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  1. Something made me think of when I started playing Wurm as a newbie. I was excruciatingly lucky my original mayor was around coz he was working on the near by starter town. I soon found out he is rarely around. While milling around as a newbie someone was advertising to buy newbie dirt. They were offering half price & when i pushed to split they wouldn't have a bar of it so i thought, I'll dig my own dirt & sell it at the difference. 2 years later I haven't sold any dirt but I've filled bsb's of the stuff terraforming the town I bought from my original mayor. When I bought the village it came with a room with half to a dozen bsb's of dirt. Sitting here now I think about what my villagers would give for such an offer. ..but.. I have 55.75 digging to show for it If I had understood the value of hql tools & how much they speed up the process immensely I might not have been so confronted by the effort getting the dirt when the offer was put to me. I still see players now & then offering to buy @ half price. If they are quick they could post there forum stores below for free advertising
  2. It breaks my lil heart to watch the CA HELP tab and see the number of brand new players just getting completely obliterated by huge problems at the start of their adventure. A lot has been done to make the game more accessible over the years; it's all very impressive. The problem, as I see it, is that new players seem to always go to Xanadu. Now maybe that's not true - perhaps it's equal across all the servers - but the ones in trouble, the ones that cry in vain for assistance are invariably on Xanadu. So here's my basic idea: let's not give Xanadu as an option to toons created on fresh email addresses. Assume that they are brand new players, and stop them going to the biggest, most murderous, most isolated, most awe-inspiring server until they have skilled-up, or perhaps they're joining friends already there on an established deed. Something like that. Speaking for myself, I'd cross half a server to help a noob bleeding to death in the woods, but I cannot do that on Xan. Nothing against Xan; I am just thinking about the new players and the realities of being dropped into the middle of it. I'm really not trying to revitalise the older servers; I have interests on several servers including Xan, where I have deeded 3 times in different places. I like Xan. Xan doesn't like noobs. I think a mechanic along the above lines would lead to an increase in the Xan population as people will aspire to go there, and they'll be playing long enough to make that a reality, because they'd have survived better on the smaller servers. Sorry that i didn't write this better, but I hope you can see my point, and that the idea is actually helpful.
  3. This idea is being floated by Bloodscythe in the town square and I think it's a good idea and should be linked here since it pertains to us.
  4. Hello, I have read the long thread about guided starter towns. I think, that everything that is needed for engaging new players to stay in the game can be provided by the community. I am shure there are a lot player in the game that love to help new arrivers and I mean not only those who want to sell something to them. For my opinion its hard to get in touch with the new players if they dont ask questions in the chat window. So it would be a lot easier to find them if they would start in only one player town on one of the servers. I am shure this would encourage people to even let the markets grow around this town, to gather there often and newbies would place their first deeds around this town which would also allow all those new pleayers to not only meet the old WO gamers but more important: each other. I think its so nice to start a game with other starters, to explore the game together. But at the moment new people just dont meet each other because they are so spreaded over the map. As I started I walked trough the deadly lonely but heavily built Glasshollow and was asking myself if I am the only gamer in this game. If citys are empty I hought... the whole game must be. So the first impression for a new player should be that the game is alive, that other players are around and thats not possible with so many starter towns. I know a lot of players want the new ones to start on -their- server, and that is understandable because they want their server to stay lively. But if people dont stay in the game because they find it to lonely and hard to start... that doesnt help at all. For my opinion, it would help a lot to give new players one only starter town. This would encourage people who want to help newbies to be able to actually meet them. This would help new players to meet other new players in the game. It should be a starter town to which older gamer can travel easily to (reachable by ship not to far from server borders) so that they also are encouraged to go there, use the market there and help the new players. What do you think?
  5. Along the lines of having the 24hr light & agro range benefits for new players, I suggest also adding in a marker on compass, which shows the direction of the starter town. Why? Because one of the most common things that happens to new players is getting lost first thing. Been watching the CA the last few weeks and seen it happen a few times. Edit: Marker on compass only lasts 24hrs of game time, just like the other newbie buffs.
