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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Milburn/Palmer, the Shaman and Conjurer (EQ/EQ2)

Everquest Milburn, Shaman, Fennin Ro/Firiona Vie servers Blackburrow This is the beginning of it all, how could I not pick this? Back in the early days when I had altaholism this is where most of my time was spent. This was the proving ground, the wet stone, the trial upon which everything else was forged. To …

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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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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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Karudan, the Berserker (EQ/EQ2)

Karudan, Berzerker, Kithikor/Butcherblock server Memorable Stories (EQ) Lesser Faydark First time that I ever decided to just walk and explore I ended up in LFay, completely lost. It was dark and something started attacking me, I still don’t know what. I never made my way back to that place…. The Great Divide I spent a …

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Grys, the Unknown (EQ/EQ2)

Everquest Stories Blackburrow The trains! The hole in the tree! The bridge in the lower levels. Losing corpses in the underground lake! Splitpaw The first “dungeon”. Many deaths. Trains. Ocean of Tears (first crossing) The mobs. The named. The adventure of crossing an actual ocean! Exploring islands. Gornit, Allizewsaur, Ancient Cyclops. Qeynos Home City. Started …

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