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Pumpula
02-07-2011, 08:05 PM
<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">Well it's finally time to unveil my Guildhall and all the hard work I have put into it. I have spent roughly 1500 hours over 3 months time and about as much plat to create something never done before on such a grand scale.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">I apologize in advance for the sheer size of this post, but it is needed to accurately portrait my work. I went with a basic idea when i begun and think i have achieved my goal... to build a guild hall that does not FEEL like a guild hall. I wanted people to get lost in the design, and I went for a hall within a hall look, i.e.: you can't see the original guild hall at all. </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">Sadly, item count did get me in the end (SoE needs to sell a 500 count item expander!) and there is a bit still i want to do later on hopefully, but the entire right and left sides of the Guildhall are completely encapsulated on itself. I only let you see what i want you to see, namely in the kitchen where i used some of the default walls for effect...although i still think total guild hall exposure is at or near 5% or less.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">Without further delay... Avatars of Legend's Guildhall is located on the Guk Server in NFP at the T2 door. These pictures REALLY do not do it justice! I hope you enjoy this post, the guided tour I hope adds to the uniqueness.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Foyer</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">Here is a fairly run of the mill entrance. Sadly this was last on my list and got the design axe due to item count. Future item count provided.. i plan to build a grand staircase with second level and double the trophy count capacity. For the tour, we will proceed to the left as you enter.. into the formidable and deadly "Troll Caverns"!</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000423.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000181.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Upper Troll Cave</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">This was the first half of the hall to be completed. I wanted a multi tiered cave system, and to COMPLETELY hide the default walls, ceiling and flooring. Mission a</span><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;">ccomplished. It is home to our guild collector NPC and at the back down the mushroom spiral staircase is where our harvest workers reside. Best part i love about this are the layered stone and mossy patches as well as the "Squishy" sound the staircase makes when you descend/ascend it. Gone is the boxy feel of the original hall, evident as we work our way around to the druid grove.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000185.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000191.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000195.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000446.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000199.jpg" /></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: small;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Druid Grove</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: ">Upon entering the guarded grove (Yes those are claws on that Terracotta warrior so watch it), you have transitioned from an enclosed cave into an open sky cul-de-sac. Note the walls and sky do not slice into each other, they form a nature looking skyline. The multi-tiered pools and waterfalls are accented well with the foliage. Our waterfall is quite beautiful and there is even a bench for sitting to enjoy the peacefulness of this grove. Our resident druid oversees things are kept in order. On the left and right when you enter you will note the struggle of nature.. as the hungry tiger hides in ambush awaiting a meal of young fawn across the way. Exiting this grove will take you into the heart of the cave system again.. where the fearsome trolls of this cave reside.</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000202.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000207.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000208.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000464.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000451.jpg" /></span></p><p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Troll Cave</span></strong></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: ">If the dead giant Evil-eye is not warning enough and you are strong in courage..proceed inside. Here those fearsome Trolls everyone thought would surely eat you limb from limb are discovered to be...shroud business trolls! Indeed it's true, as this is home to our broker, banker and salesman NPC's. There is so much to point out here and was a pure thrill to design. Note the hidden safe under the desk of our broker. You will find the banker got her start into "The Biz" buy finding out her cave was laden with rare gems and treasures, to include a secret huge vault full of gold she found while digging around one day. It has been left partially buried into the cave system for protection. There are still lots of gemstones hanging from all the walls and ceilings waiting for brave souls to attempt and take the trolls riches.. but be warned.. they NEVER sleep and the LOVE shiny objects! Our sales man is the best of them both though, as he will offer you the best of deals. Just don't make any fast movements and make sure he doesn't look hungry when approaching him. (Note the box of satisfied customers near his feet he had over for dinner!)</span></p></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000227.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000230.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000645.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000237.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000240.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000245.jpg" /></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000257.jpg" /></span></p><p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">...Continued in next post!</p></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "></span></p>

