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Transcript for the Developer Meet & Greet – Legends 30Apr2014

May 01, 2014 By: Flair Category: Community News, Legends News

Mesanna: lets begin
EM Avalon: Arakad you there ?
Mesanna: hi Arakad
Arakad Thorn: hey!
Arakad Thorn: wow … ok
EM Avalon: *smile*
Arakad Thorn: Just a few questions about current content
Arakad Thorn: will there be any improvements or additions for the High Sea’s? customize ships, more deed areas etc?
Arakad Thorn: and the second question would be any new recipes for the distillery? Its been pretty lack in comparison to others of its like
Mesanna: as far as adding more ships
Mesanna: we are not looking at that at this time
Mesanna: sorry what do you mean by deed areas?
Arakad Thorn: what about improving the ones we have now? Such as armor additions [perhaps slows the ship but makes it stronger]
Arakad Thorn: Deed areas such as the Britanian ship, it has two areas and only one square each
Arakad Thorn: perhaps make the cannon slots also areas to place deeded items or able to lock items down on the surface of the ship?
Mesanna: We will add those to our future ideas
Mesanna: we do want to add to the high seas and make it better
Arakad Thorn: there was an ammo idea as well *actually from a free shard* – they made a Snare ammo – that slowed down ships such as a paralyze spell
Arakad Thorn: I don’t mean to babble a lot of questions, these have been on my mind for a while now. And appologize.
Mesanna: Thank you for your comments
Mesanna: thats what this is for
Mesanna: to listen to your ideas
Mesanna: what you would like to see
Arakad Thorn: and the distillery? is there any plans to add more recipes?
Mesanna: always possible
EM Avalon: *grins*
Mesanna: we all like to drink =P
EM Avalon: like Coffee?
Arakad Thorn: *laughs* I was thinking drinks similar to the fish pies
Arakad Thorn: and coffee .. we need coffee
EM Avalon: *smile*
Arakad Thorn: ok! well then … thank you for your time!
Kyronix : Thanks!
Vino Jack: greetings
Vino Jack: from the line cannot see/hear anything so not know what been aske/told so far
EM Avalon: sorry sleeping at the switch
Bleak: Hi
Mesanna: Greetings
Kyronix : Hello
Misk: Test!
Mesanna says: What is on your mind Vino
Vino Jack says: have 4 items on list from town and guild
Vino Jack: having mouse oproblems
EM Avalon: *hides the cat*
Vino Jack: Stackable cooking ingredients such as for fish pies Samuels Sauce and Mentos stuff
Vino Jack: *i resemble that remark*
EM Avalon: *smile*
Vino Jack: Any word on if MyUO being re-worked?
Mesanna: Yes MyUO is being worked on
Mesanna: finally!
Vino Jack: yeah
Vino Jack: Variable city trade deal costs perhaps based on number citizens of all city on shard
Kyronix : And we are adding new stackables to the list where we can
Kyronix : rather than lower the cost we are adding new ways for governors to organize so they can
Kyronix : raise funds
Kyronix : as well as taking some monies from the sales of banners and titles
Vino Jack: will stop there and allow others to speak
Vino Jack: thank you
Kyronix : and a new traders quest that is being worked on right now
Mesanna: thank you
Kyronix : Thanks for your qeustion!
Mesanna: Have a good evening
Vino Jack: Mesanna: yes sir
Mesanna: Hi Zath
Zath Stoneworker: Good evening.
Bleak: Hello
Zath Stoneworker: My question is regarding the new player experience.
Mesanna: The one we have not done yet?
Mesanna: or the current one?
Zath Stoneworker: As it stands now, it is quite dire on people who are trying to start the game for the first time.
Mesanna: agreed
Zath Stoneworker: They get very poor equipment, and there is no good hunting grounds to teach them the basics of the game while rewarding them.
You see: stone pavers
