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  1. Machen replied to the thread best 4 box dps group to live ?.

    I'd swap one of the monks for a zerker for better synergy.

    Aug 5, 2021 at 3:58 PM
  2. Machen replied to the thread best 4 box dps group to live ?.

    If this is your group, and you don't fill the other two slots, it's going to be not great dps. Bards are wonderful but they really...

    Aug 5, 2021 at 3:57 PM
  3. Machen replied to the thread Biggest Cheater on Aradune.

    Given the OP's posting history, it's strongly implied already even if he didn't actually say it this particular time.

    Aug 5, 2021 at 3:55 PM
  4. Machen replied to the thread Shorten the 70 xpacs.

    PoR should be grouped with TSS, not DODH. DPoB deserves time as the end game zone far more than Deathknell does. Omens still gets...

    Aug 5, 2021 at 3:50 PM
  5. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    Exactly. I was against all those changes too.

    Aug 4, 2021 at 7:38 PM
  6. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    That's the nature of progression. I am not concerned at all whether rogues ever are able to SoS past Drolvargs in Kunark. They can...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 11:58 AM
  7. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    I don't see the need to give rogues something they get soon anyway if you just keep playing. There is meant to be progression in...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 11:43 AM
  8. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    It's very useful in a lot of places. Because sneak/hide works on both undead and non undead mobs, rogues can transition areas where...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 11:17 AM
  9. Machen liked Tweakfour17's post in the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    How can you setup an eq server using eq graphics and engine and lore etc w/o permission from DBG but think that's perfectly OK and legal?...

    Aug 3, 2021 at 11:42 AM
  10. Machen liked Waring_McMarrin's post in the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    Employees don't have the right to give away code and it doesn't matter if the game is shut down or not.

    Aug 2, 2021 at 6:38 PM
  11. Machen replied to the thread Spreadsheet of Classic "Named" NPCs / Raid Mobs.

    It's less than 5. 4 I think. There's a bucket of named at 61 (with a few 60's) and a bucket of named at 65 (with a few 64). The...

    Aug 2, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  12. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    I think the devs would probably enjoy a "Fan Faire" and would probably show up. Not so much though for a "This is Why Some of Us Are...

    Aug 2, 2021 at 2:54 PM
  13. Machen liked Accipiter's post in the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    I meant the power for all of EQ's boxers combined. Was just hyperbole anyway. Also, I did notice my office was pretty warm...

    Aug 2, 2021 at 10:06 AM
  14. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    I don't know if this was addressed for me, but I don't play on private servers because private servers are stealing the IP from the...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  15. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    No. If you die to pvp, you should not be able to rejoin your group. On the pvp servers historically, that was a player enforced...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 7:07 PM
  16. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    I don't suggest anything. I don't think it is likely at all that DPG will even consider doing a pvp server. But, I also didn't...

    Aug 1, 2021 at 7:06 PM
  17. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    Here is my suggestion for pvp tlp. No aoc's, ever. All bosses spawn in pickzones, but only after you've held it open long enough for...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 10:52 PM
  18. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    I do think the lack of pnp and "dps rules" over the past few years will actually help make a pvp server more successful. The biggest...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 10:44 PM
  19. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    I get the argument, but these are TLP forums. This question is like asking, "What would you like to see used to gauge interest in a...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 10:42 PM
  20. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    Rogue stealth hasn't been nerfed. We never got SoS in these eras. There are lots of ways past mobs if you learn how to use your...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 2:38 AM
  21. Machen replied to the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    Maybe today, that's true. But I can tell you there have been multiple years since truebox was introduced where I spent more than 1...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 11:02 PM
  22. Machen replied to the thread Remove pseudo-random function.

    All of them, of course. Not just some. Because then the cheaters would slip through and be the only ones left.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:55 PM
  23. Machen liked Febb's post in the thread Remove pseudo-random function.

