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by Sylvos
Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:54 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: wow, what a bunch of bs.
Replies: 36
Views: 509

Re: wow, what a bunch of bs.

I just wanted to call attention to this snippet in this article regarding Brock's comments. Towards the end of his press conference, Mr. Lesnar admitted that his comments were partly motivated by the ongoing political debate in the U.S. “The reason I'm saying that is because there's millions of peop...
by Sylvos
Sun Aug 23, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions
Replies: 53
Views: 5218

Re: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions

I've cast my vote, gave my reasons but in answer to something Valendhal said above, with regards to an evil barbarian vs. an evil troll. I'm going to use elves as an example as there's a literature based example of the two, evil elf and evil drow. An evil elf of FR canon was Elaith Craulnober (sp?)....
by Sylvos
Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:39 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions
Replies: 53
Views: 5218

Re: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions

I voted no because I've always felt that the different sides gives Toril an identity that distinguishes it from cookie cutter MUD's. Its theme and atmosphere were supported by Faerunian based areas and the idea of different factions, that there are such things as irreconcilable perspectives as what...
by Sylvos
Sat Aug 15, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions
Replies: 53
Views: 5218

Re: Poll - removal Good / Evil group restrictions

I voted no because I've always felt that the different sides gives Toril an identity that distinguishes it from cookie cutter MUD's. Its theme and atmosphere were supported by Faerunian based areas and the idea of different factions, that there are such things as irreconcilable perspectives as what ...
by Sylvos
Thu May 07, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Memorial Day Multiplay..
Replies: 29
Views: 1798

Re: Memorial Day Multiplay..

Eilistraee never promised double xp plus multiplay.
by Sylvos
Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Reisgnation of Eilistraee
Replies: 13
Views: 1076

Re: Reisgnation of Eilistraee

Ganthal is a neutral dwarven rogue. No khanjaris though, he was really just a hobby character so I could see the rogue class from an inside perspective.
by Sylvos
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Worst Case scenario
Replies: 223
Views: 5288

Re: Worst Case scenario

You drew a direct corellation between 'mindlessly doing as one is told' and 'leading to war and genocide'. Sure you didn't say fostering. You just implied it. I really have no interest in discussing what options a soldier has when they disagree with an order. I'm not military, I'll never be military...
by Sylvos
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Worst Case scenario
Replies: 223
Views: 5288

Re: Worst Case scenario

Awesome, I'm fostering wars and genocide now! Oh and just doing everything that I'm told. Black and white much? In this real world, if I feel something is silly, or out of place, I look to address it. See about changing it maybe. That's a grade above disregard, just to clear it up for you Sarvis. No...
by Sylvos
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Worst Case scenario
Replies: 223
Views: 5288

Re: Worst Case scenario

If there is a dress code and somebody breaks it regularly, they are disrespecting the organization and their peers. Or they just think dress codes are silly, and that their actual work should be considered more important. At least, that's what I think. Plus I've never found a comfortable pair of dr...
by Sylvos
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Worst Case scenario
Replies: 223
Views: 5288

Re: Worst Case scenario

discriminate - to make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit; especially : to make a difference in treatment on a basis prohibited by law (as national origin, race, sex, religion, age, or disability Tatoos, body piercing, dyed hair... It has nothing to do with di...
by Sylvos
Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:37 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: Ranger heal ftw
Replies: 0
Views: 526

Ranger heal ftw

Within the Fiery Sea of the Magma Plane Room size: Enormous (L:250 ft W:250 ft H:500 ft) Exits: -N -E -S Tanir (RP) (Human) stands in mid-air here. A massive magma wyrm stands in mid-air here, fighting Tanir. You flee northward! A massive magma wyrm claws Tanir extremely hard. A massive magma wyrm c...
by Sylvos
Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: An inconvenient truth
Replies: 287
Views: 42355

I'm no doctor or nurse, but my expectation is that a worsening environment, e.g. pollution, causes the immune system to be weaker. A weaker immune system means that the body isn't as capable to deal with other problems, such as an early introduction to nuts. I suspect it's an indirect corrolation, a...
by Sylvos
Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: An inconvenient truth
Replies: 287
Views: 42355

