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by Bipple
Sun Aug 24, 2003 5:22 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New Auction System
Replies: 89
Views: 24666

Add an instant sale option when you post, person buying is willing to meet the minimum bid they get the item right away.
by Bipple
Sun Aug 17, 2003 8:19 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The RP-Quest sphere, direct hostilities and complaints here.
Replies: 49
Views: 7837

I could probably list of page full of times where quest gods abused their power, gave equip out to their friends as a "reward" or screwed over players just because they were bored. Ultimately this would solve nothing as a lot of the old quest gods are gone and the current ones have been neutered in ...
by Bipple
Thu Aug 07, 2003 3:17 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Zone upgrades
Replies: 19
Views: 2579

Wouldn't that require us to first see the changes and then judge wether the zone equip was statted correctly? There is really no way to say what zones are currently balanced as we have been told almost nothing in regards to what the new stats will be. While something may be unbalanced now it may be ...
by Bipple
Thu Aug 07, 2003 1:12 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Zone upgrades
Replies: 19
Views: 2579

Wouldn't asking us for this type of feedback contradict what we've already been told that every item in the game is being reviewed and re-statted based on a new algorithm the staff has devised?
by Bipple
Wed Aug 06, 2003 5:09 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: 1h slashing axe with a proc?
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

It is dwarf only, however it is a 1 handed slashing proccing axe as you requested. I see no restrictions listed in your original post however if you want to clarify further (Race, Align, Class etc) it might be easier to suggest what your looking for.
by Bipple
Tue Aug 05, 2003 11:25 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: 1h slashing axe with a proc?
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

double-bladed dwarvish axe of giantslaying... comes to mind, I'm sure there are others.
by Bipple
Tue Aug 05, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: 1h slashing axe with a proc?
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

There are already 1h slashing axes with procs in the game.
by Bipple
Mon Aug 04, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Features You'd Like To See (Part II)
Replies: 112
Views: 29680

Just a note: The quest sphere has tried to RP and interact with zoning players. We were told off and complained about quite fiercely. Thus, we avoid it now. I believe this was more due to how and where this was done as opposed to the fact the quest sphere was trying to interact. An example would be...
by Bipple
Mon Aug 04, 2003 3:51 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Death procs
Replies: 33
Views: 3560

Near the start of this wipe we were told all instant death procs would be removed and no new ones would be added. It was one of the forgers which told us this, I don't recall which but it was communicated to all the players.
by Bipple
Thu Jul 24, 2003 6:46 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equipment Stat Changes
Replies: 33
Views: 5670

I'm just trying to understand the system as you mentioned the difficulty part is based on the minimum effort put through to get the item as opposed to comparison to other items. Just to pick a random example say Jot or Musp rares that load on Grid. These items are usually fairly decent and sometimes...
by Bipple
Wed Jul 16, 2003 11:28 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equipment Stat Changes
Replies: 33
Views: 5670

While on the subject the rumor going around is that a side goal of the changing the stats on equip is to reduce the overall HP of the players from equip by 20% (IE the best pieces of new equip will be 20% lower hp wise than the best HP on current equip). It's also said Hit dam will be oppositely eff...
by Bipple
Mon Jul 14, 2003 3:08 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equipment Stat Changes
Replies: 33
Views: 5670

Equipment Stat Changes

I'd like to make a small request in regards to the mass equipment changes which apparently have started to happen. Ideally everything would be changed at once but as this is apparently not happening can you please inform the players what zones are effected when a set a changes goes in. It was really...
by Bipple
Tue Jul 08, 2003 5:30 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Yuan-ti and New Equipment limits
Replies: 20
Views: 3114

I see perm levitate on a primary item as more of a detriment than a bonus. Who wants to have to remove their boots all the time in zones like Clouds or when they want to drag a corpse.
by Bipple
Fri May 16, 2003 4:14 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: ancestral shield
Replies: 10
Views: 1363

The exact same thing happens with Preserve. I'm done casting this low level spell after 2 stars but the code doesn't recognize this and continues to cast for another 4 stars or so.
by Bipple
Wed May 07, 2003 12:29 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why this happens, and When (if need be) will it be fixed!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2196

Their probably pissed you left an Air elemental sitting at the gates with no consideration for how they felt about it. It's like leaving a dog in the car when you go shopping.
by Bipple
Thu May 01, 2003 2:05 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion
Replies: 80
Views: 8180

Jot Invasion

I think the policy in regards to Jot invasion (if a second group arrives within 45 mins of boot they get glammad or palace) needs to be reviewed/modified so it is actually fair to the players involved. Today a group went to Jot and started doing invasion, cleared a bunch of the grid and did a large ...
by Bipple
Mon Apr 14, 2003 1:49 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: [b]Human Max Stre Notch[/b]
Replies: 7
Views: 1285

