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Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-07-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,203
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>ZUES...

<p><cite>ZUES wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Krono - in order to purchase the krono a character would need the limit removed. Hense the change.</p></blockquote><p>It also gives them incentive to buy...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By gourdon
<p>If you had played with this individual in BGs,...

<p>If you had played with this individual in BGs, then you wouldn't be surprised by the clueless behavior.</p>
Forum: Community News 11-01-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Chronia...

<p><cite>Chronia wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>You needn't be rude about it. I am not one to not admidt when I am wrong. In this case it seems I was, due to a misunderstanding on my part. I was...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-31-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By gourdon
<p>Just to add a couple more data points, I have...

<p>Just to add a couple more data points, I have 2 powerleveled characters on a silver account.  They have done very few quests, but have quite a few discos and named kills.  One is level 85 with...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-29-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By gourdon
<p>Go to a level appropriate zone and do the...

<p>Go to a level appropriate zone and do the quests (the level of a zone shows up on a mouse over on the map).  It will net you cash and gear.  If you were a gold player, I would recommend you gather...
Forum: Community News 10-29-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Chronia...

<p><cite>Chronia wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>What I would like to know is that, if these kronos grant you everything of a full membership for a month, which currently costs $14.99/m then why do...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-09-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 219
Posted By gourdon
<p>My main is an Assassin, the melee pair to the...

<p>My main is an Assassin, the melee pair to the Ranger and my #2 is a Shadowknight.  Both are level 92 - 320AA, but I have far better gear on my Assassin than I do on my Shadowknight.  Even though...
Forum: Developer Roundtable 09-23-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,176
Posted By gourdon
<p>I have brought a couple of new players into...

<p>I have brought a couple of new players into the game, and it has not gone all that well because there is an urgency about it that doesn't allow the experience of playing to be enjoyed as it...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 306
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]_old...

<p><cite>[email protected]_old wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] DLere wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Has anyone said how they managed to break passed the level 100 limit on...
Forum: Battlegrounds 09-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 876
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Davngr...

<p><cite>Davngr wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>gourdon wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Davngr wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>cant we add some feature that lets you exchange players...
Forum: Battlegrounds 09-10-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 876
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Davngr...

<p><cite>Davngr wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>cant we add some feature that lets you exchange players before the match starts?</p><p>  /offertotrade_player</p><p>  have it pop up as a group...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-10-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By gourdon
<p>Another couple of possible...

<p>Another couple of possible amenities:</p><p>Wardrobe for clothes, though many are heirloom or no trade.</p><p>Case for augments.  There are a lot of them if you include all tiers, and I'm pretty...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-10-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I would like a "Lore and Legends" parts depot. Also would like to see a guild hall chronomage and a guild hall...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-10-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 344
Posted By gourdon
<p>For all of the people having a coniption fit...

<p>For all of the people having a coniption fit over the statement that SOE will put stats on items, not players, Smed was 99.9999% likely talking about mounts, which have stats.  SOE isn't going to...
Forum: Battlegrounds 09-05-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 876
Posted By gourdon
<p>The first step is to enforce the 5 minute...

<p>The first step is to enforce the 5 minute penalty to anyone that drops out of a BG.  That means disable /bat while you are in a battleground.  Then, just split the archtypes evenly between the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-05-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 597
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Lyndro-EQ2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>We don't balance the game around power leveling. It is valid. Do it and have a good time...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-04-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 597
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Ulrichvon...

<p><cite>Ulrichvon wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It's a double edged blade, and you have to look back a long way to understand why things are...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-29-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 332
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Regolas...

<p><cite>Regolas wrote:</cite></p><blockquote>That may not be technically true Draylore, and only the devs know for sure. I see more master spells drop off named mobs than trash. It may be there's...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-29-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 224
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I want to play an MMO, not single...
Forum: Battlegrounds 08-26-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Shredderr wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I leave gears when i see there is no healer thus giving the team a chance to maybe get one and...
Forum: Battlegrounds 08-26-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By gourdon
<p>There are too many problems with dividing BGs...

<p>There are too many problems with dividing BGs by level for it to be anything but a bad idea.  No matter how they are divided, people will look for the optimal level locking points and exploit it. ...
Forum: Battlegrounds 08-24-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It is my opinoin that successful strikethru chance should bypass wards, including manashield.</p><p>I'm curious as to what others think about...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-24-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 272
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>SLR has NOTHING to do with LiveGamer, at all, whatsoever. I have no clue how this discussion even got steered in that direction. The...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-24-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 206
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Everyone should do themselves a favor and...
Forum: PVP Discussion 08-21-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 671
Posted By gourdon
<p>The problem with the healers is that it is...

