Monday, August 8, 2005
Dominating Twins: Quality Ragnarok Online Guild website
is now finally online! Right now, the only sections
available are the Guild Member
list and the
message board, but guild member accounts will be enabled
in the near future. Guild members are recommended to check,
sign up and post on the
Also, for the
Guild Member list, I am currently looking for character
pictures from each guild member. To help out, I would like
each guild member to get a screenshot of their character
selection screen and send an
e-mail with the
screenshot attachment. this can be done by pressing the "PrtScn"
button on the keyboard. Basically, I need to get a picture
that looks like this: Guild
Member Character. If each guild member can do this, it
would be great.
Monday, August 15, 2005
Guild Member list and added member photos for several
The Quality RO server has recently changed to a different,
faster server, so a new qRO patch is required to play on the
new server. The patch can be found here:
Be sure to place this file in your main RO
installation folder. Thanks to
phyxius for bringing this to
Individual member pages have now been put up for the guild
members that have submitted a photo. Unfortunately, there
has been difficulty in implementing the database, so that
feature will be delayed for the time being. Just a reminder,
to all other guild members, please send in your character
photos so that I can create individual member pages for you.
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
have been made to the website. First of all, all images have
been reduced in size. As a result, pages should load much
faster now, especially the Guild
Members page. The website layout has also been slightly
altered. The Home page will
now display upcoming events and the latest game and website
updates. The former Home page
greeting has now been moved to a separate
About page. The
Registration page is now up,
but due to difficulties with the database implementation,
registration is currently disabled. An
Update Archives page has
been set up, where older updates will be placed in the
Thursday, August 25, 2005
A new War of
Emperium event has been added, along with meeting times and
Monday, August 29, 2005
Branch Party went well, as a couple of guild members were
able to show up for the event. We were able to summon
several MVPs today, which include: 3 Amon Ras and 2
Because only a
few Guild Members showed up for Saturday and Monday's
events, we highly encourage fellow members to attend such
events; otherwise, we may never be able to achieve our main
goal: gaining ourselves a castle!
non-related qRO updates, we at the Dominating Twins guild
offer our condolences to the victims that have suffered
under the wrath of the Hurricane Katrina.
Wednesday, August 31, 2005
has finally found a bride and is getting married! The
wedding ceremony is planned to be held on Monday, September
5 during the evening (Central Time) at the Prontera Church.
All guild members are welcome to attend! Remember to bring
your tuxedos and dresses! ;)
phyxius and flashattack, who has recently reached Level
And a reminder
to guild members, PLEASE RECRUIT EVERYONE YOU CAN! We need
all the help we can get for War of Emperium.
Guild Member page. (Members
seem to be coming and going, like a hotel. :/ ) For those
who wish to have their stats and equipment displayed in
their member page, you can send me (CKTurbo128) the
information via PM in the message boards or via
e-mail. And a
reminder, GET THOSE CHARACTER SCREENSHOTS IN if you haven't
yet done so!
Friday, September 2, 2005
Many of our
guild members have asked what our guild will be doing for
the War of Emperium event tomorrow. Because several guild
members, including our Guild Leader KillerSmo,
as well as ryomn,
TomTom and others,
will be unable to be online for the event, it has been
suggested that we help out one our allies' castle, as
practice for when we do gain ourselves a castle. More
discussion on this can be found in this thread on the
Due to busy
work schedules, KillerSmo
has delayed his wedding ceremony to next Thursday evening,
so it will no longer be held next Monday.
Some of you
may or may not be aware, but Kakashi, one of the
Quality Ragnarok Online
GMs, recently released
Kakashi's Client v2.5. A lot of people were encountering
crash bugs (mostly kRO users) with the initial version, so
he released an updated
v2.5 client. The benefits of using this client are:
2.) Ability to see "Unknown Items" as the newly released
3.) Ability to see unlisted new skills.
