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Thread: i want a list of how many stones are allowed to bid on items in auction!!!
Evangelion

Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
08-06-2014 02:19 Forum: Game system


Such a list will never be created, mainly for 2 reasons.

1. There's like 500000 combinations of all items in the game, good luck making one.
2. Such list would be abused the other way. Someone will bid the maximum amount and report everyone who outbids him for pushing.
Thread: Idea's to fix the game for ya.
Evangelion

Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
RE: Idea's to fix the game for ya. 01-30-2014 16:17 Forum: Game system


quote:
Originally posted by Knightroad
2ndly, offer some better rewards for inviting people, lets be honest, 80% of people who invite someone is only for the task in z5 (300-400pop?), and thats normally there mum or a friend who isnt going to play.
ofc, there are some who invite because they dont want the game to die. too few thou.
Personally, i think a weekly Lgo boost per active player? or some small stones? idk. normally when i offer amount, i get shot down..

Now just make it that if a person you invited invites another person you get another boost. Voila, a pyramid scheme Tongue
Thread: This or That
Evangelion

Replies: 470
Views: 44,220
01-30-2014 16:09 Forum: Offtopic


Desktop

Warning for spam or warning for necropost?

Had to squeeze this one here Tongue
Thread: Upgrading p5 - lucky people
Evangelion

Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
01-19-2014 19:35 Forum: Offtopic




alyat, do you know the difference between should and must? Please double check that before you say that something's wrong.

If you throw a coin up a billion times there's a chance that you'll get a billion tails.
There's no such thing as "Oh, it's a head. The next one must be tails.". It's always "Oh, it's a head. There's a 50% chance the next one will be tails.".
It's head again? Repeat "Oh, it's a head. There's a 50% chance the next one will be tails."

quote:
Originally posted by OMGitsALex
The point is ?
Some of us have more luck. Fair enough..
I'm premium account since almost a year i guess... but i wont put my money in this game anymore... and the reason is simple ... i cant get top account cuz im not lucky.
And this luck we're talking about will never change.

This always makes me extremely angry. Nowhere in the description of premium account is stated that you have better chances than other players. You only get a couple of extra opportunities that can still go wrong.

Never, ever mention the fact that you're paying for premium account. There's a list of features on the premium account page and complain only if something's different than on the list. In every single other case, without exceptions, premium account has nothing to do with it and it never will.
Thread: General Script detecting deleted link
Evangelion

Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
01-03-2014 00:32 Forum: Mishmash


Good thing you posted the source code Smile
The script is safe, feel free to download it and install it if deleted links really bother you that much Tongue
Thread: [MORIA] Ban for enormous overbiding of duping auctions
Evangelion

Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
12-20-2013 21:02 Forum: Game system


Not really market tactics.

From what I see, hundreds of stones are removed from the game, wasted on dupe items that pretty much never had a seller. And they're getting the seller of the actual non-dupe item in trouble for pushing.

Indeed, should be a bannable offence.
Thread: [MORIA] Ban for enormous overbiding of duping auctions
Evangelion

Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
12-20-2013 08:27 Forum: Game system


I don't really understand the benefits from such practice so could you explain how harmful it is to the server or what kind of profit the bidder is getting?
Thread: Been a while
Evangelion

Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
12-16-2013 07:50 Forum: Offtopic


I'm pretty sure there was some sexual harassment between members of the same sex included somewhere in that.
Thread: Been a while
Evangelion

Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
12-16-2013 00:08 Forum: Offtopic


That's a pretty interesting choice over the boredom of real life Tongue

Welcome back. And don't make a mess on the forums, I just cleaned it up Tongue
Thread: Can we get a new UW type server ?
Evangelion

Replies: 84
Views: 7,615
08-19-2013 02:59 Forum: Game system


They need a reason to make a new server. And "Why not?" is not a viable answer.
And they never left you hanging. The answer has always been the same and they're just tired of copy+paste.

P.S. nowhere in the description of premium account is a clause that obligates the Dev Team to make a new server, so could you please stop using that as an argument? It's just infuriating.
Thread: Server sized expedition
Evangelion

Replies: 8
Views: 848
07-26-2013 06:42 Forum: Game system


I can see a couple of problems.

First, reading the report would take a couple of weeks due to the amount of people participating and unless they kill the monster in the first round, you might never be able to read them all.

Secondly, it would cause enormous lags. Imagine, everyone's waiting with anticipation for the end of the expo, open the report within 5-10 seconds from the end and the server must make all the calculations, send the report and let everyone open the report at the same time, all within 5 seconds.

And last thing, experience based on damage or level? With that amount of participants would make damage based rewards too overpowered for the top players while level based would mean both nothing for the top and nothing for the bottom of the rankings list.