Something that I have wondered about off and on for the last few years, but I haven't looked into any research on the topic but I'm curious. Lots have changed in the twenty years between my comparisons, but I do have to wonder how much of the difference between the two is a result of a worsening env...
by Sylvos
Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Healthcare gripes in America (strand tugged from Justice)
Replies: 117
Views: 15946

I don't have a whole bunch of studies, but I know that when my mom visited up here in Canada last, she was thrilled to be able to get tylenol 3 w/codine as an OTC.
by Sylvos
Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Justice as percieved in America
Replies: 48
Views: 7125

There's a lot more to the issue of a public health care system than I'm educated on or can bring up. I'll just say though, that I certainly don't mind paying higher taxes for health care after watching my daughter get 4 months of intensive care service at approximately $1000 a day. Sure maybe if I h...
by Sylvos
Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: Logs
Topic: Rangers say 'Hey guys, where'd you go? Guys?'
Replies: 0
Views: 521

Rangers say 'Hey guys, where'd you go? Guys?'

You quest a paladin of Tyr. The paladin of Tyr babbles about religion and gives you your lewt. The paladin bows deeply and quickly wanders away, leaving his companions scratching their heads in confusion. An elven druid stops following a paladin of Tyr. An elven ranger stops following a paladin of T...
by Sylvos
Tue Jun 06, 2006 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Increased fine enforcement for butt litter
Replies: 126
Views: 15327

You know what Kifle? I just can't seem to get it through to my 1 year old daughter with lung disease (not from smokers but still a health problem) that she's supposed to hold her fucking breath when we take her to the hospital because she's having trouble breathing. I'd happily make my opinion known...
by Sylvos
Mon May 22, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: 1001 reasons why pava sucks.
Replies: 125
Views: 23846

25) He gets morted in southern waterdeep and needs a ranger heal to stay alive.
by Sylvos
Mon Nov 28, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The Mysterious Ranger
Replies: 14
Views: 1353

I think the ranger class is better distilled down to two aspects, that the player has direct control over. This is not meant as a refute to Teflor's comments, but rather a reconsideration of them under broader terms. You need, really two things to make a successful ranger; well 3 I suppose. The most...
by Sylvos
Wed Nov 02, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Nodrop Spell for Enchanters
Replies: 19
Views: 1626

I hear clerics already get this spell, pretty handy really.
by Sylvos
Thu Jul 14, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: assassinate
Replies: 15
Views: 1602

Nilan wrote:I didnt think Rangers (all honorable and good)


Man, you been lookin at the wrong rangers lately pigsticker :P
by Sylvos
Tue May 24, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Congrats Joe and Coral!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 1369

Thank you. She was really early but is doing very well. But for now we're keeping her name off the internet :)
by Sylvos
Sun May 01, 2005 2:18 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: 6 weeks later, tiamat still not in game.
Replies: 78
Views: 9068

Indeed. help trap TRAP Applied skill. Syntax: trap Aggressive: Yes Class/Level: Ranger/Dire Raider 5th COMING SOON This skill allows you to set a trap within your current location. When another creature walks into the room, it may trigger the trap and suffer a loss of hit points. The chances of some...
by Sylvos
Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Low Player Base (IMO & Long)
Replies: 42
Views: 5953

I know that I'm faced with a few stat deficiencies on sylvos. I'm 5 points shy of my top con notch, 11 points down on my full strength notch and... 6? points down on my full dex. As a result I'm down some from what my full damage could be, I have equipment that looks ugly or just plain doesn't match...
by Sylvos
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: News Flash: Are invokers obsolete?
Replies: 32
Views: 3474

Archery ignores defensive skills and spells. Dodge, parry, shieldblock, riposte, stone, blur, displace... none of it matters against archery. Apparently, all arrows fired are heat seeking S.M.A.R.T. missiles *shrug*
by Sylvos
Wed Mar 23, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: reimbursing arrows lost due to crash
Replies: 25
Views: 3177