4.) Ability to greatly zoom out of the map (including
5.) New music (if installing the music version of the
6.) New loading screens.
is compatible with both kRO and iRO clients. To use
Kakashi's Client v2.5, you must make sure you have an
updated version of RO, as well as
Kakashi's Client v2.0. Here are the following steps to
Kakashi's Client v2.5 running properly (on iRO clients):
iRO client from the main
(unnecessary if your client is already fully up to date).
2.) Install the
iRO client. This package should also include the Sakray
client as well. Be sure to install that client as well, as
it is needed by qRO.
3.) Connect to the official Ragnarok Online servers to
retrieve the latest updates. Do the same for the Sakray
4.) Download the
Full Patch that is found in this thread:
The qRO Full Patch. Extract the contents to your
Ragnarok Online installation folder.
Kakashi's Client v2.0 and
Kakashi's Client v2.5 from the
Kakashi's Client v2.0 to your Ragnarok Online
installation folder. Then install
Kakashi's Client v2.5 to your Ragnarok Online
7.) Run qRO-Kakashi.exe. This will update your qRO content
to match the content on the server. Once it is done, click
start to play! Note, you should probably create a shortcut
to qRO-Kakashi.exe, as you want to run this file everytime
you connect to the qRO server.
Kakashi's Client v2.5 has been running pretty well for
me so far. I did notice a bug where occasionally the screen
would go dizzy and the game would become very laggy. This
would last for a couple of minutes. I still have not found
the cause of the bug, but it seems to happen very frequently
in Payon Dungeon 4.
Twins: Quality Ragnarok Online Guild has a new
The Innovative Dragon Ball Website.
Saturday, September 3, 2005
several of our members were not available for War of
Emperium today, we decided to help out one of our allies' (DFK
Revolution's main branch, DFK) castles located in Aldebaraan.
With permission to help granted by DFK's guild leader,
Shaidar, we mainly guarded the outer courtyard of the
castle. Because our guild was not an official ally of DFK
(only allied to DFK Revolutions, one of DFK's subguilds),
our guild members were prone to attacks by the castle
guardians, but these were eliminated (with permission by
Shaidar, of course), since they were preventing our guild
from doing its job. We, along with DFK and its allies, were
able to keep the castle. However, there weren't many castle
invaders during WoE; at most 3-4 invaders would show up at a
time. As a result, defending the castle felt slow and
tedious, but Shaidar still thanked us for our assistance.
discussion and screenshots of today's War of Emperium event
can be found in this thread on the message board:
War of Emperium (9/3/05): Defending DFK's Castle
member pages for both
are now available.
Monday, September 5, 2005
While it was
sudden and unannounced before hand, our two guild members,
Moonlight Rain, got married today! Although it took a while
for the actual wedding ceremony to get started (waiting
around the altar, KillerSmo
getting thrown in jail, GM killing the wedding party, etc.),
they finally became husband and wife! More wedding
screenshots can be found in the new
Screenshots section, as well as this thread on the
DT Screenshots Thread (56K Users Beware!)
Congratulations to both
Moonlight Rain on their RO wedding.
Wedding Ceremony has been set at 8:00 PM Central Time.
Screenshots section is now
available! All previous and upcoming screenshots will be
listed in this section.
Friday, September 9, 2005
night was supposed to be
day, but it wasn't meant to be. Because Silent SKY,
bride-to-be, has been MIA from qRO for some time, the
wedding ceremony has been postponed for now.
announcements, congratulations to
who has made it to Level 90 and changed into a Lord Knight!
wedding, it is Moonlight Rain that
NOT Moonlight Dust. I apologize for this error.
member page for
is now available. Screenshots submitted by
Yoon Huh has been
added to the Screenshots page.
Sunday, September 11, 2005
Wedding Ceremony seems to be back on track again, as it is
now tentatively scheduled for Monday evening.
