PDA

View Full Version : Sony questing for real-life EQII heroine from Gamespot


Byrche_Wroot
05-04-2005, 04:20 AM
<div></div><div></div>Sony questing for real-life EQII heroine<div><img src="http://www.gamespot.com/b.gif" height="1" width="414"></div>Model search begins for flesh-and-blood look-alike to EverQuest II poster girl Antonia; winner will be named in Vegas pageant.<div><a href="http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/05/03/screens_6123544.html?page=1" target="_blank"><img alt="EverQuest IIscreenshot" src="http://img.gamespot.com/gamespot/images/2005/news/05/03/antonia_thumb001.jpg"></a><a href="http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/05/03/screenindex_6123544.html" target="_blank">See it » </a></div><p>Sony Online Entertainment, purveyors of online games such as PlanetSide and Star Wars Galaxies, today announced that it will be holding a contest to find a real-life version of the EverQuest II heroine Antonia Bayle, Queen of Qeynos.</p><div><!-- /html/RGROUP=7027/UA=Mozilla%2F5.0+%28Windows%3B+U%3B+Windows+NT+5.1 %3B+en-US%3B+rv%3A1.7.7%29+Gecko%2F20050414+Firefox%2F1.0 .3/REMOTE_ADDR=12.222.59.193/HTTP_HOST=www.gamespot.com/GS_COOKIE=/HEADERS=OFF --><img src="http://adlog.com.com/adlog/i/r=7027&s=596521&t=2005.05.03.17.14.56&o=1:&h=pi&p=2&b=4&l=En_US&&site=6&pt=&nd=/http://image.com.com/adverts/imp/dotclear.gif" height="1" width="1"></div><p>The competition, called Quest for Antonia, encourages women (sorry, fellas) who think they look like the fetching brunette (pictured above) to send in pictures to the official <a href="http://www.questforantonia.com/" target="_blank">Web site</a> beginning May 17, just enough time to give potential entrants time to dye their hair and hit the gym for that "only-in-games" figure.</p><p>The contest will be co-sponsored by men's gadget monthly <i>Stuff Magazine</i> and culminate in Las Vegas on August 13. Online voting will select semi-finalists from the initial group, and five finalists will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Vegas courtesy of SOE and <i>Stuff</i>. A "pageant-style" competition, complete with swimsuit competition and interview session ("Peace across Norrath" anyone?) will crown the winner at the Palms Hotel & Casino during <i>Stuff Magazine</i>'s Casino Weekend 4.</p><p>In addition to being the object of desire of every twentieth-level dwarf online, the winner will receive a one-year modeling contract with SOE, a photo spread in an issue of <i>Stuff</i>, and "other prizes."</p><p>EverQuest II is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in a fantasy realm. Players go on quests, battle monsters, and find treasure while powering up their created character. Actress Heather Graham (<i>Boogie Nights</i>, <i>Swingers</i>) voices Antonia in the game.</p><p>EverQuest II is rated T for Teen and retails for $29.99. For more information on the game, read GameSpot's <a href="http://www.gamespot.com/pc/rpg/everquest2/review.html" target="_blank">full review</a>.</p><p>By Tim Surette -- <a href="http://www.gamespot.com/" target="_blank"><i>GameSpot</i></a><span class="gsposted">POSTED: 05/03/05 05:12 PM PST </span></p><div></div><p>Message Edited by Byrche_Wroot on <span class=date_text>05-03-2005</span> <span class=time_text>08:24 PM</span>

Traldan Omegafyre
05-04-2005, 05:20 AM
Haha, that's amusing. <div></div>

Sonn
05-04-2005, 03:42 PM
Heh I missread that tittle, to early in the morrning lol.  Interesting contest though.  Wonder what the "other prizes" will be