Removing ammo (in Changelog)


AdminJonathan June 20 2008 11:14 PM EDT

Ammo has been effectively removed from the game. Even though you'll still see ammo items around (for a short while), they don't actually do anything. They're just waiting to be deleted.

Ranged weapons will do the same damage as before, except for the Sling of Death which will behave as though it always had explosive shot equipped. Other slings will behave as though they always have iron shot.

If you have a set of named ammo, please send it to Mr. Chairman with a note as to which item you would like named instead, and what name to give it. Please make sure that the item to be named is on the same character as the one sending the ammo, so I don't have to poke around looking for it. Do this by June 27.

QBRanger June 20 2008 11:15 PM EDT

GREAT CHANGE!!!!!

Relic June 20 2008 11:16 PM EDT

No compensation for large stacks or upgraded ammo?

AdminJonathan June 20 2008 11:16 PM EDT

This is a substantial change so be patient (and post here) if you find a bug.

AdminJonathan June 20 2008 11:16 PM EDT

> No compensation for large stacks or upgraded ammo?

No.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] June 20 2008 11:17 PM EDT

woot!

j'bob June 20 2008 11:17 PM EDT

Do we get to keep the ammo we have as a memory of ... the way we were?
:)

Relic June 20 2008 11:17 PM EDT

Ouch, a bit harsh. Anyway, Weapon store is still selling ammo.

j'bob June 20 2008 11:17 PM EDT

oh. and EXCELLENT CHANGE by the way mr jon.

iBananco [Blue Army] June 20 2008 11:18 PM EDT

JS (Felys) 96.234.192.115 sell 10,000,824 Arrows ($2599589) 11:17 PM EDT
/sniff

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 20 2008 11:24 PM EDT

Wow. Cool!

Though, if I were using an SoD and Iron Shots to avoid GA damage pre-change, I might be upset here. But I'm not.

TheHatchetman June 20 2008 11:25 PM EDT

will using a ranged weapon with proper ammo still be a goal? :P

Mikel June 20 2008 11:28 PM EDT

can we just have the time extended on an already named item?

INDColtsFan18 June 20 2008 11:28 PM EDT

lol @ the ammo store.
Filled with tons of exp shots and big ammos.

AdminJonathan June 20 2008 11:33 PM EDT

Mikel: sure

j'bob June 20 2008 11:35 PM EDT

Seriously though, will the ammo we have, say we hold A bolt, be deleted from our characters inventory eventually or will we be able to hold on to it and just not be able to use it?

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 20 2008 11:35 PM EDT

Did you remove the Blacksmith, too? Because it doesn't seem to be there, anymore...

j'bob June 20 2008 11:36 PM EDT

i've got no problem with the blacksmith CC. He's there.

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 20 2008 11:39 PM EDT

Oh, there he is...

Apparently, if you leave a stack of ammo on a character, you can't go into the blacksmith, because all equipped items have to be things that still technically exist.

QBOddBird June 20 2008 11:47 PM EDT

Whoa....cool change I think though :)

This brings Halidon -that- much closer to being JUST LIKE a real archer!

Admin{CB1}Slayer333 June 20 2008 11:49 PM EDT

awww, I paid 66,666 for this stack of 666 arrows :(

j'bob June 20 2008 11:51 PM EDT

ob must have paid jon big big, all his hal dreams are coming true!!! ;)

Windwalker June 20 2008 11:57 PM EDT

and no compensation for the ammo or the transfer fee?

AdminNightStrike June 21 2008 12:06 AM EDT

No disenchanting ammo?

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 21 2008 12:09 AM EDT

I think this was meant to solve the upgraded ammo issue and give people with upped ammo a little kick in the balls along with it. You can't disenchant ammo because it doesn't exist anymore.

Lord Bob June 21 2008 12:11 AM EDT

Nice. Too bad I still can't equip my ranged weapon.

INDColtsFan18 June 21 2008 12:29 AM EDT

INDColtsFan18 (Colts) 96.14.197.62 Central Bank (Mr. Chairman) 5 D.R.P.1s ($59484) -- RoE-> Power Stone 12:27 AM EDT

Name my RoE on Colts to Power Stone. Thank You!

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] June 21 2008 5:13 AM EDT

:D

It's a shame about no reimbursement, and I ws considering selling my 1 Million plus Ex shos to the store last night!

But this is a change I love.

Brakke Bres [Ow man] June 21 2008 6:26 AM EDT

maybe turn the piece of code that you made for the always ammo part and turn it into an item called a quiver? It kinda looks odd to see a bow without any ammo equipped.

xDanELx June 21 2008 6:43 AM EDT

Well, there goes my 10mil Explosive Shot project. I can't even merge now to get it to a 10 mil bundle... sigh... Sold a 5mil and 3mil bundle. Grrr...

Phrede June 21 2008 6:44 AM EDT

it stinks :)

Cube June 21 2008 6:44 AM EDT

^then you could still have iron shots if you wanted too

QBRanger June 21 2008 7:46 AM EDT

This is a small buff for the non-USD users in that they do not have to go to the store to spend money on ammo every again.

AdminJonathan June 21 2008 7:54 AM EDT

> I ws considering selling my 1 Million plus Ex shos to the store last night!

you can still do that.