  6. I wasted 95 mins in the game just trying to play it, IM SO ANGRY. the server wont work. it shows like its on but the server isnt showing in the lan/internet tabs. A question to the developers why on hell you didnt make normal single player. (sorry for being so salty) I really want to keep the game. but if i cant play single player ill refund it. The game looks so fun. the link is a picture of my server and all of its warrning. In first i thougt its my anti virus. but then closed it. at first it worked but then it stopped, so its not my antivirus(kaspersky). oh and i tried to remove and install the game about 4 times... jsut saying.
  7. I wasted 95 mins in the game just trying to play it, IM SO ANGRY. the server wont work. it shows like its on but the server isnt showing in the lan/internet tabs. A question to the developers why on hell you didnt make normal single player. (sorry for being so salty) I really want to keep the game. but if i cant play single player ill refund it. The game looks so fun. the link is a picture of my server and all of its warrning. In first i thougt its my anti virus. but then closed it. at first it worked but then it stopped, so its not my antivirus(kaspersky). oh and i tried to remove and install the game about 4 times... jsut saying.
  8. I wasted 95 mins in the game just trying to play it, IM SO ANGRY. the server wont work. it shows like its on but the server isnt showing in the lan/internet tabs. A question to the developers why on ###### hell you didnt make ###### normal single player. (sorry for being so salty) I really want to keep the game. but if i cant play single player ill refund it. The game looks so fun. the link is a picture of my server and all of its warrning. In first i thougt its my anti virus. but then closed it. at first it worked but then it stopped, so its not my antivirus(kaspersky). oh and i tried to remove and install the game about 4 times... jsut saying. https://postimg.org/image/bl7rvvqqv/
  9. I wasted 95 mins in the game just trying to play it, IM SO ANGRY. the server wont work. it shows like its on but the server isnt showing in the lan/internet tabs. A question to the developers why on ###### hell you didnt make ###### normal single player. (sorry for being so salty) I really want to keep the game. but if i cant play single player ill refund it. The game looks so fun. the link is a picture of my server and all of its warrning. In first i thougt its my anti virus. but then closed it. at first it worked but then it stopped, so its not my antivirus(kaspersky). oh and i tried to remove and install the game about 4 times... jsut saying. https://postimg.org/image/bl7rvvqqv/
  10. I wasted 95 mins in the game just trying to play it, IM SO ANGRY. the server wont work. it shows like its on but the server isnt showing in the lan/internet tabs. A question to the developers why on ###### hell you didnt make ###### normal single player. (sorry for being so salty) I really want to keep the game. but if i cant play single player ill refund it. The game looks so fun. the link is a picture of my server and all of its warrning. In first i thougt its my anti virus. but then closed it. at first it worked but then it stopped, so its not my antivirus(kaspersky). oh and i tried to remove and install the game about 4 times... jsut saying. https://postimg.org/image/bl7rvvqqv/
  11. It takes a lot to run a town and I can tell you this because I'm Leather City Mayor. Pleased to say that we are seeking new and returning citizens to take part in the growth of this growing high elevation town nestled in a mountainous region. If you enjoy forests and mountains with plenty of mountain hiking and deep caverns, some fishing consider joining us. Our town council officials are on most everyday(when rl isn't calling) ready to talk and assist with any needs. English speaking and writing. Skype is optional We have openings for all kinds of crafters with spacious workshops available, plenty of forges, a saloon and deli for meals/drinks. Readiness for the new cooking updates. Begin your stay in the brand new town Inn while you explore what the regions holds and getting to know your way around. Msg Jasminth, Leather City's Mayor or Eridil, our local Sheriff Thanks...peace out! For images check out Freedom Isles; Xanadu; Recruiting; "Leather City, Your new home"
  12. Hello, I am a player who originally started playing on Wurm Unlimited. I already have a grasp on how the game works. I'm looking for a freedom deed to be around other players, and learn more about the game. I'm generally a fast learner, and easy to get along with. I am currently a premium member, so my skill gain isn't capped at 20. Thanks.
