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  • Writer's pictureWalter Cronkite

Ultima Online's Answer to Atlantic's Housing Crisis - Free 4x4 Housing Plots

The Atlantic shard, the bustling epicenter of Ultima Online, is grappling with an issue of the bricks-and-mortar variety: a serious shortage of housing plots. The landscape is changing, and an increasing number of players are finding themselves homeless.

In a development reminiscent of high-density urban planning, a radical proposal has been proposed to alleviate Atlantic's housing crunch. Borrowing ideas from socialist policies and inner-city housing strategies, the proposition involves the introduction of compact, 4x4 tile 'homes'.

The controversy doesn't end there, however. The means to 'fund' this endeavor is causing quite a bit of an uproar. The proposal includes hiking the tax on commission vendors and auction safes to a staggering 15%, effectively creating a gold sink to counterbalance the housing influx. It's a move that has the mercantile population of UO feeling as though they're being robbed at gun point.

Skeptics are questioning the viability of this 'UO Projects' initiative, drawing parallels with our real-world inner cities. Will these micro-plots create a vibrant, thriving community or give birth to virtual ghettos? The debate is on, and the jury's still out.

As this saga unfolds, rest assured, UNN will be on the ground, bringing you the latest developments.

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