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*Steam* Everquest + 15 Expansions + Exclusive Item = $2.50


#1 hambonious   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   41 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:10 AM

http://store.steampo....com/app/24130/
Link to sale.

"EverQuest® 11th Year Anniversary Sale is on!

March 16, 2010, 9:32 am - Valve - General Announcement

EverQuest® is now available for $2.50/€1.99/£1.99 until March 26th! This deal includes a Steam exclusive in-game item the Shroud of Steam as well as 15 expansions (One per account. Not tradeable. No cash value.). If you start a new account you will also receive 30 days of free game time."

http://store.steampo....com/news/3602/
Link to this information.

#2 FeralWraith   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   96 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:13 AM

The actual price (and this applies to any MMO) is the dollar amount plus YOUR SOUL.

#3 Gerbar   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   102 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:25 AM

The actual price (and this applies to any MMO) is the dollar amount plus YOUR SOUL.



pfft, not like I need my soul anyways.

#4 BanetheInsane   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   46 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:37 AM

Good lorrrd... FIFTEEN expansions. I was twelve when that game came out and I played it religiously for a few years. I can't believe people still play it.

I wonder if WoW will go that route. Probably, judging by how many people still play D2/SC etc...

Check out those AMAZING GRAPHIX http://store.steampo...130/5?size=1024

#5 Endaar   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   36 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:46 AM

The actual price (and this applies to any MMO) is the dollar amount plus YOUR SOUL.


Spoken like a former EQ player, lol.

OP, It's really not right to post deals like this. Some of us are recovering addicts. :)

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#6 plutoknight   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   809 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 01:57 AM

For 2.50, I'm willing to take a free 30 days of playtime and see what EverQuest is all about. I've never played it O.O

#7 FiendCameron   xGrindxMoshx CAGiversary!   421 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:03 AM

this doesn't include the $$$ you're gonna waste keeping your computer on to download all those fucking expansions. 15? Jesus christ. I hope they aren't like WoW where it takes like 5 hours to dl all the patches if you haven't played in a month.

#8 David Hibiki   Well then... CAGiversary!   9317 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:04 AM

Yeah Everquest 1 has a giant amount of content and a active community.

Tho the second one would be more appealing on the graphics upgrades alone.

#9 Maynard   Steam 48 hours a week. CAGiversary!   2229 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:05 AM

For 2.50, I'm willing to take a free 30 days of playtime and see what EverQuest is all about. I've never played it O.O

this is overpriced by $2.49. Seriously, it sucks. At the time it came out everyone was addicted because there was nothing like it, but in the end it turned into a meh party.

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#10 Strell   LOBSTERS!....IN MY PANTS! CAGiversary!   26583 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:09 AM

Check out those AMAZING GRAPHIX http://store.steampo...130/5?size=1024


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#11 Rouzhokuu   Bio-Shocked! CAGiversary!   1679 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:10 AM

Sigh

Seeing this makes me wish they'd release some Classic servers.

Just vanilla EQ, Velius, and Kunark.

It's a shame that bootleg project got shut down.
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#12 EeveeFanboy   Likes Eevee too much CAGiversary!   664 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:14 AM

I remember playing this... I loved it. It gives me a much better memory than WoW has done... I don't see EQ aging well though, but I guess it has. I'd totally play it if it didn't have that pesky subscription price. I remember all of the farming... countless farming... Finally getting to raid PoP. It was awesome. Then all the farming my dad and I did with this cool wizard. We got to explore all of the old areas that were dead because there were newer and cooler areas. It was a great experience. I almost somehow miss it or something.
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#13 David Hibiki   Well then... CAGiversary!   9317 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:21 AM

Did they get rid of de-leveling? I read that you can hire "mercenaries" now so you can basically solo.
But deleveling was by far the worst.

#14 Danro   Player 1 CAGiversary!   1470 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:31 AM

Im totally in for two fitty! I wonder if it will be the same after all these years....
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#15 stpmcgnr   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   37 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:32 AM

Spent 5yrs of my life on this game (3rd grade all the way to 9th grade summer). Its aged horribly though no way I would go back, after playing WoW it doesn't compare.

#16 Rouzhokuu   Bio-Shocked! CAGiversary!   1679 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:32 AM

Hmm, well, I bit.. one of these days I'll get around to downloading it.

It only put two expansions into my library, though. Secrets of Faydwer and Seeds of Destruction. I wonder if that's normal...
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#17 Darknuke   Guncraft: Voxel-FPS! CAGiversary!   2011 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 02:34 AM

this doesn't include the $$$ you're gonna waste keeping your computer on to download all those fucking expansions. 15? Jesus christ. I hope they aren't like WoW where it takes like 5 hours to dl all the patches if you haven't played in a month.


