Chapter 15

Hydrogenium

After introducing Irilion, Entropy added a series of updates designed to encourage players to visit the second continent. The first was a group of NPCs that he called guild NPCs. They were announced in January 2006 but added as part of the new features for c2. A guild NPC functioned in almost exactly the same way as a regular NPC—it worked as a shop that would buy and sell items—but this NPC would be controlled by a guild. The guild NPC was also similar to a trade bot. It could only sell what the owner gave it to sell, and the gold from every sale would go to the guild. There were three main differences between a trade bot and a guild NPC:

  • A guild NPC had a warehouse-like amount of storage.
  • It could not advertise for itself. ...

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