    They should remove the ability to use a keyboard too since cheaters use keyboards.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:55 PM
  24. Machen replied to the thread Zone Experience Modifiers. some data..

    Hole has a higher Zem. HS has mobs with lower hp. Both tend to be crowded and yield less than optimal xp.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:49 PM
  25. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    That's not at all what happened on Tallon. I don't think you could write this if you played there.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:20 PM
  26. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Yep I'm out, sorry for contributing at all to the last 3-4 pages.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:01 PM
  27. Machen liked Waring_McMarrin's post in the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Sounds like you didn't play back then as that is how it was on all servers though some of them did manage a rotation but if the guild...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  28. Machen liked Tweakfour17's post in the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Just stop responding to him, any point you make he just claims is actually a pro for his argument or is in straight up denial about. This...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  29. Machen liked Accipiter's post in the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Exactly.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  30. Machen liked Nyvlag's post in the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Oh God, I had to come back to this cesspool of a thread for the "ITS NOT GATEKEEPING" posts... You DEFINITELY didn't play in 99 and you...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  31. Machen replied to the thread Some suggestions for making Rogues more enjoyable in future TLPs..

    My feedback is play past the first 2-3 expansions and almost everything that you ask for happens.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 9:59 PM
  32. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    This reply is both awesome, and exactly why Absor shouldn't be the one spending his time interacting with players extensively on...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 9:53 PM
  33. Machen liked Absor's post in the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    Hang on there! Are you saying I didn't start as a player first! Do I have to show you my beta discs! Sheesh.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 9:52 PM
  34. Machen liked Triconix's post in the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Yeah man, I was in a similar type guild back in the day. I was a kid, thought nothing of it, and didn't know any better. Looking back...

    Jul 30, 2021 at 10:22 AM
  35. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    Err, that's really the whole point... If such a mechanic were discovered, pvp players wouldn't want anything to do with it.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 9:04 AM
  36. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    I was in the gatekeeping guild for a good part of the time. We kept everything locked down. Everything.

    Jul 30, 2021 at 8:34 AM
  37. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    Warriors were renowned, just like in pve, for their survivability. Geared warriors like Kamzam were able to survive against...

    Jul 29, 2021
  38. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    And when they nerfed that, the rechargeable clickies from CT. I had a bunch and kept them fully charged always.

    Jul 29, 2021
  39. Machen liked Kaleix's post in the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    Gear is always king

    Jul 29, 2021
  40. Machen replied to the thread what will you play on the pvp tlp?.

    It really depends on what point in eq's history you are talking about. As a raid geared monk earlier on in the pvp era, In the right...

    Jul 29, 2021
  41. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    It absolutely 100% was on the server I played on.

    Jul 29, 2021
  42. Machen replied to the thread Another new server idea.

    Yes, and that went really really well! Let's do it again!

    Jul 29, 2021
  43. Machen replied to the thread Another new server idea.

    While I agree TSS would be a great place to have as a starting point, realistically the next server will come out in about a year....

    Jul 29, 2021
  44. Machen replied to the thread Do you guys actually play with new character models on?.

    This is a bs argument. The game's peak population was back in 2003-2004 before WoW launched, before Gates. Who cares that there were...

    Jul 28, 2021
  45. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    So basically, you want the devs to put a bunch of time and work in to bring the servers into alignment with your vision, which...

    Jul 28, 2021
  46. Machen replied to the thread Shattered Soul - Rizlona's top raiding guild.

    Shattered Soul is looking for 1-2 cleric recruits who actually like to play a main cleric and not just looking to wait list to mainchange...

    Jul 28, 2021
  47. Machen replied to the thread Remove pseudo-random function.

    Trolls are gonna troll, stop biting.

    Jul 28, 2021
  48. Machen liked Pikallo's post in the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    Ragefire I had 2, Phinny progressed to 3, Selo went to 4, Agnarr stayed 4, Rizlona went to 5, and now rounding out with 6 on Mischief....