Zath Stoneworker: In a way to increase the attach rate of trial accounts. I’d like to know what is being planned to address this issue now that we will soon be at stean.
Mesanna: First let me say we can only do so much with the team we have
Mesanna: we do have a good plan for a new player experience but we have something in front of it first
Mesanna: UO is 17 years old
Mesanna: we might get a few new players but we will probably get returning players faster
Mesanna: either way they need to be re introduced to UO
Mesanna: Every year it changes
Mesanna: and seems to be a new game if you are away
Mesanna: we as a team have alot of good ideas
Mesanna: we want to do so much
Mesanna: and have some really good ideas
Mesanna: but we can only so so much at a time
Zath Stoneworker: I understand. I also manage projects, and I know that you have time limitations.
Mesanna: but a new player experience is on our list to do
Mesanna: We want new and returning players
Mesanna: trust me
Zath Stoneworker: I’d just like to see them having to rely less on veterans to equip them so they will have a good time when trying the game again.
Mesanna: We all know new players have no idea what to do next
Mesanna: how to get around
Mesanna: where to go
Mesanna: where to travel etc
Mesanna: our idea in this is to guide them around the world
Mesanna: not keep them in one area
Mesanna: then let them go
Mesanna: not baby them but let them earn what they need
Zath Stoneworker: I am glad to hear that it will be addressed. My next and last question is about resource gathering. I am a rather new player myself, being around for only almost 3 years, and in that time I had a very hard time gathering resources.
Zath Stoneworker: Ore and lumber, mostly. Mining seems to not pay the time you invest on it, and getting enough to fill BODS can prove to be a challenge.
Mesanna: Then you are going to love what Kyronix is going to tell you
Kyronix : Well you’ll be able to get some much better equipment compared to what is out there now
Kyronix : Right now, in development, we have changes that remove the old loot generation
Kyronix : And replace it with what many refer to as “Shame Style” loo t
Kyronix : And rolling that out globally
EM Avalon: *smile*
Zath Stoneworker: That will be nice indeed.
Kyronix : We are very excited for it
Kyronix : *grins*
Mesanna: thank you Zath
Bleak: great questions
Zath Stoneworker: One very last thing that came in general chat. Is there a chance to see a gather all button for botanny? It takes 225 clicks to empty a 3×3 raised bed.
Mesanna: that is a pain in the butt isn’t it
Mesanna: we will look into it
EM Avalon: oh on so many levels its a pain
Zath Stoneworker: A simple for loop at the gather seed and gather resource would solve that. :)
Mesanna: Are you an engineer?
Zath Stoneworker: And with this, I take my leave. Thanks for hosting this meeting.
Zath Stoneworker: I have a bachelor in computer science, so, sorta.
Mesanna: Thank you Zath
Zath Stoneworker: Nice to have you around. I will leave the spot for the next in line.
Kyronix : Thank you for your question!
Mesanna: Thank you
Mesanna: Hi Raven
Kyronix : Hello Raven
Raven Hawk: Can we have coffee beans? The cooks can brew it and the tinkers can make the coffee machines
Raven Hawk: Hello all
Bleak: Hi Raven
Mesanna: we need big coffee pots
EM Avalon: yes we do!
Mesanna: I will add that to our wish list
Mesanna: how about that
Raven Hawk: thank you
EM Avalon: *moves it to the top of the wish list*
EM Avalon: *grins*
Mesanna: coffee beans to grow and coffee pots to brew
Mesanna: your next xmas present
Mesanna: a coffee pot
Mesanna: lol
Kyronix : *chuckles*
Raven Hawk: I have another question:
Raven Hawk: Could you please change the default llocation changing to “nothing” after having been on a boat?
