Lecture Series Index

February 15th, 2006

Q & A Index

Huma says, 'ok Xuvenia is pre-queue'd'
Huma says, 'and gets the first question'
Xuvenia says, 'when are you lazy bastards going to finish era xp?'
Huma says, 'uh'
Xuvenia says, 'such a tease :P'
Sandra giggles.
Huma says, 'soon'
Xuvenia threatens Sandra.
Xuvenia says, 'okay that was my question'
Nadia defends Sandra's honor.
Huma says, 'we dont say soon that often'
Huma says, 'so'
Huma says, 'when we do'
Sandra pets Xuvenia lovingly.
Huma says, 'you know its soon'
Xuvenia giggles.
Retsu grins evilly.
Xuvenia says, 'i'm not sure if you guys are still working out the kinks in it or teasing us with it'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Huma says, 'uh both =P'
Xuvenia grins evilly.
Sandra says, 'both!'
Huma says, 'jinx Sandra'
Sandra giggles.
Huma says, 'the working out kinks thing lasts like... months after implementation anyway'
Xuvenia nods her agreement with Huma.
Xuvenia says, 'yeah, so just toss it in now'
An aura of heavenly light appears above Xuvenia's head.
Huma says, 'can't do it'
Huma staggers around the room, bumping into walls.
Xuvenia says, 'i know'
Huma says, 'so what else is up'
Huma peers around intently.
Retsu raises her hand.
Huma says, 'go ahead Retsu'
Retsu says, 'I got two. First one is how did people end up with the BetaMUD whois?'
Sandra says, 'oh, if you were on the betamud, send me a tell with that char'
Huma nods his agreement with Sandra.
Xuvenia grins evilly.
Xuvenia says, 'so that's how i got it!'
Retsu pokes Sandra in the eye!
Retsu says, 'I did. :D'
Sandra nods solemnly.
Xuvenia says, 'one day i just noticed it was there'
Xuvenia zones out.
Xuvenia says, 'then it was gone'
Sandra says, 'yea'
Huma says, 'it was there then like'
Xuvenia says, 'that's when i bitched about it till it got put back in'
Xuvenia giggles.
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Xuvenia says, 'I asked politely'
Huma says, 'yeah so yeah'
Huma says, 'do that'
Sandra says, 'yea, the file that had it got overwritten and it got pulled, so people lost it'
Huma says, 'whats part 2'
Huma nods his agreement with Sandra.
Retsu says, 'How come Creates can TForm and preserve but Causes can't?'
Huma says, 'hrm'
Sandra says, 'Cause can tform'
Huma nods his agreement with Sandra.
Nadia says, 'causes can tform'
Retsu says, 'But can't preserve.'
Sandra nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'right'
Nadia mutters something about lag.
Retsu says, 'How come Creates can do both?'
Sandra says, 'it's a create thing!'
Huma says, 'because thats the way their class is setup'
Retsu nods solemnly.
Huma giggles.
Xuvenia says, 'you mean, so people will ever actually have a reason to play create?'
An aura of heavenly light appears above Xuvenia's head.
Huma says, 'been that was since I started playing'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Sandra giggles.
Retsu says, 'I was just curious is all. Confused. :D'
Sensha says, 'I play an create and although very challenging creates are fun'
Xuvenia says, 'yeah, creates are getting much better'
Huma says, 'we have to have some different between mages'
Huma says, 'creates tend to have the more utility things in general'
Huma says, 'been like that since I've been palying'
Huma says, 'just 'the way it is' I guess'
Retsu nods solemnly.
Retsu loves Causes. :D Cause they own everyone.
Huma giggles.
Retsu says, 'Zombie Army! ^-^'
Huma says, 'we're trying to make that better'
Xuvenia nods her agreement with Huma.
Sandra likes create.
Huma says, 'so what else is up kids'
Huma says, 'question me!'
Retsu raises her hand.
Nadia has only ever played a cause mage.
Nadia giggles.
Xuvenia giggles.
Huma says, 'for I have wealths of knowledge'
Huma pokes Retsu with Kryptonite.
