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October 2008 Newsletter

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As most of you know the server has been moved to Pete's office temporarily while he is moving. For some reason, it's not liking his new router there. So until he gets moved and the server is at his new home, we are probably going to be suffering from unexpected outages. Sometimes I can log on and reset it and it's fine for a day or two, sometimes it locks me out as well. At which point, I have to get ahold of Pete and have him reset it, which is sometimes difficult since he's in the middle of moving. Unfortunately I don't have a time when he expects to be done, but I'm hoping, like the rest of you, that its very soon. I'll let you know when everything is back to normal. Check the forums for further news.

We all eagerly await the completion of the new version of ConnectUO. Jeff has worked many long hours on it and is in the midst of testing. Akara is getting ready for these new changes as well. As soon as the new version is finalized and released, we will be repatching. These new patches will contain new maps and more ML updates. We appreciate all the hard work Jeff has done to restore ConnectUO to operation.

Several new areas have been spawned including Fan Dancer's Dojo in Tokuno. Beware, this dungeon is not for the faint of heart. It was spawned to challenge Elite players, so take care when you wander in looking for enticing artifacts.

Some of you may have noticed some changes going on with player titles. Don't worry, your not losing your title, we simply completed scripting for all the new titles and have made changes so that they are updated automatically. All titles have been restored, and there are even some new ones that haven't been seen yet. So get out there and see if you can be the first to reach "the next level".

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

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

Alliance Chat is now Functional however the command is [a

Title Information can be accessed by single clicking your person

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

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


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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