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[WAR] Deader than the Tomb Kings.

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I am a bit disappointed they didn't just do the same thing, but make Skaven a 3rd side w/ rp bonus that can attack their own players.

    That would've been fun, easy, and chaotic.

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  • ghost_master2000ghost_master2000 Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    That would be pretty cool being able attack both sides, but would the skaven be attackable by both sides as well? If so that woudl allow for griefing by people that want to play as skaven, but can't because of the limit so they kill anybody who is a skaven.

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Yeah, probably. I just wish there was a cheap and quick way that mythic could introduce the 3-way mechanic into war. Skaven seemed like the last hope :cry:

    I subbed to DAoC a couple weeks ago and maxed out a character to see what all the fuss had been about, and even with the aging mechanics, there were just so many terrific aspects that got scrapped for war. Alas...

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  • GlalGlal Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Well, if they didn't do it like this then it would just be a giant skaven vs skaven battlefield for a while.
    How old is the current WAR population? If most players already hit RR60 on their main that might still be the case regardless.

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  • ZzuluZzulu Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I am not optimistic about WAR :(

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  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Zzulu wrote: »
    I am not optimistic about WAR :(

    People on forums generally aren't.

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  • ghost_master2000ghost_master2000 Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I am! Though I usually play for less than an hour and just do scenarios. I will probably be doing a lot of oRvR after the patch since it makes the lakes kind of like a giant scenario. I have discovered though that I really shouldn't play the game sober because when I start losing I get so pissed off.

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  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    oRvR is my favorite part of the game. Not having to wait around hours on end for zone flips will be nice though.

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  • ghost_master2000ghost_master2000 Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Indeed. Despite my lack of hands on experience with the new orvr system it really seems like something that will revitalize the experience, and hopefully break up the zerg so the lakes become a lot of medium or small battles instead.

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  • ZzuluZzulu Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
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  • GlalGlal Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Man, the WL helmet looks hilariously stupid.

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  • SeptusSeptus Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I am very surprised to find myself liking the KoTBS armor more than most.

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  • ZzuluZzulu Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
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  • GlalGlal Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
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  • MorninglordMorninglord Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Malkor wrote: »
    Zzulu wrote: »
    I am not optimistic about WAR :(

    People on forums generally aren't.

    it's great to hear people predict the future when most of them probably can't predict their own next ten minutes.

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Pushed Altdorf in an hour, broken Dwarf vs Orc capture, kick ass. Got my 14th purple sov stage.

    Edit in case anyone is trying to find the Pack links

    http://eastore.ea.com/DRHM/store?Action=DisplayProductDetailsPage&SiteID=ea&Locale=en_US&ThemeID=718200&Env=BASE&ProductID=221617200

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    hey do they still have the free 10day sub for previous subscribers?

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  • CorehealerCorehealer The Apothecary The softer edge of the universe.Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    hey do they still have the free 10day sub for previous subscribers?

    http://www.warhammeronline.com/faq/index.php?section=13#ans13_0
    How can I tell if my account is eligible for 14 free days?

    Accounts that have been closed for at least 90 days are automatically eligible to receive the fourteen (14) days of free game time. We hope you use this time to explore the game world and discover all the improvements and changes made to the game since you were gone. Note: During special promotions the requirement that an account be closed for 90 days may be waived.

    You get 14 days if you've been gone for more then 3 months.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    thank you good sir

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Or you can also get a referral from someone to help everybody out.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Or you can also get a referral from someone to help everybody out.

    I guess I can do that when my resub time is up right?

    also, what server are people playing on

    or is there no guild anymore

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Your free time is up yeah, I can invite you into the candymancers on badlands if you want, i can proably get you into a different guild on iron rock destro side if you want as well.


    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

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  • PMAversPMAvers Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    You know, would it have killed them to have put all the items from the Personality pack in one in-game mail? :x

    EDIT: Also, the level groupings for tiers seems to have changed. Anyone know what they are exactly now?

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  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Tier 1 is 1-15

    Tier 2 is 12-26

    Tier 3 is 22-39

    Tier 4 is 32+

    I think capturing zones is too easy as it stands. You can be at the city in an hour off-primetime...

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  • PMAversPMAvers Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Okay, yeah, that sounds right. I kinda like it, it means that you can get your RR up without having to go into the wolf's den that is Rank 40 T4 combat. Ugh, *one* of these days I'm going to get my WH to RR40. So close... and maybe when I get there I might be able to kill something. D:

    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

    I'd have to look at the map, but I'd assume it's like T2 and you have to grab a ram from the keep (there's a quasi-garage in the back that has all the siege engines), and then go through the Skaven tunnels in the zone that connect the two.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Your free time is up yeah, I can invite you into the candymancers on badlands if you want, i can proably get you into a different guild on iron rock destro side if you want as well.


    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

    how active are either of them?