    Jul 28, 2021
  49. Machen replied to the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    That's what you say now, but the zerg will suck you in. It's SO easy to add a 4th, then a 5th and 6th, and then hey what about a...

    Jul 27, 2021
  50. Machen liked Yteran's post in the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    I truebox 3 on the new TLPs, but I absolutely hate trueboxing. I think it's a waste of electricity and a dumb as hell 'solution'; it...

    Jul 27, 2021
  51. Machen replied to the thread "Casino" people in EC Tunnel on mischief..

    The only winning move is not to play to run the casino. Fixed it for you.

    Jul 27, 2021
  52. Machen replied to the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    It doesn't change anything. Doing all the clicks up front lets you range tank her until she is unlocked. Sit around for 30 minutes...

    Jul 27, 2021
  53. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    Yael is pretty easy, but Eye of Veeshan tends to be up for extended periods on every TLP in Kunark. There is too much else to do to...

    Jul 27, 2021
  54. Machen replied to the thread "Casino" people in EC Tunnel on mischief..

    This seems likely to me. Natural progression. If players think you will actually deal with scammers and petition en masse, that...

    Jul 27, 2021
  55. Machen liked Dailor's post in the thread "Casino" people in EC Tunnel on mischief..

    I have crippling addiction to Everquest, someone PLEASE do something. Wait... LDON launched. I AM CURED.

    Jul 27, 2021
  56. Machen replied to the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    Sadly people enjoy ezmode raiding. The easier they make it, the more popular the TLP's become. I am all for removing glyphs until...

    Jul 26, 2021
  57. Machen replied to the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    Even on Fippy, Uqua was still pretty hard. First event that gave us a challenge. Sadly, by the time Phinny rolled through it was...

    Jul 26, 2021
  58. Machen liked minimind's post in the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    I have massive nostalgia for GoD raids. Maybe it's because that's when I became a competent raider, but I thought they were great. I...

    Jul 26, 2021
  59. Machen replied to the thread Do you guys actually play with new character models on?.

    Yeah, my experience is 5-10%. Most don't have any clue what live is like.

    Jul 25, 2021
  60. Machen replied to the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    With the final fight being by far the most egregious example in the history of eq.

    Jul 25, 2021
  61. Machen liked Tweakfour17's post in the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    DK would probably be viewed in a better light if you could go faster but 3/4 of the events are timed snooze fests.

    Jul 25, 2021
  62. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    The company owns the game. However much you wish it were not so. What reason would they ever have to open source it?

    Jul 25, 2021
  63. Machen liked FranktheBank's post in the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    Stop fixed time raids.

    Jul 25, 2021
  64. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    Sure. Fire everyone and give the product away and end all development. Makes a lot of sense.

    Jul 25, 2021
  65. Machen replied to the thread Mischief server - Contested Epic items.

    Do it. Let's see 100 names. Preferably with public dkp logs. I'll grant you Accipiter with no logs.

    Jul 24, 2021
  66. Machen replied to the thread Outside the Box Raid Ideas.

    You just described Uqua, among others. You just described the Argath raid and the Valley of Lunanyn raid, among others.

    Jul 24, 2021
  67. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    There are tons of ways the devs can know what is going on in the trenches without visiting the forums. They have tools to see how...

    Jul 24, 2021
  68. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    You all should be thankful they didn't leave the limit on in aoc's. These mobs are killed 50x a week on the TLP's. 1-2x more or less...

    Jul 24, 2021
  69. Machen replied to the thread New server ideas.

    Yes. That's precisely my point. PoP isn't the problem. I do think the content in the level 70 stretch is a problem, but prior to...

    Jul 24, 2021
  70. Machen replied to the thread Lord Nagafen and Lady Vox level 52 or lower requirement.

    "that variance crap" is what keeps it moving into different times of day each time. If there isn't a batphone guild on the server, a...

    Jul 23, 2021
  71. Machen replied to the thread List things that players claimed would NEVER be changed that got changed.

    Not everyone.

