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Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-08-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>So... At the current time, I can help a friend level from levelX to levelY in 4 hours. If we come across a random pug who asks to join, and we...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-08-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>If your only "concern" with my idea is that a full group can ding 92/320 around the same time as a duo/trio will ding 92/320, you must miss the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>This thread has become less about making the...

<p>This thread has become less about making the game social and more about increasing exp rewards in groups. Rationalize it however you like, but asking for all exp rewards to be multipled by up to...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>roblinb...

<p><cite>roblinb wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Okay just ran Clefts of Rujark 3 times, the loot wasn't great.  Even named bosses dropped only normal chests with Adept spells in them.  My friend is...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Then try presenting an actual idea, that is better than mine.I presented a solution that would help promote EXP groups accepting random...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>Freejazzlive...

<p><cite>Freejazzlive wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I am primarily a solo player, & I endorse the idea of making grouping more desirable by making solo XP (at least) more difficult, or slower, or...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>bardarnit...

<p><cite>bardarnit wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>facts - grinding is not fun.</p><p>facts - low level content was fun the first 15 times</p><p>facts - I will get tells as im destroying Seb with my...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>You must not understand that SOE would have full control over the static values of EXP per kill. Thus, players would only be capable of gaining...
Forum: History and Lore 09-06-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>Meirril...

<p><cite>Meirril wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Considering that the Western Wastes are no more...probably a colony of Chettari feasting on dead warders and Zlandacar who got a very sudden and rude...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 230
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>If you see somebody clearing trash within the...

<p>If you see somebody clearing trash within the immediate vicinity of a named, pulling that named from in front of them is being a jerk. Don't do that.</p><p>If somebody is standing near a named MOB...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>This thread seems to be proposing that every...

<p>This thread seems to be proposing that every additional member added to a group should get the same exp as if they were soloing the MOBs. While this would address the tendency to avoid inviting...
Forum: Community News 09-05-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 260
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I am aware that the type of chest is determined by the loot that drops, but the request makes sense if the type of chest is known (which it is)...
Forum: Community News 09-05-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 260
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It would also be nice if this ETHEREAL stuff had a bigger chance to drop in ANY exquisite chests (on top of whatever the "random" chance is). I...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-04-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 485
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Anybody that gets upset about their guildie...

<p>Anybody that gets upset about their guildie not wanting to power level them has some serious entitlement issues and should analyze their own attitude.</p><p>That being said, assuming your guildies...
Forum: Zones and Population 09-04-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ranga...

<p><cite>ranga wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Thank you for your clairification lol. Perhaps you should dig a little deeper, your quote was from Nov '11 this is from Jan '11 from the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-04-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 261
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Server chat channels were great, at first. But it did not take long for them to turn into narcissistic cesspools, even on the Freeport server,...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-04-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 122
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Get a merc and the dropped faction quests are...

<p>Get a merc and the dropped faction quests are entirely soloable. Just avoid the tougher named, pull conservatively, and you can make steady--albeit slow--progress. Skyshrine faction gear is a...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-04-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 230
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I remember when there were items in this game...

<p>I remember when there were items in this game that were worth camping for...</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-03-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 192
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Yes, you should definitely escalate this to...

<p>Yes, you should definitely escalate this to Customer Service. If these people are harassing you, chances are good they'd do something similar to others, so they need to be dealt with. Make...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-03-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>The only problem I have with this is that once...

<p>The only problem I have with this is that once you are capped on AA, the game stops tracking any further named kills. Everything in Skyshrine still shows a star for me, because I was AA capped...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-03-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 261
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle...

<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It's 2012. No city should lag, especially with the..what is it, 50 person cap on zones?</p></blockquote><p>City zones used to have no...
Forum: History and Lore 09-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,903
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Item drops as lead in to any lore is quite frankly the worst idea ever. You kill random mob x and maybe get item Y with no real lore text or...
Forum: Zones and Population 09-03-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ranga...

<p><cite>ranga wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Well, my post was a bit of a ribbing really but as you want to take it seriously, WW was supposed to be released as a GU in between the Velious and next...
Forum: Items and Equipment 09-03-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><span >"Who would like to see a 1 month...

<p><span >"Who would like to see a 1 month extension to Ethereal Weapons dropping?"</span></p><p>I'm gussing mostly people who don't have one.</p><p>I never got one either, but then again, I...
Forum: Zones and Population 09-03-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ranga...

<p><cite>ranga wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Western Wastes is indeed gone, destroyed, kaput!!</p><p>How do I know?</p><p>Well, we paid for it over a year ago and it still has not arrived. It was...
Forum: Ranger 09-03-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 480
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Ahh rangers. Since EQ1 they've had a...

<p>Ahh rangers. Since EQ1 they've had a certain... reputation. Here are a few of my favorite pearls of wisdom:</p><p>Q: Why does it rain so much in the Karanas?A: Because every time a ranger dies,...
Forum: Zones and Population 09-02-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>Halo of G4...