  13. This is only a suggestion. I have no idea how difficult or complex this would be. The ability to jump would be nice. If it is an Issue of fences wouldn't it be possible that with the Fence Models you can make them two tier with the second begin invisible? Another suggestion is: Is there any way to make this game into an EXE file? I have nothing but problems with java. each time I log out, if i want to log back in I need to clear java temp history.
  14. Posted Today, 12:17 PM korsarul, on 19 Oct 2015 - 06:33 AM, said: So glad you had a such a great experience. Thinking on this, an imping type area that new players could spawn at when they join game for a few days could really help further the tutorial of the game.
  15. Attention new players and old alike, the town of Port in the Storm located at E. 14 (North of Esert) The town is now recruiting new villagers to join its ranks, apart from the basics that will allow each villager to have a plot of their own for housing there are already pre-built facilities catering to each trade and available, we support encourage all players trades. For any and all inquiries about the village and its setups as contact us here or in game send a tell Andrewwhitman or Troy We currently seeking people to fill a number of trades\professionals. However for villagers who like to have one set profession or trade primary roles are open to take: Blacksmith Weaponsmith Armorsmith Carpentry Shipbuilder Masonry Miner Animal-Breeder Forster Farmer Merchants Chef
  16. Hey there guys! To let you know, I'm not really a new player. I tried this game a couple years ago, and quite frankly, I got addicted in no time. Like, seriously. I played for a month non-stop, in my little shack, grinding and grinding over and over again in hope of achieving something nice someday. Obviously, I had to quit for personnal reason and I never got back since then. From the time I played, I know there's been massive change to the game. New items, multiple-story buildings, new servers etc, etc... I want to get back, but I don't know where to go exactly. I don't want to play alone, at any case, because I don't have the time to play this game like I want to and I don't want to get stuck without any projects. To let you all know, I'm heavily focusing on PvE rather than bashing people's skulls. I don't mind getting into some fights for the fun of it, like for exemple, a tournament, or something like that....but I like I said, I don't have the time to repair my stuff over and over again because some guys just want to see the world burn. I'm working way too much during summer and I want to play with nice people during my days off. I know there is a section talking about new people recruitement, but I would rather like to have your impressions you have about your "realm". So, that's pretty much it! I'm wishing you all a good time playing and who knows, we might walk along the road together someday!!
  17. We have a couple houses still available and offer anyone in need of a roof, to escape the elements, a nice cottage, furnished with the necessary items to help you get a great start, we only ask you contribute to Norhaven any way you are comfortable, we are always in need of help. We are logged in and working on Norhaven Every Day, and would love for you to visit us. We are located just South of Linton Spawn, at L10 on your in game map. Thanks! SuperFly and Clementine
  18. When playing a game the fastest way for me to lose the motivation for it is to cheat. Opening the console and turning on godmode or giving me money is fun for a while but soon you realise there's no more challenge and you quit the game. Now Wurm is an extreme game. Everything is so hard to achieve that once you've done it you really feel pride in your achievements. And since I know how much time and dedication it took to finally be able to f.e. craft a 90Ql pickaxe and enchant it with a solid WoA 90 I rather not sell it at all than to underprize it. Now here are a few hypotheses: 1. A player who buys a high level account doesn't cherish the work needed to get it to where it is. 1.1. Therefore he/she is more likely to undercut the prizes on the market. 1.2. The market is flooded with good gear at low prizes forcing the other players to a) undercut as well or stop trying to sell anything. ---> Allowing to sell accounts hurts the economy dramatically. 2. A player who buys an account buys its reputation as well. 2.1. Other players might not know the account had been sold and trust the good reputation. 2.2. The new owner might not be so kindhearted and trustworthy as the reputation of the account make him/her seem. ---> Allowing to sell accounts opens the door for mischief, trolling and grieving. 3. A player who buys a high level account can do all the things that need higher skills immediately. 3.1. He/She doesn't get the feeling of accomplishment like the others after finishing a project. 3.2. He/She is bored of the game faster and is more likely to a) leave the game and/or sell the account again. 3.3 Veteran accounts don't "die out" making room for newer ones. ---> Allowing to sell accounts hurts the player count in the long run. Of course these hypotheses don't apply to every person who buys/bought an account! What do you think? Please discuss!
