EverQuest 2: Destiny of Velious PART ONE
This is part 1 of Velious.
4 heritage quests
2 overland zones
1 contested dungeon
6 raid zones
Kraytoks Fortress Spire
the Ascent — dungeon will change as you complete queses
The Othmir — playable race? No
flying mounts in EVERY OVERLAND ZONE IN THE GAME
Including kingdom of sky
Question: new guild halls?
Rothgar: nothing we can reveal yet…
Question: go to player housing amenity?
Rothgar limitations prevent this so far.
Question: sirens grotto?
georgeson: in part 2
Level 90 but more AAs
More playable races? Not at this time. Othmir are npc not playable
Question: server merges?
georgeson: we will have more news for this on you.
question: flying mounts invisible? Can we fly like superman?
Response: mm didn’t think of that!!
Question: raid trash mobs too many
Rothgar : you guys are supposed to clear the trash (audience chuckle) that’s a no win question.
Question: anything else in the expansion?
Georgeson: cant commit to anything else.
Question: flying mounts only on stationcash?
Answer: quested flying mount.
Question: if we can’t play othmir how about an illusion?
Question: real consequences to choosing faction?
Answer: talking about it on the team.
Question: Halas specific guild hall?
Answer: cant commit to a date.
Question: increase house item count?
Rothgar: house item limit is to keep performance under control.
Question: qeynos housing lights improvement?
Question: itemization in Velious.
Answer: tokens. Drops. What you would expect.
Velious dungeons start at 86.
Question: can fae fly now? A flying character on a flying mount is silly.
Answer: will talk about it.
Instead of 3-4 months to animate and create a mount it’s down to 3-4 weeks.
Leko Question: pvp on flying mounts? New war fields?
Answer: ask in pvp panel.
No chance of continent merges.
Question: armor sets
Answer: we are having different artists making and designing Armor sets to increase the variety.
Question: how do you zone from antonica to thundering steppes on a flying mount?
answer: we had to set a ceiling height to keep the old portals/zoning from breaking. New zones will have better setups.
Question: were screen shots shader 1 or 3?
Answer: making sure it looks good in both.
Georgeson: please check out shaders 3 on test on aug 17 gu57. It’s much better.
Raids more like sentinels fate and less like icy keep.
Flying mounts — dome ceiling so as you get close to zone edges you lower. You can change elevation.
Thanks for not making more “city of curses” raids. Audience applause.
Question: snow bunny pet?
Answer: not committing at this time. 🙂
Question: upgrade flying carpets to fly?
Answer: have nit planned it. But might talk about it as new mount.
Quest journal increase? No plans. It kills client and server performance. No plans at this time to “retire”
Question: Velious part 2 as a game update or expansion?
Georgeson: not sure. The industry keeps changing. We intend to finish it.
Contested raids? In an instance. Oh vey…
jethal: gnome panty lines and other clothing issues…
Response: we want to fix these.
Question: avatars returning?
Rothgar: are you the 10%? (chuckle)
No plans for plane of growth.
Summoners sharing stats with pet? Talking about it.
Lots of flying mount questions.
Question: npcs look better than pcs. Improved hairstyles?
Answer: we know coldain look better. New art. We’d like to.
Question: unattuning items?
Question: new deities?
Can’t talk about yet. Would spoil the lore.
Question: only 6 slots in trade window?
Rothgar: first time hearing this. Will look into it.
Question: more smart loot?
Answer: will look into it
Question: raid looting to wrong people?
Rothgar: will look into it.
Question: more female dresses and color choices?
End Velious panel
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