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AdventureQuest 3D Combat

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Rocky - Adventureuest 3D

Fight the good fight!

So last night, a player sends me the message, "Artix... am I supposed to be able to log into the AQ3D development server?" I responded, "Um... no?" He said, "Oh." A few moments later he responds, "I just did." Midly concerned I asked, "What does the room look like?" He replied, "It is all white. Mostly empty. Just a monster and an NPC." I gulped and said, "Yup. That is the dev server. Unbearably bare-bones with nothing but some broken looking characters and place holder animations in it." (Not cool like the image above which will be more like what you see when we start back up testing... hopefully soon!) I continued, "Go kill the monster." He reponded,"Really?? OK!" Then, a moment later. "Aaaaaah! The monster killed me in one hit!" I chuckled and typed, "Aye. You need to figure out how to cheat to beat him." I was careful not to let on that I was in the rest room while this was going on. Five minutes later my iPhone's social media client chirped again, "I killed him! I killed the NPC too!" Raising an eyebrow I typed, "What? How did you kill the NPC!?!?" He said, "I don't know. I bought some boots and an axe then I just targeted and hit attack." I thought to myself, "Man, how did he get boots? My character has been barefoot since the 1st alpha test 8 months ago!?" 

Moral of the story: ZHOOM!!!!!! PASSWORD PROTECT THE DEV SERVER CAUSE A PLAYER IS IN THERE KILLING THE NPC PREVENTING ME FROM GETTING PROPER FOOTWEAR! DO YOU KNOW WHY MY CHARACTER'S FEET SMELL LIKE NOW!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

NOTE: When you play... instead of being a white room with a stick figure monster... combat should look like this!

