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by Zen
Thu Dec 25, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Presidential Candidates!
Replies: 24
Views: 2873

Kossuth for President!
by Zen
Mon Dec 22, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Transportation spells re: Human/Evil
Replies: 17
Views: 1984

And here I thought a druids primary role was to whine and whimper about moonblades.

-Llan
by Zen
Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:00 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Balance Melee?
Replies: 153
Views: 27815

Some suggestions for Melee I have. 1) Reduce the numerical effectiveness of defensive spells while increasing the effectiveness of defensive skills for all classes by the same amount. As long as the changes are applied evenly this should mean that the overall damage to mages defensive is not as seve...
by Zen
Thu Dec 11, 2003 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Color of Twilight
Replies: 13
Views: 1906

Good luck answering that question. For an interesting visual essay on the subject, look at the late works of Fredrick Remington. The last 10 years or so of his career were spent trying to answer that question. I think he found out the answer was 'all of the above'

-Llandrien
by Zen
Sun Dec 07, 2003 3:27 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: half elf rogues
Replies: 25
Views: 3079

How about rogue myconids?
by Zen
Mon Aug 25, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 18803

The problem is rangers lack the damage that rogues do (even with the bow) so we try to make up for it in damage gear unfortunately rouges can do better than us in damage gear So here are a few ideas to help us along. Not so sure about that, I don't know many rogues that can hit 46 damroll (Essentia...
by Zen
Mon Aug 25, 2003 1:09 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: The Forgotten Melee Classes - Paladin, Anti-Paladins, Ranger
Replies: 56
Views: 19964

And the comment that a ranger out "tanks" and unmounted knight due to elven agility? Zen you might want to reexamine that comment. I don't know about you, but I rather have a unmounted paladin/anti tank then a ranger :) for tankingme, as would most other zone leaders or even doing small groups of e...
by Zen
Sat Aug 23, 2003 7:13 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 18803

Re: Ranger Idea.

As for a spell for rangers to make them better dual wielders.. i don't think that is right. Rangers are by no means true casters... they use very little in the line of spells and rarely get above 3rd 4th lvl spells. I'm not sure what you're saying here, but if you're trying to say that rangers don'...
by Zen
Sat Aug 23, 2003 7:05 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: The Forgotten Melee Classes - Paladin, Anti-Paladins, Ranger
Replies: 56
Views: 19964

Giving Anti-Paladins and Paladins more of a role in the group is a simple as addressing the issues with their mounts. Right now, mounts die too easily to clouds, flee seperately from their riders on roar and can only be ridden in rooms that are flagged outdoors. Granted there needs to be some drawba...
by Zen
Wed Aug 20, 2003 4:21 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Ranger Ideas
Replies: 48
Views: 18803

8) I don't think this would suddenly cause people to leap up and grab all the rangers when the game boots. I think people know that rangers are useful for luring, tracking, and hitting. Too bad rangers don't like hitpoint gear, or else they could probably tank decently, too. It pains me to say it, ...
by Zen
Mon Aug 18, 2003 12:52 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Mounts riding etc
Replies: 3
Views: 897

In the pen an paper version the mount and the rider share saves and immunities. For purposes of simplification I would suggest making the mount use the riders save when it's being ridden. If the Knight saves against fear or spell, so does the horse IF he is on it.

-Llan
by Zen
Mon Aug 18, 2003 12:44 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: New Auction System
Replies: 89
Views: 32158

Good work on the auction system.

