Treebranch, the Ranger (EQ)

Tunare Server Kelethin Kelethin was unique, in that it existed in the trees of another zone. The amount of freedom at higher levels with levitate and SoW was unparalleled. Also, on Tunare specifically, the auction community set up shop there. We had “gBay”, not the Commonlands tunnel. South Karana (see image above) South Karana had …

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Tanalos, the Shadow Knight (EQ)

Tholuxe Paells/Saryn/Bertox Server Guk The City of Guk instantly comes to mind, extremely similar to the AD&D Bullywug race of frogmen in the Fiend Folio. A giant wet slimy maze of confusing winding tunnels filled with water. Musty plank bridges, ladders and increasingly powerful foes the further within you venture. Originally, I played on the …

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Kiranos, the Druid/Fury (EQ/EQ2)

Everquest Kiranos, Druid, Tunare Server Finding Everquest I starting playing EQ not long before the Luclin expansion launched. I don’t remember exactly when I became aware of the game, but I know when I first played it — at a LAN party at my buddy’s house. I was in high school, and had no money, …

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Gordonis, the Wizard (EQ)

Everquest Gordonis, Wizard, Quellious server Toxxulia Forest (see image above) I remember in my first week or so of playing, I was running around Toxxulia Forest and I didn’t know that you could use gamma correction to brighten your display. It was dark. When night time came around, I was completely incapacitated and couldn’t see anything …

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Eluwenie, the Ranger (EQ)

Everquest Eluwenie Stargazer, Ranger, Antonius Bayle server The Bloodfields Trying to get my 2.0 Ranger Epic, the raid wiped 3 times and on that 4th one I finally got it. I never experienced this zone further than the zoneline and time after time after the raid wiped I was becoming familiar what the zone was like …

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Zephrine, the Cleric (EQ)

Zephrine, Cleric, Stromm/Xegony server Nedaria’s Landing (see image above) Trade skilling while sitting at the top of the waterfall, chatting all night with a dear friend: Baking 10 lb Halas Meat pies under a Nedarian moon. Crushbone Emperor Crush!!! Endless camping in the throne room, being thrown out the windows, drowning in the river that runs …

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Vainamoinen, the Paladin (EQ2)

Vainamoinen, Paladin, Najena/Unrest server Thundering Steppes My wife and I had been questing quite a bit in Antonica and believed that this was the extent of the world in EQ2. We had received a quest in Thundering Steppes and believed that this was the area around the Thundering Steppes Griffon Tower. When we did eventually …

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Renataki, the Illusionist (EQ2)

Renataki, Coercer, Najena/Unrest server Neriak I just found the city beautiful. A very faithful recreation of the original, but with updated graphics. Also, it was all one zone, compared to Freeport and Qeynos. Commonlands (see image above) I started my leveling process in Commonlands. My first groups were there and I mastered Charm in that zone. …

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Naieni, the Druid (EQ/EQ2)

Everquest Naienia, Druid, Vazaelle Server Rivervale I always run into Nillipus in the back by the garden. Greater Faydark Greater Faydark and the city in the trees. I have heard many stories about drunken races up there. Everquest II Naieni, Fury, Steamfont/Oasis Server Fallen Gate Husband and I started on Launch Day. Right after that, …

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