It won't take long. They are only probably like 40 megabytes each considering how ancient the game is =P. They were probably originally released on floppy discs lol.

But seriously. I'd play this game if it wasn't still $15 a month... Wtf? They need to drop the price/month on that game if they still want ppl to play...I'd pay $10 MAX for that game per month (and that's only if I had nothing else to play).

$2.50 is a damn tempting deal tho...

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#18 zeb06   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1799 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:16 AM

Sigh

Seeing this makes me wish they'd release some Classic servers.

Just vanilla EQ, Velius, and Kunark.

It's a shame that bootleg project got shut down.

That project is back up and running...still working on the game! I can't wait, but it still has a bit to go. Classic, Kunark, and Velious was the only way to play for me.

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#19 ChernobylCow   Say_Moo CAGiversary!   1859 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:29 AM

Also for sale, pet rock $0.99.

#20 Fire_Thief   Banned Banned   2873 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:32 AM

Lol, it's like... 30,000 hours of gameplay for $2.50.

#21 NutManIV   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   477 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:33 AM

It won't take long. They are only probably like 40 megabytes each considering how ancient the game is =P. They were probably originally released on floppy discs lol.

But seriously. I'd play this game if it wasn't still $15 a month... Wtf? They need to drop the price/month on that game if they still want ppl to play...I'd pay $10 MAX for that game per month (and that's only if I had nothing else to play).

$2.50 is a damn tempting deal tho...


If you install all the expansions I think it's like 10 GB.

#22 The Carrot Cake Kid   Luvs Creamy Frosting CAGiversary!   1274 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:35 AM

Honestly, this really is the best deal ever if you are a HARDCORE MMO player. EQ is THE game if you enjoy raiding with intense strategies. If you want a casual MMO play WoW.

#23 NutManIV   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   477 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:40 AM

hardcore=nothing is user friendly and everything is needlessly tedious and boring because the game is designed badly.

HARDXCORE

#24 Kevfactor   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:47 AM

i played that game a lot till about last year. played it so much i skipped pretty much the whole ps2 console generation hehe.
its good but just really outdated compared to current games and i dont think i was getting my 15$ worth.

really at this point id say go eq 2 tho. :)

#25 Tony208   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2081 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 03:47 AM

Only 27 more and they'll have more expansions than The Sims.
Digital distribution comes with strings.

#26 bfg9k   Doom! CAGiversary!   759 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 04:15 AM

Lol, it's like... 30,000 hours of gameplay for $2.50.


How do you figure? after the first 30 days it costs $15 a month to play... :)

#27 anarch   And all that could have been... CAGiversary!   2071 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 04:21 AM

That Project is back up and running...still working on the game! I can't wait, but it still has a bit to go. Classic, Kunark, and Velious was the only way to play for me.

Like it's 1999. ;)

(played release through POP, but stopped since "god killing is end game, period")

Edited by Guerrilla, 17 March 2010 - 01:46 PM.


#28 dieresis   CAG Veteran Veteran CAGiversary!   619 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 04:25 AM

How do you figure? after the first 30 days it costs $15 a month to play... :)

Yeah, that only equates to 720 hours for $2.50.

I've never played this game, but that $15 subscription fee turns me off. If I got into it within 30 days, I'd want to be able to play some more (unlimited), but not for the price of $15 per month; I don't want to risk liking this game and then having to pay 6 times as much as I initially paid to keep playing it.

#29 Virsago   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   323 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 March 2010 - 04:37 AM

I'll buy it, steam gets me again with a $2 sale.:lol:
It works out to about $0.08½ a day for the free month, which is all I'll play.

#30 Apathetic-Irony   Seize the Carp! CAGiversary!   280 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 March 2010 - 04:45 AM

hardcore=nothing is user friendly and everything is needlessly tedious and boring because the game is designed badly.

HARDXCORE

I disagree. I played EQ and stopped around whe Planes of Power came out.

EQ has what a lot of MMOs have lost these days: an actual sense of a large connected world with actual risk. Dying means losing a lot of progress and traveling can take an actual day to accomplish. People call it archaic and bad design, but you know what? It made everything feel grand and spectacular when you accomplished it. It made something as trivial as traveling across a continent feel accomplishing.

I wouldn't play the game these days. The old areas are long since dead, and the old spots are all about quick travel, hand holding, etc. IMO the game lost all of its character.