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Forum: History and Lore 10-31-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Araxes
<p>Ok, so, I've been playing this game since it...

<p>Ok, so, I've been playing this game since it launched, and so I remember the days when in order to access EL, you had to complete the access quest Maid for the Mist in several parts. </p><p>What...
Forum: Community News 10-24-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Araxes
<p>Thanks for sharing!  They look...

<p>Thanks for sharing!  They look great.</p>
Forum: Developer Roundtable 10-10-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,702
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>Windstalker...

<p><cite>Windstalker wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><ul><li>What would float your boat if you are, or were, a returning player at some point? Creative suggestions?</li><li>And do you have ideas that...
Forum: Zones and Population 10-10-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>crazyeyes321...

<p><cite>crazyeyes321 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Revamp the zones for an expanded city quest.  At 90 you are sent to the island to figure out why they havent been sending fresh recruits, when ya...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-10-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 325
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle...

<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>LadyMist wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>6 months after release? lol no</p><p>Fish chasing you across land. <span style="color:...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-07-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Araxes
<p>From the docks in CL, run up and keep the...

<p>From the docks in CL, run up and keep the cliff on your immediate right, follow that past the griffon tower, and you'll see skeleton orcs, look for the opening mouth in the stone -- that's...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-07-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 325
Posted By Araxes
<p>For technical reasons, I do think an exact...

<p>For technical reasons, I do think an exact copy would be hard -- but who knows?  SOE probably has a magnetic tape backup laying around from the giant crash that happened not long after launch and...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-07-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 325
Posted By Araxes
<p>I cannot tell you how many times I have...

<p>I cannot tell you how many times I have mentioned this, elsewhere.  I am glad to see someone else also suggesting it. <strong>I would absolutely love to have this.</strong> </p><p>Although I would...
Forum: Community News 10-06-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Araxes
<p>I stopped in with my alt Skweekur on AB and...

<p>I stopped in with my alt Skweekur on AB and threw books and pillows at Ahma and Terrogaunt (and perhaps Windstalker?)</p><p>I particularly enjoyed throwing the books ... <img...
Forum: Look and Feel 09-08-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,780
Posted By Araxes
<p>So, as I was perusing google images looking...

<p>So, as I was perusing google images looking for the launch-era orc models (thanks to another thread somewhere around these forums), I stumbled on some of the absolutely fantastic, and in some...
Forum: Community News 08-02-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 410
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>SOE...

<p><cite>SOE wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><strong></strong>We are adding a feature where you can play instanced mini-games to win random loot in game!  You purchase a ticket that gives you access...
Forum: Items and Equipment 07-10-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By Araxes
<p>Hi, I know that the KoS content is quite...

<p>Hi, I know that the KoS content is quite outdated, however, I recently began collecting the Relic set for my level 70 SK, and noticed the following discrepancies:</p><p><img...
Forum: Zones and Population 06-27-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 280
Posted By Araxes
<p>The fog addition around the Bone Tower and bog...

<p>The fog addition around the Bone Tower and bog looks like it will be a great effect, Haohmaru!  And yay for flora!</p><p>~ Ara</p>
Forum: Items and Equipment 06-27-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Araxes
<p>My level 18 Mystic was decked out in new...

<p>My level 18 Mystic was decked out in new appearance when I logged in (actually a few days ago.)  It was purple / tan and looked like cloth or leather (even though the set is chain.)  His mace was...
Forum: Items and Equipment 06-27-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Araxes
<p>Seconded, Finora.  I love the Dreadguard and...

<p>Seconded, Finora.  I love the Dreadguard and Indigo Brotherhood sets, and the Ebon Mask set is great for scout types ...</p><p>... but I did wonder where the caster set -- or even a lone robe...
Forum: Zones and Population 06-27-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 280
Posted By Araxes
<p>I have to agree, it looks really great.  Not...

<p>I have to agree, it looks really great.  Not long after Neriak was released some years ago, I remember commenting that I felt Darklight Wood, although nice, didn't really feel quite atmospheric...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-21-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 104
Posted By Araxes
<p>Sands, make an aquarium for our guild hall. ...

<p>Sands, make an aquarium for our guild hall.  Do it.  Do it now.  And fill it with Blinkie fishes.</p><p>kthxbai</p>
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 06-04-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By Araxes
<p>I believe there is a setting that says...

