Well the Holidays are finally over and now its time to focus back on the important things in life…EVERQUEST 2!!!!!!!!

I have been tinkering around with my 3 main toons and getting them leveled and tradeskilled up, its been a long and sometimes boring process. I am more of a solo player vs the group aspect of the game, dont get me wrong i love the occasional group or raid to get the blood flowing, but 98% of the time i am solo. I feel that being solo i can work at my own pace, if i want to stare at a mob and work out some strategy before jumping in i can, in a group thats not so easy, espically if you have someone like i use to be they see a mob and RUN straight for it and pull everything in site…hehe (done that one too many time) !!

But since the New Year is here i have taken a break from my older toons and made room for a new toon on the same old server but in a different new but old guild for me, i know that sounds confusing, so i’ll explain.

See i was once part of the Looony Toons guild in Crushbone , one of the founding fathers so to speak, well after sometime i was growing boried with the role of a leader and wanted to be lead, had alot of things going on in my RL that was affecting my EQ2 life, so i made a decision to step down and leave the guild to look for a more raiding guild, at the time all i wanted to do was raid and get the uber gear and become a ledgend.

Yes, i made a new home and fell in love with my guildies who have been the best friends a person could ask for in game and out of game. i still felt like i have had a peice missing from me, so on Monday i made a deciosion to create a new toon and tag him back into the old guild that i came from and work with them for a while. Now for anyone who is in the guild i am in now, dont worry – Chubby, Cinder, Kuzab and the other 2 alts are not leaving the guild, i just needed a change of pace and visit some old friends for a while, i will still be on my older toons and getting them where they need to be but i will also be working on this new toon and guild to help get them to GL 90. Just spreading the love guys !!

I have been very impressed with Looony Toons the last couple nights, last night they had over 20 players on for a majority of the night, it was great i havent seen that in a guild in a long long time and felt proud that i was at one point in my life that i helped create this guild, they have done so much ove the last couple years and have built the guild into a strong force for the citizens of Norrath. Also i didn’t releize this till last night that i created and join this new / old guild on the guilds Anniversay, so ironically one of the Founding Fathers returns on the night that the guild was origionally created serveral years ago!! 🙂

Anyways, alot is going on and i am here to partake in the fun festivities and get a new toon off the ground and into a raiding guild as this is what they have developed into again another ironic thing i have found, i left to goto a raiding guild that fell from raiding to create a new toon to go to my old guild who is now Raiding!! Lost yet!!

So the next post i have with my update progress should not be so confusing, the new toon is a ShadowKnight, since i just love the pure raw abilities of the SK class,and he is sitting at lvl 16 with about 12 AA’s, i am in the process of becoming a citizen of Freeport as i feel that Neirek is just too confusing to be able to raise a new toon. So if your on Crushbone look for Chubbers the Kerra SK, i’m sure you’ll see me around, hit me up for a PUG or just to chat.

Until next time, Happy Hunting in Norrath or where ever you call home!!!

~Chubbylilbuddy / Cinderbella / Kuzab / Chubbers / Wonderboyz / Kryptonion / Chubetta~


“Well hello there Travelers, I have come from the distant lands to share a story of fame and wealth!!!!”

 

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Yeah ok enough of the drama we have enough going on without it, what i am trying to get around to say is yes its that time of year again, YAJEE 200 is in full swing for Knights of Marr guild members.

What is the Yajee 200???

Well Yajee is one of the guild leaders of Knights of Marr on the crushbone server of Everquest 2, and 200 is the number of writs that needs to be completed in order to win the contest, yes 200 writs, first person to reach 200 writs will be rewarded 40 Plat…..woooohooooo.

This contest is great last years winner was Corliss 

 

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The contest is only open to members of KOM only, and the fun has already begun, KOM hit level 81 last night due to the contest, and i can say that Chubby knocked out 29 writs last night alone and 10 the night before, so he is up to 39 writs of the 200.

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Also Chubby has moved in his tradeskill level and is now a level 85 Alchemist, damn  about time i know Cinderbella is in need of some combat arts and potions.

 

Also in the news of KOM Twixt, Mya or what ever alt she is going by these days is re-decorating the guild hall for KOM with some of the latest additions of the expansions. So lets give her a big warm round of cheer for working hard at making our guild hall look like that home away from home!!