Twins' allied guilds have been listed in the navigation bar,
which are (Eternal), [ S e e d ], and
Guild Members page has been
Added two new
screenshots to the Screenshots
Friday, September 16, 2005
not get married on Monday as planned, he and Silent SKY have
finally gotten hitched on Wednesday! After the wedding,
there was a PvP battle between married couples
Silent SKY vs.
phyxius & Moonlight Rain to see which married couple was
the strongest! phyxius & Moonlight Rain ended up winning
both rounds. More screenshots of the wedding and married
couple PvP can be found in the
Screenshots section. Congratulations to both
announcements, Silent SKY has joined the Dominating Twins!
Congratulations to Magnus for reaching Level 90 and becoming
new screenshots to the Screenshots
Sunday, September 25, 2005
reminder, we will be holding a Dead Branch Party in a
private Morroc DB Room tomorrow evening.
For those that
were not present for War of Emperium yesterday, it went
well, as we were able to help defend DFK Revolutions'
castle, although we did lose the castle once. However, we
were able to get it back.
Guild Members page has been
updated to display general guild information such as guild
level and average level of guildsman. The Guild Member
roster has also been updated; many new members, as well as
some notable members have left, such as WorthyKnight,
BrothaSoul, flashattack, and others.
Thursday, September 29, 2005
server was down much of Monday evening, a make-up Dead
Branch Party will be held next Monday, at 8:00 PM Central
Time. However, since we hold Dead Branch parties every other
week, the DB Party on October 10 will be held just as
planned, so we there will be two Dead Branch party over the
next two weeks!
The Quality RO
administrators have made a significant update to the server
today, which affects Advanced Classes in a VERY NEGATIVE
way. Essentially, all Advanced Class characters will lose 50
skill points (all 2nd Job points). The Quality RO
administrators claim they did this in "order to balance out
the gameplay." Apparently, they also claim that those "extra
skill points" that QRO has had for over a year were a "bug".
Here is a post from <GM>frostycpu on the Quality RO forums:
extra skillpoints that everyone had were FIXED, not NERFED.
The only remaining bug with it is that if you changed at job
50, then you are missing 10 skill points.
I will do my best to fix this problem.
And before you start saying "OMFG qRO suxxxx now!!11!!",
please know that this is THE SAME ON ALL SERVER AND THAT IT
WAS A BUG ON qRO.
I repeat, THIS IS HOW IT IS ON ALL SERVERS NORMALLY. Some of
you may hate it now, but it is the best to be done for class
balance. Now not every character gets every skill they can
possibly get. RO was never meant to be like that, and it was
bugged on this server.
Also know that this is how qRO started. There were not all
these extra skill points at the beginning. When I played, I
did not have all skills. qRO grew big using this system, and
we will continue using it.
Some people say that this makes us the same as everyone
else, that we are not unique anymore. To that I say, what's
unique about every LK, every HP and every other class having
the SAME SKILLS AS EVERYONE ELSE? Nothing. This system
brings a variety of builds amongst same class people.
The reset girl has been made free for now, so that you can
try out new builds."
Quality RO Forums:
Skillpoint Change, Read It.
This is going
to make a lot of players extremely upset, perhaps causing
them to quit QRO for good. Also, getting to Job Level 50 for
first classes will become much more essential, as we no
longer have extra skill points. Advanced Class players will
have to think over skill builds very carefully now that the
amount of skill points have been limited.
Sunday, October 2, 2005
War of Emperium event was somewhat hectic. At the beginning
of the event, DFK relinquished control over Rotenburg
Castle, which left it overrun by all sorts of monsters,
including two Dark Lord MVPs, which were guarding the front
entrance and the Emperium Room! It took a while, but the
castle finally came under control of
The castle came under heavy attack by Arch-Angels, Rice, and
their respective allied guilds. The Arch-Angels guild
briefly held Rotenburg Castle, but
DFK Revolutions was
able to take it back before War of Emperium ended. Thanks to
everyone who showed up for the event!
