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by Zen
Fri Nov 08, 2002 6:20 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: New warrior skill
Replies: 23
Views: 1503

Warriors already dominate the tank business. Anything that needs to be adjusted needs to be adjusted for all melee classes. Something like this is only going to widen the gap between warriors and other tanks and semi-tank classes. That gap is big enough as it is. -Lorgan ------------------ The Lord ...
by Zen
Fri Nov 08, 2002 1:21 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equip shield during battle
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

I second the motion!

-Lorgan

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Mon Nov 04, 2002 11:43 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: More drastic proposals, magics
Replies: 42
Views: 4409

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Todrael: <B> Neither should how sharp your sword is. </B></font><HR></BLOCKQUOTE> The point to be made is that hand fighting has more to do with what you wear and what you use ...
by Zen
Mon Nov 04, 2002 8:42 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Just a quick question
Replies: 17
Views: 1203

42

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Mon Nov 04, 2002 12:27 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: hyssk/pet question
Replies: 8
Views: 645

I've seen it before where pets have a problem crossing zone edges. Could that be the case here?

-Lorgan

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Sun Nov 03, 2002 11:37 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: More drastic proposals, magics
Replies: 42
Views: 4409

Seems to me that there was provision for this kind of balancing made when the muds combat engine was revamped. Dial down the spells, dial up the skills and melee. There's nothing wrong with a mage being as powerful naked as clothed. Magic shouldn't depend on your sleeves. -Lorgan ------------------ ...
by Zen
Thu Oct 31, 2002 12:59 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: And a ranger does what, exactly?
Replies: 6
Views: 400

A ranger actually hits the mob instead of random inanimate objects.

-Blackmane

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Thu Oct 31, 2002 12:57 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Poll: Pallys and rejuve.
Replies: 52
Views: 6757

Lorgan (Warrior) Yes

There isn't enough appeal to the class as is to want to be stuck in the old man category.


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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Thu Oct 31, 2002 12:03 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Autobash trig help
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Autobashes work great for mindless xp, but they'll get you killed in a zone. I use highlights and a bash hotkey myself. #CLASS {Display} #TRIGGER {(%w) sends (*) sprawling with a powerful bash.} {#CW cyan,bold} #TRIGGER {Your bash at (*) sends (*) sprawling.} {#CW cyan,bold} #TRIGGER {clambers to {h...
by Zen
Wed Oct 30, 2002 12:22 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Local players
Replies: 98
Views: 10161

Main Character: Zenriel, Lorgan
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
City: Barre

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:11 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Paladins and Anti's
Replies: 8
Views: 634

I've played a level 50 paladin and a level 50 warrior both this wipe, and as it stands now warriors rock paladins so hard their teeth rattle. There are enough disadvantages to mounted combat in terms of where and how you can/can not use it to make up for its advantages. The difference between human ...
by Zen
Tue Oct 22, 2002 12:39 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tanking question...
Replies: 19
Views: 1290

Tanking question...

There really isn't a good forum for class questions, so I guess this belongs here. I have a question for all my fellow tanks out there, especially those more experienced than I. Touk, Jhorr and Cherzra respond please! http://www.sojourn3.org/ubb/smile.gif The question I need some input on is when yo...
by Zen
Mon Oct 21, 2002 12:46 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Good and Evil
Replies: 38
Views: 4401

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Yayaril: <B>IF everything is evil, then there's no good. How does one even tell evil without good? Seems the lines aren't quite as clear as you make them sound. </B></font><HR>...
by Zen
Sun Oct 20, 2002 12:36 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Headbutt knockout
Replies: 26
Views: 2333

Thanks Cherz http://www.sojourn3.org/ubb/smile.gif When's the last time you saw mike tyson or evander hollyfield go down for 5 hours? And we all know that warriors > mike tyson, so lets reduce the ko time! -Lorgan ------------------ The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shout...
by Zen
Sun Oct 20, 2002 12:19 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Character Sketches
Replies: 2
Views: 419

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Gormal: <B>lorgan is a barbarian...i dont get it! </B></font><HR></BLOCKQUOTE> What's not to get? Barbarian = human. Read Lorgan's story on the bbs. -Lorgan, Exile of the bear ...
by Zen
Sun Oct 20, 2002 12:15 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Headbutt knockout
Replies: 26
Views: 2333

Headbutt is a great skill, the damage was upped once already and just plain rocks. There's no other skill out there that does what it does. I would agree that the KO duration is a little long. It should last a minute or two at most. Right now it seems to be about 10 minutes. Does a professional boxe...
by Zen
Sat Oct 19, 2002 5:32 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: zMUD trigger help
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

Actually....

#var level %1

Zen

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Thu Oct 17, 2002 12:29 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Halfling class selection
Replies: 11
Views: 1197

Halfling RANGERS!