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PMAvers wrote: »

    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

    I'd have to look at the map, but I'd assume it's like T2 and you have to grab a ram from the keep (there's a quasi-garage in the back that has all the siege engines), and then go through the Skaven tunnels in the zone that connect the two.

    Ah, I have no idea where the skaven tunnels are at in any zone yet. But you can't carry the ram out of the rvr lake, which means you can't take it to the WC and flight master, it just disappears.

    Badlands is overpopulated and getting pillaged by destro atm. Order destroyed during the summer.

    Iron Rock is low pop but with the content patch there is some good fighting.

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  • FairchildFairchild Rabbit used short words that were easy to understand, like "Hello Pooh, how about Lunch ?" Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    There are three very active servers in WAR: Badlands and the two EU servers which have Dwarven names, Khazad-something or other.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    nono I meant the guilds

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  • PMAversPMAvers Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PMAvers wrote: »

    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

    I'd have to look at the map, but I'd assume it's like T2 and you have to grab a ram from the keep (there's a quasi-garage in the back that has all the siege engines), and then go through the Skaven tunnels in the zone that connect the two.

    Ah, I have no idea where the skaven tunnels are at in any zone yet. But you can't carry the ram out of the rvr lake, which means you can't take it to the WC and flight master, it just disappears.

    Just popped in to look, and they're on the map. There's three in T3 Dwarf, and each connects to a specific tunnel in the other zone.

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PMAvers wrote: »
    PMAvers wrote: »

    Also, how the HELL are you supposed to capture T3 Dwarf vs Orc when you cant bring a ram to the other keep?

    I'd have to look at the map, but I'd assume it's like T2 and you have to grab a ram from the keep (there's a quasi-garage in the back that has all the siege engines), and then go through the Skaven tunnels in the zone that connect the two.

    Ah, I have no idea where the skaven tunnels are at in any zone yet. But you can't carry the ram out of the rvr lake, which means you can't take it to the WC and flight master, it just disappears.

    Just popped in to look, and they're on the map. There's three in T3 Dwarf, and each connects to a specific tunnel in the other zone.

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    Well holy shit, I feel as stupid as when I found you can just right click the pet items from the packs to get them and you don't have to turn them in to a merchant.

    Candymancers rarely has anyone on, but there's a few very active guilds on badlands that'll take anyone.

    My other random guild on Iron Rock has a dedicated core and is taking in some new players.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    wait I think my old main ~30 sorc got transferred to iron rock

    I'll check in a bit

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    nope, it's my lvl 22 DoK named Bannanus

    can you still farm rats to get to 30ish real quickly?

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  • bobAkirafettbobAkirafett Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    nope, it's my lvl 22 DoK named Bannanus

    can you still farm rats to get to 30ish real quickly?

    With the new adjusted Tiers, the bolsters bump you in level past the rats, which defeats their purpose now. There's always pqs or keep farming. =/

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    The new tier breakdown and bolstering to 39 kinda broke champ rats in t3. Hopefully mythic will fix it *crosses fingers*

    I'm loving the new rvr system though. Zones flipping nice and steady now is so much better than waiting around.

    I wish there was a little buff icon or something to let me know what kind of bonus percentage I'm receiving from the progression pack though. It's really hard to tell just how much of a difference there is. Not to mention the bonus seems to change wildly depending on circumstances. IE. killing volkmar or the patriarch in city scens netted me ~1.3k rr which i thought used be 500, while resource captures only jumped from 97-130'ish.

    That plus the new 'effective level' system has me rather confused atm o_O

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    so, do people just not do scens anymore

    like

    ever

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  • ghost_master2000ghost_master2000 Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    Oh man this new oRvR method is fantastic. So far my time in the lakes has shown me that there is usually no longer a giant zerg but instead a lot of little groups or solo people roaming around. It really makes it fun and diverse now.

    I took out a small group of order and the resource carrier they were escorting by myself in riekland last night on my magus. That was pretty epic and hilarious.

    Pip: I haven't been having problems getting scen pops on Badlands, but it seems most people are having fun in the lakes with the new mechanics.

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    The only thing that's been bothering me so far is the massive stalemates that occur near the end of a push.

    Each side seems to grab a pairing, then on the last zone before a city, it just stalls, for hours at a time. I'm keeping my fingers crossed though that the zerg staredown over a doorway is just because everyone is still learning the system.

    I think we were stuck on the N keep of KV this evening for over 2 hours D:

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    I was just on my dok, who went from a quarter into 23 to almost to 25 in a few hours solo questing, and was queued the entire time

    no scen popped :/

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  • AvynteAvynte Registered User regular
    edited November 2010
    PiptheFair wrote: »
    wait I think my old main ~30 sorc got transferred to iron rock

    I'll check in a bit

    That's your problem :?

    The other servers are essentially dead. If you're not playing on Badlands or one of the Karaks, it's going to be a very discouraging and painful experience.

    Case in point: I was getting sub 5 min queues on my 32 zealot. T4 pops sub 10 at all hours. (averaging 3-5 right now during late US)

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