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Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-28-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 130
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Calthine...

<p><cite>Calthine wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>To clarify, I was merely pointing out the grave inconsistencies in management between two...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-28-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 130
Posted By Gisallo
<p><img...

<p><img src="http://www.dilbert.com/dyn/str_strip/000000000/00000000/0000000/100000/40000/8000/900/148969/148969.strip.sunday.gif" /></p><p>Hmmmm.  Deja vu?</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Well this is where critical thinking and the...

<p>Well this is where critical thinking and the history of reliability (or lack there of) comes into play. If you note I said myself I usually treat this stuff with a grain of salt but I can't think...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
On my phone so stuck with quick replies. In...

On my phone so stuck with quick replies. In regards to the other half of your question, if you are getting inside info how long do you think your insider will have a job if you write "Bob of SOE told...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
He tends to get his info from personal contacts...

He tends to get his info from personal contacts inside the companies. Kinda like how Gaige on the "other" forums broke why Brenlo got the sack and then was proven right by later posting Brenlo's...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
Smed also said specifically that there would...

Smed also said specifically that there would never be RMT in EQ2, then that it would never be more than fluff. He actually used the unqualified terms NEVER each time. As I said it is not 100% certain...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
Well here is a blog post. The guy has proven...

Well here is a blog post. The guy has proven quite reliable in the past. He gave is the skinny on SWTOR before Bioware would acknowledge it and called the prior round of lay offs at SOE so while the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Oh I remmber that as well.  I am not speaking...

<p>Oh I remmber that as well.  I am not speaking of a mass migration however.  Of course the core of the EQNext fans will be long term Norrathians but I am equally certain that many people who prefer...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-27-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
<p>I don't see the sky falling at all.  All I see...

<p>I don't see the sky falling at all.  All I see is the natural life cycle of ANY MMO.  This was bound to happen here as it has happened in EVERY MMO before.  As technology changes and the tastes of...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-26-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 130
Posted By Gisallo
<p>This is actually why I see this and more than...

<p>This is actually why I see this and more than a simple "reorganization".  it is one thing to reorganize employees on a semi regular basis.  My employer does that once every two years or so.  It is...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-26-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
<p>You are being myopic.  It is not just her move...

<p>You are being myopic.  It is not just her move but ALL of the recent changes.  The lack of content in an "expac" etc.  I understand there are still many an apologist for SOE and EQ2 here but it...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-26-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 317
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Well keep an eye on LinkedIN.  It is actually...

<p>Well keep an eye on LinkedIN.  It is actually a pretty good tool to find out where people are going/went.  Now Roth went to EQNext we'll see where Domino ends up.  I was curious where Aeralik...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-28-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 222
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Raknid...

<p><cite>Raknid wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Cyliena wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>From tomorrow's patch notes:</p><blockquote><p><span><span style="font-family:...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 206
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Well when I got to this part</p><p>"How have...

<p>Well when I got to this part</p><p>"How have the longtime Veterans of EQ2 responded to the changes?  Have you had any exodus, or do you instead see more former players coming back now that the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-23-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 358
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>DrkVsr wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><span style="font-family: comic sans ms,sans-serif; color: #993300; font-size: medium;">The...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 01-01-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 358
Posted By Gisallo
<p>To the OP.  f2p is arguably the biggest...

<p>To the OP.  f2p is arguably the biggest misnomer ever created.  The entire point of it is to get you in the door and then for all intents and purposes force you to either get a subscription or pay...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-12-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 454
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Well there model was always Borked.  before...

<p>Well there model was always Borked.  before for a year sub you actually payed more for a full f2p sub than you did for a year live sub.</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-05-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 165
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>kcirrot...

<p><cite>kcirrot wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>TwistedFaith wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>sundrop wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Station Cash your way threw the game.....</p><p>lol....
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-05-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 165
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>gourdon...

<p><cite>gourdon wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] DLere wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>To the Orginial OP:</p><p>Honestly...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-05-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 165
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>To the Orginial OP:</p><p>Honestly now is probably going to be the best time to start out in this game if you didn't at launch.  With the game...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-05-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 165
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>millie...

<p><cite>millie wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>BriarHaven wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>EQ2 is one of the best games out there for features and content.      I think free to play will bring...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-04-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 49
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Agree and disagree.  If all someone is saying...

<p>Agree and disagree.  If all someone is saying is "this sucks I can't wait till <insert game here>" you are correct.</p><p>However sometimes people use the other game in a compare and contrast...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 12-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 165
Posted By Gisallo
<p>I think from a logical standpoint one can not...

<p>I think from a logical standpoint one can not help but say that the game has pretty much "jumped the shark."  People will say the negativity on the forums is from a vocal minority and they are...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-30-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 60
Posted By Gisallo
<p>Just a parting comment on the issue.  It's...

<p>Just a parting comment on the issue.  It's pretty clear that everyone has their minds made up one way or the other.   Both sides have points BUT many will simply twist or ignore the points of the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-26-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 1,766
Posted By Gisallo
I think some people are missing a couple of...

I think some people are missing a couple of things. Previous race unlocks were contingent on TWO things. Yes you needed to subscribe to play BUT you also needed to pay for an expac. As an example my...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-26-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 349
Posted By Gisallo
Burn out is of course the issue but what causes...

