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Forum: General Tech Support Questions 06-23-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 329
Posted By Therendil
<p>As of latest patch, attempting to load any...

<p>As of latest patch, attempting to load any page locks client hard enough to require Task Manager to exit.</p><p>Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, all system components fully up to date and scanned...
Forum: Testers Only 05-07-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Therendil
<p>I agree with Kuu on this one. I treat Test...

<p>I agree with Kuu on this one. I treat Test Copy as a kind of beta server. When content hits there that needs testing that I can't do on regular Test, or that will need buffing, I copy over the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-18-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 289
Posted By Therendil
<p>Here's a thought: take all of us from The...

<p>Here's a thought: take all of us from The Bazaar who NEVER wanted to play on the Freeport server in the first place and give us free rides to other servers. I played Freeport when EQ2X came out...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-18-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 289
Posted By Therendil
<p>This is pathetic. Freeport is unplayable...

<p>This is pathetic. Freeport is unplayable because of the crowding and they can't even keep the server running. There were too many people there before the merge. They need to split the server to...
Forum: Connection Support 04-15-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By Therendil
<p>I reported this issue but I see I put<a...

<p>I reported this issue but I see I put<a href="http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?topic_id=517265" target="_blank"> the thread</a> in Performance Support by mistake. Probably should...
Forum: Performance Support 04-14-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By Therendil
<p>Beginning with the emergency fix to correct...

<p>Beginning with the emergency fix to correct the streaming/full asset glitch, game version changes do not actually apply until LP is restarted. The new version is display, but clicking Play takes...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 04-12-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 493
Posted By Therendil
<p>I just tried this fix and it did work. When I...

<p>I just tried this fix and it did work. When I checked the launchpad.ini file, I noted that the first line referred to</p><p>"..../lp-eq2-ext.sha.soe" instead of</p><p>"..../lp-eq2-full.sha.soe" as...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 04-12-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 493
Posted By Therendil
<p>I've checked my laptop, which runs WinXP Pro,...

<p>I've checked my laptop, which runs WinXP Pro, and I do not see this problem. I have no idea why it may be system-specific, but it appears to be.</p>
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 04-12-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 493
Posted By Therendil
<p>I checked the settings and found "Full...

<p>I checked the settings and found "Full Download" unchecked. I checked that and clicked "Apply." After a brief pause, it displayed the message "found 1,269 files to update" and began a 12GB...
Forum: Connection Support 04-12-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By Therendil
<p>I think you did the most important thing to...

<p>I think you did the most important thing to insure a happy install, and that was to make sure the game did NOT install in a directory that Win7 'protects'.</p><p>Using the installer from...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 04-12-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 493
Posted By Therendil
<p>I've got the same problem on my Win7 system....

<p>I've got the same problem on my Win7 system. Haven't tried to log in on the XP system yet.</p><p>The first time I got the message I clicked Cancel and the game played fine. The next time, I...
Forum: EQ2Players.com Website Discussion 03-30-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Therendil
<p>There has been<a...

<p>There has been<a href="http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?topic_id=510282" target="_blank"> a forum post with the download links</a> for some time now. It should be linked and...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-30-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p>I will echo the request to have Phaerus...

<p>I will echo the request to have Phaerus retroactively award the cloak to anyone on Test who managed to do the quests before the reward was put in place. This is not so important on Test Copy, but...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-30-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p>As of tonight's patch, many things are fixed,...

<p>As of tonight's patch, many things are fixed, but the following items are still broken or need clarifying.</p><p><strong>Tailor</strong></p><p>Cloth armor recipes now properly use roots, but...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-28-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 465
Posted By Therendil
<p>I stated in an earlier post that crafting and...

<p>I stated in an earlier post that crafting and adventuring are two different lives that should not have much to do with each other. This does leave room, however, for areas where the two can...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-26-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>There need to be a change with the quest system, or an alternative. I just realised the books are quested only... which means that if you...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-26-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 465
Posted By Therendil
<p>Forcing crafters to adventure when they don't...

<p>Forcing crafters to adventure when they don't want to violates the basic concept behind "Play It Your Way." It also violates the obvious principle that cranfting and and adventuring represent very...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-24-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p><strong>Alchemist</strong>Level 91...

