Lecture Series Index

August 14th, 2004

Q & A Index

Huma says, 'so anyone have any questions? :)'
Blackdeath raises his hand.
Huma says, 'go ahead Blackdeath'
Blackdeath says, 'gonna fix innate timing any time soon?'
Huma says, 'I am aware that it is currently being worked on yea'
Blackdeath nods solemnly. Blackdeath waves happily. Blackdeath leaves east. Gondar raises his hand.
Huma says, 'go ahead Gondar'
Gondar says, 'any idea when the bonding thing for items is gonna be ready?'
Huma says, 'its ready and stuff'
Huma says, 'just a matter of it being used in the game'
Gondar nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'like coding side is complete as far as I know'
Huma says, 'just hasent been built in'
Gondar says, 'thats what I meant, ready to go into the game and get used'
Huma nods his agreement with Gondar.
Huma says, 'it is as far as I know'
Huma says, 'just hasnt been yet'
Gondar says, 'any idea when it might go in?'
Huma says, 'we'll see, I know its in the plans bigtime for post-50 expansion'
Gondar nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'but I'm sure it'll be used a couple times before then'
Gondar shows his approval by clapping his hands together. Huma giggles. Lethe has arrived from the east.
Huma says, 'so thats cool'
Lethe sits down and rests.
Huma says, 'any other questions?'
Lethe raises his hand. Huma nods his agreement with Lethe.
Huma says, 'go ahead'
Huma says, 'intimate gathering tonight'
Lethe says, 'Why the hell is the shroud of the master a -6 ac item now'
Lethe says, 'It's bloody ridiculus'
Huma blinks.
Huma says, 'hrm I dunno, is it good or bad that its -6 ac?'
Lethe says, 'bad'
Lethe says, 'Given that it used to be -22 or so'
Huma says, 'aha'
Lethe says, 'Obviously the material changes effected it'
Lethe says, 'but'
Huma says, 'weeeeelllll'
Huma says, 'yeah'
Lethe says, 'It should get a magical AC bonus to make up for the slack'
Huma nods solemnly.
Lethe says, 'Because that's a very very very drastic change'
Huma says, 'well I hate to be a broken record on this stuff'
Huma says, 'but you should talk to the maintainer of the area'
Lethe says, 'And I want my hitter to be -100 dammit :P'
Huma nods his agreement with Lethe.
Huma says, 'or, LadyAce'
Lethe says, 'She's never on!'
Lethe says, 'Ladyace maintains crusades, doesn't she?'
Huma says, 'she might have more insight if the maintainer isnt around'
Huma says, 'yea'
Gondar says, 'i wanna be -100 too. . . but that aint gonna happen again anytime soon =P'
Lethe gets Suger's chalice from a sinister-looking canister. Lethe puts Suger's chalice in a sinister-looking canister.
Huma says, 'and shes around I'll talk to her about it alright?'
Lethe nods his agreement with Huma.
Lethe says, 'Please do'
Huma says, 'I get to see if no one else does at least :)'
Lethe nods his agreement with Huma.
Huma says, 'so what else?'
Huma says, 'who else has sexy questions'
Gondar raises his hand. Huma nods his agreement with Gondar.
Lethe says, 'Can I have a coupon?'
Huma says, 'go ahead'
Lethe ducks to the ground.
Huma says to Lethe, 'Thats not very sexy =P'
Lethe says to Huma, 'Is too!'
Huma says, 'bah'
Huma says, 'I dont know what sexy is anymore'
Lethe threatens Huma with Oblivion. Huma goes EEK! at Lethe in distress - isn't Lethe an awful person for teasing? Huma threatens Lethe with a frilly pink dress from Sandra.
Lethe says, 'That's my only string. Hence why I need a coupon.'
Gondar says, 'just curious. . . any plans to ever include custom, player-created items in the game? perhaps like the makestaff that can only be used by the player making them?'