Raven Hawk: Did I word that right?
Kyronix : Could you be more specific?
Mesanna: do you mean if you get kicked off?
Raven Hawk: Okay
Raven Hawk: Maybe it’s just in EC
Raven Hawk: I set a default location on my rune book
Raven Hawk: I can use it over and over again as long as I don’t go on a ship
Raven Hawk: After I go on a ship, the default is set back to nothing
Mesanna: that is a bug
Bleak: I will look into this
Raven Hawk: and I have to reset the default location
Misk: that should be pretty simple to fix!
Raven Hawk: thanks
Kyronix : Thanks for your questions!
Raven Hawk: That’s all I have
Mesanna: thats for the bug also =)
Raven Hawk: thanks
Mesanna: thank you Raven
Tika W Majere: Hi! <3 I’m so glad you came to visit! It’s really nice to see you in game form!
Mesanna: hi Tika
Kyronix : Hello!
Tika W Majere: Okay so like…
Bleak: Hey
Misk: sup
Tika W Majere: I wanna say that all of the holiday deco and recent packs have been much appreciated…
Tika W Majere: Atleast in my castle. 😉
Tika W Majere: However…
Tika W Majere: Our clothing, while classic… is… lacking…
Tika W Majere: Any plans for future fashions?
Mesanna: Clothing is alot more detailed to put in
Tika W Majere: *puss in boots eyes*
Mesanna: it takes the artist alot longer so we have to plan
EM Avalon: oh geesh
Mesanna: Oh I want new clothes
Mesanna: New female clothes first!!!
Tika W Majere: hehe Right on! YAY!
Mesanna: cause WE rule
Tika W Majere: *confetti*
Mesanna: ROFL
Tika W Majere: And lastly… undie dye tub?
Mesanna: rofl
Mesanna: I wish
Tika W Majere: haha
Tika W Majere: Lastly! LASTLY!
EM Avalon: *chuckle*
Tika W Majere: Mesanna Lanturn for Legends.
Tika W Majere: Pllleeeaaazzzeee
EM Avalon: !!
EM Avalon: ooh
Mesanna: I will do one
Tika W Majere: YAY!
Mesanna: I promise
Tika W Majere: Like right now?
EM Avalon: haha
Mesanna: I will come kill you all soon
EM Avalon: eek
Tika W Majere: Had to ask. <3 Much love to y’all. Thank you for your hard work!
Mesanna: Thank you
EM Avalon: oh my
Kyronix : Thank You!
lil Ray: Grettings I have several questions to ask.
Mesanna: hi Lil Ray
Bleak: Hi Ray
Kyronix : Greetings!
lil Ray: Will you in the future allow crafting of raised garden beds and planters
Mesanna: planters maybe but not garden beds
lil Ray: not even the small version
Mesanna: we sell those
lil Ray: i need more for free
Mesanna: LOL
lil Ray: lol
EM Avalon: dont we all
lil Ray: last question
Mesanna: nice try though
EM Avalon: haha
lil Ray: back in the day at crhistmas time we had a raindeer vs santa vs elfs any chance we can do that
Mesanna: I remember those shards
Mesanna: Bleak can we get those back?
lil Ray: Last thought more items to steal is good for more
Bleak: I will check and see if we still have this code
Bleak: : )
lil Ray: thx
lil Ray: have a good day
Mesanna: hi Sakura
Sakura-X: hi
You see: stone pavers
Kyronix : Hello
Sakura-X: sorry I cant face to face…
Sakura-X: ok
Mesanna: its ok
Bleak: Hey
Sakura-X: I did
Sakura-X: And sorry, my English is not good
Mesanna: thats ok
Sakura-X: Question
Sakura-X: Will Skill Cap will be araised from 120 ?
Mesanna: We do not have any plans to raise it higher than that
Mesanna: at this time
Sakura-X: But, Power Scroll is no value now
Mesanna: so we need to come up with a trade in system
Sakura-X: I think it is not good situation
Mesanna: like tokuno dyes system for scrolls =)
Misk: you can turn them into points with Cleanup Britannia…
Mesanna: we are always adding new items to the clean up
Sakura-X: Is there any change of skill cap?
Mesanna: total skill cap?
Mesanna: I would like to bump it a little
Mesanna: maybe just a little bit =)
Sakura-X: not total
Sakura-X: I wish change from 120 to 125
Mesanna: no
Mesanna: we are not going to change that
Sakura-X: I see
Sakura-X: OK, thank you
