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7 hours ago wonderland online is really going to shut down on 15 January 2019? »
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any confirmation?

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7 hours ago Is it true??? »
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wonderland online is really going to shut down on January 15 2019, i have been hearing this since 10 years ago but the game still goes on but i hope it wont :( i love this game so much please do confirm with me thank you

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Tue, 13 Nov 2018, 10:58am Private servers after shutdown? »
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Will private servers still be a thing after shutdown on Jan 15th? I hate to see this game go. would admins be willing to give rights to someone else to continue if they just plan on shutting down?

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 9:34pm Is it true??? »
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Tk wrote:

I'm wanting/working on bringing back wlrb. i have some of the source code.

Hi!

As much as we'd love to believe that this would be a quick feat to achieve with just "some of the source code", we all are aware that it is not, so unless you have something more concrete than just "some of the source code" please refrain from getting other people's hopes up and posting about something that isn't working or running yet. If it were the case, we'd be okay with this reply and it wouldn't be deemed as an issue, however seeing as there is nothing concrete and working =/= wanting, I'd like to ask that you refrain from making posts like such again.

Sorry if it comes off as rude! We just do not want to get people's hopes up for something that may take forever to get working.

Also if I'm led to believe correctly by your reply - you have parts of source code which originate from Mercury's source code for WLRB. As far as I am aware, it has not been shared with anyone and if by chance you have it, you are essentially stealing someone's work.

I've deleted your other post as it had no relation to the topic at hand, however in this thread it may fit in.

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 6:01pm Is it true??? »
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I'm wanting/working on bringing back wlrb. i have some of the source code.

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Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 12:15pm Is it true??? »
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WLRB shut down because some people just don't know how to behave. Mercury and the admins were working really hard to maintain the server and some people just didn't know to appreciate this but instead they even sometimes criticized the system (first, nobody forces you to play it; second, if you have something to say at least do it in a polite manner). I can perfectly understand why Mercury decided to end the whole thing out of a sudden. He probably felt it's not worth it if people were still gonna complain about it all the time.

Shame they closed it though... I still miss it since the way the server was built reminded me of the old wlo times when everything was running smoothly. :( Would be nice if they bring it back but I highly doubt it since, like I said, it's a lot of work specifically for one person.

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018, 9:38pm Old designs from WLRB (Loading screens + Inventories + HP & SP Bars + Damage Indicators) »
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I can help with the ones labeled as unknown if you want to give credit.

The 8 skins pack was made by Cilka.

The damage and drain indicators were by aizen999 (I no longer have the link to where it was originally posted and cannot find it as of posting this)

HP & SP Bar colors were from Geetz.


https://i.imgur.com/T408Ujt.gif

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018, 12:44pm Old designs from WLRB (Loading screens + Inventories + HP & SP Bars + Damage Indicators) »
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I forgot I had a few designs left over from the WLRB discord server and a few of my own creations on my computer. Thought might as well post them here and share them.
Unfortunately, I do not know some the creators names so I will be labeling them as "Unknown". If you do know any of the creators, feel free to share them below and I'll edit the text.

8 Skins Pack - Cilka
http://www.mediafire.com/file/5y40446wldy9ry5/8...

Nature Inventories - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/u780jbm2lnxvh31/N...

Base Loading Screens (Joan, Kanako, Roca, Victoria) + IGG Logo Remover - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/9d6bd05bvhw1d8a/L...

Improved Kanako Loading Screens (With WLRB "Logo") - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/4r23bvrmgd67k0l/K...

Damage/ Drain Text Color - aizen999
http://www.mediafire.com/file/p23toxq20esqmww/D...

HP & SP Bar Colors - Geetz
http://www.mediafire.com/file/rdrbvr2m8p4zm2g/H...

Hawaii Themed Inventory - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/69gg0rpkebbrman/H...

Kanako Themed Inventory - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/rf8r8podsow4pn8/K...

Venus Loading Screen - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/062z1gdnmgiv2yb/V...

Joan Inventories, Gold & Silver Borders (created by Cilka) - Me
http://www.mediafire.com/file/rj7i23sx59x79j1/J...

Note: All of the work "I made" is mostly just assembling two images or more together so it isn't 100% my work.

Bonus Assets
-Image Viewer
http://www.mediafire.com/file/xowfspy4bh7b24k/W...

-Doala ("Dressup" for your characters)
http://www.mediafire.com/file/s26qtuxqa1ij5dz/D...

Feel free to add your own creations too :)

Edit: Thanks Dynamo for help!

Last edited 5 hours ago by naruto20035


Hoping WLRB will come back

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018, 12:20pm Is it true??? »
naruto20035
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This game had a huge part in my childhood and used to play for hours. Every once in a while I come back just to see what is going on and then stop.
If the game is really shutting down, I would really like to save some assets as memories. I do hope Mercury brings back WLRB and continues the project alongside the other GMs as it was really fun. Unfortunately, it suddenly shut down around December last year for what I believe was the announcement of IGG not shutting down WLO.


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Fri, 09 Nov 2018, 1:21pm Is it true??? »
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I always thought it was a matter of time until they would finally close it... But I think the reason for it is more or less the fact that I heard the Chinese version is closing too? Correct me if I'm wrong.

