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    • Share your Suggestions!   01/01/2016

      Greetings, Do you want to help Black Desert be the best game possible? We are constantly looking for ways to improve the game, your feedback and suggestions are a key part of this process.  Everyone is welcome to visit our Suggestion Forum and share your thoughts with the BDO Team and the community.  Below I will give some advice on how to present your suggestions to ensure you are heard. How to make sure your contribution will be taken into account: Be precise and constructive.Take the time to explain your reasoning behind a feeling or a suggestion.Check if the suggestion you have in mind has already been shared. If it's the case, you can reply to it.Ask other players or friends you know what they think of your post before you click the "Submit" button.Be realistic. To add content requires a long time, but don't feel discouraged if it takes time to see changes.  I want to thank you in advance for any suggestions provided, and we look forward to reading your contributions!
    • Forum Rules   04/24/2016

      1. Inappropriate or infringing content Kakao Games Europe does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, article, link or comment posted by other users in the Services, and shall not be responsible for the contents of any such message, article or comment.The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of Kakao Games Europe. The User can report any violation of the services policies by clicking on the report icon on the Forums.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually offensive, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violating of any applicable law.The User shall not use the Service(s) to post any advertisement, link or information regarding content which infringes the Agreement.The User shall not post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned or licensed by the User or by Kakao Games Europe.The user shall not promote illegal or illicit activities including cheating and the use of exploits.  2. Naming policy The User shall not use on the Website, the Forums and in the Game character names, family names, guild names, clan names and/or nicknames that are:Vulgar, abusive, hateful, racist, defamatory, threatening, pornographic or sexually orientated;Referring to inappropriate parts of the human body or bodily functions;Referring to drugs or illegal activities;Related to the Nazi regime;Referring to figures or activities of religious relevanceRelated to political regimes or personalities involved or suspected of violation of human rights;Promoting violence, ethnically or national hatred;Impersonating an existing person, including Kakao Games Europe officials Violating the intellectual or industrial rights of a third party, including trademarks.The use of alternate spelling, for instance by replacing letter with number, in order to violate the above mentioned rules shall be considered a violation of the naming policy.The user will not create additional forum accounts in order to bypass any warning, suspension, ban or purport themselves as someone else.  3. Threats to the provision of the Services The User shall not make threats or attempt to disturb the provision of the Services in any way including spamming, denial of service attacks, performing actions whether alone or as a group, on the Service(s), that would affect the performances of the Service(s) or the experience of other end-users of the Services.Kakao Games Europe reserves the right to take any actions necessary deemed necessary to maintain the integrity of the Service(s).  4. Account sharing The User is not allowed to share the credentials of the User’s Account with anyone.Notwithstanding the above, Kakao Games Europe may request from you the name of your Account for events or in order to provide you customer support. However, Kakao Games Europe will never ask you for your Account password.  5. Violation of law The User undertakes to respect the legislation of the country from which the User launches the Game and accesses the Services.  6. Behavioral rules and guidelines 6.1. Thread bumping The User shall not bump own threads. Replies to own threads with the sole purpose of moving said thread to the top of the forum can lead to a warning with the possible consequence of losing writing permissions on http://forum.blackdesertonline.comIf the User wants to add more information to a post, the “EDIT” function can be used. It is permitted to reply to own posts once every 48h as long as the follow up post adds new and meaningful information related to the topic.Replies to other users posts with the sole purpose of increasing it's visibility are also considered thread bumping as well as spam and will be actioned accordingly.Normal replies to other users are not affected by the above mentioned rules.6.2. Posting Etiquette The user shall not post in all capital letters, use excessive punctuation, flamboyant fonts etc. to draw attention to its posts.Using the words Kakao, Kakao Games, Pearl Abyss or any Kakao Games Europe member’s name in a topic title is frowned on.The user shall not use misspelled versions of inappropriate words to circumvent the swear word filter. Doing so shows the User was fully aware of the nature of the word and it will be reflected in any potential penalties.6.3. Interacting with other users Post made with the sole purpose of upsetting or angering other users are not allowed. All posts have to be made in the spirit of mutual respect. The User shall not attack or insult other users for having different opinions or for making statements the User disagrees with. Challenging the opinions or statements of other users is permitted, attacking the person holding them is not. If the User finds the actions of other users in breach of the forum rules, the Report Function should be used in order to bring the case to the attention of the moderator team. The case will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken. The user shall not "name and shame" other users. If a user is suspected to have broken Terms of Service / Terms of Use or taken part in fraudulent activities it should be reported directly to Kakao Games Europe by submit a support ticket.6.4. Quoting The User shall not quote posts who break the forum rules. The User is instead encouraged to use the Report Function in order to bring inappropriate content to the attention of the moderator team. Reported content will then be reviewed and appropriate actions will be taken.6.5. Abuse of Report Function The user shall not abuse the report function. The report function is intended to be used to make the moderation team aware of potential breaches of the forum rules not to get revenge on other users. If the User finds another user behaving inappropriate several times in a short time span, the Report Function can be used, highlighting one relevant post and indicating in the notes that other threads are affected too. If the User feels a thread is out of control, one post should be reported indicating in the notes the whole thread needs attention.  7. RP Forum Rules The RP Forums follow a more strict rule set. Any user wishing to participate on the RP forums is advised to review the specific rules before posting.  8. Appeal Forum Moderations Threads deemed inappropriate to a particular forum will be moved to a more appropriate forum or even removed completely. Threads that have been removed or closed are not to be re-posted. The User shall not discuss specific cases of moderated posts or disciplinary actions against users on the forum. If the User disagrees with an action taken by the moderator team, an e-mail should be send to forumdisputes@blackdesertonline.com. An uninvolved Community Manager will then review the case. 
    • IMPORTANT - REACH US IN THE NEW FORUM   05/04/2017