This idea really needs a lot of tweaking before it's even possible to maybe think about starting to debate the possibility of implementing some of it.
Thread: Smashwords - July Summer/Winter Sale Specials for July 1–31
Evangelion

Replies: 5
Views: 1,383
07-03-2013 23:40 Forum: Offtopic


Lol, they added almost a thousand new books.
At first I marked any length and all prices and there were 2560 pages with 10 books per page and 9 books on the last page.
Now it's 2660 pages with 5 books on the last page, which makes it 26595 books Smile

Edit.
That was with adult filter on.
The exact number is 36013 books Big Grin
Thread: Smashwords - July Summer/Winter Sale Specials for July 1–31
Evangelion

Replies: 5
Views: 1,383
07-02-2013 04:55 Forum: Offtopic


Oh no, it's a spammer!!! Gotta ban them all!!!

On a serious note, that actually is a huge amount of books on discounts. Definitely worth a look.

(exactly 25599 books on sale)
Thread: server population
Evangelion

Replies: 12
Views: 1,777
06-25-2013 01:13 Forum: Mishmash - Underworld


It's actually a very bad idea.

First of all, the rules.
You'd have to choose the main language for the server and enforce it to all communications. Otherwise you'd find things like Ethiopians getting messages in Tagalog, to resolve the dispute you'd have to hire two translators.

Secondly,
I'm not sure, but the language seems to be hard coded into servers of different nationalities. I'm sure many of you clicked a link to a message from a polish server. Even something as simple as getting stones for advancing a level is in the language of the server and would be difficult to translate for someone who has never played the game and just clicks the link off some other forum.

And last thing,
If you want a new server, invite new people to the current ones, advertise as much as possible, do your best. Don't expect someone else to do things for you.
Running a server that hasn't got enough people is costly so the Dev team really needs a good reason.
Thread: Any spider lovers?
Evangelion

Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Any spider lovers? 06-22-2013 05:20 Forum: Offtopic



Does anyone know what kind of spider this is?
Except for the picture and that it's from Canada, the only thing I know about it is that it doesn't mix well with a rubber hammer.

So cute.
Thread: New active players?
Evangelion

Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
06-12-2013 18:09 Forum: Mishmash - Necropolis


I believe I already said that making a new server just for existing players will never work. The game needs new players, not just new accounts.
If they want to use the english servers to learn/practice their english skills then they don't need a new server, they can register and talk with people on one of the old ones.
Thread: UW needs some form of private trading
Evangelion

Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
06-05-2013 03:34 Forum: Game system


Thread closed.

Warning for Fischkopf.
When you post, please at least try to provide an argument that will add even a little value to your reply.
Thread: New building - MOTEL
Evangelion

Replies: 6
Views: 2,188
05-24-2013 05:52 Forum: Game system


Add a decrease in people and Lgo growth and it'll be better Tongue
Since you want to "store them", they will eventually die of starvation, start a communist rule inside, arrest and kill people for treason, extort money from brothels and employment agencies, spread drugs around or even, what's even worse than all I mentioned, install internet explorers on your computers.

Fischkopf, you might want to be careful. You might annoy the wrong mod Tongue
Thread: Merge Neco auctions between servers?
Evangelion

Replies: 2
Views: 876
05-24-2013 05:44 Forum: Game system


Bad idea.

A new server starts.
Someone drops a Perfect AK-47.
Can't sell on the server for much because it's too early for anyone to have that kind of money.
You auction it between servers and get huge amount of PoP, impossible to gain through regular means.

Not to mention that it opens a huge back door for pushing.
Let's say you start a new account, drop a small, crappy, insignificant item.
You auction it.
You buy it with an account on another server for a small, crappy and insignificant price.
Even though it's not pushing you do get a constant income of PoP since you have no problem with finding a buyer for the crappiest of crappy items.
Thread: Attack on guard time?// Item not taken from attack?
Evangelion

Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
05-11-2013 21:18 Forum: Bugs and problems


All the calculations on the server are made when you make an action. If you ambush someone and log out or go afk, the attack ends and the report is "hanging" in the air. If you or the one you attacked logs in or does any action the report is calculated based on the statistics at the time of the action.

So technically if you ambush some inactive player now, don't do anything for a week and then log in, the ambush will take place with the statistics of a week later than the ambush should've taken place.

Hope this is a better explanation.

http://wiki.bloodwars.net/index.php?title=Quests
quote:
WARNING! The game system counts the chance of success when you do something on your account, e.g. if you remain inactive during a caravan then the chance of success will be counted according to your parameters at the time of your next action.


This applies to everything that requires calculations, sieges, quests, expos, koths, arenas, everything.
Thread: Attack on guard time?// Item not taken from attack?
Evangelion

Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
05-11-2013 20:52 Forum: Bugs and problems


I don't know why he attacked you during guard time, but I know why he didn't take your item.

