May 2014


Official Notice

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 30, 2014 at 3:02 PM CDT
UO Community News

Originally posted 2014 May 29 21:46 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Greetings all,

On www.broadsword.com you will find a message from Broadsword leadership about the recent events regarding EA Mythic. I would like to assure our players that this in no way affects our relationship with Electronic Arts. Everything that has been stated with UO will continue as promised.

We look forward to our continued partnership with EA to ensure a bright and exciting future for Ultima Online.

Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong
UO Producer​



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Log In Servers are Down

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 28, 2014 at 6:54 PM CDT
UO Customer Service

Originally posted 2014 May 28 20:35 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

9:35 pm EDT update: While in the process of fixing the Enhanced Log in servers we are having to bring down the Classics log in servers also. We are still working on this and I will update when I hear anything. Sorry guys!

Update: Players can log in with the Classic client but the Enchanced Client is still having log in issues. Will keep you updated

Greetings everyone,

We are having issues with our log in servers, if you log out of UO you will not be able to log back in. We expect the log in servers to be down for approx. 2 more hours, if something changes I will post and let you know. I will post another update if they are not back by 6:30 pm EST.

Thanks!
UO Team



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Publish 85.5

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM CDT
UO Publishes

Originally posted 2014 May 20 20:42 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

We will be putting out a patch starting this afternoon with Oceania, everyone else will get it with your with normal scheduled maintenance.

Publish 85.5.0

Governor System Updates
The following changes have been made related to the Governor System,
• Funds from the purchase of City Banners and City Titles will now be deposited to the City Treasury.
• City Bulletin Boards have been made more functional to allow Governors to post news.
o Governors may set a Headline and an Article by using the context menu on their City Bulletin Board.
o Headlines will be displayed when a player double clicks on the bulletin board.
o Articles, along with the Governor’s name, posting date, and the full headline will be displayed when a player clicks on the blue button next to each city.
o Bulletin boards can be viewed by anyone regardless of their citizenship.
• Beginning with the June election, terms have been increased to 180 days. Elections will occur in June and December.

To read the full article on the forums, click HERE.

VvV Focus Group Needed

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 9, 2014 at 5:10 PM CDT
UO Development

Originally posted 2014 May 09 19:43 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Greetings!!

We are seeking 13 to 15 interested individuals to participate in a focus group for our upcoming feature, Vice vs Virtue! 

Interested individuals should:

  • Have an active, Ultima Online subscription free of any past infractions
  • A passion for, and experience with, Player vs Player combat in UO
  • Be willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Be able to communicate and critique in a respectable and adult manner

If you are interested send your account name (no passwords ever!), and a brief description of why you would like to be considered for this focus group to Mesanna@broadsword.com . 


See you in Britannia,

The UO Team



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Character Transfer Back on

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 7, 2014 at 7:37 PM CDT
UO Customer Service

Originally posted 2014 May 07 20:09 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Greetings Everyone,

Character transfer is back on.  If you have a character that has not completed the transfer please page a GM and he will be able to fix your character and give you back your items.  You have to be online to do this though.  Thank you for your patience.

UO Team and GameMasters



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Bugged Character Transfer Issues

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 5, 2014 at 5:21 PM CDT
UO Customer Service

Originally posted 2014 May 03 15:17 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Greetings Everyone,

We have resolved the issue that caused the bug with the incomplete character transfers.  If you have a incompleted transfer that you are unable to unpack please page a GM.  If your character transfer has not completed the cycle please do not panic we have not turned it back on yet.  We hope to have it back on by Monday.  I will post again on Monday and give you an update on when we might be able to turn it back on.

Thank you for your patience and have a great weekend!

UO Team



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Job Opening - Engineer

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 1, 2014 at 8:31 PM CDT
UO News

Originally posted 2014 May 01 19:40 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Ultima Online is looking to increase our team again!!

As a software engineer at Broadsword, you will build and maintain some of the longest-lived MMO’s still running. You will work on client and server code, networking, databases, and UI/UX among many other tasks. The ideal candidate is a passionate gamer with a C++ background, strong English language communication skills and experience with both Linux and Windows development.

If you are interested in applying please send your resume to Careers@broadsword.com.



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Character Transfer Issues

Submitted by UO_Herald on May 1, 2014 at 8:23 PM CDT
UO Customer Service

Originally posted 2014 May 01 15:49 -0400 GMT by Bonnie "Mesanna" Armstrong on the UO Herald:

Attention

We are aware of an issue with character transfer. In order to fix this issue we are going to turn it off for the time being at 1 pm ET 5/1/14. We will keep you informed of our progress and will get it turned back on as soon as possible.

We are sorry for the horrible timing and appreciate your patience.

UO Team

To read the full article on the forums, click HERE.

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