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Haunted Valour

 
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:55 am    Post subject: Haunted Valour

Haunted Valour begins on Fri Oct 31 00:00:00 2014.

Synopsis:

Every year, Strythoween falls upon the day at which the barrier dividing
the Ether from our world grows weak. This particular year, the moon
Nunitari will be hidden by its sister moons in a perfect lunar eclipse,
leaving the Ether barrier in its most vulnerable state in centuries.

Fortunetellers suggest that the souls that have passed to the other side may
return...
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Andrael



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:49 am    Post subject:

Sounds awesome
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Ozaru



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:41 pm    Post subject:

This would be interesting to make deleted chars active again
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Tiqa



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 3:50 am    Post subject:

I can`t find where the quest starts
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Ceridwel
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:08 am    Post subject:

Tiqa!!!! You're still here!!!
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Vevier
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:29 am    Post subject:

Tiqa, as far as I know, it's just an event this year, no actual quest. Just do what your character would do and reap the benefits.
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Oxyl



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:32 pm    Post subject:

I'm trying to reap the benefits but:

- all the ghosts seem to do is stand around
- trying to kill one is pointless unless you're pinnacled and buffed

Am I missing something?
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Vanisse
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:43 pm    Post subject:

It's a 50s targeted event. I didn't have time to add all the other things I had had in mind because writing this took all the juice out of me and I won't be around for another few weeks.

To break it down, you can:
- kill the invading legions
- kill the invading knights
- kill errybody Banana

And you get to:
- see some ol folks getting honored
- feel like you're doing something for a cause
- gather items for 3 holiday-only sets

Yes, it's weird that they weren't actually fighting, but I didn't want the mobs to go and die before anyone got in there, and I don't have a way to have them fake fight right now.

To be honest I thought people would like this event. Apparently not.
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Esivole
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 3:00 pm    Post subject:

I love seeing old characters floating around.
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Faelon
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 12:43 am    Post subject:

I've enjoyed the event, but soloing them has been difficult and time consuming.
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Faelon
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 05, 2014 11:56 pm    Post subject:

There seemed to be some confusion on my last post, so I wanted to clear a few things up.

First of all - This event is absolutely on of the best events we have ever had. The sets are good, the items are good and the killing is just like a winter boss but without certain death from fleeing.

Second of all - I said it was time consuming and difficult to solo, which isn't untrue, but that doesn't make it not worth it by any stretch of the imagination. These sets actually offer pretty good attributes for someone who isn't running around in level 50 unique items. Some of the items on their own are better then some difficult rares, with very few drawbacks.

Lastly - I appreciate the effort that went in to this. The behind the scenes work for this event had to have been time consuming and not at all easy. So -

Thank you very much to all who made this possible. Truly appreciated and a wonderful event.
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Oxyl



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:40 am    Post subject:

Me too - didn't mean to sound thankless, it's very cool to see these revived legends! Very creative.
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