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Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-29-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 73
Posted By Mabes
<p>What servers would you guys recommend for high...

<p>What servers would you guys recommend for high population?  I was contemplating checking eq2 out again, though was on Nektulos (originally on Lavastorm), and low population was one reason I left...
Forum: History and Lore 07-13-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 116
Posted By Mabes
<p>I know you're missing "By the Wings of...

<p>I know you're missing "By the Wings of Dragons" part III and part IV, as I read from your website to catch up on TSO lore, and was like there's no way this story ends here after reading part II. ...
Forum: Zones and Population 07-02-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 60
Posted By Mabes
<p>I agree, Nektulos' population is pretty sparse...

<p>I agree, Nektulos' population is pretty sparse now a days, I can't imagine how bad it must be for non-primetime players.  I can't see myself leaving the server/people I've been on with since...
Forum: Zones and Population 06-26-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 147
Posted By Mabes
<p>I'd reccommend adding an uncurable detrimental...

<p>I'd reccommend adding an uncurable detrimental (that the other group members can see in group window, and call out who has it) for the knockback warning of 2nd named.  Too often the message would...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-26-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By Mabes
<p>Having an AA mirror is highly beneficial to...

<p>Having an AA mirror is highly beneficial to healers who want to do both group/raid zones and solo/small groups.  I recommend getting the mirror, reading up on best dps AA lines, and start keeping...
Forum: Zones and Population 06-17-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 131
Posted By Mabes
<p>I've only done the group version so far, but I...

<p>I've only done the group version so far, but I think it looks pretty cool, especially after 1st floor.  Though I didn't play eq1 so I can't comment from that perspective, but I'd say good job on...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-19-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 186
Posted By Mabes
It's like pulling teeth trying to find people to...

It's like pulling teeth trying to find people to do Chardok, I need my templar epic update from there still, it's just hard finding a full group of people willing to go there.  Plus, that named that...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-19-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 93
Posted By Mabes
<p>Raiding guilds make a majority of their plat...

<p>Raiding guilds make a majority of their plat from selling Master I's, I don't see the prices of those decreasing anytime soon, as there's no lvl increase, so M1's will continue to be raiding...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-13-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 146
Posted By Mabes
<p>Personally, I would welcome some server merges...

<p>Personally, I would welcome some server merges of lower population servers, Nektulos could sure use a population boost.  If there was a free transfer without server merges, I think most the...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 07-28-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 150
Posted By Mabes
<p>Just to educate those who may not have been...

<p>Just to educate those who may not have been aware of the state of cleric shield itemization, I'll list the best shields for raiding clerics by expansion timeframe.  This shows strong evidence that...
Forum: Zones and Population 06-18-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 156
Posted By Mabes
<p>It's a fun zone to play hide and seek in,...

<p>It's a fun zone to play hide and seek in, especially if you have ventrillo and most people have been drinking <img...
Forum: Expansions and Adventure Packs 06-10-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 1,025
Posted By Mabes
<p>In any case, reading this whole thread...

<p>In any case, reading this whole thread certainly was an entertaining way of passing the time at work, but I figure I'll throw in my 2cp.  I think it will be LDON style, with an overall theme of...
Forum: Templar 11-09-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 61
Posted By Mabes
Overall set's not bad, interesting how they have...

Overall set's not bad, interesting how they have the intercession trigger increase on full set bonus as opposed to 3 piece bonus like EoF set.  One thing that is disappointing though, is the...
Forum: Zones and Population 10-25-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 377
Posted By Mabes
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Khrump wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>My guild put together a 2X raid the other night with the intentions of going to SoF.  We could not zone into the...
Forum: Templar 09-22-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By Mabes
If you're raiding and in MT group, it should...

If you're raiding and in MT group, it should definitely be on the MT at all times.  For easier stuff like trash, it's good to put on a dirge, as they have no offensive stance to improve...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-04-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By Mabes
<p>Hey all, I've been scouring the forums and...

<p>Hey all, I've been scouring the forums and talking to people trying to find out some more info on the changes effecting +to heals effects (healing pulse), but have been unable to find any...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-31-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mabes
I hope their turnover procedure includes making...

