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Server Seeking / Re: LF > LR - MR read on
« Last post by ignisro on Feb 14, 2018, 03:52 AM »
Hi! I think we hit most of your wishlist. We will officially launch on 2/23/18. You can check our server details here: http://forum.ratemyserver.net/low-rates/ignisro-~-grand-opening-on-22318-800pm-utc8/
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Server Discussion / Re: The Pre-Paid Hands-Off Server
« Last post by Blinzer on Feb 14, 2018, 03:50 AM »
Interesting thought and probably worthy of a discussion all on it's own as some people are very strongly against having all castles open (for lack of competition) while others think having all castles open is more fun for reasons you described.

Server hopping sucks and for me personally, a reason why I've stopped joining any pservers at all. I don't care what the admin promises or how impressive the server may seem feature-wise, the second the population dips, the server closes. Now, I don't bother playing or recommending RO servers unless it's an official or has a proven track record of longevity like OriginsRO, TalonRO, or NovaRO. That's why I suggested the idea just pre-paying a year for a host, setting up a stable sever, and giving players an obvious choice for a long-lasting server.

However, I wonder how well the "hands off" approach would work. It seems like most of the RO community now expects regular maintenance with all of their features and suggestions added ASAP. I know that's a frequent complaint about OriginsRO: they don't update much. Plus, running a pre-trans or pre-renewal server is inherently going to be lacking features so perhaps even with the guarantee of longevity, you still just end up with a server of a handful of players after a month or two anyway.

allow me to quote you something from my discord which came up in discussion recently:

Quote
noako - Last Monday at 11:36 PM

In your opinion, what makes a server bad?

Blinzer - Yesterday at 3:02 AM

that's a very good question
i guess it's a simple answer, with a much more complicated explanation. no direction, bad staff, bad game.
direction is most simply explained by "it's not where it is now, but where it is headed". is there a target goal or objective that is being worked towards? can you visibly and tangibly see that it is heading towards that direction?
bad staff is the one we're all used to. people who abuse powers in-game, whether it be to help themselves or to damage others. people with special interests: greed, pride, selfishness. bad staff tend to also be people who have no direction or don't have the ability to follow through with their direction. you're a bad staff if you suck at what you do.
bad game is the final one. your game is bad if it's: unbalanced or unfair, cannot sustain itself in the long run, does not have a strong link between skillful play and strength in the game, does not have depth and a high ceiling to said skill, is not intuitive and fair, gives significant advantages from outside sources. i'm not saying there's anything wrong with a server just slapping vanilla ragnarok and running a solid, honest server about it; but ragnarok itself has numerous of these flaws in itself, so it drags down anyone who does that with it.
now, there's actually a secret fourth thing exists for an MMO that doesn't necessarily count for a developer, but does for players: popularity. a server can be bad in the eyes of players if there's not many people who play on it, because a lot of the appeal of playing an MMO is having the people to interact with and enjoying the game alongside others. if there's nobody playing a game, a lot of people tend to not play that game because they want to be part of something that everyone is doing. likewise, a server with a high population will tend to attract players because people reverse engineer a "if a lot of people are playing on it, it must be good" mentality. these are flawed ways of thinking that lead to this behavior, but they exist regardless.

noako - Yesterday at 3:38 AM

yeah, it's a bit disheartening to play on a small servers with so little options with vendors etc

Blinzer - Yesterday at 3:42 AM

despite shining moon having a lot of rock solid stuff that i approve of, they have very few players
less than 20
that, in my opinion, is a testament that the community of RO has been conditioned so hard to eat the exact same garbage for so long that they have become out of touch with what is actually possible in this game

longevity can be threatened by all four of these aspects, honestly. if you have no direction, you have no future. if you have bad staff, your bad staff is a permanent threat to the longevity for one reason or the other. if you have a bad game, nobody's going to want to play your game for very long. if you have nobody playing your game, you're technically not physically threatened by longevity, but at that point i put into question what you consider something to be alive in the first place.