<p><cite>Halo of G4 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I have a feeling most people who play eq2 play very few or if any other games outside of it. Because what you find impressive with it, is  not...
Forum: Zones and Population 09-02-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>considering were Mischief was, and who runs ToV now, if we do see PoM it probably won't be for a long while yet...unless Bristlebane moves the...
Forum: History and Lore 08-30-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,903
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Ethereal weapons are spiritual echoes of...

<p>Ethereal weapons are spiritual echoes of heroic encounters from the past. Each weapon is a trophy from a well-known, powerful foe. These spiritual echoes are entering Norrath from a place that has...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-30-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 474
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>Drupal...

<p><cite>Drupal wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Once you start on the path of mudflation, you've pretty much admitted you have no idea what you are doing and no clue how to develop new...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-30-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 256
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>Malleria...

<p><cite>Malleria wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Whether you got one or not is irrelevent. It's a completely luck based reward in a game built upon working for rewards. It's fine in small doses, but...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-29-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>People look back fondly on EQ1 Velious era,...

<p>People look back fondly on EQ1 Velious era, and everything in the game at that time was basically a tank and spank. You don't need complicated choreography and tests of reaction time for people to...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-29-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>There are already several threads about this,...

<p>There are already several threads about this, it comes up all the time for some reason. Personally, I can't think of any particularly good reason to bring back the starter islands. If you just...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I remember Skyshrine as an annoying-huge,...

<p>I remember Skyshrine as an annoying-huge, mostly-wasted zone with a bunch of filler NPCs, a few minor quests, and exactly one valuable contested raid target (Yelinak). Velious era was the height...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-29-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 256
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Ethereals have nothing to do wtih the WL named...

<p>Ethereals have nothing to do wtih the WL named being perma-camped. People farm those named because they can drop Fabled items which can be sold on the broker (usually for far hilariously inflated...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-29-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I wish there was some solution to make them...

<p>I wish there was some solution to make them useful while still retaining their concept. Limited pets are a fun idea, it's just a shame the mechanics involved just don't seem to work in practice....
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-29-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>My necromancer still uses Blighted Horde all...

<p>My necromancer still uses Blighted Horde all the time when soloing, just not for damage.</p>
Forum: History and Lore 08-27-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I can respect the desire to speculate, but I...

<p>I can respect the desire to speculate, but I would urge you to clearly denote your speculation as such. There is a fine line between speculation and fanfiction, and if you are familiar with such...
Forum: History and Lore 08-27-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Dozekar being Kerafyrm's father was never...

<p>Dozekar being Kerafyrm's father was never confirmed at any point before the timeline split (I quit playing EQ1 around the Legacy of Ykesha expansion following PoP, and that was as far as the...
Forum: History and Lore 08-27-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ratbast...

<p><cite>ratbast wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>my problem with this idea is that elemental gods create deities out of thin air. create from nothing. mortals create from sentient mortals. they cant...
Forum: Quests and Live Events 08-27-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I vote to keep this quest as it is. It sounds...

<p>I vote to keep this quest as it is. It sounds hilarious!</p>
Forum: Quests and Live Events 08-27-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 317
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Easy solution: ask a friend to murder the...

<p>Easy solution: ask a friend to murder the guards for you. Static city guards hit like kittens and have like 5 HP each, so any one of countless bored level 92's should be able to knock-out a couple...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-27-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 184
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>Yeah, there is plenty going on right now...

<p>Yeah, there is plenty going on right now politically, what with the formation of the New Combine alliance. I'm not sure Maj'Dul is really in a position to be a major player on the world stage of...
Forum: History and Lore 08-24-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ratbast...

<p><cite>ratbast wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>We certainly do disagree over many points. as for varsoon, you might want to read the RoV quest reward books. they talk about his diseased...
Forum: Monk 08-24-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I don't agree that monks were intentionally...

<p>I don't agree that monks were intentionally designed to be single-target focused, nor that such  focus is an intrinsic aspect of the monk's class identity. The whole concept of separation between...
Forum: History and Lore 08-24-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>So the better question would have been, "Are...

<p>So the better question would have been, "Are remnants of the Jal'Raeth race among the Shadowed Men?" Yay for the only Lore question they answered managing to not tell us anything useful!</p>
Forum: Spells, Abilities, and General Class Discussion 08-24-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 364
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>[email protected]_old...

<p><cite>[email protected]_old wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>In my experience,</p><p>on a single target mob, a Monk will beat all five other fighter types 99 times out of 100.  This arguement is little...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-24-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 197
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I don't find anything about these games to get...

<p>I don't find anything about these games to get particularly upset about. It's just a different way of selling the same old junk they've had on the marketplace for years, but with a bit of a...
Forum: History and Lore 08-23-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p>I also want to point something out here. I...

<p>I also want to point something out here. I think that some of the shadowed men, at least the ones who served Theer, are Xulos. Notice how Betoxxulous from EQ1 looks in the screenshots on <a...
Forum: History and Lore 08-23-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By The_Cheeseman
<p><cite>ratbast...

<p><cite>ratbast wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>theer certainly did kill xulvarien. he killed atleast 4 former dieties with his godslaying weapons, we have their names, one of which is xulvarien....
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