View Poll Results: What's your favorite quest in Three Barrel Cove?

Voters
250. You may not vote on this poll
  • Garl's Tomb

    31 12.40%
  • Ghost of a Chance

    62 24.80%
  • Guard Duty

    9 3.60%
  • Legend of Two-Toed Tobias

    42 16.80%
  • Prove Your Worth

    108 43.20%
  • The Fire Caves

    29 11.60%
  • The Scoundrel's Run

    55 22.00%
Multiple Choice Poll.
Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 207

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Brand / Commerce Manager Tolero's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    6,517

    Default DDO Poll: What's your favorite quest of Three Barrel Cove?

    The quest-makers are curious: what's your favorite quest(s) of Three Barrel Cove?

  2. #2
    Community Member Vellrad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa (The Capital City of Warsaw)
    Posts
    6,704

    Default

    All equally.
    But if I have to choose, I'll go with 'Yarrrrrr!'

  3. #3
    Community Member Bolo_Grubb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,818

    Default Mix three barrel cove with crystal cove

    I love the theme of Three Barrel cove. Unfortunately it is in a level range that is fat with quest so I do not spend much time out there unless I have guild mate at the same level in the TR process. Then we go out and do them all because they are pretty good. The wilderness area is one of my favorite.
    Kill'em all and let their favorite deity sort'em out
    Quote from a shroud run "I am an idiot, not a newb"

  4. #4
    Community Member alancarp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    342

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bolo_Grubb View Post
    I love the theme of Three Barrel cove. Unfortunately it is in a level range that is fat with quest so I do not spend much time out there unless I have guild mate at the same level in the TR process. Then we go out and do them all because they are pretty good. The wilderness area is one of my favorite.
    Yeah - the way the game has evolved in the past couple of years, a level 3-8 wilderness area just doesn't get much play as you aren't in those levels for very long any more. That's unfortunate.

    But that said: I actually hated 'Prove Your Worth' - I could never come up with a way to do those ladders at level (not even close), so I gave up in frustration. I do like everything else about the island - including the underwater loot, the underwater explorers and quests, the kobolds' bizarre proclivities, and the piratey music.

  5. #5
    Community Member Thrudh's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    17,004

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bolo_Grubb View Post
    I love the theme of Three Barrel cove. Unfortunately it is in a level range that is fat with quest so I do not spend much time out there unless I have guild mate at the same level in the TR process. Then we go out and do them all because they are pretty good. The wilderness area is one of my favorite.
    Same here... I almost always seem to skip it, but when I do run them, I enjoy them all... especially the wilderness area...

    Bump the whole thing up to level 17 (or heck, epic) and more people will buy it and run it. That's GOT to be easier than building a whole new pack.
    Quote Originally Posted by Teh_Troll View Post
    We are no more d000m'd then we were a week ago.
    Quote Originally Posted by Eth View Post
    When you stop caring about xp/min this game becomes really fun. Trust me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Gary_Gygax
    No single character has all the skills and resources needed to guarantee success in all endeavors; favorable results can usually only be achieved through group effort. No single player character wins, in the sense that he or she defeats all other player characters; the goal of the forces of good can only be attained through cooperation, so that victory is a group achievement rather than an individual one.

  6. #6
    Community Member bartharok's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Far beyond the ravens gate
    Posts
    5,493

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrudh View Post
    Same here... I almost always seem to skip it, but when I do run them, I enjoy them all... especially the wilderness area...

    Bump the whole thing up to level 17 (or heck, epic) and more people will buy it and run it. That's GOT to be easier than building a whole new pack.
    Oooh... Epic 3bc... I like the idea
    Dystopia = utopia achieved

  7. #7
    Community Member Lonnbeimnech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    3,287

    Default

    prove your worth
    two toed tobias
    scoundrels run

  8. #8
    Bwest Fwiends Memnir's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    ¿
    Posts
    16,601

    Default

    Scoundrel's Run.
    I just think it's a shame it's such a pain to get to since the remodel. I used to run it often, now I don't think I've run it in literally years.

    I also liked it better when it had a time-limit... but that's just me.
    53461

  9. #9
    Scholar Of Adventure & Hero Missing_Minds's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    work....
    Posts
    30,172

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Memnir View Post
    Scoundrel's Run.
    I just think it's a shame it's such a pain to get to since the remodel. I used to run it often, now I don't think I've run it in literally years.

    I also liked it better when it had a time-limit... but that's just me.
    I've got to agree with Memnir here. I oddly have fond memories of this quest. Possibly because each corner is like a little arena.

    I tend to like Prison of the Planes because each room is a mini gladiator arena.

  10. #10
    Community Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    266

    Default

    I love the pack in general. It is such a beautiful wilderness area. Prove Your Worth is probably my favorite quest in the pack. I can still remember how long it took us to finish the first time. My buddy and I both had a rough time getting up the ladders. Now we are pros and try to race each other to the end. Good times.

    Thanks for showing interest in such a wonderful pack!

  11. #11

    Default Scondrel's Run and Old Grey Garl

    I really enjoy running through Three Barrel Cove. I do like all of the quests out there, but I would have to say that Scondrel's Run and the Old Grey Garl quests are more of my favorites out there. I do sometimes have issues with the map in Scondrel's run but overall I think it has a nice mix of things (strong mobs, small puzzles, a vicious trap if you aren't careful, etc.). The Old Grey Garl line I find interesting and enjoy running through it.

    My leas favorite quest out there would probably be Prove Your Worth. The ladder challenge can be quite that...a challenge...