Huma says, 'well makestaff already exists'
Nadia has arrived from the east. Gondar nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'BUT also'
Huma says, 'there is a HUGE section being added'
Huma says, 'playercrafting'
Nadia sighs loudly. Nadia sits down and rests.
Huma says, 'I dont know how much I can say'
Huma says, 'but Rufus has done part of it'
Huma says, 'I've seen it on a testmud'
Huma says, 'its awesome'
Lethe purrs contentedly in Nadia's lap. Nadia softly nuzzles Lethe's neck.
Huma says, 'gonna have several different areas of expertise'
Huma says, 'gonna be good times'
Gondar nods solemnly. Jiriki has arrived from the east. Gondar gives Nadia a great big smooch!
Huma says, 'player-crafting is on the way'
Jiriki tips his hat gallantly. Jiriki sits down and rests. Nadia chuckles politely at Gondar.
Huma says, 'but its like... still a long way off'
Huma says, 'huge undertaking'
Huma says, 'I'm really excited about it'
Nadia takes off her cloudy grey opal ring.
Huma says, 'along with Post-50 stuff'
Nadia wears a cloudy grey opal ring on her left ring finger.
Huma says, 'gonna really open up the game'
Huma nods to himself.
Huma says, 'so who else has questions for lovely me'
Lethe says, 'Might take a bit of concentration away from the code'
Lethe says, 'And put a bit more on the game itself'
Huma says, 'yeah well, it will hopefully go a long way towards curing the 50 blues'
Lethe says, 'Or at least, if I was Chaykin I'd say that'
Lethe ducks to the ground.
Huma says, 'right now for longterm gameplay'
Huma says, 'you have PK, RP, and like... constantly making new chars'
Huma says, 'thats like the three options right'
Lethe says, 'All there is to do at fifty is pk and lead AT'
Lethe shrugs helplessly. Huma nods his agreement with Lethe. Nadia chuckles politely at Lethe.
Huma says, 'well once crafting and stuff is in'
Huma says, 'and the post-50 stuff'
Lethe says, 'Or at least, that's all I ever found myself doing with pants :p'
Huma says, 'you will be able to play characters forever pretty much'
Huma says, 'and constantly improve yourself'
Huma nods his agreement with Lethe.
Nadia says to Lethe, 'or getting me things, as of late.'
Nadia swoons into Lethe's arms.
Lethe says to Nadia, 'Let's get married.'
Nadia blinks.
Huma says, 'I have a friend who met his wife on Legend'
Lethe flees.
Huma says, 'they are still married and have a kid'
Huma says, 'although they dont play anymore =P'
Nadia says to Lethe, 'well, erm....'
Jiriki chuckles politely.
Huma says, 'who else has questions?'
Jiriki raises his hand.
Lethe says, 'Yeah, I know who you're talking about methinks :p'
Huma smiles at Jiriki.
Huma says, 'go ahead Jiriki'
Huma says, 'and honestly at this point I'm hoping Somar meets a girl on here =P'
Lethe snickers softly.
Huma says, 'ladies hes single and a good catch'
Nadia giggles at Huma. Huma peers around intently.
Jiriki says, 'is it still said that the level a skill is learned at has nothing to do with how effective one is at that skill?'
Nadia says to Huma, 'spanish already mentioned him to me.'
Nadia rolls around on the ground with laughter.
Huma says to Jiriki, 'Yeah skills arent level based.'
Huma nods his agreement with Nadia.
Huma says to Nadia, 'Single, and hes quite the dish.'
Jiriki says, 'then why does the helpfile for teach say that it is?'
An aura of heavenly light appears above Jiriki's head. Nadia giggles.
Huma says, 'er'
Huma says, 'well I dunno'
Huma says, 'bugit!'
Jiriki says, 'under SKILLS part'
Huma says, 'thats a good point'
Jiriki chuckles politely.