Mesanna: thank you
Kyronix : Thanks for your questions
ANDROMEDA: hiya guys…good times 😉
Mesanna: hi Andrp,eda
Kyronix : Hello
Mesanna: wow
Bleak: hi
Mesanna: Andromeda too
ANDROMEDA: prob the dumbest asked here
ANDROMEDA: is there a possibility of change in the runebook area
ANDROMEDA: i wish to secure this
ANDROMEDA: 16 isnt enough
Misk: more entries in the book?
Mesanna: more locations?
ANDROMEDA: i wish to secure this
ANDROMEDA: i wish to release this
ANDROMEDA: more entries…im carring 13 in my pack atm
Mesanna: I actually agree with you
ANDROMEDA: maybe multi pages
Mesanna: it was fine when they were first put in the game
Mesanna: but we need bigger better ones
EM Avalon: *nods*
Mesanna: good suggestion
Mesanna: thank you
ANDROMEDA: tyvm hun
Kyronix : Thanks!
Mesanna: hi Furley
Furley’s: greetings all
Kyronix : Greetings!
Furley’s: I was wondering how is the new Counselor program coming along?
Mesanna: I have over 250 applications
Mesanna: going thru them
Furley’s: omg
EM Avalon: wow
Mesanna: please keep in mind we have to get Bleak to write a new system for us
Furley’s: when do you plan on getting it going?
Mesanna: we are not going to be using the old system
Furley’s: Thanks all for coming out, and gnite
Mesanna: I will be getting all the letters out probably around May
Mesanna: I will be getting them robed on TC1 so they can learn they powers in June
Mesanna: hi Aragorn
Kyronix : Hello!
ARAGORN: hi all its an honor to meet yall :)
Mesanna: Nice to meet you also
ARAGORN: I did finally get to see your state of uo address on youtube..very nicely done
Mesanna: we plan to have those more often
ARAGORN: you mentioned on there about gold going away and going to a ledger system?
ARAGORN: can u explain that in more detail plz?
Mesanna: Actually not yet
Mesanna: we do not have it all figured out in detail yet
Mesanna: but as soon as we do you guys will know
Mesanna: I hate to say something and it be untrue
ARAGORN: can it be summarized at all? maybe concept?
You see: stone pavers
Kyronix : Our high level goals are to basically make large amounts of gold easier to store
Kyronix : trade
Kyronix : and so on
Mesanna: it would be account tracked
Mesanna: gold will still be in the game but not in the large quanities like it is now
Mesanna: no checks
Mesanna: which frees up so much space
ARAGORN: very interesting idea
Mesanna: and look at all the atm vendors we will do away with =P
Misk: you will still be able to have gold for deco purposes
ARAGORN: oh my bank manager will have to go on unemployment..darn
Mesanna: lol
EM Avalon: haha
Mesanna: we hate to put anything out of business
EM Avalon: unless its a lawyer
ARAGORN: hehe she’ll get over it..thats the price of business
ARAGORN: one more question is any future plans for invasions? like the one that happened back in 2004?
ARAGORN: in britain
Mesanna: Kyronix
You see: stone pavers
Kyronix : Never know what nefarious types will spring up in an effort to disrupt our peaceful cities
EM Avalon: *chuckle*
Kyronix : We definitely want to add a little flair to invasions like we did with the Minax invasions
Kyronix : Make them more fun and dynamic
ARAGORN: :) i look forward to it thank yall for your time :) *bows*
Kyronix : Thank you
Kyronix : *grins*
Mesanna: Our time is coming to an end we will answer one question from each person in line
DevilsOwn: evenin all and thanks for coming to Legends!
Mesanna: Greetings
Kyronix : Hello!
Bleak: Hello
DevilsOwn: my question is about high res art project – it was slated for possibly this year
DevilsOwn: how is it going?
Mesanna: we are working on it
Mesanna: we hope to have our first pass out later this year
DevilsOwn: housing tiles slowing you down, yes?
Misk: it has not made it to QA yet, so not super quick
Mesanna: so many tiles