    Jul 23, 2021
  72. Machen replied to the thread New server with a huge difference.

    They still tank better than player tanks up to level 60 or so. As long as you don't pull 4 reds at once and freak them out so they...

    Jul 23, 2021
  73. Machen liked Raytheon's post in the thread New server with a huge difference.

    I proposed basically the same thing a year and a half ago:...

    Jul 23, 2021
  74. Machen replied to the thread New server ideas.

    The dropoff does not begin in PoP. No matter how you measure it, no TLP has ever had a major drop in population at PoP unless it...

    Jul 23, 2021
  75. Machen replied to the thread New server ideas.

    Have you ever played past SoD?

    Jul 23, 2021
  76. Machen replied to the thread how many players play more then 1 account at the same time..

    It's not too late!

    Jul 23, 2021
  77. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    It wasn't a dev that invented Krono. But it most certainly was due to a business rationale.

    Jul 23, 2021
  78. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    This is not necessarily true. Either the company will get a return on those investments, or they won't. Hiring more devs is...

    Jul 23, 2021
  79. Machen replied to the thread EVERQUES Improvements . Whats your take? :D.

    I was one of them. They had always said you required a subscription to post. When I was protesting GoD being bundled on Phinny, I...

    Jul 23, 2021
  80. Machen liked Risiko's post in the thread Should True Box restrictions end after a certain era?.

    Truebox is a failed concept that should be removed completely. The ONLY thing that Truebox does is keep honest players honest. All the...

    Jul 23, 2021
  81. Machen replied to the thread The Reason Why Some of us Are Frustrated with Daybreak Games.

    In general I'm glad the devs do not take player concerns more seriously. Just because players are concerned about something does not...

    Jul 23, 2021
  82. Machen replied to the thread Housing on TLPs.

    They could make it earlier by giving back Throne of Heroes to everyone... One easy possibility. You wouldn't be able to zone out to...

    Jul 22, 2021
  83. Machen replied to the thread Housing on TLPs.

    They change which expansion actual game content is tied to all the time. They decide at which expansion zones become available, and...

    Jul 22, 2021
  84. Machen liked Bobbybick's post in the thread Housing on TLPs.

    Also somewhat surprised they haven't found a way to get this on TLPs sooner (Classic ideally) considering the additional marketplace stuff...

    Jul 21, 2021
  85. Machen liked jeskola's post in the thread Housing on TLPs.

    Like usual with this guy, what he is saying is a guess that he completely made up.

    Jul 21, 2021
  86. Machen replied to the thread Make an Epic 2.0 locked server.

    TY, that's really cool and I didn't know it existed. Comparing the 1 week Mischief vs Rizlona, only about a 10% difference on high...

    Jul 20, 2021
  87. Machen replied to the thread EVERQUES Improvements . Whats your take? :D.

    If I am somewhere that would be inconvenient to run back to, I always buff block the evac until I know everyone made it, then unblock...

    Jul 20, 2021
  88. Machen replied to the thread EVERQUES Improvements . Whats your take? :D.

    Sortof, not always. If the mob is just on you, yes. But often, mobs will be bouncing aggro between the puller and the group bard...

    Jul 20, 2021
  89. Machen replied to the thread Make an Epic 2.0 locked server.

    Curious, what's your source for the 97.57%? Is someone tracking that somewhere?

    Jul 20, 2021
  90. Machen replied to the thread We Will Remember You.

    I know more than one person that has this already in place.

    Jul 20, 2021
  91. Machen replied to the thread Classic Class Ratings.

    Not really. For knights, they need to sit down and stop attacking to regain mana more quickly. Warriors are going to regen the same...

    Jul 20, 2021
  92. Machen liked code-zero's post in the thread Remove Anon from game.

    All that removing /anon or /role would do is drive the sales of Witness Protection Pack and the various components thereof. Griefing...

    Jul 20, 2021
  93. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    And illegal. They can't change the way Krono work when players have payed RL $$ to buy them specifically because of how they work....