      Ladies and gentlemen ATTENTION please:
      It's time to move into a new house!
        As previously announced, from now on IT WON'T BE POSSIBLE TO CREATE THREADS OR REPLY in the old forums. From now on the old forums will be readable only. If you need to move/copy/migrate any post/material from here, feel free to contact the staff in the new home. We’ll be waiting for you in the NEW Forums!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php

      *New features and amazing tools are waiting for you, even more is yet to come in the future.. just like world exploration in BDO leads to new possibilities.
      So don't be afraid about changes, click the link above and follow us!
      Enjoy and see you on the other side!  
    • WICHTIG: Das Forum zieht um!   05/04/2017

      Damen und Herren, wir bitten um Eure Aufmerksamkeit, es ist an der Zeit umzuziehen!
        Wie wir bereits angekündigt hatten, ist es ab sofort nicht mehr möglich, neue Diskussionen in diesem Forum zu starten. Um Euch Zeit zu geben, laufende Diskussionen abzuschließen, könnt Ihr noch für zwei Wochen in offenen Diskussionen antworten. Danach geht dieses Forum hier in den Ruhestand und das NEUE FORUM übernimmt vollständig.
      Das Forum hier bleibt allerdings erhalten und lesbar.   Neue und verbesserte Funktionen warten auf Euch im neuen Forum und wir arbeiten bereits an weiteren Erweiterungen.
      Wir sehen uns auf der anderen Seite!

      https://community.blackdesertonline.com/index.php Update:
      Wie angekündigt könen ab sofort in diesem Forum auch keine neuen Beiträge mehr veröffentlicht werden.
    • IMPORTANT: Le nouveau forum   05/04/2017

      Aventurières, aventuriers, votre attention s'il vous plaît, il est grand temps de déménager!
      Comme nous vous l'avons déjà annoncé précédemment, il n'est désormais plus possible de créer de nouveau sujet ni de répondre aux anciens sur ce bon vieux forum.
      Venez visiter le nouveau forum!
      https://community.blackdesertonline.com
      De nouvelles fonctionnalités ainsi que de nouveaux outils vous attendent dès à présent et d'autres arriveront prochainement! N'ayez pas peur du changement et rejoignez-nous! Amusez-vous bien et a bientôt dans notre nouveau chez nous

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  1. Azagoth added a post in a topic Name the TOP warrior's in the game.   

    Fought this guy once, and he did very well.  I was half-brained drained from work, had kids running around, was tired of playing BDO while playing BDO, so I sucked but I was impressed nonetheless!  
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  2. Azagoth added a post in a topic Alchemy 50% Nerfed after Patch, Intentional or Bug?   

