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by Ruhr
Fri Mar 18, 2005 8:21 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

3) Riders of Twilight had it's charter yanked after a kangaroo court with Lloth and Mystra, so one side of the competition equation all quit or were forced to leave the game. Notice how all of the above has fuckall to do with Everquest, etc. Hey Ruhr, good to see you again. I agree with most of wha...
by Ruhr
Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:12 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

And core or "peripheral," this game relies on all its players to succeed. The staff, as well, and the staff here and now are doing an awesome job; kudos to them for taking a licking and keeping on ticking. Ashiwi, nothing personal, but the new matriarchal toril sucketh. I'm sorry that you take exce...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 17, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

And you honestly think that you and your friends getting dissed was the reason the pbase dropped? Sorry, I missed your water-to-wine party, since I was just a peripheral. I really don't know how skilled a player you are/were Ashiwi but the self-righteous indignation act sure speaks of someone who f...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 17, 2005 10:28 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

This vaunted spirit of unbridled competition also leads to things like rampant, sneering elitism and vast dramas that cross over into personal lives and force mud shutdowns. See the rest of this thread for examples of both :P I will concede that a measure of competition is healthy for a game, espec...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:13 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

well i dunno about point 1. i mean i didnt know about 1 until yousaid it. i knew about narrisse/kia having a relationship but that was back during toril 1. the eq thing was just retarded and never addressed the core balance issue of this GAME - melee vs. caster damage. i'm sure if it's fixed the fo...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

the pbase is shrinking because: Eq EQ 2 Lineage Lineage 2 City of Heroes dark age of camelot world of warcraft asheron's call anarchy online rubies of eventide (few private servers) et al the only other options 6 years ago were other muds, and it was a crapshoot to find one that was decent as a gam...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:35 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Bring back artifacts, politics and god favoritism
Replies: 241
Views: 45857

Toril One was the best gaming experiences of my life. I would forgo food, sleep, sex, everything and race home to log in. I started playing during one pkill Christmas around the time of troubles and 300 people would be regularly logged in every night. As a new player I started out as a serf. The eli...
by Ruhr
Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: RL Mud Couples
Replies: 56
Views: 7710

Somehow, I don't think that'll be happening. And Kifle, really. You made people think you were a chick for the better part of your mudding career. You homo. That just makes me confused, not gay :( Best wishes you two. Now get back on WoW. The question is who hit on you over the years, Kifle (thinki...
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: FIONA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 102
Views: 18384

Rhur, a) the emotion has always been there, noone denies that. b) the word has existed for a long time. But, what Rer meant (i think correct me if i'm wrong Rer) is "love" being used to mean not just an emotion but something more started with the poets. Rer mean "love" as in having some sort of phy...
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: FIONA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 102
Views: 18384

Ruhr, what you fail to realize is that, while many men on here are nerds, that does not mean that we are financially unstable, or incapable of financial wealth. While finances are certainly a cornerstone of American society today, I have seen plenty of poor, dumb hicks get really hot chicks to marr...
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: FIONA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 102
Views: 18384

And you obviously twisted my words to suit something in your own mind when you said nerds were beta males unsuitable for sex. Maybe you missed the part where I mentioned a serious weakness for the nerdier guys on my own part... every time I watch Frazier I want to do things to Niles Crane that aren...
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: FIONA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 102
Views: 18384

Female beauty is subjective, true, however, youth, beauty and the appearance of health are what attract men. That the vast bulk of females appear to fall outside of the ideal mating subset is nothing new. All the PoMo handwringing in the world won't change this one iota. Either you are f**kable or y...
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who lives around DC?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

work, eat, sleep, commute, rinse repeat.
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 15, 2005 5:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who lives around DC?
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

I live in the deecee area as well...
by Ruhr
Fri Aug 29, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Behaviour and observations
Replies: 53
Views: 7766

the more things change...

I'm surprised there aren't some examples here to show that people eventually do kiss and make up on Sojourn... 1) On toril it was Trogar/Corth vs Todd, etc and the respective camps seemed to share the grudges of their leaders.. 2) By Sojourn3, this was pretty much water under the bridge... I think, ...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 06, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: burp
Replies: 0
Views: 465

burp

hey guys,

just dropping by, to say hi.


