The Official Arcanum artifact thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dark Elf, Sep 19, 2012.

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Will you contribute towards a custom NPC or Artifact?

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  1. magikot

    magikot Well-Known Member

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    I literally laughed out loud at that.

    Arret is French for stop though. Maybe a different anagram so the gibberish can translate to "the tree?" Retar? Traer?
     
  2. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    I like Arret. It has a fantasyesque tang to it. I would furthermore argue that a tree is quite successful at arresting the trajectory of any automobile attempting to run through it.
     
  3. Blinky969

    Blinky969 Active Member

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    Monocle of the Lord
    +10% critical hit, allows you to see an enemies stat sheet and inventory
     
  4. Crypton

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    About collecting money, heard about ChipIn? You can create a widget and put it on this website and forums, perhaps somewhere far away from those nasty ads. It's "free" and really easy to create and integrate. (I know it because I have such widget on ArcanumAlive website, but noone bothers to donate a penny... *cough*, *cough*.)
     
  5. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    People, I need to know if you're in and how much you are willing to pledge. Please leave a comment in this thread specifying this.
     
  6. magikot

    magikot Well-Known Member

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    $50. And it is nice to see you again blinky.
     
  7. Wolfsbane

    Wolfsbane Well-Known Member

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    Good to see you Blinky. We've missed you.
     
  8. wayne-scales

    wayne-scales Well-Known Member

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    I can do about $50. I'll go a bit higher if it's necessary (right now, for the 13 of us, it'd be about $77 each, and I'm fine with that) but hopefully I get a downloadable thing of the game with that (because I wasn't planning on buying it; I just like this idea).
     
  9. Blinky969

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  10. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    Thank you for notifying me!

    Oh, and Tim got back to me:

    Any help out of the ordinary seems unlikely (and I suppose we should never have expected any). I'll establish a presence at the Obsidian boards and see what I can find.

    Oh, and I still don't know whether some of the participants of this thread are backing this or not.
     
  11. Zanza

    Zanza Well-Known Member

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    I just don't know if I should DE, I just don't know...
     
  12. Vorak

    Vorak Administrator Staff Member

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    I have an account there, I guess I should actually go and log in.
     
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    I'm a little short of money for the time being, so i guess i won't be able to give any, nowadays, i think it is a great idea, and if in the next week or so i get a chance, i might be able to give some $30-40.
     
  14. Muro

    Muro Well-Known Member

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    You have my sword, and you have my bow, and my bottle caps. Given the time we still have, I'll be able to gather $50.

    PS. Not that my opinion is in any way objective, but excellent item description, DE.
     
  15. TheDavisChanger

    TheDavisChanger Well-Known Member

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    If this is changed to read "Zanza the Eunuch" then I will fully support it.

    Otherwise, sprinkle glory holes around the game world and put an NPC Zanza on the other side of each of them. Clicking a glory hole generates nonsensical gibberish and drains the PC's mental stats.
     
  16. DarkFool

    DarkFool Nemesis of the Ancients

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    I'd vote a black, gear-shaped shield with a blue design set in it that looks like two scythe blades connected by a single haft.

    Seal of the House: The Legendary Shield used by Knights of the Order of Terra Arcanum.
     
  17. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    It could. Consider the current item description a beta. We might shuffle some references around.
     
  18. Wolfsbane

    Wolfsbane Well-Known Member

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    This was really cool as well.
     
  19. Jungle Japes

    Jungle Japes Well-Known Member

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    I think a monocle would stand out as a very unique artifact. Unless, of course, the game is filled with monocles and top hats. A dagger or shield would be just one among many, but a monocle would probably be the only one.
     
  20. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    Question is, would they make a monocle? And would said monocle ever be used, or be completely overshadowed by helmets seeing as they would be mad to give it a defensive value?
     
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