Pumpula
02-07-2011, 08:05 PM
<p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Trophy Hall</span></strong> Moving on, we exit the caverns by going through another set of crafty tapestries that hide the trolls home from most and enter the guilds trophy hall. There is exquisite marble walls and flooring as well as beautiful staircases leading up to a second level. Sadly this area was another hit by my item count limit and all the pedestals are not occupied. <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000261.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000476.jpg" /></p><p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Gnome Depot (pun intended)</span></strong> Heading up you will immediately notice the default walls have been replaced by the crafty gnomes. Upstairs is home to the local gnome factory where all our crafters can join the gnomes in creating wondrous things to sell and use. Getting the angles right on the side wall dividers was a pure challenge. It is a functional yet simple design, but the gnomes like it as it gives them more time to think about things to tinker with than worrying about silly stuff like decorations!</p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000266.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000277.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000278.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000280.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000607.jpg" /></p><p>Back downstairs and through the opposite exit of the trophy hall, you will find a four way junction hall. Left we proceed towards the spectacular... <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Library of Knowledge</span></strong> This was one of my favorite rooms to work on. You will notice the runes run the floors and ceilings of the great library, but not like your average style decorator, Oh No Sir! The most prominent feature is the spiral book staircase leading up to the second floor. But before heading up.. stop by and see our local strategist in his tactical planning section! In the back of the bottom floor, you will notice something nice..I used different style bookcases, creating a unique look unlike most libraries that use the same bookcase over and over. Wizards are NOT that organized.. so why should their bookshelves be? Upstairs is our resident portal wizard and quite reading areas. <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000289.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000303.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000299.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000292.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000293.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000516.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000305.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000512.jpg" /></p><p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Naughty Wench Tavern</span></strong> Here is the place to come to get a cold stein of ale and gamble away some extra coin. Things of note here are the greatly modified Fae tavern table, classy fish-tank thanks to LoN, the fireplace backing on the inside, and of course the pink elephant.. whom you will only be able to see if you have had more than enough to drink. So don't leave until you sample Brell's Ever-lasting keg a few times, its tradition! <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000322.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000324.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000328.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000334.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000332.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000330.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000343.jpg" />But don't head for the door if you get hungry.. just send a wench upstairs to the kitchen to have something made for you! As you travel the custom built sumac lumber staircase, you are assaulted by wonderful aromas from the chef. He we have something special for you all.. a SUPER modified stove & keg, fully equipped kitchen with a WALK-IN freezer and wine storeroom! The keen eye will note my excellent skill with the decor of this kitchen. The stove is a REAL crafting table, the side table on the left has been built into the counter top and provides service as an excellent cutting board. ALL the original pots have been replaced as well as the "prone-to-breakage" glass keg, now housed in metal! Best of all.. this stove is always on, and when you craft it will open to display the fiery oak logs inside! The wine storeroom is where Avatars of Legend brews Norrath's top quality ales and wines. Our walk-in freezer is a one of a kind "Frost-O-Gnomatic 2000"! Encased in high quality metals for design and insulation, you will find the interior quite ... FROSTY! Note the freezing jets of cooling power provided by this wonderful gnomish device! All walls, flooring and ceiling are completely covered in a fine sheet of ice to ensure all placed foodstuffs remain at a consistent temperature. <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000348.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000358.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000368.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000555.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000378.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000572.jpg" />Stables and Garden And as our tour concludes, we exit the Naughty Wench Tavern, staggering slightly back down the halls to the left exit that leads into our stables and garden. Our mender while fix all your broken armors and even house and re-shoe your mounts. Don't mind the smell, as the stables are also in an open air portion of the hall for ventilation of course. And for those "short of stature" types, our thoughtful stableman has built a horse mounting aid that any gnomes or Halflings will find useful when trying to get up on ol' Hildago! <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000581.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000586.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000398.jpg" />Just past the stables you will find a quaint fountain and hedge garden as well with a memorial to our fallen brethren. <img src="http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb142/Zubglub/Avatars%20of%20Legend%20Guildhall/EQ2_000599.jpg" />Well I hope you enjoyed this guided tour of the Avatars of Legend's Guildhall. Please come visit us anytime you like, we are always welcome to the public! Zubglub Bloodshadow Guildleader of Avatars of Legend ~ Guk Server </p>

Twinklin
02-07-2011, 08:24 PM
<p>Beautiful job, great work. It's a guild hall to be proud of for sure. I love the whole thing, especially the tavern.</p>

Gzelle
02-07-2011, 09:18 PM
<p>Very nice!  I can see you put a lot of time in it and it is something to be proud of.</p>

Aurel
02-08-2011, 01:18 AM
<p>LOVING that library!  The use of different bookcase styles is a very neat effect that I don't see very often indeed!</p><p>Tsk tsk, though... the Research Prospectus for the stairbooks?  The Encyclopedia is sooo much better! *tease*</p>