Well... 7 per boot in one zone (4/4) 3 per boot in another (4/2) Persistent repop throughout an entire boot in another, ranger-soloable zone (3/3) Questable set in magma for an unknown number of arrows (5/5) Randomload in demi for 8 arrows (3/3) Chance for 5 to load in another zone (3/3) Unknown qua...
by Sylvos
Tue Mar 22, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: reimbursing arrows lost due to crash
Replies: 25
Views: 3177

You mean repair, like take the broken arrows to the fletcher in the back room of the shop, and type buy repair broken?
by Sylvos
Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fun and Consequences
Replies: 44
Views: 5663

Yes, because a lot of us have fond memories of this place and still hold out hope some of the interest can get put back into it. For those who think I'm just a bitter old player who doesn't enjoy himself, well that's incorrect. I still love exploring, roaming about, and the occasional time when a zo...
by Sylvos
Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:04 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fun and Consequences
Replies: 44
Views: 5663

Hey Thilindel,

If this mud still ROCKS, if it were still as fun as us long term players remember, why has our average maximum players online decreased steadily to where we're lucky to see 80 maximum people logged in?
by Sylvos
Sun Jan 02, 2005 7:51 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Archery
Replies: 16
Views: 2198

and since im not ready for bed quite yet... Regardless of whether I am "qualified" to comment, do you dispute any of my stances? Archery is rangers single unique skill archery damage easily surpasses ranger melee when missile shield is factored out (possible exception having a valhalla scepter) Arc...
by Sylvos
Fri Dec 31, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Archery
Replies: 16
Views: 2198

Nah, I'm pretty much just unwilling to accept archery as a ranger's lot on this mud. Hell I even use good arrows exclusively (3/3 at least) for those scant times I use ranged. I just don't see what forcing rangers into a one-trick pony will do for the class. At least not without some broad changes e...
by Sylvos
Mon Dec 06, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: some ranger ideas, constructive criticism please
Replies: 46
Views: 8124

I'll just drop my comments on the suggested additions. Summon mount and mounted archery - at least currently mounted archery would require mounted combat to be able to notch to 78 or so, to permit wielding a 2handed weapon while engaged in combat. I personally have never really seen the ranger class...
by Sylvos
Tue Oct 12, 2004 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: I BELIEVE a man can fly
Replies: 23
Views: 1801

kwirl wrote:also, the only reason he was so damn famous was because he fell off a stupid horse. not only was he a dork, he was also clumsy.


Hey now, accidents can happen. I mean hell, just look at Kwirl.
by Sylvos
Tue Oct 05, 2004 7:49 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Precision timing
Replies: 2
Views: 631

payback's a bitch

You stop trying to hide.
You sneak up behind a dock master, pull his head back, and brutally slash his throat!
You receive your share of experience.
You raise a level!
A dock master is dead! R.I.P.
Your blood freezes as you hear the rattling death cry of a dock master.
by Sylvos
Tue Oct 05, 2004 4:54 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Precision timing
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Precision timing

esc e w bac master A dock master enshrouds you in a mist of blood with his deadly hit! A dock master misses you with his hit. Dark shadowy tendrils flow from your etched shadow dagger burrowing into a dock master's wounds. You score a CRITICAL HIT! Your awesome pierce causes a dock master to gasp in...
by Sylvos
Fri Sep 03, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Whine and Cheese!
Replies: 12
Views: 1311

See, this is what i mean.. look a poor old broken hearted Sylvos. He can't even stand up for his own ranger class. :P Threads like this are not a defense of the ranger class. They are a poorly considered and short-sighted request for an upgrade that does not address the crux of the issue regarding ...
by Sylvos
Fri Sep 03, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Whine and Cheese!
Replies: 12
Views: 1311

Hmm, yes definately warrants a new acronym. N.A.D.R.T.

