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Forum: Warden 04-03-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Syrano
<p>I was referring to faction only armor, i.e....

<p>I was referring to faction only armor, i.e. the kind you can buy off factio nmerchants after maxing your armor. The hole merchants are a good example.  There's leather sets there, 3 to be exact,...
Forum: Warden 03-31-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Syrano
<p>I'm a little perplexed as there seems to be no...

<p>I'm a little perplexed as there seems to be no faction armor for warden's in Sentinel's fate.  I've checked all the Hole vendors, paineel, Hua Mein, Kerra, Circle guys in stonebrunt and the...
Forum: Warden 03-29-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By Syrano
<p>Hunt around a bit and you can still find...

<p>Hunt around a bit and you can still find decent advice. However you're going to want to go down the "Wardens" line in your warden AA tree to converty our spells to melee combat arts and start...
Forum: Station Cash 03-24-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Syrano
<p>I'm in the same boat and I've purchased the...

<p>I'm in the same boat and I've purchased the tokens before.  What gives? I don't see it in the marketplace at all now.  More specifically, one of my characters can see it, and two of my characters...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-07-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 235
Posted By Syrano
<p>This rumor started because of code that was...

<p>This rumor started because of code that was put in ages ago.  If you pull a linked encounter, kill off one of the mobs, then let it reset somehow...  then engage it before it's "refreshed" (there...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-06-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 252
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>As for the game.. I'm still playing, not yet in a group, just trying to figure out what sort of class I want to play. I have a lvl 10 Mage,...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-06-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>smogfire...

<p><cite>smogfire wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>So if I am lvl 79 and do not have raid-quality gear, do I have much of a chance doing the solo shard quest everyday to get a set of Shard...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-06-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 228
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Kendricke...

<p><cite>Kendricke wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>So, while guilds which sell mythical updates or loot drops are being demonized, I hear little to no complaints about the real culprits here:  the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p>The lavastorm solo mobs are definately harder...

<p>The lavastorm solo mobs are definately harder than your average solo mob. The difference would be irrelevant to raider, but to a died and true soloer?  Definately about as hard as they come. On...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 347
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Gage...

<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Syrano wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It takes the same level of mentality, preparation, study and understanding, it is just tuned for a lower...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 813
Posted By Syrano
<p>The reason people think T2 is "casual" gear is...

<p>The reason people think T2 is "casual" gear is because the only thing stopping them from getting it is time.  The attitude would be different if it was like previous expansions and dropped only as...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 347
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Noaani...

<p><cite>Noaani wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Syrano wrote:</cite></p><blockquote>And that's a kicker, your average casual PUG or PUR (Pick up Raid) doesn't really have much of a clue about...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I...

<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I just solo'd one of them that come with the wurmling add with no gear equipped and none of my buffs up with a lvl 70 bow.</p><p>I used poisons and my 3...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The...

<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The beach mobs in LS are actually really easy.  I'm not sure how anyone could imply they're deadly when pulled solo by any lvl 80...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 347
Posted By Syrano
<p>I get a kick out of the elitists here claiming...

<p>I get a kick out of the elitists here claiming they can get 2k dps on auto attack.  Meaning that their weapon, with procs, swings for 2,000 a hit once a second.  Or more likely, 4,000 a hit every...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-05-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 813
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Rothgar...

<p><cite>Rothgar wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Keep in mind that rewards are often balanced based on the amount of time it takes to achieve them.  When "expoits" exist it can hurt that...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Syrano
<p>Previous job postings have indicated client...

<p>Previous job postings have indicated client developers need Visual C++ and Direct X 8/9.   Server developers less clear but if anything like the rest of the industry you'll need C and C++ (unix...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 228
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Crismorn...

<p><cite>Crismorn wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>This is what happens when terrible players have a say : /</p></blockquote><p>No this is what happens when profit has a say.  There are a lot of...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite></cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Kendricke...

<p><cite></cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Kendricke wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite></cite></p><p>So what's the complaint?</p><p>Is the complaint REALLY that Deep Forge and now Obelisk of Ahkzul...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 730
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The NO TRADE flag is present to prevent the item from being traded/sold AFTER IT IS LOOTED. Before it's looted, it's just another item, one...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Syrano
<p>There are several.  Most in the 57-70 range...

<p>There are several.  Most in the 57-70 range (they stopped adding 1 handed katana's for some reason).</p><p>Blade of the Darktalon: aITEM 1040081065 581444577:Blade of the Darktalon/a  - Drops in...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 1,091
Posted By Syrano
<p>This has gotten out of hand.  Seriously. All...

<p>This has gotten out of hand.  Seriously. All he's asking for is better in game audio/visual cues to what needs to be done. You know, that little extra pizazz of quality that a certainly other MMO...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 228
Posted By Syrano
<p>Twist this around for a second.  Everyone...

<p>Twist this around for a second.  Everyone agrees "risk" in EQ2 is time.  There's no other logical answer.  EQ "money" is just a representation of "time" (or how much cash you have in the RMT...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p>Kendricke, Gage, Flaye, Nickola all make...

<p>Kendricke, Gage, Flaye, Nickola all make intelligent arguments against gray shards.  That's what makes the responses so emotional especially for those who feel they need gray shards to compete. ...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-04-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 1,091
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>HBP...

<p><cite>HBP wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Rahatmattata wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] Bayle wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Act needs to go.</p></blockquote><p>Then...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-03-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 1,091
Posted By Syrano
<p><em>"<span >And jousting is not designed as a...

<p><em>"<span >And jousting is not designed as a work around by the players it is  encounter design.If the devs wanted  you to absorb a AE they  code it that way....hence why there are  distance type...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-03-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 730
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The...