Huma says, 'go ahead'
Xuvenia says, 'the only 3c create mage I have was made before rudh went in'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Sensha says, 'Tell me all the IMMORT FIles, the truth is in there'
Retsu says, 'Whatever happened to the area Ancient Japan? Is that still going to get made?'
Huma says, 'I havent heard any plans to bring that back'
Sensha says, 'hehe, been watching way too much x-files lately I am thinking'
Huma says, 'Firefly retired'
Xuvenia grins evilly at Sensha... Wonder what she's thinking...
Huma says, 'or whatever'd'
Huma says, 'not retire I guess'
Sandra says, 'Piccolo is working on Ming china tho!'
Xuvenia says, 'oh, he still does the job and all?'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Sandra nods solemnly.
Xuvenia says, 'i know he's reallllly busy rl'
Xuvenia says, 'cool'
Sensha says, 'Mush Bureau of Investiagations are looking for memebers to find outthe I-MEN secrets'
Huma chuckles politely.
Sensha lurks around LadyAce ominously!
Sensha lurks around Huma ominously!
LadyAce says, 'I talk to him semi-regularly. He's trying to get his environment set up and start working again'
Sensha lurks around Sandra ominously!
Sensha says, 'hehe'
Huma says, 'LA popped out a big list of things in progress'
Retsu nods solemnly.
Sensha giggles.
Huma says, 'if its not on there its not gettinw orked on'
Sandra giggles.
Xuvenia nods solemnly.
Retsu beams delightedly.
LadyAce says, 'yea, if ya check the forums, and it's not on the list, it's open for proposal :)'
Xuvenia says, 'where is this list?'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Xuvenia says, 'herm, was it posted within the last day?'
Huma nods his agreement with LadyAce.
LadyAce says, 'forum forum forum'
Huma says, 'its been there awhile I think'
LadyAce says, 'no, maybe a week or two ago'
Xuvenia says, 'oh i've read it at some point okay, which forum?'
Retsu raises her hand.
Retsu is full of questions. o_o;
LadyAce says, 'builder one'
Sensha says, 'got a real question'
Huma says, 'go ahead Retsu'
Sensha says, 'after Retsu'
Huma says, 'raise your hands if you got the Q's'
Sensha giggles.
LadyAce says, '"the current projects list"'
Huma nudges Sensha.
Sensha raises her hand.
Retsu says, 'Okie.. About the character purges, like getting rid of the people who haven't logged on and stuff, what about archived characters? Like if they haven't been on in years?'
Sensha giggles.
Huma says, 'ok then'
Xuvenia says, 'the poll one?'
Joel raises his hand.
Xuvenia says, 'aha'
Huma says, 'they stick around'
Huma says, 'cuz they are archived'
Sandra says, 'archived chars will stay archived'
Huma says, 'we dont have an achive limit'
Huma says, 'or anything'
Retsu nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'ok Sensha'
Huma pokes Sensha with Kryptonite.
Huma says, 'you are weakened by the kryptonite and may now speak'
Xuvenia says, 'oh i see now'
Sensha says, 'K Is there an official amount of times you need to agg an titan/doppie etc to have them fully agged, or does it vary?'
Joel says, 'if you're weakened by kryptonite why would you be able to speak? :p'
Xuvenia whispers quietly to Huma.
Xuvenia nods to herself.
Huma says, 'I am to weak to take on the full force of any person'
Dino sits down and rests.
Nadia sinks her teeth into Dino's flesh.
Xuvenia says, 'why the hell did i whisper that'
Dino sinks her teeth into Nadia's flesh.
Huma whispers quietly to Xuvenia.
Nadia snickers at Xuvenia nastily.
Huma says, 'fully agg'd'
Huma says, '?'
Xuvenia raises her hand.
Huma says, 'nothing that I've ever heard of'
Sensha says, 'yes, so they are ready to go into combat and stuff (normally for player its agg 3 times?)'
Huma says, 'oh'
Sensha nods her agreement with Somar.
