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Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 05-15-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 48
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>Freliant wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>Heh......

<cite>Freliant wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>Heh... you get a free reset every month, not because of a patch. From the last time you used the reset, count 30 days, and you get another "free reset". So...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 05-11-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 246
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I think a lot of people are missing the point...

<p>I think a lot of people are missing the point the OP is trying to make.  While I don't agree with having a cap, I do think adventuring needs to be more profitable than it is now.</p><p>I don't...
Forum: PVP Discussion 05-03-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 120
Posted By Derrickr
I hate when people say the forums are only a...

I hate when people say the forums are only a small percentage of the population and SOE shouldn't listen.  Just because someone doesn't post on the board doesn't mean they don't feel the same way. ...
Forum: PVP Discussion 05-02-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 22
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>Sightless wrote:</cite><blockquote><p> You...

<cite>Sightless wrote:</cite><blockquote><p> You know, I wish Rangers always got the procs others say we do, and that we could always snare our opponents, or even root them. But that's a fairy tale....
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-30-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 87
Posted By Derrickr
I like the longer fight times.  I don't see how...

I like the longer fight times.  I don't see how being able to react to being attacked instead of being dead in 5 seconds is a bad thing. 
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-25-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 87
Posted By Derrickr
I'd like to hear something on this as well.  From...

I'd like to hear something on this as well.  From what I've read/seen it seems like there's a lot of strategy and skilled involved in the AoC PvP system.  Choosing your shield placement and direction...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-24-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 87
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I've been opposed to cross faction...

<p>I've been opposed to cross faction communication because of all the banter we would have to hear.  But when Vanguard launched I played on both the team PvP server and the FFA server; there wasn't...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-23-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 323
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>StormCinder...

<cite>StormCinder wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>shadowlord12763 wrote:</cite><blockquote><p> This way all players can see all the content EQ2 has to offer instead of missing out on it. Us...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 04-23-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Derrickr
When I had to reinstall the game after buying a...

When I had to reinstall the game after buying a new PC the download took 13 hours on a cable connection.
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-21-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 118
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree with the poster above....if a gray...

<p>I agree with the poster above....if a gray kills you, whether its from being in a raid or leeching, you should be able to kill him for as long as your on his recent list.</p><p>My biggest issues...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-15-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 181
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>oh...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>oh you guys gonna like this one.. i've been [I cannot control my vocabulary] in petition ... 3rd or 4th one now... w/e the case I made myself very clear...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-14-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 42
Posted By Derrickr
Yes, they will...because YOU told them too.

Yes, they will...because YOU told them too.
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-12-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 181
Posted By Derrickr
I'm seeing this a lot also.  There was a wizard...

I'm seeing this a lot also.  There was a wizard on SS docks and his health was in the yellow.  I saw freeps converging on him so I tossed him a heal and he got really upset about it.  And, of course,...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-11-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 127
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>I...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>I completely agree with the OP.  Scouts are overpowered in a sense, but if you step back and look at the whole, then you will see where scouts are powerful...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-10-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 46
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I can't say if Exiles killed Vox or not but I...

<p>I can't say if Exiles killed Vox or not but I do see the point the OP is trying to make.</p><p>On a PvE server you can group without anyone else in the game whether they're good or evil. ...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-09-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Derrickr
<p>This is a problem with Vista.</p><p>Click on...

<p>This is a problem with Vista.</p><p>Click on start and go to the control panel.</p><p>From there click on User Accounts and Family Safety. Then click on User Accounts.</p><p>Click on Turn User...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-08-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 88
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>Laoch69 wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Zerp...

<cite>Laoch69 wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Zerp wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Darkzman wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>I just came back this week after being off for 7 months no one in sinking sands,...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-08-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 89
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree people are getting much too caught up...

<p>I agree people are getting much too caught up in parse numbers.  From my experience, as long as your group consists of a tank, healer, and dps your good no matter what the classes you have.  If...
Forum: PVP Discussion 04-03-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 60
Posted By Derrickr
I don't think many of those ideas would work. ...

I don't think many of those ideas would work.  The mentoring would work only if there was a cap put on HP, mit, and dps on the mentoring player that properly matched the tier the person the were...
Forum: PVP Discussion 03-26-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 134
Posted By Derrickr
<p>Since when is rolling solo players with a raid...

<p>Since when is rolling solo players with a raid considered hardcore?</p>
Forum: PVP Discussion 03-17-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 35
Posted By Derrickr
<p>Unfortunately you're going to have to take a...

<p>Unfortunately you're going to have to take a "time-out" and focus strictly on making coin.  Best way is to harvest your butts off.  Or, if you're up for it, take up a tradeskill.</p><p> I wouldn't...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 03-16-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 61
Posted By Derrickr
It never fails.  I get one as soon as I log...

It never fails.  I get one as soon as I log on...everytime.
Forum: PVP Discussion 03-15-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 68
Posted By Derrickr
<p>One of the reasons I'm against level locking...

<p>One of the reasons I'm against level locking is for the exact reason you stated.  </p><p>No T2 master should be in the 10p range.  A new player starting off should be able to realistically afford...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-22-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 95
Posted By Derrickr
<p>What's the difference between killing...

<p>What's the difference between killing someone when you're 17 vs killing someone when you're 22?  If you're really hardcore about PvP it shouldn't make a difference what level you are when you kill...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-15-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 315
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I think evac shouldn't be able to be used if...

<p>I think evac shouldn't be able to be used if someone attacking you is within a certain proximity of you.  If you manage to sprint far enough ahead to use it safely so be it; but it should be...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-08-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 203
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree that place holders isn't the best game...

<p>I agree that place holders isn't the best game mechanic.</p><p>In order for a game to be "fun" you should always be active and have something to do.  I'm sorry but waiting for hours for something...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-08-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 327
Posted By Derrickr
<p>People need to let go of the past and enjoy...