I hope their turnover procedure includes making backups of the databases before patches to live, if so should be an easy restore to right before the servers went down for the initial patch.  Though...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-28-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Mabes
<p>Yeah, your raid dps is going to be way low,...

<p>Yeah, your raid dps is going to be way low, for the following reasons:</p><p>- 9 healers - Overkill, I'd recommend taking 5-7 healers, depending how good they are.</p><p>- 4 tanks - I'd recommend...
Forum: Look and Feel 08-23-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 58
Posted By Mabes
Even cooler would be if it showed both the bow...

Even cooler would be if it showed both the bow and dual wields/1-hander weapons.  I can see problems with showing the bow and a 2-hander or shield, as they'd be interfering with each other, but it...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-23-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 243
Posted By Mabes
<p>I'm personally looking forward to the card...

<p>I'm personally looking forward to the card game, and as far as the patches go, playing an mmo you have to expect there will be downtimes for patches here and there.  Although, I will admit the...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 08-23-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 317
Posted By Mabes
Very, very few people, if any, like purple armor,...

Very, very few people, if any, like purple armor, please no more purple armor for RoK...
Forum: Look and Feel 08-21-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 101
Posted By Mabes
Assassin hood and Swashbuckler hat are the best...

Assassin hood and Swashbuckler hat are the best looking ones imo, and the worst ones are templar and mystic.
Forum: Expansions and Adventure Packs 08-20-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 97
Posted By Mabes
<p>I'd love to have a mount that is actually a...

<p>I'd love to have a mount that is actually a pair of wings, I think Templars or Pallys would look real cool zooming into combat with large, spectral, holy looking wings like an archangel of...
Forum: Forum Help and Discussion 08-20-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 200
Posted By Mabes
[email protected] wrote:...

[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>Seriously, the amount of useful information in posts for the class forums is so watered down here compared to EQ2flames. Here, there is a lot of...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-17-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 70
Posted By Mabes
<p>In regards to you're list, no one in my guild...

<p>In regards to you're list, no one in my guild would fall under A or B, and really maybe only a handful could be classified under C or D.  Just because someone is a higher level than you, or has...
Forum: Templar 08-17-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 108
Posted By Mabes
<p>I generally see zonewide shield ally is...

<p>I generally see zonewide shield ally is blocking between 6-9% of all incoming hits on the MT, as well as a similiar proportion of total damage being blocked.  It is definitely worth it if you are...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-17-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 98
Posted By Mabes
<p>Ran through Unrest on my assassin alt I'd...

<p>Ran through Unrest on my assassin alt I'd estimate about 15-20 times until I got everything I wanted (Bloodspiller, set chest and helm, sour song choker, battlerager canteen, torn ligament bow). ...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-17-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 168
Posted By Mabes
<p>Yeah I agree for the most part with the OP, to...

<p>Yeah I agree for the most part with the OP, to all the people who are arguing against him, have you even been in this zone?  I doubt it.</p><p>Things that are poorly done in TNT, imo:</p><p>1) Not...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-17-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 307
Posted By Mabes
<p>If they can handle it, use only 1 healer, and...

<p>If they can handle it, use only 1 healer, and also I'd recommend bringing a power regen class (dirge/troub/illy/coerc) so that you can basically chain pull mobs.  Really the main factors into a...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-13-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 61
Posted By Mabes
Certain UI's have this feature, profit UI reborn...

Certain UI's have this feature, profit UI reborn being one of them, where you click on the person's name in your group window and it will have you target whatever they were targeting.  Since they...
Forum: Items and Equipment 08-13-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By Mabes
Yeah, odds are one of your guildies will have one...

Yeah, odds are one of your guildies will have one in there house that you can use, as anyone can use the plant to get the items.
Forum: Zones and Population 08-13-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By Mabes
<p>Did some searching, here's some good pages...

<p>Did some searching, here's some good pages with zone connections, although some a little outdated so won't have every single zone included, but will have most of them.</p><p><a...
Forum: Fan Art 08-09-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 119
Posted By Mabes
Well, if you do get around to making, we'd love...

Well, if you do get around to making, we'd love to see some pictures, I don't really play any of the games anymore, but still get GW's magazine because I love seeing all the incredibly well...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-09-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 79
Posted By Mabes
They should make a giant, fire breathing, epic...