Ahh what the hell, we will just make this Knights of Marr guild post..lol

Also in the exciting news of KOM, i want to send a congrats out to Shadowblades, aka Tastopherie (something like that) he has been promoted to guild leader, this position is shared by Yajee, Healyou, &  Knebiter. Sorry if i missed anyone else i am drawing a blank. but anyways Good luck with the added pressure, stress, and all the enjoyments of decision making when it comes to leadership, i should know i was one of the leaders of Loooney Toons in Eq2 and Heart of the Black Dragon in Eq2 and Eq1. anyways congrats and good luck.

So i finally did battlegrounds the other night, as i had no clue as to what i was doing i was jus running around aimlessly killing anything i saw move, if you were a team-mate…ooooopsie……my bad!!!  🙂

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Not a bad concept, taking some of the game features of a First person shooter and develop them into a MMO, like Hold Territory Towers, capture the flag, Hold the Relic and so on. As these idea are not fresh and new, but just redesigned into a different format of gaming. From my understanding you can gain or be rewarded different types of Armor or armor sets, i have yet to see those, except for the ones that Harlow made me for toughness, War-painted armor. but as a reward for participating in the tournaments you gain yet another type of coin to collect and use to purchase new items. Well i have 3 so far as i did 3 of these games, i can see this being a filler when you are bored with the everyday grind of the game or just don’t feel like crafting, lest just see how long SOE will keep it around and what they have in store for this, as we have seen LON looks like its here to stay, so can they do the same with Battlegrounds??? Only time will tell.EQ2_000000

So with the new expansion out and most players have been playing since mid Feb. 2010, tell me what you think of the expansion, the changes, the additions, send your likes and dislikes. This is your chance to express your opinion on the latest SOE EQ2 Expansion.

With all that said and until next time……………………………………………………………….

Happy Hunting in Norrath

~Chubby~

 

 


“THIS JUST IN….HOT OFF THE PRESS….HEREYEEE HEREYEE READ ALL ABOUT IT VIRUS CAUSES OUTAGE IN EQ2……”

Yeah so i woke up out of dead sleep on Tueday morning around 5am, and proceeded to the bathroom, where i was hoping that my life would end so the pain would be gone, yeah that didnt happen. The so called porceil gods did not hear my request of that moment or those hours that i was curled in the fetal position.

I have been out of commision now for the last 2 days, both days i logged into Eq2 very little, i thought i could get some quest knockd out of the way but the graphics were making me more sick then the virus was causing, so i just went back to sleep after 10 minutes of trying.

After 2 days of partial sleep, i am feeling better, i think i need to find a new doctor as when i called to see when they could get me in (After explaining what was wrong), i was advised March 15th 315pm…Ahhh yeah i think and HOPE that i will not still be sick 2 weeks away, needless to say i was drinking Pepto like it was water or a can of coke.

I was feeling better after 42 hours of sleep and very little fluids, i was able to keep down soup, and crackers, i then went to the PC and this was the true test of the night…was i going to be able to play without running back to the porceil gods……YES YES I WAS ABLE Wooot wooot.

So i settled in for some long overdue quest grinding i think i knocked out 25 quest in the Sundered Frontier Timeline, i am up to Jin’Tu the ghost Panda doing quest fro him so i can get to the village and do more Panda quest..lol i have been doing a ton of quest of late and all are in this new expansion, i also was able to add my part to Eq2i.wikia as i created a quest and all the steps and rewards to help other players, i logged in the next day and a admin had fixed the portions i had problems with on the coding..lol but hey at least i did my part, a quest that wasnt on there is now there to help others in their search….Yes as you have just read i run eq2 in windows mode and have wikia up in another browser looking up quest to help me with my journeys, so may call me lazy or a cheat, but hey i look at it as a tool to help guide me in the correct dirrection, and as i have come to find out over the years Wikia is not 100% correct.

Well with that said Cinderbella, hit lvl 84 last night, i am going to get her to 85 and stop and refocus on Chubby’s Alchemist skills so that i can make all the combat art spell upgrade for Cinder.
I have been getting all these great new upgraded spells and havent done a thing with them becasue i am too lazy to spend the plat on them, and the new exp you can make some quick loot just on afew quests and trash loots, I have noticed that the rares on the nodes do not drop alot making them a true rare.

Well i think i have caused enough damage for one day, sorry for no pics i am writing this from work and then posting, if i remember i will update with some new pics of the Frontier.

I will be back on tonight and saturday as i have to take Friday night off, for a Cub Scout overnighter with my son, we will be sleeping in the Carnagie Science Center in Pittsburgh PA this years Cub Scout Overnighter theme is “Robots”…Hehe man what i could tell them about the damn gnomes of Norrath, now thats some Serious ROBOTS CRAP there.

