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by Marthammor
Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evermeet Changes
Replies: 41
Views: 7781

My connection was finally fixed late last night, so over the next week I should be able to get this taken care of.
by Marthammor
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evermeet Changes
Replies: 41
Views: 7781

Yeah, well, I'd be working on it right now if I weren't having a problem with my isp blocking the use of ssh. That means I can't connect to the server to upload, download, or edit files. There is a ton of stuff I've been unable to do because of this. We've got someone trying to finish up an area on ...
by Marthammor
Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:19 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Evermeet Changes
Replies: 41
Views: 7781

The original plan was to have zones put in where those dead ends are, but that fell through. We're going to remove some or most of the dead ends until other zones can be put. No time frame on this currently, but it is on the list.
by Marthammor
Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Pbase Problems
Replies: 133
Views: 20996

Rather then making a section on our bbs, there was a google group made and a bunch of information posted to it about one of the larger projects (other then 2.0) going on. Other then the initial information posted there, nothing has been added mainly due to nothing needing updated and no other projec...
by Marthammor
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:37 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Zone Love
Replies: 98
Views: 17548

Adriorn Darkcloak wrote:Bryn: Delete Eastway, same as above.


The Eastway will be getting used "soon". Easthaven is about 99% done and is undergoing testing and proc work atm.
by Marthammor
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Special Events to Attract and Keep Players
Replies: 20
Views: 3172

I asked about bringing back the GN troll invasions with different end rewards (was part of a spell quest) back when all the eq un/balancing was being done, but for some reason or another (I can't remember, its been too long ago) it wasn't approved.
by Marthammor
Mon Apr 02, 2007 6:21 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Weapon Enchantments
Replies: 56
Views: 17628

From what I've gathered reading this, not all weapons will be able to receive enchants. It will likely depend on some kind of keyword or quality number or something given to the item that sets it apart from other items.
by Marthammor
Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Equipment Suggestion
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

The eq calculator isn't used nearly as strictly as it was when it was first introduced. It was a good concept, but as everyone can see it can be easily abused. It is now used as more of a guideline and we use the old method (which still isn't prefect) of going with our gut feeling on how hard fights...
by Marthammor
Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Pwipe Please
Replies: 126
Views: 35363

03/02/05 [Cyric] Random Areas Changes - Yes we're hard at work on converting and bringing in Homeland zones, but we're not forgetting our old zones at all! About 20 minor changes introduced today with 2 new super-rare items added to venerable older zones. Enjoy. Granted, that says nothing about whi...
by Marthammor
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Pwipe Please
Replies: 126
Views: 35363

Sarell wrote:Many times have we suggested loading a 5% REALLY SHINY diamondine earring.


And since no one does CC with any kind of consistency, how would you ever know if such an earring didn't already exist?
by Marthammor
Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Core trigger set: ADDGROUP
Replies: 3
Views: 1323

If you're using the triggers Ambar posted, you replace the @tank variable in them with @grouplist
by Marthammor
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:28 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Pbase Problems
Replies: 133
Views: 20996

There is an areas section of the bbs, but I think, and I'm not positive about this, that its lumped in with the other staff forums. I like your thoughts about making it have its own group so it can be accessable to people outside of the staff who are dealing with areas. I'll chat with shev when I ca...
by Marthammor
Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Pbase Problems
Replies: 133
Views: 20996

Nothing in your last post was taken personally at all. In fact, I thought it was a well thought out post. If players have reason to suspect that one of the staff members is guilty of leaking information or otherwise failing to try to improve the game, no matter what sphere they are in, then please l...
by Marthammor
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Pbase Problems
Replies: 133
Views: 20996

Yeah, especially when you can't get your liaison to actually meet at the time they set 2 times in a row. Guilty as charged. I suck at making appointments on time. Anymore, I wait till I can be online and have time to do something before asking the writer if they have the time to do anything. OLC wi...
by Marthammor
Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Serious Pbase Problems
Replies: 133
Views: 20996

I don't know how many people used OLC on Homeland, but wow was that sweet and painless. OLC obviously has many benifits. It takes a fraction of the time to dig rooms, write descriptions, create items, and everything else associated with zone writing. But the real major benifit is that you wouldn't ...
by Marthammor
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: How does a pcorpse leave the room when there are no exits?
Replies: 8
Views: 1576

It is buggy code, but not in the way you think. There is a down exit in that room that something must be triggered to open up. Bug is that things pass through the exit without it first being unblocked. Kinda like the bug that Mertak experienced.
by Marthammor
Sun Nov 12, 2006 7:59 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: For anyone else that can't connect after the outage...
Replies: 0
Views: 462

For anyone else that can't connect after the outage...

