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Alternate ox return barns
« on: November 20, 2012, 08:18:13 AM »
Found myself in Krofburg after a delivery and roleplay kept me passed my bedtime, cow in tow.

While we're considering that the ox would be in a barn, not inside the inn itself, it would be great to have the option to sell and buy our ox at the various delivery points, Krofburg, Midway, Barovia, Lodge. Tired cows are exchanged for fresh ones etc. Family business!
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2012, 10:51:35 AM »
I agree with this, particularly how the areas you have to go to are dangerous to an ox.

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2012, 10:52:18 AM »
Agreed.

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2012, 11:11:37 AM »
I met an ox in the near ethereal the other day.

I'm highly tempted to think of that as the location oxen go when players log out. The oxen letting out haunting moo's over the plane of the near ethereal.

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2012, 04:06:57 PM »
I agree with this, particularly how the areas you have to go to are dangerous to an ox.

God yes. Im of the firm opinion that the name of the road from Vallaki - Midway - Barovia road should be changed to "Dead Ox Highway".

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2012, 04:08:54 PM »
I agree with this, particularly how the areas you have to go to are dangerous to an ox.

God yes. Im of the firm opinion that the name of the road from Vallaki - Midway - Barovia road should be changed to "Dead Ox Highway".

 :lol:  There is a point where there would be no more cows in all of Barovia.
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2012, 09:02:41 PM »
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2012, 10:51:39 PM »
I find that Krofburg would be idea for oxen returns due to the Bellegrade company running a mining operation, and general mountain life all togather. So I agree with this completely!

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2012, 07:28:41 AM »
Supporting this as well, although it would be nice if the currently existant bugs in oxen are fixed first?
(My ox keeps toggling detect mode on and off. Getting into combat or near it once seems to be the trigger, not sure.)
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2012, 03:32:27 AM »
100% agree. It would also be nice if my oxen wouldn't try to attack deer and mink. Mad cow disease?

Yes, there should be barns at all delivery points. Even the fishing lodge. When you arrive a bit late it's terrible to be faced with the choice of either bringing the ox into the place, which the innkeeper shouldn't be happy about, or leaving it outside to be killed by werewolves.
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2012, 05:13:34 PM »
Btw, I'm unsure about the Village of Barovia or such. But Krofburg actually has a barn right outside of the trading house already.
Would simply need to add one of those ox vendor NPC types to the location and voila, done. Similar case for the village of Barovia and Midway?

It would also be brilliant if Dementlieu had a place to buy / sell oxen, even if it has no deliveries there. For RP purposes? Or just mining, whatever.
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2012, 06:57:17 PM »
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2012, 07:02:36 PM »
Did someone say Battle Cattle?



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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2012, 07:08:27 PM »
Could probably use some way to access beasts of burden for the OCR races
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2012, 07:36:48 PM »
Could probably use some way to access beasts of burden for the OCR races

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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2012, 07:40:56 PM »
Can't leave Barovia during NCW lol.
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Re: Alternate ox return barns
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2013, 08:09:48 PM »
I am wondering if a dev can chime in and tell how possible/likely this is to be added. As it would be rather useful and helpful IMO :)