My only suggestion atm would be to make the auction channel show the item name instead of the number. Vandic just bid 1000000 plats on a bigass sword of dwarven smitage is a lot more interesting than Vandic just bid 1000000 plats on item 12343

-Llan
by Zen
Sun Aug 17, 2003 10:43 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Mounts riding etc
Replies: 3
Views: 897

How about having the mud determine if you can ride or not based on the height of the room instead of simply checking to see if it's indoors or outdoors. A giant can walk where a knight cannot ride atm. On a related note, can mounts be made to use the players saving rolls whenever they are being ridd...
by Zen
Wed Jul 23, 2003 9:03 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Paladin revision suggestion.
Replies: 6
Views: 1132

Re: Hyldryn

There isnt that big a gap with warrior and paladin hp. I can get my 118 yr old paladin to over 1k hp w/o spells while still using 2h. I suppose big is relative, especially when talking to a Gnome. To be more specific there is an approximately 200-250 hps gap between a paladin and a barbarian/dwarve...
by Zen
Wed Jul 23, 2003 8:58 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Dodgy Ninjas
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Losh, remind me to invite you to my next keg party. You're a fantastic drunken orrator.

-Llandrien
by Zen
Wed Jul 23, 2003 8:47 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Top 5 Features You'd Like To See (Part II)
Replies: 112
Views: 39417

1) Who RP
2) RP-Quest Campaign forum on the bbs, seperate from the stories section.

-Llandrien

P.S. - Keep up the good work!
by Zen
Fri Jul 18, 2003 1:48 pm
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: melee
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Melee on sojourn refers to the non-spell and non-ranged aspects of the muds combat engine. Basicly anything where you walk up and take a swing at someone is considered melee combat. Many of the basic principles for melee combat apply to ranged and spell combat, hitpoints and damage etc. But there ar...
by Zen
Fri Jul 18, 2003 1:42 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: I normally get Flamed but...
Replies: 9
Views: 1703

I don't think the entire guild roster should be available to non-members, but I think that making the guild leader's name show up on assoc info ## would be a good thing to help out younger players looking for a home on the mud.

-Llandrien
by Zen
Thu Jul 17, 2003 4:21 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Paladin revision suggestion.
Replies: 6
Views: 1132

Well.... paladins were the premiere tank at the begining of this wipe, but the mud is ever changing. Paladins are still better tanks that warriors in many situations, but most paladins have given up their tanking roles in favor of wearing hit/dam. Embodiment also contributes a warriors status as pri...
by Zen
Wed Jul 16, 2003 7:24 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equipment Stat Changes
Replies: 33
Views: 6767

Llandrien, if you can't find 2 hrs to put into running a zone, do you think its fair to get the same reward as someone who does? Thank you for the informative tone of your post Savras. To clarify my meaning, I think a zone smaller yet still difficult zone with fewer, high quality rewards is prefera...
by Zen
Wed Jul 16, 2003 2:04 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Equipment Stat Changes
Replies: 33
Views: 6767

The occurance of uber zones lately is already discouraging and frustrating. For me personally, the fun factor of any zone drops off the map after 2-3 hours. For the most part, I do not have the time RL or the stamina in the game to do 12 hour zone marathons, and many are in the same boat. Granted, t...
by Zen
Tue Jul 15, 2003 6:09 pm
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: Can't Practice?
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Your skill limits are related to your level, they can be practiced by use or at your guild hall IF your level based skill limit is higher than your current skill level. It is also important to not that your master can only train you so far in any given skill, in order to hit your maximum for that sk...
by Zen
Wed Jul 09, 2003 6:44 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why can't we just play the game?
Replies: 25
Views: 3868

Regardless of what you enjoy or why you play, I think there's a issue when the majority of players have to do xp at levels 46+ to advance, instead of doing what they enjoy, be it questing, rp'ng, exploring or zoning. With as much as there is to do on sojourn, I have to wonder why this should be the ...
by Zen
Wed Jul 09, 2003 1:14 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Why can't we just play the game?
Replies: 25
Views: 3868

Why can't we just play the game?

