The Orc Pawn

EverQuest in my blood

Patch Day!

The EverQuest servers will be brought down tomorrow, September 21 at 6:30AM PST for the September update.  Daybreak's patch notes can be found here and include lots of interesting fixes/tweaks/nerfs.  I anticipate there will be a fair bit of drama about... Continue Reading →

EQ Resource Housing Contest Winners!

EQ Resource has announced the winners of their recent housing contest, a trifecta of victory! Docventure – Cazic Thule; Willow Bridge Woods; 101 Vanward Street Phancy – Drinal; Crimson Tempest Village III; 102 Market Heights Sofia – Povar; Celestial Village; 104 Park Circle I toured around the winning... Continue Reading →

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

I've been scouting Norrath almost daily for a few months checking to see what rare item Marcia has in her inventory.  Who is Marcia, you may ask?  She's another of Daybreak's methods of removing platinum from a bloated economy, similar to the old King's Court... Continue Reading →

The EQ Resource Housing Contest is Nearly Over

EQ Resource holds regular housing contests which compete players with creative housing layouts around a central theme such as Frostfell or anniversaries.  EQ Resource's current housing contest just closed yesterday and judging will be starting shortly, if not already.   This contest was to celebrate... Continue Reading →

What am I Wearing?

Do you remember when you looked at a character standing in Freeport and probably knew what equipment they were wearing just by the armor color and their class?  Not only did you know what it was, you probably know where... Continue Reading →

That New Guild Smell

It's been four years since I was part of a raiding focused guild, basically the entire time I was living in Asia.  Sure, I could have hopped servers and found a guild that matched my play hours but Erollisi Marr... Continue Reading →

My First Raid

I promised to stay away from nostalgia but I still lack an ISP that allows a connection to the EverQuest servers, for now, please walk with me down memory lane. By the time I started playing in late-2000, raiding in... Continue Reading →

The Joy of Exploration

Years ago an EverQuest guild existed known as the Armigers of Mirth, whose stated goal was the exploration of Norrath's many bars and taverns.  As part of their charter they required their members to always carry at least two drinks... Continue Reading →

Inaugural Post – The Perils of Nostalgia

My goal has always been to provide my perspective of the “current” state of the games I am playing.  Therefore, the level of nostalgia should remain low in these posts but, despite my goal, it is certain to show up. ... Continue Reading →

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