Huma says, 'I think maybe it was in the plans at one point'
Huma says, 'but its fallen out of fashion'
Nadia takes off her token from the kangaroo spirit. Nadia puts a token from the kangaroo spirit in a small bag.
Jiriki says, 'just had to ask'
Huma says, 'so what else is up?'
Huma nods his agreement with Jiriki.
Huma says, 'well'
Huma says, 'who else has questions'
Jiriki only had that trivial little question. Huma nods his agreement with Jiriki. Nadia only sits in for the conversations.
Huma says, 'well with help files there are so many'
Jiriki nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'we basically just plain cant look them over and redo them'
Huma says, 'its up to you guys to report the bugs'
Hensworth nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'way way way to many to do'
Huma says, 'there are just TONS of them'
Hensworth faints.
Huma says, 'so who else has questions'
Huma says, 'thats one of those random things that I've figured out as an imm'
Jiriki chuckles politely.
Huma says, 'is that we rely a lot on what you guys tell us'
Huma lies down and goes to sleep. Huma wakes and stands up. Huma peers around intently.
Huma says, 'mistype'
Huma sits down and rests on an icpali chair. Hensworth raises an eyebrow inquiringly. Gondar chuckles politely at Huma.
Huma says, 'I ment to type say then tried to erase it then look but it ended up being sl'
Gondar jumps in the air and slams a thunderous high-5 with Huma! Jiriki comforts Huma.
Lethe says, 'woot, flesh eaters are up'
Lethe says, 'brb!'
Hensworth does some pop n' lockin'! Lethe returns to being In Character. Nadia chuckles politely.
Huma says, 'so we have a new area being started soonish'
Huma looks at the welcome board. Hensworth cheers wildly!
Huma says, 'looks like its not up there yet'
Huma says, 'but it is supposed to be so I can tell y'all if you want'
Dino disappears into the void.
Nadia says, 'Tell me! Tell me!'
Jiriki smiles happily. Nadia fidgets impatiently. Hensworth rolls his eyes heavenward.
Huma says, 'well since the heavy lifting on Hades is done'
Huma says, 'as in we arent rewriting acts and rooms just cleaning it up at this point'
Huma says, 'Nestor went ahead and is making a area in England'
Huma says, 'that has Sherlock Holmes in it'
Huma says, 'just getting started though'
Nadia says, 'Oooh...'
Nadia looks up into the sky and ponders.
Huma says, 'so its a very long way off yet'
Nadia nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'hrrrm what else do I have today'
Huma looks at the welcome board. Huma reads message #39 on the welcome board.
Huma says, 'no code update even'
Huma reads message #37 on the welcome board. Gondar looks at the welcome board.
Huma says, 'so do you guys like my LT's? :)'
Nadia looks at the welcome board. Gondar reads message #39 on the welcome board.
Huma says, 'are they OK?'
Hensworth looks at the news board.
Huma says, 'I'll ask you questions =P'
Huma says, 'if you wont ask me any'
Dogbert has arrived from the east.
Dogbert says, 'wha?'
Jiriki should actually start writing articles for the LT again. Jiriki scuffles his feet around in the dirt. Nadia smiles at Dogbert.
Dogbert says, 'oh right! queueeneh!'
Dogbert bounces onto Nadia's lap. Nadia beams at Dogbert delightedly.
Huma says, 'so anything you guys wanna see in the LT that isnt there'
Dogbert raises his hand. Wheaties has arrived from the east. Huma pokes Dogbert with Kryptonite.
Dogbert says, 'is there a complete record of PK tournament winners hept somewhere?'
Huma says, 'go for it Doggiedawg'
Wheaties sits down and rests.
Huma says, 'yes'
Dogbert says, 'where'
Dogbert says, 'and gimmie :P'
Huma says, 'well at least semi-annual heavyweight version'
Huma says, 'the trophy room =P'
Dogbert says, 'yeah'
Dogbert says, 'that works'
Dogbert says, 'kk'