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  1. You're mistaken. New/bad players are entitled to...

    You're mistaken. New/bad players are entitled to everyone else's fun.

    I find it difficult to interpret this thread in any other way.

    Oh and if you don't provide the fun for them, you're the one...
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    Good luck. I tried for quite some time to get...

    Good luck. I tried for quite some time to get Shat to record his solo runs for me a long time ago, because I'd be able to figure out boss HP from that (since he'd be the only one doing damage the...
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    Video of Mabar Lag

    I posted a video of the lag in the Mabar Summoning Chamber here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ-83oB5q-Q

    Sorry about the choppiness of the video -- I try to save space on my HD with these...
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    Came back to check out some stuff and went into a...

    Came back to check out some stuff and went into a dragon run.

    I was in a level 1-8 run. Guildies were in a level 26-30 run.

    At the exact same time my run lag-froze, guildies were saying over...
  5. Abbot Tiles Fast and Safe Solution Method -- Crack Run

    I decided to do one last "feature-length" post. This one covers a method of doing one of the Accursed Ascension ("Abbot") raid puzzles, the tile puzzle. It is generally considered to be one of the...
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    Enhancements Never bothered to look at them, so...

    Enhancements
    Never bothered to look at them, so no comments.

    Guild Decay
    I think very few things demonstrate Turbine's missteps in design direction as clearly as how it implemented the guild...
  7. Oh then take a look at this thread: ...

    Oh then take a look at this thread:

    https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthread.php/415925-%28Easy!%29-Fix-Forum-Links

    Not sure why your last pre-migration post would be from 2010 unless you were...
  8. Eh, the search function doesn't really work...

    Eh, the search function doesn't really work properly. It misses a lot of past posts, including when you select your own. (Not to mention, the new search isn't as versatile as the old one, and the old...
  9. Thread: Farewell

    by Vanshilar
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    Thanks for the comments: Turbine changed...

    Thanks for the comments:



    Turbine changed it fairly recently so that striding 30% really is 30%. Exp retreat is still 25% however and haste is still 32%. So basically, your striding 30% boots...
  10. Thread: Farewell

    by Vanshilar
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    Farewell

    I've decided to leave DDO, most likely permanently.

    I was originally going to post this sometime back in April. However, it collided with the forum change, and once the forum changed, my account...
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    I covered it around when Turbine first released...

    I covered it around when Turbine first released the renown system here:

    https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthread.php/263627-Guild-Renown-awards?p=3144614&viewfull=1#post3144614

    Keep in mind when I...
  12. Actually the old system heavily favored large...

    Actually the old system heavily favored large guilds. I demonstrated this with both mathematical models (i.e. theory) as well as MyDDO data (i.e. observational evidence). The main reason is just the...
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    But as a frequent reader of the forums from what...

    But as a frequent reader of the forums from what I've read I can authoritatively state that lag is all client-side, since I never see any lag, so it must be something with the client's settings for...
  14. The hypothesis was never that i2049 was the cause...

    The hypothesis was never that i2049 was the cause of the lag. The hypothesis was that lag was localized to a given instance, and therefore, switching to less-used instances would decrease the...
  15. Here's a video of this type of lag in action: ...

    Here's a video of this type of lag in action:

    http://youtu.be/Y_cVwh9cIWs

    The video is of poor quality because I run it under very high compression; suffice it to say the actual quality on my...
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    Not sure if this is the cause. But if you are...

    Not sure if this is the cause. But if you are level XP capped (i.e. can take level 25), the quests that you never touched while leveling up may keep incrementing your streak counter even if you've...
  17. Thread: Ok, my turn.

    by Vanshilar
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    Or how about: Overpowered or not Acceptable...

    Or how about:

    Overpowered or not
    Acceptable strategies
    Developer intent
    Exploit or not

    I can count on one hand the number of people who will actually quote original source material to back...
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    It might also be dungeon scaling. If I remember...

    It might also be dungeon scaling. If I remember right (and I should mention I haven't tested this myself), dungeon scaling works on the actual damage that you take after DR. So if dungeon scaling...
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    But the LFM was very clear: "No compositions by...

    But the LFM was very clear: "No compositions by Liszt allowed."
  20. Compilation of Shortman (Solo/Duo) Raid Completions

    The intent of this thread is to compile a list of known shortman raid completions. In this case, "shortman" is either solo (1 player) or duo (2 players). I may also include some 3-man completions if...
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    Grats! I wanted to solo the raid...but I died...

    Grats!

    I wanted to solo the raid...but I died to Blood Plate on Epic Normal and haven't progressed much beyond that yet...
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    So wait, groups don't bother with roughly 15%...

    So wait, groups don't bother with roughly 15% more DPS after 4 or so minutes into a raid, even though the most interesting stuff (extra trash, etc.) happens toward the end of the raid and not the...
  23. That's not the lag we're talking about. That's...

    That's not the lag we're talking about. That's just the client scrolling the numbers above the monsters slower than it receives the data from the client. The client actually receives the data in...
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    http://i898.photobucket.com/albums/ac182/Vanshilar...

    http://i898.photobucket.com/albums/ac182/Vanshilar/ScreenShot00976a_zpsdf7553c9.jpg

    http://i898.photobucket.com/albums/ac182/Vanshilar/ScreenShot00975a_zps3999a98a.jpg

    From when the floor fell...
  25. It only drains one charge each time. Although if...

    It only drains one charge each time. Although if you're like me and have crappy will saves, you'll likely get 2 charges drained when you fail the daze save (at least, I think that's what it was that...
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