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April 2008 Newsletter

Check here to find out what's going on with all the new improvements around Akara



Congratulations to all the winners of our Elections for Duke or Duchess of Akara's 6 cities !!

Duke of Avalon is LANFEUST

Duke of Lost Egyptian City is LOKI

Duke of Vaporia is MACRONIK

Duke of Essex is FIGJAM

Duke of Atlantis is GOP

Duke of Darkhaven is NIMROD

As many of you know the servers at ConnectUO are down and have been for some time. We are very aware of this but unfortunately have no control over when it is fixed. We are sorry for any inconveinence this may have caused. Please check for Forums section of our website for info on a possible bypass for new players or any player having an issue.

Many of you have called for more detailed info on the rules concerning the how and why of PK'ing in town. Detalied books have been provided in the public library that explain these. The books are called Aggression & Flags and we advise you to take time to read them. Many other good titles have been written and new Runebooks have been added on the 3rd floor.

A New long term Quest has been added and is now active! To start it, seek out the Minister of Trade in Tokuno !!

Allthough the Citizens of Akara have won many battles in their attempt to crush the UPRISING, the War is still in doubt !! The Forces of the Uprising appear to be regrouping and seem unfazed. Our only hope is to attempt to eliminate their command structure by killing their Leaders!! Will the King and his Dukes be able to defeat this Threat and advert certain Doom? Can they Rally the towns people to their aid? May the Gods Help Us All !!

We are Accepting applications for staff positions, see the Akara Essex website in the forums section for more details.

Plans for a BIG SURPRISE are in the works if we can get 80 VOTES for 3 weeks in a row, so vote and remind others to vote on CUO!!

Curses for Vampires, Werewolves and Undead are now fully functional, caution Werewolf and Undead will make you a Criminal !!

Blow Guns are now available in the Reward Room along with many kinds of darts!!

House Deeds are now available from town Architects!!

Crop fields are now functional in Malas and Tokuno!!

Pet Bonding Deeds are now available from Animal Trainers!!

Head wear like hats are runic craftable now but they cannot be leveled further.

There is a New Monster Contract Vendor located in Ishlenar.

Alliance Chat is now Functional however the command is [a

Quest Information can be accessed by single clicking your person

Title Information can be accessed by single clicking your person

Guild Information is now accessed in your paperdoll, not the guildstone

Token Checks can be created by placing tokens in your bankbox and typing "tokencheck xxxxx" / with xxxx = amount

Players are to keep vendors stocked often or vendor will be removed

Most of the New Spawn Locations have been found. If there is one you have not found, ask a friend

The Akara Essex Library is open and has some good information, more will be added so check back often

Please Remember to Vote on ConnectUO for your favorite shard every Monday


ATTENTION Players new to Akara

Please Read the Book " Getting Started " located at the Library

Please Remember to INSURE your items to Prevent their Loss (this can be done by single clicking your person) Beware this costs gold that must be in your bankbox, not checks!

Please turn on Auto Renew Item Insurance (this can also be done by single clicking your person) this only needs to be done once.

Please be aware that items lost because of Lack of Insurance or a Lack of Gold, will NOT be replaced by Staff. Keep plenty of Gold in your bankbox!


Please Page Staff if you have any questions or problems as we are here to assist you.


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