    Jul 19, 2021
  94. Machen replied to the thread Please do something about Cazel.

    Bobbybic literally did that several years ago and the devs have now fixed almost everything on his list. You guys are now fighting...

    Jul 19, 2021
  95. Machen replied to the thread Make an Epic 2.0 locked server.

    If Agnarr players want this, maybe they should just switch Agnarr to be OoW locked and give the prisoners there a little new content,...

    Jul 19, 2021
  96. Machen replied to the thread Please do something about Cazel.

    It's literally happened a dozen times already, every single time they've made an epic easier. People immediately move on to complain...

    Jul 19, 2021
  97. Machen replied to the thread Good Night Sweet Prince RIP #Selo'es #NeverForget And Go With God.

    I wish I could like this post a hundred more times.

    Jul 19, 2021
  98. Machen liked jeskola's post in the thread Good Night Sweet Prince RIP #Selo'es #NeverForget And Go With God.

    All the Selo cameos https://selocameo.home.blog/

    Jul 19, 2021
  99. Machen liked bardybard's post in the thread Remove Anon from game.

    Look up his post history ... that is exactly what he does

    Jul 19, 2021
  100. Machen replied to the thread Remove Anon from game.

    That wasn't an attack against you, just the unvarnished truth.

    Jul 19, 2021
  101. Machen liked jeskola's post in the thread 200 Miles of EverQuest - A Mischievous Review.

    I don't really see that as a positive.

    Jul 19, 2021
  102. Machen replied to the thread Make an Epic 2.0 locked server.

    You just lost all credibility.

    Jul 19, 2021
  103. Machen replied to the thread Please do something about Cazel.

    There is something ironic about people on a free trade server asking for an item that's always been tradeable on every server to be made no...

    Jul 17, 2021
  104. Machen liked Accipiter's post in the thread Bergurgle crown Mischief.

    You bastard! You quoted me before I edited my post. ;)

    Jul 17, 2021
  105. Machen replied to the thread Bergurgle crown Mischief.

    There are a few active AA's on Mischief. Harm Touch is one of them.

    Jul 16, 2021
  106. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    Modest Man, for one.

    Jul 16, 2021
  107. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    Ok, fair enough. Let me put it this way then. Your initial statement is correct right this moment. But, the ONLY time your initial...

    Jul 16, 2021
  108. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    Wait two months when Aradune/Rizlona hit GoD and that's gonna shift. I did say pop+ though since that's where Aradune and Rizlona...

    Jul 16, 2021
  109. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    You know what they say about assumptions. I did actually play on Lockjaw until Phinigel launched. It was the only server I was...

    Jul 16, 2021
  110. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    Not according to everyone. There are almost certainly more people playing pop+ right now on the TLP's than are playing on...

    Jul 16, 2021
  111. Machen liked Lejaun's post in the thread He rolled too deep....

    Pretty sure he actually promoted it. He didn't try to stealth train and then get accidently caught because he was streaming. That was...

    Jul 15, 2021
  112. Machen replied to the thread Please do something about Cazel.

    Cazel is not the bottleneck from hell. If it were, it would have been the bottleneck enchanters were complaining about a year ago,...

    Jul 15, 2021
  113. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    When you have all the strategies, and can easily clear the raids more in your 2-3 months than most guilds could on live, and have...

    Jul 15, 2021
  114. Machen replied to the thread He rolled too deep....

    Lol, he recorded himself? 2/10 is pretty generous if you record yourself training.

    Jul 15, 2021
  115. Machen liked zleski's post in the thread He rolled too deep....

    EQ players do need to HTFU.

    Jul 15, 2021
  116. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    Mischief is NOT a "fast expansion unlock" server. It is pretty much right in line with what every TLP server before it has been with...

    Jul 15, 2021
  117. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    They were both 6 month servers at the start. They both continued to be 6 month servers until Gates. Numiko was incorrect. The only...