Huma says, 'I always just give them about the same time it takes me'
Huma says, 'so build up'
Huma says, 'like wait a couple seconds between aggs'
Huma says, 'I dont know the exact mechanics though'
Sensha says, 'ohhhh'
Sensha says, 'that is what prolly I am doing wrong'
Huma says, 'I try to compensate for the mobs lag'
Xuvenia says to Sensha, 'They have the same lag we do when we agg up.'
Sensha nods her agreement with Xuvenia.
Sensha thanks Huma heartily.
Huma says, 'Xuvenias up next'
Sensha thanks Xuvenia heartily.
Huma pokes Xuvenia with Kryptonite.
Xuvenia says, 'except their commands don't stack and that's buggy'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Xuvenia says, 'when are you guys going to allow mortal playtesters so we can break stuff for you?'
Huma says, 'we never do it for areas'
Huma says, 'but for code'
Huma says, 'Rufus was saying he might let people in in a bit but its all up to him and I dont know when that will be :('
Xuvenia says, 'oh'
BigGrib pouts.
Huma says, 'say so yeah'
Huma says, 'its usually Sandra and Ruf's call'
Huma says, 'and if they dont make the call it doesnt happen'
Huma flops about helplessly.
BigGrib wants to break stuff
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'who else had their hand raised?'
Huma says, 'ok who else has questionables'
BigGrib shrugs helplessly.
Nadia looks up into the sky and ponders.
Somar raises his hand.
Huma says, 'sup Somie'
Xuvenia giggles at Somar.
Somar says, 'didn't you say this was going to be a sexy Q & A?'
Nadia giggles.
Huma whaps Somar across the back of the head with Kryptonite!
Xuvenia says, 'oh yeah'
Nadia laughs.
Xuvenia pokes Huma in the ribs.
BigGrib nods his agreement with Somar.
Huma peers at himself myopically.
Nadia says, 'I see no sexiness'
BigGrib says, 'yeah'
Xuvenia raises her hand.
Somar says to Nadia, 'You're sitting on the couch with the sexiness.'
Huma takes off his a frilly pink dress from Sandra.
BigGrib says, 'unless somar goes streaking again'
Xuvenia says, 'i have a question for somar'
Nadia hushes Somar.
Huma wiggles his bottom.
Huma sits down and rests on a black leather couch.
Nadia licks Huma.
Nadia stretches, you hear several loud snaps - maybe a massage would help?
Huma winks suggestively at Nadia.
Nadia grins evilly at Huma... Wonder what she's thinking...
Huma says, 'ask him your query Xuve'
Xuvenia says to Somar, 'Just how many hours should I put aside to play your little trivia on friday?'
Xuvenia looks up into the sky and ponders.
Somar looks up into the sky and ponders.
Xuvenia says, 'i have a busy social life, and i don't want to miss out'
BigGrib laughs at Xuvenia.
Somar says, 'I'd say a good couple of hours would be a good estimate'
Retsu has to work. --; Oh snap.
Xuvenia cheers wildly!
BigGrib says, 'you social life hahahaha'
Huma chuckles politely.
Nadia raises her hand.
Huma lurks around Somar ominously!
Somar says, 'was going to shoot for 'all night long', but I think that'd be a bit of a lofty goal'
Retsu prays for the snow storm to slam them so that all the roads are closed! ^_^
Xuvenia grins evilly at Somar... Wonder what she's thinking...
Somar says, 'be sure to study old LTs'
Xuvenia says, 'that would be interesting'
Huma says, 'go ahead Nadiabot'
Somar says, 'because there will be Legend History gleaned'
Nadia says, 'I am not a bot'
Nadia pouts.
Huma pokes Nadia with Kryptonite.
Nadia says to Huma, 'Who the hell was the 'anonymous' that sent in the poem about Somar and I streaking?'
Huma says, 'uh'
Huma says, 'obviously I can't say'
Nadia says, 'Tell me'
Nadia sinks her teeth into Huma's flesh.
BigGrib chuckles politely.
Nadia says, 'Pleaseeeee?'
Nadia grovels before Huma.