Not Another Damn Ranger Thread
by Sylvos
Thu Aug 26, 2004 1:30 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Watch out Good Elven Warriors!
Replies: 4
Views: 713

What, it doesn't kill you anymore? Oh well... I don't know the reasoning, but since the weapon has existed for nearly what, seven years now?, you'd expect to have seen elven warriors wielding them before now, Ashod. That something about the scimitar didn't work for elven warriors shouldn't be that b...
by Sylvos
Fri Aug 20, 2004 2:12 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Freedom
Replies: 0
Views: 553

Freedom

Part 3 of 3 in the story Firelight glinted off the diamond-lined edges of the blade, casting flickering shadows across his face as he idly cleansed the blade. He never needed to edge it, but the rest of the scimitar needed regular maintenance. Especially after dancing with the likes of the frost an...
by Sylvos
Fri Aug 20, 2004 2:07 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Legacy Regained
Replies: 2
Views: 770

Bumping for the full continuity
by Sylvos
Fri Aug 20, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: The fate of the Stalker
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Bumping for the full continuity effect
by Sylvos
Wed Aug 11, 2004 12:27 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Go-Go Khanjari Gender Bender
Replies: 147
Views: 25650

Ahem

Casters, Melee(Rogues)

Apples, Oranges

Defending melee's ability based around casters abilities is silly imho :P
by Sylvos
Tue Aug 10, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: why I will never roll human female rogue
Replies: 3
Views: 727

Re: why I will never roll human female rogue

oteb wrote:[b]DWARVEN TAIL IS MASSIVE!


Are you saying you have a fat ass?
by Sylvos
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:01 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Archery Idea discussion on GCC (12 pages)
Replies: 23
Views: 2698

Once autofire is engaged, areas won't kick you out of archery. However, mobs seem to like to try hitall's sometimes and even a missed hitall attack will knock you out of the firing loop. The inflexibility you're under with archery is the second largest reason not to use it. The two round delay from ...
by Sylvos
Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:00 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Archery Idea discussion on GCC (12 pages)
Replies: 23
Views: 2698

I don't have a tia quiver, so don't worry Amolol I'm not bragging. I wouldn't use archery as it stands, no matter what arrows you toss out there. The system has some much more glaring flaws than no proc arrows. The topic has been discussed/debated into oblivion, I'm not going to go into the reasons ...
by Sylvos
Tue Aug 03, 2004 12:22 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Necro pet rules...
Replies: 29
Views: 4100

Undead pets gain the same benefit from equipment that players do. Armor class, hit/dam, etc. They will gain the full benefit from anything you equip on them. Additionally, they are unhindered by standard wearing restrictions; you can pile on a bunch of whatever and have them wear all, and they will....
by Sylvos
Thu Jul 29, 2004 7:34 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: NORENT eq
Replies: 28
Views: 2961

In order to increase the pace that a zone is completed you need to overcome the challenges faster. This equates either bypassing or killing the challenges. Utilities reduce casting time but that's not the time sink in a zone. The time required to fight stuff, and recover afterwards is. Thanks for y...
by Sylvos
Thu Jul 29, 2004 7:13 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: NORENT eq
Replies: 28
Views: 2961

Then I'll answer simply. Without a substantive increase in power, which for a norent piece of equipment would have to be great damage, increased spells or something similar, there is no point. Your example of an item with all the detections would not decrease the tiem required to complete a zone. Al...
by Sylvos
Thu Jul 29, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: NORENT eq
Replies: 28
Views: 2961

But if the power difference is enough to make that big of a difference, it makes a mockery of challenges put into other zones to justify the permanent equipment you can get from there. If we go get your norent equipment, and say it doubles existing character power. I can now either go do another zon...
by Sylvos
Thu Jul 29, 2004 6:17 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: NORENT eq
Replies: 28
Views: 2961

Hey, i figure why not. we already have a zone that you go into naked. oh! why don't we combine them! make spob EQ NORENT! Yay! I'll take it as a sign that you aren't interested. Would anyone like to give me an intelligent answer regarding the feasibility or use of "staging zones" with NORENT eq tha...

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