In other news,
DemonMagician, who recently transcended to Advanced
Quality RO administrators
have implemented the 10 extra skill points fix, to
"alleviate" the pain of Advanced Class people of losing -49
skill points. It will be as if you changed from your first
class at Job Level 50, instead of 40. For future-Advanced
Class people, you will gain these 10 extra skill points when
you transcend. If you are Advanced Class, please talk to the
Reset NPC Girl to reset your skills to gain the extra 10
skill points. If you did not gain any extra skill points, it
means that you were not missing any skill points.
<GM>frostycpu, the Ayothaya and Einbroch updates are coming
soon! This means new cities and dungeons for us!
Added a guild
member page for
Saturday, October 8, 2005
today's War of Emperium event, the
Dominating Twins guild
decided to go on the offensive, instead of helping defend
castle. We focused our invasion attempts on Justice League's
castle in Prontera for most of the War of Emperium event.
Although we were unable to secure the castle, it did give
our guild some experience in attacking castles. Thanks to
everyone who showed up for the event!
highest level member in the
Dominating Twins guild, has left us to become Sub-Guild
Master of the new Dominating
Twins sub-guild, Evil Twins!
Now that the Evil Twins
sub-guild has been established, with more members we may be
able to claim a castle of our own in the future. \
have a new ally, the Nation of Domination.
Guild Members page has been
added for the new Evil Twins
Guild Members page for the
Dominating Twins has been
also have been slight changes to the website's layout.
Sunday, October 16, 2005
Starting last week, the rules and times for Dead Branch
parties have changed. Instead of every other week, there
will be a dead branch party every week, but it will
alternate between Sunday and Monday. More details can be
found from the post by
going on guys?
Here's the deal - we've always done DB parties every other
Monday nights at 8:00 central time. It's been brought to my
attention that some of you would like to see this date moved
and others really enjoy having them Monday night and can't
make it Sundays. So (I'm trying to make everyone happy here)
here's the game plan:
*Instead of having a DB party every other week like we've
done in the past, we will have these parties every week.
*Since some of you can't make Mondays and some can't make
Sundays, we will alternate the DB days. Since the last DB
party was on Monday, the next one will be the following
Sunday. After that Sunday DB party, the next one will be
held in 8 days on the Monday.
*Monday DB parties will be held at the usual time, 8:00
*Sunday DB parities will be held earlier... 5:00 pm central
(this accommodates to the people living in Sweden).
A couple of rules for the DB party:
*Only guild members are allowed into the room (you can be
any level, 1 to 99). This means that if you want to bring a
secondary character in the room that isn't in the guild...
well, sorry, but they have to be in the guild. This is a
guild event - not only is this helping you level, but also
the guild as well.
*If you kill an MVP, tell everyone what items you got...
we'll ask ya no matter what...
*HAVE FUN! <CENSORED> it, it's a guild event, it's supposed
to be fun. Enjoy yourselves!
Like always, if you have any questions on when the next DB
event is, please contact me (KillerSmo or Mini Smo), phyxius
/ suixyhp, Yoon Huh / Huh Yoon, or ryomn / bevis. We are
willing to answer your questions.
DB party time and rules
the new times, next Dead Branch party would be next Monday,
on October 24, at 8:00 PM (GMT-0:600).
Although I was unable to attend yesterday's War of Emperium
event, I have received word that we had our biggest showing
ever for War of Emperium! While we were unable to take a
castle, apparently we were close to getting one. Hopefully,
more members will show up for the next War of Emperium
event! A large appreciation goes to everyone who
participated in the event!
is an interesting
thread currently going on the
at the moment. Our guild leader,
made a "20 Questions" thread, where 20 chances will be given
to correctly guess the thing that
thinking of. The prize, you ask? 1,000,000 zenny on
Quality Ragnarok Online LR!