<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The circus act is there because:</p><p>Content needs to be farmed to extend the livelihood of the game.  If items had no tags and could be traded around...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-03-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 941
Posted By Syrano
<p>There's no question that 24 classes in the...

<p>There's no question that 24 classes in the game and 24 spots on a raid are the same number for a reason.  The "ideal" marquee for any EQ2 raid should be one of each class (and even used to be...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-03-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 1,091
Posted By Syrano
<p>I'd agree, ACT is a crutch to game design. ...

<p>I'd agree, ACT is a crutch to game design.  But the idea of "jousting" an AE was originally created as a work around.  THe original intent of 30 second AE's was not to be jousted but to actually...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-03-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 730
Posted By Syrano
<p>If it's not an exploit and working as intended...

<p>If it's not an exploit and working as intended then they should just do away with the No-Trade flag on raid loot.  Seriously.  If it's working as intended then what an horrendous circus act they...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-02-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Thunndar316...

<p><cite>Thunndar316 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The real problem is the zones themselves.  They were created with raiders in mind.  They have ridiculous scripts and require high DPS.  High DPS...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-02-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Gage...

<p><cite>Gage wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] DLere wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Well its close Gage and you know it. </p></blockquote><p>I don't relate solo'ing a blue epic...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>NicolasKL...

<p><cite>NicolasKL wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite> </cite></p><p>In other words, the very people complaining about the problem are actually the ones that caused the problem.   There are hordes...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Squirley...

<p><cite>Squirley wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>There is no way that's a photochop and I dare you to prove it.  I worked really hard for that snow bunny helm and I just want some credit like...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Tinrae wrote:</cite></p><p>You speak the truth.  When I hit 80, I was a tank in MC gear that had never run a shard instance.  Honestly,...
Forum: EQ2Players.com Website Discussion 04-01-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Syrano
<p>Oddly enough based on this post I went to...

<p>Oddly enough based on this post I went to check my EQ2 Players status and things and can't even log in.  Then it dawned on me that I too have not used EQ2Players, despite paying for it with my...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p>If this is an exploit that means people have...

<p>If this is an exploit that means people have been exploiting gear for 5 months.  I would expect SOE to deal with the exploiters according to exploit policy.</p><p>- Now that it's been stated it's...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 288
Posted By Syrano
<p>This zone is supposedly intended for...

<p>This zone is supposedly intended for non-hardcore raiding guilds.  The hard core raiding guilds therefor come on and say "it's too easy and shut up". Those others who probably raid once in a blue...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p><cite>Dreyco wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I...

<p><cite>Dreyco wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I did a calculation today when i read Kiara's announcement.</p><p>If someone were to, in a regular group, run the Daily Double every day at level 80,...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-01-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 1,616
Posted By Syrano
<p>I'm torn.  I admit that graying out the zone...

<p>I'm torn.  I admit that graying out the zone is cheeseballing.  But frankly it's the only way for a casual player to obtain shard gear in any reasonable time frame.  Worse, far worse, is that this...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 03-22-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 302
Posted By Syrano
<p>I appreciate that it is hard for the devs to...

<p>I appreciate that it is hard for the devs to balance content fro a small group zone when they factor in larger guilds with access to raid gear.  This is the intrinsic problem in EQ2 there is a...
Forum: Warden 08-04-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 221
Posted By Syrano
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite></cite>Alright here is an excercise for you to step up and prove this point. Please show us how you would setup a raidforce compromising of one of...
Forum: Warden 08-03-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 221
Posted By Syrano
There are 24 slots in a raid, there are 24...

There are 24 slots in a raid, there are 24 classes in the game.  Why does everyone think this is not by design?  The ultimate goal, regardless of where you think things are in the game, is that the...
Forum: Warden 01-01-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Syrano
I don't have a great point spread for you just...

I don't have a great point spread for you just yet but you sort of have to decide if you want DPS or big heals.  You don't have the points to be *awesome* at both and frankly, Wardens will never be...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 12-03-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 8,972
Posted By Syrano
The userva change worked for me on Vista 32.  I...

The userva change worked for me on Vista 32.  I would crash a lot in RoK, especially around Teren's Grasp.For those who have Windows Vista 32 and want to try, here's the steps:1. Open a privileged...
Forum: Swashbuckler 12-26-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Syrano
"It doesn't matter if you win or lose, so long as...

"It doesn't matter if you win or lose, so long as you look really good doing it."That's my line!  [expletive haxx0red by Raijinn] them.  Those are such awesome words to live by I can't be too...
Forum: Swashbuckler 12-25-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 93
Posted By Syrano
Problems with positionals?  You're a...

Problems with positionals?  You're a Swashbuckler!  Swing from Chandaliers if you have to.  Stand on tables, stand on walls, chairs, railings, cliff ledges, candles... your mothers shoulders if you...
Forum: Swashbuckler 12-25-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 69
Posted By Syrano
To call our Debuffs mediocre is an insult at...

To call our Debuffs mediocre is an insult at best, a gross mis-evaluation at worst.   To consider "inspiration" and "hurricane" class defining abilities is also a bit misleading.  They are unique to...
Forum: Swashbuckler 12-21-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 114
Posted By Syrano
<div></div><div><blockquote><hr>Cocytus...

<div></div><div><blockquote><hr>Cocytus wrote:<div></div> <blockquote> <hr> Syrano wrote: Once you're cloesr to 70 your ideal target will be solo mobs your level or heroics almost 9 levels beneath...
Forum: Swashbuckler 12-19-2006, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 91
Posted By Syrano
True raiding guilds need ONE swashy.  Perhaps a...

True raiding guilds need ONE swashy.  Perhaps a second to sit the bench in case the first doesn't show.  They won't bother bring more than one on a raid if they can avoid it.  They'd rather bring two...
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