Looking to potentially transfer off of Lusternia to here after long hiatus off from MUDding. A cursory glance late last night before my ISP went down seems to be ~100+ people even kind of off-peak, which really eclipses Lusty - is that about right, or was there an event going on?
Class-wise, I'm interested in Serpent, Shaman, or Druid based off the RP I've got in my head. I've previously played Pureblade knight (two handed, builds wounds into restoration(?) cures into instakill) and nekotai monk (wounds+affs into damage kill). I'd likely be hunting till about 80-ish (screw eating and sleeping, irl or not) and then looking to start getting into combat. How do they stack for bashing and combat unartied/artied? I doubt I'll get to 'heavily' artied for some time, so more of the middle tier is what I'd probably end up at for the forseeable future. I'm very often to various playstyles, so it doesn't need to match anything I've done before.
For credits, I think I've got 3-5k credits in retire value based on alts - on this note, does anyone know how membership credits work (if at all) for retirement value? Based off of what I've seen so far, the general consensus appears to be
get a SoA, lv 1 defensive arties, and then potentially class arties.
EDIT: Forgot to add, currently race was Rajamala because I thought it'd be good with Serpent - last I played they had a balance bonus, and I realized they don't anymore. Would it be suggested to change this pending class?