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    Default Age of Wushu - Tempest of Strife + New Server

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    So, on the 7th a new expansion (dubbed Age of Wushu 2.0 due to all the new stuff added) will be hitting Age of Wushu. As well as a new server, called Silver Viper. I know a majority of us hate Snail, and we all know that the new server is just to entice new players and will end up backfiring in general (at least it will lower the population of the other server...).

    However, I am thinking of either A) Returning to my Shaolin on White Tiger (currently at 'Max Level' strength with level 18 third inner), or Creating a new character as a "Vagrant" (or maybe another Shaolin) on Silver Viper. I have one friend who I think who will join me as a Vagrant/At least play with me on the new server.


    The only downsides to being a Vagrant is that I wont have access to school events (I think... maybe they made it so you can? Dunno...), plus I wont have access to the hidden events. However, there are certain rumors... Plus, for those of us that are fans of Wuxia/Jianhhu fiction, playing the part of the unaffiliated young hero is quite enticing. I think getting a group of us together and creating a small guild to at least play for a couple of weeks or a month (personally, I will be quitting OR going into casual mode once ArcheAge goes into Open Beta or release, depending on how they have their betas set up with wipes).
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    Already have the game downloaded. Will most likely be playing casually since I already know theres no point in trying hard in such a blatant pay to win game like this. Mainly just trying out the Vagrant storyline since I've been waiting for awhile for it to get ported. I think a friend of mine might join me but I doubt it. Also playing on the new server since I already know I'll regret playing on the older ones. I've heard that theres been a ton of botting and hacking though so if I encounter it to such a large degree like I've heard from people who still play then I'll just uninstall it again.

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    I'm quite torn between going back to this game. On the one hand it was one of the only MMO's I've ever truly enjoyed, with interesting mechanics and a brilliant combat system. But on the other hand Snail is one of the worst companies I've ever had to deal with, and it has a dead population with a relatively bad community.

    I'm really tempted to go back to it, but I can't help feeling that I'll get sucked in and will probably spend money on a VPN and VIP, which might ultimately be a waste of time and money if it goes back to being a dead game.

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    the thing i really hate about this game is RE and ME... its need cash

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    I'll try it out but sigh, I know in the inside it's a trap cause of Snail.

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    Have they even fixed the duping, gear exploits, hacking, and never ending bots? If not, I probably will not be giving it another go.

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    To be honest I'm not really sure where the game in Age of Wushu is. From my time in it all you really did was run spy missions (which were neat, especially if you had wallrunning and such) for exp and spent the rest of your time meditating for who knows how long. Never got past that bit so I don't know if the game even happens :P


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    Quote Originally Posted by Arri View Post
    To be honest I'm not really sure where the game in Age of Wushu is. From my time in it all you really did was run spy missions (which were neat, especially if you had wallrunning and such) for exp and spent the rest of your time meditating for who knows how long. Never got past that bit so I don't know if the game even happens :P
    The game is doing whatever you want to do. Crafting, gathering, running instances, socializing/RPing, dueling, running escort missions (or attacking escort missions :P ), working towards becoming friendly with an NPC in the hopes that they'll give you special gifts via the encounter system, explore the place because they're a shitton of interesting places that you don't visit (usually) do the the fact that there's next to no quests in the game. So there's exploration.

    There's a lot to do, just don't expect the game to tell you to do them. And that's what a lot of people like about the game.




    As for the botters/hackers... I did make a new character on Golden Kirin last night just to play with a friend and I did come across a hacker-bot doing kidnappings. The ones where they do the teleport-jump.

    Perhaps Tempest of Strife will introduce a new anti-botting system that will automatically perma-ban half the player base on accident.

    That's a joke, and if you're a vet of AoW you'll understand it. But really, once you hit rock bottom you can only go up from there.
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    AoW is alot funner watching people play and duel on youtube than playing the game yourself.

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    i might return to AoW when i get tired of my another MMO.

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    I may be wrong, but the new server (and expansion) is supposed to release at 12:00am CST?

    Also, who will be joining us?
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    I'll join you I guess, friend said she'd rather not play again because she knows it'll become p2w far too quickly. Can't say I'll be on it all the time but I'll get on here and there.

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    tell me if RE/ME have been changed o.o

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    Quote Originally Posted by aruna View Post
    tell me if RE/ME have been changed o.o
    RE/ME? What's that? Random Encounter and Miracle Encounter?

    What would need to be changed about them?
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    Might try it out, I downloaded it when it first came to Steam but I haven't played it yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ApocaRUFF View Post
    RE/ME? What's that? Random Encounter and Miracle Encounter?