  19. I need some help. I'm having trouble formulating a coherent explanation of why or what I need help with. I think my main problem is I never find a community that pulls me back to Wurm. I want to go solo into Wurm but I can never survive well enough to have fun. I'm constantly repairing everything I make, so much so that I can't progress very much each play session. I guess what I'm trying to say is that I'm looking for somewhere that I can learn this game and find a community I enjoying been in.
  20. We come from ~7 years of UO from early "hardcore" ruleset to the carebear ###### that exists now. Gave a variety of MMOs a try. I regret not trying this one as I heard about it pre-minecraft and it sounds like it's amazing. I'm not trying to grind up quickly or anything, but I do want to play on a PvP server. What are the differences in the PvP servers? I was looking at this: http://www.wurmpedia.com/index.php?title=Server_types but for someone that has never played the game before, I don't fully understand it. It seems like factions of some sort, but the larger server is FFA entirely? (Chaos interests me the most because of the tile size) Have you ever played Salem MMO? Is it close to that? What's the combat like? What is the sieging like? I've started watching youtube vids. Any insight would be appreciated. Not looking for handouts or anything, but may subscribe for at least a month to get going and see how it plays from there. (I like that you can pay in BTC)
  21. User cannot access forum page (says permission denied). That is even accessing web page as a guest viewer. He's created two characters, both which were playable for a short time after creation, then the game-start loading screen (with the tower) stalls on "Connecting". When wrong password is used, it does connect enough to say it's the wrong user/pwd. It seems to me he's being blocked on the Wurm side. Is there an adaptive security thing that's blocking play? He's connecting through a VPN, is that part of the issue? I'm using the same OS as he is, I can access game fine. (Had some graphical issues on my end at first but now it's fine)
  22. I am looking for a new player who wants to build his/her skills in a safe and fun environment. I am part of a strong, close alliance here on Deli. We have all the resources you need to build your skills and experiment so you can decide what you want to be and do in Wurm. Brandville is located around 35y 4.5x. I can come and pick you up if you need help getting here. Skills you can build include, but not limited to: Nature-Gardening, Farming, Foraging, Botany, and Forestry. Animals-Animal Husbandry, Animal Taming. Fighting-choose your weapon and we will hunt! Cooking-Butchering, Hot Food Cooking Fishing Carpentry, fine Carpentry Smithing, Black Smithing, Weapons Smithing Masonry Mining Digging Pottery Leather Working Ship Building Body and mind skills Wood Cutting Tailoring And much much more Please PM me so we can talk.
  23. im looking for a deed in independence at the west -side of independence(within 20x).I are a new player but im learning fast and deed must have above 3ppl in it to have company
  24. I'm a new player looking for a village or just one person is fine as well to join. I don't no anything really except what I learned from the wiki and tutorial.
  25. Lemosa Docks is always open to new players, and located on the the Celebration server. Private message me on forums, then use /t Onyr when in game. We are a caring and comfortable group, willing to help new players learn the game. Cut trees - There is a large tree farm of pine and cedar. Build a house - Each new player gets a small lot to build their own house. Farm - Each house lot has a secure fenced yard behind. Raise animals - Keep animals in your yard, feed and tame them. Build a boat - Plenty of trees, and a great dock to build on. Explore - Several abandoned settlements nearby to search for treasure. Hunt - Excellent wilderness close by to find monsters worthy of a fight. You are welcome to come for a short stay, or a long time. There is plenty of room nearby to forge your own way in the wilderness, with a safe and close location to respawn in. Welcome to the softer side of Wurm. Private message me on forums. Private message me on forums. Private message me on forums. I would hate to miss a message on the forums and leave you cold and lonely with no trees to cut.