  12. #12
    The Hatchery
    2014 DDO Players Council
    Dandonk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Denmark
    Posts
    5,276

    Default

    Fire Caves, Garl's Tomb and Scoundrel's Run.

    I do wish there was a teleport option, the long runs out in the area keep most players I know from using the area during levelling.

    EDIT: Also, the level range of the area should support streaking.
    Last edited by Dandonk; 10-29-2013 at 11:00 AM.
    It's definitely an N-word.

  13. #13
    Community Member ThomasHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    255

    Default Funny!

    I just posted on this last week I believe. Yeah, I love this area and all of the quests equally excepting that puzzle one with the weird jumps. Just not into it and I only run it if my guild runs it. Interestingly enough, I have a post-it at home near my computer with a funny looking diagram from the puzzle room. I wonder if I can even follow it!

    The quests do tend to sit at an odd level. I wonder if Turbine would consider bumping it to 10-12. That would seem to be a fun time to do those quests.

  14. #14
    Community Member kned225's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    552

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasHunter View Post
    The quests do tend to sit at an odd level. I wonder if Turbine would consider bumping it to 10-12. That would seem to be a fun time to do those quests.
    Totally agree. This area is amazing but needs lvl reassignment surgery. 10-15 or epic. Nobody is running that far for 1000xp

  15. #15
    Community Member FranOhmsford's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Staffs, England
    Posts
    9,190

    Default

    Legend of Two Toed Tobias is not only my favourite quest in the Cove But regularly finds itself in top 5 lists for the entire game.

    The ONLY Quests I don't like in the Cove are Guard Duty {Awful Awful Quest} and Trog's Get/Grey Garl {Overscaled}.


    As for the streak issue:

    Put Guard Duty in Korthos {on the way to Stormreach} as a Lvl 2 Quest!

    Drop Scoundrel's Run {no changes necessary} and Old Grey Garl {Take the CRs down in here} to Lvl 6 instead of 7.

    Now all Cove Quests are 5-6 and Slayer finishes at 8 {Sorted!}.
    And Guard Duty fits in far better as a getting to Stormreach Quest at Lvl 2 than Out in 3 Barrel at Lvl 5.


    These Quests are NOT Lvl 10-12 Quests - It's bad enough that you keep making Epic Quests in FR that feel like they should be Lvl 6-9, Fighting Epic Rats & Dogs in Carnival, Sentinels and Fens has had people complaining for Years.
    I wouldn't complain if we were to get a "Return to 3 Barrel Cove" Higher Lvl quest chain BUT please please please DON'T ruin the ones we've got!

  16. #16
    Founder Hamlin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Philadelphia, PA
    Posts
    319

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Teh_Troll View Post
    Vote for "Prove Your Worth" or I will go to your house and take a dump on your lawn.
    How big of a pile are we talking about here? I need to know what trolls are capable of before I cast my vote.

  17. #17
    Community Member Hendrik's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Bell's Brewery, MI.
    Posts
    10,991

    Default

    Scoundrels Run and Prove your Worth.

    Quote Originally Posted by hsinclair
    I heard the devs hate all wizards, bards, clerics, fighters, and fuzzy bunnies and only want us to play halfling barbarian/paladin shuriken specialists!

    It's totally true, I have a reliable source. You better reroll now.
    Adventurer, Bug Reporter, Mournlander.

  18. #18
    Community Member HatsuharuZ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    2,329

    Default Prove Your Worth

    This is a very unique quest, and we have rarely seen the like since.

    Quest design devs, you should run this, along with Scoundrel's Run, Tomb of the Shadow Knight, Tomb of the Forbidden, and Chamber of Raiyum. Ever since you guys introduced Spell Wards, I've thought that you weren't sadistic enough for this job....

  19. #19
    The Hatchery CaptainSpacePony's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    North American East Coast Interwebs
    Posts
    1,384

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Tolero View Post
    The quest-makers are curious: what's your favorite quest(s) of Three Barrel Cove?
    Black-nose quint's quest is the best. I especially like how it ends.

    Next in line, I'm kind of ashamed to say are the wilderness rares.

    If I have to pick an actual quest, I think I'll go with Garl's Tomb: Trog's Get.

    The quest that WOULD be the most fun but ISN'T is Prove Your Worth. A great quest that's interesting and fun... other than that @#%$%@ LADDER! DDO controls are great for most game play, but not jumping off a ladder, spinning 180 degrees in midair and catching another.

    Two other low points are Scoundrel's run is kind of boring and Guard Duty feels like a chore rather than fun.

    I really like 3BC. It's dripping w/great flavor. Most lives I skip Guard Duty (too boring and poor loot/xp) and Prove Your Worth but run the rest. It is the only wilderness area that I sometimes linger in for slayer counts.
    Someone got it wrong. Everyone expected the Spanish Inquisition because they were required to give 30 days notice, by law.
    I can be found on Orien. My more active toons are Cilon, Solstone in Your Pack, and sometimes Acroyer.

  20. #20
    Community Member Luxgolg's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    808

    Default

    In 4 years I've only gone there maybe 10 times. House P Carnival chain is more XP, and I perfer House P favor over Free Agents. Most importantly for me, it overlaps Necro 1 which is a gold mine for XP, and the Silver Flame favor is great for tavern heals. If I were not VIP I dont think I would ever go there.

    I will say it is a very well designed area, that seems as complete as Korthos/Harbor/Market

Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

This form's session has expired. You need to reload the page.

Reload