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Shard Reviews / Re: The Lost City Reviews
« Last post by Archon on August 15, 2017, 02:05:25 PM »
amanpanda [score hidden] 4 hours ago
Lost city shard. You can afk anything, but it's devolved into pay to win. The shards currency is used to level up level items which are a necessity of you actually want to be able to kill things yourself. Also, something stupid like 98% of the shards economy is controlled by a handful of people.
Basically it's had a lot of bad updates that make it harder and harder for new players while keeping old players on their thrones. There's 0 chance you catch up to anyone without shelling out lots of cash.
Shard Reviews / Re: Ultima Shards - Multiverse
« Last post by Archon on June 22, 2017, 01:14:05 PM »
Vorspire: Shadowage is not the same as Multiverse

Dante: You are an idiot and a liar, the domain is forwarded to Ultima
Shards Multiverse project, on top of that your wiki states "Welcome To Ultima Shards
:AOS, Ultima Shards builds on the community and systems of UO Shadow Age and
Shard Reviews / Re: UO Freedom Reviews
« Last post by Archon on June 22, 2017, 01:08:13 PM »
This is a direct quote form the owner of UO Freedom:

As most of you are aware I took control of freedom a few months back. Within this
time I realized how in over my head I was.

Almost instantaneously my personal life and development life collided in ways I
never saw coming. With this I was unable to truly give the proper attention to this
project. As a consequence of my actions, something I take full responsibility for,
our playerbase fell to an all time low. At times having 0 people on the server.

Over this time the current staff and myself came to the realization that we're not
being fair to our players, to all of you. We're not able to provide the content,
and the atmosphere that so many of you are accustomed to. So it is with my saddest
regards that I formally announce the closing of this server.
Shard Reviews / Re: UO Freedom Reviews
« Last post by Archon on June 22, 2017, 01:07:23 PM »
Vorspire 1 point 7 months ago*
At any rate, my shard is totally not the right place to go to learn about UO; it's
basically not UO, so any new players would have a very hard time adapting learned
skills to/from other shards without being confused. (This is why I rarely recommend
my own shard to new players)
Shard Reviews / Re: UO Freedom Reviews
« Last post by Archon on June 22, 2017, 01:05:57 PM »
Vorspire has completely destroyed UO Freedom by adding the bugged VNc core and losing the
entire playerbase. That used to be an active pvp shard before he took it over

Shard Reviews / Re: Ultima Shards - Multiverse
« Last post by Archon on June 21, 2017, 10:30:44 AM »
This shard closed and reopened several times.  It had a lot of hype, but ultimately failed.  The playerbase was very angry with the owner Punkte, as you can read on the UO Shadowage Review


Punkte tried to rename the UO Shadowage shard to ultima-shards and recruit scripters to help fix the code mess.  He reopened the same AOS shard and started over with a new name, but the same issues still persist

They seem to still be working on this project, but there are too many bug fixes and uncertainty to enjoy this shard.  Bad reputation and Low population

Vorspire is also working on this project and has a very bad track record for running shards and closing them, he claims this was not the same project as Shadowage and had nothing to do with the failed shard, but the following posts clearly show he was lying

Vorspire: I came in at the end of a failing shard, by that time it was too late to
save Shadowage

Vorspire: I didn't work at Shadow Age and the players who are now playing at Shards
have been reimbursed. This has nothing to do with me.

Vorspire: Shadowage is not the same as Multiverse

Also, Shadowage != Multiverse. It is a new project with a new team.

"Shadowage != Multiverse. It is a new project with a new team"...Punkte it still
there and was the previous owner...

If Shadowage=Multiverse then all the garbage from that mess is true. Even if you
erase the negative info on the old forums and redirect it does not make it less true?

Just because punkte is on the team does not mean that it is a successor to the
older shard

Trust me, I get that some people will be upset that they put hundreds of hours on
it. I've put thousands of hours on it and its my baby. Last thing I want is to see
a wipe, but its going to really allow Shadow Age to thrive again, under a different
name, but nonetheless its still Shadow Age.

Shard Reviews / Ultima Shards - Multiverse
« Last post by Archon on June 20, 2017, 09:54:00 AM »
Ultima Shards Multiverse

Expansion: AOS
Styles: Custom
Description: Join the Ultima Shards Multiverse by choosing to play either AOS or the currently being developed T2A server. Experience a server with some custom content

Current players: 5
Average players: 22
Maximum players: 40
Current response time: 195ms
Average response time: 269ms
Uptime: 79.63%

UOC Review - This shard has had a hard start, there were several scandals relating to burning their donators from the previous name/version/shard.  Be warned, this is the same shard as the old UO Shadowage that was run by Punkte and Vorspire.  The shard failed and they did a money grab, then just closed the shard.  They then announced they were opening a new shard called Ultima Shards Multiverse.

This group has a long history of bad behavior and horrible reputations, you should avoid this shard completely.
This shard reports fake player counts and has a very low population.  They claim they are developers but, cant seem to keep the shard online, the core is full of bugs and used the amateur ServUO core with Vorspire's Vita Nex core, which has been proven to be full of bugs and unstable

Content: ***
Staff: *
Population: *
Community: *
Custom: ****
Period accurate: *
Connection: ***
Free Advertising! / Re: Where can I advertise my shard for FREE?
« Last post by Archon on February 07, 2017, 02:45:40 PM »
Shard Reviews / Re: UO Legends Reviews
« Last post by Archon on February 07, 2017, 02:38:32 PM »

This shard has closed
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