    What would need to be changed about them?
    be fair man, im doing like crazy and poop people said need to be cash>.>

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    Quote Originally Posted by aruna View Post
    be fair man, im doing like crazy and poop people said need to be cash>.>
    I haven't played the game for almost a year, but as far as I'm aware you don't have to pay money for the RE/ME system. That could have changed, though.

    - - - Updated - - -

    GG, Snail decided to change the time of the server release 40 minutes after the previously stated release time It'll now be open at 12PM CDT, 11 hours from now.

    2. Silver Viper Launch - Silver Viper server will launch at 12:01 PM CDT on May 7th. This server will not be affected by this maintenance period. (Fixed Launch time)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ApocaRUFF View Post
    I haven't played the game for almost a year, but as far as I'm aware you don't have to pay money for the RE/ME system. That could have changed, though.

    - - - Updated - - -

    GG, Snail decided to change the time of the server release 40 minutes after the previously stated release time It'll now be open at 12PM CDT, 11 hours from now.
    ive been playing since start and all i got the reply is ME and RE is cash only

    here is the evidence to support my comment
    http://www.ageofwushu.com/forums/vie...p?f=28&t=17823
    http://www.ageofwushu.com/forums/vie...hp?f=3&t=18962 3rd and 4th page

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    Quote Originally Posted by aruna View Post
    ive been playing since start and all i got the reply is ME and RE is cash only

    here is the evidence to support my comment
    http://www.ageofwushu.com/forums/vie...p?f=28&t=17823
    http://www.ageofwushu.com/forums/vie...hp?f=3&t=18962 3rd and 4th page

    Reading those, I get the impression that Miracle Encounters happen to VIPs randomly. That is, while a VIP is online, he has a chance that an NPC will come up to him and offer him a gift for seemingly no reason. I've seen this quite frequently back when I played, NPCs such as Cuo Cuo or something like that would appear and offer gifts that were sometimes worth something, sometimes not.

    The other one is random encounter, I believe. Apparently those can be done/received by non-VIPs (at least from what I read), but right now (since Mount Hua or some other update) they don't give very good rewards.

    So, that does mean that ME's are the only ones you really want to worry yourself about, but those are currently VIP only. Perhaps that will change in Tempest of Strife, but as of now, there hasn't been any mention of it as far as I know.


    However, I would say you can still have a lot of fun not worrying about ME's or RE's. Personally, I never bothered too much with the encounter system and still had a lot of fun while I played. The reason I stayed away from it, is that it seems to be full of a lot of myths, ideas, theories, etc... without much concrete information. Perhaps that's changed a bit recently, but back when I played it was mostly a mystery except for a few of the Taiwanese/Chinese players who came to the USA servers to have an advantage.
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    ApocaRUFF's expansion preview just came out of embargo. Can find the details on Tempest of Strife here:

    http://www.onrpg.com/articles/editor...nsion-preview/
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    Silver Viper is now available as well as the expansion update. Seems like the updating will take 5-8 minutes. To become a vagrant, you want to choose the Tempest of Strife starting story.

    - - - Updated - - -

    While I was running around Yanyu Villa, learning professions, an old man ran up behind me and gave me this certificate to join the Golden Needle sect once I reached Realized Potential. Pretty neat. This is on my vagrant character on the Silver Viper server (with VIP).



    Should be fun. Normally, in a game, I may just ignore this and continue down my vagrant path. But I feel as if this is a sign on what my true destiny is. I will become a doctor and begin my life work of re-attaching the man-parts of Eunuchs who wish to return to life as a true man.
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    What are the requirements for school betrayal in non engrish? I meet every pre-requisite that the game lists but it still claims that I don't meet requirements

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    Quote Originally Posted by neomazoku View Post
    What are the requirements for school betrayal in non engrish? I meet every pre-requisite that the game lists but it still claims that I don't meet requirements
    No idea, unfortunately. May need to ask on the Snail forums.


    For those that missed it, OnRPG has a pack giveaway going for Age of Wushu at the moment. Can be claimed on all servers, including the new Silver Viper.

    http://www.onrpg.com/giveaways/age-o...pack-giveaway/

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    Looks like snail managed to screw things up again from what I read on the forums, with kidnapping no longer giving unbound taels except from 20:00-22:00 CDT and script stealing only having a 10% chance of giving you a script

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    Quote Originally Posted by SonicCebalo View Post
    Looks like snail managed to screw things up again from what I read on the forums, with kidnapping no longer giving unbound taels except from 20:00-22:00 CDT and script stealing only having a 10% chance of giving you a script
    From doing a little digging it looks like this was intentional and all versions with this patch have it, apparently there is another patch incoming that will restrict another way to make tael (silver or w/e the currency is) in an effort to cut off all farmable ways for bots to earn currency.

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