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Shroud 2020 Vision

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Chris, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. Lord Blackthorne

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    @Chris Don't mess with me, man. I just got access back to my UO account that I had since I was 12. Major nostalgia.

    Don't get me all hyped that this game could be another memory-maker like that one was :'('''''''''

    I truly hope that this game continues to grow, develop, and become something truly incredible. Hats off to you guys that it's come from nothing to where it is now (I remember when it was just the Inn in Owls Head) but I genuinely hope that it will grow into a truly excellent title - not just something long forgotten like, say, Tabula Rasa or X, Y, or Z other super-hyped not-delivered-on titles :(

    I would so love to just get pulled into the story and charm of the game.

    To be frank, I'm still waiting to be enveloped by an incredible story. I hope that will truly come in Ep 2.
     
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    I still miss those times on TR with the Zero Wing guild.
    I can see my collector's edition box on the shelf, even wore my TR shirt to SOTA Con one year.
    What I really miss were the international connections, and the feeling of a mutual goal. SOTA has that as well, with an open end world that is being created by allowing gamers to build communities outside of NPC towns.
     
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    Q1 is over. 25% of the list should be done. Updates on completed items? @Chris
     
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    My vision is that there are no posts eliminated because they speak about things the current leads don't like. Every post is a sign that somebody is thinking about this game and removing it hurts feelings and creating bad feeling towards SOTA. The more when posts are liked by others and obviously show some support of the community. Think about it.
     
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    Now that we are entering Q3 and seeing that every single one* of the Q1 and Q2 items have been achieved I can't wait for work to begin on the Q3** roadmap!


    *by every single one I mean like 6%
    **or actually implementing the Q1 and Q2 stuff that was mentioned.
     
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    lol! I almost thought you were serious.

    I guess the narrative is they just don't have the bandwidth to accomplish everything they said they would give us. Like many would say, "don't say it then!" With that said, they are really trying hard to deliver so don't hold it against them. As one superhero said, "Trying is half the battle"
     
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    Thing is it's not even close by that spurious definition either. @Anpu
     
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    @Anpu
    That is a fine legal statement for "don't lawyer me bro" but there needs to be a road map so devs know what they are working towards. At the moment it seems everyone is just working on what they think is going to be interesting and then they lose enthusiasm once its mostly done which leaves us in the situation we are in now, lots of unfinished systems while the devs move onto their latest shiny toy
     
  12. Anpu

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    @Scoffer I too would love a roadmap of some sort, hell even just a quarterly “Here’s what we hope to do”, but as this thread proves, even communicating anything about future development will just be greeted with ridicule, because sometimes stuff just doesn’t work out.

    Pretty much all we can do now is just keep reading the weekly updates that Elgarion provides every week....

    Still waiting for those damn maps......
     
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    Huh. Looking back, I'm a little (pleasantly) surprised by how much of the q1 and q2 stuff did get done.
     
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    Don't bother waiting. Apparently anyone expecting maps for Episode 1 is lazy and entitled, according to yesterday's stream. (The term "entitled" was used by someone in the chat rather than the devs, but it restates the devs' expressed attitude pretty well.)
     
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    U got me curious so i went to check... I hope that was sarcasm ;p

    Scoffer counted 6% achieved i count 16% (some of the point have multiple task) that was Q1 and Q2 together
     
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    Did you count those only partially achieved, such as attenuation removal, because, sure, they bumped it to 8m, but the goal was to have attenuation removed entirely, Amongst other things that are only partially in, because, you know, this is Shroud of the (Partial) Avatar!
     
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    Counted that as not achieved, i aint being dupe ;p
    (Btw i was against any removal of exp limit, i think 2m was more than enough for everyone, and if there was something else to do than doing exp people would have not even asked that)
     
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    Wake me up when we have big invasions on NPC towns, moving and fighting ships and other stuff worth grinding for. R/Boris/El Pirata
     
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    That’s interesting. I’ll have to watch the last stream. Thanks for that information.
     
  20. Cora Cuz'avich

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    No, I am actually surprised that much got done. I'd have bet on 3%.