Time to start guessing! :D
Guild Members page for the
Dominating Twins has been
Guild Members page for the
has been updated.
new screenshots submitted by
been added to the Screenshots
Monday, October 31, 2005
those that are wondering what happened to the qRO server, it
has been attacked via a
Denial of Service attack. Here is some GM conversation
that was found from the
DFK forums about the situation:
(17:03:58)(&Smug) Ok i'm here for 2minutes
(17:04:03)(&Smug) just to let you know whats happening
(17:04:11)(&Smug) in fact, we are getting attacked
(17:04:15)(&Smug) DDOS of 400mbps
(17:04:40)(&Smug) init is going himself to our datacenter to
resolve this problem
(17:04:51)(&Smug) it should be fixed within the day or
tomorrow at worse.
(17:05:18)(&Smug) please pass this message whenever someone
i got news
[11:40] <Gona|AFK> from the situation
[11:40] <Smug> I do
[11:40] <Smug> in fact those are bad news
[11:40] <Smug> our contract from our datacenter got
cancelled due to the attack's force
[11:41] <Smug> we will move to another server provider soon
[11:41] <Smug> so it could take a few days before qRO gets
[11:41] <Smug> Thanks, and we ap
qRO will be back soon
<frostycpu> it's just that theplanet has no dual xeons left
<Sanosuke> is there gonna be a wipe?
<frostycpu> all our data is safe
<frostycpu> I can't give an exact date since we don't know
when the hosting compagny will buy new servers
<frostycpu> they buy them on a somewhat regular basis though
<frostycpu> it shouldn't take very long
<frostycpu> yes we are moving Tragepe
<frostycpu> we're going back to our other datacenter
<frostycpu> which is very big
<frostycpu> and can handle this kind of crap
<frostycpu> Free Advanced Security and Other Tools
<frostycpu> * Arbor PeakFlow DDoS Detection
<frostycpu> * TippingPoint Intrusion Detection & Prevention
<frostycpu> * Cisco Guard DDoS Mitigation
<frostycpu> * Urchin Web Stats
<frostycpu> * Remote Reboot
<frostycpu> * Backup Services
<frostycpu> * Cisco Guard DDoS Mitigation = godly
<frostycpu> qRO will return the same as it was when the
servers were disconnected
(18:31:33) (Tragepe) hey, frosty, new server will be 2.8ghz
(18:31:39) (~frostycpu) yes
(18:31:42) (Tragepe) ok =D
(18:31:44) (Chiyo) why not 2.9?
(18:31:51) (Ronster) what;s going on
(18:32:00) (~frostycpu) nothing really new Ronster
(18:32:13) (~frostycpu) I just pasted a few lines of
theplanet's server descriptions
(18:32:25) (~frostycpu) that said that their datacenters can
filter 32GBPS of DDoS
DFK Forums: Is Qro down or is it just me?xD
the qRO server has been affected by a DoS attack.
Thankfully, there has been no data loss, so when the qRO
server does go back online, everything will be as is it was
before the server went down. The qRO administration is
currently in the process of moving to a different provider,
so it may take several days before the qRO server is back up
and running. More discussion about this can be found in this
thread on the
Before the server went down, a new Dominating Twins
sub-guild has been established by
ryomn, and is called
Killing_Twins is currently
looking for new recruitments, so if you are interested in
please contact ryomn or any
Killing_Twins members either in game or in the
alliance with DFK
Revolutions has been severed. They were a great ally,
but due to some misunderstandings (explained
here), and lack of assistance, we have decided to sever
our alliance with them. I wish them the best in the future!
Saturday, November 12, 2005
Quality Ragnarok Online server is back up! While the
official Quality Ragnarok Online forums are not back up, a
temporary qRO forum has been established here:
http://s14.invisionfree.com/qRO/ Since the server has
switched ISPs, you will need a new patch to connect to
Quality Ragnarok Online. The patch can be found in this
of Emperium times have been changed. While it will still be
on Saturdays, War of Emperium will now occur between 4:00 -
6:00 PM Central Time (GMT-0:600).
Guild Member pages for all
three guilds have been updated.
Monday, November 14, 2005
of you who have tried to connect to qRO or did connect would
have noticed the severe lag problems afflicting the server.