<p><strong>Alchemist</strong>Level 91 EssencesThese recipes all make the V item instead of the expected VI item. This is true for the Journeyman and Expert recipes. The level 92 recipes work...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-24-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p>This is quest related but also crafting...

<p>This is quest related but also crafting related, so I'm posting it here.</p><p><strong>Quest: Clearing the Brush (tradeskill)</strong>Player harvests 5 Tainted Shrub growing around the stela....
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-24-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p>Geez, it took me forever to notice...

<p>Geez, it took me forever to notice this:</p><p>Level 91 and 92 recipes can be scribed and used at level 90. Confirmed this with Alchemist and Tailor. Probably true for all trades.</p>
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-24-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By Therendil
<p>This is a bug since AoD launched. Known issue....

<p>This is a bug since AoD launched. Known issue. Very intermittent. I've seen French, German and Russian.</p>
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-23-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Therendil
<p>The mount station business is confusing. There...

<p>The mount station business is confusing. There <em>is </em>a mount station at the Foothold. Like every other mount station in the game, it is a person - a 'horse trainer' if I remember right. Took...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-22-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 291
Posted By Therendil
<p><strong>Tailor:</strong></p><ul><li>Tranquil...

<p><strong>Tailor:</strong></p><ul><li>Tranquil Bear Pelt Slippers</li><li>Tranquil Bear Pelt Cuffs</li><li>Tranquil Reptile Hide Slippers</li><li>Tranquil Reptile Hide Cuffs</li></ul><p>These...
Forum: Testers Only 03-21-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,100
Posted By Therendil
<p>I am playing on Test Copy now for this run,...

<p>I am playing on Test Copy now for this run, but my main focus has been on Test, where I have had characters since I started playing EQ2 in 2008. It is much harder to gain any ground on Test than...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-21-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 452
Posted By Therendil
<p>As of the last patch, I'm seeing close-range...

<p>As of the last patch, I'm seeing close-range combat chat for battles with Honvar no matter where I am in the zone. I've even seen it from the Foothold. I also see a few bits of flytext from the...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-21-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,702
Posted By Therendil
<p><strong>Quest: No Clearance to...

<p><strong>Quest: No Clearance to Land</strong></p><p>Quest helper and journal text consistently refers to 'Flight Officer T'Val'. The name that appears over the NPCs head is 'T'Vel'.</p>
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-21-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,702
Posted By Therendil
<p><cite>Gninja...

<p><cite>Gninja wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>PhabiusBile wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><strong>Quest: The Voice in the Forest</strong></p><p>"Speak with the satyr known as Silnas...." No...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-21-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,702
Posted By Therendil
<p>Quest: A Voice in the Forest. There is...

<p>Quest: A Voice in the Forest. There is needless confusion here because the quest wants you to talk to Silnis (with an I) at the Sanctuary of Mourning and everybody (including me) tries to talk to...
Forum: Norrathian Homeshow 03-10-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 1,189
Posted By Therendil
<p>I made it to the Mara event, and then went...

<p>I made it to the Mara event, and then went back to the guild hall to grind writs for the final push to get the guild to level 77 (so we could get the pirate ship). We did that and counted our work...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-24-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 319
Posted By Therendil
<p><cite>dawy wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Not...

<p><cite>dawy wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Not a crafter but Domino gave that area of the game a polish rarely matched in any MMO her leaving will be a huge loss to the game.</p><p>I hope she's...
Forum: Community News 02-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 382
Posted By Therendil
<p>Do you have any kind of real-time virus...

<p>Do you have any kind of real-time virus scanner that checks downloads as they happen? If so, turn it off for EQII. You're downloading 3,600 files here. This will also speed up zoning. I had the...
Forum: Community News 02-08-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 121
Posted By Therendil
<p>Well, if you say it was accidental, I'll...

<p>Well, if you say it was accidental, I'll believe you. And I do recall how hard you giggled when you heard the name the first time. <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif"...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-08-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 246
Posted By Therendil
<p>3 hours? NOT. I'm getting logged out much more...

<p>3 hours? NOT. I'm getting logged out much more often than that. I just got logged out <em>while writing a reply to a post</em>. When I tried to log in, all I got was an error message saying...
Forum: Community News 02-08-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 121
Posted By Therendil
<p>I think Mum is working too hard. She let...

