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Pay Shard VS. Free Shard

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I'm just curious to the benefits of a payshard vs. a free shard.

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illigal hun we dont discuss them here.

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Pay shards (if run by EA/Origin/Mythic) are allowed...
Free shards are NOT allowed...

(That also goes for this board BTW...) =)

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Naming and promoting free shards is not legal, by EA/M or UOF, however theoretical discussions is ok according to the rules. I had to go look when I first saw this thread hehe


Correction...'Conceptual' discusssion, not theoretical.
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A little insight on freeshards. They aren't accurate no sense of community and no history. UO is rich in history, truthfully Freeshards are not illegal. EA gets some of their ideas from freeshards.

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free shards shut down left and right. pay shards are steady shards.
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i never heard of free shards until a few days ago.
im happy with my UO though
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free shards shut down left and right. pay shards are steady shards.


There are several high population free shards that have been around for years. Hell, they probably have a higher population than my server.

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You speaking of those server where people are allowed to have like 3 or 4 accounts and nearly all they do is macroing something all day? :P

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some free shards have totally custom gameplay and yes indeed many orginal UO ideas has first designed in free shards it cant be just luck that these features comes to orginal uo after they haven been customized year or two before in free shards.

usually good shard is with big community but there are very good free shards with custom play style and tight small community where everybody know each other.
and when i say custom it can be something really different from what you have used to.

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Orm Toste

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You speaking of those server where people are allowed to have like 3 or 4 accounts and nearly all they do is macroing something all day? :P


No

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there are a couple semi-accurate ones that replicate old school UO. They have been around for awhile, but it's just not the same.

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Not worth it!

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If they ever shut UO or Siege down, I'll probably make the move. Until then...

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You speaking of those server where people are allowed to have like 3 or 4 accounts and nearly all they do is macroing something all day? :P


umm i think your thinkn of regular shards on this one :P

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You speaking of those server where people are allowed to have like 3 or 4 accounts and nearly all they do is macroing something all day? :P


You mean to tell me that you have never marco'd?
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