I’ll be back on Saturday for my normal ALLNIGHTER GAME-A-THONE and not to be confused with the ALLNIGHTER GAME -A-THONG!!!!! >:)

Safe Journeys to all and remember……

Untill Next time, Happy Hunting in Norrath!!!!!!!!

~CHUBBY~


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Well last night was Thursday and when i went to log in there was an update, it said 40 minutes for it to update, well no problem i figured that i could do a few things that needed to be done, check email, look at forums, check facebook….yeah well that took about 15 min and i still had another 30 min to go. I found myself sitting on the couch watching women’s figure skating , ok now see the problem here, i am a 36 year old overweight man sitting on the couch watching these twigs skate around the rink doing gymnastics, that’s not the bad part, the bad part was that i was glued to the TV it was like a train wreck , you know you should watch it but you cant help yourself. Overall it wasn’t that bad, wish the 2 US skaters would of placed but all-n-all it was entertaining. After i peeled my eyes off the TV i saw my patch was done i click "PLAY" and received an error, so i had to close out and restart Eq2, now when i did this i thought i would go to the log in watch it scan real quick and let me log back in..well boy was i wrong there was another update, for some reason the first update forgot to give my computer some files…ahhhh another 25 min…oh well back to Figure Skating. After what seemed like the longest hour and half, i was able to log in and get moving on things i wanted to accomplish, but now i was no longer in the mood to play, i found myself just wondering from Guild hall to Sundering Frontier to Kerra Island. I was able to complete 3 quest, gain some loot, my broker made 8 plat, so it was somewhat productive. after the turn in on the 3 quest i logged and headed to bed. I was disappointed in the update that occurred causing me not to get in when i wanted then causing me to become preoccupied. 

 

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Friday night is going to be different, i am going to get a lot of things done , get my tradeskills up on Cinder, maybe even log chubby in get him past the 81 marker and get the Alchemist tradeskill to max 90…who knows what the night and early morning hours will bring me…hopefully Fame and fortune…well if not fame please let it be Fortune and not a damn goblin asking me to play da lottery.

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Well may all your dreams come true, and those coin purses get full too!!!!!!! Untill Next time, Happy Hunting in Norrath!!!!!!!!

 

~Chubby~


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Well the new expansion is now 1weeks old for some of us and just a few days old for others, I however was able to spend the last week and half enjoying the new areas and joys of the new expansion.EQ2_0000000

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think the new content is great, i have leveled Chubby to 81 and Cinderbella up to 83 i have done so many quest in this new area and still have tons more to work on.

I was not that happy about the reset of the AA points and having to remember what everything was or look up what the new ones were. So with that being said Over all so far i give the new expansion 8 out 10 stars in my book.

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I will have more as we move along in the expansion, as for now i am enjoying the new content, leveling my toons along the way and trying to make some Mad loot in the process.

Until next time, Happy Hunting in Norrath!!!!

~Chubby~

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Well last night i had logged chubby in and really had nothing for him to do, so i went ahead and logged in Cinderbella my lil Shadowknight for some fun and adventure in the Kingdom of Sky zones.

So i was looking to see where my lvl 55 SK could work in without getting her arse handed to her. So i searched Wikia very quickly and found that TT (Tenebrous Tangle Timeline) was right up in my level range 56-60.

Now i am really now looking to gain any levels on my SK i am happy with her at lvl 55 for the time being, my goal has been to take her thru all the zones and finish off the timelines while in that zone, and this is what i was doing last night.

Last nights portion of my journey kept me by the main entrence of TT, there are a few repeatable quest (5) that will provide some decent AA points, and currently i have my slider at 100% for AA. The Quest that i was working on were the following:
1. A Basket Full of Serpents
2. A Basket Full of Tangleflies
3. A Basket Full of Tasty Lettuce
4.A Basket Full of Yellow Jackets
and i will go into more details of these quest in just a few minutes.
So the jest of these quests are to kill X amount of the Serpents, Tangiflies, Walking flower things, & the Yellow Jackets and you will gain X amount of AA and Gold.
In order to get these quest there are baskets thruought the zone and if you scroll over them it was display what they are, Next you click on the basket and it places a basket in your bags at which if you examine the baskets that are in your bags a quest will pop up. Now you have to Accept the quest and start you killing spree. Once you have gathered all the X amounts you needs you can go and turn in to the lil froglok behind the ruins near the front entrence (60, 22, 208). Now i did forget to mention that there is a quest that you need to finish before these baskets will become clickable that quest is “A Meeting With Grumglub” once that is complete the baskets will become clickable and you can do these over and over again.

