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(The Local)   Italy recalls spinach over mandrake contamination, fearing poisoning or people combining it with Nightshade and Black Pearl to cast Corp Por over and over again   ( thelocal.it) divider line
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2017-10-05 12:29:33 PM  
Thank you Subby of reminding me of the one game I have actually rage quit and never went back.

Would say it changed my life and saved me many wasted hours but EQ came out not long after....
 
2017-10-05 01:01:24 PM  
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"Sorry about that."
 
2017-10-05 04:58:18 PM  
But what happens if Popeye gets petrified?
 
2017-10-05 06:14:27 PM  
I don't care if a Shadowlord is in town, I'm riding the magic carpet, biatch, and I need me my reagents!
 
2017-10-05 06:37:45 PM  
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2017-10-05 07:25:45 PM  
Harming precious bodily fluids?

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2017-10-05 07:27:40 PM  
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2017-10-05 07:28:19 PM  
I'm going to open moongates over and over again
 
2017-10-05 07:28:29 PM  
hallucinogenic? That might make a great, hilarious salad at a dinner party.
 
2017-10-05 07:29:32 PM  

Slives: Thank you Subby of reminding me of the one game I have actually rage quit and never went back.

Would say it changed my life and saved me many wasted hours but EQ came out not long after....


Did you go to the crossroads? Or was it Brit graveyard that did it...
God I loved being an asshole thief in that game.
..and a quickly equipped surpassingly accurate heavy xbow of force would see off anyone who tried to stop my thieving.

And stealing the deeds to peoples houses by hiding out in the architect's building... ahh memories.
 
2017-10-05 07:29:40 PM  
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2017-10-05 07:33:30 PM  
Siege Perilious was fun for a while.  Thanks for the memories subby.
 
2017-10-05 07:34:59 PM  
Sounds like someone issued an Ultimatum
 
2017-10-05 07:36:47 PM  
This reminded me of the days of Ultima Online, for some reason.
 
2017-10-05 07:38:49 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: Harming precious bodily fluids?

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I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion, and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids.
 
Oak
2017-10-05 07:40:21 PM  
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O HAI
 
2017-10-05 07:40:51 PM  

CygnusDarius: This reminded me of the days of Ultima Online, for some reason.


The direct reference, perhaps?
 
2017-10-05 07:41:49 PM  
Bring back precasting beyotch!!!!1111oneoneone
 
2017-10-05 07:55:42 PM  
I thought my last batch of spinach was screaming more than usual
 
2017-10-05 08:00:08 PM  

born_yesterday: I don't care if a Shadowlord is in town, I'm riding the magic carpet, biatch, and I need me my reagents!


I don't care if a Shadowlord is in town, I'm carrying a glass sword, biatch!
 
2017-10-05 08:07:27 PM  
Darn it!  I was hoping it was an Ars Magica reference.
 
2017-10-05 08:09:40 PM  
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2017-10-05 08:12:44 PM  

KennyCaphill: [img.fark.net image 425x596]


Fondest memories of that one.
 
2017-10-05 08:24:37 PM  
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2017-10-05 08:25:48 PM  
biobreak.files.wordpress.com
 
2017-10-05 08:45:39 PM  
Legend has it that Mandrake roots scream when you harvest them.
 
2017-10-05 09:04:17 PM  
Headline is confusing me.... can someone explain?  I know it refers to Ultima, but which one...

In Ultima Online CORP POR used Nightshade and Black Pearl... it did not use mandrake.

In Ultima VII parts 1 and 2 CORP POR also needed Sulfurous Ash... still no mandrake.

I believe those are the only Ultima games that had CORP POR as a spell.

Granted in Ultima VII part 2, you need to buy a spellbook to cast spells, and you do that with three mandrake, but mandrake wasn't combined with NS and BP to cast CORP POR per the headline.
 
2017-10-05 09:20:31 PM  
Hah. I had a 100% LRC suit, didn't need no nightshade or black pearl.

Still miss that game every now and then, and get the urge to go fishing. Loved those SOS messages.
 
2017-10-05 09:24:24 PM  
Can you recall the mandrake-tainted spinach?
Not very well, no.

/oblig
 
2017-10-05 09:31:55 PM  
Normally, I would be ashamed to admit that I remember that Mandrake + Nightshade + Black Pearl were the reagents for the (J)inx spell in Ultima IV.

But welcome to Fark.
 
2017-10-05 09:57:28 PM  

Psylence: Slives: Thank you Subby of reminding me of the one game I have actually rage quit and never went back.

Would say it changed my life and saved me many wasted hours but EQ came out not long after....

Did you go to the crossroads? Or was it Brit graveyard that did it...
God I loved being an asshole thief in that game.
..and a quickly equipped surpassingly accurate heavy xbow of force would see off anyone who tried to stop my thieving.

And stealing the deeds to peoples houses by hiding out in the architect's building... ahh memories.


Oh Brit Graveyard. Where blues go to die. I was probably one of the worst 13 year old shiatlers on the game. The best part of murdering someone was the "OoOo OoOooO oOoOo  OooOo" which was obviously a stream of curses  going through the ghost filter

I quit right around Third Dawn, Fel had been a ghosttown for AGES, the only way I could get people to go is talking a bunch of shiat to them after picking up a brown newb robe from the start area. Thieving was the shiat though. I remember carrying around trapped pouches because any damage broke An Ex Por. Blow self up, round the corner hide/stealth while angry dude trots around with his corp por held.

ahhh the memories. Thanks to subby for the walk down memory lane.
 
2017-10-05 10:19:05 PM  
It just turned 20 years old last month. Best MOM yo date, because when it debuted it didn't follow a set script. EA ruined it, like most things they touched.
 