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BWMagician
BWMagician: Lol
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Mara
Mara: This just made my day. Lol!
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Artix
Artix: :-P
Golden_Knight
Golden_Knight: Awesome and when alpha comes back will it still be the same? (As in anyone who has supported AE)
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dragonmaker
dragonmaker: i hopw it is
Taini
Taini: LOL. This entire post just made my day. Thanks Arty for telling us of your character's stinky feet. *continues to laugh*
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Axel459
Axel459: xD I loved this post and I'm sure the player who got in was super excited to have experienced all of that
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ChrisX
ChrisX: Makes us wonder how he/she got in there in the first place...
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ShadeVD
ShadeVD: XDDD thats funnyXDD
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Gjappy
Gjappy: I think I happen to know that 'player' but good you don't name him. He told me on facebook.. why did I think he was joking? o.o
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Xellos
Xellos: I have heard that he is not a player anymore!
Menirz
Menirz: That is the greatest!!! Lmfao, best story I've heard all week! XD
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dayknight
dayknight: Lol, Very cool monster by the way
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Ark_Zong
Ark_Zong: loool
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Ark_Zong
Ark_Zong: Artix can i please re-update the name that shows because wutever one i was doing it would say its available then it would just say its not so i typed asdasd and now its set like that..... THIS SUCKS! plz help~!, also funny post :P
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Gjappy
Gjappy: please report it at www.artix.com/bugs
Runixer
Runixer: di that alredy :)
Eonaleth
Eonaleth: But Artix, fighting stick figures are ftw. Remember when J6 made that scribble map and he was a stick figure, good times XD
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kargouel
kargouel: Haha this made me laugh so much. Poor npc... Maybe make a video of his fight with the player too?
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raveolot86
raveolot86: lol this is funny
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Gynorc
Gynorc: Funniest thing I have read in a long time. I hope that the alpha test is back soon. This game looks amazingly awesome.
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Lyraxiana
Lyraxiana: Man I love that "I killed the NPC too!" This totally was the funniest part of my day!
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YamiKakyuu
YamiKakyuu: This is hilarious, gives "boot to the head" a whole new meaning.
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Swordsman of Worlds
Swordsman of Worlds : Boy, Artie (can I call ya Artie?), that is some story. You might wanna post some guards near the firewall so other players don't get in. :P
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Swordsman of Worlds
Swordsman of Worlds : But I am curious, is the combat fully functional, or at least in a testable state? Even if it's not polished up yet, I think you should give us a sneak peak in your next DN post. :D
YouveBeenPWND
YouveBeenPWND: lol that was funny, wish i could have experienced that though *jealous*
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director123billy
director123billy: That guy must have felt lucky
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Xellos
Xellos: I wonder who that 'player' is ;)
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Gjappy
Gjappy: lol!
Drakon Maximus
Drakon Maximus: Wow that is really funny.
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Reaper12
Reaper12: iv seen this happen in lots of games like WOW(world of warcraft)i think it funny and kinda annoying :D
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BladeMaster
BladeMaster: Dang it, I want to be that person xD
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Jorin
Jorin: That player is my hero. :,)
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cbprophet
cbprophet: So will i be flung into the air when the ground explodes under my feet after it punches the earth?
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Colossus
Colossus: Lol, great post. Pretty cool that a normal player got on the dev server. I'm thrilled that you think that I contribute to AE. It's something that I'm all too happy to do. :) I hope you get a nice pair of boots soon. I think you seriously need it. :P
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Fuzzyink
Fuzzyink: lol, that is some stand-up show material :D
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Refresh
Refresh: I like
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rallen999
rallen999: What about a Class name BEAST KING!
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dragonmaker
dragonmaker: thay have beast king in AQ original
Brendan
Brendan: i think you are referring to beast warrior... oh wait aq original ok nvm i can't argue there, but hey they have necro in aqw and df(idk much about aq original anymore, i havent played in years) so maybe they might oh wait where was i going with this ok bye bye i am gonna go google the baby that plays the sun on teletubbies
dragonmaker
dragonmaker: they have necro in AQ original
Enza
Enza: lol but why isn't the server online?
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Hieoratic
Hieoratic: I Cant wait till legends of lore come out that would be EPICLY AWSOME
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SamX
SamX: I read it twice, then thrice, but I still laugh my ass off, almost literally. But seriously guys, Why don't you just put a reminder in the aq3d site that we can't access it yet.
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dragonmaker
dragonmaker: yes i did the same thing and i toatally agree
Zhing
Zhing: ROFL!!!!!!! lolz :) that's awesome!! Cannot wait for AQ3D. Am so excited!!
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EPIC_NINJA_DUDE
EPIC_NINJA_DUDE: epic!!!!!!1
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Dracomon
Dracomon: When the game is finished will the combat system resemble anything like it is in Raider Z maybe, the combat system is unique and it really offers players who are a little bit tired of the old fashion point and click way of doing things a relief. Also it would be nice if you could combine this with the combat system from Fallen Earth in terms of Bows and Rifles.
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Runixer
Runixer: the "RaiderZ" combat type is more known (at least to me) as "Dungeons & Dragons Online" combat style (after all, it was here first).
dragonmaker
dragonmaker: i dont know what is taking so long for this to happen
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Runixer
Runixer: well, for a start, they had to entirely recreate EVERYTHING, and improve it.
dragonmaker
dragonmaker: i cant wait i do hope member ship will be forever unlike AQworlds
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Brendan
Brendan: that is the problem with mmorpg, they usually upgrade by month or longer(sometimes they make like first new players get like a week free of mem or something like that but it wont be permanent, if they do make a permanent mem package it would be extremely expensive, but in the long run would sae the most money)
dragonmaker
dragonmaker: i hope its sort of a mix of AQW and DragonFable
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Artix
Artix: That is probably the best way to describe AQ3D.... DragonFable + AdventureQuest Worlds + 3D
Gjappy
Gjappy: Can't wait to test it.
dragonmaker
dragonmaker: omg artix ur my hero thanks for telling me
1979
1979: @Artix, if you really want people to stop stealing swfs and accessing files they shouldn't be accessing, all you need to do is have a coder set up an ".htaccess".
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Jayk
Jayk: Oh well Artix at least if your barefoot no one can tell you that your shoe lace is untied
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Ryan_Macmanus
Ryan_Macmanus: This Sir, Make Me Laugh.
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SEG1US
SEG1US: Hey Artix, ive been constantly wondering: How is this game gonna work? For example: What is the currency going to be like? Will there be 2 currencies? Will it be free roaming? (Assasin
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derp
derp: It isnt all that great
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dragonmaker
dragonmaker: just a question is there going to be a chance to merge classes to make a different class (like you mix ninja and scholar to assasin like in AQ original?)
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dragonmaker
dragonmaker: well not merge just you need them a certain rank
corvo
corvo : nao consigo entrar no legend of lore eu ja tentei logar e da invalido como entro?
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