Urgent: Legends of Aria is leaving Steam

Notice from July 2022

Legends of Aria recently announced that the game is being removed from Steam, but it remains listed at this time during a grace period to allow existing users time to move to standalone accounts.

New players should avoid Steam and use the normal standalone version of the game.

Existing Steam users please see the announcement posted in the LOA Discord for details on how to migrate your account from Steam to a standalone account.

Please note that Shards of Britannia staff has no control over the Steam migration process, please direct all concerns or questions to Legends of Aria staff.

  • Fixed an issue where self-healing pets do not heal themselves
    - Fixed an issue where vendors would forever say "I cannot afford to buy anything else" when trying to sell them goods
    - Increased the budget of Jeweler vendors by 2x
    - Added a pet deed handler at the Britain stables to uncache pets
    - Fixed an issue where pets would try to cast and gain skills in cases where the target is no longer a valid target (too far away, not visible, etc)
  • Fixed an issue with Ethereals vendor not adding items to bill of sale
    - Fixed an issue with skills gaining on Summoned creatures, they are not meant to gain skills
    - Fixed an issue with recently released aggressive pets causing previous owner to receive criminal action when the released pet attacks another being
    - Fixed an issue with recently released aggressive pets not fully engaging in combat again
    - Reset Meditation to 0 on pets, pets don't need or use Meditation skill and it was a mistake that they were training it which caused some pets to reach the skill cap of 700
  • Fixed training dummy skill gains not working
    - Fixed murders not being able to be reported
    - Fixed Clothing Bless Deed not working for some items (there may be other clothes that need added, please let us know)
    - Fixed an issue with pets gaining skills they did not naturally have, like meditation
    - Fixed Tracking window only showing part of an NPC's name, should now show full name
  • The minimum amount of reagents offered by town vendors has been increased by 4x
    - Pets that cast, will begin casting beneficial spells while attacking again
    - Pets that cast, from the same owner, will now cast magic when attacking each other in order to assist with training their magic skills
    - An issue with the In-Combat PVP flag being triggered when attacking one's own pets or in other cases when it should not trigger has been resolved
    - An issue with the shovel and scythe not working with gardening related actions has been resolved
    - Lockpicking wiki updated to reflect that skill level requirements were corrected from levels 44 to 45, 74 to 75 and 94 to 95
  • An issue with some pets being weaker than usual should be resolved
    - An issue with Blacksmith vendors not buying chainmail and some other items has been resolved
    - Mobile Collision-ish removed
    - If you see any vendors not buying/selling something as expected please let us know the specifics of the vendor and the missing items

Hello everyone, we have finished applying the following patch to the main server: https://uo4.life/patchnotes - Thanks for your patience!

  • Every Saturday is PVP Saturday on Legends of Ultima Test Center from 10AM - 12PM EST!
    - Staff will not necessarily bring down Production during these events, unless we need a focused test!
    - Bring It! Fight Saturdays from 10AM-12PM EST on LoU TC!

We're aware of an issue with these systems whereby it is saying the tree or rock is 'Too far'. We'll advise when it has been resolved.

Legends of Ultima is now running on server 0.9.3, you'll need to update your clients. If you are running the standalone client, run the launcher to update. Steam will of course update automatically (without even asking you!).

The main server is now offline for the Test Center scheduled event! Please join us on Test Center. The main server will remain offline until the conclusion of the event, roughly 3 hours.

  • An issue with lockpicks not working that are sold by the Nujelm Treasure Hunting vendor has been resolved
  • UO Map Test Center Brawl - Saturday 2/15 @ Noon EST
    - Group fights found around Brit Bridge, or anywhere if you are Factioned up.
    - 1v1 Duels are held in the new dueling zone area found via a Portal near Brit Bridge.
    - Monster spawns will be at the Brit GY for PvE/Tamer system testing.
    - Brand new UO2 Potion mechanic needs thorough testing, which is visible on your nameplate.

We are experiencing a technical issue with the server and are offline temporary while we work to resolve it. We appreciate your patience during the downtime. Test Center has been brought up a non-saving state so that you can log in there and mess around in the meantime. We'll let you know as soon as we've any updates.

  • Production Coming Down Tomorrow at 8AM EST for the LoU Test Center Brawl Event (2/8)!
    - Join The Battle! All Skills/Stats/Gear/Items are Free.
  • Production Coming Down Tomorrow at 8AM EST for the LoU Test Center Brawl Event (2/7)!
    - Join The Battle!

Sorry folks, we've received notice of a minor data corruption in the save during the last reboot cycle and we need to bring the server down and roll the save back prior to the previous reboot. It's about 3 hours ago, we're very sorry for the loss of time, but appreciate your understanding. We'll be back online shortly and will post another announcement at that time.

The server is back up after the unexpected downtime, thanks again for your patience!

  • An issue with any player being able to open an unlocked door on plot causing it to refresh regardless of permission has been resolved
    - An issue with Faction stones not activating properly has been resolved
  • An issue with the F button not toggling the Friends window has been resolved
    - An issue with Runebook cast charge not being interruptible has been resolved
    - Runebook cast charge spell text has been optimized to appear the same as if you are casting Recall
    - An issue with being able to duplicate runes in a Runebook has been resolved
    - An issue with being able to use a Runebook outside your inventory from the hotbar has been resolved

Join us on Twitch to watch the final rounds of our PvP tournament unfold! Hosted by our ambassador, Scrubbo!!

Streaming now at:
https://www.twitch.tv/scrubb0

We're excited to announce that an extensive combat overhaul is now available for testing on our test center. This is a large update which brings many of the combat systems in Legends of Ultima closer to our roots in Ultima Online's early eras.

An overview of these changes can be found on our wiki here.

https://legendsofultima.gamepedia.com/Combat_Overhaul_Test_Center_Notes

More in depth wiki pages will be coming as we progress with testing.

Please join us in Britannia to battle!