<p>I think Mum is working too hard. She let <em>Trip </em>write about Erollisi Day???</p><p>My alt Oogleblat is also somewhat concerned that the 'Oggleblatt' mentioned in the story might be an...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 02-08-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Therendil
<p>There is an issue with the interface that...

<p>There is an issue with the interface that makes it much too easy to set your merc to Follow:None. I'm not sure if it counts as a bug, but here's how it works:</p><p>Set up your merc. Now drag the...
Forum: Connection Support 02-08-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By Therendil
<p>This isn't the place, since it's a...

<p>This isn't the place, since it's a troubleshooting forum. I spent some time looking around to see if anyone has started a thread for LP4 feature requests. Can't find one, so <a...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-08-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 103
Posted By Therendil
<p>LP4 was a big improvement over earlier...

<p>LP4 was a big improvement over earlier versions, but it still ain't Station Launcher. I'm starting this topic as a tracking point for feedback and feature requests.</p><p>My first request is...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-28-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 66
Posted By Therendil
<p>Probably true. I don't think the data that...

<p>Probably true. I don't think the data that gets cached stores anything relevant. But I know that if I had not cleared the caches, someone would ask me if I had.</p><p>I actually thought the...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-28-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Therendil
<p>It does sound like the other graphics issues...

<p>It does sound like the other graphics issues mentioned are roughly following the same behavior pattern. That is, they usually look okay when you first login in, and then break after a certain...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 66
Posted By Therendil
<p>Just had LP4 come up in Italian. As an...

<p>Just had LP4 come up in Italian. As an experiment, I quit out, ran my batch file to delete all the cached stuff, then restarted LP4. This time it came up in English. Interesting and suggestive,...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-22-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Therendil
<p>The first thing you really want to do is copy...

<p>The first thing you really want to do is copy all your character UI settings files from the old directory to the new one. Look for files with names that look like...
Forum: Expansions and Adventure Packs 01-21-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 2,963
Posted By Therendil
<p>A few things come to mind here.We must see...

<p>A few things come to mind here.We must see real communications features integrated into the core game and that includes real text-editing features in the client. The EQII mail client is a bad...
Forum: Performance Support 01-21-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 47
Posted By Therendil
<p>The problem with quest feathers and books...

<p>The problem with quest feathers and books disappearing after being in the game a while is a known issue. Not sure where the problem is if you have a problem with specific objects rendering...
Forum: Connection Support 01-20-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 45
Posted By Therendil
<p>There are a number of ways to get there. <a...

<p>There are a number of ways to get there. <a href="http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?topic_id=457291" target="_blank">This post</a> has a complete summary. You want the 'In Game Help'...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 69
Posted By Therendil
<p>Well, things are never simple. <img...

<p>Well, things are never simple. <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> I have gotten the "cannot send you pet" error on occasion for a long time, and I...
Forum: Performance Support 01-20-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 51
Posted By Therendil
<p>Ugh. I was hoping for better news. But if 2GB...

<p>Ugh. I was hoping for better news. But if 2GB is all the motherboard will take, then you do have to work with what you have.</p><p>My laptop has 3GB RAM, but I can still see memory-related issues....
Forum: Connection Support 01-19-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22
Posted By Therendil
<p>I have linked that stickied post quite a few...

<p>I have linked that stickied post quite a few times. Dakwest has a good point, though. Any "Get the game" link on the home page should point  to the main launch portal. Does it?</p>
Forum: Performance Support 01-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 51
Posted By Therendil
<p>One thing to remember is that any change to an...

<p>One thing to remember is that any change to an application can cause memory problems with or without bugs being involved, at least bugs in the application. With 2GB of RAM, you pretty much have...
Forum: Performance Support 01-19-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Therendil
<p>I'll echo what Joshua said. I have turned off...

<p>I'll echo what Joshua said. I have turned off real-time virus scanning of downloads and added EQII executables to my exceptions lists. This has solved 99.9% of my connection problems without...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 01-19-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 69
Posted By Therendil
<p>I have seen this and the comment about the...

<p>I have seen this and the comment about the spiders under the rocks in BBM makes me realize that these may be mobs that also give a "You cannot see your target" error. I know the problem with the...
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