AdminShade June 21 2008 7:55 AM EDT

> No compensation for large stacks or upgraded ammo?


Sell them to the store ;)

The Pope [Serenity In Chaos] June 21 2008 8:43 AM EDT

not a fan of this new change, not a fan at all...

The Pope [Serenity In Chaos] June 21 2008 8:58 AM EDT

what is the reasoning for no ammo... to me it is like a step back for the game... I understand that ammo can be a bit of a money pit and a annoyance from time to time, but GOOD... we need a money pit and who cares if you have to keep an eye on the money... isn't that a valued aspect of the game??? plus being able to buy a slightly better type of ammo gives some advantage, which adds elements to the game... now i usually keep my mouth shut and see where change takes us... I ultimately I will do that here too, but i think this change is a step back... but i guess maybe you have a plan...

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] June 21 2008 11:16 AM EDT

"you can still do that."

WooT! Done. ;)

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 21 2008 11:23 AM EDT

Pope: I think this is a response to the upgraded ammo problems an complaints people are having. Possibly, at least.

Colonel Custard [SeeD] June 21 2008 11:24 AM EDT

Though, come to think of it, my ranged PTH in post-battle stats is still the same as it was with my +4 named ExShots. Did the PTH from those not display, or were they actually just not helping all this time?

QBOddBird June 21 2008 7:29 PM EDT

hahaha, I just realized, this means all those characters with bows no ammo are now viable farms again! xD

INDColtsFan18 June 21 2008 11:11 PM EDT

I have not recieved my item naming yet, any idea when it will happen?

Kong Ming June 23 2008 5:04 AM EDT

Me too... :(

[LittleRed]Calynne June 23 2008 6:08 AM EDT

I couldn't fit the names I wanted for items into the "20 character only" note for transfers... so I had to chatmail him. :P I hope that's cool.

AdminJonathan June 23 2008 11:56 AM EDT

All "name exchanges" sent so far are taken care of, except for Windwalker, Soxjr, Calynne, and Koshka, who did not tell me what they wanted named.

AdminNightStrike June 23 2008 12:51 PM EDT

Red - ditto:

Extend A Named Pair of Helm's Gauntlets [4] (+16) (Pair of Helm's Gauntlets) to 14 months

and:

Extend Jagged Popsicle Stick [67x4000] (+181) (Vorpal Blade) to 14 months 4 days

Soxjr June 23 2008 1:38 PM EDT

I did. I said to add a year to my mageseeker bow spiral. I will send another note.

DrAcO5676 [The Knighthood III] June 23 2008 1:57 PM EDT

DrAcO5676 (Oxcha) 64.184.138.48 Central Bank (Mr. Chairman) 346,629 D.R.P.2s ($86658) -- Extend my mh plz 1:19 PM EDT

Extend the naming on my MH Voice of Reckoning for 33 days

Koshka June 23 2008 2:11 PM EDT

I had the same issue with lack of space on the transfer's page note, but I sent my instructions CM to Central Bank instead of direct to Jonathan - presume that's where the hold-up came in, as the CM hasn't been delivered yet. Sent a second CM to Jonathan, so hopefully it'll work this time.

[LittleRed]Calynne June 23 2008 11:00 PM EDT

I chatmailed Central Bank as well... I guess I'll chatmail Jon instead and post it here as well...

[LittleRed]Calynne (Christopher II) 210.124.33.162 Central Bank (Mr. Chairman) 249,477 Enchanted Silver Arrows ($62370) -- Please name my Mage Shield "An Enchanted Shield"

[LittleRed]Calynne (Christopher II) 210.124.33.162 Central Bank (Mr. Chairman) 595,198 Chi bullets ($178560) -- Please name my Amulet of Focus "A Silver-Studded Collar"

Windwalker June 23 2008 11:05 PM EDT

Sorry for the mix up. I also sent a CM. I'm sending 2 named stacks of ammo. Would you use the names on my Amulet of Leadership and name it "AoL".Name the Boots of fortitude "BoF". That should do it.Thanks ;)

AdminJonathan June 24 2008 12:00 AM EDT

Done. Now just haven't heard from Thanatos.

Kong Ming June 24 2008 6:25 AM EDT

Haha... Will Mr Chairman ever respond to our cm? ;)

Flatcap [East Milwaukee Devival] June 27 2008 3:52 AM EDT

I sent my ammo over and never got a rename

AdminJonathan June 27 2008 8:54 AM EDT

because you and Ernest-Scribbler never told me what to rename.

come on guys, this isn't rocket science.

Flatcap [East Milwaukee Devival] June 28 2008 11:56 AM EDT

I sent you 3 chatmails man :P The SOD Name it Pipebomb

Ernest-Scribbler June 28 2008 11:40 PM EDT

I sent a chatmail at the time saying i wanted my "Pious bow" name extended. I assume you were bombarded at the time though.

AdminJonathan June 29 2008 12:52 AM EDT

Finished names. Remaining ammo has been purged.

Yukk June 29 2008 2:02 AM EDT

I sent my ammo with a note and a CM followup, but I also remain nameless.

AdminJonathan June 29 2008 10:53 AM EDT

got it
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