<p>The problem with the healers is that it is very easy to create a huge advantage for a group with multiple healers.  They really need to make it so healers don't stack so well, because it already...
Forum: PVP Discussion 08-21-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 671
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Please make my fury worthfull again, being three shotted by assassin's because my HoT's heal for 1k because they don't crit is truely...
Forum: PVP Discussion 08-17-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 357
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "> </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="color: #888888;">Scouts:Assassin,...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-09-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>CoLD MeTaL...

<p><cite>CoLD MeTaL wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>IvyBlackrose wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>yeah the weapons are so rare that they are selling for 10 - 12k apiece no matter what level they...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-08-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Pipsissiwa...

<p><cite>Pipsissiwa wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I've always wondered if they seed the RNG from your toon name.  My main can run a string of instances in a group and win (in the auto-loot and in...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-07-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>CoLD MeTaL...

<p><cite>CoLD MeTaL wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I like when there are rare things in the game. Some people will always complain because...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-05-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 300
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>salty21db...

<p><cite>salty21db wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>gourdon wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>salty21db wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Kasar...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-05-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 300
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>salty21db...

<p><cite>salty21db wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Kasar wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>salty21db wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Should make sure that is understood.  We are playing a...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-03-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>gourdon wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Having pushed the kill number to 3600 without a drop, the drop rate is less than 1/1600 with 90%...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-03-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Wingrider01...

<p><cite>Wingrider01 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Kenazeer wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>gourdon...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-03-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Its atleast 1:2000 chance, if not more.</p><p>I would guess its roughly the same chance as those LoN decks back when they were in...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-03-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 685
Posted By gourdon
<p>I killed approximately 1900 satyrs in the...

<p>I killed approximately 1900 satyrs in the Withered Lands today and did not get a drop.  From this, I know with 85% confidence that the drop rate is 0.10% or less.  At a 99% confidence, the drop...
Forum: Community News 08-03-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 370
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Dexella...

<p><cite>Dexella wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Hi Everyone,</p><p>I wanted to take a moment to address the comments about "Step Right Up!" The description in the update plans is indeed meant to be...
Forum: Community News 08-02-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 370
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]_old...

<p><cite>[email protected]_old wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Moldylocks wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected]_old wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected]
Forum: Community News 07-28-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By gourdon
<p>The developers should be ashamed out how...

<p>The developers should be ashamed out how poorly BGs assign healers.  Pre-made groups versus solos is part of the problem, but there are plenty of cases where it will just randomly assign all of...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-27-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 114
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]_old...

<p><cite>[email protected]_old wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>deadcrickets2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>From Champions Online:</p><p>Also, all new characters are dumped into what is called the...
Forum: Community News 07-27-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 134
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>Manslayer2...

<p><cite>Manslayer2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I have been running the dungeon winners dungeons (which are greate) but I am disappointed that it was not posted that we <strong>were...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-12-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 73
Posted By gourdon
<p>There is no doubt that Velious 2 is better for...

<p>There is no doubt that Velious 2 is better for small groups than Velious 1, though it really isn't any better than Sentinel's Fate.  However, there is still a horrendous difficulty gap between the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-12-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By gourdon
<p>You have been enhanced to play against level...

<p>You have been enhanced to play against level 92 mobs, so they don't have to be reduced.  The problem is that you're near the level 92 end of the distribution and there is a huge gap between you...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 07-07-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 435
Posted By gourdon
<p>I finally got back around to playing on the...

<p>I finally got back around to playing on the test copy server despite technical difficulties.</p><p>I tried playing Cythelia's test dungeon with <a...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-06-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 83
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Pondering how alternative advancement points are able to allow new opportunities for your character to advance, I was realizing that the...
Forum: Connection Support 07-03-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By gourdon
<p>This problem was resolved by one of two...

<p>This problem was resolved by one of two things.  Either, it was fixed by the latest update download, the second one today, or it was fixed by me moving my page file to a different HDD and giving...
Forum: Connection Support 07-03-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By gourdon
<p>There is a difference between how launchpad...

<p>There is a difference between how launchpad goes about loading the regular game code and the test game code.  This should be an easy fix.  The problem seems to be confined to EQ2 installed on a...
Forum: Developer Roundtable 07-03-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 768
Posted By gourdon
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Considering that we didn't even get a L&L for the Holgresh i'd say the chances are slim.</p></blockquote><p>Holgresh should probably just...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-02-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By gourdon
<p>You're right.  Clerics and Mages should have...

<p>You're right.  Clerics and Mages should have to pay for ammo too.  The only question is which tradeskill class should make the ammo.  It can't be Sage, since you can't have one tradeskill class...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-02-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 221
Posted By gourdon
<p>The biggest problem with EQ2 is that they have...

<p>The biggest problem with EQ2 is that they have reduced their development staff and have lost a lot of their best developers.  As a result, the game is getting ragged around the edges because they...
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