Don't use dyndns to connect. Just use torilmud.org.
by Marthammor
Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: CMUD Beta and TorilMUD
Replies: 15
Views: 1383

I emailed Zugg about this the last time he had the auction for the icons and suggested that he do two auctions. One for the company owned and pay-to-play muds, and one for the smaller privatly owned muds. I never got a reply, so I'm guessing he just blew it off. *shrug*
by Marthammor
Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot Invasion 10/14
Replies: 6
Views: 1120

Groups of mobs have been formed on the grids to aid in clearing things faster.
The beards have been made a little easier to prevent casting.
Finally, the gloves have had something added.


Thanks for the feedback guys.
by Marthammor
Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspel invasion 6/26
Replies: 14
Views: 2311

We're not done yet. Sadly its taken me far to long to get the devices done (darn hard drives kept crashing as I started working on it), but it was the first thing many of the players thought needed fixed with the zone. There are still some other tricks being added to prevent people from 2/3 manning ...
by Marthammor
Mon Sep 04, 2006 7:48 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Command length
Replies: 30
Views: 5565

He won't ever do it in zMUD, but since he's actively working on cMUD right now, its a good possibility that he might do it for that.
by Marthammor
Sat Aug 19, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Noise...quest for a silent computer
Replies: 21
Views: 2718

If you go with an Intel Core 2 CPU, you likely won't need a large/loud CPU heat sink. I've seen reviews where they even unplugged the CPU fan and put the system under a full load for hours on end and it ran stable. For quiet CPU coolers, I've always been fond of products from Zalman, tho I'm sure th...
by Marthammor
Sat Aug 05, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wedding Announcement
Replies: 64
Views: 14812

Hey, wait a minute.
Shev isn't eighty, there is no bubble in sight, and Shar isn't an orca (She's a hottie!).

Congratulations you two!
by Marthammor
Thu Aug 03, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: CMUD
Replies: 2
Views: 1378

I've downloaded it but haven't tried it yet. From reading the forums on zuggsoft, it seems way too buggy yet and not all the features I want are there yet.
by Marthammor
Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: MUD Client Help
Topic: Teflor's zMUD Triggers
Replies: 17
Views: 5409

Gizep must work for Microsoft or something.
by Marthammor
Wed Jul 26, 2006 2:07 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Golem Forge
Replies: 21
Views: 2362

The two golems were something the maker had asked to be added, then after the file was moved, said that they weren't needed after all, so the changes stayed in place. The golems have been removed now though and the file set to be moved next time files get moved.
Sorry bout that.
by Marthammor
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:07 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: gotta love golem forge
Replies: 9
Views: 1502

No stats were changed, no eq was added or removed, just the way things load were changed. Calm down. :P
by Marthammor
Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: gotta love golem forge
Replies: 9
Views: 1502

The area writer has worked with me and we've hopefully fixed the problem. Changes should be in soon.
by Marthammor
Sun Jul 16, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Tia drums?
Replies: 13
Views: 2507

All changes to Tia items must go through Shev and Shar. So afraid I can't comment in anything.
by Marthammor
Thu Jul 13, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Broken Loads Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 2934

Those items were from the last two stages if I was reading the file right, so adjusting the load rates should get them loading again.
by Marthammor
Thu Jul 13, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Broken Loads Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 2934

Load rate for Phiraz was set pretty so. Bumped it up a tad. The way Faralee loads was changed. She will load more often, but it can be any time throughout the boot. There were changes to the load rate of muspel invasion a long time ago which likely made the last two stages way too rare. Hopefully th...
by Marthammor
Thu Jul 13, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crystawhasiwhosit - That Big Astral PITA Wording Dragon
Replies: 6
Views: 1053

Changes are in for these, so hopefully no more 0* teleporting for them.
by Marthammor
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Suggestion (again)
Replies: 14
Views: 2452