i'd like to remind you that most players of ragnarok quit in 2008 and 2009 because it got old, boring and was an unbalanced broken game, so ragnarok already falls into the "bad game" category in its normal state. yet people are skeptical whenever they see anything that isn't just the standard game, and that tells me that the people left who play the game aren't very good at it(not good enough to quit) or knowledgeable(don't know enough to distinguish the good from the bad). in other words, a very LARGE portion of the reason this game doesn't ever go anywhere is because of the players, not the developers. for as long as you keep picking s*** servers and bringing it to yourself, you're going to keep eating dust.
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High Rate / Re: MoonRO 255/120
« Last post by yC on Feb 14, 2018, 12:15 AM »
Only one topic per 120 days is allowed for the same server:

http://forum.ratemyserver.net/high-rate/moon-ragnarok-online-(-the-untold-story-)/
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High Rate / Moon Ragnarok Online [ The Untold Story ]
« Last post by bla4nk on Feb 13, 2018, 10:57 PM »


About 600 years ago, a war had risen in Midgard between humans and demons. Mage Knight, Thanatos came to a tower where demons were emerging into Midgard. He raced to the top of the tower as Surt, also known as Satan Morroc, emerged into Midgard and engaged him in battle. Both of them released immense powers and as their intense magic clashes, a certain surge of power resulted to a magic that caused them to teleport in Sograt Desert. There, their epic battle continued, the force of their battle splitting the heavens and the earth. Thanatos dealt the last blow that ended the epic duel and managed to defeat Surt and sealed him into the earth. After sealing Surt, Thanatos disappeared soon after and was never heard from again.

Thousand years later, an attempt was made to free Surt from his earthly prison. For about a year, children were sacrificed every full MOON at the Morocc castle. The Assassins Guild eventually caught on and thwarted the resurrection attempt. Little that they know, every sacrifice was received by an unknown entity residing on another realm.

Some time later, a second attempt to resurrect Surt was performed. It is eventually revealed that Thanatos' seal had weakened enough for Surt to break free prior to the rituals, although Surt was released, he wasn't complete, all because he had used most of his strength to break free and was unable to defeat the warriors that came to stop him. In desperation, he tears open a dimensional rift before being sealed again. Seeing the rift opened in front of them, the warriors were stuck in awe. A rush of abnormal entities flowed out of the rift and were scattered around Midgard. Moments later, a man came out of the dimensional rift and introduced himself as the "Moon Baron" and that he is from another realm. He proclaimed that an unknown dark energy was perceived by the "Moon Fairy" and made her corrupted, also affecting other supernatural monsters, spirits and demons from their realm and this will bring forth calamity and chaos in Midgard unless stopped. The "Moon Baron" offered help to the warriors, and made them take the journey to become members of their organization ruling over their wolrd de-facto and defeat the different monsters that set foot on Midgard!

Would a warrior like you join this epic campaign? If so, then ready your weapons! Shout your warcries! And see what stories might unfold in this untold legend in Midgard!



Moon Ragnarok Online! A fan-made fiction featuring our beloved MMORPG, Ragnarok Online of Gravity Co., Ltd. This RO Private server let's us take a peek and see the story from a fan's imaginative perspective and telling a new story from his point of view.


•SERVER is UP!•
Opened last January 26, 2018!

•Rates : 10k / 10k / Modified

•Max ASPD : 196

•Max Stat : 255

•Modified Drop Rate
   Normal Items    : 100%
   Uncommon Items   : 10%
   Rare Items   : 5%
   Mini MvP Cards   : 1 - 10%
   MvP Cards   : 1 - 10%
   Rare MvP Cards   : 1% (Thanatos, Valkyrie Randgris, Fallen Bishop Etc.)
   LHZ Cards   : 1%

But don't worry guys! We have our own NPCs selling cards, tho not all cards (like LHZ, Thanatos, Valkyrie Randgris etc.), but the most commonly used normal and MvP cards can be purchased there!  /ok

• Agi & Kiel Based After Cast Delays

•Instant Job Change
You'll be automatically spawned to a map with a Guide NPC, Job Changer NPC and NPCs for free equips, cards etc.  /no1



We also have all these NPCs once you get to the main town so don't worry about forgetting something to buy at the spawn area  /lv



•Farm and Grind server

•Lots of unique and well balanced custom items

•Lots of custom mobs and MVP with their own custom cards. Brace yourselves coz here are the entities in the god realm!

Tsukihime, a young princess who wandered out on a haunted forest and then was cursed to become a doll. Now she roams in that cursed forest and haunts down every human she sees!



Moon Mammoth, an ancient creature equipped with long, curved tusks who was said to be born out from a collision of 2 gigantic crystals in the realm of gems and crystal!