-Zen

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Wed Oct 16, 2002 7:36 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Take your lumps
Replies: 6
Views: 626

Take your lumps

< 675h/675H 202v/202V > < > l Shallow Pond (Water) Room size: Huge (L:80 ft W:80 ft H:500 ft) Exits: -N -E -S -W A dangerous looking poisonous snake slithers about here. Mitil (Halfling) stands here. A bobcat is crouching here, stalking some small animal. A baby roc flies across the pond. A baby roc...
by Zen
Tue Oct 15, 2002 4:11 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cash sinks!
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Good point Treladian, but those are very specific cash sinks for very specific classes, as are quest cash sinks. Rogues and Rangers have to spend a lot of cash to keep themselves in potions and arrows, and if you put in eq quests that take 10k plats then sure that's a cash sink if you want that eq, ...
by Zen
Tue Oct 15, 2002 1:30 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Character Sketches
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Character Sketches

Ashiwi and I have been talking about character sketches etc lately, and she suggested we start a thread for character sketches on the story board. Link to your sketches here and let's see what you've got! I'll start off with a drawing of Lorgan Blackmane, part of a series I'm doing for the Twilight ...
by Zen
Tue Oct 15, 2002 12:20 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Cash sinks!
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Cash sinks!

Please please please please put in some cash sinks for the love all that's holy. I'm so sick of telling newbies and low level players I don't want thier money because it's worthless, and I'm so sick of newbies needing 3k plats to buy basic eq. 100k restrings Guildhalls 500p rejuvenation potions Anyt...
by Zen
Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:05 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Paladins and Ageing
Replies: 93
Views: 13211

Aging was one of the disadvantages of what started out this wipe as a rock solid class, and there were more than enough advantages to offset the disadvantages. Paladins used to be guaranteed a hard fast life with their boost to xp making them the easiest class to level, even over rogues, and their t...
by Zen
Wed Oct 09, 2002 8:03 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Your definition of stupidity on the MUD!
Replies: 28
Views: 1739

Ppl who retire and don't have to grace to stop posting on the bbs.

-Zen

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Wed Oct 09, 2002 7:43 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: kick while mounted
Replies: 5
Views: 552

Cause your feet are in the stirrups.

-Lorgan

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Wed Oct 09, 2002 7:22 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: weapon fumble trig? anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 768

This is the other variation that can be used if you have too, it works on most weapons as well, but by no means all. For some reason the last word in a description string is almost always a keyword on the weapon. Damned aggrivating when it's not. #TRIGGER {You swing _really_ badly, sending your {a|a...
by Zen
Wed Oct 09, 2002 1:19 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Weapon Switcher 2.0
Replies: 16
Views: 1378

I need some guidance here Jorus, I can't seem to find any provision for setting up equivilent floatmodes. I have set up modes like bash and bashfloat so I can get by, but I can't seem to find an easy way to create a toggle for it. Input appreciated, I just don't want to have to remember both my weap...
by Zen
Wed Oct 09, 2002 12:38 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Weapon Switcher 2.0
Replies: 16
Views: 1378

Okay, I finally installed the weaponswitcher, and I'm quite pleased with it. I recomend if you install it you skip over the section containing variables and set up your own, the newweapons input macros are very easy to follow, and hunting down variables in this set is a pain. ::Grin:: That said, her...
by Zen
Tue Oct 08, 2002 12:28 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: warrior skills
Replies: 35
Views: 2890

Warriors are a very well rounded class, if a little mundane and boring. Especially for that stretch between levels 20 and 40 where you get exactly no news skills to play with. If anything, I'd like to see specialization put in for warrior defense/offense skills, just to add some variety. That said, ...
by Zen
Tue Oct 08, 2002 12:08 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Rogues and range weapons.
Replies: 9
Views: 857

The idea of giving rogues ranged abilities is a remnant from Soj2, and I think this far in the beta we can agree that rogues simply don't need ranged weapons of any kind.

-Zenriel

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Sun Oct 06, 2002 11:22 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: weapon fumble trig? anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 768

This is the trigger I use, and to my knowledge there are only two weapons it won't grab.

#TRIGGER {You swing _really_ badly, sending your (*) (%w) flying!} {get %2;wield %2}

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Sun Oct 06, 2002 1:25 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Paladins and Ageing
Replies: 93
Views: 13211

Paladin aging was a neat idea when paladins where actually usefull, IE early in the wipe. But the defensive downgrades and elementalists have just about killed them back to the status of a novelty rp class, and they do more hitting than tanking, and they suck at both. Paladins are so seriously outcl...
by Zen
Sat Oct 05, 2002 5:25 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New Song Ideas, Post Here
Replies: 92
Views: 12113

Song of Zone reset. I'm so ticked off at all these bards who won't sing pop.