Oh, I meant just the Object Changes forum since in its current state it is never used.
I'd personally rather see it turned into a useful forum of some sort rather then see it removed.
by Marthammor
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:41 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Suggestion (again)
Replies: 14
Views: 2452

Actually, this was talked about and I thought it was going to happen, but something else must have come up and it hasn't gotten done yet. What I suggested then on how the object changes forum would be run is: Players would not be allowed to start new threads, but rather any time an object is changed...
by Marthammor
Sun Jul 09, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Crystawhasiwhosit - That Big Astral PITA Wording Dragon
Replies: 6
Views: 1053

All of those dragons will be like that except for the one on prime. Has to do with how they are distributed. Got a possible fix, but will be two-three days before I have time to do it up.
by Marthammor
Fri Jun 30, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Logs
Topic: Its spreading beyond just Gormal.
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Gormal wrote:Llorin is a female.


That's okay, that goat is male.
by Marthammor
Wed Jun 28, 2006 7:33 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Good news: Files are ready to go!
Bad news: Gotta wait for an areas and code file move.

Should be within a few days hopefully. Will be a news entry.
by Marthammor
Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:06 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspel invasion 6/26
Replies: 14
Views: 2311

Thanks Sotana. Will start working on this after the jot invasion stuff posted in the other thread.
by Marthammor
Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Muspel invasion 6/26
Replies: 14
Views: 2311

If anyone has a good zmud map of muspel, it would help greatly in planning where to stick the devices and what areas each covers.
by Marthammor
Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:00 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Guess I should ask.. Those proposed changes seem ok to everyone else?
Open to comment n stuff before I actually do them.

Oh, and Gormal.. I didn't mess with the valkyrie so I dunno what happened to it unless it was changed before I started changing things.
by Marthammor
Fri Jun 23, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

When I get those changes done, I'll be sure to get a news entry put in as well as a post probably in this thread.
These changes likely won't happen for a few weeks, but will start working on them right after I finish helping get most of the kinks out of a new zone that is almost ready to go in.
by Marthammor
Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Mkay, so.. How’s this: 1) Remove the frost giants on the upper and the small part of the lower grid and let the fire giants roam the entire upper and lower grid areas. (Leave the three giant patrols?) 2) Remove the area where the giants are fighting each other. 3) Return Glammad back to his former l...
by Marthammor
Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Would it help if..
Replies: 5
Views: 783

If I have nothing to do but sit and keep a close eye on the screen, I'll go vis for awhile.
However, I'm mostly in other screens working on things or trying to get some play time in so I stay invis to keep from people thinking I'm ignoring them when I don't reply right away.
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Umm.. why would someone need to race to see if invasion loaded if it becomes something you can pop at will when you have the time and people set to do it? You won't have to try to quickly form groups or find people to lead it because the group/leader would likely be the ones that loaded the invasion...
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Ok, I know this is a rare pop zone, and that's part of the problem. Fully understand that. That is why I asked for suggestions on making it not rare, but based on something that is specific like a certain uptime, or a long quest that pits the fire and frost giants against eachother eventually leadin...
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Bleh, you changed your post after I replied to it. Anyway.. I do believe this can be a 4-6 hour zone to finish once people work though what makes things happen. Overall the zone hasn't changed a whole lot from what it used to be, or at least I tried not to change it too much from what it used to be....
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Just going to paraphrase what is being done about jot. i might dg a lil fight here not much i can do... so basicly, you changed it, ruined the best zone in the game... and now with everyone thats done the zone recently tellin you how bad the zone is and how unreasonable it is your not going to do a...
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

Get off yer collective "It's being worked on" and start providing real details. It's not hard to summarize what exactly is being worked on, or to come up with a few details of the work without compromising it. Is it too much to ask that you keep your players in the light on what is coming down the ...
by Marthammor
Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

So tired of trying to read through crap that doesn't partain to JOT INVASION, so forgive me if I missed something.. From what I've seen, biggest complaints are with the mob repoping, the supply wagon, and with not being able to plan for the zone.. correct? On mob popping: It can be lessoned and/or s...
by Marthammor
Wed Jun 21, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Jot invasion 6/20
Replies: 72
Views: 12702

You pretty much answered your own question. Invasion was changed to make it hard again and worthy of 15 level 50 players spending thier time to do it. I tried not to destroy what the original invasion was, while still adding difficulty and newer gear that most people would like to get their hands on...

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