Ruhr > Gormal
by Ruhr
Tue Oct 09, 2001 3:34 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Another article
Replies: 67
Views: 5913

After 100hrs I realized that: 1) The people I remember as being my friends, I hardly knew. 2) The game brings out the most negative aspects of my personality (e.g., greed, spite, and rage). 3) The way things are going in our country today, we probably don't have long before: a) an Orwellian police s...
by Ruhr
Tue Oct 09, 2001 2:06 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Another article
Replies: 67
Views: 5913

So it's all a big joke, eh. So why are people begging Ragorn to come back if things are perfect? And why, if you group with everyone Dornax, did you and Gordex rip eachothers' throats out on this thread. You guys go back a long way, as I recall. But really, now i don't give a shit b/c I deleted my c...
by Ruhr
Mon Oct 08, 2001 8:45 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Another article
Replies: 67
Views: 5913

I've only been back for a week and I can see, contrary to Kris' analysis, that the social dynamic of Sojourn3 is pretty unhealthy. What is different from the past? Primarily the 15 person group limit restriction. While seemingly innocuous, this policy has had one transparent consequence: The creatio...
by Ruhr
Thu May 17, 2001 6:34 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Fumbling
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Fumbling

Seems like I'm fumbling a lot more than I should with mighty dexterity.
by Ruhr
Fri Apr 13, 2001 2:07 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Down with invokers
Replies: 136
Views: 17070

Ignore him lyt.

[This message has been edited by Ruhr (edited 04-13-2001).]
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 10, 2001 3:25 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Proposal for Ranger Upgrades
Replies: 109
Views: 12149

Miax,

Wouldn't it be easier to up ranger melee thac0 (so it's on par with rogue thac0), than to implement new spells, and range code, etc?
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 10, 2001 12:24 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: AC
Replies: 9
Views: 1062

70 AC and we're supposed to replace mentals/spirits? *cough*
by Ruhr
Sun Apr 08, 2001 11:51 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Down with invokers
Replies: 136
Views: 17070

Corth, People will flame you if you come forward with a thread that is opposed to the status quo. Do NOT feed the trolls ; don't satisfy a troller by posting a response to his troll. If you do post a response, you have been trolled and this satisfies the troller's lust for conflict. That being said,...
by Ruhr
Sat Apr 07, 2001 11:30 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Nitpicking about Griffon's Nest
Replies: 7
Views: 739

I have mixed feelings about GN. On one hand, the walk is unpleasantly long, especially on a CR (try navigating the canyons of GN before you get to the Spine of the World without a torch), but on the other hand, it's a) more realistic to the FR campaign setting, and b) reduces the number of players w...
by Ruhr
Sat Apr 07, 2001 9:56 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Down with invokers
Replies: 136
Views: 17070

Allow me to play devil's advocate for a moment. Casters want a piece of the action also, as evidenced by the new druid/shaman offensive spell capabilities. In light of this, entirely removing the invoker class would signify a retreat from what passes for conventional wisdom these days in the Sojourn...
by Ruhr
Thu Apr 05, 2001 11:34 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Beach Party for East Coast people
Replies: 8
Views: 817

I might be interested. I live right outside of Washington, D.C. (northern VA).

But not sure at this point if it might conflict with a convention (Dragon Con/Gencon), or the MD Rennisance Festival (among other things...).

- R
by Ruhr
Wed Apr 04, 2001 9:45 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

Uthgar

OK. Sounds good to me. Thanks for taking my critiques seriously.

-R
by Ruhr
Wed Apr 04, 2001 12:07 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

agreiver Thanks man. I'm probably more ignorant about the new MUD than you give me credit for, but that's part of the reason for this thread, to discuss what is going on. If things are fine as Johan says, this gives me some hope b/c he is a pretty smart guy. I don't mean to be rude, or abrasive, it...
by Ruhr
Wed Apr 04, 2001 1:10 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

D2 : I´ve played several classes to 50th, it´s not all about barbarian warriors, I think you´re missing my point. Here is a small list of problems: 1) formerly solo classes, specifically paladins, aren't very good at solo play anymore. My level 8 paladin cannot kill an SS warg on his own; even with...
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 03, 2001 5:41 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

D2 : the whole point of this thread is playabilty. What toril had was great zones + great game play. What sojourn2 had was great zones + bad game play. I'd like to see sojourn3 get both right. And right now I don't see that happening. I have not enjoyed the game play in this alpha thus far. But I w...
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 03, 2001 12:28 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

OH, well in that case, let me extend my warmest thanks for that excellent meatball sub that I purchased at Subway just the other day.
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 03, 2001 9:34 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

Don't like the big words do you? What was it that moses said on the subject? Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before [trolls] , lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you. Or, as Bardolph would put it: Do thou amend thy face, and I'll a...
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 03, 2001 8:52 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

RE: Occam´s Razor, it´s perfectly logical that Mplor wouldn´t care about something that didn´t effect him personally (read: barbarian warrior statistics). And I never wrote that class envy was Mplor´s motivation, what I wrote was: Mplor you play an invoker, you will not be effected by a warriors´ in...
by Ruhr
Tue Apr 03, 2001 1:46 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

Mplor

Not sure what factor to ascribe your shocking acquiescence to mediocrity. Pardon me for employing Occam's Razor.


[This message has been edited by Ruhr (edited 04-06-2001).]
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 1:52 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

You must have put all your 3 bonuses into dex/agil then b/c i've never seen it roll up mighty, good, good, mighty for barb warrior *before bonuses*.