So i did about 15 sets ofthese and gained 3 AA points, my SK is now sitting at 68 AA and is well twinked out for being a lvl55 Sk.
Also doing all of this and getting coin for completing each quest as well as the trash that i sold to the vendor i made 3 plat and some change, and thats not including the things that i placed on the broker last night either. So i plan on venturing a little futher into TT tonight and see what i can do. Also i almost forgot to mention that i defeated the dragon on top of the ruins and all the Draktoa around that area as well.

Now on to the crashing that i have been having, i have been receiveing memory error and critical errors due to Out of Memory since GU53 went live, i have been researching this to no end and found in the fourms that there is indeed something with the last update that is causing the memory leak, SOE is well aware of this and is in the process of correcting this on Tuesday morning or Wed morning there was a post from Rothgar stating that the memory error has been looked at and has been corrected in the last hotfix which was Wed Morning, i logged in last night and was messing around i went to extreme setting because i was running fine on my machine before GU53 at these settings and BAM with in 5 minutes i crashed. Now i did lower down to Balanced and i did not crash at all last night at those settings so i can say that yes they did correct part of the issue but not all. So i am going to continue to look over the post and see what others are finding.

Also i came across a post on the fourms talking about the new Streaming EQ2 client and was courious about this and was reading it. It is currently only for the test server but it has a faster install time of the game and gives you just the basic areas, as you zone into areas that you’ve never been to before it downloads the zone to your pc, if you are new to the game this will take a while when zoning but once you have that zone you can get back to it without the dl beacuse you already have it now on the pc, they are looking at this becasue alot of folks were complaining about the large download times for the client and this is a fresh start to a new begining, i can agree that this is a great idea, i went ahead and tried it , i was Downloaded and installed and had the basic zones downloaded with in 30 minutes and i am running on DSL 1.5Mb/p/sec. and the UI on this amazing, i truely cant wait till they release this from beta and have it for the live servers.
Kudos SOE on a job well done, you listened to your client base and made some changes..grats now get the rest of the bugs fixed will ya..lol. This is again in beta and can be found on fourms just search for streaming live EQ Client and it should bring up the link.

Over all it was a great time visiting an old zone that i spent alot of time in when chubby was a youngster and now is little sister is visiting these areas and hopefully she will be able to visit other areas that he has not been too.

untill next time, Happy Hunting In Norrath!!!!!!!!!!

~Chubby~


Well this past weekend was a great Eq2 weekend, with the extra day added into to the mix for the Labor Day Holiday, i was able to get my plat level somewhat back up to where it was before Cinderbella spent it.

Friday Night i did not get into game untill real late, i just didnt feel like gaming at the time and was doing other things with family. After everyone went to bed i was up for just a few hours tring to get some stuff done nothing of importance.

Saturday i was in game around 6pm, however i was set up at my buddys house, we really didnt get too much done, we were too busy chatting like 2 old women, and trying to make a plan of attack while drinking energy drinks and alchol….Mmmmmm bad mix.

But we did have the chance to get a few quest done that we each needed, we also ran a few shard zones and picked up about 6 shards over all, and looted alot of shinnies.

Sunday came early as we were up till 6am at Corliss’ house, and was woke by 9 packed things up and headed home. I was able to do some gaming on suday afternoon and was just killing mobs for the loot drops and trash, some of the trash items sell to the merchants for a good price and if you have multiples then the cash adds up. Sunday Evening was another all night gaming night i was up till 5am grinding some shard runs with guildies and then went back to farming shinnies for some quick cash.

Monday i was again able to log in in the afternoon, and get a few Moors quest knocked out and gain a few AA points, i think Chubby is now sitting at 166 AA, not 100% on that i need to check when i log in tonight and then provide a Diffent answer on that. I did get to do the Hot zone in the afternoon portion of my Gaming on monday.

Monday Evening i continued on with the Moors quest and grabbing as many as i could and completting them for the coin and loot. I also Ventured into Kunzar Jungle, Kylong plains & Fens and Jasthar Waste.

Also as a Side note Harlow is working hard on Chubbys new house in Neriak getting the decor established. So thank you Harlow / Mya  for all the hardwork you are putting into my house..woooohoooo.

So over all it was a great hoilday weekend once again.

So until Next time Happy Hunting in Norrath,

~Chubby~