Huma says, 'negative'
Nadia pouts.
Nadia looks up into the sky and ponders.
Huma knocks Nadia over and flops all over her.
Nadia tries to seduce Huma by offering him a little black book.
Nadia says, 'please?'
Nadia licks Huma.
Huma says, 'I really cant'
Nadia sighs loudly.
Nadia says to Xuvenia, 'I still think it was you.'
Huma says, 'I can't divulge my secrets'
Nadia snickers at Huma nastily.
Huma says, 'they are secret and they are mine'
Retsu spins around.
Nadia says, 'But sharing is good'
Huma says, 'not in adult world'
Huma says, 'its very bad'
Nadia snickers softly.
Huma says, 'so whatsup d00ds'
Nadia says, 'Anyway, I need to correct them. Thats why I want to know. See, I technically didnt streak. Just Somar did.'
Huma says, 'well thats not what the note says'
Xuvenia says, 'is the lt online yet? i don't get it'
Nadia says, 'Well, I would hope I would know, I was there.'
Nadia sticks her tongue out at Huma. =P
Huma says, 'its not :('
Huma says, 'thats a lot of web altering which I have yet to do'
Xuvenia goes EEK! at Huma in distress - isn't Huma an awful person for teasing?
Huma says, 'I did it all once then the mud machine death ate it all'
Huma says, 'and I was like ugh *hang head*'
Nadia comforts Huma.
Nadia pets Huma lovingly.
Somar says to Nadia, 'Maybe they can just see the future and they know you're a troublemaker.'
Nadia blinks.
Huma says, 'but I will do it'
Nadia stands up.
Nadia kicks Somar on his shin. Hard.
Somar beams at Nadia delightedly.
Nadia sits down and rests on a black leather couch.
Huma says, 'I have to make the archive for last years Expies anyway'
Huma says, 'so might as well make it a massive job'
Huma flops about helplessly.
Huma says, 'but my plate is very full'
Huma says, 'so I dont know how soon I can do that'
Huma says, 'I might have to beg for help from others'
BigGrib chuckles politely.
Xuvenia grins evilly at Huma... Wonder what she's thinking...
Huma says, 'so yeah who else has questions'
Xuvenia says, 'you could put down the wowcrack and back away slowly'
Xuvenia zones out.
Huma says, 'heh'
Huma says, 'the list of stuff I have to do on Legend is very long atm'
Xuvenia says, 'oh yea?'
Huma says, 'yes'
Xuvenia says, 'can't delegate?'
Huma looks up into the sky and ponders.
Huma says, 'mostly not'
Xuvenia comforts Huma.
Xuvenia says, 'make somar do some of it'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Xuvenia says, 'what else is he good for?'
Xuvenia ducks to the ground.
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'nada mas'
BigGrib says, 'beside streaking'
Huma says, 'besides that'
Huma looks up into the sky and ponders.
BigGrib chuckles politely.
Huma says, 'he can't build my area'
Huma says, 'and he cant do other stuff so =P'
Xuvenia says, 'why not, he's your co-autor'
Xuvenia grins evilly.
Huma says, 'he is co-authoring the desert'
Xuvenia says, 'ohh'
Huma says, 'so yeah'
Xuvenia looks at the post-its.
Huma says, 'l post-its'
Huma looks at the post-its.
Huma ponders the post-its's existence.
Xuvenia says, 'hell, why did i not know this existed?'
Huma says, 'I have no idea'
Somar looks at the post-its.
Huma says, 'bad advertising'
Huma says, 'who else has questions? :)'
BigGrib raises his hand.
Huma says, 'whatsup BG'
Huma pokes BigGrib with Kryptonite.
BigGrib says, 'was wondering if you imm had a chance to tink about my smoking idea'
Huma says, 'smoking idea?'
Joel says, 'he wants more to smoke then opium'
Sandra raises an eyebrow inquiringly.
Sandra says, 'heh'
Huma says, 'I don't see us putting support for drug culture in the game =P'
BigGrib says, 'yeah just remembered you werent here last time when i had the idea'
Xuvenia says, 'hey, i can get behind that idea'
Xuvenia says to Huma, 'Crusades hads a drug trade.'
