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Thoughts of the century.

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We all know that the Destiny of Velious is the next expansion, albeit presumably one without a level cap increase. Whatever the next one after that is going to be called, it will, without a doubt, be a milestone.

What I mean is that the level cap on the expansion after next will, I assume, be raised to 100. Tradeskilling, Adventuring, and Guild levels will all have the caps raised to the century mark. With this being an important milestone, it may be time to make some changes to the game to allow us to “take things to the next level”. Continue reading ‘Thoughts of the century.’

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F2P and Velious

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Sorry, no witty title today.

There are two things I would like to talk about.

1) F2P – I understand the debate. I can foresee the inevitable server merges that might result after some people decide to move over to the F2P servers. What I would like to state, and granted, this is my own opinion, is that it isn’t necessarily a bad thing. The only bad part about server mergers is that other people, with better stats, might be able to supplant those in the top spots on the server that doesn’t move.
Back when I used to play the first EQ, my server, Bristlebane, merged with Solusek Ro. There were several other mergers that occured. However, if you take a look, they are still releasing expansions. That suggests to me that server mergers don’t necessarily spell the end for a game. Continue reading ‘F2P and Velious’