DevilsOwn: thank you for your time, I look forward to it,, and possibly new housing tiles
Kyronix : Thanks for the question!
Mesanna: Hi Arakad
Arakad Thorn: Lo’ I tremble before the dark lady … I risk my life again
Mesanna: lol
Arakad Thorn: I am in contact via ICQ to some who couldn’t make it tonight
Arakad Thorn: one of them wants to know about Morph earrings, they allow humans to wear / use elf items. Any plans on including gargoyles to that list?
Misk: not at this time, and honestly probably not ever
Arakad Thorn: Another asks a good question about Magery spell: Polymorph. Every magic brought out gives alternate forms special abilities
Arakad Thorn: Why not improve Polymorph, as Magery seems to be falling behind
Misk: magery offers diversity
Mesanna: We have been looking at so many other things we have not even though about updating magery
Mesanna: to be honest with you
Arakad Thorn: true, Necromancy has alternate forms that allow different advantages/disadvantages. I believe the question is – will you improve on that spell with the new content? New forms to chose from. And give those forms the appropriate updates
Mesanna: we should do a magery mastery
Mesanna: and you are asking more than 1 question
Arakad Thorn: *sorry – you can kill me for free later*
Mesanna: but I can kill you for free now =P
EM Avalon: eek
EM Avalon: quick run
Mesanna: lol
Arakad Thorn: *laughs*
Kyronix : Thanks!
Caelyr: hello!
Mesanna: hi Caelyr
Kyronix : Greetings!
Bleak: Hi Caelyr
Caelyr: you’ve mentioned at times that you all have a lot on your plates
Mesanna: always
Caelyr: and recently asked for ideas on new rewards, etc
Mesanna: yes sir
Caelyr: would you consider broadening that to allow for user generated content?
Mesanna: define that
Caelyr: such as art assets and other things which would consume precious hours
Caelyr: perhaps ideas or content could be voted for democratically
Caelyr: steam, for example, has its workshops
Mesanna: this is true
Mesanna: its something that we can look into
Mesanna: since we are Broadsword and not EA
Mesanna: that option is actually open to us
Mesanna: so I will not say no
Caelyr: congratulations, by the way
Mesanna: thank you
Caelyr: here’s to the future, eh
EM Avalon: here here!
Kyronix : Huzzah!
Caelyr: thanks for your time
Mesanna: thank you
EM Avalon: haha
Mesanna: hi Nazoc
Kyronix : Greetings!
Bleak: Hello
Nazoc: Hi, just one quick question
Nazoc: Why is house placement disabled on TC ? When will it be back up ?
Mesanna: Bleak is working on it
Mesanna: so he can answer it
Bleak: I will be working to get housing back up and running soon on TC1
Mesanna: we have alot of people asking the same question
Bleak: The plan is to have it up by tomorrow.
Nazoc: oh ok thank you very much
Kyronix : Thanks for the question!
Mesanna: hi Athena
Athena Rage: hello
Kyronix : Greetings!
Athena Rage: im not sure which chat to talk in sorry
Misk: this one is fine
Mesanna: ?
Athena Rage: i had 3 questions but will ask 1
Athena Rage: ive read on web page bout the shroud of the avatar, but im confused, is that part of uo, or all
Athena Rage: together different game?
Misk: altogether different game
Mesanna: It is not UO
Athena Rage: so its not part of uo?
Mesanna: Nope
Mesanna: Different game
Athena Rage: ok tyvm for your time Great ones
Athena Rage: bows
Mesanna: You are most welcome
Kyronix : Thanks for your question!
Mesanna: Thank you Athena
Savoua Fair: Eavning
Mesanna: hi Savova
Kyronix : Hello!
Savoua Fair: Will Factions continue as a lead for PvP in Felluccua?
Kyronix : We are in the process of replacing factions with a more agile PvP experience
Savoua Fair: So wait to restart in it?
Mesanna: We will be getting together a player group
Mesanna: to give us input
Savoua Fair: Ill keep an eye out.