Anyway the only thing that I regret is the fact that the game still had a lot of unused potential which got wasted obviously from lack of interest in updating it. I remember when I started during the Dark Spell version I actually found the game by clicking on an ad somewhere... then slowly in years it just disappeared. The last 2-3 years with dupes and all was just the final blow from my point of view... it's the indifference that basically killed this game. Before the dupes players started leaving because of the lack of updates. no players = no fun = more players leaving.

I'm now thinking about saving the game's files just to have the backgrounds, character models, soundtracks etc since I actually like them a lot :)

I also played WL Reborn (private server) when it was still active and honestly beside the fact it lacked the main story for obvious reasons I liked it better in some ways to the original. The fact that a player made such an awesome update just convinced me how much more IGG could have done to save the original version.

Last edited Fri, 09 Nov 2018, 1:30pm by Zoey900

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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 12:11pm Is it true??? »
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That's what I read on the WLO website...
:_(
Hopefully they'll cancel it again...
But it may be like the cancellation of the original Star Trek. Fans saved it for a time, but in the end it came down to money...


Give Arez his rebirth!

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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 12:09pm Wlo's Storyline? »
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Taru wrote:

Only the few parallel storylines of the human pets are actually interesting or a little "deeper".

Personally, I find the whole story of Frederico (includes King Howert), Niss and pets that are included to their storylines (Roca, Clive, Xaolan) interesting. Another interesting story would be the somewhat combined story of Angela, Eva and Qlaya.

But there is no main storyline imo, your character is stranded and experiences a load of different adventures, but the character does never really follow a goal of "returning to the old life before the ship wreck".
In the what I'd call "late game", the player's character is more or less bored, Deadly Hit quest is mostly made "for the strong endgame player who is bored because of lack of challenges".

I am personally really interested in what the future plans once were for the storyline, the never-ending Ocean Heart Pieces mystery, what would hide behind that forever-closed door in Maka Cave, but yeah, we will never find out.

I read that the ocean heart pieces were a quest in the Chinese version that just gave you a reward after collecting several of them. And that closed door was always nothing but rumors ranging from ending the game to an unknown quest... We'll never know... I guess it's up to fan fiction writers and our own imaginations...
As for me, Arez was the one storyline that held me captivated...
BTW, hi Taru :)


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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 11:15am Update pet death quests and rebirths »
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I tried finding this topic here and I saw one from last year asking if any updates were coming. Someone posted a link from a GM saying that updates were pending and they are working on them
http://wlodb.com/topics/18306
My question is is this truly a thing or is it just to keep us interested and playing (ie buying points) ? I have come back after being away for a few years and saw very little changed.i really love well and I always will. I will keep playing until they finally pull the plug, but I would like to know if we will get at least the chance to complete our pet quests. Those who know me from the well forum and game will know I am referring mostly to are as he is the only dark spell character without a death quests (despite years of tantalizing info on a supposed rebirths).
If a GM knows or even any player what the state of wlo is, can you please let me know?
Thyra from Aries


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Thu, 08 Nov 2018, 6:35am Is it true??? »
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Is the game really done come January 15, 2019??? If so, it will be a shame since I like this game.

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Sun, 28 Oct 2018, 6:49am What i hate about this game »
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Honestly speaking, there's obvious blatant flaws to this game but then again which game doesn't have flaws, considering how long It's been out for and how long It's been neglected for, the problems stated here seems moronic.

You're faulting a game that was created a decade ago, mostly neglected even when It was active even by the original developers.
Obviously I still agree with certain points that were dumb decisions from the get-go.

But here's my take on It.
1, Exp Is a issue, generally speaking bursting shouldn't even have existed, I think making quests into potentially bounty/side quests a viable way to level would have been the best option here, this gives you an option of "actually" playing while being able to go anywhere.

2, The best way for a newbie to earn Is actually material/furniture selling early on, Into Alchemy or some form of cuss/quest. If the server was fresh however Ore's Is the right answer.
Gold sinks are half answers, It'll only delay the problem but not actually solving It, then again economical problems aren't going to be solved permanently anyways.

3, I actually like Alchemy, sure It's rng but most items besides rare variables that will occur are mostly almost certain, personally like the amount of "fodder" at the very least there were shit load of options for a equipment set rather then a "meta" set for X level.

4, I believe this Is intended, judging by the way the game was set out to be with the "slow" paced feel. Generally I don't see a problem with It being slow anyways, It just meant that players that wanted a better looking "home" actually has to give a shit about It.

5, This Isn't Wlo's issue this Is how games that were released a decade ago was made, especially for the genre Wlo was gunning for.
"you either go this way or that way" Is generally true for most mmo's nowadays even PoE, I don't care If you're gonna tell me oh there's 1billion builds possible for PoE, when only a couple are Meta and Meta Is there for a reason.

6, Some games you can't even sell Premium items for In game cash, "can't buy premium cash for In game cash" Is lowkey RMT.
Hacks/dupes ruins every game In existence, what's your point?.

7, I agree but If this game was updated constantly like Maplestory for example was It'll go down this route, "eventually".

8, Same as 7, although this shouldn't apply to most areas, because this will defeat the purpose of cellar key+vehicles.

Small game-play sessions are actually required, without quests you're not going to be able to do anything, that includes even starting the bursting session.
Additionally, this game Is a afk game so... does It even matter about a players potential availability playspan.

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