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Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-29-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By Magic
<p>I love the coercer most but hate the increased...

<p>I love the coercer most but hate the increased number of uncharmable mobs in the game.  The game isn't as much fun for soloists because of this.</p><p>However, coercers can kill high level stuff...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-29-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 51
Posted By Magic
<p>The short answers to your...

<p>The short answers to your two questions:</p><p>1.  There are 3 expansions and 3 adventure packs to the base game.  Expansion number 4 (Rise of Kunark) will be coming out soon and will include...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-29-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 123
Posted By Magic
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><blockquote><p>Other than offering your customers 7 free character slots, is there really a point to the test servers.</p><p><b>--- Of course there...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-24-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 68
Posted By Magic
<p>Two zones come to mind; Thundering Steppes and...

<p>Two zones come to mind; Thundering Steppes and Butcherblock Mountains.  </p><p>Speaking of AXP, have you been to Antonica, Darklight Wood, and many other zones for their AXP discoveries?  The...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-19-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Magic
Okay, so call me naive.  How do we use this...

Okay, so call me naive.  How do we use this information?  Is there a web site where this information could be entered so that we could read the recipes therein?  Do we enter this data into the game?
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-19-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By Magic
<p>Ah!  We sound alike.  I chose necromancer sage...

<p>Ah!  We sound alike.  I chose necromancer sage to make my own spells.  I never bother with buying gear.  The broker and I are total strangers.  Whatever I find in loot drops is all that I wear and...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-19-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 65
Posted By Magic
<p><cite>Ladsud wrote:</cite></p><blockquote>Hi,...

<p><cite>Ladsud wrote:</cite></p><blockquote>Hi, me and my girl just started playing. I choose an ogre, she picked one of those butterfly characters. Since we started in differant areas we cant play...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-19-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By Magic
Try again after 5 minutes or so and the game...

Try again after 5 minutes or so and the game should camp your character out for you automatically.  This problem tends to happen when you suddenly lose the connection to the server by means other...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-19-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 33
Posted By Magic
I had the original EQ2 and then bought EoF.  I...

I had the original EQ2 and then bought EoF.  I have the same problem with my account showing DoF not installed, yet I can access the carpets and travel through Maj'Dul, Pillars of Flame, and the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-18-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 116
Posted By Magic
<p>I prefer the necromancer.  My pet and I make...

<p>I prefer the necromancer.  My pet and I make a nice duo.  We're like a DPS, healer, and tank rolled into two.  I haven't tried the brawler so I cannot comment on that class.</p>
Forum: Zones and Population 10-18-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By Magic
<p>Actually, and this has happened to me several...

<p>Actually, and this has happened to me several times, you simply haven't completed the quest.  Open the journal to see what you've missed.  Chances are that you missed the first station, the one...
Forum: Quests and Live Events 10-18-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 68
Posted By Magic
<cite>Siclone wrote:</cite><blockquote>I picked...

<cite>Siclone wrote:</cite><blockquote>I picked up the 2nd part of that quest on the EF docks you know the line of peeps looking to sign on ,,,anyway it said to to the Ferrot beach and look for...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-18-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 157
Posted By Magic
<cite>Dirty Jack Rackham wrote:</cite>...

<cite>Dirty Jack Rackham wrote:</cite> <blockquote>Infra-vision is heat based. Most traps would be at ambient "room" temperature and there for the same temperatue as the surrounding rocks, dirt,...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-18-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 157
Posted By Magic
<p><cite>Sapphirius...

<p><cite>Sapphirius wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><cite>..</cite>. <b>People would stay in the solo zones all day where they wouldn't be allowed to form groups and then only go to the group zones when...
Forum: Expansions and Adventure Packs 10-17-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 304
Posted By Magic
<p>Come to think of it, why the heck do we need...

<p>Come to think of it, why the heck do we need to buy any expansions or adventure packs at all?  They should automatically download into every subscriber's computers when they login after the...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-15-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 157
Posted By Magic
<p>As for the Shard of Fear zone being easy, none...

<p>As for the Shard of Fear zone being easy, none of my toons are high enough to hunt there yet.  But being a soloist, I prefer zones where mobs can't detect me when invis or stealthed.  So I'd say...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-12-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 61
Posted By Magic
I recently started tinkering myself and had...

