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All posts created by Flari-Merchant

Flari-Merchant
If they could get a few "Factions" going (just even something primitive) I think it would be neat for a certain faction rank to grant "ignore security level" for "x rounds or seconds"
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
Paddy Fitzpatrick
Fiery wind
Trade secrets smile

Translation: Nothing smile
"pssst - the secrets are in The Kama Sutra. You just have to read it upside down…"
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
That's a detailed answer and makes sense. Thank you. smile
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
Hmmm… I guess that you missed the thread wherein I agreed to an idea to add a cost for High Sec hexes. I just disagreed with Low Sec hexes getting an income bonus.

PVP isn't anathema to me at all. I champion for it all the time, especially better mechanics for both loot and banditry. I think that you know that or you do not retain your reading or you just don't read the forums. Will state again, as I always have, that the "open world PVP vibe" really isn't the intended structure of environment that The owners and developers want for the game, as far as I know anyway.

This "zone" type setting we have now is mostly beneficial to new players without developed skills. I gather almost exclusively in areas that are totally open to PVP at all times. IMO, your dissatisfaction with PVP is mostly a symptom of lack of players in the game. You find it hard to find them.

A little forethought and a feud could be one solution for you.
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
@ Bob

I have a wonder about this:

"•If the amount of DI banked in any Development Index is above the Max DI for that Index, the settlement will shut down. Settlement leaders can reactivate the settlement at any time by downgrading and/or destroying the settlement’s structures until the DI requirements are met."

The whole goal is to build DI potential. Couldn't extra over max just be "lost" as it is/was with influence? Shutting down the whole settlement for going over a bit in one Index seems a bit counter intuitive to building "cushions" as well as harsh.
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
Seriously?

All you have to do is feud the particular group that you are after. Then you're good to go anywhere but TK.

Your idea would be alright and I wouldn't object to it if the game's focus was on uncontrolled PVP, but it isn't. The focus has always been on PVP for reasons worthy of at least feuding groups mostly, with some ways (a few small ones) to just kill for the sake of killing-to add some danger and risk elements.

I can understand that you want more options for unrestricted PVP but really, that wasn't in the original plan, nor is it what a majority of players here signed up for.
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
Edit: Removed. Going to make sure I grasp the system fully before I start the questions.
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Flari-Merchant
Thanks for the update, Bob. Don't work yourselves sick. smile
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Flari-Merchant
Paddy Fitzpatrick
Always happy to help brings smile

@Flari

Yeah it was a bit of a tangent but not completely unrelated. We don't want to lie to new players by claiming we are one thing and then having a completely different culture when people get here. That's what I was going for with regards to identity and culture. What is the character of said group and the people in it?

To approach it from another angle, lets say that the impossible happened and Dun Baile joined this Commonwealth of yours. What would change and what would stay the same? What could I expect to see in my day to day life?
Honestly I think that you are getting a little too deep here. lol What is a day in the game life that you experience right now? Do you look for and do escalations as a group while some of you choose to gather and others move bulk around? Do you fight when you have to and/or when you want to? Do you work as a group to help each other meet gates or get influence through all of that? I expect that you do.

That's about it. smile There are no lies anywhere in anything posted herein.

But, this isn't a philosophical discussion thread. It should be moved elsewhere.

PS: What would change in your daily play if Dun Baile joined The Commonwealth?
Would have to know what your day is like now, Paddy. Something that I have no real idea about… Except banditry against non enemies would have to leave your realm of options.
"I buy Azoth for 5sp/ea. I will trade Enchanting or other rare materials/anything for Azoth. Contact me if interested. GET YOUR COIN EASY!"
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Flari-Merchant
Hmmm… hadn't really thought that I was advertising to attract new players here… You were asking about culture. Which is not really the same thing and is pretty much stated all through this tread. Though I feel that culture is probably more important to me in looking for a group to join.

Is there something to do in this game that some groups never do? I doubt that very much. What I'll say to that question is that things are "Under Development".

Is that closer to what you are phishing for? smile
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