    Jul 15, 2021
  118. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    I read his post. He described exactly what the formal ruleset was. You appeared to claim that the players had the ability to make...

    Jul 15, 2021
  119. Machen replied to the thread Rizlona-Mischief Hybrid please..

    No

    Jul 15, 2021
  120. Machen replied to the thread What If... Add an unclaim consumable to marketplace.

    This would be a great feature, but I imagine really hard to do since many of the claims give more than one item, or give containers...

    Jul 15, 2021
  121. Machen liked Risiko's post in the thread What If... Add an unclaim consumable to marketplace.

    What if there was a consumable you could buy from the marketplace that would allow you to unclaim something which would make that item...

    Jul 15, 2021
  122. Machen replied to the thread Future TLP's.

    Unless you mean to lump them both together, Thornblade is consistently lower population than Rizlona. Since both Rizlona and Mischief...

    Jul 15, 2021
  123. Machen replied to the thread Future TLP's.

    It remains to be seen whether they will have the dev resources to go all the way with randomized loot. They have only done 2/27th's...

    Jul 15, 2021
  124. Machen replied to the thread IS Thornblade populated enough for low levels?.

    If history is any guide, the answer is a resounding yes.

    Jul 14, 2021
  125. Machen replied to the thread Any chance of lowered instance cooldowns immediately after maintenance on 21st?.

    No. They won't say no, but the answer is no. Also if they gave 24 hrs of reduced lockouts, it would only impact dz's that you do during...

    Jul 14, 2021
  126. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    Initially the texture memory was stored in global memory, not on graphics card memory, and was not shared. It became shared long...

    Jul 14, 2021
  127. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    You are misremembering. The formal ruleset was 180 days for everything prior to GoD on Ragefire and 90 days after GoD. Exactly what...

    Jul 14, 2021
  128. Machen replied to the thread Returning player after 18 years --- super frustrated =(.

    I mean, they have adjusted a billion respawn timers and epic spawns already. If the monk and cleric epics, which used to be two of...

    Jul 14, 2021
  129. Machen replied to the thread Luclin expan question for the new TLP's.

    For what it's worth, scripting is not required. An in game macro on autofire will do just fine.

    Jul 14, 2021
  130. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    For melees, you really only need one click per mob, especially once you are 60 and the game automates backstab/flying kick/etc for...

    Jul 14, 2021
  131. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    It is a pretty helpful to be able to see exactly how many mobs are in the room you are approaching, know exactly where they are to...

    Jul 12, 2021
  132. Machen replied to the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Considering that two other servers are about to hit ldon within the next two weeks, I don't think this thread is really directed at...

    Jul 11, 2021
  133. Machen liked Foaming's post in the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Don't you tell me how to live my life!

    Jul 11, 2021
  134. Machen replied to the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    The gear is not terribly hard to come by. These days, the hard mode higher point versions are about the same level of difficulty...

    Jul 11, 2021
  135. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    I was using it by Velious, and I'm sure it existed before then.

    Jul 10, 2021
  136. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    It was more of a technical limitation than an intentional restriction. There was never even a hint that using software like...

    Jul 9, 2021
  137. Machen liked Kobra's post in the thread Pet affinity needs to be apart of the game at level 1.

    Being able to control your pet is part of the skill of playing a pet caster. Getting buffs for your pet is also your responsibility until...

    Jul 6, 2021
  138. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Addressed in my other reply. If every guild lost half their members, half of them would have folded.

    Jul 6, 2021
  139. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    I was there on Phinigel as well, and saw very little population dip within the guilds I was playing with. Here's the thing about...

    Jul 6, 2021
  140. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Nonsense. Phinigel and Mangler were the two in that situation, and both of them experienced hardly any drop in population at GoD or...

    Jul 4, 2021
  141. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Not sure which expansions you are talking about. Typically the only huge dips in population on the TLP's have been when a new TLP...