The first person to do an action makes the stuff happen. So you haven't opened anything, Dreath didn't either, but one of your expo team members did. That one triggered first and used up your item.

If not then something's wrong with the system Tongue
Thread: Extending Premium.
Evangelion

Replies: 21
Views: 1,886
05-08-2013 22:25 Forum: Bugs and problems


Thread closed.
There's no need to continue the conversation.

Szeszej explained what's happening, you pointed the loss you suffered. If the Dev Team decides that you need compensation, you'll be informed in a timely manner.
Thread: Square swap
Evangelion

Replies: 5
Views: 959
05-05-2013 05:32 Forum: Game system


Sorry for the first post to bash your idea.

So to be able to move one square every now an then you want to give 2 people the power to move any square to any player within the clan at any time of the day and night without asking for permission and no cooldown period.

I can already see the abuse by replacing CA ban with square removal.

But at least you posted it in the correct place Tongue
Thread: General Who wants a new Necro?
Evangelion

Replies: 19
Views: 7,099
04-27-2013 15:51 Forum: Mishmash


quote:
Originally posted by Bajaderek
A new server will provide a nice refreshment to UK bloodwars and I reckon it will bring many new players from other servers too.

Don't count on people from other servers, it'll just be temporary. 90% of people who come are losers who failed on other servers, will fail on the new one leaving it with hundreds of inactive accounts in less than a month from start. The Dev Team knows that and that's why they're not starting a new server.

They might start a new one if they'll see a real increase in users, not in accounts. Asking for a new server from current users on the forums will never work and such threads are usually ignored.
Thread: Szeszej
Evangelion

Replies: 4
Views: 855
03-07-2013 05:15 Forum: Complaints - Underworld


You just used nice words to say "You're stupid" and that is insulting for some.
Thread: VomitorY (1995-2013)
Evangelion

Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
02-27-2013 04:29 Forum: Offtopic


Requiescat in pace VomitorY.
Thread: Changing sets takes ages
Evangelion

Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
02-18-2013 04:52 Forum: Bugs and problems


Run > Cmd > ping bloodwars.net
Run > Cmd > tracert bloodwars.net
That's to rule out problems on your side for sure Wink

I get 170 ms from Canada and not a single lost packet on the way.
Thread: possible multi - global-chat
Evangelion

Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
02-17-2013 19:22 Forum: Complaints - Underworld


Dear Fiona.

First of all, such language doesn't suit a young lady like you so please refrain from using it. You can solve everything by using positive language, it leaves a better impression of you. Not to mention, hate can only bring more hate.

Not everyone thinks you are Aaron's alter ego. He's much better than to simply have multiple accounts. Plus, if he pretended to be a girl I would have given him such a nightmare on facebook Wink

The most of the society is a friendly bunch of people, however some of them are very sensitive on rule violations. That's why situations like these occur and they're not something the game Development Team has no experience with. Have some faith Wink

If you need any help, have any questions, please don't hesitate to pm me. I'm more than just "someone who has the power to punish those who have the power to punish" Smile
Besides, ask Aaron, he's a smart guy Wink

Sincerely,
The Bane of Rule Violations.
Thread: are higher dodge sets a designmistake?
Evangelion

Replies: 14
Views: 1,605
01-02-2013 12:17 Forum: Mishmash - Underworld


And once you get 6 items with -5% dodge you'll be wondering "Why the hell is dodge from items capped at 30%".
Thread: What video game or game series would you like to see becoming a movie?
Evangelion

Replies: 31
Views: 3,679
10-27-2012 04:40 Forum: Offtopic


quote:
Originally posted by CasperJake
I would like to watch GTA San Andreas movie. Because there are lots of thrilling missions to complete.

It'd be like a minecraft movie. A pointless picture of doing everything not related to anything. Would be fun to make it to a series like Supernatural or Doctor Who, but as a regular movie it'd be crap.
Thread: General reporting an IP address
Evangelion

Replies: 4
Views: 2,927
10-24-2012 06:20 Forum: Mishmash


If you're using work wifi and you know that someone else is playing bloodwars then I'd suggest reporting it. If you're using your phone's data pack through your operator then you don't have to.
Thread: What genre is video game music?
Evangelion

Replies: 7
Views: 1,905
10-24-2012 06:18 Forum: Offtopic


Dunno why this should've used a valuable thread so I suggest changing it to your favourive video game music Wink
If you want the best game music then look up Heroes of Might and Magic 3 and Infamous 2, they make a chill run down my spine Big Grin
Thread: What video game or game series would you like to see becoming a movie?
Evangelion

Replies: 31
Views: 3,679
10-24-2012 06:14 Forum: Offtopic


I just can't post without commenting the current ideas Tongue

Final fantasy is a bad idea. Actually any japanese virtual/animated production as a movie is a bad idea.
Fallout would definitely fill the cinemas quickly.
Assassin's creed would end up the same as Prince of Persia, I wouldn't want to see that.
I can't even imagine GTA being made into a movie. No screenwriter would even think about this, main plot too shallow in my opinion. It would end up as a low-budget production at most, like Postal.
Master Of Orion is an idea I definitely like Wink

What I'd like to see made into a movie is Metro 2033 and Warcraft.