<p>People need to let go of the past and enjoy what's in front of us.  Believe me, if there was a huge audience wanting to go back to those days there would be another game like EQ; what company...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-06-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree with some of your points.  Scouts are...

<p>I agree with some of your points.  Scouts are suppose to be able to be heavy hitters.  But the problem is that damage seems to be the only thing that matters in PvP.  I think the devs need to take...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-06-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 99
Posted By Derrickr
<p>This is the way I went about it: I leveled a...

<p>This is the way I went about it: I leveled a toon without breaking the bank on them but gave them decent gear.  This toon was never meant to be a main but I figured once I was able to harvest in...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-06-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 154
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>Svetty...

<cite>Svetty wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Derrickray wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite></cite><p>If someone who gets to 80 still doesn't have the coin or know-how to compete by that time that's on...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-06-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 154
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>diamondsR4ever...

<cite>diamondsR4ever wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>ROFL... what a baby!</p><p> PVP isnt friendly... the point is to kill the enermy. What next someone posting raid mobs use a nasty aoe which kills us,...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-06-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 154
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree with Lushtra.</p><p> Some people...

<p>I agree with Lushtra.</p><p> Some people are quick to bash newbs for wanting it easier yet they only roll twinks to get easy kills.</p><p>It's obvious there are a lot of people quiting because of...
Forum: PVP Discussion 01-01-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 47
Posted By Derrickr
<p>He might be talking about people who are out...

<p>He might be talking about people who are out of your level range.  I've had both reds and grays mine my nodes just to try to irritate me.  Just keep mining like they're not even there.  They leave...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-29-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Derrickr
Christmas was three days ago, sorry.

Christmas was three days ago, sorry.
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-28-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 113
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I think in the opposite direction.  Playing...

<p>I think in the opposite direction.  Playing multiple classes keeps the game fresh.</p><p>I started out playing a zerker and got bored when he got around 50.  I thought I was burned out of EQ2 but...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-25-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 109
Posted By Derrickr
It's funny how the people who have it easy don't...

It's funny how the people who have it easy don't want the game to change.
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-25-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 1,284
Posted By Derrickr
<p>My main is a swash and I wouldn't mind if...

<p>My main is a swash and I wouldn't mind if tracking was removed for PvP.  I'm sorry, but it does give an unfair advantage.  I can find the exact location of an enemy and tear them to shreds in...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-21-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>Grimfort wrote:</cite><blockquote>Why do...

<cite>Grimfort wrote:</cite><blockquote>Why do dwarves laugh when they run through the forest?Because the grass tickles their balls</blockquote><p>[Removed for Content]!!!</p><p>An Elf, a Gnome and a...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-20-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 75
Posted By Derrickr
I agree PvP writs are a must.  In addition to...

I agree PvP writs are a must.  In addition to writs, there should be a capturable point in each zone.  Whichever faction controls the zone gets bonus xp in that specific zone.  Add in something...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-13-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 355
Posted By Derrickr
<p>It's funny how people say that since twinks...

<p>It's funny how people say that since twinks can't lock they're going to torment people through all tiers now.  People fail to realize that as "new" people get into later tiers they aren't so new...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-12-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 81
Posted By Derrickr
Good post.  I had a twink and PvP is just as fun...

Good post.  I had a twink and PvP is just as fun whether I'm locked or not.  And now I don't feel pressured to spend a ton of plat on a T2 toon just to keep up.
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-10-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By Derrickr
<p>Well written post.</p><p>Like you, I liked...

<p>Well written post.</p><p>Like you, I liked some parts of the game better before they dumbed things down but I understand a need for change.</p><p>I think people forget sometimes that we're on a...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-06-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 235
Posted By Derrickr
<p>Though I'm not playing a caster, I think they...

<p>Though I'm not playing a caster, I think they could be better defensively.  I understand the tradeoff between defense and attack power but it seems to be a little off.  In most cases if you get...
Forum: PVP Discussion 12-03-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 90
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I think in order to have a good PvP system you...

<p>I think in order to have a good PvP system you need an equal balance between skill and gear.  Unfortunately, I feel that EQ2 leans too far toward the gear side.  If it didn't, people wouldn't...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-26-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
LAG
Views: 59
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I've been having terrible lag also.  When I...

<p>I've been having terrible lag also.  When I buy something off the broker it takes five minutes for it to appear in my inventory.</p>
Forum: PVP Discussion 11-26-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 78
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I agree PvP has made a change for the worse. ...

<p>I agree PvP has made a change for the worse.  </p><p>Its was a blast when the servers first came up; everyone was broke with crappy gear but just wanted to fight.  Back then everyone wasn't...
Forum: PVP Discussion 09-19-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 145
Posted By Derrickr
"Fight Music" by D-12

"Fight Music" by D-12
Forum: PVP Discussion 09-12-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 522
Posted By Derrickr
<p>I read it, and while some parts of it are...

<p>I read it, and while some parts of it are exaggerated, he wasn't lying.</p><p>Exaggerations aside, you really only have two options to deal with the level locking.  You can lock yourself and take...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 08-31-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By Derrickr
<cite>thyriel81 wrote:</cite><blockquote>The 7.8...

<cite>thyriel81 wrote:</cite><blockquote>The 7.8 ATI Drivers have a bug regarding the fanspeed control. Im a lot active in a big german hardware forum and a lot of people, including myself, had...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 08-30-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By Derrickr
<p>Hello</p><p> A few months ago I purchased a...

<p>Hello</p><p> A few months ago I purchased a Diamond brand x1950 pro.  When I first got the card I downloaded drivers from the Diamond website but the last time they updated drivers was April.  A...
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