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Barq Bandit
11-04-2009, 11:53 AM
<p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A year ago, Sapphirius, Zilvrae, and I collaborated on <a href="http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?&topic_id=434807" target="_blank">this haunted house project</a>.  I've added a few new touches to the old place, and it's well worth checking out again, or for the first time if you'e never been!</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002808.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">In every room now, there's a handy book to tell you all about the area you've foolishly wandered into alone.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002809.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">This Ulteran mannequin has been put to good use displaying Nights of the Dead gear from this year and years past, backed by a pair of the new hedgemaze tapestries.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002810.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">This deathly figure now wanders the house.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002811.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">I've changed the chandelier in here to this more FPS-friendly type.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002815.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Since fog isn't on by default, I've placed this thingy at the top of the basement stairs all descrete like.  Can visitors use this?  I hope so. </span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002817.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The maze has been updated with a few wineracks replaced with vamp mirrors and a bit of hazy fog.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002818.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">I dunno how many crows he's scaring down here, but he sure makes me jump!</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002820.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">In addition to Raven here, screech boxes were placed here and there throughout the maze for additional effect.  SCREECH!</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002821.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The emo vampire room here got a few new touches, and a handy quick-return portal to get folks back upstairs without having to re-trek through the misty maze.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002824.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">From here, you just jump down and then continue your explorations upstairs.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002825.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Didn't have any good ideas for the new room, so I've just blocked it off for now.</span></span></p><p><img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y122/iesmeh/Haunted%20House/updates%202009/EQ2_002829.jpg" /></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Lastly, I plugged a snazzy Temple of Life model into this...  whatever it is, up in the Laboratory.</span></span></p><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: tahoma,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">You can find the Bayle Court Haunted Mansion at <strong>2 Bayle Court in South Qeynos on the Antonia Bayle server under Arilou</strong>.  Rent is paid up for the next month, so before Frostfell is upon us once again, go take a peek!</span></span></p>

Dreyco
11-04-2009, 02:44 PM
<p>Very neat Tock!  As always, you did a wonderful job <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /></p>

Eveningsong
11-04-2009, 03:07 PM
<p>Great updates this year.  I still love the mirror room best though, such a fun idea <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" />.</p>

Karrane1
11-05-2009, 10:30 AM
Went to see this yesterday. Wonderful job!!!!! I just LOVE the mirror.. omg <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> ANd the maze was awesome !!

Taralyn
11-09-2009, 05:21 AM
<p>Still amazed by the mirror-room. You´ve done a great job again!</p>

Rosebelle
09-25-2010, 06:46 PM
<p>Is this still available? I knocked on the door but the rent wasnt paid.</p>

Barq Bandit
09-25-2010, 07:36 PM
<p>Well, it is the time of year for this sort of thing, so sure.  I'll open it up for a couple months.  I haven't heard anything yet this year, but the Vagabond Knights tend to host roleplayed guided tours of this attraction each Nights of the Dead season, which is a lot of fun!</p>

Tyrus Dracofire
09-26-2010, 07:40 AM
<p>cool, hm, you mentioned about that one close-offed room, here one i can give, wait til this upcoming festival, these merchants will sell varied tombstones, so how about adding as crypt or graveyard?</p><p>as devs is working hard to add "Patio/deck" or balcony for qeynos's manors, they got freeport's new patio deck, but still in concept stage. the old one get make-over by increase patio size.</p>

Aner
09-26-2010, 05:51 PM
just visited in person, bravo that was awesome

eq2housing
09-27-2010, 10:34 AM
<p>Very nice! I'm working on designing a haunted house myself and can't wait for NotD on the live servers!</p><p>~Alauria</p>

Rosebelle
10-01-2010, 12:52 PM
<p>I am very impressed. TY for open it up again <img src="/eq2/images/smilies/283a16da79f3aa23fe1025c96295f04f.gif" border="0" /></p>

Nightho
10-01-2010, 08:14 PM
<p>Very cool! I love Halloween and to see these SS's put a big grin on my face! Must free up a char slot so I can come peek 'in person' <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /></p>

Geden
10-07-2010, 01:43 PM
<p><span style="color: #99cc00;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: book antiqua,palatino;">Well done spooky, I had my back crawling as I saw the basement. Thank you for sharing!</span></span></span></p>