To those suspecting it's another hacker attack, relax, this
time it's just due to some problems with their new ISP,
Sagonet, who is
currently doing some upgrades to their systems. More about
this lag problem can be found in this thread on the
About the lag
another Dominating Twins extension guild has been
established, this time by
Yoon Huh! The new
extension guild is known as
Sniping Twins. Sniping
Twins is currently looking for new members. While this
extension guild welcomes all job types, it will specifically
focus on those jobs who are able to wield bows. If you are
interested in joining, please contact
phyxius, or any
Sniping Twins guild member via in the game or through PM on
Guild Member page for the new
Sniping Twins extension
guild has been added.
character photos that have been submitted recently are now
viewable in the Guild Member
Because the main page was getting rather long, all updates
prior to November 2005 have now been archived. To view
previous archives, they may be found in the
Update Archives - 2005 page.
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
* For those that
have not been on the
Quality Ragnarok Online server since it came back up
after the DDoS attacks, there were two server rollbacks in
the that have occurred in the past two weeks, both of them
ending up using the restore point just before the servers
went down before the DDoS attacks occurred. This has angered
many qRO users,
but to compensate for lost time/levels/characters/items, a
four day 2 x EXP. & Drop Rate event was given, starting on
Saturday and ending today.
* The guild
leader of the recently formed
Yoon Huh, has announced on the
message boards that he will not be active in
Online for the next three weeks, due to project
deadlines and finals for college. If you wish to be
recruited into Sniping Twins, please contact
any other Sniping Twins
* Due to the
large loss of the qRO
population (probably due to the DDoS attacks, ISP
relocation, and the two recent server rollbacks),
registration is now open again for
Online! If you have not
for the qRO
server, do so now, as it is not known how long
registration will be open for. You may
an account here:
* Updated the
guild logos, as all Twins guilds are now using new logos to
distinguish the Twins guilds from each other.
Sunday, December 11, 2005
* Due to
inactivity of the Evil Twins sub-guild, it has been
disbanded by phyxius. However, in its place, a new sub-guild
known as Dark Angel Twins
was created in it's place and is run by Hunter Arius, who
was formerly in Dominating
Twins. All former Evil Twins members are welcome to join
either Dominating Twins,
Dark Angel Twins, Killing Twins,
and Sniping Twins; please
contact either KillerSmo,
phyxius, Hunter Arius,
ryomn, or any member of those guilds if you wish to join.
* Hunter Arius
has announced a Christmas event for Dominating Twins and
"As the co-leader of the
Evil Twins Guild, i'm happy to tell everyone from the Twins
Guilds that i'm cooking up something as a Guild Event for
the Christmas Vacation!
The only thing i can tell you all is that itll be between
the December 23rd wich is a Friday and the december 30 wich
is another Friday!
I have my little idea of what ill do but if any of you have
suggestions i'll be happy to take them as an offer"
"I have some news to tell
everyone about the Upcomming Guild Event that i'm making so
heres what I added:
- The event will be an item getting race over rune midgar's
- Once the items will all be founded, you'll have to find me
in one of the town in qRO!
- The prize for the winner will be .... a secret you'll see
when you'll win!"
"Here's an update of my christmas event wich will be soon;
- The winner of the event will get 10 to 15 millions zennys!!!
we hope you'll all participate well!"
"I tought of a date for
the Twins Christmas Event, it could be Wednesday the 28th of
December at 8h PM (GMT-4:00)!
So give me what you think of it!"
Christmas Event Coming!
you could win 10-15 million zeny! More details about the
event will come later.
Removed the old Evil Twins guild members page.
the Dark Angel Twins guild
Archived all November updates.
Friday, December 23, 2005
Everyone here in Dominating Twins and it's sub-guilds wishes
everyone Happy Holidays!
this Sunday falls on Christmas Day, we will be moving our
Dead Branch party to next Wednesday, December 28 instead.
Hope to see everyone there at the party! :D
some screenshots from tonight's
Dead Branch party.
member information for
Dominating Twins, Dark
Angel Twins, and Sniping
Twins have been updated.