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If I had control over EQOA

Assuming production costs are not a barrier, these are some things I would have done differently if I was SOE… I would have had an expansion in late 2005. Why late 2005 and not 2004? Biggest mass exodus in the … Continue reading

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Ninja Looting

The quickest way to get blackballed by the EQOA community? Ninja loot something rare with an important person in your group. Within seconds, a major city will be filled with shouts about how you looted that item without rolling. Hodstock.com … Continue reading

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Qeynos Prison

To anyone who ever played during the first months of EQOA, the Qeynos Prison should bring back a ton of memories. For the WoW players, the Prison most closely reminds of the Defias fort in Hillsbrad. Yet, this was the … Continue reading

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Sound glitches in high population areas

Watch the last 30 seconds: Hear the woman dying, over and over? Earlier in the video you could hear the beginning of the glitch and by the end, it was in full swing. EQOA, designed for the PS2 platform, didn’t … Continue reading

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EQOA lingo (Compared to WoW)

The first thing I noticed when playing EQOA was the lingo. Most of it is probably from EQ, but not having played EQ, I can’t for sure say. The first word that it seems like every mmorpg has a term … Continue reading

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The Level 17 Quests

Before the game was adjusted to help players level (not big adjustments but things like luck, powerleveling, pet glitches, etc) the level 17 quests were the turning point in every character. You gained roughly 1.5 levels, got most of the … Continue reading

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Starting cities

Most people probably made a ton of new characters. I personally loved making new characters because my favorite part of the game was the first 15 levels. Qeynos and Fayspires were the two that really stood out to me. On … Continue reading

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