New player & questions about books.

Discussion in 'New Player Welcome' started by LieutenantBaconWaffles, May 31, 2021.

  1. LieutenantBaconWaffles

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    I had heard of this game before, but it was actually a negative review on Youtube that piqued my interest in the game via reverse psychology. I either learned from the reviewers mistakes, or he just really sucked at playing this, because I'm not having any of the problems he had. I'm enjoying this quite a bit & see myself sticking around.

    I've never played Ultima Online because I was a teenager when it came out & my mother was opposed to the idea of online transactions, I'd also never played any of the Ultima games because I didn't get into RPGs until 2005. It was actually the similarities to Elder Scroll: Morrowind that pulled me in. Always did prefer Morrowind over Oblivion or Skyrim.

    After years of playing hand-holding MMORPGs, this "figure it out for yourself" approach is rather interesting. & the old school gameplay is refreshing. The way you talk to NPCs & unlock hidden dialogue is fun, the questing is not boringly straightforward. But as I sit here in a house in Soltown reading a pile of books, I'm wondering if I take books marked as private property, will the guards chase me, make me pay a fine, & take my books?
     
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    if you're caught, you'll pay a fine but keep the books. if you are stealthed, you MIGHT not be caught, but that doesn't mean it won't affect your virtue.

    yes, you can put them in a trunk or on a bookshelf.

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    Guess there's not much risk of being caught if I'm the only person in the building & I stash the books with the banker.

    Awesome. Now I just need to fins a town that sells deeds, buy a lot, & get a bookshelf.
     
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    if you want a deed, the cheapest is the free one from completing all the quests in any one of the outskirts.
     
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    There are loads of places where you can loot hundreds of books like The Tower of the Shuttered Eye and in the Epitath.
     
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    Oh yes, lots of places! There are even libraries in NPC towns and cities that don't mind if you "borrow" their books for indefinite time :) As long as there is a green "Take" button and not a red "Steal" button you're perfectly safe.
    Oh and make sure you check any barrels and crates you come across!
     
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