Rijacki
02-08-2011, 03:15 AM
<p>Fantastic!</p>

Geden
02-08-2011, 05:30 AM
<p><span style="color: #99cc00;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: book antiqua,palatino;">First of all - congratulations on achieving the goal. Your guild hall looks in places like house and like an outdoor area. I am in love with your library, kitchen (wine storage is top notch!!), stables and that mirrored hallway just before gnome depot. Second - congratulations on fitting all the items in the hall without going over the count. Overall and up close this is a great guild hall and those long hours of decorating definitely paid off. </span></span></span><img src="/eq2/images/smilies/e8a506dc4ad763aca51bec4ca7dc8560.gif" border="0" /></p><p><span style="color: #99cc00;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: book antiqua,palatino;">                 </span></span></span></p>

Cloudrat
02-08-2011, 06:25 AM
<p>I thoroughly enjoyed visiting your guildhall. It was so nice to see things that weren't making me feel like I stepped into a segement of Jack and the Beanstalk.  Your meticulous detail is impressive and the way you wrap it all around is very creative.  I was completely unaware of being guided in a path right back to where I started as I strolled from stables to library and on. The tavern was just perfect and the kitchen blended right into the natural walls of the hall beautifully. I really like the look of the crafting area and hi to Liberate who took the time to speak with me while I was touring,<img src="/eq2/images/smilies/e8a506dc4ad763aca51bec4ca7dc8560.gif" border="0" /></p><p>Kudos,</p><p>Cloudrat</p>

Quicksilver74
02-08-2011, 11:59 AM
<p>Wonderful job!   Really very good!</p>

Aiana
02-08-2011, 12:46 PM
<p>Beautiful! Lots of creative, unique ideas! Great job! <img src="/eq2/images/smilies/e8a506dc4ad763aca51bec4ca7dc8560.gif" border="0" /></p>

Pumpula
02-09-2011, 06:48 AM
THANK YOU everyone! This was a LONG project to design and build for sure. What my guildmates love is that for 90% of the guild hall you think you are in some different zone (wish item count was higher as i would hide 100% if i could hehe). My personal favorites of course are the tavern and walk-in winestore/freezer. I have seen MANY people with simple frozen bookcases inside glacial dressors and the like but NEVER walk in ones. My goal was to create something VERY unique. The "Troll Cave" was the first to get built.. it was the start of my decorating career you could say and i said to myself.. hum.. wouldnt it be interesting to build a cave within a GH, I had seen others do it in houses but not a multi-tiered style like what I built. The library was a personal favorite as well and i had lots of fun designing it. I wanted something open and spacious yet functional and different. If you notice all my Sathirian Sarcophages are not like every other library you see people build. I only use the rune portions and completely hide the rest of it under the flooring or above the cieling. I wanted just that for the molding without the rest of the item showing. I also LOVE the staircase, I was so impressed with the Erudin Library zones design I definately wanted to "borrow" that idea for my own Library. Im a bit of a prefectionist you could say, everything was perfectly aligned and as all decorators know that takes some time with the layout editor when doing a project this grand. I am definately glad to have it finished and hope they up GH item counts, or give us an expander, soon so i can finish those few rooms I want to open up and decorate. Anyhow, thanks again and please.. stop by in person if you havent already.. the pictures really don't do it much justice!

Starley
02-09-2011, 02:34 PM
<p>Great job!</p>

Elskidor
02-09-2011, 02:40 PM
<p>That's about the coolest hall I've ever seen!</p>

Jaremai
02-09-2011, 03:35 PM
<p>I stopped by last night and poked at some dancing person in the entrance (Fookiller I think) before exploring.</p><p>Really neat job.  FYI the teleport pads don't work so if your basement duel area is decorated for public consumption we can't see it.</p>

Pumpula
02-10-2011, 07:53 AM
Valefar, Since you brought it up, there is indeed an arena/training area in the basement. It is not as decorated on par with my other works so didnt include it (item limitation /rude) but to my knowledge there is not a way to open up telepads to the public is there? There is no access permissions settings on the pads themselves.. and cant find anything in the amenities window. If you know of a way to do it please share and I will make the change.. obviously .. without giving friend access to the public, because then they could use TS tables and your harvest box, which would not be cool hehe. Thanks Elskidor, everyone i meet says the same.. its so NOT like other peoples guild halls what with the troll cave especially that we even play hide and seek inside it. We even randomly move the golden shiney around every few days to trick guildmembers into trying to click it thinking they are in some outside zone or city zone.. its pretty funny.

