike is dead, long live Raven Shield!
Replies: 0
Views: 519

Counter Strike is dead, long live Raven Shield!

Here it is people, the game that replaces Counter Strike in every way. http://www.raven-shield.com I just tried out the demo, and it is beautiful, moreso with a headset. Also, when it's released they'll start a clan ladder, I'm curious as to weather anyone here would be interested in signing up, I d...

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