    Because they want to limit how much money people can make in game so that you are more inclined to spend real money from their cash shop to sell items for silver.  Alchemy was a really good source of money.  It is now RIP.  Better off grinding\crates. 
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  3. Azagoth added a post in a topic Rip alchemy   

    I agree with OP.  Metal Solvent WAS a good money maker.  Since this patch, it has been greatly nerfed.  Kaka wants to force all players to no life grind or spend real cash to buy silver.  This is a very UNWELCOMED undocumented change that hurts those that work hard at alchemy.  WTF KAKA?????????????
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  4. Azagoth added a post in a topic FAQ - The New World   

    Guys, it's not a server merge.  It's a new world.......*blows glitter into the air*
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  5. Azagoth added a post in a topic Trade EXP Nerf?   

    Best part
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  6. Azagoth added a post in a topic Would you rather have a Dungeon or a Raid?   

    Great topic!
    Thoughts on a great dungeon for BDO:
    A BIG NO to instanced dungeons.  Where's the reward or excitement in that?  NONE. 
    They should be open world, open pvp, high risk-reward (gather XYZ amount of an item for turns-in, etc.)
    They should be something actually challenging\fun.  Unique mobs that you approach carefully.  Grinding can be fun when done right.
    Best dungeon's in any MMO to date are those found in Lineage 2 \ Old school Catacombs \ TOI was also great.
    Dungeons should NOT be considered as a "daily" to get done.  That's cheap and becomes a chore...  
    It should be an organic dwelling place of awesomeness, risk, reward, and excitement!
    Something that would push more of a need for group mechanics\play.
    Oh, and the ability to stay in a dungeon for days\weeks if I wanted to. 
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  7. Azagoth added a post in a topic Red Nose Day - Why So Serious?   

    I suppose $3.82 counts as a donation, and sounds good....
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  8. Azagoth added a topic in PVE   

    Going Big (Alchemy Stone)!
    Hi, I have patiently saved\crafted over 1,000 platinum crystals in efforts to go for a high level alchemy stone of destruction (Gold Sharp or higher). What I wanted to know is if anybody can share any experience with getting a Sharp or Resplendent or higher stone? Here's some questions: Can the color of a stone downgrade? Would it make sense to get the rarity (color) to gold first, and then just mindlessly go from Sturdy to Sharp?   Was it pure luck?  Did it take 5-10+ fails before it jumped to Sharp or higher?  What is an ideal situation of a stone that has potential -- I.E. - a rough gold stone?   FWIW, I am Artisan 5 Alchemy.  Should I get to Master 1 alchemy first before blowing all of these mats? I really just want a gold colored sharp alchemy stone of destruction.  Any tips are appreciated before I blow up $320+ mil in crystals.  Thanks!
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  9. Azagoth added a post in a topic Ya'll just need to start an equalized 1v1 arena guild.   

    Bwhauahahahhaha...Love it.  I was thinking the same thing.
    While it could be fun for about 30 seconds, it would get boring very fast.  Who wants to be equal?.  1 vs 1's would be great if they added a hero system -- but even then it'd be all about gear\lvls\skill.  Kaka-Daum wants to create a time\money sink on all fronts.  This game is about coveting, and pushing for higher lvls of gear.  Wars are about strength in numbers.  1 vs 1's have very little to do with this game's dynamics. 
    Isn't it more rewarding to get your gear decent and beat somebody that outgears you?  That's a better way to stroke the e-peen imo.  And, if you already did that, why neutralize everything?
    Join the rest of the club and roll with the punches.  You win some and you lose some.  If you can't, go play street fighter?
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  10. Azagoth added a post in a topic Have you been ripped off?   

    ^YES, an exchange or anything!  I was not asking for a real cash refund.  A digital refund or an exchange would have been great.  But, this situation revealed otherwise.
    10 days for their first response.  But, hey...who's counting?
    Showed no interest in helping me even if they could\would\should.  It's something like this that should get considered on a business level.  Keep your customers happy , treat them right, and they will be long term (which is good for a mmo, right?).  
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  11. Azagoth added a post in a topic Have you been ripped off?   

    Good points, and thanks for the feedback.  My situation is not that case, but I do see your point.  FWIW, I did reach out nearly immediately.  If they took the time to consider me as a customer, they'd see my purchase history, and that I was in fact trying to breed pets for higher tiers.
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  12. Azagoth added a post in a topic Have you been ripped off?   