I recently started tinkering myself and had noticed that too.  All I have now is the first blueprint, I think its 001.  What few recipes I see are red telling me that they are very hard.  Yikes!  I...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-12-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 40
Posted By Magic
Yeah!  Tenebrous Tangle and maybe Loping Plains.

Yeah!  Tenebrous Tangle and maybe Loping Plains.
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-12-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 154
Posted By Magic
<p>Well, if it was added to reduce the benefits...

<p>Well, if it was added to reduce the benefits of "ghosting" then it makes perfect sense to me.  I'm glad that SOE did something to reduce the advantages of this exploit.</p><p>I was giving this...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-11-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Magic
<cite>Mely wrote:</cite><blockquote>Hello all.I...

<cite>Mely wrote:</cite><blockquote>Hello all.I would just like to ask a few things about the game. Since my account is reactivated for a month, I was thinking of trying it out again but would like...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-11-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 43
Posted By Magic
I got as far as the dancing and then just walked...

I got as far as the dancing and then just walked out.  There were minor changes from what I remember in past years.  I couldn't find the mask on top of one of the bookcases in the dining room that we...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-10-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Magic
<cite>Avonwey wrote:</cite><blockquote>Maybe I'm...

<cite>Avonwey wrote:</cite><blockquote>Maybe I'm missing something obvious here, but how is it possible for a level 27 character to harvest from Tier 5 zones? You won't have the required harvesting...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-10-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 100
Posted By Magic
<p>EQ2 is a real hardware hog.  It needs mid- to...

<p>EQ2 is a real hardware hog.  It needs mid- to high-end hardware to work well.  My current system has dual 7600 GT cards in SLI mode with a 3.2GHz P4 CPU and 2GB RAM.  I need to set the performance...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-10-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 45
Posted By Magic
<cite>Ridah wrote:</cite><blockquote>I am level 8...

<cite>Ridah wrote:</cite><blockquote>I am level 8 now (gnome brigand on Najena by the name of Kaznth) . I have reached freeport and have setup my house. I have so much stuff. I noticed I have heaps...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-10-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 59
Posted By Magic
<p>Don't believe that timer.  Sometimes it tells...

<p>Don't believe that timer.  Sometimes it tells me 2 hours but it actually takes only 20 minutes.  It's only an estimate and it doesn't take much into account.  I've seen the number increase rather...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 10-10-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 51
Posted By Magic
<cite>funkmasterflex...

<cite>funkmasterflex wrote:</cite><blockquote>neriak still makes my toon who is trapped inside there crash.  its been going on a month now.  other folks have this issue. is it being addressed? if...
Forum: Zones and Population 10-09-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 139
Posted By Magic
<p>As a pure soloist, I'm very happy about the...

<p>As a pure soloist, I'm very happy about the reduction of heroic (^^^) content from most overland zones.  My level 30 berserker recently tried to kill a level 21 heroic (^^^) and lost to it.  A...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-08-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Magic
<cite>Graywindnz wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>100...

<cite>Graywindnz wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>100 copper = 1 gold</p><p>100 gold = 1 plat </p><p>100 plat = rich person <img src="/eq2/images/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0"...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-08-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 74
Posted By Magic
I'm thinking Station Access.  Did you have it...

I'm thinking Station Access.  Did you have it and somehow unsubscribed from it lately?
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-08-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 101
Posted By Magic
<p>In my opinion, we should either have useful...

<p>In my opinion, we should either have useful recipes for alcoholic beverages added to the game or have the alcohol tolerance skill removed from the game.  Having that skill bothers me.  I have...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-08-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 42
Posted By Magic
<cite>Mighty Melvor...

<cite>Mighty Melvor wrote:</cite><blockquote>...<b>only 6 set of buttons for each tradeskill - all self improving</b>.</blockquote><p>Now that's a wonderful solution to the problem!  It also...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 10-08-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 83
Posted By Magic
<p>I have 2 GB DDR2, virtual memory set to zero,...

<p>I have 2 GB DDR2, virtual memory set to zero, and performance settings at extreme quality.  I have the same "out of memory" error after a short time in that zone.  Enabling virtual memory solves...
Forum: Look and Feel 10-05-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 1,705
Posted By Magic
<p>In my opinion, the current armor is fine. ...

<p>In my opinion, the current armor is fine.  Showing flesh is not practical in any suit of armor unless the wearer is agile enough to avoid being hit.  That's why monks and bruisers can have exposed...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-05-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 187
Posted By Magic
<p>In my opinion, I think that the "NO-TRADE" tag...