If it did roll that I'd put 2 bonus in con, and 1 in str to get that max 39hp for 1st lvl barb.

Bet your hp was 38 for that guy.
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 1:49 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: *argh* Lag!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Was talking about twisted pair phone lines for DSL, not 100mb ethernet. If DSL is better, how come I could get 500+ mb/sec DL off a $40/mo cable modem, vs my dads $70/mo DSL with 30-50 mb/sec DL? Yes cable does suck if it's oversaturated, or if they cap the DL/UL but you can uncap it with certain so...
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 12:24 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

To substantiat this point, i just spent 5 minutes rolling an elf warrior and got the following stats: ============================================= NAME: [****] SEX: Male RACE: Grey Elf CLASS: Warrior ALIGN: Good HOMETOWN: Leuthilspar Your basic stats: Strength: mighty Power: mundane Dexterity: good...
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 11:55 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

Fact: elven warriors get better stats now. Fact: barbarian warriors get more HPs. Fact: it it impossible to get goods in all 4 first stats for a barbarian--cherza said he couldn't get all goods in the first 4 after hours with an autoroller. IF you want to make all warrior classes equally attractive ...
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 10:23 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

1st: Warriors won't have the luxury of wearing +22 dex shiny crimson rings b/c they'll have to wear amy/tit rings for the +HPs. 2nd: <I>So now you have classes that are weaker against mobs. It isn't a big deal really, but it is still a valid thing to point out.</I> Thank you Calladore for actually r...
by Ruhr
Mon Apr 02, 2001 10:04 am
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: *argh* Lag!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Hell, i'm literally 5 miles from the sojourn3 server and I get nasty lag pockets--but it's b/c i'm on dialup. So I suspect it's your DSL* not the MUD. -------- *DSL why do people think it's better than cable? You've got a crappy twisted pair line vs. an nice fat broadband coaxial line. Anyone who kn...
by Ruhr
Sun Apr 01, 2001 8:15 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: lastly...
Replies: 59
Views: 8423

lastly...

statistics for warriors: It's obvious that you need at least good in all four primary war stats (str,dex,agil,con) now or you're going to be hurting. Dex now = hitroll, whereas previously strength was the sole attribute that determined one's base hit/damroll. Strength seems to determine (in conjunct...
by Ruhr
Sun Apr 01, 2001 8:03 pm
Forum: S3 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: first impressions
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Whew, I can see it's going to take a SERIOUS time comitment to get to 50th lvl. I understand why the exp tables are so high, b/c you all don't want to pwipe every again and stuff, but ouch http://www.sojourn3.org/ubb/smile.gif I really can't say much about combat b/c at low levels you're not going t...
by Ruhr
Sun Apr 01, 2001 7:38 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Duris Convention
Replies: 18
Views: 1624

awesome post--you'd be surprised how out of hand it does get at RPGA conventions; drunk half-orcs passing out at gaming tables, 400 pound pony-tailed sleevless barbairans wearing faerie wings, OMG don't get me started:


DRAGON CON!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Ruhr
Fri Mar 30, 2001 3:02 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: EVIL
Replies: 12
Views: 944

Heh, I don't feel so bad about missing the opening then, can't even roll up a character. funny.
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 29, 2001 3:46 pm
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Artifacts
Replies: 112
Views: 15845

<i>takes 2 minutes to create an arti, and takes 5 seconds to change stats. TEXT! </i> Actually, the stats are all entered with a text editor--the proc on the other hand has to be hard coded into the MUD. I see why they won't put artifacts in--they're taking the long view, say 3 years down the road, ...
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 29, 2001 6:30 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Twinkies
Replies: 15
Views: 1368

Twinkies are the favorite snack of munchkins.

How do you spot a munchkin at a gaming con? He's playing Living City.

How do you spot a sojourn twink? He lives in the Grey Cloak Hills.
by Ruhr
Thu Mar 29, 2001 3:41 am
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Meeting for Northeast Sojournites
Replies: 24
Views: 1702

damn yankees.
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 27, 2001 1:08 pm
Forum: S3 General Discussion Archive
Topic: discussion on evil innates turned to flames
Replies: 30
Views: 2536

Rugby? Now that you can count me in for. I played 2nd row in college, still got my nut-hugging shorts and cleats. Let's rumble!
by Ruhr
Tue Mar 27, 2001 9:35 am
Forum: S3 Ideas Archive
Topic: Whos ilshadrial/visae?
Replies: 12
Views: 1285

Actually, that's a good question. At first, I wasn't sure. I got the impression that she (in her assassin incarnation) was an evil bitch from hell, but highly competent and in possession of vast quest/zone knowledge. It wasn't until I got to know her that I found out she is really cool IRL, and that...

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