Burn out is of course the issue but what causes burn out? Burn out is caused usually by two different things. You have the burn out when things are simply legitmately too hard and the burn out from...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-23-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 349
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Karimonster...

<p><cite>Karimonster wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The question is: By the time they fix it, will it be too late?</p></blockquote><p>Answer yes.  A lot of the people who left basically feel done...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-23-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 349
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Hey, don't get me wrong--I decorate, too.  But gear-wise?  The broker is absolutely worthless.  And that is a joke.  What kind of game has gear...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-23-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 349
Posted By Gisallo
Sorry using my phone hence no edit. I do believe...

Sorry using my phone hence no edit. I do believe there is a place for content for the hardest mode raiders. I was a committed raider but in SF only saw half of UD, so I am not among them. The trick...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-23-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 349
Posted By Gisallo
Tbh I think that HM raiding has issues for a host...

Tbh I think that HM raiding has issues for a host of reasons. Players left because they were simply disappointed in DoV as a whole. Then you have the issue of where do new raiders come from....
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-21-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 82
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle...

<p><cite>[email protected] Bayle wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>This game wasn't made for 6 classes, and classes deserve to be free, I mean its not like the classes not free are more overpowered...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-21-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 1,766
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>DreaddJester...

<p><cite>DreaddJester wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Gotta love how when you point out truths that can't be denied people try to find another way around the bush to keep complaining.</p><p>First off...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 11-20-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 1,766
Posted By Gisallo
<p>This announcement is not surprising in the...

<p>This announcement is not surprising in the least.  My main issue with it is just how disingenuous it is in trying to sell the change.  You had to be either in an extreme state of denial OR you...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-11-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 338
Posted By Gisallo
<p>I really think this is simply further evidence...

<p>I really think this is simply further evidence that SOE is going to (has) largely abandon the subscription model.  Grinding has nothing to do with "hard core" or "casual" players.  A subscription...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-09-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 432
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>[email protected]

<p><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The most glaring weakness of the Dungeon Finder so far, even putting aside cross-server and the bugs, is the</p><p><strong>MEGATONS OF DUNGEONS ON...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 10-09-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 432
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Dragmar...

<p><cite>Dragmar wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I disagree with blacklisting anyone . I do agree it needs to have some sort of class list ,  ended up in one with one dirge and the rest healers wich...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-28-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>thesiren...

<p><cite>thesiren wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Er, John Smedley recently stated that TOR will be the last large-scale MMORPG to launch with a subscription, and Planetside 2 and Everquest Next are...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-27-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Eugam...

<p><cite>Eugam wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>deadcrickets2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>The development of EQ2 has actually accelerated since Extended was released.  This is a good thing....
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-27-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>thesiren...

<p><cite>thesiren wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Onorem wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Your interpretation is based on just as much guesswork as everyone else's. In any case, who cares what...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Cloudrat...

<p><cite>Cloudrat wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I thought that what SJ said was 90% don't use the potions someone was complaining about, not that  they don't buy anything at all. </p><p>Seems...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>SnoesieQ...

<p><cite>SnoesieQ wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It tells me that the rumour of Extended being a financial disaster because 90% of the active players pay nothing is most probably false.</p><p><span...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>deadcrickets2...

<p><cite>deadcrickets2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Again, you twist his words.  He stated that it was 90% of F2P.  No one considers subscribers (Gold, Platinum, or All-Access) to be F2P.  You are...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>SnoesieQ...

<p><cite>SnoesieQ wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>A snapshot of the freeloaders online atm on Freeport:</p><p>Classes:  Free: 636, Paid: 459</p><p>Races: Free: 801, Paid 306</p><p>As a side note: Lvl...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>deadcrickets2...

<p><cite>deadcrickets2 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>As Siren pointed out, we don't know the percentage on Extended who are subscribers (Gold, Platinum, All-Access).  Smokejumper's quote states...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-26-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 171
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Eugam wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It...

<p><cite>Eugam wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It was on test already <img src="/eq2/images/smilies/8a80c6485cd926be453217d59a84a888.gif" border="0" /></p><p>DEVs wanted to re-revamp and my test-copy...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-25-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Indabuff...

<p><cite>Indabuff wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>I think the point is that all of these predictions of what ftp and robust marketplace were going to do tothe game just did not happen. Freeport...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-25-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>Tigress...

<p><cite>Tigress wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>i strongly doubt that the marketplace items have anything to do with the decline in subscriptions.  it is more likely due to things like: failure to...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-23-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>thesiren...

<p><cite>thesiren wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Crismorn wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>Actually it affects the entire server and bugs are generally ignored after /feedback.</p><p>Keep the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-23-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 645
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>TalisX1...

<p><cite>TalisX1 wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Elomort wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>[email protected] DLere wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>It is a valid reason to say that the use of...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 09-21-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 140
Posted By Gisallo
<p><cite>WeatherMan...

<p><cite>WeatherMan wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>yohann koldheart wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p><cite>Ruut Li wrote:</cite></p><blockquote><p>1. cross-server</p></blockquote><p>this would...
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