Xuvenia says, 'there's opium'
BigGrib says, 'but idea was for to beavle to smoke tobacco of course'
Sandra says, 'Gonna pass on that one, BG :)'
Retsu raises her hand.
Huma nods his agreement with Sandra.
Huma says, 'well enjoy whatcha got then'
Huma says, 'cuz unless its historically significant'
BigGrib grumbles.
Huma says, 'we arent adding anymore =P'
Huma pokes Retsu with Kryptonite.
Huma says, 'go ahead Retsu'
Retsu goes EEK! in distress.
Retsu says, 'Crap. I forgot. >< Hang on.'
Huma giggles.
Nadia giggles.
Nadia sinks her teeth into Joel's flesh.
Joel tickles Nadia.
Retsu says, 'OH YEAH! About people that just randomly leave stuff laying on the ground. Why isn't that grabbable so we can put it in boxes and cut down on room spam?'
Nadia goes EEK! at Joel in distress - isn't Joel an awful person for teasing?
Nadia pouts at Joel.
Huma says, 'its not grabbable?'
Huma says, 'oh like owned stuff?'
LadyAce says, 'I think that's owned stuff from when people die and don't claim it, yea'
Huma says, 'cuz its owned and its set up not to be grabbable'
Nadia whispers quietly to Joel.
Retsu nods solemnly.
Huma flops about helplessly.
Xuvenia says, 'if it starts bugging you after a few days, transparency it :)'
Huma says, 'anyway'
Xuvenia peers around intently.
Huma says, 'what else is up :)'
Huma says, 'anyone else?'
Nadia looks up into the sky and ponders.
Joel raises his hand.
Huma says, 'go ahead Joel'
Huma pokes Joel with Kryptonite.
Joel says, 'why are the imps so damned spammy when they post on the boards?'
Joel ducks to the ground.
Nadia snickers softly.
Huma says, 'when imps post on boards?'
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'I dunno'
Xuvenia goes EEK! in distress.
Xuvenia says, 'food'
Huma says, 'I think thats why the create imps are so spammy'
Sandra says, 'we save it all up for a long time and then just throw it all into a big post'
Huma says, 'Rufus is spammy because he cares and theres lots of stuff he wants to say'
Huma says, 'and same with Sandra'
Sensha disappears into the void.
Sensha has returned from the void.
Huma says, 'verbal vomit often occurs when youre excited/interested in somethin =P'
Sandra giggles.
Joel says to Sandra, 'I kind of figured you just wanted to test the theory on not being able to spam everyone link dead.'
Huma chuckles politely.
Sandra says, 'hehe'
Joel says, 'i almost have to print it out and not read it on the screen'
Huma giggles.
Huma says, 'so who else has questions :)'
Joel says, 'it's good stuff, I don't want to miss it. it's just seriously long'
Joel snickers softly.
Xuvenia says, 'i'm just about done, boss!'
Xuvenia says, 'kick some more kandy ass time'
LadyAce giggles at Xuvenia.
Huma giggles.
Sandra giggles.
Huma says, 'any other questions?'
Sandra says, 'wow that big welcome board post'
Sandra says, 'and no questions'
Sandra giggles.
Huma looks at the welcome board.
Huma says, 'seriously'
Huma says, 'well I'm inclined to fold the tent'
Sandra nods solemnly.
Huma says, 'anyone else?'
Huma says, 'going going'
Retsu shakes her head.
Nadia says, 'Marry me?'
Nadia ducks to the ground.
Retsu rolls around on the ground with laughter.
Huma goes EEK! at Nadia in distress - isn't Nadia an awful person for teasing?
Huma says, 'the scandal!'
Nadia snickers softly.
Kryptonite thuds as Huma attempts to bounce it - what a klutz.
Retsu pets Nadia lovingly.
Huma says, 'meeting adjourned'
Nadia says, 'Think of it! It'd be magnificent!'
Retsu thanks Huma heartily.
Retsu stands up.