Notches above 100 not only vary by Race but also by class, most human mages would love to have the con notch that Paladins get. Is the class your playing now the same as the one you played before?
by Bipple
Sun Apr 06, 2003 12:40 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why is it?
Replies: 16
Views: 2200

It's usually easier for average players to complain about players who have played and excelled at their class and get them downgraded then to bother putting in the time and effort themselves to increase their skills. If the gods choose to keep catering to these players and downgrade those with skill...
by Bipple
Fri Apr 04, 2003 2:02 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shaman Spells
Replies: 40
Views: 6399

Primary reason? I'm gonna have to disagree with you there. Displace, nondetect, damage, tendrils, fold, gate, and a few i'm sure i'm missing are more reasons to bring illusionists than a lot of other classes zones. The only thing there that can't be obtained via another class is displace and while ...
by Bipple
Fri Apr 04, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Shaman Spells
Replies: 40
Views: 6399

With illus losing sneak/hide I think Stun should be left exactly where it is, or even reduced more on Shaman spells. It's now become a primary ability/reason to bring a certain class to zones so a second class shouldn't be able to do it nearly as well if at all.
by Bipple
Mon Mar 31, 2003 8:09 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Camouflage
Replies: 19
Views: 2137

What is your argument? First you state the ability has been downgraded to the point that it's useless and almost no one will use it. Then you go on to say the spell is to powerful and should be removed. It sounds more like you want the spell removed to spite a select few players than for any valid r...
by Bipple
Sat Mar 29, 2003 1:48 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Earthquake!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1635

The vast majority of high level mobs have innate fly/lev, changing earthquake to take this into account would make the spell completely useless.
by Bipple
Thu Mar 06, 2003 12:06 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: wtf!? Plz tell me this is a bug....
Replies: 5
Views: 1009

If your being tracked by a mob it shouldn't make any difference if your hidden or not. While he shouldn't attack you when he enters the room, hiding isn't going to erase the trail you created to the place your hidden at (Footprints etc)
by Bipple
Wed Mar 05, 2003 12:53 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why can't human liches group with evilraces
Replies: 28
Views: 3118

Logically if you allow good liches to group with evils, why would you not allow evil liches to group with good races? Bones are bones, what's the difference between a walking Drow Elf skeleton and a Human skeleton? A few pounds? Doubt you could tell the difference without the skin and ears.
by Bipple
Sat Mar 01, 2003 10:25 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: QUEST FIXES
Replies: 49
Views: 10015

Re: Scroll under lighthouse/Docks

Im assuming this is broken, Ive played Soj for more years than Id like to admit and Ive never been able to get into the room on the docks, theres a scroll that talks about it and I think a few Monoliths that talk about similar things that the scroll does. If Im wrong Im sorry to trouble you about i...
by Bipple
Tue Feb 25, 2003 3:27 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Best Escape Ever!
Replies: 3
Views: 1030

Best Escape Ever!

I was in res effect watching another group fight Paladin/Dragon Combo in Jot tree, res effect ended about 15 seconds after I fled. Wasn't aggro, not sure who he was tracking at start. . < 1024h/1016H 116v/117V P: std > look e A Branch of Yggdrasil, the World Ash This branch is about fifty feet wide ...
by Bipple
Tue Feb 25, 2003 2:45 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Casting for Bards/Battlechanters
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

If Bards could cast more spells then they can currently those spells they do get would need to get downgraded. Considering they are a hitter class getting displacement once every 12 mins is pretty damn nice (Although chances are if you didn't have displacement you wouldn't be complaining). If bards ...
by Bipple
Sun Feb 23, 2003 8:20 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Another idea for prestige
Replies: 18
Views: 1939

Nothing wrong with the current system, just have to alter rewards to reflect classes.. IE would cost rogues 10k prestige for the same thing that would cost a mage 7k
by Bipple
Sun Feb 23, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Congratulation! You leveled!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1300

Congrats Corth!
by Bipple
Fri Feb 21, 2003 5:25 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Globe and shield
Replies: 9
Views: 1397

Regular globe allows stone to be chipped away by shield, Elementalist Ward does not. Ward > globe
by Bipple
Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:31 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Necromancers.
Replies: 32
Views: 4898

I actually have to agree with Dalar, this exact thread is repeated for almost every class. There are always going to a couple players in every class which excel, learn the class, and can outplay those who can't dedicate the time to learn the class at their level (Past experience means nothing when t...
by Bipple
Thu Feb 20, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Massive obscene change
Replies: 19
Views: 2383