Jaremai
02-10-2011, 08:51 AM
<p>Actually, I'm not sure.  I've used them in the T3 guild halls to get to people's break-out builds but they may have had visitor access set to Friend.</p><p>You could toss a walk-through tapestry or something in your trophy hall to allow secret stealthy access to the staircase leading downstairs if you wanted people to get there.  If not, just leave it as is.  The rest of the place is amazing enough.</p>

Elayine
02-10-2011, 01:29 PM
<p>What a great hall!  I thought the library was my favorite, but then I found the kitchen and totally loved it. <img src="/eq2/images/smilies/e8a506dc4ad763aca51bec4ca7dc8560.gif" border="0" /></p>

Twinklin
02-10-2011, 08:45 PM
<p>I love how you displayed your weapons on the pedestals and I'm going to use that method in something I've been working on, hope you don't mind. I'll be placing a book stating your guild hall as inspiration.</p>

Aner
02-11-2011, 01:22 AM
thanks to the server locking me out once i snuck into the sewers... 5 hours later i finally conclude my tour in your hall <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> please forgive the mud >.> dont know if it's intentional but the teleporter system is not available to visitors great use of space specifically in the architecture you created i like how the tavern is 2 levels the use of different bookcases/shelving in the library is a nice detail your poor kerran hunter must feel so out of his element, you have them in a swamp-esque cave system, trolls, dwarf, froglok... then the poor cat-man really really like the pond area by the druid portal, i love your use of the acrylia fountains and masking the heads i try not to look at screenshots and whatnot before i visit, just jot down the address and go visit with my own eyes & comment on the thread as i walk through. your hall was no exception, but i'm glad that after i toured i went back to look at your comments with the screenshots; there were a few great details that i missed <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> your hall was a delight to visit & you do great work. thank you for sharing

Pumpula
02-12-2011, 09:52 AM
<p>Ok now.. WHO is going to clean up this mess.. look at all this MUD on my black marble flooring! /glares at Anerak!!</p><p>Thanks, archituture and design is a big interest of mine and glad it shows. The one thing I worked a good bit on was getting the skyline in the druid area to not simply slice into the could tiles.. that would give it a very boxy feel. It was a challenge to get them low enough to still show thier curved edges and make the alcove "lip" around the top feel natural.</p><p>The different book shelves was a pet peeve of mine for almost every library i see screenshot of. The hardest ot place was the paniel one due to the floating orbs at the bottom and non-box shape in general and pointed edges at top.. took a bit of finesse to get it right.</p><p>Yeah.. the kerran sorta grew up as a kitten around the cave system.. so think he is ok.. but he does have to dodge the hungry gaze from the trolls from time to time.. my bet.. his days are numbered when the food runs out!</p><p>As for the pond, i wanted to REALLY create a multi-teired waterfall. It wasnt as large as i wanted but think it still came out great. Another good challenge, hiding the fountains and thier heads.. hate seeing a piece of fountain head poking through, it completely ruins the effect IMHO</p><p>Glad you liked the write up i did.. it took a little while but i tried to keep it funny and somewhat in character.</p>

Cexyhawt
02-14-2011, 06:43 AM
BEST GUILD HALL EVER!!

Senya
02-14-2011, 07:31 AM
<p>Very nice job! </p><p>As for your teleporter pads you can set those to visitor.  To do that you highlight the teleporters and from the drop down menu set that to visitor.  That doesn't change permission on your hall, but just on the teleport pads so that visitors to your hall can travel using them.  Several guild amenities have this option (teleport pads, depot, mender, etc) and then others, like the bell and spires have no drop down box and anyone can use them.</p><p><img src="http://i1026.photobucket.com/albums/y323/EQ2-Jaylah/EQ2_000002-1-1.jpg" /></p>

Pumpula
02-15-2011, 07:34 AM
WOOT, Thanks Senya!! I've looked at that Amenities tab a hundred times and never even noticed that option ha! Anyhow, I have opened up the tele-pads for all visitors now so those that wanted to see the dueling area now can, though it was a victim of item count limitations so is nothing like what truely want but will do for now.

Pumpula
03-03-2011, 01:42 PM
<p>Well with velious out.. I sure am hoping they give us marketplace expanders. i have some more refinements I want to do and lots of "ice" themed items i wouldnt mind adding in to our GH. /crosses fingers!</p>

Pumpula
06-27-2011, 04:21 PM
<p>Well Velious is out.. and still not marketplace GH expander /rude SoE!</p><p>Anyhow, when the great housing update hit.. seems a few things in the troll cave got wigged out but just wanted you all to know that I have finally finished fixing that and our hall is once again tourable! Enjoy!</p>