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Current Status
MO:UL:
The Fun House: Open!
The Hood of Illusions: Closed for event preparation

Membership in the neighborhoods is not available. .

About this Sub-Forum
1. This is a spoilers zone. [spoiler] tags are not necessary.
2. This is an OOC (Out of Character) zone. Talk about "Illusions" in-cavern. Here, they're "hacks".

The Grey Hats
(in alphabetical order)

: a.k.a. PaladinOfKaos and Chiquita Branana. Best known for and .
: a.k.a. AdamJohnso. Best known for and in The Fun House.
: best known for and the oversized laptop and Yeesha appearing in The Fun House.
: best known for , the , , turning his hat orange and .
: best known for , , and being a .

Apprentice Grey Hats


So, is this a Guild of Writers thing?
While the current Grey Hats membership is primarily programmers from the Guild of Writers, there is no direct association with the Guild. Anyone who knows how to hack MO:ULa, whether they consider themselves part of the GoW or not, is welcome to make use of The Fun House and can request to participate in scheduled events.

What will I experience?
In short, anything! Especially in The Fun House. There are some things we like to do often, like paging in Kerath's Arch, having Bahro visit, and creating exploding Eddies. One moment it might start raining, you might start flying or find yourself underwater. Have a look through the threads to see some pictures and videos of what happens. You never know what will happen and it completely out of the visitor's control.

Some illusions are so convincing that you'll see them even after you leave. Some people have taken pictures of Kerath's Arch in the Cleft. This is an example of a "persistent illusion".

Our Rules
1. We will only hack ages that are instances of the Illusions and Fun House avatars.
2. We will not use hacks on visitors if there is any known chance it will cause visitors' clients to crash.
3. We will not use chat-hijacking unless you specifically ask for us to do it to you as a demonstration.
4. We will not spawn more than 15 new objects at a time.
5. We will be available to answer questions during scheduled events.

Expectations of Visitors
1. You will not enter The Fun House or the Hood of Illusions if you don't want to see or experience hacks.
2. If you don't like something, say so. It's your responsibility to provide feedback.
3. Ask questions. We're here to answer them. Don't make assumptions.
4. Eliminate (or severely limit) your use of voice-chat in our ages if there are more than 25 people.

Learning & Apprenticeship
Becoming a Grey Hat is not the faint-hearted. You'll need:

1. A good deal of computer programming experience
2. A logical mind but a high tolerance of illogic
3. Willingness to learn
4. The ability to work with others
5. The ability to work on your own
6. A good sense of humor but a high tolerance of bad jokes
7. Time (and lots of it)

But above all else, you've gotta be serious. Grey Hats have a lot of fun and we love to share what we do with everyone. We're willing to teach, but you've got be motivated and committed.

If that sounds like your cup of tea, reach out to one of us and we'll go from there.

If not, don't worry! There's still lots of things you can learn. Learning about the inner-workings is just as fascinating as learning how to manipulate them.

Each of use has different areas of expertise. For instance, Zrax just loves the technicalities of Plasma protocols, Branan's killer at rendering, and I'm in love with the Vault (we make beautiful child nodes together). If there's something you'd like to know more about, someone's sure to get you a great answer either here in this sub-forum or in the cavern.

Scheduled Events
March 19th, 2011 13:00KI - Introduction to Hacking

Note: Scheduled events take place in the Hood of Illusions which will open 1 hour prior to the event.

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waiting for the publicness ;)

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Some screenshots from the preview! =D

First the KI shots, I'll link to those.

http://guildofartisans.org/moulagain/fu ... 2-2011.png
http://guildofartisans.org/moulagain/fu ... 2-2011.png
http://guildofartisans.org/moulagain/fu ... 2-2011.png
http://guildofartisans.org/moulagain/fu ... 2-2011.png
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http://guildofartisans.org/moulagain/fu ... 2-2011.png

Next 1080p shots, and i'll be displaying a thumbnail of these, click on the picture to view a larger image.





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OH WOW. :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Don't know what the point of holding the opening at 6AM when everyone was asleep was. Genius idea there! :roll:

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It was a preview, Nomen, not the official opening, there were roughly 30 or so people at the preview, and the uru community if full of many people all around the world, and these events should reflect that, imo.

So, it wasn't necessarily 6am for everyone who was there. ;)


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Ah okay. Any idea when the proper opening will be? I'm dying to see the place.

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