<p>I believe there is a setting that says something like "Attach to NPC's head" or similar ... and I think if you uncheck that, the chat bubbles are more stable.  They should be appearing above the...
Forum: Look and Feel 04-14-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Araxes
<p>No!  I like the swagger!</p><p>(How noticeable...

<p>No!  I like the swagger!</p><p>(How noticeable is the face short of zooming in the camera, anyway?)</p><p>Also, I thought toons have always had angryface when fighting.  Like the Erudites who look...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 03-27-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,896
Posted By Araxes
<p>I've played a warlock since 2005.  Decent AOE...

<p>I've played a warlock since 2005.  Decent AOE but definitely require skill to max DPS, TBH. </p><p>If you want easymode, play an SK.  I have two.  They take no skill, and they rock.  Totally OP...
Forum: Community News 02-29-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 213
Posted By Araxes
<p>I know that SOE has never released numbers in...

<p>I know that SOE has never released numbers in regards to their servers, but I do feel that simple percentages would be nice.  I like statistics, and it would be a good talking point.</p><p>As for...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-27-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 88
Posted By Araxes
<p>Leveling has become so fast in most cases that...

<p>Leveling has become so fast in most cases that I think people simply tend not to group. </p><p>However, popular zones to group up in, still, at earlier levels:</p><p>Wailing Caves</p><p>Fallen...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-27-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Araxes
<p>If you don't mind playing an evil race, Neriak...

<p>If you don't mind playing an evil race, Neriak is the best of the 4 starting zones, IMO.  It's nicely laid out, not too large, and has a lot of atmosphere.  They crammed a lot of quests into it,...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-26-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By Araxes
<p>You will most likely want to go to...

<p>You will most likely want to go to <strong>Butcherblock</strong>. Which has several quest lines, and a linear progression path, as well as a mount quest (available at level 30.)  There is a pirate...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-26-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By Araxes
<p>I sell collection items. (The sparklies you...

<p>I sell collection items. (The sparklies you pick up.)</p><p>That has never failed to produce a healthy income.  From the earliest levels you can find some items that will sell on the broker and...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-26-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Araxes
<p>Hi -</p><p>No, unfortunately, you cannot...

<p>Hi -</p><p>No, unfortunately, you cannot presently start a new character in Qeynos or Freeport.</p><p>However ...</p><p>... at level 20, if you choose to start in Neriak or Gorowyn (Timorous...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 02-21-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 105
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>RasereiAmok...

<p><cite>RasereiAmok wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>First off, I would like to thank you for the time and effort in helping me!</p><p>1.) Is it worth getting the collectors edition of the 2...
Forum: Look and Feel 02-19-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Araxes
<p>Had the same thing happening on my wizard. ...

<p>Had the same thing happening on my wizard.  (Incidentally, the quest icons had the white wisp, also.)  Casting "Ice Spears" for example, instead of the shards flying in, was just a little white...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-19-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 106
Posted By Araxes
<p>When I used the defiler, he constantly cast...

<p>When I used the defiler, he constantly cast wards outside of combat, ran out of power in about 1 minute as a result, and was useless.</p>
Forum: Look and Feel 12-18-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Araxes
<p>I purchased that crate and the armor looked...

<p>I purchased that crate and the armor looked exactly the same in preview as it did while wearing it. </p><p>Your left-side screenshot is exactly what mine looks like.  To me it seems as if your...
Forum: Look and Feel 10-19-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 109
Posted By Araxes
<p>TTobey I love you.  Will you marry...

<p>TTobey I love you.  Will you marry me? </p><p>PS I'm a man by the way so ...</p><p>Well.  Just saying.</p><p>Ara</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-19-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 161
Posted By Araxes
<p>I really wish that DF would determine which...

<p>I really wish that DF would determine which dungeons I am geared for and which I am not ... for my benefit and everyone else's ... I felt like an absolute fool this weekend when I kept getting...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-16-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 109
Posted By Araxes
<p>Some of the EQ2 developers over the years left...

<p>Some of the EQ2 developers over the years left the team of their own volition.  Several went to work for Scott Hartsman at Trion.  Some went to 38 Games to work on the Copernicus team.  I would...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-15-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 193
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>SmokeJumper...