Also from the games that already made it to the cinema screen I just love Dune Big Grin
Thread: Guild Wars 2
Evangelion

Replies: 2
Views: 739
09-17-2012 17:21 Forum: Offtopic


I was also planning to play GW2, but when I wanted to buy it there were none available at the stores. Now that I don't want to play it, there are plenty of them Tongue
I first need to get bored of D3 to think of GW2 Tongue

And it's different because basically everything was changed Wink

Also to those who will want say that Diablo 3 is better (I'm clairvoyant Tongue ), don't even try. These games are different, each of those will glue you to your seat for months. It's impossible to play both of them at the same time, one will have to be left off. So all the opinions that D3/GW2 is better are biased since those who say it have been playing only one of those and think the other one sucks Tongue
Thread: Diablo 3
Evangelion

Replies: 89
Views: 23,109
09-09-2012 14:11 Forum: Offtopic


quote:
Originally posted by Firetrap
But levelling up is pretty easy no? Level up... Buy new gear. Pvp would be fun until you came across a rich kid lol

Finding a rich kid in pvp is the best thing that can happen to you. If you find a poor kid with the same equipment, run for your life, he's good enough to get the items himself.

If you want to make money, sell a lot of crap for a cheap price. By the time you find an item that will earn you £150 you'll find more than 150 items worth £1.
Thread: Necropolis giving clan members premium
Evangelion

Replies: 3
Views: 1,468
08-23-2012 23:00 Forum: Words of advice


Try to avoid giving just the codes. You'll never know if the recipent uses it himself or sells it to someone for money since that's against the rules. I don't know if it would be possible to track you down, only Szeszej+ knows.
Thread: Legendary Good Crowbar of Horseshoe
Evangelion

Replies: 15
Views: 993
07-12-2012 20:17 Forum: Weapons


Seller doesn't want to sell the item for MP, the smallest price he should be willing to sell it for, and wants the highest valid bid.

The buyer doesn't want to pay the price he offered and wants to pay the smallest bid.

Technically you both are wrong and both are right, however if you don't want to find a solution by yourselves I will do that for you.
The auction is invalid and the Perfect Demonic Two-handed axe will not be sold.
The seller is free to create a new auction and hope for more buyers.
Thread: Childhood cartoons
Evangelion

Replies: 59
Views: 8,626
06-27-2012 17:32 Forum: Offtopic


quote:
Originally posted by Firetrap
quote:
Originally posted by Evangelion
quote:
Originally posted by Firetrap
quote:
Originally posted by warlock619
quote:
Originally posted by Cheese!!!!!!!!! Big Grin
quote:
Originally posted by 4thtimelucky
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Originally posted by Cheese!!!!!!!!! Big Grin
quote:
Originally posted by Firetrap

That one with "EARTH, WIND, WATER and FIRE?" with them magic rings can't remember the name Tongue


Tsaolin somet I think Tongue I remember that too :o Small balf Asian dude and then Asian girl, Texas dude, and guy from Brazil? Tongue That the one? Tongue


sure that was avatar


Aaaaaaand the one I'm on about mate Wink Could be either actually but more likely my one considering Fire's age Tongue


You're on about Tsaolin Showdown Tongue


Nah, im 100% on about Captain Planet

If it was Captain Planet then there were 5 rings. You forgot about Heart Wink


I dont remember heart Red Face been a while since i watched it

Old schoo Transformers cartoons were EPIC on EPIC proportions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcJI87u3DoQ

Btw. epic quote pyramids are epic Tongue
Thread: Mikel - please explain in pure english what you meant?
Evangelion

Replies: 1
Views: 737
06-27-2012 15:43 Forum: Complaints - Necropolis


If I call you names in french or suahili does that mean it's alright?
No, it's not alright. We don't warn people for the bunch of letters they write but for the message they're trying to convey, regardless of the language.

The words you said had no sense when they're said seaprately but in the order you put them it's offensive and we don't tolerate such behaviour.

If you wish to continue the subject then feel free to pm me. Warnings are a private matter between the player and the forum team.

Thread closed.
Thread: C47 + Sz - Times there usally Online?
Evangelion

Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
06-25-2012 01:02 Forum: Mishmash - Underworld


Pretty much Maelstrom's answer is as accurate as any other that can be given Tongue
Totally random times, both during the day and during night.
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