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Holy Sword
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Question about RCR

Unread post by Holy Sword » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:04 pm

Greetings, when you RCR your character does the new character have to have the exact same name? Or could he have a different name but be on the same gamespy account?

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Re: Question about RCR

Unread post by Theodore01 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:12 pm

You can chose any name. (If you have stored items at a merchant, the same name is required to get them back.)

And if you take the same name, it's better to wait until a reset and then recreate the new char.


Account name and CD keys have to be the same, i would guess.

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Re: Question about RCR

Unread post by Hoihe » Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:04 pm

Theodore01 wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:12 pm
You can chose any name. (If you have stored items at a merchant, the same name is required to get them back.)

And if you take the same name, it's better to wait until a reset and then recreate the new char.


Account name and CD keys have to be the same, i would guess.
You can also add a hyphen or apostrophe at the end then request a dm after reset to remove it
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Re: Question about RCR

Unread post by Maecius » Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:31 pm

As the two above indicate, it's not a good idea to create a new character with the exact same name right after you do an RCR. If the server hasn't reset, you will not be able to "find" your new character and an admin may have to intervene to fix you.

A slight variation on the name will prevent the error, and a DM can fix the spelling later (after a reset) to the original name if desired.

The original idea behind the RCR is to retire characters through it, not rebuild them. Although both occur, this means that it's designed to give you back the XP even if you're collecting on a totally different character (as long as the character has below a hundred XP -- or maybe a thousand, I don't remember off the top of my head). Names don't have to match to get the XP.

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