They should make a giant, fire breathing, epic contested version of him that roams through various lowbie zones and terrifies the citizens of Norrath <img...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-09-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Mabes
There's no command for canceling maintained...

There's no command for canceling maintained spells available for macros that I know of, looked into this a little a while ago.  For templars, I imagine the best use of such a command would...
Forum: Templar 08-09-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 64
Posted By Mabes
<p>I'm really not a fan of this whole concept,...

<p>I'm really not a fan of this whole concept, seems like just dumbing down the game, however I will reserve any criticisms until I see the actual changes once RoK comes out.  But as far as changes,...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 08-09-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 59
Posted By Mabes
Awesome, thanks for looking into this and the...

Awesome, thanks for looking into this and the fast response, my guildies and I appreciate it.
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-07-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 100
Posted By Mabes
Consignment crafting of recipes that make lore...

Consignment crafting of recipes that make lore items is broken atm, I believe since the update.  Haven't noticed any differences in lag or anything like the OP though.
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-07-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 51
Posted By Mabes
<p>Potions I use when raiding (with a...

<p>Potions I use when raiding (with a templar):</p><p><b><span style="color: #3300ff">Blue Potions:</span></b> </p><p>Clarity potions (power over time) - Use grandmaster ones on long, tough named...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 08-07-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 59
Posted By Mabes
<p>Hey all, I just wanted to post about a bug in...

<p>Hey all, I just wanted to post about a bug in game, I believe since GU37.  Currently, you can't craft an item for someone else if it is lore, and you (the crafter) already have one of that item. ...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 08-06-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Mabes
Nope, mount speed and run speed buffs don't...

Nope, mount speed and run speed buffs don't stack, so you will move at whichever is higher.
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 08-06-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By Mabes
<p>I used to run eq2 with dual monitors before...

<p>I used to run eq2 with dual monitors before getting a new desk, but from my experience running eq2 on dual monitors works best in windowed mode, so that one screen is eq2, and the other is for any...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-06-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 100
Posted By Mabes
<p>Honestly, I can't stand this zone, I like all...

<p>Honestly, I can't stand this zone, I like all the other EoF raid zones, but this one makes me mad, for the following reasons:</p><p>- Harbringer still bugs out and won't become aggro sometimes...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-06-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 538
Posted By Mabes
<p>This is pretty cool, I'm excited about it,...

<p>This is pretty cool, I'm excited about it, although I agree that the 100% power click item is way overpowered if usuable in combat.  I would say make it either non-combat only, or reduce it to 50%...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-06-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 539
Posted By Mabes
<p>Malkonis in FTH drops several wolfsbanes, and...

<p>Malkonis in FTH drops several wolfsbanes, and he's considerably easier than Mayong, and that zone is short, and only has a 3 day lockout.  So, you can get around 6 or so wolfsbanes a week from...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-06-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 118
Posted By Mabes
<p>Imo, like others have said, in no particular...

<p>Imo, like others have said, in no particular order:</p><p>shaman, bards, enchanters</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-06-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By Mabes
I've haven't noticed any difference, other than a...

I've haven't noticed any difference, other than a small decrease in stoneskin procs due to templar and dirge proc % increase buff being nerfed some.
Forum: Templar 08-06-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By Mabes
<p>1) Yes, have both, with a decent tank, on...

<p>1) Yes, have both, with a decent tank, on raids you will only very, very rarely pull aggro, and our deaggro spell can take care of that.  Grouping is another story though.</p><p>2) Yeah I'd...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 08-01-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 64
Posted By Mabes
<p>Yeah, it wasn't reset for us either.  It was...

<p>Yeah, it wasn't reset for us either.  It was reset in that it said we weren't locked out on the zone reuse timer screen, but in actuality, we couldn't zone in, and it gave the message saying how...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-01-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 46
Posted By Mabes
<p>We had same issue, we killed first mobs in EH...

<p>We had same issue, we killed first mobs in EH on Friday, cleared on Sunday, and so according to the dev our lockout timer should have been reset.  It was reset, according to the zone reuse timer,...
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