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Previously, I've been writing about the weighty topic of free-to-play vs. live subscription servers in EverQuest II. This week, I'd like to switch gears, both figuratively and literally, to talk about speed. I've recently become a fan of the show Top Gear, a British program(me) that is completely...

October 8th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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EverQuest II may be the ripe old age of six, but it certainly isn't showing signs of slowing down. With 2010 coming to a close, it's time to look back on the past year, which was marked with several major changes to the game. Read on for The Tattered Notebook's year in review, and then share you...

December 27th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Santa Glug is prepping his bags and getting ready to deliver the goods this Frostfell! While some of us, mainly Gnomes, will end up with a sack of coal to place in our homes, most of us have been well-deserving of the treats we're sure to receive. EverQuest II has had an extremely eventful year, an...

December 20th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We here at Massively spend a lot of time on game forums. Whether we're researching an article for a game like The Old Republic, taking the pulse of the community over in Paragon City, or even looking for info to tweak our EQII characters, it's a given that a certain portion of our week will be spen...

June 30th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If you've wondered whether the developers on your favorite game ever read their own forums, you're not alone. Often it seems as if MMORPG tweaks happen in a vacuum, with little to no player input taken into consideration. Happily, EQ2Wire has released an interview with EverQuest II class lead Mik...

June 29th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Thinking about heading to Sony Online Entertainment's annual Fan Faire gala, but not sure if your favorite developer or community liaison will be in attendance? Fear not, as Ashlanne has posted an exhaustive list of attendees on the official Station community forums. This year's event, scheduled t...

June 28th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that this year's E3 is safely in the rear-view mirror, more MMO-centric news from the show is slowly filtering out of outlets around the web as writers are able to collect their interview notes and put fingers to keyboards. One such piece features EverQuest II's Dave Georgeson, the new producer...

June 23rd 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Ah ha! Finally! Freedom from the human reporter, Seraphina! She is going to PAX East, leaving me to my own devices! Now, finally, I can enact the plan I've been waiting so long to do! ...answer one of your e-mails. Muhahahahahahaha! Ok, ok darlings. I know that perhaps this is not quite the same...

March 23rd 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that MMOs have been embraced by researchers for a variety of purposes, with everything from social dynamics to the spread of diseases being modeled within the contained environment of a video game. A group of researchers over at Indiana University were attracted for just that reason,...

October 3rd 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments