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Gambling are side games that were introduced to the mud in December 2012. Currently there are three games available, two can be used to gamble and win gold (slots/merchant) while the third can be used to randomly change equipment stats. To view the current games available type gamble

Slot game

This is a gambling game much like a fruit machine or a one armed bandit. There are three spinning wheels each with a set of symbols on. Match two or more symbols for a prize and match all three to reveal a forth hidden wheel for the chance to win the jackpot.

Syntax

gamble slot <gold>

You can gamble anything between 10 and 10000 gold on each spin.

Wheel Symbols

The symbols on each wheel are:-

  • gold coin
  • gold ring
  • turkey drumstick
  • orc head
  • poison dagger
  • lightning bolt
  • ice elemental
  • red dragon
  • void


Prizes

  • Jackpot x250
  • 3 gold coins = x50 + shot at jackpot
  • 3 of a kind = x15 + free casting + shot at jackpot
  • 2 gold coins & gold ring = x10
  • two of a kind = money back

Three gold coins

You offer 1000 gold to the gods...
Three spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'gold coin'!
The second wheel stops at 'gold coin'!
The final wheel stops at 'gold coin'!
You hear a loud racket of bells and alarms that sound you as a winner!
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You've won 50000 gold coins!
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A fourth wheel containing numbers appears!
The numbered wheel stops at '63'!
Looks like you didn't hit the jackpot this time.

Three of a kind

You offer 500 gold to the gods...
Three spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'turkey drumstick'!
The second wheel stops at 'turkey drumstick'!
The final wheel stops at 'turkey drumstick'!
You hear a loud racket of bells and alarms that sound you as a winner!
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You've won 7500 gold coins!
You've won a free casting of the spell 'regeneration'!
You feel slightly more vibrant than before.
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A fourth wheel containing numbers appears!
The numbered wheel stops at '6'!
Looks like you didn't hit the jackpot this time.

Two of a kind

You use 100 of your reserved gambling gold...
You offer 100 gold to the gods...
Three spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'red dragon'!
The second wheel stops at 'turkey drumstick'!
The final wheel stops at 'turkey drumstick'!
You hear a quiet 'ding' sound in the air.
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You've won 200 gold coins!
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Two gold coins and a gold ring

You use 10 of your reserved gambling gold...
You offer 10 gold to the gods...
Three spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'gold coin'!
The second wheel stops at 'gold ring'!
The final wheel stops at 'gold coin'!
You hear a loud 'ding' sound in the air.
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You've won 100 gold coins!
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Merchant Game

In this gambling side game, introducted as part of the Valentine's Day 2013 event, you assume the role of a merchant traveling from town to town to sell your wares. There are up to seven wheels for this game:-

  1. your cargo
  2. destination
  3. travel wheel 1
  4. travel wheel 2
  5. travel wheel 3
  6. town event
  7. goods demanded

Syntax

type gamble merchant <gold>

Goods wheels

  • weapons
  • furs
  • glassware
  • hardwoods
  • wheat
  • spices
  • clothes
  • jewelry

Event wheel

  • The forest nearby has been on fire, reducing wood supplies. (hardwoods)
  • There will be a royal ball soon. (jewelry)
  • There is war afoot in the region! (weapons)
  • The region is in the midst of famine! (wheat)
  • A large wedding is coming up! (clothes)
  • There is a spice shortage (spice).
  • There has recently been a big earthquake! (glassware)
  • The weather has been unusually cold (furs).

Town wheel

The towns and cities used are taken from actual towns and cities in the game.

  • the ocean city of Elborat
  • Darcadia in the Shii'lok Mountains
  • Jo'Kerin, the Undead City
  • the kingdom of Vandar
  • the city of Zin
  • the city of Behr'zok
  • Gad's Landing on Archais

Traveling wheels

On each spin there is a chance to be caught by bandits ending the game.

  • You travel through a narrow and high mountain pass...
  • You travel through the plains for days on end...
  • You travel over an ancient metal bridge...
  • You travel through a narrow and high mountain pass...
  • You ford a mighty river with your cargo...
  • You travel through endless desert...
  • You cleave your way through a thick jungle...
  • You make your way through a forest...
  • You are ambushed by thieves and have to abandon your cargo!
  • You are beset upon by bandits, and flee with only your life!

Prizes

You only get something if you make it to the destination town.

Money back

If the town does not demand your goods then you get your money back.

You offer 1000 gold to the gods...
Two spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'weapons'!
The second wheel stops at 'gad's landing'!
You must take weapons to Gad's Landing on Archais!
Three more spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel comes to a stop...
You travel through a narrow and high mountain pass...
The second wheel comes to a stop...
You ford a mighty river with your cargo...
The third wheel comes to a stop...
You ford a mighty river with your cargo...
You made it with your cargo!
A final spinning wheel appears in the air before you!
The final wheel comes to a stop...
The townspeople tell you: The weather has been unusually cold.
There is high demand for: furs
Your cargo is mostly:     weapons
Alas, you are only able to make back your money when you deliver your cargo.
You receive 1000 gold coins.

Premium=

If the town demands your wares the prize can range upwards of 100% profit.

You offer 1000 gold to the gods...
Two spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel stops at 'glassware'!
The second wheel stops at 'daigaku tatami'!
You must take glassware to Daigaku Tatami, the oriental city!
Three more spinning wheels appear in the air before you!
The first wheel comes to a stop...
You travel through endless desert...
The second wheel comes to a stop...
You travel over an ancient metal bridge...
The third wheel comes to a stop...
You travel through a narrow and high mountain pass...
You made it with your cargo!
A final spinning wheel appears in the air before you!
The final wheel comes to a stop...
The townspeople tell you: There has recently been a big earthquake!
There is high demand for: glassware
Your cargo is mostly:     glassware
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Your cargo is badly needed and worth a premium!
You make a 700% profit on your investment!
You receive 8000 gold coins!
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Reforge

see Reforge

Gambling Gold

Gold from daily gifts can only be used for gambling. To see how much you have type gamble

Gambling is something you can do on Alter Aeon in your spare time.
Gambling uses gold, and you may occasionally win special prizes in
addition to your normal winnings.  Syntax:
gamble slot <amount>       - the 'three gold rings' slot machine
gamble merchant <amount>   - the 'travelling merchant' slot machine
gamble reforge <item>      - gamble to reforge an item
You have 3810 gambling gold you can use for gambling!
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