Savoua Fair: Thank you
Mesanna: please do
Kyronix : Thank you for your question!
Seledor: Greetings and well met all
Mesanna: hi Seledor
Kyronix : Hello!
Bleak: Hi
Seledor: I hav greatly enjoyed the presence of the Sea Dragons over the yrs
EM Avalon: *smiles*
Seledor: I was just wondering if they could b made more interactive to attract more interest in them
Mesanna: I personally would love to see more sea creatures
Kyronix : Hear Hear!
EM Avalon: *hides glee*
Mesanna: so I guess our answer is its very much possible
Seledor: it would giv us players who r not able todo the major battles something to do
EM Avalon: *grins*
Seledor: Ty for ur time
Mesanna: dragon turtles!!
EM Avalon: haha!
Alice Wonderland: *Cheshire Cat Grin*
EM Avalon: wooo
Alice Wonderland: *HUMS*
Mesanna: hi
Bleak: Hello
Alice Wonderland: Hail my UO Gods and Goddess
Mesanna: How are you Alice
Alice Wonderland: well my dark lady
Alice Wonderland: My question is related to being able to use the house art for castles
Alice Wonderland: and make them more customizable
Alice Wonderland: stained glass windows, get rid of barrier at the front entrance
Misk: meaning customizable castles or using the existing wall art to decorate casles?
Mesanna: we have had many discussions about making castles customizable
Alice Wonderland: either and perferable both
Alice Wonderland: wonderful! hopfully very soon!
Alice Wonderland: *Cheshire Cat Grin*
EM Avalon: that smile scares me
Mesanna: I can say we are always talking about it
Alice Wonderland: *cackles*
Alice Wonderland: *nods*
Alice Wonderland: thank you Great ones
Mesanna: do you have a white rabbit in your pocket?
Kyronix : Thank you for the question!
EM Avalon: dont ask…
Alice Wonderland: close ….
Mesanna: sorry
EM Avalon: haha
Alice Wonderland: *winks*
EM Avalon: afraid to know
Mesanna: lol
Agatha: Hi. – With the upcoming Vice vs. Virture, are Faction “Arties” being kept? Or will players need to
Mesanna: hi Agatha
Agatha: adjust their suits in advance?
Misk: similar artifacts will be made available
Agatha: Some of the mods on faction artifacts can essentially make or break a suit, which is why I asked.
Misk: with identical or potentially better stats
Kyronix : We aren’t interested in forcing people to redo the hard work they put into their suits
Kyronix : That’s no fun :(
Agatha: Ah yes, that was my concern Kyronix.
Agatha: Thank you all for your time, have an excellent night!
Kyronix : Thanks!
Mesanna: I was on the team when they first put in Factions
Mesanna: it was broken then
Mesanna: I was on the team when they tried to fix factions
Mesanna: it was worse after that
Mesanna: everytime it just seems to get worse
Mesanna: time for a change
EM Avalon: *nods*
Tika W Majere: I couldn’t stay away!
Mesanna: Tika you have been here already
Tika W Majere: Okay
Tika W Majere: I just would like to say…
Mesanna: quickly then
Tika W Majere: You should come visit us more often!
Tika W Majere: That is all!
Mesanna: lol
EM Avalon: haha
Tika W Majere: 😀
Bleak: lol
Mesanna: I am coming to kill Legends please show up
Mesanna: lol
EM Avalon: hee hee hee
Tika W Majere: I’ll be near the front of the line! 😉
Tika W Majere: Thank you!
EM Avalon: they like to die
Mesanna: *hugs*
Tika W Majere: *hugs*
Tika W Majere: Thanks!
Mesanna: Thank you Legends for having us
EM Avalon: Thank you Mesanna and Devs for gracing us with your presence
EM Avalon: we have enjoyed having you
Mesanna: Again if you have any ideas for rewards or gifts we would love to hear them
Kyronix : Thanks for having us!
EM Avalon: *coffee pot!*
Bleak: Thanks for having us!
Mesanna: please email me with your ideas so I can get them on the list
Mesanna: Thank you!
Mesanna: Good night all
EM Avalon: good night!
Kyronix : Have a great night everyone!