Moon Dragon, the mythological monster created by the queen of all fairies to protect the land of mytina from abusers, it is said that moon dragon has 3 heads and really moves fast!



Suzaku is said to be Icarus' arch nemesis, this firey bird  is a large, scarlet and phoenix-like creature that causes earthquake and volcanic erruptions and her flames said to give immortality!



Moon Fairy is known to be be the queen and the strongest in this realm. Making her mad will result to heavy casualties!



But wait! these bosses doesn't end here! More upcoming custom bosses on the future updates! So don't miss out the chance of fighting everyone of them!  /o

•Custom MVP warper that transports you to the god realm!



•Battle Grounds with our own custom Valorous and Glorious Equip set. But it doesn't end there! We also have our own Lunar Weapons!  /no1







•Quest Shop NPC (Upgraded Upper, Mid and Lower HGs)



•Costumes NPCs (Upper, Mid and Lower) (Aura CS Shop) (3rd Job Costume)
For all the fashionistas out there, don't worry, we still believe that you guys are dressed to kill  /gg



•All-in-one NPC (Rentals, Platinum skills, Reset stats and Card Remover)

•Refine Master NPC (100% success rate with the use of Refine Tickets)

•Castle Rewards NPC

•SG Resetter NPC (Feel Resetter)

•Lotti Girl NPC (for our gamblers out there! Feast yourselves with the most rewarding prizes!)

•Donation Shop NPC (Donate Headgears can also be obtained by killing custom MVPs or questing it from Moon Baron /no1)

Moon Baron is the one who will allow you to do chain quests to be a member of their organization. The journey starts at Invek.



Here are some of the Donate Headgears that you can quest from Moon Baron.  /ho



You can check our Donation NPC to see the complete list of the Donate Items.  /no1

•Daily log-in rewards

•Hourly Points (Garners Moon Coupons hourly)

•Moon Coupons Shop NPC (Sells supplies, talismans, foods and other goodies!)

•Skull shop NPC (Exchanges the skulls of the ones you incapacitated with supplies, talismans and foods!)

•Break The Seal Quest

•Treasure Hunting Quests (With its own token warper NPC and Token shop NPC)

• Daily War of Emperium ( 9 - 10 PM PH TIME )






So, what are you waiting for? Come and join us!! And let's all have an unforgettable gaming experince in MoonRO!! /go

Official Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/Moon-Ragnarok-Online-540811272961781/

Discord:
https://discord.gg/jH4FX29

Website:
http://moon.ro-game.net

Full Installer:
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1dr5GwK_5VpwYcdxYC0gyTsqz07_pYRM_&export=download

Credits to Ms. Kristel Ruvie of MoonRO for uploading this!  /kis2 /lv

Lite Installer: http://www.mediafire.com/file/zaoeteawm44o4mq/Moon+RO+litev1.7z

See you guys in-game! And let's all have a blast!  /lv /no1
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RO Graphic, Coding & Media / Re: Kyrellia's Map Showcase
« Last post by Kyrellia on Feb 13, 2018, 10:34 PM »
Very impressive maps once again!  You have some great talent there Kyrellia, I hope we can see even more maps from you in the future.

-X.

thanks so much :)


~

added Akkanea Map
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Server Reviews / Re: My experience in TalonRO
« Last post by Keng on Feb 13, 2018, 09:27 PM »
I'm gonna make it shortest as I can.

- Pros (Brightside):
* Ez leveling, pvm, high end raids when you have the right gears / chars
* The voting always reached its target even we know the last day need 5K++ vote, but the max when we can get when 2k online population only 4k votes. Now barely can reach 1.8k players. Reached target means high exp / job rate ~yay~
* The new GM keep coming, as they only be needed at the moment. Once not, we know the will be vanished. More slaves Gms more merrier
* New costumes keep coming as we'll ignore the dead BG / WoE / PVP
* Mostly defending post here either subGM / GM friends / GM wannabe. Strong bond huh!
* SQI / High End gears so strong you can pawn any mob with right gameplay