The real game for sojourn is zoning, and granted you have to get up in levels and/or knowledge to zone, at least if you want to do anything worth doing for more than sheer amusement. Now I haven't heard that from the forgers, but that seems to be the feeling among the players. Zoning is where it's a...
by Zen
Sun Jun 29, 2003 6:11 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Should evil and goodie be in a group
Replies: 6
Views: 1489

I think a quest that would allow most good races to choose to become outcast would be an interesting addition to the game. I say most because there are certain races and classes that simply should not group with evil races for a variety of reasons. Paladins an Elves come to mind, and perhaps even an...
by Zen
Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:58 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Seems We Just Get Started and Before You Know It...
Replies: 6
Views: 1641

I wish you the best for whatever is next my friend, we had some good times. May your journey be a happy one.

-Zenriel
by Zen
Sun May 18, 2003 1:27 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Camel Merchants Need to Die
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

< 517h/517H 113v/128V > < > l The Calimport Bazaar Room size: Huge (L:100 ft W:100 ft H:500 ft) Exits: -E -S -W Halil the linen merchant stands here. A burly guard hired from the mercenaries guild stands here. < 517h/517H 115v/128V > < > The sun vanishes below the western horizon. < 517h/517H 116v/1...
by Zen
Sat May 17, 2003 2:38 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: !good items
Replies: 34
Views: 5589

My two cents. 1) There does not need to be, or is it helpful to have, equivalent items for every alignment. Diversity is the stable of life, and there's nothing wrong with alignment restricted equipment as a general concept. 2) Non-equivalent eq is only a problem when the overall balance of items in...
by Zen
Fri May 09, 2003 9:21 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: What is the format of a Hiaku?
Replies: 21
Views: 2381

Google was no help.
Irony is best when shared.
Send Corth to fifth grade.

Thanks for the enlightenment, apparently I was to busy learning how to spell and missed the section on Hiaku.

-Llan
by Zen
Fri May 09, 2003 12:54 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: What is the format of a Hiaku?
Replies: 21
Views: 2381

What is the format of a Hiaku?

Could someone tell me the format for a Hiaku? I can't remember for sure.

-Llandrien
by Zen
Wed May 07, 2003 4:50 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Etched proc bugged?
Replies: 3
Views: 732

Etched dagger is a proc on crit weapon, under the new code mobs have a chance to dodge crits. I an nutshell your critical attack was dodge and the proc was not. Mobs can also dodge procs too, so now you could get the opposite, and land a crit without the proc.

-Llan
by Zen
Tue May 06, 2003 2:11 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Bash Bug?
Replies: 2
Views: 731

You were likely still bashlagged from a previous fight.

-Llan
by Zen
Mon May 05, 2003 2:33 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: New paladin/ant-paladin spell: Courage/Hatred
Replies: 13
Views: 1738

Ashiwi wrote:
Treladian wrote:Give Thanuk innate dress up as an altar boy and it'll all be good.


Trel wants to play "Catholic Priest."


He's not playing...
by Zen
Mon May 05, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: X-MEN!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 6100

Oh yeah, and watching Mystique throw the soliders the bird as she slid through the door was just priceless.

-Llanagain
by Zen
Mon May 05, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: X-MEN!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 6100

I just saw X2 and it is extremely good, go see it yourself. It's hardly true to the comics, but very enjoyable. (Mystique is much cooler in the comic books.) In other news, Bishop's power is to absorb and redirect energy. He's just not very creative and usually uses it as a BIG blast from his hands....
by Zen
Fri May 02, 2003 9:20 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: New paladin/ant-paladin spell: Courage/Hatred
Replies: 13
Views: 1738

it should be an innate barbarian skill. Or an innate Thanuk skill. Either way i was bitching about this months ago, and nobody cared. If you give it to paladins now, im going to drive to rylan's house and teabag him. Give it to paladins AND make there mounts immune to flee. If Paladins are the prem...
by Zen
Fri May 02, 2003 9:11 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion
Replies: 80
Views: 9613

"First group able to get there gets" it is extremely vague. I can do full invasion w/ 8 but can Moritheil? I didn't read the whole thread yet so if i repeat someone else's ideas then "my bad": 1) Downgrade surtur to make it similar to the other 3 invasion headgear and add a mage item to compensate....
by Zen
Fri May 02, 2003 5:44 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion
Replies: 80
Views: 9613