Legends Welcomes EM Mayu

November 19, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

Legends was eager to welcome their new EM who is stepping in after the sudden departure of EM Helios. A large crowed had gathered inside the Event Moderators Hall and suddenly EM Miko appeared with his new side kick EM Mayu.

The two EMs look to have many similarities with one glaringly different feature….EM Mayu is a female and the first of her kind on Legends. In a playful discussion between the EMs and players the new EM explained several ideas they hope to implement on Legends. The current story arc involving the sea dragons and dueling cities will continue shortly and the EMs have promised that several new branches of events will spiral off the current story line. Players will have opportunities to contribute during the events and more importantly, they will also have opportunities to contribute on their own time when the events are not active. The EMs also explained that their website,, has been revamped and it looks really nice, please visit when you get the chance. It should serve as a good spot to find information on the EMs and their events. The crowed responded pleasantly when EM Mays addressed Miko’s stinginess and promised for a more steady flow of rewards to the players who participate in the events. Welcome EM Mayu!! may your journey through Legends be long and prosperous!

A Happy Halloween On Legends

November 01, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

Another Halloween has come and gone with plenty of pumpkins picked, skeletons slain and bones collected.  The 2012 edition on Legends featured a long night of events hosted by EM Miko, who showed his true colors when he finally arrived without wearing his trademark hooded shroud.  Or maybe it was just a really good costume but it looked real to me.  See for yourself…..

After stuffing packies full of pumpkins the crowed was split into two teams and they reassembled at Jhelom Farms.  For the first game the two teams would face off against each other as they attempted to fill there pens with the most pumpkins.  The teams pillaged and plucked each others pumpkin patches and when the tug of war finally ended the grey teams pile was slightly more polluted with pumkins. 

The second event also featured you favorite vegetable, yes the pumpkin.  The winner of this game had to match EM Miko’s pumpkin sequence quicker then anyone else.  It’s not as easy as it looks.

This years 2012 Legends Halloween Trick or Treating Champion is…..Wobble!!!  Congratulations for out trick or treating everyone on Legends and getting more tricks per treat then even the most experienced of trick or treaters.

Once the group had pouches full of candy from the last game they headed back to Jhelom Farms to use it in the next game.  This game involved eating candy while running across a field, and I know what your thinking….never run and eat candy at the same time!  But we did anyway and I think everyone survived.

One of the last known Bal Thran scales to the shard was revealed by EM Miko.  Knowing it had devastatingly evil powers we decided the best thing to do with it was crumple it up and toss it in the water….So we did.  And the results were unfortunate as an army of undead and EM Miko’s Dragon swarmed the Island.  EM Miko laughed as most of the players parished but they still showed enough wit to eventually defeate the swarm.

Next up was the pumpkin carve.  This game also involved running but it was much safer as this time you just had to carry a knife.  The knife was used to carve through boars as the players would race to the pumpkins which they were required to carry across the finish line.

Everyone was a winner at the apple bobbing game but those who stayed for the after party got a special peak at EM Miko’s arsenal of Dragons.  Happy Halloween Legends.








Celebrate 15 Years with us!

October 20, 2012 By: Lady Tia Category: Atlantic News, Baja News, Catskills News, Chesapeake News, Drachenfels News, Europa News, General News, Great Lakes News, Lake Austin News, Lake Superior News, Legends News, Napa Valley News, Oceania News, Origin News, Pacific News, Siege Perilous News, Sonoma News


Tomorrow we are all a part of history! The majority of us know how old Stratics is and here are some interesting facts Stratics.

Stratics will be hosting a Livestream tomorrow at 2:00pm EST, 1:00 pm CST, 11:00 am PST and 7:00 pm BST and the thread to share their own memories.

Stratics encourages anyone interested to attend. During this live hangout, Stratics will be giving away beta keys, merchandise, and a brand new Razer Naga gaming mouse.

You won’t want to miss the festivities.  Happy 15th Anniversary Stratics!

Missing Mythical Sea Dragons

October 18, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

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In a shocking report from the docks of Serpents Hold the Defenders of Jhelom and players of Legends have come to find that the Mythical Sea Dragons that were contained in the waterways have disappeared.  There is no explanation on how they escaped the ship blockade or where they could possibly be.  These dragons have been known to have special powers and abilities that could pose danger to the realm if they fall into the wrong hands.  Any information on the dragons where abouts should be reported immediately. 

***Updated 11/1/12

The Sea Dragons have resurfaced in Serpents Hold and now have a temporary home on the west side of the Island.


Meet and Greet with EM Miko

October 10, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

First off Lady Mesanna stopped in to let the players know that EM Helios made his own decision to step down as an EM.  Mesanna explained how he had worked with the EM program for 4 years and wanted all the players on Legends to know how much he enjoyed working with them.  We should expect to see a new EM arrive at some point on the shard and she hinted towards the possibility of this person being a female, which would be a first for Legends.

