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Pointlessly long mazes in starting cities

What the F was SOE thinking when they designed KlickAnon, Neriak, Moradhim, and Highbourne?? No minimap, in-game map, or anything else to help a new player find their way out of those traps. This was most annoying when you had … Continue reading

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The Orc Cave

Connecting Fayspires to Moradhim, the orc cave was a notorious spot for mid level characters to xp, train, and of course, die. It was probably the most annoying area in the game, but easily the most memorable. The image given … Continue reading

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Seisen Robe

As I have said in previous posts, robes ruled EQOA before crafting. The Seisen Robe was a monk specific item that dropped from a rare spawn in a temple East of Moradhim. I spent a ton of time camping this … Continue reading

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Story of Enchanters

For the first 5-6 months of EQOA’s existence, enchanter pets did not attack unless their owner was attacked. This made them almost useless. Sure, they kept your mana up, but you were essentially down a player… and since healers didn’t … Continue reading

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Aviaks

Another set of useless mobs, the aviak birds wondered through zones near Moradhim and Forkwatch. The main camp sat near the Level 17 Quest mob for Halas. If you ran out of Moradhim, headed North for a bit, then went … Continue reading

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EQOA Gathering points

There were 4 main gathering points throughout EQOA’s history. These places were probably the best example of the average level of the game’s population. They were, in order: BSI/DM – Black Swan Inn at Darvar Manor was one of the … Continue reading

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Wisps

The most feared mob to run into at any level was a caster. If your character didn’t have high resistances to every class of magic, the caster could rip through you regardless of your hitpoints or level. That seemed to … Continue reading

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Original vs. Frontiers tank armor

When SOE first designed EQOA tank armor it looked like an egg carton. To get an understanding of what I mean, take a look at the back of these characters: Again, on a female character: The helmets were one of … Continue reading

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