2017-10-05 10:35:46 PM  
OOOOoOOOOO
 
2017-10-05 10:40:46 PM  
Subby, you got your recsu all in my recdu, so now I'll need to call the GUARDS!!! and have them open my BANK.
 
2017-10-05 10:41:03 PM  
first fark login in 4 years just to comment about a game I have no intention of ever playing again....

Anyways, tis a dull story.

/Kal Ort Por
 
2017-10-05 10:56:15 PM  
I'm out, LB needs me to talk to some oracle...
kal ort por!
 
2017-10-05 10:58:27 PM  
i.ytimg.com

Obscure?
 
2017-10-05 11:10:55 PM  

blackartemis: It just turned 20 years old last month. Best MOM yo date, because when it debuted it didn't follow a set script. EA ruined it, like most things they touched.


7 parts 1&2 were just about perfect (for the time anyway) 8 was a complete shiatshow. Never even bothered with 9.

Origin used to be my favorite developer.
I think EA secretly hates gamers. Like their wife ran off with a gamer many years ago, so buying all these companies and then turning them to crap is their way of getting revenge.
 
2017-10-05 11:12:43 PM  
I got the Ring of Reagents, so I don't need to collect that stuff any more.
 
2017-10-05 11:21:11 PM  

Kirzania: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

Obscure?


King's Quest 3?
 
2017-10-05 11:30:35 PM  
A few fun stories from Ultima Online:
A friend and I convinced noob that NPC pirates had stolen our stuff and enlisted their aid to take them down. We would go into attack mode but wait for the noob to attack and get his ass utterly handed to him, and then loot his corpse. One guy comes running back after a result to find all his shiat gone. He asked what happened to it, and (as I am literally putting on the new thigh boots I looted) I tell him "that damn pirate took it." Guy attacked the pirate and died again.

Hiding under a building overhang (before the patch that made a visible bubble) I convinced people I was a magic talking rock and if they put gold on the ground, I would grant wishes.

I got a mage powerful enough to morph into a monster and I chased a guy all around town (where the game doesn't allow NPC monsters). He kept yelling "guards" to no effect since I wasn't actually attacking him. He also kept typing asking how a monster got into town while people just laughed at him. Then he decides to take on a demon and attacks me. I immediately call for the guards who kill him, and I loot his body.

I was walking around as a ghost, and a guy runs up and tells me he has Spirit Speak so he can talk to me. Buy I just keep typing "OooOoooooOo". And he just keeps getting more and more frustrated that his ability "keeps failing".

When my server was down (which was all the damn time) I'd go to other servers to pass the time. I discovered that making a new alchemist gave you enough reagents to make two explosive potions. So I started selling them as "strength potions" and laughing as people blew themselves up. Once I was negotiating a sale when I got a notice I caught the guy stealing me from me. Of course I could have called the guards, but I knew where this was going. The guy says "Ha! I'm a thief and I just STOLE your potion! And I am going to drink it right in front of you, and there is nothing you can do about it! Hahaha!" He went boom and I laughed so hard.

Dicking around on another server, some guy in death robes kept attacking me for no reason. After calling the guards twice I say "obviously you're just griefing on another server like me. How about you stop this petty shiat and we have some *real* fun?" So we became suicide bombers. We would make alchemists, go to the bank and get on either side of a mid-high level player and blow ourselves up at the same time, which would take out a fairly high level guy. Of course you'd see people swoop in like vultures to grab as much of his shiat as they could. Poor guy coming back from an adventure with new shiny loot, and was just trying to safely store it, and not expecting to be taken out so quickly before the guards would show up. Hell we'd often take out a good portion of people in the bank.

Of course that was all in the early days when you could take every last possession off a dead body.
 
2017-10-06 12:05:46 AM  

SomeAmerican: Headline is confusing me.... can someone explain? I know it refers to Ultima, but which one...


These are the ingredients for the "Jinx" spell from Ultima 4 ... makes enemies fight each other.
 
2017-10-06 12:09:00 AM  
Ultima V is one of the best in the series.
 
2017-10-06 12:36:34 AM  
Ultima IV is one of the best video games of all time.
 
2017-10-06 01:10:57 AM  
Cool flowers. I want some.
 
2017-10-06 06:37:32 AM  

MythDragon: Dicking around on another server, some guy in death robes kept attacking me for no reason. After calling the guards twice I say "obviously you're just griefing on another server like me. How about you stop this petty shiat and we have some *real* fun?" So we became suicide bombers. We would make alchemists, go to the bank and get on either side of a mid-high level player and blow ourselves up at the same time, which would take out a fairly high level guy. Of course you'd see people swoop in like vultures to grab as much of his shiat as they could. Poor guy coming back from an adventure with new shiny loot, and was just trying to safely store it, and not expecting to be taken out so quickly before the guards would show up. Hell we'd often take out a good portion of people in the bank


This is why I stayed away from popular banks.
 
2017-10-06 08:10:36 AM  
In case anyone is interested in the runic words of power
http://ultima.wikia.com/wiki/Britannian_Magic

\see, I just casted Vas Wis Ylem.
\\and if you don't like it I can Fus Ro Dah
\\\I know, I know...
 
2017-10-06 08:32:56 AM  
Ultima V - Stones (Acoustic Classical Guitar Cover)
Youtube PBwUDfjr1yc
 
2017-10-06 08:45:14 AM  
Rush - Cinderella Man
Youtube s_8DDOL20Go
 
2017-10-06 08:51:29 AM  

Majin_Buu: Kirzania: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

Obscure?

King's Quest 3?


Not quite. This game was awesome.

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