Re: Massive obscene change

Remove stoneskin; turn dscale into stoneskin as it is now. Move displace up to 9th circle or so as well. Adjust warrior hps so they can reach 4k. (They'll need it to survive long enough for a heal to hit.) Flame on! Umm wouldn't it be simpler to just remove dragonscales, essentially that's what you...
by Bipple
Mon Feb 17, 2003 8:39 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Spell Adjustments Feedback
Replies: 35
Views: 4293

Not much point changing Jar the Soul if Puppet still stuns as well
by Bipple
Sat Feb 08, 2003 9:03 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Clerics and Bash
Replies: 18
Views: 1794

Veto this idea, it's the last thing Clerics need.
by Bipple
Thu Feb 06, 2003 6:16 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Anti MR
Replies: 5
Views: 964

I believe the purpose of MR was to decrease the magic damage of players by a set amount. If somethig like this was implented they would need to increase MR by 10% otherwise it defeats the purpose. All it really would do is decrease Hp on casters.
by Bipple
Mon Feb 03, 2003 4:21 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: That's it. I quit. Again.
Replies: 15
Views: 2088

I assume this would be considered a case of pkill as I'm sure Kyrend knew what would happen togging aggro pets at the guards. I wouldn't give up the game due to the stupid actions of one player.
by Bipple
Fri Jan 31, 2003 2:36 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Uptime and Quests continued
Replies: 20
Views: 1761

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Gargamel: <B>Everyone who had a dagger got the information on how to awaken it. When they reach a certain point, the next step starts. Nilan just happened to figure out the fir...
by Bipple
Wed Jan 29, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: It really has to stop.
Replies: 67
Views: 6836

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Kifle: <B> Or, since they would know that trading quest items is illegal they would just give it to the person that needs it. The one scale that load on chlora is for an enchan...
by Bipple
Tue Jan 28, 2003 11:55 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: It really has to stop.
Replies: 67
Views: 6836

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Kifle: <B> My point to the post was to bring the !trading quest items rule back to the attention of the gods who have obviously lost interest in their own rules...somebody post...
by Bipple
Wed Jan 15, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Cleric Weapons
Replies: 67
Views: 6751

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Wargo: <B>I have no idea what you guys are complaining about... divinity crown + icicle cloak + skullsmasher + bless + vipermind = 26hit/14dam That is still maintaining 1k+hp a...
by Bipple
Tue Jan 14, 2003 12:52 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Cleric Weapons
Replies: 67
Views: 6751

The only time I'll wield a weapon is if there's a bard in the group singing haste. A single hit per round which rarely lands on mobs over lev 50 without a ton of hit just isn't worth the HP loss. It would be a toy for non-zone groups and nothing more. ------------------ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
by Bipple
Fri Jan 10, 2003 6:50 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Best Sigs
Replies: 27
Views: 2046

A star rushes past, to crash upon the shore
But the first of many many more
Stoke the fire and stout bar the door
For this is the night mages go to war.

(Elminster: The making of a mage)


[This message has been edited by Bipple (edited 01-10-2003).]
by Bipple
Thu Jan 09, 2003 7:30 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Gate spell
Replies: 24
Views: 1736

Hmm how to abuse gate... have an Illu sneak past the first two rings of mobs and gate the group off smoke right to 1S of gate house
by Bipple
Sun Jan 05, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: the most responses
Replies: 1022
Views: 154625

Hmm yup definately sucks
by Bipple
Wed Jan 01, 2003 1:19 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Battle Tactics
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Play DSL much? :P
by Bipple
Tue Dec 17, 2002 2:56 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: grolantor scepter
Replies: 41
Views: 4863

The majority of good race clerics are dwarf or Elf... which are prevented from going evil.
by Bipple
Mon Dec 16, 2002 5:38 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Elves rally!!
Replies: 75
Views: 5667

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Iktar: <B> agree on lilithelle! but gnomes have fastest mem time for goodie caster </B></font><HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Gnomes don't mem faster than elves, at best their even although ...
by Bipple
Sat Dec 14, 2002 12:51 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Downgrade This Stuff
Replies: 168
Views: 25179

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Tasan: <B> Just 1 more reason to dg Full Heal. Twinshadow </B></font><HR></BLOCKQUOTE> I agree, lets track down the one class which hasn't received a power upgrade since Toril ...
by Bipple
Sat Dec 14, 2002 12:48 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Downgrade This Stuff
Replies: 168
Views: 25179

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Keijen: <B>Is redistribution of eq an option? Take for example how fangs belt was handled: at the time, it was just too good for crypts, but in CC, it was perfect. Could someth...
by Bipple
Fri Dec 13, 2002 12:57 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Downgrade This Stuff
Replies: 168
Views: 25179

While I fully agree with balancing equip, I see no advantage in downgrading equip. So all the mages have 200 less hp, as a cleric who types group every round to watch hp I can tell you that it's very rare people get below 200hp unless the goups about to get spanked or the tanks aren't doing their jo...

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