    Jul 4, 2021
  142. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    You didn't say a huge portion. You said a "grand majority." A huge portion could be as little as 10 or 20% when you are talking...

    Jul 4, 2021
  143. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Name any 50 casual non raiders from any TLP in the last 10 years. I bet I and the raiding community can match you 100:1 from public...

    Jul 3, 2021
  144. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    And it's been correct for 22 years.

    Jul 3, 2021
  145. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    We can all see stats on how many raiders there are roughly, looking at progression sites. With a typical tlp having 30+ raid guilds,...

    Jul 3, 2021
  146. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Are you talking about a dev post from 2001? Because that's about the last time this was true.

    Jul 3, 2021
  147. Machen replied to the thread Change VP ground spawns please....

    Nonsense. Casual guilds have been in VP in era on every TLP since Phinny.

    Jul 3, 2021
  148. Machen replied to the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    If they did this with a separate raid currency, it would give people a reason to do some of the other raids that never get done too....

    Jul 3, 2021
  149. Machen replied to the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Points aren't an issue. If you're working on the charm aug, you'll run out of things to spend points on in short order.

    Jul 3, 2021
  150. Machen liked Bobbybick's post in the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Beating the raids allows you to buy their respective chase augs (DMG augs, AC, Specialization Spell, Pet proc, heroic stats) make them cost...

    Jul 3, 2021
  151. Machen liked Vulken9's post in the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Instant port to adventures for those that have you running 2 zones to get to entrance. Some are just silly. Reduce the retina burn in EF...

    Jul 3, 2021
  152. Machen replied to the thread How to make LDoN more popular..

    Do those two things, and people will be done with ldon in about 2 days. I don't see how that will make it more popular.

    Jul 2, 2021
  153. Machen replied to the thread Suggestion: Make Pawbuster Rare flagged.

    No, you don't.

    Jul 2, 2021
  154. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Trials in omens are closer to tank and spank now. You can ignore most of the mechanics and still do fine in most of them. The simon...

    Jul 2, 2021
  155. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Maybe the first ~2 expansions. Luclin and PoP both have plenty of fights that are not this.

    Jul 2, 2021
  156. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Interesting comparison. They are closer to Rizlona than Aradune for classic and kunark guild #'s, and yet Rizlona's population grew...

    Jul 2, 2021
  157. Machen replied to the thread Can we just get our Epics and VP keys.

    You're probably better off citing the 16 guilds Mangler had during Gates. Or the 21 guilds Phinigel had during Gates.

    Jul 1, 2021
  158. Machen replied to the thread Hadden (and respecting camps).

    Not necessarily. When I used to play hard core, I also had several characters I played very casually on the side, intentionally to...

    Jul 1, 2021
  159. Machen replied to the thread Venril Sathir drops Phara Dar loot.

    I think you vastly overestimate what they are capable of. They just "fixed" classic two weeks ago.

    Jun 25, 2021
  160. Machen liked HekkHekkHekk's post in the thread Dev reply please - Stonks.

    Wtf does this have to do with tlp elf simulation?

    Jun 25, 2021
  161. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    This may be the most inaccurate description of Rizlona I've yet seen. Who is the 1 large guild on Rizlona? Almost all the guilds...

    Jun 24, 2021
  162. Machen replied to the thread lvl 50 mages/necros camping low level named mobs.

    Nothing is done because it is not against the rules. There is no such thing as KSing any more. DPS rules the day, and you are...

    Jun 24, 2021
  163. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    Even if they had the staffing for it, the six month expansions were generally terrible. LoY through SoF, generally the fall...

    Jun 24, 2021
  164. Machen liked Nolrog's post in the thread A radical idea.

    Just admit you were wrong and move on.

    Jun 24, 2021
  165. Machen replied to the thread Boxer Hate Discussion.

    So first off, there are tons of boxers playing on "there own server". Rizlona is one of only two TLP servers that is consistently...

    Jun 24, 2021
  166. Machen replied to the thread New TLP?.

