From IPY Codex
In addition to the game enhancing systems listed below, one can also visit the FAQ section as well for the server Ruleset.
Multiple battlegrounds exist to encourage plentiful PvP action on IPY 2, including Wind, The Pinnacle, Bucc's Bay, and more.
Kings are voted in by the citizens of their town and have to power to set guard status, tax rates, and much more.
A power struggle amongst guilds using boats, cannons, and depth charges to control the Buc's Den main dock and earn doubloons for pirate items such at the dolphin gem and the pirate crossbow.
Player justice: a player can become a Paladin and earn platinum which will aid him in hunting and killing murderers.
Players organize into their town's militias and can assault an enemy town while looting that King's treasury.
Player justice: a player can become a Detective to collect evidence against murders that have taken place causing bounty hunters and the prospect of Yew Jail to befall the murderer.
Portals spawn all over the world taking players into their own private and complex dungeon. (Feature coming soon.)
Every craft skill has new features to it, be it new potions for the alchemist to discover or master scrolls for the scribe to dominate.
- Skill Gain
Power Hour skill gain is now in place. More information will be added soon.
IPY has added PvE to UO with the addition of rewards and loot that will aid the PvE'er in their journeys, as well as the opportunity to run into Paragon monsters.
Virtues will affect everything you do in game: from how you treat a cat following you to your actions towards fellow players.(Feature coming soon.)