Then EM Miko hosted a meet and greet for the players of Legends.  Many things were discussed and for those who missed I would like to fill you in on some of the information that we received.  EM Miko was looking for input and feedback on the recent and future events on Legends.  Time of the events was a hot topic so we took a vote and 9pm EST was the most popular time.  EM Miko was happy with the turn out of players at last month’s events which were all held at 11pm.  So he promised to hold events at different times to try to accommodate as many players as possible with the possibility of multiple events per day.  The most important thing regarding time of events is to check the town criers, they will have time and dates posted several days before their occurrence.  Events for the current story line will be held on Mondays through Thursdays.  There will be a points system put in place based on participation with attendance being taken at the beginning of an event.  Players will have an opportunity to turn in a book with their name to the EM during an event as well.  Points will also be based on other things like progressing an event, making a discovery, helping others progress in the event and by various other contributions towards the event.  The point Tally will mainly be used to determine titles much like the “Sea Dragon Herders” that you see on Legends currently(I’m guessing).

The current event has two groups of players squaring off against each other.  Both groups are centered around a city, Jhelom and Trinsic.  Players can choose to have characters on both sides but one single character can only choose one side at a time.  And you can switch sides, but all these things may effect your points.  The Defenders of Jhelom are currently working to protect their beloved Mythical Sea Dragons while the Trinsic Elite has threatened war and boasts the powers of several Crimson Dragons that have laid carnage to several players already.  There are also missing purple frogs on Legends right now that may be of use to one or both of the player groups.  Events are set to continue next Monday so watch the town criers.

2012 Phoenix Festival Wrap Up

October 08, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

It was worth the wait!  This years Festival was a success from start to finish, packed with creative competitions, rewards, giveaways and the colorful community that makes up Legends.  Big thanks to DevilsOwn and her entourage, you put together a memorable weekend.  In loving memory of Lady Phoenix.

Pink is in season.

It’s not a festival unless there is Mage Poker.

Patiently waiting for the IDOC to drop with some Phoenix to keep everyone company.  Thank you TMC.

You got thirty minutes to catch the biggest fish of your life.  Literally, because the boats going to sink!

Throwing darts at a mongbat is fun.  Throwing darts at a mongbat while drunk is even more fun.

Mystikal took down the reining Olympic champion on his way to winning the Archery Tournament.

What?  Someone gets a free castle?  Ok, where do I sign up?

Pedestal Pong…. a game of chance, teleportation, fun, and frustration.

Thank You EM Helios

October 05, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News


Legends Olympics Day 6

September 06, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

I would like to thank EM Helios and everyone who participated in the events for the 2012 Legends Olympics.  Here is a quick wrap up on the medalists for the final day.


G – DevilsOwn

S – Stoned McNuge

B – Undead Costume


G – Stoned McNuge

S – Undead Costume

B – DevilsOwn


G – Luxon Artison

S – Stoned McNuge

B – Garglethis


G – Stoned McNuge

S – Garglethis

B – Luxon Artison

Taming Race

G – Casper

S – Sunlaira

B – Hawk Eye

Horse Race

G – Promathia

S – Virem

B – Jhonny


G – Damia

S – Champion

B – Grabber Terra


G – Stoned McNuge

S – Raistlin

B – Momma McNuge

Fishing Event Weigh Ins

G – Miss Behavin

S – Kettie

S – Bearded McNuge

B – Jedidiah McNuge


Final Medal Count

Malas – G:9 S:7 B:4

Tokuno Islands – G:4 S:3 B:2

Trammel – G:1 S:3 B:7

Ter Mur – G:3 S:2 B:2

Felucca – G:2 S:3 B:2

A handful of medal winners did not declare a facet. 




Legends Olympics Day 5

August 31, 2012 By: Jeriicco Category: Legends News

Mage Battles was the first event and  Bearded McNuge managed to get burned to a crisp twice salvaging a bronze while Zathora Mand Rak and Jedidiah McNuge battled down to the rubber match for the gold.  With a just a few hit points remaining Jed was able to defeat Zathora and set the final spots on the podium.  Zathora was proud to add another medal for Ter Mur.

The final event of the night was the King of the Hill set to take place at the Jhelom Pits.  In a game of numbers Guild Member did well to hang on and capture a bronze medal.  Jedidiah McNuge doubled up on the day in golds as he showed his brother McNuge who ruled on the day.    The final day of the events is tomorrow beginning at 6pm EST. 

Unofficial Medal Count
Malas – G:6 S:4 B:3
Tokuno Islands – G:2 S:2
Felucca – G:1 S:2 B:2
Trammel – S:1 B:5
Ter Mur – G:1 S:1