    I'm not advocating for anything to change. Let them continue. I played on Fippy when we were down to just one guild on the server....

    Jun 24, 2021
  167. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    No, it's not. It's what the players want them to do. Doing what the players want them to do is NOT their job.

    Jun 23, 2021
  168. Machen replied to the thread New TLP?.

    Agnarr is pretty clearly defunct. Coirnav is too. Selo. Mangler is getting close. If your server is low pop consistently whenever...

    Jun 23, 2021
  169. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    Banning people you think should be banned isn't part of anyone's job description. If you don't think you are getting your $14.99...

    Jun 23, 2021
  170. Machen replied to the thread Cinematic Return.

    Yes, 1999 vga graphics cinematic is exactly what will show people what Everquest in 2021 is about.

    Jun 23, 2021
  171. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    The regular GM's ARE doing their jobs. There is a lot GM's do besides banning your personal enemies.

    Jun 23, 2021
  172. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    I saw Rhythar 3 boxing. Please ban him.

    Jun 23, 2021
  173. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    This. Anyone expecting extra enforcement after the six month initial "extra" gm period expired deserves to be disappointed.

    Jun 23, 2021
  174. Machen liked Bardy McFly's post in the thread Need New GMs.

    It was pretty obvious from the start with the temporary/trial verbiage that was tossed around that the enforcement of the rules wasn't...

    Jun 23, 2021
  175. Machen replied to the thread Dev reply please - Stonks.

    No. In general usage, gold and silver do not rust. Silver tarnishes. Gold doesn't "do" anything in common usage as the oxidation is...

    Jun 23, 2021
  176. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    You did both. Implying his posts aren't worth tolerating because of their message is simultaneously attacking the message and the...

    Jun 23, 2021
  177. Machen replied to the thread Need New GMs.

    No they don't. Maybe the ones on Aradune do, I don't know, I don't play there. But most boxers on most servers don't do these...

    Jun 23, 2021
  178. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    The problem with this is that live players want new zones that are very different from what TLP players want. TLP players want group...

    Jun 23, 2021
  179. Machen replied to the thread New TLP?.

    If history is any guide, they will do this exactly when Rizlona is about to hit HoT.

    Jun 22, 2021
  180. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Stop putting words in my mouth. I said you can't beat pop in bronze. That's the only comment I've made. It's not hard, but you do...

    Jun 22, 2021
  181. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    While I agree with your overall sentiment, it's worth noting that there are now TLPers that have also been going strong continuously...

    Jun 22, 2021
  182. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    You're not gearing out a tank sufficiently to tank t3/t4 that way unless you take months. Much less a whole guild of tanks.

    Jun 22, 2021
  183. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    There is a huge difference between velious gear and bronze. And motm is not 0% in pop. And I very seriously doubt you successfully...

    Jun 22, 2021
  184. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    Lol. Raiding with a full raid because it is hard to do with 24 is the very definition of zerg. No need to be embarrassed by the...

    Jun 22, 2021
  185. Machen replied to the thread Raid scene on Mischief lacking?.

    The only way you could push to planes of power in bronze would be by tanks glyphing every fight. Most of the pop bosses past t1/t2...

    Jun 22, 2021
  186. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    Don't form your opinion on the basis of one raid. EQ raiding is much more involved than what you've described. Constant movement is...

    Jun 22, 2021
  187. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    You cant' even play in the two most recent expansions as f2p.

    Jun 21, 2021
  188. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    The EG7 presentation....

    Jun 20, 2021
  189. Machen replied to the thread A radical idea.

    No. Half the game's revenue still comes from live. That disappears the year they don't do a new expansion. This would effectively...

    Jun 20, 2021
  190. Machen liked Accipiter's post in the thread Dev reply please - Stonks.

    Wanna bet? Put $100 on it. You pick a time when this all comes crashing down. Honestly, I don't know what is going to happen with...

    Jun 18, 2021