There are 4 invasions in the game, the rules should be the same for all of them. Jot invasion rules are a dinosaur from before the trolls, before smoke, before muspelheim and before gith invasion. Whatever the rules are for Jot invasion should be the same rules for any other invasion. First group wi...
by Zen
Wed Apr 30, 2003 4:36 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Quest equipment
Replies: 9
Views: 1279

Give it away then.
by Zen
Sat Apr 26, 2003 12:45 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Add illusionists to elves?
Replies: 15
Views: 1921

D&D guidelines aren't balanced for a long term game with 200-300 participants.

D&D guidlines also remove all restrictions on class, race and alignment, I don't see that happening soon. being an evil ranger would rock tho.

-Llandrien
by Zen
Fri Apr 25, 2003 6:23 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: X-MEN!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 6100

Longshot! Er... wait that's not X-men... is it?


Of the ones in the movie, Cyclops has always been my favorite character, with Logan a close second.

Comic books tho, Bishop was the man. Archangel wasn't far behind.

-Llan
by Zen
Tue Apr 22, 2003 11:11 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Add illusionists to elves?
Replies: 15
Views: 1921

The fact that Grey's can't be illusionists is the only reason I don't have an illusie. It would be nice if grey's could be illusionists, but I don't think it really fits into the image of grey elves on sojourn.

-Llan
by Zen
Fri Apr 18, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: A Question of Ethics? God vs. Toril
Replies: 15
Views: 1991

Edited because Yayaril agreed with me mostly, and I didn't know what to say.

With or without the Bible, I have yet to hear of a culture that developed its laws without a religious basis.

-Llan

If Yayaril agrees with me, does that mean I'm a bad person?
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 11:38 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: A Question of Ethics? God vs. Toril
Replies: 15
Views: 1991

You could certainly make the point that the western world has based it's laws on the moral code of the Bible. While not all laws are based on Judiaism and Christiantiy, it can be said that all laws are derived from a moral authority, and the origins of that moral authority are found in a religion or...
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 11:26 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: new spell: conjure elemental lords
Replies: 32
Views: 4121

Back! Back I say! Foul monster!

:P
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 9:47 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: new spell: conjure elemental lords
Replies: 32
Views: 4121

It wouldn't be a bad idea if they sucked as tanks, but casting pets that could tank stuff would be over the top. They would have to be made to cast spells <7th circle as well, pets with embodiment wouldn't be cool.

-Llan
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 9:25 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: RP, Prestige, Titles, and Restrings...with a twist
Replies: 49
Views: 7667

I'm glad you showed up for the last one. I'd spent fifteen hours setting it up. Good thing I let people know it was going to happen. When I have an income doing this sort of thing, I'll be glad to run a quest every week. Since that can't happen, do you still want to say leave out all restrings? I w...
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 8:09 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: RP, Prestige, Titles, and Restrings...with a twist
Replies: 49
Views: 7667

Sporadic roleplay sessions that last into the wee hours of the morning are not a possibility for those with real life finals and jobs to contend with. If restrings are going to be tied to involvement in campaign sessions, then the opportunities to participate need to be as predictable and regular as...
by Zen
Thu Apr 17, 2003 12:13 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: RP, Prestige, Titles, and Restrings...with a twist
Replies: 49
Views: 7667

I for one would love to see an idea like this implemented, or any other idea for restrings. There was a time when restrings were being handed out rather liberally, and then it stopped. I'll be the first to agree that restrings shouldn't be taken lightly, but either there needs to be no restrings in ...
by Zen
Fri Apr 11, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Rangers - Balanced? Pfft!
Replies: 3
Views: 940

It's nice to rant about a minor foot note on his post. I would agree however that making an ranger shoot more arrows per round would fix nothing. Forget the aggrivation it takes to get good arrows, more arrows per round means more damage per round. So without downgrading the damage overall there isn...

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