<p><cite>SmokeJumper wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Hey, folks,</p><p>We've listened to feedback and there were four areas we agreed needed to be improved to make the feature more useful. Below the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-09-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 459
Posted By Araxes
I have been eagerly awaiting this feature since...

I have been eagerly awaiting this feature since it was announced. Now that I've had a chance to try it out, I have some suggestions: 1.) Include the contested dungeons. Blackburrow, Wailing Caves,...
Forum: Look and Feel 09-10-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 203
Posted By Araxes
<p>I hope this doesn't happen to my Sarnak on his...

<p>I hope this doesn't happen to my Sarnak on his magical storm cloud.  He looks so freakin' awesome riding around crouched down in the cloud with his snout sticking out over the top of it and his...
Forum: Look and Feel 08-24-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 359
Posted By Araxes
<p>No, just no.</p><p>No hairy Kerra.</p><p>No...

<p>No, just no.</p><p>No hairy Kerra.</p><p>No hairy Tongas.</p><p>NO. Hairy frogs.</p><p>No.</p><p>Ara</p>
Forum: Fan Art 08-21-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Araxes
<p>Vistas and sunsets of...

<p>Vistas and sunsets of Butcherblock.</p><p>Enjoy ~</p><p><img src="http://img803.imageshack.us/img803/3750/eq2000224.jpg" /></p><p><img src="http://img696.imageshack.us/img696/8127/eq2000222.jpg"...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-16-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 222
Posted By Araxes
<p>When you dabble in character creation, any...

<p>When you dabble in character creation, any race you look at while creating a character will have its default changed to watever model you left showing when you exited that race.  Thus, when you...
Forum: Forum Help and Discussion 07-30-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 94
Posted By Araxes
<p>Nope, my PM link doesn't even show in the main...

<p>Nope, my PM link doesn't even show in the main bar, anymore (and I am subscribed to the game.)  Removing cookies and doing a full log out does not make a difference.  /shrug  Was only used...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-20-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 221
Posted By Araxes
<p>Becuase I happened to start playing EQ2 in...

<p>Becuase I happened to start playing EQ2 in early November 2004, one month before I played WoW.  That one month, back in launch days, meant countless, hundreds of hours of time invested.  I wasn't...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 80
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] Bayle wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I thought it was only my internet connection!</p><p>My ping has been upwards of 200...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 06-11-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 80
Posted By Araxes
<p>OMG I am so glad someone else has reported...

<p>OMG I am so glad someone else has reported this!</p><p>I thought it was only my internet connection!</p><p>My ping has been upwards of 200 recently on AB.  People warp all over it makes the game...
Forum: General Tech Support Questions 05-15-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 424
Posted By Araxes
<p>With the same account, I am able to log in...

<p>With the same account, I am able to log in using the Extended service; unable to do so with the Live service. (I <em>was </em>able to successfully change my password and log in to the Live...
Forum: Account Related Support 04-17-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 36
Posted By Araxes
<p>I believe the account promotion is keyed to it...

<p>I believe the account promotion is keyed to it (your account), universally.  In other words, if the log-in database shows that your account has been active in EQ2X during the promotion, then the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-02-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 177
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Something has happened over the last 6 years or so that has given SOE the idea that we do not want to play a multiplayer...
Forum: Look and Feel 03-24-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 951
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>Mary the Prophetess...

<p><cite>Mary the Prophetess wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Once, when I used to be in Britannia:</p><p><strong>PKs in </strong><strong>dresses </strong>and jester hats, <strong>naked bank...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-28-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 362
Posted By Araxes
<p>I completely disagree with the...

<p>I completely disagree with the OP.</p><p>Thankfully the right decision was made in this case.</p><p>Ara</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-25-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 172
Posted By Araxes
<p>Nevermind.  Actually AB *adores* you, Gaige. ...

<p>Nevermind.  Actually AB *adores* you, Gaige.  Adores.</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-25-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 176
Posted By Araxes
<p><cite>Gimmiethat...

<p><cite>Gimmiethat wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>WoW, the 1-9 chat is something special!  No, I mean it's worse than my 3 weeks in WoW -- really.  The ONLY reason I am stayng is because guildies...
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