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DoUrden
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Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)

Looks kinda cool, I may check it out.

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SG_Geaux
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
I am in the Alpha.

I think it is going to be REALLY popular.

Minecraft on steroids with RPG flavor thrown in.

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DoUrden
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
In the video he talked about building underground, is it similar to minecraft in that you can dig tunnels and stuff like that?


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DoUrden
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
Not sure what I am doing. I claimed my plot, mined and chopped but can't make shite. Any pointers?


Bard
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
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Not sure what I am doing. I claimed my plot, mined and chopped but can't make shite. Any pointers?


I'm in as well (Liberation/Inlet).

Currently you don't start with crafting devices so you have to use the ones at the Spire or else use one on someone else's claim. The recipes have been pre-loaded and are based on the crafting device (example: you can only craft up to an Iron pick -I think- with a regular forge, in order to get higher-tiered picks you will have to craft a Marble Forge).

I just made my Cobalt pick this morning (but it's crappy quality so it's slooooow). Hoping to get my next level one this week (time permitting).

For those that haven't checked up too much on what is going on, the game is currently in Alpha testing. This means that pretty much all there is to do at the moment is to harvest resources (wood, gems & rock) and build things.

To build things you have to complete the appropriate recipe (which are divided among the resource tiers). With them though, you pretty much have Developer level building tools.

Here are just a few examples of what people are building at just a week into the test:







Image: http://www.hultay.pl/screens/EQNL/Vill_wip_01.png


Good luck at being able to make smooth, rounded edges in Minecraft ;)


Atari
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
I've been signed up for the beta. It looks like a game I'd LOVE to play, but that kind of depends on how they handle the service. I kinda doubt I'd pay a monthly subscription.


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oauron
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
This looks very neat. Is this going to be the same as Everquest NEXT?


Atari
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This looks very neat. Is this going to be the same as Everquest NEXT?


From what I understand no. Everquest Next is their next attempt at an MMO. This is a Minecraft type game. There may be a tie-in where things built in Landmark may get used in Next but I've read conflicting reports on that so I don't really know.


Bard
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From what I understand no. Everquest Next is their next attempt at an MMO. This is a Minecraft type game. There may be a tie-in where things built in Landmark may get used in Next but I've read conflicting reports on that so I don't really know.


Pretty much this. Landmark will have NPC's to fight, give quests, etc but will focus more on building/creating while Next will be the more traditional MMO but with (probably) the crafting/harvesting aspects from Landmark (as well as the destructibility of the world).

There hasn't been any mention on pricing for Landmark yet other than it will be F2P with money being generated mainly by micro-transactions. All SOE games (including Landmark and Next) will be covered by the new All Access pass pricing (which I believe is dropping from $19.99/month to $14.99/month in March or April).


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VABuckeye
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
I am having fun swinging my pick and upgrading it. Burled Wood collecting sucks though.


VABuckeye
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
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This looks very neat. Is this going to be the same as Everquest NEXT?


Yes. Landmark is a piece of Everquest Next. Landmark is the foundation that the game will be built on.


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Fireman17
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
wonder how long till someone makes a clone of some old school EQ stuff.. Enter to Everfrost would be cool.


Bard
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
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wonder how long till someone makes a clone of some old school EQ stuff.. Enter to Everfrost would be cool.


Someone already made the outer/newbie area of Qeynos and someone else made a druid ring
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Bard
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
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I am having fun swinging my pick and upgrading it. Burled Wood collecting sucks though.


Just wait until you have to find Sapphires Not only are the nodes very small and rare, when they do spawn they are attached to Cobalt nodes. Rubicite is usually what is attached to Cobalt, but you usually won't know which you have until you mine down to it (best guess is that it's 90/10 Rubicite vs Sapphires).

For Burled Wood, make a couple of Keen Eye rings and equip them before you begin Paul Bunyaning. ;)


DoUrden
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
Starting to figure thing out, got my first crafting station built. In alpha direction and the menus are very basic.


StinkBait72
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
Think I'll go ahead and sign up tomorrow to give it a whirl.


VABuckeye
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
Took a half hour to find amethyst. Now I need to chop trees for burl wood to make the next pick so I can mine gold for the next axe.

Crafted at a really cool place someone built today. I think staking my claim on a tier 3 island was a good choice.


DoUrden
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
Yeah I need to find some amethyst, the bonus axe isn't worth much right now. I am on a tier 2 island.


Zchlsu
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
This looks pretty awesome. I'm going to have to try it out.


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SprintFun
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re: Everquest Landmark, anyone playing (link to peoples builds page 3)
You gonna play Next?


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