-Lorgan

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Sat Oct 05, 2002 1:53 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: How many times can someone retire? :)
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Just shut the fuck up and let the man do what he needs to do with some dignity. If he gets one last wingshot in on the way out wtf do you care? He's gone. And I for one wish he wasn't but let him go in peace. -Lorgan ------------------ The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, sh...
by Zen
Fri Oct 04, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: A Paladin's Revenge
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Excellent story Aedarton! I can't wait to see more!

-Zenriel

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Thu Oct 03, 2002 2:40 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: human innates
Replies: 24
Views: 1866

I say we just give humans innate pfs and pfm. I'll go back to playing my paladin if you do that, honest.

-Lorgan

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Sun Sep 22, 2002 8:54 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: anon
Replies: 32
Views: 1927

Leave anon in the game. Having been on muds where anon was visible, it's lame not having it. Sometimes you just don't want to deal with the general populous of the mud, and that's fine. Anon has it's uses, but at least people who know you can still ask you for help. Togging tells is only for when yo...
by Zen
Sun Sep 22, 2002 6:13 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Weapon Switcher 2.0
Replies: 16
Views: 1378

I use a modified set of Jorus' previous version of these triggers to do exactly that Sarvis. However, it's easy enough to make a generic fumble trigger that will grab whatever weapon you are using. I'd recomend keeping it seperate for those times when you use a loaner or a special weapon that isn't ...
by Zen
Sun Sep 22, 2002 1:55 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Weapon Switcher 2.0
Replies: 16
Views: 1378

Okay Jorus, I haven't installed this new switcher as I have your previous heavily modified. Can you make a couple of modifications I don't think I see in this set, I'd really like to install the definitive mode switcher. First, when switching out of dual wield both weapons need to be removed no matt...
by Zen
Fri Sep 20, 2002 8:08 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: tiamat
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Just ignore the fact that he said artifact. When is Tia coming back?

-Zenriel

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Fri Sep 20, 2002 3:04 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Elemental Tower
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Good show!

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Fri Sep 20, 2002 3:02 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Newbie leaders...
Replies: 52
Views: 6268

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Bagalutas: Hrm. Sounds pretty dumb that someone would only follow old experienced players and just dont give a damn of those who are still trying to learn how to learn the lead...
by Zen
Fri Sep 20, 2002 2:04 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Newbie leaders...
Replies: 52
Views: 6268

Newbie leaders...

I don't know if anyone else has encountered this or not, but I certainly have. It seems that the vast majority of the old, confident zone leaders on the mud have moved on or aren't leading too much anymore for whatever reason. There is a rush of younger, less experienced and less charismatic leaders...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 10:23 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hide Change
Replies: 41
Views: 4417

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by sok: can zone be twink w/ rogues sneaking around? oakvale (sneak past, summon in), tf (not often, enter portal, hide, run past, shift in), jot (over waterfall, fold in), avernu...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 8:07 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Lather, Rinse, Repeat
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Posts by Ymir -OMG Malacar!

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The Lord of the Iron Wastes holds his hammer high in the air, shouting a torment... 'Weak fools!'
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 12:49 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Hometown quests
Replies: 14
Views: 1527

In terms of rare hunting, only allowing a one time change would prohibit that. Especially if it were restricted to out of the way towns and outcast areas like vp. Why? Because nowhere in the mud will you find a hometown that isn't near a rare, but some towns have more than others. I am no means an e...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 12:26 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hide Change
Replies: 41
Views: 4417

Play a rogue up to zoneable levels sometime and spend hours practicing sneak and hide before you start commenting on rogue skills please. If there is a concern about rogue twinkyness, and I don't see that there really is personally, it is a concern about sneak that needs to be addressed, not hide. I...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 3:05 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hide Change
Replies: 41
Views: 4417

Hide wasn't broken before, and it's not now. Sneaking and hiding being separated wouldn't do very much to stop a saavy rogue, just slow them down a bit. If you want to shut a rogue down, there are creative, zone builder oriented ways to stop rogues. But I don't think sneaking past a grid or two brea...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:53 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Give me a break!
Replies: 11
Views: 791

For me, I take offense because we have this decided trend of supporting artists whos work is intended to provoke controversy. In this case we have a very sincere artist doing very legitimate work, as you can see from the sculpture quite clearly. Yet, the gallery won't step up to his defense. It's a ...
by Zen
Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:15 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Give me a break!
Replies: 11
Views: 791

Give me a break!

http://www.cnn.com/2002/US/Northeast/09/18/sept11.statue.ap/index.html I'm curious what everyone thinks of this. As an artist, I'm deeply offended by this. From what I can see in the photographs, this was the work of a talented artists and it is tastefully done. I can understand there are a lot of ...

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