    Thanks Pops, appreciate the love and support.  Funny how you don't answer or address a single point I bring up.  Do you work for Daum?  You're almost as good as they are in this regard. I am going to consider the source on this one, you clearly lack compassion or understand and I feel sorry for you.  Lots of head knowledge, little heart.
    As many have pointed out, wait until this happens to you. Everything won't be soo legalistic and black and white at that point.  Mistakes happen, and I don't need somebody such as you trying to belittle me on the internetz. Go beat on or pick on somebody else. please and thank you.
    Lots of people missing the point here.  We spend lots of time, energy, effort investing into a game.  They will happily take your money, but you are out of luck should you make a mistake with a purchase.  I am not trying to "wahhh, cry with me".  I am trying to say Daum has a very restrictive\ridiculous policy that leaves little room for error.  If you make a mistake, people without compassion eat you alive for it.  It's not right, and I felt ripped off not seeing a resolution. 
    WTS T1 LVL 1 PARROT.
    You're a good person, thank you!  
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  13. Azagoth added a post in a topic Have you been ripped off?   

    Not harsh, and I appreciate the feedback.  Yes, mistake being the keyword.  Something I did unintentionally.  Perhaps I am being dramatic with the term "ripped off".  It's how I feel, and I am entitled to feel that way. 
    I would only assume that if you paid for a meal, got the wrong food, and didn't get a refund -- maybe you would feel the same way?  Especially, if you were a long time customer, and this was your first hiccup?  How would the restaurant handle you as a customer?
    I frankly would be further concerned if there was a large number of people out there being treated the same way.  If you open up a business, issues like this need to be handled and resolved equitably.  This was not the case. 
    Video game, entertainment, discretion all in the same sentence?!.  Too much responsibility for me there my friend!  
     
     
     
    Yes, in my efforts to blow up a pet, I did not consider two different birds would not be compatible for digital mating.  I will be sure to further investigate this, get council, and meditate before such drastic decisions.
    Yep.  Again, mistake.  Are you one of those people who doesn't make any?  
    I never once said they did not work, but nice try?
    Yes - ever buy something and have a need to return it?
    Thank you for your efforts, and contributions good sir.  I hope you feel better Mr. internet bully.
    Do you work for Daum?  Serious question.  
     
     
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  14. Azagoth added a post in a topic Have you been ripped off?   

    You can only serve one!  You must choose....e-peen glory, or paycheck.
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  15. Azagoth added a topic in General   

    Have you been ripped off?
    I had seen some rant\rave threads about Daum "ripping" people off, etc. etc.  However, I brushed it off until it happened to me.
    All I have to say is that I made a mistake with two items that I had purchased.
    The first was a pet:  I had no clue you couldn't breed a macaw with a normal hawk.  I bought it thinking "Oh shiny....Hmmm, I wonder how that'll turn out".  I tried to breed, and was told I couldn't..."Doh!".  Well, apparently, the very moment you open\name a pet it is yours for life.  "NO REFUNDS --- BAM!  The policy will not bend to your foolish ways!"
    The other was I had over-purchased some city storage expansion...opps, mistake on my part.  The moment you wrap your greasy paws around that item, it is yours forever.
    Anyhow, I admitted my faults to Daum, asked for help, and was met with the policy police.  No understanding or thought of me as a long term customer, but robotic responses and telling me to move along.
    Sadly, I really did feel like I was contributing to future content \ supporting these companies. 
    Thoughts for Daum:
    Does the digital item have an expiration date on it? NO
    Has it depreciated in value? NO
    Have I gained an unfair advantage by having a tier 1 , lvl 1 pet I have never used and simply bought for breeding purposes? NO
    Was\is your policy good for residual business? NO
    Will this encourage me to want to buy more times, or spend more money? NO
    Is this "policy" really worth the cost of losing a long term customer?  NO
    The good outcome is I do feel ripped off.  I have spent TONS of time\money\effort\energy in this game, and am upset to the point of not giving this company another dollar of my hard earned money.  That's the good outcome of this.  Thanks Daum\ Kaka, w\e your name is.
    Are there any others with a similar story?  What are my options besides crying all over a forum?
    P.S. -- Yes, I know the value of the pet is minor, but that truly is not the point.  I could have spent 3 pennies on this game, and if I had an issue, it should be refunded\credit.
    Respectfully,
    Aza
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