- Cons (Darkside):
* Many 'GMwanabe' either in game / discord (go try for yourself)
* Special treatment for GM's gf free OP gears /  close friends (They got earlier info about incoming patch, what nerf, what item to sell / to buy. You name it). They also can troll GM in @main without penalty: Camel etcetc (again, go try it for yourself)
* You & your accociate friends acc will get banned continuely once they dont like you for non realistic reason like videos contains "Hey you son of **" in woe video section.
* Dont even say "curry" in PVP as you'll get banned, IDK why
* Many more, I'll just list this

p/s: I'm not banned person I just post based on my experiences for almost a decade in Tro. Sad to see my mates leaving this server one after another while GM only cares about costumes. Big talk about beta BG / PVP / Woe  blabblabla

Peace o7
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Mid Rates / (NEW) ScaniaRO
« Last post by ScaniaRO on Feb 13, 2018, 02:40 PM »


Homepage: https://scaniaro.com/
Registration: https://scaniaro.com/?module=account&action=create
Download: https://scaniaro.com/?module=pages&action=content&path=download

Looking for GMs!

New Server!
New Client!

Episode 16.1
Charleston Crisis
Central Laboratory
The Last Room
Sarah and Fenrir
Jitterbug
Airship Assault
Bios Island
Morse Cave
Temple of Demon God
Faceworm Queen’s Nest
GMT, HTF, ET, OGH & much more!

Rebellion/Kagerou/Oboro/Doram Summoner
Battlegrounds
Shadow Gears
Automated Hourly Daily Events

Base Exp:
100x
Job Exp:
100x
Drop Rate:
15x
Quest Exp:
25x
Equip Drop:
25x   
Card Drop:
25x   
MVP Equip Drop:
25x   
MVP Card Drop:
25x
Max Base Lvl:
175   
Max Job Lvl:
60   
Max Stats:
130   
Max ASPD:
193

More info: http://ratemyserver.net/index.php?page=detailedlistserver&preview=1&serid=20045&url_sname=ScaniaRO

Hope to see you soon!
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Hi! If you're willing to play with grinds, CianRO suits your match, but if you prefer to get it all within a day or two, this isn't your ideal server. Its less than a month old and so far everything's cool. c:

50/50/10x rates, renewal, 175/60 with max stats of 130 and the server's features are promising. :3

Check it out~ http://cianragnarok.com
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Long Lost Friends / Re: LegendRO.net (Clownphobia)
« Last post by Blinzer on Feb 13, 2018, 11:51 AM »
I don't believe so, doesn't ring a bell anyway.  I think I was guild-less back on LegendRO since I only really played it whenever WolfRO was down. (which admittedly, was fairly often lol)  It's been so long though that I can't honestly remember.  All I remember is that I played a bard.

-X.

wolf was my first server too, karekano was the dominating guild but i guess i was just bad at the game at the time because i eventually refought everyone who i thought was strong and slapped them around. story time boys

in the newer wolfRO(kefkai admin), raku was the leader of some guild, and his entire guild left him to go join some new guild and he basically had no members left and they planned to overthrow him and take over his kriemhild. i wasn't big on WoE because i thought it was a lot less indicative of skill than PvP, but the guy begged me to save his castle for him so it was my one and only appearance. it was 5 of us, against over 300 people. i took command. "dual client one gospel paladin at the top of staircase along with an 120 int bragi. get another player to dual client another bragi behind the railway where it can't be targeted. you'll walk back and get the bragi approximately every 10 seconds. we need a dedicated high priest to keep me buffed and lex aeterna people who aren't dying, but don't walk in range if it's not safe. one player needs to play whitesmith to keep overthrust on me at all times, lock anyone in place who makes it past the traps, and repair my weapon if it breaks. make one player frontline a champion to scout outside and asura strike any paladins that come in." at that point he says to me 'ok, i'll play high wizard for dps'.

:^) "no, you play professor. you have two jobs: dispel all paladins who come in, keep the entrance safety walled, fog the entrance and yourself along with a pneuma and web lock anyone who gets past the first cell, but dispelling the paladins is more important. use LP behind you so you can walk into it if AoE damage starts to hurt too much. now give me the incant."

on that day, the players of wolfRO learned that sniper is the strongest WoE 1.0 class in defense.
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Long Lost Friends / Re: LegendRO.net (Clownphobia)
« Last post by Xarale on Feb 13, 2018, 10:16 AM »
were you in lamerz?
I don't believe so, doesn't ring a bell anyway.  I think I was guild-less back on LegendRO since I only really played it whenever WolfRO was down. (which admittedly, was fairly often lol)  It's been so long though that I can't honestly remember.  All I remember is that I played a bard.

-X.
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