<p>In my opinion, I think that the "NO-TRADE" tag should be removed from the game.  They couold make all NO-TRADE items  become house items with zero stats if anyone else tries to use them.  That way...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-05-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 251
Posted By Magic
<p>Hmm, ask yourself what's more important, the...

<p>Hmm, ask yourself what's more important, the game, or her.  If the game gets between you two, the game should go bye-bye.  She can be forever if you play your cards right, but the game is always...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 10-05-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 157
Posted By Magic
<p>I recently created an Arasai Brigand simply...

<p>I recently created an Arasai Brigand simply because of the stealth ability.  I consider stealth to be class-defining in my case.  There are times when all I want to do is go through a zone without...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-05-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37
Posted By Magic
<p>I can remember the feeling when I first...

<p>I can remember the feeling when I first started playing EQ1 many years ago.  I knew only that I needed to kill things in order to get money and things that I can use.  As time went on, I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-05-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 83
Posted By Magic
<p>I do believe that there is a small performance...

<p>I do believe that there is a small performance boost when using SOGA models.  They probably use fewer vertices/triangles to render thus improving frame rates to some degree.  My computer can run...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 10-05-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 62
Posted By Magic
<p>A much less efficient way to prove that they...

<p>A much less efficient way to prove that they are installed is as follows:</p><p>Desert of Flames: you'll see a magic carpet in several places that will take you to Maj'Dul.</p><p>Kingdom of...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-04-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 389
Posted By Magic
<cite>valkry wrote:</cite><blockquote>...For...

<cite>valkry wrote:</cite><blockquote>...For example, the Halasian bearskin rug uses 4 roots, 2 ore, 2 wood. Did anyone else notice that a <span style="color: #ff9933;">bearski</span><span...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-03-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 103
Posted By Magic
<p>If it were on a PvE server, I'd say that they...

<p>If it were on a PvE server, I'd say that they were trying to make you angry enough to duel them.  If you have your option enabled that makes you automatically decline duels, you wouldn't know that...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-02-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 389
Posted By Magic
<p>I find that the random number generator tends...

<p>I find that the random number generator tends to be streaky.  Sometimes I get too many of one or the other.  I'd much rather have the choice of what I'm harvesting as I do with roots and...
Forum: Tradeskill Discussion 10-02-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 68
Posted By Magic
<cite>Maalek wrote:</cite><blockquote>......

<cite>Maalek wrote:</cite><blockquote>... While the Jeweler besides making  his own spells he can also make all kind of jewlery as the name suggests. <img...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-26-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 112
Posted By Magic
<p>I'd also like to see these map...

<p>I'd also like to see these map features:</p><p>- maps for every dungeon, and don't include the "clear the fog" check box</p><p>- map zoom buttons</p><p>- map edit buttons to mark points of...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-25-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 154
Posted By Magic
<p>I've noticed that this game has so many...

<p>I've noticed that this game has so many aspects interwoven that it is very fragile.  Any change, regardless of how well-intentioned, will cause repercussions in other aspects of the game.  Like...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-20-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 112
Posted By Magic
<p>Before getting into the original subject of...

<p>Before getting into the original subject of this thread, I'd like to add that I used to play EQ1 and often jumped off the boat in the Ocean of Tears to get to the sirens on those islands.  When I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 09-14-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 172
Posted By Magic
<p>It sounds like a frame rate issue and NOT an...

<p>It sounds like a frame rate issue and NOT an Internet connection issue.  Try this and see what happens: turn your performance setting down to extreme performance.  Go back to those troublesome...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-14-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 59
Posted By Magic
<p>There are times when I wish that I had a...

<p>There are times when I wish that I had a teleporter to let me skip zones that are gray to me or to take me to a place near where I've been hunting recently.  Back in EQ1, if I remember...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-13-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 43
Posted By Magic
<p>Dang!  That really sucks!  All the more reason...

<p>Dang!  That really sucks!  All the more reason that the quest window indicate rewards including AXP if it grants any or not, and how much.  I want AXP more than I want combat XP.  I won't do a...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 09-13-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 26
Posted By Magic
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>You're welcome - I guess the post I had found was not completely up-to-date, but at least the info you needed was pertinent.</blockquote>It turned out...
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