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Time Management

IllianaIlliana Member Posts: 3
Could I get some clarity on how time passes in this game? Specifically I am wondering how it works in regards to my equipment. If I am not in game does time continue to pass for my equipment, meaning if I left for long enough some of my stuff could turn to dust? If so is there a way to avoid this?

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  • SarapisSarapis Member, Administrator Posts: 3,398 Achaean staff
    Yeah, time passes equally whether you're in the game or not. Otherwise, people would use alts to simply store things for them that they didn't want to decay.

    There are a couple ways to preserve things from decay, ranging from being in the stockroom of a shop to being in a bag of stasis, but they are more special cases.
  • TharvisTharvis The Land of Beer and Chocolate!Member Posts: 3,107 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    bag of stasis wouldn't help alot for an extended period of absence, as the bag continues to decay normally, though I think it'd give you a what.. 30 day extra buffer?
    Aurora says, "Tharvis, why are you always breaking things?!"
    Artemis says, "You are so high maintenance, Tharvis, gosh."
    Tecton says, "It's still your fault, Tharvis."

  • IllianaIlliana Member Posts: 3
    Okay, I mainly ask because I go on vacation in a few weeks and don't want to come back naked. So, being in a stockroom stops decay? 

    Side Note: I thought the alt issue wouldn't be a problem as you aren't supposed to interact with your alts.
  • TharvisTharvis The Land of Beer and Chocolate!Member Posts: 3,107 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    the items have to be physically dropped in a stockroom to stop decay, iirc
    Aurora says, "Tharvis, why are you always breaking things?!"
    Artemis says, "You are so high maintenance, Tharvis, gosh."
    Tecton says, "It's still your fault, Tharvis."

  • IllianaIlliana Member Posts: 3
    Okay, thank you!
  • KresslackKresslack Florida, United StatesMember Posts: 6,196 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Tharvis said:
    bag of stasis wouldn't help alot for an extended period of absence, as the bag continues to decay normally, though I think it'd give you a what.. 30 day extra buffer?
    Yeah, but what if you Russian nesting dolled them in a bag within a bag within a bag. One decays, the other one kicks in!

    (I have no idea if this would really work, it sounded better in my head)


    Kyriella
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